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Princess Cruises to add new ship to fleet

Princess Cruises to add new ship to fleet

SANTA CLARITA, CA - Today Princess Cruises, a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc, announced that it has reached an agreement with the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to build a new ship, ...

Dallas ranked as one of top five US travel destinations

Dallas ranked as one of top five US travel destinations

DALLAS, TX - The Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau (Dallas CVB) is proud to announce Dallas has been recognized as a top US destination ranking third by the Destination Marketing Association ...

Montauk and East Hampton are NY's most expensive destinations

Montauk and East Hampton are NY's most expensive destinations

Two destinations along the eastern end of Long Island’s South Shore have proven themselves to be the most expensive in New York this summer.

Emergency landing at LaGuardia Airport

Emergency landing at LaGuardia Airport

NEW YORK, NY - An American Eagle plane, carrying 44 passengers and three crew members, made ​​an emergency landing at New York's LaGuardia Airport after the smoke was detected in the ...

Skal International Orlando makes headlines

Skal International Orlando makes headlines

ORLANDO, Florida - Skal International Orlando, the second largest Skal Club in the United States and ranked fourth among the top 10 in the world, has been hard at work making headlines in 2014. ...

Global Gaming Expo to unite greatest collection of industry leaders this September

Global Gaming Expo to unite greatest collection of industry leaders this September

LAS VEGAS - The American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions today announced that the gaming industry's 14th annual trade show in Las Vegas will unite the greatest collection of industry ...

America's top drive-in movie theaters named

America's top drive-in movie theaters named

NEWTON, MA - 10 top drive-in movie theaters in the US were announced today. From Cape Cod to the coasts of California, these retro theaters offer movie-goers an enjoyable blast from the past.

Visitors flock to Miami Beach for one-of-a-kind shopping experiences

Visitors flock to Miami Beach for one-of-a-kind shopping experiences

MIAMI BEACH, FL - John Varvatos, the new Gap building, Zara, Stella McCartney for Adidas, I Love Toys, SuperDry, LUSH, Lids, Laduree and Sabon are just a handful of the new shopping emporiums that ...

Boeing to assemble 787-10 Dreamliner in South Carolina

Boeing to assemble 787-10 Dreamliner in South Carolina

EVERETT, WA - Boeing announced today that final assembly of the 787-10, the newest and longest member of the 787 Dreamliner family of airplanes, will take place exclusively in North Charleston, ...

Baltia Air Lines stewards complete training

Baltia Air Lines stewards complete training

YPSILANTI, MI - Baltia Air Lines announced that training of its initial cadre stewards was completed on July 29th.

Southwest Airlines declares 152nd consecutive quarterly dividend

Southwest Airlines declares 152nd consecutive quarterly dividend

DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines' Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $.06 per share to Shareholders of record at the close of business on August 21, 2014 on all shares then issued ...

Tourist attraction for sale: Half a million dollars for the World's Largest Catsup Bottle

Tourist attraction for sale: Half a million dollars for the World's Largest Catsup Bottle

Illinois is home of a number of famous travel and tourism attractions. One is the World's Largest Catsup Bottle. It stands proudly next to Route 159, just south of downtown Collinsville, ...

Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles turned into a dangerous river

Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles turned into a dangerous river

Sunset Boulevard is a known tourism spot in Los Angeles in Southern California. Today tourists had a different kind of experience when a stretch of this famous avenue turned into a river.

227 travelers stranded in Hawaii !

227 travelers stranded in Hawaii !

What could be a better place for tourists to be stranded for three days and three nights. All of us here at eTN can agree - it should be our Aloha State, Hawaii.

Not only trade, investment, but also gay rights on US-Africa Leaders Summit agenda?

Not only trade, investment, but also gay rights on US-Africa Leaders Summit agenda?

Investment and trade, including tourism, is part of the agenda for the US Africa Summit upcoming in the US capital next week. What about gay rights?

Little boy killed in the wheel well on a US Military plane in Germany

Little boy killed in the wheel well on a US Military plane in Germany

The body of a boy of unknown nationality was found in the wheel well of an American C-130 aircraft after it landed at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, CBS News national security correspondent David ...

