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Weekly Roundup of News: November 7, 2021

Qantas’ first quarantine-free flight to Australia lands in Sydney

Qantas’ first quarantine-free flight to Australia has landed in Sydney today. This is the first commercial passenger flight that the Australian flag carrier has operated in nearly 600 days.

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United Airlines announces new Shuttle schedule between Newark Liberty and Reagan National Airports

United Airlines has announced a new Shuttle schedule between New York City and Washington D.C.

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Hyatt announces the opening of Thompson Central Park New York

Hyatt has announced the opening of Thompson Central Park New York, the third Thompson hotel in the Big Apple. The hotel occupies the former space of the Parker New York.

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Emirates to resume flights to Algiers

Emirates has announced that it will restart flights to Algiers, Alberia, boosting its African network to 21 destinations, and representing a full restoration of the airline’s operations into North Africa.

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Four Seasons announces the opening of Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has announced the opening of Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley in California, United States.

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Emirates and TAP Air Portugal expand codeshare partnership

Emirates and TAP Air Portugal have announced that they are expanding their existing codeshare arrangement by including 23 more destinations.

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IHG’s voco brand grows in South Korea with the signing of voco Gangnam

IHG has announced the signing of voco Gangnam, thus continuing the lifestyle brand’s expansion in the country after the recently announced voco Pyeongtaek City. voco Gangnam will be the first voco to open and it further supplements a portfolio of 9 hotels in the country.

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JetBlue and Icelandair expand their codeshare partnership

JetBlue has announced that it is expanding its codeshare partnership with Icelandair, the national carrier of Iceland, in order to offer passengers “more ways to book and connect their travel between the two airlines’ networks across Europe and North America”.

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Great: Alaska Airlines introduces Boxed Water Cartons

Alaska Airlines is eliminating the use of plastic water bottles by introducing Boxed Water cartons.

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Hilton expands flagship presence in Japan with the opening of Hilton Nagasaki

Hilton has announced the opening of Hilton Nagasaki, thus expanding its flagship presence in the Asian country. This is Hilton’s first hotel in Nagasaki and second property in the Kyushu region.

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Emirates to launch nonstop flights to Tel Aviv in Israel

Emirates has announced nonstop flights to Tel Aviv in Israel. The announcement comes as the UAE and Israel continue to develop greater economic cooperation to drive growth across a range of sectors, in addition to boosting trade flows between both nations.

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United Airlines to resume seasonal service from Chicago and Washington to Dublin in 2022

United Airlines has announced that it will resume its seasonal service from Chicago and Washington to Dublin for 2022.

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Alaska Airlines is coming to Miami with nonstop flights from Seattle

Alaska Airlines has announced that it is coming to Miami, Florida with nonstop flights from Seattle.

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Six Senses to open Six Senses Southern Dunes The Red Sea in Saudi Arabia in 2023

Six Senses has announced that it will make a debut in Saudi Arabia with the opening of Six Senses Southern Dunes, The Red Sea in 2023.

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Qantas to launch flights between Adelaide and Newcastle in March 2022

Qantas has announced that it will launch flights between Adelaide and Newcastle in March 2022.

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IHG announces the signing of Intercontinental Resort Red Sea in Saudi Arabia

American hospitality company IHG has announced the signing of a Management Agreement with The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), an affiliate of Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), to open the InterContinental Resort Red Sea in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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