Tag: Sri Lanka

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 04:16 0

Myanmar Tourist Police arrested a Sri Lankan man Thursday afternoon. The tourist from Sri Lanka is accused to have connections with those involved in the ... Read More

‘Public security’: Sri Lanka’s state of emergency extended for another month

‘Public security’: Sri Lanka’s state of emergency extended for another month

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 22:40 0

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday extended the state of emergency by another month. The measure was imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday Islamist ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

editor editor- May 17, 2019 22:17 0

A host of offers were shared and discussed, and a final decision on a collective effort will be made next week with the Sri Lanka ... Read More

RIU Hotels and Preverisk Group working in partnership for hotel sustainability

RIU Hotels and Preverisk Group working in partnership for hotel sustainability

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 15:55 0

RIU Hotels & Resorts is pursuing its commitment to hotel sustainability together with its partner company Preverisk Group (Gestión de Riesgos Ambientales S.L.), a company ... Read More

African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries

African Tourism Board Friends of the Media Network now in 28 countries

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019 21:38 0

Africa is a hot travel and tourism focus for the press.  The African Tourism Board friends of the ATB media club now has more than ... Read More

Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists

Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019 17:40 1

Sri Lanka's State Minister Harsha de Silva announced that the country is planning an independent security audit to build confidence among tourists. According to the ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 22:14 0

The 26th Las Vegas International Tourism Safety and Security Conference in 27 years was concluded last week. Next year a whole new concept of tourism ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38 0

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

Jaipur hotel scene: Vibrant, alive and growing

Jaipur hotel scene: Vibrant, alive and growing

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 2, 2019 02:35 0

There is much optimism in the hospitality industry in Jaipur, which has become known as the “Pink City.” It is a key component of the ... Read More

Why travel to Sri Lanka is safer than ever

Why travel to Sri Lanka is safer than ever

editor editor- May 1, 2019 00:24 0

Sri Lanka is safer than ever now. This is a message by the management of Jetwing Hotels Ltd. - Jetwing Travels (Pvt) Ltd. - to ... Read More

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

South Africa Day 2019 celebrations in Bangkok

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- April 30, 2019 22:14 0

A stunning South Africa National Day celebration took place in the Thai capital at the Siam Kempinski 5 star hotel. H.E. Mr. Geoffrey Quinton Mitchell ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019 22:12 0

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

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings after Islamic terrorists kill 253 people in Easter attacks

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings after Islamic terrorists kill 253 people in Easter attacks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:40 0

Under a state of emergency after a spate of suicide bombings last week, Sri Lanka has imposed a ban on all forms of face coverings. ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market 2019 opens tomorrow in Dubai

Arabian Travel Market 2019 opens tomorrow in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 17:15 0

ETurboNews ready to exhibit at Arabian Travel Market where hospitality professionals from every corner of the world will gather in Dubai tomorrow (Sunday, April 28) ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 16:25 0

A tidal wave of cancellations has hit Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the horrendous terror attacks of Easter Sunday. In the three days immediately ... Read More

Explosions rock Sri Lankan town as police hunt for Islamic terrorists behind Easter bombings

Explosions rock Sri Lankan town as police hunt for Islamic terrorists behind Easter bombings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 15:38 0

Three explosions have reportedly rocked a city on Sri Lanka’s eastern seaboard as the police and the army carry out searches targeting suspects from last ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15 0

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

Centel Announces all-times high and annual cash dividend

Centel Announces all-times high and annual cash dividend

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 08:15 0

Central Plaza Hotel Public Company Limited (“CENTEL”) (SET: CENTEL) today announced that the shareholders in their AGM 1/2562 have passed the resolution of an annual ... Read More

Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai

Arabian Travel Week launches in Dubai

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 09:40 0

Reed Travel Exhibitions will launch Arabian Travel Week – an umbrella brand comprising four co-located shows – during the 2019 edition of Arabian Travel Market ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 05:16 0

The newly appointed CEO for the African Tourism Board, Ms. Doris Woerfel from Pretoria, South Africa, issued her initial welcome message to ATB members today. ... Read More

Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant

Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 20:11 0

An explosion took place in Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo’s Table One Restaurant on Easter Sunday during Easter Brunch at 9.05 am. As reported on eTurboNews on ... Read More

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:20 0

After an Easter of Terror Sri Lanka needs a hug. Easter Monday is the day hugs are pouring in from every corner of the world. ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 22:07 0

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to strengthen security as Hotels have ... Read More

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

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 10:12 0

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

Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka

Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 08:06 3

Shangri La Colombo Veteran chef Shantha Mayadunne and her daughter are among 138 or more dead this morning at 6 deadly terror blasts on Easter ... Read More

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 06:19 1

The Shangri La Hotel Colombo, the Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Kochchikade and Negombo were targeted by terrorists today in Sri Lanka. This is ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett named PATWA advisor

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett named PATWA advisor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 22:12 0

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has accepted an invitation to become an advisor to international travel writers’ group — Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA). ... Read More

Centara identifies technological and social trends that will shape the hospitality industry in the next 10 years

Centara identifies technological and social trends that will shape the hospitality industry in the next 10 years

editor editor- April 18, 2019 03:00 0

Global hospitality is at a crossroads. In the last 20 years, technology has transformed every aspect of the guest journey, from online bookings to in-room ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism

Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 20:15 2

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is returning to China to promote international tourism business. The appointment is at the Shanghai World Travel Fair (SWTF), one of ... Read More

SriLankan Airlines’ new plan to be like Emirates

SriLankan Airlines’ new plan to be like Emirates

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 16, 2019 23:48 0

In a bid to turn the loss making airline into a profitable venture, SriLankan Airlines has come up with a five-year strategic plan. Part of ... Read More

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