Capital One announced it won a bid to open the company’s first-ever airport lounge at Dulles Airport (IAD) in Washington D.C. next year.
In view of the ongoing health crisis in Greater China, where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) originated in the Hubei province at the end of 2019, many major hotel operators have put provisions in place for guests who had already booked travel into or out of the affected region but are now deterred by fears of contracting the infection.
Alaska Airlines startled the airline world by announcing it will enter the Oneworld global alliance. It also plans to coordinate more deeply with American, especially after American launches London and Bangalore flights from Seattle. But will the two be able to compete with powerhouse Delta, which also flies internationally from Seattle? Continue reading Alaska Airlines Joins Oneworld Alliance: What That Means for Flights Out of Seattle
David Neeleman’s new airline promises to have good service at competitive prices. That’s his strategy at every airline, and it’s commendable. But Neeleman is also planning to operate what is essentially two business models at once. Can he pull it off?
Starbucks announced Monday a new partnership with OTG hospitality group to operate its airport locations, just one week after HMSHost ended its exclusivity agreement with the coffee giant.
Travelers often complain the airline industry rarely innovates on products, with most airlines trotting out the same experience, with a few tweaks, year-after-year.
As travelers seek experiences as diverse as their palates, demand for dynamic food and beverage programs is expanding globally. Continue reading How Hilton’s Luxury Brands Are Evolving Their Strategies to Prioritize Food and Beverage-Driven Experiences
One day after the U.S. State Department recommended travelers avoid travel to China because of concerns about the coronavirus, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines moved to suspend all flights between the United States and mainland China.