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Dengue fever and Zika emergency: Should you travel to Hawaii?

Dengue fever and Zika emergency: Should you travel to Hawaii?

George D. Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority, issued the following statement in response to the emergency proclamation signed today by Hawaii Gov. David Ige.

Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel to remain open

Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel to remain open

Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii, which was recently purchased by Honolulu-based developer, Peter Savio, will remain open under new management and a new name.

Survey results indicate increase in US passport applications

Survey results indicate increase in US passport applications

CHICAGO, IL - Forty-four percent of those who currently do not hold a passport are planning on obtaining one according to surveys conducted by GO Airport Express.

Minister: Singapore Airlines will bring more European tourists to Malaysia

Minister: Singapore Airlines will bring more European tourists to Malaysia

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia - Tourism Malaysia is banking on a deal with Singapore Airlines to bring in more European tourists to Malaysia this year, says Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri ...

Cambria hotels & suites brand expands to Seattle

Cambria hotels & suites brand expands to Seattle

ROCKVILLE, MD - Choice Hotels International, Inc announced it has signed an agreement with Ariel Development to develop a Cambria hotel & suites in Seattle, WA.

Alaska Airlines selects new uniform designer

Alaska Airlines selects new uniform designer

SEATTLE, WA - Alaska Airlines and Seattle fashion designer Luly Yang are announcing a new partnership to redesign uniforms for more than 12,000 airline employees.

Luxury Retreats adds Orlando, Florida to its portfolio

Luxury Retreats adds Orlando, Florida to its portfolio

MONTREAL, Canada - Luxury Retreats announces the expansion of its curated portfolio of high-end vacation rentals with 25 deluxe private villas in Orlando, Florida, one of the world's top travel ...

Marriott International declares cash dividend

Marriott International declares cash dividend

BETHESDA, MD - Marriott International, Inc today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 25 cents ($0.25) per share of common stock.

New calls in Chile, Peru and Guatemala set for Crystal 2017 World Cruise

New calls in Chile, Peru and Guatemala set for Crystal 2017 World Cruise

LOS ANGELES, CA - The world's most awarded luxury cruise line continues to explore the world in new ways, calling in new locales, even for its 22nd annual World Cruise in 2017.

African penguins move to Miami Seaquarium

African penguins move to Miami Seaquarium

MIAMI, FL - The first quarter of the year is known as award season. Celebrities and A-listers don their glamorous best for The Golden Globes, Emmys, Tonys and Oscars.

Bula Vava'u: Fiji Airways announces flights to Vava'u, Tonga

Bula Vava'u: Fiji Airways announces flights to Vava'u, Tonga

NADI, Fiji - Fiji Airways, Fiji's National Airline, has announced plans to commence twice-weekly flights to Vava'u, Tonga through its hub in Nadi, Fiji starting April 2, 2016.

Rock in Rio lands in Lisbon this May

Rock in Rio lands in Lisbon this May

LISBON, Portugal - Rock in Rio is pleased to announce that tickets for Rock in Rio-Lisboa are now on sale After Las Vegas and Rio de Janeiro, with more than 8.2 million people in 16 editions, and ...

Air Canada confirms ratification of new agreement with flight dispatchers

Air Canada confirms ratification of new agreement with flight dispatchers

MONTREAL, Canada - Air Canada said today that it welcomes confirmation by the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association (CALDA) that its members have ratified a new contract on collective agreement ...

Take a bite of the world's largest cookie mosaic in Toronto

Take a bite of the world's largest cookie mosaic in Toronto

TORONTO, Canada - Fresh out of the oven, the smell of deliciously baked cookies will take over the Family Day Festival at Evergreen Brick Works.

New upscale hotel coming to Nashville, TN

New upscale hotel coming to Nashville, TN

ROCKVILLE, MD - Choice Hotels International, Inc, Fillmore Capital Partners and Fillmore Hospitality hosted the official groundbreaking of the new Cambria hotel & suites in Nashville, TN ...

