Articles tagged “u.s.”

Turkey Hits Back at U.S. With Travel Warning of Its Own

Turkey Hits Back at U.S. With Travel Warning of Its Own

Cagan Koc, Bloomberg

This latest diplomatic dust-up follows a similar incident last year where Turkey and the U.S. suspended visa services for travel between the two countries. Until relations between the countries are repaired, we can expect more of these altercations.

6 days ago

Spain Overtakes a Struggling U.S. as World’s Second Favorite Tourist Destination

Spain Overtakes a Struggling U.S. as World’s Second Favorite Tourist Destination

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Despite facing plenty of challenges, Spain saw a healthy growth in international tourists in 2017. But this year is likely to be tougher because of Barcelona's troubles and with places like Turkey regaining some of their popularity.

1 week ago

First U.S. National Civil Rights Trail Seeks International Tourism Appeal

First U.S. National Civil Rights Trail Seeks International Tourism Appeal

Sarah Enelow, Skift

America's first national civil rights trail has broad appeal. More international visitors are planning trips around these black history museums and landmarks, many new and revamped, and this trail could lengthen and multiply those trips.

1 week ago

Trump Refugee Ban Gets a Hearing Before a Judge the President Disparaged

Trump Refugee Ban Gets a Hearing Before a Judge the President Disparaged

Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg

Behind the scenes, ban or no ban, the Trump administration is slowing the flow of refugees into the United States to remake the country into his administration's own image.

4 weeks ago

Asian Activities Booking Platform Klook Heads to the Americas

Asian Activities Booking Platform Klook Heads to the Americas

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Hong Kong-based Klook has selected the Americas as its first stop for expansion outside Asia. To beat the deeply entrenched competition, it will have to find partners that can adapt to the needs of Asian travelers.

2 months ago

Third Trump Travel Ban Gets Partial Approval From Appeals Court

Third Trump Travel Ban Gets Partial Approval From Appeals Court

Associated Press, Jennifer Sinco Kelleher and Gene Johnson

The ultimate outcome of the Trump administration's travel ban push is far from over as both sides brace for a protracted battle.

2 months ago

Half Dozen U.S. States Want to Join Hawaii in Opposing Trump Travel Ban

Half Dozen U.S. States Want to Join Hawaii in Opposing Trump Travel Ban

Associated Press

At least seven states believe President Trump's third attempted travel ban is unconstitutional. Ultimately, it will be likely be up to nine justices in Washington, D.C. to make the ultimate determination about the travel ban.

3 months ago

Trump Travel Ban Prohibition Extended by Hawaii Judge

Trump Travel Ban Prohibition Extended by Hawaii Judge

Associated Press

The temporary restraining order is now a preliminary injunction against President Trump's third travel ban. But these legal maneuverings are all preliminary decisions because higher courts will inevitably deal with the issue.

3 months ago

Federal Judge to Hear Travel Ban Preliminary Injunction Motions

Federal Judge to Hear Travel Ban Preliminary Injunction Motions

Associated Press

The third Trump travel ban is being challenged on multiple fronts, and the whole thing will be heading toward the U.S. Supreme Court again.

3 months ago

Trump Won’t Release Secret Report He Argues Justifies Travel Ban

Trump Won’t Release Secret Report He Argues Justifies Travel Ban

Peter Blumberg, Bloomberg

Do we just have to take the President's word that a foundational report behind the travel ban justifies the executive order? Having the judge review the report without disclosing it publicly might be a solution.

3 months ago

Supreme Court Dismisses One Trump Travel Ban Case and It May Drop a Second

Supreme Court Dismisses One Trump Travel Ban Case and It May Drop a Second

Greg Stohr, Bloomberg

Trump is prevailing at the Supreme Court on the administration's travel ban cases for the most part. Hope that the judiciary would serve as a break on Trump's excesses is fading because of the High Court decisions.

3 months ago

U.S. and Turkey Suspend Visa Services After Istanbul Arrest of Consulate Employee

U.S. and Turkey Suspend Visa Services After Istanbul Arrest of Consulate Employee

Tugce Ozsoy, Bloomberg

The United States and Turkey are NATO allies — in theory. The reality shows that notion is increasingly out of date.

3 months ago