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The Arabian Gulf: best connections to the US East Coast?

finding the best airline with the shortest flight The Arabian Gulf: best connections to the US East Coast?

By Ted Macauley, eTN

(eTN) - As an American “ex-pat” living in Asia, the need to travel to the United States comes up frequently.

UK and US still potentially big draw for Cape Town arrivals

Top tourism source markets in Cape Town UK and US still potentially big draw for Cape Town arrivals

The UK and USA, two of Cape Town’s top five tourism key source markets, have both been adversely affected by the global recession but, if targeted correctly, still hold significant potential to ...

GVB recognized as key player in US tourism

Guam Visitors Bureau GVB recognized as key player in US tourism

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) was recognized as a key player in US tourism and was awarded an Export Achievement Certificate by the US Department of Commerce signed by the Assistant ...

Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie keen to build trade ties with China

China-US Governors Forum Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie keen to build trade ties with China

By Lu Chang & Meng Jing

US governors called for increased economic cooperation between China and the United States at the China-US Governors Forum on Wednesday.

5th Annual China-US Tourism Leadership Summit Hawaii to host China-US Tourism Leadership Summit

The 5th Annual China-U.S. Tourism Leadership Summit will be hosted by the U.S. Travel Association (USTA) in Hawaii from Sept. 23-26.

US ready to support African states in war against Somali piracy

Indian Ocean Travel Safety US ready to support African states in war against Somali piracy

By Apolinari Tairo, eTN

TANZANIA (eTN) - The United States is looking at appropriate measures that would help African states to fight Somali piracy in the Indian Ocean waters.

Opportunity For Significant Growth US hotel brands in the Caribbean - under represented or under delivering?

A recent article by Parris Jordan and La Baik of HVS provided interesting data on the apparent low volume of US-branded hotels in the Caribbean, when compared to the hospitality scene in North ...

Flights between US and Liberia may begin this fall

Aviation Security Program Enhanced Flights between US and Liberia may begin this fall

MONROVIA, Liberia - In 2009, the US Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Liberia Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) - by signing a Joint Statement of ...

Tourism news: Sri Lanka launches Signature Tours from the US

Sri Lankan Ambassador Leads Inaugural Tour Tourism news: Sri Lanka launches Signature Tours from the US

WASHINGTON, DC - In an initiative to bring more American travelers to Sri Lanka, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington, DC, and the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority launched what they are ...

US bank loans US$1.6 billion to Ethiopian Airlines

Agreement Signed At African Growth And Opportunity Act Forum US bank loans US$1.6 billion to Ethiopian Airlines

ADDIS ABABA, At a ceremony held at the 9th African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in Washington DC on August 2, 2010, financing documents worth over US$1.6 billion were signed by ...

US airlines work force shrank by 2.7%

US Airline Industry US airlines work force shrank by 2.7%

By SAMANTHA BOMKAMP

NEW YORK — U.S. airlines' work forces shrank by 2.7 percent in May from a year earlier, the government said Tuesday, marking the 23rd straight month in which airline employment has declined.

US government supports tourism in Uganda

USAID Project US government supports tourism in Uganda

By Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) A USAID project unfolding in Uganda over the past months will be worth some US$6 million it was learned last week from sources close to the Uganda Tourist Board.

Federal vs state immigration - who has the final say?

US Department Of Justice Files Suit Against Arizona Federal vs state immigration - who has the final say?

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Department of Justice has requested a preliminary injunction to delay enactment of SB 1070, passed by the Arizona legislature, filing a lawsuit against the state in federal ...

American Airlines to expand flights between US and Brazil

11 New Flights American Airlines to expand flights between US and Brazil

FORT WORTH, Texas - The US Department of Transportation granted American Airlines the rights to fly 11 new flights per week between the US and Brazil beginning November 18.

Codeshare begins today between United Airlines and Jet Airways

Linking US And India Codeshare begins today between United Airlines and Jet Airways

United Airlines and Jet Airways have entered into a codeshare agreement, giving guests access to unparalleled network connectivity between the United States and India.

Germany and United States partner on trusted traveler programs

Making International Travel Faster And Safer Germany and United States partner on trusted traveler programs

By eTN Staff Writer

The United States and Germany signed a joint statement this week that will develop processes for qualified citizens of either country to apply for trusted traveler programs in each other's ...

US and Europe ponder open skies

Phase 2 Of Talks US and Europe ponder open skies

By eTN Staff Writer

Phase two of the EU and US talks to deregulate aviation links have seen the two regions agree to expand cooperation on safety and security, as well as increased protection on US carriers from ...

US-Cuba Travel Summit commences in Cancun

Cuba Travel US-Cuba Travel Summit commences in Cancun

By George Dooley

The U.S.-Cuba Travel Summit began in Cancun Wednesday with travel professionals and Cuban officials in attendance, the National Tour Association (NTA) reports.

Travel warning for Mexico issued

Travel Warning Travel warning for Mexico issued

Monday, the U.S. Department of State issued a travel warning to Mexico due to increased violence in the northern part of the country.

US hotel occupancy rate dives to 53.7% in February

US Hotel Occupancy Rate Down US hotel occupancy rate dives to 53.7% in February

By Michael Gerrity

According to Smith Travel Research, the U.S. hotel industry reported decreases in all three key measurements during the week of 7-13 February 2010.

European, US tourists advised to take maximum precaution in India

India Travel Advisories European, US tourists advised to take maximum precaution in India

Following the bomb blast at the German Bakery a famous eatery frequented by foreigners in Pune on Saturday, tourists arriving from Europe are advised to take maximum precaution, while travelling ...

American Airlines offers new menu on US-Tokyo flights

Japanese Western Fusion American Airlines offers new menu on US-Tokyo flights

By eTN Staff Writer

Sam Choy, celebrity consulting chef for American Airlines, has created new Asian-fusion entrees to augment the American Airlines premium cabin inflight experience.

Brighton wants gay US tourists

Brighton Aims To Retain Its Status As UK's Prime LGBT destination Brighton wants gay US tourists

Brighton, UK - Brighton is to appear in a marketing campaign aimed at attracting gay US tourists to the UK.

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