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Ebola virus disease – United States of America

Ebola virus disease – United States of America

On Monday, the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) was informed of the first confirmed imported case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the United States.

Ebola in Hawaii?  Not a good mix for the Hawaii travel and tourism industry

Ebola in Hawaii? Not a good mix for the Hawaii travel and tourism industry

Tourism is the largest business, tax earner and employment source as well as the largest export for the isolated US State of Hawaii located in the Pacific Ocean 2500 miles west from the California ...

10 most popular Canadian Thanksgiving destinations revealed

10 most popular Canadian Thanksgiving destinations revealed

Top 10 most popular domestic destinations for Canadian travelers booking hotels over Thanksgiving weekend were announced today.

Hawaii Governor turns over state-owned Chain of Craters Road to Hawaii County

Hawaii Governor turns over state-owned Chain of Craters Road to Hawaii County

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie today issued an executive order that turns over 3.68 miles of the state-owned portion of Chain of Craters Road near Kalapana to Hawaii ...

Westin Hotels expands presence in Denver

Westin Hotels expands presence in Denver

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced plans to open The Westin Greenwood Village in 2016.

Crystal Symphony emerges from dry dock with new plush finishes

Crystal Symphony emerges from dry dock with new plush finishes

LOS ANGELES, CA - Award-winning Crystal Symphony has emerged from a two-week, $20 million-plus dry dock redesign with lushly reimagined spaces, indoors and out.

Governor appoints new member to Oregon Tourism Commission

Governor appoints new member to Oregon Tourism Commission

SALEM, OR - Governor John Kitzhaber has appointed Kenji Sugahara to the Oregon Tourism Commission (dba Travel Oregon).

US Tourist Visas are now free according to the US Department of State

US Tourist Visas are now free according to the US Department of State

Tourist or Business Visas, also called B1 and B2 Visas to the United States are now free. This was confirmed to eTN by a spokesperson for the US State Department of State.

Severe weather threat to aim for Kansas City, St. Louis

Severe weather threat to aim for Kansas City, St. Louis

Locally damaging thunderstorms and flooding downpours may travel across a thousand-mile stretch across the Central states Wednesday through Friday.

US Ebola patient traveled on Star Alliance United and Brussels Airlines

Tragic mistake: Texas hospital sent sick Ebola patient home with flu medicine US Ebola patient traveled on Star Alliance United and Brussels Airlines

Thomas Eric Duncan flew from Liberia to Dallas, Texas on September 19. he flew all on Star Alliance Airlines, on Brussels Airways to Brussels and United Airlines to Washington on to Dallas.

Virgin America takes travelers to sunshine with new routes

Virgin America takes travelers to sunshine with new routes

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America, the award-winning airline that is reinventing travel, today announces two new seasonal routes – daily nonstop service between New York's John F Kennedy ...

New York City's historic landmark opens once again

New York City's historic landmark opens once again

NEW YORK, NY - Rainbow Room, New York City's historic landmark and iconic restaurant atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Rockefeller Center®, will open to the public on October 5, 2014, serving its ...

Air Canada announces new appointment to Board of Directors

Air Canada announces new appointment to Board of Directors

MONTREAL, Canada - Air Canada today announced the appointment of Michael M. Wilson to the Board of Directors of Air Canada.

Toronto boasts priciest city hotel in Canada

Toronto boasts priciest city hotel in Canada

TORONTO, Canada - Canada's most expensive city-situated hotel is located in Toronto, according to the latest survey.

Heat wave, high fire risk for Los Angeles Basin

Heat wave, high fire risk for Los Angeles Basin

Los Angeles residents can expect an increase in temperatures toward the end of the week and into the weekend as heat continues to build.

American Airlines goes pink

American Airlines goes pink

FORT WORTH, TX - Today American Airlines will launch its annual "Be Pink" campaign, a month-long, employee-led initiative to raise funds for breast cancer research and awareness.

300 percent up - Maserati breaks records in North America

300 percent up - Maserati breaks records in North America

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ - Maserati North America, Inc today reports its strongest sales results yet of 1,367 units sold this September.

