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US-based Cathay Pacific Airlines crew joined Association of Flight Attendants-CWA

US-based Cathay Pacific Airlines Flight Attendants joined the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA).

Survey: Connectivity outweighs all other hotel amenities

Connectivity far outweighs all other hotel amenities according to a recent survey conducted by GO Airport Express, which serves O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport.

Investment of almost $3 million to help boost Yukon tourism industry

The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, today announced an investment of almost $3 million to help boost the ...

Sunwing becomes first Canadian leisure carrier to joyn TSA Precheck program

Sunwing Airlines is pleased to announce that they have become the first Canadian leisure carrier to be awarded entry into the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) expedited screening ...

Air Canada recognized by Finance and Sustainability Initiative

Air Canada has been recognized by the Finance and Sustainability Initiative (FSI) with the "2017 Award for Best Corporate Sustainability Report - Transportation" in Canada.

Canada hoping to make the Yukon a tourist hotspot

The non-profit Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism Association will benefit from $1,000,000 in federal funding over three years to help connect First Nations artisans with business development ...

Carnival Ecstasy returns to Charleston following the renovation

The Charleston, SC-based Carnival Ecstasy has undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation that has added a variety of new dining and beverage innovations.

Eligible Spirit customers to receive expedited screening at security checkpoints of participating U.S. airports Spirit Airlines passenger can now use TSAPrecheck

Spirit Airlines flies to Hartford’s Bradley International Airport

What happens when you combine a revolutionary state with a revolutionary airline? You get the ultimate combo: Hartford’s Bradley International Airport (BDL) and Spirit Airlines, together at ...

Ex-Nike exec becomes newet member of Delta Air Lines' Board of Directors

Delta Air Lines' board of directors today announced Jeanne P. Jackson as its newest member, effective immediately. Jackson is senior strategic advisor to the chief executive officer of NIKE, ...

Viceroy Hotel Group names new CFO

Viceroy Hotel Group (VHG) has chosen one of its own senior leaders to fill the role of Chief Financial Officer. Announced today, Jeff Smith has been promoted to CFO, effective immediately.

"Doomsday Clock" international news conference set for January 26th in Washington, D.C.

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists will host a live international news conference at 10 a.m.

JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort Global luxury brand beachfront hotel on the shores of Gulf of Mexico

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, the global luxury brand that is part of Marriott International's luxury brands portfolio, has debuted JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort.

GoJet Airlines rolls out new incentives for its pilot

GoJet Airlines is pleased to announce that it has rolled out a number of new initiatives that significantly increase new hire pay for its pilot group.

United Airlines honored as 'Eco-Airline of the Year'

For the second time since launching its industry-leading Eco-Skies program, United Airlines was named the Eco-Airline of the Year by Air Transport World (ATW) magazine.

Montréal's 375th anniversary celebrations February program released

The Society for the Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary - a non-profit organization whose mission is to organize the celebrations and socioeconomic contributions that will highlight ...

Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 announces State of the Global Industry panel details

Seatrade Cruise Global, the leading global business-to-business event for the cruise industry, in partnership with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and the Florida Caribbean Cruise ...

Virgin Hotels: New lifestyle hotel coming to New Orleans

Virgin Hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand by Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson, has announced plans to open and operate a new hotel in the Warehouse District of New Orleans.

Ted Christie named Executive Vice President of Spirit Airlines

Spirit Airlines announced today that Edward M. (Ted) Christie has been appointed to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. The move is effective immediately.

Celebrated chefs to bring flavor of Houston to George Bush Intercontinental Airport

United Airlines and OTG today announced plans to further expand the dining and retail experience in United’s Terminals at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston.

Two killed in Tucson plane crash

A private plane skidded for “some distance” before it crashed and caught on fire at the Tucson International Airport. Witnesses said black smoke plumes were shooting into the sky.

Marriott's pop-up innovation lab further evolves Aloft and Element brands

Marriott International today will launch its first pop-up hotel innovation lab, creating an interactive model hotel experience in downtown Los Angeles to crowdsource real-time feedback from the ...

Flight attendant union praises Trump's TPP policy

Statement by Sara Nelson, International President of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) on President Trump's executive order to withdraw from the negotiating process of the ...

