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  • Emirates to start biometric boarding in US-bound flights

    Published on : Tuesday, September 24, 2019

    Emirates is going to become the first international airline to introduce biometric boarding on US-bound flights.     The US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has recently approved the facial recognition boarding feature on flights to their 12 destinations in …

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  • First legal Cannabis Café to open in US

    Published on : Monday, September 23, 2019

    The United States’ first legal Cannabis Café is going to be opened in Los Angeles on October 1. The café, “Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Café”, is going to be opened in a rooftop location in West Hollywood. The café will …

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  • International visitors visiting Mexico spent US $2.21 billion in 2019

    Published on : Friday, May 10, 2019

    The international tourist spending has been increased by more than 7% in the month of March. According to tourism data collected by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi) shows that the foreign tourists spent US $2.21 billion in …

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  • Earth Day, Los Angeles bus, train and bike commuters to get free rides

    Published on : Monday, April 22, 2019

    Along with dairy farms, air travel and oil and gas refineries; passenger vehicles are the biggest culprit of greenhouse gas emissions in California. The tailpipes of the cars and pick-up trucks generate more than one-fourth of the greenhouse gas emissions …

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  • Officials, LGBTQ leaders, Hollywood actors call for boycott of Brunei hotels in Los Angeles

    Published on : Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    Officials and LGBTQ leaders in California call for boycott of Brunei-owned hotels in the Los Angeles area. Hollywood actors are protesting against Brunei hotels in Los Angeles for inhumane punishment of adultery and homosexuality. Actor George Clooney has given a …

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  • Royal Princess Cruise arrives at the Port Of Los Angeles World Cruise Center

    Published on : Monday, March 25, 2019

     At the Port of Los Angeles today a Royal Princess arrived – that is, the 3,560-guest Princess Cruises ship – now here to take travellers to sought-after destinations including the Mexican Riviera, the California Coast and Alaska. In celebration of …

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  • Los Angeles welcomed 50 million record visitors in 2018

    Published on : Monday, January 21, 2019

    Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board announced that the city has surpassed 50 million visitors in 2018  and the new record is 1.5 million visitors higher than 2017’s total.     This showed a 3.1 percent increase accomplishing tourism goal …

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  • Sun Country Airlines adds its flight service from San Francisco to Hawaii

    Published on : Wednesday, January 9, 2019

    Sun Country Airlines will begin service from San Francisco to Hawaii on May 18 for the peak summer season, bulking up its service to the island state just as Southwest Airlines Co. plans to jump into the market.     …

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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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  • California bar shooting injures several

    Published on : Thursday, November 8, 2018

      A gunman opened fire at a bar in Southern California that killed multiple people on Wednesday leaving several people injured.     According to an officer with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department at least 11 people including a sheriff’s …

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  • United Airlines adds new flight service from Eugene and Los Angeles

    Published on : Monday, October 29, 2018

    The officials with United Airlines announced new air service between Eugene and Los Angeles International Airport. The twice-daily service will feature two-class service on a regional jet, with the first flight arriving into Eugene on March 31, 2019.     …

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  • United flight to Newark makes emergency landing in Denver for mechanical issue

    Published on : Wednesday, September 19, 2018

    A United Airlines flight bound for Newark had to make an unscheduled stop in Denver due to a mechanical issue, officials said.   Flight 1640, a Boeing 757-200 that originated in Los Angeles, landed safely in Colorado at 11:43 a.m. Mountain …

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  • Strong odour forces Alaska Airlines to make emergency landing

    Published on : Tuesday, August 14, 2018

    A strong odour on board an aircraft of Alaska Airlines compelled the plane to go for an emergency landing on August 12.   The airplane was going from San Francisco to New Orleans.   It had no other choice but …

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  • D.C. to L.A. flight delayed by 635 kg of ‘paperwork’

    Published on : Thursday, August 9, 2018

    Earlier this week, an aircraft of American Airlines flight 163 that was travelling to Los Angeles was grounded by 1,400 pounds of what the pilot had termed as ‘government documents’.   The excess weight was offloaded before the flight could …

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  • Los Angeles planning to hire consultant for tourism boost

    Published on : Tuesday, July 17, 2018

    In an ambitious move Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has set a goal of welcoming 50 million tourists a year by 2020. The city is searching for a consultant who can help address problems that may stop the city from …

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  • US-based business travel accounted for $45 billion company spending in 2017

    Published on : Wednesday, July 4, 2018

    US project-based business travel accounted for approximately $45 billion in terms of dining, lodging, transport and other expenses last year as per the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA). This term refers to travels involving around a project. It has both …

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  • Smoking passenger compels emergency landing of Southwest Airlines

    Published on : Thursday, May 31, 2018

    A jetliner of Southwest Airlines was compelled to opt for an emergency landing after reports that one of the passengers had lit up a marijuana cigarette in a bathroom as per a news media platform.   Southwest has mentioned that …

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  • Engine issue compels emergency landing of Alaska Airlines in Philadelphia

    Published on : Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    A flight of Alaska Airlines that was travelling from Los Angeles circling close to New York was compelled to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport on Tuesday morning.   No injuries have been reported due to the incident. …

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  • Crescent Hotels will manage Mayfair Hotel of Los Angeles

    Published on : Friday, May 4, 2018

    The 296-room Mayfair Hotel in Los Angeles would be joining Crescent Hotels & Resorts ‘Latitudes’ collection of lifestyle hotels.   Crescent & Latitudes based in Fairfax, V.A. is a nationally recognized operator of important hotels, resorts and conference centers throughout …

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  • Seychelles Tourism Board collaborates with Qatar to boost the tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, March 14, 2018

    The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) is in collaboration with Qatar Airways to take part in Travel & Adventure Show in Los Angeles, USA.     This partnership helps in intensifying efforts to promote the destination in the aviation and tourism …

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