Tag: Department of State

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

‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history
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‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

The United States Department of State has begun requiring temporary visitors and those seeking permanent residence to submit five years’ ... 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

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral
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US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

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

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

editor editor- March 25, 2019

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen ... Read More

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel
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US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be ... Read More

U.S. Visa for Cubans:  Cuban tourists face harsh restrictions
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U.S. Visa for Cubans: Cuban tourists face harsh restrictions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 16, 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Cuba posted a bomb-shell message on their website today, punishing Cuban citizen and the travel and ... Read More

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

editor editor- March 6, 2019

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

US State Department Travel Advisory for Bahamas: What it really means for visitors?
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US State Department Travel Advisory for Bahamas: What it really means for visitors?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019

The recent travel advisory issued by the U.S. State Department alerting the 6 million US travelers vacationing in the Bahamas ... Read More

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey
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US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

editor editor- February 16, 2019

The U.S. Travel Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, today issued a "Level 3: Reconsider Travel" advisory for Turkey ... Read More

Building Resilience of Caribbean SMTEs: OAS launches $500,000 project
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Building Resilience of Caribbean SMTEs: OAS launches $500,000 project

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 31, 2019

The Organization of American States (OAS) has launched a US$500,000 project to assist the region’s small and medium tourism enterprises ... Read More

Small- and Medium-sized Businesses are Vital Sources of Stability
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Small- and Medium-sized Businesses are Vital Sources of Stability

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 30, 2019

With a record-breaking 4.31 million travelers visiting Jamaica in 2018, the island nation’s tourism industry is poised to boost its ... Read More

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4
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‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

The United States Department of State has raised its Venezuela travel advisory warning for US citizens to “do not travel,” ... Read More

Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria
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Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria

editor editor- January 8, 2019

The US government website warns travelers to exercise increased caution when traveling in Algeria due to terrorism. 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

Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia
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Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

US Department of State issued Level 2 Travel Advisory (Exercise Increased Caution) for Tunisia. The warning was issued due to ... Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?
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Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. ... Read More

US issues travel advisory for Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport
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US issues travel advisory for Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that the aviation security at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) does ... Read More

Your ticket to the US is here:  visa lottery!
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Your ticket to the US is here: visa lottery!

editor editor- October 20, 2011

There are many ways to legally immigrate to the United States, but did you know that only one of them ... Read More