MEETING PROFESSIONALS: FEB. 2013 HEADLINES

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50+ CHICAGO RESTAURANTS AND HOTELS EARN 2013 AAA DIAMOND RATINGS

Five-Diamond Hotels (4):

The Four Seasons     The Peninsula     Trump International Hotel & Tower     Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Four-Diamond Hotels (28):

Conrad Chicago JW Marriott Chicago Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
The Drake Hotel Monaco, a Kimpton Hotel Swissotel Chicago
Fairmont Chicago,
Millennium Park
Omni Chicago Hotel The Talbott Hotel
Hard Rock Hotel Chicago Palmer House Hilton The Westin Chicago River North
Hilton Chicago Park Hyatt Chicago Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
Hotel Palomar Chicago,
a Kimpton Hotel
Radisson Blu Aqua
Hotel Chicago
theWit – A DoubleTree by Hilton
Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel W Chicago City Center
Hyatt Regency Chicago Renaissance Chicago
Downtown Hotel
W Chicago Lakeshore
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Renaissance Chicago
O'Hare Suites Hotel
InterContinental Chicago
Magnificent Mile
The Ritz-Carlton Chicago
(A Four Seasons Hotel)

Five-Diamond Restaurants (4):

Alinea     Arun's     Everest     Tru

Four-Diamond Restaurants (15):

Blackbird     MK     Shanghai Terrace
BOKA     Moto     Sixteen
L2O     NAHA     Spiaggia
Les Nomades     Next     Topolobampo
Lockwood Restaurant     NoMI     Zealous

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MIDWAY ANNOUNCES NEW INTERNATIONAL ROUTES

Southwest Airlines had begun offering new nonstop service from Chicago to two international destinations, via AirTran Airways.

  • Chicago to Montego Bay, Jamaica: Begins April 14
  • Chicago to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic: Begins May 19
Tickets are available now.

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UNITED AIRLINES INTRODUCES NEW BAGGAGE DELIVERY SERVICE FROM O'HARE

United travelers may now opt to skip the wait for baggage claim and instead have their checked bags delivered directly to their final destination (within 100 miles of O'Hare International Airport).

O'Hare is located 18 miles from downtown Chicago and 20 miles from McCormick Place.

Standard Bag Delivery Rates within 40 Miles:
  • 1 bag: $29.95
  • 2 bags: $39.95
  • 3 bags: $49.95

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