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Coast tourism sees no impact on bookings as Kenya hunts militants

Hoteliers cautiously optimistic Coast tourism sees no impact on bookings as Kenya hunts militants

By Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Reports from Mombasa tell a story different from what many global media organizations would want their readers to believe as occupancies remain high and forward bookings have remained ...

Two US tourists abducted in Philippines

Abu Sayyaf militants abducted US tourists Two US tourists abducted in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - About 14 heavily armed men believed to be Abu Sayyaf militants abducted two US tourists, a 50-year-old woman and her son, while they were visiting their relatives on an ...

Underground militant wing spawned by Thai protests threatens tourism

Militants can wreck Thai tourism industry Underground militant wing spawned by Thai protests threatens tourism

By Michael Sheridan and Nate Thayer

The spectre of a violent underground movement that could wreck Thailand’s tourism industry has risen from the ashes of Bangkok’s city centre.

Former poachers and militants promote tourism in Assam

Manas National Park Former poachers and militants promote tourism in Assam

Manas National Park (Assam) - Having realised the futility of violence, many individuals who were into poaching or worked as militant cadres, are now saving wildlife and promoting tourism in ...

Pakistan tourist valley hopes pact brings peace

Pakistan Pakistan tourist valley hopes pact brings peace

MINGORA, Pakistan - Pakistanis in a northwestern tourist valley welcomed on Thursday a peace pact with militants who tried to impose Taliban rule, though some wary residents had doubts the ...

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