Tag: Fort Lauderdale

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau appoints Kara Franker, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 19:55

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) has announced the appointment of Kara Franker as Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications, effective immediately. Ms. Franker will lead ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 19:00

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six of Carnival Corporation's global cruise line brands will sail partially or ... Read More

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 17:44

Silversea Cruises serves 25 years as a luxury cruise line. Silversea has unlocked the authentic beauty of the world for almost half a million guests on approximately 4,100 voyages. Silversea's ... Read More

Spirit Airlines launches new daily service from Nashville International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 18:35

Are you ready for some live music and hot chicken? Spirit Airlines is bringing its new service to Nashville, Tennessee. Beginning October 10, 2019, Spirit will begin nonstop daily service ... Read More

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

editor editor- May 31, 2019 20:21

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) is to jump on a superb start this June as the team will be conducting its first tourism Roadshow in North America. The events will ... Read More

2019’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations in US named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 16:00

With summer arriving and 52% of Americans reporting having unused vacation days last year, 2019 Best & Worst Cities for Staycations report was released today. To identify the best spots ... Read More

Beachfront Cambria hotel breaks ground in Fort Lauderdale

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 19:35

Construction has begun on the Cambria Hotel Fort Lauderdale Beach, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. and developed by Hotel Motel Inc. The hotel will be within short walking distance ... Read More

Carnival Sunrise named by godmother Kelly Arison at Manhattan Cruise Terminal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 01:45

Following a $200 million dry dock that is already generating raves from guests sailing on its first cruises out of Norfolk, the transformed Carnival Sunrise was officially named today by ... Read More

Memorial Day Weekend: Days and routes travelers should avoid flying

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 19:20

More than 43 million Americans are expected to travel for Memorial Day Weekend this year, and based on 2018 data, travel experts found more than 25,553 flights were disrupted, impacting ... Read More

Embraer Praetor 600 now triple-certified by EASA and FAA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 00:20

Embraer announced today that the company's new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) and by the FAA (Federal Aviation ... Read More

LGBT Meeting Professionals Association’s research shows membership’s rising impact

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 18:59

Today the LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBT MPA) announce the results of independent research revealing the make-up of the organization’s growing membership and its projected financial and industry impact. The ... Read More

JetBlue announces year-round service between Newark and Barbados

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 17:55

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and JetBlue announced the expansion of JetBlue’s seasonal weekly service on Saturdays to year-round service between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Grantley Adams International ... Read More

United Airlines announces new Florida service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:05

United Airlines today announced more flights and more opportunities for customers to connect between Washington, D.C., and Florida. Beginning October 29, United will begin new twice-daily, year-round service between Washington ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 06:01

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair the Nomination Committee and join the Remuneration Committee. Ed Warner ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019 20:05

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global Summit of WTTC on April 3 and 4. WTTC members are the ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 17:00

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation (IGLTAF) inaugural Leadership Think Tank will unite top executives from LGBTQ+ welcoming destinations around the globe at Google during IGLTA’s 36th Annual Global Convention ... Read More

Holland America Line sets sail for coastal towns of Canada and New England

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 19:18

In 2020 Holland America Line's Amsterdam, Zaandam and Zuiderdam will transport guests to the stunning coastlines and historic cities of Canada and New England on more than 40 cruises. Sailing ... Read More

Presidential Emergency Order: Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 grounded in the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 18:33

US President Donald Trump issued an emergency order to ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 and also Boeing 737 Max 9. Flights on route to a destination are allowed to finish their ... Read More

American Airlines now daily nonstop between Key West and Dallas-Fort Worth

editor editor- March 13, 2019 00:14

“It’s exciting to see that American is investing in flight activity into Key West year-round so that passengers from across the country connecting through Dallas can come and enjoy all ... Read More

Mayday on TK1 from Istanbul to JFK after severe turbulence over New England

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 07:54

Turkish Airlines Flight One, non-stop service from Istanbul landed at JFK Airport New York at 5.35pm Saturday night. Prior to landing the captain of this Boeing 777 with 326 passengers ... Read More

Air Partner announces new offices in Houston and Singapore

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 21:05

Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, announced the opening of two new offices in Houston, Texas, U.S., and Singapore, as it further extends its global reach to serve ... Read More

Spirit Airlines takes to the skies with Disney

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 23:03

Spirit Airlines today unveiled its specially-themed Airbus A321 that features a larger-than-life image of the beloved Disney character Dumbo. The airline known for inspiring its Guests to take to the ... Read More

What’s trending in the cruise industry?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 19:40

CruiseTrends report for the month of March 2019 was released today. This report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for March 2019. Most Popular Cruise Lines ... Read More

Travel professionals take over Javits

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 2, 2019 21:04

If you happened to walk by the Javits Convention Center in January, you would have found thousands of travel professionals dashing to and from dozens of travel-related events. It started ... Read More

American Airlines: Big summer in Charlotte, NC

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 15:05

American Airlines is getting ready for a big summer in Charlotte with more flights, new destinations and a refreshed Admirals Club, which reopens today. The airline plans to operate more ... Read More

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

editor editor- February 14, 2019 03:05

The number of tourists arriving in the United States from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2%* last year, The Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii (a top destination for Japanese ... Read More

CruiseTrends report: What’s trending in cruise industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 17:15

CruiseTrends report for the month of February 2019 was released today. The report details a picture of consumer behavior for cruise ship travel for February 2019. The CruiseTrends report for ... Read More

Kenya Airways joins Seychelles Tourism Board at New York Times Travel Show 2019 edition

editor editor- February 11, 2019 20:23

Bringing more visibility and creating awareness about the Seychelles islands were only two of the Seychelles Tourism Board’s (STB) missions during their participation at the New York Times Travel Show, ... Read More

United Airlines announces four new United Club locations for 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 22:05

United Airlines today announced the newest addition to its network of more than 50 United Club locations around the world with the opening of a brand-new 5,000 square foot United ... Read More

De-icing an Air Transat A321 made 185 passengers sick

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019 07:18

An airplane leaving from Quebec City's Jean Lesage airport was quickly evacuated today after passengers began to fall ill.  A dozen passengers received medical attention after they fell ill on an ... Read More

New adults-only all-inclusive resort opens in Florida Keys

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 17:28

All-inclusive, adults-only luxury resort, Bungalows Key Largo, opened on the Northernmost island of the Florida Keys. Opening as the first-ever all-inclusive in the Keys and located just 63 miles south ... Read More

Canadian ultra low-cost airline launches Cancun flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 18:05

Swoop airline today celebrates its inaugural flight between John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) and Cancun International Airport (CUN). The four-hour nonstop flight departs Hamilton at 8:00 a.m. EST ... Read More

Cayman Islands: Incredible growth in arrivals in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 18:18

The Cayman Islands welcomed a total of 410,984 stayover visitors in the first eleven months of 2018. This represents an 11.26 percent increase over the first eleven months of 2017 ... Read More

Royal Caribbean emergency: British Entertainer lost in the Atlantic

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 07:54

The Harmony of the Seas operated by Royal Caribbean Cruises left Fort Lauderdale on its way to the Dutch port of St. Maarten in the Caribbean. Now the U.S. Coast ... Read More

Most stressful US airports this Christmas named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 13:30

To help empower travelers to make more informed decisions when it comes to holiday travel, travel experts reveal which airports to possibly avoid. • Experts predict New York's LaGuardia (LGA) ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More