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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019 23:55 0

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

Shabbat Shalom and Happy Shavuot from Mexicali

Shabbat Shalom and Happy Shavuot from Mexicali

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 9, 2019 19:10 0

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

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 17:34 1

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

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

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 21:11 0

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019 17:55 0

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 17:05 0

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

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:41 0

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

mm 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

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:08 0

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019 15:46 2

Gunshots were heard as a group of armed gunmen stormed a private five-star hotel in the southwestern Pakistani port-city of Gwadar, officials confirmed. At least ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019 22:14 0

The 26th Las Vegas International Tourism Safety and Security Conference in 27 years was concluded last week. Next year a whole new concept of tourism ... 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 bans all face coverings after Islamic terrorists kill 253 people in Easter attacks

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings after Islamic terrorists kill 253 people in Easter attacks

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:40 0

Under a state of emergency after a spate of suicide bombings last week, Sri Lanka has imposed a ban on all forms of face coverings. ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

Sri Lanka Tourism suffers cancellation tsunami

mm 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

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

African Tourism Board CEO declares Africa one tourist destination

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 05:16 0

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

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

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 10:12 0

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

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

Turkish suspect in Utrecht terrorist attack arrested

mm 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

mm 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

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 07:26 0

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping out positive reports on participating countries ... 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

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:42 0

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent monetary policies looming over markets, ... Read More

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

editor editor- February 16, 2019 02:38 0

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

dusitD2 Nairobi hotel to reopen after January terrorist attack

dusitD2 Nairobi hotel to reopen after January terrorist attack

mm 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

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

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 17:25 0

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative of the more than 45,000 Transportation ... Read More

ISIS ready to blow up a Costa del Sol Tourism festival

ISIS ready to blow up a Costa del Sol Tourism festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019 20:10 0

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

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