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TWT: AGs Demand Government Hold Airlines Accountable

Smart Meetings

Americans are justifiably frustrated that federal government agencies charged with overseeing airline consumer protection are unable or unwilling to hold the airline industry accountable and to swiftly investigate complaints submitted to the US DOT.”.

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US Government Pushing for More Air Traffic Controllers, Better Safety Protocols

Travel Pulse

The government is pushing for a better focus on traveler safety. Impacting Travel

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Evolving NACE’s National Governance

National Association For Catering ane Events

In conducting this work, the task force examined governance best practices, effective approaches used by other associations, and the personal experiences of the task force members. Parallel with this governance update, the National Board will form a Bylaws Review Task Force.

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US Travel Officials Urge Government to Reduce Excessive Visitor Visa Wait Times

Travel Pulse

are asking the government to change its stance. Mayors from around the U.S. Impacting Travel

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How to Build Lasting Partnerships With Brands, Nonprofits, and Governments

Eventbrite

One of the best ways to expand your events’ reach is to find partners that support your vision: big corporate brands, nonprofits, and government agencies can all help you level up.

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US Government Seeks to Appeal Mask Mandate Ban on Public Transport

Travel Pulse

The Justice Department is seeking to overturn the April 2021 travel mask mandate ban following China's reopening. Impacting Travel

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GBTA: Business travel gaining but hampered by government policies

Travel Daily News

Latest GBTA poll shows non-essential business travel gaining but critical functions for business continue to be impacted by global travel restrictions

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EVOLVING NACE’S NATIONAL GOVERNANCE

National Association For Catering ane Events

In conducting this work, the task force examined governance best practices, effective approaches used by other associations, and the personal experiences of the task force members. Parallel with these governance changes, the National Board formed a Bylaws Review Task Force.

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Government Agencies Discussing Aviation Industry’s 5G C-Band Concerns

Travel Pulse

The government is looking to protect the safety of the airline industry. Impacting Travel

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04/06/22 | Evolving NACE’s National Governance

National Association For Catering ane Events

Evolving NACE’s National Governance

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Travel, Tourism Industry Urging US Government to Address Unfilled Jobs

Travel Pulse

The WTTC believes 412,000 industry jobs in America will remain unfilled this year. Impacting Travel

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US Government Issues Another Travel Warning for Mexico

Travel Pulse

The Overseas Security Advisory Council issued advice ahead of spring break 2022. Impacting Travel

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US Government Extends Land Border Closures With Canada, Mexico

Travel Pulse

The closure comes days after Canada announced plans to welcome American travelers again. Impacting Travel

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US Government Officials Working to Ease COVID-19 Related Travel Restrictions

Travel Pulse

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo is working to reopen international travel. Impacting Travel

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Third Person Sues Government Over Transportation Mask Mandate

Travel Pulse

This time, rideshare driver says his rights are being violated. Impacting Travel

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US Government Considering Revamp of Current European Travel Restrictions

Travel Pulse

President Joe Biden revealed more details at a recent press conference. Impacting Travel

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US Government Adding Chief Travel and Tourism Officer

Travel Pulse

The new position will help revitalize domestic and international travel. Impacting Travel

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US Government To Lift International Travel Restrictions for Vaccinated Tourists

Travel Pulse

The White House plans to lift the restrictions in November. Impacting Travel

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Don’t Ask for a Covid Force Majeure Clause Now, and Other Advice from a Hotel Attorney

Smart Meetings

She suggested including a clause that says if a government restriction is in place within 60 days of an event, then the company can be excused.

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US Government Suspends 26 Flights Operated by Chinese Airlines

Travel Pulse

The move was in response to China suspending American flights. Impacting Travel

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Miami Beach Outdoor Dining Rules Upheld in Court

Smart Meetings

Hotels & Destinations Industry News covid policies government regulation local food miami beach miami beach convention center outside dining

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U.S. Dept. of Commerce Aims to Boost Tourism Across Nation with American Rescue Plan Funds

Smart Meetings

Industry News American Rescue Plan biden administration community economic EDA federal government funding grants local attractions local businesses renovation u.s. September marked a serious push by the U.S.

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Will Government Shutdown Hamper Your Event?

Smart Meetings

As President Donald Trump and Congress debate whether to include millions of dollars for a border wall in a spending bill to reopen government, event professionals are left wondering how a partial shutdown will affect their plans. Parks operated independently of the government are still open, according to Joanne Diane Tan, corporate director of sales for Basecamp Hospitality (formerly The California Park). The post Will Government Shutdown Hamper Your Event?

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Lessons from Virtual Summit for Democracy

Smart Meetings

Department of State’s global effort to promote better governance at the highest level. About 250 people worked on the tech side along with hundreds of government officials to orchestrate the action behind the scenes.

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U.S. to Open to International Travel in November

Smart Meetings

Industry News Travel border borders Canada coronavirus covid Events government IMEX International las meetings mexico nevada november recovery states Tourism travelers united vegas

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Book a Spy at Your Next Event—Yes, You Read Right

Smart Meetings

These people can distill tens of billions of dollars’ worth of government training and development and pass on the key practices.”. Spies have come in from the cold and into the ballroom. The first talent agency to offer real spies is now a reality.

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Government Shutdown Leads to Longer Airport Security Lines

Smart Meetings

The government shutdown is leaving airports cross the United States with understaffed security checkpoints and long lines as some Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents are refusing to work after weeks of not being paid. Massive lines at NYC airport amid worries about government shutdown, TSA callouts [link] pic.twitter.com/3QtMhdqAgw. Houston Airport shuts down a TSA checkpoint amid government shutdown [link] pic.twitter.com/qHghhBHOpV.

