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Seattle expects legalized marijuana use to become major tourist draw

SEATTLE, Wash. - If you think 2013 will be a half-baked year for tourism in Seattle, you haven't been paying attention to the curiously pungent smoke signals emanating from this city.

JetBlue debuts Anchorage – Seattle route

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - JetBlue Airways today announced plans to expand its schedule in Alaska with new nonstop service between Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International

Icelandair heading to Seattle

QUINCY, Mass. - Icelandair is heading to Seattle and the surrounding areas with trips to Iceland, cool Icelandair merchandise and other prizes for lucky Seattleites.

Alaska Airlines inaugurates daily service between Seattle and San Antonio

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines is launching daily nonstop flights between Seattle and San Antonio, Texas, today.

Seattle most expensive destination to stay this Labor Day weekend

SEATTLE, Wash. - Seattle is the USA's most expensive destination for this upcoming Labor Day weekend, based on the cost of its lodging, according to a new survey.

ICTP welcomes first destination member from Washington State

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced its first destination member from the US state of Washington – the Se

Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle earns Green Globe Certification

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe announced certification of the Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle.

Dallas and Seattle next for Emirates’ Uganda travelers

UGANDA (eTN) - A regular source had, during my absence, left a text message on my phone, none of which were inexplicably roaming in Bahrain in spite of my home operators assurances to the contrary, th

Holland America welcomes Seabourn to Seattle

SEATTLE - Holland America Line announced today the relocation of sister brand Seabourn headquarters to Holland America Line's hometown of Seattle, Washington.

Condor Airlines launches Seattle-Frankfurt service

KELSTERBACH, Germany - Condor Airlines today announced it will start nonstop service between Seattle and Frankfurt, Germany with twice-weekly flights beginning June 23, 2011.

Alaska Airlines launches Seattle-St. Louis service

SEATTLE - Alaska Airlines is launching daily service today between Seattle and St. Louis. To introduce the new route, the airline is offering $106 one-way fares on tickets purchased by Oct.

Cruise West closes reservations center, suspends new bookings

SEATTLE — A small Seattle-based cruise line known for its Alaska voyages said it is restructuring with new ownership and has suspended all new bookings and temporarily closed its reservations center

Seattle retiree facing federal sex tourism charges

A retiree from Seattle already imprisoned in Thailand is facing federal sex tourism charges on allegations that he bought sex from girls as young as 11.

Chinese government gives go ahead to Delta to start service between...

SEATTLE, Washington - Delta Air Lines announced today it has received final approval from the Chinese government to launch nonstop flights between Seattle and Beijing, beginning June 4.

Greater Seattle Business Association launches Travel Gay Seattle site

The Greater Seattle Business Association -- the largest LGBT chamber in the country -- launched "Travel Gay Seattle" on Wednesday.

Skal Seattle and Skal Victoria BC form partnership

Two Pacific northwest travel clubs, SKAL International Seattle and SKAL International Victoria in British Columbia, have partnered to promote the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and client travel to

Seattle becomes a destination for Icelandair

Beginning July 23, 2009, Icelandair will begin offering transatlantic flights from Seattle's Sea-Tac International Airport.

‘Twilight’ fan cruise to depart from Seattle

SEATTLE - The "Twilight" hype has officially entered the travel industry.A cruise company is planning a "Twilight" themed cruise that will begin in Seattle next year.

Seattle wants more gay, lesbian tourists

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender travelers are the targets of the latest promotional marketing effort by Seattle's Convention and Visitor's Bureau.

Seattle will soon be a destination for Icelandair

Icelandair has said it will begin new scheduled service between Seattle, Washington, and Reykjavik, Iceland, beginning July 22, 2009, offering four flights a week departing Seattle-Tacoma Internationa

Carnival to sail Alaska cruises from Seattle in 2010

Carnival announced today that its 2010 Alaska cruises will sail roundtrip from Seattle -- a new homeport for the cruise line.

Northwest Airlines wants to delay Seattle-Beijing service

Citing adverse market conditions, Northwest Airlines wants to delay its planned service from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Beijing, China, from March 2009 to March 2010.

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air operations returning to normal in Portland...

SEATTLE, WA - Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air's operations in Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington are returning to normal after four days of flight cancellations and delays due to severe winter w

Seattle sails to tourism record

Tourism in Seattle and King County posted record numbers of visitors last year, but the trend won’t likely continue this year.

Seattle-Portland airline starts service

SEATTLE - SeaPort Airlines has started offering eight round-trips a day between Portland and Seattle.

China’s Hainan Airlines today launches nonstop service between Beijing and Seattle

Hainan Airlines, China’s largest non-government-owned carrier, today proudly inaugurates nonstop service between Beijing and Seattle. The inaugural flight is scheduled to land in Seattle at noon today, Monday, June 9. A traditional water salute will greet the aircraft as the Airbus A330-200 taxies toward the terminal at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

China’s Hainan Airlines announces first North American service – nonstop flights...

SEATTLE – Hainan Airlines, China’s largest privately owned carrier (airline code: HU), today announced its first service to North America with nonstop flights from Seattle to Beijing beginning on June 9, 2008.