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Articles tagged “trade war”

Emirates Warns of Fare Increases Due to Tariff Dispute

Emirates Warns of Fare Increases Due to Tariff Dispute

Layan Odeh, Bloomberg

If tariffs go up, airlines can't always absorb them and customers end up paying more. In this case, we might eventually see the two sides come to an agreement but with President Trump in the White House, anything is possible.

6 months ago

Boeing Warns That Trade War Raises New Risk for 787 Dreamliner

Boeing Warns That Trade War Raises New Risk for 787 Dreamliner

Julie Johnsson, Bloomberg

With the Max still grounded, the Dreamliner is a critical source of cash for Boeing. But the trade war is a nightmare, thwarting production and deliveries to Chinese carriers that like the plane.

7 months ago

Ctrip Changing Name to Trip.com Group to Emphasize International Business

Ctrip Changing Name to Trip.com Group to Emphasize International Business

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Ctrip, or the company soon-to-be known as Trip.com Group Ltd., is banking on international growth as a key driver of its business, primarily in Asia. But short term, at least, difficulties in Hong Kong and Taiwan and with the White House are complicating that game plan.

7 months ago

New York City Projects Record-Breaking Visitors as U.S. Inbound Travel Cools

New York City Projects Record-Breaking Visitors as U.S. Inbound Travel Cools

Rosie Spinks, Skift

The picture of U.S. inbound travel overall is not particularly bright. But New York City has proved uniquely equipped to weather the storm.

8 months ago

Cathay Turns In a Profit but Wary of Second Half

Cathay Turns In a Profit but Wary of Second Half

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Poor Cathay. Its three-year transformation program produces a profit in the first half but the U.S.-China trade war and Hong Kong protests are almost certain to roil revenues in the second half.

8 months ago

Hyatt Feels Pinch From Lower Group Business in Its Hometown of Chicago

Hyatt Feels Pinch From Lower Group Business in Its Hometown of Chicago

Danni Santana, Skift

Hyatt’s second-quarter performance was another step in the right direction for the brand. But were it not for a slowdown in its U.S. and Chinese markets, it would have been better.

8 months ago

U.S.-China Trade War Hurts Accor But It Won’t Deter Asia Expansion

U.S.-China Trade War Hurts Accor But It Won’t Deter Asia Expansion

Danni Santana, Skift

The hotel group remains confident the international conflict will pass, as it commits resources to expanding in Asia.

8 months ago

Trade War Could Derail Boeing’s Plans to Sell Jets to Chinese Airlines

Trade War Could Derail Boeing’s Plans to Sell Jets to Chinese Airlines

Haze Fan, Julie Johnsson and Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

Boeing is one two giant plane makers in the world. The 737 Max aside, it makes planes airlines want right now. Do you expect it to give up the Chinese market because the U.S and Chinese governments are feuding? No way.

10 months ago

China Issues New Warnings Against U.S. Travel to Its Citizens

China Issues New Warnings Against U.S. Travel to Its Citizens

Bloomberg News

China cautions its citizens against travel to the U.S. because of “frequent” shootings, robbery and theft. Can't it be more ingenious? But even if its public finds this ridiculous, there will be a drop in travel to the U.S. There are enough past examples to show that China travel warnings do bite.

10 months ago

Why Does Travelzoo Have a Big China Problem?

Why Does Travelzoo Have a Big China Problem?

Isaac Carey, Skift

The company has been hoping for a turnaround in Asia Pacific for years now, but so far business in the region is weak. If trade tensions continue to squeeze the company, will progress get even slower?

1 year 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.

1 year ago

Hilton CEO Doesn’t See Any Negative Impact From Potential Trade Wars

Hilton CEO Doesn’t See Any Negative Impact From Potential Trade Wars

Deanna Ting, Skift

It's all quiet for now, but what happens when the tariffs expand beyond China and into Europe?

2 years ago