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Hotels, resorts and cruise lines equities under the scanner

Hotels, resorts and cruise lines equities under the scanner

LONDON, England - Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc, Marriott International Inc, Carnival ...

Air Canada welcomes landmark agreement with its pilots

Air Canada welcomes landmark agreement with its pilots

MONTREAL, Canada - Air Canada welcomes today's confirmation by the Air Canada Pilots Association that its members have ratified a landmark agreement on collective agreement terms for ten years. ...

US Restaurant Performance Index declines

US Restaurant Performance Index declines

WASHINGTON, DC - As a result of softer customer traffic levels and a somewhat dampened outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) ...

Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes, pilot killed

Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes, pilot killed

MOJAVE, CA - Virgin Galactic's passenger spacecraft - SpaceShipTwo, exploded during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert.

Overhauled ARC Specialist Certification Program

Overhauled ARC Specialist Certification Program

ARC announced today that the ARC Specialist Training and Certification program has received major upgrades and will be released in January 2015.

AAA Travel announces 2014 Partners of the Year

AAA Travel announces 2014 Partners of the Year

AAA Travel, one of the largest leisure travel agencies in North America, presented 11 travel industry suppliers with 2014 Partner of the Year awards in recognition of their commitment to providing ...

Motel 6 launches Spanish language mobile website

Motel 6 launches Spanish language mobile website

DALLAS, TX - Motel 6 today announced the launch of its first Spanish language mobile web experience, allowing the brand to reach even more travelers and provide greater ease-of-use to Spanish ...

American Airlines continues investment in Los Angeles

American Airlines continues investment in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA - On any given day of the year, customers of American Airlines will have the most daily, direct service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and London Heathrow Airport ...

Ten great places to hike, bike and sip in California wine country

Ten great places to hike, bike and sip in California wine country

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Now that the harvest rush has subsided, active wine lovers can take advantage of the good weather and enjoy vineyard landscapes with a hike or bike ride in California wine ...

Cold, windy conditions in store for NYC Marathon

Cold, windy conditions in store for NYC Marathon

NEW YORK, NY - Millions will line the streets of New York City this Sunday and endure cold and blustery conditions to watch 50,000-plus runners participate in the 44th annual New York City ...

Megabus reaches 40 million customers

Megabus reaches 40 million customers

NEW YORK, NY - As of today, megabus.com, the first city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, has served 40 million customers across North America since the company began in 2006.

MS Cruises: Ultimate LEGO Experience at sea

MS Cruises: Ultimate LEGO Experience at sea

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - MSC Cruises and the LEGO Group have joined forces to bring children and families the ultimate LEGO Experience at sea, including LEGO® designed playrooms and entertainment ...

Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Gerry Cahill to retire

Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Gerry Cahill to retire

MIAMI, FL - Gerry Cahill, president and CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines, announced today that he is retiring, effective November 30, after 20 years of service.

Smoke seen for miles after a deadly plane crash at Wichita, Kansas airport

Smoke seen for miles after a deadly plane crash at Wichita, Kansas airport

Republican Senator Jerry Moran from Kansas tweeted: "Thinking of Wichita right now as emergency crews are on scene of a plane crash at Mid-Continent Airport. Hoping everyone is okay."

US travel agents pick hottest domestic winter destination

US travel agents pick hottest domestic winter destination

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Based on bookings by members of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), Orlando is clearly the most popular domestic destination for the 2014-2015 winter season.

Halloween forecast: Rain to soak West Coast

Halloween forecast: Rain to soak West Coast

Parts of the East and Midwest will experience four seasons of weather in about four days leading up to the Halloween weekend.

WestJet Rewards launches new tiers

WestJet Rewards launches new tiers

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today celebrates the launch of WestJet Rewards tiers.

Winter's fiercest weather aims for Atlantic Canada

Winter's fiercest weather aims for Atlantic Canada

The 2014-2015 winter season will brew a mix of conditions across Canada's vast landscape.

Greyhound launches new mobile app

Greyhound launches new mobile app

DALLAS, TX - Greyhound, the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in North America, today announced the launch of its new mobile app, allowing smartphone users to easily manage ...

