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African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 00:26 0

Africa Day united 40 heads of State on Saturday in Pretoria when attending the inauguration of the South African President, Mr. Cyral Ramaposa  "It's time ... Read More

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 01:35 0

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is overdue. The study found that ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38 0

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

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Ugandan judge okays destruction of natural forest for sugarcane plantation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 16:10 0

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

Gambling is big business in tourism

Gambling is big business in tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019 02:22 0

The gambling industry, which happens to be a really big one worldwide, is one of the most popular in terms of tourism. That’s why casino ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking

Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019 19:00 0

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and chimps rioting in deep forests, ... Read More

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 17:17 0

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer has been arrested as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe, media reports say. Temer took the office in 2016 after ... Read More

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

‘Unnecessary and potentially damaging’: TSA union opposes Atlanta Airport legislation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 00:20 0

Yesterday, over the opposition of the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta community groups, and the nation's largest federal employee union, the Georgia State Senate voted to ... Read More

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

editor editor- March 6, 2019 01:14 0

It appears after Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe was removed by a coup, there are some who actually wish the old regime was back and the ... 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

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

World Animal Protection: Traffickers exploit Turkish Airlines in illegal wildlife trade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 19:25 0

An investigation by World Animal Protection reveals Turkish Airlines and Turkish Cargo are enabling the exotic pet trade, despite making commitments to tackle wildlife trafficking. ... Read More

Minister: South Africa wants more Chinese tourists

Minister: South Africa wants more Chinese tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 17:25 0

South African Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom said that South Africa wants to attract more Chinese visitors and is striving to make their travel easier ... Read More

How citizens of Singapore can replace paper currency with these popular credit cards

How citizens of Singapore can replace paper currency with these popular credit cards

editor editor- January 29, 2019 19:20 0

Currency is the lifeline of every country. It comes with various forms and utility. Let us take a look at the future of currency. The ... Read More

Heritage Foundation: Hong Kong is freest economy in the world

Heritage Foundation: Hong Kong is freest economy in the world

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019 18:20 0

Hong Kong government welcomed the Heritage Foundation's high regard for Hong Kong as the world's freest economy for the 25th consecutive year. In this year's ... Read More

EU: ‘Golden visas’ bring corruption and money laundering in their wake

EU: ‘Golden visas’ bring corruption and money laundering in their wake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 15:40 0

The European Union is set to urge member states on Wednesday to crack down on schemes to grant “golden visas” to foreign investors, warning they ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:09 0

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is a fragile industry and attacking ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27 1

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

EU urged to rethink funding for corrupt Moldova

EU urged to rethink funding for corrupt Moldova

editor editor- March 14, 2013 07:34 0

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Concern has been voiced about EU funding to Moldova after the former Soviet state was recently branded "one of the most corrupt" ... Read More

Bahrain’s Prime Minister calls for anti-corruption measures

Bahrain’s Prime Minister calls for anti-corruption measures

editor editor- August 26, 2011 04:49 0

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain's Prime Minister called for new measures to combat economic crime in an effort to fight corruption. Read More

UN: Thailand must fight human trafficking more effectivly

UN: Thailand must fight human trafficking more effectivly

editor editor- August 23, 2011 02:41 0

Thailand must do more to effectively combat the rising rate in human trafficking and protect migrant workers who are increasingly vulnerable to forced and exploitative ... Read More

15 convicted in Cuban airline, tourism agency corruption scandal

15 convicted in Cuban airline, tourism agency corruption scandal

editor editor- June 8, 2011 03:40 0

HAVANA, Cuba - A Cuban court has convicted 14 government officials and businessmen and a Chilean entrepreneur for corruption and bribery involving the state-owned airline ... Read More

Egypt’s former tourism minister sentenced to 5 years in prison

Egypt’s former tourism minister sentenced to 5 years in prison

editor editor- May 11, 2011 07:26 0

Egypt’s former tourism minister was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for squandering public funds, the second member of deposed president Hosni Mubarak’s ... Read More

Too many countries continue to “torture,” UN laments

Too many countries continue to “torture,” UN laments

editor editor- June 28, 2010 06:31 0

(eTN) – The United Nations on Saturday, May 27, said too many countries are still practicing or tolerating "cruel, degrading and illegal" acts of torture. Read More

UN survey reveals too many businesses neglecting human rights and corruption

UN survey reveals too many businesses neglecting human rights and corruption

editor editor- June 15, 2010 07:25 0

LAS VEGAS (eTN) - A survey released on Monday, June 14, by the United Nations has revealed that corruption and human rights issues continue to ... Read More

Dubai gets bailout from Abu Dhabi

Dubai gets bailout from Abu Dhabi

editor editor- December 15, 2009 09:59 0

Dubai got a US$10 billion lifeline from oil-rich Abu Dhabi to save one of its prized companies from imminent default Monday, calming fears for now ... Read More

Former French tourism minister investigated in corruption case

Former French tourism minister investigated in corruption case

editor editor- November 30, 2009 07:36 0

FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique — A French judge has filed preliminary corruption charges against former Tourism Minister Leon Bertrand and placed him in custody on the French ... Read More

Uganda hunts for “CHOGM thieves”

Uganda hunts for “CHOGM thieves”

editor editor- November 4, 2009 07:56 0

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - While a group of members of parliament continues in their hunt for details of government expenditure for the 2007 Commonwealth Heads ... Read More

Police and Anti-Corruption Board investigate corruptions of visa-on-arrival fees at Bali’s airport

Police and Anti-Corruption Board investigate corruptions of visa-on-arrival fees at Bali’s airport

editor editor- July 16, 2009 13:23 0

DenpPost reports that 44 immigration officials are now being examined by the Anti-Corruption Board (BPK) in connection with the suspected embezzlement of Rp. Read More

New executive board chairman wants to change Thai Airways ethics

New executive board chairman wants to change Thai Airways ethics

editor editor- July 7, 2009 10:45 0

Is Wallop Bhukkanasut the right man for Thai Airways International (THAI)? Khun Wallop left the airline at the end of 2006 as executive vice president ... Read More

14 Algerian airports face closure threat

14 Algerian airports face closure threat

editor editor- April 28, 2009 12:08 0

Fourteen airports in Algeria are under threat of closure due to losses incurred from the global economic crisis. Read More

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