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American flight attendants begin negotiations as record profits announced

American flight attendants begin negotiations as record profits announced

WASHINGTON, DC - As record breaking profits for the new American Airlines were announced earlier today, Flight Attendants represented by Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (US Airways) and the ...

Who screens the screeners? American opinions on the TSA

Who screens the screeners? American opinions on the TSA

NEW YORK, NY - They have access to our documentation and belongings – albeit briefly. They both embody and carry out the safeguards put in place to protect travelers from the threats among ...

Travel agents rally against anti-consumer Transparent Airfares Act

Travel agents rally against anti-consumer Transparent Airfares Act

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) has launched a grassroots campaign to fight anti-consumer legislation—The Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 (H.R.4156)—making its ...

California: Winterlike storm followed by summerlike heat

California: Winterlike storm followed by summerlike heat

The storminess this rainy season in Southern California has been hard to come by. For months, the region has been racking up quite a precipitation deficit on top of years of compounding ...

Carnival Freedom joins Carnival's Texas fleet in February 2015

Carnival Freedom joins Carnival's Texas fleet in February 2015

MIAMI, FL - Carnival Cruise Lines – Texas' number one cruise line – will add a third year-round ship in Galveston when Carnival Freedom launches a seven-day cruise schedule in February 2015, ...

Best US beaches for families in 2014

Best US beaches for families in 2014

PENNINGTON, NJ - According to a recent survey, summer beach trips are the most popular vacation choice for families traveling in 2014.

Connecticut launches new ad campaign ahead of travel season

Connecticut launches new ad campaign ahead of travel season

HARTFORD, CT - Governor Dannel P Malloy today announced the next wave of Connecticut's still revolutionary campaign.

Powerful earthquake hit Vancouver Island in British Columbia

Powerful earthquake hit Vancouver Island in British Columbia

A well known Canadian tourism region was hit by a strong 6.6 earthquake It was recorded off the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada shook coastal residents Wednesday ...

Mammoth travel adventure: Riding the 501 streetcar

Mammoth travel adventure: Riding the 501 streetcar

By Maria G. Yates, special to eTN

Dubbed the ultimate Red Rocket ride by some and the Vomit Comet by others, the 501 streetcar route in Toronto takes its passengers through many diverse and interesting neighborhoods complete with ...

Ruby Falls sets highest standard for sustainable operations

Ruby Falls sets highest standard for sustainable operations

LOS ANGELES, California - In celebration of Earth Day, Green Globe Certification is proud to announce re-certification of Ruby Falls, one of the most unique natural attractions in the world.

Teamsters, other unions pledge support to regional pilots

Teamsters, other unions pledge support to regional pilots

WASHINGTON, DC - The head of one of the largest Teamster pilot unions joined other union leaders across the industry in spearheading an agreement to set new standards for regional pilot contracts ...

Holland America and Seabourn named 2014 World's Most Ethical Companies

Holland America and Seabourn named 2014 World's Most Ethical Companies

SEATTLE, WA - For the third consecutive year, Holland America Line, together with sister line Seabourn, was named among the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute, a leading ...

Top 10 music festival performances of all-time unveiled

Top 10 music festival performances of all-time unveiled

CLEVELAND, OH - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled the Top 10 music festival performances of all-time.

Aloft brand arrives in Western Canada

Aloft brand arrives in Western Canada

CALGARY, Canada - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today announced the opening of Aloft Calgary University, the first of its cutting-edge Aloft brand hotels in western Canada.

Porter Airlines introduces new route between Stephenville and Halifax

Porter Airlines introduces new route between Stephenville and Halifax

TORONTO, Canada – Porter Airlines is introducing seasonal service between Stephenville, NL, and Halifax. From June 28 to August 31, Porter will operate one weekly round-trip flight.

ASTA meets with Department of Commerce to bolster travel to US

ASTA meets with Department of Commerce to bolster travel to US

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) met with senior executives of the US Department of Commerce’s Office of Travel and Tourism Industries (OTTI) yesterday to discuss ...

Delta Air Lines announces March quarter profit

Delta Air Lines announces March quarter profit

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported financial results for the March 2014 quarter. Key points include:

Tourism Cares for Portland added to NTA’s Contact ’14

Tourism Cares for Portland added to NTA’s Contact ’14

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - When NTA tour operators arrive in Portland, Oregon this August, they’ll build business partnerships with other operators.

Delta highlights accomplishments toward improved sustainability

Delta highlights accomplishments toward improved sustainability

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Air Lines' 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report details 100 initiatives completed or initiated last year to improve sustainability, highlighting the airline's environmental ...

