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World Routes Awards 2014 Winners Announced

Brussels Airport overall winner World Routes Awards 2014 Winners Announced

Brussels Airport were announced as the overall winner of the World Routes Awards 2014 which were formally announced last night during the spectacular Chicago Networking Evening which took place at ...

Hawaii: Emergency proclamation in preparation of lava flow crossing Highway 130

Hawaii: Emergency proclamation in preparation of lava flow crossing Highway 130

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie today signed a supplemental emergency proclamation to include the repair, restorations, rebuilding, or reestablishment of Chain of Craters ...

World's largest ship replica cake comes to Queen Mary

World's largest ship replica cake comes to Queen Mary

LONG BEACH, CA - A famous Queen reportedly said: "Let them eat cake!" She must have heard about the Queen Mary's upcoming 80th Anniversary party and press conference, September 26.

The Chicago airline hub turnaround

World Routes The Chicago airline hub turnaround

Chicago's department of aviation commissioner, Rosemarie Andolino, outlined the turnaround strategy in her presentation to delegates in ‘Chicago: Reinventing the global hub’ in a session at ...

Flight attendants urge continuation of ban on in-flight voice calls

Flight attendants urge continuation of ban on in-flight voice calls

WASHINGTON, DC - The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 carriers, today praised a bipartisan coalition of United States Representatives ...

Boeing names new global diversity leader

Boeing names new global diversity leader

CHICAGO, IL - Boeing today named Michael C Ford its vice president of Global Diversity and Employee Rights (GDER), effective October 17.

Greyhound introduces new onboard Wi-Fi platform

Greyhound introduces new onboard Wi-Fi platform

DALLAS, TX - The experience of purchasing a ticket and riding on a Greyhound bus has been made easier with the launch of its updated website and new onboard Wi-Fi platform.

National survey of Canadian travelers

National survey of Canadian travelers

More Canadians plan to hit the road and the skies this winter.

Japan-America Grassroots Summit in the San Diego region

Japan-America Grassroots Summit in the San Diego region

JAL and KYOCERA are to support the TOMODACHI Hironomachi delegation to the 24th Japan-America Grassroots Summit in the San Diego region, supporting Fukushima prefectural middle school students' ...

Revving the economic engine at Kamloops Airport

World Routes Revving the economic engine at Kamloops Airport

A recent study reveals the powerful impact of Kamloops Airport on the regional economy, highlighting the importance of good air connectivity.

One killed, dozens injured in Delaware tour bus crash

One killed, dozens injured in Delaware tour bus crash

BEAR, DE - Tour bus crashed in the state of Delaware, killing one passenger and injuring 49.

The bus was traveling on state Route 1 around 4:20 p.m. when it overturned.

Get on your bike, get set, go!

Amsterdam Schiphol Helps Celebrate 20 Years of World Routes Get on your bike, get set, go!

A major European hub and long-time World Routes attendees, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol surprised the Routes team this morning just minutes after the Networking Village was opened as the Aviation ...

Ribbon-cutting opened World Routes 2014 event

Ribbon-cutting opened World Routes 2014 event

A formal ribbon cutting took place at the enormous host stand at this year's World Routes at McCormick Place in Chicago to mark the official opening of the 20th World Route Development Forum.

Vantage Airport Group marks 20 years of airport development

Vantage Airport Group marks 20 years of airport development

Vantage Airport Group is celebrating its 20th anniversary as a global investor, operator and developer of airports at World Routes in Chicago.

Canada starts revoking passports of Canadian islamists

Canada starts revoking passports of Canadian islamists

OTTAWA, Canada - Canadian authorities have begun to revoke the passports of its citizens who have joined extremist groups in Syria and Iraq, said the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Chris ...

Emergency landing at LAX

Emergency landing at LAX

LOS ANGELES, CA - A passenger plane en route from Sacramento to Burbank made an emergency landing in LAX.

Scary? How safe is Chicago for tourists and business visitors?

Scary? How safe is Chicago for tourists and business visitors?

