Tag: collapse

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 16:25 0

A tidal wave of cancellations has hit Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the horrendous terror attacks of Easter Sunday. In the three days immediately ... Read More

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 18:15 0

First two Uganda Airlines' long anticipated aircraft landed at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Captained by all Ugandan crew - Capt. Clive ... Read More

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 23:20 0

Tourism accounts for ten percent of the global gross national product and is responsible for eight per cent of all CO2 emissions worldwide. “One could ... Read More

Germans travelers take off for Asia this Easter

Germans travelers take off for Asia this Easter

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 18:30 0

Hong Kong and China are the best-growing intercontinental destinations for Germans taking an Easter break this year. Flight bookings are ahead of 2018, and increased ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

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

Five airline passengers injured in Russian airport airstair collapse

Five airline passengers injured in Russian airport airstair collapse

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 17:30 0

Five people were injured as the airstair collapsed while passengers were boarding a flight from the Siberian city of Barnaul to Moscow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-X7py_oDhc CCTV camera ... Read More

Dozens feared dead as 7-story building collapses in Istanbul

Dozens feared dead as 7-story building collapses in Istanbul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 17:26 0

At least one person has died while three of those injured have been rescued after a 7-story apartment building collapsed in Istanbul, Turkey. Dozens of ... Read More

Wedding ends in tragedy in Peru after hotel wall collapses killing 15

Wedding ends in tragedy in Peru after hotel wall collapses killing 15

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2019 17:20 0

At least 15 people were killed and 29 others were injured when wedding in the Peruvian city of Abancay has ended in tragedy after a ... Read More

Scores of people trapped by sludge, 200 missing after Brazilian dam collapse

Scores of people trapped by sludge, 200 missing after Brazilian dam collapse

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 22:10 0

Brazilian firefighters are searching for over 200 people missing after a dam at an iron ore mine collapsed. Scores of people were trapped by the ... Read More

Commercial demand helps European hotels’ profit growth in November

Commercial demand helps European hotels’ profit growth in November

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 18:25 0

Demand from the commercial segment accounted for more than 40 percent of accommodated roomnights in November and helped fuel a 5.2-percent year-on-year increase in profit ... Read More

Another tsunami heading to Indonesia? New cracks

Another tsunami heading to Indonesia? New cracks

editor editor- January 3, 2019 02:15 0

Indonesia's latest tsunami is raising questions about the growth of the country's tourism industry. Read More

Southwest Airlines Jet bridge at BWI airport collapsed: What will be done about it?

Southwest Airlines Jet bridge at BWI airport collapsed: What will be done about it?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 02:55 0

A defective metal bracket on the jet bridge that collapsed and injured six people at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Saturday will be replaced also ... Read More

Indonesia: Tsunami killed at least 373 people, injured over 1,400

Indonesia: Tsunami killed at least 373 people, injured over 1,400

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 17:05 0

The tsunami in Indonesia killed at least 373 people and injured more than 1,400 on the islands of Java and Sumatra, an official said on ... Read More

Indonesian Authorities warned after Tsunami killed hundreds: Stay off the beaches!

Indonesian Authorities warned after Tsunami killed hundreds: Stay off the beaches!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2018 09:10 0

In Indonesia, The Sunda Strait tsunami killed at least 281 people and injured more than 1,016 others.  The volcano Anak Krakatau, which lies roughly halfway ... Read More

Suspended! Fastjet airline services in Tanzania

Suspended! Fastjet airline services in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 18, 2018 01:59 0

Fastjet airline officials said late last week that its flights would be canceled through the end of January. Read More

Bankrupt: Lufthansa Partner PrivateAir

Bankrupt: Lufthansa Partner PrivateAir

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2018 22:23 0

It started with a Swiss court in October to declare bankrupcy proceeding against PrivateAIr after a vendor asked the court. PrivateAir responded it was a ... Read More

TUI chief: Reasonable chance small travel companies will not survive

TUI chief: Reasonable chance small travel companies will not survive

editor editor- August 12, 2011 06:19 0

The chief executive of Tui Travel, owner of Thomson holidays, has warned that more small travel firms are likely to collapse into administration, as the ... Read More

Experts: More UK travel firms will collapse

Experts: More UK travel firms will collapse

editor editor- August 5, 2011 07:11 0

Thousands of families have lost their summer holiday at the last minute following the collapse of travel firm Holidays 4 UK, with industry experts warning ... Read More

Dreamticket.com assets being sold

Dreamticket.com assets being sold

editor editor- May 26, 2011 05:18 0

The assets of Dreamticket.com parent Selsdon Travel, which collapsed on Monday, are being sold in what is believed to be the largest asset sale in ... Read More

Lebanese government falls after Hezbollah quits

Lebanese government falls after Hezbollah quits

editor editor- January 13, 2011 05:10 0

Beirut, Lebanon - Members of the powerful Hezbollah movement and its allies brought down Lebanon's unity government Wednesday after resigning from Prime Minister Saad Hariri's ... Read More

Travel news: German tourist saved from being buried on Tenerife beach

Travel news: German tourist saved from being buried on Tenerife beach

editor editor- September 23, 2010 04:05 0

Spanish firefighters saved a 23-year-old German tourist from being buried alive on a Tenerife beach on Wednesday after a tunnel he built in the sand ... Read More

Tourism industry again collapsed – this time due to floods

Tourism industry again collapsed – this time due to floods

editor editor- September 1, 2010 04:34 0

Recent floods that made around 20 million people homeless in Pakistan also collapsed the tourism industry in a country that was already becoming fragile due ... Read More

Demise of Kiss Flights underlines need for travel protection

Demise of Kiss Flights underlines need for travel protection

editor editor- August 19, 2010 03:22 0

If holidaymakers heading abroad were in any doubt of the need to have their trips fully financially protected, then the collapse of London-based Kiss Flights ... Read More

Price-fixing trial of four British Airways execs collapses

Price-fixing trial of four British Airways execs collapses

editor editor- May 11, 2010 08:26 0

Virgin Atlantic denied withholding evidence from a price-fixing trial of airline executives, which collapsed yesterday amid bitter recriminations. Read More

Will Euro stand or fall? All eyes on Spain

Will Euro stand or fall? All eyes on Spain

editor editor- February 27, 2010 15:59 0

Greece set off the crisis rattling the euro zone. Spain could determine whether the 16-nation currency stands or falls. Read More

Credit firm denies claims in Glopespan collapse

Credit firm denies claims in Glopespan collapse

editor editor- December 24, 2009 06:02 0

The boss of the online transactions company linked to the collapse of the Globespan airline has defended his company's position. Read More

Allbury Travel collapses less than a week after Scotland’s Globespan airline folded

editor editor- December 21, 2009 04:26 0

Allbury Travel, which specialised in holidays to Greece and Cyprus, has gone bust and left 100 customers overseas. Its demise follows the collapse of Scottish ... Read More

Country without Big Mac

Country without Big Mac

editor editor- October 27, 2009 09:40 0

REYKJAVIK, Iceland - The Big Mac, long a symbol of globalization, has become the latest victim of this tiny island nation's overexposure to the world ... Read More

Situation ‘simply a collapse’

Situation ‘simply a collapse’

editor editor- May 8, 2009 06:17 0

The first quarter of 2009 saw a 30% drop in travel agency activity, data collected from travel agencies between the months January-April showed. Read More

“Complete bull….”: Stella Group collapse denied

“Complete bull….”: Stella Group collapse denied

editor editor- April 24, 2009 06:53 0

"Complete bull...." is how a spokesman for the Stella Group summed up reports that the global tourism company was in danger of collapse. Read More

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