Category Archives: Airlines

Hilton To Add More Hotels

Hilton Hotel Corporation anticipates adding 1,000 hotels in North America in the next five years. In addition to its North American properties, the brand anticipates adding 1,000 hotels to its international portfolio in the next 10 years. Hilton Hotels Corporation currently has more than 775 hotels and 110,000 rooms in development—the largest development pipeline for…

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Hotel Within A Hotel Debuts In Reno

The Summit at Grand Sierra Resort recently debuted as Reno’s first luxury hotel-within-a-hotel. Located on the 17th to 24th floors, Reno’s newest addition includes custom-designed suites that feature flat-panel TVs, MP3/iPod docking stations, DVD players, Wi-Fi Broadband access and 24-hour concierge and room services. The Summit Hotel is part of a 145-acre master redevelopment that…

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New Health Destination Proposed For Palm Springs Desert Resort Area

Approvals have been secured to grow Two Bunch Palms Resort and Spa in Desert Hot Springs, Calif. into a massive upscale development for the health conscious. Once completed, the proposed health and wellness destination would include an additional 285 hotel units, including villas, an IMAX theater and a comprehensive, health-oriented retail complex. The first phase…

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Mixed Use Development Slated For Southern Nevada

MGM Mirage recently announced a joint venture with Jeanco Realty Development, LLC to create a mixed-use development on 166 acres of land that the casino owns in Jean, Nevada. Located 25 miles south of Las Vegas, the mostly undeveloped site is well-positioned for multi-purpose use, along the I-15 corridor between Southern California and the Las…

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Airline Update

Horizon Air has been named the world’s best regional airline by Air Transport World magazine. The publication rated the Seattle-based carrier on strong product identity, friendly passenger service, reliability and commitment to local communities. The editors also honored the subsidiary of Alaska Air Group for its sustained profitability and technical innovation. horizonair.com Frontier Airlines received…

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Partnership Creates Nikki Beach Hotels

The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino recently announced that it has teamed up with Nikki Beach, a leading lifestyle and entertainment brand, to open a variety of Nikki Beach designed, branded and managed hotel facilities and entertainment venues in Reno, Nev. Plans call for a five-star Nikki Beach Hotel to occupy the top three floors…

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Nuevo Vallarta Resort In Top 100 Luxury Hotels

Grand Velas All Suites & Spa, an all-inclusive resort located in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, was chosen as one of the Top 100 Best Luxury Hotels in the world by TripAdvisor in its 2006 Travelers Choice awards. Travelers’ Choice winners are selected by millions of travelers who provide reviews or opinions on the company’s Web site….

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On The Horizon

Beginning April 8, Horizon Air will use larger aircraft, but reduce the number of flights, between Seattle and Victoria, BC. The expanded aircraft will boost the overall number of seats on the route by 43 percent. The current schedule of seven daily flights with the 37-seat plane will be replaced with four daily services on…

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Hot Bites

Should you be considering some of the hottest trends in menu-planning, put aside low-carb and start thinking organic produce, bottled water and bite-size goodies. In a National Restaurant Association “What’s Hot and What’s Not” survey, 1,146 chefs across the country rated a variety of food items “hot” or “cool/passé.”  Here is what you can expect…

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