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Laser beams strike Boeing 737s over weekend
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Laser beams strike Boeing 737s over weekend

editor editor- October 29, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reported that 3 jet airplanes were struck by laser beams upon approach to Sea-Tac Airport ... Read More

Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Indian government announced that it will impose higher tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds, apples and walnuts, tomorrow, in ... Read More

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager
People in Travel & Tourism

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel appoints new senior catering sales manager

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Kimpton Glover Park Hotel announced the appointment of Renee Rothschild to the executive team as senior catering sales manager. Since ... Read More

Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism
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Fairmont Hotels: Honeybees and responsible tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, to develop responsible tourism and sound environmental practices, has announced the next evolution of its Bee ... Read More

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill
Hospitality Industry News

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill, the nation’s first, requiring most hotels to provide their employees with ... Read More

British Airways responds to demand for more flights from Italy to US
Airline News

British Airways responds to demand for more flights from Italy to US

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019

British Airways, thanks to its partnership with American Airlines, added three direct flights from Italy to its US offer: New ... Read More

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses
Transportation News

Baltimore/Washington International Airport orders 20 new shuttle buses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

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

Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?
Breaking Travel News

Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

It may not be safe to stay at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino-Punta Cana. "We are too busy to ... Read More

W Hotels debuts newly reimagined three Atlanta hotels
Hotel & Resort News

W Hotels debuts newly reimagined three Atlanta hotels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide revealed major upgrades to each of the city’s three W hotels (W ... Read More

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics
Meeting Industry News

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

editor editor- June 11, 2019

“Over 5,000 associations are headquartered in the Greater DC area. They are a significant segment of the meetings industry, making ... Read More

W Hotels: Updates in Atlanta
Breaking Travel News

W Hotels: Updates in Atlanta

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019

Georgia is on our mind. W Hotels Worldwide is excited to reveal upgrades to each of the city's three W ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, ... Read More

Pride Month: Megabus will hit the road
Breaking Travel News

Pride Month: Megabus will hit the road

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Megabus today unveils its all new Pride Bus as the brand participates 2019 Pride. The rainbow-wrapped bus will hit the ... Read More

Benchmark names new Director of Culinary Operations, The Woodlands, TX
People in Travel & Tourism

Benchmark names new Director of Culinary Operations, The Woodlands, TX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Benchmark has named Olivier C. Gaupin director of culinary operations, a newly created position to further enhance Benchmark’s food and ... Read More

Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019
Travel Associations News

Brand USA unveils new marketing initiatives at IPW 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Brand USA kicked off IPW 2019 by outlining innovative marketing plans all aimed at promoting the United States as a ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience
Breaking Travel News

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of ... Read More

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning
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Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have ... Read More

FAA issues waiver for drones with parachutes
Airline News

FAA issues waiver for drones with parachutes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it issued Hensel Phelps Construction Company of Washington, D.C., a Part 107 ... Read More

Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends
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Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends

editor editor- June 4, 2019

Trump Hotels™, the luxury brand of five-star hotels and resorts known for its exceptionally designed properties in iconic locations, shares ... Read More

Winemaker of the Year Award winner announced
Business Travel News

Winemaker of the Year Award winner announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Winemaker Richard Batchelor of Washington's Maryhill Winery earned the 2019 Winemaker of the Year trophy at the annual Indy International ... Read More

Kid-Friendly taxi app offer rides for Orlando visitors to theme parks, Disney, Kennedy Space Center and more
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Kid-Friendly taxi app offer rides for Orlando visitors to theme parks, Disney, Kennedy Space Center and more

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Parents who fear traveling with car seats when calling a taxi from Orlando International Airport now have a new option ... Read More

WoodSpring Suites continues nationwide expansion
Breaking Travel News

WoodSpring Suites continues nationwide expansion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

WoodSpring Suites has started 2019 with coast-to-coast expansion as one of Choice Hotels International fastest-growing brands. "Every month since the ... Read More

Interstate Hotels & Resorts expands presence in the West
Business Travel News

Interstate Hotels & Resorts expands presence in the West

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Interstate Hotels & Resorts announces that it has been selected by Glacier House Hotels to manage a portfolio of 13 ... Read More

Spirit Airlines launches new daily service from Nashville International Airport
Airline News

Spirit Airlines launches new daily service from Nashville International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

Are you ready for some live music and hot chicken? Spirit Airlines is bringing its new service to Nashville, Tennessee. ... Read More

Cambria Hotels: Break openings record
Breaking Travel News

Cambria Hotels: Break openings record

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

The Cambria Hotels brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International, is on pace to surpass 50 hotels open in top-tier markets ... Read More

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money
Breaking Travel News

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. ... Read More

Seychelles gearing up for first “North American” Roadshow in USA – June 2019
Meeting Industry News

Seychelles gearing up for first “North American” Roadshow in USA – June 2019

editor editor- May 31, 2019

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) is to jump on a superb start this June as the team will be conducting ... Read More

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights
Airline News

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

TAP Air Portugal just added the 100th aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus A330neo, as the carrier prepares to inaugurate ... Read More

Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event
Airline News

Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today confirmed the agenda for a June 4 Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Summit at the National ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared ... Read More

South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement
Airline News

South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and Alaska Airlines, the fifth largest airline in the United ... Read More

Beachfront Cambria hotel breaks ground in Fort Lauderdale
Hotel & Resort News

Beachfront Cambria hotel breaks ground in Fort Lauderdale

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Construction has begun on the Cambria Hotel Fort Lauderdale Beach, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. and developed by Hotel ... Read More

Skamania Lodge in Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area joins Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio
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Skamania Lodge in Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area joins Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Benchmark has announced that Skamania Lodge, in Stevenson, Washington, has joined its expanding Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio. The 258-guest ... Read More

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA
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No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure ... Read More

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

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