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Tennessee tourism pays Missouri company to promote travel

Tennessee tourism pays Missouri company to promote travel

Tennessee taxpayers will pay upwards of $60 million across state lines so a Kansas City-based marketing firm can promote tourism for a government agency.

Scottish spirit runs deep in Manhattan

Scottish spirit runs deep in Manhattan

A total of 9,500 runners covered 95,000 kilometers in 125,400,000 steps as they took on the 11th Annual Scotland Run in New York's Central Park this morning.

Greyhound bus involved in deadly accident

Greyhound bus involved in deadly accident

The Greyhound bus left Orlando about 8:15 p.m. and had made a stop in Gainesville before heading north toward Atlanta.

San Diego Tourism Authority marks 60th year with new determination

San Diego Tourism Authority marks 60th year with new determination

San Diego Tourism Authority official asserted that the group’s spring marketing campaign is the foundation for its visitor-attraction efforts this year.

US travel industry hits all-time employment high

US travel industry hits all-time employment high

WASHINGTON, DC - David Huether, senior vice president of research and economics at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on today's Labor Department employment report:

Republic Airways pilot contract rejected by Teamsters

Republic Airways pilot contract rejected by Teamsters

INDIANAPOLIS, IN -Republic Airways Holdings announced today that members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Local 357 failed to ratify a proposed four-year pilot labor agreement. ...

Toxins add new element of danger to Washington landslide cleanup

Toxins add new element of danger to Washington landslide cleanup

Washington officials are helping workers at the 530 Slide scene in Oso, WA, deal with a variety of environmental hazards created by the disaster.

New world-class International Terminal 5 unveiled at Chicago O'Hare

New world-class International Terminal 5 unveiled at Chicago O'Hare

CHICAGO, IL - Mayor Rahm Emanuel, US Senator Dick Durbin, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), and Westfield, joined by airport and airline partners, today unveiled the new International ...

NTA calls for renewal of Brand USA funding

NTA calls for renewal of Brand USA funding

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - NTA members are counting on Brand USA to keep marketing the United States as a travel destination, but some members of the US Congress are hoping to terminate the program. ...

New US carrier Baltia in last stage of launching

New US carrier Baltia in last stage of launching

BLTA announced today that its B747 aircraft has entered scheduled maintenance inspection in preparation for its operations.

Grand Pacific Resort Management continues growth surge

Meadow Lake Resort Brings Resort Portfolio to Twenty Grand Pacific Resort Management continues growth surge

Grand Pacific Resort Management (GPRM) of Carlsbad, has added Meadow Lake Resort to its portfolio of quality timeshare resorts, bringing the number of resorts managed to 20.

United Airlines launches Tribeca Film Festival partnership

United Airlines launches Tribeca Film Festival partnership

CHICAGO, IL - United Airlines today announced its sponsorship of the Tribeca Film Festival, providing United customers exclusive onboard entertainment options and an opportunity to attend a ...

US travel exports edge down in February

US travel exports edge down in February

WASHINGTON, DC - David Huether, senior vice president of research and economics at the US Travel Association, provides analysis on today's Commerce Department announcement of the US trade balance ...

US Airways joins American Airlines in Trans-Atlantic joint business with British Airways, Iberia And Finnair

US Airways joins American Airlines in Trans-Atlantic joint business with British Airways, Iberia And Finnair

FORT WORTH, TX - American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia and Finnair today celebrate a key milestone as US Airways joins the airlines' trans-Atlantic joint venture.

Porter Airlines and SATA Airlines announce partnership

Porter Airlines and SATA Airlines announce partnership

TORONTO, Canada – Porter Airlines and SATA Airlines have signed an interline agreement facilitating a new travel experience between Canada and Portugal.

Alaska Air Group reports March 2014 operational results

Alaska Air Group reports March 2014 operational results

SEATTLE, WA - Alaska Air Group Inc today reported March and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis.

Airline Quality Rating report to reveal top carriers of 2013

Airline Quality Rating report to reveal top carriers of 2013

WASHINGTON, DC - The results of the 24th annual national Airline Quality Rating (AQR) ranking U.S.

Family trips on the rise in 2014

Family trips on the rise in 2014

NEWTON, MA - The results of family travel survey of more than 2,700 U.S. respondents revealed that 92 percent plan to travel with family this year, up from 85 percent who did so last year.

Boeing reports first-quarter deliveries

Boeing reports first-quarter deliveries

CHICAGO, IL - The Boeing Company announced today deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the first quarter of 2014.

Southwest Airlines introduces Heart of the Community

Southwest Airlines introduces Heart of the Community

DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines announced today a multi-year commitment to Placemaking – a movement that reimagines public spaces as the heart of every community.

When you get sick in a Los Angeles hotel room

When you get sick in a Los Angeles hotel room

Blog and magazine lists of the perks at LA's finest hotels are quick to mention elaborate tea service, fancy gyms, yoga classes, high-end pet care, and more.

Flight attendants support permanent ban on knives in aircraft cabin

Flight attendants support permanent ban on knives in aircraft cabin

WASHINGTON, DC - The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today pledged unyielding support for a new bill that would place a permanent ban on knives in the passenger cabin.

Hotel History: Boone Tavern Hotel

Hotel owned by Berea College where students attend tuition free Hotel History: Boone Tavern Hotel

By Stanley Turkel, CMHS

Built on the old Dixie Highway and named after Kentucky explorer Daniel Boone, the historic Boone Tavern Hotel is located on College Square in Berea, Kentucky.

ASTA seeks to overturn hazardous materials passenger notification rule

ASTA seeks to overturn hazardous materials passenger notification rule

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Last week, ASTA filed a petition with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to rescind regulations (49 ...

Orlando and Las Vegas most popular US summer destinations

Orlando and Las Vegas most popular US summer destinations

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) today announced Orlando and Las Vegas as the top two most popular summer destinations booked by ASTA travel agents domestically, ...

Allegiant Air introduces "Giant Seats"

Allegiant Air introduces "Giant Seats"

LAS VEGAS, NV - Allegiant announces the addition of several larger, more comfortable seats, known as "Giant Seats," to each of its Boeing 757 aircraft.

Boeing launches BBJ MAX family with first order

Boeing launches BBJ MAX family with first order

SEATTLE, WA - Boeing announced the launch of the Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) MAX family of airplanes after receiving the first order from an undisclosed customer.

Flight attendant union blasts decision to lift campaign contribution limits

Flight attendant union blasts decision to lift campaign contribution limits

WASHINGTON, DC - The Association of Flight Attendants- CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, issued the following statement today blasting the Supreme Court's decision to lift ...

Qatar Airways flies into Philadelphia

Qatar Airways flies into Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Qatar Airways' inaugural flight to Philadelphia touched down at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) this morning marking the airline's fifth gateway in the United ...

Alaska Air Group Announces Aggressive 2020 Sustainability Goals

Alaska Air pledges to cut emissions and use a sustainable aviation biofuel by 2020 Alaska Air Group Announces Aggressive 2020 Sustainability Goals

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air announced aggressive 2020 sustainability goals today, pledging to decrease fuel consumption by 20 percent, use a sustainable aviation biofuel at one or more ...

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