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Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 19:01

The helicopter crash-landed onto the roof of a midtown Manhattan 54-story office building on New York's 7th avenue, north of the Theater District and Times Square, just before 2pm. One ... Read More

Who is the new Minister of Tourism in South Africa, Nkhensani Kubayi-Nguban?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 02:34

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has named Nkhensani Kubayi-Ngubane as the new minister of tourism to replace Derek Hanekom. Until her appointment, Ms Mmamoloko "Nkhensani" Kubayi-Ngubane was the Minister of ... Read More

Jamaica Minister Hon. Bartlett: Tourism success held up by dedicated workers

editor editor- May 11, 2019 00:02

The Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, addressed the state of his country’s tourism in the following article written by him: We cannot highlight enough the fact that the ... Read More

The Modern Honolulu hotel slapped with federal charges for worker lay off

editor editor- May 4, 2019 01:15

The Modern Honolulu recently notified 78 workers—nearly 30% of the workers at the hotel—that they will be laid off within the next 30 days. Federal charges assert that The Modern ... Read More

Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 21:31

Tourism and Dairy are popular in  Port Campbell, a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. The town is on the Great Ocean Road, west of the Twelve Apostles, in the Shire ... Read More

Half Moon Jamaica kicks off 65th anniversary celebration

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 02:06

Half Moon, a destination resort and 400-acre beachfront oasis in Jamaica, is kicking off its 65th anniversary celebrations with culinary offerings, new experiences and more. For 65 years, Half Moon ... Read More

American tourists killed in Kenyan plane crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 23:50

According to Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, a light aircraft crashed in Great Rift Valley region of Kenya on Wednesday. Kenyan pilot and four foreigners, including three Americans, died in the ... Read More

Tourists ask the darnedest things: Real questions asked of Yellowstone employees

editor editor- February 6, 2019 02:03

If kids say the darnedest things, it is tourists who ask the darnedest things. Just ask anyone who works in the industry, including staffers at Yellowstone National Park. Not surprisingly, ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019 17:20

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family of American tourists that had paid for a 15-day safari in ... Read More

Washington Hospitality Association supports panic buttons for workers’ protection

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 18:30

The safety and security of employees is a top priority for the hospitality industry, which is why the Washington Hospitality Association testified in enthusiastic support of the subject of Senate ... 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

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016 05:00

Yes, it's part of the United States of America, but it's 10 time hours and more than 20 hours travel time away from the U.S. Capital Washington DC. Read More

Why Chinese tourists travel to Hawaii, Guam or Saipan

editor editor- July 31, 2014 16:14

United States Pacific Islands are new hot destinations for the lucrative Chinese outbound travel market. Read More

Air France Dulles worker sent home over hijab

editor editor- June 23, 2011 05:44

WASHINGTON - A Muslim worker at Washington Dulles International Airport who was allegedly sent home because she refused to remove her Islamic head scarf, or hijab. Read More

AA worker fired for responding to customer’s complaint

editor editor- November 10, 2009 04:12

The worker, known only as “Mr X”, was responding to a blog post from a disgruntled customer, Dustin Curtis. Read More

Airline worker flies New York to Boston in baggage hold

editor editor- April 1, 2009 04:12

BOSTON — A JetBlue employee says he took a free flight from New York to Boston — after falling asleep in a plane's cargo bin. Read More