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Jumeirah Port Soller Opens in Mallorca

Jumeirah Port Soller Opens in Mallorca

Jumeirah has opened its first European resort, the Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa.
The new resort is located on the bay of Soller in Mallorca, Spain, and offers 120 rooms and suites. The Jumeirah Port Soller is divided into 11 low-rise structures designed to integrated into the natural landscape.
Hotel amenities include two restaurants (Es Fanals and Cap Roig, the latter featuring local cuisine), four bars, two pools, and the …

St. Regis Doha Opens in Qatar

St. Regis Doha Opens in Qatar

Starwood has announced the opening of the St. Regis Doha in Qatar.
The St. Regis Doha is located in the city’s Al Gassar Resort, and features 336 rooms (including 70 suites and two presidential suites). The hotel also offers the brand’s trademark St. Regis Butler service.
The new hotel will be home to ten different restaurants and lounges, including Gordon Ramsay, a restaurant where chef Gilles Bosquet will create meals designed by …

JetBlue Adds Dallas/Fort Worth As Its 71st Destination

JetBlue Adds Dallas/Fort Worth As Its 71st Destination

JetBlue has added service to Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, the carrier’s 71st destination, and third in Texas. JetBlue now offers three daily nonstop flights between Boston’s Logan International Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth aboard its Embraer E190 fleet.
In celebration of the new route, JetBlue is offering a promotion rate (as low as $119) on flights until May 3, for travel between May 8 and June 5.
JetBlue currently also offers service to Austin …

Fairmont Ajman to Open In 2013

Fairmont Ajman to Open In 2013

Fairmont has announced it will open a new resort, the Fairmont Ajman, in the United Arab Emirates early next year.
Fairmont Ajman will be located on the Corniche adjacent to the water, and offer 252 rooms and suites as well as two luxury penthouses. The hotel will feature a restaurant with two private dining rooms, a lobby lounge, and a pool.
The property will also provide 21,528 sq ft (2,000 sq m) …

KLM Resumes Nonstop Service Between Dallas/Fort Worth And Amsterdam

KLM Resumes Nonstop Service Between Dallas/Fort Worth And Amsterdam

After a winter hiatus, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has restarted nonstop service from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, to its hub at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. KLM will operate the route with Airbus A330-200 aircraft which seat 243 passengers.
The flight will operate five times a week, departing Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 3:45 p.m. and arriving in Amsterdam the next day at 8:00 a.m. The return flight will leave Amsterdam …

Icelandair To Begin Nonstop Service Between Denver And Iceland

Icelandair To Begin Nonstop Service Between Denver And Iceland

Icelandair has announced it will begin flying a nonstop route between Iceland and Denver International Airport on May 11.
On May 7, Icelandair will begin a promotion in the Denver area, giving away one trip a day. Following Icelandair on Facebook and Twitter will reveal a secret password and clues about the location of the day’s tickets. The first person to arrive at the location and say the password will win …

Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott Hotel Macau to Open in 2015

Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott Hotel Macau to Open in 2015

Marriott and the Galaxy Entertainment Group announced they will open the Ritz-Carlton, Macau and the JW Marriott Hotel Macau in 2015. The hotels will be part of Galaxy Macau, a resort with luxury hotels, restaurants, and other amenities
The Ritz-Carlton will be comprised entirely of suites, the first of its brand to do so. The hotel will offer 250 suites located on the top floors of the Galaxy Macau. The Ritz-Carlton …