Tag: Governor

Curfew in Waikiki, but Governor Ige is still not ready to stop tourism
Hawaii Travel News

Curfew in Waikiki, but Governor Ige is still not ready to stop tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 10, 2020

In the State of Hawaii, the island of Oahu, including famous Waikiki, will be on a complete curfew. Honolulu Mayor ... Read More

Panda Xiang Xiang unite Japanese capital and Chinese city to promote tourism
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Panda Xiang Xiang unite Japanese capital and Chinese city to promote tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019

Dujiangyan city, Sichuan, China and Tokyo, Japan,  are closely linked thanks to Xiang Xiang, who was born at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo in 2017, as well as her ... Read More

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill
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Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill, the nation’s first, requiring most hotels to provide their employees with ... Read More

Celebrating PRIDE month: Guam’s first woman Governor signs first PRIDE Pledge
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Celebrating PRIDE month: Guam’s first woman Governor signs first PRIDE Pledge

editor editor- June 10, 2019

In an historic first in the nation, the Leon Guerrero-Tenorio Administration of Guam signed a PRIDE Pledge, along with its ... Read More

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed
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Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

The helicopter crash-landed onto the roof of a midtown Manhattan 54-story office building on New York's 7th avenue, north of ... Read More

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism launches ‘Sovereign’s Road’ project
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Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism launches ‘Sovereign’s Road’ project

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Russia's Federal Agency for Tourism (Rosturizm) and the governors of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novgorod, Tver regions announced the signing of ... Read More

Tourism Authority of Thailand adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy
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Tourism Authority of Thailand adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has adopted a simplified “A-B-C Strategy” to promote emerging tourist destinations by creating inter-linked, ... Read More

Kenya put tourism on their currency bank notes
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Kenya put tourism on their currency bank notes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The Kenya Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife congratulated President Kenyatta for the launch of new generation currency notes yesterday particularly ... Read More

United Airlines begins operations at LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B Eastern Concourse on June 2
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United Airlines begins operations at LaGuardia Airport’s new Terminal B Eastern Concourse on June 2

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

This weekend United customers traveling through New York-LaGuardia Airport will experience new gates on the Terminal B Eastern Concourse, following ... Read More

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”
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Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

The recent catastrophic crash-landing of a Sukhoi Superjet-100 at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was a result of the poor state of ... Read More

A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?
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A piece of American history, ancient culture, white sandy beaches and so remote like no place else?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Where can you find a piece of American history and ancient culture like no other place else? Where can you ... Read More

Chances a tourist swallows a Rat Lungworm on a Hawaii vacation?
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Chances a tourist swallows a Rat Lungworm on a Hawaii vacation?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019

Millions of tourists visit Hawaii every year. The Hawaii Tourism Authority remains silent on the fact that 75% of slugs ... Read More

Qatar Airways’ Doha-Izmir flight marks the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway
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Qatar Airways’ Doha-Izmir flight marks the addition of airline’s seventh Turkish gateway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Qatar Airways’ first flight from Doha to Izmir landed today at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, marking the addition of airline’s ... Read More

Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’
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Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed Substitute House Bill 1798, concerning short-term rentals, into law. This bill was a top priority ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21
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Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21

editor editor- May 10, 2019

The long-awaited Jamaica Tourism Workers' Pension Bill is one step closer to becoming a reality. This as Jamaica Minister of ... Read More

Airbus: Limited or no aerospace experience? No problem!
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Airbus: Limited or no aerospace experience? No problem!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

Airbus has launched two new hiring programs designed to employ applicants with little-to-no aviation or aerospace experience. The two programs, ... Read More

Washington Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month
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Washington Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

As the hospitality industry ramps up hiring for peak tourism season in Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed May as ... Read More

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success

editor editor- May 1, 2019

Hawaii Senate Bill 1292 just squeaked by passing which will allow the Aloha State to collect transient accommodation and general ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership
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American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of ... Read More

Thailand:  Songkran 2019 increased tourism revenue
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Thailand: Songkran 2019 increased tourism revenue

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revealed that tourism revenue earned from international visitor arrivals to Thailand and domestic ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau Director Flori-Anne dela Cruz named 2019 PATA Face of the Future
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Guam Visitors Bureau Director Flori-Anne dela Cruz named 2019 PATA Face of the Future

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

Flori-Anne dela Cruz, the youth representative to the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) Board of Directors, is today named as the ... Read More

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership
Travel Associations News

American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association welcomes new leadership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

The Board of Directors of the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of ... Read More

Drink like a New Yorker
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Drink like a New Yorker

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 20, 2019

If you live in New York, work in New York or are doing business in New York – there is ... Read More

NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids
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NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 13, 2019

New York Wines: Disaster in the Beginning Historians have documented the fact that grapes were first introduced to New York ... Read More

At least three people die jumping from Bangkok skyscraper to escape hotel fire
Travel Safety & Emergencies

At least three people die jumping from Bangkok skyscraper to escape hotel fire

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

A 57-floor hotel and shopping building has gone up in flames in Bangkok, Thailand. At least three people have died ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism
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How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board Chief Executive sits on Tourism Panel at the sixth Annual Destination Wedding Planners Congress in Dubai
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Seychelles Tourism Board Chief Executive sits on Tourism Panel at the sixth Annual Destination Wedding Planners Congress in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

Seychelles was bestowed with high honours as the destination was represented at the Tourism Panel at the Destination Wedding Planners ... Read More

Major tourism attraction to be developed around birthplace of Jimmy Cliff
Tourism News

Major tourism attraction to be developed around birthplace of Jimmy Cliff

editor editor- March 29, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has indicated plans to fully develop the community of Somerton in St. James, where ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods
Travel Safety & Emergencies

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors
Travel Associations News

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians
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Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in ... Read More

Nevis rolls out the red carpet
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Nevis rolls out the red carpet

editor editor- March 22, 2019

The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visit Nevis as part of Caribbean tour One of the gems ... Read More

New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism
People in Travel & Tourism

New ministry-level leadership in British Virgin Islands tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

The British Virgin Islands has new leadership in the pivotal Tourism sector with the recent election of Premier and Minister ... Read More

10 people killed, dozens wounded in school shooting in Sao Paulo, Brazil
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10 people killed, dozens wounded in school shooting in Sao Paulo, Brazil

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

At least 10 people were killed in a school shooting in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state, law enforcement has confirmed. The ... Read More

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation
Airline News

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

Yesterday, over the opposition of the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta community groups, and the nation's largest federal employee union, the ... Read More

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism
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CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 5, 2019

Pilar Laguana, an international tourism veteran, is now in charge of the Guam Visitors Bureau. She thinks out of the ... Read More

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