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Emergency Sirens triggered in Hawaii : 911 not answering, Civil Defense unreachable

Emergency Sirens triggered in Hawaii : 911 not answering, Civil Defense unreachable

Tourists in Waikiki are running to hotels for safety Wednesday afternoon. Hawaii Civil defense sirens ... Read More

Belgrade launches joint Chinese-Serbian police patrols in tourist areas of Belgrade

Belgrade launches joint Chinese-Serbian police patrols in tourist areas of Belgrade

The first joint patrol of Chinese and Serbian policemen was presented to the public in ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism Organization donates $20,000 to the Bahamas for recovery efforts

Caribbean Tourism Organization donates $20,000 to the Bahamas for recovery efforts

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has made an initial monetary contribution to The Bahamas to ... Read More

St. Kitts develops the growth potential of its Canadian market

St. Kitts develops the growth potential of its Canadian market

The delegation from St. Kitts led by Minister of Tourism the Hon. Lindsay F.P. Grant ... Read More

Will Washington Reauthorize Brand USA?

Will Washington Reauthorize Brand USA?

Concerned about the decline in America's share of the international travel market, leaders of the ... Read More

Royal Caribbean’s CEO to present at CTO’s Caribbean tourism outlook forum

Royal Caribbean’s CEO to present at CTO’s Caribbean tourism outlook forum

Member governments of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will have a unique opportunity to sit ... Read More

UAE delegation visits European countries ahead of World Tolerance Summit

UAE delegation visits European countries ahead of World Tolerance Summit

A UAE delegation comprising officials of the second edition of World Tolerance Summit (WTS) concluded ... Read More

Ottawa and The Hague CVB in close cooperation

Ottawa and The Hague CVB in close cooperation

Ottawa Tourism and The Hague Convention Bureau officials gathered yesterday to witness the signing of ... Read More

Crimea and UNWTO: A hidden agenda?

Crimea and UNWTO: A hidden agenda?

UNWTO has a highly controversial and political aspect to it when the Republic of Crimea ... Read More

FAA shuts down Nevada airspace ahead of ‘Storm Area 51’ event

FAA shuts down Nevada airspace ahead of ‘Storm Area 51’ event

US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned all aircraft, including emergency vehicles, from the airspace ... Read More

Bizarre proposal to replace NYC Central Park’s male statues with female ones ridiculed on Twitter

Bizarre proposal to replace NYC Central Park’s male statues with female ones ridiculed on Twitter

A conspicuously ‘woke’ New York City official has proposed that male statues inhabiting the metropolis’s ... Read More

Sharjah Tourism goes to Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu

Sharjah Tourism goes to Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu

As part of its efforts to achieve the Sharjah Tourism Vision 2021, which aims to ... Read More

Man shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ stabs soldier in throat at Milan Central Station

Man shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ stabs soldier in throat at Milan Central Station

An assailant who reportedly shouted “Allahu Akbar” stabbed an Italian soldier in the throat outside the ... Read More

Ottawa Tourism and Hague Convention Bureau sign meetings and conference MOU

Ottawa Tourism and Hague Convention Bureau sign meetings and conference MOU

Senior representatives from Ottawa Tourism and The Hague Convention Bureau gathered yesterday to witness the ... Read More

UNWTO’s NO to member states, WTTC and eTN : A European Delegate speaks out

UNWTO’s NO to member states, WTTC and eTN : A European Delegate speaks out

The General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization  2019 just concluded in St. Petersburg, Russia. ... Read More

Mass Shooting in Hawaii? Star Advertiser fake FBI Warning?

Mass Shooting in Hawaii? Star Advertiser fake FBI Warning?

Mass shooting in the Hawaii State Capitol this weekend is a warning after Hawaii Governor ... Read More

‘Gunshots and the explosions’: Major Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone attack

‘Gunshots and the explosions’: Major Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone attack

Yemeni Houthi militants say they launched 10 armed drones that hit two large Saudi Aramco ... Read More

Venezuela’s Maduro: Direct flights between Caracas and Moscow will launch ‘soon’

Venezuela’s Maduro: Direct flights between Caracas and Moscow will launch ‘soon’

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that direct flights between Caracas, Venezuela and Moscow, Russia will ... Read More

Stockholm police mobilized over potential Muslim migrant mob riots during Davis Cup

Stockholm police mobilized over potential Muslim migrant mob riots during Davis Cup

Stockholm police officers have been mobilized across the city, which will host the upcoming Davis ... Read More

Eco-terrorists arrested at Heathrow Airport after failed ‘drone protest’

Eco-terrorists arrested at Heathrow Airport after failed ‘drone protest’

Police arrested two alleged members of the Heathrow Pause group, a splinter cell of activists ... Read More

US Treasury sanctions North Korean state-sponsored malicious cyber groups

US Treasury sanctions North Korean state-sponsored malicious cyber groups

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced sanctions ... Read More