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Largest Fleet of Rolls-Royce Phantoms for Hotel in Macau

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Largest Fleet of Rolls-Royce Phantoms for Hotel in Macau

Luxury entrepreneur Stephen Hung has purchased the largest Rolls-Royce Phantom fleet in the world, placing an order for 30 Bespoke Extended Wheel Base Phantoms for his Louis XIII hotel in Macau. This transaction represents the world’s single largest order of Rolls-Royces ever. Two of the fleet will be the most expensive Rolls-Royce Phantoms ever commissioned. [...]

Marriott Joins ‘The Envelope Please’ Initiative

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Marriott Joins ‘The Envelope Please’ Initiative

A Woman’s Nation (AWN), together with Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), announced today that Marriott International will be the first partner in AWN’s The Envelope Please initiative. It is designed to encourage and enable hotel guests to express their gratitude by leaving tips and notes of thanks for hotel room attendants in designated envelopes provided in [...]

What Are the Hotel Rates in the U.S.?

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What Are the Hotel Rates in the U.S.?

Americans paid an average of $137 per night for hotel accommodations in the U.S. during the first six months of 2014 – an increase of five percent compared to the same period in 2013 – according to the latest data from the biannual Hotels.com Hotel Price Index (HPI). The increase represents the second-highest growth rate [...]

“Fly to Singapore for Free’’ – Offer for HDFC Bank Customers

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“Fly to Singapore for Free’’ – Offer for HDFC Bank Customers

Tigerair, a leading Singapore-based budget carrier joins hands with HDFC Bank on the occasion of India’s 67th Independence Day marked on August 15, 2014. To make it more exciting and special for HDFC Bank’s Indian customers, the airline has announced a special offer – “fly to Singapore for free’’. This offer begins on 18th August [...]

Hyatt Place Durham Southpoint Celebrates Official Opening

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Hyatt Place Durham Southpoint Celebrates Official Opening

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and Summit Hospitality Group announced Tuesday the opening of Hyatt Place Durham / Southpoint, the first Hyatt-branded hotel in the Raleigh-area. The new hotel is located adjacent to The Streets at Southpoint, the region’s premier shopping destination. Minutes away are Research Triangle Park, Raleigh-Durham International Airport, The University of North [...]

TATA SIA Airline Vistara to Begin Operations in October

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TATA SIA Airline Vistara to Begin Operations in October

TATA SIA Airlines Limited (TSAL) announced Monday that the brand name of its new airline will be Vistara, which is expected to start operations in October 2014. Headquartered in Delhi, Vistara will take delivery of its first plane, an Airbus A320-200, in September and plans to increase its fleet to 20 aircraft, including A320neos, by [...]

First Production HondaJet Makes Public Debut

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First Production HondaJet Makes Public Debut

The first production HondaJet made its public debut Monday at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Following a celebratory event commemorating the occasion, the HondaJet concluded the day with an entertaining flight demonstration during the afternoon airshow that included high- and low-speed passes. “EAA AirVenture Oshkosh has been the setting of several HondaJet firsts and in many ways, [...]

Delta Offers Free Entertainment Options to Customers

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Delta Offers Free Entertainment Options to Customers

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has announced it will begin offering free entertainment options on all of its domestic aircraft and two-cabin regional jets beginning on Aug. 1. The move is the most far-reaching effort by an airline to provide hit movies, popular television shows, music and video games for free. With the introduction of [...]

Hyatt Place Santiago Vitacura Opens in Chile

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Hyatt Place Santiago Vitacura Opens in Chile

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and HPV S.A. announced Tuesday the opening of Hyatt Place Santiago / Vitacura in the city of Santiago, Chile. The opening marks the second Hyatt-branded hotel in Santiago and introduces the Hyatt Place brand to Chile and the South American continent. The first Hyatt Place hotel outside the United States [...]

Qatar Airways Daily Service to Dallas / Fort Worth

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Qatar Airways Daily Service to Dallas / Fort Worth

Qatar Airways has commenced daily, non-stop services between Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport and the newly unveiled Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha, Qatar. The new route increases Qatar Airways’ global network to seven gateways within the United States and 144 destinations worldwide. Dallas / Fort Worth becomes Qatar Airways second destination in Texas. [...]

Homewood Suites by Hilton Opens its New York City Hotel

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Opens its New York City Hotel

Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s international brand of upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotels, is making its Big Apple debut with the opening of the Homewood Suites New York / Midtown Manhattan Times Square-South. Located three blocks from Times Square, the 22-story, 293-suite hotel offers business and leisure travelers spacious accommodations with separate living and sleeping [...]

First Production HondaJet Takes to the Skies

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First Production HondaJet Takes to the Skies

Honda Aircraft Company announced Friday that the first production HondaJet achieved its initial flight, marking another milestone toward aircraft certification and entry into service in 2015. The event took place at the company’s world headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina. “With this first flight, the HondaJet program has entered the next exciting phase as we prepare [...]

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