Tourism News Update

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Linkd Tourism wins Port of Seattle account

Published: 2019-07-15T05:48:45Z 

The Port of Seattle. on the western seaboard of the United States, contributes to Washington State's $21bn tourism industry, and will experience 213 ...

SA's new sustainable tourism initiative

Published: 2019-07-15T05:26:15Z 

SATSA and South African Tourism have launched a carbon offsetting initiative to create awareness about the need to reduce the tourism industry's ...

How Gabriel Nivera Pitched a Tourism Campaign to the Faroe Islands

Published: 2019-07-15T05:03:45Z 

Photographer Gabriel Nivera says his pitch to the Faroe Islands tourism board was to show "the thick tapestry that is their culture, and all the different ...

Tourism Minister suggests gazetting diving spots to enhance safety

Published: 2019-07-15T05:03:45Z 

Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi, in recommending this, said the move would be an added precaution to ensure fish ...

County to look at tourism tax district, beach business regulations

Published: 2019-07-15T03:56:15Z 

Glynn County commissioners are set to talk about a new tax on businesses to pay for tourism-related improvements at their Tuesday work session.

Tourism : Business (or lack thereof) as usual

Published: 2019-07-15T03:11:15Z 

The recent firing of Trinidad Tourism Ltd CEO Camille Campbell has given the public a peek into the inner not-workings of state boards. She was cut ...

Chinaboo: A deeper look at Chinese tourism in SEA

Published: 2019-07-15T03:00:00Z 

Chinese tourists are ubiquitous across the globe. Anywhere you turn, Chinese is present; even in the most remote tourist area in Africa. It could almost ...

As China locks up Muslims in Xinjiang, it opens its doors to tourists

Published: 2019-07-15T02:37:30Z 

From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling troubled Xinjiang as a ...

Kearney tourism expected to take a hit after flood

Published: 2019-07-15T01:52:30Z 

(KSNB) - Six hundred hotel rooms are now open in Kearney after the flood destroyed hotels in town, but the closures will take a toll on the tourism ...

Frequent landslides spell doom for tourism industry

Published: 2019-07-15T01:52:11Z 

Frequent landslides due to fourlaning projects have spelt doom for the tourism industry, especially during the monsoon season from July to September ...

INFOGRAPHIC: The ultimate guide to 8 dark tourism destinations

Published: 2019-07-15T01:41:15Z 

While visiting a concentration camp or radiation zone may not seem like everyone's idea of a holiday, dark tourism sites are drawing millions of people ...

Linkages create opportunities for small tourism suppliers

Published: 2019-07-15T00:22:30Z 

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica--A new marketing gateway is being opened by way of the tourism linkages strategy, for the "the ordinary Jamaican" to ...

Why Indian tourists are flocking to Thailand, where they may soon outnumber Chinese visitors

Published: 2019-07-15T00:00:00Z 

Take a walk around the markets of Pratunam in downtown Bangkok on any given weekday and you'll soon discover there's a new type of tourist in ...

Alipay launches Melbourne City Card to connect businesses with Chinese tourism market

Published: 2019-07-15T00:00:00Z 

After a successful trial in Sydney, Alipay has expanded its 'city card' program to Melbourne to promote the city's leading tourist and retail destinations ...

Social businesses take tourists off beaten path to 'spread the wealth'

Published: 2019-07-14T22:52:30Z 

Ethical tourism is increasingly popular among socially conscious travelers who want to minimize their environmental footprint and boost local ...

FEATURE -Social businesses take tourists off beaten path to 'spread the wealth'

Published: 2019-07-14T22:52:30Z 

Ethical tourism is increasingly popular among socially conscious travellers who want to minimise their environmental footprint and boost local ...

Social businesses take tourists off beaten path to 'spread the wealth'

Published: 2019-07-14T22:52:30Z 

"They mostly serve people who are not local to them." Ethical tourism is increasingly popular among socially conscious travelers who want to minimize ...

