News from Texas and beyond

Travel Industry Lends Helping Hand After Harvey

September 7th, 2017|

As relief efforts continue in southeast Texas, companies are pitching in to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. And although airports are resuming service the area is still in need of assistance. The U.S. travel and tourism industry has launched the Hurricane

Hurricane Harvey Tourism Recovery Fund Launched

September 7th, 2017|

HURRICANE HARVEY TOURISM RECOVERY FUND LAUNCHED TO HELP DEVASTATED TEXAS GULF COAST COMMUNITIES Tourism Cares and the Texas Travel Industry Association partner to maximize travel industry support to restore destinations, tourism nonprofits and jobs. Austin,

Lightbridge and AREVA NP Sign Binding Agreement for U.S. Joint Venture for Advanced Nuclear Fuel

September 6th, 2017|

Proprietary fuel technology designed to significantly improve economics, efficiency and safety of existing and new nuclear power plants. RESTON, Va., Sept. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ:LTBR) and AREVA NP in North America (AREVA Inc.),

Driving Solar: Our Closest Star’s Role In Driving Transportation Goals

July 26th, 2017|

It’s time transportation paid homage to our neighbor three doors down -- the sun. Solar power, in general, is becoming more mainstream as conversations about green energy, less reliance on fossil fuels and other topics

Raven Petroleum: New refinery on Webb County border will create 300-400 jobs

July 21st, 2017|

HEBBRONVILLE, Texas — Raven Petroleum spoke directly to the public for the first time Thursday, eight months after announcing plans to build a crude oil refinery on Webb County's border, four miles downwind from Bruni. Christopher Moore, managing director

Travel Promoters Share #WhatILikeAboutTexas

July 20th, 2017|

An industry group that promotes Texas tourism has built a website featuring stories from residents – famous and not – about what they like about their home state. The Texas Travel Industry Association is inviting

Line dancing at Love Field? Here’s why Texas music legend Gary P. Nunn jammed at a Dallas airport Friday

July 7th, 2017|

It's not uncommon to hear live Americana music emanating  from the Love Field food court on a Friday afternoon — at least not since the Texas Music Project partnered with the airport and the city of Dallas to install

What does Rick Perry like about Texas? He’ll tell you, in new travel video with Gary P. Nunn

June 19th, 2017|

Loving Texas is an apolitical endeavor. Those who tout the state's virtues don't always agree on which Hill Country barbecue is best or whether an opponent should be Hooked or Gigged. But, one thing that's not

You’ve seen Rick Perry dance. Now, watch his ‘duet’ with Gary P. Nunn

June 16th, 2017|

Last year, former Texas governor Rick Perry cha-chaed his way into the hearts of a new set of Americans thanks to his stint on “Dancing with the Stars.” Now, could “The Voice” be in his

Commentary: Why Central Texas treasures are safe from Texas45 SW

June 12th, 2017|

It’s a familiar argument: Must we sacrifice our environment for growth? No. The recent commentary by Save Barton Creek Association Board president Clark Hancock and board member Stephen Beers regarding the Texas 45 Southwest toll

New Campaign celebrates the people, experiences of Texas

June 1st, 2017|

What do you like about Texas? That’s the question the Texas Travel Industry Association wants the public to answer in the spirit of country artist Gary P. Nunn’s song “What I Like About Texas.” TTIA’s “What

State Procurement Resource Calls Crosswind AOR

March 6th, 2017|

Originally published on O'Dweyers Austin-based communications agency Crosswind Media & Public Relations has been named agency of record for the Center for Alternative Finance and Procurement within Texas state agency the Texas Facilities Commission. Crosswind