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Airbus Canada ‘pleased with union ratification vote by A220 workforce’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 18:05

Airbus Canada Limited Partnership is very pleased that its International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) unionized employees at Mirabel, Québec, have announced that they have ratified the proposed ... Read More

Switzerland interrupted: Hundreds of thousands of Swiss women go on nationwide strike

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 19:06

Women in Switzerland walked off the job on Friday, staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and an end to sexual harassment and violence. Discontent over sexism and workplace ... Read More

Virginia Tourism toasts 50 Years of Love

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 01:25

The Virginia Tourism Corporation today marked the 50th anniversary of their brand Virginia is For Lovers® during a press conference at U.S Travel’s IPW 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center. ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 17:05

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New York and in Geneva may seem detached from the realities ... Read More

One Country, One People, One Seychelles: Tourism but no militarization

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 22, 2019 04:24

This presentation is about Seychelles, the people, our hopes and our dreams.  It is from the people and for the people and about our heritage.  It is about our families, ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

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

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 of Local 5 members and ... Read More

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

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

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 of a Hawaii Union UNITE ... Read More

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 16:45

US states are rushing to become Real-ID compliant in response to federal legislation, which set new, more stringent minimum standards for identification that will be accepted at airport security stations. ... Read More

WestJet Airlines to be acquired by Onex

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019 23:56

WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement that provides for its acquisition in an all-cash transaction. Under the terms of the agreement, Onex Corporation and ... Read More

Air Canada announces election of directors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 23:35

Air Canada announced today that all of the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 25, 2019 were elected as directors of Air Canada at the company's Annual ... Read More

Hawaii legislator’s push for Airbnb taxation bill a success

editor editor- May 1, 2019 02:58

Hawaii Senate Bill 1292 just squeaked by passing which will allow the Aloha State to collect transient accommodation and general excise taxes from short-term rentals with a vote of 13 ... Read More

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 30, 2019 22:14

A stunning South Africa National Day celebration took place in the Thai capital at the Siam Kempinski 5 star hotel. H.E. Mr. Geoffrey Quinton Mitchell Doidge - Photo © AJ ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers to vote on possible strike tomorrow

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

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 largest hotel in Hawaii — ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:06

Ethiopian Airlines had a tragic year so far, but it appears without fault to the carrier. The preliminary report about ET 302 crash on March 10 came in and the ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 22:44

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in entertainment, stop saying "ALOOOOOOOHA".  There is no such word and ... Read More

Yale, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley: Trump’s trade wars cost US economy $7.8 billion in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019 16:55

America’s trade war resulted in $7.8 billion in losses for the nation’s economy, while the subsequent higher costs of imports took more than $68 billion from consumers and producers, economists ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:17

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying from pro hunting and culling groups. But what does the ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 00:20

Yesterday, over the opposition of the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta community groups, and the nation's largest federal employee union, the Georgia State Senate voted to pass SB 131 – the ... Read More

United Airlines giving women artists a larger than life canvas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 15:42

In advance of Women's History Month beginning on Friday, United Airlines is launching a first-of-its-kind contest designed to find and uplift underrepresented women artists by providing a chance to paint ... Read More

Arkansas Tourism: Ark Tank wins

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 06:13

The first Ark Tank, a startup pitch competition developed by Arkansas Tourism in partnership with Innovate Arkansas at Winrock International, concluded today after four finalists presented their business ideas at ... Read More

St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana Airport vying for “Most Scenic Airport Landings” crown

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 00:15

Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) has been shortlisted for 2019 “Most Scenic Airport Landings” poll. An independent panel of travel industry experts and influencers curated this year’s shortlist of 32 ... Read More

Political icon of Seychelles Rifned Jumeau is no more

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 15, 2019 21:04

Seychelles lost this week a veteran politician who will be missed. Rifned Jumeau, the founder of the first political party in Seychelles died on February 7 and was buried this ... Read More

The world has spoken: 5 Jetwing Hotels among the top 25 hotels in Sri Lanka

editor editor- February 13, 2019 22:04

Jetwing Hotels renowned for its simple values and promise of traditional Sri Lankan hospitality is continuously expanding its foot print across the island. Over the past year North Gate by ... Read More

Seychelles received Best Luxury Travel Destination award in Beijing, China

editor editor- February 7, 2019 01:20

Seychelles is once again recognized for the world-class experience it offers, as it won the ‘Best Luxury Travel Destination’ award at the 2018 National Tourism Fashion Award held in Beijing, ... Read More

World Travel Awards voting opens for Middle East

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 15:30

Travel industry professionals and consumers from around the world are invited to cast their votes for the organizations in the Middle East that they consider to be the very best ... Read More

The IMEX Talking Point for 2019 is ‘Imagination’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 17:20

In a world of increasing technical capability, the power of imagination is regarded as a uniquely human attribute – and one that’s highly prized. The IMEX Group is championing the ... Read More

Heathrow reaches record 80 million milestone

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2019 07:59

A record 80 million passengers travelled through the UK’s only hub airport in 2018, up 2.7% on last year, with growth boosted by the use of larger and fuller aircraft. ... Read More

Historic Montana guest ranch welcomes new GM

editor editor- January 10, 2019 21:04

Montana guest ranch carries on Proud Traditions Of Western Hospitality, Pioneering Women with new GM. Read More

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 02:27

In Hawaii, they call it Kamaaina Rates, in Indonesia hotel rates for locals, are highly discounted, but in New Zealand, such advantages are human rights violations under United Nations treaties. ... Read More

Waikiki Beach Marriott workers overwhelmingly vote to ratify new contract

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 16:24

UNITE HERE Local 5 members who work at Waikiki Beach Marriott voted overwhelmingly today to ratify a union contract that covers nearly 500 workers. The contract is modeled after the ... Read More

Saint Lucia nominated for 4 WTA Caribbean Travel Awards

editor editor- December 14, 2018 12:05

Fresh off its coronation as the 2018 World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination, Saint Lucia has been nominated for four new tourism industry awards. Read More

SEC Glasgow hosts ABPCO’s annual Chairmen’s Lunch and Excellence Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018 06:10

ABPCO’s annual Chairmen’s Lunch and Excellence Awards took place at the SEC Glasgow yesterday. The event was attended by more than 100 guests including in-house and agency PCOs as well ... Read More

Heathrow has strongest November ever as airport sets out plan for carbon neutral growth

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 22:28

In another consecutive record month, 6.11m passengers travelled through Heathrow in November, up 3.3%. This is the first time that passenger volumes in November have exceeded 6 million. North America ... Read More

Heathrow welcomes 80 millions passengers over twelve-month period

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 09:10

As Heathrow today reaches an historic milestone, the airport has announced that it will pay to achieve ‘settled status’ for EU colleagues responsible for welcoming 80 million passengers over the ... Read More

About to be on Strike: Flair Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 7, 2018 18:16

The Canadian Union of Public Employees has filed 72-hour strike notice for Local 4060, representing 139 flight attendants who work for ultra-low-cost carrier Flair Airlines. Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018 07:58

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe This may not be a constant situation. "Zimbabwe is open for ... Read More

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