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MiaGreen Expo & Conference

MiaGreen Expo & Conference

Pamela Lanier,eTN

The 8th edition of the MiaGreen Expo & Conference -Where Sustainability becomes your Profit Power Source- took place in Miami, Florida at the Miami Airport Convention Center (MACC) this ...

Dangerous cold to challenge records in Philadelphia, NYC, Boston on Valentine's Day

Dangerous cold to challenge records in Philadelphia, NYC, Boston on Valentine's Day

The coldest air of the winter is gripping much of the eastern United States and will feature single-digit and sub-zero temperatures in the Northeast this Valentine's Day weekend.

Dengue fever and Zika emergency: Should you travel to Hawaii?

Dengue fever and Zika emergency: Should you travel to Hawaii?

George D. Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority, issued the following statement in response to the emergency proclamation signed today by Hawaii Gov. David Ige.

Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel to remain open

Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel to remain open

Uncle Billy’s Hilo Bay Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii, which was recently purchased by Honolulu-based developer, Peter Savio, will remain open under new management and a new name.

Survey results indicate increase in US passport applications

Survey results indicate increase in US passport applications

CHICAGO, IL - Forty-four percent of those who currently do not hold a passport are planning on obtaining one according to surveys conducted by GO Airport Express.

Cambria hotels & suites brand expands to Seattle

Cambria hotels & suites brand expands to Seattle

ROCKVILLE, MD - Choice Hotels International, Inc announced it has signed an agreement with Ariel Development to develop a Cambria hotel & suites in Seattle, WA.

Alaska Airlines selects new uniform designer

Alaska Airlines selects new uniform designer

SEATTLE, WA - Alaska Airlines and Seattle fashion designer Luly Yang are announcing a new partnership to redesign uniforms for more than 12,000 airline employees.

Luxury Retreats adds Orlando, Florida to its portfolio

Luxury Retreats adds Orlando, Florida to its portfolio

MONTREAL, Canada - Luxury Retreats announces the expansion of its curated portfolio of high-end vacation rentals with 25 deluxe private villas in Orlando, Florida, one of the world's top travel ...

Marriott International declares cash dividend

Marriott International declares cash dividend

BETHESDA, MD - Marriott International, Inc today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 25 cents ($0.25) per share of common stock.

African penguins move to Miami Seaquarium

African penguins move to Miami Seaquarium

MIAMI, FL - The first quarter of the year is known as award season. Celebrities and A-listers don their glamorous best for The Golden Globes, Emmys, Tonys and Oscars.

Air Canada confirms ratification of new agreement with flight dispatchers

Air Canada confirms ratification of new agreement with flight dispatchers

MONTREAL, Canada - Air Canada said today that it welcomes confirmation by the Canadian Airline Dispatchers Association (CALDA) that its members have ratified a new contract on collective agreement ...

Take a bite of the world's largest cookie mosaic in Toronto

Take a bite of the world's largest cookie mosaic in Toronto

TORONTO, Canada - Fresh out of the oven, the smell of deliciously baked cookies will take over the Family Day Festival at Evergreen Brick Works.

New upscale hotel coming to Nashville, TN

New upscale hotel coming to Nashville, TN

ROCKVILLE, MD - Choice Hotels International, Inc, Fillmore Capital Partners and Fillmore Hospitality hosted the official groundbreaking of the new Cambria hotel & suites in Nashville, TN ...

Triptych Miami Design District to join Curio Collection by Hilton

Triptych Miami Design District to join Curio Collection by Hilton

MCLEAN, VA - Hilton Worldwide today announced the Triptych Miami Design District will join Curio – A Collection by Hilton™ when it opens during the 2017 - 2018 high season.

Republic Airways Holdings reports January 2016 traffic

Republic Airways Holdings reports January 2016 traffic

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Republic Airways Holdings Inc today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for January 2016.

Pennsylvania to host 2018 Summer Conference of National Association of Secretaries of State

Pennsylvania to host 2018 Summer Conference of National Association of Secretaries of State

HARRISBURG, PA - Secretary of State Pedro A Cortés announced today that Pennsylvania will host the 2018 Summer Conference of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS).

Moody's validates Delta's performance with investment grade rating

Moody's validates Delta's performance with investment grade rating

ATLANTA, GA - Moody's Investors Service validated the performance of Delta Air Lines' 80,000 employees worldwide and the company's disciplined financial strategy when it upgraded Delta's debt ...

