Tag: travel advisories

South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza

South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 19:26 0

South African tourists visiting Cairo on an Egyptian tour were attacked and injured when a roadside exploded next to a bus of tourists, close to ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019 17:40 0

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

U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning

U.S. State Department tells tourists Brunei is safe, except for death by stoning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 03:27 6

The U.S. State Department is telling American travelers, Brunei is one of the safest countries in the world to visit. Brunei safer than the Bahamas, ... Read More

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019 04:12 2

Brunei is becoming a deadly place to visit starting April 3, specially if you are member of the LGBT Community. Next week the World Travel ... Read More

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019 04:48 0

The U.S. State Department putting Tunisia  as a category 2 risk for U.S. citizens to travel to. This is on the same level as Germany ... 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

African Tourism Board: Kenya tourism resilience is an example to the world

African Tourism Board: Kenya tourism resilience is an example to the world

editor editor- January 16, 2019 04:37 0

The African Tourism Board strongly condemned the terror attack that occurred today at the luxury Dusit Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 21:45 0

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. Americans should exercise increased caution ... Read More

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 17:30 0

The festive season in Africa also marks the highest season in the tourism industry, as demand for getaway destinations in the continent surges. According to ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- September 5, 2012 07:26 0

The Kenyan tourism sector is at crossroads yet again following insecurity incidents at the Kenyan coast long regarded as the country's bastion of tourism activities. Read More

Travel advisories: relevance in today’s times

Travel advisories: relevance in today’s times

editor editor- November 23, 2011 08:31 0

(eTN) - The recent announcement made by the USA, the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand advising tourists to take caution when traveling to crowded ... Read More

Phuket Tourist Association wants “flood advisories” lifted

Phuket Tourist Association wants “flood advisories” lifted

editor editor- November 21, 2011 05:57 0

PHUKET, Thailand - The Phuket Tourist Association (PTA) has asked for the cooperation of foreign governments to reduce and/or lift travel advisories and warnings issued ... Read More

Jimenez: Philippines remains attractive and safe destination

Jimenez: Philippines remains attractive and safe destination

editor editor- September 13, 2011 06:17 0

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Tourism (DOT) is not worried about marketing the Philippines as a tourist destination despite the adverse travel advisories on ... Read More

Kenya urges US to avoid travel bans

Kenya urges US to avoid travel bans

editor editor- April 30, 2011 06:08 0

NAIROBI, Kenya - House Speaker Kenneth Marende has asked the outgoing American ambassador to Kenya Michael Ranneberger to advise his government against issuing travel bans ... Read More

Foreign countries contemplate travel advisories after church attacks in Malaysia

Foreign countries contemplate travel advisories after church attacks in Malaysia

editor editor- January 13, 2010 06:52 0

KUALA LUMPUR - As the Catholic church grapples with the government over the use of the word “Allah”, the country may yet face more economic ... Read More

‘Specific’ travel notices urged

‘Specific’ travel notices urged

editor editor- November 27, 2009 04:51 0

The tourism department is scrambling to manage the incredible damage done to the Philippines by the Maguindanao massacre that included the murder of 14 journalists, ... Read More

Travel advisories to Mexico lifted, MPI confirms meeting

Travel advisories to Mexico lifted, MPI confirms meeting

editor editor- May 21, 2009 04:25 0

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lifted its advisory against non-essential travel to Mexico on May 15. Read More

Travel advisories warn to avoid Bangkok

Travel advisories warn to avoid Bangkok

editor editor- April 14, 2009 06:22 0

Australia, Russia and Hong Kong have joined governments around the world in warning their citizens to avoid or reconsider travelling to protest-hit Bangkok. Read More

Countries tone down travel advisories, India hopes for tourism revival

Countries tone down travel advisories, India hopes for tourism revival

editor editor- December 10, 2008 01:09 0

New Delhi - Even as India continues to remain on a high alert, a number of countries, which had issued grim travel advisories to their ... Read More

Travel warning to Solomon Islands downgraded

Travel warning to Solomon Islands downgraded

editor editor- March 3, 2008 12:01 0

HONIARA, Solomon Islands (eTN) – The current political stability in the country has caused Australia to downgrade its travel advisory, and its immediate impact on ... Read More

Tourists urged to ignore travel advisories

Tourists urged to ignore travel advisories

editor editor- February 26, 2008 03:50 0

Foreign missions' assessment of Kenya's crisis may not be accurate, tour operators have said. Through their umbrealla body, the Kenya Association of Tour Operators (KATO), ... Read More

Flights halted as Kenya violence continues

Flights halted as Kenya violence continues

editor editor- January 4, 2008 11:54 0

(eTN) - All air operations depending on AVGAS and JetA1 aviation fuel have been halted across Uganda due to the lack of available fuel, after ... Read More

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