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

editor editor- May 9, 2019

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

India: Jet Airways’ demise leads to spike in airfares, massive hotel cancellations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

The abrupt shutdown of Jet Airways operations has left Indian tourism industry a worried lot as it has led to ... Read More

India’s Jet Airways halts all international and domestic operations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

One of India's major airlines, Jet Airways, has announced it is temporarily halting flight operations on Wednesday after the carrier ... Read More

Frankfurt airport grounds all flights after drone sighting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019

Frankfurt am Main Airport (Frankfurt Airport), the largest airport in Europe, had to halt all incoming and outgoing flights after ... Read More

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

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 ... Read More

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

editor editor- February 15, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

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

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

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

editor editor- February 14, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 12, 2019

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

Bill to shield FAA from future government shutdowns welcomed by airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

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

US Travel: Shutdown sending immediate shockwaves throughout US economy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President Jonathan Grella issued the following statement today: "This morning's reports of air traffic control ... Read More

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative of ... Read More

FAA shuts down New York’s LaGuardia Airport, all incoming flights halted

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

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

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

editor editor- January 25, 2019

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

editor editor- January 24, 2019

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?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019

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

Hotel Association of NYC offers free rooms to furloughed federal workers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 19, 2019

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

Shutdown solidarity: Teamsters deliver lunch to unpaid air traffic controllers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019

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

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

editor editor- January 17, 2019

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

US Tourism industry presses for shutdown to government shutdown

editor editor- January 17, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019

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

Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

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

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

editor editor- December 31, 2018

It is not a surprise that politics has morphed into an entertainment vehicle. The people who populate the White House ... Read More

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 22, 2018

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

London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018

Thousands of passengers have been affected by drones flying over the UK's second busiest airport's runways. London's Gatwick Airport's runway ... Read More

FAA shutdown widely impacts economy

editor editor- July 29, 2011

ARLINGTON, Va. - The ongoing FAA shutdown is having a broad and deep negative impact on aviation and our economy. Read More

Strike shuts down iconic Paris museums and tourist hotspots

editor editor- December 3, 2009

Paris - A strike called by trade unions to demand more state funds and additional personnel for cultural institutions shut ... Read More

Mexico’s lack of tourists makes way for locals

editor editor- May 5, 2009

MEXICO CITY — It was truly a lonely planet Saturday for street vendors and restaurateurs in Mexico City's favorite tourist ... Read More