Tag: backlash

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

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists
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Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 7, 2019

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. ... 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

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians
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Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

A campaign launched by Coca-Cola Norway aimed at celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan has sparked accusations of political ... Read More

A killer or a victim? American Tourist in trouble in Anguilla
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A killer or a victim? American Tourist in trouble in Anguilla

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 30, 2019

Anguilla Tourism is in crisis mode about an American murderer or was it self defense? Allison Muhammad from Anguilla believes: ... Read More

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions
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Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because it ... Read More

The importance of cruise ship tourism
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The importance of cruise ship tourism

mm Alain St.Ange- January 7, 2019

Seychelles as a country that is totally dependent on tourism and needs to now move to better understand Cruise Ship ... Read More

Israel and European Union finalize open-skies deal
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Israel and European Union finalize open-skies deal

editor editor- March 26, 2012

Israel and the European Union finalized the deal on Thursday, after three years of negotiations, although it still needs the ... Read More

Georgia tourism braces for backlash from new immigration bill
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Georgia tourism braces for backlash from new immigration bill

editor editor- May 11, 2011

True to its official state song, Georgia is on the mind of many people these days but not for the ... Read More

New Zealand tourism faces GST backlash
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New Zealand tourism faces GST backlash

editor editor- February 11, 2010

International visitors will pay an extra $20 million in GST if the tax is raised to 15 per cent, and ... Read More

Resort ‘discrimination’ addressed by Congress
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Resort ‘discrimination’ addressed by Congress

editor editor- December 28, 2009

When it comes to luring convention- and conference-goers this winter, sun-drenched resort towns may be too much fun for their ... Read More

“AIG effect” more of a drag on South Florida hotel bookings than the economy
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“AIG effect” more of a drag on South Florida hotel bookings than the economy

editor editor- September 25, 2009

Born a year ago and more than 2,000 miles away, the ``AIG effect'' continues to cause pain for South Florida's ... Read More

AboutAnywhere.com responds to backlash of outraged travel agents
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AboutAnywhere.com responds to backlash of outraged travel agents

editor editor- January 16, 2009

MIAMI, FL - With the emergence of the "virtual" or Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) came speculation and concern over the ... Read More

Bali bombers executed, backlash feared
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Bali bombers executed, backlash feared

editor editor- November 10, 2008

Jihadists convicted in the heinous Bali bombings in 2002 were tied to poles and shot dead by firing squad on ... Read More