Questex Hospitality + Travel today announced early bird pricing of $45 for those who register by Sept. 3 for its 2014 Luxury Travel Exchange International (LTX), to be held Dec. 9-11 at The Palazzo® Las Vegas.
The current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak is believed to have begun in Guinea in December 2013. This outbreak now involves community transmission in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and recently an ill traveller from Liberia infected a small number of people in Nigeria with whom he had direct contact.
The International Civil Aviation Organization has reportedly created an Aircraft Tracking Task Force, which will discuss options for tracking airplanes, following the two Malaysian Airlines incidents. The organization also created the Task Force on Risks to Civil Aviation Arising from Conflict Zones to examine risks to civilian airplanes in war-torn areas.
The current Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak is believed to have begun in Guinea in December 2013. This outbreak now involves community transmission in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and recently an ill traveller from Liberia infected a small number of people in Nigeria with whom he had direct contact.
United Airlines today became the first airline to offer customers Uber transportation services via its mobile app, further enabling travelers to use the United app for services throughout their entire travel experience.
For the first time, Carnival Pride will operate a series of 10- to 14-day Caribbean cruises round-trip from Baltimore and one-way between Baltimore and San Juan featuring some of the region's most breathtaking destinations, as well as new five-day Bermuda cruises and unique six- and eight-day Caribbean/Bahamas voyages, beginning in October 2015.
Interval Leisure Group (ILG) (NASDAQ: IILG) announced the appointment of David C. Gilbert as president of Interval International, effective September 1. He will report to Craig M. Nash, ILGs chairman, president, and CEO.
Fear of being replaced and work piling up coupled with a lack of employer support and communication is keeping Americans from using the time off they have earned, according to the new study, 'Overwhelmed America: Why Dont We Use Our Paid Time Off?' conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications (GfK) for the U.S. Travel Associations Travel Effect initiative.
In a continued effort to expand its service in the Bay Area, Hawaiian Airlines today announced it will offer non-stop service between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Kahului Airport (OGG) beginning November 20, 2014, allowing more access to the Hawaiian Islands from one of its largest North American markets.