Articles tagged “u.s.”

Tourism

Hilton CEO Says U.S. Government Needs to Act Now on Visa Backlogs

Today's U.S. policy is a de facto boycott on travelers from countries such as India and Mexico. Senseless. Plus: Hilton's CEO Chris Nassetta is lobbying to get funding for a new assistant secretary position for tourism and wants to reform U.S. air travel.

Hilton CEO Says U.S. Government Needs to Act Now on Visa Backlogs

Online Travel

Trip.com Group’s Europe and U.S. Business Now Playing Larger Role in Performance

Geographic diversification is paying off for China's Trip.com Group. Europe and the U.S. is still a fraction of its overall business, but they are now significant contributors.

Hotels

Rising Interest Rates Are Scrambling Hotel Deal Calculations

Baron Ah Moo works for PKF Hospitality and is a former hotel CEO. So he's well-connected among private equity firms and other dealmakers. Here's what they're telling him now.

Rising Interest Rates Are Scrambling Hotel Deal Calculations

Tourism

A Record 43 Million Americans Expected to Hit the Road for July 4 Weekend

Despite inflation being a significant concern for many Americans, the pent-up demand for travel is so strong that rising prices aren't deterring travelers from getting back on the road.

A Record 43 Million Americans Expected to Hit the Road for July 4 Weekend

Tourism

The Philadelphia Actor Bringing the U.S. Constitution to Life for Tourists

The U.S. Constitution has been enormously divisive throughout history. But Cathy Simpson considers it an honor to tell its story because of its crucial role in building the country.

The Philadelphia Actor Bringing the U.S. Constitution to Life for Tourists

Coronavirus

3 Biggest Global Hotel Markets Not Seeing Big Omicron Impact Yet

The latest data since the Omicron variant emerged isn’t showing any massive swings in global hotel performance, but that doesn’t mean all regions are selling out rooms.

3 Biggest Global Hotel Markets Not Seeing Big Omicron Impact Yet

Tourism

U.S. Extends Travel Ban for Canada and Mexico Land Borders Through August 21

The decision to extend closures for another month is an enormous setback for many businesses as they are continuing to miss out on large amounts of revenue this busy summer season.

U.S. Extends Travel Ban for Canada and Mexico Land Borders Through August 21

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

Online Travel

Promoting U.S. Tourism Outside the Country Through a Virtual Trade Show

The pandemic has created an opportunity for Brand USA to demonstrate its ability to drive immediate demand for tourism and meetings services once international travel resumes in earnest. Will the organization rise to the challenge?

Promoting U.S. Tourism Outside the Country Through a Virtual Trade Show

Online Travel

U.S. Needs to Tighten Oversight of How Airlines Use Facial Recognition Data: New Government Report

Facial recognition tech divides people. They say either that it's faster and contactless, or that it invades people's privacy. But questions about data security matter, too.

U.S. Needs to Tighten Oversight of How Airlines Use Facial Recognition Data: New Government Report