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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

SB Architects Unveils Seven New Hospitality Projects  in North America and Mexico

editor editor- June 4, 2019 01:37

Full-service global architecture firm, SB Architects, has been breaking ground in hotel, residential and mixed-use design for almost 60 years, and is delighted to announce seven new hospitality projects that ... Read More

Wyndham Destinations is opening new resorts

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 19:01

Wyndham Destinations  launches new club brand identities, and shakes up timeshare with urban resort openings and evolution across the company. Wyndham Destinations is leading the evolution of the industry by ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Visitor spending declined 6.2 percent in April 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 19:46

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.33 billion in April 2019, a decrease of 6.2 percent compared to the same month last year, according to preliminary statistics ... Read More

Italian wines seduce New Yorkers

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- May 18, 2019 20:04

“Wine is an Emotion” James Suckling, the noted wine critic, did not know that wine would become his passion during his college years; at Utah State University he studied political ... Read More

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts debuts Trademark Collection in Latin America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 01:04

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, a hotel franchising company with approximately 9,200 hotels across more than 80 countries, today announced the arrival of its Trademark Collection by Wyndham soft-brand to Latin ... Read More

American Airlines adds flights to the South

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 00:40

Winter begins in just 226 days, but don’t worry — American Airlines has you covered with more ways than ever to get somewhere warm. Two new destinations will join the ... Read More

Salt Lake to host professionals who book thousands of meetings and conventions

editor editor- May 1, 2019 01:21

Just four years after hosting the annual meeting of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)—association professionals and industry partners responsible for booking thousands of meetings and conventions that generate ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority: Visitor spending down 2.4 percent in Q1 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:12

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $4.52 billion in the first quarter of 2019, a decrease of 2.4 percent compared to the first quarter of 20181, according ... Read More

$3.6 billion airport redevelopment and new convention hotel in Salt Lake

editor editor- April 23, 2019 21:30

Salt Lake City in the state of Utah in the US is booming, with projects like the $3.6 billion redevelopment of the Salt Lake City International Airport, where a completely ... Read More

San Francisco airport facility energy use: ZERO!

editor editor- April 18, 2019 21:12

“As an industry leader in sustainability, we are proud to be the first airport in the world to achieve a certified Zero Net Energy facility,” said San Francisco International Airport ... Read More

FAA provides aviation careers to people with disabilities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 22:08

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a pilot program to help prepare people with disabilities for careers in air traffic operations. A key focus for the FAA’s Office of ... Read More

Number of Hawaii visitors up but spending down

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:29

Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.39 billion in February 2019, a decrease of 2.7 percent compared to February 20181, according to preliminary statistics released today by ... Read More

Delta emergency landing in Reno

editor editor- February 14, 2019 01:27

Delta Airlines flight 5763 had to make an emergency landing at RenoTahoe International Airport today, February 13, 2019 at approximately 1:00 pm after experiencing severe turbulence. The Embraer 175 aircraft ... 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

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:09

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is a fragile industry and attacking the infrastructure of tourism can ... Read More

Execution Tourism: The next trending niche?

editor editor- January 15, 2019 02:59

Alcatraz East Crime Museum will capitalize on execution tourism with a Ted Bundy display for the 30th anniversary of the serial killer’s execution. Read More

Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 16:05

As the partial federal shutdown continues, Garfield County's Office of Tourism wants the public to know that Bryce Canyon National Park, one of Utah's most visited sites, is still accessible ... Read More

American Beverage Institute: Come to Utah for vacation, leave on probation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 21:10

The American Beverage Institute, a national restaurant group feels the tourism industry is getting hurt in not allowing visitors to drink more than 2 beers and driving a car. The ... Read More

Disneyland Resort welcomes Rose Bowl game-bound teams

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018 01:10

The Ohio State Buckeyes, and the Washington Huskies, have won berths in the 2019 Rose Bowl presented by Northwestern Mutual in Pasadena, Calif., and their first stop along the way ... Read More

Instagrammers dream: Most Instagram-worthy US travel destinations named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2018 16:46

Seasoned travel experts partnered with some of the world’s top travel influencers to produce the compelling list of top Instagram-worthy travel destinations for 2019. This list of most photogenic destinations ... 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

ICTP welcomes second Utah tourism agency as destination member

editor editor- March 21, 2012 02:41

The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that Moab Area Travel Council of Utah has joined the organization as a destination member. Read More

3 Japanese tourists dead, 12 hospitalized in Utah

editor editor- August 11, 2010 02:31

CEDAR CITY, Utah — A tour bus carrying Japanese sightseers from Las Vegas to a national park in Utah crashed on Interstate 15, killing three passengers and sending a dozen ... Read More

Utah: Firing squads – not a great tourist campaign

editor editor- April 26, 2010 05:08

Although news of Ronnie Lee Gardner's selection of execution by firing squad traveled quickly around the world, there is little expectation that his choice will significantly impact Utah's tourism and Read More

Vital state ad campaign portrays Utah as playland

editor editor- April 3, 2009 03:27

Whatever kind of recreation you want to do, you can do it in Utah. Read More

No membership needed: Utah bars to open to public

editor editor- March 11, 2009 04:48

SALT LAKE CITY — Getting into a bar in Utah is about to become a lot easier. Read More

Monument Valley’s View Hotel part of Native Americans’ push to connect tourists, tradition

editor editor- March 9, 2009 02:44

MONUMENT VALLEY, Utah – Naming the Navajo Nation's new hotel at Monument Valley Tribal Park was easy. Read More

Mormons’ influence on California’s Prop 8 sparks call for Utah tourism boycott

editor editor- December 2, 2008 03:25

Activists are calling for a tourism boycott of Utah after the Mormon Church exerted tremendous influence in the passing of California’s Proposition 8 to overturn gay marriage. Read More

Utah gay rights advocates oppose boycott of the state

editor editor- November 17, 2008 04:44

Some prominent Utah gay rights leaders oppose a boycott of the state's ski and tourism industry, being proposed by gay-rights groups angry with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day ... Read More

GPS navigation steers Utah tourists into trouble

editor editor- August 6, 2008 08:38

CANNONVILLE, Utah — A GPS device led a convoy of tourists astray, finally stranding them on the edge of a sheer cliff. Read More

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