BNA-Eastern Kentucky connection on hold

Nashville International Airport was to have been connected to Pikeville, Ky., starting last Monday. But the Appalachian Air planes haven't started making their flights because the Eastern Kentucky airport hasn't met all the standards laid out by the Federal Aviation Administration. Area officials say they're working hard to obtain certification in the near future.

Apr 21, 2014 6:55 AM

Hendersonville's InnLink acquired by German company

Former ShoLodge unit provides computerized reservation services
Apr 8, 2014 1:44 PM

Ryman's Reed gets 8% raise

REIT's board also ramps up restricted stock awards
Mar 27, 2014 12:23 PM

Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. names Middleton VP

The Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. has named Heather Middleton, a former NCVB employee, vice president of public relations.

Previously, Middleton was the vice president of corporate communications for The Buntin Group. Prior to that, she was the NCVB director of public relations for nearly eight years.

Mar 27, 2014 10:45 AM

Southwest to fly nonstop to Reagan

Nashville International Airport (BNA) today announced Southwest Airlines will begin offering three daily nonstop flights to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), effective Aug. 10.

Currently, BNA services D.C. (both Dulles International and DCA) and Baltimore (Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport) via American Airlines, US Airways and Southwest. Combined, the three offer 12 daily nonstop flights. This will be Southwest’s first flights from BNA to DCA. 

The three daily nonstops will depart BNA at 6:45 a.m., 11:25 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. American Airlines and US Airways also offer nonstop service to DCA from BNA.

“The addition of three daily nonstop flights to Reagan National Airport will give our business travelers more options to Washington, D.C., allowing for quick day trips to our nation’s capital,” Rob Wigington, Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority president and CEO, said in a release. “Nashville International Airport, in conjunction with our airline partners, is continually working to provide additional air service and destinations to our passengers and deliver the Nashville Airports Experience.”
 

Mar 24, 2014 12:30 PM

'Travel + Leisure' ranks Hermitage, Hutton in top 500

Travel + Leisure has ranked Nashville's Hermitage Hotel and Hutton Hotel in its 500 The World's Best Hotels 2014 list. Read more here.

Mar 17, 2014 7:00 AM

'We expect to attract seasoned travelers'

404 owner emphasizes local contributors with new boutique hotel
Mar 14, 2014 7:00 AM

Hermitage ranks 3rd on 'USA TODAY' list

USA TODAY and 10Best.com have ranked The Hermitage, the historic former home of President Andrew Jackson, third on their Best Presidential Attractions list.

The ranking is part of the two entities’ co-sponsored Readers’ Choice awards.

“We are honored to receive such an accolade and to be recognized among such prestigious presidential landmarks,” Howard J. Kittell (pictured), president and CEO of The Hermitage, said in a release. “Thank you to all who supported The Hermitage with their votes.  It is encouraging to know that travel experts and the American public alike value the historical significance of The Hermitage and the legacy of our nation’s seventh president.” 

Travel experts nominated The Hermitage among a selection of 20 presidential attractions for consideration in the category. Topping the U.S.'s Best Presidential Attractions list was Mount Rushmore followed by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

For a full list of the ranked attractions, visit here.

Mar 13, 2014 8:30 AM

Local exec named CEO of global hotel venture

German company has 30 offices, 500+ hotels in marketing network
Mar 11, 2014 1:19 PM

Downtown Hilton to undergo $2M renovation

The Hilton Nashville Downtown hotel is slated to received major renovations to its lobby and mezzanine meeting room level. Atlanta-based The Winter Construction Co. has the permit to handle the work, the cost of which is about $2 million. The hotel, which has already seen extensive rehab and improvements the past year, is located at 121 Fourth Ave. S. in SoBro.

Mar 11, 2014 1:05 PM