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Articles tagged “obama”

Tourism

The tourist Obama goes to Africa, and brings with him big hopes for tourism

A high profile visit to Africa by Obama, a "homecoming of sorts" for him, in the middle of all the big news events happening with his administration and in U.S., will bring a lot of media coverage. The African nations he's going to visit have big hopes of promoting themselves.

The tourist Obama goes to Africa, and brings with him big hopes for tourism

Tourism

What the Obama visit will mean to Tanzanian tourism

Obama's visit to West Africa in his first term helped draw attention to the diversity of experiences in destinations like Ghana, and if he doesn't get sidetracked by political arguments the same could happen in Tanzania and other parts of southeast Africa.

What the Obama visit will mean to Tanzanian tourism

Tourism

Even Obama is pushing New Jersey tourism with visit to beach towns

Obama’s visit will be projected through rose-colored glass and is unfair to those still rebuilding their homes and towns. It does; however, show how serious the state is about rebuilding its tourism reputation.

Even Obama is pushing New Jersey tourism with visit to beach towns

Airlines

Obama administration looks to $14 air tax bump to improve infrastructure

Airlines like it best when they’re the only ones hiking fares, and a government jump would mean carriers would have to wait longer before attempting a fare increase among their business travel base.

Tourism

Obama to visit Jersey Shore, topping off beaches’ post-Sandy tourism push

New Jersey Governor Christie is courting everyone from Prince Harry to President Obama in the days before the state's anticipated summer season begins to prove the shore is open for tourism and increase the governor's chances of re-election this fall.

Airlines

The legislative typo that stalled the approval process to end FAA furloughs

Airports are operating as normal Wednesday after Obama signed the appropriate bill, but the fact that a typo delayed the process for an entire day says something about the government we’re relying on.

Transport

Obama nominates Anthony Foxx for new transportation secretary

A very key position as the country's looking to upgrade its aging transport infrastructure and policies that support it.

Obama nominates Anthony Foxx for new transportation secretary

Tourism

Chicago neighborhoods are fighting over an Obama presidential library that Hawaii may get

The battle within Chicago will likely be for naught. The significance of a presidential library in Hawaii will far outweigh the president's affection for Chicago.

Chicago neighborhoods are fighting over an Obama presidential library that Hawaii may get

Rail

Obama wants to give transportation a $50 billion budget bump in 2014

In stark contract to the recent news of the sequester hurting travel demand and closing airport towers, Obama’s budget shows a commitment to improving travel and tourism infrastructure.

Tourism

Olympians worried about climate change and winter sports lobby Obama

Climate change has become a harsh reality that’s cut the bottom lines of thousands of ski resorts in recent years, but Obama’s hinted that little action will be taken to reverse warmer winters this term.

Olympians worried about climate change and winter sports lobby Obama