7 art walks, 100 galleries, 23 museums, theatre, concerts and dance

Denver Arts Week 7 art walks, 100 galleries, 23 museums, theatre, concerts and dance

DENVER, CO - The 8th annual Denver Arts Week – the largest and most diverse celebration of the arts in the Rocky Mountain region – returns from November 7-15, 2014 with more than 300 scheduled ...

DFW Airport Welcomes the Launch of Emirates Airbus A380 Service To Dubai

DFW Airport Welcomes the Launch of Emirates Airbus A380 Service To Dubai

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport today welcomed the start of Emirates Airbus A380 superjumbo daily service to Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Starwood's eco-wise brand expands Florida portfolio

Starwood's eco-wise brand expands Florida portfolio

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced that its trailblazing Element brand plans to open a third hotel in Florida, less than a mile from Universal Studios ...

US international visitation up nine percent

US international visitation up nine percent

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Department of Commerce today announced that 6.0 million international visitors traveled to the United States in June 2014, a nine percent increase over June 2013.

Impressive magnitude of US casino gaming industry revealed

Impressive magnitude of US casino gaming industry revealed

LAS VEGAS, NV - For the first time ever, a new study conducted by Oxford Economics examines the broad economic impact the gaming industry as a whole has on the US economy.

US Restaurant Performance Index posts solid gain

US Restaurant Performance Index posts solid gain

WASHINGTON, DC - Driven by stronger same-store sales and customer traffic levels and a more optimistic outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant ...

Boston ranked most expensive city in USA

Boston ranked most expensive city in USA

BOSTON, MA - Boston is by far the most expensive city in North America based on the cost of its lodging.

Fall air to filter into Northeast

Fall air to filter into Northeast

Fall air will erase the record warmth that has been gripping the Northeast, while chilly air is set to charge into the Midwest by week's end.

Florida hotel opening: Gale Suites at Kaskades

Florida hotel opening: Gale Suites at Kaskades

Menin Hospitality, South Florida's leading hospitality company, has announced plans to reveal its newest multimillion-dollar luxury accommodations in Miami, Gale Suites at Kaskades, on December 1, ...

US DOT urged to issue ancillary fee rule right away

US DOT urged to issue ancillary fee rule right away

WASHINGTON, DC - Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today filed comments on behalf of some 300 corporate, university and government travel departments, travel management companies, industry ...

Small growth in business travel reported

Small growth in business travel reported

Nearly 86 of business travel agents polled in a recent survey said business travel bookings are better than or on par with this time last year.

US international air passenger traffic up seven percent

US international air passenger traffic up seven percent

International air traffic to/from the US totaled 96.1 million passengers through June 2014, a seven percent increase over the June 2013 year-to-date period.

He orders, she orders: Challenging gender stereotypes

He orders, she orders: Challenging gender stereotypes

CHICAGO, IL - Differences in male and female brains have been identified from the earliest stages of human development.

Kane Rufe died: PATA Executive Vice President and lifetime member

Kane Rufe died: PATA Executive Vice President and lifetime member

Former Pacific Asia Travel Association Executive Vice President and lifetime PATA member Kane Rufe passed away in Rabat, Morocco, last night while attending an event organized by Intercontinental ...

Ghostly tours that will raise your spirits

Ghostly tours that will raise your spirits

CHICAGO, IL - Halloween is a time for frightening fun! If tricks intrigue you more than treats, these ghostly tours are guaranteed to raise your spirits.

United Airlines names new Executive Vice President and CIO

United Airlines names new Executive Vice President and CIO

CHICAGO, IL - United Airlines today announced that Linda Jojo will become its executive vice president and chief information officer, responsible for the development, implementation and management ...

China Southern Airlines marks China National Day with full-scale light show

China Southern Airlines marks China National Day with full-scale light show

To mark China National Day, China Southern Airlines will be presenting a ten-story-high light show over the entire facade of New York’s Museum of Arts and Design on October 1.

