WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended Sen.
SAIPAN, MP – The US House of Representatives today passed a bill authorizing the Interior Department to study Rota as a potential site for a National Park.
Hawaii Governor Lingle issued the following statement after her veto to stop the Civil Union Bill from becoming law in the Aloha State.
JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell has signed a bill lowering the state's tax on cruise ship passengers, a move intended to attract more ships and settle an industry lawsuit over the ...
Memo to Florida's convention and visitors' bureaus, meeting planners, travel agents and anyone else with any real heft in our tourism industry: Arizona's giving us another opportunity.
The Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill passed in the US Senate on Monday night by a unanimous vote.
The airline industry and Congressional leaders are at odds over funding for plans to speed modernization of the U.S. air traffic control system and improve aviation safety.
HONOLULU — Lawmakers in Hawaii have decided not to allow gambling on the isles.
The East African Legislative Assembly, while conducting its third session held in Kampala, Uganda, last week, passed the long-awaited tourism and wildlife bill, which also facilitates the setting ...
The move by the regional Assembly to pass a Bill seeking to have East African countries jointly manage their tourism and wildlife sectors is laudable and could not have come at a better time.
The regional Assembly has passed a Bill that could see East African countries jointly manage their high potential tourism and wildlife sectors.
A controversial measure that would have allowed new bed-and-breakfast units on Oahu was killed Wednesday by the Honolulu City Council.
On November 9, the US House of Representatives passed the Travel Promotion Act, a bill that would create a national nonprofit tourism promotion corporation for the United States "to communicate ...
Last week, the House Small Business Committee passed a long-awaited package of reforms to federally-backed small business lending practices.
WASHINGTON - A powerful campaign to allow all Americans to travel to Cuba is rumbling through Congress, with both backers and opponents predicting eventual victory and a Cuban-American Senator ...
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Senate passed the Travel Promotion Act (S. 1023) on Wednesday, sending this hard-fought bill to the House of Representatives for action.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate Tuesday approved a procedural motion on legislation that would create an entity to promote the U.S. as a tourism destination abroad.
French tourists that are thinking about heading off to some of the more risky foreign destinations may be asked to pay the bill if the French government has to come to their rescue.
MIAMI — Vacationers shopping for a cruise might soon have more things to consider than price and itineraries.
LAS VEGAS — US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has introduced a bill to prevent federal agencies from ruling out tourist destinations as places to hold official meetings.
BRASILIA, Brazil - Foreign capital limits in Brazilian airline companies could rise to 49 percent from a present cap of 20 percent, according to a draft bill that the Civil Aviation Advisory ...
In the last days of this session, lawmakers gave cruise lines another five years to comply with strict wastewater standards.
Be careful when using your cell phone or wireless card on a cruise ship - even if the ship is docked in a U.S. port.
WASHINGTON – The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights group, today praised Hawaii’s House of Representatives for passing a ...
WASHINGTON — The chairman of a House committee overseeing airlines says it should be harder for carriers to work together on setting prices and schedules.
ALEXANDRIA, VA - ASTA is encouraged by a newly-released draft of the forthcoming economic stimulus bill.
WELLINGTON — A car hire company reversed course Wednesday after angering New Zealand's prime minister for charging a tourist family for not returning their car after their sons were crushed by ...
ALEXANDRIA, VA - In response to the House of Representatives’ vote to pass the Senate-passed version of H.R.
ALEXANDRIA, VA - In response to the Senate’s vote to pass H.R. 1424, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, ASTA released the following statement:
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