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Articles tagged “politics”

Celebrity Cruises Wades Into Political Waters With Its New Ad Campaign

Celebrity Cruises recognizes that fear is bad for travel — and doesn't seem worried about rocking the boat with a politically charged ad.

5 days ago

This Greek Refugee Camp Is Being Converted Into a Luxury Resort

It's a real shame when, in the interests of making money and working under the guise of improving the economy through tourism, governments and corporations so carelessly neglect those most in need. We seriously hope the Greek government and the developers behind this project come up with a solution for the refugees.

1 week ago

The Divide Between Trump’s Hotel Guests and Political Supporters Couldn’t Be Any Bigger

Further proof that politics really can be bad for business.

1 week ago

Puerto Rico and the Fight for Caribbean Tourism: 5 Podcast Takeaways

These spokespeople from Puerto Rico tourism agencies want to make one thing clear: neither Zika nor Puerto Rico's financial crisis are seriously problematic for tourism to the island.

1 week ago

TSA Lines May Return In October Without Better Government Funding

Long lines at the airport may return if congress is unable to come to terms with budgets that make sense.

2 weeks ago

Turkey Had a Terrible Year for Tourism and Signs of Recovery Are Elusive

This year has set Turkey back farther than the numbers show. It's reputation has taken a huge hit and the country's leaders are making one move after another to worsen the situation.

2 weeks ago

Chinese Tourists Avoid Taiwan as Political Tensions Rise

Tourism boards hate playing politics, but when situations get extreme the smart ones speak out about what's in their best interest.

3 weeks ago

Cuba’s Tourism Thaw With the U.S. Has Been Great News for Its Military

One could easily argue that nothing is hindering progress more in Cuba than its government and its military's lack of skill and experience to do even the simplest things well. It is not competent enough to run a simple tour bus or tiny restaurant, let alone a UNESCO site.

3 weeks ago

Air China’s In-Flight Magazine Removed Following Racist London Article

The irony is that in this age of cities realizing that they're really much bigger than a downtown tourist core, the neighborhoods Air China's in-flight magazine warned readers about is exactly where DMOs are counting on growth.

3 weeks ago

Maine Worries Its Offensive Governor Will Scare Off Tourists

Maine's governor is an embarrassment to the state, but unlike other states, Maine has not passed laws that restrict the freedoms of entire classes of residents and visitors. You can hate the politician but love your vacation.

4 weeks ago

What Commercial Flights Between the U.S. and Cuba Mean to Frequent Flyers

Sure, other tourists have been coming to Cuba for decades. But even two years into the present detente, the significance of improved U.S.-Cuba relations should not be understated.

1 month ago

First Commercial Flight Between U.S. and Cuba in Half a Century to Fly Today

It's great to see the flight headed to a city outside of Havana as the secret to Cuba's success in the coming year or two will be getting visitors out of the major cities.

1 month ago