Tag: swine flu

WTTC yearly summit: how important is thee?

WTTC yearly summit: how important is thee?

editor editor- June 10, 2011 23:25 0

The World Travel & Tourism Summit’s (WTTC) yearly Global Travel & Tourism Summit, by pure coincidence, has become the ideal platform to discuss global travel ... Read More

Iranians warned about new wave of swine flu

Iranians warned about new wave of swine flu

editor editor- March 31, 2010 06:45 0

An Iranian health official has warned about a new wave of swine flu across the country in the spring with predicted A-H1N1 virus mutation. Read More

How resilient was tourism in 2009?

How resilient was tourism in 2009?

editor editor- December 29, 2009 07:55 0

The tourism industry worldwide began 2009 well prepared for a bumpy ride. The days of confused and panicked reactions to risk and crises are gradually ... Read More

New year, new beginnings?

New year, new beginnings?

editor editor- December 29, 2009 07:47 0

The dawn of a new year almost always means hopes for a better year than the year that has just passed. Read More

Swine flu concerns hurt Saudi’s tourist revenues

Swine flu concerns hurt Saudi’s tourist revenues

editor editor- November 24, 2009 04:49 0

JEDDAH - Saudi Arabia, which has already seen a sharp decline in the number of religious tourists over the first nine months of this year, ... Read More

Mexico Spending $90M on celeb ad campaign for tourism

Mexico Spending $90M on celeb ad campaign for tourism

editor editor- November 4, 2009 06:31 0

If the rich, famous and pretty are returning to Mexico's beaches now that officials say the swine flu epidemic is waning, won't everyone else? Read More

Castro: Cuba’s swine flu ‘from US tourists’

Castro: Cuba’s swine flu ‘from US tourists’

editor editor- November 2, 2009 06:41 0

Cuba's former leader, Fidel Castro, has blamed the growth in swine flu on an increase in US visitors to the island. Read More

Will travel industry catch swine flu?

Will travel industry catch swine flu?

editor editor- October 27, 2009 04:49 0

The U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention is reporting the H1N1 virus is now "widespread" in 46 of 50 states. Numerous schools have been ... Read More

Will Mexico recuperate from the tourism crash?

Will Mexico recuperate from the tourism crash?

editor editor- October 21, 2009 10:11 0

Statements made by an official with Mexico’s National Migration Institute (INM) this week confirmed the depth of his country’s tourism crisis. Read More

Rwanda’s tourism not affected by swine flu

Rwanda’s tourism not affected by swine flu

editor editor- October 19, 2009 06:22 0

Kigali — Despite the current internal outbreak of the Influenza A H1N1, also known as Swine Flu, officials from the Rwanda Development Board-Tourism and Conservation ... Read More

Gulf travelers fear the swine flu and stay at home

Gulf travelers fear the swine flu and stay at home

editor editor- October 6, 2009 05:03 0

According to airline officials and industry data, Gulf residents stayed home in greater numbers this summer due to fears over the H1N1 “swine flu” pandemic ... Read More

French tourist dies of swine flu in Greece

French tourist dies of swine flu in Greece

editor editor- September 16, 2009 02:54 0

ATHENS — Greek authorities say a French tourist has died of swine flu - the country's second death from the virus. Read More

Airlines: It’s all about making people feel safe when they fly

Airlines: It’s all about making people feel safe when they fly

editor editor- September 3, 2009 05:37 0

After a briefing Tuesday on the Swine Flu, President Barack Obama said the government will strongly recommend that Americans get a Swine Flu vaccine, but ... Read More

Russia contains H1N1 virus as its global spread continues

Russia contains H1N1 virus as its global spread continues

editor editor- August 28, 2009 07:12 0

According to the World Health Organisation, Russia is still in the category of “countries not yet hit” by the swine flu pandemic. Read More

Travelers get ready: Swine flu might be back

Travelers get ready: Swine flu might be back

editor editor- August 27, 2009 07:40 0

Was it an abundance of caution or downright panic that led a White House panel to suggest a second wave of swine flu could kill ... Read More

