Tag Archives for Fairmont.

Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 2, 2013

A sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: There’s word that JetBlue may reveal its new first class-style premium seat on Monday in San Diego at the Global Business Travel Association conference. The new product is expected to appear on select Airbus A321 transcon flights in 2014, including JFK to LAX. American Airlines…

Continue Reading »

Hotel panic buttons, mini-bar upgrades & revenue, Trump in D.C., healthy room service and a smoke-free casino

In other hotel industry news last week… Many New York City hotels plan to provide their housekeepers, waiters and mini-bar attendants with ‘panic buttons’ in the near future. Not necessarily stemming from the recent accusations against French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the devices have been included as a new requirement in a seven-year deal between the…

Continue Reading »