Wednesday, July 25, 2012
and Cathay Pacific Announce Interline Agreement for New Connections to Asia
JetBlue Airways and Cathay Pacific announced that they have entered into an interline agreement, which will link each other's networks and bring new flight options to travelers.
Fairmont Debuts in Jaipur, The Pink City
Fairmont Hotels and Resorts is eagerly anticipating the opening of a new luxury hotel – Fairmont Jaipur in India – reports Marketwire.
Virgin to Open Newark Clubhouse
Virgin is to open a new Clubhouse at Newark Liberty International in October, replacing the carrier's existing Clubhouse at the airport, reports Business Traveller. The Clubhouse will be located after security in Terminal B.
Westin Hotels Offers Guests a New Outdoor Workout Experience with ElliptiGO
Westin Hotels and Resorts announced a partnership with ElliptiGo, creator of the world's first outdoor elliptical cycle, which will allow guests a new device to help them stay healthy, reports Business Wire.
Sold! Airlines Begin Auctioning Seat Upgrades
According to NBC News, the new trend of international airlines offering an 'upgrade auction' appears to be gaining traction.
Crystal City Marriott Unveils New Look and Feel
The Crystal City Marriott, a 343-room hotel in Arlington, Va., officially unveiled its completed seven million dollar redesign, making it a new destination for meetings, business and leisure travel to the Washington, DC area.
U.S. Court Upholds Rules Showing Plane Tickets' Real Cost
Reuters reports U.S. regulators acted within their authority when they imposed new airline ticketing rules, such as requiring that the total price including taxes be prominently displayed in print advertisements, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday.
Heathrow Proves a Poisoned Chalice for UK Government
The UK is proud of London Heathrow's position as the world's busiest international airport, but for the coalition government currently in power it is turning into a poisoned chalice, according to Flightglobal.
Companies Balk at Reimbursing Employees for Airline Fees
Fewer companies are willing to pay extra fees airlines keep tacking on, leaving employees to not check bags or order in-flight food, or to pay for the services themselves, USA Today reports.
NJ Transit Receives $2.6M for Rapid-Bus System
Mass Transit reports that NJ Transit will get $2.6 million to move ahead with plans for a "bus rapid transit" route to link South Jersey and Philadelphia.
How Travel Enhances Creativity
Executive Travel magazine features a story on how a change of scenery—even just a business trip—readies the traveler’s mind for creativity.
The World's 8 Best Airlines for Snacking
Food Republic provides a list of the top eight air carriers providing satisfying snacks on a plane.