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How resilient was tourism in 2009?

The tourism industry worldwide began 2009 well prepared for a bumpy ride. The days of confused and panicked reactions to risk and crises are gradually fading into the past.

New year, new beginnings?

The dawn of a new year almost always means hopes for a better year than the year that has just passed.

Airlines asked to filter air to prevent H1N1

With the threat of H1N1, the CDC is now focusing on air filtration in airplanes.Airplanes use HEPA filters to filter air in the cabin. HEPA filters are the same air filters found in hospitals.

Will travel industry catch swine flu?

The U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention is reporting the H1N1 virus is now "widespread" in 46 of 50 states. Numerous schools have been closed and public events canceled as a result.

Nowhere to go this winter but reduction route for Air France-KLM...

Despite a forecast by that International Air Transport Association (IATA) that world passengers’ air traffic should bounce back by 3.7 percent in 2010 and by 3 percent in Europe, Air France-KLM will

Japanese tourists returning to Korea

Japanese tourists are returning to South Korea as worries ease over the spread of the influenza A (H1N1) virus.

Bangkok Airways’ struggle on international routes

BANGKOK (eTN) - Regional Thai carrier Bangkok Airways’ struggles with its international network under the combined factors of plummeting outbound travel from Northeast Asia and Europe, as well as in

Ramadan travel to Umrah down by almost 30% due to H1N1...

Restrictions placed on travelers to Umrah during the holy month of Ramadan would have a severe impact on travel to and from Saudi Arabia.

H1N1 not affecting India’s travel industry

Business and leisure travel in India shows no signs of being adversely hit by H1N1. Business houses say that although they are being careful, they have no plans as yet to curtail their travel.

Skal proactive on Influenza A

As Influenza A continues to be a challenge for mankind, Skål International has joined forces with Johnson Diversey to develop a website dedicated for Skål members and the tourism Industry with the l

Is it time to rethink Bali’s response to H1N1?

Bali's transparency and aggressive steps to thwart the spread of "swine flu" or the H1N1 Virus are worthy of praise.

UK exports more H1N1 cases

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - Following the breaking news a few days ago that Kenya reported the first case of the H1N1 flu, brought to the country from Britain, news has emerged from the Ugandan Ministry o

Kenya reports first swine flu case

Following the breaking news a few days ago that Kenya reported the first case of the H1N1 flu, brought to the country from Britain, news have now emerged too, from the Ugandan Ministry of Health (MoH)

Swine flu confirmed in Bali

At least four foreign visitors suffering from the H1N1 Virus have been warded briefly at the Denpasar Sanglah General Hospital's isolation ward.

Swine flu, Australian tourism and travel insurance? Some worries, mate

Since my last eTN article on this issue a few short weeks ago, there have been some worrying developments in Australia.

Thailand update on influenza A (H1N1)

Seventeen cases of influenza A (H1N1) infection have been confirmed in the Eastern Seaboard resort of Pattaya after two Taiwanese visitors were also found to be infected on their return home from holi

Thai minister says tourist did not die from H1N1

BANGKOK - A German tourist who died in Thailand this week after falling ill with a fever did not have the H1N1 flu virus, Thailand's public health minister said on Tuesday.

ETOA: Responding to swine flu ‘seems to pander to stupidity’

The European Tour Operators Association has said ever since Dr Margaret Chan, the director of the World Health Organization (WHO), raised the pandemic alert on the H1N1 virus (swine flu) to Level Five

How the travel and tourism industry should respond to swine flu...

The recent arrival of swine flu has once again proven the validity of Talcott Parson's famous statement that "Society is an integrated system of social structures and functions." Tourism professionals

R.O.A.R.: Baby boomers and the swine flu

Middle-aged baby boomers and the elderly have a new reason for celebrating maturity – we are less susceptible to the H1N1 influenza strain.

Swine flu prompts travel warning for Mexico and US

The growing number of swine-flu cases in the United States and Mexico has caused some governments to issue a travel warning against travel to affected areas in Mexico and the US, adding more uncertain