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Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

Canada's heritage places reflect the rich and varied heritage of the nation and provide an opportunity for Canadians to ... Read More

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Explore America Act, legislation that supports the expansion of cultural heritage tourism by strengthening the Preserve America Grant Program ... Read More

Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools

Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools

An unidentified person died Thursday evening in the Pools of Oheo on the island of Maui in Hawaii. These ... Read More

National Tourism Authority Kiribati appoints new Chair: Kiribati is for travelers!

National Tourism Authority Kiribati appoints new Chair: Kiribati is for travelers!

Danial Rochford was appointed as the  inaugural Chairperson of the new National Tourism Authority in Kiribati He said in ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to ... Read More

‘Costly welcome party at citizens’ expense’: Refugees and migrants cost Germany €23 billion in 2018

‘Costly welcome party at citizens’ expense’: Refugees and migrants cost Germany €23 billion in 2018

Germany spent a record €23 billion ($25.65 billion) last year to integrate more than a million refugees at home ... Read More

U.S. DOT approves United Airlines’ new service to Tokyo Haneda

U.S. DOT approves United Airlines’ new service to Tokyo Haneda

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that United Airlines was tentatively granted a total of four daily ... Read More

Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented

Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented

The union representing Air Canada's flight attendants is asking Transport Canada to implement the now two-year-old Transportation Safety Board ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. ... Read More

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes

US states are rushing to become Real-ID compliant in response to federal legislation, which set new, more stringent minimum ... Read More

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

Destination DC (DDC) today announced that Washington, DC attracted a record 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018, the ninth ... Read More

Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting

Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting

Pakistan was set to welcome a meeting between the India and Pakistan on the Kartarpur Corridor, which will be ... Read More

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

One of the great hoteliers/developers of our time, John Q. Hammons developed 200 hotel properties in 40 states. But ... Read More

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

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 ... Read More

The Future of Mountain Tourism:  Sustainability and Innovation

The Future of Mountain Tourism: Sustainability and Innovation

The 4th edition of the UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference (2-5 March 2019, Berchtesgaden, Germany) highlighted the need for ... Read More

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

The previous US government shutdown 35-day stalemate sidelined hundreds of thousands of federal workers without pay, created disarray in ... Read More

U.S. Travel applauds Bill to end 9/11 fee diversion

U.S. Travel applauds Bill to end 9/11 fee diversion

"The U.S. travel community strongly supports Chairman Thompson and Chairman DeFazio's measure to end the practice of using the ... Read More

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative ... Read More

FAA shuts down New York’s LaGuardia Airport, all incoming flights halted

FAA shuts down New York’s LaGuardia Airport, all incoming flights halted

US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has halted all incoming flights to New York City’s LaGuardia Airport amid air traffic ... Read More

American Bus Association to Trump & US Congress: End government shutdown!

American Bus Association to Trump & US Congress: End government shutdown!

The American Bus Association again calls on Trump and Congress to come together and end this government shutdown immediately. Read More

Shutdown solidarity: Teamsters deliver lunch to unpaid air traffic controllers

Shutdown solidarity: Teamsters deliver lunch to unpaid air traffic controllers

Yesterday, as a gesture of union solidarity, members of the Teamsters Local 357 Executive Board led a group of ... Read More

US Government shut down: Hawaiian Kingdom separatist group storms building to take over

US Government shut down: Hawaiian Kingdom separatist group storms building to take over

Hawaii doesn’t need a US Federal Government. This is the opinion of a separatist group named the Kingdom of ... Read More

Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open

Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open

As the partial federal shutdown continues, Garfield County's Office of Tourism wants the public to know that Bryce Canyon ... Read More

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has created a special Alert page on its website providing industry partners, visitors and ... Read More

Canada’s Aviation Fatigue Rules Less Safe than US

Canada’s Aviation Fatigue Rules Less Safe than US

The Air Canada Pilots Association, the largest single pilot group in Canada - representing more than 4,000 professional pilots ... Read More

New Pakistani airlines ‘unlikely’ to launch due to strict aviation policy, taxes

New Pakistani airlines ‘unlikely’ to launch due to strict aviation policy, taxes

According to senior Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority official, new domestic airlines, which obtained licences in recent past, are 'unlikely' ... Read More

Saipan: Could be another island in the Philippines, except it isn’t

Despite being only 12 miles long and 5 miles wide, Saipan has been hot property since it was colonized ... Read More

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory

Yes, it's part of the United States of America, but it's 10 time hours and more than 20 hours ... Read More

Happy 4th of July but not so happy in Guam, where America starts the day

Happy 4th of July but not so happy in Guam, where America starts the day

There are 180,000 proud Americans currently celebrating US Independence Day in Guam, USA. Read More

Australia to double spending on tourism industry by 2020

Australia to double spending on tourism industry by 2020

The federal government is targeting investors and developers to build more hotels and resorts in cities and regions in ... Read More

Quebec threatens to sue Air Canada, Canadian government

Quebec threatens to sue Air Canada, Canadian government

The Government of Quebec is considering suing Air Canada and the federal government over the closing of Montreal service ... Read More

Australian government may intervene in Qantas’s labor row

Australian government may intervene in Qantas’s labor row

The federal government may intervene in Qantas's industrial relations storm after the airline said it would be forced to ... Read More

Federal government to stay out of Air Canada strike

Federal government to stay out of Air Canada strike

Canada's federal government served notice last night that it plans to table legislation to end the strike by Air ... Read More

Delta applauds decision to investigate labor board

ATLANTA - Delta Air Lines today applauded the decision of the U.S. Read More

American Airlines spent $1.47M to lobby Congress and executive-branch agencies

American Airlines spent $1.47M to lobby Congress and executive-branch agencies

WASHINGTON - American Airlines spent $1.47 million lobbying the federal government in the second quarter. Read More

Continental spends $894,000 to lobby federal government in 1Q

Continental spends $894,000 to lobby federal government in 1Q

WASHINGTON - Continental Airlines spent $894,000 to lobby Congress and executive-branch agencies in the first quarter on issues including ... Read More