Monday, July 23, 2012
Airlines will Offer Daily Mesa-Chicago Service
The Arizona Republic reports that Spirit Airlines announced it will begin offering daily, non-stop service from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Chicago-O'Hare in November.
Thrifty Car Rental Launches First App for iPhone and iPod touch
Thrifty Car Rental is pleased to introduce its new app for iPhone and iPod touch, PR Newswire reports.
Pritzker Plans to Open Luxury Boutique Hotel in Chicago
John Pritzker, son of the late Hyatt Hotels Corp. founder Jay Pritzker, and investment company AJ Capital Partners agreed to buy the Chicago Athletic Association building and convert it to a luxury boutique hotel, reports Bloomberg.
Airbus A380: How the Airlines Compare
Business Traveller brings you the definitive guide to current A380 operators Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Qantas, Air France, Lufthansa, Korean Air, China Southern and Malaysia Airlines, plus details of forthcoming carrier Thai Airways.
Hilton London Wembley Officially Opens
Hilton Hotels and Resorts is celebrating the official opening of its new landmark hotel, Hilton London Wembley.
DOT Grants Hainan Airlines Application for Beijing-Chicago Service
The U.S. Department of Transportation has granted an application from Hainan Airlines, a carrier of China, to provide new scheduled service between Chicago and Beijing.
Airlines to Slash Fares Earlier this Year
According to the Austin Business Journal, airlines will give fliers a break this fall and cut fares on the cheapest domestic seats starting August 20.
Best Credit Cards for Renting a Car
Deciding which credit card to use when renting a car is quite confusing. MSN Money chooses the best credit cards to use when renting a vehicle.
Top 10 U.S. Cities with Highest Share of Luxury Hotel Rooms
USA Today takes a look at the Top 10 markets where luxury comprises the highest percentage of rooms. Miami and New York are at the top of the list.
'FASTRACK' Returning to B, D, F and M Lines
New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) announced that FASTRACK, during which train service is suspended on subway lines to perform critical maintenance work, returns to the B, D, F and M lines July 23.
Five Download-Worth Travel Mags
Several traditional travel publishers such as Conde Nast Traveler have re-packaged their magazines specifically for the iPad, and now a handful of smaller start-up magazines are taking an iPad first approach, the BBC reports.
San Diego Travel: Airport and Hotel News
Executive Travel Magazine features an article on new airline service and hotel happenings in San Diego.