Reunion Island Tourism Regional Platform Booking a great success

Reunion Island Tourism Regional Platform Booking a great success

Reunion Island Tourism (IRT)

The Villa Delisle earlier this week hosted the seminar of the Regional Platform Booking of the IRT, short for Reunion Tourism.

Seychelles Tourism Board makes presence felt in Middle East market

Seychelles Tourism Board makes presence felt in Middle East market

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

The Jeddah International Travel & Tourism Exhibition 2016 (JTTX6), a trade and consumer event, opened doors of good opportunities for exhibitors to provide their services and launch new ...

Africa Visa Openness Index launched

Africa Visa Openness Index launched

ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire - The African Development Bank has launched the first Africa Visa Openness Index, which shows how Africa remains largely closed off to African travelers.

Baroness Anelay visits Nigeria

Baroness Anelay visits Nigeria

LONDON, England - Foreign Office Minister Baroness Anelay visited Nigeria to hold discussions on the protection of civilians in the fight against Boko Haram.

FAO: El Niño to have a devastating impact on Southern Africa's harvests and food security

FAO: El Niño to have a devastating impact on Southern Africa's harvests and food security

ROME, Italy - Southern Africa is currently in the grip of an intense drought that has expanded and strengthened since the earliest stages of the 2015-2016 agricultural season, driven by one of the ...

Triptych Miami Design District to join Curio Collection by Hilton

Triptych Miami Design District to join Curio Collection by Hilton

MCLEAN, VA - Hilton Worldwide today announced the Triptych Miami Design District will join Curio – A Collection by Hilton™ when it opens during the 2017 - 2018 high season.

Republic Airways Holdings reports January 2016 traffic

Republic Airways Holdings reports January 2016 traffic

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Republic Airways Holdings Inc today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for January 2016.

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism: Bahamas has no confirmed cases of Zika

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism: Bahamas has no confirmed cases of Zika

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism

NASSAU, The Bahamas - As the Zika virus continues to spread rapidly across the Caribbean, the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism (BMOT) and local industry partners have put several preventative measures ...

World’s most romantic retirement havens named

World’s most romantic retirement havens named

Valentine’s Day may be the most romantic day of the year, but it’s undeniable that some locations have a certain je ne sais quoi, which adds that something special to the occasion.

Pennsylvania to host 2018 Summer Conference of National Association of Secretaries of State

Pennsylvania to host 2018 Summer Conference of National Association of Secretaries of State

HARRISBURG, PA - Secretary of State Pedro A Cortés announced today that Pennsylvania will host the 2018 Summer Conference of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS).

Moody's validates Delta's performance with investment grade rating

Moody's validates Delta's performance with investment grade rating

ATLANTA, GA - Moody's Investors Service validated the performance of Delta Air Lines' 80,000 employees worldwide and the company's disciplined financial strategy when it upgraded Delta's debt ...

Fraport welcomes Lufthansa’s latest Airbus A320neo at Frankfurt Airport

Fraport welcomes Lufthansa’s latest Airbus A320neo at Frankfurt Airport

Fraport

Deutsche Lufthansa officially launched the world’s first Airbus A320neo aircraft at its Frankfurt Airport (FRA) home base.

Seychelles Tourism Minister St.Ange to be honored as world tourism leader

Seychelles Tourism Minister St.Ange to be honored as world tourism leader

Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture

It has been confirmed that at the African Diaspora World Tourism Awards taking place in Atlanta, Georgia, in the USA, Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles will be honored as a world tourism ...

East Africa tourism: Mapping the way forward

East Africa tourism: Mapping the way forward

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

In line with its mission and vision, the EATP, the East Africa Tourism Platform, hosted a forum for open discussions on the vision of East Africa as one tourism destination, and the feasibility ...

Etihad Airways picks a Valentine’s winner

Etihad Airways picks a Valentine’s winner

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa Correspondent

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, in collaboration with Capital FM and Yas Island Rotana Hotel, offered Ugandans a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to Abu ...

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