Posts filtered by tags: TWA Hotel[x]


JFK’s abandoned TWA terminal hotel

This long-abandoned terminal at JFK is about to get a makeover. The TWA Flight Center first opened in 1962, back when JFK was called the Idlewild Airport. The terminal closed in 2001 because it couldn’t support the size of the modern airplane, but now it’s slated to reopen on May 15 as the TWA Hotel. Photo: TWA Hotel Located in two new buildings behind the old terminal, the hotel will be the first in-airport hotel in JFK, outfitted with a retro aesthetic that evokes the airport’s past. Eac...
Tags: Travel, Paris, Jfk, All, Paris Cafe, Jean Georges Vongerichten, TWA, Airport Hotel, Idlewild Airport, TWA Hotel, In-airport Hotel, Jfk Hotel, Jfk Terminal, Jfk Terminal Hotel, Lisbon Lounge, Lockheed Constellation L 1649A

TWA Hotel at New York's JFK airport to open for bookings

TWA’s classic Flight Center has been turned into a new hotel inspired by 1960s decor and Jet Age nostalgia“Nobody likes to hang around airports” ran TWA’s 1960s slogan – but the new TWA Hotel at New York’s JFK airport aims to encourage travellers to do just that. The former airline’s stylish terminal building, designed by Eero Saarinen and opened in 1962, is being redeveloped into a 512-bedroom property. The midcentury modern-inspired hotel will open on 15 May, with bookings starting on 14 Febru...
Tags: Travel, New York, Hotels, World news, US news, Airline Industry, Jfk Airport, United States Holidays, New York Holidays, North And Central America Holidays, TWA, Eero Saarinen, Saarinen, TWA Hotel, New York 's JFK Airport

Travel News: February 11, 2019

TWA Hotel reservations open on Valentine’s Day Travel Weekly The TWA Hotel at New York’s Kennedy Airport will begin taking reservations on Feb. 14. Bookings will be accepted for stays beginning on May 15, with reservations available solely via the hotel’s website. Daytime-only reservations also will be available this spring, offering travelers a place to shower, rest or work during a layover. The hotel also suggests travelers head to the hotel after an early morning arrival instead of getting s...
Tags: Travel, New York, India, Disney, Delhi, Mumbai, News And Deals, Daytona Beach, Kennedy Airport, Daytona International Speedway, IATA, Belt Parkway, TWA Hotel, Van Wyck Expressway Delhi, CAPA Centre for Aviation A Foundation Stone

The TWA Hotel brings retro style to JFK airport

The legendary TWA Flight Center at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York will be getting a new lease on life as a hotel. It promises to bring a retro 1960s glamor for people staying there
Tags: New York, Cnn, John, Jfk Airport, Kennedy International Airport, TWA, TWA Hotel

Previewing The TWA Hotel at John F Kennedy International Airport: Inside the model room for Eero Saarinen's reimagined 1962 TWA Flight Center

As hard as it may be to imagine that one of NYC's most anticipated hotels will be opening at JFK Airport, of all places, new model room images only stir excitement over the forthcoming TWA Hotel. In the Eero Saarinen-designed TWA Flight Center, once...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Design, Hotels, Jfk Airport, Kennedy International Airport, TWA, Eero Saarinen, Eerosaarinen, TWA Hotel, Twahotel, Jfkairport, Hotelrooms, Stonehilltaylor

The Only Hotel Opening Next Year I’m Genuinely Excited For

A couple of days ago the developers of the new TWA Hotel unveiled a model guest room for the property that opens next year. It's not inside the old TWA terminal itself (yet). Instead the guest room and hotel hallway are inside a vacant hangar at JFK Airport’s Building 87. Inside the building is Jack Frye's desk and chair, he was President of TWA from 1934 to 1947. They've even got TWA fire extinguishers. Yes the hotel will have a TWA museum. Continue reading The Only Hotel Opening Next Year I’...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Jfk Airport, TWA, TWA Hotel, Jack Frye

Exclusive first look: Inching closer to launch, TWA Hotel unveils room design

The TWA Hotel's signature room items includes rotary dial phones, iconic midcentury modern architecture and  TaB sodas in the mini-bar.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, TWA, TWA Hotel

Travel News: March 29, 2018

TWA Hotel soars toward spring 2019 opening Curbed NY Eero Saarinen’s midcentury TWA Terminal is approaching its next destination as the TWA Hotel. The second of the hotel’s two wings has topped out and installation is underway on the seven-panel soundproof exterior glass cladding, putting the hotel’s ambitious spring 2019 opening in sight. The hotel’s north wing topped out three months ago, exactly one year after developer MCR along with former TWA employees, elected officials, and Governor And...
Tags: Travel, Japan, London, Australia, Britain, Middle East, Sydney, Dubai, Qantas, Tokyo, Melbourne, Andrew Cuomo, Perth, Boeing, Heathrow Airport, Dreamliner

An Ode to the Observation Decks at JFK

You might notice the silhouetted figures of several individuals on the roof of the building above and behind the photo of this Pan Am DC-8-33 taken in the 1960’s. They are members of the public enjoying what was once the largest observation deck at JFK International Airport. It encompassed all of the International Arrivals Building (IAB) and its East and West Wing, including piers, for over a decade after the terminal’s opening in 1957. While the IAB roof was perhaps the most impressive of the I...
Tags: Aviation, Jfk, Kennedy, Boac, Iab, Pan Am, West Wing, Port Authority, JFK International Airport, Delta Sky Club, John F Kennedy International, Northwest Delta, TWA Hotel, International Arrivals Building IAB, Pan Am Worldport, Mel Lawrence Shea Oakley

Step back to the 1960s in New York's retro TWA Lounge

TWA has opened a glamorous, retro lounge in New York's One World Trade Center -- in preparation for the 2019 opening of the renovated TWA Hotel at New York's JFK International Airport.
Tags: New York, Cnn, TWA, One World Trade Center, TWA Lounge, TWA Hotel