Tag: safety and security

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers
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ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu, and the Director General and CEO of International Air ... Read More

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance
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Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for ... Read More

Tourism Marketing for the summer months
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Tourism Marketing for the summer months

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 3, 2019

With June’s arrival, tourism professionals should have begun to think about the summer months. In much of the world, these ... Read More

VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow
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VIA Rail Canada ridership and revenue continue to grow

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

 HIGHLIGHTS Ridership up 5.1% Passenger Revenues up 8.4% Greater accessibility at the Ottawa station Launch of New Fleet Replacement program ... Read More

Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board
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Friendliest Travel Country on Earth Joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 3, 2019

Uganda is the latest country joining the African Tourism Board as a member. For Ugandans welcoming all nationalities is an ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal
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Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

The Nepal Tourism Board under the leadership of their CEO Deepak Joshi is positioning the country as a global center ... Read More

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

editor editor- May 30, 2019

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

Airbus to exhibit at Canada’s global defense and security trade show
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Airbus to exhibit at Canada’s global defense and security trade show

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

On May 29 and 30, at the EY Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Airbus will display a wide range of innovative ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air
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African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2019

African Tourism Board CEO Doris Worfel from Pretoria experienced a first-hand account on today's terror attack targeting a tour bus ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral
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US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the ... Read More

Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication
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Safer Tourism in St.Lucia: Dr. Peter Tarlow feels a sense of sophistication

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019

Safety in tourism is key to a successful destination. Destinations like Saint Lucia in the Caribbean know this and stakeholders ... Read More

FAA on airport drone detection systems
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FAA on airport drone detection systems

editor editor- May 9, 2019

In order to support the safe integration of UAS detection systems into the airport environment, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ... 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

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

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

African Tourism Board Safety and Travel Security Expert Statement on TOPP
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African Tourism Board Safety and Travel Security Expert Statement on TOPP

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

African Tourism Board Safety and Security expert Dr. Peter Tarlow reminded all ATB members, security incidents around the world once ... Read More

Benchmark appoints new Director of Aquatics for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark
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Benchmark appoints new Director of Aquatics for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019

Benchmark has named Francis Vidal director of aquatics for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark. The Benchmark Resorts & Hotels ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism
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How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ... Read More

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow
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American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

Not only leopards were roaming Queen Elizabeth National Park today, but criminals who kidnapped an elderly American tourist in the ... Read More

U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning
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U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

The U.S. State Department is telling American travelers, Brunei is one of the safest countries in the world to visit. ... Read More

Developing safety and security for children during travel
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Developing safety and security for children during travel

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- April 2, 2019

Safety and security are always a concern of the travel industry, no matter who the traveler might be. A major ... Read More

Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless
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Crime out of control and rampant in Waikiki: Let’s make it unwelcoming for homeless

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

The perception is that crime is out of control and rampant in Waikiki. The community wants to make Waikiki unwelcome ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors
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African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen ... Read More

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel
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US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be ... Read More

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle
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Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

A leading Bangkok university delivered a series of hospitality skill building workshops to local tourism service providers in the ecotourism ... Read More

Safety our top priority: American Airlines reassures customers after 737 MAX grounding
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Safety our top priority: American Airlines reassures customers after 737 MAX grounding

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

American Airlines has sent a message to all of it's customers, reassuring them that yesterday's grounding of all Boeing 737 ... Read More

Pierre Dominique Prümm joins Fraport Executive Board
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Pierre Dominique Prümm joins Fraport Executive Board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

In its meeting today (Thursday, March 14), Fraport AG’s supervisory board appointed Dr. Pierre Dominique Prümm to the company’s executive ... Read More

African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM
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African Tourism Board plans impressive launch in Cape Town at WTM

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 14, 2019

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is planning for an impressive launch event during World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, ... Read More

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau response to Ethiopian Airlines Crash
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau response to Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the fatal plane crash in Ethiopia: "I am deeply saddened by ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism: Full steam ahead with visitor security and safety
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Jamaica Tourism: Full steam ahead with visitor security and safety

editor editor- March 8, 2019

Dr. Peter Tarlow is currently in Jamaica conducting a security audit as he leads the eTN Travel & Tourism Safety ... Read More

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory
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Bahamas Ministry of Tourism response to U.S. Travel Advisory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 3, 2019

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is aware of the recent update to the U.S. Travel Advisory for The ... Read More

National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights
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National Limousine Association releases Passenger Bill of Rights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

The non-profit National Limousine Association (NLA), responsible for and dedicated to representing the interests of the private driver transportation industry, ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines to operate all-women flight on International Women’s Day
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Ethiopian Airlines to operate all-women flight on International Women’s Day

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines announced to its customers that it has finalized all preparations to once again celebrate International Women’s Day by ... Read More

RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?
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RIU Hotels & Resorts and TUI: A safety concern for German travelers?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019

RIU Hotels & Resorts just bought 10 million Euros in the form of 1.1 million shares in TUI AG, holding ... Read More

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey
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US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

editor editor- February 16, 2019

The U.S. Travel Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, today issued a "Level 3: Reconsider Travel" advisory for Turkey ... Read More