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Frontier is moving into a new California city with extremely low fares to take on America's newest airline

A Frontier Airlines Airbus A321. Carlos Yudica/ Frontier Airlines is starting flights to Burbank, California from Denver, Las Vegas, and Phoenix in July. The announcement comes America's newest airline launched in April with its first base there. Introductory fares on Frontier are just $19, the same as Avelo's starter fares. See more stories on Insider's business page. Frontier Airlines is adding Burbank, California to its schedules this summer in a move that p...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, California, Planes, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Atlanta, Flying, Alaska, Deutsche Bank, Aviation, Airbus, West Coast

Even more iconic planes are disappearing from the skies earlier than planned as the coronavirus continues to wreak airline havoc

A Qantas Airbus A380. TIM WIMBORNE/Reuters The steep drop in travel caused some airlines to move up retirement dates for aging aircraft. Older aircraft are on the chopping block as airlines turn to newer ones like the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A350 XWB. The Airbus A380 and Boeing 747 are quickly vanishing due to their size and cost to operate. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Aircraft are quickly becoming COVID-19 casualties.As Boeing and Airbus continue to ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, Hong Kong, Europe, New York, Texas, London, News, Air Travel, Australia, California, Washington, Singapore, Air Canada, Planes

New York City Market Continues To Lead The U.S. Construction Pipeline

In the recent U.S. Construction Pipeline Trend Report released by Lodging Econometrics (LE), at the close of Q1'21, New York City continues to hold the lead amongst U.S. markets for the most projects in the U.S. construction pipeline with 145 projects/24,762 rooms. Other U.S. markets that follow are Los Angeles with 144 projects/23,994 rooms, Dallas with 135 projects/16,260 rooms, Atlanta with 132 projects/18,264 rooms, and Orlando with 98 projects/17,536 rooms.
Tags: Travel, New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Dallas, Orlando, Lodging Econometrics LE, U S Construction Pipeline

#AbuDhabi’s Murban Crude Priced After First Month of Trading - Bloomberg

Abu Dhabi’s Murban Crude Priced After First Month of Trading - Bloomberg Abu Dhabi for the first time used futures contracts it launched in March to price its benchmark Murban oil grade.Government-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Co.’s Murban crude will sell for $63.35 a barrel in June, according to a company statement. That’s down from April’s level of $63.94 for the emirate’s flagship crude.Abu Dhabi is changing the way it prices its most valuable export, shifting from a retroactive pricing syst...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Atlanta, Bloomberg, West Texas Intermediate, Abu Dhabi, ADNOC, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Abu Dhabi National Oil Co, Bloomberg Abu Dhabi, Murban, ICE Futures Abu Dhabi, Intercontinental Exchange Inc Murban

16 charming Airbnbs in Savannah that put you in or near the city's historic district

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb Savannah is a well-preserved historic city with great weather, pretty parks, and delicious food. Experts and the CDC say private Airbnbs are safe because they promote social distancing. We found top-rated Airbnbs in Savannah with central locations, great decor, and affordable prices. If you're looking to steep yourself in a slice of well-preserved history, you'll want to visit Savannah, ...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Hollywood, Cdc, Trends, Atlanta, Atlantic, Hilton, New Orleans, Airbnb, Sarah, Robert Redford, Charleston, Savannah, Jacksonville Florida, Savannah College of Art

the concept of intersectionality: what it is, what it's not, why we need it

Women Friendly Cities Challenge After the recent, horrific murders in Atlanta of eight people, six of whom were Asian or Asian-American spa workers, there was a lot of discussion online about the nature of these killings. Were they acts of anti-Asian hatred? Were they acts of misogyny? Were they motivated by the hatred of sex workers, as evidenced from the shooter's statements?  Is there another choice, all of the above?  This is where the concept of intersectionality comes in. This w...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Atlanta, Feminism, Black, CRENSHAW, Kimberle Crenshaw, Maxfield, Bigotry, Laura K, Combahee River Collective, Mary Maxfield Maxfield

hihotels Signed and/or Activated Four Properties in Q1

(ATLANTA, April 6, 2021) - hihotels by Hospitality International, a recognized leader in franchising of conversion and new build hotels for economy lodging, is pleased to report that the company signed and/or activated four properties into the system during the first quarter of 2021.
Tags: Travel, Atlanta, Hospitality International

Delta spent the pandemic earning goodwill from passengers and workers. It might be about to vanish.

