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Elvis cruise, booze cruise. Nude cruise next?

Clothing-Optional Cruises Elvis cruise, booze cruise. Nude cruise next?

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. - The next big thing in the cruise industry may be nothing.

Cruise industry leaders said nude cruises could sweep the travel and tourism industry in 2010.

Dreamliner finally leaves the nest

First 3-Hour Flight Of Boeing 787 A Success Dreamliner finally leaves the nest

By eTN Staff Writer

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner took off from Paine Field in Everett, Washington at 10:27 am local time. After approximately three hours, it landed at 1:33 pm at Seattle's Boeing Field.

Atlanta’s Olympic Park a growing tourist draw

Atlanta Atlanta’s Olympic Park a growing tourist draw

ATLANTA - New York City has Times Square. New Orleans is known for the French Quarter, and in San Francisco, camera-toting tourists flock to Fisherman's Wharf.

How U.S. airlines rate on the nutrition scale

Airline Food How U.S. airlines rate on the nutrition scale

By Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz

When nutrition advocate Charles Stuart Platkin conceived of his airline food rankings 10 years ago, the average coach dinner had 1,054 calories, about as much as a McDonald's Big Mac and large ...

Woman decides to sue Northwest over knee injury

Lawsuit Over Armrest Injury Woman decides to sue Northwest over knee injury

A woman claims to have injured her knee while attempting to climb over an armrest to the middle seat of a Northwest Airlines has decided to sue the carrier, reports from the United States ...

The decade in travel: Technology and terrorism

Travel Trends The decade in travel: Technology and terrorism

By BETH J. HARPAZ

Remember getting through an airport without removing your shoes, dumping your water bottle or showing ID?

U.S. Mint blocks "Free Airline Miles" scheme

Frequent Flier Miles Scheme U.S. Mint blocks "Free Airline Miles" scheme

By Hugo Martín

Some credit card holders bought coins to earn rewards, then used the coins to pay their credit card bills. Net cost: $0.00

Hawaii to charge tourists to enter and park at state parks

Hawaii Hawaii to charge tourists to enter and park at state parks

By Duane Shimogawa

HONOLULU - A pricey change at many popular tourist spots around Hawaii.

Many visitors will now have to pay to enter and park at some state parks.

Tainted hotel water kills tourist

Miami Tainted hotel water kills tourist

By JOSE PAGLIERY

A foreign visitor has died and at least two other people have become sick after staying at a downtown Miami luxury hotel, and health officials are blaming an unusual type of pneumonia called ...

ATA expects a decline in air travelers over the holidays

Air Transport Association Projections ATA expects a decline in air travelers over the holidays

By eTN Staff Writer

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, announced today that it expects 41 million passengers to travel over the upcoming ...

New York tourists warned over rabid raccoons in Central Park

New York Rabies Warning New York tourists warned over rabid raccoons in Central Park

By Tim Clark

Tourists have been warned to be on their guard against raccoons in New York’s Central Park after two animals were discovered to have rabies.

Top 10 US hotels decked out for the holidays

Orbitz Selects Popular Holiday Destinations Top 10 US hotels decked out for the holidays

Who doesn't love a little merriment during the holidays, whether it's an acrylic Christmas tree, 23-foot-tall gingerbread house, or live carolers during afternoon tea?

Alaska ACT aims to stem cruise outflow

Alaska Cruise Industry Alaska ACT aims to stem cruise outflow

By Kim Marquis

Sitka businessman John Litten said something has to be done about the loss of cruise business in Alaska.

World's first cougar cruise sets sail

Cougar Cruise World's first cougar cruise sets sail

The first ever international cruise for cougars - older women who are interested in younger men - has set sail from San Diego, US.

Winter storm weather in northeastern US may affect flights

Airline Advisories Winter storm weather in northeastern US may affect flights

By eTN Staff Writer

Severe winter weather has been forecasted for the northeast US today, with many areas under a winter storm warning.

Wrongful death lawsuits filed for Italian tourists killed in crash

Hudson Crash Wrongful death lawsuits filed for Italian tourists killed in crash

By KAREN ROUSE

Five wrongful death lawsuits have been filed against the pilot of Piper fixed-wing aircraft that collided over the Hudson River with a helicopter carrying Italian tourists.

