Tag: terrorists

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

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

Hotel Gwadar clearance operation completed: All terrorists killed

Hotel Gwadar clearance operation completed: All terrorists killed

editor editor- May 13, 2019 22:36 0

Pakistan Security Forces have completed the clearance operation at the luxury Pearl Continental (PC) Hotel Gwadar. All three terrorists have been killed. The terrorists’ bodies ... 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

Chief Assignment Editor 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

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

Chief Assignment Editor 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

Explosions rock Sri Lankan town as police hunt for Islamic terrorists behind Easter bombings

Explosions rock Sri Lankan town as police hunt for Islamic terrorists behind Easter bombings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 15:38 0

Three explosions have reportedly rocked a city on Sri Lanka’s eastern seaboard as the police and the army carry out searches targeting suspects from last ... 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

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

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

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 18:25 0

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because it removes Israeli-owned rentals in the ... Read More

Airbnb banned from Texas contracts due to anti-Semitic actions

Airbnb banned from Texas contracts due to anti-Semitic actions

editor editor- March 2, 2019 00:11 0

In response to Airbnb’s anti-Semitic decision to de-list Jewish-owned properties, but no others, in the disputed territory known as the West Bank, the Texas State ... 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

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

Chief Assignment Editor 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

Nairobi attack predicted to have minimal impact on tourism

Nairobi attack predicted to have minimal impact on tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 16:30 0

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

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:09 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 03:59 0

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

Al-Qaeda terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, fatalities reported

Al-Qaeda terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, fatalities reported

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 15:29 0

A hotel and office complex in an upscale area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi were hit by two explosions earlier on Tuesday, with live footage ... Read More

Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria

Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria

editor editor- January 8, 2019 23:07 0

The US government website warns travelers to exercise increased caution when traveling in Algeria due to terrorism. Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 01:20 0

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

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 19:59 0

The U.S. State Department today issued a travel advisory for Indonesia. This advisory is asking American Tourists to reconsider travel to Central Sulawesi and Papua ... Read More

Swiss – Spanish Citizen involved in beheading tourists in Morocco?

Swiss – Spanish Citizen involved in beheading tourists in Morocco?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 00:33 0

The mastermind and teacher who helped ISIS members in Morocco to kill and later beheaded 2 tourists from Denmark and Norway may be a dual ... 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

Tourists in Barcelona be aware : Terror Alert issued by U.S. authorities

Tourists in Barcelona be aware : Terror Alert issued by U.S. authorities

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2018 08:41 0

A Moroccan in his 30's is planning a truck or bus ramming attack in Barcelona. This is stated on a tweet posted today. Barcelona is ... Read More

Bomb blast rocks northern Tanzania tourist city of Arusha again

Bomb blast rocks northern Tanzania tourist city of Arusha again

editor editor- June 17, 2013 00:30 0

TANZANIA (eTN) - A bomb blast which hit Tanzania’s northern tourist city of Arusha Saturday evening had raised an eyebrow over volatile security in Tanzania ... Read More

Mass attack on Malindi Casino leaves 8 dead and several injured

Mass attack on Malindi Casino leaves 8 dead and several injured

editor editor- March 29, 2013 00:52 0

(eTN) - Suspected members of the banned MRC, a coastal terrorist group seeking to break away from the Republic of Kenya and form their own ... Read More

9/11 remembered

9/11 remembered

editor editor- September 12, 2012 10:46 0

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

Taliban consolidating to recapture Swat

Taliban consolidating to recapture Swat

editor editor- June 29, 2012 07:44 0

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - Terror may be heading back to Swat Valley in Pakistan, after Taliban leader, Fazlullah, who almost succeeded in controlling Nuristan and ... Read More

Why are terrorists attacking tourists?

Why are terrorists attacking tourists?

editor editor- April 16, 2012 05:38 0

(eTN) - The headline news in eTN about the takeover of Timbuktu by Islamists compels tourism stakeholders to think sincerely why such events are happening ... Read More

Terrorism and Taliban winning over tourism in Pakistan

Terrorism and Taliban winning over tourism in Pakistan

editor editor- April 9, 2012 13:29 0

ISLAMABAD - It looks like terrorism is winning again over tourism in Pakistan, and the most beautiful and peaceful valley of Pakistan, which is Gilgit-Baltistan, ... Read More

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