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  • World’s longest nonstop flight to take off today

    Published on : Friday, October 18, 2019

    A plane and its passengers are going to test the physical and mental limits of long-haul aviation when Qantas operates the world’s longest nonstop flight from New York to Sydney today.   The 10,000 mile journey will be a kind …

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  • Legoland’s biggest resort to open in New York next year

    Published on : Thursday, October 3, 2019

    The Legoland New York Resort will be opened on July 4, 2020. The resort will be operated by Merlin Entertainments. It will be the ninth Legoland’s property globally and third such property in the United States. Located in Goshen, it …

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  • $150 million makeover on cards for New York’s Central Park

    Published on : Thursday, September 26, 2019

    New York’s Central Park is going to get a huge makeover worth $150 million. The makeover entails the development of a new ice skating rink and a boardwalk. The entire park is not going to be overhauled rather renovations will …

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  • Emirates to start biometric boarding in US-bound flights

    Published on : Tuesday, September 24, 2019

    Emirates is going to become the first international airline to introduce biometric boarding on US-bound flights.     The US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has recently approved the facial recognition boarding feature on flights to their 12 destinations in …

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  • Saratoga Springs vying for bicycle-friendly tag

    Published on : Friday, September 20, 2019

                Saratoga Springs, a city in New York, is trying to become bicycle-friendly.     A part of the Henry Street in the Saratoga Springs is set to be made temporarily one-way southbound. This will …

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  • Taj hotel to sell its assets as economy weakens

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    The luxury hotel chain controlled by the Tata Group is looking to sell some assets and avoid owning new properties in an effort to further pare debt, as it braces for a slump in consumer spending.     Indian Hotels …

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  • New York to witness growth in tourism despite hurdles

    Published on : Tuesday, August 20, 2019

    A long drawn trade war with China, signs of a looming recession in Europe and a strong American dollar that hurts the buying power of foreign tourists.   Generally, all of these forces should weigh against international tourism. But in …

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  • New York, Chicago, Las Vegas are top meeting planner locations, 2019 DestinationMAP by STR

    Published on : Tuesday, August 13, 2019

    New York, Chicago and Las Vegas are the top North American markets that meeting planners intend to use in the next two years, according to 2019 DestinationMAP (Meeting Assessment Program) by STR. Other than New York (23 per cent), Chicago …

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  • To promote tourism, Edmund Bartlett is all set to land in New York

    Published on : Tuesday, August 13, 2019

    This week, Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for the Caribbean island of Jamaica, is all prepared to meet face-to-face with partners at the United Nations to talk about various developments in the sector.   While in New York, he will …

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  • Hirsch joins Six Senses New York

    Published on : Tuesday, June 25, 2019

    Dant Hirsch has been appointed as the general manager of Six Senses New York which is all set to open in 2020 and will be the group’s first North American property.     Hirsch holds more than 16-years of top-level …

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  • Plane makes emergency landing in Hudson River, New York

    Published on : Thursday, May 16, 2019

    In New York City, a helicopter contracted by Blade which is an on-demand short-distance flight service crashed into the Hudson River. There were no life-threatening injuries faced by the aircraft’s pilot who was the only person on board.     …

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  • Delta Air Lines to resume Mumbai-New York services after a decade from Dec. 24

    Published on : Thursday, May 2, 2019

    Delta Air Lines Mumbai-New York direct flight services will resume from December 24, 2019. The route will be served by a newly renovated Boeing 777-200LR, with seatback entertainment throughout, Wi-Fi connectivity and free mobile messaging.       At present, …

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  • Airbnb collaborating to transform New York City hotel into urban lodging

    Published on : Monday, April 29, 2019

    Airbnb partners with New York real estate developer, RXR Realty to transform some portions of New York City into a “new category of urban lodging”.     Airbnb are fundamentally offering hotel rooms with living rooms and kitchens that can …

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  • London and New York are top business travel destinations for U.S. business travellers

    Published on : Wednesday, April 24, 2019

    The top city for U.S. business travellers was London, followed by Frankfurt, Tokyo, Paris and Amsterdam as per ‘2018 Cities & Trends Report’ by BCD Travel which is a global travel management company. New York City topped the list of domestic …

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  • New York to have world’s tallest modular hotel, NoMad

    Published on : Monday, April 22, 2019

    Marriott is set to build the world’s tallest modular hotel in New York which will be erected in 90 days.There will be 168 guest rooms in the 360-foot-tall AC Hotel and New York NoMAD will be built in a factory …

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  • Infinite Luxury appoints new marketing team for business expansion

    Published on : Monday, April 8, 2019

    Infinite Luxury marketing team gets new appointment in order to boost the workflow. Infinite Luxury, the management company of Kata Rocks has announced the appointment of its newest senior team members that further strengthens its marketing team.     Michael …

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  • M&R Hotel welcomes Paul Viapiano as Regional Operations Director

    Published on : Friday, March 15, 2019

    M&R Hotel Management has appointed Paul Viapiano as regional operations director. He will be responsible for four hotels representing more than 600 guest rooms in Midtown Manhattan.     Paul Viapiano, a 28-year hospitality industry veteran, oversees the 226-room Fairfield …

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  • 30 injured as Turkish airlines flight to New York hits turbulence

    Published on : Monday, March 11, 2019

    About 45 minutes before landing at JFK, Turkish Airlines Flight 1 hit the turbulence. 30 people were injured with the suffering ranging from bumps, bruises, cuts to a broken leg. As per the Federal Aviation Administration, the crew declared an …

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  • Margaritaville Resort, NY to have new five food and beverage concepts

    Published on : Friday, March 1, 2019

    IMCMV Holdings, Inc., will open five food and beverage venues at the new Margaritaville Resort. These include including a Margaritaville Restaurant, LandShark Bar & Grill and a 5o’ Clock Somewhere Bar. IMCMV Holdings, Inc. is the primary licensee for Jimmy …

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  • U.S. tourism saw a drop from the Asian market last year

    Published on : Monday, February 25, 2019

    The latest findings from ForwardKeys revealed that tourist arrivals in the US from the Asia Pacific region went down by 3.2% in 2018.     The drop in the U.S.-bound tourism in the second half of 2018 was mainly due …

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