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WestJet updates second quarter outlook

WestJet updates second quarter outlook

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced June 2015 traffic results with a load factor of 76.9 percent, a decrease of 0.5 percentage points year over year.

Diving into summer, feet first

Diving into summer, feet first

ROSEMONT, IL - Family trips to lakes, pools and other bodies of water make for enjoyable, lasting memories, especially during the hot summer months.

Tropical system may impact Hawaii from Thursday into Saturday

Tropical system may impact Hawaii from Thursday into Saturday

A budding tropical system may pass close enough to Hawaii to bring an uptick in gusty showers and thunderstorms as well as building seas late in the week.

US DOT: Airlines reported sixteen tarmac delays over 3 hours in May

US DOT: Airlines reported sixteen tarmac delays over 3 hours in May

WASHINGTON, DC – Airlines reported 14 tarmac delays of more than three hours on domestic flights and two tarmac delays of more than four hours on international flights in May, according to the ...

IATA to host first World Maintenance Symposium

IATA to host first World Maintenance Symposium

MONTREAL, Canada – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will host the first World Maintenance Symposium (WMS) on 23-24 September in Miami, Florida.

Starwood sells Element Denver Park Meadows

Starwood sells Element Denver Park Meadows

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced that it has sold Element Denver Park Meadows to Denver Hospitality II, LLC. for $15.5 million.

Nationwide push to crack down on ivory and rhino horn trade praised

Nationwide push to crack down on ivory and rhino horn trade praised

WASHINGTON, DC - Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, commends the legislators in nearly 20 states across the U.S.

US travel employment achieves record high of 8.1 million

US travel employment achieves record high of 8.1 million

WASHINGTON, DC - David Huether, senior vice president for research and economics at the US Travel Association, provides analysis on last Thursday's Labor Department employment report and the ...

New York City Transit Authority takes a ride with OpenText

New York City Transit Authority takes a ride with OpenText

OpenText, a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced the New York City Transit Authority (NYCT) has implemented OpenText Analytics to manage and analyze its ...

Carnival Corporation granted US approval for travel to Cuba

Carnival Corporation granted US approval for travel to Cuba

Carnival Corporation, the world's largest travel and leisure company, today announced that the US Department of the Treasury and the US Department of Commerce granted approval for the company to ...

Air Canada reports June traffic results

Air Canada reports June traffic results

For the month of June, Air Canada reported a system-wide capacity increase of 10.5 percent and a system load factor of 85.4 percent, versus 85.7 percent in June 2014.

BATMAN coaster experience opens at Six Flags Great Adventure

BATMAN coaster experience opens at Six Flags Great Adventure

Six Flags Great Adventure unveils a second thrilling roller coaster experience for 2015 by flipping one of its most innovative and adrenaline-charged coasters backwards for a limited time.

Honolulu-San Francisco emergency declared on United Airlines

Honolulu-San Francisco emergency declared on United Airlines

Hawaii is the most remote place on Earth, and the 5- to 6-hour flight from Honolulu to San Francisco is the longest overwater flight and the shortest flight between Honolulu and the Mainland ...

Boeing reports Q2 2015 deliveries

Boeing reports Q2 2015 deliveries

CHICAGO, IL - The Boeing Company announced today deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the second quarter of 2015.

Beverly Hills Marriott debuts with $26 million renovation

Beverly Hills Marriott debuts with $26 million renovation

LOS ANGELES, CA - There's a new star in town. The former Crowne Plaza Beverly Hills is being rebranded and renamed the Beverly Hills Marriott.

Cunard culminates 175th anniversary celebration in its North American home port

Cunard culminates 175th anniversary celebration in its North American home port

SOUTHAMPTON, England - On 14 July 2015, New York City will witness the conclusion of Cunard's 175th anniversary commemorative Transatlantic Crossing as Queen Mary 2 sails into its US home port for ...

