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VIA Rail continues strong performance

VIA Rail continues strong performance

During the first quarter of 2016, VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) saw another increase in ridership and reported the best results for revenues since 2008.

Acquired: Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa

Acquired: Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and MGM Growth Properties LLC today announced that MGM Resorts has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Boyd Gaming Corporation's ("Boyd Gaming") ...

The biggest kite festival in Quebec!

The biggest kite festival in Quebec!

Saint-Honoré dans l'Vent International kite festival will be held June 17th to 19th at Saint-Honoré local airport, in Saguenay.

Hospitality: Alt Hotel Ottawa opening

Hospitality: Alt Hotel Ottawa opening

Visitors to the Canadian capital now have even more choice of quality accommodation to choose from thanks to the opening of the 148-room Alt Hotel Ottawa.

Moments shared by Montrealers and tourists

Moments shared by Montrealers and tourists

Tourisme Montréal has turned to the creativity and talent of Montréal to promote and get the news out about the destination.

Airline Mechanics at Piedmont Airlines Reach Tentative Agreement

Airline Mechanics at Piedmont Airlines Reach Tentative Agreement

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Locals 210, 355 and 776 have reached a tentative agreement on a five-year contract for approximately 300 ...

Princess Cruises Announces 2017-2018 Americas Season

Princess Cruises Announces 2017-2018 Americas Season

Princess Cruises has announced its 2017-2018 Americas cruise itineraries from Fall 2017 to Spring 2018 including sailings to the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Mexico, Hawaii, and the California ...

Who are tourists traveling solo?

Who are tourists traveling solo?

Solo travel is the new "it" thing. According to the U.S.

Delta, Virgin Atlantic Add 50 Daily Seats Between Seattle and London, Launch Portland-London Service

Delta, Virgin Atlantic Add 50 Daily Seats Between Seattle and London, Launch Portland-London Service

London calls, and joint venture partners Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Virgin Atlantic are answering by adding more than 50 daily seats between Seattle and London as well as adding service from ...

Jazz adds Algonquin College to its professional pilot career pathway program

Jazz adds Algonquin College to its professional pilot career pathway program

Jazz Aviation LP is pleased to announce a further commitment to Canada's future professional pilots with a renewed agreement between the airline's Jazz Aviation Pathway Program ("Jazz APP") and ...

Gorilla shot at Cincinnati Zoo: Statements released

Gorilla shot at Cincinnati Zoo: Statements released

A three year old boy fell into a gorilla's habitat at the Cincinnati Zoo in Ohio and zoo officials reacted in killing a gorilla who did not try to harm or attack the boy in anyway.

Tourist attacked by shark or sea lion in Newport Beach, California

Tourist attacked by shark or sea lion in Newport Beach, California

Newport Beach police said they received reports that a woman swimming in the water was bitten at Corona del Mar State Beach around 5 p.m.

Democratic Party of Hawaii new head Tim Vanderveer symbolizes a new generation

Opposing tourism developments: Tim Vanderveer new leader of the Hawaii Democratic party Democratic Party of Hawaii new head Tim Vanderveer symbolizes a new generation

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The new Chair of the Democratic Party of Hawaii Mr. Tim Vanderveer said today after his election at the Sheraton Hotel in Waikiki. "The torch has been passed to a new generation."

Chicago: A travel and tourism destination for those on a suicide mission?

Chicago: A travel and tourism destination for those on a suicide mission?

Choose Chicago for a holiday or a business trip? Would it mean you risk to be shot? Officials want tourists to know: Chicago is a big city, but it’s a beautiful city, and it really is a safe ...

Suicide bomber targeting American and Israeli planes in London Heathrow sentenced

Suicide bomber targeting American and Israeli planes in London Heathrow sentenced

He was instructed to carry out a suicide terrorist attack inside London Heathrow airport, targeting planes arriving from the United States or Israel.

Under threat: Statue of Liberty, Yellowstone National Park and Mesa Verde National Park

Under threat: Statue of Liberty, Yellowstone National Park and Mesa Verde National Park

Statue of Liberty, Yellowstone National Park and Mesa Verde National Park, as well as other World Heritage Sites in dozens of countries are under threat. It was documented by a recent UN ...

Hindus: Give us a Hanuman monument at Oklahoma Capitol

Hindus: Give us a Hanuman monument at Oklahoma Capitol

In the event the Oklahoma voters repealed a section of the Oklahoma Constitution in November ballot, which currently prohibits state assets from being used for religious purposes, Hindus will ...

