Articles tagged “president trump”

Small Luxury Resorts Caught Up in Immigration Clampdown

Laura Powell, Skift

While those on H-2B visas are simply guest workers, they are getting ensnared in the current immigration debate. And that’s a problem for small, seasonal resorts.

5 months ago

Barack Obama on Walls, Borders and Tourism

Barack Obama on Walls, Borders and Tourism

Patrick Whyte, Skift

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.

6 months ago

Trump Nominates Former Delta Air Lines Executive to Lead FAA

Trump Nominates Former Delta Air Lines Executive to Lead FAA

Todd Shields, Bloomberg

Some may criticize the Trump Administration for picking an FAA administrator with an airline background. But the nominee has a deep knowledge of the industry, and should just prove a worthy choice.

6 months ago

U.S. Wants Money Back After California Mostly Scraps High-Speed Rail Plan

U.S. Wants Money Back After California Mostly Scraps High-Speed Rail Plan

Ryan Beene, Bloomberg

California's high-speed rail plan did not go as expected, and there will be no high-speed train between San Francisco and Los Angeles. But what's done is done. It's hard to believe the federal government can recoup money it already spent on the project.

7 months ago

U.S. Airline Executives Sound Alarm Over Shutdown Impact

U.S. Airline Executives Sound Alarm Over Shutdown Impact

Justin Bachman, Mary Schlangenstein and Alan Levin, Bloomberg

Remarkably, the U.S. commercial aviation system has kept humming despite the government shutdown. Yes, there have been some long security lines, but it could get much worse. Airline executives know that, so they're taking a stand. This is an industry that relies on the government to keep it running safely and efficiently.

8 months ago

Here’s How the U.S. Government Shutdown Is Hurting Aviation

Here’s How the U.S. Government Shutdown Is Hurting Aviation

Alan Levin, Bloomberg

U.S. airlines take safety seriously, and their aircraft will remain safe whether or not FAA inspectors are working. But the aviation industry would operate much more efficiently if the government got back to work.

8 months ago

Boeing Shrugs Off Trade Tensions With Opening of New China Plant

Boeing Shrugs Off Trade Tensions With Opening of New China Plant

Bloomberg

The opening of Boeing's new China plant comes at a crucial time for the company. Not only is it battling with rival Airbus in the country but it must also keep an eye on relations between Beijing and Washington.

9 months ago

Democrats to Target Trump’s Hotels Business as Part of Wider Investigation

Democrats to Target Trump’s Hotels Business as Part of Wider Investigation

Shahien Nasiripour, Bloomberg

Come the new year, we'll likely learn a lot more about President Trump's business empire, including his tourism assets.

10 months ago

U.S. Tourism Numbers Are About More Than Just President Trump

U.S. Tourism Numbers Are About More Than Just President Trump

Justin Fox, Bloomberg

The story is always a little more complex than the headlines suggest, although it probably doesn't do the United States much good having a President who offends and insults millions of people.

10 months ago

Ian Schrager on How Hotels Get Technology Wrong

Ian Schrager on How Hotels Get Technology Wrong

Patrick Whyte, Skift

The hospitality industry shouldn't forget its humanity, while continuing to innovate - just in a sensible and appropriate way. Strong message.

12 months ago

Trump Must Contend With Lawsuit Over D.C. Hotel Profits

Trump Must Contend With Lawsuit Over D.C. Hotel Profits

Andrew Harris, Bloomberg

Unlike his popularity, Trump's legal woes continue to grow.

1 year ago

Boeing and Other U.S. Aerospace Firms May Lose Under Latest Trump Tariffs

Boeing and Other U.S. Aerospace Firms May Lose Under Latest Trump Tariffs

Julie Johnsson, Bloomberg

With its new tariffs on Chinese-made jetliners, maybe the Trump administration is thinking long-term, calculating that someday Chinese jets will challenge Boeing. But for today, it's silly. China likely will retaliate short-term, and that's not great news for U.S. manufacturers. Chinese airlines buy a lot of Boeing jets.

1 year ago