August 2013

British Airways Set for 787’s Inaugural Flight To Toronto

British Airways today announced it is debuting its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft with an inaugural round-trip flight between London and Toronto on September 1. The flight will touch-down at Lester B Pearson Airport at approximately 2:55 pm local time and will depart the same evening around 7:20…


United Applies To Fly 787 To Chengdu, China

United announced that it intends to use the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner to operate service to Chengdu, China 3 times a week. If approved, Chengdu will be the 9th destination United serves in the Asia nonstop from San Francisco. The proposed flights, subject to government approval,…


Gogo Set to Unveil the Future of In-flight Internet Technology with Virgin America

Webcast schedueld for Sept. 11 Live from the Airline Passenger Experience Expo in Anaheim, Calif., to Unveil Revolutionary New Technology PRNewswire/ — Nearly five years to the date after revolutionizing air travel with the launch of its in-flight Internet service, Gogo…


Take A Spin With SPG – Enter To Win 250,000 Starpoints

Starwood is running a new promo “Take A Spin With SPG” that will allow you to enter to win 250,000 Starpoints which can be used toward Starwood’s Preferred Guest® Free Night Awards, suite upgrades, air transportation and merchandise awards. You can…


Iraq On Your Bucket List? Starwood’s Got You Covered

Set to Open in Early 2014, the Sheraton Dohuk Hotel will be the First of Four New Starwood Hotels to Open in Iraq under the Company’s Sheraton and Aloft Brands DOHUK, Iraq— Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) has signed an agreement with Mase Co LLC, a…


Aloft Kiev To Open in 2015

STAMFORD, Conn.— Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the signing of Aloft Kiev, which will mark the entrance of Aloft Hotels into Ukraine when it opens in 2015. Created to shake up the staid and traditional mid-market hotel sector, Aloft is…




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The Five Best Celebrity-Owned Hotels

Star-Power Stays: The Five Best Celebrity-Owned Hotels From the HotelsCombined Blog:  by David Haddad  We’re not quite sure what it is, but celebrities  seem to have a real knack for the hotel business. Robert De Niro, Francis Ford Coppola and Richard…


Le Meridien Columbus, Ohio

Le Meridien Breaks Ground on New Hotel in Arts District of Columbus Slated to Debut in Early 2015, Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph, to be located in the City’s Short North NEW YORK–Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced…


A 5-day, 4-night stay at The Westin Lagunamar for just $319?

I got an email yesterday advertising a deal that sounded too good to be true.  A 5-day, 4-night stay at the Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort and Spa in Cancun, Mexico, for only $319 dollars?  But wait, there’s more.  In addition…



Charleston “DO” – limited space left, price reductions & flight simulation experience

Sept 6th is right around the corner and that means the Charleston Sessions aka “DO” is almost here. We’re really excited. There are only 10 5 spots – so if you want to enjoy a great weekend in Charleston, please register…


Is It Safe To Travel To Thailand

A common question among people considering a visit to the land of smiles, Thailand.  Is It Safe To Travel To Thailand? Whenever you travel, you have to consider your own personal safety, especially when you’re traveling abroad.  Every country has it’s…