Tag: senate

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:20 0

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. law such payoffs are not ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:35 0

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per day — to travel on ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21

Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21

editor editor- May 10, 2019 00:19 0

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

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success

editor editor- May 1, 2019 02:58 0

Hawaii Senate Bill 1292 just squeaked by passing which will allow the Aloha State to collect transient accommodation and general excise taxes from short-term rentals ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes Bernhardt DOI confirmation

U.S. Travel welcomes Bernhardt DOI confirmation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 19:25 0

U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of David Bernhardt as secretary of the U.S. Department of ... Read More

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019 20:14 0

FAA Nominee Steve Dickson formerly a Delta Airlines executive,  should get a prompt confirmation hearing before the U.S Senate," stated Paul Hudson, of FlyersRights.org and ... Read More

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:50 2

Former chief of flight operations for Delta Air Lines was appointed by President Trump to run the Federal Aviation Administration, currently under scrutiny for allowing ... Read More

Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 19:32 0

The Williamsburg Tourism Council (WTC) is pleased to announce that Vicki Cimino has been selected as their new Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer. After a 5-month ... Read More

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 00:20 0

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

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 18:25 0

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because it removes Israeli-owned rentals in the ... Read More

Italian recognition for tourism excellence

Italian recognition for tourism excellence

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 26, 2019 02:22 0

The XXIV edition of “Premio Excellent” takes place every year in conjunction with the BIT Tourism Fair in Milan conceived by Mario Mancini and promoted ... Read More

United Airlines taps industry veteran for senior role

United Airlines taps industry veteran for senior role

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 17:05 0

United Airlines today named transportation industry veteran Robert S. Rivkin senior vice president and general counsel. For the last three decades, Rivkin has drawn on ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes bills to address billions needed to maintain National Parks

U.S. Travel welcomes bills to address billions needed to maintain National Parks

editor editor- February 15, 2019 19:02 0

A U.S. Senate bill to provide funding for National Park repairs is currently under committee review. A similar bill is moving forward in the House ... 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

mm 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

It’s a boy! Church House Westminster announces new event coordinator

It’s a boy! Church House Westminster announces new event coordinator

editor editor- February 1, 2019 23:02 0

Church House Westminster has recruited its first male coordinator in over 10 years. This is certainly not from a lack of trying, but the reality ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

editor editor- January 31, 2019 22:36 0

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive report detailing statewide ... Read More

Washington Hospitality Association supports panic buttons for workers’ protection

Washington Hospitality Association supports panic buttons for workers’ protection

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 18:30 0

The safety and security of employees is a top priority for the hospitality industry, which is why the Washington Hospitality Association testified in enthusiastic support ... Read More

Ex HTA Chief returns to Hawaii tourism

Ex HTA Chief returns to Hawaii tourism

editor editor- January 17, 2019 03:05 0

Former Hawaii Tourism Authority CEO McCartney will be in charge of DBEDT if the Senate confirms. Read More

Italian Government Tourist Board welcomes new President

Italian Government Tourist Board welcomes new President

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 21:15 0

The Italian Government Tourist Board - ENIT (Agenzia nazionale del turismo), has a new president, that will be in office for the next three years. ... Read More

JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports electrifying ground transportation fleets

JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports electrifying ground transportation fleets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 00:51 0

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will purchase 18 Proterra Catalyst E2 vehicles for shuttle service at John F. Kennedy International Airport ... Read More

Mexico’s Puebla governor and her husband die in Christmas Eve helicopter crash

Mexico’s Puebla governor and her husband die in Christmas Eve helicopter crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 25, 2018 03:32 0

The governor of the Mexican state of Puebla and her husband, a former governor and senator, died in a helicopter crash on Christmas eve, Mexican ... Read More

Travel stylishly: Jewelry for the executive on the move

Travel stylishly: Jewelry for the executive on the move

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 15, 2018 20:04 0

Recognizing and acknowledging a new reality, jewelry designers are incorporating the active lifestyle of travel into their jewelry. Read More

Senate resolution on Yemen: More heat than fire

Senate resolution on Yemen: More heat than fire

editor editor- December 13, 2018 11:26 0

Yemen used to be a beautiful destination for travel and tourism. The hospitality school there was leading in Africa just a few years ago. But ... Read More

Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii

Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 6, 2018 21:50 0

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 ... Read More

French Senate votes ‘Oui’ for Absinthe

French Senate votes ‘Oui’ for Absinthe

editor editor- April 16, 2011 02:34 0

LONDON, England - Yesterday the French Senate finally voted to lift the ban against absinthe in France. Read More

In a big victory for the industry Alaska Senate passes cruise tax cut

In a big victory for the industry Alaska Senate passes cruise tax cut

editor editor- April 16, 2010 05:20 0

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 ... Read More

US Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill unanimously passes Senate

US Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill unanimously passes Senate

editor editor- March 25, 2010 10:05 0

The Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill passed in the US Senate on Monday night by a unanimous vote. Read More

Legislation to improve regional airline safety considered

Legislation to improve regional airline safety considered

editor editor- March 12, 2010 03:44 0

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 ... Read More

Nigeria Senate orders suspension of airport terminal handover

Nigeria Senate orders suspension of airport terminal handover

editor editor- September 22, 2009 05:21 0

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 ... Read More

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