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Germany Is About to Give Flying Taxis a Try

Germany Is About to Give Flying Taxis a Try

Stefan Nicola, Bloomberg

It makes sense for Germany to get involved in the flying car sector. As we've pointed out, the technology is advancing but still far away from providing a solution to transportation woes around the world.

6 hours ago

North Korea Hopes Summit Will Be Good for Its Tourism Ambitions

North Korea Hopes Summit Will Be Good for Its Tourism Ambitions

Jing Travel

North Korea has tourism goals, but it also has a long way to go to become an international destination. Will the recent summit with U.S. President Donald Trump help?

9 hours ago

Growing Chinese Tourism in Cambodia Stirs Resentment

Growing Chinese Tourism in Cambodia Stirs Resentment

Sheridan Prasso, Bloomberg

China's growing tourism has helped turn a quiet resort town in Cambodia into a gambling hotspot. Like many destinations worldwide, Sihanoukville is finding that tourism can be a mixed blessing.

12 hours ago

Museums Are Catering to Chinese Travelers’ Interest in Cultural Experiences

Museums Are Catering to Chinese Travelers’ Interest in Cultural Experiences

Samantha Shankman, Jing Travel

Major global museums are already scoring a significant number of Chinese visitors. Institutions without a strategy for the market are missing out.

1 day ago

U.S. Airlines and Railroads Battle Local Laws That Require Them To Offer Sick Pay

U.S. Airlines and Railroads Battle Local Laws That Require Them To Offer Sick Pay

Jeff Green, Bloomberg

Paid sick leave for airline and railroad companies whose employees routinely cross state borders ought to be a matter of U.S. federal law. But don't hold your breath that national standardization of any kind will happen soon.

1 day ago

UK Rail Company Will Restart Popular Tourist Route For Summer Season

UK Rail Company Will Restart Popular Tourist Route For Summer Season

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

That West Coast Railways will offer its Lake line free to passengers speaks volumes to the impact it believes the route could have.

2 days ago

Airbus Threatens to Reduce Its UK Presence in Brexit Warning

Airbus Threatens to Reduce Its UK Presence in Brexit Warning

Chris Bryant, Bloomberg

Airbus is a gigantic company that needs to plan far in advance so it does not have supply chain issues. There's little surprise it wants clarity about Brexit — as soon as possible. But will it follow through on it threat to reduce UK operations if the British government doesn't show more urgency?

2 days ago

Singapore Air CEO Sees Cargo Demand Slowing as Trade Battle Brews

Singapore Air CEO Sees Cargo Demand Slowing as Trade Battle Brews

Eliza Haverstock and Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Earlier this month, Cathay Pacific CEO Rupert Hogg told Skift the air cargo business was holding up well, as Chinese consumers were importing high-value items from the rest of the world. Has something changed? Or is Singapore Air's situation different?

2 days ago

Months After Trump Shrunk Utah National Monument, Mining Is About to Begin

Months After Trump Shrunk Utah National Monument, Mining Is About to Begin

Ari Natter, Bloomberg

We already knew that mining on once-protected land was coming, but it's still a shock to those whose tourism businesses thrive on national parks, monuments, and other public lands.

2 days ago

China Will Stop Digital Censorship on Hainan Island to Encourage Tourism

China Will Stop Digital Censorship on Hainan Island to Encourage Tourism

Robert Fenner, Bloomberg

Does the dismantling of the Great Firewall on Hainan signal more of an open welcome to international companies hoping to establish tourism businesses there?

2 days ago

Lonely Planet to Investigate Racial Profiling in Switzerland

Lonely Planet to Investigate Racial Profiling in Switzerland

Mara Bernath, Bloomberg

By extension, we wonder if the same kind of travel warning should be issued for the United States.

2 days ago

Bombardier’s Renewed Focus on Regional Jets Is Paying Off

Bombardier’s Renewed Focus on Regional Jets Is Paying Off

Frederic Tomesco, Bloomberg

For a long time, Bombardier was focused on getting into the bigger jet game, as it desperately tried to sell the CS100 and CS300. It is ceding control of that program to Airbus, so it will once again focus on its regional programs. Bombardier has not been known for building the most passenger-friendly regional airplanes, but that may be changing.

3 days ago