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The second largest convention center in the country and area hotels growing to meet demand America's most-visited destination is growing its capacity for meetings, conventions and events as it announces significant new developments at the Orange County Convention Center and surrounding convention hotels.
Over the 25 years we have published Black Meetings & Tourism I have been quite vocal about the lack of diversity and inclusion in the meetings/tourism/hospitality industry. With over 500 convention & visitor bureaus in the US, there are only 12 CVBs headed by African-Americans. Just a few state departments of tourism are run by African-American CEOs. Less that 100 hotels out of 55,000 properties have African-American general managers. And when you venture into the airline industry and cruise industry, with a few very significant exceptions, African-Americans are nowhere to be seen.
Alaska Airlines Announces New Service Between Orange County, California And Albuquerque New Daily Flights To Start August 18
Alaska Airlines will begin daily, nonstop service from Orange County's John Wayne Airport to Albuquerque starting Aug. 18.
Cincinnati USA Welcomes Southwest Airlines To Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport announced recently the arrival of Southwest Airlines to the airport's
South African Airways Introduces New State-Of-The-Art Airbus A330-300 Aircraft On Washingon, DC Route
Aircraft Features New Luxurious Premium Business Class Product With Enhanced Privacy and Direct Aisle Access at Every Seat
Let's Get Cooking With The 2015 MGM Resorts International Recipe Showdown
Meeting Planners, Travel Professionals and Leisure Partners Compete for Prizes and Bragging Rights
Ethiopian Airlines Named Most Dependable Airline In Africa
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and fastest-growing airline in Africa, is also the most dependable. In its just-released list of the most dependable airlines in the world
Certified Tourism Ambassador Program Launches In Cincinnati USA
New Program Trains Ambassadors to Enhance Visitor Experience, Elevate Region's Reputation as World-Class Travel Destination
Fiji Airways Recognized As "Best Airline In The South Pacific" For Second Consecutive Year
Fiji Airways is proud to announce that it has been honored by Global Traveler 's GT Tested Awards as the "Best Airline in the South Pacific" for the second consecutive year.
JetBlue Means Business With The Introduction Of 'BluePass', Delivering 3 Months Of Unlimited Travel For Boston And LA Customers
In another domestic-industry first, JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today introduces BluePass: a three month, unlimited travel option for business customers on flights to select markets from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) or Long Beach Airport (LGB) between Aug. 22 and Nov. 22, 2011
International Visitor Boom For Boston & Cambridge New Japan Airlines Air Service Brings Boston & Cambridge Closer To The World
ong known as a major international destination, Boston & Cambridge will become even easier to visit by visitors from Asia with the launch of non-stop service between Tokyo and Boston.
Continental Airlines Announces Direct Service From Newark/New York to Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
United Continental Holdings, Inc. today announced Continental Airlines will begin nonstop flights between its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport
Virgin America Orders 60 New Planes, Celebrates 'Growing Planes' With Sweet 60 Fare Sale
Virgin America today launches a "Sweet 60" fare sale to mark the airline's order of 60 new Airbus A320 aircraft – with fares starting from $60, restrictions, taxes and fees applying.
Kids Fly Free To Tellerude
Telluride and American Airlines are back with the ever-popular Kids Fly Free Program this winter.
Air Pacific Named The Best Airline In The South Pacific
Air Pacific, Fiji's International Airline and the world's friendliest airline, has been voted by the readers of Global Traveler magazine as the "Best Airline in the South Pacific" in the seventh annual award survey for 2010.
Alaska Airlines Announces New Service from San Jose and Sacramento, California to Guadalajara, Mexico
Alaska Airlines will inaugurate service between San Jose, Calif., and Guadalajara, Mexico, starting Dec 15, 2010, and between Sacramento, Calif., and Guadalajara, starting Dec 16, 2010.
Travel From Baltimore/Washington Or Boston And Earn Double The Rewards With AirTran Airways' A+Rewards Program
AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AAI), announced today that the airline will offer A+ Rewards members double A+ Rewards credits when
JetBlue Continues to Expand in Puerto Rico: Announces Double Daily Nonstop Service From San Juan to Tampa, Florida
Airline's 2011 summer schedule includes more than 25 daily flights from Puerto Rico to five destinations in the U.S. and the Caribbean JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announces plans to expand its San Juan, Puerto Rico focus city and begin daily nonstop service to Tampa International Airport
Fly In-Style To The Cook Islands
Air New Zealand announces $1,630* business class airfare from Los Angeles Pamper yourself across the South Pacific this summer with A ir New Zealand's $1,630*USD business class airfare from Los Angeles to Rarotonga, Cook Islands. Passengers must book by June 30, 2010 for travel commencing June 22 through September 26, 2010.
Milwaukee: More flights, Lower Fares, Centrally-Located
Fares now significantly lower than nation's average The cost of flying in and out of Milwaukee's Mitchell International Airport is now among the lowest of any major city in the country. And that's an important criteria for any meeting planner when choosing a destination.