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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 19:05 0

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday released a survey finding that Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million auto trips due to highway congestion in 2018—costing ... Read More

Hawaii hotels report lower revenue, lower occupancy, higher daily rate in April 2019

Hawaii hotels report lower revenue, lower occupancy, higher daily rate in April 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 01:15 0

In April 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported lower revenue per available room (RevPAR), with higher average daily rate (ADR) and lower occupancy compared to April ... Read More

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

48 million Americans would skip a credit card payment over a vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:20 0

48 million Americans say they would skip a credit card payment before they’d skip a vacation, according a new survey published today. Survey Key Findings: ... Read More

U.S. Transportation Secretary announces Lithium Battery Safety Advisory Committee

U.S. Transportation Secretary announces Lithium Battery Safety Advisory Committee

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 01:05 0

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced that it is soliciting nominees for a new Lithium Battery Safety ... Read More

Singapore to host 2019 Global Restaurant Leadership Conference

Singapore to host 2019 Global Restaurant Leadership Conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 01:10 1

The fourth annual Global Restaurant Leadership Conference (GRLC), presented by Winsight, LLC, will take place Nov. 3-6, 2019, at the Marina Bay Sands luxury hotel ... Read More

$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018

$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 00:45 0

For the ninth consecutive year, California's tourism economy flourished, contributing $140.6 billion in travel spending and supporting 1.16 million jobs across the Golden State. The ... Read More

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

editor editor- May 1, 2019 21:04 0

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of the American Hotel and Lodging Association ... Read More

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 15:13 0

Researchers from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University published new research which sheds new light on the impact Airbnb and similar “sharing ... Read More

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Hawaii hotels: Flat average daily rate, lower occupancy so far in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 19:17 0

For the first three months of 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported flat average daily rate (ADR) and lower occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:51 0

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing its part to support and ... Read More

Tourism stakeholders presented with Destination 2023

Tourism stakeholders presented with Destination 2023

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 17, 2019 13:07 1

Following the consultative process to review and update the Tourism Master Plan 2012-2020 in May 2018, it was seen necessary that a concrete action plan ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019 20:05 2

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global Summit of WTTC on April ... Read More

Confirmed: Auto anti-stall system on before Ethiopian Max jet crash

Confirmed: Auto anti-stall system on before Ethiopian Max jet crash

editor editor- March 29, 2019 18:46 0

It has been confirmed that investigators have determined the automatic anti-stall system as activated before the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet crash. This initial ... Read More

EU and Airbus cite US for inaction that could cost billions

EU and Airbus cite US for inaction that could cost billions

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:45 0

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body has rejected every single United States argument whereas it has taken all EU legal points on board. In ... Read More

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions: A paragon of wellness and vitality

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions: A paragon of wellness and vitality

editor editor- March 28, 2019 18:26 0

The ancient art and science of Ayurveda was developed thousands of years ago in the Indian Subcontinent and is believed to be one of the ... Read More

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions – a paragon of wellness and vitality

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions – a paragon of wellness and vitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019 04:38 0

The ancient art and science of Ayurveda was developed thousands of years ago in the Indian Subcontinent and is believed to be one of the ... Read More

Korean Air abandons teens in South Korea

Korean Air abandons teens in South Korea

editor editor- March 28, 2019 00:47 1

Two unaccompanied teenage minors, ages 15 and 16, were left stranded in South Korea after being booted from their flight from Seoul to the Philippines ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii hotels’ occupancy, revenue down in February 2019

Hawaii Tourism: Hawaii hotels’ occupancy, revenue down in February 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 19:55 0

In February 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported decreases in both average daily rate (ADR) and occupancy, which resulted in lower revenue per available room (RevPAR) ... Read More

Passenger satisfaction at baggage collection jumps to new high with mobile notifications

Passenger satisfaction at baggage collection jumps to new high with mobile notifications

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:18 0

While the adoption of technology has improved passenger satisfaction across the airport journey, the biggest jump by far over the past year was at baggage ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019 16:55 0

America’s trade war resulted in $7.8 billion in losses for the nation’s economy, while the subsequent higher costs of imports took more than $68 billion ... Read More

Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April

Global average airline ticket price expected to drop by April

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 16:30 0

CWT Solutions Group forecasts global average ticket prices (ATP) for air bookings will drop to around US$673 by April, down just over 4% from February ... Read More

International travel outperforming economic growth

International travel outperforming economic growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 17:20 0

In 2018, the number of outbound trips increased by 5.5 percent, resulting in 1.4 billion international trips. Hence, once again tourism is a key growth ... Read More

Airline pilots and crew enduring high levels of fatigue

Airline pilots and crew enduring high levels of fatigue

editor editor- March 6, 2019 02:08 2

A new study based on real-life operations of 24 airlines and carried out on behalf of the EU Commission and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) ... Read More

China, USA & Germany are top 3 biggest global travel spenders

China, USA & Germany are top 3 biggest global travel spenders

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 17:25 1

A recent study estimated the global expenditure on tourism to be just short of $1.5 trillion, with cheap flights and rising economies broadening the horizons ... 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

Hawaii hotel performance overall declined

Hawaii hotel performance overall declined

editor editor- February 26, 2019 22:36 0

In January 2019, Hawaii hotels statewide reported a small increase in average daily rate (ADR) but a decrease in occupancy resulted in lower revenue per ... Read More

New research provides strategic insights for travel brands

New research provides strategic insights for travel brands

editor editor- February 21, 2019 22:11 0

New research has uncovered the true behaviors of travelers, which is particularly valuable for travel brands as they seek to understand their share of the ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what ... Read More

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

editor editor- February 14, 2019 03:05 0

The number of tourists arriving in the United States from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2%* last year, The Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii ... Read More

Tanzania makes tourism country’s top priority

Tanzania makes tourism country’s top priority

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- February 14, 2019 02:08 2

Key players in Tanzania’s tourism and hospitality industry and the country’s National Assembly have agreed to work hand in hand in guaranteeing the industry with ... Read More

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