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Riots have taken heavy toll on Chile tourism
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Riots have taken heavy toll on Chile tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2019

According to the latest travel industry research, the recent riots in Chile have taken a tremendous toll on tourism to ... Read More

Chile declares state of emergency as Santiago erupts in riots
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Chile declares state of emergency as Santiago erupts in riots

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2019

The President of Chile president has declared a state of emergency following violent protests sparked by a recent fare hike ... Read More

Flights canceled, roads blocked as Catalan protesters target transport infrastructure
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Flights canceled, roads blocked as Catalan protesters target transport infrastructure

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019

More turbulent protests targeting transport infrastructure have taken place all over Catalonia on Tuesday, following a night of violence across ... Read More

Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military
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Hotel History: Shepheard’s Hotel in Cairo known for opulence, famous guests, and the military

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- June 8, 2019

Shepheard’s Hotel history goes back 178 years when it was originally built by Englishman Samuel Shepheard in Cairo. It was ... Read More

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?
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Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The good news, there has never been a better time to visit Sri Lanka. It's true when it comes to ... Read More

‘Public security’: Sri Lanka’s state of emergency extended for another month
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‘Public security’: Sri Lanka’s state of emergency extended for another month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday extended the state of emergency by another month. The measure was imposed immediately ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

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

Belgian Pride Festival returns for its 15th year
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Belgian Pride Festival returns for its 15th year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

Like its poster of an artist who is queer and proud of it, Belgian Pride Brussels is stating its originality ... Read More

Record numbers of international LGBT+ travel industry exhibitors at ITB Berlin
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Record numbers of international LGBT+ travel industry exhibitors at ITB Berlin

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019

ITB’s LGBT+ segment features the world’s largest exhibition of tourism products for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and diverse identities of ... Read More

Iconic Paris tourist landmark damaged by police armored vehicle
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Iconic Paris tourist landmark damaged by police armored vehicle

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019

One of the French capital's most iconic tourist sites was damaged by the French riot police's armored vehicle over the ... Read More

India advocate: Let Mumbai celebrate all night long
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India advocate: Let Mumbai celebrate all night long

editor editor- December 27, 2018

Advocate pushes for Mumbai government to allow non-residential zones in urban areas to remain open all night for legal entertainment Read More

Australia, Britain and France issue travel advisories due to Kenyan riots
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Australia, Britain and France issue travel advisories due to Kenyan riots

editor editor- September 5, 2012

The Kenyan tourism sector is at crossroads yet again following insecurity incidents at the Kenyan coast long regarded as the ... Read More

London riots hit home
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London riots hit home

editor editor- August 11, 2011

LONDON, England (eTN) - We had watched the late TV news and were shocked by the images of looting, arson, ... Read More

VisitBritain pulls advertisement video due to riots
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VisitBritain pulls advertisement video due to riots

editor editor- August 10, 2011

Visit Britain, the UK's tourism authority, has pulled a video promoting Britain with the tag line "You're Invited" from adverts ... Read More

Greece: From the point of view of a Greek
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Greece: From the point of view of a Greek

editor editor- June 24, 2011

Greece has indeed received very bad publicity in the last year because of its ailing economy. You know everybody is ... Read More

Greece has a silver lining – it is called tourism
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Greece has a silver lining – it is called tourism

editor editor- June 17, 2011

Greece’s ongoing multi-level clashes over its economic woes have caught the world’s attention anew. Read More

Deadly social unrest unmasks Tunisian economic miracle
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Deadly social unrest unmasks Tunisian economic miracle

editor editor- January 12, 2011

A tiny wedge of land hugging North Africa’s Mediterranean coast, sun-baked Tunisia is a tourist’s paradise offering sea, sand, ancient ... Read More

Ban urges restrain and dialogue amid escalating violence in Tunisia
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Ban urges restrain and dialogue amid escalating violence in Tunisia

editor editor- January 11, 2011

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged restraint after deadly riots and violent clashes between Tunisian security forces and protesters reportedly claimed ... Read More

Riot in Australian Outback prompts tourist warning
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Riot in Australian Outback prompts tourist warning

editor editor- September 16, 2010

SYDNEY - Riot followed the stabbing death of a local man in an Aboriginal settlement prompted warnings for tourists in ... Read More

