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Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health
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Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are ... Read More

African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?
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African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Local cultural requirements may be the reason for three isolated cases of Ebola in Uganda. Even though the border region ... Read More

Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year
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Uber is bringing flying taxis to Melbourne next year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

Uber announced plans to launch trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne, Australia. The city is the third ... Read More

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda
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Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African country ... 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

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

Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals
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Canadian travellers: do’s and don’ts when travelling and staying in vacation rentals

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 11, 2019

The annual 2019 Airplane and Hotel Etiquette Study results are released by Expedia, offering a deep dive into Canadian travellers' ... Read More

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

editor editor- June 11, 2019

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

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Helicopter crashes into midtown Manhattan building, one person killed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

The helicopter crash-landed onto the roof of a midtown Manhattan 54-story office building on New York's 7th avenue, north of ... Read More

Shabbat Shalom and Happy Shavuot from Mexicali
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Shabbat Shalom and Happy Shavuot from Mexicali

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 9, 2019

It is a cool 98 degrees today.  For this part of the desert this is cool and it reminds us of ... Read More

Disabled group stuck on plane at Manchester Airport
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Disabled group stuck on plane at Manchester Airport

editor editor- June 8, 2019

Six disabled passengers were left on board a plane at Manchester Airport for an hour and a half waiting for ... Read More

UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion
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UNWTO: Exports from international tourism hit $1.7 trillion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

Exports generated by international tourism reached USD 1.7 trillion in 2018, a 4% increase in real terms over the previous ... Read More

Fiji and Dominican Republic:  Healthy American Tourists die in resort hotels
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Fiji and Dominican Republic: Healthy American Tourists die in resort hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2019

Add Fiji to the list of now two countries where four healthy American visitors died within a week on mysterious ... Read More

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet
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Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

As the first airline in the world to do so, Lufthansa has equipped all long–haul aircraft with the mobile ECG ... Read More

Boots on the Ground With Global Rescue:  Fail To Prepare, Prepare To Fail
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Boots on the Ground With Global Rescue: Fail To Prepare, Prepare To Fail

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Founded in 2004, GlobalRescue is the world leader in travel risk mitigation, security, crisis management, medical evacuation and disaster rescue. Global ... Read More

Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money
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Is Boeing bribing U.S.House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation members? Follow the money

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 1, 2019

Is Boeing bribing Members of the United States House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation with millions of dollars? Unfortunately, under U.S. ... Read More

At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting
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At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

First responders and police have responded to reports of an active shooter at a municipal building in Virginia Beach - ... 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

Arena di Verona Opera Foundation in New York for Festival
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Arena di Verona Opera Foundation in New York for Festival

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 30, 2019

A few days after the success of Shanghai, the targeted marketing action of the Arena Foundation for the promotion of ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths
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Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

Is Nepal a safe destination to travel after 11 people died climbing Mount Everest this season? The answer should be ... Read More

8.0 Earthquake has potential to be devastating in Peru
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8.0 Earthquake has potential to be devastating in Peru

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

A potential devastating earthquake measuring  8.0 just shook Peru at 7.41 UTC time. However, the remoteness of the epic center ... 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

European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency
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European pilots: Before Boeing’s MAX returns, we need answers and transparency

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Regulators from across the globe are meeting today in Texas (USA), to discuss a possible return to service of the ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants
Cultural Travel News

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?
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Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most ... Read More

Funds from the sale of Thomas Cook airlines have potential to provide capital for new destinations
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Funds from the sale of Thomas Cook airlines have potential to provide capital for new destinations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Following the release of Thomas Cook Group Half Year Results 2019, Johanna-Bonhill Smith, Associate Analyst for Travel & Tourism at ... Read More

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel
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US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that ... Read More

Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?
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Do I need a VPN on my phone when traveling abroad?

editor editor- May 14, 2019

The internet has quickly become an essential component of human civilization, and it is more of a necessity now. 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

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality
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PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the release of a food waste report titled, “BUFFET: Building an ... Read More

Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge
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Mauritius Minister of Tourism on the China Challenge

mm Alain St.Ange- May 9, 2019

Anil Gayan, Minister of Tourism on Wednesday, delivered this speech on what he called the “China challenge.” It was during ... 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

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?
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Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place ... 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

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance
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Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

editor editor- May 3, 2019

Travel insurance comes in handy in the hour of need while travelling. It restrains you from paying the hefty medical ... Read More

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry
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ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

editor editor- May 1, 2019

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of the ... Read More