Articles tagged “shutdown”

Tourism

Singapore Hotels See Some Hope as Bookings Surge After Malaysia Lockdown

Without the spread of the coronavirus being contained or widespread travel restrictions being lifted, any increase in hotel occupancy is little more than a short-term blip.

Singapore Hotels See Some Hope as Bookings Surge After Malaysia Lockdown

Airlines

Merely the Normal Airport Hassles Should Be Back Soon Post-Shutdown

TSA workers, who called out sick because they couldn't afford to commute to work or had to moonlight to pay for groceries, rent or mortgages because of the U.S. government shutdown, should get back to work, and feel a lot happier about it, this weekend or early next week.

Merely the Normal Airport Hassles Should Be Back Soon Post-Shutdown

Airlines

Air Traffic Controller Sickouts Disrupted Operations at La Guardia Airport

Disruption at U.S. airports, IRS agents calling in sick, and the overall negative impact to the U.S. and even global economy — all these factors will pressure legislators in Washington and the current occupant of the White House to come up with a deal to end the U.S. partial government shutdown.

Air Traffic Controller Sickouts Disrupted Operations at La Guardia Airport

Rental Cars

Where Do Government Employees Go When They’re Not Being Paid? Uber and Lyft.

This is now the second paycheck government workers have missed, thanks to the ongoing political stalemate. More and more employees are having to swap their supposedly steady jobs with work in the gig economy.

Where Do Government Employees Go When They’re Not Being Paid? Uber and Lyft.

Hotels

Hotels Should Be Careful Not to Underestimate the Impact of the U.S. Government Shutdown

As yet another day is added to the shutdown, the impact is felt more deeply. If hotels are forced to send employees home, even more Americans will miss out on paychecks.

Hotels Should Be Careful Not to Underestimate the Impact of the U.S. Government Shutdown

Business Travel

Travelers Not Yet Deterred by Shutdown But Agent Concerns Grow

The government shutdown is not yet a big problem for travel advisors and their clients, but it could become one if it doesn’t end soon. Airport security concerns and national park travel, which picks up in the spring, could become major issues.

Travelers Not Yet Deterred by Shutdown But Agent Concerns Grow

Airlines

Shutdown Puts Southwest’s Hawaii Service on Ice

Southwest hasn't given a new start date, which likely means its plans are somewhat up in the air. The length of the delay will depend on how long the standoff in Washington continues.

Shutdown Puts Southwest’s Hawaii Service on Ice