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President Obama praised for signing bill protecting travelers from unjust tax hike

President Obama praised for signing bill protecting travelers from unjust tax hike

WASHINGTON, DC - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, commends President Obama for signing legislation restoring the round-trip cap on the ...

WestJet pilot agreement ratified

WestJet pilot agreement ratified

CALGARY, Canada - The WestJet Pilot Association (WJPA) announced today that WestJet pilots have endorsed a tentative agreement with WestJet.

US Opening to Cuba: US Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism issues statement

US Opening to Cuba: US Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism issues statement

Beverly Nicholson-Dory, the US Virgin Islands commissioner of Tourism, is concerned and issues a statement on US President Obama's announcement to normalize relations with Cuba

Car rental rates skyrocket over Christmas

Car rental rates skyrocket over Christmas

MIAMI, FL - Travelers who need a rental car in Florida for Christmas might pay a lot more than expected.

Travel delays as Christmas Eve storm eyes two dozen states

Travel delays as Christmas Eve storm eyes two dozen states

A storm bearing strong winds, heavy snow, torrential rain, thunderstorms and fog will converge on the Northeast and Midwest on Christmas Eve and will likely create major travel delays, both on the ...

Southwest Airlines named 2015 Airline Of The Year

Southwest Airlines named 2015 Airline Of The Year

DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines is the 2015 Airline of the Year, according to Air Transport World (ATW), a Penton company.

Carnival reports significantly higher full year earnings

Carnival reports significantly higher full year earnings

MIAMI, FL - Carnival Corporation & plc announced non-GAAP net income for the full year 2014 of $1.5 billion, or $1.96 diluted EPS, compared to non-GAAP net income of $1.2 billion, or $1.58 ...

Hawaiian Airlines finalizes A330-800neo order

Hawaiian first U.S. airline to order new Airbus aircraft type Hawaiian Airlines finalizes A330-800neo order

Following a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in July of this year, Hawaiian Airlines has finalized an order for six A330-800neo aircraft.

Alaska cruises dethrones Las Vegas as Top US Destination for 2015

Alaska cruises dethrones Las Vegas as Top US Destination for 2015

PLYMOUTH, MN - Today, Travel Leaders Group unveiled the 2015 results of its authoritative annual Travel Trends Survey. Based on the findings, there is a major shake-up among the most popular ...

Major Christmas Eve winter storm to impact millions in US Midwest, East

Major Christmas Eve winter storm to impact millions in US Midwest, East

A major storm centered on Christmas Eve will affect the Midwest and East with areas of strong winds, heavy snow, torrential rain and thunderstorms.

Air Canada inaugurates seasonal flights between Toronto and Mont-Tremblant

Air Canada inaugurates seasonal flights between Toronto and Mont-Tremblant

MONTREAL, Canada - Air Canada operated today its first non-stop flight between Toronto Pearson and Mont-Tremblant, Quebec.

International visitors spent $597 million a day in US

International visitors spent $597 million a day in US

WASHINGTON, DC – International visitors have spent $185.1 billion on US travel and tourism-related goods and services year to date (January through October), an increase of 4 percent when ...

Nevada brothel owner wants to help diplomacy with Cuba

Nevada brothel owner wants to help diplomacy with Cuba

CARSON CITY, NV - With the historic announcement by The Obama Administration that The United States will begin easing long strained diplomatic relations with Cuba, Bunny Ranch owner Dennis Hof is ...

United Airlines flies kids in need to unbelievable holiday destination

United Airlines flies kids in need to unbelievable holiday destination

CHICAGO, IL – United Airlines flew more than 800 deserving children on Fantasy Flights to the “North Pole” this month.

Embassy Suites Brea - North Orange County Hotel appoints new GM

Embassy Suites Brea - North Orange County Hotel appoints new GM

BREA, California – The Embassy Suites Brea Hotel, owned and operated by Windsor Capital Group, announced that a new General Manager has been appointed.

