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Alaska to Link LA with Baltimore, Two Costa Rican Cities

Alaska to Link LA with Baltimore, Two Costa Rican Cities

Alaska Airlines announced that it plans to launch new service from Los Angeles to Baltimore, Maryland, as well as both San Jose and Liberia, Costa Rica, this fall.  Service to Baltimore will be daily, while the carrier will operate four flights a week to both of the Costa Rican cities.
Beginning September 9, flights will depart Los Angeles International Airport at 10:10 p.m. and arrive at Baltimore-Washington International Airport at 6:15 …

Début Hotel Group Unveils First Unscripted Hotel

Début Hotel Group Unveils First Unscripted Hotel

Début Hotel Group, a unit of Hampshire Hotels Management, announced the opening of the Unscripted Monterey Bay hotel in California.  The property is the first of the company’s new Unscripted brand of hotels to open.
The property is the only beachfront property in Monterey Bay, and has 196 guestrooms.  The rooms offer guests aromatherapy and color therapy, and have a contemporary Pacific décor.
Guests can dine at the hotel’s Café Beach, which …

Southwest Launches Flights From Dallas Love Field to Nine New Destinations

Southwest Launches Flights From Dallas Love Field to Nine New Destinations

Southwest Airlines announced that it began new, non-stop service from Dallas Love Field, Texas, to nine cities across the United States.
The destinations include Columbus, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Memphis, Tennessee; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Panama City Beach, Florida; Portland, Oregon; Sacramento and San Jose, California; and Seattle, Washington.
In addition, Southwest added flights to its routes between Dallas Love Field and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and both Oakland and Santa Ana/Orange County, California.
The airline also …

Aeromexico to Link Mexico City with Sacramento and Ontario, California

Aeromexico to Link Mexico City with Sacramento and Ontario, California

Aeromexico announced that it will begin new service from Mexico City to Ontario, California, as well as to Sacramento this April.  Service to Ontario is set to begin April 5 and will operate four times a week, with service to Sacramento scheduled to begin on April 6 and operate three times a week.
Flights to Ontario will depart Mexico City at depart at 9:10 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, …

New Andaz Hotel to Open in Palm Springs

New Andaz Hotel to Open in Palm Springs

Hyatt announced that it plans to open a new Andaz property in Palm Springs, California in late 2016.  The Andaz Palm Springs will be the eighth Andaz property in the United States, after hotels in New York, San Diego, Los Angeles, Napa, Savannah, and Maui.
The hotel will have 150 guestrooms as well as 17 suites.  It is being designed with a layout that consists of small buildings and guestroom bungalows, …

New Aloft Hotel Opens in Silicon Valley

New Aloft Hotel Opens in Silicon Valley

Starwood announced the launch of a new Aloft hotel in Sunnyvale, California.  Sunnyvale is one of the major cities in the region known as Silicon Valley.
The Aloft Sunnyvale is located across from the Sunnyvale Town Center, a mixed-use development that includes shops, restaurants, and entertainment options.
The hotel has 85 rooms, and complimentary wireless Internet is available throughout the property.  The hotel also has a 24-hour fitness center.
Guests can dine at …

Hainan Airlines to Launch Three New China-U.S. Routes

Hainan Airlines to Launch Three New China-U.S. Routes

Hainan Airlines announced that it plans to launch three new flights between China and the United States this summer.  The carrier will launch Beijing-San Jose, California, flights on June 15, Shanghai-Boston, Massachusetts, service on June 20, and flights between Shanghai and Seattle, Washington, on June 22.
Hainan will operate its service to San Jose five times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.  Flights will depart Mineta San Jose …