Tag: tourist safety

Punta Cana hotels: Promise seal assures tourist safety in Dominican Republic
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Punta Cana hotels: Promise seal assures tourist safety in Dominican Republic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Punta Cana Hotel Consortium issued the following statement regarding tourist safety and security in the Dominican Republic: We are pleased ... Read More

Canada and US issue Dominica travel advisories over ‘civil unrest’
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Canada and US issue Dominica travel advisories over ‘civil unrest’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019

The Government of Canada and the United States Department of State have issued Dominica travel advisories. Travel warnings were issued ... Read More

Chile declares state of emergency as Santiago erupts in riots
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Chile declares state of emergency as Santiago erupts in riots

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2019

The President of Chile president has declared a state of emergency following violent protests sparked by a recent fare hike ... Read More

Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists
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Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019

Sri Lanka's State Minister Harsha de Silva announced that the country is planning an independent security audit to build confidence ... Read More

Guam updates beach signs to improve tourist safety
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Guam updates beach signs to improve tourist safety

editor editor- December 8, 2014

Guam Visitors Bureau recently announced the installation of updated signs to highlight the importance of beach and water safety practices ... Read More

Traveling abroad? Don’t make yourself a target by sticking out as a tourist
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Traveling abroad? Don’t make yourself a target by sticking out as a tourist

editor editor- June 1, 2013

Going to travel abroad? Here's a tip: Blend. Don't stick out as a tourist because it's like wearing a "Mug ... Read More

Criminals target cash-rich Chinese tourists in Paris
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Criminals target cash-rich Chinese tourists in Paris

editor editor- May 30, 2013

A sharp increase in robberies of Chinese tourists in Paris has prompted calls for the French government to step up ... Read More

Hollande: Chinese tourists are safe in France
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Hollande: Chinese tourists are safe in France

editor editor- April 27, 2013

French President Francois Hollande on Thursday said France welcomes all Chinese tourists and promised they will be safe. Read More

Sri Lanka’s police starts tracking foreign tourists to “ensure their safety”
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Sri Lanka’s police starts tracking foreign tourists to “ensure their safety”

editor editor- April 16, 2013

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka's police have begun keeping track of foreign tourists to "ensure their own safety", officials ... Read More

Goa Tourism announces strict measures to ensure tourist safety
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Goa Tourism announces strict measures to ensure tourist safety

editor editor- April 11, 2013

MUMBAI, India - In the aftermath of multiple incidents involving crimes against tourists in the state and travel advisories issued ... Read More

Phuket police chief asks for help to reduce number of crimes against visitors
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Phuket police chief asks for help to reduce number of crimes against visitors

editor editor- March 15, 2013

PHUKET, Thailand - The chief of police in Phuket, Thailand, has asked for help to reduce the number of serious ... Read More

Minister: Live webcams in tourist hotspots to prove Egypt is safe
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Minister: Live webcams in tourist hotspots to prove Egypt is safe

editor editor- February 7, 2013

Egypt's tourism minister plans to install live webcams in holiday hotspots to prove the country's industry remains healthy. Read More

Vietnam bans construction of unsafe wooden tourist boats
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Vietnam bans construction of unsafe wooden tourist boats

editor editor- December 3, 2012

Building new wooden tour boats equipped with sleeping cabins will be forbidden starting from May 1, 2013 in an effort ... Read More

Zanzibar again descends into sectarian violence
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Zanzibar again descends into sectarian violence

editor editor- October 18, 2012

(eTN) - A further outbreak of sectarian violence was reported late yesterday from the Spice Island of Zanzibar, leaving tourism ... Read More

Bali hotels on high alert after terrorist attacks in Solo
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Bali hotels on high alert after terrorist attacks in Solo

editor editor- September 5, 2012

BALI, Indonesia - Following terrorist attacks in Solo (Surakarta), Central Java, early last week, Bali is on high alert to ... Read More

Australia, Britain and France issue travel advisories due to Kenyan riots
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Australia, Britain and France issue travel advisories due to Kenyan riots

editor editor- September 5, 2012

The Kenyan tourism sector is at crossroads yet again following insecurity incidents at the Kenyan coast long regarded as the ... Read More

Laos clamping down on drugs and dangerous watersports in Vang Vieng
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Laos clamping down on drugs and dangerous watersports in Vang Vieng

editor editor- August 24, 2012

Laos is reportedly clamping down on illegal drugs and dangerous watersports in Vang Vieng, a popular tourist destination on the ... Read More

KTB: Kenya remains safe for tourists
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KTB: Kenya remains safe for tourists

editor editor- May 31, 2012

NAIROBI, Kenya — The tourism sector now wants speedy investigations into Monday's explosion at Assanands House on Moi Avenue in ... Read More

Costa Rica beefs up tourist security for upcoming high season
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Costa Rica beefs up tourist security for upcoming high season

editor editor- November 7, 2011

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - The Tourist Police Force of the Ministry of Public Security (MSP) is preparing its operations ... Read More

Balala to market Kenya as safe destination at tourism forum
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Balala to market Kenya as safe destination at tourism forum

editor editor- October 10, 2011

Tourism Minister Najib Balala is expected to market Kenya as a safe tourist destination at the United Nations World Tourism ... Read More

eTN Inbox: Tibet is safe
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eTN Inbox: Tibet is safe

editor editor- June 26, 2008

Namaste! Greeting from the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal! Read More