Articles tagged “savannah”

Savannah Is Asking Locals What They Think About Overtourism

Savannah Is Asking Locals What They Think About Overtourism

Associated Press

Smart move by a city that is headed down the road of overtourism faster than it may be prepared for.

1 year ago

Tour Guide Lawsuit in Charleston, S.C Drags on With Broader Implications

Tour Guide Lawsuit in Charleston, S.C Drags on With Broader Implications

In the same way that people don't want their plumbers to go freestyle while hooking up their toilets, they don't want people in tourism to be uneducated about the thing they're selling.

2 years ago

Savannah Giving Up on Making Tour Guides Know What They’re Talking About

Savannah Giving Up on Making Tour Guides Know What They’re Talking About

Russ Bynum, Associated Press

Tour guides are part of a larger tourism community in any destination. They are businesses, not free speech groups. They should be regulated as such.

3 years ago

Savannah Tour Guides Fight for the Right to Not Know History

Savannah Tour Guides Fight for the Right to Not Know History

Russ Bynum, Associated Press

We're very happy that plumbers, electricians, and bus drivers have yet to argue that licensing them restricts their free speech rights to do their job how they feel.

3 years ago

Savannah Tour Guides Cry ‘Free Speech’ in Face of Licensing Requirements

Savannah Tour Guides Cry ‘Free Speech’ in Face of Licensing Requirements

Russ Bynum, Associated Press

Requiring that people display knowledge of the subject they are charging people to hear about doesn't seem like an unfair burden, and it doesn't seem like a Constitutional issue either.

4 years ago

TSA Continues PreCheck Registration Rollout In Savannah, GA

TSA Continues PreCheck Registration Rollout In Savannah, GA

Mary Carr Mayle, Savannah Morning News

The TSA's ambitious rollout plan is one of the few things it has done in its 13-year history that's been roundly praised by the general public.

5 years ago

JetBlue’s Ripple Effect on Second-Tier U.S. Airports

JetBlue’s Ripple Effect on Second-Tier U.S. Airports

Mary Carr Mayle, Savannah Morning News

One of the greatest fears of the American and US Air merger was that second-tier cities would lose competition and suffer. Cases like Savannah demonstrate why that fear is not unfounded.

5 years ago

Historic Savannah sinks plans for a city-funded cruise ship terminal

Savannah Morning News

The city council did indeed sink the proposal, adding yet another hurdle to cruise lines attempting to set up a major port in the U.S. southeast.

5 years ago