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A Breakdown of Post-Pandemic Contract Clauses

Smart Meetings

It is crucial to establish what the impossibilities are, “Like, ‘the government is telling me I cannot open my doors, or ‘I cannot have people indoors.’ Editor’s note : The lawyer quoted in this article is not providing legal advice.

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PEACH receives government applause for COVID-19 preventative measures

Travel Daily Media

The post PEACH receives government applause for COVID-19 preventative measures appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The post PEACH receives government applause for COVID-19 preventative measures appeared first on Travel Daily.

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Deal Reached to Temporarily Open Federal Government

Smart Meetings

An agreement was reached Friday to temporarily reopen the federal government, which will help to alleviate the increasing problems caused by staffing issues at airports across the country. The impact of the partial government shutdown reached new levels Friday as flights at New York and Philadelphia airports were delayed due to insufficient air traffic control staffing, affecting travel plans for planners and other working professionals.

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Arab Health to showcase the USD5 billion healthcare metaverse

Travel Daily Media

The event will be supported by a host of government entities, including the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, the Government of Dubai, the Dubai Health Authority, the Department of Health, and the Dubai Healthcare City Authority.

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Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Booking Meetings on the Hill

Smart Meetings

Take it from me, someone with more than eight years experience on the Hill planning association and government relations events: avoid these top five mistakes and your efforts to book meetings on the Hill will be more successful. There is simply too much time that could pass and too many things that could happen in the government that’ll derail that plan, so offices can’t commit. Washington has had the reputation as a good ole boys club for decades.

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India to participate in WTM London

Travel Daily Media

Ministry of Tourism, government of India will participate in World Travel Market (WTM) 2022 from 7th to 9th November in London which is one of the largest international travel exhibitions,” the ministry said in a statement.

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ICPB report seeks government help to make India global MICE hub

Travel Daily Media

The post ICPB report seeks government help to make India global MICE hub appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The post ICPB report seeks government help to make India global MICE hub appeared first on Travel Daily.

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7 Smart Moves—at Mahekal Beach Resort, Kimpton & More

Smart Meetings

Maria Tuttocuore Monaco Government Tourist Office’s (MGTO) senior executive of sales and marketing Tuttocuore has been named to the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association’s (IGLTA) 2018-2019 Board of Directors. Maria Elena Armenta Mahekal Beach Resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico has added Armenta as director of sales and marketing. Most recently, she was group account director at The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona.

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Thai government commits to MICE tourism

Travel Daily Media

The post Thai government commits to MICE tourism appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Thailand’s government has identified MICE as an “essential” part of the country’s tourism economy, and committed to its continued promotion. Policy two will require the transparency of budget operations with good governance. The post Thai government commits to MICE tourism appeared first on Travel Daily.

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Air Transat Returns to the Skies

Business Traveler USA

The carrier suspended flights in February, after the government of Canada imposed strict new arrivals rules. Air Travel Travel News Air Transat Government of CanadaCanada’s third-largest airline, Air Transat, is once again flying after a six-month suspension of operations.

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Events and exhibition industry calls for government to dispel fears about public events

Travel Daily Media

The post Events and exhibition industry calls for government to dispel fears about public events appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) says there is no reason to cancel or postpone events such as exhibitions, conferences and other business meetings and the Australian government should come out and say so.

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Girl Scout Cookies and a Talking Stick: What It Takes to End a Government Shutdown

MeetingsNet

government shutdown by using an age-old meeting tool. government running again, it could have gotten ugly. Fortified with Girl Scout cookies and popcorn—yes, of course F&B was involved—the group of senators helped convince Senate leadership to make a deal to reopen the federal government on Monday after the three-day shutdown. Senators brokered a deal to end the U.S. When a bipartisan group of dozens of senators huddled in the office of Sen.

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Did the FAR Lose Its Mojo in the Government Contracts World? Depends.

BizBash

Following various audits, the Government filed a complaint against Lockheed seeking more than $115 million in reimbursement based upon a claim of breach of contract. Lockheed filed a motion to dismiss, arguing that the Government’s legal theory failed because the FAR did not provide a contractual duty or obligation for Lockheed to manage its subcontractors. As the government conceded in its briefs, FAR 42.202 is not a term of the contract.

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New Government Travel Ban Rules Out Incentive Trips to Cuba

Viktor

A recently reenacted government ban, as described in the U.S. government holds Cuba responsible for “propping up U.S. The post New Government Travel Ban Rules Out Incentive Trips to Cuba appeared first on VIKTOR.

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Italy Tourism names Ivana Jelinic new CEO

Travel Daily Media

ENIT - Agenzia nazionale del turismo, known in English as the Italian Government Tourist Board – has named a new CEO. TD Syndicated Partner MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing, Exhibitions) Tourism Italy Government Business Travel Hospitality industry destination news eturbo news eturboThe post Italy Tourism names Ivana Jelinic new CEO appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily.

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January 4, 2019: Hundreds of Scientists Are Skipping Massive Weather Conference Over Government Shutdown, N.F.L. Inks Sponsorship Deal With Caesars Entertainment, The Louvre Sets Visitor Record With Help From Beyoncé

BizBash

HUNDREDS OF SCIENTISTS ARE SKIPPING MASSIVE WEATHER CONFERENCE OVER GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN: The American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting is one

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