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American Airlines announces additional flight to Florida's capital

Additional Nonstop Service On American Eagle From Miami To Tallahassee Begins March 2 American Airlines announces additional flight to Florida's capital

By eTN Staff Writer

MIAMI, FL - American Airlines announced today that its regional affiliate, American Eagle, will add a third flight between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Tallahassee, Florida (TLH) ...

Alaska Airlines inaugurates service from Seattle to Kona

Fourth Hawaii Destination For Airlines Alaska Airlines inaugurates service from Seattle to Kona

By eTN Staff Writer

SEATTLE - Alaska Airlines today will inaugurate daily, year-round service between Seattle and Kona on Hawaii's Big Island.

New CEO takes the reins at Aqua Hotels & Resorts

Waikiki Boutique Chain New CEO takes the reins at Aqua Hotels & Resorts

By honoluluadvertiser.com

A new president and CEO at Hawaii-based Aqua Hotels & Resorts, who expects the boutique chain to double the number of hotels within two years, started work today.

U.S. adds 7 countries to Visa Waiver Program

Visa Waiver Program U.S. adds 7 countries to Visa Waiver Program

By usatoday.com

Amid a downturn in global tourism, a new U.S. travel rule is triggering optimism in the industry for more inbound visitors from several countries.

No gates at O'Hare leaves Virgin in lurch

Airline, City Still Trying To Broker A Deal No gates at O'Hare leaves Virgin in lurch

By chicagotribune.com

Virgin America, unable to lease gates from other carriers at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, will soon decide whether to scrap plans to enter the Chicago market.

Disney Cruises adding 3-D technology to theaters

Disney Cruises Disney Cruises adding 3-D technology to theaters

By tbo.com

TAMPA - Disney Cruise Lines this week will begin to add 3-D technology to theaters on its Disney Magic and Disney Wonder cruise ships sailing from Port Canaveral to show first-run Disney films in ...

Utah gay rights advocates oppose boycott of the state

Utah Boycott Utah gay rights advocates oppose boycott of the state

By sltrib.com

Some prominent Utah gay rights leaders oppose a boycott of the state's ski and tourism industry, being proposed by gay-rights groups angry with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' ...

Mexico drug war takes toll on tourist town

Mexico Mexico drug war takes toll on tourist town

By mercurynews.com

ROSARITO BEACH, Mexico — Mayor Hugo Torres has always pitched his seaside city as a cut-rate paradise.

Southwest considers international service

Southwest Southwest considers international service

By ajc.com

Dallas —- One of the knocks on Southwest Airlines Co. —- you’ll hear it from fans of other carriers —- is that you can’t fly to London or Paris on one of its planes.

"Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs" makes US debut November 15

Seven-Month Run At Atlanta Civic Center "Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs" makes US debut November 15

By eTN Staff Writer

ATLANTA, GA - "Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs," a new National Geographic exhibition featuring more than 130 ancient Egyptian treasures, premieres tomorrow at the Atlanta ...

Six lodgings and four restaurants join AAA's exclusive list of Five Diamond Award winners

California Leads The List Six lodgings and four restaurants join AAA's exclusive list of Five Diamond Award winners

By eTN Staff Writer

ORLANDO, FL - AAA has announced the 2009 AAA Five Diamond Award(R) winners.

American Airlines introduces mobile boarding passes at select airports

For Use With Mobile Phones Or PDAs American Airlines introduces mobile boarding passes at select airports

By eTN Staff Writer

FORT WORTH, TX - American Airlines customers departing from select airports today can choose to receive their boarding passes electronically on their mobile phones or PDAs, saving the time it ...

MGM Mirage chairman and CEO announces retirement

Terry Lanni Will Remain On Board Of Directors MGM Mirage chairman and CEO announces retirement

By eTN Staff Writer

LAS VEGAS, NV - MGM Mirage chairman and CEO Terry Lanni notified the company today that he is retiring from his executive positions, effective November 30, but will remain as a member of the board ...

