Travel News: June 26, 2019

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The Taco Bell Hotel Is About to Start Taking Reservations
Travel+Leisure

When Taco Bell announced it was opening a pop-up hotel in Palm Springs, California, taco fanatics freaked out. Rightfully so, considering that the hotel is designed to “celebrate and pamper the world’s biggest fans of the fast-food chain,” as Travel + Leisure previously reported.

Now Taco Bell has released important details of how Chalupa-lovers can actually book one of those nacho-cheesy hotel rooms (pun intended).

 

New airfare war? Frontier Airlines hints it might expand to Hawaii market
Hawaii News Now

Another discount air carrier could be landing soon in the Aloha State.

Frontier Airlines recently placed an order for the new longer-range Airbus A321XLR.

And at the Paris Air Show CEO Barry Biffle said the new aircraft “will enable Frontier to offer coast to coast service and explore exciting international and domestic opportunities, such as Hawaii.”

 

Now You Can Go Very Vegan on Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Forbes

Seeking to sail, where you can also feast on goodies such as the  “Impossible” burger,  a nice big bowl of quinoa, and other plant-based cuisine?

Well, you’re in luck – and so is your waistline.  Starting October 1 of this year,  Regent Seven Seas Cruises will debut an extensive array of plant-based cuisine on menus across its fleet.  This means that more than 200 gourmet plant-based selections will be offered at breakfast, lunch and dinner, to meet the evolving tastes of luxury travelers who are following vegan or vegetarian lifestyles, or simply want to enjoy more plant-based fare.

 

Ritz-Carlton is Coming to Pacific Northwest for First Time
Travel Pulse

The Ritz-Carlton brand is finally coming to the Pacific Northwest.

Marriott has just announced that it has signed an agreement with developer BPM Real Estate Group to manage a new Ritz-Carlton property in Portland, Oregon that would include 251 hotel rooms and 138 residential units.

The $600 million development will be a 35-story tower offering sweeping views of the surrounding city. Construction is expected to begin later this year and the property is slated to open in 2023.

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