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Princess Cruises: Caribbean Princess and Regal Princess will become Medallion Class ships

As a new era of cruise personalization and game-changing guest service nears, Carnival Corporation & plc's international premium brand, Princess Cruises, will soon prepare two more vessels ...

ADL: Islamic extremism remains a potent threat to US domestic security

Amid a changing landscape, Islamic extremism remained a potent threat to US domestic security in 2016, according to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL)'s annual snapshot of activity spurred by ...

Hotel Deca becomes newest member of Benchmark's Gemstone Collection

Seattle’s iconic Art Deco gem, the Hotel Deca, is the newest member of the Gemstone Collection, a dynamically expanding portfolio that is part of Benchmark, a global hospitality company.

BTS releases January 2017 North American freight numbers

US-NAFTA freight totaled $88.0 billion in current dollars as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and ...

Hawaii: Announcing a Culinary Journey & Cuisines of the Sea Summer launch

Farms, food and fireworks headline the summer launch for the Hawaiʻi Food & Wine Festival (HFWF), the world class epicurean event that showcases local ingredients.

Hotel Nikko San Francisco unveils sweeping $60 million renovation

Hotel Nikko San Francisco, located steps from Union Square in the heart of the city, unveils a sweeping $60 million renovation commemorating its 30th anniversary this year.

Commonwealth Hotels adds four Alabama hotels to its portfolio

Commonwealth Hotels has added four Alabama hotels to their portfolio, effective March 10, 2017. This brings the hotel management company's nationwide portfolio to 44 properties with over 5,400 ...

Rosewood Hotel Group appoints new Senior VP - general counsel and group head of legal

To support its robust global expansion, Rosewood Hotel Group has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Michael Dojlidko as senior vice president – general counsel and group ...

Cambria hotels & suites increases number of open hotels and pipeline in 2017

Choice Hotels International, Inc. today announced significant growth and development plans for Cambria hotels & suites in 2017.

Relocation to Terminals 2 and 3 first step of $1.9 billion Delta Sky Way at LAX

Delta Air Lines and Los Angeles World Airports will orchestrate one of the largest terminal moves in the history of commercial aviation when Delta relocates from Terminals 5 and 6 to Terminals 2 ...

FAA: Air travel will continue to grow

The FAA today released its annual Aerospace Forecast Report Fiscal Years 2017 to 2037, which projects sustained and continued growth in nearly every aspect of air transportation from general ...

United Airlines debuts fully redesigned security checkpoint at Newark Liberty

United Airlines today is enabling customers to move through the screening process quicker at its hub at Newark Liberty International Airport with the opening of a fully redesigned and consolidated ...

Electronic devices ban: Government urged to make every effort to minimize disruption to legitimate travelers

US Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs Jonathan Grella issued the following statement on the ban announced Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security on some ...

BTS releases National Transportation Noise Map

The US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) initial National Transportation Noise Map, released today, shows that more than 97 percent of the US population ...

Partnership with Condor gives Alaska frequent flier members travel and mileage accrual to Europe

Alaska Airlines today announced Condor Airlines as its newest partner, giving members of its award-wining Mileage Plan more opportunities to earn and use miles on flights to Europe.

Sagamore Pendry Baltimore opens in city's historic Fell's Point neighborhood

Pendry Hotels announced today the grand opening of Sagamore Pendry Baltimore in the city's historic Fell's Point neighborhood.

Delta Air Lines to launch Seattle-Chicago O'Hare service in June

Delta Air Lines is adding three daily flights to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (ORD) from Seattle and will now serve all of the top 10 Seattle destinations as the airline continues its ...

Half of Americans say CEOs have a bad reputation

Fifty percent of Americans rate the reputations of today's CEOs and corporate leaders as "bad," according to research from The Harris Poll Reputation Quotient, which has identified movement, ...

US passenger airline employment grew 3.9 percent in January 2017

US scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.9 percent more workers in January 2017 than in January 2016, the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported ...

Southwest set to launch new aircraft this fall

Southwest Airlines announced it will begin operation of its new Boeing 737MAX8 starting October 1 of this year.

Manhattan’s Westside: There is eating and there is dining

© Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com (a division of eTN Publishing)

If the objective is to eat, head to Burger King; however, if the idea is to dine in an elegant space, with near perfect service and delicious Italian cuisine, I am boldly suggesting that ...

Canada announces designation of the Stanley Cup as a national historic event

Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, announced the designation of the Stanley Cup as a national historic event with ...

Worst paying jobs for women in US

What are the worst paying jobs in America for women? 24/7 Wall St.

LGBT Hawaii and Hawaii Tourism Authority on Gay, Lesbian, Transgender or Bisexual Travelers to the Aloha State LGBT Travelers to Hawaii: First ever done study has surprising results

More than two years ago LGBT Hawaii suggested to the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) to hire Community Marketing andInsights to conduct a study on the potential of LGBT Tourism to the Aloha ...

