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Alaska Air and Virgin America agree to extend review of proposed merger

Alaska Air and Virgin America agree to extend review of proposed merger

SEATTLE, WA and SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Alaska Air Group, Inc, parent company of Alaska Airlines, and Virgin America Inc today announced that each carrier has agreed with the Antitrust Division of the ...

Air Canada launches multicurrency prepaid card for travelers

Air Canada launches multicurrency prepaid card for travelers

TORONTO, Canada - Air Canada and CIBC today introduced a first-of-its-kind multicurrency prepaid card in Canada, allowing Canadians to purchase and store multiple currencies that can be used at ...

Japan's Prime Minister promotes Japan for 2020 Tokyo Games

Japan's Prime Minister promotes Japan for 2020 Tokyo Games

NEW YORK, NY - Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) hosted the 2nd Tourism Seminar on diverse travel opportunities and cultural attractions in Japan and drew in more than 160 attendees from ...

Reno Tourism: Eldorado Resorts Plans more than $50 Million Of Facility Upgrades

Reno Tourism: Eldorado Resorts Plans more than $50 Million Of Facility Upgrades

Eldorado Resorts announced today that it expects to invest more than $50 million in facility enhancements to Eldorado Reno, Silver Legacy and Circus Circus Reno.

Carnival Corporation & plc Reports Record Third Quarter Earnings

Carnival Corporation & plc Reports Record Third Quarter Earnings

Carnival Corporation & plc announced U.S. GAAP net income of $1.4 billion, or $1.93 diluted EPS, for the third quarter of 2016 compared to U.S.

Braunfels: In the heart of the Texas Hill Country

Braunfels: In the heart of the Texas Hill Country

In New Braunfels fall means bright, temperate days and cool, star-studded nights. In the heart of the Texas Hill Country you can get up close and personal with nature and Texas culture.

Brand USA loves Indian Tourists: US Sales Mission in India a success

Brand USA loves Indian Tourists: US Sales Mission in India a success

Anil Mathur, eTN India

The United States is upbeat on the India market and is trying to see that the visitors see places and attractions beyond the gateway points.

Canada subject to UNESCO expert review over threats to Wood Buffalo and indigenous communities

Canada subject to UNESCO expert review over threats to Wood Buffalo and indigenous communities

A joint reactive monitoring mission by the World Heritage Centre and IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) to assess the state of conservation of the World Heritage property ...

University of Illinois deadly shooting, stabbing in Boston Theater DIstrict

University of Illinois deadly shooting, stabbing in Boston Theater DIstrict

It's a popular campus bar, the University of Illinois has students from all over the world, some of them may be dead tonight.

Delta unveils flagship Delta Sky Club at Atlanta Concourse B

Delta unveils flagship Delta Sky Club at Atlanta Concourse B

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Air Lines customers and employees celebrated the grand opening of the airline's second-largest Delta Sky Club today at Atlanta Concourse B.

'Possible gunman': UN Plaza and San Francisco Civic Center evacuated

'Possible gunman': UN Plaza and San Francisco Civic Center evacuated

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - San Francisco's Civic Center and United Nations Plaza have been evacuated while police deal with a man who is understood to be armed with a semi-automatic handgun, according to ...

Hotwire: Fax scam targets travelers

Hotwire: Fax scam targets travelers

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Hotwire is notifying consumers of a scam targeting potential travelers by fax solicitation.

New Yorkers experience colorful Guizhou at Times Square event

Guizhou Tourism Targets New York New Yorkers experience colorful Guizhou at Times Square event

NEW YORK, NY - In today's globalized world, there are not many places on Earth left unscathed from swarms of tourists and the same international companies typically found in every other major ...

FAA dedicates new Tucson Airport air control tower

FAA dedicates new Tucson Airport air control tower

TUCSON, AZ – FAA Administrator Michael Huerta today joined federal and local officials in dedicating the new, environmentally friendly air traffic control tower at Tucson International ...

Hilton welcomes The Gates Hotel South Beach – A DoubleTree by Hilton

Hilton welcomes The Gates Hotel South Beach – A DoubleTree by Hilton

MIAMI BEACH, FL & MCLEAN, VA - DoubleTree by Hilton, one of Hilton’s 13 market-leading brands, today announces the opening of The Gates Hotel South Beach – a DoubleTree by Hilton.

Silicon Valley’s airport receives $15.3 million in federal grants for perimeter security

Silicon Valley’s airport receives $15.3 million in federal grants for perimeter security

SAN JOSE, CA - – Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) was awarded two federal grants totaling $15.3 million this week to fund perimeter fencing technology upgrades and the rehabilitation ...

