Articles tagged “obama”

Airlines

Can a Downsized Regional Airline Relaunch in a Pandemic? ExpressJet Thinks It Can

Like Lazarus, regional carrier ExpressJet hopes to rise from the dead. Can the airline survive flying on its own during a pandemic with small jets? The airline almost pulled it off before, but can it do it again, or will history repeat itself?

Can a Downsized Regional Airline Relaunch in a Pandemic? ExpressJet Thinks It Can

Tourism

Barack Obama on Walls, Borders and Tourism

He’s only been out of office for a few years, but it’s still refreshing to hear a politician articulate the importance of travel and the benefits of tourism.

Barack Obama on Walls, Borders and Tourism

Tourism

President Obama’s U.S. Travel Legacy After Eight Years as Tourist-in-Chief

Few other presidents have done as much for the U.S. travel industry as President Obama and by many measures he will hand Donald Trump a healthy and growing industry. But some of the Obama Administration's tourism goals — programs and initiatives — while steps in the right direction, still leave plenty to be desired and require renewed efforts.

President Obama’s U.S. Travel Legacy After Eight Years as Tourist-in-Chief

Media and PR

Anthony Bourdain and President Obama on Parts Unknown Season Premiere

While we'd love to have time with the president, choosing between him and a freshly cooked meal in Vietnam would be tough. Lucky for Bourdain he didn't have to choose.

Anthony Bourdain and President Obama on Parts Unknown Season Premiere

Media and PR

Anthony Bourdain and President Obama Film ‘Parts Unknown’ Together in Hanoi

Nothing like making a little history over a $6 lunch.

Anthony Bourdain and President Obama Film ‘Parts Unknown’ Together in Hanoi

Tourism

Cuba People-to-People Tours Are Nearing the End of Their Lifespan

The opening of Cuba to Americans is still a work in progress. But the Obama administration is in good shape to ease travel restrictions despite the resistance from House Republicans.

Cuba People-to-People Tours Are Nearing the End of Their Lifespan

Tourism

Chicago’s South Side Has Dreams of Obama Library Tourism

While we think Chicago could always use a little love, the significance of a Hawaiian library (and the weather) has us rooting for the island.

Chicago’s South Side Has Dreams of Obama Library Tourism

Airlines

TSA and Defense Department Make Life Easier for U.S. Vets at the Airport

The new bill comes only a few days after airports started donating forgotten items at TSA checks to veteran groups. The seemingly small motions have a meaningful impact for anyone whose ever struggled through the screening process.

TSA and Defense Department Make Life Easier for U.S. Vets at the Airport

Tourism

Global Travel Warnings Shouldn’t Stop Summer Vacations, Says Obama

The general American public was confused by the travel warning and what it meant for their summer travel plans. Obama sent a somewhat mixed message on TV telling viewers there was a significant threat, but that common sense could keep them safe.

Global Travel Warnings Shouldn’t Stop Summer Vacations, Says Obama

Airlines

European Politicians Claim Obama Not Doing Enough to Stop Aviation Pollution

Obama's commitment to climate change is not in sync with his refusal to pay the EU carbon tax, causing anxiety among environmental advocates that see the U.S.'s support as critical to passing laws that curb airlines' carbon pollution.