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Dec 13, 2017, 08:30 ET Flying Sports Car Coming in 2018

Samson Motors of Central Oregon, creators of the Switchblade – the world's first flying sports car - successfully completed grueling suspension...


Dec 13, 2017, 08:30 ET GoBe® Partners with Umapped to Integrate Curated Tours & Activities Products in Collaborative Travel Itinerary Solution

GoBe and Umapped today announced a key partnership to integrate GoBe tours and activities as part of the Umapped collaborative itinerary and...


Dec 13, 2017, 08:30 ET Seattle Hotel Industry Welcomes Seattle's New Short-Term Rental Legislation

The Seattle Hotel Association (SHA) supports the short-term rental legislation passed today by the Seattle City Council, completing the package of...


Dec 13, 2017, 08:15 ET Satisfy Your Favorite Gourmand This Holiday Season With the Gift of Tickets to the 17th Annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival

Make this holiday season easy and give the gift of tickets to the 17th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food...


Dec 13, 2017, 08:00 ET Upgraded Cape Town Pass Helps Save Time and Money as Visitors Flock to South Africa's 'Mother City'

With international visitor arrivals to Cape Town up by more than 25 per cent[*] and further growth expected, the revamped Cape Town Pass...


Dec 13, 2017, 08:00 ET Enero es el mejor momento para reservar los vuelos mas baratos en el 2018.

Skyscanner, el motor de búsquedas de viajes internacionales, siempre ha señalado los primeros días de enero como temporada ideal para encontrar...


Dec 13, 2017, 08:00 ET January is Your Best Time to Book Cheap Flights in 2018

Skyscanner, the global travel search engine, has historically claimed early January as peak season to find travel deals, and 2018 is shaping up to...


Dec 13, 2017, 07:57 ET $5 Million Renovation Rejuvenates Courtyard Tempe Downtown

Leisure lovers and business voyagers alike can now experience an elevated stay at Courtyard Tempe Downtown. Encounter refreshed accommodations in...


Dec 13, 2017, 07:45 ET WestJet reports November load factor of 82.4 per cent

Airline increases traffic by 12.1 per cent and flies a record number of guests in November CALGARY, Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today...


Dec 13, 2017, 07:43 ET Weekend getaways, Australian vacation rentals and Disney theme parks: how the U.S. traveled in 2017

Today Expedia.com® released a year-end look at U.S. traveler behavior and trends for 2017, analyzing data1 to identify the most in-demand...


Dec 13, 2017, 07:26 ET TOPHOTELPROJECTS: Jumeirah Hotels to Start 2018 with Launch of a New Lifestyle Brand

The new year hasn't yet arrived, but it's already stacking up to be a consequential one for the hospitality industry, with a number of large...


Dec 13, 2017, 06:17 ET Track Santa with the KAYAK skill for Amazon Alexa

KAYAK is helping you follow St. Nick and his reindeer on their journey around the world using Alexa, now available in Canada KAYAK adds "Travel...


Dec 13, 2017, 05:58 ET Hamad International Airport Voted as the Best Airport in the Middle East by Global Traveler Awards

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has been voted as the "Best Airport in the Middle East" at the Global Traveler's GT Tested Reader Survey...


Dec 13, 2017, 05:38 ET Réveillon du Nouvel an : les destinations clés par avion en 2016 et les tendances Expedia pour cette année

- Le top 10 des destinations par avion des Francais en 2016 - Les tendances pour 2017 en France et chez nos voisins européens Selon les...


Dec 13, 2017, 04:05 ET L'InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong élu plusieurs fois Meilleur hôtel d'affaires de luxe du monde

L'InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong a de nouveau triomphé lors du gala de la grande finale des World Travel Awards (WTA) 2017, qui s'est...


Dec 13, 2017, 03:40 ET InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong Recorded Repeated Wins of World's Leading Luxury Business Hotel

InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong has again triumphed at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2017 held in Vietnam,...


Dec 13, 2017, 00:00 ET Hato Bus Unveils New Tour Courses for Foreign Visitors

- Seasonal Courses Expanded with Goal of Increasing Travelers by 30% from Last Year - Hato Bus Co., Ltd. has announced English- or...


Dec 12, 2017, 15:56 ET Carnival Corporation & plc To Hold Conference Call On Fourth Quarter Earnings

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) has scheduled a conference call with analysts for 10:00 a.m. (EST); 3:00 p.m. (GMT),...


Dec 12, 2017, 15:30 ET Holland America Line's ms Eurodam Scores 13th Consecutive Perfect Score of 100 on United States Public Health Inspection

Premium cruise ship on unprecedented streak of perfect scores For Holland America Line's ms Eurodam, 13 proved to be a lucky number with the...


Dec 12, 2017, 14:42 ET Princess Cruises Awarded "Best Itineraries" by Cruise Critic Editors

Offering more than 150 itineraries to popular bucket-list destinations all over the world, Princess Cruises has earned top honors for...