Tag: sanctions

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the ... Read More

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational and ... Read More

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have ... Read More

North Korea fires another missile today

editor editor- May 4, 2019

The South Korean military reported that North Korea has fired another missile today, Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 9:06 am, ... Read More

New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

The US is targeting Cuba with additional sanctions, including restricting travel to the island nation, limiting remittances, and sanctioning additional ... Read More

EU and Airbus cite US for inaction that could cost billions

editor editor- March 28, 2019

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body has rejected every single United States argument whereas it has taken all EU ... Read More

Russia to allow “friendly foreigners” to stay in country visa-free for two weeks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019

Russia's State Duma (Parliament) introduced a bill that would allow foreigners to stay for two weeks in Russia without an ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: ... Read More

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

The United States Department of State has raised its Venezuela travel advisory warning for US citizens to “do not travel,” ... Read More

South Asia Tourism finds prominent footing in world economy

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 24, 2019

A just-released UN report, provides facts and figures to show the importance of South Asia Tourism. Read More

German authorities cancels all Iranian Mahan Air flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019

There are no more flights from Iran to Germany on Mahan Air at this time. Mahan Airlines, operating under the name ... Read More

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019

2018 was a pivotal year for Ryanair and its pilots and cabin crew, engaging in the previously unchartered territory of ... Read More

Jamaica records 8.6% increase in tourism earnings in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica saw an 8.6% increase in tourism revenue in 2018. He told a news ... Read More

Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so fast, says US

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019

Last year, Russia's JSC Sukhoi Company has signed an agreement to deliver 40 new twin-engine regional passenger jets, Sukhoi Superjet ... Read More

Jamaica welcomes international expert on tourism security

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has announced that highly regarded tourism security expert, Dr. Peter Tarlow, will arrive on ... Read More

US quits UNESCO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019

The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), citing "anti-Israel bias" persisting within ... Read More

Iran: ‘No documented proof’ of Mahan Air ban by Germany

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018

Iranian civil aviation denied some media reports that Germany is planning to ban flights of Iran's Mahan Air to Germany ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe ... Read More

Guam Tourism controlled by United Airlines and Kim Jong-un

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 26, 2017

Yesterday, I traveled on a United Airlines flight from Shanghai to Guam. The plane was almost empty, perhaps 15 passengers ... Read More

European Union expands punishing sanctions on Iran

editor editor- October 16, 2012

NEW YORK, NY - The 27-member state EU adopted today additional sanctions that step up the already punishing measures against ... Read More

New EU sanctions target sources of finance for Iranian nuclear program

editor editor- January 24, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Given the EU's serious and deepening concerns over the Iranian nuclear program, the Council today broadened the ... Read More

Syrian tourism to shift to the East for new markets

editor editor- November 1, 2011

DAMASCUS, Syria - Switching to new markets was the most important strategy Syria has lately taken to salvage tourism, the ... Read More

USAID denies it broke Burma sanctions

editor editor- April 3, 2010

USAID denies it has violated either the letter or spirit of US legislation on aid to Burma by funding the ... Read More

African Union and UN impose sanctions on Madagascar

editor editor- March 26, 2010

Following weeks of unsuccessful talks with the present regime in Tananarive, the patience of international observers and the African Union ... Read More

Eritrea subjected to UN sanctions

editor editor- December 31, 2009

Eritrea got an unwelcome Christmas present from the UN Security Council, when in a 13-0-1 vote the council opted for ... Read More

It’s Hidden Sanction Says Angry Tourism Stakeholder

editor editor- June 6, 2009

The unexpected cancellation of the Delta Airlines flights from Atlanta to Nairobi last Wednesday caused angry reactions amongst tourism stakeholders ... Read More

eTN Inbox: The Struggle to engage Myanmar

editor editor- August 20, 2008

Predictably, the stance taken by Danish Development Minister Ulla Tørnæs put the cat among the pigeons in Denmark recently when ... Read More