Tag: Waiver

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 Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms
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Travel Trends Index: Steady April growth, but international outlook alarms

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

Overall travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.0% in April, including an expected 5.6% recovery surge in year-over-year international ... Read More

FAA issues waiver for drones with parachutes
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FAA issues waiver for drones with parachutes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that it issued Hensel Phelps Construction Company of Washington, D.C., a Part 107 ... Read More

International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent
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International inbound travel to US falls by whopping 5.4 percent

editor editor- May 8, 2019

What caused the big dip in international inbound travel in the United States this past March? Could it really have ... Read More

Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil
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Visa waiver leads to spike in bookings to Brazil

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

Brazil’s visa waiver policy announced in March is already generating positive results. Recent data from a study done by Amadeus ... Read More

U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions
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U.S. Travel honors its 2019 Travel Champions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association on Wednesday announced the recipients of the sixth annual Distinguished Travel Champion Award: Sen. Catherine Cortez ... Read More

U.S. Travel applauds introduction of JOLT Act
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U.S. Travel applauds introduction of JOLT Act

editor editor- April 9, 2019

Have you heard of the JOLT Act? JOLT stands for Jobs Originated through Launching Travel. The Executive Vice President of ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle
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Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

editor editor- April 2, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2% year-over-year in February, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends ... Read More

U.S. Travel applauds introduction to rename Visa Waiver Program
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U.S. Travel applauds introduction to rename Visa Waiver Program

editor editor- March 28, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on the introduction ... Read More

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence
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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

US travel sector retains  Number One status and grows despite trade tensions
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US travel sector retains Number One status and grows despite trade tensions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

The United States retained its status as the world’s largest Travel & Tourism economy despite a standstill in international visitors ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge
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Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.6 percent year-over-year in December, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel ... Read More

Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush
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Hotels preparing for Chinese New Year travel rush

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

Chinese New Year, commonly known as Lunar New Year, is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new ... Read More

Dubai eliminates fee to promote tourism
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Dubai eliminates fee to promote tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019

The PRO card was a mandatory requirement for conducting travel industry transactions in Dubai such as requests for permits and approvals ... Read More

Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father
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Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

His daughter Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard is currently attending the Farm Bureau convention ... Read More

A great day for Malaysia and Hawaii tourism: $189 close on Air Asia
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A great day for Malaysia and Hawaii tourism: $189 close on Air Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 29, 2017

It was a great day for Malaysia and Hawaiian Tourism today. $189 Honolulu - Kuala Lumpur. It's not a travel ... Read More

PATA: Stay ahead of travel trends at PAS 2016
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PATA: Stay ahead of travel trends at PAS 2016

editor editor- March 29, 2016

HAGATNA, Guam - With travel trends rapidly evolving, organisations must anticipate future traveller expectations and embrace novel business strategies to ... Read More

Checking up on Guam’s Tourism 2020 Vision
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Checking up on Guam’s Tourism 2020 Vision

editor editor- May 29, 2015

On February 4, 2014, Governor Eddie Calvo, along with officials from the Guam Visitors Bureau, Guam Economic Development Authority and ... Read More

Guam welcomes 10 charter flights for Chinese Lunar New Year
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Guam welcomes 10 charter flights for Chinese Lunar New Year

editor editor- February 1, 2014

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is pleased to announce the first of three inaugural charter flights from ... Read More

Guam tourism prepares for increase of Chinese visitors
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Guam tourism prepares for increase of Chinese visitors

editor editor- April 11, 2013

TUMON, Guam – Arrivals from China to Guam rose from 7,068 to 8,939 – a significant increase of 26.5% compared ... Read More

Russia tourist arrivals to Guam grow a staggering 615 percent
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Russia tourist arrivals to Guam grow a staggering 615 percent

editor editor- December 24, 2012

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) has appointed ConnectWorldWide (CWW) as its public relations and marketing representation in ... Read More

Russia a new tourism market for Guam
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Russia a new tourism market for Guam

editor editor- July 14, 2012

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia - Furthering their efforts to grow and diversify Guam’s tourism base, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) recently launched ... Read More

Russia travel agents excited about Guam USA
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Russia travel agents excited about Guam USA

editor editor- April 4, 2012

TUMON, Guam - A Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) delegation, led by Senator Tina Rose Muña Barnes, conducted separate Guam Destination ... Read More

Guam launches official GVB Russian language website
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Guam launches official GVB Russian language website

editor editor- March 28, 2012

TUMON, Guam - An official Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) and Mariana Visitors Authority delegation is in Moscow, Russia, and met ... Read More

Russian family first to visit Guam under visa waiver program
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Russian family first to visit Guam under visa waiver program

editor editor- January 26, 2012

TUMON, Guam - On January 17, 2012, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) welcomed the first Russian visitors since the US ... Read More

Guam supports President Obama’s Executive Order to improve travel and tourism
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Guam supports President Obama’s Executive Order to improve travel and tourism

editor editor- January 21, 2012

TUMON, Guam - In a first for the US, President Barack Obama today announced a national strategy on travel and ... Read More

Guam readies to welcome Russian visitors
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Guam readies to welcome Russian visitors

editor editor- January 4, 2012

TUMON, Guam - Since the announcement by the Department of Homeland Security approving Parole Authority for Russian Visitors to Guam, ... Read More

New tourism destination representatives for Guam Visitors Bureau
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New tourism destination representatives for Guam Visitors Bureau

editor editor- December 21, 2011

Ivy Alliance and AQ Communications are the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) tourism destination representatives in China. Read More

Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Forum held on Guam
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Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Forum held on Guam

editor editor- December 5, 2011

TUMON, Guam - The Department of Homeland Security last week granted visa parole authority for Russian visitors to come to ... Read More

US to require Visa Waiver Program travelers to pay fees for Electronic System for Travel Authorization
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US to require Visa Waiver Program travelers to pay fees for Electronic System for Travel Authorization

editor editor- August 10, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC - US Customs and Border Protection announced an interim final rule that amends DHS regulations to require travelers ... Read More

United introduces baggage fee waiver pass
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United introduces baggage fee waiver pass

editor editor- October 6, 2009

United Airlines has launched a program that waives checked baggage charges in exchange for an annual subscription fee. Read More

Thai government extends visa fee waiving to one year
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Thai government extends visa fee waiving to one year

editor editor- July 3, 2009

Continuing its efforts to expedite the revival of the Thai travel and tourism industry, the Royal Thai Government has agreed ... Read More

Chamber welcomes plans to waive cruise ship cabin tax
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Chamber welcomes plans to waive cruise ship cabin tax

editor editor- January 28, 2009

Plans to waive cabin taxes for cruise ships in the ports of Hamilton and St. George's for the next three ... Read More

U.S. adds 7 countries to Visa Waiver Program
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U.S. adds 7 countries to Visa Waiver Program

editor editor- November 18, 2008

Amid a downturn in global tourism, a new U.S. travel rule is triggering optimism in the industry for more inbound ... Read More