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Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations
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Canada announces new Heritage Lighthouse designations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

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

Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States
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Bipartisan Legislation to boost Tourism to the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019

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

Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools
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Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools

editor editor- June 1, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

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

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

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

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays
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Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019

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

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes
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US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

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

Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018
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Washington, DC Tourism: 21.9 million domestic visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

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

Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting
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Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting

editor editor- March 30, 2019

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

John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder
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John Q. Hammons: Master hotel developer and builder

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- March 16, 2019

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

The Future of Mountain Tourism:  Sustainability and Innovation
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The Future of Mountain Tourism: Sustainability and Innovation

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019

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

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown
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Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

editor editor- February 15, 2019

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

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

editor editor- February 14, 2019

"The U.S. travel community strongly supports Chairman Thompson and Chairman DeFazio's measure to end the practice of using the '9/11' ... Read More

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!
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TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

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

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

editor editor- January 25, 2019

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
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Shutdown solidarity: Teamsters deliver lunch to unpaid air traffic controllers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019

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

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

editor editor- January 18, 2019

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

Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open
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Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

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

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism
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US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 22, 2018

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

Canada’s Aviation Fatigue Rules Less Safe than US
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Canada’s Aviation Fatigue Rules Less Safe than US

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 8, 2018

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

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

editor editor- February 17, 2017

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016

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

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

editor editor- July 4, 2013

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
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Australia to double spending on tourism industry by 2020

editor editor- May 2, 2012

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

Quebec threatens to sue Air Canada, Canadian government
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Quebec threatens to sue Air Canada, Canadian government

editor editor- March 22, 2012

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

Australian government may intervene in Qantas’s labor row
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Australian government may intervene in Qantas’s labor row

editor editor- October 14, 2011

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

Federal government to stay out of Air Canada strike
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Federal government to stay out of Air Canada strike

editor editor- June 16, 2011

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

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Delta applauds decision to investigate labor board

editor editor- May 19, 2011

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

editor editor- September 20, 2010

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

editor editor- May 18, 2010

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