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Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 15:30 0

UNITE HERE Local 5 Members rallied in Honolulu to demand a better contract and better job protection for workers at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Hundreds ... Read More

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 07:15 0

Guests having booked the Hilton Hawaiian Village may be in for a surprise. The Hilton is the largest hotel in Waikiki. Tomorrow, Friday a rally ... Read More

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 01:12 0

Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a takeover specialist with a long history ... Read More

Jamaica Minister Hon. Bartlett: Tourism success held up by dedicated workers

Jamaica Minister Hon. Bartlett: Tourism success held up by dedicated workers

editor editor- May 11, 2019 00:02 0

The Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, addressed the state of his country’s tourism in the following article written by him: We cannot highlight ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21

Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21

editor editor- May 10, 2019 00:19 0

The long-awaited Jamaica Tourism Workers' Pension Bill is one step closer to becoming a reality. This as Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says ... Read More

Airbus: Limited or no aerospace experience? No problem!

Airbus: Limited or no aerospace experience? No problem!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 20:20 0

Airbus has launched two new hiring programs designed to employ applicants with little-to-no aviation or aerospace experience. The two programs, FlightPath9 and Fast Track, are ... Read More

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 19:15 0

“Reimagining Tourism through Human Capital Development” written by Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett. Around the world today tourism processes, tools, structures, systems and ... Read More

The Modern Honolulu hotel slapped with federal charges for worker lay off

The Modern Honolulu hotel slapped with federal charges for worker lay off

editor editor- May 4, 2019 01:15 0

The Modern Honolulu recently notified 78 workers—nearly 30% of the workers at the hotel—that they will be laid off within the next 30 days. Federal ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 00:14 3

UNITE HERE Local 5 condemns Diamond Resorts, a timeshare company headquartered in Las Vegas, after its decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern ... Read More

9 out of 10 travelers find idea of ‘unplugged’ family vacation appealing

9 out of 10 travelers find idea of ‘unplugged’ family vacation appealing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 19:20 0

With National Travel & Tourism Week quickly approaching (May 5 – May 11) and summer right around the corner, vacations are definitely top of mind. ... Read More

Washington Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month

Washington Governor proclaims May as Hospitality Month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 00:12 0

As the hospitality industry ramps up hiring for peak tourism season in Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed May as Careers in Hospitality Month. To ... Read More

Allegiant announces new Senior Vice President, Flight Crew Operations

Allegiant announces new Senior Vice President, Flight Crew Operations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 22:48 0

Allegiant has announced that Tracy Tulle has been appointed to the role of senior vice president, flight crew operations. Tulle, an industry veteran who has ... Read More

Frankfurt Airport lays cornerstone for future Terminal 3

Frankfurt Airport lays cornerstone for future Terminal 3

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 16:32 2

Fraport AG laid the cornerstone for Frankfurt Airport’s new Terminal 3, one of Europe’s largest privately financed infrastructure projects. Numerous guests and construction workers attended ... Read More

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

Hotel del Coronado: One of the most popular beach resorts in the US

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 27, 2019 21:30 0

The renowned Hotel del Coronado is a grand example of elegant Victorian architecture providing one of the most beautiful and popular beach resorts in the ... Read More

Qatar to eliminate its bizarre exit visa system

Qatar to eliminate its bizarre exit visa system

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 19:30 0

Qatar is set to abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of the year, the UN’s International Labor Organization ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village: About to Strike

Hilton Hawaiian Village: About to Strike

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019 06:42 0

The strike authorization comes after weeks of negotiations with Hilton for a contract covering 1,700 Hilton Hawaiian Village hotel workers. Workers complain that the company ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers to vote on possible strike tomorrow

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers to vote on possible strike tomorrow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 00:20 0

UNITE HERE Local 5 hotel workers will vote Friday on whether to authorize a strike at Hilton Hawaiian Village — world’s largest Hilton, and the ... Read More

Dispatchers Ratify Contract With Allegiant Air

Dispatchers Ratify Contract With Allegiant Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 21:41 0

With close to 90 percent of eligible workers participating, flight dispatchers at Allegiant Air have voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first collective bargaining agreement as ... Read More

India’s tea gardens beckon tourists

India’s tea gardens beckon tourists

Aftab Kola Aftab Kola- April 15, 2019 23:03 0

India, one of the top tea producers in the world, is experimenting with tea tourism in view of the growing interest shown by tourists to ... Read More

Canadian tourist falls to his death from Chiang Mai zipline after safety locks brake

Canadian tourist falls to his death from Chiang Mai zipline after safety locks brake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 15:45 0

A visitor from Canada fell to his death from a zipline in the northern province of Chiang Mai on Saturday. Thai rescue officials said the ... Read More

Marriott International opens its 7,000th property

Marriott International opens its 7,000th property

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 15:30 0

Marriott International, Inc. today celebrated the opening of its 7,000th property – The St. Regis Hong Kong. The stunning, 27-story luxury hotel, which features butler ... Read More

Bartlett hosts successful community meeting with Jamaican Diaspora in the UK

Bartlett hosts successful community meeting with Jamaican Diaspora in the UK

editor editor- April 4, 2019 22:01 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says his recent meeting with key members of the Jamaican Diaspora in London was very successful. Speaking at a ... Read More

Tourism employees celebrated at Employee of the Year awards  

Tourism employees celebrated at Employee of the Year awards  

editor editor- April 3, 2019 21:17 0

It was during an appreciation event held on Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Hilton Labriz Jetty at Belombre that 14 employees of the Seychelles ... Read More

Central Park: Not in New York – In Dusit Bangkok!

Central Park: Not in New York – In Dusit Bangkok!

editor editor- April 3, 2019 02:35 0

Dusit Thani Public Company Limited and Central Pattana Public Company Limited (CPN) have officially revealed the details of their collaboration to create a new city ... Read More

Grange Pen to get a J$960 million infrastructural upgrade

Grange Pen to get a J$960 million infrastructural upgrade

editor editor- March 30, 2019 20:30 0

The Jamaica Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) is investing a little under $J1 billion for the Resort Squatter Settlements Upgrade Project for the community of Grange ... Read More

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

Aviation Safety: Fatigue management

editor editor- March 28, 2019 22:16 0

In aviation operations, managing fatigue is important because it diminishes an individual’s ability to perform almost all operational tasks. This clearly has implications for operational efficiency, but in ... Read More

Airbus Foundation and IFRC cyclone Idai relief flight

Airbus Foundation and IFRC cyclone Idai relief flight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 18:45 0

The Airbus Foundation and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IRFC) have sent 26 tonnes of emergency goods from Geneva, Switzerland, ... Read More

Living as a digital nomad: some unexpected issues you may face

Living as a digital nomad: some unexpected issues you may face

editor editor- March 26, 2019 18:33 0

Digital nomad’s life is the one that most people want to have. It seems so easy and fun for a person to work while traveling ... Read More

Gambling is big business in tourism

Gambling is big business in tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019 02:22 0

The gambling industry, which happens to be a really big one worldwide, is one of the most popular in terms of tourism. That’s why casino ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing

Ethiopian Airlines CEO believes in The New Spirit of Africa and pledges to work with Boeing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 25, 2019 07:53 0

Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines issued a statement today. He wrote: "It has been more than two weeks since the tragic crash of Ethiopian Airlines ... Read More

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