The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners approved Delta Air Lines’ request to relocate from Terminals 5 and 6 to Terminals 2 and 3. The airline moves between January 2017 and December 2018. The move includes a minimum investment of $350 million, with potential additional investments of $650 million and $1.51 billion to upgrade terminals 2 and 3 in the future. “LAX is America’s gateway to the world, and it’s helping to power an economic resurgence across our city. This agreement represents a monumental step forward as we invest billions to make LAX the world-class airport that Angelenos and our visitors expect and deserve,” said Eric Garcetti, mayor, Los Angeles. Delta’s move brings new renovations to waiting areas, support space, club levels, baggage-handling systems and more. Later plans include new ticketing facilities, security checkpoints, baggage claim facilities and connections between terminals 2, 3 and the Tom Bradley International Terminal. “This is a significant milestone for Delta in Los Angeles, and it illustrates a strong, successful public-private partnership. Delta is working hard to become the preferred airline for Angelenos, and this project reinforces our commitment to our LAX hub and to an ever-higher level of service for our customers,” said Ed Bastian, CEO, Delta.
Finding a beachfront Punta Cana all-inclusive resort for all ages can be daunting when you want to take home great memories with loved ones but also experience a sophisticated escape. Now, you can have both thanks to a new resort: Finest Punta Cana.
IN A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND PARTNERSHIP, Singapore Airlines and AeroFarms, the leader in indoor vertical farming, launched a Farm-to-Plane initiative to bring the world’s freshest inflight produce to Singapore flights from Newark International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport.
FOUNDED IN 1534, QUITO sits at almost 10,000 feet, making it the second-highest capital city in the world. Located just 14 miles south of the equator, the city enjoys a spring-like climate year-round, from the cool 50s at night to the low 80s during the day. With a consistent 12 hours of daylight, Quito is, literally, one of the greenest cities in the world.
United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
THE LABELS ON SOME OF TODAY’S wine bottles sport a relatively new vocabulary, one that explains how the grapes were grown and made into wine. They include such terms as sustainable, organic and biodynamic, among others, and they warrant some explanation. Were the grapes grown by sustainable farming? Were they sprayed with organic fertilizers? Is the wine biodynamic? A number of the terms are new to many consumers. Some are controlled by the U.S. government; others are not. For simple definitions of this relatively new vocabulary, consider the following.
Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport opened the first airport coat check for passengers headed to warmer climates.
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, small businesses create two-thirds of net new jobs and account for nearly 48 percent of the U.S. private sector workforce. And small- and medium-sized businesses outpace all other sectors as one of the fastest-growing in the United States. InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG) goes above and beyond to create opportunities for this segment with its IHG® Business Edge program, voted Best Small- to Mid-Sized Business Program in Global Traveler’s 2019 GT Tested Reader Survey awards.
Marriott International recently opened its first Aloft property in Bali. Aloft Bali Seminyak is an urban-inspired, new-build hotel created with music lovers and tech-savvy travelers in mind.