Travel to the US might be feeling a “Trump slump” but fast-growing Norwegian Air Shuttle who has become a major transatlantic player in recent years. Today the airline announced many new routes and also loaded additional flights from Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to London this winter. Norwegian will now serve London-Gatwick 4 times a week […]
Frontier Airlines, an Ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC) announced this past week it will begin flights from Orlando to two new destinations – Islip, NY and Providence. Both routes are currently flown by Southwest Airlines, who Frontier is competing hard against in Orlando, Las Vegas, Denver and other points. Frontier’s business model is similar to Spirit […]
Last Friday, the State House voted to place restrictions on the flexibility with which Visit Florida can spend its resources. House Speaker Richard Corcoran had originally wanted to kill the tourism promotion agency much like he has tried to do with Enterprise Florida, but backed off instead opting to put provisions on how Visit Florida […]
Emirates Airline, one of the world’s largest international air carriers reported that booking to destinations in the United States dipped 35% after President Trump’s first travel ban. Emirates CEO Tim Clark said the new travel ban issued last week which is less broad led to some recovery but still less than prior to the initial […]
El Clasico coming to Miami – historic yes, but will it stimulate south Florida interest in local pro soccer?
For the first time in over thirty years, arguably the biggest rivalry world club soccer will be played outside Spain – Miami being the choice of venue. On Friday it was announced that the stadium formerly known as Joe Robbie will play host to Real Madrid CF vs FC Barcelona – known as “El Clasico.” […]
Donald Trump’s elevation to the Presidency is no doubt impacting the reputation of the United States abroad. Last week, a group of soccer supporters in Vancouver that regularly travel to away games in the US stated they would not organize trips south of the border (even to nearby Seattle or Portland) this season due to the […]
Delta Airlines is bringing one of its biggest planes, the Airbus A330 to Fort Myers in the first quarter of 2017. The A330 has flown to Fort Myers before on Delta, but due to increased bookings, the airline will be resuming A 330 service from Minneapolis/St Paul to Fort Myers on February 17. Southwest Florida […]