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King of Pop Hometown Tour turns Gary, Ind. into tourist thriller

Gary, IND. Made Into New Tourist Attraction King of Pop Hometown Tour turns Gary, Ind. into tourist thriller

Before there was the sprawling Neverland ranch in California, before he became a superstar with the best-selling album of all time, Thriller, a tiny house in the industrial city of Gary was home ...

More Americans turn to medical tourism

Present State Of US Health Care Contributes To Medical Tourism Boom More Americans turn to medical tourism

Soaring U.S. medical costs are causing many Americans to take to the skies on "medical tourism" junkets, looking for high-quality yet low-priced health care at foreign clinics.

Can Las Vegas keep believing that if it builds, visitors will come?

Vegas Boom Runs Out Of Steam Can Las Vegas keep believing that if it builds, visitors will come?

The Currans of Granada Hills have been taking family vacations on the Las Vegas Strip for years.

Airlines waiting for business traveler to return

Airlines: Business Travel Still Not There Airlines waiting for business traveler to return

As anyone who flew this summer can attest, U.S. airlines did a pretty good job filling their airplanes, particularly on domestic routes.

Oaseas Resorts salutes members of the military in September

Deeply-Discounted Luxury Oaseas Resorts salutes members of the military in September

By eTN Staff Writer

Oaseas Resorts is offering a month-long salute to the men and women of the military.

Maui's recovery will be slow and heavily dependent on tourism

Economic Forecast Maui's recovery will be slow and heavily dependent on tourism

By honoluluadvertiser.com / Greg Wiles

Maui County's economic doldrums won't dissipate soon, though the slowdown figures to give way gradually to growth tied to an upturn in tourism.

US airline industry progresses despite difficult times

ATA Economic Report US airline industry progresses despite difficult times

By eTN Staff Writer

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) released today its 2009 Economic Report, documenting operational statistics and financial results for calendar year 2008 and the evolutionary changes ...

American Airlines cleared in bias lawsuit

American Airlines Cleared American Airlines cleared in bias lawsuit

DETROIT — A judge in Detroit has ruled in favor of American Airlines in a lawsuit by five men of Iraqi descent who claimed their nationality caused a captain to cancel a flight to Chicago.

Mitzi Gaynor will return to Kauai for celebration of South Pacific

50th Anniversary Mitzi Gaynor will return to Kauai for celebration of South Pacific

By eTN Staff Writer

LIHUE, KAUAI, HI - Mitzi Gaynor, Hollywood legend and the unforgettable star of the classic movie musical South Pacific, is returning to Kauai in October to take part in the Garden Isle's ...

Santa Barbara wine country still a draw for "Sideways" tourists

"Sideways" Tourists Flock To Wine Country Santa Barbara wine country still a draw for "Sideways" tourists

In the wine country north of Santa Barbara, the global economic crisis has drained wine sales, sapped tourist spending and siphoned away hotel profits.

Boeing August plane deliveries plunge 22%

Boeing Deliveries Fall Boeing August plane deliveries plunge 22%

Boeing Co.'s commercial jet deliveries tumbled 22 percent in August, as weaker demand for air travel forces airlines to scale back plans to buy new planes.

Nevada must look beyond tourism to stage yet another comeback

Nevada's Reliance On Tourism Alone Must End Nevada must look beyond tourism to stage yet another comeback

By Guy Rocha

Nevada is mired in the third-worst economic crisis of its history.

Pot farms infesting US tourist spots

Mrijuana Growers Move Into Tourist Territory Pot farms infesting US tourist spots

Drug traffickers are planting millions of marijuana plants on U.S. public lands ever closer to tourist sites, guarding their plots with heavy weaponry, federal authorities say.

Makena Resort and Maui Prince Hotel future brightens as threat of closing disappears

Hawaii Makena Resort and Maui Prince Hotel future brightens as threat of closing disappears

By eTN Staff Writer

MAKENA, MAUI, HI — The Maui Prince Hotel and Makena Resort will continue operating and welcomes reservations as new management prepares for transition.

Hawaiian Airlines joins Go! in shaking down island-hopping tourists and locals

Hawaiian Air To Charge For First Checked Bag Hawaiian Airlines joins Go! in shaking down island-hopping tourists and locals

HONOLULU — Hawaiian Airlines says it will join its competitors in charging a fee for the first checked bag on interisland flights.

Serious questions raised by FAA decision to not ground Southwest aircraft

Business Travel Coalition Serious questions raised by FAA decision to not ground Southwest aircraft

By eTN Staff Writer

The following statement was released today by the Business Travel Coalition (BTC) regarding the US Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) decision to allow Southwest Airlines to continue to fly ...

"Opt out" scams rampant throughout travel industry

Travel Industry Scams "Opt out" scams rampant throughout travel industry

Ever buy travel insurance you didn't want? Unintended purchases are yet another of the traps the travel industry sets for you. A recent reader's experience shows how it works:

For 10 bucks, Southwest Airlines will let you check-in early

EarlyBird Check-In For 10 bucks, Southwest Airlines will let you check-in early

By eTN Staff Writer

Southwest Airlines announced today its newest product, EarlyBird Check-in, which gives customers the option to score an early boarding position by adding an additional US$10 to the price of a ...

Is Travel Promotion Act a bailout for tourism industry?

Travel Promotion Act And K Street Is Travel Promotion Act a bailout for tourism industry?

Now that Disney has bought Marvel comics, it is reaching out for another partner: the federal government.

Airlines: It's all about making people feel safe when they fly

Airlines Vs. Swine Flu: Round 2 Airlines: It's all about making people feel safe when they fly

After a briefing Tuesday on the Swine Flu, President Barack Obama said the government will strongly recommend that Americans get a Swine Flu vaccine, but it won't be mandatory.

Alaska Airlines resurrects the "nerd bird" route

Wi-Fi One Aircraft Alaska Airlines resurrects the "nerd bird" route

By eTN Staff Writer

Alaska Airlines resurrected today the popular "nerd bird" route, providing nonstop service between San Jose, California and Austin, Texas.

Chapel Hill, N.C. to host gay and lesbian travel symposium

International Gay And Lesbian Travel Association Event Chapel Hill, N.C. to host gay and lesbian travel symposium

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - The Chapel Hill area will host a familiarization tour and symposium for members of the gay and lesbian travel trade, including media and tour planners, September 24-27, ...

.Travel announces its fall trade show attendance

Travel Promotion .Travel announces its fall trade show attendance

By eTN Staff Writer

.Travel, the top-level domain for the travel and tourism industry, announced its fall trade show attendance.

Alaska Airlines' traffic dips in August

Alaska Airlines Traffic Down Alaska Airlines' traffic dips in August

Alaska Airlines said it carried fewer passengers in August compared with the same month a year earlier. But the airline’s planes are fuller and its on-time performance has improved.

Discovery Cruise offers Floridians US$19.99 fares

Extreme Low-Fare Staycations Discovery Cruise offers Floridians US$19.99 fares

By eTN Staff Writer

Discovery Cruise Line, the largest tour operator between South Florida and Grand Bahama Island, announced its lowest fare EVER.

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