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ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers
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ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu, and the Director General and CEO of International Air ... Read More

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

Aeroflot flights checked at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport after anonymous threats
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Aeroflot flights checked at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport after anonymous threats

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Passenger planes arriving at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport from Moscow are being checked following anonymous threat calls, a spokesman ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way
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Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... Read More

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA
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No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants
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More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting ... 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

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?
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Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place ... 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

Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa opens tomorrow alongside ATM
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Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa opens tomorrow alongside ATM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

More than 300 aviation and airport professionals will be heading to the first CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa (MEIA) ... Read More

African Tourism Board Safety and Travel Security Expert Statement on TOPP
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African Tourism Board Safety and Travel Security Expert Statement on TOPP

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

African Tourism Board Safety and Security expert Dr. Peter Tarlow reminded all ATB members, security incidents around the world once ... Read More

State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation
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State of the Air: Hawaii boasts some of the best air quality in the nation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019

The American Lung Association’s 2019 “State of the Air” report found that Hawaii has some of the cleanest air in ... 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

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years
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Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019

Africa’s vast aviation potential as the continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC will be explored at the ... Read More

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress
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African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 6, 2019

Wildlife is the leading tourist attraction and source of tourist revenue in Africa other than rich historical and cultural heritage ... Read More

Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable
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Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable

editor editor- April 2, 2019

  Two women recently filed lawsuits against several owners and operators of hotels in Philadelphia, alleging that the hotels had ... Read More

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UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be ... Read More

What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?
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What is the discussion at the UNWTO / ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

A Panel discussion is ongoing and a packed program are planned today for delegates in Sai Island, Cabo Verde attending ... Read More

European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves Security Inspection Technology
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European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Approves Security Inspection Technology

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 28, 2019

Rapiscan® Systems, a leading global supplier of security inspection technology, today announced that its 920CT checkpoint screening system has achieved C3 approval from ... 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

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?
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Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

editor editor- March 9, 2019

The First Lady of Iceland, Mrs. Eliza Jean Reid, was honored by the Institute of South Asian Woman (ISAW) during ... Read More

International travel outperforming economic growth
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International travel outperforming economic growth

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

In 2018, the number of outbound trips increased by 5.5 percent, resulting in 1.4 billion international trips. Hence, once again ... Read More

IATA: Cooperation key to keeping aviation secure & doubling passenger demand
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IATA: Cooperation key to keeping aviation secure & doubling passenger demand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together more closely to keep aviation secure ... Read More

How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime
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How Qatar Airways Tackles Global Wildlife Crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Qatar Airways has launched an industry-leading training programme focused on preventing illegal wildlife trafficking. The bespoke e-learning package, developed by ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all
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Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries
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Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first time ... Read More

Leading associations calling for stronger partnerships to counter threats to aviation
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Leading associations calling for stronger partnerships to counter threats to aviation

editor editor- February 20, 2019

MedAire and Control Risks released a joint position paper on best practices to proactively prepare for – and mitigate – ... Read More

IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 
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IATA urges US government, industry, to work together to grow aviation’s benefits 

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the United States government and industry to work together to ensure that aviation ... Read More

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Jamaica takes the lead on Global Tourism Resilience Management

editor editor- February 8, 2019

Resilience is everybody’s business. All policymakers in the Caribbean must be concerned about the resilience of their national sectors amid ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed
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Jamaica Tourism Security team appointed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 5, 2019

Visitor surety is a top priority for Jamaica Tourism. Dr. Andrew Spencer, Executive Director of the Tourism Product Development Company ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center
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Caribbean Tourism strongly endorses Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has reiterated its strong support for the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center which ... Read More

Working with meeting & convention planners
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Working with meeting & convention planners

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- February 4, 2019

Meeting & Convention Planners (MCPs) play a vital part of the tourism industry.   Not only do they often decide what ... Read More

Brisbane International Airport evacuated over bomb scare
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Brisbane International Airport evacuated over bomb scare

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019

"Emergency situation" triggered evacuation of Brisbane International Airport earlier today, after Queensland Police arrested a man who claimed to have ... Read More

Jamaica PM speaks at launch of Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre
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Jamaica PM speaks at launch of Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre

editor editor- January 31, 2019

At the launch of the Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Centre, Jamaica Prime Minister Hon. Andrew Holness shared his ... Read More

Big 6.7 earthquake in Prince Edward Islands area
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Big 6.7 earthquake in Prince Edward Islands area

editor editor- January 22, 2019

A huge 6.7 earthquake shook up the Prince Edward Islands area about an hour ago at 19:01:43 UTC, January 22, ... Read More

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