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The heady aroma of pot tourism

Lawmakers in Washington state and Colorado have until December of this year to lay down the rules for the legalization of sale of pot.

Brussels Airlines announces flights to Washington as 2nd US destination

(eTN) - A regular source from Brussels Airlines (SN) has today confirmed what the grapevine has been talking about for a while, that after the launch of daily flights to New York in June last year, Wa

World’s largest taxi booking app launches in US

WASHINGTON, DC - myTaxi, the world's largest taxi booking smartphone application, today launched in Washington, D.C., its first introduction into the U.S. marketplace.

Emirates launches daily nonstop Dubai-Washington service

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Emirates launched its daily non-stop service from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Dubai (DXB) today.

JetBlue launches ‘Capital-to-Capital’ service between Washington and San Juan

WASHINGTON and SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - JetBlue Airways today launched its new nonstop "capital-to-capital" service from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to San Juan, Puerto Rico today.

Bahrain Press Club launches first overseas liaison office in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Honoring the growing relationship between the United States and Bahrain, the Bahrain Press Club (BPC) launched its first overseas liaison office on Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes Washington, DC debut

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Boeing's 787 Dreamliner landed at Ronald Reagan National Airport today, making Washington, DC the latest destination on its global Dream Tour.

US Airways begins service to 14 communities from Washington, D.C.

TEMPE, Ariz. - US Airways began new service to 11 communities today and improved service to three from Washington, D.C's Reagan National Airport.

Virgin America plans nonstop flights from Bay Area to Washington DC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Virgin America, the only major airline headquartered in California, today filed an application with the U.S.

United to fly DC-Honolulu nonstop

HONOLULU, Hawaii — United Airlines announced Tuesday that it will launch a daily non-stop service between Honolulu, Hawaii and Washington, D.C. in June 2012.

Survey: Washington, D.C. budget hotels score best ratings

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Budget hotels in Washington, D.C.earn the highest marks among travelers a new survey has revealed.

United Airlines announces daily service from Washington to Doha, Qatar

CHICAGO, Ill. - United Continental Holdings, Inc.

Puccini anyone?

Forty years ago (8 Sep 1971) the John F. Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts was officially opened in Washington, D.C.

Turkish Airlines welcomes Kobe Bryant, Manchester United and FC Barcelona

WASHINGTON - Turkish Airlines celebrated the World Football Challenge with Manchester United and FC Barcelona during a weekend of festivities and a special appearance by Kobe Bryant, the Airline's Glo

Greyhound continues Northeast service expansion

DALLAS - Greyhound today announced the further expansion of its premium Greyhound Express™ service in the Northeast by adding a new route between Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

DC launches February Date Nights promotion

WASHINGTON - Destination DC, the official tourism agency for Washington, DC, is spicing up February with fresh date ideas and special offers designed to keep romance cooking inside the capital with th

Icelandair to launch service from Washington, D.C.

QUINCY, Mass. - Icelandair will begin seasonal service from Washington Dulles International Airport with four flights a week starting May 17, 2011 through September 13, 2011.

Tourism news: D.C. tourist numbers up but stays are shorter

More tourists have been visiting the Washington area this summer, but they’re cutting their stays short, according to the Federal Reserve’s monthly Beige Book report.

Tourism news: Washington states turns agricultural tourism into a fine art

Farms and orchards that once simply supplied jobs and food have become entertainment and educational outlets for tourists interested in knowing where and how food is made.

Tourism to Washington, D.C. declines

The District saw declines in tourism visitation and spending in 2009, though early projections this spring show that the city could be poised for a turnaround this year.

Closing of main entrance to Supreme Court ojected by DC tourists,...

WASHINGTON - The decision to close the main entrance to the Supreme Court because of security has drawn the protest of two justices.

Cherry blossoms getting ready to bloom in Washington DC

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is fast approaching, and Washington DC is ready for the three festival weekends from March 27 through April 11.