Articles tagged “united states”

U.S. Tourism Numbers Are About More Than Just President Trump

U.S. Tourism Numbers Are About More Than Just President Trump

Justin Fox, Bloomberg

The story is always a little more complex than the headlines suggest, although it probably doesn't do the United States much good having a President who offends and insults millions of people.

1 month ago

The Resilience of the American Vacation in Mexico

The Resilience of the American Vacation in Mexico

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

The relationship between American tourists and Mexico is nearly a century old and has weathered ups and downs. Today's drug-related violence, mounting border tension, and political rhetoric won't stop these trips, but are clearly disrupting them.

2 months ago

Travel From Canada to the U.S. Could Be Complicated by Legal Marijuana

Travel From Canada to the U.S. Could Be Complicated by Legal Marijuana

Greg Quinn, Bloomberg

Tension between the U.S. and Canada was already worsening under the Trump administration, and now, casual visitors from Canada may have something new to worry about.

3 months ago

U.S. Tourism Faces Data Gap on Tariffs and Travel Ban Impact

U.S. Tourism Faces Data Gap on Tariffs and Travel Ban Impact

Daniel Meesak, Jing Travel

The U.S. National Tourism & Trade Office's lack of data on inbound tourism is looking increasingly like a politically motivated void the longer it persists even though insiders insist this isn't the case.

3 months ago

United Board Prepares to Make a Number of Big Decisions

United Board Prepares to Make a Number of Big Decisions

Julie Johnsson and Mary Schlangenstein , Bloomberg

There're plenty of things on the United board's to-do list. Aside from a number of key appointments, the most pressing is a decision on which aircraft to order. The chosen planes will set the tone for the company's fleet development over the coming years.

7 months ago

Wow Air Is Offering Ultra-Cheap Flights Between the U.S. and India Via Iceland

Wow Air Is Offering Ultra-Cheap Flights Between the U.S. and India Via Iceland

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

Wow Air has made eye-catching moves in the past but this is surely the boldest. As long as the basic fares are cheap enough, we're betting that passengers will be willing to put up with the add-on charges that the airline is famous for.

7 months ago

Brazil’s Senate Approves New Open Skies Agreement With United States

Brazil’s Senate Approves New Open Skies Agreement With United States

Samy Adghirni, Bloomberg

Someday, this Brazil-United States Open Skies agreement may spur many new flights between the two countries. But Brazil's economy is still not thriving, so even when route restrictions are relaxed, airlines may not rush to add new capacity.

9 months ago

Some Only-in-Winter Vacations Make the Cold Worthwhile

Some Only-in-Winter Vacations Make the Cold Worthwhile

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

Held in U.S. regions better known for winter sports, a handful of festivals and activities will invite adventurous spirits this season.

11 months ago

Refugee Ban In Force While Travel Restrictions Lifted in District Court Rulings

Refugee Ban In Force While Travel Restrictions Lifted in District Court Rulings

Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg

This district court ruling in Seattle splits the refugee issue from the travel ban, but all of it will be subject to U.S. Supreme Court rulings in the future. The travel industry should not take this ruling and abandon human rights and what's obviously a Muslim ban for refugees.

12 months ago

Trump Travel Ban Gets Struck Down by San Francisco Appeals Court

Trump Travel Ban Gets Struck Down by San Francisco Appeals Court

Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg

This ruling was a setback for Trump's travel ban, but the U.S. Supreme Court will ultimately decide the issue.

12 months ago

Key Economic Indicators Point To A Good 2018 For Travel, Despite Larger Turmoil

Key Economic Indicators Point To A Good 2018 For Travel, Despite Larger Turmoil

Rebecca Stone, Skift Research

Key economic indicators point to a solid 2018 for travel and tourism as long as federal policy changes don't get in the way.

1 year ago

Trump Anti-Muslim Tweets Could Backfire in Travel Ban Cases

Trump Anti-Muslim Tweets Could Backfire in Travel Ban Cases

Erik Larson and Greg Sullivan, Bloomberg

Keep tweeting, Mr. President. Keep tweeting.

1 year ago