Hilton Worldwide Launches New Lifestyle Brand

Hilton Worldwide has launched a new lifestyle brand called Canopy by Hilton, its second new brand this year. Located in both new-build and conversion properties, the brand has garnered 11 letters-of-intent to open in London, Portland, Miami, Washington DC, San Diego, Nashville, Savannah, Indianapolis, Charlotte, Oklahoma City and Ithaca.   The hospitality giant has opted … Continue reading

Etihad Begins Los Angeles Flights

Etihad Airways has launched flight services between Abu Dhabi and Los Angeles. The UAE national airline’s inaugural flight to California took off this morning at 0915 hrs, becoming one of the longest commercial flights in the world.   Flight EY 171 will depart Abu Dhabi International Airport at 0850 hrs daily, arriving in Los Angeles … Continue reading

Etihad Ups The Bar On Luxury With New Products

The national airline of the UAE, Etihad Airways, has raised the stakes in the intense competition of luxury air travel with the unveiling of its next-generation of cabin products. The Abu Dhabi-based carrier introduced new First, Business and Economy Class seats for its upcoming fleet of Airbus A380 jets and Boeing 787 Dreamliners today, promising … Continue reading

Etihad To Add Dallas, Perth In 2014

Etihad Airways continues its expansion with the announcement of plans to connect the UAE capital to Dallas and Perth in 2014. The national airline of the UAE will fly 3 times weekly to Texas and daily to Western Australia, boosting the hub status of its Abu Dhabi base.   Abu Dhabi – Dallas/Fort Worth Scheduled … Continue reading

Philadelphia To Be Qatar Airways’ Next North American Destination

Qatar Airways has announced plans to begin nonstop flights between Doha and Philadelphia, making the city its newest gateway in the USA.   When services begin in March 2014, flight QR 727 will depart Doha’s new Hamad International Airport at 0100 hrs, arriving at Philadelphia International Airport at 0750 hrs. On the return leg, flight … Continue reading