Tag: Chicago

Nation’s largest Convention Center converted into COVID-19 Alternate Care Facility
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Nation’s largest Convention Center converted into COVID-19 Alternate Care Facility

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2020

Chicago's McCormick Place Convention Center is being re-purposed as an Alternate Care Facility (ACF) and will use Epic—the medical records ... Read More

Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago
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Bird shared electric scooter program launches in Chicago

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Today, June 15, 2019, Bird's shared electric scooter fleet lands on the streets of Chicago as part of the city-run ... Read More

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation
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Chicago Marriott Schaumburg announces $22 million renovation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Chicago Marriott Schaumburg has officially begun a $22 million renovation, with an expected completion date of August 2019. The property ... Read More

Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion
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Le Méridien Hotels: European summer promotion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Le Méridien is an upscale, international hotel brand with a European perspective, formerly headquartered in France and in the United ... Read More

World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails
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World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

The 150th anniversary celebration of the transcontinental railroad's completion isn't over yet. Union Pacific is just gathering steam following its May 9 ceremony ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type
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ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

ExpressJet Airlines operates as United Express, on behalf of United Airlines , to serve more than 100 airports across the ... Read More

Participative tourism: International Greeters Association created in Brussels
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Participative tourism: International Greeters Association created in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Greeters are local people who give tourists an unusual, original and personal insight into their city or neighborhood, in a ... Read More

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America
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Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Global hospitality group Accor continues to present record growth figures in North & Central America, a key region for the ... Read More

United Airlines new innovating tool
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United Airlines new innovating tool

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

United Airlines is introducing ConnectionSaver, a new tool dedicated to improving the experience for customers connecting from one United flight ... Read More

United Airlines’ new technology makes connecting the world easier than ever
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United Airlines’ new technology makes connecting the world easier than ever

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Just in time for the busy summer travel season, United Airlines is introducing ConnectionSaver, a new tool dedicated to improving ... Read More

United Airlines names new Senior Vice President of United Express
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United Airlines names new Senior Vice President of United Express

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

United Airlines today named Sarah Murphy senior vice president of United Express, where she will oversee the carrier's extensive regional ... Read More

Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled
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Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Travel network Virtuoso has revealed the 50 hotels and hospitality greats nominated for its coveted Best of the Best awards. ... Read More

Top holiday destinations for North American travelers
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Top holiday destinations for North American travelers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

With the summer holidays coming , Agoda reveals Tokyo, London and Las Vegas continue to hold the top destination spots ... Read More

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight
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United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the ... Read More

Hotel Bella Grace under new management
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Hotel Bella Grace under new management

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Hotel Bella Grace is situated in the historic Ansonborough neighborhood of downtown Charleston, S.C. The 50-room luxury boutique hotel is ... Read More

United Airlines makes history flying most eco-friendly commercial flight
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United Airlines makes history flying most eco-friendly commercial flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the ... Read More

FAA breaks ground for new Air Traffic Control Tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport
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FAA breaks ground for new Air Traffic Control Tower at Piedmont Triad International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) held a groundbreaking ceremony today for a new Air Traffic Control ... Read More

Timbers Resorts appoints Sean McLaughlin chief financial officer
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Timbers Resorts appoints Sean McLaughlin chief financial officer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Timbers Resorts, the leading developer and operator of luxury boutique properties around the globe, announces today the appointment of esteemed ... Read More

National Rosé Day: Celebrate with Chicago Rosé
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National Rosé Day: Celebrate with Chicago Rosé

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Latitude Beverage, the innovative company behind national wine brands such as 90+ Cellars and Lila Wines, is bringing the party ... Read More

Cambria Hotel Milwaukee Downtown announces official August opening
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Cambria Hotel Milwaukee Downtown announces official August opening

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Cambria Hotel Milwaukee Downtown, 503 N. Plankinton Ave., will officially open its doors this August. The new, sophisticated hotel was ... Read More

Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends
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Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends

editor editor- June 4, 2019

Trump Hotels™, the luxury brand of five-star hotels and resorts known for its exceptionally designed properties in iconic locations, shares ... Read More

Cambria Hotels: Break openings record
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Cambria Hotels: Break openings record

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

The Cambria Hotels brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International, is on pace to surpass 50 hotels open in top-tier markets ... Read More

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights
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With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

TAP Air Portugal just added the 100th aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus A330neo, as the carrier prepares to inaugurate ... Read More

United Airlines begins operations at LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B Eastern Concourse on June 2
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United Airlines begins operations at LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B Eastern Concourse on June 2

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

This weekend United customers traveling through New York-LaGuardia Airport will experience new gates on the Terminal B Eastern Concourse, following ... Read More

2019’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations in US named
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2019’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations in US named

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

With summer arriving and 52% of Americans reporting having unused vacation days last year, 2019 Best & Worst Cities for ... Read More

Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring
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Far-reaching effects: New EU aviation fuel tax will send airfares soaring

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

The European Commission is considering aviation fuel tax that is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by 11 percent and have ... Read More

Beachfront Cambria hotel breaks ground in Fort Lauderdale
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Beachfront Cambria hotel breaks ground in Fort Lauderdale

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Construction has begun on the Cambria Hotel Fort Lauderdale Beach, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. and developed by Hotel ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash
Travel Safety & Emergencies

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed ... Read More

Air India axes loss-making Mumbai-New York direct flight
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Air India axes loss-making Mumbai-New York direct flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

India's troubled national flag carrier announced its decision to discontinue their direct service between Mumbai and New York, due to ... Read More

Pride flies with United Airlines
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Pride flies with United Airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Today, United Airlines announced new and exciting opportunities to help customers celebrate Pride Month through MileagePlus Exclusives benefitting United charity ... Read More

Start Me Up in June: Rolling Stones announce re-scheduled North American tour
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Start Me Up in June: Rolling Stones announce re-scheduled North American tour

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

The Rolling Stones announced the rescheduling of their 2019 ‘No Filter’ North American tour in full. All the cities from ... Read More

Star Alliance launches Connection Service at Newark Liberty International Airport
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Star Alliance launches Connection Service at Newark Liberty International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

The Star Alliance Connection Service is now available at Newark Liberty International Airport. This assists passengers with tight connections between ... Read More

U.S. DOT approves United Airlines’ new service to Tokyo Haneda
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U.S. DOT approves United Airlines’ new service to Tokyo Haneda

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that United Airlines was tentatively granted a total of four daily nonstop ... Read More

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX
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Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, reacted to today's U.S. House Committee on ... Read More

Teneo Hospitality Group names April Egloff Director of Sales Midwest
People in Travel & Tourism

Teneo Hospitality Group names April Egloff Director of Sales Midwest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

Teneo Hospitality Group has appointed April Egloff as Director of Sales Midwest. Ms. Egloff will concentrate on the US Midwest ... Read More

2019’s Best Summer Travel Destinations: Planning perfect summer getaway
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2019’s Best Summer Travel Destinations: Planning perfect summer getaway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

With summer approaching, 2019's Best Summer Travel Destinations report compared 100 metro areas across 40 key indicators of budget- and ... Read More