Virgin America and NatureBridge partner for Earth Day

Virgin America and NatureBridge partner for Earth Day

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America, the only California-based airline, teamed up with environmental science education program NatureBridge for Earth Day 2014.

Hard Rock names Marco Roca as EVP of Hotel Development

Hard Rock names Marco Roca as EVP of Hotel Development

ORLANDO, FL - Hard Rock – one of the world's most-recognizable and iconic brands – announces Marco Roca as EVP of Hotel Development for Hard Rock International worldwide.

Delta becomes only US carrier with full flat-bed seats with direct-aisle access

Delta becomes only US carrier with full flat-bed seats with direct-aisle access

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Air Lines has completed the installation of full flat-bed seats with direct-aisle access in BusinessElite across its entire international widebody fleet, making it the only ...

Taos Ski Valley to launch family friendly and intermediate mountain biking trails

Taos Ski Valley to launch family friendly and intermediate mountain biking trails

TAOS SKI VALLEY, NM - Taos Ski Valley will this summer launch four new mountain biking trails, including a family friendly biking park that offers something for all skill levels.

How hotels rank in customer satisfaction

How hotels rank in customer satisfaction

After three years of record levels, guest satisfaction with hotels dips 2.6% to an ACSI score of 75.

U.S. airline passenger satisfaction falls to unsustainable level

U.S. airline passenger satisfaction falls to unsustainable level

Just when we thought it was a safe bet that the economy was improving and consumer demand getting stronger, customer satisfaction with the travel sector takes a hit.

Ranking: Internet Travel Agencies

Ranking: Internet Travel Agencies

Internet Travel Agencies

Canadian Pacific Railway: Best first quarter financial results in company's history

Canadian Pacific Railway: Best first quarter financial results in company's history

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today announced record Q1 2014 financial results.

US legislation would weaken long-overdue passenger protections enacted by DOT

Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 US legislation would weaken long-overdue passenger protections enacted by DOT

The Association for Airline Passenger Rights, (AAPR) today called on the U.S.

Airlines love to pay high prices for oil

Airlines love to pay high prices for oil

NEW YORK (AP) — Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business.

Future of Puerto Rico: Prostitution and smoking pot

Future of Puerto Rico: Prostitution and smoking pot

Travel and Tourism had been a focus for the US Commonwealth Puerto Rico.

Hawaii to inject USD335 million into upgrade of airports

Hawaii to inject USD335 million into upgrade of airports

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Hawai Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $335 million for various capital improvement projects (CIP).

Celebrate Earth Day at Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle

Celebrate Earth Day at Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe member, the Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle, is pleased to announce the completion of a $1.7 million renovation, featuring 153 refreshed guest rooms, enhanced ...

Carnival will meet goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Carnival will meet goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

MIAMI, FL - In honor of Earth Day and the importance of year-round environmental awareness, Carnival Corporation & plc today announced it will meet its goal to reduce its rate of greenhouse ...

Concord Hospitality sells 13-hotel portfolio for $240 million

Concord Hospitality sells 13-hotel portfolio for $240 million

RALEIGH, NC -Concord Hospitality Enterprises today announced the sale of a portfolio of 13 premium-branded, select-service hotels to companies owned by a global investment fund for approximately ...

Walgreens introduces destination-specific travel health services

Walgreens introduces destination-specific travel health services

DEERFIELD, IL -Further expanding the scope of convenient, preventive health care services provided by its community pharmacists, Walgreens is now offering expanded travel health services, ...

Orlando sets new US record with 59 million visitors

Orlando sets new US record with 59 million visitors

ORLANDO, FL - Visit Orlando President and CEO George Aguel announced that Orlando welcomed 59 million visitors in calendar year 2013, setting an all-time record for U.S. destinations.

Hawaiian Airlines San Jose - Maui: Unnoticed passenger lucky to survive

Hawaiian Airlines San Jose - Maui: Unnoticed passenger lucky to survive

Hawaiian Airlines flight from San Jose, California to Maui had an un-noiced 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip ...

Alabama prison to become another Alcatraz like tourism attraction

Alabama prison to become another Alcatraz like tourism attraction

Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States. It is the largest city in eastern Alabama with a 2012 population of 56,908. Tourism is not yet a big factor in this city, but this may ...

No English, no skills, no problem: USA citizenship for sale

USA, Canada, Australia sell permanent resident visas No English, no skills, no problem: USA citizenship for sale

Recently Malta and Portugal were in the spotlight to open citizenship and access to all EU countries for money.

San Francisco: never the same, but always San Francisco

San Francisco: never the same, but always San Francisco

San Francisco is changing and evolving every day, but the reasons that millions of visitors leave their hearts there never change.

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 ...

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