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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 ...

Mini-bars and free toothbrushes are passé: Hottest new hotel amenities revealed

Mini-bars and free toothbrushes are passé. The travel experts researched hotels to find the hottest, quirkiest and most fun new hotel and resort amenities. These properties do it better!

Donald Trump and AIRBNB: A success for travel and tourism to Washington DC

AIRBNB and Donald Trump seems to be a winning tourism connection. This upcoming weekend, 15,000 visitors are set to stay at Airbnb's in Washington, D.C.

The Tonight Show takes the show on the road to Universal Orlando Resort

Today, Universal Orlando Resort announced that its newest ride, "Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon," will officially grand open on April 6, 2017.

AC771 EWR YYZ Emegency Air Canada Newark to Toronto declares emergency

An Air Canada Embraer ERH-190AR aircraft with the registration number C-FLWH declared an emergency minutes before its estimated landing at 9.38 pm at Toronto International Airport.

Delta Air Lines announces new Kauai flights

George Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), issued the following statement regarding the announcement that Delta Air Lines will be launching daily nonstop flights ...

Los Angeles Airport: Water main break shuts down water and restrooms

A water main break at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) happened at around 10:30 this morning, shutting down water fountains and restrooms in the Central Terminal Area.

New Hyatt Centric hotel planned for Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Kolter Hospitality, a division of The Kolter Group, proudly announced today plans for a new Hyatt Centric hotel at 100 E. Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale.

Public Health Agency of Canada issues public notice on of E. coli infections outbreak

The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with federal and provincial public health partners to investigate an outbreak of Escherichia coli, called E. coli O121.

Second Aloft hotel opens in Louisville

Marriott International, Inc. today announced the opening of Aloft Louisville East, the brand's second Aloft in Louisville.

New US DOT railroad crossing safety ad launched

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today launched the “Stop! Trains Can’t” ad targeting young male motorists and encouraging them to act cautiously at railroad crossings.

FAA to fine for alleged hazardous materials violations

The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $91,000 civil penalty against, Inc., for allegedly violating the Hazardous Materials ...

Delta Air Lines launches seven new destinations from Seattle

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is adding seven nonstop destinations from Seattle, making 2017 its fifth consecutive year of growth at its Pacific Northwest hub.

Disney Cruise Line is bringing back Star Wars Day at Sea

In 2018, the epic day at sea returns to Disney Cruise Line with 15 special Disney Fantasy sailings to the Caribbean from January through April.

Southwest and NetJets pilots urge President-elect Trump to reverse NAI foreign carrier permit

The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) is partnering with the NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots (NJASAP) to urge President-elect Trump to reverse the decision to grant ...

BTS: US airline scheduled service load factor rises to 83.8 percent

The US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today that US airlines’ systemwide (domestic and international) scheduled service load factor – a ...

Los Angeles first US city destination to surpass 1 million Chinese visitors

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) President & CEO Ernest Wooden Jr.

Passenger group urges new airport security measures

Passengers should be able to count on TSA and local and state law enforcement authorities to protect them.

Southwest Airlines pilots' union denounces VP of Labor Relations promotion

The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) today responded to the leadership structure announcement by Southwest Airlines in which the company named Tom Nealon as president, among other ...

Newark Liberty International Airport welcomes 'Thyme' at United's Terminal C

As United’s Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport continues its $120 million re-imagination, new concepts helmed by chefs including Alex Stupak, Mario Carbone, Alex Guarnaschelli ...

American Airlines Group reports December traffic

American Airlines Group today reported December and full year 2016 traffic results.

Thai Airways appoints Anjuna LLC as its exclusive North American representative

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited, the national airline of Thailand, appointed Anjuna LLC, a global airline services company, as the exclusive general sales agent (GSA) ...

Alaska Air Group reports December 2016 performance

Alaska Air Group Inc. today reported December and full-year operational results on a combined basis, for its subsidiaries Alaska Airlines, Inc.

ACLU HI press release: Complaint to Department of Justice ACLU HI complaint seeks federal investigation and intervention over unconstitutional conditions in Hawaii’s jails and prisons

Complaint Seeks Federal Investigation and Intervention Over Unconstitutional Conditions in Hawaii’s Jails and Prisons

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Following a year-long investigation, the ACLU of Hawaii Foundation (“ACLU”) has filed a complaint with the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) requesting a ...

Perfect time to experience what it means to be Canadian

Canada will celebrate its 150th birthday this year, making it the perfect time to experience what it means to be Canadian.

Las Vegas welcomes 42.9 million visitors in 2016

For the third consecutive year, Las Vegas continued historic visitation growth, setting a new all-time record.

WestJet: Load factor up 1.6 percent in December 2016

WestJet today announced December 2016 traffic results with a load factor of 80.8 percent, an increase of 1.6 percentage points year over year.

United Airlines reports December 2016 results

United Airlines today reported December 2016 operational results.

Southwest announces changes to airline's executive leadership

Southwest Airlines Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gary C. Kelly today announced changes to the Company's executive Leadership ranks with Thomas M. Nealon named as President and Michael ...

Gulfstream G650ER claims two more city-pair records

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the company's flagship Gulfstream G650ER recently claimed two more city-pair records.

FAA issues medical rule for general aviation pilots

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued a final rule that allows general aviation pilots to fly without holding an FAA medical certificate as long as they meet certain requirements ...

Hawaiian Airlines breaks through 11 million mark

A record passenger count in 2016 marks 12 straight years of growth as Hawaiian Airlines continues to expand its network and fleet, providing travelers with more options to fly to and within the ...

Meet L.A. free mobile app launched

During PCMA’s 2017 Convening Leaders conference, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A.

Fort Lauderdale Airport attack: Flyersrights warned US House in April

Why was the U.S. House of Representative Oversights Committee ignoring an urgent letter delivered on April 28, 2016 by Washington DC attorney Paul Hudson, president of ?

Ft.Lauderdale terrorist: An American Hero who reached out to the FBI and Mental Health Professionals?

Is today's murderer in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida who managed to carry a dangerous gun in suitcase crossing two international borders really an American Hero.

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