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European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe
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European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda ... Read More

Louisville flying high during colorful Pride Week
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Louisville flying high during colorful Pride Week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Louisville's Mayor, Metro Council representatives, Louisville Tourism, Civitas, the newly-formed Louisville chapter of the National LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce, the ... Read More

Canada’s Wabusk Air banned from providing commercial air services
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Canada’s Wabusk Air banned from providing commercial air services

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Transport Canada cancelled Wabusk Air’s Air Operator Certificate, which prohibits the company from providing commercial air services. Transport Canada took ... Read More

American Airlines: Company’s 737 Max fleet will remain grounded till September 3
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American Airlines: Company’s 737 Max fleet will remain grounded till September 3

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 9, 2019

Major US carrier, American Airlines, announced on Sunday that is has extended the grounding of its entire Boeing 737 Max ... Read More

Seychelles efforts for a sustainable destination in the forefront
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Seychelles efforts for a sustainable destination in the forefront

editor editor- June 7, 2019

The destination joins the rest of the world to celebrate world environment day, a time us to reflect on sustainable ... Read More

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips
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Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational and ... Read More

Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries
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Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

When the alternative is get an organ or die, it's human nature that people become desperate and become a transplant ... Read More

MS Opera Cruise cruise ship slams into wharf in Venice while tourists flee
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MS Opera Cruise cruise ship slams into wharf in Venice while tourists flee

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

What more has to happen before cruise liners are finally banned from docking in or around Venice? These are messages ... Read More

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment
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Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 31, 2019

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at the ... Read More

Swedish government wants to ban ‘Nazi’ Norse runes and Swedes hate the stupid idea
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Swedish government wants to ban ‘Nazi’ Norse runes and Swedes hate the stupid idea

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

The Swedish government is looking into the possibility of forbidding the use of Norse runes, local media has reported, amid ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays
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Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within ... Read More

Tunisia: Tourist arrivals up 18 percent, tourism revenues reach $300 million
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Tunisia: Tourist arrivals up 18 percent, tourism revenues reach $300 million

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019

Tunisia has recorded an 18 percent increase in tourist arrivals during the first four months of this year, compared to ... Read More

Famous Delhi holy site bans tourists after ‘vulgar’ dancing video goes viral
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Famous Delhi holy site bans tourists after ‘vulgar’ dancing video goes viral

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

The Jama Masjid mosque has banned tourists after a viral video emerged of girls dancing inside the famous Delhi holy ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity
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How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing ... Read More

Four Sri Lankan nationals arrested at London Luton Airport by counter-terrorism police
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Four Sri Lankan nationals arrested at London Luton Airport by counter-terrorism police

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

British counter-terror police have arrested four men on suspicion of being members of a banned organization hours after they flew ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too
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Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

editor editor- April 10, 2019

Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage, observed April 6, the date on which the Declaration of ... Read More

Disney Parks: Just say no to ice… and smoking and large strollers
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Disney Parks: Just say no to ice… and smoking and large strollers

editor editor- March 29, 2019

As of May 1, 2019, no ice, no smoking, and no large strollers will be allowed at Walt Disney World, ... Read More

Russia to debut MC-21 narrow-body passenger aircraft at MAKS 2019 Air Show
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Russia to debut MC-21 narrow-body passenger aircraft at MAKS 2019 Air Show

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019

New Russian-made narrow-body jet, Irkut MC-21-300, with a passenger interior will make its public debut at this year’s Moscow International ... Read More

Boeing suspends all deliveries of 737 MAX jets to customers
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Boeing suspends all deliveries of 737 MAX jets to customers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

Boeing Company has halted deliveries of all ill-fated Boeing 737 MAX jets to customers after the aircraft type was grounded ... Read More

Japan the latest country to ban Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft
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Japan the latest country to ban Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

Japan has banned flights by Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft from its airspace. The announcement was made by ... Read More

Canada the latest country to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets
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Canada the latest country to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Canada is the latest state to join the growing list of countries that grounded Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. Canada ... Read More

Boeing Max 8 banned in Europe but still safe in USA
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Boeing Max 8 banned in Europe but still safe in USA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019

America First over safety first may be the mode of operation at Boeing and the United States government. Today, one ... Read More

Scorpion stings passenger on Air Transat flight
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Scorpion stings passenger on Air Transat flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019

As if flying wasn’t stressful enough, a Canadian student’s story of being stung by a stowaway scorpion mid-flight is adding ... Read More

Airbnb slammed for anti-Semitism in Florida ad campaign
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Airbnb slammed for anti-Semitism in Florida ad campaign

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

The Committee for Israel, a national pro-Israel organization, launched an ad campaign today condemning Airbnb for its recent anti-Semitic decision ... Read More

Airbnb banned from Texas contracts due to anti-Semitic actions
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Airbnb banned from Texas contracts due to anti-Semitic actions

editor editor- March 2, 2019

In response to Airbnb’s anti-Semitic decision to de-list Jewish-owned properties, but no others, in the disputed territory known as the ... Read More

New exhibitions tell story of St Helena’s pioneering role in ending slavery
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New exhibitions tell story of St Helena’s pioneering role in ending slavery

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

Two new exhibitions opening in 2019 on the south Atlantic island of St Helena will celebrate 200 years since children ... Read More

Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking
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Tanzania jails Chinese national for ivory trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Tanzanian Resident Magistrate sentenced a Chinese national to 15 years in prison today for trafficking of elephant tusks, which prosecutors ... Read More

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves
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China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

An official from the Chinese Mountaineering Association (CMA) said that Mt Everest climbers “will now be required to carry all ... Read More

China uses tourism to pressure New Zealand to make spying easier
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China uses tourism to pressure New Zealand to make spying easier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2019

Is China keen to export telecommunication equipment to spy on countries. New Zealand thinks so, and tourism has to suffer ... Read More

Russia’s northern region declares state of emergency over polar bear invasion
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Russia’s northern region declares state of emergency over polar bear invasion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019

Russia's Novaya Zemlya archipelago, located in the Arctic Ocean in the northern Arkhangelsk region, has declared a state of emergency ... Read More

Malaysia stripped of World Paralympic event over ‘rabid anti-Semitism’
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Malaysia stripped of World Paralympic event over ‘rabid anti-Semitism’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2019

Malaysia was stripped of the right to host the 2019 World Paralympic Swimming Championships by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) ... Read More

Illegal: Uber banned in Brussels
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Illegal: Uber banned in Brussels

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019

A Belgian commercial court has declared Uber illegal in Brussels. The Dutch-speaking tribunal of Commerce sided with local taxi companies ... Read More

Critical Thinking Reform in Saudi Arabia’s schools includes tourism
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Critical Thinking Reform in Saudi Arabia’s schools includes tourism

The Media Line The Media Line- January 1, 2019

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s 2030 has a vision that includes a reform to decrease Saudi Arabia's dependence on ... Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board
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A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible ... Read More

Taiwan desperately searching for tourists who vanished
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Taiwan desperately searching for tourists who vanished

editor editor- December 27, 2018

153 tourists from Vietnam arrived in Kaohsiung in Taiwan on December 21 and 23, and all but all but one ... Read More

London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights
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London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018

Thousands of passengers have been affected by drones flying over the UK's second busiest airport's runways. London's Gatwick Airport's runway ... Read More

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