Greater Ft. Lauderdale CVB's Richard Gray, LGBTQ Managing Director, honored with eTurboNews Honest Travel Award

eTurboNews Honest Travel Award Greater Ft. Lauderdale CVB's Richard Gray, LGBTQ Managing Director, honored with eTurboNews Honest Travel Award

GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Richard Gray, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau’s LGBTQ Managing Director, was recently honored with an Honest Travel Award from travel ...

Canada: Spring of 2016 may rank in top 10 warmest on record

Canada: Spring of 2016 may rank in top 10 warmest on record

Spring of 2016 may rank in the top 10 warmest on record for Canada as a whole.

Federal Aviation Administration proposes seven civil penalties against DHL

Federal Aviation Administration proposes seven civil penalties against DHL

WASHINGTON, DC - The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes seven civil penalties totaling $455,000 against DHL Express (USA), Inc, of Plantation, FL, for ...

Hyatt Hotels Corporation names new Chief Financial Officer

Hyatt Hotels Corporation names new Chief Financial Officer

CHICAGO, IL - Hyatt Hotels Corporation today announced the selection of Patrick J.

JetBlue announces leadership appointments

JetBlue announces leadership appointments

NEW YORK, NY - JetBlue Airways today announces the appointment of John Culp to the role of Vice President - Inflight Experience and Rachel McCarthy to the role of Vice President - Talent, ...

DBEDT: Hawaii economic growth forecast unchanged

DBEDT: Hawaii economic growth forecast unchanged

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its first quarter 2016 Statistical and Economic Report.

Tampa Electric opens its largest solar project at Tampa International Airport

Tampa Electric opens its largest solar project at Tampa International Airport

TAMPA, FL - Tampa International Airport and Tampa Electric today unveiled the canopy of solar panels on the top floor of the airport’s south Economy Parking Garage – which provides solar ...

Aerospace Industries Association: President's budget request not adequate to meet pressing national needs

Aerospace Industries Association: President's budget request not adequate to meet pressing national needs

ARLINGTON, VA - Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) believes that the President's Fiscal Year 2017 budget request does not provide the funding we need to ensure safe air transportation, make ...

Big Sky welcomes new American Airlines flight

Big Sky welcomes new American Airlines flight

BIG SKY, MT - American Airlines has announced that they will offer non-stop, seasonal flights from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) ...

Southwest Airlines gives employees record $620 million in 2015 ProfitSharing

Southwest Airlines gives employees record $620 million in 2015 ProfitSharing

DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines today announced it will share $620 million through its ProfitSharing Plan with its Employees for 2015—equaling approximately 15.6 percent of each eligible ...

BTS releases November 2015 US airline traffic data

BTS releases November 2015 US airline traffic data

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that U.S.

OneJet selects Pittsburgh as next focus city

OneJet selects Pittsburgh as next focus city

PITTSBURGH, PA - OneJet, the air transportation network that provides increased access to nonstop travel in small and medium size markets, today announced the selection of Pittsburgh as its new ...

Participating in recreational gambling is a positive

Participating in recreational gambling is a positive

Gambling is often put in a negative light but many forget about all the positives that can be linked to harmless games like bingo and poker.

California's largest carrier of air travelers files slot application for Long Beach Airport

California's largest carrier of air travelers files slot application for Long Beach Airport

Southwest Airlines

DALLAS, Texas – Airline employees gathered at a satellite viewing location in downtown Los Angeles to cheer the rally announcement that would add a tenth California airport to the Southwest ...

CIS analyst: President's waiver of new visa rules will expose US to threats

CIS analyst: President's waiver of new visa rules will expose US to threats

WASHINGTON, DC - Recognizing the global terrorism realities threatening the US, Congress passed the Visa Waiver Program Improvement Act, imposing additional screening on certain high-risk ...

AAPA: President's fiscal 2017 budget 'grossly imbalanced' for US ports

AAPA: President's fiscal 2017 budget 'grossly imbalanced' for US ports

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Today, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the recognized and unified voice of the seaport industry, is encouraged by the potential of significant gains for ...

Canadian finalists revealed in WWF Earth Hour City Challenge

Canadian finalists revealed in WWF Earth Hour City Challenge

TORONTO, Canada - WWF-International has chosen Edmonton, Saanich, B.C., and Vancouver as Canada's finalists in the 2016 WWF Earth Hour City Challenge.

