Tag: Iowa

World’s largest steam locomotive is returning to the rails

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:32

The 150th anniversary celebration of the transcontinental railroad's completion isn't over yet. Union Pacific is just gathering steam following its May 9 ceremony in Ogden, Utah, commemorating the anniversary. The newly restored Big Boy ... Read More

WoodSpring Suites continues nationwide expansion

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 20:39

WoodSpring Suites has started 2019 with coast-to-coast expansion as one of Choice Hotels International fastest-growing brands. "Every month since the acquisition, WoodSpring Suites has delivered for Choice and our owners, ... 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

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

editor editor- May 1, 2019 21:04

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of the American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational Foundation (AHLEF), today issued ... 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

Senior tourist dies at Grand Canyon after fall

editor editor- April 24, 2019 21:06

A 70-year-old tourist fell to her death yesterday, Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at the Grand Canyon in the US state of Arizona. She is the second person to die at ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 6, 2019 20:45

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA has approximately 18,000 members who incredibly own about half the 50,000 ... Read More

Which is the top US airline in North America? Depends on how you look at it

editor editor- March 27, 2019 02:26

In a recent new study, a detailed analysis of the US airline market-share domination in North America, ranks and lists results by factors such as passenger numbers and miles flown. This particular study ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

editor editor- January 31, 2019 22:36

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive report detailing statewide laws and policies that affect ... Read More

Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019 07:57

His daughter Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard is currently attending the Farm Bureau convention in New Orleans where President Trump will speak on Monday. ... Read More

Visiting Oahu? Don’t rent a car, ride a Charley’s in Waikiki

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 16:58

The worst American States for visitors and locals to drive are Hawaii and California according to a 2018 survey by the "Bankrate Best States for Drivers Study. When traveling to ... Read More

Iowa tourist officials target the annual gay weekend at Disneyland

editor editor- October 5, 2009 06:06

Iowa tourist officials have targeted the annual gay weekend at Disneyland to market the Hawkeye state for gay and lesbian weddings, which are legal there but illegal in California. Read More

Tourism gimmick in Iowa: Arrests in the name of tourism

editor editor- September 21, 2009 03:39

KALONA, Iowa - A tourism gimmick in the southeast Iowa town of Kalona is giving new meaning to the phrase three hots and a cot. Read More

The new gay mecca next door: Iowa may ring up tourism dollars

editor editor- April 6, 2009 06:00

Nine years ago, Omahans Donna Colley and Margaux Towne-Colley ventured off to a picturesque village in Vermont to exchange rings and vows of lifelong commitment. Read More

Direct to the Big Apple from Cedar Rapids, Iowa

editor editor- July 3, 2008 02:26

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, today began nonstop service between The Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids (CID) and New York's LaGuardia ... Read More