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November 30, 2023

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Scandinavian Airlines Updates SkyTeam Timing As It Charts Its Path Out Of Bankruptcy (Source: The Points Guy)
Scandinavian Airlines, or SAS, is plotting its next steps as the airline prepares to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Part of that is looking forward to its departure from Star Alliance, which it co-founded 25 years ago, as it moves forward with new ownership and prepares to join SkyTeam.

Delta Air Lines Boosts January Flight Schedule (Source: Simple Flying)
Delta Air Lines is adding some 1,400 flights to its January scheduled, boosting capacity on about 20 routes. Most of the additional flights will take off from Delta’s hubs in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta, Los Angeles, Minneapolis and Salt Lake City.

General Interest

BCD Travel Reveals 2024 Travel Outlook (Source: HospitalityNet)
Leading travel management company BCD Travel published the fourth edition of its quarterly Travel Market Report. The Q4 report, dedicated to presenting an outlook for 2024, provides travel managers and buyers with insights on economic prospects, key risks, projected prices for air, hotel and car rental, sustainable travel trends, and more.


Hilton Plans 24 Hotel Openings Next Year (Source: Business Travel News)
Hilton Worldwide plans to open 24 new hotels globally in 2024, including company debuts in Asia-Pacific and Europe, and brand debuts in the United States, the company announced last week.  Thanks to an “increasing number of business travelers” who traveled for meetings and events—alongside “more travelers than ever” stepping out in 2023—Hilton plans to build on that momentum with more than two dozen hotel openings next year across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia-Pacific, the company said in a statement. 

New NYC Hotel Pays Tribute To Harlem’s Culture (Source: Travel Weekly)
The Renaissance New York Harlem Hotel has debuted in New York City and offers 211 guestrooms, a bar and lounge serving fusion fare and 9,000 square feet of event space. The new hotel, which is the brand’s fifth property in the city, honors the culture and artistic history of Harlem with artwork depicting Black musicians, including Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday and Cab Calloway.

Ground Transportation

15-Year Investment Set For Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor (Source: Construction Dive)
A 15-year timeline and $176 billion investment are planned for the passenger rail line linking Boston, New York City and Washington, D.C. Updating a 2021 plan, the Northeast Corridor Commission’s latest outline includes infrastructure upgrades and an almost 100% increase in Amtrak trains between New York and Washington, 50% more Amtrak trains between Boston and New York and 60% more commuter trains serving regional transit services.

Leisure Travel

Best Things To Do Off The Resort In Puerto Vallarta (Source: TravelPulse)
Puerto Vallarta is one of Mexico’s greatest beach destinations. Except these days, it is so much more than just a great beach town.  What was once a sleepy fishing village has transformed into a world-class city by the sea. One of the rare combinations of coastal getaway and amenity-packed city, the energy in Puerto Vallarta is unlike anywhere else in Mexico.

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