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Alaska Airlines Announces New Service From San Diego to Boston and Kauai

Alaska Airlines Announces New Service From San Diego to Boston and Kauai

Alaska Airlines has announced that it will begin new service between San Diego and Boston, and San Diego and Lihue, a town on the island of Kauai, Hawaii.  Service to Boston is scheduled to begin on March 29, 2013, while service to Kauai is set to begin on June 7, 2013.
Flights between San Diego and Boston will depart from San Diego at 9:30 a.m. and arrive in Boston at 5:55 …

Delta to Increase Service to Paris

Delta to Increase Service to Paris

Delta Airlines will increase its service to Paris next summer to include new year-round and seasonal flights from 11 U.S. destinations. The airline will offer flights to Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport from New York’s JFK, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit, Cincinnati, Newark, Boston, Seattle, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. All flights will be operated in conjunction with Air France, Delta’s joint venture partner.
Included in the expansion will be nonstop …

DoubleTree Opens New Hotel in Boston

DoubleTree Opens New Hotel in Boston

DoubleTree by Hilton announced the opening of a newly-renovated upscale hotel in Boston. The 364-room DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore is the company’s fourth hotel in the Boston Metropolitan area.
Renovations to the property include all of the guest rooms and public spaces, as well as the lobby and more than 30,000 square feet of meeting space. The rooms feature contemporary furnishings, granite bathrooms, mini fridges, complimentary high-speed Internet, work …

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 …

Amtrak Plans High-Speed Service for Boston, New York, Philly, DC

Amtrak Plans High-Speed Service for Boston, New York, Philly, DC

Amtrak announced plans to build a high-speed bullet train network that will run from Boston to Washington, with stops in New York and Philadelphia, by 2040.  The passenger railroad’s “visioning plan” conceptualizes the next generation of high-speed rail service to service the region.
The next-generation high-speed rail service will be capable of reaching speeds of 220 mph (340 km/h).  A trip from New York to Philadelphia would take 37 minutes; Boston …