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Hawaii launches new Geospatial Data Portal

Global Editor- April 11, 2017 0

The state Office of Planning’s Hawaii Statewide Geographic Information System (GIS) Program launched a new Geospatial Data Portal, which provides streamlined access to hundreds of ... Read More

CruiseTrends Report: Insight into “what is trending” with cruise customers

Global Editor- April 11, 2017 0

CruiseTrends report for the month of April 2017 was released today. Cruise experts mined their wealth of data to provide information on the most popular ... Read More

San Jose Airport cuts ribbon on much-anticipated International Arrivals facility expansion

Global Editor- April 11, 2017 0

On Thursday, April 13, San Jose Director of Aviation Kim Becker and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Port Director Steve Baxter will unveil the $8.2 ... Read More

FAA: Data Comm now at Minneapolis-St. Paul

Global Editor- April 11, 2017 0

Data Comm, the NextGen technology that enhances safety and reduces delays by improving the way air traffic controllers and pilots talk to each other, is ... Read More

$830 million loss: United Airlines stock plunges after passenger roughhousing fiasco

Global Editor- April 11, 2017 0

The stock price of United Continental Holdings Inc. fell dramatically on Tuesday as the fallout continues over the airline’s handling of a passenger being dragged ... Read More

United Airlines CEO: We are sorry but we stand by staff when doctor was dragged off overbooked flight

Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2017 0

The CEO of United Airlines, Oscar Munoz, cannot seem to make up his mind over an incident where a passenger was dragged off a flight in ... Read More

Special recognition for Skal’s new officers

Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2017 0

During the installation banquet of Skal’s new officers, Skal International Orlando Past President Jeff Chase presented the prestigious HSMAI Gene Hassett Award to Luann Brooks, ... Read More

Wyndham Hotel Group’s Geoff Ballotti named US Travel National Chair

Global Editor- April 10, 2017 0

The US Travel Association on Monday announced Geoff Ballotti, president and CEO of Wyndham Hotel Group, as its new national chair. He was elected in ... Read More

U.S. Travel on Big Airlines’ Challenges

Dmytro Makarov- April 10, 2017 0

WASHINGTON (April 10, 2017)—U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs Jonathan Grella issued the following statement: "For days, the airwaves have been filled ... Read More

Hotel History: The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel

Stanley Turkel- April 8, 2017 0

On March 7, 2017, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to protect the interior Art Deco details of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel whose exterior is already ... Read More

Carnival Corporation names new Corporate Treasurer

Global Editor- April 7, 2017 0

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, announced today that Darrell Campbell joins the company as corporate treasurer, effective April 10, 2017. ... Read More

Boeing energy conservation program lauded by EPA

Global Editor- April 7, 2017 0

Boeing will be recognized by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for ... Read More

FAA restricts drone operations over certain military bases

Global Editor- April 7, 2017 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 99.7 – “Special ... Read More

Greater Miami and The Beaches marks Global Meetings Industry Day

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) and Miami International Airport celebrated Global Meetings Industry Day by welcoming WOW air's inaugural flight from Reykjavik, ... Read More

Southwest Airlines adds new service in Sacramento, Long Beach, Seattle, San Diego, and Spokane

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

Southwest Airlines Co., the airline that carries more travelers than any other airline every day to, from, and within California, today announced new flights linking ... Read More

United Airlines to increase capacity to US Virgin Islands this summer

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

United Airlines will boost air capacity to the US Virgin Islands (USVI) this summer. Following talks with United Airlines executives in Chicago this week, USVI ... Read More

TIGERS Myrtle Beach Season Opens With A Roar

Dmytro Makarov- April 6, 2017 0

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., April 4, 2017 -- TIGERS Myrtle Beach Safari welcomed March in like a liger, with the grand opening of its 34th season ... Read More

US-based Japanese travel management firm expands to Houston, Texas

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

Kintetsu International Express, the leading U.S. based Japanese travel management company, is expanding its efforts this week and opening a new location in Houston, Texas. ... Read More

Annual Airfare Study reveals the best times to buy flights

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

The findings of the Annual Airfare Study, which crunched 921 million airfares from 2.9 million trips to find the best and worst times to buy ... Read More

Teamsters and Southwest Airlines reach tentative agreement

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

The negotiating team for Southwest material specialists has reached a tentative agreement to amend their current collective bargaining agreement with Southwest Airlines. The negotiating team ... Read More

Boeing reports first-quarter deliveries

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

The Boeing Company announced today deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the first quarter of 2017. Major program deliveries during the first quarter, ... Read More

Brand USA wants tourists in America to experience the USA like a local

Chief Assignment Editor- April 5, 2017 0

US President Trump wants to “make America great again.” Brand USA tells travelers to the United States they are heroes. The United States has been ... Read More

IMEX: Committed to the advancement of the meetings sector

Chief Assignment Editor- April 5, 2017 0

“Global Meetings Industry Day is important for our industry. It not only draws attention to the highly valuable role of the meetings sector worldwide, it ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism names Elele Program as “Organization of the Year”

Chief Assignment Editor- April 5, 2017 0

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), Meet Hawaii, and the state's tourism industry honored the University of Hawaii's College of Engineering (UH COE) as the Elele ... Read More

Commemorating the SMS Cormoran II: The Lecture Series

Chief Assignment Editor- April 5, 2017 0

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II on April 7, 1917. A series of ... Read More

Alaska Airlines announces new long-haul service from Portland and Los Angeles

Global Editor- April 5, 2017 0

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America today announces new daily, nonstop service between Portland, Oregon, and New York's John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) beginning Nov. 6; ... Read More

New Orleans brakes tourism records in 2016

Global Editor- April 4, 2017 0

New Orleans has broken tourism records again! The "Big Easy" welcomed 10.45 million visitors, who spent $7.41 billion in the city in 2016. According to ... Read More

British Airways launches nonstop London-New Orleans service

Global Editor- April 4, 2017 0

British Airways - the flag carrier and the largest airline in the United Kingdom (based on fleet size), has begun nonstop service from London to ... Read More

Austrian Airlines launches first US west coast route at LAX

Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2017 0

Austrian Airlines’ inaugural flight OS 81 will touchdown at Tom Bradley International Airport in Los Angeles at 1:30 pm on Monday, April 10 from Vienna, ... Read More

Avianca Brasil announces launch of Miami-Sao Paulo service

Global Editor- April 4, 2017 0

Oceanair Linhas Aéreas S.A. (Avianca Brasil) has announced that it will launch daily passenger service between Miami International Airport and Sao Paulo on June 23, ... Read More