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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 ...

International visitors inject nearly $620 million a day into US economy

International visitors inject nearly $620 million a day into US economy

WASHINGTON, DC -US Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Stefan M.

Hilton aims to inspire planning professionals with ‘Idea Network’

Hilton aims to inspire planning professionals with ‘Idea Network’

MCLEAN, VA - Hilton believes in the power of face-to-face connections.

Airlines for America issues statement on election of ALPA's 10th President

Airlines for America issues statement on election of ALPA's 10th President

WASHINGTON, DC - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, today issued the following statement on the election of Air Line Pilots Association, ...

Fortune 500 companies more concerned with flu than Ebola

Fortune 500 companies more concerned with flu than Ebola

TREVOSE, PA - A survey that includes many of the Fortune 500 companies and was conducted by International SOS - medical and travel security risk services company, finds that in spite of the ...

Choice Hotels International raises full-year outlook

Choice Hotels International raises full-year outlook

ROCKVILLE, MD - Choice Hotels International, Inc today reported the following highlights for the third quarter of 20141:

11th Annual Aviation & Transportation Career Expo at DFW

Students explore career fields in transportation industries 11th Annual Aviation & Transportation Career Expo at DFW

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport's 11th annual Aviation & Transportation Career Expo attracted more than 3,000 students interested in learning about potential careers in the aviation ...

United Airlines launches four new Pacific nonstop flights

United Airlines launches four new Pacific nonstop flights

United Airlines will launch four new Pacific routes next week, beginning with nonstop service between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia, and between San Francisco and Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, ...

Pope to the world: Stop death penalty, including life in prison

Pope to the world: Stop death penalty, including life in prison

Pope Francis has renewed the Catholic Church’s call to eliminate the death penalty, going one step further to blast life sentences and urge countries to prohibit the practice of transferring ...

US international visitation up five percent

US international visitation up five percent

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Department of Commerce today announced that 7.3 million international visitors traveled to the United States in July 2014, a five percent increase over July 2013.

Travel Leaders to require membership in ASTA

Travel Leaders to require membership in ASTA

ALEXANDRIA, VA – In a vote of confidence for the work being done for the travel agent community by the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), the Franchise Advisory Board (FAB) for Travel ...

Taos Ski Valley adds Chief Hospitality Officer

Taos Ski Valley adds Chief Hospitality Officer

TAOS SKI VALLEY, NM - Taos Ski Valley has named Steven Rose as its new chief hospitality officer.

Chile debuts tourism promotion in New York City

Chile debuts tourism promotion in New York City

NEW YORK, NY - From October 24 to 27, Turismo Chile will be inviting New Yorkers to #TakeaBreakinChile!

Canada's Northern Airlines terminate merger discussions

Canada's Northern Airlines terminate merger discussions

EDMONTON, AB and KUUJJUAQ, QC, Canada - Makivik Corporation and NorTerra Inc., respectively the shareholders of First Air and Canadian North, announce that they have terminated discussions aimed ...

American Airlines reports record Q3 profit

American Airlines reports record Q3 profit

FORT WORTH, TX - American Airlines Group Inc today reported its third quarter 2014 results.

RSVP celebrates 30 years of gay cruises

RSVP celebrates 30 years of gay cruises

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - In 2015, RSVP Vacations marks 30 years of gay and lesbian cruises with a yearlong celebration highlighted by their largest cruise yet on the brand new Regal Princess.

Airbus and Oracle join forces

Airbus and Oracle join forces

AIRBUS, the world’s leading aircraft manufacturer and ORACLE TEAM USA, the defending champion of the America’s Cup, have forged a technology partnership.

Alaska Air Group reports record third quarter income

Alaska Air Group reports record third quarter income

Alaska Air Group reported record third quarter net income, excluding special items, of $200 million - a 27% increase over the third quarter of 2013.

Royal Caribbean: 2015 financial outlook

Royal Caribbean: 2015 financial outlook

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. today reported third quarter results and provided a preliminary outlook for 2015.

New daily nonstop flights: Abu Dhabi - Dallas

Aviation success story Texas and the UAE New daily nonstop flights: Abu Dhabi - Dallas

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will increase the frequency of its new service to Dallas/Fort Worth in the United States to daily from April 16, 2015, o meet ...

United Airlines reports $1.1 billion third-quarter 2014 profit

UAL: $924 Million Profit Including Special Items United Airlines reports $1.1 billion third-quarter 2014 profit

CHICAGO, Illinois – United Airlines (UAL) today reported third-quarter 2014 net income of $1.1 billion, or $2.75 per diluted share, excluding $151 million of special items, its highest-ever ...

Chapman Freeborn announces appointment of new US president

Chapman Freeborn announces appointment of new US president

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering is delighted to announce the promotion of Darren Banham to the position of president of its US business.

Kensington Tours appoints travel industry veteran

Kensington Tours appoints travel industry veteran

WILMINGTON, Delaware – Kensington Tours (www.kensingtontours.com) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new ...

Southwest Airlines reaches agreement with machinist union

Southwest Airlines reaches agreement with machinist union

DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), representing the carrier's approximately 6,000 Customer Service Agents and Customer ...