New Zealand: Asian tourist numbers well down

New Zealand: Asian tourist numbers well down

editor editor- August 24, 2009 04:32 0

An ongoing surge in Australian tourist numbers caused visitor arrivals to increase slightly in July but visitor numbers from Asia are still well down, according ... Read More

H1N1 not affecting India’s travel industry

editor editor- August 11, 2009 06:10 0

Business and leisure travel in India shows no signs of being adversely hit by H1N1. Business houses say that although they are being careful, they ... Read More

Skal proactive on Influenza A

Skal proactive on Influenza A

editor editor- August 7, 2009 03:27 0

As Influenza A continues to be a challenge for mankind, Skål International has joined forces with Johnson Diversey to develop a website dedicated for Skål ... Read More

Swine flu hits “Ruby Princess” in Greek port

Swine flu hits “Ruby Princess” in Greek port

editor editor- July 28, 2009 05:34 0

The Princess Cruises ship the "Ruby Princess" was inspected for swine flu when it stopped in Greece on the request of the cruise line. Read More

Passengers traffic for Asian legacy carriers collapse

Passengers traffic for Asian legacy carriers collapse

editor editor- July 27, 2009 00:12 0

The release of half-year results for Asia Pacific Airlines Association (AAPA), which comprises 16 major airlines in the region, has seen a dramatic decrease in ... Read More

Is it time to rethink Bali’s response to H1N1?

Is it time to rethink Bali’s response to H1N1?

editor editor- July 22, 2009 01:44 0

Bali's transparency and aggressive steps to thwart the spread of "swine flu" or the H1N1 Virus are worthy of praise. Read More

UK airlines stop H1N1 victims from boarding planes

UK airlines stop H1N1 victims from boarding planes

editor editor- July 21, 2009 05:31 0

LONDON, England - British airlines have put into effect measures to stop people with swine flu boarding flights in a bid to prevent the virus ... Read More

Tourists cancel trips to Argentina as swine flu deaths reach 137

editor editor- July 18, 2009 03:28 0

Travelers are cancelling trips to Argentina over the swine flu pandemic, which has killed at least 137 people since June, making it the worst hit ... Read More

THAI suffers from swine flu scare

THAI suffers from swine flu scare

editor editor- July 16, 2009 13:04 0

Chang Mai, Thailand (eTN) - According to the latest breaking news of the Bangkok Post newspaper, Thai Airways International faces a sharp fall in passenger ... Read More

Muslim Hajj season threatened by swine flu

Muslim Hajj season threatened by swine flu

editor editor- July 16, 2009 07:35 0

Two Hajj pilgrims from Iran have contracted the H1N1 virus, according to reports from the country's official news agency. Read More

UK exports more H1N1 cases

UK exports more H1N1 cases

editor editor- July 13, 2009 03:05 0

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - Following the breaking news a few days ago that Kenya reported the first case of the H1N1 flu, brought to the ... Read More

Kenya reports first swine flu case

Kenya reports first swine flu case

editor editor- July 6, 2009 11:45 0

Following the breaking news a few days ago that Kenya reported the first case of the H1N1 flu, brought to the country from Britain, news ... Read More

Swine flu confirmed in Bali

Swine flu confirmed in Bali

editor editor- July 3, 2009 04:39 0

At least four foreign visitors suffering from the H1N1 Virus have been warded briefly at the Denpasar Sanglah General Hospital's isolation ward. Read More

Swine flu, Australian tourism and travel insurance? Some worries, mate

Swine flu, Australian tourism and travel insurance? Some worries, mate

editor editor- July 2, 2009 05:14 0

Since my last eTN article on this issue a few short weeks ago, there have been some worrying developments in Australia. Read More

First h1n1 ‘swine flu’ case in Kenya ‘imported’

First h1n1 ‘swine flu’ case in Kenya ‘imported’

editor editor- July 1, 2009 09:50 0

Kenyan authorities were swift to point out, that a British student – presently in Western Kenya – was found with the dreaded ‘swine flu’ and ... Read More

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