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Marsha Rose Joyner is the host for ThinkTeck Hawaii and a Hawaiian political activist for many years. She remembers when electors met in their respective state capitols on December 19, 1988 to cast their votes for President and Vice President when George Herbert Walker Bush was elected president of the United States in 1988. Marsha was one of the four Democratic electors in Hawaii.
The Alaska Senate voted to roll back much of the voter-adopted $46 cruise ship head tax Wednesday, handing the state's important tourism industry a big victory and millions of dollars in tax reduction
The Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill passed in the US Senate on Monday night by a unanimous vote.
The Senate is pushing to strengthen pilot training and hiring requirements in an effort to improve the safety of regional airlines, a problem exposed by an air crash last year that killed 50 people.
The Nigeria Senate has directed the Minister of Aviation Babatunde Omotaba not to continue with the handover of Grand Aviation Terminal 2 at the local wing of the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos to Bi
A bill that establishes a non-profit corporation to promote US leisure, business, and scholarly travel to foreign visitors passed the US Senate today.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate Tuesday approved a procedural motion on legislation that would create an entity to promote the U.S. as a tourism destination abroad.
U.S. airlines would have to let passengers off planes stuck on tarmacs after three hours, a move urged by consumer groups, under legislation approved by a Senate panel today.
The Travel Promotion Act which passed the U.S. House of Representatives in 2008 was presented to the U.S. Senate on May 12, 2009. The Bill (S. 1023) uses landmark legislation to stimulate U.S.
HONOLULU - The reluctance of the Hawaii State Senate to pass HB 444 which "Extends the same rights, benefits, protections, and responsibilities of spouses in a marriage to partners in a civil union" i
In conjunction with efforts by the International Cruise Victims Association (ICV), major legislation to improve safety on cruise ships was introduced today by Rep. Doris Matsui in the U.S.
NAPA, CA - FlyersRights.org issued the following statement from its spokesperson, Kate Hanni, on news that Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME) today introduced the Airline Pa
The leaders of the state Senate Tourism Committee called on the Hawaii Tourism Authority to reverse its decision to slash funding for several visitor programs.
ALEXANDRIA, VA - In response to the Senate’s vote to pass H.R. 1424, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, ASTA released the following statement: