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Senate passes Travel Promotion Act with Hawaii Senators’ support

Senate passes Travel Promotion Act with Hawaii Senators’ support

editor editor- September 12, 2009 04:32 0

A bill that establishes a non-profit corporation to promote US leisure, business, and scholarly travel to foreign visitors passed the US Senate today. Read More

Senate one step closer to bill to promote US as tourism destination

Senate one step closer to bill to promote US as tourism destination

editor editor- September 9, 2009 05:33 0

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 ... Read More

Senate panel: Airlines must let passengers off stuck planes

Senate panel: Airlines must let passengers off stuck planes

editor editor- July 22, 2009 06:21 0

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 ... Read More

Why has Travel Promotion Act stalled in the Senate?

Why has Travel Promotion Act stalled in the Senate?

editor editor- July 4, 2009 10:38 0

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 ... Read More

Senate to proceed with tourism bill

Senate to proceed with tourism bill

editor editor- June 17, 2009 03:43 0

The Senate agreed Tuesday to proceed to a tourism bill that is a priority for Majority Leader Harry Reid . Read More

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Coalition-Hawaii urges Senate to pass HB 444

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Coalition-Hawaii urges Senate to pass HB 444

editor editor- March 25, 2009 05:06 0

HONOLULU - The reluctance of the Hawaii State Senate to pass HB 444 which "Extends the same rights, benefits, protections, and responsibilities of spouses in ... Read More

Major legislation introduced to improve safety on cruise ships

Major legislation introduced to improve safety on cruise ships

editor editor- March 13, 2009 02:37 0

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 ... Read More

Florida tourism execs get roasted by Senate again

Florida tourism execs get roasted by Senate again

editor editor- February 12, 2009 02:27 0

For a second day, officials of VisitFlorida, the state's tourism promotion agency, were roasted Wednesday by a Senate committee hunting for ways to save money. Read More

New Airline Passengers Bill of Rights takes flight in 111th Congress

editor editor- January 14, 2009 05:25 0

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) ... Read More

Argentine Senate approves takeover of airline

Argentine Senate approves takeover of airline

editor editor- December 18, 2008 02:05 0

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina's Senate has given final legislative approval to a government takeover of Spanish-owned Aerolineas Argentinas. Read More

Senate leaders call on Hawaii Tourism Authority to restore cuts

Senate leaders call on Hawaii Tourism Authority to restore cuts

editor editor- November 10, 2008 05:34 0

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. Read More

ASTA praises Senate passage of financial markets rescue bill

ASTA praises Senate passage of financial markets rescue bill

editor editor- October 3, 2008 02:20 0

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: Read More

Cruising is fun. But is it safe?

Cruising is fun. But is it safe?

editor editor- June 20, 2008 03:43 0

Washington — Protecting the millions of Americans embarking on foreign-flagged cruise ships each year from crimes and accidents has become a high-profile issue for Congress ... Read More

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