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty and PAULO NUNES DOS SANTOS/AFP/Getty Delta Air Lines and CEO Ed Bastian are facing boycotts in response to Georgia's new controversial voter rights law. Bastian initially praised the bill but later came out against its strict measures that limit voting capabilities. Boycotts from Georgia's business community could seriously impact Delta's bottom line. See more stories on Insider's business page. It started wi...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Texas, News, Air Travel, Planes, America, Trends, Crisis Management, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Analysis, Flying, Delta, Aviation

#AbuDhabi’s Murban Crude Trades in Bid for Global Benchmark - Bloomberg video

Abu Dhabi’s Murban Crude Trades in Bid for Global Benchmark - Bloomberg Abu Dhabi started trading futures contracts for Murban crude, its biggest oil grade, in a bid to create a benchmark for the energy market.The aim is “to make sure that Murban is a globally freely traded commodity and allows everybody around the world to use it either for pricing or hedging their risk,” Khaled Salmeen, executive director of supply and trading at government-run Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., said in an interview...
Tags: Travel, Atlanta, Opec, Abu Dhabi, Bloomberg Television, Intercontinental Exchange Inc, ADNOC, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Abu Dhabi National Oil Co, Global Benchmark Bloomberg Abu Dhabi, Murban, Khaled Salmeen

Supporting The Asian And Pacific Islander Community

Airbnb's mission is to create a world where anyone can belong anywhere, and racism in any form stands in the way of this mission. We denounce all forms of racial discrimination against the Asian and Pacific Islander community, including the rise in anti-Asian xenophobia during the pandemic and the targeted, racist hate crime in Atlanta. While violence towards this community has increased during the pandemic, discrimination towards Asian and Pacific Islanders has been a longstanding and gl...
Tags: Travel, Atlanta, Pacific Islanders, Pacific Islander

Koko trail viewing platform to be repaired, not removed; bill advances allowing nurses to perform abortions; Maui grappling with rising COVID-19 infections, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Koko Crater Trail PC:Honolulu Parks & RecreationViewing platform atop Koko Crater Trail won’t be torn down. The city announced Thursday that the metal grate platform at the top of the hike will not to removed until a new one is constructed. Hawaii News Now. Star-Advertiser. KHON2. KITV4.Swelling inmate populations prompt new fears about COVID outbreaks. Although pandemic rules to lower the number of inmates eased overcrowding last year, officials worry more prison COVID outbreaks could s...
Tags: Travel, Atlanta, United States, Hawaii, House, Hawaii Island, North Shore, Maui, Department Of Health, Koko, Hawaii County, Legislature, West Hawaii, Oahu, House Committee, SCP

Southwest Airlines just resumed Boeing 737 Max flights and may go all-in with a reported order for 'dozens' of new jets

Southwest Airlines' grounded Boeing 737 Max fleet. REUTERS/Mike Blake Southwest Airlines resumed flights with the Boeing 737 Max on Thursday. The day has 32 departures planned to 15 different cities in the strongest Max resumption of any US airline. Southwest is reportedly nearing a deal for "dozens" of new Boeing 737 Max 7 jets, Reuters reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. Southwest Airlines is all in on the Boeing 737 Max. Passenger flights on the aircraft for...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Planes, US, Trends, Atlanta, Chicago, Flying, Hawaii, New Orleans, Dallas, Aviation, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Airlines

Horwath HTL Market Report: US Lodging Market Update: Oct 2020

In the October edition of the Lodging Market Overview by Horwath HTL Atlanta, signs of gradual increases in weekly room night demand and weekly room nights available show that the lodging market is on a cautious trajectory to 2019 levels.
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CGI Merchant Group Hospitality Fund to Invest in Atlanta HBCU Morris Brown College With $30 Million Hotel Development Project

ATLANTA  - CGI Merchant Group, LLC (CGI) — a minority-owned global investment management firm with a focus in real estate and private equity — announced today it will make a $30 million investment in the historic Morris Brown College to convert existing facilities into a 150-key upscale hotel and hospitality management training complex. Construction of the 90,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility is expected to begin later this year.
Tags: Travel, Atlanta, Morris Brown College, CGI Merchant Group Hospitality Fund, CGI Merchant Group LLC CGI

Shiji Distribution Solutions Partners with TravelgateX to Increase Reach into Demand Channels

ATLANTA, GA, February 23, 2021 - Shiji Group has announced a new partnership between leading global hospitality distribution provider Shiji Distribution Solutions and TravelgateX, global marketplace for the travel trade, to increase access to both supply network and demand channels.
Tags: Travel, Atlanta, Shiji Group, Shiji Distribution Solutions, Shiji Distribution Solutions Partners

hihotels by Hospitality International Reveals 2020 Award Winners

(ATLANTA, February 22, 2021) - hihotels by Hospitality International, a recognized leader in franchising of conversion and new build hotels for economy lodging, is pleased to announce the winners of its 2020 awards. These winning properties rose above all the nominees in meeting and exceeding the company's standards of operations last year.
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The New York City Market is Back on Top and Leads the U.S. Hotel Construction Pipeline

