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Scovel: FAA failed to implement most of safety reforms

Airline Safety Scovel: FAA failed to implement most of safety reforms

By JOAN LOWY

WASHINGTON - A year after a regional airliner crashed into a house near Buffalo, N.Y., killing 50 people, the government has failed to implement most of the safety reforms it promised in response ...

Hawaii state legislators to address multiple Monk Seal killings

Upping The Penalty To A Felony Hawaii state legislators to address multiple Monk Seal killings

By eTN Staff Writer

HONOLULU, HI - Senator Gary Hooser has introduced Senate Bill 2441, upping the penalty for harming or killing the Hawaiian Monk Seal and all other endangered species in Hawaii.

Samantha Brown marks 10th anniversary on the Travel Channel

Four Special Episodes Samantha Brown marks 10th anniversary on the Travel Channel

By eTN Staff Writer

Travel Channel's popular host Samantha Brown will celebrate her 10th anniversary on the network. That's a decade of inspiring audiences to look past the standard travel guides.

Everything really is bigger in Texas

San Antonio Has The Largest Marriott In The World Everything really is bigger in Texas

The world’s largest JW Marriott opened its doors this month in San Antonio, Texas, offering a hacienda-style getaway brimming with luxurious amenities.

American Airlines reports traffic growth

Airline Industry American Airlines reports traffic growth

By Joan E. Solsman

AMR Corp., the parent of American Airlines, said traffic grew in January, its first growth in more than a year, while US Airways Group Inc.

LimoRes.com offers exclusive rates on quality car service to Royal Caribbean International guests

Service At 45 Ports LimoRes.com offers exclusive rates on quality car service to Royal Caribbean International guests

By eTN Staff Writer

LimoRes.com, the leading global ground transportation provider, today announced a partnership with Royal Caribbean International.

Miami Tourism Cares program launches

Supporting Haiti Relief Efforts Miami Tourism Cares program launches

By eTN Staff Writer

In cooperation with The American Red Cross, "Miami Tourism Cares" will provide immediate and long-term aid to Haiti through the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB), which is ...

Judge: No $21.3M from online travel companies for Anaheim

Judge Overturns Online Bookings Tax Ruling Judge: No $21.3M from online travel companies for Anaheim

By ERIC CARPENTER

ANAHEIM – A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has overturned an earlier ruling that would have given Anaheim $21.3 million in back taxes and penalties from online travel companies such as Expedia ...

National Business Travel Association: Government gets C+ on corporate travel

Corporate Travel Issues National Business Travel Association: Government gets C+ on corporate travel

By meetingnews.com

When it comes to dealing with issues and policies affecting the corporate travel industry, the National Business Travel Association (NBTA) has given the U.S. government a C+, it announced last ...

New flights between Baltimore and Jacksonville

Additional Service For Maryland And Florida New flights between Baltimore and Jacksonville

By eTN Staff Writer

AirTran Airways announced today that it will begin offering two daily nonstop flights between Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in Baltimore and Jacksonville ...

The decision to book that flight now or wait

Nowadays Most People Are Waiting The decision to book that flight now or wait

By eTN Staff Writer

According to the flight comparison site, www.Skyscanner.net , people are waiting to book their flights - a new trend that began ...

Airline officials, experts, pilots disagree on safety issues

Colgan Air Airline officials, experts, pilots disagree on safety issues

By ANDY PASZTOR And SUSAN CAREY

Federal investigators are set Tuesday to blame a chain of cockpit mistakes for the fatal crash of a commuter airliner near Buffalo, N.Y., last February.

American Airlines to train attendant replacements in case of strike

American Airlines American Airlines to train attendant replacements in case of strike

By Mary Schlangenstein and John Hughes, Bloomberg/businessweek.com

American Airlines told U.S.

American Airlines offers new menu on US-Tokyo flights

Japanese Western Fusion American Airlines offers new menu on US-Tokyo flights

By eTN Staff Writer

Sam Choy, celebrity consulting chef for American Airlines, has created new Asian-fusion entrees to augment the American Airlines premium cabin inflight experience.

New hotel debuts in Midtown Manhattan

Distrikt Hotel Embodies Distinctive Neighborhoods New hotel debuts in Midtown Manhattan

By eTN Staff Writer

Embracing the look and spirit of Manhattan's "distrikts" with neighborhood-themed floors from the Financial District to Harlem, the grand opening of the Distrikt Hotel was celebrated today.

Goodbye to Northwest Airlines web site

Northwest Completely Integrated With Delta Goodbye to Northwest Airlines web site

By eTN Staff Writer

This weekend completed the integration of the Northwest Airlines reservation system with Delta Air Lines, including the transition of all Northwest flights into the Delta schedule, migration of ...

FAA to fine American Eagle $2.5 Million

American Eagle FAA to fine American Eagle $2.5 Million

By DAVID KOENIG

Federal regulators are proposing a penalty of nearly $2.5 million against a sister carrier of American Airlines for not making sure crews had accurate information about the weight of baggage on ...

Fascination's multimillion-dollar makeover unveiled by Carnival

Carnival Cruise Lines Fascination's multimillion-dollar makeover unveiled by Carnival

By Mark Szakonyi

Carnival Cruise Lines unveiled its multimillion-dollar renovation of its more than 2,000-passenger cruise ship Fascination, which now features 98 balcony staterooms and a water park.

Olympic floating hotel venture is at risk of sinking

2010 Winter Olympic Games Olympic floating hotel venture is at risk of sinking

An Alberta company's plan to charter a cruise ship and use it as a floating hotel in Vancouver during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games has run into financial problems and could leave hundreds of ...

eTN editor in chief beaten unconscious in California

Violent attack on travel journalist eTN editor in chief beaten unconscious in California

By Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor

While vacationing in San Diego, California, Nelson Alcantara, editor in chief of eTurboNews, was violently attacked by an unknown person.

Canada eases carry-on restrictions

Canada's New Carry-On Policy Canada eases carry-on restrictions

Canada has relaxed its carry-on luggage restrictions on flights to the United States.

Bentwood Inn – iconic Jackson Hole log lodge deepens its environmental commitments

Protecting The Wilderness Bentwood Inn – iconic Jackson Hole log lodge deepens its environmental commitments

By eTN Staff Writer

The Bentwood Inn, located in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is deepening their commitment to the environmental well-being of the region by implementing comprehensive environmental initiatives and teaming ...

IIPT and eTurboNews call for world travel and tourism industry support of Olympic Truce

Call For Cessation Of Conflict And Violence IIPT and eTurboNews call for world travel and tourism industry support of Olympic Truce

By eTN Staff Writer

The International Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT), together with eTurboNews, is calling for all sectors of the world travel and tourism industry to join with both the International ...

Winter weather may affect travel across US midwest and southeast

Severe Weather Expected January 28-30 Winter weather may affect travel across US midwest and southeast

By eTN Staff Writer

Severe winter weather is expected across the US midwest and southeast starting tomorrow and through the next two days after that, which may necessitate changes in travel plans.

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