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No tourism downturn during Rwanda elections

(eTN) - Information was received from Kigali that the arrivals recorded in the run up of the presidential elections last week were in line with normal figures of tourists and business people coming to

Obama may ease Cuba travel rules upon release of political prisoners

NEW ROCHELLE, NY - Recent, widespread reports indicate that President Obama may ease travel restrictions between the US and Cuba.

Tanzanian political establishment tramples on Nyerere legacy

(eTN) - "The survival of our wildlife is a matter of grave concern to all of us in Africa.

Tourism news: Israel is having a record year

"Israel is a sought-after tourism product," says Oren Drori, senior deputy director general at the Tourism Ministry for Israel.

Statement by Thai Prime Minister HE Mr. Abhisit Vejjajiva regarding political...

Prime Minister HE Mr. Abhisit Vejjajiva, Prime Minister of Thailand, issued the following statement regarding the political developments in his country:Ladies and Gentleman,

Tourism recovery from political instability

Thailand and Greece are two significant tourism destinations, which have had the misfortune of experiencing their reputations as tourism destinations suffer as a result of heavily-publicized episodes

Political and military solution to piracy problems in Somalia

Addressing pirate attacks in the Gulf of Aden at a headquarters press conference, Rear Admiral Peter Hudson, Operations Commander of the European Union Naval Force in Somalia (EU NAVFOR) — Operation

Political turmoil might shake Thai tourism for long

Flaring violence between the Thai military and

Political developments in Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand issued the following information as of March 14, 2010, 1400 hours Bangkok time on the political development in Thailand relative the anti-government rallies as announ

Political protests cause minor disruptions to Thailand tourism

Only superficial disruption has been caused to the Thailand tourism industry, as most residents and visitors were unaffected.

Thailand: Asia’s most corrupt country?

Maybe the anti-government protesters in Thailand have a valid reason for taking their cause to the streets, as Thailand, along with Indonesia, has just been named as one of the most corrupt countries

Tourism Authority of Thailand provides update on political situation

The following Fact Sheet was issued from the Tourism Authority of Thailand on their current situation. This information is as of April 9, 2009, 17:00 hours, Bangkok Time.

ASEAN Summit to be held in Chiang Mai confirmed

CHIANG MAI, Thailand (eTN) - According to a breaking news article at www.bangkokpost.com , Thai Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat has finally confimed that the Asean Summit

Thai tourism shows declines

Up to August 2008, eight months into the year, the Chaophya Park Hotel, a four-hundred room, 4-star, deluxe hotel in Bangkok was exactly on budget and on target to achieve its Gross Operating Profit (

Thailand’s political chaos keeps tourists at home

BANGKOK, Thailand — The bellboy yawned as he stood sentry at the five-star hotel's doors. The hostess checked her long red nails and looked longingly at the empty driveway.

Political uncertainties add to growing troubles in Seychelles

VICTORIA, Seychelles (eTN) - The Seychelles main opposition party, The Seychelles National Party (SNP), announced that their elected National Assembly member, Jean-Francois Ferrari, had resigned as me

ID cards: Aviation industry a political pawn say airline bosses

Britain's leading airline bosses have accused the government of using their industry as a political pawn in the national identity card debate by forcing aviation workers to join the scheme next year.