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Four Seasons to Offer Three New Around-The-World Private Jet Experiences

Four Seasons to Offer Three New Around-The-World Private Jet Experiences

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announced it will launch three new Private Jet experiences in 2019.
The Timeless Encounters itinerary takes guests on a Kona-Bora Bora-Sydney-Bali-Chiang Mai route with a visit to the Taj Mahal, then on to Dubai, Prague and London. Guests will get to take part in various experiences such as snorkeling with sharks, seeing temples in Bali, and a personal welcome from Prince William Lobkowicz in Prague. Dates …

New Andaz Hotel Opens in Singapore

New Andaz Hotel Opens in Singapore

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of a new Andaz property. The Andaz Singapore is the first of the brand’s properties to be located in Southeast Asia.
The property is housed in a pair of concave skyscrapers, which also house retail space, residential units, and office space. The hotel has 243 guestrooms, 26 of which are suites. Each room has floor-to-ceiling windows and a complimentary minibar, as well as complimentary …

Cathay Pacific to Install High-Speed Wi-Fi from Gogo on Entire Fleet

Cathay Pacific to Install High-Speed Wi-Fi from Gogo on Entire Fleet

Cathay Pacific announced it is partnering with Gogo to deploy high-speed Wi-Fi on all of its aircraft.
The carrier plans to install the in-flight Wi-Fi provider’s 2Ku technology on its fleet of Airbus A330 and Boeing 777 aircraft across both the Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon fleets.
Cathay said that it will begin outfitting its aircraft with the service in the middle of next year.
Gogo’s 2Ku system offers speeds of a minimum …

Alaska Airlines to Launch Seattle-Pittsburgh Route Next Year

Alaska Airlines to Launch Seattle-Pittsburgh Route Next Year

Alaska Airlines said Wednesday it plans to introduce non-stop daily service next year linking Seattle with Pittsburgh. Alaska will be the only carrier to operate that route.
Service to and from Pittsburgh International Airport will begin on September 6, 2018. The eastbound flight will depart Seattle-Tacoma International Airport at 8:25 a.m. and arrive in Pittsburgh at 4:10 p.m. The westbound flight will depart Pittsburgh at 5:20 p.m. and arrive in Seattle …

Marriott Debuts New Line of Bath Amenities for Sheraton Brand

Marriott Debuts New Line of Bath Amenities for Sheraton Brand

Marriott Hotels and Resorts announced a new line of bath amenities, le grand bain, for its Sheraton hotel brand.
The line of products includes conditioner, shampoo, body lotion, body wash, and bath and facial bars.
The new amenities were created by Ben Gorham, founder of Byredo Parfumes. Gorham said that the products are paraben-free, and incorporate ingredients from around the world.
The amenities will be available exclusively at Sheraton properties in the United …

WestJet, Air France-KLM Begin Frequent Flyer Program Partnership

WestJet, Air France-KLM Begin Frequent Flyer Program Partnership

WestJet and Air France-KLM announced that members of each carrier’s frequent flyer programs can now redeem dollars and miles for flights operated by the other airline.
WestJet Rewards members can now redeem WestJet dollars to Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.
Meanwhile, members of Air France-KLM’s Flying Blue loyalty program can redeem Flying Blue Miles for WestJet flights throughout Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.
The airlines entered …

Amazon’s Alexa to Provide Travel Information to Air Canada Passengers

Amazon’s Alexa to Provide Travel Information to Air Canada Passengers

Air Canada announced on Wednesday that passengers will now be able to use Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa to ask questions pertaining to the airport and airline travel.
The move follows Amazon’s launch of Alexa in Canada on Wednesday.
Alexa will initially be able to provide answers to customers about flight status, fare quotes, and baggage carousel locations. Air Canada said that support for further topics will be available in the near future.
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