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Xenia Hotels & Resorts acquires three boutique properties

Xenia Hotels & Resorts acquires three boutique properties

ORLANDO, FL - Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc today announced that it has acquired the fee simple interests in three high-quality lifestyle boutique hotels for a combined purchase price of $245 ...

World capital of country music welcomes ibtm america 2016

World capital of country music welcomes ibtm america 2016

Nashville, the world’s capital of country music and now home to more than 120 live music venues playing rock, pop, gospel, blues, soul and jazz, is to be the city for ibtm america 2016.

Will the dangerous heat building in US Northeast last into August?

Will the dangerous heat building in US Northeast last into August?

A heat wave will build, then recede in the East this week with the most humid air focused on the Interstate-95 corridor.

New options for smaller Canadian airports

New options for smaller Canadian airports

OTTAWA, Canada - The Government of Canada today announced new regulations to allow airports that don't have access to security screening services from the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority ...

Major investment in Canada's first national urban park announced

Major investment in Canada's first national urban park announced

MARKHAM, Canada - Member of Parliament for Oak Ridges—Markham, and Corneliu Chisu, Member of Parliament for Pickering—Scarborough East, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of ...

Florida's stormy pattern may bring a foot of rain

Florida's stormy pattern may bring a foot of rain

Drenching downpours, locally gusty thunderstorms and squalls at sea will continue in and around Florida through much of the week.

Union Pacific improves public safety rate

Union Pacific improves public safety rate

OMAHA, NE - Union Pacific's persistent community safety outreach efforts are driving down incidents at grade crossings in communities across the company's 23-state rail network.

2015 Best Amusement Parks for Families named

2015 Best Amusement Parks for Families named

EWING, NJ - Family Vacation Critic has released its annual list of the Best Amusement Parks for Families.

WestJet reports record Q2 net earnings

WestJet reports record Q2 net earnings

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced its second quarter results for 2015, with net earnings of $61.6 million, or $0.49 per fully diluted share, as compared with the net earnings of $51.8 ...

Business travelers driving online retail for high value goods

Business travelers driving online retail for high value goods

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - New research reveals that three in four business travelers do more than half of their shopping online and are three-and-a-half times as likely to have spent over $1,000 online ...

WestJet Connect takes flight

WestJet Connect takes flight

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced it has begun rolling out its new inflight entertainment system featuring wireless Internet connectivity and more than 450 movies and television ...

Hertz adds Porsche Macan Turbo to its Dream Cars collection

Hertz adds Porsche Macan Turbo to its Dream Cars collection

NAPLES, FL - Hertz Global Holdings Inc today announced the introduction of the Porsche Macan Turbo to its Dream Cars collection, a line of ultra-high-end performance vehicles.

Sheraton indulges in unexpected culinary combinations

Sheraton indulges in unexpected culinary combinations

STAMFORD, CT - Sheraton® Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, is reinvigorating its lobby bar experience with imaginative menu additions through Paired, a new food and ...

App helps travelers stay informed and prepared amidst rising threats

App helps travelers stay informed and prepared amidst rising threats

As threats to global travelers increase in countries throughout the world, Global Rescue has developed an app to help keep travelers safe and support enterprises in meeting their legal Duty of ...

Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection launches AirCare™ Abroad

Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection launches AirCare™ Abroad

Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection, part of Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance, has announced that AirCare™, the low-cost, fixed-benefit flight-protection coverage introduced last year for ...

Hawaiian Airlines awarded major operational contract to Indian company

Hawaiian Airlines awarded major operational contract to Indian company

US-based Hawaiian Airlines cannot find this technical solution in the United States, but awarded a major contract and technical solutions of it's cargo operation to an Indian company.

Santa Barbara's historic tower now accessible for all

Santa Barbara's historic tower now accessible for all

SANTA BARBARA, CA - Santa Barbara's preeminent courthouse clock tower is now accessible to all those who want to experience the unique, 360-degree vantage of the American Riviera.

Travelers warned about the "Bomb Boat" of Martha's Vineyard

Travelers warned about the "Bomb Boat" of Martha's Vineyard

TUCSON, AZ - The "Bomb Boat" is ferry workers' nickname for the MV Sankaty, which carries fuel tanker trucks.

Summit Hotel Properties continues growth

Summit Hotel Properties continues growth

AUSTIN, TX - Summit Hotel Properties, Inc today announced that it completed the acquisition of two Residence Inn by Marriott hotels located in Baltimore (Hunt Valley), Md. and Branchburg, N.J.

Comprehensive travel insurance plans in high demand

Comprehensive travel insurance plans in high demand

WARWICK, RI - A new consumer report from travel insurance comparison site InsureMyTrip finds nearly 75 percent of all their customers choose a comprehensive travel insurance plan for both domestic ...

Hilton Worldwide expands its Chicagoland presence

Hilton Worldwide expands its Chicagoland presence

NAPERVILLE, IL & MCLEAN, VA - Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels, announced today the opening of its newest property, Embassy Suites by ...

ARC launches data analysis reports for specific origins and destinations

ARC launches data analysis reports for specific origins and destinations

ORLANDO, FL - Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) today announced the launch of City Pair Report, a market-level analysis of a customer-picked, origin and destination (O&D) airport pair.

Dolly Parton's resort welcomes first guests

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort highlights milestone year for company Dolly Parton's resort welcomes first guests

PIGEON FORGE, TN - The Dollywood Company’s most anticipated project to date, Dollywood’s DreamMore ResortTM, opens its doors Monday, July 27, creating a new chapter in the famed company’s ...

Air Canada to offer ancillary products through ARC app

Air Canada to offer ancillary products through ARC app

ORLANDO, FL - Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) announced today at the 2015 Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Convention that Air Canada will become the first carrier to offer ancillary ...

Greyhound makes strides to provide stellar service to passengers with disabilities

Greyhound makes strides to provide stellar service to passengers with disabilities

DALLAS, TX - In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Greyhound participated in the celebration on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

New York's  third largest world airport goes into a 4 billion dollar remake

La Guardia Airport: 4 billion Dollar facelift - airline passengers visiting New York will love it again New York's third largest world airport goes into a 4 billion dollar remake

It's one of the busiest airports in the nation. It's the closest airport to Manhattan, and a preferred landing spot for tourists and business travelers trying to visit New York City.

Etihad will speak out at GBTA: Future of global airline competition

Etihad will speak out at GBTA: Future of global airline competition

Etihad Airways President and CEO James Hogan emphasized the importance of consumer choice and innovation as the fundamental drivers of competition in the international airline industry during a ...

Technology set to drive innovation in the meetings industry

IMEX survey shows that technology leads the way Technology set to drive innovation in the meetings industry

Technology is the sector set to deliver the next major innovation in the meetings industry. This is according to research of more than 800 buyers and suppliers at this year’s IMEX in ...

Luxury hotel brings in world renowned chef

Luxury hotel brings in world renowned chef

MIAMI BEACH, FL - The Carillon Hotel & Spa, a world-class beachfront boutique hotel and luxury spa in Miami Beach, today announced that Johann Friedrich "Fritz" Zwahlen has joined the resort ...

Hoffa responds to State Department's upgrade of Malaysia on trafficking list

Hoffa responds to State Department's upgrade of Malaysia on trafficking list

WASHINGTON, DC - The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to a new State Department document that improves the Malaysian government's standing ...

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