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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation
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China – Tajikistan Tourism: Presidents agreed to improve cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019

Tourism was on the agenda, when Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon and Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks Saturday, agreeing to ... Read More

Venice says no to big cruise ships
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Venice says no to big cruise ships

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019

A giant cruise ship passed through the San Marco Basin, in Venice, interrupting the start of the Vogalonga, a non-competitive ... Read More

Moscow mayor: New city-wide facial recognition system “would be only rivaled by China”
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Moscow mayor: New city-wide facial recognition system “would be only rivaled by China”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

The Mayor of Moscow said on Thursday that Russian capital’s authorities plan to create a large-scale facial recognition system comprising ... Read More

ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards
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ECPAT-USA honors leaders in fight to end trafficking at 2019 Freedom Awards

editor editor- May 30, 2019

ECPAT-USA, the leading policy organization in the United States seeking to end the commercial, sexual exploitation of children through awareness, ... Read More

FAA announces changes for recreational drones
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FAA announces changes for recreational drones

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing changes for recreational drone flyers mandated by Congress in the FAA Reauthorization Act ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Love to all from St. Lucia
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Safertourism.com: Love to all from St. Lucia

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- May 16, 2019

Safe tourism is the goal of any well-established travel and tourism destination, and St. Lucia is a good example. Safertourism.com ... Read More

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes
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US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

US states are rushing to become Real-ID compliant in response to federal legislation, which set new, more stringent minimum standards ... 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

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains
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Tourism and Spying for the U.S. Government: A Recruiter Explains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

Travel, Tourism and spying has been in the spotlight a number of times. "Convincing a Russian to work as a ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri ... Read More

The best way to stop laser strikes on aircraft
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The best way to stop laser strikes on aircraft

editor editor- April 12, 2019

Pointing a laser at an aircraft can temporarily blind a pilot, and it is a federal crime carrying fines up ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority appoints new Director of Communications and Public Relations
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Hawaii Tourism Authority appoints new Director of Communications and Public Relations

editor editor- April 11, 2019

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced today that Marisa Yamane, a longtime award-winning journalist, has been appointed as director of ... Read More

WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal
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WikiLeaks founder Assange arrested in London after Ecuador axes asylum deal

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been dragged out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he has spent the last ... Read More

Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable
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Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable

editor editor- April 2, 2019

  Two women recently filed lawsuits against several owners and operators of hotels in Philadelphia, alleging that the hotels had ... Read More

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?
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What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

A Panel discussion is ongoing and a packed program are planned today for delegates in Sai Island, Cabo Verde attending ... Read More

Frankfurt airport grounds all flights after drone sighting
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Frankfurt airport grounds all flights after drone sighting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019

Frankfurt am Main Airport (Frankfurt Airport), the largest airport in Europe, had to halt all incoming and outgoing flights after ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation
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Ethiopian Airlines stops attempt to confuse Boeing Max 8 investigation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019

Are larger powers or Boeing behind a report published by the Washington Post based on something that happened in 2015 ... Read More

10 people killed, dozens wounded in school shooting in Sao Paulo, Brazil
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10 people killed, dozens wounded in school shooting in Sao Paulo, Brazil

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

At least 10 people were killed in a school shooting in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state, law enforcement has confirmed. The ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city
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2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

Mortar shell found in US Embassy employee’s luggage at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport
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Mortar shell found in US Embassy employee’s luggage at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019

Security at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was shocked to find a mortar shell in the baggage of a US Embassy employee ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory
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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is aware of the recent update to the U.S. Travel Advisory for The ... Read More

Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston
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Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 25, 2019

Miami to Houston was a deadly flight for the crew on Atlas Air Worldwide. The Boeing 767-300 crashed out of ... Read More

Armed man attempts to hijack Dubai-bound plane, opens fire on board
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Armed man attempts to hijack Dubai-bound plane, opens fire on board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2019

Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane bound for Dubai was forced to make an emergency landing in Chittagong, Bangladesh after a hijacking ... Read More

FAA makes major drone ID marking change
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FAA makes major drone ID marking change

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has posted a rule in the Federal Register requiring small drone owners to display the ... Read More

US Immigration: Grammy-nominated US rapper illegal alien and convicted felon
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US Immigration: Grammy-nominated US rapper illegal alien and convicted felon

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

A US recording artist, who's been long considered to be a homegrown Atlanta talent, has been taken into custody by ... Read More

‘Not terror-related’: Man with ‘knife’ arrested at Heathrow Airport
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‘Not terror-related’: Man with ‘knife’ arrested at Heathrow Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2019

Armed police were called in after initial reports of man seen in possession of a knife at London’s major air ... Read More

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?
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Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019

The FAA is looking for experienced air traffic controllers. This is already true in normal times. Today the NACTA website ... Read More

Marriott trains 500,000 hotel workers to recognize the signs of human trafficking
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Marriott trains 500,000 hotel workers to recognize the signs of human trafficking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019

Marriott International today announced that, as of this month, it has successfully trained 500,000 hotel workers to spot the signs ... Read More

Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO
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Wayne County Airport Authority welcomes new CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019

The Wayne County Airport Authority Board of Directors confirmed the appointment of Chad Newton as Chief Executive Officer of the ... Read More

FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House
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FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019

A Georgia man, Hasher Jallal Taheb, accused of planning to use an anti-tank rocket and explosives to commit terrorist attacks ... Read More

Execution Tourism: The next trending niche?
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Execution Tourism: The next trending niche?

editor editor- January 15, 2019

Alcatraz East Crime Museum will capitalize on execution tourism with a Ted Bundy display for the 30th anniversary of the serial ... Read More

Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open
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Government shutdown or not, Bryce Canyon National Park remains open

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

As the partial federal shutdown continues, Garfield County's Office of Tourism wants the public to know that Bryce Canyon National ... Read More

Four people injured in New Year’s Eve car-ramming attack in Germany
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Four people injured in New Year’s Eve car-ramming attack in Germany

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019

A man plowed his car into a crowd on New Year’s Eve in Germany, gravely injuring at least four pedestrians ... Read More

American Hotel & Lodging Association welcomes Washington State Appeals Court ruling
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American Hotel & Lodging Association welcomes Washington State Appeals Court ruling

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018

The Washington State Court of Appeals on Monday invalidated Seattle Initiative 124, a ballot measure passed in 2016 affecting hotel ... Read More