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Dallas, Texas, has opened several new hotels: the W Dallas-Victory Hotel & Residences in Uptown, Kimpton's Palomar Hotel at Mockingbird Station, the full-service Joule Urban Resort on Main Street and the luxury Ritz-Carlton in Uptown. Iron Cactus, Jeroboam, Fuse, Obar, Purgatory and Swirl Winery are new restaurants and nightspots.

Dallas boasts more shopping centers per capita than any other US city. Besides Neiman Marcus and JCPenney, it has America's oldest shopping center, Highland Park Village. The Dallas Galleria has completed a multi-million dollar expansion and renovation.

NorthPark Center has 120 new stores and dining establishments, including Nordstrom and an AMC 15-screen movie theater. Urban Market opened as the first grocery in downtown Dallas.

Boutique shops include Crimson and the City, Kül and Fashion Incubator.

Victory Park is a major Dallas visitor destination. The Victory project began with the American Airlines Center, home of Dallas Mavericks (NBA) and Dallas Stars (NHL) games. The 75-acre district also includes the W Dallas-Victory Hotel, residential condos, Bliss spa, Craft restaurant and rooftop lounge Ghostbar.

In addition, two five-story retail buildings feature sliding LED screens for videos, urban residential units above street front retailers, dining, boutiques, entertainment, an urban park; state-of-the-art office space, WFAA-TV (ABC) television studio and light-rail connection to the Dallas Convention Center.

DFW International Airport has doubled its capacity to 250 gates in the 1.8 million-square-foot international Terminal D. An efficient SkyLink Automated People Mover System delivers end-to-end terminal connections in eight minutes.

A Grand Hyatt Hotel has opened in the international terminal.