In the recent U.S. Construction Pipeline Trend Report released by Lodging Econometrics (LE), at the close the fourth quarter of 2020 and after more than 6 quarters since leading all U.S. markets in the number of pipeline projects, New York City has regained top billing again with 150 projects/25,640 rooms. Other U.S. markets that follow are Los Angeles with 148 projects/24,808 rooms; Dallas with 147 projects/17,756 rooms; Atlanta with 140 projects/19,863 rooms, recording a record-high num...
Tags: Travel, New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Dallas, Orlando, Lodging Econometrics LE, U S Hotel Construction Pipeline, New York City Market

Photos show crowded airports during Christmas as Americans buck the CDC's recommendation to stay home

Travelers wearing face masks arrive at Orlando International Airport on the day before Christmas. Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images Photos of crowded US airports during the Christmas holiday showed how many Americans ignored the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendation to stay home.  The US has reported record COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations this month, with more than 19 million cases nationwide.  As of December 28, Southern California and San Joaquin Valley re...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, California, Cdc, Planes, US, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Ronald Reagan, United Kingdom, New Jersey, Delta, Food And Drug Administration

Disney launches Star as streaming service, add-on to Disney+ outside US, Hotstar has ~26mn subscribers

Disney is using its Indian Star brand as a way to distribute its general entertainment content, including sports and TV shows targeted at older audiences, in markets outside the US. The company announced this in its Investor Day event (watch video here). In many countries where Disney+ is already available, Star will launch as an opt-in brand that will require users to consent to more mature shows and films. In Latin America, Disney will launch Star+ (not to be confused with Star Plus, the Hindi...
Tags: Travel, News, Singapore, India, Disney, US, Atlanta, Star, Walt Disney Company, Hulu, Rebecca Campbell, India Indonesia, Hotstar, Disney Star, Uday Shankar, Christine McCarthy

Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG) Ramps Up Lender Real Estate Owned (REO) Management and Receivership Activity

Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), an Atlanta-based, private hotel investment, ownership and management company, today announced that it has begun to ramp up its Real Estate Owned (REO) management and receivership activity with the addition of two foreclosed IHG franchised hotels in Killeen, Texas. The company expects its role assisting lenders to continue to expand as industry RevPAR levels remain at roughly half of 2019 performance levels and an on-going surge in COVID-19 inf...
Tags: Travel, Atlanta, Ihg, Hospitality Ventures Management Group HVMG, Killeen Texas, Real Estate Owned REO

Delta is launching a new passengers contact-tracing initiative as new lockdowns ruin the airline's plans to stop burning through cash

A Delta Air Lines Airbus A350-900 XWB. viper-zero / Delta Air Lines is introducing a voluntary contact tracing program for international arrivals to the US. Passengers will be asked for their full name, email address, contact numbers, and address in the US to be sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CEO Ed Bastian announced in the same memo that the airline will not achieve its goal of daily losses of $10 million for the fourth quarter and will fall short...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Navy, Cdc, Planes, US, Trends, Atlanta, Rome, Flying, Delta, Aviation, Airbus, Pfizer

Service Properties Trust Completes Transfer of 99 Hotels to Sonesta

Service Properties Trust (Nasdaq: SVC), or SVC, today announced that it has completed the transition of branding and management for 99 hotels to subsidiaries of Sonesta International Hotels Corporation, or Sonesta, from InterContinental Hotels Group plc, or IHG. Three additional hotels located in Canada and Puerto Rico will transition to Sonesta in mid-December and one hotel located in Atlanta, GA will continue to be managed by IHG.
Tags: Travel, Atlanta, Canada, Ihg, Puerto Rico, InterContinental Hotels Group PLC, Sonesta International Hotels Corporation, Sonesta

All 11 US airlines are running Black Friday sales, but the meager discounts are just another sign of an industry in crisis — here's the list

Flying on a Spirit Airlines Airbus A320neo. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider All 11 major US airlines are participating in Black Friday in which flyers can get the jump on deals for 2021 travel. Those not offering discounted flights are offering sale prices or bonuses when purchasing points or miles.  International flight deals are largely missing as travel restrictions continue to hinder where Americans can travel.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Black Friday is here, ...
Tags: Travel, Black Friday, Transportation, New York, News, Air Travel, Boston, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Atlanta, Flying, Alaska, Hawaii, Emirates, Aviation

Delta launches the first quarantine-free travel from the US to Europe, thanks to a new testing program that reduces infection chances on a flight to '1 in a million'

