July 17, 2024

News briefs: Moxy, Finnair, Trees4Travel, Joyned and more

Boutique brand Moxy has opened its first hotel in Brooklyn. The 216-room Moxy Williamsburg is located in the heart of Williamsburg on Bedford Avenue, near the foot of the Williamsburg Bridge and easily accessible from Manhattan. The 11-story building, designed by the eminent New York architecture firm Stonehill Taylor, has a “clean, industrial-inspired look that recalls the neighbourhood’s warehouse lofts”. It features three Meeting Studios, breakaway spaces designed to be used for private events and co-working.

Finnair has announced that Finnair’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) content is being made available through Sabre’s global distribution system. The two companies have also concluded a renewed long-term distribution agreement that covers both NDC and traditional content. Starting this month, Finnair is rolling out its NDC content globally in multiple waves, with the first wave including 34 countries.

Trees4Travel’s events division, Trees4Events, has joined the Cvent App Marketplace in the Environmental, Social and Governance category. Through the new listing, Trees4Events aims to empower Cvent users with their proprietary carbon offset calculator and help planners deliver more sustainable and environmentally-friendly events.

Jerusalem-based start-up Joyned, the developer of Joyned Booking, a solution promising to make online group booking a social experience, has appointed Lutz Vorneweg, previously a senior executive at Amadeus, as its Travel Industry Expert. Vorneweg has over 30 years’ experience in senior management positions at Amadeus, most recently as SVP of Strategic Alliances and Portfolio Partnerships.