Tag: terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

editor editor- May 17, 2019 22:17 0

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

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

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

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:13 0

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

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes

US travelers warned about mandatory Real-ID requirement changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 16:45 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019 19:35 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38 0

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

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019 22:12 0

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

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 16:25 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15 0

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

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:20 0

After an Easter of Terror Sri Lanka needs a hug. Easter Monday is the day hugs are pouring in from every corner of the world. ... Read More

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

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 22:07 0

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to strengthen security as Hotels have ... Read More

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

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 08:06 3

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

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019 04:48 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 03:08 1

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

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

editor editor- January 17, 2019 23:14 0

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

Egypt boosts nationwide security for Christmas and New Year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 23:15 0

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

Police: Iranian agents planned attacks on tourist facilities in Kenya

Police: Iranian agents planned attacks on tourist facilities in Kenya

editor editor- July 4, 2012 09:51 0

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

Nairobi  bomb blast may be another blow for tourism

Nairobi bomb blast may be another blow for tourism

editor editor- May 28, 2012 19:41 0

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

Muslim terrorists target tourists in Thailand

Muslim terrorists target tourists in Thailand

editor editor- April 2, 2012 06:54 0

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

Israeli tourists become likely terror targets in India

editor editor- February 14, 2012 07:46 0

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

Suspect in terror attacks on Bangkok tourist sites detained

Suspect in terror attacks on Bangkok tourist sites detained

editor editor- January 16, 2012 07:23 0

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

After decades of neglect Israeli civil aviation needs reform

After decades of neglect Israeli civil aviation needs reform

editor editor- January 19, 2011 05:25 0

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

More police deployed at London transport hubs

More police deployed at London transport hubs

editor editor- January 7, 2011 05:06 0

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

Terror attacks warnings do not deter foreign visitors in Delhi

editor editor- May 4, 2010 05:57 0

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

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

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

editor editor- December 9, 2009 06:44 0

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

Jakarta tourism recovering rapidly after terror attacks, UNWTO says

Jakarta tourism recovering rapidly after terror attacks, UNWTO says

editor editor- July 24, 2009 03:25 0

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

Tourists dead and injured in Cairo bazaar terror attack

Tourists dead and injured in Cairo bazaar terror attack

editor editor- February 23, 2009 08:52 0

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

Bali: Not another Mumbai

Bali: Not another Mumbai

editor editor- January 6, 2009 02:47 0

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

Mumbai will prevail, terror won’t

Mumbai will prevail, terror won’t

editor editor- December 2, 2008 09:38 0

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

Another terrorist attack in India, at least 80 feared dead

Another terrorist attack in India, at least 80 feared dead

editor editor- November 27, 2008 08:23 0

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

Al-Qaida, Pakistani Taliban eyed in Marriott bomb

editor editor- September 22, 2008 05:20 0

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

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