NEW YORK, NY, Aug 31, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — JetBlue Airways today announced it will begin seasonal non-stop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) in Southern California this winter, subject to government approval. Palm Springs will be JetBlue’s ninth destination in the Golden State.
The new flights will operate five times per week, Thursday through Monday, between January 14, 2016 and May 1, 2016. Seats are on sale beginning today with introductory fares starting at $99 one way between New York and Palm Springs (a).
The desert oasis has recently experienced a comeback by blending its nostalgic past as a playground for Hollywood with hip new development attracting a new generation of trendy travelers. Palm Springs was a favorite venue for The Rat Pack, and stars such as Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope and Lucille Ball all built homes in Palm Springs. Today, Palm Springs has become a gathering spot for architecture aficionados, musicians, artists, and trendy weekenders seeking a warm, retro-chic getaway with great hotels, restaurants and outdoor activities.
Palm Springs Style recently did a spread on Frank Sinatra’s Twin Palms Estate in the Movie Colony neighborhood for their DESIGN + DÉCOR section.
They had some really interesting things to say about the property…
"Sleek and understated with a flat shed roof few had seen before in the desert, the now-iconic design featured clean lines with floor-to-ceiling windows and clerestories that gave a light, airy aura to the 4,500-square-foot modular layout. The modern design won Sinatra over, and Williams’ team worked around the clock to get the project finished in time for Sinatra to ring in the New Year at his new home, which was dubbed “Twin Palms” in reference to the two tall palm trees in the yard."
HouseBeautiful.com recently ran a piece on celebrity homes that are now available as vacation rentals. Being one of the more iconic Palm Springs vacation rentals available, of course Sinatra House got a healthy mention:
Here’s your chance to stay in Ol’ Blue Eyes’s dream house. Sinatra commissioned Palm Springs architect E. Stewart Williams to build Twin Palms in 1947. The four-bedroom estate features a pool and poolhouse, Sinatra memorabilia and famous artworks, and the singer’s original recording studio.”
Thanks to HouseBeautiful.com for the mention!