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Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storm Isaac

TAMPA, Florida - The path of Tropical Storm Isaac is sending chills throughout New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, as its path appears to be taking on the same route of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Rina becomes Category 1 hurricane, heads for Cancun

MIAMI, Fla. - Rina strengthened to a Category 1 hurricane off the coast of Central America on Monday, as officials in Nicaragua searched for more than two dozen missing storm evacuees.

Travel news: Bermuda tourism up and running after Hurricane Igor

Bermuda’s tourism industry is not skipping a beat as it cleans up in the wake of Hurricane Igor, the category 1 hurricane that passed over the island Sunday.

Hurricane Igor heading for Bermuda

BERMUDA - According to the National Weather Service, Hurricane Igor is an unusually large hurricane with wind force extending outwards up to 105 miles per hour (165 km) from the center and tropical st

Tropical Storm Hermine prompts hurricane watch for Mexico, Texas

MIAMI – A hurricane watch has been issued for the coasts of Texas and Mexico in the Gulf as Tropical Storm Hermine approaches.

Los Cabos ready for tourists again

Local officials are reporting that the main tourism facilities of the Los Cabos region (including San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas) were relatively unscathed by the passing winds, rain and high wa

Omar leaves St. Maarten unscathed

The government of St. Maarten has confirmed that Hurricane Omar, a Category Three storm when it passed St.

Hurricane Omar heads out to sea

Hurricane Omar is rapidly losing strength and heading out to sea, and all hurricane warnings and watches have been discontinued.

Message from the commissioner of the US Virgin Islands Department of...

As Hurricane Omar is expected to pass over the Territory, the US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is taking all appropriate measures to prepare for the storm and minimize the hurricane’s impact

Choice Hotels lends support to recent hurricane victims

SILVER SPRING, MD (September 29, 2008) - As the recovery efforts continue throughout areas of the Gulf Coast following the recent hurricanes, Choice Hotels International, Inc.

DFW International Airport teams with American Red Cross to assist Texans...

DFW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, TX (September 16, 2008) - DFW International Airport will team with the American Red Cross to assist Texans impacted by Hurricane Ike at the grand reopening of Founders Plaza

Carnival Cruise Lines announces two Galveston-based ships to operate from Port...

MIAMI, FL (September 16, 2008) - As a result of the closure of the Port of Galveston due to damage from Hurricane Ike, Carnival Cruise Lines' two Galveston-based ships, Carnival Conquest and Carnival

Airlines issue updates after Hurricane Ike

The following airines have issued updates with regard to travel after Hurricane Ike.CONTINENTAL AIRLINES

Airlines begin to resume service after Hurricane Ike

Now that Hurricane Ike has come and gone, airlines are beginning to take steps to resume back to normalcy. Continental and Southwest made the following announcements today.CONTINENTAL AIRLINES

Sheraton Hotel North Houston temporarily closed

HOUSTON, TX (September 14, 2008) - Officials at the Sheraton Hotel North Houston at George Bush International Airport today said that they have temporarily closed the property following water damage,

Airlines issue updates due to damage caused by Ike

(September 13, 2008) - Hurricane Ike has caused damage in southeast Texas, western Louisiana and Chicago.

Hurricane Ike update from Continental and Southwest Airlines

(September 12, 2008) - As Hurricane Ike continues its path towards the Texas coast, airlines corresondingly have been altering flight plans.

Grand Turk Cruise Center scheduled to re-Open in early October

MIAMI, FL (September 11, 2008) - The Grand Turk Cruise Center has scheduled an October 8, 2008 re-opening date, following the passage of Hurricane Ike.

Airline updates in preparation for Hurricane Ike

(September 11, 2008) - According to the latest report from the US National Weather Service, Hurricane Ike is moving toward the west-northwest at approximately 12 mph, and this motion is expected to co

Southwest Airlines will not operate on Friday and Saturday, September 12...

DALLAS, TX (September 10, 2008) - Southwest Airlines said today that it will not operate flights to and from Corpus Christi International Airport and (Harlingen) Valley International Airport on Friday

Bishops ask US to permit remittances and travel to Cuba given...

WASHINGTON, DC (September 10, 2008) - The US bishops asked the US government to lift its ban on remittances and travel to Cuba, even temporarily, in light of the crisis caused by recent hurricanes.

AirTran Airways customers in Houston and San Antonio affected by Hurricane...

ORLANDO, FL (September 10, 2008) - Based on the current forecasts for Hurricane Ike by the National Hurricane Center, AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., is offering passengers wi

Turks and Caicos Islands update – Hurricane Ike moves on

The Turks and Caicos Islands Tourist Board is pleased to announce that Hurricane Ike has passed completely and tropical storm warnings are discontinued.

Royal Navy heads for Turks and Caicos Islands with aid

Royal Navy ships were heading to the Turks and Caicos Islands with emergency aid last night after the British territory was savaged by the 135 mph Hurricane Ike, adding to a huge humanitarian crisis u

The Mississippi Gulf Coast reopens for business

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST – The Mississippi Gulf Coast is open for business following a glancing blow from Hurricane Gustav.

After Hurricane Gustav

(September 3, 2008) - Hurricane Gustav has come and gone, and fortunately, did not cause severe damage. The following updates were received from AirTran Airways and CSX Transporation.

Harrah’s New Orleans announces closure

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Harrah's New Orleans Casino & Hotel has announced it will close today, August 30, due to the approach of Hurricane Gustav. The casino closed at 2 p.m.

Grand Biloxi announces closure due to approaching hurricane

BILOXI, Mississippi - Due to the approach of Hurricane Gustav, the Grand Biloxi Casino, Hotel and Spa will close on Sunday, August 31 at 9 a.m. CDT. The casino is closing at 4 a.m.

Tropical Storm Gustav Weather Update

Gustav is heading for the Cayman Islands today and is projected to move toward the Gulf of Mexico. Its tropical storm status changed again to hurricane level.