Boutique hotel Ambassador Chicago recently introduced its J’Adore Ambassador Tour, encompassing five pillars the brand embraces every day: J’adore Culture, J’Adore Amour, J’Adore Celebration, J’Adore Sip & Savor and J’Adore Community. “There is so much to love about the Ambassador Chicago that we wanted to take

An experience every traveler may be familiar with? The dreaded flight delay. Whether for weather, technology or mechanical failure, flight delays always throw a huge wrench into travel plans. AirHelp, a leading air passengers’ rights advocate organization, surveyed the major airports in the United States and

The Luxury Collection debuted in Armenia last week with its first hotel in the country, The Alexander, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Yerevan. The property is the country’s first internationally branded luxury hotel. “Armenia is a destination with a deeply rooted history and rich culture, which has

Last month, an American Airlines flight traveling from San Francisco (SFO) to New York City  was forced to divert to Chicago (ORD) because its lavatories were reportedly inoperable. The cross-country flight left San Francisco shortly after 11 a.m. (EST) and was scheduled to arrive on the

ARIA Resort & Casino introduced new afternoon tea service, available Friday–Sunday, 12–4 p.m. Created in partnership with Art of Tea, the experience offers a selection of luxury teas, including Sakura, a white tea blend with floral tones; Immortal Nectar, a cave-aged Pu-erh black tea; and Eisai’s

After failing to secure emergency funding, WOW air ceased operations, canceled all remaining flights and left thousands stranded. The Icelandic budget airline was founded in 2011 by chief executive officer Skuli Mogensen and began operating in 2012. The airline’s low fares and growing popularity of its

When staying at this Bangkok hotel, book a suite for a few extras. When staying at the Bangkok Conrad hotel, guests who book a suite will enjoy a $100 credit each day of the stay. The credit can be used on drinks, room service, dinner and

The Bolton Hotel in Wellington, New Zealand, is offering a dinner, bed and breakfast deal for visitors. The offer includes a two-course set menu dinner, accommodations for two in a one-bedroom suite and a breakfast buffet for two in the morning. The offer is only available Friday–Sunday. Book

The Oberoi Udaivilas offers guests a chance to experience the City of Lakes with this offer. The offer includes accommodations for at least two nights, daily breakfast in the resort’s restaurant, 50 per cent savings on drinks during happy hour, 25 per cent savings on spa

Hyatt Hotels announced last month plans to add 14 properties and more than 2,100 guestrooms to its Indian properties. Hyatt acknowledges a ballooning tourism industry and relaxed visa rules as the biggest reasons for the big 24-month expansion. The expansion looks to include eight new markets

Storms and bad omens spelled disaster for the ill-fated Viking Sky after engine failure and terrifying conditions forced the airlifted evacuation of several hundred people, while hundreds more awaited their fate onboard. Videos circulating on social media show chaos as the ship appeared to fall apart

American Airlines is discontinuing flights to Venezuela as of last month. The airline was the last major U.S. carrier that flew to Venezuela, with daily flights to Caracas (CCS) and Maracaibo (MAR) from Miami (MIA). The airline suspended the fights amid safety concerns, after the pilots’

Marriott’s Tribute Portfolio welcomed two new properties last week. The Dalmar opened in Fort Lauderdale with more than 200 guestrooms, including 33 suites. The property channels South Florida’s tropical leanings, with bright colors and playful design. The hotel is situated in downtown Fort Lauderdale with ocean