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New Moxy Hotel Opens in Manhattan’s East Village

New Moxy Hotel Opens in Manhattan’s East Village

Marriott International announced the opening of the Moxy NYC East Village in Manhattan.
The new hotel has 286 guestrooms and suites. Each room is decorated with a specially commissioned art piece by Xan Padrón, a local artist.
Dining options for guests include Alphabet Bar and Cafe, located in the lobby, which offers Skee-Ball and an interactive graffiti installation, as well as a menu consisting of salads, paninis, and tartines, and Cathédrale, which …

Air Canada to Begin Montreal-Bogota Service Next Year

Air Canada to Begin Montreal-Bogota Service Next Year

Air Canada announced that it plans to offer new thrice-weekly service to Bogota from Montreal on June 2 next year.
Flights will depart Montreal at 10:45 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, arriving in Bogota at 4:14 a.m. the next morning. Return flights will depart Bogota at 9 p.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, arriving in Montreal at 4:20 p.m.
The carrier will operate the route using Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300ER …

Hilton Partners with iHeartRadio in its Connected Guest Rooms

Hilton Partners with iHeartRadio in its Connected Guest Rooms

Hilton announced a partnership with iHeartRadio that will give guests access to thousands of local radio stations, music playlists, and podcasts.
IHeartRadio is a free broadcast, podcast, and streaming radio platform that launched in 2008.
The service will be accessed through Hilton’s Connected Room platform.
In January, Hilton announced a similar partnership with Netflix.
Hilton Connected Rooms enable guests to control room lights, temperature, television, and more from their mobile devices via the Hilton …

Fuel Prices Start to Rise at the Pump Following Saudi Attack

Fuel Prices Start to Rise at the Pump Following Saudi Attack

The drone attack on an oil facility in Saudi Arabia that saw a spike in crude prices is likely to cause gasoline and diesel prices to jump later this week.
The average price in the United States for a gallon of regular gasoline on Tuesday was $2.592 according to the AAA.  While that price is eight cents lower than the $2.627 that drivers were paying at the pump one month ago, …

Live Like the Earl of Grantham: The Real-Life ‘Downtown Abbey’ Castle is Available on Airbnb

Live Like the Earl of Grantham: The Real-Life ‘Downtown Abbey’ Castle is Available on Airbnb

Highclere Castle in the Cotswolds, known to millions as Downton Abbey, is available on Airbnb, the booking service announced on Tuesday. The Cotswolds is an area of south central England replete with bucolic rolling hills, villages and hamlets, shops and old churches, and lords and ladies in ancient manor houses.
The castle is available for the evening of November 26 and the announcement is intended to coincide with the release of …

Japan Airlines to Move Moscow Flights to Sheremetyevo Airport in 2020

Japan Airlines to Move Moscow Flights to Sheremetyevo Airport in 2020

Japan Airlines announced plans to relocate its Moscow operations to Sheremetyevo International Airport next year.
The move comes as a result of an expansion of its partnership with Aeroflot Russian Airlines, whose hub is at Sheremetyevo.  The shift will allow easier connections by passengers arriving on JAL flights with Aeroflot’s extensive network in Russia.
Once the airline relocates next year, it will launch a codeshare partnership with Aeroflot.
Founded in 1923, Aeroflot is …

United Airlines, Expedia Sign Multi-Year Deal Ending Court Battle

United Airlines, Expedia Sign Multi-Year Deal Ending Court Battle

United Airlines and Expedia said that the two had reached a deal to continue online ticket sales after a messy court battle.
The airline had previously said it would end its relationship with Expedia on September 30, 2019 and Expedia had sued United after it said it would withhold fare data from the online travel giant.
The agreement covers a multiyear period but the two companies did not specify how long it …