Tourism operators look to USA for future growth

TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ – Canada's tourism operators want?a renewed focus on marketing to the United States even if it means diverting resources from emerging markets that may show a great deal of long-term promise. That's an astounding level of agreement: the more than 600 respondents represent a cross-section of the country's tourism industry […]

New York: Aesop Amenities Now in Place at The Gramercy Park Hotel

New York: Aesop Amenities Now in Place at The Gramercy Park Hotel

When Gramercy Park Hotel first opened in 2006, the hotel prided itself on its hodgepodge of bath toiletries which were hand-picked by the editors at Allure magazine. Fast forward eight years, and the Gramercy Park Hotel has gone a different but still luxe route with Aesop skincare products. The Melbourne-based line (also found at some […]

Flynas launches Global Flight Routes program

Saudi Arabian national carrier flynas Monday announced the launch of its Global Flight Routes program starting from April 2014, with operating flights from Jeddah to Europe, Southeast Asia and North Africa. The announcement was made at a flynas press conference held on Monday, which is a day ahead of the carrier?s participation at the Jeddah […]

Carnival reports record cruise bookings in January

Carnival reports record cruise bookings in January

In the latest sign that cruising is still going strong despite negative headlines about the industry in recent weeks, Carnival Cruise Lines on Monday announced it set a one-month reservations record in January. NBC News Travel

US to push for mandatory car-to-car wireless communications

In the connected car future, vehicles will be able to communicate position data to each other. Google's self-driving cars don't rely on this technology, though. (Credit: US Department of Transportation) The US government will work to enable wireless communication links between cars, technology it expects will reduce accidents and, eventually, decrease fuel consumption and speed […]