Category: USA Travel News

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.

East West Aeronautical Expansion leads to $200M investment offer
Aviation News

East West Aeronautical Expansion leads to $200M investment offer

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 20, 2020

Today, an interested Indonesian investor and the Aviation Management and Industrial Drone Franchise Company, East West Aeronautical (EWA), announced a ... Read More

Honolulu Mayor urgent appeal to visitors on Oahu
Airport news

Honolulu Mayor urgent appeal to visitors on Oahu

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 20, 2020

Traveling to Waikiki? Outspoken Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has an urgent message for you. Caldwell told eTurboNews he will be ... Read More

Wynn Resorts Board Of Directors announces new appointment
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Wynn Resorts Board Of Directors announces new appointment

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 19, 2020

The Wynn Resorts Board of Directors announced the appointment of Mr. Darnell Strom as member of the Company's Board of Directors.  ... Read More

Powerful Alaska earthquake triggers tsunami warning
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Powerful Alaska earthquake triggers tsunami warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2020

USGS reported that a powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake has struck south of Alaska, prompting a warning in the region. The ... Read More

Alaska Airlines launches Embraer 175 service in Alaska
Airline News

Alaska Airlines launches Embraer 175 service in Alaska

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 19, 2020

Alaska Airlines added jet service on the Embraer 175 aircraft in the state of Alaska. The E175, operated by regional ... Read More

ARC: US travel agency seven-day air ticket volume down
Aviation News

ARC: US travel agency seven-day air ticket volume down

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 19, 2020

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

Hawaii COVID-19 response has no Plan B
USA Travel News

Hawaii COVID-19 response has no Plan B

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 18, 2020

"We know from recent experience, the anguish and damage that occur when Hawaii is not properly prepared with flexible pragmatic ... Read More

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz receives SKAL International Presidents Award
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eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz receives SKAL International Presidents Award

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 17, 2020

With travel restrictions and health measures implemented due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Skål International will for the first time ... Read More

Bahrain – Israel to become friends today
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Bahrain – Israel to become friends today

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 17, 2020

A joint US-Israel delegation is meeting in Bahrain today to sign a series of bilateral agreements between Israel and Bahrain, ... Read More

The Fairmont Hotel: Nob Hill Grande Dame
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The Fairmont Hotel: Nob Hill Grande Dame

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- October 17, 2020

The luxurious Grande Dame atop Nob Hill in San Francisco was named after U.S. Senator James Graham Fair (1834-1894) by ... Read More

Pamala loves visitors! Hawaii welcomes tourists back with Aloha and open arms
Hawaii Travel News

Pamala loves visitors! Hawaii welcomes tourists back with Aloha and open arms

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 16, 2020

Pamala Taylor is native Hawaiian. She loves visitors, and she loves her job at family owned SunIsland Hawaii, listen to ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines partners with USAID on in-flight meals
Airline News

Ethiopian Airlines partners with USAID on in-flight meals

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

Today, Ethiopian Airlines and the United States announced a new partnership agreement that will enable the nation’s flagship carrier to ... Read More

Over 10,000 Arrive in Hawaii on Travel Re-opening Day
Hawaii relevant global news

Over 10,000 Arrive in Hawaii on Travel Re-opening Day

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 16, 2020

Thursday, October 15, marked the first day of Hawaii’s travel re-opening day, and a surge of 10,102 passengers arrived by ... Read More

Major US hotel CEOs call on Trump for relief
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Major US hotel CEOs call on Trump for relief

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

The CEOs of major hotel brands including Hilton, Hyatt, Marriot, IHG and Best Western as well as small, independently owned ... Read More

IATA: US Military confirms low risk of catching COVID-19 on flight
Aviation News

IATA: US Military confirms low risk of catching COVID-19 on flight

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 16, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the release of the results of testing by the United States Transportation Command ... Read More

Explore Asheville CVB Names New Chief
People in Travel & Tourism

Explore Asheville CVB Names New Chief

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 15, 2020

The Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority (BCTDA) announced the selection of nationally-recognized and former North Carolina tourism executive Victoria “Vic” ... Read More

How Wi-Fi in Waikiki could save Tourism from COVID-19?
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How Wi-Fi in Waikiki could save Tourism from COVID-19?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 15, 2020

Hawaii once more is welcoming urgently-needed visitors in the midst of a coronavirus spike in the rest of the country. ... Read More

Boeing CEO announces expanded Executive Council
Aviation News

Boeing CEO announces expanded Executive Council

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

Boeing President and CEO Dave Calhoun issued the following letter to employees today announcing an expansion of Boeing’s Executive Council: ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary announces commercial space transportation reforms
Aviation News

