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American Airlines To Add New Service Between Seattle And Miami

American Airlines To Add New Service Between Seattle And Miami

American Airlines will add new service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Miami International Airport beginning June 14. The new flights will make it easier for Pacific Northwest customers to reach destinations in the Caribbean and Central and South America.
Flight 1085 will leave Seattle at 9:25 pm and arrive in Miami at 6:25 am the next day. The return flight, 1087, will depart Miami at 8:25 pm and arrive in Seattle …

Element Harrison Hotel To Open Near Newark Liberty Airport

Element Harrison Hotel To Open Near Newark Liberty Airport

Starwood has announced that it will open the Element Harrison hotel in the Summer of 2014, five miles from Newark Liberty International Airport.
Element Harrison will join Element Ewing Princeton as the second Element hotel in New Jersey. Element is Starwood’s brand of eco-friendly green hotels.
Element Harrison will offer 138 green rooms, and other brand staples such as “Rise”, a complimentary healthy breakfast, the “Motion” 24-hour fitness center, an indoor saline …

Courtyard San Diego Downtown Hotel Opens

Courtyard San Diego Downtown Hotel Opens

The Courtyard San Diego Downtown hotel has just opened in the city’s Gaslamp Quarter.
The hotel was once the San Diego Trust and Savings Bank, but has been renovated to offer 230 rooms and 15 suites. The building originally opened in 1928 as the city’s tallest office building, and featured a rooftop shooting gallery.
The hotel’s lobby features antique iron chandeliers, decorative columns, and a 32-foot ceiling. Meetings can now be held …

New Hotel Finder DealAngel Launches

New Hotel Finder DealAngel Launches

DealAngel, a new website to help travelers find the best hotel rooms for the value, launched on April 18.
The new site uses pricing analytics to rank hotels by value instead of price alone to ensure customers are actually getting a good deal. The website shows the best hotel offers relative to market prices, allowing customers to see the actual deal available.
DealAngel is currently in the Beta phase, and accessible at …

JetBlue Begins Codeshare With Emirates

JetBlue Begins Codeshare With Emirates

JetBlue and Emirates have announced a codeshare agreement to connect their carriers through JFK Airport in New York City.
Tickets with Emirates flight numbers will soon be available for JetBlue connections between JFK and 12 U.S. destinations.
Emirates currently offers two daily nonstop flights from JFK to its hub at Dubai International Airport, aboard an Airbus A380 and a Boeing 777-300ER.
The two carriers have been partners since 2010, which has allowed customers …

Palace Hotel Tokyo to Open

Palace Hotel Tokyo to Open

Palace Hotel Tokyo, a new luxury hotel in Marunouchi, Japan, will open May 17.
The 290 rooms in the hotel will be divided into 12 categories, ranging from deluxe rooms to suites. Each room will offer views of Tokyo’s Imperial Palace gardens, and provide complimentary Wi-Fi and 46-inch LCD TVs. Room rates range from $625 to $8,800 per night.
The hotel will feature ten new restaurants and bars, with the goal of …

Hawaiian Airlines Opens Honolulu-Fukuoka Route

Hawaiian Airlines Opens Honolulu-Fukuoka Route

Hawaiian Airlines has opened a new route between Honolulu and Fukuoka, Japan. Hawaiian is now the only carrier providing year-round flights between Honolulu and Fukuoka.
Hawaiian Flight 453 departs Honolulu International Airport at 1:30 pm and arrives at Fukuoka Airport at 7:00 pm, local time, the next day. Return flight 454 departs Fukuoka at 9:00 pm and arrives in Honolulu at 10:20 am the same day. The flights will initially be …