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Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces new European hotels

Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces new European hotels

ARLINGTON, VA - Interstate Hotels & Resorts – the leading US-based global hotel management company – announces eight new hotels recently opened or signed in growing European and CIS ...

Flooding risk expands into Mid-Atlantic

Flooding risk expands into Mid-Atlantic

A swath of slow-moving showers and thunderstorms will gradually push into the mid-Atlantic for the start of the new week.

Virgin America announces appointment of Vice President - Flight Operations

Virgin America announces appointment of Vice President - Flight Operations

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America, the award-winning domestic airline, today announces the appointment of Brad Thomann as Vice President - Flight Operations effective immediately.

$3.4 million investment to improve safety and operations at 20 Pennsylvania airports

$3.4 million investment to improve safety and operations at 20 Pennsylvania airports

HARRISBURG, PA - Governor Tom Corbett today announced that a $3.4 million state investment will improve safety and operations at 20 Pennsylvania airports that support more than 8,400 jobs.

C-130 Hercules celebrates 60th anniversary

C-130 Hercules celebrates 60th anniversary

MARIETTA, GA - The Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules reaches another major milestone August 23 marking the 60th anniversary of its first flight at Burbank, California, in 1954.

Aviation Day sets agenda for enhanced intra-African connectivity

Aviation Day sets agenda for enhanced intra-African connectivity

JOHANNESBURG – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) African Aviation Day emphasized the need for intra-African air connectivity to spread economic and social prosperity across the ...

Dallas and DFW Airport now connected by rail

DFW International Airport and Dallas Area Rapid Transit Launch Light Rail Service Connecting DFW to Dallas Dallas and DFW Airport now connected by rail

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) today officially launched light rail passenger service connecting downtown Dallas to DFW Airport with the arrival ...

Tourist bus in Tibet plunges into river killing passengers

Tourist bus in Tibet plunges into river killing passengers

3 tourists are dead, 13 missing after a bus carrying 45 people plunged into a river in Tibet, China.

State Air Traffic Control Committee Office (SATCCO) joins ATC Global 2014

State Air Traffic Control Committee Office (SATCCO) joins ATC Global 2014

ATC Global, the largest and most comprehensive air traffic management event of its kind, confirmed the participation of SATCCO at ATC Global 2014.

Oahu tourism: Marriott, Four Seasons, 512 without jobs, Bill Gates and a Saudi Prince

JW Marriott Ihilani Resort, Oahu, Hawaii - First Four Season's Resort Oahu Oahu tourism: Marriott, Four Seasons, 512 without jobs, Bill Gates and a Saudi Prince

The hospitality industry of Hawaii travel and tourism will change in 2015. This change will take place on the island of Oahu, but take away from busy Waikiki.

Star alliance member Air China introduces "Sky Chef"

Star alliance member Air China introduces "Sky Chef"

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Sino-French diplomatic relations.

Can travel and tourism destroy heritage and culture?

Can travel and tourism destroy heritage and culture?

Tourism can be good for economic reasons, but can it destroy culture and heritage?

This example is from Vietnam, but could apply to many parts of the world.

Thailand has surpassed the United States in beachfront hotels and resorts

Thailand has surpassed the United States in beachfront hotels and resorts

Thailand has surpassed the United States in the number of hotels truly set on its beaches, according to a survey of more than 11,000 hotels in 109 countries released on Friday.

Nepal tourism: Follow up from the tragic avalanche on Mount Everest

Nepal tourism: Follow up from the tragic avalanche on Mount Everest

This report was received by Mr. Ang Tshering Sherpa, Chairman of Asian trekking in Kathmandu, Nepal.

He says in his news update:

Crashed Iran passenger plane was not supposed to fly in the first place

Crashed Iran passenger plane was not supposed to fly in the first place

According to Iranian officials the Iran-140 airplane that crashed last week in Tehran, leaving over 40 passengers killed, was not permitted to fly at all.

Iran hit by 6.3 earthquake - no major damages or casualties reported

Second Iran earthquake (aftershock) recorded 3 hours later measured 6.0 Iran hit by 6.3 earthquake - no major damages or casualties reported

Iran's official news agency is reporting a 6.1-magnitude earthquake has hit a sparsely populated mountainous area near the Iraqi border.

New senior executive at Carlson Rezidor Asia Pacific

New senior executive at Carlson Rezidor Asia Pacific

SINGAPORE – A new executive has been hired by Carlson Rezidor who will be responsible for driving the development strategies for the hotel group in Asia Pacific to further grow its hotel ...

United Arab Emirates denies entry to "world's most pierced man"

United Arab Emirates denies entry to "world's most pierced man"

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Rolf Buccholz, the world's most pierced man has been denied entry into the United Arab Emirates for a show at a Dubai hotel due to "security reasons", a local daily ...

National Library and Archives of Iran added to tourist itineraries

National Library and Archives of Iran added to tourist itineraries

TEHRAN, Iran - The National Library and Archives of Iran (NLAI) has been added to the list of places tourists can visit on their journeys to Iran.

Zambia welcomes large Russian tourist group

Zambia welcomes large Russian tourist group

One hundred young Russian tourists from MTC, Russia’s largest mobile telecommunications operator, are in Livingstone to sample tourism attractions.

British Airways begins installing new seats in "Euro Traveller" cabin

British Airways begins installing new seats in "Euro Traveller" cabin

LONDON, England - Fitting-out has begun on 95 British Airways A320 series aircraft with new slimmer charcoal grey leather seats designed to enable the addition of extra capacity in the Euro ...

Rome mayor not happy with British warning to tourists

Rome mayor not happy with British warning to tourists

ROME, Italy - The mayor of Rome, Ignazio Marino, has hit back at a Foreign Office warning over the perils of traveling to the Italian capital, branding it "misleading and false" and insisting that ...

Philippines wants Omani tourists

Philippines wants Omani tourists

MUSCAT, Oman - The Philippine Embassy in Muscat has said that representatives of two well-established Filipino travel and tour companies (CCT.168 Travel & Tours and Profil Holidays - Tours ...

London visitors invited to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

London visitors invited to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

LONDON, England - Visitors to London (and indeed residents) will be pleased to know that the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has joined the long list of open spaces in the UK capital well worth ...

Heathrow passengers face severely disrupted train journeys

Heathrow passengers face severely disrupted train journeys

LONDON, England - Passengers using Heathrow to and from the South West and Wales should note that over the coming weeks they could face severely disrupted journeys as a result of engineering works ...

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