Tag: Disasters

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

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

Tourism leader Karolin Troubetzkoy of St. Lucia receives Order of Merit from Germany
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Tourism leader Karolin Troubetzkoy of St. Lucia receives Order of Merit from Germany

editor editor- May 27, 2019

Instituted in 1951 by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Theodor Heuss, the Order of Merit is awarded ... 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

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace
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Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

editor editor- May 17, 2019

Today, the 16th of May, is recognized globally as United Nations’ International Day of Living Together in Peace. It’s a ... Read More

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX
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Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, reacted to today's U.S. House Committee on ... Read More

Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists
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Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019

Sri Lanka's State Minister Harsha de Silva announced that the country is planning an independent security audit to build confidence ... 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

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

Myth-Mania: Stories of men, heroes and indigenous world at MarTa
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Myth-Mania: Stories of men, heroes and indigenous world at MarTa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

The National Archaeological Museum of Taranto (MarTa) celebrated the return of important finds back home. Myth-Mania, rediscovered stories of men ... Read More

A Japanese castle, Sanjuro the cat, and a remarkable recovery in tourism
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A Japanese castle, Sanjuro the cat, and a remarkable recovery in tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

Bitchū Matsuyama Castle, also known as Takahashi Castle, is a castle located in Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. It is not ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX’s disasters could impair global Artificial Intelligence development
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Boeing 737 MAX’s disasters could impair global Artificial Intelligence development

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019

Two deadly crashes involving Boeing’s newest airplane in less than six months puts in jeopardy not only the credibility of ... 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

Boeing Max 8 banned in Europe but still safe in USA
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Boeing Max 8 banned in Europe but still safe in USA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2019

America First over safety first may be the mode of operation at Boeing and the United States government. Today, one ... 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

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US
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Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

editor editor- February 14, 2019

The number of tourists arriving in the United States from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2%* last year, The ... Read More

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Jamaica takes the lead on Global Tourism Resilience Management

editor editor- February 8, 2019

Resilience is everybody’s business. All policymakers in the Caribbean must be concerned about the resilience of their national sectors amid ... Read More

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800?  Boeing declines to comment
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Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center
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Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has reiterated its strong support for the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center which ... Read More

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is
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In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

editor editor- February 1, 2019

As former Secretary General of the UNWTO, the specialized agency of the UN mandated with promoting healthy and sustainable tourism, ... 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

Jamaica PM speaks at launch of Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre
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Jamaica PM speaks at launch of Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre

editor editor- January 31, 2019

At the launch of the Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre, Jamaica Prime Minister Hon. Andrew Holness shared his ... 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

Why travel insurance? VisitorsCoverage on National Plan for Vacation Day
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Why travel insurance? VisitorsCoverage on National Plan for Vacation Day

editor editor- January 28, 2019

Global travel insurance provider urges travelers to always secure travel insurance when planning for vacation and holidays Read More

Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon
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Uganda Wildlife Authority donates relief to victims of floods and landslides at Mt. Elgon

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 13, 2019

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) delivered relief items worth UGX 10 Million (USD 3700) to the people who were affected by ... Read More

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi
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US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019

The U.S. State Department today issued a travel advisory for Indonesia. This advisory is asking American Tourists to reconsider travel ... Read More

Another tsunami heading to Indonesia? New cracks
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Another tsunami heading to Indonesia? New cracks

editor editor- January 3, 2019

Indonesia's latest tsunami is raising questions about the growth of the country's tourism industry. Read More

Air Partner delivering humanitarian aid
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Air Partner delivering humanitarian aid

editor editor- December 19, 2018

Air Partner delivers relief goods and humanitarian aid to those in need throughout the year. Read More

Disaster economics: the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
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Disaster economics: the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

editor editor- December 7, 2012

On February 1, 1953, a fierce, sustained storm created a huge surge in the North Sea off the coast of ... Read More

Movies to skip while on a plane
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Movies to skip while on a plane

editor editor- November 6, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. - "Flight" lands in theaters this weekend, but don't look for the movie on the in-flight entertainment menu ... Read More

Cruise prices drop in the wake of Costa Cruses disasters
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Cruise prices drop in the wake of Costa Cruses disasters

editor editor- March 5, 2012

Even before the second Costa cruise liner hit trouble in the Indian Ocean, prices of Mediterranean cruises had dropped by ... Read More

Guam-Korean Tourism Council hosted by Guam Visitors Bureau
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Guam-Korean Tourism Council hosted by Guam Visitors Bureau

editor editor- February 9, 2012

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) hosted the visit of the Guam-Korea Tourism Council (KGTC) with a welcome ... Read More

Guam invites Japanese visitors to make memories on Guam
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Guam invites Japanese visitors to make memories on Guam

editor editor- January 11, 2012

TUMON, Guam - Just in time for the New Year, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) officially launched the “Omoide Guam” ... Read More

Ten worst media disasters of 2011
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Ten worst media disasters of 2011

editor editor- December 15, 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The ten worst media disasters of 2011 include a politician who lost his place, a country ... Read More

UN Secretary-General brings message of solidarity to Japan
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UN Secretary-General brings message of solidarity to Japan

editor editor- August 9, 2011

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon brought a message of international solidarity to parts of Eastern Japan still reeling from the ... Read More

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