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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.

American Airlines raises more than $1 million for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

The 32nd annual American Airlines Celebrity Ski in Beaver Creek, Colorado concluded on March 6 and raised more than $1 million for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

'Machine literacy' tipping point imminent, while American literacy rates remain stagn

While progress in improving human literacy rates has stalled since 2000 - leaving 758 million adults worldwide and 32 million Americans illiterate - a new report predicts that technological ...

New San Jose flights for Alaska Airlines

Today’s announcement by Alaska Airlines of the new San Jose flights, along with 10 new flights at San Francisco International Airport to be operated by Virgin America and Alaska, marks the ...

Lawmakers urge Trump to cancel Emirates USA-Greece fligh

US President Donald Trump has been urged to ground an Emirates flight, which could grant the airliner billions of dollars in state subsidies.

Animal rights activists to protest at Chandler Ostrich Festival

Protests opposing the cruel and abusive ostrich races will be held at the Chandler Ostrich Festival this coming weekend on March 10th, 11th, and 12th 2017.

New Choice Hotels' prototype opens doors within nine months of design rollout

Choice Hotels International, Inc., Lieben Group, LP, and Nivea Hospitality celebrate the opening of the first Sleep Inn hotel to feature the brand's recently evolved interior and exterior design, ...

Gulfstream receives Aviation Week's 2017 Technology Laureate Award

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it received Aviation Week's 2017 Technology Laureate Award.

Record $394,000 giving by Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

The Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival (HFWF), the state’s premier culinary event, raised a record $394,000 for local beneficiaries following another successful year.

Royal Caribbean: Symphony of the Seas headlines 2018-2019 deployment

Royal Caribbean today breaks ground on the dramatic new PortMiami Terminal A, which will herald the arrival of what will be the world's largest cruise ship and the global cruise line's newest ...

Unruly passenger causes Hawaiian Airlines flight lock-down and diversion

A Hawaiian Airlines flight departed Las Vegas, Nevada, at 8:45 this morning, and an hour into the flight, an older man believed to be in his 60s or 70s, allegedly threatened a flight ...

Alaska Airlines: More nonstops to Silicon Valley in California

Alaska Airlines has designated San Jose as a focus city and continues to expand service and connect key markets at Silicon Valley’s airport.

Hawaii: Just say no to Trump’s revised travel ban

Hawaii State Attorney General Doug Chin said in a statement via a news release: “The state of Hawaii intends to pursue legal action regarding President Trump’s new travel ban, which was issued ...

Benchmark Resorts & Hotels announces “Top Ten Meeting Trends for 2017”

Benchmark Resorts & Hotels, a global hospitality company, announced the "Top Meeting Trends for 2017" as observed by its properties.

How do we choose what to eat?

A series presented by Penn State covers a variety of food-related topics, that in totality begins to answer one core question: How do we choose what to eat, where, with whom, and when?

First ever Japan-Hawaii Economic Summit to be held in Kona

The Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) and the US-Japan Council (USJC), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit educational organization, announce the first ever ...

Boeing marks a milestone with first 737 MAX 9

Boeing marked a milestone today as the first 737 MAX 9 made its debut in front of thousands of Boeing employees.

Benchmark appoints Todd Parmelee VP Food & Beverage

Benchmark, a global hospitality company, has named noted hospitality and restaurant executive, Todd Parmelee, vice president of food & beverage. In his new role, Mr.

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport recognized for outstanding customer service

Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport has earned the title of "Best Large Airport in North America," according to Airports Council International (ACI).

Trump signs revised travel ban for people from six Muslim-majority nations

US President Donald Trump has signed a revised travel ban that will temporarily halt entry to the United States for people from six Muslim-majority nations.

Forget New York Fashion Week: Italian Wine Week should take center stage

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

A wine seminar I attended in New York recently, focused on Barolo and Barbaresco.

Woman who won legal recognition for same-sex parents in Quebec fetured in new CMHR exhibition

A Montréal woman who won legal recognition for same-sex parents in Quebec is one of seven remarkable Canadians featured in a new exhibition that opened this week at the Canadian Museum for Human ...

DFW airport recognized for for environmental dedication

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport has been selected to receive the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Climate Leadership Award for Organizational Leadership.

Delta removing MD-88 aircraft from La Guardia scheduled flying

Delta will stop flying MD-88 aircraft on a scheduled basis at New York's LaGuardia Airport effective March 2.

New executive order should make clear that US welcomes and values legitimate international travelers

The American travel community is urging the Trump administration to include in its revised executive order on visas and immigration—expected in the coming days—language making clear that the ...

Professional Women in Cruise Brunch announced by leading global cruise industry event

Seatrade Cruise Global, the leading global business-to-business event for the cruise industry, announces the Professional Women in Cruise Brunch on Thursday 16 March.

Delta introduces more streamlined boarding process in Atlanta

Customers traveling through B Concourse at Atlanta's Hartsfield–Jackson International Airport today will notice a more streamlined boarding process at five Delta departure gates.

2016 North American freight numbers released

Four out of five major transportation modes – truck, pipeline, vessel and air – carried less U.S.

Wayne Gurnick to represent Florence and Tuscany in US destination wedding market

Wayne Gurnick, named one of 25 most influential wedding planners in the world, will represent the new division of Florence Convention and Visitors Bureau, Tuscany for Weddings as the ambassador of ...

Maui welcomes inaugural flight from Honolulu on ‘Ohana by Hawaiian

"Kapalua Airport has played an integral part in our company's history, and we are delighted to restart service on the 30th anniversary of Hawaiian's first flight to West Maui as we continue ...

American airline passengers: No more taxes!

US Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and committee member Rep.

Tourisme Montréal rolling out the red carpet for Délice

While MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE welcomes some of the world's top chefs for its 18th edition, Tourisme MontrĂ©al is rolling out the red carpet for delegates from DĂ©lice, a global network of food ...

US Travel Association issues statement on Investing in America: Rebuilding America's Airport Infrastructure Act of 2017

US Travel Association president and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement in support of the Investing in America: Rebuilding America's Airport Infrastructure Act of 2017, introduced today: ...

Trump "open to immigration reform"

US President Donald Trump has offered a more moderate tone on immigration policy, telling lawmakers in Congress that he was open to immigration reform.

COO Jason Sarracini leaves Tully Luxury Travel

Tully Luxury Travel announced today that after nearly 2 successful years as COO, Jason Sarracini has decided to move on to explore new opportunities.

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