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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 …

JetBlue to Launch Summer Seasonal Service from Boston to Three Cities

JetBlue to Launch Summer Seasonal Service from Boston to Three Cities

JetBlue Airways announced it will launch three new seasonal routes from Boston’s Logan International Airport this summer.  The carrier will offer non-stop service to Martha’s Vineyard; Port-au-Prince, Haiti; and Sacramento, California.
On June 17, JetBlue will begin daily service to Martha’s Vineyard.  The service will operate through September 7, with flights departing Boston at 5:25 p.m. and arriving in Martha’s Vineyard at 6:12 p.m., with return flights departing Martha’s Vineyard at …

Virgin America Begins Seasonal JFK-Fort Lauderdale Route

Virgin America Begins Seasonal JFK-Fort Lauderdale Route

Virgin American announced the launch of new daily seasonal service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Thursday.  In addition, the airline said that it will be adding a second weekly flight to its seasonal service between JFK and Palm Springs, California.
Flights to Fort Lauderdale depart at 8:00 a.m. and arrive at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport at 11:05 a.m.  Flights from Fort Lauderdale to …

Delta to Launch Five New Routes From Seattle

Delta to Launch Five New Routes From Seattle

Delta Air Lines announced it will begin service from Seattle to five new destinations next summer.  The carrier plans to launch flights to Denver, Colorado; Sacramento, California; Boise, Idaho; and both Ketchikan and Sitka, Alaska.
On May 4, 2015, the airline will begin four daily flights between Seattle and both Sacramento and Boise.  All of the flights will be operated by Delta Connection carrier SkyWest Airlines, with the exception of one …

Southwest to Launch Orange County-Puerto Vallarta Route

Southwest to Launch Orange County-Puerto Vallarta Route

Southwest Airlines announced that it plans to begin new daily, non-stop service between John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California and Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on June 7 of next year.  The airline submitted an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the service is currently awaiting government approval.
Puerto Vallarta will be Southwest’s ninth international destination.
The carrier first began international service on July …