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Delta to Add Non-Stop Boston-Miami Flights This Winter

Delta to Add Non-Stop Boston-Miami Flights This Winter

Delta Air Lines announced plans for twice-daily non-stop service from Boston to Miami as well as an increase in frequency to several current destinations from Beantown.
The new service from Boston Logan International Airport to Miami International Airport will start on December 21, 2019. The airline will operate the flights using Airbus A320 aircraft with 16 recliner seats in the first-class cabin, 18 seats in the Comfort Plus premium-economy lite section, …

United Airlines to Connect Washington, D.C. with Fort Myers and Sarasota

United Airlines to Connect Washington, D.C. with Fort Myers and Sarasota

United Airlines announced plans to add new non-stop service linking Washington, D.C. with Fort Myers and Sarasota in Florida.
The airline also plans to extend its season service from D.C. to Miami.
United will offer twice-daily, year-round service lining Washington Dulles International Airport with Sarasota Bradenton International Airport and with Southwest Florida International Airport, which serves Fort Myers and Florida’s Gulf Coast.
United said it also plans to start its seasonal service from …

Disney Moves to Ban Smoking at Florida and California Parks

Disney Moves to Ban Smoking at Florida and California Parks

Disney said it will ban smoking and larger strollers inside its theme park properties starting May 1.
The ban will include Walt Disney World and Disneyland as well as the company’s water parks, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, and Downtown Disney.
Smoking is already restricted in its parks and, in recent years, Disney has reduced the number of areas where smoking was permitted.
“As we expand our offerings, we will continue to …

Hilton Expands Connected Room Project with Netflix Partnership

Hilton Expands Connected Room Project with Netflix Partnership

Hilton and Netflix announced the addition of the Netflix streaming service to televisions in Hilton’s Connected Rooms.
The move will allow guests to temporarily log into their own Netflix accounts to facilitate the viewing of favorite movies and programs.
Hilton Connected Rooms allow guest to control room lights, temperature, television, and more from their mobile devices via the Hilton Honors app.
The hotelier currently has ten properties with a total of 1,800 Connected …

Storms Sweep Across Much of U.S. Causing Significant Travel Delays

Storms Sweep Across Much of U.S. Causing Significant Travel Delays

Tens of millions of people are facing snow, ice, and heavy rain as a powerful storm moves from New Mexico to Minnesota.
As a result, travelers returning home are facing dangerous conditions on the road and in the air.
On Friday, the fierce storm will shift eastward and affect the entire East Coast from Florida to New England bringing torrential downpours and dangerous travel conditions with it.
Thirteen states have issued winter weather advisories …

Heavy Storms May Wreak Havoc as Busiest Holiday Season Ever Starts

Heavy Storms May Wreak Havoc as Busiest Holiday Season Ever Starts

No matter if your trip will take you on the roads, rails, or planes, expect a travel nightmare in many parts of the United States.
This year’s is expected to be the busiest travel season on record. More than 112 million people will be traveling, a 4% increase over last year, according to the Automobile Association of America.
Gas prices are significantly lower, with the national average at $2.36, and more than …

American Airlines to Link Reagan National with Orlando Melbourne Airport

American Airlines to Link Reagan National with Orlando Melbourne Airport

American Airlines announced seasonal twice-weekly non-stop flights from Orlando Melbourne International Airport to Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C.
The service will operate from May 4, 2019 through at least Labor Day.
Flights will operate on Saturdays and Sundays departing from Reagan National on Saturdays at 8:45 a.m. local time and arriving in Orlando at 11:06 a.m., with return flights leaving Orlando at 11:45 a.m. and arriving in the District at 2 …