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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

Shabbat Shalom and Happy Shavuot from Mexicali
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Shabbat Shalom and Happy Shavuot from Mexicali

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 9, 2019

It is a cool 98 degrees today.  For this part of the desert this is cool and it reminds us of ... Read More

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans
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American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

The results of GGA 19th annual Holiday Barometer were released today. This year’s barometer found that the number of Americans ... Read More

Kid-Friendly taxi app offer rides for Orlando visitors to theme parks, Disney, Kennedy Space Center and more
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Kid-Friendly taxi app offer rides for Orlando visitors to theme parks, Disney, Kennedy Space Center and more

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

Parents who fear traveling with car seats when calling a taxi from Orlando International Airport now have a new option ... Read More

‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history
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‘Extreme vetting’: US visa applicants now required to submit their social media history

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019

The United States Department of State has begun requiring temporary visitors and those seeking permanent residence to submit five years’ ... Read More

Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer
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Gains of LGBTQ rights in some Middle East and North Africa nations may be a game-changer

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New ... 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

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral
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US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the ... Read More

Armed terrorists storm five-star hotel in Pakistan, one person killed in attack
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Armed terrorists storm five-star hotel in Pakistan, one person killed in attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019

Gunshots were heard as a group of armed gunmen stormed a private five-star hotel in the southwestern Pakistani port-city of ... 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

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 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

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

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

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested
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Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

The mayor of Utrecht has confirmed that three people have been killed in the shooting. Dutch police have identified a ... 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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

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

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

dusitD2 Nairobi hotel to reopen after January terrorist attack
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dusitD2 Nairobi hotel to reopen after January terrorist attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019

Jolo Island in the Philippines means a mixture of Muslims and Christians trying to live together. The region had big ... 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

ISIS ready to blow up a Costa del Sol Tourism festival
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ISIS ready to blow up a Costa del Sol Tourism festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019

Costa del Sol is one of the most known travel and tourism destinations in Spain. The Costa del Sol is ... Read More

Nairobi attack predicted to have minimal impact on tourism
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Nairobi attack predicted to have minimal impact on tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019

The impact of the terrorist attack on the DusitD2 hotel in Nairobi this week is predicted to have a minimal ... 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

Global Tourism Resilience Center offers assistance for Kenya
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Global Tourism Resilience Center offers assistance for Kenya

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019

The official opening for the Global Tourism Resilience Center is planned on January 20, and the center is busy already reaching ... Read More

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes
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Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the ... 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

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