JetBlue Airways reports January traffic

JetBlue Airways reports January traffic

NEW YORK, NY - JetBlue Airways Corporation reported its preliminary traffic results for January 2016.

Airlines for America CEO urges committee to pass AIRR Act

Airlines for America CEO urges committee to pass AIRR Act

WASHINGTON, DC - Nicholas E Calio, President and CEO of Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, today testified today before the House ...

Several prominent industry executives join Drone World Expo Advisory Board

Several prominent industry executives join Drone World Expo Advisory Board

SAN JOSE, CA - Following the successful launch of Drone World Expo, the defining event for commercial drone applications, the organizers have been busy planning for the second annual event ...

US Transportation Secretary recommends $3.5 billion to expand transit options that improve access to jobs and opportunities

US Transportation Secretary recommends $3.5 billion to expand transit options that improve access to jobs and opportunities

WASHINGTON, DC – US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today highlighted $3.5 billion recommended in President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget to advance the construction or completion of ...

Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 resurrected at the behest of major airlines

Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 resurrected at the behest of major airlines

RADNOR, PA - US Representative Curbelo (R-Fla) has introduced an amendment to HR 4441, the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act of 2016 - as a gift to airlines in response to their ...

Cirrus Aircraft delivers strong 2015 performance

Cirrus Aircraft delivers strong 2015 performance

DULUTH, MN - Cirrus Aircraft today announced that new aircraft shipments in 2015 exceeded 300 for the second year in a row as the Cirrus SR22 maintained its position as the best-selling airplane ...

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Travelers should not be alarmed by Hawaii Island state of emergency

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Travelers should not be alarmed by Hawaii Island state of emergency

HONOLULU, Hawaii – George D Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority, issued the following statement to inform travelers about the state of emergency declared by the County of ...

Westin Hotels & Resorts powers ahead in partnership with FitStar to enhance traveler wellness

Westin Hotels & Resorts powers ahead in partnership with FitStar to enhance traveler wellness

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Inc today announced that industry-innovator Westin Hotels & Resorts has partnered with FitStar by Fitbit to debut a series of fitness programs ...

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. declares dividend

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. declares dividend

MIAMI, FL - The Board of Directors of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.375 per common share payable on March 3, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of ...

FAA urges airlines to assess lithium battery risks

FAA urges airlines to assess lithium battery risks

WASHINGTON, DC - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued a safety alert to US and foreign commercial passenger and cargo airlines, urging them to conduct a safety risk assessment to ...

US Transportation Secretary unveils 2017 budget to expand safe, clean transportation options

US Transportation Secretary unveils 2017 budget to expand safe, clean transportation options

WASHINGTON, DC – US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced President Obama’s $98.1 billion Fiscal Year 2017 Budget for the US Department of Transportation (DOT).

BTS: US domestic air fare decreased in third quarter of 2015

BTS: US domestic air fare decreased in third quarter of 2015

WASHINGTON, DC - The average domestic air fare decreased to $372 in the third quarter of 2015, down 6.2 percent from $396 in the third quarter of 2014, falling to the lowest level since 2010, ...

Two is better than one: Starwood opens dual-branded hotel complex in Boston

Two is better than one: Starwood opens dual-branded hotel complex in Boston

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced the opening of a dual-branded Aloft and Element hotel development in the heart of Boston’s Seaport District.

FAA updates DC-area unmanned aircraft procedures

FAA updates DC-area unmanned aircraft procedures

WASHINGTON, DC - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is updating its conditions today for flying unmanned aircraft in the area between 15 and 30 miles from Washington, D.C.

ISIS 6: The legal battle for safety on American Airlines

American Airlines, FAA: Ongoing conspiracy hiding AA safety violations? ISIS 6: The legal battle for safety on American Airlines

eTN editorial

eTN received a copy of a letter with exhibits sent by the US law firm, Clayton Foushee, regarding the ongoing Air21 Case involving six AA mechanics operating out of Chicago.

FAA Administrator issues statement on Global Carbon Emissions Standards Agreement

FAA Administrator issues statement on Global Carbon Emissions Standards Agreement

WASHINGTON, DC - FAA Administrator Michael Huerta issued the following statement on Global Carbon Emissions Standards Agreement:

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