Amtrak will start offering new dining options for sleeping car passengers riding the Lake Shore Limited and Capitol Limited routes. The new choices include fresh food and hand-crafted entrees, such as chilled beef tenderloin, that can be eaten in a lounge car or delivered to travelers' rooms.
FedEx has started a new route between its World Hub in Memphis, Tenn., and the FedEx APAC Hub in Guangzhou, China. "Adding volume and a faster, more direct connection to our Memphis hub will give Asia Pacific businesses a stronger competitive advantage in connecting to customers in North America and beyond," said Karen Reddington, president of Asia Pacific FedEx Express.
At the Cruise Lines International Association Cruise 360 conference this week, panelists discussed the robust state of the industry and its expected continued growth. Experts said agents can take advantage of this growth by targeting first-time cruisers.
Lisbon offers a wide array of attractions, from historical landmarks to trendy hot spots. Visitors can explore the Portuguese capital's 16th-century Belem Tower and shop for Brazilian fashions at the Casa Pau-Brasil showroom.
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The Temecula Valley region in Southern California has seen a surge in hotels over the last three years and there is still a need for more. Driving demand is the growth of the region's wine and medical industries and the Pechanga Resort & Casino, says Patrick Ellis, president of the Murrieta/Wildomar Chamber of Commerce.
Virginia's Graduate Richmond hotel has opened the the Byrd House, a rooftop bar overlooking downtown Richmond and Virginia Commonwealth University's Monroe Park campus. The chain opened the hotel last July after paying $10 million in 2015 to purchase the building, which formerly housed a Hilton DoubleTree.
A "grocery guru" is on staff for consultations at the Carillon Miami Wellness Resort in the North Beach neighborhood. The one-on-one session includes a 90-minute grocery store tour.
The W Hotel brand has hired a director of style for its W San Francisco hotel. Leila Reyes will be responsible for brand styling throughout the hotel and managing housekeeping operations.
United Airlines will launch a new premium economy class called Premium Plus in early 2019. The airline plans to install 22 of the premium economy seats on the Boeing 767-300ER, 24 on its 777s and 21 on the 787-10.
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