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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019 05:13 0

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country should yet not consider canceling. ... Read More

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 17:00 0

As the first airline in the world to do so, Lufthansa has equipped all long–haul aircraft with the mobile ECG (Electrocardiogram) system CardioSecur. In case ... Read More

Okanagan Tourism in British Columbia preparing for summer crisis management

Okanagan Tourism in British Columbia preparing for summer crisis management

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 02:23 0

This tourist region in British Colombia, Canada is known as the Okanagan is a region It's known for its wineries and fruit orchards. The main ... Read More

Maui Visitors Bureau’s hidden statement on hiking on Maui

Maui Visitors Bureau’s hidden statement on hiking on Maui

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019 21:19 3

Tourism is the biggest business in Hawaii.  Ocean activities and hiking are the most popular activities on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Both are fun, ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019 17:15 0

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, along with co-counsel Power ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- March 6, 2019 01:14 0

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

Air China Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Russian Chukotka

Air China Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Russian Chukotka

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 22:25 0

The crew of Air China Boeing 777 reported that plane's fire alarm had been triggered during the flight, prompting the captain to make an emergency ... Read More

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

Trump declares national emergency to circumvent Congress, get money for his pet project

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 17:06 0

In an attempt to build his long-promised 'border wall' without congressional approval, President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency. Trump is also expected to ... Read More

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 01:15 0

As recalled in the Joint Statement on Aviation and Tourism: Hand in Hand for Sustainability, signed on March 18, 2013, and in the Medellín Statement ... Read More

Russia’s northern region declares state of emergency over polar bear invasion

Russia’s northern region declares state of emergency over polar bear invasion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 23:37 0

Russia's Novaya Zemlya archipelago, located in the Arctic Ocean in the northern Arkhangelsk region, has declared a state of emergency after dozens of polar bears ... Read More

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 20:30 0

More than 90 percent of U.S. travelers do not know their rights when it comes to airline compensation, and of those that do, it takes ... Read More

Brussels preparing for 2019 European Association Summit

Brussels preparing for 2019 European Association Summit

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 20:07 0

On Thursday 28 February and Friday 1 March 2019, international association professionals will meet for the European Association Summit. It will be held in Brussels, ... Read More

Why travel insurance? VisitorsCoverage on National Plan for Vacation Day

Why travel insurance? VisitorsCoverage on National Plan for Vacation Day

editor editor- January 28, 2019 16:04 0

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

Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 18:15 0

2018 turned out to be a very disruptive year for the aviation and travel industry when, for the first time, over 10 million passengers were ... Read More

Airbus: Intelligence Shared

Airbus: Intelligence Shared

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019 18:50 0

As a provider of security intelligence platforms, Airbus is demonstrating Virtual Reality applications that facilitate the work of paramedics or firefighters during their operations on ... Read More

Hotel Association of NYC offers free rooms to furloughed federal workers

Hotel Association of NYC offers free rooms to furloughed federal workers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 19, 2019 00:15 0

In a show of goodwill to thousands of workers affected by the government shutdown, the Hotel Association of New York City announced it will provide ... Read More

Israel’s second international airport opens in January

Israel’s second international airport opens in January

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 18:10 0

Israel Airports Authority (IAA) announced that the country's long-awaited second international airport will be opening on January 22, 2019. Located near the southern Red Sea ... Read More

Drunk passengers cause most emergency incidents at European airports

Drunk passengers cause most emergency incidents at European airports

editor editor- March 21, 2012 07:32 0

The majority of emergency incidents occurring in airports are related to drunk and aggressive passengers, according to intermediate conclusions of the first in-depth study of ... Read More

UNICEF: Children in over 25 countries caught in emergencies

UNICEF: Children in over 25 countries caught in emergencies

editor editor- January 28, 2012 06:25 0

NEW YORK and GENEVA - UNICEF appealed today for $1.28 billion to fund its 2012 humanitarian operations in more than 25 countries globally. Read More

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