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Articles tagged “obama”

Rail

There’s really no good option for getting around Washington, D.C. on Inauguration Day

The city is permitting cars closer to the city center as there will be fewer attendees, but the congestion will only add to the stress of the day making it feel like 2009 again.

There’s really no good option for getting around Washington, D.C. on Inauguration Day

Hotels

Washington, D.C. to see smaller boost in inaugural tourism this time around

It’s common for a president’s second inauguration to drum up less interest than the first, but the capital’s hotels still had high hopes that are unlikely to be met with the main event one week away.

Washington, D.C. to see smaller boost in inaugural tourism this time around

Tourism

The race to land Obama’s presidential library pits Honolulu against Chicago

Considering the historical significance of the first African-American president, the library, wherever it may be, promises to instantly become one of the most visited sites in U.S.

The race to land Obama’s presidential library pits Honolulu against Chicago

Tourism

Obama’s visit to Myanmar further boosts tourism to the world’s newest travel hot spot

Well-traveled tourists are looking to get into Myanmar quickly before its unspoiled landscape is commercialized, but its fragile infrastructure could crumble from the overcrowding.

Obama’s visit to Myanmar further boosts tourism to the world’s newest travel hot spot

Airlines

What Obama’s victory means for the U.S. travel industry

Based on initiatives enacted in Obama’s first term, it is easy to see continued funding for transportation infrastructure, national park growth, and foreign tourists who want to visit the US, led by a president they would’ve vote for.

What Obama’s victory means for the U.S. travel industry

Skift Originals

White House touts Obama visit to “Hoover Damn”

Fact-checking is all the rage during the 2012 Presidential campaign, typos or misinformed email marketers notwithstanding.