United States Tourism News

Virgin breaks ground on design-led hotel in Dallas

Virgin breaks ground on design-led hotel in Dallas

22nd Oct 2016 Hotel News Tourism News

Virgin Hotels is breaking ground with Dunhill Partners and Gatehouse Capital on Virgin Hotels Dallas. The new development marks Virgin Hotels’ second property currently under construction, behind Virgin Hotels New York City. Virgin Hotels Dallas will open its doors at the end of 2018.

Aer Lingus launches new route to Newark from Dublin

Aer Lingus launches new route to Newark from Dublin

12th Sep 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Irish airline Aer Lingus has launched a new daily service from Dublin to Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. The new year-round route marks the latest addition to the carrier’s fast-growing transatlantic network. Only 40 mins from downtown Manhattan, Newark represents another great option for those keen to visit the Big Apple, complementing Aer Lingus’ existing double-daily services to New York JFK via Dublin and six-times weekly flights via Shannon.

European travellers drive up Michigan visitor numbers

European travellers drive up Michigan visitor numbers

Michigan has announced a 42 per cent growth in overseas visitors, year on year, 2014-2015, which is the largest growth rate of any state in the USA. The top three countries travelling to the state were Germany, the United Kingdom and China. The state was also the primary destination for 69 per cent of the international travellers surveyed, demonstrating that Michigan is not merely a gateway but attracts visitors wishing to spend time exploring its many attractions.

Kissimmee partners with West Ham ahead of Premier League season

Kissimmee partners with West Ham ahead of Premier League season

Experience Kissimmee and West Ham United Football Club have announced a three-year partnership naming the Florida tourism marketing bureau as the team’s Official Destination Partner. This partnership is the first of its kind between a United States destination marketing organisation and a Premier League team. A member of the top-tier Premier League, West Ham United’s new soccer season kicks off August 13th and runs through May 21st, 2017.

TAP Portugal boosts United States flights with two new routes

TAP Portugal boosts United States flights with two new routes

22nd Jun 2016 Airline News Tourism News

TAP Portugal has increased its direct non-stop weekly flights to the United States as it welcomes the introduction of its new A330 aircraft to the fleet. The Star Alliance-member will now offer daily non-stop direct flights from Lisbon to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York and the Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts.

Thomas Cook Airlines launches direct Boston flights

Thomas Cook Airlines launches direct Boston flights

Thomas Cook Airlines’ inaugural flight to Boston took off earlier, marking its latest milestone as the biggest long haul carrier from Manchester. The Boston Weekender programme, which runs twice a week throughout June to the middle of September, will take culture vultures and explorers to one of the US’s most historic cities, with a flight schedule that makes long weekends available like never before.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Tampa Bay joins the craft beer revolution

Breaking Travel News investigates: Tampa Bay joins the craft beer revolution

20th Apr 2016 Focus

While the UK enjoys its own craft beer revolution, thirsty travellers on a quest for liquid inspiration while on holiday stateside - where the artisan movement began - are in for a treat in Tampa Bay. Over the years Florida has established itself as one of the USA’s most influential craft beer destinations, with Tampa Bay thriving as the Sunshine State’s craft brewing capital.