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New York’s Radisson Lexington Hotel Goes Independent

New York’s Radisson Lexington Hotel Goes Independent

Highgate Hotels has announced that the Radisson Lexington Hotel has been renamed the Lexington New York City, and is now an independently operated property. The 712-room hotel on Manhattan’s East Side will also undergo an extensive and multi-million dollar renovation.
Dash Design, a New York-based interior architecture and design company, will create an original look that blends the history of the building with a contemporary expression of New York. The goal …

New York St. Regis Hotel Opens Bentley Motors Suite

New York St. Regis Hotel Opens Bentley Motors Suite

The St. Regis Hotel in New York has announced the debut of a new designer suite by Bentley Motors. The Bentley Motors Suite is the third in a collection of Designer Suites at the hotel, along with The Dior Suite and The Tiffany Suite.
Behind a set of double doors, the 1,700 square foot suite features cream and neutral tones and black leather tile floors, as well as a linen-colored, diamond-quilted …

LOT Announces Dreamliner Intercontinental Launch Dates

LOT Announces Dreamliner Intercontinental Launch Dates

LOT Polish Airlines announced the launch dates for its intercontinental service aboard the company’s new Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The inaugural flight will be on January 16, 2013, from Warsaw to Chicago, followed by a February 1 flight to Toronto. Service to New York’s JFK will begin on February 3, with service to Beijing set to begin a month later on March 3, 2013.
LOT is offering three classes of service on …

New York City Gets First JW Marriott

New York City Gets First JW Marriott

Marriott announced the opening of the JW Marriott Essex House New York, located on Central Park South in Manhattan, just off Seventh Avenue.
The Art Deco hotel first opened in 1931 as the Sevilla Towers and was branded as Marriott’s Essex House from 1969 through 1985.  It was most recently the Jumeirah Essex House.  At the time of its opening, it was the tallest tower in New York City.
The new hotel …

JetBlue Announces New Service to Charleston, South Carolina

JetBlue Announces New Service to Charleston, South Carolina

JetBlue Airways announced that it will launch new service connecting Boston and New York City to Charleston, South Carolina, beginning on February 28, 2013. With one daily flight from Charleston International Airport to Boston’s Logan International Airport, and twice daily nonstop service to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, Charleston will be the first South Carolina destination serviced by the airline.
The new routes will be operated with JetBlue’s fleet …

Alamo Opens First Ever JFK Location

Alamo Opens First Ever JFK Location

Alamo Rent A Car announced the opening of the company’s first ever location at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.  This follows Alamo’s opening last year at Newark Liberty International Airport and is the company’s fourth airport location in the New York metropolitan area.  Alamo has several locations in Manhattan, as well as locations at Westchester County Airport and Islip MacArthur Airport.
Alamo’s JFK office can be accessed by taking the …

Renovated Millennium UN Plaza to Re-open as One UN New York

Renovated Millennium UN Plaza to Re-open as One UN New York

Millennium Hotels & Resorts announced that the Millennium UN Plaza will re-open as One UN New York on September 24. The property, located at One United Nations Plaza in New York City, will offer 154 newly renovated guest rooms and suites on the 29th to 40th floors of the buildings west tower.
One UN New York is the result of a $30 million, nine-month renovation of the Millennium UN Plaza, which …