Taos Ski Valley taps new talent for Chief Marketing Officer

Taos Ski Valley taps new talent for Chief Marketing Officer

TAOS SKI VALLEY, NM - Taos Ski Valley has named Jesse Keaveny as its new Chief Marketing Officer.

Marriott International reports Q2 2014 results

Marriott International reports Q2 2014 results

Marriott International, Inc today reported second quarter 2014 results.

ASTA issues statement on House passage of anti-consumer airline bill

ASTA issues statement on House passage of anti-consumer airline bill

ALEXANDRIA, VA – American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) President and CEO Zane Kerby issues this statement in response to the House of Representatives’ recent passage of the so-called ...

Whale-watching cruise passengers stuck at sea overnight

Whale-watching cruise passengers stuck at sea overnight

BOSTON, MA - A planned three-hour whale watching tour off the Massachusetts coast turned into an all-night deal for 163 people aboard a boat that limped back into Boston Harbor on Tuesday ...

Sabre launches virtual payments solution for air travel

Sabre launches virtual payments solution for air travel

SOUTHLAKE, TX - Sabre Corporation, together with payment services partner Conferma, announced the launch of Sabre Virtual Payments for air travel, providing a true touchless travel payment service ...

WestJet reports record second quarter net earnings

Airline achieves 37th consecutive profitable quarter WestJet reports record second quarter net earnings

WestJet today announced its second quarter results for 2014, with net earnings of $51.8 million, or $0.40 per fully diluted share, as compared with the net earnings of $44.7 million, or $0.34 per ...

Boy found alive after frantic search at  US national park in California

Boy found alive after frantic search at US national park in California

First a hiker, Jay Yambert, a 56-year-old tourist from Champaign, Illinois, visiting the Rocky Mountain National Park was lost on Sunday after returning from Longs Peak at the Colorado park.

Tourists on boat tour off the Boston coast stranded 15 miles off the US coast

Tourists on boat tour off the Boston coast stranded 15 miles off the US coast

Tourists on a whale watcher tour outside Boston got a lot more than they expected when they bought tickets for this popular holiday attraction.

Heritage Hotels to build new hotel in Albuquerque New Mexico

Heritage Hotels to build new hotel in Albuquerque New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Plans have been finalized for a new multi-million dollar hotel in the heart of Old Town, Albuquerque, according to Heritage Hotels and Resorts, Inc.

US House votes against consumers and for airlines

Transparent Airfares Act Is Special-interest Legislation That Would Harm Consumers US House votes against consumers and for airlines

WASHINGTON, DC - Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today criticized a US House of Representatives vote passing the Orwellian-titled Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 (H.R. 4156).

InTown Suites names Jonathan Pertchik Chief Executive Officer

InTown Suites names Jonathan Pertchik Chief Executive Officer

ATLANTA, GA - InTown Suites, a leader in extended-stay living, today announced that Jonathan Pertchik, a seasoned real estate executive, has been named Chief Executive Officer of the company.

Virgin America files registration statement for proposed IPO

Virgin America files registration statement for proposed IPO

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America Inc ("Virgin America"), the California-based airline known for its upscale service and low fares, today announced that it has filed a registration statement with ...

Delta to offer free entertainment options on all domestic

Delta to offer free entertainment options on all domestic

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Air Lines today announced it will begin offering free entertainment options on all of its domestic aircraft and two-cabin regional jets beginning on Aug. 1.

San Diego Comic-Con to Salt Lake Comic Con: Cease and desist

San Diego Comic-Con to Salt Lake Comic Con: Cease and desist

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - On Friday, July 25, 2014 Salt Lake Comic Con organizers received a cease and desist order from San Diego Comic-Con International asserting that Salt Lake Comic Con cannot use ...

Delta Board of Directors names new member

Delta Board of Directors names new member

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Air Lines' board of directors today announced Francis S. "Frank" Blake as its newest member, effective immediately.

