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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience
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Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett new cooperation with President Clinton on Tourism Resilience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Alongside President and Secretary Clinton, Jamaica's Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett spoke today the ongoing 4th meeting of ... 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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2019

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

Hotel Gwadar clearance operation completed: All terrorists killed
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Hotel Gwadar clearance operation completed: All terrorists killed

editor editor- May 13, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The Shangri La Hotel Colombo, the Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Kochchikade and Negombo were targeted by terrorists today ... 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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because it ... Read More

Airbnb banned from Texas contracts due to anti-Semitic actions
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Airbnb banned from Texas contracts due to anti-Semitic actions

editor editor- March 2, 2019

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

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

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack
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East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

editor editor- January 17, 2019

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?
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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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019

A hotel and office complex in an upscale area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi were hit by two explosions earlier ... Read More

Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria
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Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria

editor editor- January 8, 2019

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
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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

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi
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US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019

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

Swiss – Spanish Citizen involved in beheading tourists in Morocco?
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Swiss – Spanish Citizen involved in beheading tourists in Morocco?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

The mastermind and teacher who helped ISIS members in Morocco to kill and later beheaded 2 tourists from Denmark and ... Read More

Egypt boosts nationwide security for Christmas and New Year
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Egypt boosts nationwide security for Christmas and New Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018

Egypt's Armed Forces, in coordination with the Ministry of Interior, has intensified measures to secure Christmas and New Year's celebrations ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2018

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

National Safety Council: American children dying while parents get away with it
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National Safety Council: American children dying while parents get away with it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2018

These parents are not terrorists, nor are they criminals, but they get away with killing their children. In the United ... Read More

Bomb blast rocks northern Tanzania tourist city of Arusha again
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Bomb blast rocks northern Tanzania tourist city of Arusha again

editor editor- June 17, 2013

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

Mass attack on Malindi Casino leaves 8 dead and several injured
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Mass attack on Malindi Casino leaves 8 dead and several injured

editor editor- March 29, 2013

(eTN) - Suspected members of the banned MRC, a coastal terrorist group seeking to break away from the Republic of ... 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

Taliban consolidating to recapture Swat
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Taliban consolidating to recapture Swat

editor editor- June 29, 2012

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

Why are terrorists attacking tourists?
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Why are terrorists attacking tourists?

editor editor- April 16, 2012

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

Terrorism and Taliban winning over tourism in Pakistan
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Terrorism and Taliban winning over tourism in Pakistan

editor editor- April 9, 2012

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

Bali police: We guarantee maximum security for tourists
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Bali police: We guarantee maximum security for tourists

editor editor- March 20, 2012

Police on Indonesia's resort island of Bali stepped up security in tourist hotspots yesterday after five suspected terrorists were shot ... Read More

Al Shabab sympathizers suspected to have caused carnage
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Al Shabab sympathizers suspected to have caused carnage

editor editor- March 12, 2012

Kenya’s determination to pursue Al Shabab terrorists deep into Somalia and joining AMISOM, the United Nations and African Union peace-keeping ... Read More

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