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Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest
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Kidnapped from the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong: 150,000 people marched in protest

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

Kidnapped from a five-star hotel in Hongkong and appearing in a mainland China prison thereafter. This happened to a number ... Read More

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Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of tourism. ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way
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Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... Read More

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect
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Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Myanmar Tourist Police arrested a Sri Lankan man Thursday afternoon. The tourist from Sri Lanka is accused to have connections ... Read More

‘Public security’: Sri Lanka’s state of emergency extended for another month
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‘Public security’: Sri Lanka’s state of emergency extended for another month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday extended the state of emergency by another month. The measure was imposed immediately ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral
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US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation
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Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

In December of last year, Judge Albert Rugadya Atwooki stepped down from the case between Natinal Forestry Authority (NFA) and ... Read More

UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings
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UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

British legal group Detained in Dubai has urged the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to update its UAE travel ... Read More

WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal
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WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been dragged out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he has spent the last ... Read More

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress
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African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 6, 2019

Wildlife is the leading tourist attraction and source of tourist revenue in Africa other than rich historical and cultural heritage ... Read More

Taiwanese spy targets Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort in Florida with malicious software
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Taiwanese spy targets Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort in Florida with malicious software

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida is a luxury property and travel club owned by U.S. President Trump. The resort was the ... Read More

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UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be ... Read More

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless
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Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

The perception is that crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki. The community wants to make Waikiki unwelcome ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians
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Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in ... Read More

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested
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Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer has been arrested as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe, media reports say. Temer took ... Read More

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested
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Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

Utrecht's police chief has confirmed that the 37-year-old Turkish suspect in the deadly shooting on a tram in the Netherlands ... Read More

Cardiac Arrest took PATA Life Member: Alwin Zecha, Founder Pacific Leisure Group
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Cardiac Arrest took PATA Life Member: Alwin Zecha, Founder Pacific Leisure Group

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019

The funeral of Alwin Zecha, chairman and founder of Pacific Leisure Group, was held at Saturday at Rangsit Methodist Church ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city
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2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey
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US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

editor editor- February 16, 2019

The U.S. Travel Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, today issued a "Level 3: Reconsider Travel" advisory for Turkey ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

US Immigration: Grammy-nominated US rapper illegal alien and convicted felon
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US Immigration: Grammy-nominated US rapper illegal alien and convicted felon

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

A US recording artist, who's been long considered to be a homegrown Atlanta talent, has been taken into custody by ... Read More

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4
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‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

The United States Department of State has raised its Venezuela travel advisory warning for US citizens to “do not travel,” ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police
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“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family of ... Read More

Suspicious baggage leads to arrest of Vietnam poachers on Thailand trips
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Suspicious baggage leads to arrest of Vietnam poachers on Thailand trips

editor editor- January 23, 2019

New findings from a three-month investigation reveal professional gangs were dispatched across Thailand’s borders to target the Kingdom’s wild tigers. ... Read More

US Government shut down: Hawaiian Kingdom separatist group storms building to take over
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US Government shut down: Hawaiian Kingdom separatist group storms building to take over

editor editor- January 18, 2019

Hawaii doesn’t need a US Federal Government. This is the opinion of a separatist group named the Kingdom of Atooi ... Read More

FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House
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FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019

A Georgia man, Hasher Jallal Taheb, accused of planning to use an anti-tank rocket and explosives to commit terrorist attacks ... Read More

Execution Tourism: The next trending niche?
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Execution Tourism: The next trending niche?

editor editor- January 15, 2019

Alcatraz East Crime Museum will capitalize on execution tourism with a Ted Bundy display for the 30th anniversary of the serial ... Read More

Seven killed at a Playa del Carmen bar in a low income neighborhood
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Seven killed at a Playa del Carmen bar in a low income neighborhood

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019

Mexican tourism officials had been working hard to make Mexican tourist destinations safe. The message remains tourists are safe in ... Read More

Four people injured in New Year’s Eve car-ramming attack in Germany
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Four people injured in New Year’s Eve car-ramming attack in Germany

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019

A man plowed his car into a crowd on New Year’s Eve in Germany, gravely injuring at least four pedestrians ... Read More

American tourist arrested in Moscow ‘on suspicion of espionage’
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American tourist arrested in Moscow ‘on suspicion of espionage’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2018

Public relations center of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), which is the successor to the KGB, said on Monday that ... Read More

Swiss – Spanish Citizen involved in beheading tourists in Morocco?
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Swiss – Spanish Citizen involved in beheading tourists in Morocco?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

The mastermind and teacher who helped ISIS members in Morocco to kill and later beheaded 2 tourists from Denmark and ... Read More

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?
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Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

A conflict between FIFA, Australia, and Bahrain on a human rights and an asylum case for involving a pro football ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Guam

Guam’s hidden gem

editor editor- February 15, 2017

Ague Cove on Guam is not for the faint of heart. The trail is a moderate hike down in dry ... Read More

Canadian tourist arrested in Cambodia on child sex charges
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Canadian tourist arrested in Cambodia on child sex charges

editor editor- May 4, 2013

A Canadian tourist is awaiting trial in Cambodia after being arrested on child-prostitution charges. Read More