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  • San Francisco is going to close its streets as pandemic spikes

    Published on : Wednesday, April 22, 2020

    San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced that the city is launching a “slow streets” programme to aid with social distancing during the novel coronavirus pandemic.       Initially, 12 city streets will be closed to through traffic. Local vehicle …

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  • San Francisco hotel rooms to shelter homeless people

    Published on : Thursday, April 16, 2020

    The local lawmakers in San Francisco have given the Mayor 12 days to secure 7,000 hotel rooms to house the homeless population of the city during the coronavirus emergency, plus another 1,250 rooms for health frontline workers.     The …

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  • San Francisco tourism witnesses record numbers in 2019

    Published on : Saturday, February 29, 2020

    San Francisco tourism witnessed a record in 2019 with its 10th straight year of growth; however, major travel disruptions related to the corona virus scare could dampen this year.   The number of business and leisure visitors went up 1.4% to …

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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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  • Palace Hotel 45,000 sqft meeting and event space renovated

    Published on : Monday, May 20, 2019

    Palace Hotel has completed an extensive renovation to their 45,000 sqft meeting and event space. The Palace Hotel’s newly renovated function space includes three elaborate ballrooms, 23 meeting rooms, 4 executive boardrooms, a self contained conference area and full service …

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  • Record 25.8 million visitors set foot in San Francisco in 2018

    Published on : Friday, March 15, 2019

    San Francisco tourism set new records in 2018, and would keep up the growth momentum in 2019 as per the San Francisco Travel Association data. About 25.8 m visitors visited San Francisco in 2018, a 1.2 per cent growth over …

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  • Hawaiian Airlines flight diverted to San Francisco after flight attendant dies

    Published on : Monday, January 28, 2019

    A Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant died on a flight to New York that was diverted to San Francisco, officials with the airlines said on Friday.   A spokesperson for the Hawaiian Airlines said that they are deeply saddened by the …

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  • Sun Country Airlines adds its flight service from San Francisco to Hawaii

    Published on : Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    Sun Country Airlines will begin service from San Francisco to Hawaii on May 18 for the peak summer season, bulking up its service to the island state just as Southwest Airlines Co. plans to jump into the market.     …

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  • New York top Thanksgiving destination – ARC

    Published on : Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    New York, Orlando and Las Vegas are top three Thanksgiving destinations as per Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC).     ARC research is based n the ticket sales data from over 500,000 roundtrip itineraries for travel within the U.S. booked by …

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  • About 2500 San Francisco’s Marriott affiliated hotel workers join strike to curb work overload

    Published on : Friday, October 5, 2018

    Thousands of housekeepers, cooks and other workers at Marriott-affiliated hotels went on strike in San Francisco and San Jose after months of negotiations for job security, a wage increase and what unions call work overloads.     There are about …

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  • Strong odour forces Alaska Airlines to make emergency landing

    Published on : Tuesday, August 14, 2018

    A strong odour on board an aircraft of Alaska Airlines compelled the plane to go for an emergency landing on August 12.   The airplane was going from San Francisco to New Orleans.   It had no other choice but …

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  • Princess Cruises got “Top Cruise Line in the Mexican Riviera” Award

    Published on : Friday, July 27, 2018

    Princess Cruises has been named “Top Cruise Line in the Mexican Riviera” in Cruise Critic’s Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards.     In addition, the cruise line ranked in the top three cruise line in Hawaii (#2), Australia & New Zealand …

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  • Cigarette likely cause of InterContinental hotel fire

    Published on : Monday, July 23, 2018

    A small fire broke out on Sunday evening triggering a minor damage on a loading dock between the InterContinental Hotel and University of the Pacific’s Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry on Fifth Street in San Francisco.   Firefighters at …

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  • Princess Cruises introduces new ships to Mexico

    Published on : Monday, June 4, 2018

    Princess Cruises will bring the flavours and fun of Mexico in 2019 and 2020 with cruises to top ports of call and enhanced onboard culinary offerings, entertainment options and shore excursions. With more than 50 years of experience sailing the …

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  • San Francisco’s Stewart Southern Railway wins 2017 Safety Award

    Published on : Friday, March 23, 2018

    San Francisco’s Fillmore-based Stewart Southern Railway was awarded the Western Canadian Short Line Railway Association’s 2017 Safety Award, as they had a perfect record in 2017, with no incidents or security related issues.     Blair Stewart and his son …

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  • Three new US routes introduced by Icelandair

    Published on : Monday, January 15, 2018

    Three new flights from Rejykavik to the US has been announced by Icelandair, there will be three times weekly service to Kansas City from May 25.     Along with this two four-times-weekly service to San Francisco and Baltimore will …

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  • Columbus once more a hot Ohio market for Airbnb in 2017

    Published on : Friday, December 22, 2017

    Columbus was the leading Ohio market for Airbnb in 2017.   It was a year that witnessed the number of people renting our rooms and houses surge statewide by nearly 96%. Columbus hosts welcomed as much as 57,780 guest arrivals …

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  • Qantas Airlines to fly Dreamliners for new nonstop route from Melbourne to San Francisco

    Published on : Friday, December 15, 2017

    Qantas Airlines declared that this aviation company will use its new Boeing 787 Dreamliners to open a nonstop route between San Francisco and Melbourne, Australia.     The Australian carrier did not give a start date, saying only that it …

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  • Ctrip.com acquired Trip.com domain

    Published on : Monday, November 20, 2017

    Ctrip.com relaunches trip.com as the travel agency brand in English language.     China’s largest online travel agency announced that it acquired Trip.com domain as part of its acquisition of a startup company based in San Francisco of the same …

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  • World’s top restaurants recognized in TripAdvisor travellers’ choice awards

    Published on : Monday, October 16, 2017

    TripAdvisor, the travel site that helps find the latest reviews and lowest prices, announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice awards for the best fine dining restaurants around the world.     This year’s awards recognize nearly 400 fine dining …

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