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Fairmont Queen Elizabeth to Unveil New Meeting Space

Fairmont Queen Elizabeth to Unveil New Meeting Space

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts announced that the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth hotel in Montreal plans to open a new meeting space this fall.
The space, named Espace C2, will be located on the top floor of the property, and will include a rooftop terrace.
The area will accommodate up to 220 guests, and will be able to be configured in a variety of ways.
The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth is currently undergoing renovations, with a …

New Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel Opens in Chicago

New Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel Opens in Chicago

Marriott Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of a new Autograph Collection property in downtown Chicago. The Hotel EMC2 is located at 228 East Ontario Street.
Guests are greeting with the words of Leonardo da Vinci: “Study the science of art. Study the art of science” and the theme of art and science are reflected throughout the hotel.
The 21-story property has 195 guestrooms, each with designs influenced by 1920 laboratories, including …

First Tru by Hilton Property Opens in Oklahoma

First Tru by Hilton Property Opens in Oklahoma

Hilton Hotels and Resorts announced the debut in Oklahoma City of the first Tru by Hilton property. The Tru by Hilton Oklahoma City Airport also bears the distinction of being the 5,000th Hilton property.
The hotel offers 86 guestrooms, as well as what Hilton calls “the hive,” the brand’s version of a lobby. The area, on the first floor, has four zones, for lounging, working, eating, and playing.
The property provides a …

Delta, Aeromexico to Launch Multiple New U.S.-Mexico Routes

Delta, Aeromexico to Launch Multiple New U.S.-Mexico Routes

Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico announced multiple new routes and increased frequencies as part of their new joint venture.
The two will launch five new routes, increase the frequency on four existing routes, and upgauge aircraft used to serve two routes.  All told, the two plan changes that they say will yield a 10% increase in transborder seat capacity by the end of the year.
The two carriers will begin new service …

Trump Threatens the ‘Very Bad’ German Auto Industry

Trump Threatens the ‘Very Bad’ German Auto Industry

MUNICH—President Trump appears to not like the fact that German automobiles have been selling in the United States as well as they have.
During Thursday’s NATO summit in Brussels, the president reportedly threatened to call a halt to sales of German cars in the United States and had some choice words for them and a supposed trade imbalance between the two countries.
The Germans “are bad, very bad,” several participants in the …

American Airlines to Simplify Beverage Service on Very Short Flights

American Airlines to Simplify Beverage Service on Very Short Flights

American Airlines announced Thursdsay that it will offer a short-haul beverage service on flights of 250 miles or less.
The change goes into effect June 1 and will impact routes such as Dallas/Fort Worth to Austin, San Antonio, and Tulsa, New York (JFK) to Boston and Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles to Las Vegas.
The change was announced via an internal memorandum to flight crews.
“Beginning June 1, all mainline markets less than …

T-Mobile to Offer Customers Second Phone Number on Mobile Devices with ‘Digits’

T-Mobile to Offer Customers Second Phone Number on Mobile Devices with ‘Digits’

T-Mobile USA announced it will begin to offer its customers the option of having a second phone number associated with their mobile devices.
The new feature, called Digits, requires the use of an app on most phones but is natively supported on seven devices including the Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge+, Galaxy S7, and LG G5.
Other features include the ability to place and receive calls and text …