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US arrivals to Trinidad & Tobago up 20 percent

US arrivals to Trinidad & Tobago up 20 percent

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – With a 20 percent increase in visitor arrivals from the U.S., the first quarter of 2015 illustrates strong growth for Trinidad & Tobago’s tourism sector.

Host Hotels & Resorts streamlining organization

Host Hotels & Resorts streamlining organization

BETHESDA, Maryland –"These changes allow us to streamline our organizational structure and strengthen our investment efforts with dedicated resources focused on the west and east regions," said ...

FAA proposes $1.54 million civil penalty against Air Methods Corp.

FAA proposes $1.54 million civil penalty against Air Methods Corp.

SEATTLE, WA – The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $1.54 million civil penalty against Air Methods Corp.

New geological analysis greatly bolsters probability Tomb of Jesus has been found

New geological analysis greatly bolsters probability Tomb of Jesus has been found

JERUSALEM, Israel - A recently completed study by an Israeli geologist has greatly increased the probability that an ancient tomb on the outskirts of Jerusalem is the final resting place of Jesus ...

Seychelles and Reunion cultural troupes put their talents to test

Seychelles and Reunion cultural troupes put their talents to test

Reunion Island and Seychelles have one common cultural forte. Both islands share the same passion for its traditional dances.

Pilot, passengers hospitalized after plane crashes at Hilo Airport

Pilot, passengers hospitalized after plane crashes at Hilo Airport

HILO, Hawaii - A small plane has crashed shortly after taking off from Hilo, Hawaii airport around 1:50 pm today. According to FAA official, the aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances.

Air Canada ratifies new contract with Teamsters

Air Canada ratifies new contract with Teamsters

MONTREAL, Canada - Air Canada today announced it has received confirmation from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) representing the airline's U.S.-based workforce that a new ...

World leaders, celebrities to address Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day at the National Mall

World leaders, celebrities to address Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day at the National Mall

WASHINGTON, DC - The Global Poverty Project and Earth Day Network announced the list of speakers for Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day.

Korean Air initiates third Home Building Program in Philippines

Korean Air initiates third Home Building Program in Philippines

HONG KONG – As part of the long-term Home Building Program, Korean Air is partnering again with Habitat for Humanity Philippines (HFHP) to build shelters and offer immediate assistance for local ...

Hilton Worldwide welcomes first Curio in Paris

Hilton Worldwide welcomes first Curio in Paris

PARIS, France & MCLEAN, VA - Hilton Worldwide has reached an agreement to rebrand Paris’ Astor Hotel Saint-Honoré under Curio – A Collection by Hilton.

Exclusive Serenity Nutrition set to promote healthy living at Seychelles carnival

Exclusive Serenity Nutrition set to promote healthy living at Seychelles carnival

To mark the launching of their new company, leading health and sports supplements brand, Exclusive Serenity Nutrition (ESN), has confirmed its participation in the fifth edition of Carnaval ...

Historic Hotels of America launches American Dreams

Historic Hotels of America launches American Dreams

WASHINGTON, DC - Historic Hotels of America has launched a new Super Site in time for planning summer travel.

New cargo truck parking area opens at Frankfurt Airport

New cargo truck parking area opens at Frankfurt Airport

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) celebrated the opening of a new truck parking lot at CargoCity South on March 13, after one year of construction.

Government support to the airline industry is common

Government support to the airline industry is common

WASHINGTON, DC - US legacy airline CEOs are urging the US Government to implement an immediate freeze on further expansion of flights to the US by Gulf carriers and to request formal consultations ...

Waldorf Astoria puts guests in the driver’s seat of luxury cars

Waldorf Astoria puts guests in the driver’s seat of luxury cars

MCLEAN, VA - Following a successful test drive in 2014, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts shifts into the fast lane with the global launch of Waldorf Astoria Driving Experiences, now bookable ...

ARC: US travel agencies’ Q1 air ticket sales flat

ARC: US travel agencies’ Q1 air ticket sales flat

ARLINGTON, VA - Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC), the financial settlement link between airlines and travel sellers, reported today that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold ...

Air Austral confident of profitability of Reunion-Seychelles route

Air Austral confident of profitability of Reunion-Seychelles route

Seychelles recorded 1,655 travelers from Reunion Island for the week ending April 5, 2015 or 265% over last year and 31% over 2013.

FBI Director James Comey to deliver remarks at US Holocaust Memorial Museum National Tribute Dinner

FBI Director James Comey to deliver remarks at US Holocaust Memorial Museum National Tribute Dinner

WASHINGTON, DC - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's 2015 National Tribute Dinner on April 15 which will bring together over 1,000 Museum supporters from around the country.

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft nears historic July 14 encounter with Pluto

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft nears historic July 14 encounter with Pluto

WASHINGTON, DC - NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is three months from returning to humanity the first-ever close up images and scientific observations of distant Pluto and its system of large and ...

Ebola vaccine trial begins in Sierra Leone

Ebola vaccine trial begins in Sierra Leone

ATLANTA, GA - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in partnership with the Sierra Leone College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences (COMAHS) and the Sierra Leone Ministry of ...

Aeroflot wins Randstad Award

Aeroflot wins Randstad Award

MOSCOW, Russia - Aeroflot announces it has won the prestigious Randstad Award for "Best Employer in Transport and Logistics" in Russia.

Southwest Airlines selects seat for future Boeing aircraft

Southwest Airlines selects seat for future Boeing aircraft

DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines has selected the Customer seats for its future Boeing 737-800 and 737 MAX aircraft deliveries.

ATA returns to Kenya for 40th Annual World Congress

ATA returns to Kenya for 40th Annual World Congress

NEW YORK, NY - The Africa Travel Association (ATA), the leader in promoting tourism to Africa, will hold its 40th Annual World Congress in Nairobi, Kenya from November 9-14, 2015.

IATA launches Standard Safety Assessment program

IATA launches Standard Safety Assessment program

MONTREAL, Canada – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched the IATA Standard Safety Assessment (ISSA) for airlines not eligible for the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). ...

TSA agents fondle male passengers' genitals at Denver airport

TSA agents fondle male passengers' genitals at Denver airport

DENVER, CO - Two Transportation Security Administration officials at Denver International Airport (DIA) have been fired for conducting a scam on male passengers.

Aircraft interiors industry must think outside the box as well as the cabin

Aircraft interiors industry must think outside the box as well as the cabin

HAMBURG, Germany - The crucial importance of creativity in both the technology and service sectors was highlighted in the opening and closing sessions of the Passenger Experience Conference which ...

Get ready for a battle

Saltwater world championship Battle in The Bahamas Get ready for a battle

PORT LUCAYA, Grand Bahama Island – The Extreme Kayak Fishing Tournament series will be heading to The Bahamas for its second annual Battle in The Bahamas.

Over 200 ill on 2 cruise ships

Over 200 ill on 2 cruise ships

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is taking action as over 200 passengers have taken ill on two separate cruise ships.

Amsterdam RAI wins Best International (non-UK) Venue award

Amsterdam RAI wins Best International (non-UK) Venue award

LONDON, England - Amsterdam RAI won the Best International Venue award at the ninth annual Exhibition News Awards on Friday 10 April in London, the third time the company has won this prestigious ...

Flying on Eco-Skies plane this month? You’re flying carbon neutral!

Flying on Eco-Skies plane this month? You’re flying carbon neutral!

CHICAGO, IL – In honor of Earth Month, United Airlines customers traveling aboard the company’s signature Eco-Skies aircraft in April will be flying carbon neutral.

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