Tag: President Trump

Senator Markey, colleagues urge Trump to introduce UN Security Council resolution to fight spread of coronavirus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2020 19:33

To fight the global spread of the novel coronavirus and help prevent future biothreats, US Senator Edward J. Markey, member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was joined by a ... Read More

Top hotel CEOs meet with President Trump on urgent assistance to keep hotels from shuttering

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 17, 2020 21:07

Leading hotel CEOs met today with the White House to discuss urgent economic recovery solutions needed to protect millions of U.S. hotel employees and 33,000 small businesses as travel grinds ... Read More

President Trump playing Russian Roulette with Hawaii’s Visitor Industry

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 2, 2020 01:21

Planning a Hawaii vacation? The United States declared a national health emergency because of the coronavirus. Is coronavirus in Hawaii? Many visitors from China are enjoying Waikiki Beach this weekend. ... Read More

Dialogue between USA and Iran? IIPT founder tries to open window

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2020 08:11

The founder and president of the New York-based International  Institute for Peace Through Tourism (IIPT), Louis D'Amore is urging the United States and Iran to take the opportunity and opened ... Read More

Cash-strapped NASA to allow private tourism to International Space Station

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 18:25

US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been forced to take on some extra work to pay the bills: playing host to private tourists aboard the International Space Station. ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:18

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press Conference held at the 51st edition held on Tuesday, June ... Read More

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 15:45

On Wednesday, April 17, the Trump administration announced that it would be issuing new rules about non-family travel to Cuba. For those who have already planned such a trip - ... Read More

‘Stable genius’ Trump to Boeing: Add ‘some great features’ & rebrand 737 MAX

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

President Trump offered some unsolicited advice to aviation giant Boeing on how to tackle the problems with its Boeing 737 MAX model after worldwide grounding. The presidential wisdom fit into ... Read More

Taiwanese spy targets Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort in Florida with malicious software

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 21:34

Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida is a luxury property and travel club owned by U.S. President Trump. The resort was the possible scene of an attempted spy attack on the United ... Read More

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:50

Former chief of flight operations for Delta Air Lines was appointed by President Trump to run the Federal Aviation Administration, currently under scrutiny for allowing the troubled Boeing 737 MAX ... Read More

Why didn’t Boeing prevent the Boeing MAX 8 Crash of Ethiopian Airlines?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 20:00

A first result is out after the black box of ET 302 was examined by French aviation experts at  France's BEA air safety agency. 157 passengers died in the Ethiopian Airlines Crash on ... Read More

Boeing needs to show much more concern for safety and travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 16:56

Boeing's response to the recent tragedies is a case study of what not to do in crisis communications. A cardinal rule in crisis PR is to guide the narrative before ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association announces new Executive Vice President

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 15:45

The U.S. Travel Association on Thursday announced the promotion of Tori Barnes to Executive Vice President of Public Affairs following the departure of Jonathan Grella. Grella led U.S. Travel's advocacy ... Read More

Why Boeing now supports grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019 19:09

It took U.S President Trump, who just recently proudly announced a giant order Boeing 737 Max while in Vietnam, to get Boeing to support the grounding of this aircraft. After Boeings ... Read More

Why President Trump loves Boeing Max 8 and why grounding may not be an option?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019 10:54

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR a nightmare that is already unfolding big times. So far the ... Read More

President Trump loves Boeing Max 8: Vietjet means America First but Ethiopian Airline and China show leadership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019 10:40

The management at Boeing Headquarter is waking up to a week that will bring great challenges and a PR a nightmare that is already unfolding big times. So far the ... Read More

JetBlue celebrates Black History Month with poster of cop killer at JFK Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 16:10

JetBlue has apologized for using a poster of Assata Shakur, an activist who was convicted of killing a police officer, as part of a Black History Month tribute at New ... Read More

Boeing appoints former US ambassador as director

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 14:02

The Boeing Company board of directors has nominated Nikki Randhawa Haley to be elected as a director at the company's annual meeting of shareholders on April 29. Haley is the former U.S. ambassador ... Read More

Pope Francis in UAE: Making the world a better place

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 11, 2019 21:40

Pope Francis landed in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates last Sunday night as the first pontiff to visit the Arabian Peninsula. He departed Tuesday, shortly after celebrating a ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow immediate response on US Government Opening

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019 19:43

U.S> Skies are open. The U.S. Travel Association along with the Global travel and tourism industry had been bracing about safety, security and the difficult situation the U.S. Government shut ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019 07:57

His daughter Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard is currently attending the Farm Bureau convention in New Orleans where President Trump will speak on Monday. ... Read More

Latin America outperforms North America in tourism growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 17:25

With five percent more international trips, outbound travel from the Americas has shown solid growth in 2018 with a plus of 5 percent. In contrast to the previous year, where ... Read More

Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50 unnecessary fatalities?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 14, 2018 13:56

The U.S. President Donald Trump should be advised promptly that despite an alarming report about  U.S. helicopter safety issues, the industry is proposing another delay in helicopter safety standards for ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 13, 2018 19:58

It took 38 minutes for the Hawaii State Government to tweet an atomic attack on the island was a false alarm. It took another 12 minutes to re-call the panic ... Read More

Trump Administration responds to North Korea

editor editor- August 16, 2017 00:58

The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), in conjunction with the Mariana Regional Fusion Center (MRFC), and federal and military partners, continue to monitor the recent events ... Read More

Guam tourism: Same threat different day and Guam’s beaches are busy today

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 9, 2017 07:13

North Korea wants to attack US military establishments in Guam, USA. Guam, home to about 6,000 US troops, is strategically located midway between the Korean Peninsula and the South China ... Read More