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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?
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Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

The good news, there has never been a better time to visit Sri Lanka. It's true when it comes to ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 19, 2019

An explosion targeting a tourist bus near a museum in the Giza pyramid complex has left at least 16 people ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020
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Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

The 26th Las Vegas International Tourism Safety and Security Conference in 27 years was concluded last week. Next year a ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination
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African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

The newly appointed CEO for the African Tourism Board, Ms. Doris Woerfel from Pretoria, South Africa, issued her initial welcome ... 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

Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress,  Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement
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Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress, Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The European Union High Representative Vice-President Federica Mogherini issued a statement after the deadly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka this ... 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

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey
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US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

editor editor- February 16, 2019

The U.S. Travel Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, today issued a "Level 3: Reconsider Travel" advisory for Turkey ... Read More

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!
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TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative of ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?
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What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is ... Read More

FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House
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FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019

A Georgia man, Hasher Jallal Taheb, accused of planning to use an anti-tank rocket and explosives to commit terrorist attacks ... Read More

Statement from Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett  on terror situation in Nairobi, Kenya
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Statement from Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett on terror situation in Nairobi, Kenya

editor editor- January 17, 2019

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett today issued a statement regarding the terrorist attack of DusitD2 Hotel and Office ... Read More

Tourists are coming back to Brussels in their droves
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Tourists are coming back to Brussels in their droves

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019

In 2018, almost 8.5 million overnight stays were recorded in the capital. What’s more, the leisure tourism sector is undergoing ... Read More

Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia
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Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

US Department of State issued Level 2 Travel Advisory (Exercise Increased Caution) for Tunisia. The warning was issued due to ... Read More

IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black
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IATA: Airlines heading for a decade in the black

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts the global airline industry net profit to be $35.5 billion in 2019, slightly ... Read More

Terror shooting in Strasbourg: 2 dead near popular tourist Christmas Market
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Terror shooting in Strasbourg: 2 dead near popular tourist Christmas Market

editor editor- December 11, 2018

A gunman is reportedly on the run in Strasbourg after shooting two people dead and injuring at least 11 others ... 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

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Asia Pacific air travel shows encouraging growth

editor editor- March 22, 2017

Figures show that from January to mid-March this year total Japanese outbound travel was up 4.1% when compared to 2016 ... Read More

9/11 remembered
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9/11 remembered

editor editor- September 12, 2012

(eTN) – Today, the 11th anniversary of the most heinous terror strike ever, will be remembered by the families and ... Read More

Bali hotels on high alert after terrorist attacks in Solo
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Bali hotels on high alert after terrorist attacks in Solo

editor editor- September 5, 2012

BALI, Indonesia - Following terrorist attacks in Solo (Surakarta), Central Java, early last week, Bali is on high alert to ... Read More

Pakistan preempts Eid attacks
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Pakistan preempts Eid attacks

editor editor- August 23, 2012

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The government of Pakistan foiled around 13 attempts to plant explosive devices at markets, where families were ... Read More

Who wants to be a tourist in these turbulent times?
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Who wants to be a tourist in these turbulent times?

editor editor- July 20, 2012

A terrorist explosion in Bulgaria. Tourist kidnappings in Egypt. Sometimes violent demonstrations in Greece. A coup in Mali. Deadly drug ... Read More

Second blast in Nairobi kills one, injures dozens
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Second blast in Nairobi kills one, injures dozens

editor editor- October 25, 2011

Nairobi was stunned by a second attack yesterday evening. This time at least one life has been lost and at ... Read More

US Embassy in Kenya warns Americans of threat of terrorist attacks
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US Embassy in Kenya warns Americans of threat of terrorist attacks

editor editor- October 23, 2011

The US Embassy in Kenya said on Saturday that it has received credible information of attacks directed at “prominent Kenyan ... Read More

Ten years after 9/11: the impact on travel
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Ten years after 9/11: the impact on travel

editor editor- September 10, 2011

On the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is ... Read More

UN condemns terrorist bomb attacks in India
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UN condemns terrorist bomb attacks in India

editor editor- July 14, 2011

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council condemned the terrorist attacks that struck various parts of the Indian ... Read More

Tourist alert: 26/11-like attacks on London feared
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Tourist alert: 26/11-like attacks on London feared

editor editor- July 15, 2009

LONDON - Terrorists are planning attacks on London's tourist hotspots by sending explosive-laden boats down the Thames river, with an ... Read More

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