Tourism in Europe maintains stable growth despite faltering global prospects

Published: 2019-07-14T21:33:45Z 

The latest quarterly report 'European Tourism – Trends & Prospects 2019' by the European Travel Commission (ETC) shows demand for tourism in ...

Increased tourism has Grand Strand hotels running out of parking space

Published: 2019-07-14T21:00:00Z 

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) -- As the amount of vacationers continues to rise along the Grand Strand, older condos and high-rise hotels are starting ...

Israeli tourism revenues grow to 5.87 bln USD in 2018: survey

Published: 2019-07-14T20:03:45Z 

JERUSALEM, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Israel's tourism revenues reached 20.88 billion new shekels (5.87 billion U.S. dollars) in 2018, up 14.6 percent year ...

Flight News Update

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Delta flight crew, passengers helped man with medical emergency

Published: 2019-07-15T03:11:15Z 

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A Delta flight crew and some passengers are receiving high praise from the airline and other passengers on a flight from ...

Toledo Air Show makes hearts take flight

Published: 2019-07-15T03:00:00Z 

SWANTON, Ohio (WTVG) - Thousands of spectators turned out for this year's Toledo Air Show at Toledo Express Airport in Swanton, Ohio.

Moon-Landing Technology May Help New Transportation Take Flight

Published: 2019-07-15T00:56:15Z 

The Apollo program spawned a host of well-known spinoffs in the decade following its last moon mission in 1972. Examples range from materials that ...

JetBlue flight evacuated on tarmac after prankster sends snap of SUICIDE VEST to every iPhone ...

Published: 2019-07-15T00:10:28Z 

PASSENGERS were forced to evacuate a plane before take-off yesterday after a prankster sent a snap of a suicide vest to everyone on board.


Published: 2019-07-14T23:37:21Z 

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Published: 2019-07-14T23:36:34Z 

The Truth of the Early Days of Flight

Published: 2019-07-14T23:26:15Z 

Aviation can sometimes be glamorized in the public imagination. Understand what it was truly like in those early, precarious days of daredevil antics ...

Retired cheerleading coach continues tradition of remembering Montoursville Flight 800 victims

Published: 2019-07-14T23:03:45Z 

It was not a storm but -- as he quickly learned -- TWA Flight 800 exploding off Long Island, killing all 230 on board, including 16 members of the ...

Boy slips through Heathrow Security to board British Airways flight to Los Angeles

Published: 2019-07-14T22:07:30Z 

The unaccompanied child, who had no travel documents, mingled with passengers getting on the flight and was only spotted when cabin crew asked ...

Airlines cancel thousands of flights as Boeing works on 737 Max problems

Published: 2019-07-14T21:45:00Z 

Airlines are planning for the possibility that Boeing's beleaguered 737 Max commercial jetliners will remain out of commission late into the fall, as the ...

Airlines cancel thousands of flights as Boeing works to fix 737 Max software problems

Published: 2019-07-14T21:11:15Z 

The three U.S. airlines that operate MAX jets — American Airlines, United and Southwest — announced in recent days they will cancel 737 MAX flights ...

Flight to Dominican Republic from Newark rerouted after passengers fall ill

Published: 2019-07-14T20:48:45Z 

A JetBlue flight from Newark Airport to the Dominican Republic was diverted to JFK Airport Sunday morning when some people on board became sick ...

American Airlines extends Boeing plane flight cancellations

Published: 2019-07-14T20:26:15Z 

In a statement, American said the action will result in the cancellation of about 115 flights per day. It said it "remains confident" that the Boeing plane ...

American Airlines extends cancellation timeline for Boeing 737 Max to November

Published: 2019-07-14T20:15:00Z 

American Airlines announced on Sunday it will be extending cancellations of the Boeing 737 Max from its flight schedule through November 2 ...

A JetBlue flight was evacuated after someone mass-AirDropped a suicide vest picture to other ...

Published: 2019-07-14T19:51:37Z 

A JetBlue flight was reportedly evacuated after a photo of a suicide vest was AirDropped to passengers on a Florida-bound flight Saturday morning.

Cool Your Jets! Science Might Explain Your Weird And Emotional Airplane Behavior

Published: 2019-07-14T19:30:00Z 

"When people get on a plane, they revert to a lizard brain where they forget all social decencies and common sense," Kat Anderson, a flight attendant ...

Strange Odor Diverts Dominican Bound Flight to JFK

Published: 2019-07-14T19:07:30Z 

NBC is reporting that a JetBlue flight out of Newark was diverted back to JFK Airport after crew and passengers complained of an unusual odor.

British Airways flight makes emergency landing after crew 'affected by fumes'

Published: 2019-07-14T18:56:15Z 

A British Airways flight with hundreds of passengers aboard had to make an emergency dash to Ireland after the aircraft's cabin crew reported fumes in ...

Milwaukee man taken to hospital via Flight for Life after crash involving pickup in Racine County

Published: 2019-07-14T18:45:00Z 

VILLAGE OF RAYMOND — A Milwaukee man, 44, was taken to the hospital by Flight for Life after a crash Sunday morning, July 14 in the Village of ...

JetBlue Flight Diverted to JFK After Odor Sickens Passengers

Published: 2019-07-14T18:33:45Z 

A JetBlue flight this morning out of Newark Liberty International Airport, bound for Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, was diverted to JFK ...

Travel News Update

Google Alert - Travel

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Travel Responsibly Or Don't Travel At All: Airlines And The Environment

Published: 2019-07-15T04:07:30Z 

Forbes: "Flight Shaming Threatens To Take Air Travel Industry Down Tobacco Road" — "Every summer, the aviation world gathers alternately at Paris ...

Hilton Plays Catch-Up in Luxury- Travel Market

Published: 2019-07-15T03:56:15Z 

"This could mean market saturation eventually, but for now as luxury travel is growing, things are looking positive," Mr. Hollister said. There is more of ...

When it comes to travel tech, how much is too much?

Published: 2019-07-15T03:11:15Z 

(CNN) — It was late. I was tired. I needed to feed my nephew fast so we could get some much-needed rest without yet another "outing." Having just ...

When it comes to travel tech, how much is too much?

Published: 2019-07-15T03:11:15Z 

For example, when I need a last-minute reservation, and a trusted media source (CNN Travel) says, "this spot is one of the best, order this, here are a ...

World Travel Awards Latin America 2019 winners announced in La Paz, Bolivia

Published: 2019-07-15T01:45:23Z 

The finest travel brands in Latin America have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Bolivia. The elite of the travel industry assembled for ...

Magic Monday: Escape from €175pp with this week's Top 5 travel deals!

Published: 2019-07-15T00:56:15Z 

Travel Republic has seven-night packages including flighst fro mCork Airport and accommodation at the 4-star Aura Apartments from €557pp, ...

Festival travel : Escape from San Antonio to Chicago for Lollapalooza

Published: 2019-07-14T23:26:15Z 

The 297-room luxury boutique hotel, which received recognition on Travel + Leisure magazine's World's Best Awards, is close to the Magnificent Mile, ...

Rethink Hong Kong travel

Published: 2019-07-14T23:05:49Z 

The Thai consulate, which rarely issues travel advisories, said travellers should consider their travel options carefully with regards Hong Kong and if ...

Money tips for your summer travels

Published: 2019-07-14T22:30:00Z 

Whether it's planning a weekend trip to Rehoboth or a trip 5,000 miles away to Tel Aviv, we travel to meet new friends, experience new LGBT cultures, ...

Travel Europe using trip and day tours and the benefits of trains

Published: 2019-07-14T21:17:38Z 

CHARLOTTE, NC: Let's face it, when it comes to the world of travel, the options are countless and often overwhelming. Frequently the best chance for ...

BCD Travel unveils new version of TripSource app

Published: 2019-07-14T20:37:16Z 

Global travel management company BCD Travel will launch a new version of its mobile app, TripSource, later this month. Built from the ground up, the ...

No Power, No Problem With These Travel Tips

Published: 2019-07-14T19:08:56Z 

These tips can help make sure a lack of electricity doesn't ruin your trip if you find yourself in a blackout while traveling.

