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Do American Presidents fear African wild animals?

(eTN) - Just a couple of weeks before US President Barack Obama lands in Africa for a week-long official visit, interesting stories and news about his historic visit to this continent are coming up e

Wildlife protectionists urge Obama to discuss elephant poaching in Africa

TANZANIA (eTN) – The escalating crisis on the poaching of elephants and trade of bloody ivory from Africa is a priority issue in which US President Barack Obama should broach during his week-long to

President Obama visit to Africa: a boom in tourism?

TANZANIA (eTN) - With excitement and expectations to see a tourism boom in Africa, tourist stakeholders are looking at the official tour of the continent by US President Barack Obama as a kick-start t

Obama commended for signing bill rejecting EU Emissions Trading Scheme

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended President Obama for signing S.

Obama victory waves across Africa with leading newspaper headlines

TANZANIA (eTN) - With leading headlines in bold, all Tanzanian daily newspapers published in their Thursday editions news about the re-election of Barack Obama looking for his final term as President

US President Barrack Obama views Seychelles as steadfast ally

President Barrack Obama has said this week that Seychelles is an example to the world in its commitment to the democratic process and is one of the United States’ “most steadfast allies” in the

Working to meet President Obama’s goal of doubling travel and tourism...

WASHINGTON, DC - US Acting Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank today appointed four travel and tourism industry leaders to serve on the Corporation for Travel Promotion (CTP) Board of Directors, includin

Global Entry expands to Minneapolis, Denver, Phoenix, Charlotte airports

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today announced the initial expansion of the Global Entry program to four additional airports: Minneapolis - St.

US Head Travel Exec predicts sunny future for travel

Sandy welcomes Roger Dow, President and CEO of the US Travel Association to BusinessTravelRADIO by beginning her report that she has not seen Roger as happy for many years.

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

TUMON, Guam - In a first for the US, President Barack Obama today announced a national strategy on travel and tourism to boost travel in the United States.

Head of Puerto Rico Tourism Company appointed to US Travel and...

SAN JUAN, PR– US Commerce Secretary John Bryson today appointed Mario González-Lafuente, Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), to the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (TTAB

Statement from Gov. Lingle on President Obama’s plans to boost tourism

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Former Governor Linda Lingle, candidate for Hawaii's U.S. Senate seat, released the following statement after President Obama announced a plan to boost tourism and travel.

Obama’s executive order calls for 40 percent increase in travel visa...

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Citing the power of travel to fuel economic recovery and create jobs, President Barack Obama today ordered a series of initiatives targeted at increasing travel and tourism in th

Travel industry facts: In advance of Obama’s speech at Disney World

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The President will deliver remarks tomorrow, January 19, at Walt Disney World to unveil a national strategy to boost tourism and travel.

Two in five Americans feel less secure financially in 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y. - As the New Year dawns, it is a time when many look to the upcoming months full of optimism and hope.

NTA continues to press for unrestricted travel from US to Cuba

LEXINGTON, Kentucky, USA - NTA President Lisa Simon was the keynote speaker during a Friday video conference focused on the impact of the US travel ban to Cuba.

President Obama declares Iraq war will be over by end of...

"After nearly nine years, America's war in Iraq will be over, Obama said, "The coming months will be a season of homecomings. Our troops in Iraq will definitely be home for the holidays."

Air Transport Association opposes Obama’s proposed aviation taxes

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

High-speed trains: A top Obama Administration priority, says US Transport Secretary...

LAS VEGAS (eTN) – In his remarks at the ongoing World Travel & Tourism Council’s eleventh Global Travel and Tourism Summit, currently being held in Las Vegas, Nevada, the United States transport s

ATA applauds President Obama’s directive for further advanced biofuels development

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

All-American feast for Chinese President Hu Jintao

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

President Obama challenged to sow the seeds of peace

NEW YORK & BERLIN - US President Barack Obama has received a challenge from Marc Daniels, eldest grandson of Ross Daniels, the inventor of the Ross Root Feeder®.

President back home in Hawaii at Obama Winter White House

The Commander in Chief can bask in the glow of big legislative wins as he spends the holidays in Hawaii, and a new poll shows 56% of the country approves of the job the President has done this month w

Thanksgiving message from President Obama

WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama used his weekly address to send out a Thanksgiving message. Here, we share a portion of his message:

US airports gripped by terror plot

As reported by CNN, suspicious packages were found in at least two locations abroad that were bound for the United States.

Sea Life Park Hawaii: Name our new baby dolphin!

(eTN) - One of Hawaii’s favorite tourist destinations, Sea Life Park Hawaii, has had a delivery from the stork in the shape of a baby dolphin and is inviting the public to join in the celebration by