Articles tagged “travel bans”

CNN’s Jake Tapper Talks Trump, Marriott and Family Travel

CNN’s Jake Tapper Talks Trump, Marriott and Family Travel

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The D.C. swamp is a little less swampy because Jake Tapper is there. Sometimes the interests of great journalism and the travel industry's desire to break down cultural barriers find themselves in harmony.

9 months ago

Trump’s Travel Ban Faces Arguments in U.S. Supreme Court

Trump’s Travel Ban Faces Arguments in U.S. Supreme Court

Greg Stohr, Bloomberg

The U.S. Supreme Court to date has been more sympathetic to elements of Trump's travel ban than many lower courts. The outcome of the case could have far-reaching implications for the travel industry and checks on presidential authority.

1 year ago

U.S. Tourism Coalition Calls for a Designated Advocate in the Trump Administration

U.S. Tourism Coalition Calls for a Designated Advocate in the Trump Administration

Dan Peltier, Skift

The Visit U.S. Coalition wants to get everyone at the table — the White House, Congress, and the travel industry — to get all sides on the same page about tourism. But can you partner with an administration that has been doing everything it can to thwart the travel industry's goals?

1 year ago

Travel Megatrends 2018: Brands Embrace Diversity Message Amid Rising Neo-Nationalism

Travel Megatrends 2018: Brands Embrace Diversity Message Amid Rising Neo-Nationalism

Sarah Enelow, Skift

Travel brands no longer get political at their own risk — they avoid politics at their own risk. With so much at stake in the Trump era, remaining on the sidelines about multicultural acceptance isn’t an option.

1 year ago

U.S. Travel Coalition Enlists Restaurants and Retailers to Reverse Trump’s Isolationist Stance

U.S. Travel Coalition Enlists Restaurants and Retailers to Reverse Trump’s Isolationist Stance

Dan Peltier, Skift

If the travel industry's lobbying and trade associations have any more tricks up their sleeves, they'll need them if they will have any chance of reversing what is essentially the Trump Administration's anti-visitor stance.

1 year ago

Refugee Ban In Force While Travel Restrictions Lifted in District Court Rulings

Refugee Ban In Force While Travel Restrictions Lifted in District Court Rulings

Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg

This district court ruling in Seattle splits the refugee issue from the travel ban, but all of it will be subject to U.S. Supreme Court rulings in the future. The travel industry should not take this ruling and abandon human rights and what's obviously a Muslim ban for refugees.

1 year ago

Trump Refugee Ban Gets a Hearing Before a Judge the President Disparaged

Trump Refugee Ban Gets a Hearing Before a Judge the President Disparaged

Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg

Behind the scenes, ban or no ban, the Trump administration is slowing the flow of refugees into the United States to remake the country into his administration's own image.

1 year ago

Trump Anti-Muslim Tweets Could Backfire in Travel Ban Cases

Trump Anti-Muslim Tweets Could Backfire in Travel Ban Cases

Erik Larson and Greg Sullivan, Bloomberg

Keep tweeting, Mr. President. Keep tweeting.

1 year ago

Trump Uses Egypt Attack to Renew Call for Travel Ban

Trump Uses Egypt Attack to Renew Call for Travel Ban

Toluse Olorunnipa, Bloomberg

It's becoming tempting to ignore Trump's tweets and rhetorical flourishes. And then one remembers that he is U.S. President.

1 year ago

Video: Skift CEO Argues the Travel Industry Can’t Disengage From the Turbulence Around It

Video: Skift CEO Argues the Travel Industry Can’t Disengage From the Turbulence Around It

Dennis Schaal, Skift

We are not going to go as far as the part-of-the-problem or part-of-the-solution juxtaposition. But travel companies can decide whether to play it safe or get involved when it comes to atrocities and misguided policies breaking out all around. That's the debate and the dilemma.

2 years ago

Supreme Court Dismisses One Trump Travel Ban Case and It May Drop a Second

Supreme Court Dismisses One Trump Travel Ban Case and It May Drop a Second

Greg Stohr, Bloomberg

Trump is prevailing at the Supreme Court on the administration's travel ban cases for the most part. Hope that the judiciary would serve as a break on Trump's excesses is fading because of the High Court decisions.

2 years ago

Travel Ban Lawsuits Begin to Roll In From Opponents

Travel Ban Lawsuits Begin to Roll In From Opponents

Juliet Linderman, Associated Press

These are the first lawsuits against the latest Trump travel ban, and there will be plenty more. It will be interesting to see if travel companies eventually join some of these lawsuits like they did the last time around.

2 years ago