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Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay
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Dead whale highlights major faults with octopus fishing industry in False Bay

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Another dead 12-metre Bryde’s whale was found in False Bay near Cape Town last week after becoming entangled in octopus ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport
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Fire started by Indian fighter jet shuts down Goa International Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

India's Dabolim Goa International Airport was shut down as firefighters battled a runway fire on Saturday. The blaze started after ... Read More

Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”
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Russia’s Prosecutor General: “Poor state of Russia’s aviation caused Superjet disaster”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

The recent catastrophic crash-landing of a Sukhoi Superjet-100 at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport was a result of the poor state of ... Read More

Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival
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Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival

editor editor- May 29, 2019

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

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April
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IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers ... 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

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?
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What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, the Trump administration announced that it would be issuing new rules about non-family travel to Cuba. ... Read More

Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress,  Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement
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Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress, Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The European Union High Representative Vice-President Federica Mogherini issued a statement after the deadly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka this ... Read More

Canadian tourist falls to his death from Chiang Mai zipline after safety locks brake
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Canadian tourist falls to his death from Chiang Mai zipline after safety locks brake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019

A visitor from Canada fell to his death from a zipline in the northern province of Chiang Mai on Saturday. ... Read More

ADI statement on circus lion attack in Ukraine
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ADI statement on circus lion attack in Ukraine

editor editor- April 4, 2019

Animal Defenders International (ADI) has urged Ukraine and other countries without bans on the use of animals in circuses to ... Read More

WOW Air shut down: Thousands stranded
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WOW Air shut down: Thousands stranded

editor editor- March 28, 2019

This is the email WOW Air passengers received after the airline shut down and flights were canceled: Dear WOW air ... Read More

Flights delays compounding due to Boeing 737 Max aircraft grounding
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Flights delays compounding due to Boeing 737 Max aircraft grounding

editor editor- March 14, 2019

Since the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max jets due to safety issues, spring break travelers are experiencing delays upon delays. ... Read More

Jerusalem’s tourist landmark Temple Mount shut down after firebombing
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Jerusalem’s tourist landmark Temple Mount shut down after firebombing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

Unrest at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount (also known as Haram esh-Sharif and the Al Aqsa Compound) led Israeli police to shut ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all
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Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by ... Read More

Why “Silent Day” in Bali needs to be on your travel bucket list
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Why “Silent Day” in Bali needs to be on your travel bucket list

editor editor- February 22, 2019

Wondering when’s the best time to visit Bali? Many will say it’s during the “dry” season of April through October, ... Read More

Flights canceled, trains stopped, bus services halted – strike chaos paralyzes Belgium
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Flights canceled, trains stopped, bus services halted – strike chaos paralyzes Belgium

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

Unions' general strike over wages and working conditions has brought Belgium to a screeching halt, causing complete chaos in airports, ... Read More

Mass demonstration and chaos at U.S. airports in case of a government shutdown
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Mass demonstration and chaos at U.S. airports in case of a government shutdown

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 12, 2019

"To all Americans: if there is anything this shutdown has taught us, it should be that labor rights matter. We ... Read More

Dangerous air quality in Bangkok: Tourism Industry is concerned
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Dangerous air quality in Bangkok: Tourism Industry is concerned

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 6, 2019

Bangkok is the world's most-visited city and relies on tourism for economic growth. The travel and tourism industry in Thailand is ... Read More

Jamaica PM speaks at launch of Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre
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Jamaica PM speaks at launch of Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre

editor editor- January 31, 2019

At the launch of the Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre, Jamaica Prime Minister Hon. Andrew Holness shared his ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow immediate response on US Government Opening
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U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow immediate response on US Government Opening

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019

U.S> Skies are open. The U.S. Travel Association along with the Global travel and tourism industry had been bracing about ... Read More

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?
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Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019

The FAA is looking for experienced air traffic controllers. This is already true in normal times. Today the NACTA website ... Read More

Zimbabwe Tourism gets welcoming news while in a state of crisis
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Zimbabwe Tourism gets welcoming news while in a state of crisis

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2019

After reports of government torture against protesters, after the internet was shut down for two days, Zimbabwe tourism officials launched ... Read More

FAA grounds all flights at Newark airport after drones seen flying nearby
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FAA grounds all flights at Newark airport after drones seen flying nearby

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered a ground stop at Newark airport on Tuesday evening, after drones were seen flying ... Read More

US Government shut down: Hawaiian Kingdom separatist group storms building to take over
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US Government shut down: Hawaiian Kingdom separatist group storms building to take over

editor editor- January 18, 2019

Hawaii doesn’t need a US Federal Government. This is the opinion of a separatist group named the Kingdom of Atooi ... Read More

Veteran US tour operator: Don’t let government shutdown stop your vacation plans
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Veteran US tour operator: Don’t let government shutdown stop your vacation plans

editor editor- January 17, 2019

As America’s government shutdown continues to set a record for longevity, this tour operator has seen a rise in consumer ... Read More

Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats
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Ryanair pilots: New year, same threats

mm 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

Cleveland Airport has contaminated drinking water fountains?
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Cleveland Airport has contaminated drinking water fountains?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019

Frontier Airlines flight 1397 from Cleveland to Tampa today was not a flight six passengers like to remember. Read More

Hannover Airport on lockdown, flights suspended after car-ramming attack
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Hannover Airport on lockdown, flights suspended after car-ramming attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018

Germany's Hannover Airport has been shut down by German police, who were sweeping security areas after a man rammed through ... Read More

‘Suspicious package’ triggers evacuation of Strasbourg main train station
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‘Suspicious package’ triggers evacuation of Strasbourg main train station

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018

The main railway station in Strasbourg, France was shut down and all the passengers were evacuated after a bomb threat ... Read More

Catania airport opens with limited flights after Mount Etna volcanic eruptions
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Catania airport opens with limited flights after Mount Etna volcanic eruptions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018

Italy's Catania airport is reopening after an ash cloud from Mount Etna's latest eruptions forced it to shut down. The ... Read More

China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism
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China says No to Christmas, but Yes to tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

A fascinating country to visit is China unless you're Christian and want to celebrate Christmas Chinese style. This may be ... Read More

US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism
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US Government Shut Down: What it means for Hawaii Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 22, 2018

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) has created a special Alert page on its website providing industry partners, visitors and residents ... Read More

London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights
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London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018

Thousands of passengers have been affected by drones flying over the UK's second busiest airport's runways. London's Gatwick Airport's runway ... Read More

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