Tag: crime

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019 22:16 2

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for the Republic of Ghana. This ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019 18:25 0

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, a World’s Heritage ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- June 7, 2019 02:11 0

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. The Korean War took place ... Read More

Four people killed, two wounded in Australia hotel shooting

Four people killed, two wounded in Australia hotel shooting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 21:58 0

At least four people were killed and one injured in the hotel attack in the city of Darwin in northern Australia. The attack took place ... Read More

Research into child sexual exploitation urgently needed says NGO

Research into child sexual exploitation urgently needed says NGO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 16:35 0

A Country Overview Report released today by ECPAT International says that more research is urgently needed into the sexual exploitation and abuse of children in ... Read More

Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade

Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 15:01 0

Qatar Airways is today celebrating becoming the world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of illegal wildlife trafficking in aviation. ... Read More

Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries

Transplant Tourism equals murder in some countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 22:12 0

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

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019 02:42 0

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and proactive measures to protect its ... Read More

Gourmet tourists love Lyon: Today a bomb went off at Brioche Bakery

Gourmet tourists love Lyon: Today a bomb went off at Brioche Bakery

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 20:19 0

Lyon  is known by gourmet lovers and travelers from all over the world.  The Brioche Dorée Bakery is a favorite spot for an urban bakery ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:08 0

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the travel warning for Americans wanting ... Read More

Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication

Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019 22:17 0

Safety in tourism is key to a successful destination. Destinations like Saint Lucia in the Caribbean know this and stakeholders reached out eTN affiliate safertourism.com  ... Read More

Why to boycott Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts, Cesars Entertainment and Harrah’s

Why to boycott Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts, Cesars Entertainment and Harrah’s

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 21:15 0

Tourism is everyone's business and the livelihood of an entire state can depend on this industry. The State of Nevada, Hawaii, Florida are good examples. ... Read More

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre to open in October

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:04 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre is scheduled to open by the first week in October ... 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

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:20 0

After an Easter of Terror Sri Lanka needs a hug. Easter Monday is the day hugs are pouring in from every corner of the world. ... Read More

The best way to stop laser strikes on aircraft

The best way to stop laser strikes on aircraft

editor editor- April 12, 2019 02:07 0

Pointing a laser at an aircraft can temporarily blind a pilot, and it is a federal crime carrying fines up to US$250,000 or up to ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority appoints new Director of Communications and Public Relations

Hawaii Tourism Authority appoints new Director of Communications and Public Relations

editor editor- April 11, 2019 20:32 0

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced today that Marisa Yamane, a longtime award-winning journalist, has been appointed as director of communications and public relations. She ... Read More

US tourists vanish in Dominican Republic between hotel and airport

US tourists vanish in Dominican Republic between hotel and airport

editor editor- April 8, 2019 18:42 0

American tourists, Orlando Moore, 43, and Portia Ravenelle, 32, were set to return to their Mount Vernon, New York, home on March 27, at the ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14 3

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, ... Read More

WTTC launches global taskforce on human trafficking

WTTC launches global taskforce on human trafficking

editor editor- April 4, 2019 22:40 2

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has today announced the formation of a global taskforce to help prevent and combat human trafficking - an ... Read More

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 21:14 0

Not only leopards were roaming Queen Elizabeth National Park today, but criminals who kidnapped an elderly American tourist in the park today, and put the ... Read More

U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning

U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 03:27 6

The U.S. State Department is telling American travelers, Brunei is one of the safest countries in the world to visit. Brunei safer than the Bahamas, ... Read More

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels

misterb&b expands to LGBTQ hotels

editor editor- March 29, 2019 22:29 0

misterb&b, short-term rental marketplace dedicated to the Gay community, has launched a Wefunder campaign to give guests, hosts, and the public the opportunity to invest ... Read More

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019 00:14 0

The perception is that crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki. The community wants to make Waikiki unwelcome and uncomfortable for homeless people. ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46 0

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's ... Read More

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019 23:41 0

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be reconsidered due to crime and civil ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019 06:13 0

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, South Africa. On April 11, ... Read More

10 people killed, dozens wounded in school shooting in Sao Paulo, Brazil

10 people killed, dozens wounded in school shooting in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:53 0

At least 10 people were killed in a school shooting in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state, law enforcement has confirmed. The suspects are believed to be ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:42 0

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent monetary policies looming over markets, ... Read More

11 reasons why you should study abroad in Australia

11 reasons why you should study abroad in Australia

editor editor- March 11, 2019 21:32 0

With 22,000 programs and over 1,100 education institutes, Australia is well equipped to offer a variety of study options to both local and international students. ... Read More

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