Tag: tensions

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran
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War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- ... Read More

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning
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Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have ... Read More

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’
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China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019

The government of China warned its citizens on Monday of the risk in planning to study abroad at an American ... Read More

IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed
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IATA forecast for global aviation in 2019 is not so good for reasons listed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to ... Read More

India lifts all air traffic restrictions imposed after February flare-up with Pakistan
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India lifts all air traffic restrictions imposed after February flare-up with Pakistan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

India has lifted all the restrictions that were imposed on air traffic back in February over the surge in hostilities ... Read More

IATA:  Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend
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IATA: Air cargo demand continues negative 2019 trend

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne ... Read More

Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy
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Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

“Chinese tourism is FIT and healthy.” That is the latest evaluation after a research company analysed over 17 million flight ... Read More

IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April
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IATA: Solid Passenger Demand Growth in April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers ... Read More

U.S. Travel concerned over tensions with China
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U.S. Travel concerned over tensions with China

editor editor- May 28, 2019

Competition between China and the U.S. has intensified on several fronts including trade and technology, the South China Sea and ... Read More

FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf
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FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019

In a chilling reminder of the downing of Iran Air flight 655 by a US missile, an FAA notice said ... Read More

Security alert: US Embassy in Baghdad warns Americans not to travel to Iraq
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Security alert: US Embassy in Baghdad warns Americans not to travel to Iraq

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

The US Embassy in Iraq has issued a security alert, warning US citizens of “heightened tensions” in the country and ... Read More

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead
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European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019

According to the European Travel Commission's latest quarterly report, "European Tourism - Trends & Prospects 2019", Europe kicked off 2019 ... Read More

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?
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Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

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

FAA issues travel advisory for Venezuela
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FAA issues travel advisory for Venezuela

editor editor- May 1, 2019

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a travel advisory for the territory and airspace of Venezuela due ... Read More

Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing
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Arab Hotel Investment Conference is back: Why it’s so amazing

mm Elisabeth Lang - special to eTN- April 11, 2019

Last year, the move of the 14th Arab Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) from Dubai Jumeirah Madinat to the neighboring Emirate ... Read More

FAA issues emergency order: US Civil aviation for Libya
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FAA issues emergency order: US Civil aviation for Libya

editor editor- April 6, 2019

The FAA is concerned about increased tensions associated with the current conflict for control of the capital, Tripoli. Libya National ... Read More

IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid
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IATA Report: Aviation continues to deliver solid

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February 2019 showing total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) ... Read More

Air freight demand still spiraling down
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Air freight demand still spiraling down

editor editor- April 3, 2019

For the fourth consecutive month, global air freight performance has reported a negative year-on-year growth and the worst performance in ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle
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Travel Trends Index: International and domestic travel growth projected to dwindle

editor editor- April 2, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2% year-over-year in February, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel Trends ... Read More

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC
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How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping out ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city
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2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

Air freight – worst performance in the last three years
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Air freight – worst performance in the last three years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight ton ... Read More

Italian government to decide Turin-Lyon high-speed rail’s fate ‘by Friday’
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Italian government to decide Turin-Lyon high-speed rail’s fate ‘by Friday’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has said the government expected to take a decision by Friday over an Italy-France high-speed ... Read More

IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand
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IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2019 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometers or ... Read More

Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence
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Domestic, international travel weather shutdown turbulence

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.2 percent year-over-year in January, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel ... Read More

Pakistan resumes train service with neighboring India
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Pakistan resumes train service with neighboring India

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019

A Pakistani railway official has said a key train service with neighboring India has resumed. The move is seen as ... Read More

US travel sector retains  Number One status and grows despite trade tensions
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US travel sector retains Number One status and grows despite trade tensions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

The United States retained its status as the world’s largest Travel & Tourism economy despite a standstill in international visitors ... Read More

Vietnam detains, threatens to deport Trump and Kim Jong Un impersonators
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Vietnam detains, threatens to deport Trump and Kim Jong Un impersonators

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019

Tensions are running high in the Vietnamese capital, where this year’s first meeting of the US President and North Korean ... Read More

European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties
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European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

According to the European Travel Commission's latest report "European Tourism -Trends & Prospects 2018", Europe remains the most visited region ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US
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Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

editor editor- February 14, 2019

The number of tourists arriving in the United States from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2%* last year, The ... Read More

IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018
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IATA: Healthy airline passenger demand continued in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2018 showing that demand (revenue passenger kilometers or ... Read More

IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%
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IATA: Air freight demand ends year up 3.5%

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2018 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in ... Read More

Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge
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Travel Trends Index: Domestic business travel projected to surge

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Travel to and within the U.S. grew 3.6 percent year-over-year in December, according to the U.S. Travel Association's latest Travel ... Read More

Airlines from 28 EU states and Qatar now have unlimited access to their respective territories
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Airlines from 28 EU states and Qatar now have unlimited access to their respective territories

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

Today, European Commissioner for Mobility and Transport, Mrs. Violeta Bulc, announced that the European Union and the State of Qatar ... Read More

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