Tag: struggle

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 17:05 0

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New York and in Geneva may ... Read More

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

BestCities launch Inspiring Young Leaders program

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 18:40 0

BestCities Global Alliance has today launched the Inspiring Young Leaders program, and has recognized two associations who have committed to actively encouraging youth engagement ahead ... Read More

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:24 0

Consumer rights advocacy group released the results of a new study showing that United States airlines wrongfully reject more than 25% of compensation claims, indicating ... Read More

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019 19:58 0

The official launch of the African Tourism Board is only about two weeks away. On April 11 at 15.30 the Cape Town International Convention Centre ... Read More

It is wine time: Meet the new competition

It is wine time: Meet the new competition

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- March 16, 2019 18:43 0

APVSA Introduces Wine-Entrepreneurs to Global Markets The Association for the Promotion of Wines and Spirits in North America (APVSA), headquartered in Montreal, Canada, provides assistance ... Read More

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations

editor editor- March 12, 2019 19:30 0

Cape Town, South Africa, was selected as one of 15 top global destinations to be chosen as ideal subjects for a case study by the ... Read More

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 20:25 0

Any passenger planning on boarding a long-haul flight, which includes any flight that requires five or more hours of travel time, should brace themselves for ... Read More

Indian Ocean tortoise at Seychelles Aldabra atoll endangered by plastic pollution

Indian Ocean tortoise at Seychelles Aldabra atoll endangered by plastic pollution

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 26, 2019 02:09 0

Seychelles Aldabra atoll tortoises are being affected by eating plastic debris. One tortoise was found with half a flip-flop in its pile of dung. A ... Read More

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

Traveling to Hawaii? How LGBTQ friendly is the Aloha State?

editor editor- January 31, 2019 22:36 0

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their 5th annual State Equality Index (SEI), a comprehensive report detailing statewide ... Read More

Solomon Islands aims to attract 60,000 visitors annually by 2025

Solomon Islands aims to attract 60,000 visitors annually by 2025

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 02:15 0

The Solomon Islands government is looking to the tourism sector to attract 60,000 visitors annually by 2025, in the process netting the country’s economy SBD1 ... 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

Privatizing Air Zimbabwe only way to save the carrier

Privatizing Air Zimbabwe only way to save the carrier

editor editor- September 19, 2011 06:58 0

Not a single passenger turned up to board Air Zimbabwe on Friday. Read More

Jordan’s tourism revenues drop 12 percent

editor editor- July 25, 2011 10:55 0

Although the tourism sector has exhibited steady growth in recent years, this year is witnessing a downturn in the industry’s growth that has so far ... Read More

South Africa’s tourism continues to struggle

South Africa’s tourism continues to struggle

editor editor- July 23, 2011 06:25 0

The travel and tourism sector continued to suffer as a result of prevailing poor economic conditions according to the FNB/Grant Thornton tourism business index. Read More

North Africa struggles to win back tourists

North Africa struggles to win back tourists

editor editor- May 16, 2011 05:10 0

Tour operators have reduced the cost of packages to Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco in response to declining visitor numbers. Read More

Egyptian unrest affects European travel sector

Egyptian unrest affects European travel sector

editor editor- February 12, 2011 05:58 0

Political unrest in Egypt has battered the country’s crucial tourism industry and affected the European travel sector as well. Read More

Israeli blockade strangles Gaza tourism

Israeli blockade strangles Gaza tourism

editor editor- December 27, 2010 05:02 0

Once tourism contributed a lot to employment and in the Gaza strip and was a good source of hard currency. Read More

Obamas’ vacation puts Hawaii’s struggling tourism industry in spotlight

Obamas’ vacation puts Hawaii’s struggling tourism industry in spotlight

editor editor- January 4, 2010 01:51 0

Between dealing with terrorism threats and crises abroad, President Barack Obama has been unwinding in Hawaii with his family. They've snorkeled in pristine bays and ... Read More

Armenia’s battle for tourists

Armenia’s battle for tourists

editor editor- November 16, 2009 05:46 0

On a hillside in the outskirts of Yerevan, capital of Armenia, there is a black-and-white picture of a 24-year-old man. Read More

US Airways to cut 600 ground jobs

US Airways to cut 600 ground jobs

editor editor- July 15, 2009 03:58 0

MINNEAPOLIS — US Airways is cutting 600 ground jobs this fall as it continues to struggle with the slow economy. Read More

Amid stormy economic times Uganda’s tourism sector struggles to stay afloat

Amid stormy economic times Uganda’s tourism sector struggles to stay afloat

editor editor- June 24, 2009 03:32 0

Kampala — Uganda's wild animals, cultural heritage and its beautiful scenery are increasingly becoming a lucrative source of foreign exchange income for the country. Read More

UK tourism struggles even with the Brits holidaying at home

UK tourism struggles even with the Brits holidaying at home

editor editor- June 22, 2009 04:40 0

With dreams of foreign beaches dashed on the rocks of the credit crunch, many Britons are heading to seasides nearer home this year. Read More

American, US Airways struggle for credit as rates rise in slump

editor editor- April 6, 2009 04:37 0

American Airlines, US Airways Group Inc. and U.S. carriers borrowing to refinance debt and buy jets may struggle to find lenders and have to pay ... Read More

Cities scramble as business travel declines

Cities scramble as business travel declines

editor editor- February 27, 2009 03:57 0

Gone are the days, it seems, when executives can comfortably lounge poolside, expensing meetings and meals along with margaritas and massages. Read More

All that glitter isn’t gold in Vegas

All that glitter isn’t gold in Vegas

editor editor- January 5, 2009 03:53 0

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas has staked its future on 320-thread count linens, 2,200 square-foot suites, filet mignon, Chanel, seaweed wraps, and $5,000 bets on ... Read More

Mumbai hotels, in spotlight after attacks, struggle to recover

Mumbai hotels, in spotlight after attacks, struggle to recover

editor editor- December 19, 2008 03:03 0

As the Mumbai hotels struck in last month’s terrorist attacks prepare to reopen after three weeks of repairs, competitors across the nation’s financial capital are ... Read More

Italian tourism struggling

Italian tourism struggling

editor editor- November 5, 2008 02:49 0

Drawing visitors to a land boasting Roman ruins, Venetian canals and Renaissance art ought to be a breeze, but Italy's new tourism chief is instead ... Read More

Tiger’s tough fight in airlines jungle

Tiger’s tough fight in airlines jungle

editor editor- March 31, 2008 07:05 0

TIGER Airways has lost its second chief financial officer in less than two years, amid speculation that the Singapore Airlines-backed low-cost carrier is also struggling ... Read More

The Crescent City fights back

editor editor- February 18, 2008 12:11 0

Let's get one thing clear: New Orleans is not under water. In fact, all the water was gone back in September 2005. Amazingly, when I ... Read More

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