Tag: Attorney General

Canada explores new ways to reduce transportation pollution

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 15:40

Clean growth is essential for Canada's transportation system – to meet our emission reduction targets, grow our economy, and build resilience to a changing climate. The Government of Canada is ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 17:52

Boeing today named J. Michael Luttig to the newly-created position of counselor and senior advisor to Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg and the Boeing board of directors. Brett ... Read More

Tourism stakeholders presented with Destination 2023

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 17, 2019 13:07

Following the consultative process to review and update the Tourism Master Plan 2012-2020 in May 2018, it was seen necessary that a concrete action plan to guide the Tourism sector ... Read More

WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal

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

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 president Moreno withdrew asylum. That's ... Read More

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019 04:12

Brunei is becoming a deadly place to visit starting April 3, specially if you are member of the LGBT Community. Next week the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) will ... Read More

Airbnb banned from Texas contracts due to anti-Semitic actions

editor editor- March 2, 2019 00:11

In response to Airbnb’s anti-Semitic decision to de-list Jewish-owned properties, but no others, in the disputed territory known as the West Bank, the Texas State Comptroller approved listing Airbnb as ... Read More

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 03:59

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the immediate and effective response of authorities.  Thanks to steel doors ... Read More

Hotel history: Hotel Bossert once owned by Jehovah’s Witnesses

editor editor- January 12, 2019 20:21

The Hotel Bossert was built in 1909 by Louis Bossert, a Brooklyn lumber magnate, as a residential hotel in Brooklyn Heights. The historic 14-story, 224-room hotel, once referred to as ... Read More

Seven killed at a Playa del Carmen bar in a low income neighborhood

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 20:18

Mexican tourism officials had been working hard to make Mexican tourist destinations safe. The message remains tourists are safe in Mexico and not the target of drug cartel-related attacks. Playa del ... Read More

What Marriott told victims of massive security crime? Transcript of an email to hotel guests

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 9, 2018 14:49

A massive database breach was reported by Marriott Hotels and Resorts at their Starwood brand on November 30. In the meantime, Marriott Security procedures had been in the global spotlight ... Read More

Military tourism: Indian warships at Port Victoria, Seychelles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 29, 2016 00:51

Military tourism is another money earner for many strategic travel and tourism destinations including Hawaii, Seychelles, and Guam for example. Read More

United Airlines’ Guam service so bad, attorney general gets involved

editor editor- November 8, 2015 01:59

In response to what they describe as chronic customer complaints of "subpar and declining flight services," the attorneys general of Guam and the CNMI are calling out United Airlines. Read More

War on illegal pornography

editor editor- August 4, 2010 06:43

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Attorney General Eric Holder’s comments indicating that the US is losing the war on child pornography is troubling but not surprising, according to Patrick A. Read More

Alaska AG: Cruise passenger tax legal

editor editor- November 9, 2009 02:43

JUNEAU - Alaska has a strong case to defend itself in the cruise ship industry's lawsuit on a passenger tax, according to the state attorney general. Read More

AG will “vigorously defend” Alaska’s cruise ship passenger head tax

editor editor- September 21, 2009 04:50

Attorney General Dan Sullivan is promising to "vigorously defend" Alaska's cruise ship passenger head tax being challenged by the cruise ship industry. Read More

YourTravelBiz.com settles California attorney general lawsuit

editor editor- May 15, 2009 03:44

YTB International, Inc., a provider of Internet-based travel booking services for travel agencies and home-based independent representatives in the United States, Puerto Rico, Bermuda, the Bahamas, th Read More

AG asks airlines to drop passenger fees

editor editor- May 5, 2009 05:55

HARTFORD, Conn. - As officials nationwide work to contain the H1N1 flu, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has asked airlines to change their practices. Read More

Attorney General: Cruise lines will refund retroactive fuel charges

editor editor- February 5, 2009 02:21

The Florida Attorney General’s Office said two cruise lines have agreed to refund about $3 million to consumers nationwide who were charged fuel surcharges after they booked their cruise. Read More