How to Travel the World for Free

Published: 2019-07-14T18:00:00Z 

World traveler, breakdancer, and influencer Zach Benson lives a life most people only dream about. He's figured out a way to travel the world for free ...

Odysseys Unlimited: Affordable Small Group Travel

Published: 2019-07-14T17:26:15Z 

Traveling with a small group is how many people choose to see the world these days, but two decades ago, that type of travel was the exception.

Church youth groups, in WV, travel across the country for national youth conferences

Published: 2019-07-14T17:01:52Z 

CLARKSBURG — Youth programs at North Central West Virginia churches across different denominations spent a week of their summer vacation ...

Passenger bill of rights: New rules for air travel start Monday

Published: 2019-07-14T17:01:47Z 

Some of the government's new air passenger protection regulations take effect this week, but anyone hoping for compensation for delayed or ...

Disney Cruise Line the 'World's Best' According to Travel + Leisure Readers

Published: 2019-07-14T16:30:00Z 

Disney Cruise Line has hooked another award. The readers of Travel + Leisure agree that Disney Cruise Line is the "World's Best." They have chosen ...

New JetBlue Schedule Extension for 2020 Spring Travel

Published: 2019-07-14T16:07:30Z 

A new JetBlue schedule extension has arrived and will let you book some great travel for the 2020 spring timeframe – including spring break and the ...

Calls for investigations after power restored in Manhattan

Published: 2019-07-14T16:07:30Z 

NEW YORK (AP) — A power outage struck the heart of Manhattan on the anniversary of a 1977 blackout— stranding passengers on subways, ...

Travel industry sees job growth outperformance

Published: 2019-07-14T15:56:15Z 

Rajah Travel Corp. (RTC) and its online tourism data platform Tourism Knowledge Center (TKC) issued the projection during the second edition of its ...

Cruise News Update

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Silversea Cruises celebrate 25 years

Published: 2019-07-15T05:26:15Z 

When Silversea Cruises was launched by the Italian Lefebvre family 25 years ago, the line consisted of one ship, the 254-passenger, all-suite Silver ...

Carnival Cruise Line to operate largest Bermuda season ever

Published: 2019-07-15T05:03:45Z 

MIAMI - Carnival Cruise Line will operate its largest Bermuda season ever in 2019-2020, with more than 40 voyages visiting the nation, including eight ...

'Tax the cruise sector and reduce airport tax' Bahamian businessman urges Caribbean ...

Published: 2019-07-15T05:03:45Z 

CARIBBEAN governments should tax the cruise sector more and lessen taxes for ... "Cruise ships stay two nights in Bermuda and pay at least $50 per ...

'Just look twice': Fun run motorcycle cruise honors father, husband killed in 2017 crash

Published: 2019-07-15T03:22:30Z 

Anna Escamilla is still trying to find what she calls a new normal, taking care of her young daughter without her husband and high school sweetheart, ...

Carnival Cruise Extends Nude Boat 'Bare Necessities' Tour To Two-Weeks

Published: 2019-07-15T02:37:30Z 

There is great cruise news, coinciding National Nude of July 14. The Big Nude Boat 2021 of Carnival Cruise will be expanding the span of its nude ...

Cruise fair returns for fourth time in five malls nationwide

Published: 2019-07-15T02:15:00Z 

Holiday Tours is holding the Royal Caribbean Cruise Fair at selected malls nationwide. The fair, in its fourth consecutive year, runs until today at 1 ...

Kairosoft's World Cruise Story Arrives On The Switch eShop Later This Week

Published: 2019-07-15T01:56:15Z 

The next pocket-sized entry in the addictive management simulation series is all about running your own cruise liner. It's appropriately-named World ...

Vernon Cruise -in revs up at Polson Park

Published: 2019-07-15T01:30:00Z 

Almost 400 classic cars and even more people came out to the annual Vernon Cruise-in (formerly the SunValley Cruise-in) on Sunday.

Adventure on the high seas: What a cruise on a Royal Caribbean ship is like

Published: 2019-07-14T21:56:15Z 

Within minutes of boarding the cruise ship, I was suspended almost 100m in the air in the North Star, a glass observation capsule attached to a ...

Cardinals cruise past Diamondbacks in 5-2 win

Published: 2019-07-14T21:22:30Z 

Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings, Paul Goldschmidt homered against his former team and the St. Louis Cardinals held on to beat the ...

Clinton Twp. Gratiot Cruise gets head start on vintage vehicle celebration

Published: 2019-07-14T21:22:30Z 

Organizers of this year's Clinton Township Gratiot Cruise just couldn't wait to roll out the classic car fun, so they are starting the pre-cruise car shows ...

Escape the heat with a 4 night cruise !

Published: 2019-07-14T21:00:00Z 

The caller of the day will go into the draw to WIN 1 of 2 cruise holidays for two ... 4 Night Cruise for 2 adults in a Balcony Room on the Sun Princess.

Barry extends Mobile cruise , shortens another

Published: 2019-07-14T20:13:03Z 

An extra day at sea on a cruise ship can be a joy. "It was pretty smooth, they kept us right on going and riding pretty great," said Joe Hall from Iowa.

Ruff seas: Twenty huskies and their owners cruise Nassau's South Shore

Published: 2019-07-14T20:03:45Z 

Skye Blue, a 5-year-old, blue-eyed, Instagram-influencer husky joined about 20 other northern-breed dogs for a cruise around Nassau's South Shore ...

Discover central and eastern Europe on a luxurious Danube River winter cruise

Published: 2019-07-14T20:03:45Z 

Chan Brothers Travel Danube River chartered cruise packages return for the 12th year, allowing travellers to explore ancient towns steeped in culture ...

Aug. 16 cruise on Hudson River to support children in foster care

Published: 2019-07-14T19:18:45Z 

KINGSTON, N.Y. — A Hudson River cruise on Friday, Aug. 16, will raise money to support children in foster care in the Kingston area. The KidsPeace ...

Tyrone cruise to u-20 title, but minors miss out

Published: 2019-07-14T19:07:30Z 

The Tyrone u-20s celebrated a straight-forward 4-13 to 1-10 Ulster championship final victory over Derry at the Athletic Grounds yesterday. Derry had ...

Carnival Legend Will Sail A Two-Week Nude Cruise in 2021

Published: 2019-07-14T18:58:55Z 

"On the last day of every cruise," says the website for the group, "what we hear most from our Bare Cruisers is that time really flew by. Everyone asks ...

Memphis couple stranded aboard cruise ship as Tropical Storm Barry made landfall

Published: 2019-07-14T18:45:00Z 

She and her new husband were rounding out the end of a weeklong cruise in the Gulf of Mexico, when they learned about then Hurricane Barry.

Carnival Ship Will Sail Modified Itinerary After Port Closure

Published: 2019-07-14T18:06:26Z 

Because this is an act of nature and the cruise line has no control over adverse weather, Carnival did not offer a full refund for guests who might ...

Cruise News Update

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Ice Cream Social and Cruise -In raises money for BHS scholarships

Published: 2019-07-14T03:56:15Z 

The 20th annual Belpre High School Alumni Association's Ice Cream Social and Cruise-In on Saturday at Howes Grove Park brought together old ...

38th annual Graffiti Cruise drives through downtown Roseburg

Published: 2019-07-14T03:49:21Z 

Kids swarmed to the sidewalk when Joel Mendenhall drove his 1966 white Ford Mustang convertible around corner of Northeast Diamond Lake ...

Cruise secrets: Ex cruise ship crew member reveals what he wishes passengers knew

Published: 2019-07-14T03:00:00Z 

Cruise ship passengers are well-looked after by attentive crew members. It can be easy to forget about the difference in lives led on board the ship.

PHOTO GALLERY: Cars from far and wide at annual Ruddell Cruise -In

Published: 2019-07-14T00:45:00Z 

PORT ANGELES — Ruddell Auto hosted its 23rd annual Cruise-In on Friday at Ruddell Auto Mall, 110 S. Golf Course Road. Members of about a ...

