Chicago

  • Illinois sets new tourism record with more than 117 million visitors last year

    Published on : Wednesday, July 3, 2019

    It is the eighth year in a row, Illinois has set a new tourism record. There is an increase of the arrival of 117 million visitors that is 3 million more than in 2017. As usual, the international travelers made …

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  • 600+ flights cancelled on Memorial Day as severe weather hit Chicago area

    Published on : Tuesday, May 28, 2019

    More than 600 flights were cancelled on Memorial Day in Chicago as severe weather enveloped the area resulting in heavy rain. A Tornado Watch was issued for nearly all of the Chicago area until 9 p.m., as per the National …

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  • Late spring snow in Chicago, nears 112-year old record, 800+ flights cancelled over weekend

    Published on : Monday, April 29, 2019

    Chicago once again witnesses accumulating amounts of snow late in the spring season after the year 1989. The late-season snowfall brought as much as 6 inches of snow in parts of northern Illinois and about 2.5 inches in Chicago. This …

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  • New Hoxton Hotel will open in Chicago’s West Loop

    Published on : Friday, February 1, 2019

    The new Hoxton Hotel will open in Chicago’s West Loop in April 2019. The London-based hotel brand chose the neighborhood around Fulton Market because of its rich industrial history and sense of community.       Sharan Pasricha, CEO of …

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  • Chicago rail tracks on fire to beat the cold

    Published on : Thursday, January 31, 2019

    As the U.S. Midwest plunges to minus 50 degree centigrade, Chicago rail has found a way to keep the trains running. Tracks on Chicago’s Metra commuter rail system are on flames, though not literally. The flames actually come from gas-fed …

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  • American Airlines to begin new flights from Duluth Airport

    Published on : Tuesday, January 29, 2019

    American Airlines will start flying in and out of Duluth International Airport this summer.     It was announced last week that American Airlines will start a route between Duluth and Chicago O’Hare beginning May 23. There will be two …

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  • American Airlines to directly connect Duluth and Chicago from May 19’

    Published on : Thursday, January 24, 2019

    American Airlines will commence non-stop direct service between Duluth International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport, both ways, with two daily flights from May, 23. 2019.     Tom Werner, Airport Executive Director, said that the market growth of Delta …

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  • Chicago welcomed more than 57.6 million visitors in 2018

    Published on : Friday, January 18, 2019

    A new tourism record was set by Chicago as it welcomed more than 57.6 million visitors in 2018 showing a growth of 4.3 per cent as compared to the same period last year.     Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that …

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  • Record 57.6 million tourist visit Chicago in 2018

    Published on : Saturday, January 12, 2019

    Chicago welcomed record-breaking 57.6 million visitors in 2018, including both business and pleasure, as per the city’s new tourism numbers. Mayor Rahm Emanuel attributes attractions like Art on the Mart for the record growth in tourism. It shows a 4.3 …

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  • New York top Thanksgiving destination – ARC

    Published on : Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    New York, Orlando and Las Vegas are top three Thanksgiving destinations as per Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC).     ARC research is based n the ticket sales data from over 500,000 roundtrip itineraries for travel within the U.S. booked by …

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  • Chicago lures more international travellers

    Published on : Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    A recorded growth of 3.4 percent in international visitor arrivals through August in 2018 has been  recorded in Chicago, third biggest  U.S city.  There was a  4.8-percent increase from China as per local authorities.     It was noted that …

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  • American Airlines and Hawaiian cut flights to China

    Published on : Friday, August 24, 2018

    American Airlines is likely to drop money-losing flights between Chicago and Shanghai and Hawaiian Airlines would suspend its only route to China due to low demand.   These airlines announced those and other routes this week.   The decisions reflect …

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  • ‘Flames’ observed in engine, American Airlines makes emergency landing

    Published on : Thursday, August 16, 2018

    An aircraft of American Airlines was compelled to turn around Wednesday morning after it experienced a mechanical issue according to a spokesperson for the airline who shared it with a leading news media platform.   Passengers on board mentioned that …

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  • Chicago lady, 22, shot and killed at Skokie hotel

    Published on : Monday, August 13, 2018

    Chicago woman was fatally shot late on Saturday at a hotel in Skokie as confirmed by the police.   Officers were immediately called to the Hampton Inn that is based at 5201 Old Orchard Road and found the 22-year-old woman …

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  • American Airlines passenger removed from flight despite buying seat for cello

    Published on : Tuesday, August 7, 2018

    A musician who had reserved a separate seat for her $30,000 cello said that she was booted off an American Airlines flight as he made attempts to return home to Chicago.   The incident has made national headlines after a …

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  • Tourism resources in Chicago promoted by China’s Hangzhou

    Published on : Thursday, June 7, 2018

    China Hangzhou Tourism International Promotion Conference was recently held in Chicago and saw an  attendance of over 100 government officials and tourism industry representatives from the two countries.     Hangzhou, the iconic city located in east China, is a …

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  • United Airlines observe huge traffic growth in April

    Published on : Thursday, May 10, 2018

    United Airlines witnessed strong rise in traffic in majority of regions in April as per the Chicago-based carrier’s April ops report that was released late Tuesday.   As leading United executives observed recently, the air carrier’s current game plan is …

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  • Nonstop service between Chicago and Auckland announced by United Airlines and Air New Zealand

    Published on : Friday, March 30, 2018

    Air New Zealand today announced it will begin new nonstop service between Auckland and Chicago, beginning Nov. 30, 2018. The new service announcement deepens the joint venture relationship between Air New Zealand and United Airlines. In addition to the new …

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  • Chicago sets new tourism record for 2018

    Published on : Thursday, March 22, 2018

    Extending the record-setting growth of 2017, Chicago has set new tourism records in the first months of 2018.   Mayor Rahm Emanuel said hotel demand increased by 12.5 per cent in January and February alone.   He attributed the bulk …

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  • American Airlines refuses to sign history lease revamping O’Hare International Airport

    Published on : Thursday, March 1, 2018

    American Airlines refuses to sign the lease for $8.5 billion expansion of O’Hare International Airport in Chicago alleging that its competitor United Airlines would receive additional gates under a “secret” provision.     Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that the …

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