Travel Report

1,001 room Omni Dallas Hotel opens, Southwest announces summer flight schedules

With already 300,000 nights booked, the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, TX is already living up to it’s intent. Connected to the Dallas Convention Center, Omni’s focus is on hosting convention and business function attendees. But they are also appealing to localers with a Definitely Dallas package for $111 a night to commemorate their opening, Bob’s Steak & Chop House, a sports bar, various shops, and more.

Southwest Airlines and subsidiary AirTran Airways released their summer flight schedule, now available for booking. Southwest adds new Houston nonstop routes. AirTran adds nonstop service between Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood and San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Denver. Besides the new local routes, AirTran is adding nonstop routes from San Antonio to Cancun and Mexico City beginning May 2012, and Orange County, Calif. to Cabo San Lucas and Mexico City beginning June 2012.

AirTran new service beginning May 24, 2012:

Two daily roundtrip flights between Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood and San Juan

AirTran new service beginning June 3, 2012:

One daily roundtrip flight between Denver and Akron-Canton
One daily roundtrip flight between Denver and Dayton
Two daily roundtrip flights between Denver and New York LaGuardia
Two daily roundtrip flights between Baltimore/Washington and Los Angeles
One daily roundtrip flight between Baltimore/Washington and New Orleans
Two daily roundtrip flights between Baltimore/Washington and Seattle
One daily roundtrip flight between Baltimore/Washington and San Francisco

Southwest new service beginning June 3, 2012:

One daily roundtrip flight between Houston Hobby and Raleigh-Durham
One daily roundtrip flight between Houston Hobby and Kansas City
One daily roundtrip flight between Houston Hobby and Seattle
One daily roundtrip flight between Chicago Midway and Oklahoma City