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The Bigger, Greener Apple: Responsible tourism in New York State

The Bigger, Greener Apple: Responsible tourism in New York State

New York State Division of Tourism ranks alongside the world’s best national tourist boards in responsible tourism league table.
The Bigger, Greener Apple: Responsible tourism in New York ...

Dubai Business Events in North America

Dubai Business Events in North America

Dubai Business Events (DBE), a division of Dubai Tourism which serves as the city’s official convention bureau, has signed an agreement with New York-based Marketing Challenges International ...

HondaJet receives FAA provisional type certification

HondaJet receives FAA provisional type certification

GREENSBORO, NC - Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet has received provisional type certification (PTC) from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Visit Indiana - but please no gays! Honest to Goodness

Visit Indiana - but please no gays! Honest to Goodness

"Honest to Goodness" is the travel and tourism slogan for the US State of Indiana. In February 2012, the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, hosted the Super Bowl.

President and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines: DOT decision on Haneda slots "tremendously disappointing"

President and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines: DOT decision on Haneda slots "tremendously disappointing"

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Statement from Mark Dunkerley, President and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines, on DOT tentative decision on Haneda slots:

Plane crash in Saskatchewan: Nobody onboard

Plane crash in Saskatchewan: Nobody onboard

A plane crashed near Nipawin in Saskatchewan, Canada. There were no injuries or deaths, because nobody was onboard, reported the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Air Canada digital strategy leaps ahead with Apple Watch app

Air Canada digital strategy leaps ahead with Apple Watch app

MONTREAL, Canada - Air Canada announced today that it has developed an app for the recently unveiled Apple Watch that will make it even more convenient for customers on-the-go to obtain important ...

Delta Air Lines issues statement on DOT tentative decision on Haneda slots

Delta Air Lines issues statement on DOT tentative decision on Haneda slots

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Air Lines today issued the following statement:

US travel community gratefully bids Senator Reid bon voyage

US travel community gratefully bids Senator Reid bon voyage

WASHINGTON, DC - US Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement upon the announced retirement of Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid:

Airport in British Columbia, Canada  evacuated: Suspicious package

Airport in British Columbia, Canada evacuated: Suspicious package

A suspicious package has been discovered in the terminal building at Kamloops Airport, and RCMP are on scene this afternoon.

Volaris celebrates arrival at Bush Intercontinental

Volaris celebrates arrival at Bush Intercontinental

HOUSTON, TX - Volaris added to its expanding route network connecting Mexico and the United States this week when its first nonstop flight between Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport ...

Hyatt announces plans for Andaz Palm Springs

Hyatt announces plans for Andaz Palm Springs

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management contract with Rael Development Corporation for an Andaz hotel in Palm Springs, ...

Proposals to limit airline tax breaks, loopholes gaining traction

Proposals to limit airline tax breaks, loopholes gaining traction

CHICAGO, IL - Last week, legislators in hub airport states of Illinois, Georgia and North Carolina all advanced proposals to end valuable handouts, loopholes and tax breaks worth over $93 million ...

Travel Oregon CEO Todd Davidson named US Travel National Chair

Travel Oregon CEO Todd Davidson named US Travel National Chair

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Travel Association on Thursday announced the appointment of Todd Davidson, CEO of Travel Oregon, as its new national chair.

IHG signs new hotel in Midtown New York City

IHG signs new hotel in Midtown New York City

ATLANTA, GA - InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced the signing of a 251-room Crowne Plaza hotel in the heart of New York City.

Floridians split about Bush, Rubio candidacies

Floridians split about Bush, Rubio candidacies

SAINT LEO, FL - Florida Republicans respond favorably to the prospect of either their former Governor Jeb Bush or their current US Senator Marco Rubio running for president, according to a new ...

Choice Hotels names VP of Franchise Development for Cambria Hotels & Suites

Choice Hotels names VP of Franchise Development for Cambria Hotels & Suites

ROCKVILLE, Maryland - Choice Hotels International announced that it has named a new vice president of franchise development for Cambria hotels & suites.

