Tag: terror

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2019 09:40 0

African Tourism Board CEO Doris Worfel from Pretoria experienced a first-hand account on today's terror attack targeting a tour bus with South African visitors on ... Read More

South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza

South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 19:26 0

South African tourists visiting Cairo on an Egyptian tour were attacked and injured when a roadside exploded next to a bus of tourists, close to ... Read More

16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 19, 2019 16:26 0

An explosion targeting a tourist bus near a museum in the Giza pyramid complex has left at least 16 people injured, according to local authorities. ... Read More

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

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

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

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019 05:01 0

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place in Tel Aviv from May ... 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

Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant

Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 20:11 0

An explosion took place in Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo’s Table One Restaurant on Easter Sunday during Easter Brunch at 9.05 am. As reported on eTurboNews on ... 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

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 06:19 1

The Shangri La Hotel Colombo, the Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Kochchikade and Negombo were targeted by terrorists today in Sri Lanka. This is ... Read More

Four Sri Lankan nationals arrested at London Luton Airport by counter-terrorism police

Four Sri Lankan nationals arrested at London Luton Airport by counter-terrorism police

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 17:31 0

British counter-terror police have arrested four men on suspicion of being members of a banned organization hours after they flew into United Kingdom. The four ... Read More

Mass Panic during Disneyland Paris “Terror Attack” Today

Mass Panic during Disneyland Paris “Terror Attack” Today

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 09:07 0

It was a busy and exciting weekend for Disneyland in Paris, France. Terror, shots, and a mass panic was on the list of uncalled adventures ... 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

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 22:42 0

Utrecht's police chief has confirmed that the 37-year-old Turkish suspect in the deadly shooting on a tram in the Netherlands has been arrested. Gökmen Tanis ... Read More

Three killed in Utrecht terrorist attack, Turkish suspect on the run

Three killed in Utrecht terrorist attack, Turkish suspect on the run

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 15:02 0

The mayor of Utrecht has confirmed that three people have been killed in the shooting. Dutch police have identified a 37-year-old Turkish man as the ... Read More

Why the New Zealand mass murder is a United States Terror Problem?

Why the New Zealand mass murder is a United States Terror Problem?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019 18:04 0

New Zealand tourism means unmatched beauty, adventurous, filled with eclectic animals, people concerned about the environment, and lots of sheep. This country was attacked twice ... 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

No terror when tour bus exploded in Stockholm

No terror when tour bus exploded in Stockholm

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 11:37 0

Earlier Sunday a first suspected terror attack was reported in Stockholm, Sweden. A tourist bus exploded when it hit the top of the entrance of a tunnel. ... Read More

International travel outperforming economic growth

International travel outperforming economic growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 17:20 0

In 2018, the number of outbound trips increased by 5.5 percent, resulting in 1.4 billion international trips. Hence, once again tourism is a key growth ... Read More

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 27, 2019 10:54 2

A majr fire at a train station killed more than 28 people and more than 50 injured in a Cairo train fire, according to a source in Egypt's Health ... Read More

dusitD2 Nairobi hotel to reopen after January terrorist attack

dusitD2 Nairobi hotel to reopen after January terrorist attack

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 17:25 0

Thailand's Dusit International has announced it will reopen the dusitD2 Nairobi hotel at the heart of the 14 Riverside complex as an act of solidarity ... Read More

‘Not terror-related’: Man with ‘knife’ arrested at Heathrow Airport

‘Not terror-related’: Man with ‘knife’ arrested at Heathrow Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2019 17:23 0

Armed police were called in after initial reports of man seen in possession of a knife at London’s major air hub, Heathrow Airport. The person ... Read More

Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold

Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:35 0

Jolo Island in the Philippines means a mixture of Muslims and Christians trying to live together. The region had big plans to become a Boracay type ... Read More

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