Editorials

  • April 14, 2014

    Budget bluster

    Rep. Paul Ryan's "plan" to kill Brand USA is more ideology than sound budget policy. More»

  • April 07, 2014

    Those seams again

    In a disjointed industry, it falls to professionals to make travel a seamless experience. More»

  • April 07, 2014

    World Airways

    It appears that World Airways is slipping into oblivion, as the charter airline recently disclosed that it is shutting down and laying off its employees. More»

  • March 31, 2014

    Vote for Plan B

    We prefer ASTA's plan concerning hazardous materials in baggage to the DOT's plan. More»

  • March 31, 2014

    Save the Chevy!

    Is the travel industry losing its entry-level customers? More»

  • March 24, 2014

    Half the battle

    The U.K.'s Air Passenger Duty tax was a bad idea. Now it will be just a little less bad. More»

  • March 24, 2014

    Congratulations

    Back in 2000, we remember seismic waves from the news that Amadeus was going to acquire Vacation.com, then the largest consortium of leisure agents in the country. More»

  • March 17, 2014

    Hello, Ryanair

    Welcome back to the agent distribution channel, Ryanair. We've been expecting you. More»

  • March 17, 2014

    Goodbye, Orient Express

    It's too soon to tell whether this story will end up in our "What were they thinking?" file, but last week we said farewell to a familiar brand, Orient Express Hotels, and hello to its new name, Belmond. More»

  • March 17, 2014

    The right call

    Kudos to Norwegian Cruise Line for its decisive and correct response to Tunisia's refusal to allow several Israeli citizens to disembark the Norwegian Jade during a recent call at the port of La Goulette. More»

  • March 10, 2014

    More good news

    Efforts by the Obama administration to increase tourism exports (i.e., inbound travel) appear to be paying off. More»

  • March 10, 2014

    Values

    As of last week Delta Airlines and Azamara Club Cruises have something in common, and our first impression is that it's something we'd like to see more of. More»

  • March 03, 2014

    Tourism week

    It's not too early to begin the countdown to National Travel and Tourism Week, which will be observed May 3 to 11. More»

  • March 03, 2014

    'It depends'

    Let us be the first to welcome the month of March, the month of the spring equinox, the beginning of the end of winter. More»

  • February 24, 2014

    Under one roof

    The Highway Trust Fund must be reformed to encourage coordinated intermodal travel. More»

  • February 24, 2014

    A cop tax?

    It's hard to say "no" to a cop, but that's pretty much our answer to the Fraternal Order of Police in Florida. More»

  • February 18, 2014

    Leverage

    Brand USA's remarkable return on investment should quell any critics on Capitol Hill. More»

  • February 18, 2014

    Good riddance

    One of our least favorite laws is receding in the rearview mirror, so we're taking this opportunity to say farewell and good riddance to some of the last vestiges of the Wright Amendment. More»

  • February 10, 2014

    Let's get smart

    For a smart country, we are not being very smart about our plastic. More»

  • February 10, 2014

    Eastern

    So far as we know, nobody has tried to revive a long-dead car brand. But in the airline business, one never knows. More»

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