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Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15 0

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is the latest message released by ... Read More

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

eTN becomes a SUNx SDG 17 Partner calling for Climate Sanity in Tourism on Earth Day

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 02:24 1

In nature, nothing exists alone is the message for Earth Day 2019. Announcing the public launch of its “SDG17 Partners Program” on Earth Day 2019, Professor ... Read More

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

In Amsterdam, tourism growth is not the enemy, bad management is

editor editor- February 1, 2019 04:59 2

As former Secretary General of the UNWTO, the specialized agency of the UN mandated with promoting healthy and sustainable tourism, I am watching with concern ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019 17:20 0

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family of American tourists that had paid ... Read More

US Tourism industry presses for shutdown to government shutdown

US Tourism industry presses for shutdown to government shutdown

editor editor- January 17, 2019 19:07 0

Group tour and travel associations from the US Tourism industry came together to urge Congress and the Administration to end the government shutdown immediately. Read More

Young Balule Elephant shot  13 times before horrified visitors

Young Balule Elephant shot 13 times before horrified visitors

editor editor- December 5, 2018 01:05 1

Just as the furore about the trophy hunting of the pride male named Skye began abating, another incident has highlighted the ethics of hunting in ... Read More

Former Maldives president urges tourists to be more politically aware

Former Maldives president urges tourists to be more politically aware

editor editor- October 23, 2012 05:17 0

Mohamed Nasheed, the former president of the Maldives, has called on tourists visiting the Indian Ocean island nation to "be more aware" of its political ... Read More

Cruise line pleads guilty in deadly blast

Cruise line pleads guilty in deadly blast

editor editor- May 4, 2008 06:33 0

Five years after the deadliest cruise industry accident in more than a decade, Norwegian Cruise Line has agreed to plead guilty to criminal negligence in ... Read More

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