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US Senate passes legislation to boost tourism

US Senate passes legislation to boost tourism

WASHINGTON, DC – US legislation that has passed the US Senate will reauthorize Brand USA and help attract international visitors.

Cristiano Ronaldo to join Real Madrid for 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo to join Real Madrid for 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup

LOS ANGELES, CA - Real Madrid today announced that star Cristiano Ronaldo as well as Iker Casillas, Sergio Ramos and Luka Modric will join the team for the 2014 Guinness International Champions ...

Air Canada rouge to launch flights from Vancouver to Palm Springs, California

Air Canada rouge to launch flights from Vancouver to Palm Springs, California

VANCOUVER, Canada - Air Canada announced today that it will introduce a new seasonal non-stop service operated by Air Canada rouge between Vancouver and Palm Springs, California this winter.

Hawaiian Holdings reports 2014 second quarter financial results

Hawaiian Holdings reports 2014 second quarter financial results

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., today reported its financial results for the second quarter of 2014.

Hawaiian Airlines: First U.S. airline to join launch list for new aircraft type

Airbus and Hawaiian Airlines pioneer deal Hawaiian Airlines: First U.S. airline to join launch list for new aircraft type

Honolulu-based Hawaiian Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus. The agreement adds yet another name to the growing list of launch customers for the new aircraft ...

Gideon Amichay: No is not an acceptable answer

Gideon Amichay: No is not an acceptable answer

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com

(eTN) - After looking at scores of online reviews for NoNoNoNoNoYes written by Gideon Amichay (Gordon Books), everyone from marketing, advertising and public relations gurus to book reviewers ...

Hawaiian Airlines' parent company reports Q2 financial results

Hawaiian Airlines' parent company reports Q2 financial results

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Holdings, Inc, parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc, today reported its financial results for the second quarter of 2014.

Travel community trumpets House vote to renew Brand USA

Travel community trumpets House vote to renew Brand USA

WASHINGTON, DC - US Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the US House of Representative passage of HR 4450, the Travel Promotion, Enhancement and Modernization Act ...

Free webinar on National Travel and Tourism Strategy

Free webinar on National Travel and Tourism Strategy

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Departments of Commerce, State, and Homeland Security will hold a joint webinar in support of the implementation of the National Travel and Tourism Strategy on Monday, ...

Energy demand to remain low as July ends cool in Midwest, East and South

Energy demand to remain low as July ends cool in Midwest, East and South

After temperatures briefly climb to typical midsummer levels, cool air will roll into the Midwest and expand to the East for the last part of July.

Hawaiian Airlines to buy six new Airbus A330-800neo aircraft

Hawaiian Airlines to buy six new Airbus A330-800neo aircraft

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Airlines today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus to acquire six new A330-800neo aircraft starting in 2019, with rights to ...

Wording of FAA order to stop all US operatated flights in and out of Tel Aviv

USA- Israel: All flights from US carriers cancelled Wording of FAA order to stop all US operatated flights in and out of Tel Aviv

Half a day after the United States finally issued travel warnings against Israel, the Federal Aviation Authority now prohibited US carriers to fly in and out of Ben Gurion International Airport in ...

United Airlines' customers can now offset entire carbon footprint

United Airlines' customers can now offset entire carbon footprint

CHICAGO, IL – United Airlines today announced the launch of CarbonChoiceSM, a new business tool for corporate cargo customers to easily track and offset the emissions associated with their air ...

Sabre seeks innovators to pilot TruTrip prior to global launch

Sabre seeks innovators to pilot TruTrip prior to global launch

SOUTHLAKE, TX - Sabre Corporation announced that it is opening enrollment for the beta test of the next phase of TruTrip, Sabre's solution for corporations and travel agencies to capture, ...

The Purge: Anarchy - new "Halloween Horror Nights" scarezone at Universal Orlando

The Purge: Anarchy - new "Halloween Horror Nights" scarezone at Universal Orlando

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA and ORLANDO, FL - As the gates to "Halloween Horror Nights" open, so too does the annual Purge begin at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort with the debut ...

Baltia Air Lines completes dispatcher competency checks

Baltia Air Lines completes dispatcher competency checks

YPSILANTI, MI - Baltia Air Lines stated today that after completion of ground school and on-the-job training the aircraft dispatcher competency checks were successfully completed on July 21, ...

13 US companies recognized for exceptional efforts to protect children from trafficking

Tourism Child-Protection Code of Conduct 13 US companies recognized for exceptional efforts to protect children from trafficking

The Tourism Child-Protection Code of Conduct (The Code) announced their 2014 Top Members list.

Travelers United: Anti-consumer airfare transparency act needs more debate

Travelers United: Anti-consumer airfare transparency act needs more debate

WASHINGTON, DC - An ill-conceived bill that will legalize drip pricing, a form of bait-and-switch advertising, may be voted on soon by the House of Representatives.

MSC Cruises and Chicco announce new partnership

MSC Cruises and Chicco announce new partnership

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - MSC Cruises and Chicco have teamed up to bring even more happiness on vacation with a cruise tailor-made for babies.

Six places for foggy picnics in San Francisco

Six places for foggy picnics in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - When visitors in other cities swelter in summer's heat and picnic plans are abandoned for air conditioned cafes, San Francisco's typical weather report is an invitation to ...

Taos Ski Valley to open Kachina Peak this winter

Taos Ski Valley to open Kachina Peak this winter

TAOS SKI VALLEY, NM - This 2014-2015 winter season, Taos Ski Valley will open Kachina Peak to lift-accessed skiing and snowboarding as well as several additional new enhancements, including new ...

Dinova: Corporate restaurant guests spent 8.3 percent more in Q2

Dinova: Corporate restaurant guests spent 8.3 percent more in Q2

ATLANTA, GA - Dinova LLC reported today that overall restaurant spending by its corporate clients grew 8.3 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2014, supporting restaurants nationwide ...

WestJet Encore announces first Maritime destination

WestJet Encore announces first Maritime destination

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet announced today it will launch twice-daily, non-stop service between Toronto and Fredericton, New Brunswick, effective April 15, 2015.

World Tourism community assured London Bridge is not falling down

Lake Havasu City CVB Secures Retraction From UK's The Sun World Tourism community assured London Bridge is not falling down

Hollywood celebrities aren't the only ones who have a problem with British tabloid media.

Brand USA vote tomorrow

Brand USA vote tomorrow

HR 4450, the bill to reauthorize Brand USA, has been scheduled for a full vote in the House of Representatives on Tuesday.

Six Flags reports record revenue and earnings in Q2

Six Flags reports record revenue and earnings in Q2

GRAND PRAIRIE, TX - Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX), the world's largest regional theme park company, today announced record financial performance in the second quarter 2014 as ...

From TV journalist to museum executive: Dr. Danielle Spera

From TV journalist to museum executive: Dr. Danielle Spera

By Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com

For some people the transition from TV celebrity to a museum board room would be daunting; others would believe the transition to be impossible.

CLIA welcomes two public affairs professionals

CLIA welcomes two public affairs professionals

ARLINGTON, VA - Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) announced today that Elinore Boeke has joined the association as Director of Public Affairs, and Amanda Deatherage has joined as ...

American Airlines names Don Casey Senior Vice President

American Airlines names Don Casey Senior Vice President

FORT WORTH, TX - American Airlines today promoted Don Casey to Senior Vice President - Revenue Management, responsible for all of American's passenger pricing and yield management activity for the ...

Derecho may spread high winds from Fargo to Minneapolis, Chicago

Derecho may spread high winds from Fargo to Minneapolis, Chicago

The heat and humidity building across the North Central states will fuel potentially damaging thunderstorms over a broad area through Tuesday.

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