Mayor Kasim Reed may be concerned about unseating New York in terms of international air destinations among U.S. airports, but Atlanta’s real connectivity rival may be Chicago, according to a new report out by OAG, an aviation insights company.
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Atlanta is no longer content to be the capital of the South; the Olympic host city is dreaming bigger and now clearly has world-sized ambitions. That was the message from the Metro Atlanta Chamber’s annual meeting, where the business organization revealed a new logo and renderings of a new office at the 191 Peachtree tower while putting forth […]
The World Affairs Council of Atlanta always frames its Cuba trips as a chance to see the country before it “changes,” implying that its slow reforms could alter the chance to see an economy largely stuck in time, a sustained experiment in Communist policies. With the death of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro this week, following on the […]
With the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership all but dead, the U.S. may find itself pursuing more bilateral trade deals than sweeping arrangements among regional coalitions of nations, U.S. Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) said at an Atlanta forum promoting American leadership in global affairs.
Several professors from Georgia State University’s Robison College of Business have weighed in on the prospects for upcoming legislation affecting international business during a Trump presidency. TRADE S. Tamer Cavusgil, director of the Center for International Business Education at Robinson, and the Fuller E. Callaway professorial chair, takes a relatively relaxed view of the prospects […]
Georgia company takes third place behind two North Carolina firms, winning $5,500 in UPS shipping and consulting credit.
Noel Roque wants to change the world “one dance at a time.” “Let’s just add a little salsa to the world,” he told Global Atlanta. “I have a keen interest in active living and I want to motivate the video game generation to get off the couch and onto the dance floor.” You might have […]
For Brazil’s beleaguered economy, the best long-term investment may be spending political capital to ensure that the government keeps its purse strings tight — at least according to one expert. That seems to be what’s happening now in South America’s largest economy, where a constitutional amendment that would cap spending at the previous year’s […]
“Trust me, we want to do this,” is what Collin Laverty, the founder and president of Cuba Educational Travel, told a skeptical Charles Shapiro, a former ambassador to Venezuela and president of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta, who knows Latin America well. Mr. Shapiro first met Mr. Laverty, who has been taking many delegations […]
A haze of smoke settled over the historic Greystone Building at Piedmont Park on the afternoon of Oct 28. No, it wasn’t from wildfires that have taken over some of Georgia’s parched northern regions. It was an Argentine parrilla grilling cuts of steak that would welcome guests to a celebration of the South American country’s culinary and […]