SIXTY Collective announces new President for luxury lifestyle brand, SIXTY Hotels

SIXTY Collective announces new President for luxury lifestyle brand, SIXTY Hotels

SIXTY Collective, the company formed in 2013 by Brothers Jason Pomeranc, Michael Pomeranc, Lawrence Pomeranc, and long-time collaborator Stephen Brandman committed to creating 360-degree cultural ...

Severe weather risk to stretch from Texas to Indiana into Wednesday night

Severe weather risk to stretch from Texas to Indiana into Wednesday night

Severe weather is forecast to develop the Central United States into Wednesday night, impacting a similar area that saw spotty strong storms on Tuesday.

Luxury Beverly Hills property hires new catering director

Luxury Beverly Hills property hires new catering director

LOS ANGELES, California – Luxury hotel, Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, announced the appointment of a new Director of Catering.

Chinese cuisine in America poised for innovation

Chinese cuisine in America poised for innovation

WASHINGTON, DC - When you hear "Chinese food," visions of white carryout boxes and chopsticks come to mind. But Chinese food is so much more than a quick solution for a meal.

Hawaii visitor expenditures decreased 4.3 percent to $1.2 billion

Hawaii visitor expenditures decreased 4.3 percent to $1.2 billion

According to the Hawaii Tourism Authority, the total visitor arrivals to the Hawaiian islands in February 2015 rose 2.3 percent to 661,747 visitors, according to preliminary statistics released ...

Strong airlift helps to maintain visitor arrivals to Hawaii

Strong airlift helps to maintain visitor arrivals to Hawaii

Total visitors to the Hawaiian Islands through February 2015 rose slightly (+0.8%) to 1.34 million arrivals, 11,224 more compared to the first two months of 2014.

Castle Resorts & Hotels announces appointment of Vice President of eCommerce and Digital Strategy

Erland Odd appointed by Caste Resorts Hawaii Castle Resorts & Hotels announces appointment of Vice President of eCommerce and Digital Strategy

Castle Resorts & Hotels has appointed Erland Odd as Vice President of eCommerce and Digital Strategy. In his new position, Mr.

Distinguished Travel Champion Award bestowed on five high-ranking US officials

Distinguished Travel Champion Award bestowed on five high-ranking US officials

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Travel Association today bestowed the second annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award on five high-ranking U.S. officials.

Air traveler groups join airlines in opposition to proposed airport tax hike

Air traveler groups join airlines in opposition to proposed airport tax hike

WASHINGTON, DC - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, today announced that the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) and Global ...

Airlines’ arguments against Passenger Facility Charge increase should be rejected

Airlines’ arguments against Passenger Facility Charge increase should be rejected

WASHINGTON, DC – The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today called on the US Congress, in reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration, to reject airlines’ arguments that increasing the ...

East US to ride temperature roller coaster through this weekend

East US to ride temperature roller coaster through this weekend

After a day likely to be the warmest since last fall in many locations of the East on Thursday, temperatures will take a big dip by the weekend.

ASTA: Maryland service fee bill is unnecessary taxation on travel agents

ASTA: Maryland service fee bill is unnecessary taxation on travel agents

ALEXANDRIA, VA – American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) President and CEO Zane Kerby issues this statement in response to the Maryland Senate’s party-line passage yesterday of legislation ...

US citizen international travel up ten percent in January 2015

US citizen international travel up ten percent in January 2015

US travel to overseas markets totaled 2.1 million, up six percent in January. This is still the largest market in the world.

Regional results were:

Europe, 586,000 travelers, up one ...

Opening of Red Lion Inn & Suites Eugene, Oregon

Opening of Red Lion Inn & Suites Eugene, Oregon

RLHC (Red Lion Hotels Corporation) announced today the company has
reentered the market in Eugene, Oregon, following the conversion of a

Survey: Travelers willing to pay more to improve flying experience

Survey: Travelers willing to pay more to improve flying experience

New data shows consumers are dissatisfied with lack of airline competition, and they are willing to pay $4 more per ticket provided funds are dedicated to system improvements.

These top 5 US cities for nightlife should remain at top of your to-do list

These top 5 US cities for nightlife should remain at top of your to-do list

When the sun goes down and most of the world begins to sleep, many cities in the USA come alive with an exciting and vibrant nightlife.