US Transportation Secretary announces commercial space transportation reforms

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today announced the publication of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Streamlined Launch and ... Read More

US DOT announces over $220 million in grants for America’s ports
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

US DOT announces over $220 million in grants for America’s ports

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

The U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the award of more than $220 million in discretionary ... Read More

Muhammad Ali Festival packs bigger punch in 2021
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Muhammad Ali Festival packs bigger punch in 2021

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

The annual Muhammad Ali Festival, a communitywide celebration that marks the anniversary of Muhammad Ali’s passing and celebrates his impactful ... Read More

US Travel praises bipartisan Hospitality and Commerce Job Recovery Act
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

US Travel praises bipartisan Hospitality and Commerce Job Recovery Act

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the ... Read More

Low fares to Mexico and the Caribbean trigger US travel rebound
Travel Destination

Low fares to Mexico and the Caribbean trigger US travel rebound

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

It is common knowledge that the global pandemic has wreaked destruction on the travel industry, with total international arrivals in ... Read More

COVID-19 testing at San Francisco International Airport
Airline News

COVID-19 testing at San Francisco International Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 15, 2020

Today, customers traveling on United Airlines from San Francisco International Airport to Hawaii were the first to experience the airline's ... Read More

Japan – Hawaii, and Hawaii -Japan Travel Bubbles
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Japan – Hawaii, and Hawaii -Japan Travel Bubbles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 14, 2020

Why is it that the Japanese love Hawaii and visiting Hawaii more than any other vacation destination in the world? ... Read More

Hawaii airports laying off 662 workers on tourism reopening day
Airport news

Hawaii airports laying off 662 workers on tourism reopening day

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 14, 2020

Over 660 Hawaii airport workers will be permanently laid off on October 15, the same day that the state is ... Read More

United Airlines: Shifting from surviving COVID-19 crisis to leading the rebound
Airline News

United Airlines: Shifting from surviving COVID-19 crisis to leading the rebound

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 14, 2020

United Airlines today announced third-quarter 2020 financial results. Since the beginning of the crisis, the company has been at the ... Read More

Alarm bells 12 hours away from reopening Hawaii Tourism
Hawaii Travel News

Alarm bells 12 hours away from reopening Hawaii Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 14, 2020

Hawaii is 12 hours away from reopening tourism. Today the State recorded 10 dead and 101 new cases of COVID-19. ... Read More

Hawaii Governor Ige declaring Hawaii Tourism open Thursday
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Hawaii Governor Ige declaring Hawaii Tourism open Thursday

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 13, 2020

Hawaii Governor Ige held a news briefing today to discuss additional details of the pre-travel testing program, which is set ... Read More

Welcoming Visitors back to Hawaii with Aloha for one another
Hawaii Travel News

Welcoming Visitors back to Hawaii with Aloha for one another

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 13, 2020

The beaches, the hotels, the attractions in the Aloha State of Hawaii are about to welcome visitors back to its ... Read More

Cruise Industry Flunks Safety Tests
Cruise Industry News

Cruise Industry Flunks Safety Tests

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- October 13, 2020

Seasick A recent study of the global cruise industry and tourism crises revealed a systematic failure within the industry to ... Read More

Delta Air Lines: A path of progressive improvement in revenues
Airline News

Delta Air Lines: A path of progressive improvement in revenues

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 13, 2020

Delta Air Lines today reported financial results for the September quarter 2020. Detailed results, including both GAAP and adjusted metrics, ... Read More

9 in 10 voters: Congress must pass new COVID relief bill to help distressed businesses
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

9 in 10 voters: Congress must pass new COVID relief bill to help distressed businesses

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 13, 2020

Americans are concerned about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on all aspects of the economy, and 90 percent support ... Read More

Honolulu most desired post-COVID travel destination among US seniors
Travel Destination

Honolulu most desired post-COVID travel destination among US seniors

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 13, 2020

COVID-19 has thrown a wrench into most Americans’ 2020 bucket list travel plans. Trip cancelations occurred far and wide in ... Read More

WTO authorizes tariffs on $4 billion of US exports to EU in Boeing subsidies case
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

WTO authorizes tariffs on $4 billion of US exports to EU in Boeing subsidies case

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 13, 2020

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has announced its decision that the European Union will be authorized to impose tariffs on ... Read More

Kauai Mayor Makes Second Proposal to Reopen Travel for His Island
Travel News

Kauai Mayor Makes Second Proposal to Reopen Travel for His Island

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 12, 2020

Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami continues to fight for his island on how best to get travel up and running. Mayor ... Read More