Union requests federal mediation with Southwest Airlines

Union requests federal mediation with Southwest Airlines

AURORA, CO - Despite enjoying record profits last year of $1.1 billion, Southwest Airlines refuses to have meaningful negotiations with its Aircraft Maintenance Technician and Related union the ...

Boeing, Vietnam Airlines celebrate first 787 Dreamliner

Boeing, Vietnam Airlines celebrate first 787 Dreamliner

WASHINGTON, DC - Boeing and Vietnam Airlines celebrated a historic event today witnessed by H.E.

Dog days of summer at Delray Beach Marriott

Dog days of summer at Delray Beach Marriott

DELRAY BEACH, FL - Dog lovers and four-legged friends alike can treat themselves to a Mediterranean-style vacation at Delray Beach Marriott – and this August, the hotel will even waive its ...

Skal International Orlando: Tourism gives back to the community

Skal International Orlando: Tourism gives back to the community

ORLANDO, Florida - Skal International Orlando and its board of directors recently presented a check for $5,000 to Cynthia C. and William E. Perry of the Perry Pavilion at Dr.

Airports ask for consultations to address Gulf airline subsidies

Airports ask for consultations to address Gulf airline subsidies

WASHINGTON, DC - Over 30 local and regional airports have joined a growing coalition that is calling on the US government to open consultations with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to ...

Fly Safe: Prevent Loss Of Control accidents

Fly Safe: Prevent Loss Of Control accidents

WASHINGTON, DC - The FAA and general aviation (GA) groups’ #Fly Safe national safety campaign aims to educate the GA community on how to prevent Loss of Control (LOC) accidents this flying ...

Tropical system may impact Hawaii late this week

Tropical system may impact Hawaii late this week

A budding tropical system may pass close enough to Hawaii to bring an uptick in gusty showers and thunderstorms as well as building seas late in the week.

Eastern Airlines getting its wings back

Eastern Airlines getting its wings back

MIAMI, FL - In its time Eastern Airlines was one of the great American airlines, if not quite Pan Am. At one point its routes included London but it went spectacularly bust in 1991.

4th of July: Killed trying to launch firework from top of his head

4th of July: Killed trying to launch firework from top of his head

CALAIS, Maine — Maine State Police said on Sunday that a man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, fatally injuring himself.

Remember the Alamo! Historic missions receives UNESCO World Heritage status

Remember the Alamo! Historic missions receives UNESCO World Heritage status

SAN ANTONIO, TX - The wait is finally over: The San Antonio Missions have officially been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Atlanta Airport: Top Efficiency Excellence Award

Atlanta Airport: Top Efficiency Excellence Award

ATRS released its 2015 airport benchmark study.

The super star at the American tourism attraction is Twiggy, a squirrel on water-skies

The super star at the American tourism attraction is Twiggy, a squirrel on water-skies

It's a travel and tourism attraction unknown anywhere in the world.

Air Canada operation on Saturday is getting back to normal

Air Canada reports its operations are returning to normal this morning following an illegal labor disruption at Consolidated Aviation Fueling of Toronto (the sole fuel agent at Toronto Pearson) ...

Tourism: Is the United States of America the most beautiful country in the world?

Happy Birthday America: Today Democrats and Republicans are just Americans Tourism: Is the United States of America the most beautiful country in the world?

By eTN Staff in Haleiwa, Hawaii, USA

Is the United States of America the most beautiful country in the world?

U.S. Independence Weekend starts with a nightmare for 60 in Orlando, Florida

U.S. Independence Weekend starts with a nightmare for 60 in Orlando, Florida

The Independence Day weekend in the United States started Friday. It started with a scary beginning in Orlando at the Orlando Eye.

Cunard celebrates 175th anniversary in Halifax on July 10

Cunard celebrates 175th anniversary in Halifax on July 10

SOUTHAMPTON, England - Cunard will celebrate 175 years of history, tradition, and industrial achievement in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 10 July 2015 when Queen Mary 2 calls on the ancestral home of ...