Downtown Chicago has become a world-class tourism and business destination according to Choose Chicago, Brand USA and the organizer of World Routes.

Piedmont Aviation Component Services signs agreement with Republic Airways

Piedmont Aviation Component Services signs agreement with Republic Airways

TAT Technologies Ltd, a provider of services and products to the commercial and military aerospace and ground defense industries, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Piedmont Aviation ...

Launch of ‘Travel Insight’

Global data-driven product pinpoints air travel demands and behaviors Launch of ‘Travel Insight’

At Routes in Chicago today, global travel search engine, Skyscanner, announced the launch of Travel Insight.

Vantage Airport Group marks 20 years of making airports better

Vantage Airport Group marks 20 years of making airports better

Vantage Airport Group is celebrating its 20th anniversary as a global investor, operator and developer of airports at World Routes in Chicago.

eTN exhibiting at World Routes Chicago today at Stand S4

#Worldroutes eTN exhibiting at World Routes Chicago today at Stand S4

World Routes Chicago just opened. The eTN team is standing by for delegates from around the globe at stand S04.

Ebola response: Humanitarian charter 747 brings 100 tons of medical aid to Ebola fight

Ebola response: Humanitarian charter 747 brings 100 tons of medical aid to Ebola fight

A Direct Relief-chartered Boeing 747 departed John F. Kennedy International Airport today with 100 tons of emergency medical assistance for communities gripped by Ebola.

Statue of Liberty New York: Sailboat with 130 tourists ran aground

Statue of Liberty New York: Sailboat with 130 tourists ran aground

The Clipper City, which is owned and operated by a private tour company operated by Manhattan by Sail, was sailing near the Statue of Liberty around 1 p.m.

American Airlines reaches agreement with flight attendants

American Airlines reaches agreement with flight attendants

FORT WORTH, TX - American Airlines and the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) have reached a tentative agreement on a new joint collective bargaining agreement covering more than ...

Odile delivers Texas rain benefits vs. flooding hazards

Odile delivers Texas rain benefits vs. flooding hazards

As impact from Odile continues over the Southwest and Texas this weekend, the system will be remembered for both flooding and drought-busting rain.

Flight attendants campaign for aviation security at DC movie premiere

Flight attendants campaign for aviation security at DC movie premiere

WASHINGTON, DC - The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, is hosting an award-winning documentary about 9/11 Flight 93 hero Mark Bingham to kick ...

Taiwan Tourism Bureau announces 2014 "Taste Taiwan" chefs selection

Taiwan Tourism Bureau announces 2014 "Taste Taiwan" chefs selection

LOS ANGELES, CA - Following the success of the 2013 "Taste Taiwan," the Taiwan Tourism Bureau launched the 2nd edition of the event in August 2014.

Lawsuit by Al Jazeera TV against former US Vice President Gore and Joel Hyatt

Lawsuit: Vice-President Gore, Joel Hyatt received hundreds of millions Lawsuit by Al Jazeera TV against former US Vice President Gore and Joel Hyatt

Al Jazeera America has not only rejected the claims in a complaint filed by the prior owners of Current TV, led by former Vice President Albert Gore, Jr.

Courtyard by Marriott and USA Football search for inspiration

Courtyard by Marriott and USA Football search for inspiration

BETHESDA, MD - Courtyard by Marriott teams up with independent nonprofit USA Football to pay tribute to individuals who contribute to youth success in its "Inspiring Greatness" recognition ...

Alaska Airlines flies to Albuquerque

Alaska Airlines flies to Albuquerque

SEATTLE, WA - Alaska Airlines started daily nonstop service between Seattle and Albuquerque, the multi-cultural metropolis of the Southwest.

Travel to US increases as overnight prices decline

Travel to US increases as overnight prices decline

ORLANDO, FL - Tourico Holidays today announced that it has analyzed the booking behavior of its European customers and found that travel to the United States is becoming increasingly popular as ...

World's most beloved ocean liner turns 80

World's most beloved ocean liner turns 80

LONG BEACH, CA - The world's most beloved ocean liner turns 80 on September 26 and the public is invited to join a ship-wide celebration.

