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Akron-Canton Airport sets all-time passenger record in 2012

GREEN, Ohio - 2012 was an amazing year for the little airport that could! Records were busted at every level.

20 million people took a cruise in 2012

A record 20 million people took a cruise last year, an increase of almost 2 million, according to the latest industry figures.

Cancun excursion may set record as world’s largest travel club trip

PLANO, Texas - London isn't the only place world records were made last week—a single group of nearly 3,000 vacationers descended upon Cancun's Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort to set what the host c

A4A forecasts record summer international air travel

WASHINGTON, DC - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade association for the leading U.S.

Sri Lanka welcomes record number of tourists in 2011

COLOMBO - A record number of tourists visited Sri Lanka this year with the 800,000th visitor for 2011 arriving from London recently, marking a milestone in the country’s tourism records.

Boeing makes history with a week to remember

SEATTLE, Wash. - Boeing's history-making week has resulted in orders and commitments for 359 airplanes.

Record tourist and cruise visitor numbers for Malta

Malta is eyeing new records in the number of tourist arrivals and the number of cruise visitors, Parliamentary Secretary Mario de Marco said this morning.

Vienna sets records for bed nights and hotel sales

VIENNA, Austria - Vienna set two new records in the first six months of 2011: visitor bed nights rose 5.3% to 5 million and net bed night turnover for hotels went up 12.1% to EUR 182.3 million in the

Mexican tourism positioned to break records in 2011

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - From January to May 2011, the number of international visitors to Mexico grew 2.1 percent compared to the same period in 2010.

Airbus sets new order record at Paris Air Show

At the 49th Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, Airbus won about US$72.2 billion worth of business for a total of 730 aircraft.

Maine 2010 lobster harvest breaks record

PORTLAND, Maine – Preliminary figures show Maine fishermen caught a record 93.4 million pounds of lobster in 2010 valued at more than $308 million.

TAM records best load factors since July 2006

São Paulo, Brazil - The Brazilian National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) has published its operational data for the month of January 2011.

New single-day passenger record for WestJet

WestJet reports that it will flew 50,336 guests on 434 flights on Dec. 23, setting a new single-day record for the airline. The previous record was 49,545 guests on 418 flights, set on Oct.

TripAdvisor breaks 40 million unique monthly visitors barrier

TripAdvisor(R)celebrates becoming the first travel brand to have more than 40 million unique visitors in one month.

FAA to slap American Airlines with biggest-ever fine

The U.S. government on Thursday proposed to fine American Airlines $24.2 million for alleged maintenance violations that led to thousands of flight cancellations two years ago.

Airport news: Record number of flights leave Moscow in one day

A record number of passengers since the beginning of 2010 departed Moscow on August 8 amid heavy smog in the city, a spokesman for the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, said on Monday

Kenya’s tourist arrivals set new record

(eTN) - The first six months of 2010 have seen tourist arrivals boosted by a remarkable 20+ percent in Kenya, a huge boost for the country’s entire tourism industry and the country as a whole.

Record cruise ship season expected for New England ports

New England ports see a bright spot on the horizon as they prepare for what they expect will be a record number of cruise ships during the tourism season this year.

Chairman of Air India’s parent company defends safety record

The chairman of Air India's parent company defended the airline's record after a fatal crash Saturday, saying that the pilot and co-pilot were qualified and experienced, not fatigued, and were flying

Record first-quarter profit posted by Korean Air

SEOUL—South Korea's flag carrier Korean Air Co. Wednesday posted a record first-quarter operating profit as a strong won and economic recovery boosted outbound travel and cargo shipments.

Record figures for UK cruise bookings

Cruises have proved to be a popular holiday getaway, with a 4% increase last year, statistics from The Passenger Shipping Association (PSA) revealed today.

TUI expects travel to boom in 2010

FRANKFURT - German tourism group TUI expects 2010 to set a record with 4.8 million long-distance trips from Germany, the head of TUI Germany told a magazine.

Darwin cruising to a record

Tourist operators are licking their lips as Darwin enjoys a record number of luxury cruise ships this wet season.

Cruiseport Boston sets passenger record

There were 299,736 cruise passengers traveling through the Port of Boston in 2009, an 11 percent increase over last year, the Massachusetts Port Authority said.

South Africa tourist arrivals hit record 9.5 million in 2008

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa received a record 9.5 million tourists in 2008, up 5.5 percent annually, but is counting on the World Cup to reverse a slowdown felt this year, the tourism minister said

Despite restrictions Tibet sees record tourism

BEIJING — A record 4.75 million tourists visited China's Tibet in the first nine months of 2009, more than twice as many as in all of 2008, when unrest led to a ban on foreigners, state media said W

Tibet sets July tourist record

BEIJING — A total of 1.2 million tourists visited Tibet last month -- a record for July -- state media said Sunday, as travellers returned to the Himalayan region 17 months after deadly unrest there

Zimbabwe dumps own currency

In a move not entirely unexpected, the Zimbabwean government and the Central Bank of Zimbabwe decided over the Easter weekend to throw their own worthless currency out of the window, replacing it wit