Nothing stops tourists to visit Israel

Leaving: Haim Gutin Senior Deputy Director General, Israel Ministry of Tourism Nothing stops tourists to visit Israel

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com

Whether it is the wail of sirens warning about incoming bombs, the screech of Magen David Adom ambulance tires racing to help the wounded, or the all-clear signal alerting everyone that it is now ...

Tourism alert: New fires at Yosemite National Park

Tourism alert: New fires at Yosemite National Park

The National Park Service's Yosemite webcam shows a smoky fire west of Turtleback Dome on Saturday afternoon.

The park is currently busy with weekend visitors and tourists from around the ...

Delta Airlines New York bound flight made emergency landing in Milwaukee

Delta Airlines New York bound flight made emergency landing in Milwaukee

A Delta Airlines flight from Minneapolis to New York was diverted to Milwaukee Saturday morning after the flight crew detected a smoky odor, a Delta spokeswoman said.

New Jersey tourism attraction: A majestic 162-acre Hindu temple

New Jersey tourism attraction: A majestic 162-acre Hindu temple

Travel and tourism to New Jersey may become more interesting soon.

DFW upgrades cut wait times

DFW upgrades cut wait times

DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Texas - Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport has launched some new services for international travelers: The facility is the only US airport that offers ...

Travel alert for Phoenix: Mother Nature is in control!  Stay home!

Dust storm closing in on Sky Harbor airport. No more flights! Travel alert for Phoenix: Mother Nature is in control! Stay home!

Travel and tourism to the Grand Canyon State of Arizona is big business. Visitors to Phoenix had been in for a special attraction treat today.

Metropolitan Museum welcomed 6.2 million visitors during fiscal year

Metropolitan Museum welcomed 6.2 million visitors during fiscal year

NEW YORK, NY - The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that 6.2 million people—from New York City, the tri-state area, across the United States, and 187 foreign countries—visited the ...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau's LOHAS creates a new trend

Taiwan Tourism Bureau's LOHAS creates a new trend

NEW YORK, NY - Taiwan Tourism Bureau in New York is promoting one of its major tourism themes "Time for Taiwan"- LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability) at the biggest shopping mall, ...

SITA gets smart with boarding passes

SITA gets smart with boarding passes

ATLANTA, GA – Airlines can now offer their ultra tech-savvy passengers the chance to board their flight with a mere flick of their wrist and scan of their smartwatch.

IATA Director General to attend high-level ICAO meeting

IATA Director General to attend high-level ICAO meeting

GENEVA, Switzerland – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will attend a special high-level meeting next Tuesday 29 July at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to ...

Government of Canada investment to make transportation by ship safer and more efficient

Government of Canada investment to make transportation by ship safer and more efficient

RIMOUSKI, QC, Canada - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and Jean Laflamme, General Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for the Development of Ocean Mapping (CIDCO), are proud ...

Alaska Air Group reports record Q2 2014 results

Alaska Air Group reports record Q2 2014 results

SEATTLE, WA - Alaska Air Group reported record Second Quarter 2014 results.

Financial Highlights:

Delta Air Lines declares quarterly dividend

Delta Air Lines declares quarterly dividend

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Air Lines' board of directors today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.09 per share.

Man's new best friend: Americans seeing their TVs as companions

Man's new best friend: Americans seeing their TVs as companions

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ - Move over, Fido. Man has a new best friend.

Seattle's Space Needle unveils a look into the future

Seattle's Space Needle unveils a look into the future

SEATTLE, WA - Built as a symbol of the future for the Age of Space 1962 World's Fair, Seattle's iconic Space Needle is once again embracing the promise of the future – this week, the curtain ...

Carnival Cruise Lines teams up with Dallas Cowboys

Carnival Cruise Lines teams up with Dallas Cowboys

MIAMI, FL - Carnival Cruise Lines, Texas' largest cruise operator, today announced an exclusive, multi-year partnership with the Dallas Cowboys, making Carnival the Official Cruise Line of the ...

American Airlines Group reports highest profit in company history

American Airlines Group reports highest profit in company history

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

ASTA applauds passage of bill to reauthorize Brand USA

ASTA applauds passage of bill to reauthorize Brand USA

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) commends the House of Representatives for taking an important step today toward ensuring a vibrant U.S.

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