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U.S. Travel exec to Senate: Americans not REAL ID-Ready
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U.S. Travel exec to Senate: Americans not REAL ID-Ready

editor editor- October 18, 2019

Research by U.S. Travel and Longwoods International previously found that 57% of Americans are unaware that next October 1 is ... Read More

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money
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Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. ... Read More

2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day
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2.8 million travel on U.S. airlines every day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Airlines for America (A4A), announced today that it expects a record 257.4 million passengers — an average of 2.8 million per ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21
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Jamaica Tourism Workers’ Pension Bill to be debated May 21

editor editor- May 10, 2019

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

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success
Hawaii Travel News

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success

editor editor- May 1, 2019

Hawaii Senate Bill 1292 just squeaked by passing which will allow the Aloha State to collect transient accommodation and general ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes Bernhardt DOI confirmation
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U.S. Travel welcomes Bernhardt DOI confirmation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

U.S. Travel President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Senate confirmation of David Bernhardt as secretary ... Read More

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter
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FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019

FAA Nominee Steve Dickson formerly a Delta Airlines executive,  should get a prompt confirmation hearing before the U.S Senate," stated ... Read More

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief
People in Travel & Tourism

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Former chief of flight operations for Delta Air Lines was appointed by President Trump to run the Federal Aviation Administration, ... Read More

Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer
People in Travel & Tourism

Williamsburg Tourism Council selects Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

The Williamsburg Tourism Council (WTC) is pleased to announce that Vicki Cimino has been selected as their new Executive Director/Chief ... Read More

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation
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‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

Yesterday, over the opposition of the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta community groups, and the nation's largest federal employee union, the ... Read More

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions
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Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because it ... Read More

Italian recognition for tourism excellence
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Italian recognition for tourism excellence

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 26, 2019

The XXIV edition of “Premio Excellent” takes place every year in conjunction with the BIT Tourism Fair in Milan conceived ... Read More

United Airlines taps industry veteran for senior role
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United Airlines taps industry veteran for senior role

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

United Airlines today named transportation industry veteran Robert S. Rivkin senior vice president and general counsel. For the last three ... Read More

U.S. Travel welcomes bills to address billions needed to maintain National Parks
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U.S. Travel welcomes bills to address billions needed to maintain National Parks

editor editor- February 15, 2019

A U.S. Senate bill to provide funding for National Park repairs is currently under committee review. A similar bill is ... Read More

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project
Government and Public Sector Tourism News

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

Chief Assignment Editor 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

It’s a boy! Church House Westminster announces new event coordinator
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It’s a boy! Church House Westminster announces new event coordinator

editor editor- February 1, 2019

Church House Westminster has recruited its first male coordinator in over 10 years. This is certainly not from a lack ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?
Hawaii Travel News

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

editor editor- January 31, 2019

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), ... Read More

Washington Hospitality Association supports panic buttons for workers’ protection
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Washington Hospitality Association supports panic buttons for workers’ protection

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

The safety and security of employees is a top priority for the hospitality industry, which is why the Washington Hospitality ... Read More

Ex HTA Chief returns to Hawaii tourism
Hawaii Travel News

Ex HTA Chief returns to Hawaii tourism

editor editor- January 17, 2019

Former Hawaii Tourism Authority CEO McCartney will be in charge of DBEDT if the Senate confirms. Read More

Italian Government Tourist Board welcomes new President
People in Travel & Tourism

Italian Government Tourist Board welcomes new President

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019

The Italian Government Tourist Board - ENIT (Agenzia nazionale del turismo), has a new president, that will be in office ... Read More

JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports electrifying ground transportation fleets
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JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports electrifying ground transportation fleets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will purchase 18 Proterra Catalyst E2 vehicles for shuttle service at ... Read More

Mexico’s Puebla governor and her husband die in Christmas Eve helicopter crash
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Mexico’s Puebla governor and her husband die in Christmas Eve helicopter crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 25, 2018

The governor of the Mexican state of Puebla and her husband, a former governor and senator, died in a helicopter ... Read More

Travel stylishly: Jewelry for the executive on the move
Fashion News

Travel stylishly: Jewelry for the executive on the move

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 15, 2018

Recognizing and acknowledging a new reality, jewelry designers are incorporating the active lifestyle of travel into their jewelry. Read More

Senate resolution on Yemen: More heat than fire
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Senate resolution on Yemen: More heat than fire

editor editor- December 13, 2018

Yemen used to be a beautiful destination for travel and tourism. The hospitality school there was leading in Africa just ... 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

French Senate votes ‘Oui’ for Absinthe
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French Senate votes ‘Oui’ for Absinthe

editor editor- April 16, 2011

LONDON, England - Yesterday the French Senate finally voted to lift the ban against absinthe in France. Read More

In a big victory for the industry Alaska Senate passes cruise tax cut
Travel News

In a big victory for the industry Alaska Senate passes cruise tax cut

editor editor- April 16, 2010

The Alaska Senate voted to roll back much of the voter-adopted $46 cruise ship head tax Wednesday, handing the state's ... Read More

US Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill unanimously passes Senate
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US Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill unanimously passes Senate

editor editor- March 25, 2010

The Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill passed in the US Senate on Monday night by a unanimous vote. Read More

Legislation to improve regional airline safety considered
Travel News

Legislation to improve regional airline safety considered

editor editor- March 12, 2010

The Senate is pushing to strengthen pilot training and hiring requirements in an effort to improve the safety of regional ... Read More

Nigeria Senate orders suspension of airport terminal handover
Travel News

Nigeria Senate orders suspension of airport terminal handover

editor editor- September 22, 2009

The Nigeria Senate has directed the Minister of Aviation Babatunde Omotaba not to continue with the handover of Grand Aviation ... Read More

Senate passes Travel Promotion Act with Hawaii Senators’ support
Travel News

Senate passes Travel Promotion Act with Hawaii Senators’ support

editor editor- September 12, 2009

A bill that establishes a non-profit corporation to promote US leisure, business, and scholarly travel to foreign visitors passed the ... Read More

Senate one step closer to bill to promote US as tourism destination
Travel News

Senate one step closer to bill to promote US as tourism destination

editor editor- September 9, 2009

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate Tuesday approved a procedural motion on legislation that would create an entity to promote the ... Read More

Senate panel: Airlines must let passengers off stuck planes
Travel News

Senate panel: Airlines must let passengers off stuck planes

editor editor- July 22, 2009

U.S. airlines would have to let passengers off planes stuck on tarmacs after three hours, a move urged by consumer ... Read More

Why has Travel Promotion Act stalled in the Senate?
Travel News

Why has Travel Promotion Act stalled in the Senate?

editor editor- July 4, 2009

The Travel Promotion Act which passed the U.S. House of Representatives in 2008 was presented to the U.S. Senate on ... Read More

Senate to proceed with tourism bill
Travel News

Senate to proceed with tourism bill

editor editor- June 17, 2009

The Senate agreed Tuesday to proceed to a tourism bill that is a priority for Majority Leader Harry Reid . Read More

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