Cruise travel agency folds, customers left in lurch

Cruise Value Center Cruise travel agency folds, customers left in lurch

By cruisecritic.com

The news that Cruise Value Center, a major cruise travel agency, apparently ceased business operations earlier this week is stirring up concerns from travelers and cruise industry executives.

Adding 3 flights to Tokyo, Delta will be USA's top airline to Asia

Delta Air Adding 3 flights to Tokyo, Delta will be USA's top airline to Asia

By usatoday.com

Delta Air Lines, (DAL) whose merger with Northwest Airlines closed two weeks ago, will soon become the USA's No. 1 airline between the East Coast and Asia.

Southwest is the golfers' airline - for now

Southwest Southwest is the golfers' airline - for now

By Mike Bailey, worldgolf.com

You know the commercial with the two-faced ticket agent who tells the traveler his fare is $69 only to spin her head around Exorcist-style to reveal another face?

JetBlue JetBlue pilots file to organize airline’s first union

By newsday.com

Pilots at JetBlue Airways Corp. have filed a petition to establish an independent union, becoming the first group of employees at the Forest Hills-based discount carrier to organize.

Tourism continues dramatic decline

Las Vegas Tourism continues dramatic decline

By kvbc.com

The sad state of the national economy is having a direct effect on the life-blood of Las Vegas: tourism.

Flying 'A La Carte': Consumers dislike fees, but are willing to pay for choice

Amadeus Survey Flying 'A La Carte': Consumers dislike fees, but are willing to pay for choice

By marketwatch.com

Amadeus, a global leader in technology and distribution solutions for the travel and tourism industry, today released a new survey that, for the first time, captures sentiment around emerging ...

AirTran is the latest airline to charge for first bag, too

AirTran AirTran is the latest airline to charge for first bag, too

By orlandosentinel.com

Add AirTran Airways to the list of airlines charging passengers to check a single bag.

Canadians make up for drop in foreign tourism

Canada Canadians make up for drop in foreign tourism

By canada.com

OTTAWA - Tourism generated nearly $20 billion in revenue for federal, provincial and local governments in Canada last year, up 4.3 per cent from a year earlier despite a drop in visits and ...

Fraud alert: unauthorized web sites charging for free Visa Waiver Program information

US Government Does Not Charge A Fee Fraud alert: unauthorized web sites charging for free Visa Waiver Program information

By eTN Staff Writer

Beginning January 12, 2009, all nationals and citizens of Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries will be required by law to obtain a travel authorization prior to initiating travel to the United ...

Seven Corners announces first insurance program for international medical tourism

Insurance Program For International Medical Tourism Seven Corners announces first insurance program for international medical tourism

By earthtimes.org

INDIANAPOLIS - Seven Corners announces the launch of the first worldwide medical tourism insurance program that reduces travel-related and medical risks associated with patients electing to have ...

Obama’s Inauguration spurs outlandish ticket prices, tourism boom

Obama's Inauguration Obama’s Inauguration spurs outlandish ticket prices, tourism boom

By findingdulcinea.com

Tickets to Barack Obama’s inauguration ceremony are in high demand, and Washington, D.C., is bracing for a boom in tourism coinciding with his first term.

Southwest spreads wings, partners with Mexican airline

Southwest Partners With Volaris Southwest spreads wings, partners with Mexican airline

By tradingmarkets.com

Southwest Airlines, the busiest carrier at Tampa International Airport, will begin a codeshare partnership next year with Volaris, a low-cost Mexican carrier.

Airline employee sets woman's dog free on Portland tarmac

Horizon Airlines Airline employee sets woman's dog free on Portland tarmac

By kare11.com

An Alaska dog owner is looking for answers after Horizon Airlines lost her dog.

Split among US Airways pilots divides the company

US Airways Split among US Airways pilots divides the company

By usatoday.com

Despite a merger that likely saved US Airways and re-established the carrier as major player in the U.S.

Airline performance survey forecasts holiday hassles

Survey Airline performance survey forecasts holiday hassles

By mysuncoast.com

WASHINGTON - A new survey of the airline industry may offer hope of fewer hassles in the future, but its authors say things don't look good for the coming holiday season.

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