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Alaska Airlines moves forward with new $40 million maintenance facility in Anchorage

Alaska Airlines moves forward with new $40 million maintenance facility in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, AK - Alaska Airlines today announced plans to build a new $40 million airplane maintenance facility at the site of the current Signature Flight Support building on Old International ...

16 killed in Texas hot air balloon crash

16 killed in Texas hot air balloon crash

HOUSTON, TX - Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed that 16 people died in a hot air balloon crash near Lockhart, Texas, about 30 miles south of Austin.

Toronto City Airport's award-winning pedestrian tunnel celebrates one-year anniversary

Toronto City Airport's award-winning pedestrian tunnel celebrates one-year anniversary

TORONTO, Canada - Today, PortsToronto is pleased to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the award-winning pedestrian tunnel that connects Toronto's mainland to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport ...

Discovery Air announces election of directors

Discovery Air announces election of directors

TORONTO, Canada - Discovery Air Inc announced today that all of the nominees listed in its information circular for the annual meeting of shareholders held on July 29, 2016 in Toronto were elected ...

Delta Air Lines declares quarterly dividend

Delta Air Lines declares quarterly dividend

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Air Lines' Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.2025 per share.

Air Canada reports Q2 2016 results

Air Canada reports Q2 2016 results

MONTRÉAL, Canada - Air Canada today reported record second quarter 2016 EBITDAR (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and aircraft rent) of $605 million compared to the ...

Carnival Cruise Line's new ship to be named Carnival Horizon

Carnival Cruise Line's new ship to be named Carnival Horizon

MIAMI, FL - Carnival Cruise Line announced today that Carnival Horizon will be the name of its new 133,500-ton ship scheduled to be delivered in March 2018.

Michael Jackson HIStory Statue unveiled at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas

Michael Jackson HIStory Statue unveiled at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV - On Thursday, July 28, the Estate of Michael Jackson teamed up with Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil and Mandalay Bay to pay tribute to the King of Pop as they unveiled his ...

Glacier Run celebrates five years at the Louisville Zoo

Glacier Run celebrates five years at the Louisville Zoo

ST LOUIS, MO – PGAV Destinations-designed Glacier Run, home to polar bears, grizzly bears, seals, sea lions, and Steller’s sea-eagles, is celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2016.

Lava meets the Pacific Ocean in Hawaii: Tourists watch from tour boats

Lava meets the Pacific Ocean in Hawaii: Tourists watch from tour boats

Hiking close to the volcano can be life threatening for tourists in Hawaii. Therefore, boat tours are also making trips to the site to view the lava flow entering the Pacific Ocean.

2015 US overseas visitation estimates released

2015 US overseas visitation estimates released

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Department of Commerce, National Travel & Tourism Office (NTTO), today announced the results of its 2015 Survey of International Air Travelers (SIAT).

Voyage salutes US history with visits to iconic sites

Voyage salutes US history with visits to iconic sites

LOS ANGELES, CA - As the 2016 Presidential Election wages on, Crystal Cruises presents several enlightening opportunities for inquisitive travelers to immerse themselves in the history of the ...

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts debuts 15th hotel in Texas

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts debuts 15th hotel in Texas

GEORGETOWN, T - Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc, today announced the opening of the Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center, a ...

FAA Administrator talks safety and innovation at AirVenture

FAA Administrator talks safety and innovation at AirVenture

OSHKOSH, WI - Speaking before a diverse general aviation audience at the EAA AirVenture air show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta underscored the importance of government ...

Arik Air sponsors landmark One Africa Music Fest in New York

Arik Air sponsors landmark One Africa Music Fest in New York

NEW YORK, NY - Arik Air, West and Central Africa's largest airline, sponsored the landmark One Africa Music Festival which took place at the Barclay's Center in New York, in line with their ...

Americans' sense of alienation remains at record high

8 in 10 Americans believe that people running the country don't care what happens to them Americans' sense of alienation remains at record high

NEW YORK, NY - In the midst of the contentious presidential primary elections, The Harris Poll measured how alienated Americans feel.

Ottawa River designated a Canadian Heritage River

Ottawa River designated a Canadian Heritage River

OTTAWA, Canada - Today, the Ontario Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, Kathryn McGarry, and the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, ...

Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation announces senior management change

Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation announces senior management change

APPLETON, WI - Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation today announced the appointment of Janet Huculak to the position of Vice President of Maintenance and Procurement reporting directly to Senior ...

US travelers not deterred from flying this summer

US travelers not deterred from flying this summer

CHICAGO, IL - Despite global unrest and increasing terrorist attacks in the US and abroad, air travel will still be strong in the coming months according to surveys conducted by GO Airport ...

Caroline Beteta and Christopher J. Nassetta to join US Travel Hall of Leaders

Caroline Beteta and Christopher J. Nassetta to join US Travel Hall of Leaders

WASHINGTON, DC - Longtime travel industry leaders Caroline Beteta and Christopher J Nassetta are the 2016 inductees into the US Travel Hall of Leaders, the US Travel Association announced ...

Americans are flocking to their favorite national parks

Americans are flocking to their favorite national parks

The most Americans in recent years are heading to national parks in recognition of the US National Park Service's 100th anniversary on August 25.

Elvis Presley's BMW 507 to appear at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Elvis Presley's BMW 507 to appear at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

PEBBLE BEACH, CA - It was March of 1958 when Elvis Presley first fell in love. The object of his affection, to the dismay of many young ladies, was a 1957 BMW 507 roadster.

Hawaii Tourism: International students spend $302 million in Hawaii

Hawaii Tourism: International students spend $302 million in Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released a report today, which analyzes the impact of international students on Hawaii’s economy. ...

Virgin America expands service to New York area

Virgin America expands service to New York area

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America, the California-based airline reinventing flying, today announced an expansion of service at Newark International Airport (EWR) to a total of four daily nonstop ...

New General Manager for Doral Arrowwood, Rye Brook, New York named

New General Manager for Doral Arrowwood, Rye Brook, New York named

THE WOODLANDS (HOUSTON), TX - The newly merged Benchmark Resorts & Hotels and Gemstone Hotels & Resorts have formally announced the appointment of Mike McNeill as general manager for Doral ...

100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America for 2016

100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America for 2016

As hungry sightseers travel around the nation this summer, OpenTable today unveiled the 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America for 2016.

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation: Results for first half 2016

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation: Results for first half 2016

Second quarter revenues were $1.4 billion - flat compared with the prior year period for Wyndham Hotel Group. In constant currency and excluding acquisitions, revenues increased 1%.

More accountability in wellness/spa investments and operations needed

More accountability in wellness/spa investments and operations needed

Laszlo Puczko, Group Managing Director, Resources for Leisure Assets

It may seem to be relatively straightforward to talk about accountability and investment in spas or wellness centers.

Retired: Maui Vistors Bureau Executive Director Terryl Vencl issues statement

Retired: Maui Vistors Bureau Executive Director Terryl Vencl issues statement

She was in charge of tourism for the Hawaiian Islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai. Terryl Vencl, Executive Director at Maui Vistors Bureau, is moving to retirement. She issueD this statement:

National Limousine Association petitions the White House

National Limousine Association petitions the White House

WASHINGTON, DC - The National Limousine Association is petitioning the White House, through the We the People platform, to create a congressional sub-committee focused on addressing unfair labor ...

Two in three Americans have or will take vacation this summer

Two in three Americans have or will take vacation this summer

As summer temperatures continue to rise, many Americans are taking the time to escape their regular lives in search of a little break from reality.

Gateway Sports Village announces partnership with Liberty Hotel Group

Gateway Sports Village announces partnership with Liberty Hotel Group

GRANDVIEW, MO - Gateway Sports Village announces partnership with Liberty Hotel Group to add two new hotels to the sports and entertainment development.

Design contract at Reagan National Airport in Washington DC

Design contract at Reagan National Airport in Washington DC

WASHINGTON, DC - CH2M's aviation experts were recently selected by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) to manage the Airfield Pavement Rehabilitation and Geometric Improvements ...

Bunny Ranch brothel: Historic sexual services outreach to disabled tourists

Bunny Ranch brothel: Historic sexual services outreach to disabled tourists

CARSON CITY, NV - The Bunny Ranch legal brothel has launched an historic outreach to the disabled community, coinciding with the anniversary of the landmark Americans With Disabilities Act.