Benchmark Hospitality and Gemstone Hotels unveil new company

Benchmark Hospitality and Gemstone Hotels unveil new company

THE WOODLANDS (HOUSTON), TX - Following a landmark merger of Benchmark Hospitality International and Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, the collective company has launched an expanded organization and ...

Air Canada to launch nonstop Montreal-Shanghai flights

Air Canada to launch nonstop Montreal-Shanghai flights

Air Canada today announced the introduction of daily year-round flights from Montreal to Shanghai, China, beginning February 16, 2017.

Government of Canada announces new heritage lighthouse designations

Government of Canada announces new heritage lighthouse designations

OTTAWA, Canada - The Government of Canada continues to preserve heritage lighthouses across Canada for future generations.

Hawaii virtual reality experience to debut at 2016 Hawaii Tourism Conference

Hawaii virtual reality experience to debut at 2016 Hawaii Tourism Conference

HONOLULU, HI - In a first for promoting travel to the Hawaiian Islands, the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is introducing a virtual reality tour experience highlighted by 360-degree live-action ...

Delta celebrates 'Official Airline' partnership with UCLA

Delta celebrates 'Official Airline' partnership with UCLA

LOS ANGELES, CA - Delta Air Lines continues to deepen its Los Angeles footprint outside LAX airport as well.

Southwest Airlines pilots to vote on new contract agreement

Southwest Airlines pilots to vote on new contract agreement

DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines Co today announced that the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) Board of Directors will be presenting the recently-announced contract agreement to ...

July 2016 North American freight numbers released

July 2016 North American freight numbers released

WASHINGTON, DC - All transportation modes except rail carried less cross-border freight by value in July 2016 compared to July 2015, resulting in a 10.0 percent decrease to $83.7 billion in the ...

Crystal AirCruises unveils posh design for luxury jet

Crystal AirCruises unveils posh design for luxury jet

LOS ANGELES, CA - Crystal’s CEO and president, Edie Rodriguez, today unveiled the latest designs for the first aircraft, a Boeing 777-200LR, as part of the company’s Crystal AirCruises ...

Sabre adds Uniworld's luxury cruises

Sabre adds Uniworld's luxury cruises

SOUTHLAKE, TX - Travel consultants in the US and Canada can now indulge travelers with a world-class, all-inclusive experience booking with boutique cruise operator Uniworld via Sabre ...

Celebrity Cruises embarks on charitable night of culinary creation

Celebrity Cruises embarks on charitable night of culinary creation

MIAMI, FL - Celebrity Cruises takes to the shore to present a one-of-a-kind evening filled with delectable dining, craft-cocktails, and live entertainment all in the name of charity.

Canada will host World Environment Day in 2017

Canada will host World Environment Day in 2017

NEW YORK, NY - Canada today demonstrated its commitment to environmental action as Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and UN Environment Chief, Erik Solheim, announced ...

Madame Tussauds New York launches 'KIDS GO FREE' promotion

Madame Tussauds New York launches 'KIDS GO FREE' promotion

NEW YORK, NY - Having recently opened the all-new Ghostbusters Experience and with its continued commitment to offer one of a kind, unparalleled entertainment, Madame Tussauds New York remains a ...

Goodyear Blimp to visit Canada

Iconic Airship to Flyover Niagara Falls Goodyear Blimp to visit Canada

AKRON, OH - The iconic Goodyear Blimp is returning to the Toronto area for the first time in nearly a decade, continuing its tradition of providing superior aerial coverage of the most-watched ...

Boeing announces $6 million in grants to support education in Washington

Boeing announces $6 million in grants to support education in Washington

RENTON, WA - Boeing announced today it is awarding $6 million in grants to more than 50 nonprofit organizations and education institutions across Washington.

US passenger airline employment up 4.3 percent

US passenger airline employment up 4.3 percent

WASHINGTON, DC - US scheduled passenger airlines employed 4.3 percent more workers in July 2016 than in July 2015, the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) ...

Climate change dominates opening of 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly

Climate change dominates opening of 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly

The United Nations General Assembly kicked off yesterday, September 20, in New York City.

Tree Canada's National Tree Day

Tree Canada's National Tree Day

Tree Canada's National Tree Day has grown into a truly nationwide event, and tree-planting events will help spruce up 13 cities across the country.