Continued strong growth for international travel to US projected

Continued strong growth for international travel to US projected

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Department of Commerce (DOC) projects international travel to the United States will continue to experience strong growth through 2019, based on the National Travel and ...

Alaska Airlines bringing more Hawaii to its San Diego customers

Alaska Airlines bringing more Hawaii to its San Diego customers

SEATTLE, WA - Alaska Airlines is bringing more Hawaii to its customers in San Diego with new nonstop flights between San Diego and Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Major Commitment to Speed Ebola Vaccine Development

Major Commitment to Speed Ebola Vaccine Development

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced that it has made a commitment of up to $200 million to accelerate and significantly expand the production of an Ebola vaccine program in ...

Destination guests’ evolving technology preferences

New Research Published on travel destinations Destination guests’ evolving technology preferences

ST. LOUIS, Missouri – St. Louis-based planning and design firm PGAV Destinations has published its latest study, Digitizing Destinations 3.0.

Choice Hotels celebrates continued growth in 2014

Choice Hotels celebrates continued growth in 2014

PHOENIX, AZ - Momentum for new hotel development continues to build at Choice Hotels International, one of the world's leading hotel companies.

Hawaii same-sex marriage law sidesteps lawsuit

Hawaii Tourism to benefit from Marriage Equality Hawaii same-sex marriage law sidesteps lawsuit

What is sure to remain a big tourism draw for the Aloha State is safe and sound – same sex marriage. A lawsuit by Natasha N.

US citizen international travel up 11 percent

US citizen international travel up 11 percent

WASHINGTON,DC - US citizen outbound totaled 7.6 million travelers for the month and 40.2 million year-to-date.

July 2014/2013 Comparisons

Official Champagne grand tasting returns to San Francisco

Official Champagne grand tasting returns to San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The Champagne region's annual official tasting in the United States kicks off today at the Westin St. Francis on Union Square in San Francisco.

Survey: Ebola scare is affecting travelers' confidence

Survey: Ebola scare is affecting travelers' confidence

DALLAS, TX – On Sunday Unicomm surveyed nearly 6,200 active travelers in six major metropolitan markets regarding the potential impact of the current Ebola occurrences as they relate to their ...

Travel restrictions to prevent spread of Ebola to US go into effect

Travel restrictions to prevent spread of Ebola to US go into effect

WASHINGTON, DC - A just-announced development by the US Department of Homeland Security will go into effect tomorrow to help further curb the spread of the Ebola virus to the United States.

US travel industry supports enhanced Ebola screening

US travel industry supports enhanced Ebola screening

WASHINGTON, DC - Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Department of Homeland Security's announcement that all passengers from Ebola-stricken African ...

Maui shark attack: "I was basically in its mouth."

Maui shark attack: "I was basically in its mouth."

"It was something you dream of on 'Shark Week,'" Roberson said. "It was so close to me, and the mouth was so open when it came up. It was in pure attack mode, and it was just right there.

World's best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, and cruise lines revealed

World's best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, and cruise lines revealed

NEW YORK, NY - Conde Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 27th annual Readers' Choice Awards, ranking the best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, and cruise lines in the ...

Nor'easter to unleash rain, wind from Virginia to Maine

Nor'easter to unleash rain, wind from Virginia to Maine

A storm will spin up along the New England coast at midweek and will take on characteristics of a nor'easter with drenching wind-swept rain and coastal flooding in some locations.

Virgin America reports September 2014 operational results

Virgin America reports September 2014 operational results

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for September 2014 and the first nine months of the year.

21 million Americans to fly in Q4, Thanksgiving and Christmas air fare higher this year

21 million Americans to fly in Q4, Thanksgiving and Christmas air fare higher this year

BELLEVUE, WA - Booking data reveals that 21 million Americans are expected to fly from October through December, either for holiday festivities, to a sunny beach locale or somewhere in between.* ...

Smithsonian receives Brian Setzer's Gretsch guitar

Smithsonian receives Brian Setzer's Gretsch guitar

WASHINGTON, DC - Grammy Award-winning musician Brian Setzer donated his signature orange Gretsch guitar to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History during a ceremony Oct. 17.

American Airlines Cargo, US Airways Cargo officially combine under single air waybill

American Airlines Cargo, US Airways Cargo officially combine under single air waybill

FORT WORTH, TX - American Airlines and US Airways have reached a significant milestone in their merger today as the Cargo divisions combine under a single air waybill.

Hawaii Tourism: Ana Downgraded to Tropical Storm

Hawaii Tourism: Ana Downgraded to Tropical Storm

The National Weather Service in the United States has downgraded Hurricane Ana to a Tropical Storm. Kauai County remains under a Tropical Storm Warning and a Flash Flood Watch.

CLIA commends Carnival on smooth return to port of Carnival Magic

CLIA commends Carnival on smooth return to port of Carnival Magic

WASHINGTON, DC - Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) President and CEO, Christine Duffy, issued the following statement today regarding the successful disembarkation of a passenger on ...

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