President Carolos Papoulias: Greece stands on the edge of the abyss
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President Carolos Papoulias: Greece stands on the edge of the abyss

editor editor- May 6, 2010

ATHENS, Greece – Rioting over harsh austerity measures left three people dead in a torched Athens bank and clouds of ... Read More

Xinjiang tourism drops 26.6% after riot
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Xinjiang tourism drops 26.6% after riot

editor editor- October 12, 2009

URUMQI - The number of domestic tourists to China's far western Xinjiang region slumped 26.6 percent year on year to ... Read More

Government says tourists are safe in Uganda
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Government says tourists are safe in Uganda

editor editor- September 17, 2009

KAMPALA - The Ugandan government on Wednesday said the country is safe for tourists, despite last week' s riots that ... Read More

Riots rock Kampala
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Riots rock Kampala

editor editor- September 12, 2009

Riots broke out and gunshots rang across the city center on Thursday, before clouds of teargas fired by police engulfed ... Read More

Group trips to Xinjiang suspended
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Group trips to Xinjiang suspended

editor editor- July 10, 2009

URUMQI - About 1,450 tourist groups have canceled scheduled trips to Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region as of Wednesday in the ... Read More

Ethnic strife is spread by mobs in Western China
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Ethnic strife is spread by mobs in Western China

editor editor- July 8, 2009

URUMQI, China – Sobbing Muslim women scuffled with riot police, and Chinese men wielding steel pipes, meat cleavers and sticks ... Read More

Taiwanese tourist groups in Xinjiang are safe, unaffected by riots
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Taiwanese tourist groups in Xinjiang are safe, unaffected by riots

editor editor- July 7, 2009

Ninety-one Taiwanese tourists currently in western China's Xinjiang province were safe after riots erupted in the capital city of Urumqi ... Read More

Tourists leave Guadeloupe after being stranded due to riots
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Tourists leave Guadeloupe after being stranded due to riots

editor editor- February 20, 2009

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe — Tourists trapped by violent protests on this French Caribbean island began leaving Thursday after a third night ... Read More

Shoppers flee as police, youths clash in Athens
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Shoppers flee as police, youths clash in Athens

editor editor- December 19, 2008

ATHENS, Greece – Masked youths set up burning barricades and threw fire bombs and chunks of marble at riot police ... Read More

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Months after riots, Tibet tourism still suffering

editor editor- October 7, 2008

Beijing - Tourists are continuing to give Tibet a miss, more than six months after deadly rioting in the regional ... Read More

eTN Inbox: Tibet is safe
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eTN Inbox: Tibet is safe

editor editor- June 26, 2008

Namaste! Greeting from the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal! Read More

Haiti’s tourism dreams deferred by riots
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Haiti’s tourism dreams deferred by riots

editor editor- June 2, 2008

MILOT, Haiti - The tour guides were waiting with bony, undersized horses to carry travelers to Haiti's historic Citadelle Laferriere, ... Read More

Tourism, an economic lifeline for many, plunges in Tibetan areas after protests and crackdown
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Tourism, an economic lifeline for many, plunges in Tibetan areas after protests and crackdown

editor editor- May 9, 2008

XIAHE, China - Labrang, a Tibetan Buddhist monastery famed for its sacred scriptures and paintings, was nearly deserted over the ... Read More

Authorities say Tibet tourism to suffer temporary hit following protests
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Authorities say Tibet tourism to suffer temporary hit following protests

editor editor- March 20, 2008

BEIJING - Tibet's fast-growing tourist industry will suffer a temporary setback from last week's Lhasa riot as authorities struggle to ... Read More

‘Chinese beaten mercilessly’ – tourists. So, what really happened in Tibet?
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‘Chinese beaten mercilessly’ – tourists. So, what really happened in Tibet?

editor editor- March 19, 2008

Rampaging Tibetan youths stoned and beat Chinese people in the Tibetan capital and set ablaze stores but now calm has ... Read More

Riots dampen Tibet tourism
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Riots dampen Tibet tourism

editor editor- March 19, 2008

LHASA, March 18 (Xinhua) -- Taxi driver Shen Lianhe found the only business on the first day back at work ... Read More

Tourists warned to stay away amid Kenya unrest
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Tourists warned to stay away amid Kenya unrest

editor editor- January 1, 2008

(eTN) - Foreign tourists were warned Monday to avoid non-essential travel to Kenya amid deadly poll violence, while tour operators ... Read More

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