Noam Galai/Getty Images Delta is trialing a new testing program that will allow passengers to travel to Europe without quarantine. The airline is piloting the scheme on flights between Rome and Atlanta from December alongside Italian airline Alitalia. Passengers will have to take two COVID-19 tests before boarding the plane in the US, and another one upon arrival in Italy. If the Delta flights are 60% full and the tests are combined with other protective measures, the risk of COVID-19 inf...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, White House, US, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Eu, Rome, Delta Airlines, Tourism, Italy, Delta, Transport, Aviation

Inside the COVID-19 vaccine airlift: How cargo carriers plan to distribute the world's soon-to-be most valuable drugs to market

Cargo planes will be crucial is getting a COVID-19 vaccine to the furthest reaches of the world in the shortest time. Oed/ullstein bild/Getty Air cargo carriers are gearing up to transport a vaccine for the novel coronavirus if one is approved, in the second COVID-19 airlift of 2020. Each vaccine comes with its own requirements for shipping, with Pfizer's being among the most challenging as it requires storage temperatures of -94 degrees Fahrenheit, presenting a problem for aircraft. Vacci...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, Trends, Atlanta, Flying, Netherlands, Emirates, Dubai, Belgium, Aviation, Michigan

Emaar's founder Alabbar sees situation getting better in 9 to 12 months | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Emaar's founder Alabbar sees situation getting better in 9 to 12 months | ZAWYA MENA Edition Mohamed Alabbar, founder of Emaar Properties and e-commerce platform, hopes that the economic situation will be better in the next nine to 12 months as the world anxiously waits for the Covid-19 vaccine.“I believe life will go back to normal and we are not going to have big damage to shopping malls. There is damage to malls in America because there is an overbuilt situation… I truly believe that...
Tags: Travel, America, Atlanta, Bloomberg, Uae, Emaar Properties, Xin Zhang, Emaar, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Mohamed Alabbar, Alabbar, SOHO China, Keisha Lance Bottoms

Parliamentary Committee on personal data summons iSPIRT, PayPal, Visa, Mastercard, Cyble

The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the Personal Data Protection Bill has summoned cybersecurity firm Cyble and payments company PayPal for depositions later today. The Committee has also summoned Bangalore-based think tank iSPIRT, and card network companies Mastercard and Visa for deposition on November 20. Today, the JPC will also hear from companies that have not submitted their post-evidence replies. This follows four meetings of a clause-by-clause analysis of the Bill that were held ...
Tags: Travel, News, Southeast Asia, India, Atlanta, Paypal, Committee, Mastercard, Bangalore, BigBasket, Visa, Infosys, Ken, Parliamentary Committee, Nandan Nilekani, Meenakshi Lekhi

Access Point Financial Secures $8.85 Million To Refinance the Grand Rapids’ Delta Hotel by Marriott

ATLANTA - November 12, 2020 - Access Point Financial, LLC (APF), a leading direct lender and specialty finance company focused exclusively on the hospitality industry, today announced the completion of an agreement with Lodging Opportunity Fund REIT to refinance the Delta by Marriott in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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‘Facebook can’t be trusted to self-regulate’: Former employee tells Delhi’s Peace and Harmony committee

Governments don’t really understand technology well, and the more knowledgeable they are, the better they will hold Facebook accountable, said Mark Luckie, a witness before the Delhi Legislative Assembly’s Peace and Harmony Committee. He argued that Facebook could not be trusted to self-regulate, and that this was the governments’ job. Luckie is a former employee of Facebook based in the city of Atlanta, in the United States, who left the company in 2018 after accusing it of not doing enough to ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, News, Supreme Court, BJP, US, Atlanta, United States, Myanmar, Rohingya Muslims, The Wall Street Journal, Hate Speech, Delhi, Harmony, Wall Street Journal, Committee

Oil-Rich #AbuDhabi to Start Trading in Crude Futures From March - Bloomberg

Oil-Rich Abu Dhabi to Start Trading in Crude Futures From March - Bloomberg Oil-rich Abu Dhabi will open a commodities exchange in March to rival those of Middle Eastern neighbors and allow investors to trade its crude using futures contracts for the first time.The ICE Futures Abu Dhabi exchange will open on March 29 and offer contracts based on the emirate’s flagship Murban crude grade, pending regulatory approvals, Intercontinental Exchange Inc. said in a statement Monday. The Atlanta-based op...
Tags: Travel, Atlanta, Bloomberg, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Intercontinental Exchange Inc, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Abu Dhabi National Oil Co, Bloomberg Oil, Rich AbuDhabi, Rich Abu Dhabi, OPEC Murban

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