Doubletree by Hilton, Oslo-City Centre Will Be Hilton Worldwides First Property in Norway
JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announces an increase from two to four daily nonstop flights from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) beginning July 1, 2010, providing more options and more value to coast-to-coast travelers.
Travel the world via Cruise West's (www.cruisewest.com) new Voyages of the Great Explorers blog. Guests, Captain and crew will share daily stories and observations at sea with daily posts from the line's inaugural world cruise, Voyages of the Great Explorers that departed Singapore on March 6, 2010, aboard the 60-suite Spirit of Oceanus.
Horizon Airs new fare sale out of Boise (to Idaho Falls, Lewiston, Los Angeles, San Jose and Sacramento) is just the ticket to kick off spring fever. Capture these great fares by booking now through April 30, 2010, for travel from March 26 through June 10, 2010.
JAL Hotels Co., Ltd. has announced that effective April 1, 2010, the company is implementing a new mileage program for JAL Mileage Bank (JMB) members. All 58 hotels managed under the companys two brands, Nikko Hotels International and Hotel JAL City, will participate in the program.
Every once in awhile an authors think-piece hits the bulls-eye. A recent article by Elizabeth Green titled Building a Better Teacher (New York Times, March 7, 2010) does just that. But what does this have to do with hospitality? Actually, its a no-brainer.
VFM Leonardo, the leader in online visual content distribution for hotels, has launched a new episode on VTV Channel: 7 Steps to Successful Travel eBusiness A Holistic Approach with Robert Cole the Founder of RockCheetah, a hotel marketing strategy and travel industry technology consulting practice.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) halved its loss forecast for 2010 to US$2.8 billion (compared to the US$5.6 billion loss forecast in December 2009). The improvement is largely driven by a much stronger recovery in demand seen by year-end gains that continued into the first months of 2010. Relatively flat capacity translated into some yield improvement and stronger revenues.
REVPAR GURU Launches iPhone RevPAR Calculator App
The U.S.-Cuba Travel Summit, March 24-26 in Cancun, features a unique opportunity for travel professionals to connect with Cuban officials and travel specialists. U.S. travel professionals and others interested in being at the front of the opportunity when travel opens to Cuba will want to attend this one-of-a-kind conference. Presented by Alamar Associates in association with NTA and sponsored by USTOA, the U.S.-Cuba Travel Summit offers presentations from top Cuban officials and local travel specialists on the state of tourism and opportunity for investment in Cuba.