JetBlue Airways has added two new independent directors to its board: Sarah Robb O'Hagan and B. Ben Baldanza. "Their diverse experience as innovators across industries will be invaluable as we continue to strengthen the JetBlue business for our crew members, customers and owners," said JetBlue Chairman Joel Peterson.
American Airlines celebrated more than 400 people who have worked 45 or more years with the carrier this week. "We are all here tonight because we want to thank you and let you know that we stand on your shoulders. Because of all that you've accomplished and that you've done, we have the honor to be able to lead this company and live up to the legacy that you've created," American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said.
United Airlines and restaurant operator OTG have joined to bring Gavi, a new restaurant with a southern Italian-like menu, to Terminal E at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The menu was created with chef Ryan Pera of Revival Market and Coltivare, and features traditional family recipes combined with locally sourced ingredients, according to OTG.
The Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club in Surfside, Fla., near Miami recently added a new spa that faces the ocean. It features six treatment rooms and a hammam.
The "glass hair" trend refers to sharp, geometric cuts combined with hair that looks polished and shiny. "We first saw polish and shine in a glass-like manner popularized by Vidal Sassoon in the '60s," celebrity hairstylist Cash Lawless said.
Airlines are expanding their food options for travelers looking for vegan and gluten-free snacks and meals. For example, American Airlines offers zucchini balls, and United Airlines has dishes made with farro and quinoa.
Of the nine Pennsylvania casinos that applied for interactive gaming licenses last month, three were approved. Mount Airy Resort Casino, Harrah's Casino Philadelphia and Parx Casino will be able to offer online table games, poker and slot machines in the days to come.
Although both Hard Rock Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino debuted in late June, their performances differed strongly. The former raked nearly $32.4 million while the latter brought in $15.8 million, falling behind the city's other eight casinos.