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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.

As of today: US security fees will increase air fares, lower airline stocks

As of today: US security fees will increase air fares, lower airline stocks

It has been a very profitable year for airline shareholders. The stocks of legacy carriers such as American, Delta and United Continental have risen at least three times higher than the S&P ...

China driving growth of Vancouver tourism

China driving growth of Vancouver tourism

VANCOUVER, Canada – Tourism usually brings in 3.6 billion dollars a year to Vancouver, and 2014 could be even better.

Machinists union ratifies new contracts with American Airlines

Machinists union ratifies new contracts with American Airlines

FORT WORTH, TX - Mechanics and Related, Fleet Service, and Maintenance Training Specialists workgroups at US Airways, represented by the International Association of Machinists (IAM), ratified ...

Comfort Suites Ontario Airport wins elite Hotel of the Year Award

Comfort Suites Ontario Airport wins elite Hotel of the Year Award

ROCKVILLE, MD - Choice Hotels International, Inc named the Comfort Suites Ontario Airport the winner of its 2014 Hotel of the Year Award, recognizing the hotel's commitment to providing an ...

Tourists to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico  spent more than 23 million dollars

Tourists to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico spent more than 23 million dollars

The Carlsbad Current-Argus reported on Saturday about a new study released by the National Park Service that shows visitors to the popular tourist attraction helped support more than 300 jobs in ...

Air travel: Dogs now decide on airport security in Orlando, Florida

Tourists better like dogs when passing through TSA airport security Air travel: Dogs now decide on airport security in Orlando, Florida

Let dogs judge you walking through a fast track at TSA airline security in Orlando. There will not be racial profiling in any way - guaranteed. Sue the dogs if you don't like to be sniffed.

Flash flood watch issued for Hawaii

Tourists: be prepared for rain Flash flood watch issued for Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaii, the ever-popular sunny tourist destination, will be under a flash flood watch starting at 6:00 pm on Saturday evening, July 19, 2014 through 6:00 pm on Monday, July 21, ...

One killed, several injured in New York tour bus crash

One killed, several injured in New York tour bus crash

A Canadian tour bus crashed on Interstate 87 in New York.

National park tourism in Hawaii creates $312 million in economic benefit

National park tourism in Hawaii creates $312 million in economic benefit

HONOLULU, Hawaii – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4.9 million visitors to national parks in Hawaii spent $312 million and supported 3,665 jobs in the state in 2013.

Hawaii Governor shares update from president’s climate change task force

Hawaii Governor shares update from president’s climate change task force

HONOLULU, Hawaii – While participating in a panel discussion today at the 22nd Hawaii Conservation Conference, Gov.

Significant rise in US exhibitors for IMEX America

Significant rise in US exhibitors for IMEX America

Coming off the biggest IMEX in Frankfurt to date, organizers of IMEX America have announced a significant spike in interest and new bookings from North American exhibitors for their Las Vegas ...

Prague Convention Bureau attended roadshow in USA

Prague Convention Bureau attended roadshow in USA

PRAGUE, Czech Republic – Prague Convention Bureau and CzechTourism concluded their first joint MICE & Leisure Roadshow in Western USA.

 Canada's Top Ten Endangered Places and Worst Losses lists released

Canada's Top Ten Endangered Places and Worst Losses lists released

OTTAWA, Canada - Heritage Canada The National Trust has released its Top Ten Endangered Places and Worst Losses Lists drawing attention to historic places in Canada either threatened with ...

Qatar Airways sponsors "Best Of Washington"

Qatar Airways sponsors "Best Of Washington"

WASHINGTON, DC - Qatar Airways proudly partnered with Washingtonian Magazine for their annual "AT&T Best Of Washington" event for the 2nd straight year, on July 16th.

Hawaii is safe, Nevada unsafe when it comes to wiretaps by the US government

Hawaii is safe, Nevada unsafe when it comes to wiretaps by the US government

If you reside in Hawaii, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota or Vermont you may be safe from wire tapping by the US government.

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