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Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 22:44 0

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in entertainment, stop saying "ALOOOOOOOHA".  There ... Read More

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019 23:41 0

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be reconsidered due to crime and civil ... Read More

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Hotels in ASIA ignore warning signs of environmental killers

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- February 24, 2019 06:06 0

Hotel operators in Asia are neglecting public safety. Scientists and engineers have learned the truth about the industry’s apathy when it comes to keeping our ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what ... Read More

Royal Caribbean cruise ship forced into U-turn after hundreds of passengers get sick

Royal Caribbean cruise ship forced into U-turn after hundreds of passengers get sick

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 03:45 0

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Oasis of the Seas cruise ship was forced to return to homeport after Norovirus outbreak sickened almost 300 cruise passengers on ... Read More

US travelers brace for major storm due to slam the south-central states

US travelers brace for major storm due to slam the south-central states

editor editor- December 5, 2018 14:58 0

Heavy snow, ice, rain and thunderstorms will hit travel hard across the south-central United States from Friday to Saturday. Read More

UK Health Protection Agency concerned about tourists in US

UK Health Protection Agency concerned about tourists in US

editor editor- September 3, 2012 06:57 0

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) is contacting Britons who may have visited the United States national park at the centre of an outbreak of a ... Read More

Ebola outbreak confirmed in Uganda

Ebola outbreak confirmed in Uganda

editor editor- July 30, 2012 05:42 0

UGANDA (eTN) - A joint team of Ministry of Health and World Health Organization officials officially confirmed in Kampala yesterday that an outbreak of Ebola ... Read More

UN: Congolese cholera outbreak continues to spread

UN: Congolese cholera outbreak continues to spread

editor editor- July 26, 2011 05:22 0

The cholera outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to intensify and has spread to the neighbouring Republic of Congo as well, ... Read More

Asia on alert after livestock disease outbreak in Korea

editor editor- January 28, 2011 06:44 0

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today notified veterinary and border authorities in Asia of a major outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the ... Read More

Peru plague outbreak

Peru plague outbreak

editor editor- August 3, 2010 12:37 0

Peru Health Minister Oscar Ugarte says authorities are screening sugar and fish meal exports from the Ascope province, located about 325 miles (520 kms) northwest ... Read More

Outbreak of illness forces Celebrity Mercury to return early

Outbreak of illness forces Celebrity Mercury to return early

editor editor- March 17, 2010 05:03 0

The Celebrity Mercury cruise ship is returning to port a day early and delaying its next sailing to address an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness that ... Read More

Tourists driven away by swine flu outbreak

Tourists driven away by swine flu outbreak

editor editor- June 11, 2009 05:28 0

Swine Flu’s May 1 appearance in Hong Kong helped drive the number of tourists visiting the Chinese territory down by 13.5% from the same month ... Read More

More poultry affected by avian flu outbreak in Bali

More poultry affected by avian flu outbreak in Bali

editor editor- March 4, 2009 04:12 0

Additional cases of bird flu have now been discovered in the Banyubiru area of Negara in Bali. Read More

Norovirus hits passengers of Holland America cruise ship

Norovirus hits passengers of Holland America cruise ship

editor editor- March 3, 2009 04:31 0

Passengers on a Holland America cruise ship are not having a very good vacation to say the least as the norovirus has sickened over 100 ... Read More

Trouble is mounting for fragile Zimbabwe, but “tourism cannot end”

Trouble is mounting for fragile Zimbabwe, but “tourism cannot end”

editor editor- February 23, 2009 06:50 0

Zimbabwe’s rapid stagnation resulting from by political instability, food crises, and economic woes is becoming direr by the minute. Read More

Zimbabwe cholera outbreak kills more than 3,000

Zimbabwe cholera outbreak kills more than 3,000

editor editor- January 29, 2009 08:18 0

HARARE – Cholera has killed more than 3,000 Zimbabweans and infected at least 57,000, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, making it the deadliest ... Read More

Severe norovirus-like outbreak hits Holland America cruise ship

Severe norovirus-like outbreak hits Holland America cruise ship

editor editor- November 11, 2008 03:48 0

Holland America's Zuiderdam has been hit by an unusually large outbreak of what appears to be norovirus -- the flu-like stomach bug that causes diarrhea ... Read More

Suspected cholera outbreak in Philippines kills 21

Suspected cholera outbreak in Philippines kills 21

editor editor- August 7, 2008 03:47 0

MANILA, Philippines - A suspected cholera outbreak in a remote southern Philippine township has killed 21 people and sickened at least 50 others, the mayor ... Read More

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