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American Express Curtails Access to Centurion Lounges

American Express Curtails Access to Centurion Lounges

American Express announced new access policies for its Centurion Lounges.
Platinum cardholders will only be able to enter the lounge within a three-hour window prior to their flights’ original scheduled departure time. Passengers making a connecting journey will still be able to enter the lounge.
In addition, Platinum cardholders will no longer be able to use the lounge as an arrivals lounge at their destination.
The changes go into affect on March 22, …

Hundreds of Flights Cancelled, Delayed as Winter Storms Cross the U.S.

Hundreds of Flights Cancelled, Delayed as Winter Storms Cross the U.S.

A large portion of the United States is bracing for a series of storms bringing with them a dangerous mix of rain, freezing rain, ice, and snow as well as cancelled flights and dangerous road conditions well into the weekend.
Over 100 million people are under a winter storm watch, warning, or advisory across the country.
The first storm has resulted in the cancellation of almost 200 flights as of 10 a.m. …

Major Winter Storm to Snarl Travel from Midwest to Northeast

Major Winter Storm to Snarl Travel from Midwest to Northeast

A major winter storm is expected to hit the Midwest and Northeast in the coming days, causing significant flight delays and cancellations as well as hazardous driving conditions.
Snow and icy conditions are currently moving across the United States ahead of a bigger storm.  As of Thursday at 10 a.m. EST, 33 million people are under either a winter weather watch or advisory stretching from the Dakotas to the Northeast
Heavy snow …

Report from Detroit – Highlights from the 2019 North American International Auto Show

DETROIT—The North American International Auto Show remains one of the most important auto shows of the automotive industry. This will be the last year that it kicks off the international car show calendar: in 2020, the show will reboot and move to June, leaving the Cobo Center and adding outdoor events that run along the city’s waterfront in addition to a show floor, something unimaginable in Detroit in the wintertime.
This …

Marriott Opens Delta Hotels Property in Dallas Suburb

Marriott Opens Delta Hotels Property in Dallas Suburb

Marriott International announced the opening of the Delta Hotels by Marriott Dallas Allen & Watters Creek Convention Center.
The 300-key hotel is the first new build Delta Hotels property in North America and is a public-private partnership between the City of Allen and Altera Development. Allen is a city in Collin County, Texas, a suburb of Dallas.
The hotel has an outdoor pool and fitness center. It offers a total of 90,000 …

U.K. Parliament Soundly Rejects Theresa May’s Brexit Plan

U.K. Parliament Soundly Rejects Theresa May’s Brexit Plan

The path of Britain’s exit from the European Union as well as the United Kingdom were thrown into chaos late Tuesday after the Bri
The path of Britain’s exit from the European Union as well as the future of the United Kingdomwere thrown into chaos late Tuesday after the British Parliament overwhelmingly rejected a proposed Brexit deal just ten weeks before it is scheduled to leave the bloc.
tish Parliament overwhelmingly rejected …

Kempinski Apurva Bali Resort Opening Next Month

Kempinski Apurva Bali Resort Opening Next Month

Kempinski Hotels announced plans for the opening of the Apurva Kempinski Bali.
The new resort, located in the Nusa Dua area of Bali, will open its doors to guests on February 1, 2019. Its design pays homage to the island’s natural landscape and incorporates multiple waterfalls. A 250-step Grand Staircase that was inspired by Bali’s Pura Besakih water temple runs through the center of the property.
The Apurva Kempinski Bali will offer …