Tag: Detroit

Shinola Hotel announces new General Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019 18:15

Shinola Hotel, a project behind two Detroit-based brands, luxury watchmaker Shinola and real estate firm Bedrock, which opened in early 2019, announced the appointment of Mark O’Brien as General Manager ... Read More

Accor hospitality group: Significant growth in North & Central America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 21:53

Global hospitality group Accor continues to present record growth figures in North & Central America, a key region for the Group’s global development strategy. Accor’s North & Central America portfolio ... Read More

Delta Air Lines to fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport from five U.S. cities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 00:45

Delta will be serving Tokyo’s preferred airport under a preliminary decision announced May 16 by the Department of Transportation, with new slot pairs for flights between Haneda Airport and Seattle, ... Read More

The perplexing search for purplicious luggage and the perils of windmills

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- April 12, 2019 22:43

April is Stress Awareness Month, but it is also National Humor Month, so I thought I’d go out on a limb and talk about something that stresses a travel bargain’s ... Read More

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 30, 2019 21:23

Architectural Digest Home Design Show Delivers 40,000 people (approximately) attended the AD Home Design Show earlier this month. Architects, interior designers, retailers and wholesalers, students and journalists, artists and gallery ... Read More

New Cambria hotels planned for Detroit and Portland, Maine

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 00:20

Choice Hotels International, Inc. inked agreements with Koucar Management to develop new Cambria hotels in Detroit and Portland, Maine. The upscale hotels are slated to open in 2020 and 2021, ... Read More

Teneo Hospitality Group appoints new Content & Design Specialist

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 16:05

Teneo Hospitality Group has appointed graphic designer and tech expert Victoria Myrand as Content and Design Specialist. In this newly created position, Ms. Myrand will expand Teneo’s digital marketing, social ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:42

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent monetary policies looming over markets, international businesses are under more ... Read More

Spirit Airlines takes to the skies with Disney

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 23:03

Spirit Airlines today unveiled its specially-themed Airbus A321 that features a larger-than-life image of the beloved Disney character Dumbo. The airline known for inspiring its Guests to take to the ... Read More

Delta proposes flights between Tokyo-Haneda airport and 5 new US cities

editor editor- February 22, 2019 00:01

Delta today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to launch daily daytime service between Tokyo-Haneda airport and Seattle, Detroit, Atlanta, and Portland, Ore., as well as twice-daily ... Read More

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

editor editor- February 14, 2019 03:05

The number of tourists arriving in the United States from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2%* last year, The Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii (a top destination for Japanese ... Read More

Bay Area’s No. 2 airport one of the fastest-growing in the US

editor editor- February 11, 2019 21:48

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached a new passenger record in 2018 by serving 14,319,292 million departing and arriving passengers, a 14.7 percent increase and a new record of ... Read More

Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 2, 2019 20:04

The "Grand" as it is called on the island, is a historic coastal resort with a spectacular 660-foot long, three-story high porch. Below this covered veranda is a manicured lawn ... Read More

Detroit’s neo-Gothic Metropolitan Building becomes first Michigan Element Hotel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 20:10

Element Hotels, part of Marriott International, along with Detroit-based Roxbury Group and Means Group, announce today the opening of Element Detroit at the Metropolitan, marking the debut of the stylish ... Read More

Airline says it’s body odor, passengers say it’s anti-Semitism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019 16:35

A couple and their 19-month-old daughter, booted from their American Airlines, after passengers complained about their 'overpowering body odor', say they were unfairly targeted because they are Jewish. Yossi Adler, ... Read More

Choice Hotels to develop 27 new WoodSpring Suites hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 18:15

Choice Hotels International, Inc. signed an agreement with CHECO Purchase Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Concord Hospitality, which has newly formed Common Oaks Lodging LLC, to develop 27 new WoodSpring ... Read More

Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 02:10

The Wayne County Airport Authority Board of Directors confirmed the appointment of Chad Newton as Chief Executive Officer of the Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA) on Wednesday. WCAA operates Detroit ... Read More

