Seattle Tourism News

Seattle breaks Alaska cruise ship records

Seattle breaks Alaska cruise ship records

8th Jun 2016 Cruise News Tourism News

Breaking all Seattle records, almost 960,000 visitors will join 203 cruise ships this summer to sail from Seattle in Washington State to Alaska, making Seattle the USA’s capital for these cruise experiences. The cruise industry to Alaska started in 1999 with just six sailings and has now has grown into a business valued at over £300 million with 11 premium vessels to choose from this year.

Port of Seattle to explore aviation biofuel options

Port of Seattle to explore aviation biofuel options

The Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlines and Boeing are partnering to move toward a significant environmental goal: powering all flights by all airlines at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with sustainable aviation biofuel. Sea-Tac is the first United States airport to lay out a long-term roadmap to incorporate aviation biofuel into its infrastructure in a cost-effective, efficient manner.

Expedia selects architects for Seattle move

Expedia selects architects for Seattle move

Expedia has selected architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson to design its new 40-acre waterfront campus in Seattle. Expedia plans to relocate to the new campus in the City of Seattle from its current location in downtown Bellevue by 2018. Expedia’s future campus is ideally situated at the north end of Seattle’s waterfront, which is in the midst of a billion dollar redevelopment and re-emergence as a world-class park, and located just minutes from downtown Seattle and along the Elliott Bay shoreline.

Sub Pop partners with Hotel Max in Seattle

Sub Pop partners with Hotel Max in Seattle

3rd Sep 2013 Hotel News

Hotel Max, located at 620 Stewart Street in Downtown Seattle, has partnered with Sub Pop Records, the city’s influential record label, to upgrade the rooms on the fifth floor of the hotel. Furthermore, the hotel will support the Experience Music Project’s new ‘Women Who Rock’ exhibition, by offering a unique ‘I Love Rock n’ Roll’ getaway package.

Washington State delegation visits London

Washington State delegation visits London

Port commissioner John Creighton has led a delegation of nine representatives from the Port of Seattle, Seattle’s Conventions & Visitors Bureau and private sector companies to London. The tourism industry in Washington State has pulled together to form an industry-led and industry-funded tourism promotion programme, separate from state government, called Washington Tourism Alliance.

CityPASS Getaway: Six terrific reasons to visit Seattle this Spring

CityPASS Getaway: Six terrific reasons to visit Seattle this Spring

28th Mar 2012 Press Release Tourism News

Seattle — The music’s good, the coffee’s fine, and the natural beauty is stunning — all great incentives for visiting Seattle. If you need a little more encouragement before you pack your bags, however, we’ve got six additional reasons why a trip to the Emerald City makes for a perfect spring getaway.