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WWII 500-pound British bomb triggers ‘largest peacetime evacuation’ in Italy
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WWII 500-pound British bomb triggers ‘largest peacetime evacuation’ in Italy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2019

A discovery of unexploded 500-pound WWII British bomb near a local movie theater, triggered an unparalleled evacuation operation in Italy’s ... Read More

‘Huge fire and evacuation’ after train derails in Illinois
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‘Huge fire and evacuation’ after train derails in Illinois

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 10, 2019

A freight train carrying flammable liquid derailed near Dupo, Illinois, prompting an evacuation of railroad staff. The accident occurred at ... Read More

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry
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Brave new world: Bizarre air travel ideas dreamt up by aviation industry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019

Dutch KLM recently unveiled its latest flight concept, the Flying V, designed to have passengers seated literally inside the wings ... 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

At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting
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At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

First responders and police have responded to reports of an active shooter at a municipal building in Virginia Beach - ... Read More

Global Rescue joins African Tourism Board with a simple mission
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Global Rescue joins African Tourism Board with a simple mission

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

Global Rescue joined the African Tourism Board showing emphasis on their medical, security, evacuation, travel risk and crisis management services ... Read More

Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350
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Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

The German government has placed a firm order for three ACJ350-900 XWBs, becoming the first government customer for the type, ... Read More

Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented
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Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

The union representing Air Canada's flight attendants is asking Transport Canada to implement the now two-year-old Transportation Safety Board recommendation ... 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

Hotel Gwadar clearance operation completed: All terrorists killed
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Hotel Gwadar clearance operation completed: All terrorists killed

editor editor- May 13, 2019

Pakistan Security Forces have completed the clearance operation at the luxury Pearl Continental (PC) Hotel Gwadar. All three terrorists have ... Read More

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance
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Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

editor editor- May 3, 2019

Travel insurance comes in handy in the hour of need while travelling. It restrains you from paying the hefty medical ... Read More

Bomb threat triggers Kiev International Airport evacuation
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Bomb threat triggers Kiev International Airport evacuation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

More than 1,000 airline passengers were evacuated at Kiev International Airport (Zhuliany) on Tuesday due to a bomb threat, media ... Read More

Boat Charter Policy private stakeholder consultative meeting
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Boat Charter Policy private stakeholder consultative meeting

editor editor- April 18, 2019

A consultative meeting with private sector stakeholders to discuss the revision of the tourism Boat Charter Policy was held on ... Read More

Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair
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Air Partner appoints Ed Warner as non-executive Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Ed Warner has been appointed as Non-Executive Chair of the Air Partners as of April 1, 2019. Ed will also chair ... Read More

Singapore Grand Hyatt Hotel ablaze:  500 evacuated
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Singapore Grand Hyatt Hotel ablaze: 500 evacuated

editor editor- March 28, 2019

A fire broke out at the luxury Grand Hyatt Hotel in downtown Singapore today forcing the evacuation of around 500 ... Read More

Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway
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Passenger evacuation underway from Viking Sky cruise ship stranded off Norway

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019

The cruise ship Viking Sky, which lost engine power and drifted towards land off Norway earlier on Saturday managed to ... Read More

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees
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FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

editor editor- March 23, 2019

When Congress deregulated airline prices, routes, and schedules in 1978, Congress preserved the DOT’s responsibility to ensure that international prices ... Read More

FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter
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FAA reputation ruined while Boeing MAX 8 certification becomes a criminal matter

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019

FAA Nominee Steve Dickson formerly a Delta Airlines executive,  should get a prompt confirmation hearing before the U.S Senate," stated ... Read More

Hong Kong Airlines Aviation Training Centre obtains Occupation Permit
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Hong Kong Airlines Aviation Training Centre obtains Occupation Permit

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 14, 2019

The Hong Kong Airlines Aviation Training Centre has successfully fulfilled the construction requirements set out in the Buildings Ordinance and ... Read More

Brisbane International Airport evacuated over bomb scare
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Brisbane International Airport evacuated over bomb scare

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019

"Emergency situation" triggered evacuation of Brisbane International Airport earlier today, after Queensland Police arrested a man who claimed to have ... 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

De-icing an Air Transat A321 made 185 passengers sick
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De-icing an Air Transat A321 made 185 passengers sick

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019

An airplane leaving from Quebec City's Jean Lesage airport was quickly evacuated today after passengers began to fall ill.  A dozen ... Read More

Jamaica records 8.6% increase in tourism earnings in 2018
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Jamaica records 8.6% increase in tourism earnings in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica saw an 8.6% increase in tourism revenue in 2018. He told a news ... Read More

Jamaica welcomes international expert on tourism security
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Jamaica welcomes international expert on tourism security

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that highly regarded tourism security expert, Dr. Peter Tarlow, will arrive on ... Read More

One killed, one missing as Tropical Storm Pabuk batters Thailand’s southern coast
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One killed, one missing as Tropical Storm Pabuk batters Thailand’s southern coast

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

One person was killed as the first tropical storm to hit Thailand in three decades pounded its southern coast on ... 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

‘Suspicious package’ triggers evacuation of Strasbourg main train station
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‘Suspicious package’ triggers evacuation of Strasbourg main train station

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018

The main railway station in Strasbourg, France was shut down and all the passengers were evacuated after a bomb threat ... Read More

Moscow’s Domodedovo airport buys tank to tow aircraft
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Moscow’s Domodedovo airport buys tank to tow aircraft

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018

A new tow truck, received by Moscow’s Domodedovo airport, can pull a weight of 125 tons and lay evacuation routes ... Read More

Typhoon Koppu bringing life-threatening flooding, winds to Philippines
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Typhoon Koppu bringing life-threatening flooding, winds to Philippines

editor editor- October 17, 2015

Typhoon Koppu will put lives and property across Luzon Island of the Philippines in danger through early next week. Read More

Flood threat prompts Calgary evacuation
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Flood threat prompts Calgary evacuation

editor editor- June 22, 2013

CALGARY, Canada - Authorities have ordered the evacuation of central Calgary as flooding has left swathes of the city underwater. Read More

Worldwide Emergency Medical Assistance for Travelers at Affordable Pricing
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Worldwide Emergency Medical Assistance for Travelers at Affordable Pricing

- October 23, 2012

Patrice Shilling, Chief Strategy Officer and Managing Partner for Private JetMD, joins Sandy Dhuyvetter on TravelTalkRADIO to talk about how ... Read More

Tenerife forest fire reaches the edge of major tourist park
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Tenerife forest fire reaches the edge of major tourist park

editor editor- July 17, 2012

A forest fire raging on the Spanish island of Tenerife reached the edge of a major tourist park on Monday, ... Read More

Two people killed in Fiji floods, tourists evacuated
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Two people killed in Fiji floods, tourists evacuated

editor editor- January 24, 2012

Two people are dead and tourists have had to be rescued as heavy flooding continues to hammer Fiji's tourist belt. Read More

170 tourists evacuated from HMS Belfast
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170 tourists evacuated from HMS Belfast

editor editor- November 30, 2011

Nearly 170 visitors have been evacuated from the HMS Belfast after the gangway leading to the tourist attraction collapsed. Read More

Chile evacuates people living near Hudson volcano
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Chile evacuates people living near Hudson volcano

editor editor- October 27, 2011

SANTIAGO, Chile - Chilean officials ordered the evacuation of people living within 25 miles (40 kilometers) of a rumbling Hudson ... Read More