Puerto Rico loves Jehovah’s Witnesses

Puerto Rico loves Jehovah’s Witnesses

Meet Puerto Rico, the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) responsible for attracting meetings, conventions, trade shows, sporting events, and incentive groups to Puerto Rico, recently hosted ...

Carnival named 'Most Trusted Cruise Line in America'

Carnival named 'Most Trusted Cruise Line in America'

MIAMI, FL - For the second consecutive year, Carnival Cruise Line has been named Most Trusted Cruise Line in America.

IMEX America: Experience the new

IMEX America: Experience the new

imex

Even more business, networking and education opportunities, backed by new CSR initiatives, await the thousands of meetings professionals arriving in Las Vegas for the sixth IMEX America on October ...

Florida pilot completes record-setting solo around-the-world flight

Florida pilot completes record-setting solo around-the-world flight

ADDISON, TX - West Palm Beach-based flight instructor Zheng “Julie" Wang landed her single piston-engine propeller aircraft at Addison Airport in Dallas, returning to the place from which she ...

Airlines for America applauds JetBlue on sustainable jet fuel deal

Airlines for America applauds JetBlue on sustainable jet fuel deal

WASHINGTON, DC - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, today applauded JetBlue’s announcement that it has secured a long-term purchase ...

WoodSpring Hotels signs three new agreements for Phoenix MSA

WoodSpring Hotels signs three new agreements for Phoenix MSA

PHOENIX, AZ - WoodSpring Hotels, the nation’s fastest growing extended-stay hotel brand, has entered into an agreement with AMENA Hotels, LLC, to develop three new WoodSpring Suites Signature ...

Flexjet launches national tour of new Embraer Legacy 450 aircraft

Flexjet launches national tour of new Embraer Legacy 450 aircraft

CLEVELAND, OH - Flexjet LLC, offering travelers access to the world’s most luxurious private jets, today announced a 25-state, 41-stop tour of its new Legacy 450 midsized business jet from ...

United Airlines awards Gold for Gold to US Paralympic Team athletes

United Airlines awards Gold for Gold to US Paralympic Team athletes

CHICAGO, IL - United Airlines, the official airline of the US Olympic Committee for 35 years, is recognizing the extraordinary achievements of the US Paralympic Team athletes by awarding "Gold for ...

Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 registration opens

Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 registration opens

NEW YORK, NY - Seatrade Cruise Global announced that registration is now open to attendees of the 2017 edition.

Air Canada supports Six Degrees inaugural conference in Toronto

Air Canada supports Six Degrees inaugural conference in Toronto

TORONTO, Canada - Air Canada is proud to support the first annual 6 Degrees conference organized by the Institute for Canadian Citizenship in Toronto.

Holland America Line brings new dynamic cooking shows on board

Holland America Line Launches Partnership with America's Test Kitchen Holland America Line brings new dynamic cooking shows on board

SEATTLE, WA - Holland America Line turns its culinary programming up a notch with the introduction of dynamic shipboard cooking shows produced in partnership with the long-running public ...

Cook Islands Tourism North America launches multi-media marketing campaign

Cook Islands Tourism North America launches multi-media marketing campaign

LOS ANGELES, CA - “Awake to a New Paradise,” a new multi-media consumer marketing campaign aimed at promoting premium and luxury travel to the Cook Islands has recently been unveiled by Cook ...

Japan’s top media communications firm acquires Honolulu marketing firm

VECTOR, INC. ACQUIRES Honolulu-based PACRIM MARKETING GROUP, INC. and PRTECH, LLC Japan’s top media communications firm acquires Honolulu marketing firm

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Tokyo-based Vector, Inc. will acquire and merge resources with Honolulu- based PacRim Marketing Group, Inc. and its sister companies PRTech, LLC. and PacRim Marketing Tokyo, ...

New York City Mayor: Every reason to believe bombing was an act of terror

New York City Mayor: Every reason to believe bombing was an act of terror

NEW YORK, NY - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has said that Saturday’s bomb explosion in the city’s Chelsea district, which injured 29 people, was an act of terror.

WoodSpring Hotels rapidly moves in South Florida

WoodSpring Hotels rapidly moves in South Florida

MIAMI, FL - WoodSpring Hotels, the fast growing, extended-stay hotel brand, has partnered with Gold Coast Premier Properties to develop four, ground-up hotels in South Florida.

Royal Caribbean Cruises raises dividend 28 percent

Royal Caribbean Cruises raises dividend 28 percent

MIAMI, FL - The Board of Directors of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.48 per common share payable on October 13, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close ...

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