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USA travel & tourism news. What is important for American Tourism, Stakeholders and officials. Latest travel and tourism news from the United States of America. Local and national news moving the travel and tourism industry in the U.S. The U.S. is a country of 50 states covering a vast swath of North America, with Alaska in the northwest and Hawaii extending the nation’s presence into the Pacific Ocean. Major Atlantic Coast cities are New York, a global finance and culture center, and capital Washington, DC. Midwestern metropolis Chicago is known for influential architecture and on the west coast, Los Angeles' Hollywood is famed for filmmaking.

Masonic Temple Site of New Dream Hotel
Hotel & Resort News

Masonic Temple Site of New Dream Hotel

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 28, 2020

Dream Hotel Group today announced plans to debut its Dream Hotels in the Rock and Roll Capital of the World ... Read More

Free Flights to Vegas: CEO’s Big Giveaway
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Free Flights to Vegas: CEO’s Big Giveaway

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 28, 2020

Less than two hours after announcing 1,000 free flights to Vegas as the city prepares to reopen, Downtown property developer ... Read More

United Airlines CEO sends message to nearly 100,000 carrier’s employees
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United Airlines CEO sends message to nearly 100,000 carrier’s employees

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 27, 2020

J. Scott Kirby, Chief Executive Officer of United Airlines, today issued the following message to nearly 100,000 United Airlines employees: ... Read More

Bellagio, New York-New York, MGM Grand, The Signature: MGM Resorts Re-opening
Hotel & Resort News

Bellagio, New York-New York, MGM Grand, The Signature: MGM Resorts Re-opening

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 27, 2020

On June 4 the reopening of Bellagio, New York-New York, MGM Grand Las Vegas, and The Signature, has been announced ... Read More

United Airlines turns old uniforms into masks for employees
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United Airlines turns old uniforms into masks for employees

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 27, 2020

United Airlines delivered 7,500 face coverings over the past week to front line employees at San Francisco International Airport and ... Read More

Hawaii vacation rental occupancy sluggish in April 2020
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii vacation rental occupancy sluggish in April 2020

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 27, 2020

In April 2020, the total monthly supply of Hawaii vacation rentals was 319,500 unit nights and monthly demand was 16,000 ... Read More

Domestic travel is about to boom
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Domestic travel is about to boom

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 27, 2020

While most travel has been put on pause because of the COVID-19 pandemic, May 2020 survey indicates new travel trends ... Read More

FAA restricts airspace for upcoming space flight
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FAA restricts airspace for upcoming space flight

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued multiple Notice to Airmen (NOTAMS) Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) around Cape Canaveral, Fla., through Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The ... Read More

Domestic markets could offer struggling tourism companies a lifeline
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Domestic markets could offer struggling tourism companies a lifeline

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

80% of the respondents polled in a COVID-19 consumer survey claiming they are extremely or quite concerned about the ongoing ... Read More

US Travel Industry covered with the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act
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US Travel Industry covered with the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2020

U.S. New York Congresswomen Carolyn Bosher Maloney today introduced the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act. This law is meant to cover ... Read More

Hawaii hotels report dramatic decline in revenues and occupancy
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii hotels report dramatic decline in revenues and occupancy

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

In April 2020, Hawaii hotels statewide reported dramatic declines in revenue per available room (RevPAR), average daily rate (ADR), and ... Read More

IGLTA presents global snapshot of LGBTQ+ traveler sentiment
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IGLTA presents global snapshot of LGBTQ+ traveler sentiment

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) recently surveyed members of the LGBTQ+ community to gauge their attitudes toward leisure travel ... Read More

LATAM Airlines files for bankruptcy protection in US
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LATAM Airlines files for bankruptcy protection in US

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

LATAM Airlines Group SA, the largest airline in Latin America, said today that it is seeking to restructure its debt, ... Read More

ARC: Air ticket sales by US travel agencies down almost 52%
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ARC: Air ticket sales by US travel agencies down almost 52%

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 26, 2020

Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) today reported the following consolidated airline ticketing volume variances, compared to the same period in 2019. ... Read More

Hawaii beat the Virus!
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Hawaii beat the Virus!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2020

Let Florida, California, Spain, or Italy reopen their travel and tourism industry. Beaches in Florida, California, Spain or Italy can ... Read More

Having fun in Las Vegas will no longer be a sin
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Having fun in Las Vegas will no longer be a sin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2020

MGM Resort International CEO Bill Hornbuckle said: "We all know what we’ve gone through for the last 10 weeks. No ... Read More

UK new quarantine laws is terrible news for Tourism in Greece
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UK new quarantine laws is terrible news for Tourism in Greece

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2020

Traveling to the UK after June 8 means two weeks of mandatory quarantine both for residents and visitors.  This is ... Read More

