Tag: billions

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 16:26 2

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have seen Washington using its powers ... Read More

Iconic sports arrive at Heathrow Airport

Iconic sports arrive at Heathrow Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 15:41 0

In celebration of a momentous summer of sport in the UK this year, cricketing legends Phil Tufnell and Isa Guha exclusively revealed a giant replica ... Read More

100 Years of Hilton exhibition opens at the London Hilton on Park Lane

100 Years of Hilton exhibition opens at the London Hilton on Park Lane

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 18:05 0

The London Hilton on Park Lane, the first UK Hilton hotel, is opening an exhibition for guests and visitors as part of their 100 years ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:35 0

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per day — to travel on ... Read More

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 19:30 0

WeChat Pay and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol jointly launched Europe's first flagship WeChat Pay Smart Airport. The flagship exists of three services: WeChat Official Account, WeChat ... Read More

Salt Lake to host professionals who book thousands of meetings and conventions

Salt Lake to host professionals who book thousands of meetings and conventions

editor editor- May 1, 2019 01:21 0

Just four years after hosting the annual meeting of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)—association professionals and industry partners responsible for booking thousands of ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes Bernhardt DOI confirmation

U.S. Travel welcomes Bernhardt DOI confirmation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 19:25 0

U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of David Bernhardt as secretary of the U.S. Department of ... Read More

US Travel: Pulling CBP staff to US-Mexico border can hurt legitimate international travel

US Travel: Pulling CBP staff to US-Mexico border can hurt legitimate international travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 13:46 0

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on Customs and Border Protection's announcement that it ... Read More

Gleam of hope for tourism

Gleam of hope for tourism

mm Alain St.Ange- April 9, 2019 23:05 0

On March 27, all roads led to Mombasa, Kenya, for a joint business meeting organized by Uganda and Kenya and the two Presidents of both ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 6, 2019 20:45 0

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA has approximately 18,000 members who incredibly ... Read More

U.S. Travel applauds introduction to rename Visa Waiver Program

U.S. Travel applauds introduction to rename Visa Waiver Program

editor editor- March 28, 2019 21:41 3

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on the introduction of a bill to rename ... Read More

EU and Airbus cite US for inaction that could cost billions

EU and Airbus cite US for inaction that could cost billions

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:45 0

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body has rejected every single United States argument whereas it has taken all EU legal points on board. In ... Read More

About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert

About the African Tourism Board: Top important according to an African American Tourism Expert

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 05:28 0

Drew Barrett, a Chicago based African American tourism expert and consultant, thinks the newly founded African Tourism Board(ATB) is very important and potentially valuable to the nations ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00 0

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, ... Read More

Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee

Starbucks Hawaii: Rotten food from the garbage and warm leftover coffee

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 05:06 0

Starbucks is not the only one to blame when human decency in America is under attack. Pearlridge Mall on the island of Oahu is the ... Read More

A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?

A solution for Climate Change? What about a Clean Energy Dividend?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019 05:44 0

I believe there is an extremely simple way to whip climate change and I plan to set it out below.  It's wonderful to see children ... Read More

Boeing’s reputation, billions of dollars at stake as 737 MAX 8 investigation launched

Boeing’s reputation, billions of dollars at stake as 737 MAX 8 investigation launched

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 15:40 0

Boeing 737 Max 8 jet operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed six minutes after take-off on Sunday en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, killing all ... Read More

MGM Resorts International announces leadership changes

MGM Resorts International announces leadership changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 21:07 0

MGM Resorts International today announced changes to its leadership team and a streamlining of responsibilities to empower leaders to drive the Company's strategic direction and ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes bills to address billions needed to maintain National Parks

U.S. Travel welcomes bills to address billions needed to maintain National Parks

editor editor- February 15, 2019 19:02 0

A U.S. Senate bill to provide funding for National Park repairs is currently under committee review. A similar bill is moving forward in the House ... Read More

Back to school: Learning how to look good

Back to school: Learning how to look good

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 19, 2019 21:04 0

Those that ponder the importance of “beauty” should recognize that the industry is valued at billions of dollars and is supported by men and women. Read More

African Tourism Board: Kenya tourism resilience is an example to the world

African Tourism Board: Kenya tourism resilience is an example to the world

editor editor- January 16, 2019 04:37 0

The African Tourism Board strongly condemned the terror attack that occurred today at the luxury Dusit Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Read More

Delta Air Lines carried 15.5 million passengers in ‘record’ November 2018

Delta Air Lines carried 15.5 million passengers in ‘record’ November 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 06:10 0

Delta Air Lines today reported operating performance for November 2018. The company carried 15.5 million customers across its broad global network, a record for the ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau booth visited by US Secretary of Commerce

Guam Visitors Bureau booth visited by US Secretary of Commerce

editor editor- May 7, 2012 06:53 0

TUMON, Guam - US Secretary of Commerce John Bryson visited the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) booth on the convention floor during the US Travel Association's ... Read More

2011 natural disasters cost global economies $435 billion

2011 natural disasters cost global economies $435 billion

editor editor- January 11, 2012 05:56 0

CHICAGO, Ill. - Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report, which aggregates and analyses the natural disaster perils that occurred worldwide during 2011, has been released ... Read More

Billions of dollars pumped into UAE’s burgeoning aviation industry

Billions of dollars pumped into UAE’s burgeoning aviation industry

editor editor- November 21, 2011 05:18 0

In Silicon Oasis in Dubai, tucked away behind streets peppered with unfinished buildings and empty office blocks, is a thriving, upscale community of villas. Read More

ATA: US industry, economy will lose billions due to EU ETS

ATA: US industry, economy will lose billions due to EU ETS

editor editor- July 28, 2011 05:54 0

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. Read More

2010: Airlines rake $2.5 billion from baggage fees so far

2010: Airlines rake $2.5 billion from baggage fees so far

editor editor- December 14, 2010 04:15 0

Baggage fees may irritate you, but airlines sure aren't complaining. Read More

Airline ancillary fees are big business

Airline ancillary fees are big business

editor editor- May 5, 2010 08:31 0

According to statistics from the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), the airline industry collected at least US$1.9 billion through ancillary fees ... Read More

Billions of US dollars flowing to low-priority airport projects

Billions of US dollars flowing to low-priority airport projects

editor editor- October 8, 2009 06:06 0

The federal government has funded more than 3,100 airport construction and rehabilitation projects costing nearly US$2 billion from 2005-2009, despite the fact they received priority ... Read More

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