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Enterprise hosting more than 85 countries at global franchise meeting

Enterprise hosting more than 85 countries at global franchise meeting

SAINT LOUIS, MO - Representatives from more than 85 countries and territories are convening in St Louis tomorrow to participate in a global franchise meeting hosted by the world's largest car ...

Sheraton Atlanta welcomes new Director of International Weddings and Social Events

Sheraton Atlanta welcomes new Director of International Weddings and Social Events

ATLANTA, GA - Sheraton Atlanta welcomes the appointment of Kemi Adeyinka as the Director of International Weddings and Social Events to the reputable, seasoned Sales and Marketing team.

New FAA drone rules go into effect today

New FAA drone rules go into effect today

WASHINGTON, DC – Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta today announced the implementation of the first operational rules ...

IUCN World Conservation Congress to set the global path for nature conservation

IUCN World Conservation Congress to set the global path for nature conservation

The IUCN World Conservation Congress – the world’s largest and most inclusive environmental decision-making forum – will meet in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi from September 1-10, 2016 to define the ...

LAX airport chaos: Active shooter or some loud noises?

False alarm at Los Angeles International Airport LAX airport chaos: Active shooter or some loud noises?

Chaos at LAX after reports of a possible shooting forced evacuations. This was the scene at the Los Angeles International Airport earlier tonight.

United Airlines - stay away from Scotch: Two drunk pilots now drink water in jail

United Airlines - stay away from Scotch: Two drunk pilots now drink water in jail

Scottish Whiskey tastings is not something United Airlines pilots should do when staying overnight in Glasgow, Scotland.

The Chinese are invading Oahu with big money, but not only as tourists

Chinese tourism in Hawaii includes major developments and hotel investments The Chinese are invading Oahu with big money, but not only as tourists

The Chinese are one out of many reasons for anyone interested in Hawaii Tourism to attend the upcoming Hawaii Tourism Conference at the Convention Center in Honolulu from September 26-30.

Stuck at DFW. Now what?

When travelers are delayed at an airport Stuck at DFW. Now what?

© Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com (a division of eTN Publishing)

The bad news: Your flight was cancelled. The good news: You are rebooked on a flight; however, there is more bad news – your departure time leaves you in limbo for 8 hours.

Texas wines. Are they serious?

Wine Tourism Texas wines. Are they serious?

© Dr. Elinor Garely, Editor in Chief, TourismExecutives.com (a division of eTN Publishing)

If you consider 8,000 acres of land devoted to viticulture (2012 USDA Agriculture Survey), then you will believe that Texas is very serious about its wine industry.

Intercontinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza: Poor management, bad customer service

IHG Customer Service: From the top to bottom we don't care! Intercontinental, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza: Poor management, bad customer service

Juergen T. Steinmetz, eTN

Intercontinental Hotels, Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza are all part of the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG).

Torn apart engine causes emergency landing

Torn apart engine causes emergency landing

PENSACOLA, FL - The flight from New Orleans to Orlando had a mechanical issue, which is now under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board.

GoTopless Pride Parade in Venice Beach to mark 9th annual GoTopless Day

GoTopless Pride Parade in Venice Beach to mark 9th annual GoTopless Day

LOS ANGELES, CA - On August 28, the women's rights organization GoTopless will hold Go Topless Pride Parades and other events in Los Angeles, New York and over 60 other cities worldwide for the ...

New terrors are coming to Knott's Scary Farm this Halloween

New terrors are coming to Knott's Scary Farm this Halloween

BUENA PARK, CA - Knott's Scary Farm, the largest and most haunting Halloween event in Southern California, has unveiled the 13 haunted attractions that will terrify guests when the event returns ...

Amtrak invests $2.4 billion in Next-Gen high-speed trainsets, infrastructure upgrades

Amtrak invests $2.4 billion in Next-Gen high-speed trainsets, infrastructure upgrades

WASHINGTON, DC - Amtrak is contracting with Alstom to produce 28 next-generation high-speed trainsets that will replace the equipment used to provide Amtrak's premium Acela Express service.

FAA: Applying for a waiver under new drone rules

FAA: Applying for a waiver under new drone rules

WASHINGTON, DC - The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) new small drone rule effective August 29 – formally known as Part 107 – allows for some expanded operations based on technology ...

Luxury Brands set for official launch at IMEX America

Luxury Brands set for official launch at IMEX America

IMEX

Luxury Brands will officially launch its brand name selection of corporate gifts into the incentive travel, meetings and events industry at IMEX America in Las Vegas, Nevada.

76 percent of US business travelers would extend stay for right incentive

76 percent of US business travelers would extend stay for right incentive

CINCINNATI, OH - Three out of four US business travelers (76%) said they’d prolong a work-related trip for leisure if a hotel offered a discount or additional nights, according to COLLOQUY ...

New crop of concierges emerges at Westin Hotels & Resorts

New crop of concierges emerges at Westin Hotels & Resorts

NEW YORK, NY - Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Inc, today announced the expansion of its renowned concierge program in North America, underscoring the growing ...

NetJets lands at The Barclays

NetJets lands at The Barclays

COLUMBUS, OH - As part of NetJets’ long-term partnership with the PGA TOUR, there is a Citation Latitude mock on display at the 14th hole during the tournament for spectators to visit at The ...

Jetpack history was made again!

Jetpack history was made again!

DENVER, CO - August 23 will be remembered as a special day in jetpack history.

Another WestJet leader joins Wasaya

Another WestJet leader joins Wasaya

THUNDER BAY, ON, Canada - Wasaya is pleased to announce the appointment of Dale Tinevez as Vice-President, Operations and Chief Operating Officer.

Man rams truck into Southwest Airlines plane in Omaha, Nebraska

Man rams truck into Southwest Airlines plane in Omaha, Nebraska

A man drove his truck through an airport fence and ran his pickup into the nose gear of a plane parked at a gate at Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Nebraska.

The plane was bound for Denver, ...

L.A. Tourism: 2016 visitation on pace to set record

L.A. Tourism: 2016 visitation on pace to set record

LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (LA Tourism) shared new visitation forecasts and tourism data with local hospitality partners and business leaders at the ...

Another first for Orlando Tourism

Another first for Orlando Tourism

ORLANDO, FL - Orlando, Florida known for innovative vacation experiences – unveiled another "first" for visitors today with the beta launch of a destination mobile app that uses WayBlazer's IBM ...

Pilot and explorer Bertrand Piccard coming in for a landing at Bell International Leaders series

Pilot and explorer Bertrand Piccard coming in for a landing at Bell International Leaders series

MONTREAL, Canada - As part of Montréal Civil Aviation Week, the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal is pleased to welcome celebrated Swiss pilot and explorer Bertrand Piccard, who on July 25 ...

Wedding venue opens Honeymoon Suite in Maine's tallest tower

Wedding venue opens Honeymoon Suite in Maine's tallest tower

LEWISTON, ME - The Agora Grand Event Center, a Maine wedding venue created from the former St.

Uber has a new solution for senior travelers

Uber has a new solution for senior travelers

TORONTO, Canada - Uber Canada and Revera Inc are testing a new and innovative way for retirement home residents to get where they need to be easily and reliably with the launch of UberCENTRAL. ...

Report released: Terrorist threat to Canada

Report released: Terrorist threat to Canada

OTTAWA, Canada - The 2016 Public Report on the Terrorist Threat to Canada provides a clear picture of the terrorist threats faced by the country and is part of the Government's commitment to be ...

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