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Tsunami Warning for South Pacific Island Chain after 7.4 earthquake
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Tsunami Warning for South Pacific Island Chain after 7.4 earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 15, 2019

A tsunami threat has been issued for Kermadec Islands.  Kermadec Islands, volcanic island group in the South Pacific Ocean, 600 ... Read More

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure
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Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

editor editor- June 15, 2019

Last summer, Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport made headlines when passengers were stuck in lines for hours on end as ... 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

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?
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Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

editor editor- May 7, 2019

Electric vehicles (EVs). They need recharging just like a fossil-fuel car needs to stop in at a gas pump. But ... 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

Dispatchers Ratify Contract With Allegiant Air
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Dispatchers Ratify Contract With Allegiant Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

With close to 90 percent of eligible workers participating, flight dispatchers at Allegiant Air have voted overwhelmingly to ratify their ... Read More

Things first-time travelers to Jordan should know
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Things first-time travelers to Jordan should know

editor editor- March 19, 2019

Award-winning Canadian novelist, Colin McAdam, once said, “The best advice I heard before going to Jordan was ‘don’t read anything ... Read More

Record travel insurance claims expected after grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets
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Record travel insurance claims expected after grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

Travel insurance claims advocates at InsureMyTrip are gearing up for a record number of claims following the grounding of Boeing ... Read More

183 passengers trapped on Amtrak train, stranded in snow since Sunday
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183 passengers trapped on Amtrak train, stranded in snow since Sunday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

183 people remain trapped on the Los Angeles-bound Amtrak train in rural Oregon after the train struck a downed tree ... Read More

German Federal President stuck in Ethiopia after government plane breaks
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German Federal President stuck in Ethiopia after government plane breaks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier's flight onboard the Airbus A340 was originally scheduled to depart Addis Ababa for the German capital ... Read More

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors
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Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019

With its palm-fringed beaches, breathtaking mountains, tropical rainforests, and vibrant culture, Sierra Leone is one of West Africa’s most seductive ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police
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“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family of ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?
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Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on ... Read More

Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so fast, says US
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Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so fast, says US

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019

Last year, Russia's JSC Sukhoi Company has signed an agreement to deliver 40 new twin-engine regional passenger jets, Sukhoi Superjet ... Read More

Tourists Evacuated, stranded, cancellations: Chaos in Germany, Switzerland and Austria
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Tourists Evacuated, stranded, cancellations: Chaos in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019

Thousands of tourists ended the last Christmas holiday in the Alps on Sunday being evacuated. This included visitors to the ... Read More

Kashmir travelers annoyed by traffic snarls to Srinagar Airport
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Kashmir travelers annoyed by traffic snarls to Srinagar Airport

editor editor- January 1, 2019

Srinagar International Airport is also known as Sheikh-ul-Alam Airport and is plagued with extreme traffic congestion for travelers. 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

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?
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Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe ... Read More

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Baggage fees strand passenger at the airport for over a week

editor editor- November 3, 2011

Various airline fees can be a pricey annoyance for many passengers, but one caused a whole lot of trouble in ... Read More

Mumbai runway finally cleared
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Mumbai runway finally cleared

editor editor- September 6, 2011

The Turkish Airlines’ Airbus A340 plane, which had skidded three days earlier on the main runway at the airport here ... Read More

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Torrential rain, landslides strand tourists in Uttarakhand

editor editor- September 22, 2010

Dehradun - More than 100 tourists, including many from abroad, were stranded in different areas of Uttarakhand where torrential rain ... Read More

British tourists stuck in Costa Rican mountain pass
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British tourists stuck in Costa Rican mountain pass

editor editor- August 13, 2010

SAN JOSE — Sixteen British tourists remain stuck in a mountain pass in the central American country as rough weather ... Read More

US citizen on the no-fly list allowed to return to US
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US citizen on the no-fly list allowed to return to US

editor editor- July 16, 2010

McLEAN, Va. – A Virginia man whose travels to Yemen caught the attention of the FBI and landed him on ... Read More

Tourist trapped on ski lift, burns cash to attract attention
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Tourist trapped on ski lift, burns cash to attract attention

editor editor- February 16, 2010

German tourist stuck on a ski lift for six hours in the Austrian Alps saved himself by burning bank notes ... Read More

Penguin cruise tourists stuck in ice
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Penguin cruise tourists stuck in ice

editor editor- November 16, 2009

Eighty British tourists on a journey to watch emperor penguins in the Antarctic have been stranded for a week after ... Read More

Senate panel: Airlines must let passengers off stuck planes
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Senate panel: Airlines must let passengers off stuck planes

editor editor- July 22, 2009

U.S. airlines would have to let passengers off planes stuck on tarmacs after three hours, a move urged by consumer ... Read More

Trapped passengers evacuate Singapore ferris wheel
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Trapped passengers evacuate Singapore ferris wheel

editor editor- December 24, 2008

SINGAPORE – More than 100 passengers stranded for six hours on the world's largest ferris wheel were being evacuated and ... Read More

Tokyo airline stuck, waits for a taxi
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Tokyo airline stuck, waits for a taxi

editor editor- November 17, 2008

A Japan Airlines passenger plane from Malaysia became stuck on the runway shortly after landing at Tokyo's main airport. Read More

Tourist sucked into hotel pool filter dies
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Tourist sucked into hotel pool filter dies

editor editor- August 27, 2008

A young French girl drowned while on holiday in Tunisia after her leg became trapped in the filter drain at ... Read More

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