Survey: TSA waits may not be so bad after all

Survey: TSA waits may not be so bad after all

CHICAGO, IL - Despite reports of missed flights and massive waits in TSA lines at the airport, most travelers have not noticed an increase in wait times during the past four months according to ...

Tourisme Montréal announces its new Board of Directors for 2016-2017

Tourisme Montréal announces its new Board of Directors for 2016-2017

MONTRÉAL, Canada - Tourisme MontrĂ©al today announced its Board of Directors for the upcoming year during the Annual General Assembly at the Saint-James Club of Montreal. Mr.

Emergency exercise at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Emergency exercise at Toronto Pearson International Airport

TORONTO, Canada - The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) will be conducting an emergency exercise at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Saturday, May 28th.

Court denies Wynn Resorts' motion to delay trial of Elaine Wynn's case

Court denies Wynn Resorts' motion to delay trial of Elaine Wynn's case

LAS VEGAS, NV - Nevada state court judge Elizabeth Gonzalez denied Wynn Resorts' motion to sever, which had sought to indefinitely delay trial of Ms.

Carnival Vista's Cloud 9 Spa: Seagoing oasis of tranquility and relaxation

Carnival Vista's Cloud 9 Spa: Seagoing oasis of tranquility and relaxation

MIAMI, FL - For those looking to unwind and relax, the new Carnival Vista has a lot to ahhh about.

VIA Rail ready to welcome more passengers this summer!

VIA Rail ready to welcome more passengers this summer!

Starting on June 1, the number of departures offered by VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) between Quebec City – MontrĂ©al – Ottawa will increase from 10 to 40 per week, with a new added feature: ...

Kentucky: At least 19 tourists and tour guides trapped inside a cave

Emergency officials: Kentucky tourists trapped in cave rescued Kentucky: At least 19 tourists and tour guides trapped inside a cave

Kentucky tourism promotes a visitor attraction 2.5 miles away from the campground in downtown Horse Cave, offering Guided Cave Tours and Adventure Cave Tours for ages 10 and up.

Evacuated: Kansas City International Airport  KMCI, Missouri, USA

Evacuated: Kansas City International Airport KMCI, Missouri, USA

Staff and passengers at Kansas City International Airport, in Kansas City, Missouri have been evacuated.

The cause is a tornado warning.

Harmony of the Seas: Tallest slide at sea delivers top thrill factor

Harmony of the Seas: Tallest slide at sea delivers top thrill factor

MIAMI, FL - Royal Caribbean International's Harmony of the Seas, the world's largest cruise ship, claims another record as home to the tallest slide and most exhilarating adventure at sea: ...

Winston Churchill paintings exhibition for Queen Mary 80th anniversary

Winston Churchill paintings exhibition for Queen Mary 80th anniversary

LONG BEACH, CA - The Queen Mary made her maiden voyage May 27, 1936. The 80th anniversary of that event will be celebrated on the ship.

MAY 27: 10:30 AM Queen Mary Well Deck / Bow ...

WestJet goes mobile with TSA PreCheck program

WestJet goes mobile with TSA PreCheck program

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced that eligible guests departing from US airports will now be able to receive the TSA PreCheck designation using web, mobile and kiosk check-in.

TSA union chief: Long lines at airports 'foreseeable and preventable'

TSA union chief: Long lines at airports 'foreseeable and preventable'

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) National President J David Cox Sr testified before the House Committee on Homeland Security's Subcommittee at a ...

Canada's top 10 most endangered historic places named

Canada's top 10 most endangered historic places named

OTTAWA, Canada - The National Trust for Canada has today released its Top 10 Endangered Places List.

Baltia Air Lines issues company update

Baltia Air Lines issues company update

JAMAICA, NY - Baltia Air Lines, Inc announced today that it continues to talk with various investment groups in order to raise the necessary capital for operating expenses and to secure leases for ...

IBEROSTAR expands global footprint with first hotels in US

IBEROSTAR expands global footprint with first hotels in US

MADRID, Spain - IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts will make its debut in the United States with the opening of two new hotels in New York City and Miami as part of the company's commitment to ...

Strong demand for IMEX America 2016

Strong demand for IMEX America 2016

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LAS VEGAS, NV - Strong demand for space from first time and established exhibitors is characterizing IMEX America 2016 which returns to the Sands Expo and Convention Center at The Venetian| The ...