El Gaucho Hospitality: Leadership change announced

El Gaucho Hospitality: Leadership change announced

El Gaucho Hospitality Owner, Chairman and CEO Paul Mackay announced his retirement after more than 40 years in the restaurant industry and has been promoted to Head Gaucho of the Eastern ...

Taking over Los Angeles' busiest transit hub

Taking over Los Angeles' busiest transit hub

Today, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® is celebrating National Coffee Day with up to 15,000 commuters at Southern California's most heavily-traveled transit hub, Union Station.

The Star Spangled Banner: US national anthem introduced 200 years ago in Baltimore

The Star Spangled Banner: US national anthem introduced 200 years ago in Baltimore

And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave, over the land of the free and the home of the brave! It has been waving now for 200 years.

Holiday travel: Best days to fly and the lowest airfares revealed

Holiday travel: Best days to fly and the lowest airfares revealed

NORWALK, CT - With flight and seat reductions over the past few years creating more competition for available seats over the holidays, booking sooner than later is key.

Rock in Rio USA takes over Times Square

Rock in Rio USA takes over Times Square

NEW YORK, NY - Rock in Rio, the legendary music festival, has announced Metallica, Linkin Park, Taylor Swift, No Doubt, John Legend and Deftones as part of the initial lineup for its first ...

Cooler air to follow summerlike weekend in Northeast

Cooler air to follow summerlike weekend in Northeast

Cooler air will settle into much of the Northeast for a time next week, but a dramatic fall-like temperature change is not in the offing just yet.

TSA works with private companies to enhance airport security

TSA works with private companies to enhance airport security

NEW YORK, NY - CLEAR, a technology provider using advanced biometric identity verification to speed travelers through airport security, today announced it supports the Transportation Security ...

World's airlines coming to Seattle

World's airlines coming to Seattle

SEATTLE, WA - Passenger experience specialists representing 33 long-haul and regional airlines from around the world will meet in Seattle for the annual Passenger Experience Conference and ...

Spirit Airlines slapped with lawsuit

Spirit Airlines slapped with lawsuit

The plaintiffs in this case (DC Docket No 0:12-cv-61528-RNS) alleges Spirit Airlines conducted an enterprise by means of racketeering activity through mail and wire fraud involving the concealment ...

Special day of sessions at next year’s ASTA event

Special day of sessions at next year’s ASTA event

PressRelease: ALEXANDRIA, Virginia – A special day of sessions will be added next year for the benefit of ASTA’s international members, in addition to their ...

Baltia Air Lines selects Cargo Airport Services USA for cargo handling

Baltia Air Lines selects Cargo Airport Services USA for cargo handling

YPSILANTI, MI - Baltia Air Lines has signed an Agreement with Cargo Airport Services USA, LLC to handle its cargo and mail at JFK International Airport.

Chicago airports: All traffic halted  Friday morning including Midway and O'Hare

Chaos, endless lines at two Chicago airports Chicago airports: All traffic halted Friday morning including Midway and O'Hare

Chaos is building at Chicago airports Friday morning after all traffic was temporarily stopped. The stoppage included the city’s two major airports, O’Hare International and Midway.

Alaska Airlines sponsors environmental entrepreneurship competition

Alaska Airlines sponsors environmental entrepreneurship competition

Today, the University of Washington Foster School of Business announced Alaska Airlines as the naming sponsor of its annual Environmental Innovation Challenge.

Catholic Priest goes on tourism trip to rape and have sex with children

Chocolate, charity work, raping young boys and tourism - a Catholic lifestyle Catholic Priest goes on tourism trip to rape and have sex with children

Let's call him the chocolate monster. Taking images of naked boys was not enough. Now the criminal Reverend posted as a tourist with the intent to rape young boys in Honduras.

51 turtles hidden in a sweat pants: Smuggling at the US - Canadian border

51 turtles hidden in a sweat pants: Smuggling at the US - Canadian border

Canadian citizen Kai Xu was trying to return to Windsor in the Canadian province Ontario, when he was caught with 51 turtles inside his sweat pants last month, according to recently unsealed court ...

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