Articles tagged “Trump Administration”

Airlines

Saudi Arabia and Qatar Agree to Open Airspace, Borders as Feud Nears End

The promised deal would benefit Qatar as it prepares to host the World Cup in 2022. Iran will lose, though. Qatar had rerouted some planes over Iran and paid that country for the use of its airspace.

Saudi Arabia and Qatar Agree to Open Airspace, Borders as Feud Nears End

Online Travel

Group That Operates TWA Hotel Buys Chinese Tech Firm After President Trump’s National Security Order

This investment gives hotel tech firm StayNTouch a chance to regain its footing. It comes after six months of uncertainty due to the Trump Administration's forced sale.

Group That Operates TWA Hotel Buys Chinese Tech Firm After President Trump’s National Security Order

Airlines

Airline Industry Tangles With Trump Administration Over Temperature Checks

Airlines need all the help they can get in restoring consumer confidence to fly, but the White House may not be aligned with that mission.

Airline Industry Tangles With Trump Administration Over Temperature Checks

Hotels

Marriott Says Trump Administration Demanded It to Shutter Cuba Hotel Operations

Marriott's planned Cuban expansion may become a sacrificial byproduct of the Trump administration's quest to appeal to Cuban-American Florida voters in the 2020 presidential campaign.

Marriott Says Trump Administration Demanded It to Shutter Cuba Hotel Operations

Online Travel

Trump Administration Orders Shiji to Sell Hotel Tech Firm StayNTouch

This is a highly unusual action. It's unclear why the U.S. government would believe a company would compromise the sensitive personal data of U.S. citizens just because it's based in China.

Trump Administration Orders Shiji to Sell Hotel Tech Firm StayNTouch

Tourism

U.S. Travelers Can Still Travel Legally to Cuba — But Confusion Over Trump Policies Is Keeping Them Away

President Trump hasn't scrapped legal U.S. travel to Cuba entirely, but the drip drip of policies making it seem more difficult or complex will mean some travelers stay away. One travel company wants to make it easier.

U.S. Travelers Can Still Travel Legally to Cuba — But Confusion Over Trump Policies Is Keeping Them Away

Hotels

Tax Break Boosts Hotel Development in Low-Income Districts

The 2017 U.S. tax overhaul introduced favorable treatment for investments made in about 9,000 low-income areas. Some developers have reacted by constructing hotels rather than, say, hospitals or affordable housing. We like hotels but question using tax laws to max out their construction in places like Brooklyn's hip Williamsburg district.

Tax Break Boosts Hotel Development in Low-Income Districts

Airlines

TSA Absences Continue to Rise as Holiday Weekend Approaches

A good portion of the U.S. federal government is closed, and all kinds of functions are affected. But the nation's air transport system is getting extra attention, perhaps because long security lines make good television.

TSA Absences Continue to Rise as Holiday Weekend Approaches

Airlines

How the Government Shutdown Is Affecting U.S. Air Travelers

What a mess. The U.S. government needs to reopen — and soon. Aviation is just one of many industries affected by it.

How the Government Shutdown Is Affecting U.S. Air Travelers

Tourism

What Looms for the Travel Industry in D.C. After the Midterms

Midterm elections have rarely been this galvanizing or controversial. For industry observers and executives, the question remains of how changes in Washington will impact the business of travel. With a divided government, expect most of the changes to regulations to come from the Trump administration.

What Looms for the Travel Industry in D.C. After the Midterms