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Billions of US dollars flowing to low-priority airport projects

Data Raises More Questions Than They Answer Billions of US dollars flowing to low-priority airport projects

By eTN Staff Writer

The federal government has funded more than 3,100 airport construction and rehabilitation projects costing nearly US$2 billion from 2005-2009, despite the fact they received priority ratings well ...

Continental Airlines adds flights to Hawaii

Demand For Travel Between Hawaii And US Mainland Continental Airlines adds flights to Hawaii

By eTN Staff Writer

HONOLULU, HI - Continental Airlines today announced new service from Honolulu to Orange County and from Maui to Los Angeles.

Hawaiian Airlines: Best on-time performance and fewest consumer complaints

Hawaiian Airlines Hawaiian Airlines: Best on-time performance and fewest consumer complaints

Hawaiian Airlines earned the airline industry’s No. 1 ranking for best on-time performance and fewest consumer complaints in August, as reported by the U.S.

EPA requires US airlines test, cleanse drinking water

Airline Industry EPA requires US airlines test, cleanse drinking water

The Environmental Protection Agency issued a new rule for airlines: start cleaning the water.

Richars Fain: Cruise industry stabilizing

Cruise News Richars Fain: Cruise industry stabilizing

By Deepa Seetharaman

NEW YORK - The cruise industry has touched bottom and is now stabilizing, but questions linger about when a rebound will occur, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd's CEO said in an interview .

$10 holiday surcharge expanded to 13 days by Delta, AA

Holiday Surcharge Expanded $10 holiday surcharge expanded to 13 days by Delta, AA

Delta Air Lines Inc. and the largest U.S. full-fare carriers, seeking new revenue with a $10 one-way surcharge on holiday flights, widened the program more than fourfold to 13 days.

Travel slump triples California hotel foreclosures

California Hotels Travel slump triples California hotel foreclosures

By Nadja Brandt

Hotel foreclosures in California more than tripled in the first nine months of this year as business travelers and vacationers cut spending.

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts partners with Luxury Link

Special Section For Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts Now Featured On LuxuryLink.com Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts partners with Luxury Link

By eTN Staff Writer

Luxury Link (www.luxurylink.com), the world's premier online luxury travel resource, announces its partnership with Waldorf ...

Frontier adds Mexico flights

Frontier Airlines Frontier adds Mexico flights

Frontier Airlines Monday announced seasonal increases in its flight frequencies between Denver International Airport and four Mexican resort destinations.

US Airways traffic continues decline

US Airways US Airways traffic continues decline

Revenue passenger miles at US Airways were down 1.6 percent in September compared with a year ago as domestic travel continues to wane amid the recession.

Moody's doesn't expect hotel and cruise industry recover until 2010

Hotel And Cruise Industry Moody's doesn't expect hotel and cruise industry recover until 2010

NEW YORK - Moody's Investors Service said Monday that it doesn't expect a rebound in the lodging and cruise industry until at least late next year, perhaps even 2011.

United introduces baggage fee waiver pass

United Offers Checked-Bag Pass United introduces baggage fee waiver pass

United Airlines has launched a program that waives checked baggage charges in exchange for an annual subscription fee.

Weakest summer ever for Hawaii hotels

Hotels' Occupancy, Revenue Down In Hawaii Weakest summer ever for Hawaii hotels

By Robbie Dingeman

Hotels in Hawai'i had their weakest summer on record — an average of 68.1 percent occupancy — according to a report released today.

Iowa tourist officials target the annual gay weekend at Disneyland

Iowa Targets Gay Californian Tourists Iowa tourist officials target the annual gay weekend at Disneyland

Iowa tourist officials have targeted the annual gay weekend at Disneyland to market the Hawkeye state for gay and lesbian weddings, which are legal there but illegal in California.

First monthly traffic growth in 13 months posted by Continental

Continental Airlines Traffic Grows First monthly traffic growth in 13 months posted by Continental

Continental Airlines said late Thursday that its monthly traffic grew for the first time in more than a year, but fewer business travelers and lower ticket prices continued to pressure revenue. ...

Suspected con man preyed on wealthy tourists

Hotel Thief Has A Date In Vermont Court Suspected con man preyed on wealthy tourists

By Sam Hemingway

On June 4, 1993, a 13-year-old boy fell out of the wheel well of a DC-8 cargo jet that had arrived at Miami International Airport from Bogota, Colombia. He was unconscious and shivering but ...

American Eagle sets new flights into service between Birmingham and Miami

Nonstop Service To Begin Next Year American Eagle sets new flights into service between Birmingham and Miami

By eTN Staff Writer

American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, begins nonstop jet service with two daily flights between Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) and Miami ...

Highest number of Japanese tourists visit Hawaii since 2005

Silver Week Brings High Numbers Highest number of Japanese tourists visit Hawaii since 2005

By eTN Staff Writer

Silver week brought the highest number of Japanese tourists to Hawaii since 2005 according to the Hawaii Tourism Authority vice president, David Uchiyama.

Making flying easier

Air Travel Tips Making flying easier

Ever get thirsty during your flight and wish you didn’t have to wait an hour or so for the beverage cart to come down the aisle?

Reed Travel Exhibitions announces Americas meetings trade show for 2011 Incentive Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition - AIBTM

Commitment To The American Meetings And Incentive Market Reed Travel Exhibitions announces Americas meetings trade show for 2011 Incentive Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition - AIBTM

By eTN Staff Writer

Reed Travel Exhibitions announced today, October 1, 2009, its commitment to the American meetings and incentive market by confirming that the inaugural Americas Incentive Business Travel and ...

Investigators searching for Logan bomb threat writer

Logan International Bomb Threat Investigators searching for Logan bomb threat writer

BOSTON - Investigators are searching Thursday for the person who scrawled a bomb threat in an American Airlines jetliner bathroom at Logan International Airport, delaying passengers for several ...

Princeville Resort reopens as St. Regis

Princeville Resort Reopens Princeville Resort reopens as St. Regis

By Diana Leone

PRINCEVILLE, Kaua'i — Today's reopening of the Princeville Resort, upgraded in a yearlong renovation to the elite St. Regis brand, is good news for an island with almost 10 percent ...

Hilton Hawaiian Village sued over lagoon accident

Hilton Lawsuit Hilton Hawaiian Village sued over lagoon accident

By Robbie Dingeman

The family of a 56-year old Honolulu man who died after he got caught in the suction of a drain in the newly rebuilt Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon in Waikiki is suing the Hilton Hawaiian Village.

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