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SpaceX Starship explosion puts brakes on space tourism
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SpaceX Starship explosion puts brakes on space tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019

The Mark I prototype of SpaceX’s Starship launch vehicle exploded during a test on Wednesday. The explosion blew off part ... Read More

Huge explosion and fire near San Francisco trigger ‘HAZMAT emergency’
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Huge explosion and fire near San Francisco trigger ‘HAZMAT emergency’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019

Local authorities issued a hazardous materials emergency declaration urging the locals to shelter in place after massive explosion at NuStar ... Read More

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

Opening of the Emerald Bay Hotel upgrades the archeology themed Cambrian Town Happy World Resort
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Opening of the Emerald Bay Hotel upgrades the archeology themed Cambrian Town Happy World Resort

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

The Emerald Bay Hotel opens to the public today, offering tourists a premium hospitality service while visiting the newly opened ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness
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ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

Travel brands must significantly upgrade their health & wellness proposition to better connect with the new mindstyle of luxury travelers ... Read More

Gourmet tourists love Lyon: Today a bomb went off at Brioche Bakery
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Gourmet tourists love Lyon: Today a bomb went off at Brioche Bakery

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Lyon  is known by gourmet lovers and travelers from all over the world.  The Brioche Dorée Bakery is a favorite ... Read More

South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza
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South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

South African tourists visiting Cairo on an Egyptian tour were attacked and injured when a roadside exploded next to a ... Read More

16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex
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16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 19, 2019

An explosion targeting a tourist bus near a museum in the Giza pyramid complex has left at least 16 people ... Read More

Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant
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Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

An explosion took place in Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo’s Table One Restaurant on Easter Sunday during Easter Brunch at 9.05 am. ... Read More

Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress,  Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement
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Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress, Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The European Union High Representative Vice-President Federica Mogherini issued a statement after the deadly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka this ... Read More

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka
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Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The Shangri La Hotel Colombo, the Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Kochchikade and Negombo were targeted by terrorists today ... Read More

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire
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Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 27, 2019

A majr fire at a train station killed more than 28 people and more than 50 injured in a Cairo train fire, ... Read More

Thomas Cook India: Japan bookings surge 35%
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Thomas Cook India: Japan bookings surge 35%

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. has witnessed a significant surge of 35% in bookings for its Cherry Blossom tours to Japan, ... Read More

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime
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Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019

Maldives investigators found $1 million in former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom bank account allegedly linked to a deal to lease public ... Read More

Consumer trends that will shape hospitality industry in 2019 revealed
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Consumer trends that will shape hospitality industry in 2019 revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

A new study, that reveals the top consumer trends that will shape the hospitality industry in 2019 and beyond, was ... Read More

New terror group blows up car in Northern Ireland
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New terror group blows up car in Northern Ireland

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019

A new terror group by the name "New IRA" is starting with their deadly task. Two men have been arrested ... Read More

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes
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Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the ... Read More

Paris is a tourism destination to avoid this weekend after powerful blast
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Paris is a tourism destination to avoid this weekend after powerful blast

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

Businesses have boarded up their windows ahead of another planned demonstration in Paris. Multiple people have been injured following the ... Read More

Five people wounded in Santiago bus stop terrorist bombing
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Five people wounded in Santiago bus stop terrorist bombing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019

An explosion at a bus stop in Santiago, the capital of Chile, wounded at least five people. The explosion took ... Read More

2 Vietnamese tourists killed, 12 wounded in Giza tour bus bombing
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2 Vietnamese tourists killed, 12 wounded in Giza tour bus bombing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

At least two people were killed and 12 injured as a bus carrying Vietnamese tourists on their trip to the ... Read More

Dozens injured in Sapporo restaurant explosion
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Dozens injured in Sapporo restaurant explosion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2018

More than 40 people have been injured in an explosion at a restaurant in northern Japan, police have confirmed. The ... Read More

Mexican volcano eruption sends ash two kilometers into the air
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Mexican volcano eruption sends ash two kilometers into the air

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2018

The active volcano Popocatepetl, located in Central Mexico, has exploded Saturday evening, sending ash two kilometers into the air with ... Read More

Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50 unnecessary fatalities?
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Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50 unnecessary fatalities?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 14, 2018

The U.S. President Donald Trump should be advised promptly that despite an alarming report about  U.S. helicopter safety issues, the ... Read More

Hotel industry: Saying goodbye to 2018, ready for strong 2019
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Hotel industry: Saying goodbye to 2018, ready for strong 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018

With the year coming to an end, Hotelbeds has prepared some testimonials about 2018, with insights about how the year ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
Travel Destination

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Anaheim police: Disneyland explosion suspect arrested
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Anaheim police: Disneyland explosion suspect arrested

editor editor- May 30, 2013

Disneyland employees are paid to serve up magic and memories -- but not like this. Read More

19 tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes, crashes in Egypt
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19 tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes, crashes in Egypt

editor editor- February 26, 2013

LUXOR, Egypt - 19 foreign tourists were killed when a hot air balloon exploded and plummeted from the sky in ... Read More

Hotel explosion in Philippines kills 3
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Hotel explosion in Philippines kills 3

editor editor- November 29, 2011

An explosion yesterday at the Atilano Pension House hotel in the southern Philippines killed 3 people and wounded 27. Read More

Norwegian cruise ship explosion, fire kill two
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Norwegian cruise ship explosion, fire kill two

editor editor- September 16, 2011

The three couples, in their 50s, were among more than 200 passengers evacuated, many on lifeboats, after the blaze in ... Read More

Explosion in Nairobi confirmed accidental
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Explosion in Nairobi confirmed accidental

editor editor- June 6, 2011

(eTN) - It was confirmed overnight that the explosion at a Nairobi fuel station was indeed an accident, putting any ... Read More

Explosion injures 12 passengers on Royal Caribbean cruise ship
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Explosion injures 12 passengers on Royal Caribbean cruise ship

editor editor- June 1, 2011

A fuel tank exploded on a pier in Gibraltar injuring 12 passengers on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked nearby, ... Read More

Plane crashes into RV park, explodes
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Plane crashes into RV park, explodes

editor editor- January 19, 2011

Two people died Tuesday when a single-engine plane crashed into a recreational vehicle park near North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, ... Read More

Russia grounds all Tu-154B jets after explosion
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Russia grounds all Tu-154B jets after explosion

editor editor- January 3, 2011

MOSCOW – Russia on Sunday ordered all country's carriers to ground Tu-154B aircraft until the cause of a passenger plane ... Read More

WestJet responds to Grand Riviera Princess tragedy
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WestJet responds to Grand Riviera Princess tragedy

editor editor- November 17, 2010

WestJet and WestJet Vacations have confirmed that three of their guests are among those killed as a result of an ... Read More

5 Canadians, 2 Mexicans die in Cancun resort blast
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5 Canadians, 2 Mexicans die in Cancun resort blast

editor editor- November 15, 2010

PLAYA DE CARMEN, Mexico – Seven people, including five Canadian tourists, died in a powerful explosion on Sunday, at a ... Read More

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