Tag: US government

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019 21:14 0

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting the Parliamentary Report proposing culling. ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41 0

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in ... Read More

FAA issues travel advisory for Venezuela

FAA issues travel advisory for Venezuela

editor editor- May 1, 2019 01:33 1

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a travel advisory for the territory and airspace of Venezuela due to increasing political instability and ... Read More

WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal

WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 14:00 0

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been dragged out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he has spent the last seven years. That's after Ecuador's ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14 0

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, ... Read More

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

WTTC 19th Global Summit final program: Changemakers including President Obama meet in Seville

Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- March 31, 2019 20:05 2

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) will be heading to Seville, Spain this week to attend the  19th Global Summit of WTTC on April ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46 0

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's ... Read More

American Airlines resumes Miami-Antigua service

American Airlines resumes Miami-Antigua service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 02:31 0

The Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism and Investment along with the country’s Tourism Authority has announced the resumption of service by American Airlines to ... Read More

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

editor editor- February 15, 2019 18:54 0

The previous US government shutdown 35-day stalemate sidelined hundreds of thousands of federal workers without pay, created disarray in national parks, caused disruptions to 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 

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 20:22 2

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

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow immediate response on US Government Opening

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow immediate response on US Government Opening

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019 19:43 0

U.S> Skies are open. The U.S. Travel Association along with the Global travel and tourism industry had been bracing about safety, security and the difficult ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 15:26 0

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

No Southwest Airlines flights for Hawaii travelers

No Southwest Airlines flights for Hawaii travelers

editor editor- January 24, 2019 19:26 0

The US government shutdown means there will be no budget flights for Hawaii travelers on Southwest Airlines. Read More

Hotel booking app giving out Trump stress balls to anyone traveling to Mexico

Hotel booking app giving out Trump stress balls to anyone traveling to Mexico

editor editor- January 24, 2019 00:43 0

By giving out Trump stress balls, this hotel booking app wants to reward travelers that visit Mexico in spite of the derogatory and frightening language Trump ... Read More

FAA grounds all flights at Newark airport after drones seen flying nearby

FAA grounds all flights at Newark airport after drones seen flying nearby

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 03:29 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered a ground stop at Newark airport on Tuesday evening, after drones were seen flying over the nearby airfield, disrupting ... Read More

US Government shut down: Hawaiian Kingdom separatist group storms building to take over

US Government shut down: Hawaiian Kingdom separatist group storms building to take over

editor editor- January 18, 2019 01:34 0

Hawaii doesn’t need a US Federal Government. This is the opinion of a separatist group named the Kingdom of Atooi that stormed the Office of ... Read More

Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria

Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria

editor editor- January 8, 2019 23:07 0

The US government website warns travelers to exercise increased caution when traveling in Algeria due to terrorism. Read More

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 22, 2018 05:33 0

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

US gov’t shutdown OVER!

US gov’t shutdown OVER!

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 17, 2013 14:16 0

It took a total of 16 agonizing days of finger-pointing among government officials in Washington, DC, but the US government shutdown is finally over. Read More

United States: The land of prisoners

United States: The land of prisoners

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 10, 2013 03:32 0

Oh, say, can you see? Brand USA is the organization appointed by the United States government to handle all marketing affairs for the country’s travel ... Read More

Proposed border fee for Canadians ruffles snowbird feathers

Proposed border fee for Canadians ruffles snowbird feathers

editor editor- April 22, 2013 03:34 0

TORONTO, Canada - The United States government wants Canadians to pay to enter the United States to help ease their desperate financial situation. Read More

Airbus versus Boeing: it’s war!

Airbus versus Boeing: it’s war!

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- September 29, 2012 04:22 0

Has the European Union Commission become Airbus’ greatest ally in taking on Boeing? Read More

WTO condemns massive illegal Boeing subsidies

WTO condemns massive illegal Boeing subsidies

editor editor- April 1, 2011 13:04 0

(eTN) - Boeing received “at least US$5.3 billion” in “pervasive” and “distortive” subsidies causing US$45 billion in harm.   Read More

National Business Travel Association: Government gets C+ on corporate travel

National Business Travel Association: Government gets C+ on corporate travel

editor editor- February 3, 2010 06:05 0

When it comes to dealing with issues and policies affecting the corporate travel industry, the National Business Travel Association (NBTA) has given the U.S. government ... Read More

Transportation secretary hints at aid for airlines

Transportation secretary hints at aid for airlines

editor editor- May 1, 2009 02:39 0

WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Thursday he thinks the Obama administration will seek financial aid for airlines to pay for equipment onboard planes ... Read More

Dislocated airline workers in Indiana receive $3.5 million US grant

Dislocated airline workers in Indiana receive $3.5 million US grant

editor editor- June 24, 2008 03:47 0

The US Department of Labor today announced a $3,520,000 grant to assist approximately 350 workers affected by the closure of ATA Airlines Inc. in Indianapolis, ... Read More

US tourism should be wary, tourism executive says

US tourism should be wary, tourism executive says

editor editor- March 14, 2008 13:09 0

America will remain the biggest travel and tourism economy sector in the world. It will remain that way for the next 10 years. As for ... Read More

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