Aviation: President Trump cancels the very Successful African Safe Skies Initiative that helped stop Crashes

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President Donald Trump’s cancellation of the Safe Skies Africa initiative for Nigeria and other countries has raised fresh concerns for safety in local air travel, especially the sustenance of gains already made. Nigeria holds a record of three-year zero fatal accident in commercial air transport. She, however, risks setbacks without sustained safety awareness campaigns, training and retraining of investigators and […]

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Africa: Haiti, El Salvador and Liberia – Diving Into the Countries On Trump’s S**t List

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In a term abounding with profane language, Donald Trump saved his most bitter remark for immigrants. You likely remember the comment. “Why are we having all these people from s–hole countries come here?” Trump asked in a closed-door 2018 meeting with mostly Republican senators, as reported by The Washington Post later that day. He went on to identify Haiti, El […]

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News: ‘Trump Slump’ leads Spain to overtake US in Global Tourism

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Spain is expected to become the second most popular tourist destination in the world, overtaking the US, as the so called ‘Trump Slump’ cause a dip in the US tourism industry; says GlobalData a leading data and analytics company. Rapidly growing tourism flows herald a strong 2018 for the industry however as Konstantina Boutsioukou Consumer Analyst at GlobalData explains “As […]

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Africa: Will Trumps remark help improve Intra Africa Tourism?

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U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s alleged scatological slurs against Haitians, Salvadorans and Africans have the world buzzing. Social media is running with its version of the allegation, disseminating fiery commentaries and exacerbating the anger that is burning hotter than a Californian wildfire. The scope of coverage and intense reaction to Mr. Trump’s recent remarks just about eclipsed reports of a […]

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News: Trump Slump Means U.S. Tourism Is Losing Visitors From Its Most Important Markets

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The Trump slump is not only real; it’s worse than anticipated. The much-coveted Chinese travelers, for instance, are looking to travel elsewhere for now. U.S. travel companies are working to stay ahead of the competition with innovations like artificial intelligence, the sharing economy, and blockchain. Some brands and destinations, however, are struggling with a challenge that could derail the whole […]

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Aviation: US airlines to meet with Trump on Thursday to block foreign competition

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US airlines to meet with Trump on Thursday to block foreign competition Being exempt from state consumer protection laws is not enough for the airlines. They seek to block foreign competition from airlines such as Norwegian Air, WOW Airlines, and Emirates. Blocking foreign competition will result in higher prices and fewer choices for consumers. CEOs from the major US Airlines […]

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