Cruise A Palooza holds firework display for the first time

Published: 2019-07-14T00:45:00Z 

Cruise A Palooza holds firework display for the first time ... Cruisers lined up for the route 66 Cruise a Palooza car and bike show. The event helps ...

World Cruise Story hits Nintendo Switch eShop next week

Published: 2019-07-14T00:33:45Z 

Tokyo-based developer Kairosoft will be releasing their popular mobile title World Cruise Story on July 18, according to the Nintendo eShop.

Husker Pickup Truck featured at Platte River Cruise Night

Published: 2019-07-14T00:22:30Z 

(KNOP) - A Grand Island man was asked to bring his pickup truck with a special story to be featured at the mall for the Platte River Cruise Night.

Platte River Cruise continues with Saturday activities

Published: 2019-07-14T00:11:15Z 

This was the second annual Platte River Cruise Night. You can mark your calendars for next year as it's becoming a staple event in North Platte.

Baby falls to death on cruise ship

Published: 2019-07-13T22:52:30Z 

18-month-old Chloe Wiegand fell through a Royal Caribbean cruise ship's 11th floor window when she slipped from her grandfather's hands.

Riverboat cruise makes last-minute stop in Huntington

Published: 2019-07-13T22:18:45Z 

HUNTINGTON — Passengers aboard the American Queen riverboat cruise unexpectedly found themselves anchored in Huntington on Saturday after ...

Riverboat cruise makes last-minute stop in Huntington

Published: 2019-07-13T22:18:45Z 

HUNTINGTON - Passengers aboard the American Queen riverboat cruise unexpectedly found themselves anchored in Huntington on Saturday after ...

Paramedics see increase in calls when multiple cruise ships dock

Published: 2019-07-13T22:07:30Z 

Thousands of tourists will walk through the Vancouver cruise ship terminal this weekend as they finish or start their trips. Seven cruise ships will arrive ...

Travel + Leisure Readers Vote Disney Cruise Line the "World's Best"

Published: 2019-07-13T21:45:00Z 

This week, Travel + Leisure announced its annual World's Best Awards, and Disney Cruise Line was voted as No. 1 Ocean Cruise Line among those ...

Carnival Vista Enters The World's Largest Floating Dry Dock [VIDEO]

Published: 2019-07-13T20:28:07Z 

This is no ordinary ship though: Boka Vanguard is a submersible ship tasked with the challenge of raising the 133,500-ton cruise ship out of the water ...

Carnival issues update on cruise disruption

Published: 2019-07-13T20:26:15Z 

Given today's delay, our plan is to operate this cruise as a 4-day sailing to Cozumel, departing Sunday, 7/14/19, assuming normal port operations are ...

18 Month-Old Falls To Her Death From Cruise Ship After Grandfather "Accidentally" Drops Her

Published: 2019-07-13T20:03:45Z 

In the latest, tragic news, an 18 month-old girl has reportedly fallen to her death from a cruise ship in Puerto Rico after allegedly being "accidentally" ...

Cruise Lines Replace Stops in Cuba with Jamaican and Other Caribbean Ports

Published: 2019-07-13T20:03:45Z 

The United States imposed travel restrictions stopping cruise ships from visiting Cuba. This has caused major cruise lines to accommodate their ...

Cruising at the Cruise In

Published: 2019-07-13T19:52:30Z 

The drive was part of Vernon Cruise In which takes place today and Sunday. Starting at 4 p.m. this afternoon, hot rods, muscle cars and classic ...

Mystic Bases North American Headquarters in Ft. Lauderdale

Published: 2019-07-13T19:52:30Z 

Portugal-based Mystic Cruises introduced its first ship in April, the newbuild World Explorer, and has two more ships under construction, the World ...

Friday Baseball — B52s, Crabs Cruise to Easy Wins

Published: 2019-07-13T19:30:00Z 

Cade Sheets struck out 11 batters as the Humboldt B52s pulled away late to take care of NBO Baseball at Bomber Field by a score of 12-1 on Friday ...