DFW Airport expects nearly a million Fourth of July travelers

DFW Airport expects nearly a million Fourth of July travelers

DFW AIRPORT, TX - Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is preparing for big crowds expected during the five day fourth of July weekend.

Record-breaking solar flight reaches Hawaii

Record-breaking solar flight reaches Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The longest and most difficult leg of the Round the World Solar Flight attempted since last March by Swiss explorers Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg ended successfully in ...

Canadian Pacific Railway Board Director steps down

Canadian Pacific Railway Board Director steps down

CALGARY, Alberta, Canada - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited announced that, for personal reasons, Stephen Tobias has resigned from the Board of Directors of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited and ...

Lafayette’s Hermione liberty ship welcomed to New York

Lafayette’s Hermione liberty ship welcomed to New York

NEW YORK, NY - Almost one month after her arrival in the United States, MoëtHennessy celebrates the arrival of the Hermione, an exact replica of Lafayette’s liberty ship, in New York on July ...

Top five things to do in Toronto this summer

The Toronto Tourist Top five things to do in Toronto this summer

By Maria G. Yates

If you find yourself in Toronto thinking, hmmm, nothing to do, well, you’re not in Toronto.

Survey: One in five Americans believes First Amendment "goes too far"

Survey: One in five Americans believes First Amendment "goes too far"

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the Newseum Institute released the results of its annual State of the First Amendment survey, which shows 19 percent of Americans think the First Amendment goes too far in ...

New York to Havana now nonstop on major airline

New York to Havana now nonstop on major airline

Sun Country Airlines, has been offering direct flights between JFK and Havana for several months. JetBlue is the first major carrier to do so.

Travel alert: Dangerous wild animals are attacking tourists at Yellowstone National Park

Travel alert: Dangerous wild animals are attacking tourists at Yellowstone National Park

US park officials at Yellowstone National Park want visiting tourists to be careful and stay away from Bison.

Sedona, Arizona: First Destination to be awarded to join THE LIST

Sedona, Arizona: First Destination to be awarded to join THE LIST

eTurboNews (eTN) has awarded its first destination to be added to THE LIST. The award goes to Sedona, Arizona, USA.

Over 89 million Americans will "Travel Like a Local" this summer

Over 89 million Americans will "Travel Like a Local" this summer

WASHINGTON, DC - As Americans are into their summer travel, nearly 89 million (57 percent) who plan to vacation in a U.S.

US restaurants add 30,000 jobs in June

US restaurants add 30,000 jobs in June

WASHINGTON, DC - The National Restaurant Association's Chief Economist Bruce Grindy breaks down the latest employment trends from today's Department of Labor jobs report:

Southwest Airlines reaches agreement with flight attendants

Southwest Airlines reaches agreement with flight attendants

DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines announced today that it has reached a tentative agreement with its Flight Attendants.

See for yourself how Hawaii tourism is doing

See for yourself how Hawaii tourism is doing

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has released video market updates from each of its global contractors for North America and Hawaii.

Hawaii Tourism Conference registration now open

Hawaii Tourism Conference registration now open

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state's tourism agency, will hold its annual Hawaii Tourism Conference on August 27-28, 2015 at the Hawaii Convention Center.

Minister Aglukkaq officially opens Ukkusiksalik National Park

Minister Aglukkaq officially opens Ukkusiksalik National Park

NAUJAAT, NU - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today officially opened Ukkusiksalik National Park at a ceremony in the ...

DFW Airport selected to participate in FBI RapBack program

DFW Airport selected to participate in FBI RapBack program

DFW AIRPORT, TX - Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport has been selected by the TSA Office of Intelligence and Analysis Program Management division for a "proof of concept" pilot of the FBI ...

Delta reports financial and operating performance

Delta reports financial and operating performance

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Air Lines today reported financial and operating performance for June 2015.

US Travel praises Obama and Rousseff's commitment to facilitating travel

US Travel praises Obama and Rousseff's commitment to facilitating travel

WASHINGTON, DC - US Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on US President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's joint communique renewing ...

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