Tag: natural disasters

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019 16:39 0

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) ... Read More

Tourism leader Karolin Troubetzkoy of St. Lucia receives Order of Merit from Germany

Tourism leader Karolin Troubetzkoy of St. Lucia receives Order of Merit from Germany

editor editor- May 27, 2019 20:25 0

Instituted in 1951 by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Theodor Heuss, the Order of Merit is awarded to individuals for achievements in ... Read More

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:13 0

Today, the 16th of May, is recognized globally as United Nations’ International Day of Living Together in Peace. It’s a day for “mobilizing those in ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 22:14 0

The 26th Las Vegas International Tourism Safety and Security Conference in 27 years was concluded last week. Next year a whole new concept of tourism ... Read More

A Japanese castle, Sanjuro the cat, and a remarkable recovery in tourism

A Japanese castle, Sanjuro the cat, and a remarkable recovery in tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019 07:02 0

Bitchū Matsuyama Castle, also known as Takahashi Castle, is a castle located in Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. It is not to be confused with Matsuyama ... Read More

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

editor editor- February 14, 2019 03:05 0

The number of tourists arriving in the United States from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2%* last year, The Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii ... Read More

Jamaica takes the lead on Global Tourism Resilience Management

editor editor- February 8, 2019 19:57 0

Resilience is everybody’s business. All policymakers in the Caribbean must be concerned about the resilience of their national sectors amid a wide range of constantly ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center

Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center

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

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has reiterated its strong support for the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center which was officially launched in Jamaica ... Read More

Building Resilience of Caribbean SMTEs: OAS launches $500,000 project

Building Resilience of Caribbean SMTEs: OAS launches $500,000 project

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 31, 2019 13:41 0

The Organization of American States (OAS) has launched a US$500,000 project to assist the region’s small and medium tourism enterprises (SMTEs) to build resilience to ... Read More

Small- and Medium-sized Businesses are Vital Sources of Stability

Small- and Medium-sized Businesses are Vital Sources of Stability

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 30, 2019 12:38 0

With a record-breaking 4.31 million travelers visiting Jamaica in 2018, the island nation’s tourism industry is poised to boost its rate of growth by expanding ... 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

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 19:59 0

The U.S. State Department today issued a travel advisory for Indonesia. This advisory is asking American Tourists to reconsider travel to Central Sulawesi and Papua ... Read More

Air Partner delivering humanitarian aid

Air Partner delivering humanitarian aid

editor editor- December 19, 2018 02:21 0

Air Partner delivers relief goods and humanitarian aid to those in need throughout the year. Read More

Disaster economics: the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Disaster economics: the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

editor editor- December 7, 2012 09:56 0

On February 1, 1953, a fierce, sustained storm created a huge surge in the North Sea off the coast of Holland. Read More

Developing a Tourism Continuity Plan

Developing a Tourism Continuity Plan

editor editor- June 4, 2012 05:33 0

No matter how good your risk management may be, the bottom line is that from time to time, bad things do happen. Read More

Tourism chief: Visit from royal couple would boost tourism in Australia

Tourism chief: Visit from royal couple would boost tourism in Australia

editor editor- December 28, 2011 09:50 0

Looking back on the year that was Tourism Australia chief Andrew McEvoy says the low points are burnt into our brains, but a smile creeps ... Read More

Most Americans think devastating natural disasters are increasing

Most Americans think devastating natural disasters are increasing

editor editor- July 8, 2011 04:55 0

NEW YORK - Reading or watching the news, one might be struck by the seemingly constant barrage of reports of disasters, both natural in origin ... Read More

As world faces interconnected threats, UN  focuses on human security

As world faces interconnected threats, UN focuses on human security

editor editor- April 15, 2011 04:27 0

The interconnected risks that the modern world faces, from conflicts and natural disasters to deep poverty and disease, means a much broader definition of security ... Read More

Bligh: Queensland open for business despite disasters

Bligh: Queensland open for business despite disasters

editor editor- February 14, 2011 02:54 0

Premier Anna Bligh will today convene critical talks in Sydney with national tourism leaders to assure them and their clients that Queensland is very much ... Read More

UN: 2010 among deadliest years for disasters

UN: 2010 among deadliest years for disasters

editor editor- January 25, 2011 02:14 0

2010 was one of the deadliest years for natural disasters in the past two decades and unless better preparations are put in place now, many ... Read More

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