Articles tagged “government”

Tourism

Summer Tourism Feels Squeeze From School Start Dates Moving Earlier

To fully capitalize on summer, tourism industry stakeholders will need to adjust their strategies to win over tourist traffic and dollars within a shorter period of time.

Summer Tourism Feels Squeeze From School Start Dates Moving Earlier

Tourism

How Tunisia Is Using U.S. Funds to Broaden Its Tourism Branding

The sustainable planning phase of Tunisia’s destination marketing rebirth — the easy part — is done. Plan implementation is where the real work will begin.

How Tunisia Is Using U.S. Funds to Broaden Its Tourism Branding

Tourism

Visa Wait Times Put Drag on U.S. International Travel Recovery

One more impact of the global labor shortage is the protracted wait time for visas that will continue to hurt the U.S.'s international tourism recovery if quick solutions aren't found.

Visa Wait Times Put Drag on U.S. International Travel Recovery

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New Zealand Considers Official Name Change

New Zealand may be getting an official name change in our lifetime. The New Zealand Parliament might change the country’s name to Aotearoa, which is Māori for “long white cloud,” and restore cities and towns to their original Māori names. Shedding the island’s colonial names could sustainably boost its tourism industry. When historically marginalized communities…

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U.S. Travel Industry Calls for Clean Energy Tax Incentives

More than 100 travel industry stakeholders on Tuesday signed a letter to Congress urging them to prioritize passing clean energy tax credits and deductions. The letter was spearheaded by the U.S. Travel Association. The letter urged the passage of tax incentives to expand sustainable aviation fuel production, electric vehicle charging station installations, clean energy technologies…

Tourism

UK Overhauls Destination Marketing for New Era of Tourism

The UK is actively trying to reorganize and restructure its DMOs to operate under more sustainable models. The government’s development model pilot is hoping to show the way forward.

UK Overhauls Destination Marketing  for New Era of Tourism

Tourism

U.S. Senators Reiterate Support for a New Tourism Assistant Secretary Post

The federal tourism official idea is wedded to the national tourism strategy. There can't be one without the other.

U.S. Senators Reiterate Support for a New Tourism Assistant Secretary Post

Tourism

Madrid Airport Plans Hiring Spree to Address Tourism Surge

Spain's Interior Ministry, which didn't notice any recent missed flights, should probably get more familiar with Madrid's Barajas Airport.

Madrid Airport Plans Hiring Spree to Address Tourism Surge

Tourism

German Resort Town Grapples With Growing Rift Around Russian Oligarch

Although Germans may be historically averse to getting involved in personal legal issues, the country needs to issues sanctions quickly against Russia or else more oligarchs will view it as a safe haven.

German Resort Town Grapples With Growing Rift Around Russian Oligarch

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U.S. Needs to Tighten Oversight of How Airlines Use Facial Recognition Data: New Government Report

Facial recognition tech divides people. They say either that it's faster and contactless, or that it invades people's privacy. But questions about data security matter, too.

U.S. Needs to Tighten Oversight of How Airlines Use Facial Recognition Data: New Government Report