What we’re reading: Lufthansa to continue partnership with US Airways, new shopping venues in Vegas, Four Seasons Jet


Lufthansa to continue partnership with US Airways

Lufthansa said that it plans on continuing its partnership with US Airways despite the fact that US Airways left Star Alliance to become a member of oneworld.

Lufthansa announced that it will continue to offer connections from Charlotte Douglas International Airport with its partner US Airways. US Airways, which merged with American Airlines in 2013, was a member of Star Alliance until the end of March.

Shop ’til you drop at these new Vegas retail centers

Over the next few years, several casinos plan on opening new retail centers that will become attractions as well as shopping venues.

Many have outdoor areas, a departure from typical Vegas resort design, which funnels people indoors into the casinos.

“People have re-imagined retail in Vegas,” says Larry Siegel, chairman of Juno Property Group, which is developing the Grand Bazaar Shops at Bally’s Las Vegas. “I think it’s more important. I think it’s more special, too.”

Four Seasons Hotels debuts Boeing 757 Jet

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts entered into the aviation market with the launch of the Four Seasons Jet.

Four Seasons will use the jet on specific trips that include air and ground transportation and accommodations at Four Seasons hotels across the globe. The trips include two around-the-world voyages in February and August 2015 covering nine cities and a 16-day trip focusing on the arts, incorporating museums and concert halls.