ACTE president tells DOT Secretary LaHood: US needs comprehensive air transportation policy

Letter Says Time Is Now To Address Issues ACTE president tells DOT Secretary LaHood: US needs comprehensive air transportation policy

By eTN Staff Writer

In a recent communication addressed to US Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood, the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) president, Richard Crum, stated that the ...

TSA "sensitive security information" posted on Net

TSA TSA "sensitive security information" posted on Net

By EILEEN SULLIVAN

WASHINGTON – The federal government improperly posted an internal guide to its airport passenger screening procedures on the Internet in a way that could offer insight into how to sidestep ...

ASTA members warned to follow DOT advertising rules

Full-Price And Code-Share Advertising ASTA members warned to follow DOT advertising rules

ASTA members are warned to following the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Full-Price and Code-Share advertising rules. Failure to follow these rules may result in steep civil penalties.

MegaBus offers free seats for early 2010

MegaBus MegaBus offers free seats for early 2010

Megabus.com, an express bus line serving cities in the Northeast and Midwest, said it will offer 100,000 free seats to customers traveling between Jan.

United splits $10 billion-plus order between Airbus, Boeing

United Airlines United splits $10 billion-plus order between Airbus, Boeing

Taking advantage of down market prices, United Airlines said on Tuesday it placed a $10 billion-plus order for 50 wide-bodied jetliners divided between Airbus and Boeing Co, in a bid to slash fuel ...

Report: LAX officials allegedly got gifts, trips from airline group

LAX Report: LAX officials allegedly got gifts, trips from airline group

Los Angeles ethics commission investigators are recommending that civil charges be brought against six current and former managers at Los Angeles World Airports who allegedly took thousands of ...

Continental Airlines plans $200M debt offering

Continental Airlines Continental Airlines plans $200M debt offering

HOUSTON - Continental Airlines Inc. said Monday it plans a $200 million offering of convertible senior notes due 2015.

Honua Kai Resort & Spa ready to celebrate the holiday season

New Suites, Pools And Opening Of Duke’s Beach House Restaurant Honua Kai Resort & Spa ready to celebrate the holiday season

By eTN Staff Writer

KAANAPALI NORTH BEACH, Maui, HI – Honua Kai Resort & Spa today announced the completion of the Konea building, the second of two towers that will offer an additional 310 guest suites and a ...

Travel industry leaders to Obama: 7 ways to create more jobs

Travel Industry Jobs Travel industry leaders to Obama: 7 ways to create more jobs

By Dave Kovaleski

With nearly 400,000 travel industry jobs lost in 2008 and 2009 as a result of the economic downturn, both the U.S.

Passenger rights don't make the cut on travel groups' wish-lists

Passenger Rights Passenger rights don't make the cut on travel groups' wish-lists

By Christopher Elliott

No one would claim that any of the new travel-related laws scheduled to take effect in 2010 are game-changers for travelers.

Travel Services Delivered to Smart Phone Users

Travel Services Delivered to Smart Phone Users

Travel services from a leading provider of tours, activities and airport transfers, are now available on smart phones with the launch of mobile.city-discovery.com, a version of the company’s ...

High surf on North Shore Oahu to thrill while safety is urged

High surf on North Shore Oahu to thrill while safety is urged

By Susan Essoyan, Star Bulletin

Surfers sliced across 20-foot waves yesterday in a warm-up at Waimea Bay for the Quiksilver in memory of Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational, likely to take place early this week.

Sir Richard Branson to unveil Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo

Space Tourism Sir Richard Branson to unveil Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo

By Paula Bustamante

British billionaire Sir Richard Branson will unveil a craft on Monday that could soon carry tourists on an out-of-this-world trip into space -- for a mere 200,000 dollars.

Tourists flock to the site of Amadou Diallo's death

NYC Tourists flock to the site of Amadou Diallo's death

The Bronx street where police fired 41 shots at an unarmed black man in 1999 has become an unlikely tourist attraction, according to the Daily News.

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