MGM Resorts announces new President & COO of CityCenter

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 00:51

MGM Resorts International announced today the appointment of Steve Zanella as President & Chief Operating Officer of CityCenter. Zanella will oversee daily operations of ARIA Resort and Casino and Vdara ... Read More

Mineta San José International Airport sets new record for travelers served

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 01:12

With the arrival of Alaska Airlines Flight #346 from Seattle today, Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) marked a significant milestone by serving its 14.3 millionth traveler. Passenger Sergio Aguilera, ... Read More

Tourism safety in Jamaica: Behind the current headlines of rape and cover up

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018 07:47

Jamaica recently emerged as one of the most progressive destinations in the world when it comes to travel tourism safety and security. Read More

Most stressful US airports this Christmas named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 13:30

To help empower travelers to make more informed decisions when it comes to holiday travel, travel experts reveal which airports to possibly avoid. • Experts predict New York's LaGuardia (LGA) ... Read More

Delta Air Lines carried 15.5 million passengers in ‘record’ November 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 06:10

Delta Air Lines today reported operating performance for November 2018. The company carried 15.5 million customers across its broad global network, a record for the month of November. For the ... Read More

Delta launches nonstop Detroit-Beijing service

editor editor- July 2, 2011 05:32

DETROIT, Mich. - Delta Air Lines today begins nonstop service between Detroit and Beijing, expanding its Asian gateway in Detroit with flights to a third city in China. Read More

Jazz Festival “Brings the World” to Detroit

editor editor- April 15, 2011 04:19

DETROIT, Mich. - Today, festival organizers announced the lineup for the 32nd annual Detroit Jazz Festival, Friday, Sept. 2 through Monday, Sept. 5, in downtown Detroit. Read More

Delta launches nonstop Detroit-Sao Paulo service

editor editor- October 22, 2010 03:31

DETROIT - Delta Air Lines today connects its Detroit hub and South America for the first time, with new nonstop service to Sao Paulo, Brazil, the airline's latest expansion into ... Read More

Aviation news: Delta Air Lines to begin flights between Haneda Airport in Tokyo and Detroit and LA

editor editor- July 16, 2010 06:12

ATLANTA, GA - Beginning January 29, 2011, Delta Air Lines will begin daily, year-round flights between Tokyo's Haneda Airport and Detroit and Los Angeles. Read More

Nasty floors, Nasty TSA: Detroit fails to impress

editor editor- December 21, 2009 05:08

The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes the busiest travel days. Some people save all year to afford the opportunity to visit relatives or take a long-deserved ... Read More

Delta: Biggest travel declines at Detroit, Cincinnati airports

editor editor- January 28, 2009 02:38

Delta Air Lines reported this morning that demand for air travel has dropped most at Detroit Metro Airport and at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Read More

Detroit gains new, non-stop flights to Rome, Italy

editor editor- December 17, 2008 02:45

Delta Air Lines has announced it will launch non-stop flights between Detroit Metro Airport and Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy, staring June 4. Read More

Crestline Hotels & Resorts announces new GM for Hilton Garden Inn

editor editor- September 16, 2008 03:59

DETROIT, MI (September 15, 2008) - Crestline Hotels and Resorts, Inc. announced today the appointment of Justin J. Read More

AirTran Airways relocates to new North Terminal at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

editor editor- September 11, 2008 02:12

ORLANDO, FL (September 10, 2008) - AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., announced today that the airline will relocate its Detroit operation to Gate D15 in the new, ... Read More

AeroMexico doubles Detroit service

editor editor- August 12, 2008 02:28

DETROIT - Six weekly flights to Monterrey and Mexico City starting Oct. 15 Read More

Detroit tourism discouraged by mayor’s jailing

editor editor- August 8, 2008 02:11

Larry Alexander, president and CEO of the Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau, was wooing out-of-town business leaders at the PGA golf championship this morning when news broke of Mayor ... Read More