Fountains of Bellagio learn new dance

Fountains of Bellagio learn new dance

LAS VEGAS, NV - On Wednesday, September 17, the beat dropped and water soared when world-renowned DJ/producer Tiesto brought the iconic Fountains of Bellagio to life with a never-before-heard ...

World leaders to fight for an end to extreme poverty by 2030

World leaders to fight for an end to extreme poverty by 2030

NEW YORK, NY - The Global Citizen Festival announced that over a dozen world leaders including, Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India; Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the ...

Far East meets East Side: The Big Apple gets to experience Thailand

Far East meets East Side: The Big Apple gets to experience Thailand

NEW YORK, NY - The Far East meets the East Side on Sunday, September 28 as visitors to Manhattan's iconic Madison Square Park will get the special opportunity to experience Amazing Thailand at an ...

US and Japan leaders to convene in Hawaii

US and Japan leaders to convene in Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Regional, national and international leaders from government, business, academia and non-profit sectors will discuss innovation and entrepreneurship through international ...

Westin Hotels expands its Florida portfolio

Westin Hotels expands its Florida portfolio

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced that it has broken ground on its first Westin hotel in Sarasota, Florida.

New York Cruise Lines names new CEO

New York Cruise Lines names new CEO

NEW YORK, NY - New York Cruise Lines, Inc, operator of the world famous sightseeing company Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, dinner cruise innovator World Yacht Dining Cruises, and the new North ...

Odile leads to tremendous flooding risk in Southwest US

Odile leads to tremendous flooding risk in Southwest US

Tropical Rainstorm Odile will continue to unload tremendous rainfall over a large part of the Southwest United States that will run off the mountains and into the desert valleys and plains through ...

Eurostar targets US travelers

Eurostar targets US travelers

NEW YORK, NY - Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, today launched a new promotion to highlight the company's popular London to Paris route and bring ...

Air Canada aligns domestic first checked bag policy with other Canadian carriers

Air Canada aligns domestic first checked bag policy with other Canadian carriers

Air Canada said today that it has adjusted its first checked bag policy for North American travel to align it with prevailing North American industry practices.

Automatic German cars learning US traffic regulations

Autonomous driving through Silicon Valley in a Mercedes Benz Automatic German cars learning US traffic regulations

The US State of California introduced a legal requirement for an official license for testing vehicles in autonomous driving mode on public roads.

Las Vegas tourism: No to prostitution, but yes to underground sex slavery?

Sex in Sin City: Las Vegas tourism: No to prostitution, but yes to underground sex slavery?

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

There are indicators pointing to prostitution as a massive conundrum for the city of Las Vegas and its tourism officials. While the law is definitive, its execution is lacking.

Asia-Pacific region leads global need for new pilots and technicians

440,000 new commercial airline pilots and technicians required over 20 years Asia-Pacific region leads global need for new pilots and technicians

The Asia-Pacific region’s demand for new commercial airline pilots and maintenance technicians over the next 20 years is now 39 percent of the global need for new airline personnel.

US city tourism: Chicago most dangerous, Dallas safest city to visit

US city tourism: Chicago most dangerous, Dallas safest city to visit

When visiting cities in the United States of America, listen to a local. Which cities are safe to visit as a tourist?

Boeing: Congress leaves US exporters in limbo

Boeing: Congress leaves US exporters in limbo

CHICAGO, IL - Boeing issued the following statement today following House passage of a continuing resolution that temporarily reauthorizes the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank:

Texas, Plains next in line for Odile's torrential rain

Texas, Plains next in line for Odile's torrential rain

Soon after unloading torrential rain and causing life-threatening flooding in New Mexico and Arizona, heavy rain and the risk of flooding from Odile will spill onto Texas and parts of the southern ...

Immediate ISIS terror threats US tourism targets like Las Vegas?

Immediate ISIS terror threats US tourism targets like Las Vegas?

Tourist destinations in the United States, like Las Vegas, may be on the attack list for the terror group ISIS.

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