Brown Palace Hotel: Built on a Cow Pasture
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Brown Palace Hotel: Built on a Cow Pasture

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- May 23, 2020

The Brown Palace Hotel opened in 1892 with an eight-story atrium designed by architect Frank E. Edbrooke (1840-1921). More than ... Read More

Hertz Car Rental in Europe, Australia, New Zealand not bankrupt
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Hertz Car Rental in Europe, Australia, New Zealand not bankrupt

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2020

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc today announced it and certain of its U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for ... Read More

Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty Car Rental killed by COVID-19
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Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty Car Rental killed by COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2020

Hertz Car rental stated on its website hertz.com:  " Before we rent any vehicle, they are cleaned and disinfected to ... Read More

America’s National Parks are Reopening: U.S. Travel Welcomes Strategy
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America’s National Parks are Reopening: U.S. Travel Welcomes Strategy

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 22, 2020

National parks are reopening across America offering access to major parks in the country, and park visitors need to know ... Read More

How Airbnb hosts and guests coping during COVID-19?
Hospitality Industry News

How Airbnb hosts and guests coping during COVID-19?

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 22, 2020

Airbnb and short-term rental property owners have felt the first-hand effects of Americans putting travel on hold due to COVID-19. ... Read More

UN and EU irrelevant? Former UNWTO chief Dr. Taleb Rifai worried
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UN and EU irrelevant? Former UNWTO chief Dr. Taleb Rifai worried

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2020

At yesterday's rebuilding.travel webinar, Alain St.Ange, who is running to become the next president for the Republic of Seychelles had ... Read More

America Coronavirus Restrictions: State by State Status
Travel Safety & Emergencies

America Coronavirus Restrictions: State by State Status

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 22, 2020

While most states in America have begun to ease up on the COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions, in this democratic country, not ... Read More

Vacation rentals may lead the path to post-COVID-19 recovery
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Vacation rentals may lead the path to post-COVID-19 recovery

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 21, 2020

Vrbo, Expedia Group’s vacation rental business, has noted an uptick in bookings for May 2020 and this is not surprising. ... Read More

Only six percent of Americans planning travel will wait until 2021
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Only six percent of Americans planning travel will wait until 2021

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 21, 2020

The results of a survey, asking Americans their thoughts and plans on resuming travel after the country has been on ... Read More

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Set to Launch Astronauts on May 27
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SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Set to Launch Astronauts on May 27

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- May 21, 2020

American astronauts are once again going to be launched on an American rocket from American soil and are headed to ... Read More

How is Brand USA planning to reopen inbound tourism to America?
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How is Brand USA planning to reopen inbound tourism to America?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2020

Hearing about successful marketing campaigns in this morning's virtual board meeting by Brand USA sounded like hearing from a different ... Read More

LGBT Americans: Strong travel needs and definite travel plans despite COVID-19
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LGBT Americans: Strong travel needs and definite travel plans despite COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 20, 2020

Not surprising to observe, most American adults surveyed this month by The Harris Poll, express reservations and go-slow attitudes towards ... Read More

Federal Court allows deceptive and inadequate airlines notices to stand
Airline News

Federal Court allows deceptive and inadequate airlines notices to stand

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 20, 2020

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled against FlyersRights.org's attempt to bring U.S. airlines ... Read More

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on US air ticket sales persists
Airline News

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on US air ticket sales persists

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 20, 2020

Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) today released data showing that ARC-accredited travel agencies experienced a 107% year-over-year decrease in air ticket ... Read More

United Airlines introduces United CleanPlus
Airline News

United Airlines introduces United CleanPlus

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 20, 2020

Today, United Airlines is introducing United CleanPlus: the company's commitment to putting health and safety at the forefront of the ... Read More

2020’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations named
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2020’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations named

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 20, 2020

With the travel and tourism industries gutted by COVID-19 and travelers opting to stay close to home this summer, travel ... Read More

Delta introduces custom-designed airport lobby and gate safety barriers
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Delta introduces custom-designed airport lobby and gate safety barriers

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 19, 2020

To add another layer of safety at airports for Delta customers and our people, Delta Air Lines turned to its ... Read More

US travel-related unemployment hits 51% just ahead of Memorial Day
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US travel-related unemployment hits 51% just ahead of Memorial Day

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 19, 2020

More than half of the 15.8 million travel-related jobs in the U.S. have disappeared since the outbreak of the COVID-19 ... Read More

Benchmark acquires Arizona-based hotel management company
Hospitality Industry News

Benchmark acquires Arizona-based hotel management company

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 19, 2020

Two legendary hotels and resorts previously managed under the Arizona-based Westroc Hotels & Resorts, the iconic Hotel Valley Ho in Old Town ... Read More

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