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Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a...

Marsha Rose Joyner is the host for ThinkTeck Hawaii and a Hawaiian political activist for many years.  She remembers when electors met in their respective state capitols on December 19, 1988 to cast their votes for President and Vice President when George Herbert Walker Bush was elected president of the United States in 1988. Marsha was one of the four Democratic electors in Hawaii.

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe This may not be a constant situation. "Zimbabwe is open for business and tourism" might have died a premature death before business became business

Tourists in Kenya warned about possible election violence

Tourists have been advised to stay away from Kenya’s beaches after it emerged that gangs of young men have been training in forest camps to disrupt Monday’s election.

China tells its tourists to stay away from Taiwan during election

TAIPEI - China has instructed its tour operators to avoid arranging group trips to Taiwan in the weeks leading up to the island’s January 14 presidential vote, Taiwanese travel agents said Friday.

New capital for new country?

(eTN) - Reliable sources in Juba, the present capital of the autonomous region of South Sudan, have given a stronger indication than ever before that a new capital city may become reality after indepe

Brazil swears in first female president

Brazil's first female president was sworn in Saturday amid cheers and tears from supporters, many of whom followed her rise from freedom fighter brutally persecuted by the country's military junta in

Seychelles sends well wishes to new prime minister of Australia

On the occasion of the election of Ms. Julia Gillard as Prime Minister of Australia, Syechelles President James Michel sent the following letter: “Dear Prime Minister,

Hoffa shows support of Atlantic Southeast Airlines clerks

ATLANTA, GA - Teamsters general president Jim Hoffa joined hundreds of workers from Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA) and Coca-Cola as they held a huge rally today at the Teamsters' Atlanta headquarte

Solomon Islands vote for a bright new future

(eTN) - The Solomon Islands epitomize all that one associates with a Pacific paradise - sparkling blue sea and miles of pure white beaches fringed by palm trees, free from the rush and clamor of city

Peace prevails in Rwanda presidential election

(eTN) - As suggested by this correspondent in several articles leading up to the presidential elections in Rwanda, it was indeed the case as the "land of a thousand hills," Rwanda, went to the polls o

Delta Air Lines CEO: Airline is ready to move on with...

NEW YORK — Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson said Wednesday his company "is ready to move on" with union elections that are expected to follow an impending rule change.

Glenn Carroll, senior VP of sales and marketing, CHI Hotels and...

NEW YORK, NY - Glenn Carroll, senior vice president, sales and marketing for hotel operator CHI Hotels and Resorts (CHI), was re-elected to the international board of directors of the Africa Travel As

Seychelles tourism industry elects new board of directors at 2010 Annual...

SEYCHELLES - Seychelles veteran hotelier, Louis D’Offay, was re-elected chairman of the Seychelles Hospitality & Tourism Association at the 2010 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the country’s touri

Continental Airlines elects new board member

Continental Airlines has elected Carolyn Corvi to the its board of directors.

UFTAA elects new board

The United Federation of Travel Agents' Associations (UFTAA) held its annual elections for its board of directors on November 21. Mr.

Northwest and Delta flight attendants eager to vote for union representation

Flight attendants say the Delta-Northwest merger has created a single airline, in which currently Northwest Airlines flight attendants are unionized, while Delta Airlines flight attendants have no uni

ASTA announces officials election results

ASTA announced today the following ASTA members have been certified by George Delanoy, ASTA National Treasurer, as elected to serve in the respective offices indicated.

Iran: The days of living dangerously

As Iran’s top cleric, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has declared Iran's recent election legitimate, a “no major fraud.” He will not denounce the results of the presidential election, stopping a recou

Archbishop Desmond Tutu calls election of Barack Obama a “Mandela moment”

WASHINGTON, DC – Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu praised the recent election of Barack Obama as a “Mandela moment” at an American Program Bureau (APB) event in Washington, DC on Nov

Kenyans wait for tourism boost after Obama’s election victory

After the post-election crisis and subsequent tourism slump earlier this year, the Kenyan tourism industry is waiting with bated breath for positive spin-off effects from last week's US elections.

How could the election affect travel?

After almost two years of campaigning, here is what we know about Democrat Barack Obama's and Republican John McCain's positions on issues that affect business travelers: Nothing. Nada. Zip.

Pilots of Southwest Airlines re-elect Capt. Carl Kuwitzky as president for...

DALLAS, TX - Southwest Airlines pilots re-elected Capt. Carl Kuwitzky for a second two-year term as Union president. Capt.

Executive Committee elected at 69th Skal World Congress

The new Executive Committee of Skål International was elected during the 69th Skål World Congress held in Taipei, Taiwan on October 14, 2008: Hulya Aslantas, President – Skål International
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