Irish aircraft financier acquires five planes

Irish aircraft financier acquires five planes

DUBLIN, Ireland - FLY Leasing Limited today announced the purchase of five aircraft.

Profit: WestJet reports second quarter net earnings

Profit: WestJet reports second quarter net earnings

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced its second quarter results for 2016, with net earnings of $36.7 million, or $0.30 per fully diluted share, as compared with the net earnings of $61.6 ...

Xiamen Airlines touches down in Canada for the first time

Xiamen Airlines touches down in Canada for the first time

VANCOUVER, Canada - Today, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated the inaugural flight of Xiamen Airlines to North America.

BTS releases 1st-Quarter 2016 US air fare data

BTS releases 1st-Quarter 2016 US air fare data

WASHINGTON, DC - The average domestic air fare decreased to $361 in the first quarter of 2016, down 7.8 percent from $392 in the first quarter of 2015, falling to the lowest level since 2010, ...

2 in 3 Americans have or will take vacation this summer

2 in 3 Americans have or will take vacation this summer

NEW YORK, NY - As summer temperatures continue to rise, many Americans are taking the time to escape their regular lives in search of a little break from reality.

Virgin America shareholders approve merger agreement with Alaska Air Group

Virgin America shareholders approve merger agreement with Alaska Air Group

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America Inc today announced that the merger agreement with Alaska Air Group, Inc, the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc., was approved by an affirmative vote of the ...

WestJet appoints new Vice Chair of Board of Directors

WestJet appoints new Vice Chair of Board of Directors

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet Airlines Ltd today announced the appointment of Christopher Burley, as Vice Chair of its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Etihad Airways opens new premium lounge at Los Angeles International Airport

Etihad Airways opens new premium lounge at Los Angeles International Airport

LOS ANGELES, CA - Etihad Airways has today officially opened its new First and Business Class Lounge within the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Airbnb names new Canadian executive

Airbnb names new Canadian executive

TORONTO, Canada - Airbnb, the world's leading community driven hospitality company, today announced the hiring of Alex Dagg, a long-time labour leader, to lead the company's Canadian Public Policy ...

PEMA Response Coordination Center activated for Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

PEMA Response Coordination Center activated for Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

HARRISBURG, PA - The Commonwealth Response Coordination Center (CRCC) at the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency in Harrisburg began operations at 8am this morning to monitor events ...

Alaska Airlines donates nearly $150K to nonprofits in Alaska, Hawaii and Washington

Alaska Airlines donates nearly $150K to nonprofits in Alaska, Hawaii and Washington

ANCHORAGE, AK - The Alaska Airlines Foundation has awarded $145,000 in grants to 12 nonprofit organizations throughout the states of Alaska, Hawaii and Washington.

OneJet announces additional nonstop destinations from Louisville

OneJet announces additional nonstop destinations from Louisville

LOUISVILLE, KY - OneJet, the air transportation network that provides increased access to nonstop travel in small and medium size markets, joined aviation officials and representatives of ...

WestJet adds more flights for Canadians

WestJet adds more flights for Canadians

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet announced today it will add dozens of new flights to its growing domestic and international networks as part of its 2016-2017 winter schedule, enhancing service for ...

Etihad & partners will support 108K US jobs, contribute $10.7 billion to US economy in 2016

Etihad & partners will support 108K US jobs, contribute $10.7 billion to US economy in 2016

LOS ANGELES, CA – Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) and its equity partner airlines will support 108,000 jobs across the USA in 2016 and make a US$10.7 billion contribution to the national economy ...

Biometrics, borders, bombs, and BREXIT: adoption of automated border control and identification technology

Biometrics, borders, bombs, and BREXIT: adoption of automated border control and identification technology

According to Acuity Market Intelligence, recent terrorism and violence across Europe, the United States, and the Middle East, along with concerns about global migration and immigration, are ...

eTN hotel evaluation: Hyatt Regency at Denver Convention Center

eTN hotel evaluation: Hyatt Regency at Denver Convention Center

The Hyatt Regency at the Denver Convention Center is an excellent choice when attending an event at the Denver Convention Center.

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