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Miami Air International Boeing 737 crashed in Florida

Miami Air International Boeing 737 crashed in Florida

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019 06:13 1

A Miami Air International Boeing 737 jet flying US military members from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Jacksonville with 136 passengers and seven aircrews on board ... Read More

Washington Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month

Washington Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 00:12 0

As the hospitality industry ramps up hiring for peak tourism season in Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed May as Careers in Hospitality Month. To ... Read More

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

What attracts younger Muslim travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 09:10 0

Gulf hospitality operators looking to increase their share of the growing halal tourism market should diversify and digitize their offerings to suit younger generations of ... Read More

Salt Lake to host professionals who book thousands of meetings and conventions

Salt Lake to host professionals who book thousands of meetings and conventions

editor editor- May 1, 2019 01:21 0

Just four years after hosting the annual meeting of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)—association professionals and industry partners responsible for booking thousands of ... Read More

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 23:07 0

US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is demanding modifications of a new airport security system because it poses “privacy risks” to passengers by showing too much ... Read More

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 19:17 0

For the first three months of 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported flat average daily rate (ADR) and lower occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per ... Read More

State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation

State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 16:10 0

The American Lung Association’s 2019 “State of the Air” report found that Hawaii has some of the cleanest air in the U.S. and Honolulu and ... Read More

$3.6 billion airport redevelopment and new convention hotel in Salt Lake

$3.6 billion airport redevelopment and new convention hotel in Salt Lake

editor editor- April 23, 2019 21:30 0

Salt Lake City in the state of Utah in the US is booming, with projects like the $3.6 billion redevelopment of the Salt Lake City ... Read More

India’s tea gardens beckon tourists

India’s tea gardens beckon tourists

Aftab Kola Aftab Kola- April 15, 2019 23:03 0

India, one of the top tea producers in the world, is experimenting with tea tourism in view of the growing interest shown by tourists to ... Read More

NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids

NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 13, 2019 21:05 0

New York Wines: Disaster in the Beginning Historians have documented the fact that grapes were first introduced to New York by the Dutch (1647-1664); sadly, ... Read More

VISIT FLORIDA launches accessibility travel hub

VISIT FLORIDA launches accessibility travel hub

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 19:16 0

In an effort to promote the Sunshine State as a top destination for special needs travel, VISIT FLORIDA launched a travel hub that features a ... Read More

VISIT FLORIDA launches accessibility travel hub

VISIT FLORIDA launches accessibility travel hub

editor editor- April 5, 2019 00:52 0

In an effort to promote the Sunshine State as a top destination for special needs travel, VISIT FLORIDA launched a travel hub that features a ... Read More

New flights: Heathrow to Cornwall and the world

New flights: Heathrow to Cornwall and the world

editor editor- April 2, 2019 19:05 0

Celebrations were held yesterday to mark the start of important new service at Heathrow airport. This weekend, the airport welcomed Flybe’s route from Cornwall Airport ... Read More

Paine Field Airport: United Airlines and Alaska Airlines commercial flights

Paine Field Airport: United Airlines and Alaska Airlines commercial flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 00:01 0

Paine Field's Passenger Terminal added to its commercial flight offerings today as United Airlines' first passenger flight arrived from Denver and its first departure left for San Francisco. ... Read More

U.S. Travel Targets ad campaigns at top policymakers

U.S. Travel Targets ad campaigns at top policymakers

editor editor- March 28, 2019 18:27 0

The U.S. Travel Association continues to put a huge premium on creative engagement with political leaders to ensure key industry priorities are top of mind ... Read More

Ontario tourism sector set for Rural Tourism Symposium

Ontario tourism sector set for Rural Tourism Symposium

editor editor- March 28, 2019 02:13 0

Tourism industry professionals from across Ontario will gather at Lang Pioneer Village in Keene this April for the second annual Rural Tourism Symposium. The one-day ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii hotels’ occupancy, revenue down in February 2019

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii hotels’ occupancy, revenue down in February 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 19:55 0

In February 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported decreases in both average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per available room (RevPAR) ... Read More

26 killed, dozens injured in China tour bus disaster

26 killed, dozens injured in China tour bus disaster

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019 01:14 0

According to Hunan provincial officials and local police, 26 people were killed and 28 injured after a tour bus caught fire on a highway in ... Read More

Viking Cruises expands European river fleet

Viking Cruises expands European river fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 01:40 0

Viking Cruises today welcomed the latest additions to its river fleet, with the naming of seven new river ships during a celebration on the Rhine ... Read More

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven dollars in the economy

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven dollars in the economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:31 0

Botswana’s Travel & Tourism economy grew 3.4% to exceed $2.5 billion in 2018, and now contributes nearly one in every seven dollars in the country’s ... Read More

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven of all dollars in the economy

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven of all dollars in the economy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 06:49 0

Botswana’s Travel & Tourism economy grew 3.4% to exceed $2.5 billion in 2018, and now contributes nearly one in every seven dollars in the country’s ... Read More

Search underway for missing plane heading from Tennessee to South Carolina

Search underway for missing plane heading from Tennessee to South Carolina

editor editor- March 15, 2019 20:18 0

Macon County Emergency Management agency reported that crews are searching for a plane that took off from Knoxville, Tennessee, but never reached its destination in ... Read More

Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 19:32 0

The Williamsburg Tourism Council (WTC) is pleased to announce that Vicki Cimino has been selected as their new Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer. After a 5-month ... Read More

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 15:32 0

There is no war in Iran, the country is generally safe, and the living standards are comparable to those of Europe. The architecture is gorgeous, ... Read More

Alaska Airlines flies nonstop to Everett’s Paine Field from Silicon Valley’s Airport

Alaska Airlines flies nonstop to Everett’s Paine Field from Silicon Valley’s Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 19:10 0

Alaska Airlines today launched nonstop service to Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport (PAE) in Everett, Washington from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC). Paine Field is ... Read More

Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

editor editor- March 7, 2019 23:11 1

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett was today awarded the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism in ... Read More

Mongolian Tourism launches new interactive web platform at ITB Berlin

Mongolian Tourism launches new interactive web platform at ITB Berlin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 20:10 0

Mongolia.travel, an interactive planning tool for travelers, was introduced for the first time at ITB Berlin, the largest tourism fair in the world. While Mongolia ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to address delegates at ITB Berlin

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett to address delegates at ITB Berlin

editor editor- March 5, 2019 23:50 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett departs the island today to participate in the International Tourism Bourse (ITB), in Berlin, Germany, where he has been ... Read More

Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism announces new Executive Director

Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism announces new Executive Director

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 19:20 0

After an extensive search process, Brevard County has selected veteran Florida marketing executive Peter Cranis as its new head of tourism development. Following the confirmation ... Read More

Seattle Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Season with More Than 40 Million Visitors in 2018

Seattle Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Season with More Than 40 Million Visitors in 2018

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:11 0

Seattle and King Country saw record visitor volume, expenditures, tax contributions and travel-related employment for Seattle and King County in 2018 for the ninth year ... Read More

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