Articles tagged “trade wars”

Tourism

Japan’s Olympic Year Deflates Due to Virus Outbreak, Economic Woes

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe insists that the Olympic Games will go on as planned in July. But Abe and his government officials are going to need to do some serious damage control as international criticism mounts over Tokyo's handling of the Diamond Princess quarantine.

Japan’s Olympic Year Deflates Due to Virus Outbreak, Economic Woes

Airlines

The Top 10 Airline Industry Developments in 2019

It was yet another tumultuous year in the airline industry with many storied names (Thomas Cook, for example) going under and the grounding of one of the world’s best-selling jets (the Boeing 737 Max). No one said aviation was an easy business.

The Top 10 Airline Industry Developments in 2019

Airlines

Emirates Warns of Fare Increases Due to Tariff Dispute

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.

Emirates Warns of Fare Increases Due to Tariff Dispute

Business Travel

China’s Alibaba Trims Business Travel Spend as Trade War Concerns Mount

Alibaba's business travelers are no longer routinely booking extra-legroom seats, and they are not riding solo in taxis. The impact of U.S.-China trade war tensions is creeping into U.S.-China travel from both countries.

China’s Alibaba Trims Business Travel Spend as Trade War Concerns Mount

Tourism

3 Things That Could Hinder Chinese Outbound Travel Growth

Like anyone else, Chinese travelers will cut back on trips or spending if financial conditions demand it. But the moment conditions loosen up, then watch out.

3 Things That Could Hinder Chinese Outbound Travel Growth

Airlines

Boeing Risks Becoming a Casualty in the U.S.-China Trade War

Boeing has sought to avoid becoming caught in the trade fight between the U.S. and China, but Xiamen Airlines is in early-stage talks with Airbus, sources say. That doesn't bode well for Boeing.

Boeing Risks Becoming a Casualty in the U.S.-China Trade War

Business Travel

Samsonite Says Luggage Prices Will Increase on Trump’s Tariff Hit

Samsonite warns vendors that prices may rise about 10 percent due to costs linked to new duties the Trump Administration is imposing on imports from China. The U.S. imported more than $3 billion in luggage from China last year.

Samsonite Says Luggage Prices Will Increase on Trump’s Tariff Hit

Tourism

U.S. Tourism Faces Data Gap on Tariffs and Travel Ban Impact

The U.S. National Tourism & Trade Office's lack of data on inbound tourism is looking increasingly like a politically motivated void the longer it persists even though insiders insist this isn't the case.

U.S. Tourism Faces Data Gap on Tariffs and Travel Ban Impact