Articles tagged “safety”

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Airbnb Launches Trust and Safety Advisory Group

Airbnb announced the formation of a Trust & Safety Advisory Coalition to counsel the company on human trafficking, child safety, fire safety, privacy and online safety, community safety, women's safety, extremism and dangerous organizations, and mental health. The advisory group members include 22 organizations ranging from Tech Against Terrorism and the National Network to End…

Hotels

Hilton Relies on a Former FBI Agent to Keep Its Hotels Out of Harm’s Way

Danger and risk come in a multitude of ways around the world. Hilton’s turn to the intelligence community for a revamped safety protocol is a smart one.

Hilton Relies on a Former FBI Agent to Keep Its Hotels Out of Harm’s Way

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Ground Portions of Their 737 Max Fleets to Check on Electrical Power Issue

The latest issue with the 737 Max that Boeing identified is unrelated to problem with the power system that led to the 20-month ban. Still, any issue with a plane's electrical power system is not trivial.

U.S. Airlines Ground Portions of Their 737 Max Fleets to Check on Electrical Power Issue

Airlines

Disruptive Airline Passengers Face Harsher Penalties, Says FAA Chief

"Zero tolerance" sounds good, but flight attendants and other staff are still put in a terrible position where they are called on to both serve beverages and police terrible passengers. Can a few high-profile arrests make their jobs easier?

Disruptive Airline Passengers Face Harsher Penalties, Says FAA Chief

EventMB

How to Keep Your Virtual Event Secure From Cyber Threats

How to Keep Your Virtual Event Secure From Cyber Threats

Tourism

Thailand Tourism Looks to China to Start Down Path for Pandemic Rebound

Chinese travelers will eventually return to Southeast Asia, and how they are expected to behave in the near future will offer valuable hints to restart growth for Thailand’s devastated tourism industry.

Thailand Tourism Looks to China to Start Down Path for Pandemic Rebound

Airlines

Horizon Air Executive Sounds Alarm on Airline’s Safety Culture

Given the Boeing crisis, airlines need to be particularly aware of restoring the public's trust in commercial aviation's safety. Against this backdrop, an internal alarm at Horizon Air is especially worrying.

Horizon Air Executive Sounds Alarm on Airline’s Safety Culture

Hotels

Airbnb Chief Operating Officer to Leave Her Post on the Cusp of Going Public in 2020

It's all about its anticipated public offering at Airbnb these days. Shore up the plethora of safety issues, make peace with regulators, and bring in seasoned operational executives that the Wall Street crowd will look favorably upon. Was Belinda Johnson a casualty in that push?

Airbnb Chief Operating Officer to Leave Her Post on the Cusp of Going Public in 2020

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Finally Embraces Verified Listings After Halloween Deaths

Airbnb has avoided these policies under the guise of being just a platform, much like the rest of the tech platform companies. We just hope at some point that tragedies are not the only way to propel change that lots of stakeholders have been asking for all along.

Airbnb Finally Embraces Verified Listings After Halloween Deaths

Airlines

Congress Grills Boeing CEO on 737 Max Safety Shortcomings

Many U.S. senators were aggressive on Tuesday toward Boeing's CEO, and for good reason. For months, company has downplayed its culpability in the two Boeing 737 Max crashes. That might be a good legal strategy, but it doesn't endear Boeing to elected officials. They expect accountability.

Congress Grills Boeing CEO on 737 Max Safety Shortcomings