Tag: Somalia

Qatar Airways lands in Malta for the first time

Qatar Airways lands in Malta for the first time

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 15:17 0

Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight from Doha to Malta landed at Malta International Airport on Tuesday 4 June 2019, marking the launch of the airline’s newest ... Read More

Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways

Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 14:01 0

Qatar Airways Group today published its Sustainability Report 18 (covering the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018), detailing its development and progress in ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019 05:30 0

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the U.S. Department of State in ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Maritime security the Seychelles way

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019 02:42 0

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and proactive measures to protect its ... Read More

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council partner for ‘Summer in Qatar’ program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 15:40 0

Qatar Airways partnered with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) to offer passengers up to 25 per cent discount on airfares for all flights to Doha ... Read More

Qatar Airways expands agreement with Royal Air Maroc, launches services to Rabat

Qatar Airways expands agreement with Royal Air Maroc, launches services to Rabat

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 14:49 0

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch flights to Rabat, Morocco on 29 May 2019. Services to the Moroccan capital will be ... Read More

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Sudan Tourism Industry: ATB President St. Ange wants Africa to stand by Sudan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019 21:48 0

People in Sudan are tasting freedom for the first time. It will be impossible to go back and tourism is a way to eventually rebuild ... Read More

List of Nationals died in Ethiopian Airlines Airbus 737-800 crash

List of Nationals died in Ethiopian Airlines Airbus 737-800 crash

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 14:30 0

Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed this morning six minutes after takeoff in Addis Ababa on route to Nairobi. 157 people died, among them 32 Kenyans, 18 ... Read More

Qatar Airways unveils new Economy Class, seven new destinations at ITB Berlin 2019

Qatar Airways unveils new Economy Class, seven new destinations at ITB Berlin 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 22:10 0

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, revealed the airline’s new Economy Class experience and announced seven upcoming additions to its ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 17:35 0

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first time managed to jump from 27th ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:09 0

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is a fragile industry and attacking ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience Center offers assistance for Kenya

Global Tourism Resilience Center offers assistance for Kenya

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 07:28 0

The official opening for the Global Tourism Resilience Center is planned on January 20, and the center is busy already reaching out to Kenya. In a ... Read More

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 03:59 0

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the immediate and effective response of ... Read More

African Tourism Board: Kenya tourism resilience is an example to the world

African Tourism Board: Kenya tourism resilience is an example to the world

editor editor- January 16, 2019 04:37 0

The African Tourism Board strongly condemned the terror attack that occurred today at the luxury Dusit Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27 1

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Turkish Airlines and social media phenomenon have taken off for Somalia

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 5, 2017 12:22 0

Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline in the world, this time has taken off for an important journey in the name ... Read More

Tourism returns as Somali piracy drops 40 percent

Tourism returns as Somali piracy drops 40 percent

editor editor- March 13, 2012 05:33 0

Piracy off the coast of Somalia has reduced by 40 per cent since the deployment of Kenya forces in the country, spurring tourism growth in ... Read More

Al Shabab sympathizers suspected to have caused carnage

Al Shabab sympathizers suspected to have caused carnage

editor editor- March 12, 2012 02:33 0

Kenya’s determination to pursue Al Shabab terrorists deep into Somalia and joining AMISOM, the United Nations and African Union peace-keeping mission in that war-torn country, ... Read More

Turkish Airlines launches Istanbul-Mogadishu flight

Turkish Airlines launches Istanbul-Mogadishu flight

editor editor- March 7, 2012 09:12 0

The first major commercial airline flight into Somalia's volatile capital in more than 20 years has touched down safely. Read More

“Jihadi tourism” booming in Somalia

editor editor- January 18, 2012 06:59 0

As international destinations go, Somalia has been off-the-charts for more than two decades. Read More

Consensus builds on total embargo on Somalia and no-fly zone

Consensus builds on total embargo on Somalia and no-fly zone

editor editor- November 3, 2011 07:26 0

(eTN) - The news that two plane loads of weaponry and ammunition being offloaded yesterday at the airport of Baidoa in Al Shabab-controlled parts of ... Read More

Security Council calls for regional cooperation to fight Somali piracy

Security Council calls for regional cooperation to fight Somali piracy

editor editor- October 26, 2011 03:42 0

The Security Council renewed its call today for tougher anti-piracy measures in Somalia and the wider region, urging all countries to adopt laws and cooperate ... Read More

Second kidnapping of tourist shocks Kenya’s tourism sector

Second kidnapping of tourist shocks Kenya’s tourism sector

editor editor- October 1, 2011 14:44 0

A range of sources in Mombasa and Nairobi report that a second tourist kidnapping has taken place, this time at the Manda Bay Resort near ... Read More

UN: Horn of Africa food crisis remains dire

UN: Horn of Africa food crisis remains dire

editor editor- September 6, 2011 01:06 0

The United Nations agricultural agency today called for greater efforts bring the food crisis in the Horn of Africa under control, saying that famine conditions ... Read More

UN calls for more aid at world’s biggest refugee camp

UN calls for more aid at world’s biggest refugee camp

editor editor- August 18, 2011 12:06 0

The United Nations humanitarian chief earlier this week toured the world's largest refugee camp, telling residents of Dadaab in north-eastern Kenya that the international community ... Read More

UN declares famine in three more areas of Somalia

UN declares famine in three more areas of Somalia

editor editor- August 4, 2011 03:58 0

The United Nations today declared a famine in three more areas in drought-ravaged Somalia, bringing to five the number of regions in the Horn of ... Read More

UN steps up efforts to bring urgent relief to millions in need

UN steps up efforts to bring urgent relief to millions in need

editor editor- July 22, 2011 04:18 0

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today it will start airlifts within days to get vital supplies into Somalia, which is bearing the ... Read More

UN declares famine in two regions of Somalia

UN declares famine in two regions of Somalia

editor editor- July 21, 2011 05:46 0

The United Nations today declared a famine in two regions of southern Somalia owing to the worst drought in decades, and appealed for urgent resources ... Read More

Ban: Comprehensive global response to piracy off Somalia needed

editor editor- April 19, 2011 01:35 0

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for a comprehensive response to maritime piracy off the coast of Somalia, saying the menace is a consequence of the ... Read More

UN launches new anti-piracy plan

UN launches new anti-piracy plan

editor editor- February 4, 2011 02:29 0

The United Nations today launched an action plan to combat piracy off the Somali coast, calling for greater support from national navies to fight a ... Read More

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