Resorttrust: Kahala Hotel & Resort acquisition to serve as springboard for global expansion

Resorttrust: Kahala Hotel & Resort acquisition to serve as springboard for global expansion

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Resorttrust, the operator of 44 luxury resorts throughout Japan that acquired The Kahala Hotel & Resort for $290 million on October 14th, announced today that the purchase ...

Qantas unveils new First Lounge in Los Angeles

Qantas unveils new First Lounge in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA - Qantas customers travelling from Los Angeles are set to experience a new standard of luxury from this holiday season, following the unveiling of an all-new Qantas First Lounge. ...

Top Canadian deal destinations over the holidays revealed

Top Canadian deal destinations over the holidays revealed

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The list of the destinations with the biggest price drops in Canada over Christmas weekend was revealed today.

40 million traveled to Las Vegas to win the jackpot

40 million traveled to Las Vegas to win the jackpot

Travel and tourism to Las Vegas reached a historic milestone, exceeding 40 million visitors for the first time.

Spanish, French and more for new "Globalized" Simpleview CRM

Spanish, French and more for new "Globalized" Simpleview CRM

Simpleview, the world's leading provider of sales and marketing solutions for destination marketing organizations, now offers Simpleview CRM fully translated and technically adapted for Spanish- ...

Sony cyber attack notification and AllClear ID services

Sony cyber attack notification and AllClear ID services

As is being widely reported in the press, Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) experienced a significant system disruption on Monday, November 24, 2014.

New restructured and revised US travel & tourism export-import estimates 1999-2013

New restructured and revised US travel & tourism export-import estimates 1999-2013

The US Department of Commerce, National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO), has updated its website to provide the new restructured and revised travel and tourism export and import estimates for ...

eTN's hometown Haleiwa is getting a new look for visitors and locals

Center for the world of surfing: Travel and Tourism region of the North Shore Oahu eTN's hometown Haleiwa is getting a new look for visitors and locals

The historic town of Haleiwa (Hale‘iwa) is the center for the world of surfing. Located on Oahu's North Shore, this town is also home of eTurboNews (eTN).

Tourism Maui: New opening - Hyatt Vacation Residence Club

Tourism Maui: New opening - Hyatt Vacation Residence Club

Hyatt Vacation Ownership (HVO), an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (ILG), today announced the highly-anticipated opening of the luxury Hyatt Kā’anapali Beach, a Hyatt Residence ...

Top travel hot spots and 15 most affordable destinations for 2015

Oahu, Hawaii Makes U.S. List for First Time Top travel hot spots and 15 most affordable destinations for 2015

As the New Year rolls around, Priceline's latest data reveals that the majority of travelers will be heading to warm-weathered cities, which dominated its annual list of top 2015 destinations, ...

Greyhound expects more than one million customers to travel for Christmas

Greyhound expects more than one million customers to travel for Christmas

Greyhound, the largest provider of intercity bus transportation, is gearing up for one of the busiest holiday seasons, with nearly a million customers expected to travel to more than 3,800 ...

SkyWest, Inc. declares 78th consecutive quarterly dividend

SkyWest, Inc. declares 78th consecutive quarterly dividend

The Board of Directors of SkyWest, Inc.

NY downtown Manhattan to JFK Airport in 4 minutes

NY downtown Manhattan to JFK Airport in 4 minutes

BLADE, the digitally-driven aviation company that successfully brought crowdsourced helicopter flights to three Hamptons destinations, and on-demand helicopter charters between Manhattan and ...

Booking via SPG.com allows travel pros to extend access to SPG clients

Booking via SPG.com allows travel pros to extend access to SPG clients

Staying reliably connected to the world while on the road – whether for business or pleasure – is vital to today’s modern traveler.

Choice Hotels increased dividend by 5%

Choice Hotels increased dividend by 5%

Choice Hotels International, a leading worldwide lodging company, announced that its board of directors has approved a 5 percent increase in the quarterly cash dividend on the company's common ...

US travel and tourism industry leaders on new USA-Cuba relations

Americans should act as US ambassadors when visiting Cuba US travel and tourism industry leaders on new USA-Cuba relations

The United States will ease restrictions on remittances, travel, and banking relations. It appears eventually tourists will be allowed to vacation on the Caribbean Island of Cuba.

