Emirates Unbundles Business Class

In 2016, Tim Clark (Emirates’ president) announced that the airline was considering unbundling its business class – giving travelers the option to pay for all the frills of the business first class ticket, or to pay only for a great seat. The company is not only slowly implementing this new fare (called Special), but will also be introducing a premium economy class in 2020. Emirates’ new Special fare joins the other several types of business […]

Top 30 cheapest airports to fly domestic

Finance Buzz has recently conducted a study ranking 45 airports based on the average ticket price for domestic flights. Data was collected from the U.S. Department of Transportation and shows that Washington Dulles International Airport, VA, holds the highest average of $427.37 per ticket, while Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport, NV, is the cheapest with an average of $240.35. Bellow, the top 30 averages are: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA): $357.42 Los Angeles International […]

Home2 Suites by Hilton to open Bay Area’s first modular hotel property

Home2 Suites by Hilton announced the construction of its newest property: Home2 Suites by Hilton San Francisco Airport North. Designed for travelers who want to maintain their normal routine, the hotel will feature 155 suites and a range of value, tech-focused and eco-conscious amenities. This will not only be the first hotel build through modular construction in the Bay Area, but also the first of its kind in the Home2 Suites by Hilton portfolio. Adrian […]

Encore Resorts opens in Boston Harbor

Encore Boston Harbor officially opened its doors on June 24. The resort features 671 guest rooms and suites including New England’s largest standard hotel rooms, 15 dining and lounge venues, a 210,000-square-foot casino, 50,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space, an ultra-premium spa, and an all-year-round six-acre Harborwalk. Guests also have access to a robust water transportation system between Everett and Boston, as well as access to private box suites at Fenway Park, […]

Alaska Airlines to open new flagship lounge at SeaTac

Alaska Airlines will be inaugurating its new flagship lounge at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on July 12. Located in Concourse N, on the Mezzanine level (above gates N13-18), it will be the carrier’s biggest lounge so far (with 15,800 square feet), and will feature great views of the tarmac and runways. At SeaTac, fliers can get access to three Alaska Lounges in different locations: Concourse D (beyond the security checkpoint), open daily from 4:30AM until 8PM […]