Miami International Airport: Nearly 44.6 million travelers in 2016

Miami International Airport experienced another record-breaking year in 2016, serving nearly 44.6 million travelers – an increase of 234,000 over 2015 that also secured the airport's ...

Overhead bin fees: A new prime space of reality for airlines Traveling on United and American: US Senator says enough is enough

Traveling in the United States is poised to become even less attractive, and New York Senator Charles Schumer says enough is enough to United and American Airlines.

New York City’s design event of the week

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

Dozens of designers, journalists and others industry leaders spent the early hours of Thursday morning munching on gourmet pastries, sipping high-octane coffee and strolling through the dynamic ...

India tourists head to Golden Gate city

Anil Mathur, eTN India

A total of 25.1 million visitors came to San Francisco in 2016, a 2.3 percent increase over 2015.

Spending was recorded at $9.6 billion - 3.3 percent higher than in 2015.

Boeing responds to IAM filing second petition to unionize Boeing South Carolina

Boeing was notified today that the International Association of Machinists (IAM) union has petitioned the National Labor Relations Board a second time for a union election at the company's North ...

BTS releases November 2016 North American freight numbers

US-NAFTA freight totaled $91.1 billion in current dollars as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and ...

BTS: US airlines employed 3.7 percent more workers in November 2016

U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 3.7 percent more workers in November 2016 than in November 2015, the U.S.

PHLCVB appoints Svetlana Yazovskikh as Executive Director of Tourism

Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) President & CEO Julie Coker Graham has announced the appointment of Svetlana Yazovskikh to the position of Executive Director of Tourism. ...

Hyatt buys Miraval Group for $215 million

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced that Hyatt has acquired Miraval Group, the renowned provider of wellness and mindfulness experiences, from an affiliate of KSL Capital Partners, LLC.

ANA will fly first A380 aircraft to Hawaii

A new big bird will soon be flying in the skies of Honolulu.

sbe names new Chief Operating Officer

sbe, the Los Angeles-based lifestyle hospitality company that develops, manages and operates hospitality venues globally, today announced that Jorge Giannattasio has joined as Chief Operating ...

YVR announces integrated plan to guide its anticipated growth over next 20 years

Today, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) unveiled Flight Plan 2037, the road map detailing the airport's strategy to becoming a world class, sustainable hub connecting Asia and the Americas. ...

FAA: Flight restrictions in effect for the Inauguration

The planned 2017 Presidential Inauguration Festivities in Washington, DC are scheduled for January 20, 2017.

Domestic air fare decreased in third quarter of 2016

The average domestic air fare decreased to $344 in the third quarter of 2016, down 8.8 percent from $377 in the third quarter of 2015, adjusted for inflation, the U.S.

Basic Economy: American Airlines introduces new fare

American Airlines today announced it will begin selling Basic Economy fares in addition to the wide range of Main Cabin fares currently offered.

Elton John nnounces Spring 2017 performance dates at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

Returning to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace to perform his most iconic hits, tickets for performances of Elton John's critically-acclaimed show, "The Million Dollar Piano" for the following April ...

2017 weddings - new year, new trends

The Knot, a wedding brand and marketplace, today released its annual Wedding Trends Report of the top trends for 2017.

2017 weddings - new year, new trends

The Knot, a wedding brand and marketplace, today released its annual Wedding Trends Report of the top trends for 2017.

First 777-300ER in United's fleet christened the "New Spirit of United"

Next month, a brand-new United Airlines plane will push back from the gate with a new name: "New Spirit of United." This special aircraft is also the company's first Boeing 777-300ER featuring the ...

United Airlines reports full-year performance

United Airlines (UAL) today announced its fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 financial results.

FAA and Skypan International, Inc. settle unmanned aircraft enforcement cases

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today announced a comprehensive settlement agreement with SkyPan International, Inc., of Chicago.

Air Travel Consumer Report: US flight cancellations at all-time low

The reporting carriers canceled 0.29 percent of their scheduled domestic flights in November 2016, the lowest for any of the 263 months with comparable records beginning in January 1995, and below ...

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