Articles tagged “guns”

Tourism

Gun Violence Creates a Troubling New Reality for U.S. Tourism’s Hard Sell

Even without entry test requirements, travelers are likely to pause before rushing back to a country where hate crimes and mass shootings are becoming far too commonplace. How will the U.S. travel industry tackle one of the greatest potential threats to its recovery of international travel?

Gun Violence Creates a Troubling New Reality for U.S. Tourism’s Hard Sell

Tourism

Gunmaker Smith & Wesson’s Parent Sees Opportunity With New RV Vacation Boom

Thanks to pandemic-driven demand for all thing in outdoor recreation, everyone's hearing the call of the wild. Even gunmakers.

Gunmaker Smith & Wesson’s Parent Sees Opportunity With New RV Vacation Boom

Tourism

Chinese Tourism Slump in U.S. Reaches Tipping Point With Safety and Healthcare Concerns

Chinese tourists who are considering a U.S. trip are facing a double whammy this year. Not only are a looming trade war and poor exchange rates causing some distaste, China is also particularly sensitive to security and safety. In 2018, one might say the U.S. doesn't feel as safe as it once did.

Chinese Tourism Slump in U.S. Reaches Tipping Point With Safety and Healthcare Concerns

Airlines

United Airlines CEO on Dropping NRA Discount: ‘It Was Personal’

It's so rare that any big corporation takes a stance that might anger a slice of consumers. United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz should be commended for following his conscience.

United Airlines CEO on Dropping NRA Discount: ‘It Was Personal’

Airlines

Delta Abandoning Atlanta Over NRA Blowback Is a Ridiculous Notion

You know the old joke about people who live in the Southeast United States? Whether you go to heaven or hell, it goes, you'll need to change planes in Atlanta. Delta is among the world's most profitable airlines because of its Atlanta hub. It's not going anywhere.

Delta Abandoning Atlanta Over NRA Blowback Is a Ridiculous Notion

Tourism

Las Vegas Massacre May Cost Insurers More Than $1 Billion

Hoteliers and casinos, sadly, could continue to face more lawsuits over security and negligence due to the balance they are forced to weigh between local laws that keep doors open to firearms and the public safety problem these weapons present.

Las Vegas Massacre May Cost Insurers More Than $1 Billion

Tourism

Nevada Gun Tourism is Still Steady After Vegas Shooting

Don't count on mass shootings to deter travelers' interests in gun tourism. Guns are big business and are a major driver for some travelers, most of whom have no bad intentions.

Nevada Gun Tourism is Still Steady After Vegas Shooting

SkiftX

Gun Tourism Doesn’t Appeal To Vast Majority of Americans

Despite all the sensationalism in reportage of the recent tragic incident, the reality is that the idea of gun tourism is only appealing to a small portion of Americans, and fewer still act on it.

Gun Tourism Doesn’t Appeal To Vast Majority of Americans

Airlines

Airports Cope With Passengers Who Forget About Guns in Bags

How do airport police determine if travelers truly forgot they had a gun in their bags? The response cries out for a national policy. It is doubtful that airport authorities at JFK, O'Hare and Atlanta Hartsfield would be so lenient.

Airports Cope With Passengers Who Forget About Guns in Bags

Airlines

TSA Discovered a Record 1,813 Firearms at U.S. Airports in 2013

The jump in discoveries was not caused by any changes in TSA procedures, but rather an increase in forgetfulness or ignorance among gun-bearing travelers.

TSA Discovered a Record 1,813 Firearms at U.S. Airports in 2013