Tag: Pennsylvania

First micro-hotel launches in Philadelphia

editor editor- October 19, 2019 00:48

Philadelphia saw the opening of its first micro-hotel in the form of Pod Philly by Pod Hotels. A micro-hotel, sometimes referred to as a microtel, generally means the guest rooms ... Read More

New GM at Pennsylvania resort planning to wow guests

editor editor- September 18, 2019 01:53

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in southwestern Pennsylvania, has appointed David Ryan to be the resort's new general manager. In his new role, Ryan will lead Nemacolin's day-to-day operations and management across ... Read More

Fiji and Dominican Republic: Healthy American Tourists die in resort hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2019 01:26

Add Fiji to the list of now two countries where four healthy American visitors died within a week on mysterious and unexplained circumstances. Are the deaths of American Tourists in ... Read More

Timbers Resorts appoints Sean McLaughlin chief financial officer

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 02:24

Timbers Resorts, the leading developer and operator of luxury boutique properties around the globe, announces today the appointment of esteemed finance and strategy professional, Sean McLaughlin, as the company's new ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:56

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel room. According to police, the bodies of Edward Nathael Holmes ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:20

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. law such payoffs are not considered bribes, but legal contributions., ... Read More

Crestline Hotels & Resorts names new Executive Vice President, CFO & CIO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 18:35

James Carroll, President & CEO of Crestline Hotels & Resorts, LLC, announces the appointment of Edward Hoganson as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Investment Officer for the ... Read More

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 07:28

Strong recognition for the Solomon Islands on the international tourism stage and huge kudos for Tourism Solomons with CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto invited to join the Pacific Asia Travel Association ... Read More

Khiri Travel announces executive changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 02:00

Asian DMC, Khiri Travel has announced senior executive changes. Effective 1 July, Herman Hoven will become the new Chief Executive Officer of Khiri Travel. Hoven is currently General Manager of ... Read More

Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert appointed to Board of Directors of Carlson Inc.

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 00:30

Carlson Inc., an international travel management company and private investment firm, announces the appointments of Pamela Arway and Kurt Ekert to the Board of Directors, effective 1 May. Additionally, Lee ... 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

Philadelphia hotel room supply increases 10.9% in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 21:20

The East Coast city of Philadelphia is experiencing a hotel expansion, with numerous new hotels opening in the city and several properties under construction. By the end of 2019, 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

Benchmark names Angel Quiles Director of Facilities, The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 16:31

Benchmark hospitality company has named Angel Quiles, CEOE, director of facilities for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark. The Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property is located in Monticello, New York, ... 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

United Airlines appoints new VP

editor editor- April 5, 2019 19:06

United Airlines today announced Michael Leskinen has been named vice president of Corporate Development and Investor Relations. Leskinen currently serves as managing director of Investor Relations. In his expanded role Leskinen ... 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

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

America’s Best Ecotourism Destinations ranked

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 17:01

Ranking series of "America's Best Ecotourism Destinations" were released today. Whether it is strolling along a beach in California or spotting alligators in the Everglades, traveling is an exciting experience. ... 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

Benchmark names new Vice President Human Resources

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 20:03

Benchmark has named Christina Gregg vice president human resources. Karen Di Fulgo, Benchmark’s chief people officer, made the announcement. “It is a pleasure to welcome Christina to the leadership team ... Read More

Fairmont Pittsburgh bought for $30 million Dollars

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 24, 2019 06:04

Fairmont Pittsburgh, a 185-room luxury hotel located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was bought for a purchase price of $30 million, or approximately $162,000 per key by Xenia Hotels & Resorts. The acquisition ... 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

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort welcomes new hotel manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 00:35

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has named Robert M. Allen hotel manager. He will oversee operations of the 2,270-room property. Allen brings over 40 years of hospitality ... Read More

Buddhist World Peace Center Opens in USA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019 21:05

The Fernwood Hotel and Conference Center in Pennsylvania, USA has been transformed into a Buddhist ‘World Peace Center’. The new owners want this to be a place the community can enjoy again. The ... Read More

Trump Hotels: Faring well or bidding farewell?

editor editor- February 16, 2019 01:53

Ever since Trump became President of the United States, how have his hotels been doing? Many feared he would use his political position to advance his business endeavors. As far ... Read More

Punxsutawney Phil predicts rare early spring on Groundhog Day 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 17:25

This morning, Pennsylvania’s own world-famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, predicted an early spring after not seeing his shadow, a prediction so rare that it has only happened 19 times in the ... Read More

NYC Winter Show: A treasure trove for hotel interior designers

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 31, 2019 23:56

If you love beautiful things like jewelry, sculpture, lamps, art and antiques, there is no better place to get your “fix” of fabulous furnishings and jewels than at the annual ... 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

US Travel: Shutdown sending immediate shockwaves throughout US economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 18:03

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President Jonathan Grella issued the following statement today: "This morning's reports of air traffic control delays are the strongest indication yet that the shutdown runs ... Read More

Benchmark adds The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark to its portfolio

editor editor- January 22, 2019 23:15

Benchmark hospitality company has added The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark to its Benchmark Resorts & Hotels brand operating portfolio. Read More

Hotel history: Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- December 22, 2018 22:04

Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter was a pioneering American woman architect and interior designer whose distinct architectural knowledge was steeped in the culture and landscape of the Southwest. Read More

American Airlines launches 18 new routes, adds seats to Paris and Madrid

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 05:05

American Airlines is opening up new options for summer travel with additional flights to more cities across the U.S. as well as two new flights to Europe. The 18 new ... 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

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 14:49

A massive database breach was reported by Marriott Hotels and Resorts at their Starwood brand on November 30. In the meantime, Marriott Security procedures had been in the global spotlight ... Read More

Pennsylvania Governor grants 5.4 million dollars to keep 600,000 tourism jobs alive

editor editor- October 6, 2010 02:40

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - To sustain the more than 600,000 tourism jobs in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Governor Edward G. Read More