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Austin: hotels rates up to 500 percent higher during SXSW and...

Music, film and tech lovers who are planning to visit the South by Southwest® (SXSW) conference in Austin, Texas better start scraping their nickels together.

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport introduces new customer rewards program

DFW AIRPORT, Texas - Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport will launch a new DFW Customer Rewards Program in June, rewarding travelers for airport purchases and building on its well-earned rep

DFW International Airport releases new mobile app for travelers

DFW AIRPORT, Texas - Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport has launched its official mobile app for smartphones, giving customers the latest information and updates about flights, parking, sho

DFW and Singapore Airlines launch first cargo service to South America

DFW AIRPORT, Texas - Singapore Airlines Cargo early today launched its first freighter flight connecting DFW International Airport with Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Governor Perry designates May 5-13 as Texas Travel and Tourism Week

AUSTIN, Texas - To recognize Texas' robust travel industry and its important contributions to the state economy, Gov. Rick Perry has designated May 5-13 as Texas Travel and Tourism Week.

Texas issues spring break travel advisory for Mexico

Texas on Tuesday warned its residents for the third consecutive year not to travel to Mexico during the upcoming university spring break season, saying drug cartel violence and other criminal activity

Lufthansa announces Houston as first Texas destination for A380 service

HOUSTON, Texas - The Houston Airport System announces it will welcome its first double-deck A380 at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) on August 1, 2012, when Lufthansa upgrades the aircraft o

United inaugurates Houston-Lagos flights

HOUSTON – United Continental Holdings, Inc. today inaugurates the first daily scheduled passenger service between Texas and Africa with new nonstop flights between Houston and Lagos, Nigeria.

Courting the Brits Texan style

Tourism officials from Texas, otherwise known as The Lone Star state, have expressed their keen interest in luring UK travel agents.

Marriott announces first Marquis in Texas

BETHESDA, Md. - At its scheduled opening in 2015, the 1,003-room Austin Marriott Marquis will be the largest hotel in the city and transform the Austin's meeting and convention market.

UN: US execution of Mexican national violates international law

The United Nations human rights chief said today she deeply regrets the execution in the United States of Mexican national Humberto Leal García, stating that it is a breach of Washington’s obligati

Travel from Texas to Mexico surge

MILWAUKEE - Statistics released by the Mexico Tourism Board show a surge in travel from Texas to the country's top beach destinations and resort areas.

Texas Tourism gets attention from gubernatorial candidates

(eTN) - The Texas governor's race is heating up, as one candidate wants to shift the talks over tourism, local TV stations are reporting.

White: We ought to take a machete to Texas tourism dollars

AUSTIN — Gubernatorial candidate Bill White has found at least one multimillion dollar program Texas can do without: commercials and advertisements promoting Texas.

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.

West Coast’s biggest cruise ship leaving Los Angeles

The West Coast’s biggest cruise ship is leaving the Port of Los Angeles next year, in large part because of fears of violence in Mexico.

Continental Airlines will fly from Texas to Nigeria next year

Continental Airlines announced today plans to launch new daily nonstop flights between Houston and

Everything really is bigger in Texas

The world’s largest JW Marriott opened its doors this month in San Antonio, Texas, offering a hacienda-style getaway brimming with luxurious amenities.

Texas travel may be affected by winter weather on Friday and...

For customers whose flight plans may be affected by winter weather forecast for southeast Texas on Friday and Saturday, the following airlines have announced travel options.

Online travel industry claims win despite jury award to Texas cities

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Nearly a dozen popular online hotel booking services were hit with a verdict from a Texas jury recently, but the industry is still calling it a victory.

DFW International Airport receives recognition from EPA

Among the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Top 20 Local Government List of the largest green power purchasers, is DFW International Airport.

Jefferson city fires tourism director

The City Council of Jefferson, Texas fired Juanita Chitwood, the city's director of tourism development. Her termination was effective immediately.

Texas tourism heads to New York

If you see a Texas cowboy in Manhattan... no, not the famous Naked Cowboy... it's because Texas On Tour has hit the Big Apple.

Texas governor declares May 9-17 as Texas Travel and Tourism Week

In recognition of the Texas travel industry and its significant contribution to the Texas economy, Governor Rick Perry has proclaimed May 9-17, 2009 Texas Travel and Tourism Week.

Texas airport issues “state of the airport” address

Dallas Forth Worth (DFW) International Airport CEO Jeff Fegan presented the "state of the airport" address to the board of directors Thursday, highlighting DFW's success through tough economic times a

Continental Airlines gets “tentative” green light to begin daily nonstop service...

Continental Airlines has announced that it has received tentative approval from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to operate daily year-round service between its Houston hub at Bush Interconti

Crawford, Texas loses tourists as Bush term wanes

While most eyes are fixed on the presidential transition that will occur in Washington, the looming departure of George Bush is already having an effect on a town far from the nation's capital.

Air travel: bluesy but not always groovy

These days, air travel for the sake of saving a buck or two entails having to fly several airlines to get to a destination.

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.