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

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

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

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

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

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

India’s Jet Airways halts all international and domestic operations

India’s Jet Airways halts all international and domestic operations

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

Frankfurt airport grounds all flights after drone sighting

Frankfurt airport grounds all flights after drone sighting

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

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

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 ... Read More

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

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

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

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bill to shield FAA from future government shutdowns welcomed by airlines

Bill to shield FAA from future government shutdowns welcomed by airlines

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

US Travel: Shutdown sending immediate shockwaves throughout US economy

US Travel: Shutdown sending immediate shockwaves throughout US economy

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

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

No Southwest Airlines flights for Hawaii travelers

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?

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?

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

Federal employees impacted by government shutdown at Silicon Valley Airport get help

Federal employees impacted by government shutdown at Silicon Valley Airport get help

Produce and non-perishable foods weer distributed to SJC staff affected by the government shutdown. Read More

The more Mexican you are, the bigger your airline discount

The more Mexican you are, the bigger your airline discount

AeroMexico airline is offering a discount based on DNA heritage. Read More

Hotel Association of NYC offers free rooms to furloughed federal workers

Hotel Association of NYC offers free rooms to furloughed federal workers

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

Shutdown solidarity: Teamsters deliver lunch to unpaid air traffic controllers

Shutdown solidarity: Teamsters deliver lunch to unpaid air traffic controllers

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

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

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

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

US Tourism industry presses for shutdown to government shutdown

US Tourism industry presses for shutdown to government shutdown

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

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

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

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

Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open

Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open

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

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio

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

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

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

London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights

London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights

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

FAA shutdown widely impacts economy

FAA shutdown widely impacts economy

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

Strike shuts down iconic Paris museums and tourist hotspots

Strike shuts down iconic Paris museums and tourist hotspots

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

Mexico’s lack of tourists makes way for locals

Mexico’s lack of tourists makes way for locals

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