Cruise industry honored with marine environmental protection award

Cruise industry honored with marine environmental protection award

WASHINGTON, DC - In recognition of the cruise industry's efforts to preserve the marine environment, the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) has awarded Cruise Lines ...

Canadian company develops 60-second Ebola testing kit

Canadian company develops 60-second Ebola testing kit

BioLytical Laboratories, a world leader in rapid infectious disease diagnostic tests, has successfully developed a pre-clinical prototype diagnostic test for the rapid detection of antibodies to ...

Hotel History: The opening of the current Waldorf-Astoria

Hotel History: The opening of the current Waldorf-Astoria

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS

In 1931, the new Waldorf-Astoria Hotel opened at Park Avenue between 49th and 50th Streets under Lucius Boomer's direction.

Whale watch with guaranteed sightings

Whale watch with guaranteed sightings

MA'ALAEA, Hawaii - You just never know if when you book that whale watching tour if you are really going to see a whale. But what if you were guaranteed to see a whale?

Halloween forecast: Snow, cold to blast Northeast; warmth in West

Halloween forecast: Snow, cold to blast Northeast; warmth in West

A shocking blast of cold air and the potential for snow will highlight the weather for millions in the Northeastern states this Halloween into the first weekend of November.

Choice Hotels announces key addition to its Board of Directors

Choice Hotels announces key addition to its Board of Directors

ROCKVILLE, MD - Choice Hotels International today announced a key addition to its Board of Directors.

Top ten food trends that will flavor the foodscape in 2015

Top ten food trends that will flavor the foodscape in 2015

BOULDER, CO - Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) has identified its top ten culinary trends that will stand out on restaurant menus, expand onto grocery shelves, and attract consumer attention across the ...

"Human App" for travelers in times of crisis introduced

"Human App" for travelers in times of crisis introduced

NEW YORK, NY - Today, Protravel International is formally introducing its Human App, specifically engineered and designed to provide the highest, foremost level of care to travelers, regardless of ...

American Airlines introduces combined frequent flyer program

American Airlines introduces combined frequent flyer program

FORT WORTH, TX - American Airlines AAdvantage® and US Airways Dividend Miles® members will become part of the same frequent flyer program in the second quarter of 2015.

Virgin America touches down at LaGuardia

Virgin America touches down at LaGuardia

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America today launches its new service from New York's LaGuardia Airport (LGA) with four daily nonstop flights to Dallas Love Field (DAL).

15 years old: The ultimate hotel structure in Dubai

15 years old: The ultimate hotel structure in Dubai

Burj Al Arab, many think it's the world's most luxurious hotel and the flagship property of Jumeirah Group, is preparing to embark on a year of milestone celebrations to mark 15 years as the ...

Should voice calls be allowed on airplanes?

Should voice calls be allowed on airplanes?

On Wednesday, October 29, 2014, the Advisory Committee for Aviation Consumer Protections will debate use of cell phones on planes, government taxation of airline travel, and effects of airline ...

Four Seasons to bring new era of luxury to Hawaii's "Place Of Joy"

Four Seasons to bring new era of luxury to Hawaii's "Place Of Joy"

HONOLULU, Hawaii- The Resort Group (TRG), one of Hawai'i's largest landowners of resort developments; Westbank (WB), Canada's premier luxury hotel and residential developer; and Four Seasons ...

Boeing board approves quarterly dividend

Boeing board approves quarterly dividend

CHICAGO, IL - Boeing Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney reports that the board of directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of seventy three (73) cents per share.

New Philadelphia airport hotel debuts

New Philadelphia airport hotel debuts

PHILADELPHIA, PA & MCLEAN, VA - DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Worldwide today announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Airport, located adjacent to the Philadelphia ...

Holland America continues 'Dancing with the Stars: At Sea' in 2015-16

Holland America continues 'Dancing with the Stars: At Sea' in 2015-16

SEATTLE, WA - Holland America Line will continue the "Dancing with the Stars: At Sea" program in 2015/2016 due to its overwhelming popularity and success.

WestJet, flight attendants reach tentative agreement

WestJet, flight attendants reach tentative agreement

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced it has reached a tentative agreement with WestJet's Flight Attendant Association Board (FAAB).

New era of resort luxury in development on Oahu, Hawaii

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Oahu New era of resort luxury in development on Oahu, Hawaii

Tourists for this luxury Hawaii resort may want to stay away from Waikiki. It's not in Waikiki, but close enough to anywhere on the Hawaii island of Oahu.

US-based tour company: Fewer than 2% cancelled travel to Africa

US-based tour company: Fewer than 2% cancelled travel to Africa

Harriet Lewis, Co-Chair of Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT), the largest US travel company to Africa, today announced that it has amended its cancellation policy for travelers with 2014-2015 ...

 New additions to the board of directors at Alaska Airlines: Kathy Savitt and Dhiren Fonseca

New additions to the board of directors at Alaska Airlines: Kathy Savitt and Dhiren Fonseca

Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, today announced the appointment of Kathy Savitt and Dhiren Fonseca as new members of its board of directors.

"2014 North America's Leading Travel Club" named

"2014 North America's Leading Travel Club" named

PLANO, TX - DreamTrips vacation club, one of the world's leading travel and vacation club membership organizations, was recognized as "North America's Leading Travel Club" for 2014 as part of the ...

China-US Tourism Leadership Summit to be held in Xiamen

China-US Tourism Leadership Summit to be held in Xiamen

Organizers said the summit is a venue for both China and the United States to increase mutual understanding and enhance cooperation.

Seattle floating bridge closed, massive power outages

Seattle floating bridge closed, massive power outages

Strong winds of more than 50 miles an hour in the city of Seattle, US State of Washington, downed trees and abandoned vehicles, prompting police to close Seattle's 520 floating bridge, ...

DFW Airport: Welcome Home a Hero

DFW Airport: Welcome Home a Hero

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport dedicated two new displays at DFW's Founders Plaza airport observation area today honoring the over 500 local corporate, business and community ...

West Virginia Tourism Commission Chairman endorses ballot issue

West Virginia Tourism Commission Chairman endorses ballot issue

A West Virginia, USA, state tourism leader is urging West Virginia voters to take advantage of a rare opportunity to leverage a unique facility to benefit the entire state.

Sugar Pie Honey Bunch, I can’t help myself loving "Motown The Musical"

Tens of throusands of tourists head to Detroit Sugar Pie Honey Bunch, I can’t help myself loving "Motown The Musical"

By Dr. Anton Anderssen

Tens of thousands of tourists from all corners of the Earth come to Detroit to visit the former studio building where visionary Berry Gordy created world-class stars like Diana Ross, Smoky ...

Hawaii Governor requests Presidential Disaster Declaration

Hawaii Governor requests Presidential Disaster Declaration

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie signed a request today for a Presidential Disaster Declaration asking for federal assistance to supplement local emergency protective measures ...

Flight attendant union meets with transportation, healthcare officials on Ebola concerns

Flight attendant union meets with transportation, healthcare officials on Ebola concerns

WASHINGTON, DC - The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, together with aviation union affiliates of the AFL-CIO's Transportation Trades ...

Niagara Falls Illumination Board shines spotlight on Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls Illumination Board shines spotlight on Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario - As part of its ongoing role to support the destination and promote increased visitation to the region, the Niagara Falls Illumination Board has issued a Request for ...

Landmark space dive sets stage for World View space flights

Landmark space dive sets stage for World View space flights

ROSWELL, NM - Following the record-breaking 135,908-foot space dive accomplished by Google's Alan Eustace and the Paragon StratEx team, World View Enterprises, the commercial balloon spaceflight ...

"Hungry for Tokyo" campaign launched in New York and Los Angeles

"Hungry for Tokyo" campaign launched in New York and Los Angeles

NEW YORK, NY - Tokyo's world-class culinary art coupled with unique, delectable Tokyo-themed dishes are at the heart of a new tourism campaign launched in New York and Los Angeles this week by the ...

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