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White Lodging breaks ground on Aloft and Element hotel development in Austin

White Lodging breaks ground on Aloft and Element hotel development in Austin

MERRILLVILLE, IN - White Lodging Services Corporation today announced the groundbreaking of the dual branded Aloft and Element hotel complex in Austin, Texas.

Coolest swimming pools delight Hawaii visitors

Coolest swimming pools delight Hawaii visitors

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Starwood’s 11 Hawaii resorts boast some of the coolest swimming pools in the state. There are 22 amazing pools to enjoy.

SpringHill Suites Hotel opens in Houston

SpringHill Suites Hotel opens in Houston

HOUSTON, TX - The 167-suite SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Downtown Houston, Texas, opened today.

London’s Victoria and Albert Museum to showcase Lord Vishnu avatars on silk

London’s Victoria and Albert Museum to showcase Lord Vishnu avatars on silk

LONDON, England - Victoria and Albert Museum (V&AM) in London, which claims to be “world's greatest museum of art and design”, will be showcasing Lord Vishnu avatars on silk in its Fabric ...

New York tour bus crash injures seven

New York tour bus crash injures seven

NEW YORK, NY - A tour bus carrying 40 passengers crashed into a building in the New York City borough of Queens. There are reports of multiple injuries, and emergency crews are arriving on site. ...

Tourism Italy – significant increase due to security unrest

Tourism Italy – significant increase due to security unrest

By Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy Correspondent

The current Italian summer holiday season is maintaining a steady domestic tourism growth from the Italian mainland due to uncertain stability of some Mediterranean countries otherwise preferred ...

Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival – Your ticket to the Caribbean

Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival – Your ticket to the Caribbean

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - The Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago will be the destination of choice for movie and film enthusiasts in the month of September as the dual-island republic hosts ...

Kenya and Seychelles cooperation strengthened

UNWTO Tourism Conference of Mombasa Kenya and Seychelles cooperation strengthened

HE William Ruto, the Deputy President of Kenya, met Minister Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles Minister responsible for Tourism and Culture, in the presence of Phyllis Kandie, the Cabinet Secretary at ...

Service excellence and sustainability go hand-in-hand at Pan Pacific Seattle

Service excellence and sustainability go hand-in-hand at Pan Pacific Seattle

LOS ANGELES, California - The coastal seaport city of Seattle in Northwestern USA is surrounded by water, mountains and evergreen forests.

The next top travel and tourism innovations: Enter here!

The next top travel and tourism innovations: Enter here!

The next winner of the ibtm world Technology and Innovation Watch Award is about to be found.

Rwanda and Ethiopia inventing a New Africa

Rwanda and Ethiopia inventing a New Africa

KIGALI, Rwanda - Rwanda and Ethiopia have suggested new development models they believe can help Africa break away from the prescribed Western models.

Hainan Airlines sponsors 2015 Boeing Classic

Hainan Airlines sponsors 2015 Boeing Classic

SEATTLE, WA - The 7-day Boeing Classic is just now underway at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge, a private golf club in Snoqualmie, Washington, 25 miles east of Seattle, at the foothills of the Cascade ...

World leaders, experts in Stockholm to seek solutions to world's water crises

World leaders, experts in Stockholm to seek solutions to world's water crises

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - World leaders, water experts and development professionals are in Stockholm to jointly find solutions to the world's several escalating water crises.

Noble House Hotels & Resorts promotes Sean Mullen to President, Acquisitions

Noble House Hotels & Resorts promotes Sean Mullen to President, Acquisitions

SEATTLE, WA - Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd – a collection of luxury hotels and resorts – proudly announces the promotion of Sean Mullen to President, Acquisitions, a role created to ...

Avolon Capital Partners acquires Airbus A321-200 on lease to Vueling Airlines

Avolon Capital Partners acquires Airbus A321-200 on lease to Vueling Airlines

DUBLIN, Ireland - Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces that Avolon Capital Partners, Avolon’s joint-venture aircraft leasing business with Wells Fargo, has acquired an ...

Miss Teen USA 2015 crowned at Bahamas' Atlantis Paradise Island Resort

Miss Teen USA 2015 crowned at Bahamas' Atlantis Paradise Island Resort

NEW YORK, NY - The Miss Universe Organization announced today that Katherine Haik was crowned Miss Teen USA 2015 this past Saturday at the beautiful Atlantis, Paradise Island Resort in the Bahamas ...

