Articles tagged “u.s. tourism”

Tourism

U.S. Destinations Rush Plans to Welcome Return of International Visitors

Those U.S. destinations that have stayed ready during the pandemic for the return of international visitors don't have to waste valuable time getting prepped. The White House's unexpected relaxation of rules, however, has tourism officials scrambling.

U.S. Destinations Rush Plans to Welcome Return of International Visitors

Tourism

Here Are the Top 3 Travel Sectors Driving U.S. Inflation

The U.S. has powered through the pandemic on a blend of welfare Zoloft and equity market Red Bull. The mix has led to inflationary side effects. But travel companies are happy they're regaining some of their pricing power.

Here Are the Top 3 Travel Sectors Driving U.S. Inflation

Tourism

Fourth of July to Mark a Further Rebound for U.S. Domestic Tourism

An estimated 43.6 million Americans were set to travel at least two hours' for a trip this July Fourth weekend, or 5 percent more than a previous record set in 2019. Let's hope travel's back for good.

Fourth of July to Mark a Further Rebound for U.S. Domestic Tourism

Online Travel

U.S. Flyers Fuel a Boom in Catch-All Trip Insurance for Thanksgiving Travel

The number of trip insurance policies bought to cover the U.S. Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend is up 170 percent, year-over-year. Masks are also a very effective kind of insurance.

U.S. Flyers Fuel a Boom in Catch-All Trip Insurance for Thanksgiving Travel

Coronavirus

All U.S. Hotel Sectors Saw a Profit in July — Yes, Really

Hoteliers shouldn't get used to good news. U.S. full-service hotels may have seen a very slight average profit per room in July, but the peak summer travel season is fading — and the pandemic still isn't under control.

All U.S. Hotel Sectors Saw a Profit in July — Yes, Really

Tourism

European Union to Bar Most U.S. Travelers From Entry When It Reopens Borders

The U.S. once aspired to be an example to the world in its organizational feats. But not in 2020. The country's chaotic response to the pandemic may cost the travel industry dearly as bans against U.S. visitors spread.

European Union to Bar Most U.S. Travelers From Entry When It Reopens Borders

Airlines

American Airlines Warns Flights May Be More Crowded in July

In a sign of recovering domestic tourism, American Airlines will no longer restrict the number of seats sold on flights beginning July 1.

American Airlines Warns Flights May Be More Crowded in July

Tourism

Canada and the U.S. Slated to Extend Travel Ban Through July

No "bienvenue" for you. The United States and Canada appear set to agree to keep their 5,500-mile border closed to nonessential traffic, as the coronavirus continues to spread in both nations.

Canada and the U.S. Slated to Extend Travel Ban Through July

Coronavirus

Tourism Plummet Prompts Big Surge in Hawaii Unemployment Claims

At face value, Hawaii's newly enacted 14-day mandatory self-quarantine to everyone arriving to the island could further decimate its travel industry. But nearly 100 hotels have already closed due to the coronavirus downturn in travel, and unemployment claims already account for 11 percent of the state's eligible workforce.

Tourism Plummet Prompts Big Surge in Hawaii Unemployment Claims

Tourism

Federal Judge Limits U.S. Border Patrol’s Power to Search Travelers’ Devices

The expanded power of U.S. border control under Donald Trump has concerned privacy activists as well as tourism officials, who worry about the policies deterring visitors. A recent judge's ruling is will come as good news to both of those groups.

Federal Judge Limits U.S. Border Patrol’s Power to Search Travelers’ Devices