Articles tagged “u.s. travel”

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Record Number of Electronic Devices Swept Up in U.S. Border Inspections

Record Number of Electronic Devices Swept Up in U.S. Border Inspections

Associated Press

The legality of searching electronic devices is a contested but long-standing practice. The chances of being searched are small. Last year, roughly 7 out of every 100,000 international travelers arriving in the U.S. had their devices searched.

2 years ago

U.S. Travel and JetBlue Meet With Tillerson To Back Open Skies With Gulf Carriers

U.S. Travel and JetBlue Meet With Tillerson To Back Open Skies With Gulf Carriers

Michael Sasso and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Just do the math: That was essentially the message Tillerson heard from U.S. Travel, JetBlue, Fedex and Atlas Air on the job creation inherent in Open Skies agreements with Gulf carriers. It's really tough to predict what action the Trump administration might take on this issue.

3 years ago

Business Travel Growth Is Expected to Rise in U.S. Despite Recent Dip

Business Travel Growth Is Expected to Rise in U.S. Despite Recent Dip

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

International travel to the U.S. will continue to grow this year, according to U.S. Travel. But given the unpredictability of the U.S. government at this time, the outlook could get worse in a hurry.

3 years ago

President Trump Says New Travel Ban Will Be Crafted Around the Court Ruling

President Trump Says New Travel Ban Will Be Crafted Around the Court Ruling

Jennifer Epstein, Bloomberg

Oh, we just can't wait to see the next version of the travel ban and refugee prohibition. Hopefully it will indeed take the appeals court's ruling and the U.S. Constitution into account.

3 years ago

In Trip Planning Is There a Red State Versus Blue State Divide?

In Trip Planning Is There a Red State Versus Blue State Divide?

Sarah Enelow, Skift

In 2017, Americans' travel aspirations may reflect the country's political divide. We're still waiting to see how Trump's promises to tighten national borders will affect the trips people book this year.

3 years ago

U.S. Travel Growth Is Slowing Due to International and Business Weakness

U.S. Travel Growth Is Slowing Due to International and Business Weakness

Hannah Sampson, Skift

It looks like the trend of slow growth for travel in the United States — or no growth, in some sectors — will continue into early 2017.

3 years ago

U.S. Travel Association: ‘We’re Working With Both Clinton and Trump’

U.S. Travel Association: ‘We’re Working With Both Clinton and Trump’

Dan Peltier, Skift

There's no doubt the travel industry is hoping for a Hillary Clinton presidency as opposed to working with Donald Trump in the White House. But the U.S. Travel Association is courting both sides leading up to the election to make sure both candidates understand the size and scope of the travel industry.

3 years ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Why U.S. Travel Growth Is Slowing

Skift Global Forum Preview: Why U.S. Travel Growth Is Slowing

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The decline of tourism growth in the U.S. impacts nearly every other sector of the economy. Macroeconomic trends, along with safety and security concerns, are making travel to the U.S. a more challenging sell.

3 years ago

National Park Service at 100 Seeking Diversity in Visitors and Employees

National Park Service at 100 Seeking Diversity in Visitors and Employees

Felicia Fonseca and Beatriz Costa-Lima, Associated Press

The reasons why more minorities, whether they be African-American, Latino or Asian, don't visit U.S. national parks in great numbers are complex but having a more diverse workforce within the National Park Service ranks would be a big step toward finding out the answers and coming up with solutions.

3 years ago

United Arab Emirates, Bahrain Caution Citizens About U.S. Travel

United Arab Emirates, Bahrain Caution Citizens About U.S. Travel

Associated Press

The U.S. State Department regularly advises U.S. citizens on travel to foreign countries. Police brutality protests and shootings have prompted the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Bermuda to caution their own citizens about travel to the U.S.

4 years ago

How U.S. Route 66 Was Different for Black Travelers

How U.S. Route 66 Was Different for Black Travelers

Russell Contreras , Associated Press

Those who fail to learn from the history of Jim Crow are destined to drive down that road, whether it is for a Route 66 vacation or on Main Street, yet again.

4 years ago

The U.S. Travel Industry Needs Americans to Keep Vacationing in America

The U.S. Travel Industry Needs Americans to Keep Vacationing in America

Hannah Sampson, Skift

All that talk about now being a great time for Americans to travel abroad thanks to the strong dollar is probably not what the U.S. Travel Association wants to hear. Luckily, low gas prices mean that more Americans will be on the road than have been in the last few years.

4 years ago