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Sandals CEO to motivate Caribbean tourism rising stars

Sandals CEO to motivate Caribbean tourism rising stars

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - The next generation of Caribbean tourism leaders are about to get some inspiration from the youthful and dynamic leader of one of the world’s leading resort companies ...

Las Vegas Monorail carries 60 millionth passenger

Las Vegas Monorail carries 60 millionth passenger

LAS VEGAS, NV - The Las Vegas Monorail Company transported its 60 millionth rider yesterday, with the lucky rider receiving a Las Vegas gift package including a weekend stay, souvenirs and tickets ...

Carnival introduces new marine-themed children's program

Carnival introduces new marine-themed children's program

MIAMI, FL - Carnival Cruise Lines, the leader in family cruising, today unveiled Camp Ocean – an exciting, new marine-themed children's program coming to its fleet of 24 "Fun Ships." Set to ...

Oregon Wines Fly Free again on Alaska Airlines in 2014

Oregon Wines Fly Free again on Alaska Airlines in 2014

PORTLAND, OR - In honor of Oregon Wine Month, the Oregon Wine Board, Travel Oregon and Alaska Airlines have partnered to bring back the Oregon Wines Fly Free program.

Historic agreement forever preserves land on Hawaii’s famous North Shore

Saving the country will benefit tourism Historic agreement forever preserves land on Hawaii’s famous North Shore

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Portions of land on Hawaii’s famous North Shore that had previously been planned for development will now be protected from future development forever. Today, Hawaii ...

ASTA helps small and medium agencies grow corporate travel

ASTA helps small and medium agencies grow corporate travel

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) is bringing together small- and medium-sized travel agencies that want to either enter the managed business travel market, or expand ...

Want to chill on your vacation? Travel agents say head to hotspot Hawaii

Want to chill on your vacation? Travel agents say head to hotspot Hawaii

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Travel agents were asked in a survey to list the one destination in the world that they felt provided the most relaxing experience for their clients.

Top ten travel trends for 2014 announced

Top ten travel trends for 2014 announced

THE WOODLANDS (HOUSTON), TX - Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading US-based hospitality management company, announces the "Top Ten Travel Trends for 2014" as observed through a survey of ...

Denver's tourism website gets an extreme makeover

Denver's tourism website gets an extreme makeover

DENVER, CO - Denver's most popular tourism website, VISITDENVER.com now has a fresh look and powerful new tools for visitors and local users.

American Airlines' chief Doug Parker announced as featured speaker at GBTA event

American Airlines' chief Doug Parker announced as featured speaker at GBTA event

ALEXANDRIA, VA - The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced Doug Parker, CEO of American Airlines Group and American ...

Sabre personalizes travel with three new data-driven products

Sabre personalizes travel with three new data-driven products

SOUTHLAKE, TX - Sabre, a global technology company serving the travel industry, today launched three data-driven travel solutions – Customer Experience Manager, Guest Connect Upsell and TripCase ...

IHG announces strategic alliance with Coca-Cola

IHG announces strategic alliance with Coca-Cola

ATLANTA, GA - InterContinental Hotels Group, one of the world's leading hotel companies, and The Coca-Cola Company, the world's largest beverage company, today announced a new multi-year agreement ...

Etihad Airways: Thank you to our Canadian key strategic partners

Etihad Airways: Thank you to our Canadian key strategic partners

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, hosted a VIP reception in Toronto last night to celebrate the valued contribution of key partners in enhancing air connections ...

Sabre announces pricing of initial public offering

Sabre announces pricing of initial public offering

SOUTHLAKE, TX - Sabre Corporation ("Sabre"), a leading technology solutions provider to the global travel and tourism industry, today announced that it has priced its initial public offering of ...

Tommy Hilfiger buys Miami Beach hotel

Tommy Hilfiger buys Miami Beach hotel

NEW YORK, NY - The Raleigh Group, the luxury hospitality group founded by designer and entrepreneur Mr. Tommy Hilfiger, announced the purchase of The Raleigh Hotel, Miami Beach.