San Diego service blooms for Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines announced that it is beefing up its summer schedule in San Diego, California, to various United States destinations.

Best wallet-friendly US destinations for the remainder of 2017

As we near the end of winter hibernation, many of us are eager to begin planning our vacations for the months ahead.

IATA welcomes Transport Canada's new safety rules for drones

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the announcement by Canada’s Minister of Transport, the Honorable Marc Garneau, to implement an Interim Order restricting the use of ...

FAA event coming to New York

Data Comm, the NextGen technology that enhances safety and reduces delays by dramatically improving the way air traffic controllers and pilots talk to each other, is up and running at five ...

NASA: Biofuels reduce jet engine pollution by up to 70 percent

Using biofuels to help power jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 percent, in a new study conclusion that bodes well for airline economics and Earth's ...

Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport ranked high for on-time performance

Houston has two successful international airports with record-breaking passenger demand from both business and leisure travelers.

Canada announces new safety rules for recreational drone use

Canadians expect to feel safe on the ground and in the sky.

Caribbean Princess to debut new family-friendly features

Caribbean Princess will undergo an extensive two-week drydock in Freeport, Bahamas, March 26-April 6.

WestJet launched its newest service to Montreal

Today, WestJet launched its newest service to Montreal with the departure of flight 3451 from Halifax.

BTS releases 2016 annual US airline traffic data

The US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that US airlines carried an all-time high number of passengers in 2016 – 823.0 million ...

Air Canada adds daily Vancouver-Boston flights to growing trans-border network

Air Canada announced today the introduction of daily summer seasonal service between Vancouver and Boston starting June 23, 2017 until September 4, 2017.

Royal Caribbean announces 2018-2019 itineraries

Royal Caribbean has unveiled its strongest lineup yet of North American itineraries in 2018-19, with the addition of a fourth Oasis Class ship, named Symphony of the Seas, a brand new terminal at ...

Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces new CEO

Interstate Hotels & Resorts, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C., announced today the appointment of Michael J. Deitemeyer as Chief Executive Officer, effective March 23, ...

Northeast blizzard causes 6000 flight cancellations on Tuesday morning

The dangerous Northeast blizzard predicted to cripple the country's air travel has forced the cancellation of 8,000 flights since Sunday.

Alaska Airlines inaugurates nonstop service in three new markets

Alaska Airlines inaugurates nonstop service in three new markets this week — San Jose, Calif. to Newark, New Jersey, which began on March 12; San Jose, Calif. to Burbank, Calif.

Free Main Cabin meals coming on select AA coast-to-coast flights

American Airlines is making select coast-to-coast flights even better by adding free meals in the Main Cabin, giving customers one more reason to choose the airline’s industry-leading Airbus ...

ATCR: January 2017 airline on-time arrival rate down from January 2016, up from December 2016

The reporting carriers posted an on-time arrival rate of 76.0 percent in January 2017, down from the 81.3 percent on-time rate in January 2016, but up from the 75.6 percent mark in December 2016, ...

Legendary rock band announces Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

THE WHO announced today that they will launch their exclusive Las Vegas residency this summer at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace beginning July 29, 2017.

Celebrity Cruises reveals Celebrity Edge

Today, Celebrity Cruises delivers a first look at the transformational Celebrity Edge, whose dramatically expanded staterooms, ship-climbing Magic Carpet platform and stunning suites set a new ...

Boeing and CDB Aviation announce order for 30 737 MAX 8 planes

Boeing and CDB Aviation Lease Finance (CDB Aviation) announced an order today for 30 737 MAX 8 airplanes.

Delta successfully completes cash tender offer for additional shares of Grupo Aeroméxico

Delta Air Lines today announced the successful completion of its cash tender offer that commenced on Feb.

United Airlines upset, Aegean happy, Greek Tourism celebrating and Emirates starts a new business model Emirates becomes Greek: Newark to Athens

Greek Tourism is celebrating, United Airlines staff are demonstrating, New York Tourism officials are pleased, United Airlines Star Alliance Partner Aegean may think it's Christmas, and the winner ...

United Airlines want America First - Stop Etihad, Emirates and Qatar Airways

US President Donald Trump wants America first. Intimidating Emirates, Etihad, Qatar Airways seems to be very timely.

Trump’s 'Muslim Ban 2.0' already the subject of many legal actions

President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban is already the subject of many legal actions, including from six state attorneys general.

Providing disabled travelers with basic civil rights

This week, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) members have been on Capitol Hill to discuss with Congressional members the organization's 2017 legislative priorities.

Canada's Public Safety Minister and US Homeland Security chief: Canadians traveling south should not worry

Today the Honorable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, met with the Honorable John Kelly, U.S.

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