Tag: economists

National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit
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National Park Tourism in Hawaii are big business: $734 Million in Economic Benefit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4.8 million visitors to national parks in Hawaii spent $526 million ... Read More

Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees
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Memorial Day traffic study finds dire economic cost, public support for user fees

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants
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More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting ... Read More

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day
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eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

In nature, nothing exists alone is the message for Earth Day 2019. Announcing the public launch of its “SDG17 Partners Program” ... Read More

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

editor editor- April 5, 2019

People are starting to plan their summer vacation, and for many, the planning process itself is the beginning of a ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle
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Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

editor editor- April 2, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2% year-over-year in February, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends ... Read More

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa
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“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of ... Read More

Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018
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Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019

America’s trade war resulted in $7.8 billion in losses for the nation’s economy, while the subsequent higher costs of imports ... Read More

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence
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Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2 percent year-over-year in January, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel ... Read More

International inbound travel expected to peter out
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International inbound travel expected to peter out

editor editor- January 8, 2019

The growth of both international and domestic travel are projected to decelerate in the first few months of 2019. Read More

US Travel: Gloomy international projections overshadow domestic travel gains
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US Travel: Gloomy international projections overshadow domestic travel gains

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2 percent year-over-year in October, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel ... Read More

An economist should not get stuck in a toilet seat
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An economist should not get stuck in a toilet seat

editor editor- December 29, 2008

It is rather haunting, the notice above the flush button in the toilet on the aircraft: "Do Not Flush While ... Read More