Hotels

Aliz Hotel Opens Near Times Square

Photo: The fabulous lounge on the 40th floor of the new Aliz Hotel. (Andres Escobar) NEW YORK –  The Aliz Hotel Times Square has opened it doors this month debuting as one of the tallest hotels in NYC. Developed by Aliz Group and managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, the new property is located at […]

Funding

Kettlebell Kitchen Delivers $26.7 Million Investment

NEW YORK — Healthy food delivery service Kettlebell Kitchen has closed on a $26.7 million Series B growth equity round of financing led by North Castle Partners, a Greenwich-based private equity firm focused on consumer businesses that promote healthy, active and sustainable living. Kettlebell Kitchen is a nationwide provider of healthy prepared meals and custom […]

Funding

Danny Meyer Invests $20 Million in Goldbelly

NEW YORK — Goldbelly, an online food marketplace that connects iconic regional and local food providers to consumers around the country, has raised $20 million in Series B funding led by Enlightened Hospitality Investments (EHI), the fund formed by legendary restaurateur Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group. Existing investors Intel Capital, 500 Startups and 645 Ventures […]

Airlines

Delta to Launch First A220 Flight in NY

Delta is launching its new Airbus A220-100 aircraft, a state-of-the-art narrowbody jet with all the amenities and luxury of a widebody aircraft, in NY starting in late January. Inaugural A220 flights are set to depart on Jan. 31, 2019, from Delta’s hub at New York’s LaGuardia airport to its growing operation at Boston Logan International, […]

Hotels

Dual-Hilton Brand Hotel Opens in Albany

ALBANY – A new dual-branded hotel featuring Homewood Suites and Tru by Hilton opened this month at Crossgates Mall in Albany. The hotel was built by Pyramid Management Group, owner of Crossgates and 17 other malls in the Northeast. The 192-room property is the first dual-branded Homewood Suites and Tru by Hilton in the country […]

Airlines

JetBlue to Reduce Noise on Airbus Jets

NEW YORK — JetBlue said it plans to retrofit its entire Airbus fleet with noise-reducing vortex generators. This move reflects JetBlue’s continued commitment to the communities where its customers and crewmembers live and work. Beginning in 2015, JetBlue began taking delivery of new aircraft with vortex generators already installed. JetBlue is committing to add the […]

Real Estate

High Line Art Galleries Now Open

NEW YORK —  Related Companies has announced the opening of ‘High Line Nine’, a new series of art gallery spaces in West Chelsea. Located beneath the High Line and adjacent to Zaha Hadid’s first residential development in New York City, 520 W. 28th Street, the ‘High Line Nine’ brings emerging A-list talent to New York […]