Travel News: February 11, 2019

Leela Palace New Delhi India

TWA Hotel reservations open on Valentine’s Day
Travel Weekly

The TWA Hotel at New York’s Kennedy Airport will begin taking reservations on Feb. 14.

Bookings will be accepted for stays beginning on May 15, with reservations available solely via the hotel’s website.

Daytime-only reservations also will be available this spring, offering travelers a place to shower, rest or work during a layover. The hotel also suggests travelers head to the hotel after an early morning arrival instead of getting stuck in rush-hour traffic on the Belt Parkway and the Van Wyck Expressway.

 

Delhi’s new airport: construction to start, for 2022 opening
CAPA – Centre for Aviation

A Foundation Stone will shortly be laid to mark the start of construction work on Delhi’s second airport, which will be a P3 transaction. The project was announced well after the second airport for Mumbai but has caught it up, and the chances are it will open in 2022.

As usual, there has been a myriad of hurdles to jump along the way, including in this instance advice from IATA not to decentralise operations.

But civil aviation in India is evolving rapidly and the second airport – which itself is expected to fill up rapidly – does at least offer the authorities options to meet the demands of that evolution.

 

Disney Cruise Line Is About to Bring More Magic to the Sea With 3 Massive New Ships
Travel + Leisure

Disney Cruise Lines will make some heavy-hitting additions to its fleet within the coming years.

By 2023, three additional new cruise ships will join the Disney fleet. And when they join, they will be the largest in the family, each weighing approximately 140,000 gross tons and with a capacity of about 1,250 guest staterooms.

 

Daytona Beach Opens First Hotel Next to Famed Speedway
Travel Pulse

Daytona Beach’s first full-service hotel situated next to the famed Daytona International Speedway is slated to open this spring as The DAYTONA, an Autograph Collection property.

The modern, boutique hotel will anchor the new retail, dining, and entertainment destination, ONE DAYTONA while offering access to the city’s hottest attractions.

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