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Uber and Lyft say no to local authority

Uber and Lyft say no to local authority

editor editor- May 20, 2019 20:49 0

When local transportation in US cities becomes congested, noisy, or has safety concerns, they are able to manage their roads and the vehicles using them, ... Read More

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

TSA: New airport security scanner poses “privacy risks” to passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 23:07 0

US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is demanding modifications of a new airport security system because it poses “privacy risks” to passengers by showing too much ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 22:07 0

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to strengthen security as Hotels have ... Read More

Dubai Runway closure: What is means for travel to or from DXB

Dubai Runway closure: What is means for travel to or from DXB

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:32 0

With the Southern Runway revamp starting tomorrow at Dubai International Airport, Emirates has been working hard to implement measures to further maximise operational efficiencies at ... 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

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

Easter School Holidays ring in busy travel season at Frankfurt Airport

editor editor- April 5, 2019 18:51 0

With the Easter holidays around the corner, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is preparing for this year’s first travel peak. Germany’s largest aviation hub expects to welcome ... Read More

The Internet knows you are planning a vacation and will charge you more

The Internet knows you are planning a vacation and will charge you more

editor editor- April 5, 2019 01:05 0

People are starting to plan their summer vacation, and for many, the planning process itself is the beginning of a well-deserved rest. However, it does ... Read More

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step

editor editor- March 26, 2019 20:07 4

New flight schedule to take effect on March 31 – Total flights expanding moderately Frankfurt Airport (FRA) continues to strengthen its status as Germany’s leading international ... Read More

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to open at Disneyland Resort and at Walt Disney World Resort

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 00:10 0

In anticipation of high guest interest, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products announced today it will open Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge ahead of schedule at Disneyland ... Read More

DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki Beach hotel workers call for respect from management

DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki Beach hotel workers call for respect from management

editor editor- March 5, 2019 01:34 0

DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki Beach hotel workers organized a public action in their hotel lobby this morning, demanding respect from management, safe workloads, and ... Read More

European Commission: Critical flaws in airline employment practices

European Commission: Critical flaws in airline employment practices

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 15:34 0

A long-awaited wake-up call to EU Member States and an Expert Group are the two essential elements of the EU Commission’s new plan to prevent ... Read More

Airline passengers pleased about automated passport control

Airline passengers pleased about automated passport control

editor editor- February 27, 2019 00:04 0

Airline passengers are using automated technology for passport checks at double the rate recorded in 2017 and are more satisfied when doing so. In 2018, ... Read More

YOTEL checks-in to Washington, DC with hotel acquisition

YOTEL checks-in to Washington, DC with hotel acquisition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 17:08 0

Today YOTEL announced the acquisition of the Liaison Washington Capitol Hill hotel by partners Metrovest Equities and BLDG Management. The innovative hotel group will operate ... Read More

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 14:09 0

The non-profit National Limousine Association (NLA), responsible for and dedicated to representing the interests of the private driver transportation industry, today published revisions to the ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45 0

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by the association. In his communication, ... Read More

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 24, 2019 06:06 0

Hotel operators in Asia are neglecting public safety. Scientists and engineers have learned the truth about the industry’s apathy when it comes to keeping our ... Read More

Platov International becomes first ever five-star Russian airport

Platov International becomes first ever five-star Russian airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 19:20 0

One of the newest Russian airports, Platov International Airport in the city of Rostov-on-Don, has received the highest mark from the UK-based ranking organization Skytrax, ... Read More

Airbus readies massive presence at Aero India

Airbus readies massive presence at Aero India

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 15:34 0

From flying and static displays of its best-in-class products to showcasing its cutting-edge aerospace services, Airbus has planned one of its biggest-ever participation at Aero ... Read More

WTTC Brexit Warning: 700.000 travel tourism jobs at risk in Europe

WTTC Brexit Warning: 700.000 travel tourism jobs at risk in Europe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019 00:39 0

Over 300,000 jobs could be at risk in the Travel & Tourism sector in the United Kingdom and almost 400,000 in Europe if the UK ... Read More

De-icing an Air Transat A321 made 185 passengers sick

De-icing an Air Transat A321 made 185 passengers sick

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019 07:18 0

An airplane leaving from Quebec City's Jean Lesage airport was quickly evacuated today after passengers began to fall ill.  A dozen passengers received medical attention after ... Read More

EU: ‘Golden visas’ bring corruption and money laundering in their wake

EU: ‘Golden visas’ bring corruption and money laundering in their wake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 15:40 0

The European Union is set to urge member states on Wednesday to crack down on schemes to grant “golden visas” to foreign investors, warning they ... Read More

SriLankan Airlines says Airbus aircraft not right for them

SriLankan Airlines says Airbus aircraft not right for them

editor editor- January 19, 2019 19:35 3

SriLankan Airlines said in a statement that it "wishes to clarify its position with regard to the utilization of one of its Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Read More

Why a Sri Lankan Airlines A330-200 is parked in Colombo with one engine missing?

Why a Sri Lankan Airlines A330-200 is parked in Colombo with one engine missing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 19, 2019 06:18 0

A Sri Lankan Airlines Airbus A330-200 has been parked at Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport with one engine missing and is not moving. The Airline said ... Read More

Lufthansa: Frankfurt Airport strike will cause ‘significant disruption’

Lufthansa: Frankfurt Airport strike will cause ‘significant disruption’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 15:31 0

German Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft (Verdi) trade union has called for a comprehensive strike by security personnel at Frankfurt Airport between 2 p.m. and 20 p.m. on ... Read More

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

editor editor- January 4, 2019 21:05 0

Marriott said for the first time that 5.25 million passport numbers were kept in the Starwood system in plain, unencrypted data files Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 21:45 0

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. Americans should exercise increased caution ... Read More

Lufthansa turns to the media for help at FRAPORT: 3000 Passengers caught in chaos

Lufthansa turns to the media for help at FRAPORT: 3000 Passengers caught in chaos

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018 19:53 0

The Lufthansa Group is reaching out to the media for their help in bringing attention to the situation in terminal one at Frankfurt Airport (FRAPORT), ... Read More

How Emirates gets a handle on aircraft turnaround in Dubai?

How Emirates gets a handle on aircraft turnaround in Dubai?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2018 08:05 0

Delays in aircraft turnaround in DXB has to be kept under control. A new innovative application built in-house by Emirates called the Hub Monitor is ... Read More

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