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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

Will US White House defer taxes due to fallout of COVID-19 coronavirus?
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Will US White House defer taxes due to fallout of COVID-19 coronavirus?

mm Harry S. Johnson- March 6, 2020

The US White House is considering deferring taxes for the cruise, travel, and airline industries to help with the economic ... Read More

US Travel: USMCA would hold clear benefit for US economy
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US Travel: USMCA would hold clear benefit for US economy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement: "Today's deal announcement is a signal of significant ... 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

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

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

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA
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No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure ... Read More

National Restaurant Association announces new Executive Vice President
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National Restaurant Association announces new Executive Vice President

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

The National Restaurant Association has appointed Sean Kennedy as Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, the Association's senior-most executive in ... Read More

Boeing names J. Michael Luttig Counselor and Senior Advisor, Brett Gerry General Counsel
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Boeing names J. Michael Luttig Counselor and Senior Advisor, Brett Gerry General Counsel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Boeing today named J. Michael Luttig to the newly-created position of counselor and senior advisor to Boeing Chairman, President and ... Read More

Three people killed in Hawaii tour helicopter crash
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Three people killed in Hawaii tour helicopter crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Honolulu Fire Department officials say that three people were killed in a fiery helicopter crash in a suburban Honolulu community ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to ... 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

North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon
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North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon

editor editor- April 17, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un today witnessed the test-firing of a new type of tactical guided weapon. The Korean ... Read More

NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces
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NY Visit: Creative approaches to traditional spaces

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- March 30, 2019

Architectural Digest Home Design Show Delivers 40,000 people (approximately) attended the AD Home Design Show earlier this month. Architects, interior ... 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

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency
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Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

editor editor- March 6, 2019

It appears after Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe was removed by a coup, there are some who actually wish the old ... Read More

Trump Hotels: Faring well or bidding farewell?
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Trump Hotels: Faring well or bidding farewell?

editor editor- February 16, 2019

Ever since Trump became President of the United States, how have his hotels been doing? Many feared he would use ... Read More

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown
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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
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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

Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years
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Hotel history: The Grand on Mackinac Island still thriving after 132 years

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 2, 2019

The "Grand" as it is called on the island, is a historic coastal resort with a spectacular 660-foot long, three-story ... Read More

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

FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House
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FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019

A Georgia man, Hasher Jallal Taheb, accused of planning to use an anti-tank rocket and explosives to commit terrorist attacks ... Read More

New York City Town Hall stars Mayor DeBlasio
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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

New Florida club promotes travel with a purpose
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New Florida club promotes travel with a purpose

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2018

The organization that is promoting a more peaceful world through international citizen homestays, announces the formation of a new club ... Read More

Air Italy dragged into aviation war between US and the Gulf
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Air Italy dragged into aviation war between US and the Gulf

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018

The former Meridiana carrier, now 49% controlled by Qatar Airways, is in fact under the lens of 11 US Republican ... Read More

Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii
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Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 6, 2018

Marsha Rose Joyner is the host for ThinkTeck Hawaii and a Hawaiian political activist for many years.  She remembers when electors ... Read More

Hawaii has a responsibility to visitors. False atomic bomb alert is questioning security
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Hawaii has a responsibility to visitors. False atomic bomb alert is questioning security

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2018

It took 38 minutes for the Hawaii State Government to tweet an atomic attack on the island was a false ... Read More

Trump Administration responds to North Korea
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Trump Administration responds to North Korea

editor editor- August 16, 2017

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in conjunction with the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC), and ... Read More

Threat in Guam: Governor relates wish to the American People, the US Government and the President
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Threat in Guam: Governor relates wish to the American People, the US Government and the President

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 13, 2017

National Healing in the United States may come from Guam in times of threats and a nuclear crisis in the ... Read More

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory
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CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016

Yes, it's part of the United States of America, but it's 10 time hours and more than 20 hours travel ... Read More

White House: US popular with tourists again
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White House: US popular with tourists again

editor editor- September 24, 2012

More people from around the world are holding court with Disney World princesses and pondering the Grand Canyon's depths this ... Read More

President Obama issues travel and tourism progress report
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President Obama issues travel and tourism progress report

editor editor- September 20, 2012

The Obama Administration today issued a comprehensive travel and tourism progress report on the goals set forth in the President's ... Read More

White House Business Council lauds tourism advances and job creation
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White House Business Council lauds tourism advances and job creation

editor editor- August 4, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC - The travel and tourism industry was the focus of the first session of the American Economic Competitiveness ... 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

All-American feast for Chinese President Hu Jintao
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All-American feast for Chinese President Hu Jintao

editor editor- January 20, 2011

Top Chef Masters winners Rick Bayless and Marcus Samuelsson can keep their knives packed. Read More

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