Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Airlines Launches Daily Service Between Seattle and Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Alaska Airlines Tuesday launched new daily nonstop service between Seattle and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. With the introduction of this service, Alaska Airlines is discontinuing flights to Miami, a city the airline has served from its Seattle hub since 2002.
Four Seasons Hotel George V Introduces New Penthouse Suite
Four Seasons Hotel George V has unveiled its new penthouse suite, which features six terraces offering a 360-degree view of Paris and 1,630 square feet of luxurious living quarters.
Spirit to Add New Routes from Dallas-Fort Worth
The Associated Press reports that Spirit Airlines Inc. will add six cities including Minneapolis and Philadelphia to its routes from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
SAS to Launch Copenhagen-San Francisco Route
SAS will offer a six times-weekly service between Copenhagen and San Francisco from April next year, and will also add a three times-weekly evening flight to New York, Business Traveller reports.
DoubleTree by Hilton Opens First Hotel in Hyannis
DoubleTree by Hilton announced the opening of a newly renovated, upscale full-service hotel situated in the heart of Cape Cod.
Airlines for America and Airline Pilots Association Urge Congress to Focus Immigration Resources on U.S. Gateways
Airlines for America, the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, and the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l have called on Congress to focus its limited Customs and Border Protection resources on better serving U.S. gateway airports.
Amtrak's Downeaster Service Breaks Annual Ridership Record
Amtrak's Downeaster service posted record-high ridership in 2012, according to Progressive Railroading. The service makes five round trips daily between Portland, Maine, and Boston. Later this year, the service will extend two of those round trips to Freeport and Brunswick, Maine.
Travelers Haven Opens New Corporate Housing Branch in Boston
PR Newswire reports that travelers seeking short-term housing solutions in the Boston area now have a cost-effective high quality housing solution.
The World's Most Exotic New Luxury Hotels
From southwest India to Australia's Barossa Valley, Forbes Travel Guide rounded up five new hotels in exotic locations – check out which ones caught our eye.
MTA Mobile Website Now Faster and Easier
The Metropolitan Transit Authority of New York announced that it has enhanced the functionality and clarified the design of m.mta.info, the website for customers using mobile devices.
How the Beer Industry Could Save the Airlines
USA Today offers insight regarding how to save the airline industry by taking notes from the global beverage trade.