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Significant rise in US exhibitors for IMEX America

Significant rise in US exhibitors for IMEX America

Coming off the biggest IMEX in Frankfurt to date, organizers of IMEX America have announced a significant spike in interest and new bookings from North American exhibitors for their Las Vegas ...

Prague Convention Bureau attended roadshow in USA

Prague Convention Bureau attended roadshow in USA

PRAGUE, Czech Republic – Prague Convention Bureau and CzechTourism concluded their first joint MICE & Leisure Roadshow in Western USA.

 Canada's Top Ten Endangered Places and Worst Losses lists released

Canada's Top Ten Endangered Places and Worst Losses lists released

OTTAWA, Canada - Heritage Canada The National Trust has released its Top Ten Endangered Places and Worst Losses Lists drawing attention to historic places in Canada either threatened with ...

Qatar Airways sponsors "Best Of Washington"

Qatar Airways sponsors "Best Of Washington"

WASHINGTON, DC - Qatar Airways proudly partnered with Washingtonian Magazine for their annual "AT&T Best Of Washington" event for the 2nd straight year, on July 16th.

Hawaii is safe, Nevada unsafe when it comes to wiretaps by the US government

Hawaii is safe, Nevada unsafe when it comes to wiretaps by the US government

If you reside in Hawaii, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota or Vermont you may be safe from wire tapping by the US government.

Air Canada named Best Airline in North America for fifth consecutive year

Air Canada named Best Airline in North America for fifth consecutive year

MONTREAL, Canada - Air Canada has been named Best Airline in North America in the Skytrax 2014 World Airline Awards at the Farnborough International Airshow.

Hawaii MICE market: Latest selling points for corporate clients

Hawaii MICE market: Latest selling points for corporate clients

HONOLULU, Hawaii - The new 50-suite Montage Kapalua Bay has opened on the northwest coast of Maui following a $15 million renovation of the former Residences at Kapalua Bay.

Top chefs ready for throwdown at Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival New York

Top chefs ready for throwdown at Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival New York

QUEENS, New York - A number of top chefs as well as local celebrities will be putting their culinary reputation on the line at this year’s Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival - New York, scheduled for ...

Hottest air of season may replace record chill in central US

Hottest air of season may replace record chill in central US

After record-challenging chill this week, temperatures could rebound to their hottest level of the summer so far in parts of the North Central states next week.

Boeing, Jordache's MG Aviation finalize order for two 787-9 Dreamliners

Boeing, Jordache's MG Aviation finalize order for two 787-9 Dreamliners

Boeing and MG Aviation Limited today finalized an order for two additional 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $499 million at current list prices.

Boeing rolls out 5000th Next-Generation 737

Modified 737-700C to be delivered to US Navy Boeing rolls out 5000th Next-Generation 737

Boeing rolled out the 5000th Next-Generation 737 this week. The airplane is a Boeing C-40A Clipper, a modified 737-700C, that will serve as a transport aircraft for the US Navy.

Passed without hearing in Congress: Anti-consumer Transparent Airfares Act

Passed without hearing in Congress: Anti-consumer Transparent Airfares Act

On April 9, 2014, in a scene right out of NetFlix’s House of Cards, the Orwellian-titled and airline industry authored Transparent Airfares Act of 2014 (H.R.

Travel community praises vote on Brand USA renewal

Travel community praises vote on Brand USA renewal

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Travel Association today celebrated the House Energy and Commerce Committee's unanimous approval of the Travel Promotion, Enhancement and Modernization Act of 2014, ...

Le Meridien readies for return to New Orleans

Le Meridien readies for return to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc today unveiled designs for Le Méridien New Orleans, a milestone as the French-born brand prepares to return to the Crescent City by ...

Google head of travel announced as featured speaker at GBTA Convention 2014

Google head of travel announced as featured speaker at GBTA Convention 2014

ALEXANDRIA, VA - The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry—today announced David Pavelko, head of travel for Google, will be a featured ...

US travel agencies' air ticket sales rise 5.14 percent

US travel agencies' air ticket sales rise 5.14 percent

ARLINGTON, VA - ARC, the financial settlement link between airlines and travel sellers, reported today that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by US-based travel agencies rose ...

Alaska Air Group places order for Q400 NextGen aircraft

Alaska Air Group places order for Q400 NextGen aircraft

TORONTO, Canada - Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Seattle-based Horizon Air Industries, Inc. has signed a firm purchase agreement for one Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprop airliner.

Sabre appoints Dasha Kuksenko as Vice President, Airline Solutions, Asia Pacific

Sabre appoints Dasha Kuksenko as Vice President, Airline Solutions, Asia Pacific

SOUTHLAKE, TX - Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry, today announced Dasha Kuksenko as Vice President of Airline Solutions, Asia Pacific ...

Celebration Vacations popular with baby boomers

Celebration Vacations popular with baby boomers

WASHINGTON, DC - AARP Travel today announced new insights related to Celebration Vacations.

Virgin America is double-award winner in 2014 World Airline Awards

Virgin America is double-award winner in 2014 World Airline Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America took top honors for Best Low-Cost Airline in the USA for the fifth consecutive year as well as Best Staff Service among North American airlines for the fourth ...

Southwest Airlines launches LUV Seat: Repurpose with Purpose

Southwest Airlines launches LUV Seat: Repurpose with Purpose

DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines announced today the launch of LUV Seat: Repurpose with Purpose, a global sustainability initiative to upcycle 43 acres of used leather seat coverings into new ...

Boeing, Air Lease Corporation announce 777-300ER, 737 MAX 8 order

Boeing, Air Lease Corporation announce 777-300ER, 737 MAX 8 order

Boeing, Air Lease Corporation (ALC) announced a 777-300ER, 737 MAX 8 order today. ALC has more than 100 737 MAXs on order; with a total of 777s ordered by ALC leader topping 100.

Boeing partnership to preserve thousands of acres of threatened wetlands

Boeing partnership to preserve thousands of acres of threatened wetlands

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - Boeing received approval from the US Army Corps of Engineers on a comprehensive wetlands mitigation plan to preserve approximately 4,000 acres of land, including more than ...

Traveling exhibition opens in Hawaii

Traveling exhibition opens in Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii – A traveling exhibition, produced by the National Library of Medicine, explores the connection between wellness, illness, and cultural life through a combination of interviews ...

US business travel spending forecast shows economic confidence

US business travel spending forecast shows economic confidence

A forecast by The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) found that US originated business travel grew nearly 3 percent year-over-year, with company spending for business travelers increasing ...

Boeing introduces new method for building 777 fuselages

Boeing introduces new method for building 777 fuselages

EVERETT, WA - Boeing today announced that it is in the final phases of testing and production readiness of a new method for building 777 fuselages as part of its ongoing technology investment ...

Boeing commercial airplanes positioned for growth on strength of product lineup

200-seat version of 737 MAX 8 now being offered to customers Boeing commercial airplanes positioned for growth on strength of product lineup

Boeing continues to expand its product lineup, announcing a 200-seat version of the 737 MAX 8 at the Farnborough International Airshow. This option gives airlines 11 more seats of potential ...

SkyWest selects UTC Aerospace Systems for E-Jet maintenance, repair and overhaul services

SkyWest selects UTC Aerospace Systems for E-Jet maintenance, repair and overhaul services

UTC Aerospace Systems has entered into a long-term agreement with SkyWest, Inc. to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for their fleet of more than 100 ERJ175 aircraft.

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