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Yellowstone River hit by oil leak

Yellowstone River hit by oil leak

4 July 2011 Tourism News

Hundreds of barrels of oil have leaked into the Yellowstone River in the United States after an ExxonMobil operated pipeline ruptured. As many as 1,000 barrels of oil are feared to have leaked into the river following the accident, which occurred downstream from Yellowstone national park, a major tourist attraction in the US.

US hotel industry posts key increases

US hotel industry posts key increases

23 November 2010 Press Release Hotel News Tourism News

The U.S. hotel industry posted increases in all three key performance measurements during October 2010, according to data from STR. In year-over-year measurements, the industry’s occupancy was up 6.9 percent to 61.3 percent. Average daily rate ended the month with a 1.2-percent increase to US$100.89. Revenue per available room for the month rose 8.2 percent to finish at US$61.89.