Articles tagged “trump”

Hotels

Airbnb Vows to Take Action Against Account Holders Tied to D.C. Violence

Whether it is Alaska Airlines putting unruly passengers on no-fly lists, Marriott defunding politicians who sought to decertify a fair presidential election, or Airbnb kicking hate group members off its platform, parts of the travel industry are trying to fight back against right-wing terror.

Airbnb Vows to Take Action Against Account Holders Tied to D.C. Violence

Online Travel

The Largest IPO in History Just Happened and It Has a Huge Travel Angle

Booking.com, Airbnb, Marriott, and every high-end retail shop on the Champs-Élysées want to see the proliferation of Alipay and other digital payment services to capture the spending of Chinese travelers. But Alipay's key cross-border payments strategy, despite a record-setting IPO, has run into major snags.

The Largest IPO in History Just Happened and It Has a Huge Travel Angle

Online Travel

What Trump’s WeChat Ban May Mean for the Travel Sector

Trump's ban on the Chinese superapp WeChat may turn out to be a mere annoyance for many Chinese travelers. But it could cause real harm to some U.S. travel organizations.

What Trump’s WeChat Ban May Mean for the Travel Sector

Tourism

European Students Exempted From Travel Ban in First Sign of U.S. Reopening International Travel

The State Department appears to be softening its blanket travel ban on entry to the U.S., starting with European students and some family members of visa holders in the U.S.

European Students Exempted From Travel Ban in First Sign of U.S. Reopening International Travel

Tourism

Twitter, Others Take On Trump Admin Rule Requiring Visitors to U.S. to Disclose Social Media History

The war between tech companies and the White House hit another new level this week. The travel industry in the United States should be applauding the efforts on this one by Twitter and Reddit, especially when its business has been cratered by the pandemic.

Twitter, Others Take On Trump Admin Rule Requiring Visitors to U.S. to Disclose Social Media History

Online Travel

Trump’s Social Media Executive Order Poses Threat to Airbnb, Tripadvisor, Google and Yelp

The liability protections that online travel businesses such as Airbnb, Google and Tripadvisor enjoy under the Communications Decency Act could be collateral damage in President Trump's effort to go after Twitter and Google for what he views as "censorship" or biased coverage.

Trump’s Social Media Executive Order Poses Threat to Airbnb, Tripadvisor, Google and Yelp

Airlines

A European Travel Ban to the U.S. Came At Least 5 Weeks Too Late: Here’s a Timeline of the Fallout

If airlines and travelers are counting on airport screenings and quarantines to be a effective counter-measures in the absence of a coronavirus vaccine, the CDC said these tactics will "have less impact" when transmissions are widespread. Everything depends on effective vaccines.

A European Travel Ban to the U.S. Came At Least 5 Weeks Too Late: Here’s a Timeline of the Fallout

Tourism

U.S. Considering Health Screening for International Passengers

The U.S. government is considering health checks for incoming international passengers. If it makes passengers feel more safe about flying, then airlines are likely to be keen to help roll out the plan.

U.S. Considering Health Screening for International Passengers

Coronavirus

Hotels Face Bigger Hit Than Post-9/11 and Great Recession Combined: Hospitality Official Warns

Will the U.S.government be able to bail out everyone? The line of businesses and people hoping for relief is getting very long.

Hotels Face Bigger Hit Than Post-9/11 and Great Recession Combined: Hospitality Official Warns

Tourism

European Union Rebukes Trump’s Travel Ban

In line with his past track record, President Trump issued his EU travel ban unilaterally. These times call for cooperation, but that's not what is happening.

European Union Rebukes Trump’s Travel Ban