February 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);2/27/2009, p3
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs from the travel industry. The profitability of provincial hotel chains fell by 29% in January 2009 compared with the same month in 2008. Violent strikes have continued this week on the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique in protest at the high cost of living and low wages. A Turkish Airlines aircraft that crashed short of the runway at Schiphol airport, Amsterdam, has claimed the lives of nine people and injured 84.


Related Articles

  • Protests rage on Caribbean isles. Berman, Chloe // Travel Weekly (UK);2/20/2009, p2 

    The article focuses on the effect of violent strikes on the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique. Islanders have been protesting for three weeks about low wages and the rising cost of living. They have set up blockades across the islands. The protests have turned violent,...

  • Further Greek strikes.  // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;10/20/2003, Issue 1690, p6 

    Employees of the Greek government are considering more disruption of tourist attractions as part of their protests about the rising cost of living in the country. Last week, doctors, police and civil servants sealed off the Acropolis to tourists during a one-day strike.

  • the Economy.  // Labor Law Journal;Jan53, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p2 

    Reports on several economic indicators in the U.S. as of January 1953. Cost of living; Strikes; Industrial production.

  • THE NEGRO ON A STRIKE. Woofter Jr., T. J. // Journal of Social Forces;Nov1923, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p84 

    The article focuses on the movement of African Americans from some parts of the Southern Black-belt which practically amounts to a strike against the plantation regime in these sections of the U.S. The city and the wages paid dazzle them, and their letters to the folks back home are superlative....

  • the Economy.  // Labor Law Journal;Apr53, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p226 

    Presents statistics and information regarding the general status of the U.S. economy in April of 1953. Cost of living; Strikes; Wages in manufacturing; Personal income; Industrial production; Consumer credit; Construction; Sales.

  • How Civilian Labor Control Operates in England. Tobin, Daniel J. // Congressional Digest;Mar1943, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p74 

    Accounts the civilian labor control in England. Cost of living; Stabilization of wages; Stoppages of work; Practice of absenteeism; Average working hours for all classes of workers.

  • Terence Cardinal Cooke nurses just want a fair deal. WILLIAMS, JASMIN K. // New York Amsterdam News;7/21/2011, Vol. 102 Issue 29, p10 

    The article reports that a protest against staff cuts was made by the Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center's nurses and members of the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA). It is stated that a fair contract with cost-of-living wage increases and health and pension benefits are being...

  • The Farmers' Holiday.  // America;9/3/1932, Vol. 47 Issue 22, p513 

    The author reflects on the possible benefits of the strike of farmers on their lives and the prices of the farm products in the Middle West. The author hopes that the strike will result in increases for farm products. The author explains that farmers are in a difficult situation because they get...

  • The Secret of Sedona. Calder, Jim // Crafts Report;Dec2007, Vol. 33 Issue 380, p28 

    The article highlights the tourism and cultural arts of Sedona, Arizona. Sedona has been known as a haven for visitors searching for resorts, golfing and beautiful weather and was named second most popular artist destination by "Lifestyle Magazine" in 2007. Sedona has a strong, supportive...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics