Tag: deaths

Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay
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Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in octopus ... Read More

Fiji and Dominican Republic:  Healthy American Tourists die in resort hotels
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Fiji and Dominican Republic: Healthy American Tourists die in resort hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2019

Add Fiji to the list of now two countries where four healthy American visitors died within a week on mysterious ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!
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When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2019

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel
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American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- June 5, 2019

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel ... Read More

Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest
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Celebrate World Environment Day by being a more sustainable hotel guest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

With a growing concern over climate change, the environment is high on everyone’s agendas. But how can hotel guests be ... Read More

Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools
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Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools

editor editor- June 1, 2019

An unidentified person died Thursday evening in the Pools of Oheo on the island of Maui in Hawaii. These famous ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel
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American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- May 31, 2019

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths
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Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

Is Nepal a safe destination to travel after 11 people died climbing Mount Everest this season? The answer should be ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash
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New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed ... Read More

Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar
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Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Parts of Brazil are dangerous to visit, among them Belem the capital city of the State of Para. Despite other ... Read More

16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex
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16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 19, 2019

An explosion targeting a tourist bus near a museum in the Giza pyramid complex has left at least 16 people ... Read More

Powerful earthquake rocks Papua-New Guinea, no tsunami warning issued so far
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Powerful earthquake rocks Papua-New Guinea, no tsunami warning issued so far

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

Powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck about 20 miles to the northwest of Bulolo, Papua-New Guinea on Monday. Bulolo is located ... Read More

Bubonic plague: Russia’s Tourism Agency issues Mongolia travel warning
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Bubonic plague: Russia’s Tourism Agency issues Mongolia travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism has issued a special warning to tourists traveling to Mongolia after two fatal cases of ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing
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Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler ... Read More

Senior tourist dies at Grand Canyon after fall
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Senior tourist dies at Grand Canyon after fall

editor editor- April 24, 2019

A 70-year-old tourist fell to her death yesterday, Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at the Grand Canyon in the US state ... Read More

Soap bars around the world get a new life from Red Lion Hotels
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Soap bars around the world get a new life from Red Lion Hotels

editor editor- April 22, 2019

Based on US market statistics, the combined hospitality segment produces close to 440 billion pounds of solid waste per year. ... Read More

Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress,  Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement
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Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress, Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The European Union High Representative Vice-President Federica Mogherini issued a statement after the deadly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka this ... Read More

At least three people die jumping from Bangkok skyscraper to escape hotel fire
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At least three people die jumping from Bangkok skyscraper to escape hotel fire

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

A 57-floor hotel and shopping building has gone up in flames in Bangkok, Thailand. At least three people have died ... Read More

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress
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African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 6, 2019

Wildlife is the leading tourist attraction and source of tourist revenue in Africa other than rich historical and cultural heritage ... Read More

Tourist dies taking selfie at Grand Canyon
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Tourist dies taking selfie at Grand Canyon

editor editor- April 1, 2019

In a tragic accident, a tourist from Hong Kong went over the edge at the Grand Canyon in Arionza as ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods
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 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary ... Read More

Senegalese migrant sets school bus full of children on fire in Italy
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Senegalese migrant sets school bus full of children on fire in Italy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

The driver of a school bus filled with children has been arrested by Italian police for setting fire to the ... Read More

Russia to debut MC-21 narrow-body passenger aircraft at MAKS 2019 Air Show
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Russia to debut MC-21 narrow-body passenger aircraft at MAKS 2019 Air Show

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019

New Russian-made narrow-body jet, Irkut MC-21-300, with a passenger interior will make its public debut at this year’s Moscow International ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister offers condolence to tourists who passed away in Ocho Rios
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister offers condolence to tourists who passed away in Ocho Rios

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed sadness at the passing of two tourists in Ocho Rios yesterday. ... Read More

Former Seychelles president President Albert Ren passed
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Former Seychelles president President Albert Ren passed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

Seychelles second and long serving President Albert Rene aged 83 died at Seychelles Hospital during in the early hours of ... Read More

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements
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IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continuing ... Read More

17 people dead, many injured in New Delhi hotel fire
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17 people dead, many injured in New Delhi hotel fire

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

In a major fire in New Delhi shoddily built budget hotel, at least 17 people have died and several others ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

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

Seven people killed, dozens injured in India train derailment
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Seven people killed, dozens injured in India train derailment

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2019

Nine cars of the Seemanchal Express train have derailed in India’s Bihar state, about 30 km from provincial capital Patna, ... Read More

268 skiers and hikers died in Austrian Alps in 2018
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268 skiers and hikers died in Austrian Alps in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

In 2018, a total of 268 people died on Austria's mountains, 22 fewer than the deaths registered in the previous ... Read More

Keeping your furry children happy while traveling
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Keeping your furry children happy while traveling

editor editor- January 16, 2019

The public perception of airline travel for pets has taken a severe blow due to exaggerated accounts of pet deaths. Read More

Is a Banyan Tree Hotel destroying the last left rainforest in Singapore?
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Is a Banyan Tree Hotel destroying the last left rainforest in Singapore?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 9, 2019

While it may be best known as a financial hub with skyscraper type buildings, tropical Singapore is still home to ... Read More

Up in flames: Maldives private island luxury resort burns, tourists evacuated
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Up in flames: Maldives private island luxury resort burns, tourists evacuated

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019

A top-notch ultra-luxury secluded private island resort in the Maldives was devastated by giant inferno that engulfed the property on ... Read More

Mexico’s Puebla governor and her husband die in Christmas Eve helicopter crash
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Mexico’s Puebla governor and her husband die in Christmas Eve helicopter crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 25, 2018

The governor of the Mexican state of Puebla and her husband, a former governor and senator, died in a helicopter ... Read More

Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50 unnecessary fatalities?
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Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50 unnecessary fatalities?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 14, 2018

The U.S. President Donald Trump should be advised promptly that despite an alarming report about  U.S. helicopter safety issues, the ... Read More

It was Homicide according to International Nightlife Association at Club Lanterna Azzura Disco, Italy
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It was Homicide according to International Nightlife Association at Club Lanterna Azzura Disco, Italy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 8, 2018

We ask the Italian authorities to start a full investigation into the facts, find out who sprayed the pepper spray and ... Read More

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