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EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

EscapeMaker to host all women-led first-ever Virtual Agritourism Conference

editor editor- May 9, 2019 22:39 0

Fourteen women industry experts join forces to create an evergreen educational resource for innkeepers, farmers, winemakers, craft beverage producers and ag-related destinations to grow their ... Read More

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 16:40 0

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 Trends Index (TTI)—marking the industry's ... Read More

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

editor editor- February 15, 2019 18:54 0

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

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 17:06 0

In an attempt to build his long-promised 'border wall' without congressional approval, President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency. Trump is also expected to ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- February 14, 2019 23:08 0

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

IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 

IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 20:22 2

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the United States government and industry to work together to ensure that aviation is able to accommodate an ... Read More

Mass demonstration and chaos at U.S. airports in case of a government shutdown

Mass demonstration and chaos at U.S. airports in case of a government shutdown

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 12, 2019 08:10 0

"To all Americans: if there is anything this shutdown has taught us, it should be that labor rights matter. We must work together to improve ... Read More

Bill to shield FAA from future government shutdowns welcomed by airlines

Bill to shield FAA from future government shutdowns welcomed by airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 22:07 0

Airlines for America (A4A) today issued the following statement in support of Congressman Peter DeFazio's bill that would shield FAA programs and personnel from the ... Read More

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 17:25 0

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative of the more than 45,000 Transportation ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 15:26 0

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

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

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

editor editor- January 25, 2019 01:10 0

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

No Southwest Airlines flights for Hawaii travelers

No Southwest Airlines flights for Hawaii travelers

editor editor- January 24, 2019 19:26 0

The US government shutdown means there will be no budget flights for Hawaii travelers on Southwest Airlines. Read More

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019 18:53 0

The FAA is looking for experienced air traffic controllers. This is already true in normal times. Today the NACTA website shows a red alert on ... Read More

Federal employees impacted by government shutdown at Silicon Valley Airport get help

Federal employees impacted by government shutdown at Silicon Valley Airport get help

editor editor- January 24, 2019 02:47 0

Produce and non-perishable foods weer distributed to SJC staff affected by the government shutdown. Read More

Hotel Association of NYC offers free rooms to furloughed federal workers

Hotel Association of NYC offers free rooms to furloughed federal workers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 19, 2019 00:15 0

In a show of goodwill to thousands of workers affected by the government shutdown, the Hotel Association of New York City announced it will provide ... Read More

Shutdown solidarity: Teamsters deliver lunch to unpaid air traffic controllers

Shutdown solidarity: Teamsters deliver lunch to unpaid air traffic controllers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 16:26 0

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

Veteran US tour operator: Don’t let government shutdown stop your vacation plans

Veteran US tour operator: Don’t let government shutdown stop your vacation plans

editor editor- January 17, 2019 20:15 0

As America’s government shutdown continues to set a record for longevity, this tour operator has seen a rise in consumer anxiety. Read More

US Tourism industry presses for shutdown to government shutdown

US Tourism industry presses for shutdown to government shutdown

editor editor- January 17, 2019 19:07 0

Group tour and travel associations from the US Tourism industry came together to urge Congress and the Administration to end the government shutdown immediately. Read More

Canadians seem to care more about US air traffic safety than Trump does

Canadians seem to care more about US air traffic safety than Trump does

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 23:16 0

Trump's government shutdown has left many US federal workers wondering when their next paycheck is going to arrive. With US President Donald Trump hell-bent on ... Read More

Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open

Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 16:05 0

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

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 22, 2018 05:33 0

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

America: The land of the poor…gov’t ratings

America: The land of the poor…gov’t ratings

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 1, 2013 00:21 0

Americans are growing tiresome of the constant bickering and blaming among factions of the United States government, as proven by a recent survey. Read More

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