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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation
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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to ... Read More

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning
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Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have ... Read More

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival
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Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia and ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020
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Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

The 26th Las Vegas International Tourism Safety and Security Conference in 27 years was concluded last week. Next year a ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

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

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry
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ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

editor editor- May 1, 2019

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of the ... Read More

Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 
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Hotel History: Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- April 6, 2019

The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is a trade association that represents hotel owners. As of 2018, AAHOA has ... Read More

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?
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Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019

Brunei is becoming a deadly place to visit starting April 3, specially if you are member of the LGBT Community. ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

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

Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders
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Maldives Tourism: Changes needed say local travel industry leaders

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 27, 2019

The Corporate Maldives blog recently published an interesting analysis of how tourism leaders in the Indian Ocean Island Republic think. ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking
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Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

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

Sexually assaulted by hotel staff? TripAdvisor tells woman leave a review
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Sexually assaulted by hotel staff? TripAdvisor tells woman leave a review

editor editor- March 19, 2019

TripAdvisor is the largest travel site in the world, with 456 million people visiting the site every month to search ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory
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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is aware of the recent update to the U.S. Travel Advisory for The ... 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

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

Seychelles Tourism departments conveys peers and other stakeholders to the first 2019 multi-sectoral meeting
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Seychelles Tourism departments conveys peers and other stakeholders to the first 2019 multi-sectoral meeting

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 11, 2019

High officials representing various agencies, members of the tourism-trade and other stakeholders met again on February 1, 2019, three-months following ... Read More

African Tourism Board: Kenya tourism resilience is an example to the world
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African Tourism Board: Kenya tourism resilience is an example to the world

editor editor- January 16, 2019

The African Tourism Board strongly condemned the terror attack that occurred today at the luxury Dusit Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Read More

Execution Tourism: The next trending niche?
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Execution Tourism: The next trending niche?

editor editor- January 15, 2019

Alcatraz East Crime Museum will capitalize on execution tourism with a Ted Bundy display for the 30th anniversary of the serial ... Read More

Belize Travel Advisory level upped: Crime goes unchecked
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Belize Travel Advisory level upped: Crime goes unchecked

editor editor- January 7, 2019

Due to high crime, travelers are advised to exercise caution while traveling to the south side of Belize City. Read More

Egypt boosts nationwide security for Christmas and New Year
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Egypt boosts nationwide security for Christmas and New Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018

Egypt's Armed Forces, in coordination with the Ministry of Interior, has intensified measures to secure Christmas and New Year's celebrations ... Read More

Travel alert! Everyday Carry Shirt to prevent pickpocketing?
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Travel alert! Everyday Carry Shirt to prevent pickpocketing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018

A former U.S. State Department Security Officer has a safety message for business travelers and advice for tourists with a ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

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

Myanmar warns visitors on child sex tourism
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Myanmar warns visitors on child sex tourism

editor editor- November 22, 2012

Tourists staying in Myanmar's ancient city of Bagan have been warned against committing sexual offences against children, an official from ... Read More

New law will make Brazil safer and save lives
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New law will make Brazil safer and save lives

editor editor- May 30, 2012

Brazil has passed a law to require DNA from convicted criminals for inclusion in the national Brazilian DNA database. Read More

Tunisia becomes first North African nation to join International Criminal Court
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Tunisia becomes first North African nation to join International Criminal Court

editor editor- June 25, 2011

Tunisia today became the first North African nation to join the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the 116th party to ... Read More

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Australia toughens laws on sex tourism

editor editor- June 9, 2010

Australia has launched an advertising campaign to accompany tough new laws on sex tourism. Read More

Suspected con man preyed on wealthy tourists
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Suspected con man preyed on wealthy tourists

editor editor- October 5, 2009

On June 4, 1993, a 13-year-old boy fell out of the wheel well of a DC-8 cargo jet that had ... Read More

Violence continues in Tobago
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Violence continues in Tobago

editor editor- September 25, 2009

Two teenagers have been battered to death in Tobago. Reports are that the bodies of two young men were discovered ... Read More

Geneva crime surge targets Arab tourists
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Geneva crime surge targets Arab tourists

editor editor- August 19, 2009

GENEVA — An assault on a Saudi Arabian outside a Geneva night club has cast an unwanted spotlight on surging ... Read More

Cruise lines to be required report crime
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Cruise lines to be required report crime

editor editor- July 31, 2009

MIAMI — Vacationers shopping for a cruise might soon have more things to consider than price and itineraries. Read More

Tourists warned about crime in T&T
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Tourists warned about crime in T&T

editor editor- June 9, 2009

The Australian government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has updated its travel advisory on Trinidad and Tobago. Read More

New law targets cruise safety
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New law targets cruise safety

editor editor- March 19, 2009

Congressional lawmakers reintroduced legislation last Thursday aimed at tightening security on cruise ships. Read More

Major legislation introduced to improve safety on cruise ships
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Major legislation introduced to improve safety on cruise ships

editor editor- March 13, 2009

In conjunction with efforts by the International Cruise Victims Association (ICV), major legislation to improve safety on cruise ships was ... Read More

Rio embarrassed by surge in Carnival crime against tourists
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Rio embarrassed by surge in Carnival crime against tourists

editor editor- February 23, 2009

RIO DE JANEIRO — It's billed as the biggest show on Earth, but this year's Carnival underway in Rio de ... Read More

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