Tag: rights

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

African Tourism Board and Africa Tourism Association join forces to support World to Africa’ Tourism Conference in Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019 22:24 0

New York-based African Tourism Association is getting ready for their World to Africa’ Tourism Conference. The event in Johannesburg is organized in partnership with South ... Read More

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas to host Skål International 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:40 0

In its 18th edition, a total of 56 entries from 25 countries are this year competing to win the Sustainable Tourism Awards that Skål International, ... Read More

Louisville flying high during colorful Pride Week

Louisville flying high during colorful Pride Week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 20:53 0

Louisville's Mayor, Metro Council representatives, Louisville Tourism, Civitas, the newly-formed Louisville chapter of the National LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce, the Human Relations Commission and the ... Read More

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:31 0

“Over 5,000 associations are headquartered in the Greater DC area. They are a significant segment of the meetings industry, making major contributions to the American ... Read More

Commonwealth of Virginia : Commemorate the 400th anniversary

Commonwealth of Virginia : Commemorate the 400th anniversary

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 19:17 0

Virginia's 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution invites local, national and international tourists to visit the Commonwealth of Virginia as we commemorate the 400th anniversary of pivotal ... Read More

Cash-strapped NASA to allow private tourism to International Space Station

Cash-strapped NASA to allow private tourism to International Space Station

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 18:25 0

US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been forced to take on some extra work to pay the bills: playing host to private tourists ... Read More

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

Maintaining balance. Out of responsibility: Lufthansa publishes 25th sustainability report

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 18:06 0

Today, the Lufthansa Group has published its 25th sustainability report. For a quarter of a century now, the company has been providing information every year ... Read More

Summer Travel Chaos: AirHelp predicts millions of flight delays

Summer Travel Chaos: AirHelp predicts millions of flight delays

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 20:38 0

AirHelp offers valuable information to passengers who are planning air travel, such as information about which airlines have the best success rate when it comes ... Read More

30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate

30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre planned in front of LA Chinese Consulate

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 22:47 0

What is being called "a commemorative candlelight vigil" to remember the 30th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre will be held in front of the ... Read More

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Homosexuality is a sin: South Korea’s Gay Pride Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019 22:01 0

Thousands of members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community from Korea mixed with tourists from around Asia and beyond were hitting the streets ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- May 30, 2019 22:05 0

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

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019 05:30 0

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the U.S. Department of State in ... Read More

Pride Month continues in the heart of the Mediterranean with Malta Pride Week

Pride Month continues in the heart of the Mediterranean with Malta Pride Week

editor editor- May 29, 2019 21:07 0

What better place to celebrate Pride than in Malta, the No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination? Malta has been awarded an outstanding 90% in recognition of ... Read More

Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival

Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival

editor editor- May 29, 2019 19:05 0

BEYOND EXTRAORDINARY TROUPE *Grand Parade of Troupes Takes Place Friday, August 9*  Anguilla enjoyed an impressive 2019 winter season with record breaking numbers of tourist ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 17:05 0

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New York and in Geneva may ... Read More

Swoop: Cabin crew have right to choose their representation

Swoop: Cabin crew have right to choose their representation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 23:50 0

Swoop, a Canadian ultra low-cost airline owned by WestJet, today issued the following statement from President Steven Greenway regarding the application for certification by the ... Read More

China Air Transport Association: 737 MAX fiasco to cost Chinese airlines $579 million

China Air Transport Association: 737 MAX fiasco to cost Chinese airlines $579 million

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019 16:45 0

The China Air Transport Association (CATA) said it estimates losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft will reach around ... Read More

Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations

Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 19:45 0

Air travel is essential to Canada's economic growth and prosperity. Canadians, tourists and businesses all benefit from a safe, efficient and more transparent air industry. ... Read More

Ramadan vice squad: Malaysian officials go undercover to catch non-fasting Muslims

Ramadan vice squad: Malaysian officials go undercover to catch non-fasting Muslims

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 18:46 0

If you are a non-fasting Muslim in Malaysia - be warned, a local official in disguise might serve your next meal having already snapped a ... Read More

Lufthansa Group’s help alliance launches in the Americas

Lufthansa Group’s help alliance launches in the Americas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 16:45 0

Today, the Lufthansa Group officially launched help alliance Americas as a sub-organization of its long-standing aid organization, help alliance worldwide. help alliance is the aid ... Read More

Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence

Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 07:37 0

The Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv Israel was a nonstop tourist party but not without controversy. Many were protesting against Israel's settlement and occupation policies ... Read More

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

Coca-Cola’s ‘political-correctness-gone-mad’ Ramadan campaign irks Norwegians

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 17:30 0

A campaign launched by Coca-Cola Norway aimed at celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan has sparked accusations of political correctness gone mad, with some ... Read More

Malta ranked No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination

Malta ranked No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 16:15 0

ILGA-Europe has announced that Malta has been ranked the number one travel destination on the Europe Rainbow Index 2019 for the fourth year running. Out ... Read More

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 00:08 0

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will require regaining the confidence of ... Read More

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:21 0

Tourism is booming in Tel Aviv this week with hotels sold out, residents staying with relatives to rent their rooms and apartments for inflated rates ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41 0

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in ... Read More

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 16:45 0

US states are rushing to become Real-ID compliant in response to federal legislation, which set new, more stringent minimum standards for identification that will be ... Read More

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 17:17 1

Today AirHelp announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, AirHelp Score is the most ... Read More

Pedaling for a purpose? United Airlines assists AIDS/LifeCycle cyclists

Pedaling for a purpose? United Airlines assists AIDS/LifeCycle cyclists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 15:38 0

United Airlines announced today it is offering an airfare discount and free checked bikes for customers flying to ride in the AIDS/LifeCycle bike ride from ... Read More

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Travel to Brunei is safe: No stoning to death for gay visitors may not apply to lesbians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 7, 2019 00:54 0

The Trump Administration refused to issue a travel advisory against Brunei, even though the country is in violation of international human rights still after the ... Read More

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