This is a roundup of news and other interesting pieces that I’ve come across over the last few days. Breeze Airways has 7 new flights out of BDL, United partners with JSX, Ritz-Carlton debuts in Jordan, 1 Hotel San Francisco now open, and Turkey changes name.
Breeze Airways is adding seven new flight routes from Bradley International Airport to celebrate its one-year anniversary at the facility. Beginning on Wednesday, travelers will be able to book flights to Nashville, TN; Akron/Canton, OH; Savannah, GA; Richmond, VA; Jacksonville, FL; and Sarasota/Bradenton, FL. In September a direct flight will begin to Las Vegas, NV.
Semi-private airline JSX (formerly known as JetSuite X), already a JetBlue frequent flyer partner, has inked a new partnership with United’s MileagePlus. Mileage-earning is distance-based, and there’s a promotion this summer that allows United’s members to earn up to 11 times the usual mileage flying on the airline.
The Ritz-Carlton, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio, has announced the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Amman, ushering in a new standard of refined hospitality in the heart of Jordan’s vibrant capital. Rising elegantly above the West Amman skyline, and centrally situated on the prestigious Fifth Circle, The Ritz-Carlton, Amman welcomes guests to enjoy thoughtfully tailored experiences that capture the spirit of Jordan’s beauty and hospitality.
Soaring 20-stories high, The Ritz-Carlton, Amman features 228 guest rooms – the most spacious of any hotel accommodations in Jordan – including 34 opulent suites, spread across seven different categories. All guestrooms and suites have been intricately designed and elegantly furnished, with a sophisticated ambiance felt throughout the property.
1 Hotels, the luxury lifestyle hotel brand inspired by nature, today announced the opening of 1 Hotel San Francisco, the mission-driven luxury hospitality brand’s second California property and the City by the Bay’s newest, most thoughtfully designed eco-friendly urban refuge. Integrating the best of sustainable design and architecture with extraordinary comfort and an unrivaled level of service, the property’s 186 guest rooms and 14 suites capture panoramic views of the Bay Area’s rolling hills, sweeping fog, inspiring architecture, and stunning natural beauty.
The U.N. has approved Turkey’s motion to change its name from the Republic of Turkey to Türkiye as part of a rebranding effort. U.N. Spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric de la Riviere told Fox News Digital that Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu submitted the request on Wednesday, at which point the change occurred “effective immediately.”