Articles tagged “washington”

Third Trump Travel Ban Could Get a New Challenge From Washington State

Third Trump Travel Ban Could Get a New Challenge From Washington State

Associated Press

States are still working to challenge the latest version of the Trump travel ban. It seems they may not be able to stop the latest version before it goes into effect later this month, though.

1 month ago

Expedia Calls Trump’s Travel Ban ‘Detrimental to Business’ in New Lawsuit

Expedia Calls Trump’s Travel Ban ‘Detrimental to Business’ in New Lawsuit

Dennis Schaal, Skift

From a financial standpoint, President Trump's executive order temporarily blocking travel to the U.S. from the seven countries is going to cost money for Expedia and other travel companies. That's just the dollars and euros part of it -- the moral and legal issues loom large, as well.

10 months ago

Should Mount Rainier Get Cell Service or Remain a Tech-Detox Zone?

Should Mount Rainier Get Cell Service or Remain a Tech-Detox Zone?

Phuong Le, Associated Press

Should Mount Rainier get cell service? Should airline passengers be allowed to make phone calls? The Trump-Clinton campaign and Brexit are not the only things that divided the citizenry.

11 months ago

The Latest U.S. Tourism Must-Have Is a Giant Unfinished Bridge

The Latest U.S. Tourism Must-Have Is a Giant Unfinished Bridge

Brian Bakst, Associated Press

This speaks so much to the U.S.'s woeful infrastructure that building things that work appears to be such a magical thing.

2 years ago

Conflicting Marijuana Laws in U.S. States Create Conflict for Travelers

Conflicting Marijuana Laws in U.S. States Create Conflict for Travelers

Andrew Harris, Bloomberg

Like guns or any other regulated objects, travelers must think twice when crossing state lines or risk ending up in jail.

3 years ago

High-End Crowdfunding Experiment Tries to Turn Vacant School Into Hotel Complex

High-End Crowdfunding Experiment Tries to Turn Vacant School Into Hotel Complex

Dennis Schaal, Skift

If everything is about "local" in the hotel business these days, this development project in Bothell, Washington, is the epitome of such efforts.

4 years ago

Washington State Turns to Private Sector to Rebuild its Gutted Tourism Board

Washington State Turns to Private Sector to Rebuild its Gutted Tourism Board

Associated Press

Although many cities and counties have tourism boards, the state suffered without a clear strategy or statewide initiates.

4 years ago

Washington State Is Rethinking Tourism Financing After Cutting it to Zero

Washington State Is Rethinking Tourism Financing After Cutting it to Zero

Lisa Baumann, Associated Press

The cuts were made out of arrogance, while the reinstatement will be a matter of practicality.

4 years ago

Washington City Caters to Active Tourists with Local Cycling Map

Nina Culver, The Spokesman-Review

Biking is gaining popularity as a form of local transit and a trip motivator. Spokane's mapping initiative appeals to both and helps brands the city as an outdoors and active destination.

4 years ago

The National Park on the Tip of America That Almost Wasn’t

The National Park on the Tip of America That Almost Wasn’t

Manuel Valdes, Associated Press

The logistics and politics that cut the path to Shi Shi Beach are a reminder of the effort it takes to bring one-of- a-kind places to life.

4 years ago