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World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

The 150th anniversary celebration of the transcontinental railroad's completion isn't over yet. Union Pacific is just gathering steam following its May ... Read More

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the ... Read More

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

Maryland Department of Transportation has issued a new order of 15 forty-foot and five sixty-foot Xcelsior clean diesel heavy-duty ... Read More

Want a head or foot massage? Take an Indian train

Want a head or foot massage? Take an Indian train

Indian Railways have added a refreshing new perk for some travelers tired from long journeys: head and foot massages. ... Read More

Wines and sunsets: New train excursion in Colorado

Wines and sunsets: New train excursion in Colorado

 Travelers visiting the Alamosa area have a new option for a Friday or Saturday night activity: wine, food, history, ... Read More

33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors

33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors

Hong Kong will host the 33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo (ITE) from June 13 to 16. The major ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement ... Read More

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

Clean growth is essential for Canada's transportation system – to meet our emission reduction targets, grow our economy, and ... Read More

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

London Heathrow has announced it is getting ready to introduce a set of tough new measures to protect local ... Read More

Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars

Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars

For decades, Chinese rail giant CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles has been working on the way to go global. With ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips ... Read More

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa expands horizon for African Tourism Board

The Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA) with members in 9 African Countries joined the African ... Read More

Driving to Heathrow? Rethink your journey urges former Deputy Mayor of London

Driving to Heathrow? Rethink your journey urges former Deputy Mayor of London

Heathrow announced today the appointment of Val Shawcross as Chair of the Heathrow Area Transport Forum (HATF), an independent ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. ... Read More

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to ... Read More

Emergency statement for tourists in Peru from PROMPERU

Emergency statement for tourists in Peru from PROMPERU

In response to the farming strike announced for May 13, 2019 in Cusco, PROMPERU has issued the following information: ... Read More

2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town

2019 Mekong Tourism Forum innovates with new inclusive concept in ancient town

Hosted by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism of P.R. China (MCT) and the People’s Government of Yunnan Province ... Read More

France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance

France remains world’s top tourist destination despite ‘Yellow Vests’ nuisance

According to France’s national statistics institute (INSEE), the number of nights foreign tourists spent in the country’s hotels, campsites ... Read More

Pride Group of Hotels unveils Pride Resort and Convention Centre Rajkot

Pride Group of Hotels unveils Pride Resort and Convention Centre Rajkot

The Pride Group of Hotels, which manages 14 Hotels and Resorts across India announced the inclusion of “Pride Resort ... Read More

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

Amtrak puts up $90 million into train tourism

“By investing in the modernization of Baltimore Penn Station, Amtrak seeks to transform central Baltimore into a premier regional ... Read More

Fraport and Deutsche Bahn to Test Artificial Intelligence at Frankfurt Airport

Fraport and Deutsche Bahn to Test Artificial Intelligence at Frankfurt Airport

The robotic head smiles at the passenger and greets them: “My name is FRAnny. How can I help you?” ... Read More

Travel Oregon’s “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign

Travel Oregon’s “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign

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

Tourist dies taking selfie at Grand Canyon

Tourist dies taking selfie at Grand Canyon

In a tragic accident, a tourist from Hong Kong went over the edge at the Grand Canyon in Arionza ... Read More

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Munich Airport reported a successful 2018 operating year at its annual press conference in Munich today: The 3.8 percent ... Read More

Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee

Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee

Starbucks is not the only one to blame when human decency in America is under attack. Pearlridge Mall on ... Read More

Short Haul, Easy Travel & Lifetime Experiences is Nepals message to Malaysia

Short Haul, Easy Travel & Lifetime Experiences is Nepals message to Malaysia

Nepal successfully participated in the latest edition of the MATTA Fair held at Putra World Trade Center (PWTC) in ... Read More

Bombardier appoints new Senior VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Bombardier appoints new Senior VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Bombardier today announced the appointment of Steeve Robitaille as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Bombardier Inc., ... Read More

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

China invests €15 billion in world’s longest undersea rail tunnel between Finland and Estonia

An ambitious train rail link, designed to connect the Finnish and Estonian capitals through the bottom of the Gulf ... Read More

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Tourism accounts for ten percent of the global gross national product and is responsible for eight per cent of ... Read More

Italian government to decide Turin-Lyon high-speed rail’s fate ‘by Friday’

Italian government to decide Turin-Lyon high-speed rail’s fate ‘by Friday’

Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has said the government expected to take a decision by Friday over an Italy-France ... Read More

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West  journey in Africa.

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West journey in Africa.

Come July this year, Rovos Rail is set to connect Africa from the Indian Ocean on the East to ... Read More

Honolulu Mayor wants to increase hotel taxes

Honolulu Mayor wants to increase hotel taxes

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell today unveiled a US$2.83 billion operating budget, - 8.6 percent higher than last year, which ... Read More

Improving safety for India rail

Improving safety for India rail

Indian Railways is taking steps to improve safety standards and services as it is also moving forward with providing ... Read More

Inferno: 25 people killed, 50 injured in Cairo’s Ramses Train Station blaze

Inferno: 25 people killed, 50 injured in Cairo’s Ramses Train Station blaze

According to Egyptian media, at least 25 people were killed and 50 injured after a train crash ignited a ... Read More

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) rebrands

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) rebrands

International Golf Travel Market (IGTM), the leading business to business event for the golf travel community, has re-launched in ... Read More

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

A majr fire at a train station killed more than 28 people and more than 50 injured in a Cairo train ... Read More