- Chicago Premium Outlets Opens Expansion
- Millennium Park Named One of Country's Great Places
- Finnair to Increase Chicago-Helsinki Service
- Volaris Announces New Chicago-Durango Service
- Chicago to Host America's Cup World Series Racing in 2016
- La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Lake Shore Opens
The Chicago Premium Outlets opened its multi-million dollar expansion, which added 250,000 square feet of outdoor space, more dining options, 2,200 additional parking spaces and 30 new and expanded stores, including Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Abercrombie & Fitch Outlet and Clarins. Recent additions also include a state-of-the-art Guest Services center, an adjacent tour bus drop-off plaza and convenient bus parking, and additional tour group amenities and resources. The expansion makes Chicago Premium Outlets the largest outlet center in the market.
As part of its Great Places in America Program, the American Planning Association named Millennium Park one of the country's great places for 2015, thanks to its diverse offerings for a variety of visitors and residents.
Learn more about the recognition for Millennium Park.
Finnair has announced plans to increase weekly flights from three in summer 2015 to five in summer 2016. Flights to O'Hare International Airport from Helsinki will be operated on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Learn more about the Chicago-Helsinki service on Finnair.
Mexican carrier Volaris Airlines will begin a new, twice-weekly service between Chicago Midway International Airport and the city of Durango, Mexico. Flights will begin on December 8, 2015 and operate Tuesdays and Saturdays.
Learn more about the new Chicago-Durango service on Volaris.
The 2016 America's Cup World Series will take place in Chicago, as the world's top sailors compete on Lake Michigan, the first freshwater racing event in the event's history.
Learn more about America's Cup World Series Racing.
After a two-year, multi-million dollar renovation, the former Ramada Chicago Lake Shore Hotel has been transformed into the LaQuinta Inn & Suites Lake Shore Chicago, overlooking Lake Michigan with a view of the Chicago skyline. The hotel boasts amenities such as an outdoor swimming pool, complimentary Wi-Fi for guests, a full-service restaurant and a complimentary business center for guests.
Learn more about LaQuinta Inn & Suites Lake Shore Chicago.