Tag: swine flu

WTTC yearly summit: how important is thee?
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WTTC yearly summit: how important is thee?

editor editor- June 10, 2011

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

Iranians warned about new wave of swine flu
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Iranians warned about new wave of swine flu

editor editor- March 31, 2010

An Iranian health official has warned about a new wave of swine flu across the country in the spring with ... Read More

How resilient was tourism in 2009?
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How resilient was tourism in 2009?

editor editor- December 29, 2009

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

New year, new beginnings?
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New year, new beginnings?

editor editor- December 29, 2009

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

Swine flu concerns hurt Saudi’s tourist revenues
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Swine flu concerns hurt Saudi’s tourist revenues

editor editor- November 24, 2009

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

Mexico Spending $90M on celeb ad campaign for tourism
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Mexico Spending $90M on celeb ad campaign for tourism

editor editor- November 4, 2009

If the rich, famous and pretty are returning to Mexico's beaches now that officials say the swine flu epidemic is ... Read More

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

editor editor- November 2, 2009

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

Will travel industry catch swine flu?
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Will travel industry catch swine flu?

editor editor- October 27, 2009

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

Will Mexico recuperate from the tourism crash?
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Will Mexico recuperate from the tourism crash?

editor editor- October 21, 2009

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

Rwanda’s tourism not affected by swine flu
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Rwanda’s tourism not affected by swine flu

editor editor- October 19, 2009

Kigali — Despite the current internal outbreak of the Influenza A H1N1, also known as Swine Flu, officials from the ... Read More

Gulf travelers fear the swine flu and stay at home
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Gulf travelers fear the swine flu and stay at home

editor editor- October 6, 2009

According to airline officials and industry data, Gulf residents stayed home in greater numbers this summer due to fears over ... Read More

French tourist dies of swine flu in Greece
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French tourist dies of swine flu in Greece

editor editor- September 16, 2009

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

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

editor editor- September 3, 2009

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

Russia contains H1N1 virus as its global spread continues
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Russia contains H1N1 virus as its global spread continues

editor editor- August 28, 2009

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

Travelers get ready: Swine flu might be back
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Travelers get ready: Swine flu might be back

editor editor- August 27, 2009

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

New Zealand: Asian tourist numbers well down
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New Zealand: Asian tourist numbers well down

editor editor- August 24, 2009

An ongoing surge in Australian tourist numbers caused visitor arrivals to increase slightly in July but visitor numbers from Asia ... Read More

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H1N1 not affecting India’s travel industry

editor editor- August 11, 2009

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

Skal proactive on Influenza A
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Skal proactive on Influenza A

editor editor- August 7, 2009

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

Swine flu hits “Ruby Princess” in Greek port
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Swine flu hits “Ruby Princess” in Greek port

editor editor- July 28, 2009

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

Passengers traffic for Asian legacy carriers collapse
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Passengers traffic for Asian legacy carriers collapse

editor editor- July 27, 2009

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

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

editor editor- July 22, 2009

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
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UK airlines stop H1N1 victims from boarding planes

editor editor- July 21, 2009

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

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Tourists cancel trips to Argentina as swine flu deaths reach 137

editor editor- July 18, 2009

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

THAI suffers from swine flu scare
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THAI suffers from swine flu scare

editor editor- July 16, 2009

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

Muslim Hajj season threatened by swine flu
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Muslim Hajj season threatened by swine flu

editor editor- July 16, 2009

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
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UK exports more H1N1 cases

editor editor- July 13, 2009

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

Kenya reports first swine flu case
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Kenya reports first swine flu case

editor editor- July 6, 2009

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

Swine flu confirmed in Bali
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Swine flu confirmed in Bali

editor editor- July 3, 2009

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

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

editor editor- July 2, 2009

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

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

editor editor- July 1, 2009

Kenyan authorities were swift to point out, that a British student – presently in Western Kenya – was found with ... Read More

Trinidad and Tobago: An unusual mix of crime and tourism
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Trinidad and Tobago: An unusual mix of crime and tourism

editor editor- June 30, 2009

The Caribbean destinations of Trinidad and Tobago (TT) are noted for white sandy beaches and blue green water as well ... Read More

Swine Flu exacerbates recessionary toll on US air travel demand
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Swine Flu exacerbates recessionary toll on US air travel demand

editor editor- June 23, 2009

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, reported today that passenger ... Read More

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA wants FAA to require passenger screening by airlines
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The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA wants FAA to require passenger screening by airlines

editor editor- June 22, 2009

ATLANTA — A national flight attendants union wants the Federal Aviation Administration to require U.S. Read More

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US government responds to Americans quarantined in Thailand because of swine flu

editor editor- June 20, 2009

This Warden Message alerts U.S. citizens to the latest information regarding human cases of 2009-H1N1 Influenza, sometimes referred to as Read More

Increased budget for tourism in Thailand fails to reassure tourism professionals
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Increased budget for tourism in Thailand fails to reassure tourism professionals

editor editor- June 19, 2009

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejajjiva has designated tourism as a national priority. Read More

Message from the deputy mayor of Pattaya city, Thailand
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Message from the deputy mayor of Pattaya city, Thailand

editor editor- June 16, 2009

Two days ago there was a report about two Taiwanese tourists found to have been affected with Influenza AH1N1 while ... Read More

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