California and Florida issue statements against deceptive travel insurance opt-out practices

California and Florida issue statements against deceptive travel insurance opt-out practices

SAN DIEGO, CA - The state insurance regulators for two major vacation rental markets, California and Florida, issued statements against using opt-out sales practices to sell travel insurance.

Glamour and history of Italian fashion industry on display in Nashville

Glamour and history of Italian fashion industry on display in Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN - The Frist Center for the Visual Arts presents Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945, an elegant exhibition that chronicles the birth and growth of the Italian fashion industry from the ...

Mummies Of The World: Exhibition to debut at Orlando Science Center

Mummies Of The World: Exhibition to debut at Orlando Science Center

ORLANDO, FL - The nationally recognized Mummies of the World exhibition will make its debut at Orlando Science Center on June 13, 2015.

California tops ranking of US states with largest ultra high net worth population

California tops ranking of US states with largest ultra high net worth population

NEW YORK, NY - California is home to 13,445 ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals, making it the state with the largest UHNW population in the United States, according to a Wealth-X special ...

New finance chief at Silver Airways

New finance chief at Silver Airways

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, USA - Silver Airways has appointed 15-year finance veteran Jason Bewley as Chief Financial Officer to direct and oversee all aspects of the airline's financial ...

Starwood’s Aloft brand accelerates growth in Silicon Valley

Starwood’s Aloft brand accelerates growth in Silicon Valley

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced that its tech-forward Aloft brand has expanded its presence in Silicon Valley with the debut of Aloft Sunnyvale.

Severe storms aim for Oklahoma to Missouri Tuesday

Severe storms aim for Oklahoma to Missouri Tuesday

The unusual lull in severe weather across the United States will come to an end on Tuesday with locally strong to severe thunderstorms centered on parts of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri and ...

W Hotels Worldwide set to amplify presence in Seattle

W Hotels Worldwide set to amplify presence in Seattle

NEW YORK, NY - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc today announced an agreement with Kemper Development Company and Associates (KDC) to debut the iconic W brand in Bellevue, Washington, as ...

Fabulous Las Vegas welcomes LGBT events

Las Vegas now a premier LGBT travel destination Fabulous Las Vegas welcomes LGBT events

Las Vegas is thrilled to welcome a wide variety of special events, conferences and programming specific to the LGBT community.

A new USA destination image for Utah: Death by firing squads

A new USA destination image for Utah: Death by firing squads

Defending human rights. Really? As a matter of fact it's a dark day in America. Turn on your radio or TV today.

New executive at Carnival cruise company

New executive at Carnival cruise company

MIAMI, Florida – The chief financial officer for Carnival Corporation & plc, David Bernstein, announced today the appointment of a new vice president of global financial planning and ...

Revenue gets a boost at Hertz with new execs

Revenue gets a boost at Hertz with new execs

ESTERO, Florida – "We are pleased to welcome Scot Hornick and Charles Vuono, two highly-experienced revenue management leaders, to the Hertz team.

Will Hawaii tourism have to say aloha to the Pro Bowl?

Will Hawaii tourism have to say aloha to the Pro Bowl?

The NFL Pro Bowl has been played in Hawaii every year for the past 35 years since 1980, except for the year 2010 when it lost the bid, because the then Aloha State Governor, Neil Abercrombie, was ...

Hawaii Supreme Court: Online travel companies liable for GE tax, not transient accommodations tax

Hawaii Supreme Court: Online travel companies liable for GE tax, not transient accommodations tax

HONOLULU, HI - The Hawaii Supreme Court ("Court") unanimously affirmed the Tax Appeal Court ("tax court"), which held that online travel companies (OTCs) were subject to Hawaii's general excise ...

AEG Facilities fills newly-created sales position

AEG Facilities fills newly-created sales position

LOS ANGELES, California - It was announced today by Chuck Steedman, Chief Operating Officer, AEG Facilities, that Jason Hull has been appointed to Director of Sales, Meetings and Conventions.

New SeaWorld campaign highlights leadership in killer whale care, counters misinformation

New SeaWorld campaign highlights leadership in killer whale care, counters misinformation

ORLANDO, FL - SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc today launched a new advertising campaign highlighting the company's leadership in the care of killer whales and contributions to protect whales both in ...

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