Tag: Disaster

Chernobyl: The nuclear disaster, the TV show, the disrespect
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Chernobyl: The nuclear disaster, the TV show, the disrespect

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Instagrammers are flocking to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant ever since the HBO mini-series "Chernobyl" aired, and the creator of ... Read More

African Tourism Board to become the Voice for Africa: Interview on Good Morning Seychelles
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African Tourism Board to become the Voice for Africa: Interview on Good Morning Seychelles

mm Alain St.Ange- June 11, 2019

Talking Tourism, the African Tourism Board was the talking points on the Seychelles Television "Good Morning Seychelles' (Bonzour Sesel) program ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience
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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of ... Read More

Boots on the Ground With Global Rescue:  Fail To Prepare, Prepare To Fail
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Boots on the Ground With Global Rescue: Fail To Prepare, Prepare To Fail

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Founded in 2004, GlobalRescue is the world leader in travel risk mitigation, security, crisis management, medical evacuation and disaster rescue. Global ... Read More

President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre
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President Clinton and Minster Bartlett discuss Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Jamaica Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, met today with former United States President Bill Clinton at the ongoing ... Read More

Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres
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Bartlett Announces the Establishment of Four New Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says four Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centres (GTRCM) will be opened in Japan, ... Read More

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”
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Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

The recent catastrophic crash-landing of a Sukhoi Superjet-100 at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was a result of the poor state of ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit
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Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is expected to participate in the first Asian Resilience Summit, being held in Kathmandu, ... Read More

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?
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Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The good news, there has never been a better time to visit Sri Lanka. It's true when it comes to ... Read More

Mount Agung forces Den Pasar Airport to close spewing tons of CO2 into the atmosphere
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Mount Agung forces Den Pasar Airport to close spewing tons of CO2 into the atmosphere

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019

A new eruption of Mount Agung, Bali, occurred on May 24, 2019 at 7:23 p.m., a day later Bali Den ... Read More

Alitalia Airline rescue: All-out negotiations with Benettons
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Alitalia Airline rescue: All-out negotiations with Benettons

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019

The plight of Alitalia Airline continues just as expected with negotiations for Alitalia by the Benetton Group ongoing, despite the ... Read More

Russia’s second largest Superjet 100 operator drops the plane, cancels new purchase
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Russia’s second largest Superjet 100 operator drops the plane, cancels new purchase

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

Russian regional carrier Yamal Airlines has announced its decision to cancel a planned purchase of 10 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, ... Read More

Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards
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Former minister, two directors of tourism among recipients of CTO allied members awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019

Former Grenada tourism minister Brenda Hood is among six stalwarts of Caribbean tourism to be honored by the Caribbean Tourism ... Read More

Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster
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Boeing scraps 2019 financial forecast, halts share buybacks in wake of 737 MAX disaster

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

World’s biggest aerospace corporation was forced to pull its full financial forecast for the current year due to unresolved issues ... 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

NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids
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NY drinks NY wines: History and hybrids

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 13, 2019

New York Wines: Disaster in the Beginning Historians have documented the fact that grapes were first introduced to New York ... Read More

South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit  returns to Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok
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South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns to Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

The South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns for its third edition in May and will again feature top executives ... Read More

Global Champion Awards announced by WTTC
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Global Champion Awards announced by WTTC

editor editor- April 5, 2019

The countries and leaders who have made a difference to increase the competitiveness of the Travel & Tourism sector within ... 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

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized
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Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2019

A luxury Viking Sun cruise ship that was left floating due to engine failure and nearly crashed into the rocks ... Read More

26 killed, dozens injured in China tour bus disaster
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26 killed, dozens injured in China tour bus disaster

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019

According to Hunan provincial officials and local police, 26 people were killed and 28 injured after a tour bus caught ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation
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Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019

Are larger powers or Boeing behind a report published by the Washington Post based on something that happened in 2015 ... Read More

At least 55 people killed in Tigris river tourist ferry disaster near Iraq’s Mosul
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At least 55 people killed in Tigris river tourist ferry disaster near Iraq’s Mosul

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

At least 55 people died when an overloaded ferry sank in the Tigris river near Mosul in northern Iraq on ... Read More

Cyclone Idai:  What the African Tourism Board is doing?
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Cyclone Idai: What the African Tourism Board is doing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

“The situation is terrible,” Jamie LeSueur of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said Tuesday in ... Read More

Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief
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Trump appoints former Delta Air Lines executive new FAA chief

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

Former chief of flight operations for Delta Air Lines was appointed by President Trump to run the Federal Aviation Administration, ... Read More

Pilots frantic search for fix while Boeing Max8 went down
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Pilots frantic search for fix while Boeing Max8 went down

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines and Lions Air most likely have the same deadly scenario accordsidng to a report Reuters today reported about ... Read More

Canada’s government officials announce support for victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302
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Canada’s government officials announce support for victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

Today, the Honorable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and the Honorable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign ... Read More

Air crash experts: ‘Clear similarities’ between Ethiopian and Lion Air 737 MAX disasters
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Air crash experts: ‘Clear similarities’ between Ethiopian and Lion Air 737 MAX disasters

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

French air crash investigators are saying that they have found “clear similarities” between last week’s Ethiopian Airlines crash and last ... Read More

Tourism Safety Portugal: Madeleine McCann Disappearance and Netflix Outrageous Revelation
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Tourism Safety Portugal: Madeleine McCann Disappearance and Netflix Outrageous Revelation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019

How much worse can it get for the Portugal travel and tourism industry? What can a beach destination do to regain ... Read More

Deadly Tropical Cyclone spreads disaster in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe
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Deadly Tropical Cyclone spreads disaster in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

Mozambique and Malawi had been hit by tropical Cyclone Idai killing more than a hundred people.  The storm made landfall ... Read More

Trump: I don’t want Albert Einstein to be my pilot
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Trump: I don’t want Albert Einstein to be my pilot

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

The passenger of the world’s most-famous aircraft, US Air Force One, Donald Trump is highly concerned that the complexity of ... Read More

FAA urged to immediately ground all Boeing 737 Max in the United States
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FAA urged to immediately ground all Boeing 737 Max in the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019

After the second deadly airline crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8, the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States ... Read More

Fraport opens training center at Ljubljana Airport
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Fraport opens training center at Ljubljana Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

On March 6, Fraport AG inaugurated a €6 million training center for the Fraport Aviation Academy at Ljubljana Airport (LJU) ... Read More

12th Edition of Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon receives outstanding participation this year
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12th Edition of Seychelles Eco-Friendly Marathon receives outstanding participation this year

editor editor- March 1, 2019

The famous Beau Vallon beach in Seychelles once again witnessed yet another year of excellent turn out at the 12th ... Read More

Airline suing passenger who threw “good luck” coins into plane’s engine
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Airline suing passenger who threw “good luck” coins into plane’s engine

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

Chinese airline has filed a lawsuit against a passenger who threw coins into the engine of the airplane "for good ... Read More

Nation’s governors convene in Washington for NGA Winter Meeting
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Nation’s governors convene in Washington for NGA Winter Meeting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

Nearly all of the nation’s governors are joining more than 1,500 guests, including leaders from business, the nonprofit sector and ... Read More