Tag: Oregon

First GrandStay Hotel opened in Oregon

First GrandStay Hotel opened in Oregon

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:22 0

Oregon is welcoming the first GrandStay Hotel opened in that picturesque state.  GrandStay Hospitality, LLC, the franchisor for GrandStay Hotels, announced the expansion of its brand ... Read More

Smart City Policy Group hosts first short-term rental regulations summit

Smart City Policy Group hosts first short-term rental regulations summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 02:15 0

Smart City Policy Group will host a first-of-its-kind short-term rental regulations conference - Smart City Policy Summit - on August 16, in Austin, Texas. The ... Read More

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:20 0

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. law such payoffs are not ... Read More

Wyndham Destinations is opening new resorts

Wyndham Destinations is opening new resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 19:01 0

Wyndham Destinations  launches new club brand identities, and shakes up timeshare with urban resort openings and evolution across the company. Wyndham Destinations is leading the ... Read More

Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack

Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 21:43 0

"Aloha from the Maui Visitors Bureau. The office is now closed in observance of the holiday." This is the recording anyone hears today when calling ... Read More

Skamania Lodge in Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area joins Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio

Skamania Lodge in Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area joins Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 18:51 0

Benchmark has announced that Skamania Lodge, in Stevenson, Washington, has joined its expanding Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio. The 258-guest room Skamania Lodge is set ... Read More

EL AL Israel Airlines & Alaska Airlines announce new global partnership

EL AL Israel Airlines & Alaska Airlines announce new global partnership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 18:47 0

EL AL Israel Airlines and Alaska Airlines today expanded their commercial relationship to include a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement. The agreement was signed by the ... Read More

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

editor editor- May 1, 2019 21:04 0

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of the American Hotel and Lodging Association ... Read More

WestJet lands in Portland, Oregon

WestJet lands in Portland, Oregon

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 01:15 0

Building on WestJet's position as Calgary's largest air carrier, the airline began its new nonstop flight between Portland International Airport (PDX) and Calgary International Airport ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:12 0

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.52 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 2.4 percent compared to the ... Read More

New General Manager named for The Nautical Beachfront Resort

New General Manager named for The Nautical Beachfront Resort

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 17:52 0

Benchmark has named Frank Casarez, Jr., general manager for The Nautical Beachfront Resort, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. ... Read More

Travel Oregon’s “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign

Travel Oregon’s “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign

editor editor- April 6, 2019 02:47 0

Inspired by the viral success of the "Only Slightly Exaggerated" campaign last spring, Travel Oregon is launching part two of the animated campaign that gives ... Read More

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:29 3

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.39 billion in February 2019, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared to February 20181, according to ... Read More

America’s Best Ecotourism Destinations ranked

America’s Best Ecotourism Destinations ranked

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 17:01 0

Ranking series of "America's Best Ecotourism Destinations" were released today. Whether it is strolling along a beach in California or spotting alligators in the Everglades, ... Read More

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Speed Dating Tourism Style @ Javits

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 9, 2019 20:04 0

Picture it – hundreds of small tables staffed by representatives of destinations, hotels, attractions – from Australia to Rwanda and from Indianapolis to Florida, talking ... Read More

United Airlines spends US$1.6 billion at LAX airport

United Airlines spends US$1.6 billion at LAX airport

editor editor- March 1, 2019 02:28 1

"Our continued investments emphasize our commitment to our customers in Los Angeles as California's global airline,” said United Airlines Chief Operations Officer Greg Hart, commenting ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: January visitor spending down 3.8%

Hawaii Tourism: January visitor spending down 3.8%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 21:15 1

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.62 billion in January 2019, a decrease of 3.8 percent compared to January 2018, according to ... Read More

183 passengers trapped on Amtrak train, stranded in snow since Sunday

183 passengers trapped on Amtrak train, stranded in snow since Sunday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 16:10 0

183 people remain trapped on the Los Angeles-bound Amtrak train in rural Oregon after the train struck a downed tree shortly before 6:20 p.m. Sunday. ... Read More

Best hotels in the world named

Best hotels in the world named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 16:30 0

The 14th annual It List, a selection of the best new and renovated hotels in the world, was released today. Each year travel experts check ... Read More

Snow King Resort Hotel & Condos welcomes new General Manager

Snow King Resort Hotel & Condos welcomes new General Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 20:05 0

Benchmark has appointed David Kingston general manager for Snow King Resort Hotel & Condos, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in Jackson, Wyoming. Greg ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

editor editor- January 31, 2019 22:36 0

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive report detailing statewide ... Read More

Disneyland Resort welcomes Rose Bowl game-bound teams

Disneyland Resort welcomes Rose Bowl game-bound teams

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018 01:10 0

The Ohio State Buckeyes, and the Washington Huskies, have won berths in the 2019 Rose Bowl presented by Northwestern Mutual in Pasadena, Calif., and their ... Read More

Annual Winter Gray Whale Watch Week to bring visitors to Oregon

Annual Winter Gray Whale Watch Week to bring visitors to Oregon

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018 08:34 0

The Oregon Coast on the U.S. Pacific Coastline will be once again a place to be to watch migrating gray whales passing along the Oregon ... Read More

The more the merrier: United Airlines announces 11 new routes

The more the merrier: United Airlines announces 11 new routes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 17:10 0

United Airlines today announced the addition of 11 new routes from its hubs in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. United's new summer service, ... Read More

Instagrammers dream: Most Instagram-worthy US travel destinations named

Instagrammers dream: Most Instagram-worthy US travel destinations named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018 16:46 0

Seasoned travel experts partnered with some of the world’s top travel influencers to produce the compelling list of top Instagram-worthy travel destinations for 2019. This ... Read More

Visiting Oahu?  Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 16:58 0

The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey by the "Bankrate Best States for ... Read More

Revealed: The highest road in every U.S. state

Revealed: The highest road in every U.S. state

editor editor- December 6, 2018 14:23 0

Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, has launched a new study analyzing U.S. road data to identify the highest paved road in ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto

Guam Visitors Bureau goes LGBT with IGLTA at the Annual Global Convention in Toronto

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2018 07:13 4

On May 8th 2018, the Guam Visitors Bureau attended the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) Annual Global Convention, the largest expo in LGBT ... Read More

Canceled: Widespread tsunami threat for Alaska, BC, Washington, Oregon, California and Hawaii

Canceled: Widespread tsunami threat for Alaska, BC, Washington, Oregon, California and Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2018 10:42 3

UPDATE: The Tsunami Threat was canceled at 1.10 am local time. Earlier eTN Reported: If you are currently visiting a coastal area in Alaska, US ... Read More

Tsunami Warning issued for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Tsunami Warning issued for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 19, 2017 23:57 0

A Pacific Tsunami warning in effect for New Caledonia and Vanutu after a 7.0 earthquake earlier. More information pasted below: (more…) Read More

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