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Hilton to Phase out Plastic Straws and Bottles at Asia Hotels

Hilton to Phase out Plastic Straws and Bottles at Asia Hotels

Hilton announced plans to eliminate the use of plastic straws at all of its properties across Asia Pacific by the end of this year. The hotelier also said that it will transition away from placing plastic bottles in its meeting and event spaces.
The move is part of Hilton’s commitment to halve its environmental footprint by 2030, as well as double its social impact investment by that same year.
Other goals that …

Delta to Begin 11 New Transatlantic Routes this Summer

Delta to Begin 11 New Transatlantic Routes this Summer

Delta Air Lines announced plans to launch and re-launch approximately 11 routes between the United Sates and Europe this summer.
The carrier will begin new flights between Atlanta and Lisbon, as well as service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to the Azores, Portugal. The latter will be the carrier’s first route to the Portuguese archipelago.
Delta will launch new Indianapolis-Paris flights, the carrier’s first European service from the Indiana …

New Hyatt Centric to Open in Dublin

New Hyatt Centric to Open in Dublin

Hyatt announced plans to open a new hotel in Dublin, Ireland, next May. The Hyatt Centric the Liberties Dublin will be the first Hyatt Centric in the country.
The property will offer 234 guestrooms as well as a restaurant, bar, and lounge. Guests will be able to use the hotel’s fitness center and its meeting and event spaces.
The hotel is to be located in the Liberties area of Dublin, within walking …

Delta to Resume Service to Mumbai After Three Years

Delta to Resume Service to Mumbai After Three Years

Delta Air Lines announced that it will begin new service from the United States to Mumbai next year. The service will be the carrier’s first to the country in over three years.
The airline last flew to India on a New York JFK-Amsterdam-Mumbai route on March 28, 2015. On that date, the carrier discontinued the Mumbai portion of the route.
The service is subject to government approval, and Delta said that details …

Virgin Atlantic to Begin Flights to Las Vegas, Add Extra Flight to Boston

Virgin Atlantic to Begin Flights to Las Vegas, Add Extra Flight to Boston

Virgin Atlantic announced that it will begin new and additional flights from London Heathrow.
The carrier will launch a new London-Las Vegas route on March 31, which will be operated using Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
The airline will also add a second daily flight to its London-Boston route on this date. The service will be operated using Airbus A330-300 aircraft.
In addition, Virgin will bring back its seasonal London Heathrow-Barbados route, which will …

Grand Hyatt Athens to Open in Greece

Grand Hyatt Athens to Open in Greece

Hyatt announced plans to open a new hotel in Athens, Greece, in the third quarter of this year.
The Grand Hyatt Athens will offer 310 guestrooms and provide views of the Acropolis. The property will also feature a rooftop restaurant and bar.
A spa and fitness center will be located on the premises. For meeting and event space, the hotel will offer over 11,600 square feet (1,077 square meters).
The Grand Hyatt Athens …

Air China to Begin Beijing-Hanoi Flights

Air China to Begin Beijing-Hanoi Flights

Air China announced plans to launch new service between Beijing and Hanoi, Vietnam, on June 1. The carrier will operate the route four times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
Flights are scheduled to depart Beijing at 1:25 a.m. and arrive in Hanoi at 4:15 a.m. Flights from Hanoi will depart at 5:45 a.m. and arrive in Beijing at 10:25 a.m.
Air China will use Airbus A321 aircraft equipped with …