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Virgin Atlantic kicks off US expansion for Manchester Airport

Virgin Atlantic kicks off US expansion for Manchester Airport

30 March 2017 Airline News

Virgin Atlantic has kicked off a major growth drive at Manchester Airport, launching the first of a hat trick of new long haul routes to America. The airline waved off its inaugural service to San Francisco, the first ever direct route to northern California from the north of England.

New Hotel Californian coming to Santa Barbara

New Hotel Californian coming to Santa Barbara

22 March 2017 Hotel News

Santa Barbara’s most anticipated luxury property, the Hotel Californian, has announced a summer 2017 opening. Nearing completion in the heart of Santa Barbara, the hotel is located adjacent to the city’s vibrant Funk Zone and steps from the Pacific Ocean and the Union Station.

New president for Sixty Hotels

New president for Sixty Hotels

2 March 2017 Hotel News

Sixty Hotels, a brand established by brothers Jason, Michael, and Lawrence Pomeranc, has welcomed hotel industry veteran Kevin Osterhaus to team in the role of president.

Manchester Airport promotes USA options with new campaign

Manchester Airport promotes USA options with new campaign

16 January 2017 Airline News Tourism News

Manchester Airport has launched its first multi-channel, multi-audience marketing campaign to showcase the breadth of destinations it offers to the USA. The #USADirect campaign will see the airport reach out to all areas of its catchment area that spans as far north as the Scottish Borders, south to the Midlands, east to Yorkshire, and west to Merseyside and North Wales.

Norwegian to ramp up US East Coast services following DOT approval

Norwegian to ramp up US East Coast services following DOT approval

6 December 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Norwegian has outlined the next steps in its plans to launch transatlantic routes from Cork and Shannon Airport. The announcement comes as the airline’s Irish subsidiary Norwegian Air International was awarded a foreign carrier permit by the US authorities this weekend. Norwegian plans to operate daily transatlantic flights between Ireland and the US East Coast.

New tours launch at Prince’s Paisley Park home

New tours launch at Prince’s Paisley Park home

24 November 2016 Tourism News

Following a successful opening to the general public last month, Prince’s home and recording studio, Paisley Park in Minnesota, has announced that it is expanding and enhancing its tour of the legendary production complex. Set to launch next week, themed fan experience packages will be offered in addition to the current General Admission and VIP tours.

Aer Lingus to expand US schedule for 2017

Aer Lingus to expand US schedule for 2017

16 November 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Aer Lingus has announced its 2017 Dublin summer schedule offering passengers from the UK even greater choice when flying to North America. In addition to a host of additional frequencies, the airline has revealed further expansion of its long haul network with a new Dublin to Miami route, operating three times per week from September 2017.

Motown Museum to see $50m expansion in Detroit

Motown Museum to see $50m expansion in Detroit

16 November 2016 Tourism News

The world famous Motown Museum in Detroit has announced it will undergo a $50-million-dollar expansion starting in 2017. This will grow the Museum to a 50,000 square foot tourist attraction featuring dynamic, interactive exhibits, a state-of-the art performance theatre, unrivalled recording studios, an expanded retail experience and meeting spaces designed by world renowned architects and exhibit designers.

Hakkasan Group debuts Yauatcha brand in United States

Hakkasan Group debuts Yauatcha brand in United States

16 November 2016 Organisations & Operators

Hakkasan Group will debut its first US location of Yauatcha, a dim sum teahouse, on February 1st, 2017 in Honolulu. Located on the Grand Lanai level of the newly redeveloped International Market Place, the indoor-outdoor restaurant will feature dim sum, a patisserie, an extensive tea menu and eclectic mixology program in a contemporary setting with 276 seats.