THE USA in brief...
THE new Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas & Residences has opened on The Strip. Set in a non-gaming, non-smoking environment, it has 389 guestrooms and 225 residences, including 55 suites and three Presidential Suites, and Twist, a signature restaurant overseen by Michelin-Star rated Chef Pierre Gagnaire.
DELTA is to increase its number of flights to the U.S. from Heathrow. Next summer the airline will begin operating a daily flight to Portland International Airport, up from four times a week in 2017, and a second daily service to Detroit's Wayne County Metropolitan Airport. Both routes will be served by 210-seat Boeing 767-300ER aircraft.
850, a new 23-room hotel, is the latest chic boutique property to open in West Hollywood, Los Angeles. The sister property of the Sunset Tower Hotel, it features interiors by British designer Rita Konig, a rooftop terrace with views of the city and a revolving series of guest chefs from across the Los Angeles area.