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St Regis Dubai to feature the Bentley suite

Dubai is known for its grand opulence and taking everything and making it bigger and better. In that quest for super luxury, Starwood Hotels is opening the St Regis in Dubai which will boast of the luxury Bentley Suite which will be unveiled in early 2016. Starwood already runs a partnership with Bentley whereby they use Bentleys for their premium customers at select hotels and also have unveiled the Bentley suite at The St. Regis in Istanbul and New York. The St Regis Dubai, which is owned by Al Habtoor Group, will feature 234 guestrooms, and 52 suites including the three-bedroom, two-storey Royal Suite which has a rooftop plunge pool, living room, dining room, study, lounge area and majlis. The hotel will also feature eight…

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Ride and earn points along with SPG and Uber

Starwood has been at the forefront in innovating in the Hotel rewards space. Be it running creative partnerships with Emirates and Delta or the Make a Green Choice campaign to the setup of Starlabs to spur new ideas. Starwood has now gone a step further and setup an exciting collaboration to earn point while riding Uber. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, Uber is an innovative technology start-up that is disrupting the way the taxi industry works. It has offerings for all ends of the taxi segments ranging from normal cabs to the super luxurious cars. This tie-up is now all the more reason for me to ride with Uber more often. I am in love with Uber for the way they have solved…

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Air Berlin to commence non-stop operations from Berlin to Los Angeles

OneWorld member-elect Air Berlin will commence non-stop flight operations from Berlin to Los Angeles, the airline plans to start a three times-weekly service starting May 2012. The new route will allow the airline to integrate much better with its OneWorld partner American Airlines hub at LA and utilize redemptions on each others routes from their respective hubs. The airline plans to use a Airbus A330-200 aircraft offering both business and economy class for this route. The inaugural flight on this route starts on 11th May 2012 with flight AB7022 departing Berlin Tegel at 1000 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and arriving in Los Angeles at 1250. The Berlin-bound leg for the route with AB7023, will depart at 1445 and land 0725 the next day. This…

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