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    • U.S. Airlines to Add New Gender Option for Non-Binary Travelers 

      Lagrave, Katherine (Conde' Nast Traveler, 2019-02-19)
      U.S. Airlines American, Delta, United, Southwest, and Alaska airlines will add gender option for "unspecified" or "undisclosed" passengers booking tickets in addition to the "male" and "female" options after Airlines for ...
    • U.S. Department of Transportation Puts Airline Interests Over Consumer Protection 

      Shepardson, David (Skift, 2020-11-28)
      The U.S. Department of Transportation is in the process of adding procedural obstacles prior to government regulation. The new rules will be set in stone in 30 days following the publishing of the rules to the Federal Register.
    • U.S. Election Outcome Yields Hope, But Plans for In-Person Events Shift to Later in '21 

      Edelstein, Lauren G. (Northstar Meetings Group, 2020-11-19)
      A survey conducted by the Northstar Meetings Group has determined that while many industry professionals are eager to get back to in person events, meeting planners are not so on-board with the idea. Fear remains one of ...
    • U.S. Emerges as Unlikely Growth Hub for These Travel Sectors 

      Sperance, Cameron (Skift, 2021-05-21)
      Contrary to what the hotel industry brands have been discussing over the past year, the opportunity for growth seems stronger in the United States than in Asia. Although experts understand it is difficult for travelers to ...
    • U.S. hotel forecasts continue to look up 

      Hoisington, Alicia (2018-08-27)
      Another quarter gone, another round of forecasts from the industry’s analysts. And most of it spells good news for the United States hotel sector. Is there a downturn in sight? It doesn’t appear that way when looking at ...
    • U.S. Hotel Jobs Recovery Stalls, Unemployment Rises 

      Sperance, Cameron (Skift, 2021-02-05)
      Hoteliers are hopeful the increased vaccine rollout and the potential passing of the Biden Administration's stimulus package could supply much needed relief for the hotel industry. Chip Rogers, President & CEO of AHLA, ...
    • U.S. Hotels Added 36,000 Jobs in February in New Sign of Optimism 

      O'Neill, Sean (Skift, 2021-03-05)
      Although the travel sector added 36,000 jobs in February, the industry continues to struggle. The hotel industry remains 500,000 jobs short from pre-pandemic. The addition of new jobs is a massive step in the right direction, ...
    • U.S. Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit against Google, travel brands brace for proceedings 

      Fox, Linda (PhocusWire, 2020-10-20)
      Industry leaders expect a shift in marketing amid the U.S. Department of Justice's lawsuit of Google. Although Google's role in travel has been a primary marketing focused, experts believe that the pandemic could be a time ...
    • U.S. Land Border Closures With Canada and Mexico Extend to June 21 

      Grima, Lebawit Lily (Skift, 2021)
      The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced the boarders with Mexico and Canada will remain closed until at least June 21, 2021. The economic devastation the closure of the borders have had on businesses dependent ...
    • U.S. Thanksgiving travel trends show clear shift in destination preferences 

      Sorrells, Mitra (PhocusWire, 2020-11-13)
      As the U.S. holiday season quickly approaches, travel trends are shifting, not surprisingly, away from their 2019 levels. More people are traveling to non-urban areas than previously and the booking window, like most of ...
    • U.S. Travel Calls for Delay in Real ID Deadlines 

      Schoening, Elise (NorthStar Meetings Group, 2020-10-02)
      U.S. Travel is pushing for Congress to delay the Real I.D. Act to offset a delay in domestic travel. The Act was supposed to take effect on October 1,2020, but with the onset of COVID-19 got delayed an additional year.
    • U.S. Travelers Flock to Leisure Market Hotels During Thanksgiving Holiday Week 

      Sperance, Cameron (Skift, 2020-11-28)
      Thanksgiving travel breaths a small amount of life back into the hotel industry, specifically drive-to, leisure, and warm weather destinations. Key West, Vail, and Santa Barbra were at almost 50% occupancy over the holiday ...
    • UFI and SISO Executives Call on Governments to Enact Testing Before Quarantine Policies 

      Unknown author (2020-10-12)
      UFI (Global Association of Exhibition Industry) and SISO (Independent Show Organizers Association) have called upon global policymakers and governments to introduce a “pre-quarantine testing” approach to travel and activities. ...
    • UK Goes Back and Forth on Business Events - What's to Come? 

      Copans, Victoria (Event Skift, 2020-10-08)
      The UK is trying to decide the best way to bring back Business Events. Boris Johnson, who previously said live events could resume October 1, has declared events larger than 6 people prohibited, leaving the events sphere ...
    • UK hotel occupancy steadily softening amid COVID wave 

      McCure, Robert (Hotel News Now, 2020-10-26)
      Occupancy in the UK continue to fall as restrictions increase due to an additional COVID-19 wave sweeping Europe. According to STR's latest findings, the average daily rate is roughly 35% lower than 2019 levels during the ...
    • ULCC Showdown: How The First Quarter Compared Among US Carriers 

      Singh, Jay (Simple Flying, 2021-05-17)
      The ultra-low-cost carriers are compared here to determine how they each performed for the first quarter of 2021. The airlines are hoping for a more profitable quarter this summer. The four major ULCC's of Spirit, Frontier, ...
    • An Unbelievably Smart Way to Drive Revenue 

      Russell, Michelle (PCMA, 2020-10-27)
      This article introduces new ways of earning more revenues from digital sponsorship offers as virtual events appear more than ever nowadays. In the session of PlanetIMEX virtual event, Meg Fasy gave an insight into how to ...
    • The Uncertainty of 2021 Budgeting 

      Carlisle, Tammie (Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International, 2020-08-20)
      Experts are having a difficult time predicting 2021 budgets due to the continued uncertainty of business and leisure travel. Many are deciding between a "top-down" or "bottom-up" approach based off the current staffing of ...
    • Underlying Risk Dimensions in the Restaurant Industry: A Strategic Finance Approach 

      Madanoglu, Melih (Virginia Tech, 2005-12-14)
      One of the keys for restaurant managers in conducting a proper assessment of their business opportunities is through understanding the level of risk these opportunities bear. This can be achieved by analyzing the causal ...
    • Understanding corporate philanthropy in the hospitality industry [Summary] 

      Honerkamp, Vincent (Virginia Tech, 2020-03-06)
      This study makes a unique contribution to the corporate social responsibility literature, both from a theoretical perspective and corporate philanthropy (CP) perspective that has been under-researched so far. Specifically, ...