Hilton celebrates its 100th birthday with the creation of the new Hilton Effect Foundation. The Foundation launched earlier in the month with 15 grants to organizations to support communities around the world with youth opportunities, disaster recovery and water sustainability. The Foundation is part of the

Now guests staying aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman, the luxury sleeper train, enjoy unprecedented bespoke excursions throughout Scotland. After Dark excursions take travelers to Dark Sky Discovery sites for premium stargazing alongside a certified astrologer before enjoying a late-night picnic. Ensuring a good night’s sleep afterward,

Equinox Hotel, New York City opens July 15 in Hudson Yards. The property is the first hotel created by the Equinox fitness brand. The property offers more than 200 guestrooms, including nearly 50 suites. Each room is soundproofed, with blackout blinds for the ultimate good night’s

JetBlue recently released an environmental social governance report with outlined initiatives for the airline’s future. JetBlue looks to reduce emissions both in the air and on the ground. Focuses include fuel-efficient flying, fuel-saving technology and renewable jet fuel. Later in the year, JetBlue plans to install

Southwest Airlines extended its bookable flight schedule through Jan. 5, 2020, with new service and routes available for booking. Starting Oct. 1, Southwest provides service from new Long Beach (LGB) slots to Oakland (OAK), San Jose (SJC), Sacramento (SMF) and Las Vegas (LAS). Beginning Nov. 3, Southwest

United Airlines moved operations to LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B Eastern Concourse last week. The new $4 billion, 1.3-million-square-foot terminal now offers high ceilings, abundant natural light and 13 iconic New York City retail and dining outlets. Other perks include ample seating, free WiFi, a children’s

Delta Air Lines launched new service between Boston (BOS) and Edinburgh (EDI) late last month. The seasonal service is available daily during peak summer months. A 163-seat Boeing 757-200ER aircraft serves the flight with 16 business-class seats, in-seat entertainment in all cabins and WiFi access. The flight

Marriott announced a new amenity provider in hotels this month. This Works provides products that use the body’s natural circadian rhythms to enhance the skin. Specific products are designed to repair skin and hair after exposure to common travel environments. This Works’ shower gel and body

Raffles Hotels & Resorts recently opened two new landmark hotels, Raffles Shenzhen and Raffles Maldives Meradhoo, and several other properties are in the brand’s pipeline. “The Raffles collection now includes 14 properties across 12 countries, with a carefully curated list of distinguished addresses in leading markets

Four Seasons opened its second outpost in Boston with Four Seasons Hotel One Dalton Street, Boston. The Back Bay property offers a desirable location in the city’s third-tallest building, a glass skyscraper with Four Seasons residences situated more than 700 feet in the sky. “In a

InterContinental Yokohama Pier 8 is a new-build luxury hotel within the Yokohama Hammer Head Project, set to open in November. The development includes a cruise ship terminal for large vessels. The property is the brand’s second in the city, following the iconic InterContinental Yokohama Grand. “We

Hyatt announced plans to expand its luxury portfolio in Asia by more than 20 hotels. The 21 new properties are all scheduled to open by the end of 2020. The expansion boosts Hyatt’s luxury footprint in Asia by more than 25 percent. Properties include those

United Airlines renewed a contract with World Energy to purchase up to 10 million gallons of aviation biofuel through 2021. United uses biofuel on every flight departing Los Angeles (LAX), resulting in a 60 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. United Airlines became the first airline

In celebration of its centennial year of operation, British Airways recently released a collection of exclusive photographs and videos from the last 100 years. Centenary Archive Collection, available on the dedicated centenary site, includes an interactive timeline and records of memorable moments in history, such

Chaka Camps, a collection of boutique tented lodges offering luxury safari experiences, recently unveiled extensive renovations conducted over the winter months. The new look and amenities arrive just in time for guests to enjoy the 2019 Ndutu calving season. All tents were redesigned and replaced during