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Trump Administration Says US has Enough Coronavirus Tests
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Trump Administration Says US has Enough Coronavirus Tests

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 18, 2020

US Vice President Pence announced today that the states have enough COVID-19 coronavirus tests to be able to begin the ... Read More

World Health Organization: Trump’s funding cut causing outrage
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World Health Organization: Trump’s funding cut causing outrage

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 15, 2020

"We regret the decision of the president of the United States to order a halt in funding to the World ... Read More

Trump COVID-19 Briefing: For Americans or Self Promotion?
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Trump COVID-19 Briefing: For Americans or Self Promotion?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- April 14, 2020

The daily President Trump COVID-19 briefing today, Monday, April 13, 2020, did not come across as a means to inform the ... Read More

Trump’s Favorite Form of Communication Twitter Stumbles Due to COVID-19 coronavirus
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Trump’s Favorite Form of Communication Twitter Stumbles Due to COVID-19 coronavirus

editor editor- March 23, 2020

The near-term financial impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is rapidly evolving and difficult to measure. Based on current visibility, ... Read More

Trump nominates new American Ambassador to Tanzania: Spearheading tourism
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Trump nominates new American Ambassador to Tanzania: Spearheading tourism

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- November 23, 2019

United States President Donald Trump named then nominated a new Ambassador to Tanzania, after nearly 3 years of the US ... Read More

Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday
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Tit for tat: India slaps high tariffs on 28 US products effective Sunday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

Indian government announced that it will impose higher tariffs on 28 US products, including almonds, apples and walnuts, tomorrow, in ... Read More

Benchmark announces new Vice President, Revenue Management
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Benchmark announces new Vice President, Revenue Management

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Benchmark has named Priya Chandnani vice president, revenue management. Greg Champion, president and COO, made the announcement. “It is with ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran
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War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- ... Read More

“We are disappointed”: MSC Cruises cancels Cuba from MSC Armonia itinerary
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“We are disappointed”: MSC Cruises cancels Cuba from MSC Armonia itinerary

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019

MSC Cruises has updated the routes in relation to the changes imposed by Mr Trump administration in the US-Cuba regulations ... Read More

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed
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Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

The helicopter crash-landed onto the roof of a midtown Manhattan 54-story office building on New York's 7th avenue, north of ... Read More

Cash-strapped NASA to allow private tourism to International Space Station
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Cash-strapped NASA to allow private tourism to International Space Station

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been forced to take on some extra work to pay the bills: ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID
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Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, ... Read More

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips
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Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational and ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

Travel to Cuba becoming more difficult: Center for Responsible Travel responds
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Travel to Cuba becoming more difficult: Center for Responsible Travel responds

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced new restrictions on U.S. travel to ... Read More

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning
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Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have ... Read More

Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends
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Trump Hotels™ identifies luxury meetings trends

editor editor- June 4, 2019

Trump Hotels™, the luxury brand of five-star hotels and resorts known for its exceptionally designed properties in iconic locations, shares ... Read More

American Airlines adds second weekly service from Miami to St. Vincent and the Grenadines
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American Airlines adds second weekly service from Miami to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

American Airlines (AA) will be adding a second weekly service from the Miami International Airport (MIA) to the Argyle International ... Read More

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’
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China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

The government of China warned its citizens on Monday of the risk in planning to study abroad at an American ... Read More

‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history
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‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

The United States Department of State has begun requiring temporary visitors and those seeking permanent residence to submit five years’ ... Read More

Trump slaps extra tariffs on EVERYTHING coming from Mexico over immigration
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Trump slaps extra tariffs on EVERYTHING coming from Mexico over immigration

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

US President Donald Trump announced that he would implement a 5% tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, until illegal ... Read More

Chinese tourism to US plummets as Trump’s trade war rages on
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Chinese tourism to US plummets as Trump’s trade war rages on

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Number of tourists from China to the United States dropped for the first time in 15 years, despite that the ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Vice President of Business Development
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Benchmark appoints new Vice President of Business Development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Benchmark has appointed Mitch Garrett vice president of business development. Jarrad Evans, senior vice president, business development & strategy, made ... Read More

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians
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Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019

The Trump Administration refused to issue a travel advisory against Brunei, even though the country is in violation of international ... Read More

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?
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Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place ... Read More

North Korea fires another missile today
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North Korea fires another missile today

editor editor- May 4, 2019

The South Korean military reported that North Korea has fired another missile today, Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 9:06 am, ... Read More

Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union
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Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

UNITE HERE Local 5 condemns Diamond Resorts, a timeshare company headquartered in Las Vegas, after its decision to lay off ... Read More

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?
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What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, the Trump administration announced that it would be issuing new rules about non-family travel to Cuba. ... Read More

New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking
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New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

The US is targeting Cuba with additional sanctions, including restricting travel to the island nation, limiting remittances, and sanctioning additional ... Read More

‘Stable genius’ Trump to Boeing: Add ‘some great features’ & rebrand 737 MAX
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‘Stable genius’ Trump to Boeing: Add ‘some great features’ & rebrand 737 MAX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

President Trump offered some unsolicited advice to aviation giant Boeing on how to tackle the problems with its Boeing 737 ... Read More

Taiwanese spy targets Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort in Florida with malicious software
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Taiwanese spy targets Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort in Florida with malicious software

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida is a luxury property and travel club owned by U.S. President Trump. The resort was the ... Read More

U.S. Travel Targets ad campaigns at top policymakers
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U.S. Travel Targets ad campaigns at top policymakers

editor editor- March 28, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association continues to put a huge premium on creative engagement with political leaders to ensure key industry ... Read More

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief
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Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

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

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?
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Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019

A first result is out after the black box of ET 302 was examined by French aviation experts at  France's BEA air ... Read More

Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018
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Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019

America’s trade war resulted in $7.8 billion in losses for the nation’s economy, while the subsequent higher costs of imports ... Read More

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