Southwest plans for Phoenix, Denver flights out of CLT

Southwest Airlines announced plans to bring two new nonstop routes to Charlotte Douglas International Airport starting in November.

The move came less than a week after American Airlines confirmed it would resume its first nonstop flight to Europe since the coronavirus pandemic brought route cancellations to North Carolina.

Southwest will begin operating daily flights from CLT to Denver beginning Nov. 4, and will begin offering a seasonal flight from Charlotte

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Crescent Hotels & Resorts Announces New Name for Phoenix Resort

Classified in: Tourism and vacations, Covid-19 virus

PHOENIX, Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — After more than a year of planning, the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort has announced its new name: Hilton Phoenix Resort at the Peak. The all-suite resort is managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, a nationally recognized operator of major hotels, resorts and conference centers throughout the United States and Canada.

More than a year

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Eddie Van Halen was more than a guitar hero to Phoenix DJ Dave Pratt

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As a longtime on-air personality at KUPD-FM, Dave Pratt says it’s likely that he interviewed Van Halen more than any other band.

“God, I can’t even tell you how many times,” he says.

“It was a different era. Artists would have relationships with radio stations and the on-air personalities that led their market. It wasn’t as distant. It was very unusual for a group in that era to come

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Southwest Airlines adds Phoenix to Palm Springs flights

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Phoenix hotels that opened or got remodeled during COVID-19

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Though the COVID-19 pandemic made this a rough year for everyone in the hotel and tourism industry, some Arizona hotels and resorts have used the pause in travel as an opportunity.

Several new resorts and hotels opened for business in metro Phoenix in 2020. Others used their temporary closures to update rooms and amenities without disturbing guests.

The CDC still recommends against nonessential travel. However, that doesn’t mean you

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Phoenix Limo Service, Arizona Sedan and Limousine Offers World-Class Transportation Services in Tempe, AZ – Press Release

Arizona Sedan and Limousine is a leading company in Tempe, AZ, famous for offering dependable private transportation services for groups or individual needs. For the last 2 decades, their prestigious company has strived to offer a full spectrum of solutions.

Tempe, AZ – Arizona Sedan and Limousine is a leading company in Tempe, AZ, famous for offering dependable private transportation services for groups or individual needs. For the last 2

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Manifest Travel Club Launches Three New Chapters in Santa Barbara, San Diego and Phoenix

Lifestyle Club Provides Custom-Crafted Getaways to Unique U.S. Destinations Paired with Private Plane Service

Manifest, the exclusive, chapter-based lifestyle and travel club that provides custom-crafted getaways to unique destinations within the U.S. paired with private plane service, announced today the launch of three new chapters in Santa Barbara and San Diego, California; as well as Phoenix, Arizona. Founded by Jeff Potter, former CEO of Frontier Airlines and

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Here’s what Phoenix hotels need to bounce back after COVID-19 closures

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Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this article misnamed the organization where Kim Sabow works.

Absent from the lobby of the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown over the past six months has been the bustle of business travelers and convention guests meeting in the lobby. 

With 1,000 rooms, the hotel is the state’s largest hotel. Located in the heart of the fifth largest city in the country, the Sheraton draws

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124 immigrant children held in 3 Phoenix hotels under Trump policy, court records show

A federal judge has given the Trump administration until Sept. 28 to stop the practice of holding immigrant children in hotels for prolonged periods under a secretive policy that rapidly expels undocumented immigrants who arrive at the border amid the coronavirus pandemic. 



a group of people in front of a house: A Hampton Inn is shown July 21, 2020, in Phoenix. The Trump administration is detaining immigrant children as young as 1 in hotels before deporting them to their home countries.


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A Hampton Inn is shown July 21, 2020, in Phoenix. The Trump administration is detaining immigrant children as young as 1 in hotels before

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Under Trump policy, 124 immigrant children held in hotels in Phoenix

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Albert Law says he was floored by a question from a security guard after checking into a Hilton hotel in Richmond, Virginia.

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A federal judge has given the Trump administration until Sept. 28 to stop the practice of holding immigrant children in hotels for prolonged periods under a secretive policy that rapidly expels undocumented immigrants who arrive at the border amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

U.S. District Judge

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Airline workers rally at McSally’s Phoenix office for payroll relief

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With eight days left until the federal program designed to protect their jobs expires, more than a dozen airline workers circled outside Sen. Martha McSally’s Phoenix office Tuesday morning, their signs sending a clear message: Extend the Payroll Support Program. 

The program, approved by Congress as part of the CARES Act in response to the new coronavirus pandemic, provided $32 billion in payroll support for the pay and benefits

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2K Phoenix workers will lose jobs when CARES Act ends

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As Congress debates relief for companies hurt by the COVID-19 crisis and the nation rolls into the seventh month of the pandemic that has crushed the aviation and tourism industries, Phoenix stands to lose thousands of jobs related to air travel when federal payroll support to the airlines expires Oct. 1. 

According to documents filed with the state, American Airlines and the two concessionaires that run the restaurants and

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What Phoenix hotels are doing to make guests feel safe amid COVID-19

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Next to each check-in desk at the Phoenician resort in Arizona is a small sign with a maskless photo of the staff member grinning broadly and a quick mention of “what makes them smile.”

Waiters at the resort’s restaurants wear similar cards on lanyards around their necks with statements such as “Puppies make me smile” next to their smiling photos. It’s a

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