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Brand USA launches integrated travel campaign to attract international travellers

The destination-marketing organization for United States, Brand USA has announced an integrated marketing campaign utilizing the power of music to engage with international travellers.     Tom Garzilli, chief marketing officer for Brand USA said that this will be amusing …

Puerto Rico is suffering from wide power cut, hitting tourism industry hard

It is for first time after Hurricane Maria that hit in September 2017, Puerto Rico experienced another massive power cut that undermining the fragile progress of electricity to restore power in the past six months.     Last week, there …

West Elm Hotels will build new hotel in Detroit’s Midtown

Brooklyn-based upscale luxury hotel, West Elm Hotels is partnering with Detroit developer to build a new upscale hotel for the luxurious and business travellers in Detroit’s Midtown.     Roxbury Group is developing the Detroit West Elm Hotel, with plans …

Fisherman’s Wharf LLC plans to build a new hotel in Portland’s Waterfront Central

portland Largest city in US state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County, Portland is getting its first hotel at the waterfront.     David Bateman and his Fisherman’s Wharf LLC is looking to build a 93-room hotel and …

$5bn China-funded railway will connect from Panama City to Costa Rica

A 450km rail line will be built from Panama City to the border with Costa Rica with an initial investment of around $5bn by Chinese government to increase travel and tourism.     At present, Panama has only one functioning …


  • 10 Dead due to wildfires in California, more than 100 missing reports

    Published on : Tuesday, October 10, 2017

    The North Bay wine region and neighbouring countries was devastated due to a series of wind-whipped wildfires that killed around ten people and burnt 1,500 homes leading thousands to evacuate.   As mentioned by the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office seven …

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  • Magnitude 8.1 earthquake hits Mexico, 5 dead

    Published on : Friday, September 8, 2017

    A magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck Mexico, triggering tsunami and warnings for the countries across Central America, killing five people.   Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras and Ecuador warnings have been issued in these areas.   It was …

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  • Hurricane Irma leaves 10 dead in Carribean, storm heads to Florida

    Published on : Thursday, September 7, 2017

    Blowing with a wind speed of 180 mph Hurricane Irma caused widespread destruction in the northeast Caribbean islands killing around ten people.   The hurricane thrashed and battered the islands of Barbuda, St. Martin and the British Virgin Islands leading …

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  • Loganair Begins Manchester-Glasgow Six a Day Service as it Flies Solo

    Published on : Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    Air passengers travelling between Manchester and Glasgow can now reap the benefits of a 50% boost in service frequency, as airline Loganair officially flies solo.   Loganair, which has operated Flybe’s services between the two cities for eight years, terminated …

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  • Hurricane Irma’s path toward U.S. still uncertain

    Published on : Monday, September 4, 2017

    It is reported that the United States will be struck by Hurricane Irma by next week following an unpredictable path, hitting any place between Florida and Nova Scotia.   By Sunday it had regained strength to a Category 3 storm, …

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  • Houston Airports encourages customers to change travel plans, expected to remain open

    Published on : Saturday, August 26, 2017

    Despite the Hurricane Harvey lashing South Texas the Houston airports is expected to remain open and is encouraging customers to change travel plans.   Customers flying from United, Southwest and American can avail waivers travelling to and from Houston to …

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  • India holds sixth spot in terms of visitor spending in US

    Published on : Friday, August 25, 2017

      A record revealed that Indian visitors spend USD 13.6 billion in the US last year.   A top official said that India was one of the most significant tourism countries for the US leading to enormous growth potential.   …

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  • Trump administration allows plastic bottle sale in National Parks

    Published on : Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Another regressive step from the Trump administration which has reversed the ban on the sale of bottled water at national parks which was imposed during the Obama-era. It had helped to cut down on plastic litter and pollution and promote …

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  • U by Uniworld to conduct agent webinars ahead of debut

    Published on : Saturday, August 12, 2017

         U by Uniworld will help UK travel agents  gather new insights by conducting webinars about its new brand and what it has on offer for guests.   U by Uniworld provides a range of river cruises that caters …

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  • Trump Government defends immigrant order at Supreme Court

    Published on : Friday, August 11, 2017

    On Thursday President Donald Trump’s administration defended the temporary travel ban with the US Supreme Court, emphasizing on the executive’s power to remove foreigners from the United States.     The Justice department mentioned that Trump’s vow to ban Muslims …

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  • Nicaragua building new Coastal highway this month

    Published on : Thursday, August 10, 2017

    With an aim of promoting tourism and improving access to some of the main tourist sites, construction of  Costañera Del Pacifico highway in Nicaragua will be completed by this month.   Main tourist areas including the San Juan del Sur, …

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  • New proposed legislation will ease migration for educated Indians

    Published on : Saturday, August 5, 2017

    The new proposed bill backed by President Trump will back educated Indians, proficient in English and having a job offer from the US Company can have a shot at a Green card.   Family ties-based immigration has been the primary …

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  • U.S. Travel Statement on Meeting with Secretary Tillerson

    Published on : Wednesday, August 2, 2017

    U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement following his participation at a meeting today at the U.S. Department of State with Secretary Rex W. Tillerson regarding Open Skies:   “Today, a coalition of American businesses …

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  • Boeing delivers the first 737 MAX 8 to flydubai

    Published on : Wednesday, August 2, 2017

    flydubai will be the first Middle East carrier to operate Boeing’s newest single-aisle airplane 737 MAX 8.   Ghaith Al Ghaith, chief executive, flydubai said in a statement that he was delighted to receive the first Boeing 737 MAX 8 …

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  • United Airlines launching flights between Columbia and Chicago

    Published on : Tuesday, August 1, 2017

    United Airlines will begin its new daily flights between Columbia and Chicago from this Wednesday.     The flights of United Airlines are scheduling twice daily flights between Columbia Regional Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport from this Tuesday and …

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  • Airports to charge more for US airline tickets

    Published on : Thursday, July 27, 2017

    According to advocacy groups, the latest Senate Appropriation Bill introduced will increase the cap on the airport passenger facility charge (PFC) from $4.50 per flight to $8.50.   The Senate Appropriations Committee will consider the bill on Thursday. The $60 …

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  • Disney’s Epcot to get a transformation

    Published on : Monday, July 24, 2017

      Epcot, the second wing of Florida’s sprawling Walt Disney World Resort will add more adventurous components like the speedy Test Track, the multi-sensory Soarin, the blastoff simulating mission: Space; the widely popular movie based Frozen Ever After.     …

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  • Business Groups Raise Alarm on Trump Changes to Obama Visa Policy

    Published on : Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Warning of the “economic ramifications” of the “significant policy change,” 20 trade associations have asked the Trump administration to reconsider an executive order likely to lengthen the period international visitors must wait for visas to visit the U.S.   The …

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  • Get entertained, excited and possibly frightened with these wacky hotels in the US

    Published on : Tuesday, July 18, 2017

      TTW guide you to some of the most unusual places to stay in the US, from unbelievable exotic, quirky to downright weird we feature some of the accommodations that has something more than accommodation!   Beckham Creek Cave Lodge, …

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  • Despite US ban Cuba Tourism grows

    Published on : Thursday, July 13, 2017

      The earnings drawn from Cuba tourism continues to grow in 2017 inspite of the restrictions imposed on US travel to the Caribbean island by President Donald Trump.   Jose Alonso, Tourism Ministry’s business director stated in a comment that …

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