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Why Visit Virginia?

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 7, 2020 03:31

"Virginia is for Lovers" is the tourism and travel slogan of the U.S. state of Virginia. It first appeared as a slogan in 1969 and was so well received it ... Read More

Commonwealth of Virginia : Commemorate the 400th anniversary

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 19:17

Virginia's 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution invites local, national and international tourists to visit the Commonwealth of Virginia as we commemorate the 400th anniversary of pivotal events that took place in ... Read More

$840 million in DOT infrastructure grants to 381 US airports announced

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 18:28

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 million in airport infrastructure grants, the first allotment of the total ... Read More

Virginia Tourism toasts 50 Years of Love

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 01:25

The Virginia Tourism Corporation today marked the 50th anniversary of their brand Virginia is For Lovers® during a press conference at U.S Travel’s IPW 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center. ... 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

Police: 11 people killed, 6 wounded, suspect shot dead in Virginia Beach bloodbath

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 23:19

Eleven people have been killed and six more injured, including a police officer, at a municipal building in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The suspect, identified as a disgruntled city employee, was ... Read More

At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 22:21

First responders and police have responded to reports of an active shooter at a municipal building in Virginia Beach - city on the Atlantic Ocean, at the mouth of Chesapeake ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 00:35

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed in Chicago, IL, in the deaths of Virginia Chimenti, originally ... 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

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

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 23:07

US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is demanding modifications of a new airport security system because it poses “privacy risks” to passengers by showing too much of them on display, a ... Read More

FAA awards first air carrier certification to commercial drone delivery firm

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 22:49

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the first air carrier certification to a drone delivery company, Wing Aviation. The certification ... Read More

New sales leader at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC & Kimpton George Hotel

editor editor- April 19, 2019 01:50

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC and Kimpton George Hotel announced the hire of Katherine Saad-Loman as director of sales and marketing for both boutique hotels in Washington, DC. Saad-Loman brings ... Read More

Diamond Live Concert Series honored by American Resort Development Association

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 02:50

Diamond Resorts was recognized by the American Resort Development Association with one of the vacation ownership industry's top awards for its groundbreaking Diamond Live Concert Series. Mike Flaskey, Chief Executive ... Read More

Marriott International opens its 7,000th property

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 15:30

Marriott International, Inc. today celebrated the opening of its 7,000th property – The St. Regis Hong Kong. The stunning, 27-story luxury hotel, which features butler service, and multiple restaurants, is ... 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

Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 19:32

The Williamsburg Tourism Council (WTC) is pleased to announce that Vicki Cimino has been selected as their new Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer. After a 5-month search, the WTC voted unanimously ... Read More

Fashion legends Badgley and Mischka to headline Cunard’s 2020 Transatlantic Fashion Week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 18:10

Luxury cruise line Cunard brings glamor to the high seas with fashion icons Mark Badgley and James Mischka, who will headline the brand’s fifth annual Transatlantic Fashion Week Crossing on ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Area Director of Marketing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 21:05

Benchmark has appointed Chris Audia area director of marketing. Ted Davis, Benchmark’s chief sales and marketing officer, made the announcement. “It is a pleasure to announce Chris’ promotion within our ... Read More

Valentine’s Day 2019: Most romantic restaurants in America revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 18:30

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the most romantic restaurants in the U.S. for 2019 were announced today. Travel experts complied this first-ever list based on millions of reviews and ... Read More

Renowned country retreat undergoes dramatic transformation

editor editor- January 31, 2019 23:20

Molly and Robert Hardie, owners of Keswick Hall, announced the resort’s multimillion-dollar transformation and partnership with globally renowned Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, who will oversee the property’s culinary operations. The renovation ... 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

The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark welcomes new General Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 17:05

Benchmark has named David Kohlasch general manager for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark. The Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property, located in Monticello, New York, within the scenic Catskill Mountains, ... Read More

Hotel Zoe Fisherman’s Wharf welcomes new General Manager

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 22:15

Hotel Zoe, Fisherman’s Wharf’s newest luxury boutique hotel, announced the appointment of TJ Pierri to the position of General Manager. Pierri joins the hotel team with close to three decades ... Read More

Boeing tests NeXt flying car prototype to advance urban air mobility

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 22:30

Boeing yesterday successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing NeXt, which leads the company's urban air mobility efforts, utilized ... Read More

Hilton has to pay $21 million for civil rights violation, but remains a welcoming place

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:28

Towering over Brickell Avenue, Conrad Miami offers the ultimate in luxury accommodations, a serene rooftop pool, sprawling vistas of the bay, and easy access to elegant entertainment and dining. This ... Read More

Airbus begins construction of US A220 manufacturing facility

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 20:05

Airbus’ manufacturing growth in the United States advanced another step today in Mobile, Alabama, as construction of the company’s A220 Manufacturing Facility officially launched with a groundbreaking ceremony. The assembly ... Read More

Art + Design. Wit, humor and WOW

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 5, 2019 19:29

In New York, thousands art connoisseurs, collectors, gallery owners (and their staff), interior designers converged on the Park Avenue Armory to raise money for charities. Read More

African American travel: $63 billion opportunity

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 15:44

The second study in a series documenting the impact of African American travelers demonstrates their growing contribution to the United States travel and tourism economy to the tune of $63 ... Read More

GVB visitor center renamed to honor Mr. Guam Tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 20, 2018 07:13

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has proudly renamed its visitor center to honor one of Guam’s pioneers in the tourism industry. The Norbert “Bert” R. Unpingco Visitor Center was unveiled ... Read More

Sacred places: Many spiritual sites can be visited via cruise ship

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018 09:50

There are 100+ cruise itineraries that provide access to sacred places – worldwide sites of healing, guidance, and divine inspiration. The significance of these hallowed sites cannot be expressed in ... Read More

International Society of Hotel Associations announces 2019 Board of Directors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 09:05

The International Society of Hotel Associations (ISHA) elected its 2019 Board of Directors recently at its annual meeting in Denver, Colorado, at the Le Meridien Denver Downtown. The 2019 ISHA ... 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

2018’s Best Cities for New Year’s Eve named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 06:30

With New Year’s Eve around the corner and the majority of Americans spending up to $200 each on the occasion per year, WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Best ... Read More