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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

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

Hotel History: “Keyed-up executives unwind at Sheraton”

Hotel History: “Keyed-up executives unwind at Sheraton”

In 1965, the Sheraton Corporation of America, under the leadership of President Ernest Henderson, created a brilliant advertising campaign: ... 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

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

Fourteen women industry experts join forces to create an evergreen educational resource for innkeepers, farmers, winemakers, craft beverage producers ... Read More

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

The renowned Hotel del Coronado is a grand example of elegant Victorian architecture providing one of the most beautiful ... Read More

IGLTA’s 36th Annual Global Convention goes live in New York City

IGLTA’s 36th Annual Global Convention goes live in New York City

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association will share selections of main stage content via Facebook Live throughout its 36th Annual ... 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

Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival ready to welcome international travelers

Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival ready to welcome international travelers

New Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival was once voted by TripAdvisor as "the most recommended cultural activity for ... Read More

Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years

Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years

The "Grand" as it is called on the island, is a historic coastal resort with a spectacular 660-foot long, ... Read More

Union Pacific appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Union Pacific appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Union Pacific today named Jim Vena chief operating officer, effective Jan. 14. He served as executive vice president and ... Read More

Why travel to Alaska in the Winter?

Why travel to Alaska in the Winter?

The U.S. State of Alaska is known to be a popular summer destination. It's widely known Alaska is very ... Read More

Hotel history: Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter

Hotel history: Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter

Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter was a pioneering American woman architect and interior designer whose distinct architectural knowledge was steeped ... Read More

Alaska Railroad resumes services following earthquake

Alaska Railroad resumes services following earthquake

The Alaska Railroad will restore all regularly scheduled freight and passenger services beginning today, Tuesday, Dec. 4, following the ... Read More

Tanga-Arusha-Musoma railway skips Serengeti National Park

Tanga-Arusha-Musoma railway skips Serengeti National Park

ARUSHA, Tanzania (eTN) - Tanzania and Uganda have agreed that a proposed joint commercial rail track that runs from ... Read More

Railroad from Juba gets the green light

Railroad from Juba gets the green light

(eTN) - Information was received overnight from Berlin, Germany, that a conference between the New Sudan Foundation, ThyssenKrupp GfT ... Read More

MIR Corporation’s new Trans-Siberian Railroad brochure just released detailing journeys by private and scheduled train

MIR Corporation’s new Trans-Siberian Railroad brochure just released detailing journeys by private and scheduled train

Seattle-based MIR Corporation is pleased to announce the publication of an exciting new brochure, "Experience the Tran-Siberian Railway, Your ... Read More

US and UK exchange railroad security and counterterrorism practices

US and UK exchange railroad security and counterterrorism practices

Members of the Amtrak Police Department (APD), Amtrak Office of Security Strategy and Special Operations (OSSSO), and British Transport ... Read More

Disneyland railroad chugs along on used cooking oil

Disneyland railroad chugs along on used cooking oil

ANAHEIM, CA - As part of its ongoing commitment to the environment, Disneyland Resort announced two innovative environmental initiatives ... Read More