Where to sue: Internet transactions – read those hyperlinked terms

Where to sue: Internet transactions – read those hyperlinked terms

By Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson

In our article Where To Sue: Part 2 [ETN April 3, 2014] we discussed the enforceability of forum selection and mandatory arbitration clauses in cruise passenger tickets, hotel registers and tour ...

10 highest-rated green hotels in US announced

10 highest-rated green hotels in US announced

NEWTON, MA - TripAdvisor today announced the 10 highest-rated GreenLeaders hotels in the US and the results of its eco-travel survey of more than 2,100 US respondents.

Spring snow to spread over Minneapolis, Duluth

Spring snow to spread over Minneapolis, Duluth

A mid-April snowstorm will focus on the northern Plains and Upper Midwest through Thursday, spreading snow from the Dakotas to Ontario.

WestJet is brand of the year - again

WestJet is brand of the year - again

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced that WestJet Airlines and WestJet Vacations received the highest equity scores among airline and vacation package supplier brands included in the 2013 ...

Digital souvenirs from the road: Marriott launches new app

Digital souvenirs from the road: Marriott launches new app

BETHESDA, MD - JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the launch of CUR8, an experience-oriented app that allows guests to share their favorite travel moments through digital ...

Delta CEO Richard Anderson announced as featured speaker at GBTA event

Delta CEO Richard Anderson announced as featured speaker at GBTA event

ALEXANDRIA, VA - The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced Richard H.

Boeing delivers 8,000th 737

Boeing delivers 8,000th 737

SEATTLE, WA - Boeing today delivered the 8,000th 737 to come off the production line to United Airlines, marking another important milestone for the world's best-selling airplane.

US Airways broadcasts Boeing 777 jet plane in a woman's vagina

US Airways broadcasts Boeing 777 jet plane in a woman's vagina

A photo of a model of a Boeing 777 jet plane in a woman's vagina, was the response from US Airways to a customer complaint.

Hawaiian Airlines: Good on-time service, but safe?

Aircraft Safety : Not so important for Hawaiian Airlines? Hawaiian Airlines: Good on-time service, but safe?

Is flying to Honolulu on Hawaiian Airlines really safe? Hawaiian Airlines led the U.S. airline industry for on-time performance and fewest flight cancellations and has the a good service ...

Aloft Hotels unveils adaptive re-use project in Little Rock

Aloft Hotels unveils adaptive re-use project in Little Rock

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced that its fast-growing Aloft brand has embarked on an adaptive re-use project in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas.

Silver Airways increases Florida flying

Silver Airways increases Florida flying

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Silver Airways announced it is further expanding its extensive Florida network with new daily nonstop flights between Key West International Airport (EYW) and Orlando ...

Spectacular total lunar eclipse turns moon red

Spectacular total lunar eclipse turns moon red

Tourists came from far away to see this. Across much of North America people had the chance to witness a total lunar eclipse on Tuesday.

9 great ways to celebrate National Park Week

9 great ways to celebrate National Park Week

WASHINGTON, DC - From April 19 – 27 the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation will host National Park Week, featuring special events in parks nationwide.

United MileagePlus customers can use their miles to help environment

United MileagePlus customers can use their miles to help environment

CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Month, United Airlines today announced an enhancement to its carbon-offset program that allows MileagePlus members to redeem their ...

Air Canada successfully completes US$400 million unsecured financing

Air Canada successfully completes US$400 million unsecured financing

MONTREAL, Canada - Air Canada announced today that it has completed its previously announced private offering of US$400 million of 7.75% senior unsecured notes due 2021 (the "Notes").

US travel agencies close Q1 with 4.55 percent increase in air ticket sales

US travel agencies close Q1 with 4.55 percent increase in air ticket sales

ARLINGTON, VA - ARC, the financial settlement link between airlines and travel sellers, reported today that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies rose ...

Spirit named most hated airline in US. Again.

Spirit named most hated airline in US. Again.

Spirit Airlines has received more complaints than any other domestic carrier for five years in a row, according to a study.

Record cold to replace warm stretch across East

Record cold to replace warm stretch across East

Those who basked in the warmth across the eastern half of the nation this weekend should not bury their jackets deep in the closet with dramatically colder air, and even snow for some, set to make ...

