Articles tagged “travel ban”

Travel CEOs to Meet for First Time With Trump at White House

Travel CEOs to Meet for First Time With Trump at White House

Tom Lowry, Skift

The travel industry at long last gets an audience with Donald Trump. Let's hope it results in more than just a perfunctory, handshake photo-op.

1 month ago

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

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

Daniel Meesak, Jing Travel

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.

1 month ago

Trump Border Policies Are Bad for Business Travel, Survey Finds

Trump Border Policies Are Bad for Business Travel, Survey Finds

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The initial travel ban caused widespread chaos and confusion, and uncertainty has remained amid court challenges. Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the ban, will business travel suffer as this survey suggests?

4 months ago

Trump Travel Ban Upheld in Divided U.S. Supreme Court Decision

Trump Travel Ban Upheld in Divided U.S. Supreme Court Decision

Greg Stohr, Bloomberg

In 2015, then-candidate Donald Trump called for a shutdown of Muslims entering the country. More than a year and much chaos after he was elected, the Supreme Court has allowed him to make a version of that bigoted campaign rhetoric the law of the land.

4 months ago

Trump May Prevail as Travel Ban Hearing Nears Conclusion

Trump May Prevail as Travel Ban Hearing Nears Conclusion

Greg Stohr, Bloomberg

It looks like a narrowed down version of Trump's travel ban will be ruled constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court. Trump's victory will have been a great loss for the global perception of the U.S. as a travel destination.

6 months ago

Supreme Court Prepares to Consider Trump’s Travel Ban

Supreme Court Prepares to Consider Trump’s Travel Ban

Greg Stohr, Bloomberg

The fact that the court has already allowed the travel ban to go ahead hints at the possible outcome for this case. If a majority of judges side with Donald Trump, it would represent a major victory for the President.

6 months ago

U.S. Removes Chad From Travel Ban List

U.S. Removes Chad From Travel Ban List

Ken Thomas, Associated Press

It seems like Chad's inclusion was down to a bureaucratic mix-up rather than anything more strategic. All eyes are now on the Supreme Court for the impending decision on the overall legality of President Trump's travel bans.

6 months ago

Biggest U.S. Travel Lobby Praises Official Tasked to Build Trump’s Border Wall

Biggest U.S. Travel Lobby Praises Official Tasked to Build Trump’s Border Wall

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

In times of protectionism and nativism, it's important to stand up to the forces that want to close minds and borders alike. The travel industry should do more to make a case for itself, and that starts with opposing policies that create a divide with the rest of the world.

7 months ago

Chad Moves to Get Off Trump’s Travel Ban List

Chad Moves to Get Off Trump’s Travel Ban List

Nick Wadhams and Daniel N'doh Nadjitan, Bloomberg

Trump's persistence with his three travel bans is the new reality for the travel industry. We'll see what the U.S. Supreme Court says about the ban's legality in April.

7 months ago

Trump’s Latest Travel Ban Fails Again at Federal Appeals Court

Trump’s Latest Travel Ban Fails Again at Federal Appeals Court

Andrew Harris, Bloomberg

The stage is set for a showdown in a couple months between the U.S. Supreme Court and President Trump. It's all part of the president's multi-pronged effort to limit the types of people who are able to enter the U.S. whether through immigration or travel.

8 months ago

Trump Travel Ban Led to a Global Entry Program Purge

Trump Travel Ban Led to a Global Entry Program Purge

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

We reported last year that members of "Trusted Traveler" programs were losing their privileges following the travel ban, and new documents add some details. While officials say travelers who were dropped in January of last year have been reinstated, the ban's overall impact on the programs remains unclear.

8 months ago

Trump Travel Ban and Presidential Immigration Powers Will Get Supreme Court Review

Trump Travel Ban and Presidential Immigration Powers Will Get Supreme Court Review

Greg Stohr, Bloomberg

President Trump's third travel ban will finally get a U.S. Supreme Court review, and it could have a far-reaching impact on the limitations of presidential authority when setting immigration policy.

9 months ago