Us Tourism News

Great Lakes begins preparations for Ryder Cup 2016

Great Lakes begins preparations for Ryder Cup 2016

The Great Lakes is getting ready to once again welcome one of the world’s greatest team sporting events. Minnesota will be home to the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska in the Minnesota River Valley from September 27th to October 2nd 2016. Hazeltine was founded by former president of the United States Golf Association Totten Heffelfinger.

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area to acquire Big Bear Mountain Resorts in California

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area to acquire Big Bear Mountain Resorts in California

30th Sep 2014 Hotel News Tourism News

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, owner of Mammoth Mountain and June Mountain, announced earlier it has entered into an agreement to acquire Big Bear Mountain Resorts in Big Bear Lake, California. Big Bear Mountain Resorts includes both Bear Mountain and Snow Summit, the largest and most popular of southern California’s ski and snowboard resorts that host nearly 800,000 winter visits annually.

Severe weather causes US flight cancellations

Severe weather causes US flight cancellations

9th Feb 2013 Airline News

Thousands of flights have been cancelled in the US due to severe weather conditions. Virgin Atlantic, British Airways and Aer Lingus are among airlines that have cancelled services to New York and Boston in the wake of Storm Nemo.

New brand reinvigorates West Hollywood

New brand reinvigorates West Hollywood

The West Hollywood Marketing & Visitors Bureau has announced its new name: Visit West Hollywood. Simple and to-the-point, the new name better reflects the organisation’s mission, and serves as a call-to-action for travellers around the world.

Obama outlines plans to boost American tourism

20th Jan 2012 Tourism News

American president Barack Obama has outlined a series of initiatives designed to boost international visitor numbers to the United States. Included in the measures were plans to expand the Global Entry System, which makes it easier for frequent visitors to cross borders, and expand the number of nations whose citizens could enter the country without a visa.

NTA says TRIP Act will boost domestic tourism

NTA says TRIP Act will boost domestic tourism

9th Oct 2011 Press Release Tourism News

The introduction of the TRIP Act in the US Senate comes as welcome news to NTA. The Travel Regional Investment Partnership Act helps US destinations promote domestic tourism, which supports 7.7 million domestic jobs and accounts for nearly 3 percent of the country’s gross domestic product.