Delta Connection breaks record for no-cancel streak

Delta Connection breaks record for no-cancel streak

ATLANTA, GA - In a month of almost constant Delta mainline operational performance records, the six regional carriers of Delta Connection added their own record: nearly eight days without a ...

Lifestyle hotel The Time Nyack opens in Hudson Valley

Lifestyle hotel The Time Nyack opens in Hudson Valley

NYACK, NY - Lifestyle hotel The Time Nyack is now open.

Shots fired at a concert in New York close to Union Square at Irving Plaza

Shots fired at a concert in New York close to Union Square at Irving Plaza

One killed so far. A famous venue among tourists and locals is Irving Plaza in Manhattan, New York. Tonight, music group T.I. was giving a concert when gunshots were fired.

Royal Caribbean Cruises expands Oasis and Edge-class

Royal Caribbean Cruises expands Oasis and Edge-class

MIAMI, FL - Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with French Shipbuilder STX France to build a fifth Oasis-class ship for delivery in the ...

Shelby GT-H 'Rent-A-Racer' returns to Hertz this summer

Shelby GT-H 'Rent-A-Racer' returns to Hertz this summer

ESTERO, FL - Driving will be a little more exciting this summer for those who get behind the wheel of the new 2016 Hertz Shelby GT-H Mustang, which will be available starting Memorial Day ...

Delta adding staff, funding to ease summer security lines

Delta adding staff, funding to ease summer security lines

ATLANTA, GA - With summer quickly approaching, Delta Air Lines' 80,000 employees worldwide are helping to ease long security lines and serve both seasoned and first-time travelers.

Westgate Resorts continues growth with acquisition of Cocoa Beach resort

Westgate Resorts continues growth with acquisition of Cocoa Beach resort

ORLANDO, FL - Westgate Resorts has added another property to its growing portfolio of resorts throughout the United States with the acquisition of the Wakulla Suites in Cocoa Beach, FL.

Ibtm america 2016 'TechnoCollective' will introduce latest event technology concept

Ibtm america 2016 'TechnoCollective' will introduce latest event technology concept

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NASHVILLE, TN - Ibtm america 2016, taking place from June 15-17 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, has partnered with DAHLIA+ to create the ...

FAA and National Air Traffic Controllers Association announce tentative agreement

FAA and National Air Traffic Controllers Association announce tentative agreement

WASHINGTON, DC – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its largest union, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, AFL-CIO (NATCA) announced today they have reached a tentative ...

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport will 'Open Its Doors' this Saturday

Annual Doors Open Toronto Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport will 'Open Its Doors' this Saturday

TORONTO, Canada - On Saturday, May 28, 2016, visitors are invited to tour Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (Billy Bishop Airport) as part of Doors Open Toronto 2016.

Snowshoe Mountain opens for the summer

Snowshoe Mountain opens for the summer

Snowshoe Mountain, a mountain resort in the mid-Atlantic region, begins its summer season on Memorial Day Weekend. What are the must-dos for locals and visitors alike in Snowshoe?

Tourism, John Wayne and the city of New Port Beach, California

Tourism, John Wayne and the city of New Port Beach, California

This was a tourism opportunity that California city officials in New Port Beach did not want to let go by.

San Jose turns into a world-class gateway to the USA with mobile passports accepted

San Jose turns into a world-class gateway to the USA with mobile passports accepted

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that the Mobile Passport Control (MPC) app is now available to eligible travelers arriving to ...

Disney Cruise Line returning to New York, California and Texas

Disney Cruise Line returning to New York, California and Texas

CELEBRATION, FL - In the fall of 2017, Disney Cruise Line will return to New York with sailings to the Bahamas and the Canadian coast – including a new seven-night Canada cruise.

34 sun destinations: Air Transat unveils its winter 2016-17 flight program

34 sun destinations: Air Transat unveils its winter 2016-17 flight program

MONTREAL, Canada - Today, Air Transat unveils its winter 2016-17 flight program, which offers travellers 34 sun destinations from 22 Canadian cities, in addition to a robust offering of the most ...

Tourism spending in Oregon surges for sixth consecutive year

Tourism spending in Oregon surges for sixth consecutive year

PORTLAND, OR - The Oregon Tourism Commission, dba Travel Oregon, confirms that 2015 was the travel industry's sixth consecutive year of accelerated growth and economic impact, reaching new heights ...

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