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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Lake Powell open for business

Arizona - Utah National Parks Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Lake Powell open for business

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Lake Powell are open for business. Gates opened today at noon following an agreement between Utah officials and the Department of the Interior.

Grand Canyon National Park reopens

Grand Canyon National Park reopens

PHOENIX, AZ ‚Äď Governor Jan Brewer today negotiated an agreement with the U.S.

Every day the government is shut down is USD152 million down the drain for US tourism

Every day the government is shut down is USD152 million down the drain for US tourism

WASHINGTON, DC ‚ÄĒ "The government shutdown is throttling America's travel sector, which, until now, has been one of the principal drivers of U.S. economic recovery," said U.S.

JetBlue helps 'Keep Bills Moving' in Washington

JetBlue helps 'Keep Bills Moving' in Washington

NEW YORK, NY - JetBlue Airways is determined to help move things along in D.C. any way they can.

Passenger group calls on airlines to waive cancellation and change fees

Passenger group calls on airlines to waive cancellation and change fees

WASHINGTON, DC - Paul Hudson, president of FlyersRights.org, a large airline passenger organization with 30,000 members, called today on US airlines to immediately waive change fees and offer ...

Pay lease or stay: Russian airliner stranded in Alaska indefinitely

Pay lease or stay: Russian airliner stranded in Alaska indefinitely

Yakutia Airlines is an airline based in Yakutsk, Russia.

Risk to lose US tourist visa when applying for a CNMI transitional workers visa

Risk to lose US tourist visa when applying for a CNMI transitional workers visa

Another CNMI visa applicant’s US tourist visa was cancelled for unknown reasons.

Jazz Aviation LP ranks first for on-time performance among Canadian carriers

Jazz Aviation LP ranks first for on-time performance among Canadian carriers

HALIFAX, Canada - Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") today announced it ranked first among Canadian carriers for arrival on-time performance for the month of September 2013, as reported by FlightStats ...

JetBlue keeps loyalty in the family

JetBlue keeps loyalty in the family

NEW YORK, NY - JetBlue Airways today announces the latest addition to its TrueBlue loyalty program ‚Äď Family Pooling. The airline is the only U.S. carrier to offer a Family Pooling option.

US fugitive Snowden presented with the Integrity in Intelligence award

US fugitive Snowden presented with the Integrity in Intelligence award

A group of US whistleblowers and activists has present Snowden with a Sam Adams Award for ‚ÄėIntegrity in Intelligence‚Äô in Moscow on Wednesday.

Successful 74th SKAL International World Congress

Congress on board Carnival Glory Cruise organized by Skal International New York Successful 74th SKAL International World Congress

Nearly 1,100 persons attended the 2013 Skal World Congress held aboard the Carnival Glory ship from September 28 to October 5 organized by Skal International New York, which was headed by the ...

Scary: Tourists trapped on roller coaster at Universal Studios

Scary: Tourists trapped on roller coaster at Universal Studios

Ten guests were on board when the ride stopped just after 7 p.m. The ride was stuck for more than an hour.

US travel agents: Airfare cost on the rise, demand high for vacation cruises in 2014

Travel Trends US travel agents: Airfare cost on the rise, demand high for vacation cruises in 2014

Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

In 2002, Delta Air Lines decided to impose a zero commission policy on travel agents sales. Other US carriers followed soon after.

Tourism’s shared pain of the US government shutdown

Tourism’s shared pain of the US government shutdown

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - As the U.S. government shutdown swings into a second week, people in tourism destinations and related businesses are feeling the financial pain.

California Travel Association sponsored bill protecting tourism signed by Governor Brown

California Travel Association sponsored bill protecting tourism signed by Governor Brown

SACRAMENTO, CA - Legislation sponsored by the California Travel Association (CalTravel) and authored by Assemblymember Philip Y.

Long-haul traffic soars at Birmingham Airport in September

Long-haul traffic soars at Birmingham Airport in September

Latest figures from Birmingham Airport show a 13.5 percent increase in the number of long haul passengers using the national UK airport in September, compared to the same month last year.

US sees another rise in international airline frequencies

US sees another rise in international airline frequencies

The past decade has seen international flights increase their share of total U.S. airline movements, according to aviation intelligence provider, OAG.

Southwest and AirTran boss Bob Jordan speaks to the Routes Hub

Southwest and AirTran boss Bob Jordan speaks to the Routes Hub

Airline executives come in all shapes and sizes, but Robert E. Jordan is one of the more approachable in the US airline industry.

World Routes to turn 20 in Chicago!

World Routes to turn 20 in Chicago!

LAS VEGAS, NV - As a successful World Routes event in Las Vegas draws to a close Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport have officially ...

10 US cities with  most 4+ star hotels for under $100

10 US cities with most 4+ star hotels for under $100

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The first installment of Hot Spots series of reports, which leverage research, data and industry insight to highlight top destinations based on specified travel criteria has ...

A Taste of Iceland returns to Seattle

A Taste of Iceland returns to Seattle

Thursday, October 10, marks the return of A Taste of Iceland to Seattle.

Paypal about to revolutionize the way we pay for goods in a store

Paypal about to revolutionize the way we pay for goods in a store

The Payment Code feature, announced today, will allow PayPal users to pay for things in physical retail stores by scanning a QR code generated in the app, or by using a one-time four digit code in ...

Tourists and witches alike curse shutdown of the US government

Tourists and witches alike curse shutdown of the US government

Salem, Massachussetts Mayor Kim Driscoll said the timing of the US Government shutdown couldn't be worse for the city that sees a quarter of its annual visitors during October's "Haunted ...

United Airlines reports September 2013 operational performance

United Airlines reports September 2013 operational performance

CHICAGO, IL ‚Äď United Airlines (UAL) today reported September 2013 operational results.

Future Virgin Galactic astronauts fly with ZERO-G

Future Virgin Galactic astronauts fly with ZERO-G

ARLINGTON, VA ‚Äď Some of those who have purchased seats aboard Sir Richard Branson‚Äôs Virgin Galactic flights got an early taste of the weightlessness they will experience during their upcoming ...

Marriott International to transfer to the NASDAQ stock market

Marriott International to transfer to the NASDAQ stock market

BETHESDA, MD - Marriott International, Inc., a lodging company with more than 3,800 properties across the broadest portfolio of brands in the lodging industry, today announced it will voluntarily ...

Association for Airline Passenger Rights announces Air Travel Accessibility Conference

Association for Airline Passenger Rights announces Air Travel Accessibility Conference

WASHINGTON, DC - The Association for Airline Passenger Rights, (AAPR) today announced its 1st Annual Air Travel Accessibility Conference, designed to identify and discuss ways to improve ...

JetBlue announces 50th nonstop destination from Boston's Logan Airport

JetBlue announces 50th nonstop destination from Boston's Logan Airport

BOSTON, MA - JetBlue Airways today announces that Savannah, GA will be the 50th nonstop destination for customers in Boston.

US DOT must intervene in airline ancillary services fee debacle

US COMMERCIAL AVIATION MARKET FAILING US DOT must intervene in airline ancillary services fee debacle

RADNOR, PA - Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today released findings from a survey of 127 travel industry professionals from 14 countries with respect to the highly anticipated U.S.

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