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ASTA names new VP of Communications

ASTA names new VP of Communications

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) is pleased to announce that Jennifer Michels has taken on the role of Vice President of Communications, effective immediately.

Are seasonal allergies really the cause of your springtime sniffles?

Are seasonal allergies really the cause of your springtime sniffles?

With springlike weather and a spike in the temperature pushing its way across the United States, conditions are priming for a ramp up of seasonal spring allergies.

Fiesta San Antonio kicks off with 18 days of culture, charity and fun

Fiesta San Antonio kicks off with 18 days of culture, charity and fun

SAN ANTONIO, TX - On April 10, the streets of San Antonio will begin to fill with music, confetti and fun for Fiesta® San Antonio.

Is travel insurance worth it?

Is travel insurance worth it?

Is travel insurance worth it? What are the pros and cons of buying travel insurance? We’re asked these questions every day. Here are some of the answers:

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Pro Bowl returns to Hawaii

Pro Bowl returns to Hawaii

HONOLULU, HI - The National Football League announced today that the Pro Bowl will return to Hawaii after the 2015 season.

Is there more than one Tornado Alley in the US?

Is there more than one Tornado Alley in the US?

Moore, OK is in the heart of an area known as Tornado Alley. The people who call Moore home are still rebuilding from last year's devastating tornado that struck the area on May 20, 2013.

Organic claims declining on US restaurant menus

Organic claims declining on US restaurant menus

CHICAGO, IL - Recently, consumer confidence in the food industry has been shaken by food scandals, lack of transparency in food preparation and questionable treatment of animals.

Megabus introduces reserved seating

Megabus introduces reserved seating

NEW YORK, NY - Megabus, the popular city-to-city, express bus company, today announced a new reserved-seating program to/from select cities in North America.

Air Canada offers customers inflight Wi-Fi connectivity across North America

Air Canada offers customers inflight Wi-Fi connectivity across North America

TORONTO, Canada - Air Canada, the first Canadian carrier to offer customers in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity, plans to begin rolling out connectivity across its North American fleet in May under an ...

United Airlines' first Boeing 787-9 rolls out of factory

United Airlines' first Boeing 787-9 rolls out of factory

CHICAGO, IL - United Airlines' first 787-9 Dreamliner rolled out of final assembly Tuesday evening at Boeing's Everett, Wash., facility.

US Airways Express flight attendants ratify new contract

US Airways Express flight attendants ratify new contract

WASHINGTON, DC - Piedmont Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted in favor of a new contract that includes pay increases and work ...

Brand USA recognises GTA among America’s top international buyers

GTA awarded for its continuing excellence in promoting travel to the United States Brand USA recognises GTA among America’s top international buyers

U.S. Travel and Brand USA recognise the company at their inaugural Chairman’s Circle Honors as International PowWow takes places in Chicago

United Airlines launches all-new mobile app for Android

United Airlines launches all-new mobile app for Android

CHICAGO, IL - United Airlines today launched its all-new mobile application for the Android platform, offering customers innovative new features, smoother functionality and an improved ...

Virgin America takes top spot in latest Airline Quality Rating Report

Virgin America takes top spot in latest Airline Quality Rating Report

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - For the second straight year, Virgin America was named the top-ranked airline in the Airline Quality Rating (AQR), an annual analysis of airline performance conducted by ...

La Quinta Holdings announces pricing of initial public offering

La Quinta Holdings announces pricing of initial public offering

IRVING, TX - La Quinta Holdings Inc today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 38,250,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $17.00 per share.

Scottish spirit runs deep in Manhattan

Scottish spirit runs deep in Manhattan

NEW YORK, NY - A total of 9,500 runners covered 95,000 kilometers in 125,400,000 steps as they took on the 11th Annual Scotland Run in New York's Central Park.

Boeing, Air New Zealand unveil livery of first 787-9 Dreamliner to deliver

Boeing, Air New Zealand unveil livery of first 787-9 Dreamliner to deliver

EVERETT, WA - Boeing today rolled out of the paint hangar the first 787-9 Dreamliner to be delivered to launch customer Air New Zealand, revealing the carrier's new-look livery.

Delta Airlines issues statement on Export-Import Bank

Delta Airlines issues statement on Export-Import Bank

Delta Air Lines issued the following statement on today's panel discussion in Washington, D.C., on reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

US Airways and American Airlines: Good or bad news for frequent flyers?

US Airways and American Airlines: Good or bad news for frequent flyers?

Airline Merger partners US Airways and American Airlines synchronized their frequent flier program award levels overnight and also changed some fees as they continue to align their policies.

Grand Pacific Resort management continues growth surge

Meadow Lake Resort Brings Resort Portfolio to Twenty Grand Pacific Resort management continues growth surge

CARLSBAD, CA –Grand Pacific Resort Management (GPRM) of Carlsbad, has added Meadow Lake Resort to its portfolio of quality timeshare resorts, bringing the number of resorts managed to 20.

Boeing showcases interior upgrades for Next-Generation 737s

Boeing showcases interior upgrades for Next-Generation 737s

Boeing (NYSE: BA) is featuring its new enhanced interior for Next-Generation 737s this week at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany.

"Woodstock of science" to take place in 18 days

"Woodstock of science" to take place in 18 days

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

My email Inbox is usually inundated with fake pleas from spammers, but every so often one turns out to be a genuine call for help.

Global tourism to the United States: Chicago seems to impress

International POW WOW in Chicago ongoing Global tourism to the United States: Chicago seems to impress

Experts say this travel show taking place in Chicago right now could translate into a billion-dollar boon for Chicago.

POW WOW: How tone deaf is Chicago going to be?

POW WOW: How tone deaf is Chicago going to be?

Chicago: How tone deaf is this city going to be as it tries to impress international tour operators and travel journalists attending the U.S Travel Association's IPW (International POW WOW) confab ...

go! Airlines shutdown, but Mokulele Airlines ok

go! Airlines shutdown, but Mokulele Airlines ok

Hawaiian based airline Mokulele will continue to honor go! reservations for travel to the eight destinations Mokulele serves.

St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum now open

St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum now open

The most comprehensive and immersive tribute to the St. Louis Cardinals is now open at Ballpark Village in St. Louis, Missouri.

Qatar Airways marks five years of flying to Houston

Qatar Airways marks five years of flying to Houston

Last week Qatar Airways, a member of the oneworld alliance, celebrated five years of flying to Houston, Texas.

The Restaurant Neighbor and Faces of Diversity Awards

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Honors Winners The Restaurant Neighbor and Faces of Diversity Awards

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today its 2014 Restaurant Neighbor and Faces of Diversity American Dream award winners, who will be recognized at a ...

Virgin America takes top spot in latest Airline Quality Rating report

Virgin America takes top spot in latest Airline Quality Rating report

For the second straight year, Virgin America was named the top-ranked airline in the Airline Quality Rating (AQR), an annual analysis of airline performance conducted by Wichita State University ...

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