Air Canada To Boost Brazilian Presence

Air Canada has announced a boost to its South American presence with the addition of a new route to Brazil. From 11 December 2014, the Star Alliance member will launch a non-stop service between Toronto and Rio de Janeiro, complementing its existing daily Toronto – Sao Paolo flight.   Operating thrice weekly, flight AC 098 … Continue reading

W Hotels Opens First Ski Resort In Verbier

Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ trendy W Hotels brand entered a new frontier this week with the opening of its first ski retreat. As the 45th hotel globally, the new W Verbier Hotels & Residences marks the brand’s entrance into Switzerland. Part of a multi-component luxury development complex owned by Les Trois Rocs, the property is located … Continue reading

Aloft Reaches 50 Hotels With Brooklyn Opening

Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ select service Aloft brand marked a milestone yesterday with the opening of the new Aloft New York Brooklyn, its 50th hotel worldwide. Occupying a prime location in the heart of downtown Brooklyn, the 176-room property is minutes from the world-renowned Brooklyn Academy of Music, the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, as well as dining, entertainment … Continue reading

Lufthansa To Restart Frankfurt – Rio De Janeiro

Lufthansa has announced that it will return to Rio de Janeiro later this year, taking advantage of the city’s popularity with business and leisure travellers drawn to its dynamic economic growth and world-famous landmarks such as Sugar Loaf Mountain and Copacabana Beach. Beginning 30 October 2011, the German airline will fly 5 times weekly to Brazil’s second largest city … Continue reading