Dallas/Fort Worth Airport celebrates a decade of Terminal D, Skylink and Grand Hyatt DFW

Dallas/Fort Worth Airport celebrates a decade of Terminal D, Skylink and Grand Hyatt DFW

DFW AIRPORT, TX - Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport today observed 10 years of successful operation for International Terminal D, the Grand Hyatt DFW and the Skylink people mover ...

FAA clears Gogo's next generation in-flight Internet technology for takeoff

FAA clears Gogo's next generation in-flight Internet technology for takeoff

CHICAGO, IL - Gogo, the leading provider of in-flight connectivity, announced today that it has received the final Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the FAA required to launch Gogo's 2Ku ...

Incredible artists performing at Electric Daisy Carnival, Orlando revealed

Incredible artists performing at Electric Daisy Carnival, Orlando revealed

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, Insomniac announced more than 50 talented DJs set to perform across three spectacular stages at the 5th annual Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), Orlando.

Hangzhou Tourism Commission takes over New York City's Flatiron disrict

Hangzhou Tourism Commission takes over New York City's Flatiron disrict

NEW YORK, NY - The Hangzhou Tourism Commission (HTC) brought the happiness of Hangzhou to New York City's Flatiron district and served New Yorkers authentic Chinese ice cream flavors like Longjing ...

Antiquities chief: ISIS blows up ancient temple in Syria's Palmyra

Antiquities chief: ISIS blows up ancient temple in Syria's Palmyra

DAMASCUS, Syria - Daesh (self-proclaimed Islamic state militants) on Sunday blew up the ancient temple of Baal Shamin in the UNESCO-listed Syrian city of Palmyra, an official said, the latest in a ...

Medical Tourism Association certifies first hospital in Dominican Republic

Medical Tourism Association certifies first hospital in Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Looking to show the world that the Dominican Republic is more than a beach paradise in the Caribbean, Hospital General de la Plaza de la Salud has achieved ...

Brits' favorite retirement hotspots revealed

Brits' favorite retirement hotspots revealed

WORTHING, England - The "over 50" Bits, who have yet to retire, were polled on whether they plan on retiring abroad when the time comes to slow down a bit.

Conrad Macao launches ‘PINK Inspired 2015’ campaign

Conrad Macao launches ‘PINK Inspired 2015’ campaign

MACAO – Conrad Macao, Cotai Central has announced its ‘PINK Inspired 2015’ campaign.

Sri Lanka Tourism, Tea board and Sri Lankan Airlines quest for Guinness Record

Sri Lanka Tourism, Tea board and Sri Lankan Airlines quest for Guinness Record

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - In the unique partnership between the key agencies that take Sri Lanka to the world- tourism, tea and Sri Lankan will spruce the current $61 billion dollar nation brand to ...

Love is in the air as Nevis revs up romance

Symposium To Guide Nevis’ Romance Marketing Love is in the air as Nevis revs up romance

NEW YORK, New York - When people think of Nevis, they often associate it with unparalleled hospitality, natural beauty, and one of the most romantic and secluded getaway locations in the ...

Air China and South African Airways announce new codeshare agreement

Air China and South African Airways announce new codeshare agreement

BEIJING, China - Air China (CA) has announced a codeshare agreement with South African Airways (SA) that will enable SA to put its code on CA's newly-inaugurated non-stop service between Beijing ...

South African immigration officials suspended after collecting unwarranted fines

South African immigration officials suspended after collecting unwarranted fines

An alleged fraudster, who attempted to solicit fines from minors at OR Tambo International Airport claiming that they had the incorrect documents to travel according to the newly-implemented ...

Joburg Shopping Festival aims to attract visitors and grow local retail trade

Joburg Shopping Festival aims to attract visitors and grow local retail trade

Recently voted "most popular African city"’ overall for young people aged 15-19 in the 2015 Youthful Cities Index, the city of Johannesburg has established itself as one of the African ...

Sold: Railway Lodging Portfolio

Sold: Railway Lodging Portfolio

American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP announced today that it has agreed to acquire through its subsidiaries a portfolio of five strategic railway lodging facilities for an aggregate purchase ...

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