US Policy Changes Vol.9 (Hospitality Vol.1)

Here are articles on hospitality industry. Excerpts are on our own.

President Trump: The Travel Industry Reacts With Caution, Not Enthusiasm (11/10/2016) | @sarahenelow @skift
…new U.S. security policies could…inbound tourism from Mexico. A U.S. ban on Muslim visitors could cost $71 billion and up to 132,000 jobs annually, according to @Euromonitor…
…@Expedia… …@AAHOA… …@priceline… …@TripAdvisor… …@NorwegianBrasil… somewhat counterintuitively, saw the upcoming Republican control of the White House and Congress as grounds for optimism that the U.S. economic embargo of Cuba would be lifted. …@MarriottIntl… …@Delta, @AmericanAir, and @united… a Trump presidency would mean the renegotiation of Open Skies agreements and limits on Gulf carriers’ access to the U.S. market…
…@WTTC and @USTravel… the travel industry will remain a priority globally and also in Washington’s corridors of political power.
…@dkhos… …‏@MomondoGroup @hugoburge… …@OpenFairSkies…
…@CarolineBremner… Travel and tourism is directly impacted by government policies on trade and immigration. …it will stimulate increased demand for domestic tourism, as Americans will have less discretionary income as the U.S. economy decelerates, making the staycation a more affordable travel option to many. …there could also be opportunities for home-grown American brands, and those whose marketing message registers with Trump’s rhetoric and is centered on nostalgia, localism and heritage.  
…‏@AirlinesDotOrg…
We look forward to working with the Transition Team on strengthening our infrastructure in the sky… The current U.S. Air Traffic Control system, while safe, is an inefficient relic of the 1940s. We’re eager to work with President-Elect Trump to transform it to reduce delays for the 2.2 million passengers and 50,000 tons of cargo that fly every day…
…@ChipRogersGT… …@DScowsill… …@ASTAAgents… …@NomadnessTribe @evierobbie… …@blkandabroad…

Donald Trump’s stunning victory and its impact on the hospitality industry (11/9/2016) | @DavidEisen3 @HotelMgmtMag
Ken Wilson, managing director and co-chairman of asset manager @CHMWarnick… “Our goal as an asset manager is to maintain the value of our assets and offset anything negative,”… “The things we have to watch out for are things like Obamacare. Our industry has millions of employees and a lot of them using the system. I don’t think our costs will go higher with that change. Maybe lower.” “If you believe in tax relief and that’s the Republican platform, it boosts spending and travel. We are the immediate beneficiaries,”…

SHOULD US HOSPITALITY BE WORRIED ABOUT A TRUMP PRESIDENCY? (11/10/2016) | @britannia88 @HotelDesigns

What Impact Will Trump Have On Tourism? (11/10/2016) | @stephronyt @nytimes
…how attractive the United States continue to be to foreign tourists will depend on how affordable it is to visit…  … ‏@EtihadAirways… …‏@emirates… …@qatarairways…
…@thehipmunk…

United States Travel Association Panel Talks Trump (11/10/2016) | Richard D’Ambrosio @TravelMktReport
…@USTravel… President-Elect Donald Trump will take a more aggressive approach on issues like immigration reform and homeland security, and help the travel community, given that he owns several hospitality companies…
Trump “totally gets” that tourism creates jobs, said @JonathanGrella… “You’re not starting at square one and educating him about that.”
…@MonumentPolicy… …@SamGeduldig…
…there is some evidence we will be able to work with the Trump administration for a safe [Homeland Security] system, but a system that allows for the free flow of legitimate travelers…
…a Trump presidency would work toward improving the travel industry’s infrastructure, including the nation’s airports.

Airlines to Trump: Block Rivals and Privatize Air Traffic Control – Will the Republican administration be friendlier than Obama? Here’s the industry wish list. (11/9/2016) | @justinbachman, Michael Sasso @business
… U.S. carriers, with the notable exception of Delta, are pressing for Congress to transfer air traffic control from the Federal Aviation Administration to a new not-for-profit entity similar to the model used in Canada to control airspace. …
…@jzuckman… …@leocha @TravelersOrg…@Engage_Cuba…