Tag: Houston

FAA: Take me, not my drone, out to the ballgame!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 22, 2019 18:25

For the safety of baseball fans attending the World Series, the Federal Aviation Administration has established a No Drone Zone for all games played at Minute Maid Park in Houston. ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:09

ExpressJet Airlines operates as United Express, on behalf of United Airlines , to serve more than 100 airports across the United States, Canada and Mexico, with over 3,300 weekly flights from bases in Chicago, Cleveland, Houston and Newark. ... Read More

Choice Hotels Texas expansion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 18:40

Choice Hotels has signed an agreement with Legacy Partners to develop five Sleep Inn hotels outside of Houston, Texas. The first hotel is slated to open in 2020. "With more ... Read More

United, Southwest and Delta: New nonstop flights to Southern California

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 19:40

The expansion of air service at Ontario International Airport (ONT), in Southern California, continues today with the United Airlines nonstop flights serving Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). ONT now reaches ... Read More

Lunar landing 50ᵗʰ anniversary: Celebrate in Ohio

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 18:49

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Ohioan Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon, Ohio is celebrating its groundbreaking history in space and aviation with special space-inspired celebrations throughout the ... Read More

Houston Pop-Up Hotel is announced by WhyHotel

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 01:10

WhyHotel announced plans to launch a new pop-up hotel in Houston, Texas. It is the company's first location outside of the east coast. The pop-up is scheduled to begin accepting ... Read More

Cambria Hotels: Break openings record

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 18:33

The Cambria Hotels brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International, is on pace to surpass 50 hotels open in top-tier markets this year by opening more than a dozen upscale properties ... Read More

Ontario International Airport: Passenger volume up almost 7% in April

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 20:35

Passenger volume at Ontario International Airport (ONT) climbed nearly 7% in April, continuing a trend of steady growth for the nation's fastest growing airport. According to data compiled by the ... 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

Cape Town to chair BestCities board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 17:49

Corne Koch, Head of Cape Town and Western Cape Convention Bureau, a division of WESGRO, has been elected to the role of board chair for BestCities Global Alliance. She will ... Read More

BestCities 2019 Copenhagen Global Forum to look to the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 16:40

BestCities Global Alliance and Copenhagen Convention Bureau (CCB) are set to investigate what the future holds for associations and association congresses with a focus on creating lasting, positive impact. Exploring ... Read More

Pride flies with United Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 18:36

Today, United Airlines announced new and exciting opportunities to help customers celebrate Pride Month through MileagePlus Exclusives benefitting United charity partner, The Trevor Project. As part of its mission to ... Read More

Start Me Up in June: Rolling Stones announce re-scheduled North American tour

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 20:15

The Rolling Stones announced the rescheduling of their 2019 ‘No Filter’ North American tour in full. All the cities from the previous postponed shows are locked in with full details ... Read More

Star Alliance launches Connection Service at Newark Liberty International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 18:45

The Star Alliance Connection Service is now available at Newark Liberty International Airport. This assists passengers with tight connections between two Star Alliance member airline flights. Dedicated Connection Service staff ... Read More

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:20

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey published today. Survey Key Findings: • 19% of people would ... Read More

2019’s Best Summer Travel Destinations: Planning perfect summer getaway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 19:30

With summer approaching, 2019's Best Summer Travel Destinations report compared 100 metro areas across 40 key indicators of budget- and fun-friendliness to help US travelers plan the perfect summer getaway. ... Read More

ATTES: Changing the Face of Africa together with the African Tourism Board

Dr. Darlington Muzeza Dr. Darlington Muzeza- May 14, 2019 01:49

The African Tourism Board is planning to partner with Africa’s Trade, Transport and Energy Summit  (ATTES) to make sure travel and tourism are not overlooked by the largest summit ever held in Africa. ... Read More

Cambria Hotels announces Nashville Airport groundbreaking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 02:05

Cambria Hotels is doubling its Music City presence as Choice Hotels International, Inc. and Athena Hospitality Group,LLC, announced the start of construction on the brand's second upscale hotel in Nashville, ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: New York City MetroCard might just be your ‘golden ticket’ to Hawaii

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 19:48

The Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau (HVCB) launched an initiative today that will bring one lucky New Yorker (and a plus-one) all the way from the island of New York ... Read More

No surprises: New York, London and Tokyo top the list of world’s 15 richest cities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019 19:00

Boston, Calgary, Perth and Macau – all associated with material wealth – have failed to make this list of the 15 richest cities in the world, compiled by market research ... Read More

Brexit has not deterred business travelers in the UK

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 16:25

UK’s 2018 Hotels Market Report shows that the UK regional capitals are performing strongly with overall room nights booked growing by 8% across the top 250 UK cities. London continues ... Read More

New General Manager named for The Nautical Beachfront Resort

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 17:52

Benchmark has named Frank Casarez, Jr., general manager for The Nautical Beachfront Resort, a Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property located in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Greg Champion, Benchmark’s chief operating ... 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

St. Kitts shines in US Roadshow 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 16:01

A signature activity in US, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority conducted its 2nd annual Destination St. Kitts & Nevis US Roadshow 2019 from Monday, March 25 to Friday, March 29. ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019 07:53

Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines issued a statement today. He wrote: "It has been more than two weeks since the tragic crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302. The heartbreak for ... Read More

New Cambria hotels planned for Detroit and Portland, Maine

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 00:20

Choice Hotels International, Inc. inked agreements with Koucar Management to develop new Cambria hotels in Detroit and Portland, Maine. The upscale hotels are slated to open in 2020 and 2021, ... Read More

St. Kitts & Nevis records double-digit growth for first two months of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 19:01

Demand for St. Kitts & Nevis as a premier destination for travelers continues to rise, with air arrivals for the first two months of this year posting a year-to-date increase ... Read More

Southwest Airlines announces new nonstop flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 16:10

Southwest Airlines Co. today announced several new nonstop flights linking cities across the United States as it extends its bookable flight schedule through November 2, 2019. New Daily Nonstop Routes ... 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

New maps show how congestion is pushing US cities farther apart

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:15

The U.S. Travel Association released a series of maps outlining the country's surface congestion problems in conjunction with the House Highways and Transit Subcommittee's Wednesday hearing, titled "Aligning Federal Surface ... Read More

Seychelles represented at Spotlight Africa workshop, Lusaka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019 09:57

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) attended the Spotlight Africa Workshop held in Lusaka, Zambia, which took place on the February 13, 2019, organised by Houston Travel Marketing Services. The Spotlight ... 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

United Airlines spends US$1.6 billion at LAX airport

editor editor- March 1, 2019 02:28

"Our continued investments emphasize our commitment to our customers in Los Angeles as California's global airline,” said United Airlines Chief Operations Officer Greg Hart, commenting on the US$1.6 billion spent ... Read More

Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 25, 2019 03:25

Miami to Houston was a deadly flight for the crew on Atlas Air Worldwide. The Boeing 767-300 crashed out of unknown reason into a bay outside Houston, Texas, killing everyone ... Read More

United Airlines to serve Tokyo Haneda Airport from six leading US hubs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 22:25

United Airlines announced today it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for a total of six daily nonstop flights to Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) from ... Read More

ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter prepares for Harrogate conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 17:05

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) UK & Ireland Chapter Conference will take place from 26-28 March, 2019 in Harrogate. This year’s conference will feature: leading Irish business coach, ... Read More