Travel Travel hotspots from around the globe are featured in this section, along with commercial property acquisitions, industry technology advancement, and points of interest. Stories featured may also offer coverage to the tourism industry, including tourism numbers for specific locales, tourism initiatives taken by specific locales, as well as more general human-interest stories related to travel and tourism. Select news releases will be in languages other than English.

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May 05, 2016, 14:00 ET Global SuperTanker's Spirit of John Muir Comes Home to Colorado Springs

 The world's largest, fastest, and longest-range aerial firefighting asset celebrated its official homecoming in Colorado Springs this...


May 05, 2016, 13:51 ET Spirit Airlines Flight Attendants Ratify New Contract, Win Significant Gains

Spirit Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), today voted to accept a new contract...


May 05, 2016, 13:37 ET Direct Travel Announces Acquisition of Colpitts World Travel

 Direct Travel, one of the nation's leading Travel Management Companies (TMCs), today announced that it has acquired Colpitts World Travel of...


May 05, 2016, 13:11 ET Alaska Airlines Leads the Industry in Safety with First FAA-Approved Flight Simulator Featuring a Full-Stall Model

 Last week, Alaska Airlines became the first commercial airline in the world to receive FAA certification of an enhanced full-stall model in a...


May 05, 2016, 12:55 ET The LINQ Hotel & Casino Offers First Bunk Bed Rooms on the Las Vegas Strip Just in Time for Summer Travel

Known as the social hub for trendsetters, The LINQ Hotel & Casino will take its innovative experiences to a new level this May by offering bunk...


May 05, 2016, 12:26 ET New Mobile-First SMS Delivery Solution Makes Waves With Travel Operators

Established digital publishing company Realview Digital announces the highly anticipated release of PARTICA, a solution which...


May 05, 2016, 12:00 ET Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana Joins RCI, Offering Family Vacations with A Bit of Character

 RCI®, the worldwide leader in vacation exchange, welcomes Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana, part of Karisma Hotel &...


May 05, 2016, 11:44 ET Lanyon Selected to Power GBTA's Worldwide Events

 Lanyon, a global leader in meetings, events and travel software, today announced that the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has...


May 05, 2016, 11:40 ET Virgin America Makes Getting To Paradise Even Easier: Flights From Los Angeles To Hawai'i Start Today

 Virgin America, the airline known for reinventing domestic travel, today expands its Hawai'i service with the launch of daily nonstop flights...


May 05, 2016, 11:27 ET Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $415 Million; Ticket Worth $150,000 Sold in Luzerne County

 Before the Powerball® jackpot rolled to $415 million for the Saturday, May 7, drawing, one winning Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball with...


May 05, 2016, 11:26 ET Families "Unplug" and Bond on Zip Line Tree Top Tours High Above Virginia Luxury Resort

With upcoming holidays and schools prepping for the summer break, many families are seeking unique experiences that can help them reconnect, unplug...


May 05, 2016, 11:00 ET Disruptive Restaurant Group Officially Launches As A Development And Management Services Company

 Disruptive Restaurant Group officially debuted today as a newly formed company that will develop, manage and expand award-winning culinary...


May 05, 2016, 10:45 ET Luxuriöses Wohnbauprojekt l'Orangerie lanciert im Vereinigten Königreich

Vilamoura World und CBRE haben die Lancierung von l'Orangerie im Vereinigten Königreich angekündigt, einem luxuriösen...


May 05, 2016, 10:44 ET Lancement du développement résidentiel de luxe l'Orangerie au Royaume-Uni

Vilamoura World et CBRE ont annoncé le lancement au Royaume-Uni de l'Orangerie, un développement résidentiel de luxe en Algarve,...


May 05, 2016, 10:42 ET Luxury Residential Development l'Orangerie Launches in the UK

Vilamoura World and CBRE have announced the UK launch of l'Orangerie, a luxury residential development in the Algarve, Portugal. Set in seven...


May 05, 2016, 10:20 ET College Grads Take Note: Your Dream Job Awaits

Virtuoso® Survey Uncovers Huge Opportunity & Financial Upside in the Travel Advisor Profession  International luxury travel...


May 05, 2016, 10:13 ET Hobby Airport earns 4 stars in international airport ratings

 The stars are aligning for William P. Hobby Airport — all four of them, according to the latest ratings in a respected air travel review...


May 05, 2016, 10:08 ET Disney Institute Hosts First-Ever Customer Experience Summit at Walt Disney World Resort

 For the first time, Disney Institute will be hosting a Customer Experience Summit at Walt Disney World Resort. For decades, Disney has been...


May 05, 2016, 10:02 ET Brand USA 'Market The Welcome' Campaign Unveiled at Miami International Airport

 Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, in partnership with the Miami International Airport and the Greater...


May 05, 2016, 10:00 ET Summer Activities Abound For Guests At Residence Inn Atlanta Alpharetta/Windward

 Perfect for summer stays just outside of Georgia's biggest city, Residence Inn Atlanta Alpharetta/Windward offers spacious accommodations near...


May 05, 2016, 09:30 ET Fireworks, Music and More: Memorial Day Marks The Start Of Summer At Orlando World Center Marriott

As Memorial Day marks the official start of summer, Orlando World Center Marriott invites friends and families to take advantage of the long...


May 05, 2016, 09:15 ET MGM China Reports 2016 First Quarter Financial Data

MGM China Holdings Limited ("MGM China" or the "Company"; SEHK Stock Code: 2282) today announced the selected unaudited financial data of the...


May 05, 2016, 09:05 ET jetBlue Plans Updates to Offer Best In-Flight Experience for U.S. to Dominican Republic Flights

 jetBlue, the fifth-largest airline in the U.S. and the largest provider of flights to the Caribbean from the United States, announced it will...


May 05, 2016, 09:05 ET Delta Vacations Announces Expanded Offerings for Dominican Republic Based on Growing Demand

 Delta Vacations, one of the biggest tour operators for United States and Canada, announced expanded offerings for Dominican Republic based on...


May 05, 2016, 09:05 ET Expedia Reports Steady Growth In Travel and Room Bookings in Dominican Republic

 Representatives from Expedia speaking at this year's Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE) conference outlined the boom in tourism to...