• Houston, Harris County and Missouri City parks closed down

    Published on : Friday, April 10, 2020

    All parks and trails in Houston, Harris County and Missouri City have been officially shut and will remain closed through the Easter weekend. On Thursday, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced that all 380 parks in the areas will be closed down …

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  • Houston city council approved to provide 400 hotel rooms as quarantine center

    Published on : Thursday, April 9, 2020

    Houston city council approved a lease agreement to keep 400 rooms for quarantined first responders at a downtown hotel, the city’s latest move to create space for firefighters and police officers exposed to the deadly coronavirus or COVID 19 outbreak. …

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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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  • Cambria Hotel Houston Downtown Convention Center opens

    Published on : Saturday, August 3, 2019

    With the opening of the Cambria Hotel Houston Downtown Convention Center, the Cambria Hotels brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc., officially enters the Houston market.     The 21-story, 226-room hotel marks the brand’s fifth Texas location. The 21-story, …

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  • Former United Airlines executive to launch new budget carrier for U.S. market

    Published on : Saturday, April 6, 2019

    Andrew Levy, former United’s CFO and president of Allegiant Travel, has announced the plans to start a new low-cost airline that would compete with other carriers on the U.S. market. However, the airline veteran is not starting from scratch. Recently …

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  • Flash floods in Houston rain out Fourth of July festivities

    Published on : Thursday, July 5, 2018

    Flash flooding and heavy rainfall have inundated Houston and surrounding neighborhoods as officials urge Texans to stay off the roads during the Fourth of July holiday.   The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for the Houston area …

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  • Houston to have new water and theme park

    Published on : Saturday, May 19, 2018

    After 15 years of Astroworld being closed, a new family attraction is coming to the Houston area to fill the void which was long overdue.     Jessica Marquez, the parks communication director stated that Houston is the fourth largest …

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  • New Beijing-Houston-Panama City Route to be launched by Air China

    Published on : Friday, March 30, 2018

      On 5 April, 2018 Air China will launch a new route from Beijing to Panama City via Houston. The new route is expected to greatly facilitate exchanges between both countries as well as neighbouring regions, while providing passengers with …

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  • Southwest plane loses air pressure, makes emergency landing

    Published on : Tuesday, February 20, 2018

    A flight of Southwest Airlines that was travelling from Belize based in Central America to Denver was compelled to be diverted after the cabin pressurization stopped functioning.   Pressurization is essential at altitudes above 10,000 feet as low air pressure …

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  • Airbnb witnessed major growth in Dallas last year

    Published on : Tuesday, January 23, 2018

    The usage of Airbnb continues to be on the rise in Dallas.   In fact the booked listings had increased by nearly 34% year over year in 2017, as per the data from research firm AirDNA.   The booking listings …

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  • Winter storm in Texas tends to cancel more than 800 flights

    Published on : Wednesday, January 17, 2018

    The airline companies have called off more than 800 flights on Tuesday as the winter storm hit in the eastern part of Texas where the airports are located.     There are more than 600 flights in or out of …

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  • Hilton Houston West – Katy introduces embassy suites

    Published on : Thursday, December 28, 2017

    Embassy Suites by Hilton, a global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels from Hilton (NYSE: HLT), announced today the opening of the 208-suite Embassy Suites by Hilton Houston West – Katy. The hotel is owned by Mac Haik Hospitality and managed …

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  • Southwest makes emergency landing due to coffee maker

    Published on : Wednesday, December 13, 2017

    An aircraft of Southwest Airlines that had taken off from Orlando was compelled to make an emergency landing on Tuesday after fumes from a coffee maker had been reported in the back of the airplane.   Flight 1539 that was …

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  • Approaching holiday season lures more visitors to Galveston, Houston

    Published on : Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    The Christmas Holiday Season preparation is going on in full swing on the Texas Gulf Coast, with residents gearing up to decorate their homes with festive lights. Retailers are also tempting people with exciting sale offers.   For getting a …

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  • Harvey struck Houston now reopens for tourism and business meets

    Published on : Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    Hurricane Harvey struck Houston, a large metropolis in Texas in United States is now gearing its tourism and business prospect. The Hurricane Harvey ripped Houston, which had destroying hundreds of thousands of homes and killing 49 people.     Many …

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  • Spirit Airlines apologizes for the flight delay

    Published on : Monday, October 23, 2017

    Spirit Airlines, one of the American ultra low cost carriers apologizes for the delay of the flights from Minneapolis to DFW in arrival.     The flight was diverted to Houston Saturday night due to the impact of the tropical …

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  • Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County looks for driverless public vehicles

    Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    METRO, known as Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County is looking for the driverless cars and buses for the public transportation which was discussed in the Texas Mobility Summit.     KPRC Channel 2’s Leigh Frillici had a chance to …

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  • Houston hotel construction declines post-Harvey

    Published on : Monday, October 16, 2017

    The hotel construction activity at Houston has gone on a decline soon after Hurricane Harvey, as per a brand new report.   The regional hoteliers were under construction on as many as 4,494 hotel rooms in September marking a 15% …

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  • PCMA announces convening leaders 2021 destination

    Published on : Monday, October 9, 2017

    The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) announced Convening Leaders 2021 will be held in the United States fourth-largest city, Houston, Texas, January 10-13.     PCMA’s Convening Leaders program is the preeminent annual business event industry conference. More than 4,200 …

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  • Houston Muslims celebrate Eid ul Adha by helping Harvey’s flood victims

    Published on : Saturday, September 2, 2017

    Muslims throughout the region of Houston travelled to a certain Islamic centre there for celebrating Eid ul Adha by making way for donations for the victims of Harvey floods.   They lay down blankets and mats on the gym floor …

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