Friday, July 06, 2012
Chains ride Travel boom, Eye new Horizons
Reuters reports that a rising class of affluent globe-trotters from China, Russia and Brazil is spurring retailers to expand their presence in high-end airports from the United States to China.
Meet the Newest Member of American Airlines' Fleet
American Airlines introduces its Boeing 777-300ER and is the first U.S. airline to take delivery of the new aircraft.
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Debuts Sheraton Jiaozhou Hotel
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced the opening of the Sheraton Jiaozhou Hotel, the first Sheraton branded hotel, in the new district of Jiaozhou, reports Business Wire.
Top Tips on How to Avoid Paying Carry-on Fees
Despite the addition of carry-on fees by some airiness, there are ways to avoid paying them or having to pay extra. Travelers Today offers a few tips to stay clear of pesky carry-on fees.
Phoenix Hotel Rates Plummet as Temperature Rises
The nightly rate at Phoenix-area opulent hotels are plummeting at the same speed that the temperatures are climbing, says the San Francisco Chronicle.
Passengers Could be Asked to Give Drink Samples to TSA
According to KJCT 8 News, the Transportation Security Administration wouldn't say what they're testing for or why they're doing it, though travelers say they have a right to know.
Check in: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
AHLAN! takes readers inside the luxurious Fairmont Bab Al Bahr for a sneak peek.
Most Beautiful Airport Lounges
Airport lounges can be elegant, high-design hideaways for rest, work, a beautiful meal and a shower. Executive Travel Magazine shares their list of the most beautiful airport lounges.
Carlyle Takes Stake in Mandarin Hotel
The Global Times says that Carlyle Group LP has acquired 49 percent and effective control of China's Mandarin Hotel Holdings Ltd. for an undisclosed sum.
Cebu Pacific to Offer Wi-Fi on Long-haul Flights by 2013
Cebu Pacific plans to offer wireless Internet on long-haul flights next year, firming up earlier announced plans to fly non-stop to new destinations, reveals Business World Online.
Renting Electric Cars: Hertz Rocks, Enterprise facing more Challenges?
Despite popular rental company Hertz having massive success renting its electric cars, Green Car Reports says that things aren't so rosy for Enterprise.
Nairobi gets More Hotel Properties
The supply of upscale hotel rooms in Nairobi is set to increase as local and global hotel properties plan to continue entering the market until 2014, according to The Star.