Tag: collapse

Horror at fun fair: 28 people injured in merry-go-round collapse in Spain
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Horror at fun fair: 28 people injured in merry-go-round collapse in Spain

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

Emergency services rushed to the scene at the San José de la Rinconada fair in the town of La Rinconada, ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience
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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami
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Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

Tourism accounts for ten percent of the global gross national product and is responsible for eight per cent of all ... Read More

Germans travelers take off for Asia this Easter
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Germans travelers take off for Asia this Easter

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

Hong Kong and China are the best-growing intercontinental destinations for Germans taking an Easter break this year. Flight bookings are ... 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

Five airline passengers injured in Russian airport airstair collapse
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Five airline passengers injured in Russian airport airstair collapse

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

Five people were injured as the airstair collapsed while passengers were boarding a flight from the Siberian city of Barnaul ... Read More

Dozens feared dead as 7-story building collapses in Istanbul
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Dozens feared dead as 7-story building collapses in Istanbul

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

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

Commercial demand helps European hotels’ profit growth in November
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Commercial demand helps European hotels’ profit growth in November

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019

Demand from the commercial segment accounted for more than 40 percent of accommodated roomnights in November and helped fuel a ... Read More

Another tsunami heading to Indonesia? New cracks
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Another tsunami heading to Indonesia? New cracks

editor editor- January 3, 2019

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2018

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

Suspended! Fastjet airline services in Tanzania
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Suspended! Fastjet airline services in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 18, 2018

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

Bankrupt: Lufthansa Partner PrivateAir
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Bankrupt: Lufthansa Partner PrivateAir

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2018

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

Tourists be aware: Typhoon warnings for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands
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Tourists be aware: Typhoon warnings for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands

editor editor- October 5, 2014

Tourists and residents in Guam and the Mariana Islands should rush preparations to completion immediately and heed any instructions from ... Read More

TUI chief: Reasonable chance small travel companies will not survive
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TUI chief: Reasonable chance small travel companies will not survive

editor editor- August 12, 2011

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

Experts: More UK travel firms will collapse
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Experts: More UK travel firms will collapse

editor editor- August 5, 2011

Thousands of families have lost their summer holiday at the last minute following the collapse of travel firm Holidays 4 ... Read More

Dreamticket.com assets being sold
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Dreamticket.com assets being sold

editor editor- May 26, 2011

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

Lebanese government falls after Hezbollah quits
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Lebanese government falls after Hezbollah quits

editor editor- January 13, 2011

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

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

editor editor- September 23, 2010

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

Tourism industry again collapsed – this time due to floods
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Tourism industry again collapsed – this time due to floods

editor editor- September 1, 2010

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

Demise of Kiss Flights underlines need for travel protection
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Demise of Kiss Flights underlines need for travel protection

editor editor- August 19, 2010

If holidaymakers heading abroad were in any doubt of the need to have their trips fully financially protected, then the ... Read More

Price-fixing trial of four British Airways execs collapses
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Price-fixing trial of four British Airways execs collapses

editor editor- May 11, 2010

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
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Will Euro stand or fall? All eyes on Spain

editor editor- February 27, 2010

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
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Credit firm denies claims in Glopespan collapse

editor editor- December 24, 2009

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

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

editor editor- December 21, 2009

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

Country without Big Mac
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Country without Big Mac

editor editor- October 27, 2009

REYKJAVIK, Iceland - The Big Mac, long a symbol of globalization, has become the latest victim of this tiny island ... Read More

Situation ‘simply a collapse’
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Situation ‘simply a collapse’

editor editor- May 8, 2009

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

“Complete bull….”: Stella Group collapse denied
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“Complete bull….”: Stella Group collapse denied

editor editor- April 24, 2009

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

Unrest may suffocate Madagascar tourism -operators
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Unrest may suffocate Madagascar tourism -operators

editor editor- February 17, 2009

ANTANANARIVO - Madagascan tourism may collapse if political foes stay locked in a bitter power struggle that has killed around ... Read More

ITB Aviation Day focuses on the collapse of capacity, climate protection, and the crisis on capital markets
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ITB Aviation Day focuses on the collapse of capacity, climate protection, and the crisis on capital markets

editor editor- January 27, 2009

BERLIN – The global aviation industry will face major challenges in 2009, with sharply fluctuating oil prices and jet fuel ... Read More

R.O.A.R.: Consolidate or collapse?
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R.O.A.R.: Consolidate or collapse?

editor editor- November 7, 2008

Earlier this year I moderated a panel of industry experts at ESNEP (the European SITE Networking and Educational Programme) where ... Read More