Articles tagged “tax bill”

Travel Companies Enthusiastically Back Tax Bill That Majority of Americans Oppose

Travel Companies Enthusiastically Back Tax Bill That Majority of Americans Oppose

Hannah Sampson, Sean O'Neill and Brian Sumers, Skift

Is the revamped tax code a "gift for hard-working Americans" as President Trump declared, or just a gift for corporations already reaping record profits? For now, travel executives seem way more excited than the general public.

7 months ago

Amtrak Accident Leads to Trump Call for Infrastructure Improvements

Amtrak Accident Leads to Trump Call for Infrastructure Improvements

Joshua Gallu, Bloomberg

It's a relief to see the president push for legislation that actually makes sense and that would benefit the travel industry. But if the U.S. tax bill passes this week, it will be more difficult to find the funding for such a massive infrastructure investment project.

7 months ago

Cruise Lines Escape Proposed Tax for Sailing in U.S. Waters

Cruise Lines Escape Proposed Tax for Sailing in U.S. Waters

Becky Bohrer, Associated Press

U.S.-based cruise operators have been fighting lawmakers' tax proposals for years. Looks like they've won another round.

7 months ago