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Tropical Storm Irene JetBlue to waive change fees for customers affected by Tropical Storm Irene

NEW YORK - Due to inclement weather forecasted to impact the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico areas, JetBlue Airways will waive change/cancel fees and fare differences for Customers traveling ...

Japan Airlines amends international baggage rule

Japan Airlines Japan Airlines amends international baggage rule

Japan Airlines (JAL) announced today, a change in its baggage rules for international flights.

Horizon Air retiring its public brand

Horizon Air Adopting Alaska Airlines Eskimo Horizon Air retiring its public brand

SEATTLE - Horizon Air announced today it is retiring its public brand and will adopt the trademark Eskimo of its sister company, Alaska Airlines, on its fleet.

Congressional Committee faces Cuba decision

US-Cuba Travel Congressional Committee faces Cuba decision

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. - "While the White House dithers, an historic decision on U.S.

Israel makes US change travel warning

State Department changes travel warning for Israel Israel makes US change travel warning

Glenn Kessler

State Department travel warnings can have a dramatic impact on tourism.

Alaska Air new checked baggage fees take effect

Alaska Airlines Alaska Air new checked baggage fees take effect

Alaska Airlines as of Wednesday has changed its fees for checked baggage.

Seychelles professionals are part of the change

Equator Institute Seychelles professionals are part of the change

eTN Staff Writer

The Seychelles "Equator Institute" has presented a report on strategic healthcare reform to President James Michel. The chairman of the "Equator Institute" Dr.

Goodbye Midwest Airlines

Republic To Phase Out Midwest Airlines Brand Name Goodbye Midwest Airlines

Rich Rovito and David Schuyler

Less than two weeks after its return to Raleigh-Durham International Airport, the Midwest Airlines brand is going away again – this time for good.

Air traffic controllers told Ethiopian Airlines' pilot to change course before crash

Ethiopian Airlines Crash Air traffic controllers told Ethiopian Airlines' pilot to change course before crash

Nada Husseini and Cal Perry

Beirut, Lebanon - Air traffic controllers in Lebanon were telling the pilot of an Ethiopian Airlines flight to change course shortly before it crashed into the sea, the country's transportation ...

Macquarie: Qantas may keep JAL codeshare even if JAL defects

Qantas-JAL Codeshare Macquarie: Qantas may keep JAL codeshare even if JAL defects

Robert Fenner

Qantas Airways Ltd., Australia’s biggest carrier, may keep codeshare arrangements with Japan Airlines Corp.

India tightens rules for US tourists with long-term visas

India's Visa Rules Change India tightens rules for US tourists with long-term visas

In an apparent response to the David Headley episode, the Indian Government has, for the first time, imposed certain restrictions on American citizens visiting the country.

Working holiday visa changes recommended to boost Australian tourism

Australian Tourism Working holiday visa changes recommended to boost Australian tourism

Research into strategies to boost working holiday tourism in Australia has made key recommendations to the Australian Government including the introduction of a new short-term working holiday for ...

Airline unions would get boost from rule change

Airline Industry Airline unions would get boost from rule change

SAM HANANEL

WASHINGTON — Workers at U.S. airlines and railroads would have an easier time forming unions if the National Mediation Board succeeds in changing a 75-year-old rule on union organizing.

WTF??? Tourism organization changes name

Wisconsin Tourism Federation WTF??? Tourism organization changes name

Matt Bartosik

Thanks to the Internet and cell-phone texting, most people are familiar with Internet slang and "chatspeak." For example, LOL is "laugh out loud" and BRB is "be right back."

Fight over driving side switch brewing in Samoa

Samoa's Traffic About To Change Fight over driving side switch brewing in Samoa

APIA – The small Pacific island country of Samoa is suffering a case of national road rage over government plans to switch to driving on the left early next month.

Aung San Suu Kyi no longer opposes tourism to Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi Changes Position On Burmese Tourism Aung San Suu Kyi no longer opposes tourism to Burma

Burmese opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi has indicated that she is no longer opposed to tourism to her country.

Official: "Korea, Sparkling" and "Dynamic Korea" have got to go

South Korea Official: "Korea, Sparkling" and "Dynamic Korea" have got to go

SEOUL — South Korea is considering changing its official tourism slogan "Korea, Sparkling" because it sounds too much like a fizzy drink brand, according to the man in charge of promoting the ...

Delta Airlines Delta’s Crown Rooms redubbed Sky Clubs

ajc.com

So long, Crown Rooms. Hello, Sky Clubs.

Delta Air Lines is renaming its frequent flier airport lounges Delta Sky Clubs in the wake of its merger with Northwest Airlines.

Tourism threatens historic city known as 'soul' of Laos

Laos Tourism threatens historic city known as 'soul' of Laos

voanews.com

Tourism is bringing economic benefits to the Laotian city of Luang Prabang, the spiritual, religious and cultural capital of Laos for centuries.

Cubans welcome rule changes on travel to island

Cuban Travel Cubans welcome rule changes on travel to island

AP

MIAMI — The worst part of Lis Prado's job is saying no.

Palestinian PM appeals for Britain travel advice change

Palestinian PM In UK Palestinian PM appeals for Britain travel advice change

AFP

LONDON — Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad on Monday appealed for Britain to change its travel advice regarding the West Bank, citing improved security and increasing numbers of ...

Change wedding laws to woo US tourists: Tong Sang

French Polynesia Change wedding laws to woo US tourists: Tong Sang

pacificmagazine.net

French Polynesia President Gaston Tong Sang told a French overseas tourism conference in Paris Friday that there is a big potential for US couples visiting Tahiti to get married if the marriage ...

R.O.A.R.: Only in America

Rekindling The "Camelot" Spirit R.O.A.R.: Only in America

Wolfgang H. Thome

The election of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States of America is a clear sign that many things are indeed changing in that country and have changed already.

International Space Station changes orbit awaiting tourist

Space Tourism International Space Station changes orbit awaiting tourist

AFP

Moscow — The orbital path of the International Space Station (ISS) was successfully adjusted Saturday to accommodate the landing of the world's sixth space tourist in eight days time, Interfax ...

Country's winters may become too hot for tourists

Namibia Country's winters may become too hot for tourists

allafrica.com

If temperatures increase due to global warming, it may lead to a decline in the number of tourists coming to Namibia, since most tourists visit during Namibia's winter when temperatures are not ...

Cruise lines change course to cut fuel

Cruise News Cruise lines change course to cut fuel

Clarke Canfield, AP writer

PORTLAND, Maine - When the 1,020-foot Explorer of the Seas cruises through North Atlantic waters next year, it'll spend more time off the coast of New England and less time near Canadian shores, ...

Government's ‘cuts and culls’ leave Malaysian tourism dry

Malaysia Government's ‘cuts and culls’ leave Malaysian tourism dry

Yusof Sulaiman / eTN

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (eTN) - In a "top to bottom" austerity drive by the Malaysian government to stave off rising global fuel costs, new rulings binding government departments and agencies are ...

It may be time to define 'reasonable request'

Reasoning With Airlines It may be time to define 'reasonable request'

United said last week it's going to ground another 70 planes and trim domestic schedules 17 percent by the end of 2009. This came a day after Delta said it would pare flights beyond the 11 percent ...

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