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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience
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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

editor editor- May 17, 2019

A host of offers were shared and discussed, and a final decision on a collective effort will be made next ... Read More

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace
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Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

editor editor- May 17, 2019

Today, the 16th of May, is recognized globally as United Nations’ International Day of Living Together in Peace. It’s a ... Read More

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes
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US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

US states are rushing to become Real-ID compliant in response to federal legislation, which set new, more stringent minimum standards ... Read More

Tunisia: Tourist arrivals up 18 percent, tourism revenues reach $300 million
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Tunisia: Tourist arrivals up 18 percent, tourism revenues reach $300 million

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019

Tunisia has recorded an 18 percent increase in tourist arrivals during the first four months of this year, compared to ... 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

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami
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Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

A tidal wave of cancellations has hit Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the horrendous terror attacks of Easter Sunday. ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray
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Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to ... Read More

Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka
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Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

Shangri La Colombo Veteran chef Shantha Mayadunne and her daughter are among 138 or more dead this morning at 6 ... Read More

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed
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Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019

The U.S. State Department putting Tunisia  as a category 2 risk for U.S. citizens to travel to. This is on ... Read More

Double Deadly Terror Attack in New Zealand: “There is blood everywhere”
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Double Deadly Terror Attack in New Zealand: “There is blood everywhere”

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

"I'm still in shock at the news coming from Christchurch today. To any Muslims, both in New Zealand and around ... Read More

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack
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East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

editor editor- January 17, 2019

Tourism operators in Kenya and the rest of East Africa have expressed their feelings over the recent Nairobi terror attack. Read More

Egypt boosts nationwide security for Christmas and New Year
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Egypt boosts nationwide security for Christmas and New Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018

Egypt's Armed Forces, in coordination with the Ministry of Interior, has intensified measures to secure Christmas and New Year's celebrations ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Police: Iranian agents planned attacks on tourist facilities in Kenya
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Police: Iranian agents planned attacks on tourist facilities in Kenya

editor editor- July 4, 2012

NAIROBI, Kenya - Officials have said that the pair, believed to be members of Iran's secretive Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps' ... Read More

Nairobi  bomb blast may be another blow for tourism
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Nairobi bomb blast may be another blow for tourism

editor editor- May 28, 2012

(eTN) - According to a phoned-in report, while on the road in Kenya, just after 1:00 pm today, an explosion ... Read More

Muslim terrorists target tourists in Thailand
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Muslim terrorists target tourists in Thailand

editor editor- April 2, 2012

Muslim insurgents have widened their bloody attacks in Thailand's south to target busy commercial and tourist areas. Read More

Israeli tourists become likely terror targets in India
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Israeli tourists become likely terror targets in India

editor editor- February 14, 2012

NEW DELHI, India - In recent years, quiet rendezvous points for Jewish travelers, Jewish establishments and Israeli tourists have become ... Read More

Suspect in terror attacks on Bangkok tourist sites detained
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Suspect in terror attacks on Bangkok tourist sites detained

editor editor- January 16, 2012

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thai authorities detained a Swedish-Lebanese man suspected of attempting to attack tourist sites in Bangkok and said ... Read More

After decades of neglect Israeli civil aviation needs reform
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After decades of neglect Israeli civil aviation needs reform

editor editor- January 19, 2011

JERUSALEM — The U.S. government has ranked Israel's air safety among the world's worst, lumping it with countries like Bangladesh, ... Read More

More police deployed at London transport hubs
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More police deployed at London transport hubs

editor editor- January 7, 2011

LONDON – According to British media reports, police presence is being increased at transport hubs in London amid continuing fears ... Read More

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Terror attacks warnings do not deter foreign visitors in Delhi

editor editor- May 4, 2010

New Delhi - Markets in national capital continue to witness normal inflow of foreign tourists despite western countries warning of ... Read More

Israeli tourists urged to avoid Jewish sites, tourist spots in India
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Israeli tourists urged to avoid Jewish sites, tourist spots in India

editor editor- December 9, 2009

The Counter-Terrorism Bureau is recommending that Israeli tourists refrain from congregating at Jewish sites in India because terrorists may be ... Read More

Jakarta tourism recovering rapidly after terror attacks, UNWTO says
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Jakarta tourism recovering rapidly after terror attacks, UNWTO says

editor editor- July 24, 2009

The United Nations World Tourism Organization has said that the tragic bomb attacks that took place on July 17, 2009 ... Read More

Tourists dead and injured in Cairo bazaar terror attack
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Tourists dead and injured in Cairo bazaar terror attack

editor editor- February 23, 2009

Just when safety and security issues have been '”swept under the rug” and forgotten in the bustling streets of Cairo, ... Read More

Bali: Not another Mumbai
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Bali: Not another Mumbai

editor editor- January 6, 2009

In an end of the year briefing by Bali's chief of police, Inspector General Teuku Husein Ashikin, the island's leading ... Read More

Mumbai will prevail, terror won’t
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Mumbai will prevail, terror won’t

editor editor- December 2, 2008

After ten gunmen paralyzed the commercial hub and hospitality center of Mumbai in attacks that killed at least 174 people ... Read More

Another terrorist attack in India, at least 80 feared dead
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Another terrorist attack in India, at least 80 feared dead

editor editor- November 27, 2008

India’s capital of Mumbai has been targeted by terror attacks killing at least 80, by last count. Read More

Al-Qaida, Pakistani Taliban eyed in Marriott bomb
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Al-Qaida, Pakistani Taliban eyed in Marriott bomb

editor editor- September 22, 2008

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Rescuers pulled more bodies from the shell of the truck-bombed Marriott Hotel in Pakistan's capital Sunday, ... Read More

Bali remains a terror target, says former Bali police chief and candidate for governor
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Bali remains a terror target, says former Bali police chief and candidate for governor

editor editor- July 8, 2008

Bali's former chief of police and current gubernatorial candidate, I Made Mangku Pastika, has been quoted in a Sydney Morning ... Read More

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