Articles tagged “venezuela”

Turkey and Venezuela Agree to Increased Flights and Tourism

Turkey and Venezuela Agree to Increased Flights and Tourism

Joseph Ataman, Associated Press

We see it all over the world these days: When countries have difficulties with their traditional allies, they turn elsewhere. It's a smart move by Turkey and Venezuela to seek closer ties, although both governments are pariahs right now.

1 month ago

New Trump Travel Ban Also Includes Venezuela and North Korea

New Trump Travel Ban Also Includes Venezuela and North Korea

Associated Press

The story is still developing, but this is the set of rules promised in 90 days almost nine months ago. If you’re trying to tell the world that the U.S. is open for business, this is not the way to do it.

2 months ago

Latin American Wings Says It’s Seeing Success From Caracas Routes That Other Airlines Abandoned

Latin American Wings Says It’s Seeing Success From Caracas Routes That Other Airlines Abandoned

Eduardo Thomson, Bloomberg

Latin American Wings holds a comfortable corner of the Caracas market for now but with the proliferation of low-cost carriers across Latin America in recent years it won't be the only sheriff in town for long.

3 months ago

Airlines Hate Flying to Venezuela Because of Stickups and Dirty Fuel

Airlines Hate Flying to Venezuela Because of Stickups and Dirty Fuel

Christine Jenkins, Bloomberg

Venezuela's economic and political problems are leading to its increased isolation from the rest of the world. Airlines are caught up in the mess and many have no choice but to erase Venezuela from their route maps.

3 months ago

Avianca Is Latest Airline To Pull Out of Venezuela Because of Political Crisis

Avianca Is Latest Airline To Pull Out of Venezuela Because of Political Crisis

Christine Jenkins, Bloomberg

Airlift is one of the most important factors in growing a tourist arrivals and if Venezuela keeps giving airlines reasons to leave, then its economy will plunge even further.

4 months ago

United Airlines Ceases Flying to Venezuela

United Airlines Ceases Flying to Venezuela

Associated Press

Count this as a temporary move by United to stop flying to a very troubled country, Venezuela.

5 months ago

United Airlines to Suspend Venezuela Flights

United Airlines to Suspend Venezuela Flights

Andrea Wong and Jonathan Gilbert, Bloomberg

United was concerned about financial losses on its flights to Venezuela, the currency crisis and the security of its crews in deciding to take Venezuela off its route maps.

6 months ago

Venezuelan Hotels Try Promotions and Other Strategies to Cope With Financial Crisis

Venezuelan Hotels Try Promotions and Other Strategies to Cope With Financial Crisis

Zayira Arenas, Skift

Hotels in Venezuela admit that even with promotions they struggle to increase consumer demand, but they are still trying to address declining occupancy through more active marketing of their products. The results remain to be seen.

10 months ago

Venezuelan Travel Agencies Get Creative in Reinventing Themselves After Very Tough Year

Venezuelan Travel Agencies Get Creative in Reinventing Themselves After Very Tough Year

Zayira Arenas, Skift

Venezuelan travel agencies have refocused their strategies to face the economic crisis. The shift has not been enough to boost the business, which shows no signs of recovery.

10 months ago

Venezuela’s Economic Crisis Has Devastated Once-Booming Margarita Island

Venezuela’s Economic Crisis Has Devastated Once-Booming Margarita Island

Fabiola Sanchez , Associated Press

With international tourism dried up — and domestic visitor numbers down to a trickle — Venezuela's resort destinations are in trouble.

1 year ago

Aeromexico Exits Venezuela Amid Economic Turmoil

Aeromexico Exits Venezuela Amid Economic Turmoil

Associated Press

When one of Latin America's largest airlines pulls out of a nearby country, you know things are bad.

1 year ago

Lufthansa Is Latest Airline to Suspend All Flights to Venezuela

Lufthansa Is Latest Airline to Suspend All Flights to Venezuela

Associated Press

There's no real advantage for any airline to stick around, but do expect them to rush back in when the current leadership goes away.

1 year ago