First Annual North American Meetings Industry Day in 2015

First Annual North American Meetings Industry Day in 2015

For the first time, the greater meetings and events industry across the United States, Canada and Mexico will join together to host the North American Meetings Industry Day (NAMID).

Koningsdam joins Holland America Line

Koningsdam joins Holland America Line

Holland America Line’s MS Koningsdam is due for delivery in February 2016.

Major Christmas Eve winter storm to impact millions in US Midwest & East

Holiday Travel Forecast Major Christmas Eve winter storm to impact millions in US Midwest & East

A major storm centered on Christmas Eve will affect the Midwest and East with strong winds, areas of heavy snow, torrential rain and thunderstorms.

'Tis the season … To be scammed

'Tis the season … To be scammed

CHICAGO, IL - With shoppers expected to spend $616.9 billion on holiday gifts, scammers are gearing up to rip off unsuspecting consumers.

Travel leaders: Failure to renew TRIA puts economy at risk

Travel leaders: Failure to renew TRIA puts economy at risk

WASHINGTON, DC - US Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement after Congress adjourned without finalizing the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA):

DFW Airport seeks high-end retailers, restaurants and services

DFW Airport seeks high-end retailers, restaurants and services

DFW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, TX - Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to offer more than 30 concession locations – mostly in International Terminal D ...

Las Vegas breaks tourism record with over 40 million visitors

Las Vegas breaks tourism record with over 40 million visitors

LAS VEGAS, NV - Las Vegas reached a historic milestone, exceeding 40 million visitors for the first time.

Priceline Group announces executive appointments

Priceline Group announces executive appointments

NORWALK, CT - The Priceline Group announced a series of changes today to the management teams of two of its operating businesses – Booking.com and rentalcars.com – as part of an ongoing ...

Opening of the Hyatt Ka'anapali Beach timeshare announced

Opening of the Hyatt Ka'anapali Beach timeshare announced

BETHESDA, MD -- Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc today announced the opening of the Hyatt Ka'anapali Beach, a Hyatt Residence Club Resort.

Virgin America offers Gogo's faster ATG-4 inflight WiFi service fleetwide

Virgin America offers Gogo's faster ATG-4 inflight WiFi service fleetwide

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America today announces the fleetwide rollout of Gogo's faster ATG-4 WiFi service – with the completion this week of ATG-4 WiFi installation on its Airbus A319 plane ...

Could terror strike the aviation industry in the United States over the holidays?

Travel and Tourism still related to terror and attack in the United States Could terror strike the aviation industry in the United States over the holidays?

Tourism and travel are still related to a threat of terror and attacks. The Christmas and New Year holidays may be the time terror could strike the United States of America.

Morgans Hotel Group sells The Light Group for $36 million

Morgans Hotel Group sells The Light Group for $36 million

NEW YORK, NY - Morgans Hotel Group Co today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its 90% controlling interest in The Light Group ("TLG"), a leading lifestyle food ...

AFA applauds TSA change to Known Crewmember Program

AFA applauds TSA change to Known Crewmember Program

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) joined the chorus of applause from the aviation industry in the change to the Transportation Security Administration ...

White Christmas forecast: Best ods for interior Northeast, Midwest and Rockies

White Christmas forecast: Best ods for interior Northeast, Midwest and Rockies

Millions of Christmas cards that hit store shelves each holiday season, many are strewn with images of a homey dwelling tucked under puffy mounds of white snow.

AeroCentury Corp. announces aircraft purchase

AeroCentury Corp. announces aircraft purchase

BURLINGAME, CA - AeroCentury Corp, an independent aircraft leasing company, today announced the purchase from and leaseback to Adria Airways of two Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft.

Total US international air passenger traffic up

Total US international air passenger traffic up

International non-stop air traffic to/from the US totaled 166.4 million passengers through October 2014, a 7 percent increase over the October 2013 year-to-date period.

 Solo travelers 45+ love their solo experience, eager to do it again

Solo travelers 45+ love their solo experience, eager to do it again

WASHINGTON, DC - AARP Travel today announced new research related to SOLO TRAVEL.

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