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USA: Raleigh, North Carolina became a tourism nightmare tonight

USA: Raleigh, North Carolina became a tourism nightmare tonight

Tourists in North Carolina had a different experience tonight.

Americans say they would vacation without staying connected

Americans say they would vacation without staying connected

DALLAS, TX - A new global survey found that only 35 percent of American travelers are unwilling to ditch their devices while on vacation.

GBTA 2015 Global Travel Price Outlook predicts increases

GBTA 2015 Global Travel Price Outlook predicts increases

The GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association, has released a new joint 2015 Global Travel Price Outlook report with Carlson Wagonlit Travel.

New app to expedite traveler’s entry process into US

New app to expedite traveler’s entry process into US

Big news for international travelers heading into the US: US Customs and Border Protection has announced the first authorized app to expedite a traveler’s entry process into the United ...

Hawaii cruise industry maximizing tourism revenue potential

Hawaii cruise industry maximizing tourism revenue potential

HONOLULU, Hawaii – In 2013, there were 287,681 total cruise visitors to the state of Hawaii, contributing $51.8 million into the Aloha state's economy.

Chicago tops list of 50 US top meeting destinations

Chicago tops list of 50 US top meeting destinations

Cvent, the cloud-based enterprise event management platform, revealed its third annual list of the top 50 cities for meetings and events in the United States.

Summer dining trends revealed

Summer dining trends revealed

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL - Restaurant.com has revealed summer dining trends that show seafood orders and Thursday night dining are popular among hungry Americans during the summer season.

Direct Travel, Inc. announces acquisition of Hurley Travel Experts

Direct Travel, Inc. announces acquisition of Hurley Travel Experts

DENVER, CO - Direct Travel, Inc, a leading provider of corporate travel management, announced that it has acquired Hurley Travel Experts of Portland, Maine with adjunct offices in Naples, ...

Holland America Line launches 'Discover Canada & New England' sweepstakes

Holland America Line launches 'Discover Canada & New England' sweepstakes

SEATTLE, WA - Holland America Line launched a "Discover Canada & New England Sweepstakes" that will award five of the line's Pinterest followers a $500 American Express gift card.

American Society of Travel Agents elects new Board

American Society of Travel Agents elects new Board

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), the global advocates for travel agents, the travel industry and the traveling public, announced the results of recent elections at ...

Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams dies

Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams dies

American actor and comedian Robin Williams died on Monday, August 11, California law enforcement officials said.

'David Bowie Is' makes its US debut at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art

'David Bowie Is' makes its US debut at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art

CHICAGO, IL - On September 23rd, the 'David Bowie Is' exhibition makes its US debut at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA).

American Airlines drops free meals on short haul flights

American Airlines drops free meals on short haul flights

FORT WORTH, TX - Passengers expecting some kind of meal on American Airlines short haul flights from 1 September will find they are disappointed.

Survey: Two thirds of Americans do not have preferred airline

Survey: Two thirds of Americans do not have preferred airline

NEW YORK, NY - Despite the airline industry's best efforts to encourage brand loyalty and to convince passengers that paying for checked bags is logical, most Americans do not favor any specific ...

Sizable uptick in travel for 2014 Labor Day weekend

Sizable uptick in travel for 2014 Labor Day weekend

BELLEVUE, WA - Booking data shows that Labor Day weekend 2014 should see a considerable increase in travelers booking air tickets, hotel room and rental cars compared to Labor Day weekend 2013. ...

Virgin America reports July 2014 operational results

Virgin America reports July 2014 operational results

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for July 2014 and the first seven months of the year.

TripAdvisor finalizes the acquisition of Viator

TripAdvisor finalizes the acquisition of Viator

NEWTON, MA - TripAdvisor today announced it has finalized the acquisition of Viator, a leading resource for researching and booking destination activities around the world.

Avoiding "pound packing" while on the road

Avoiding "pound packing" while on the road

CHARLOTTE, NC - Extended Stay America recently released a survey polling frequent travelers regarding on-the-road eating habits, research revealed heavy bags aren't the only extra pounds travelers ...

California Pacific Coast has some unusual encounters fish species

California Pacific Coast has some unusual encounters fish species

The first six months of 2014 were warmest in California's history. 2014 was the second warmest year, on average, in Los Angeles in the last 70 years.

"An American Werewolf in London" takes a bite out of "Halloween Horror Nights" at Universal Studios

"An American Werewolf in London" takes a bite out of "Halloween Horror Nights" at Universal Studios

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - Universal Pictures' Academy Award®-winning and genre-defining film, An American Werewolf in London, written and directed by John Landis, will be unleashed upon guests at ...

Early week flood threat targets Pittsburgh, Philly, NYC

Early week flood threat targets Pittsburgh, Philly, NYC

After a warm and dry weekend across the mid-Atlantic states, a potent early week storm will generate drenching showers and thunderstorms, bringing a threat for flash flooding to many ...

Los Angeles police cracks down on Hollywood sign tourism

Los Angeles police cracks down on Hollywood sign tourism

LOS ANGELES, CA - Police in Los Angeles have set up an unofficial task force to target tours visiting the city’s most famous landmark, the Hollywood sign.

David Ige Democratic gubernatorial hopeful  will do anything to support Hawaii tourism

Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie supports election of a new Democratic Governor - David Ige David Ige Democratic gubernatorial hopeful will do anything to support Hawaii tourism

"Tourism is the single largest component of our economy, and I will do all that I can to support and grow our visitor industry. The value of tourism to our economy cannot be overstated.

John Franklin: Tourism may finally find his two lost ships

John Franklin: Tourism may finally find his two lost ships

As climate change thaws the North, Arctic cruises have proliferated.

192 travelers evacuated Jet Blue flight by emergency slides

192 travelers evacuated Jet Blue flight by emergency slides

A JetBlue Airways plane leaving Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, was evacuated Saturday evening after one of its engines caught fire. A Federal Aviation ...

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