Southwest Airlines employees to split record-setting profitsharing amount

Southwest Airlines employees to split record-setting profitsharing amount

DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines Co today announced it will contribute approximately $228 million—the largest total dollar amount ever allocated—directly to Employees through its ProfitSharing ...

Starwood Hotels & Resorts to return to Montana

Starwood Hotels & Resorts to return to Montana

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced plans to debut its Element brand in Bozeman.

Guam International Marathon shatters records

Guam Visitors Bureau and Tourism welcome runners Guam International Marathon shatters records

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB), along with Pacific Islands Club Guam and United Airlines, hosted the 2014 Guam International Marathon (GIM) yesterday, welcoming runners from around ...

Crystal Cruises releases Worldwide Cruise Atlas for 2015-2016

Crystal Cruises releases Worldwide Cruise Atlas for 2015-2016

LOS ANGELES, CA - Ever-innovative luxury specialist Crystal Cruises has released its comprehensive Worldwide Cruise Atlas for all of 2015 and early 2016, detailing the line's 72 luxury cruises ...

Southeast Alaska tourism:Tongass

Southeast Alaska tourism:Tongass

By aurie Cooper is the Recreation and Tourism Liaison staffer for Trout Unlimited, Alaska

It’s go time in the Tongass National Forest as Alaska’s southern panhandle gears up for the 2014 travel season.

List of 15 US-based airlines and the age of planes operated

List of 15 US-based airlines and the age of planes operated

Flying on US airlines often means flying on old aircrafts. Flying on Gulf based airlines usually means flying on brand new planes. There is nothing wrong with older planes.

US Senator: Give pilots a pistol!

US Senator: Give pilots a pistol!

If making sure American pilots carry a deadly firearm, would this prevent another 9/11 ? A US senator Rand Paul thinks this is the solution to prevent terror.

Where to see it: Total lunar eclipse coming tax day eve in US

Where to see it: Total lunar eclipse coming tax day eve in US

The first total eclipse of the moon since December 2011 will be visible in North America, just in time to greet last-minute tax filers in the United States.

First Heritage Lighthouse designated in Quebec

First Heritage Lighthouse designated in Quebec

OTTAWA, Canada - Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada's Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, designated Quebec's very first heritage lighthouse under Canada's ...

Waldorf Astoria coming to Beverly Hills

Waldorf Astoria coming to Beverly Hills

BEVERLY HILLS, CA & MCLEAN, VA - Hilton Worldwide's Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts today unveiled designs and announced the development of a Waldorf Astoria hotel in Beverly Hills.

Marriott Rewards ranks highest in overall customer satisfaction

Marriott Rewards ranks highest in overall customer satisfaction

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA - Marriott Rewards1 ranks highest among hotel loyalty/rewards programs with an overall customer satisfaction score of 707 on a 1,000 point scale, according to the inaugural ...

Legalization of marijuana brings tourism boom to Colorado

Legalization of marijuana brings tourism boom to Colorado

DALLAS, TX - Denver and the state of Colorado have seen a spike in travel interest since the sale of recreational marijuana was legalized to anyone 21 or older at the start of the year, according ...

United Airlines sends students on a dream vacation to Disney World

United Airlines sends students on a dream vacation to Disney World

CHICAGO, IL - United Airlines and the James R.

ASTA praises bipartisan effort to reauthorize Brand USA

ASTA praises bipartisan effort to reauthorize Brand USA

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) is praising today’s bipartisan effort to reauthorize Brand USA, the non-profit, public-private partnership dedicated to increasing ...

Macau Tourist Office launches exclusive multi-city art exhibition

Macau Tourist Office launches exclusive multi-city art exhibition

NEW YORK, NY - Beginning on April 23, the Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) will host an exhibition entitled “Classic Macau: Artwork Inspired By Macau.” The exhibition will take place at ...

American Airlines and US Air change loyalty programs

American Airlines and US Air change loyalty programs

American Airlines and US Airways made tweaks – some substantive – to their frequent flyer loyalty programs on Tuesday.

Starwood launches Aloft brand in Atlanta

Starwood launches Aloft brand in Atlanta

STAMFORD, CT - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced the grand opening of Aloft Atlanta Downtown, the first Aloft hotel in the state of Georgia.

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