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Here are some of the relevant travel news headlines and stories from the previous week through today:

  • SAS to add new US cities – The Scandinavian carrier SAS is expanding in the United States, announcing two new U.S. destinations; Los Angeles to Stockholm will get one daily round-trip flight for next summer, while Miami will get new service to both Copenhagen and Oslo beginning next autumn. (USA Today)
  • Starwood hopes to revive brand with new “Sheraton Grand” designation – Starting with 10 hotels, 8 of them in Asia, the hotel company seeks to revitalize the premier nature of the Sheraton brand by converting some properties to the new “Grand” status. (MW)
  • Yelp partners with US Gov to rate gov’t services – The US Government is seeking to get feedback from people through Yelp, including such services as TSA checkpoints. (Skift)
  • AA to begin charter flights to Cuba from LA – The US west coast will finally get its first Cuba flights when American Airlines begins the new charter service from Los Angeles in December. (NYP)

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