Tag: travel advisories

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... Read More

Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance
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Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for ... Read More

Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way
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Court ruling: LGBTQ people are not born that way

editor editor- May 30, 2019

U.S. Travel advisories against Kenya should be increased. This is the demand by leaders of the LGBT Community to the ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

South African tourists visiting Cairo on an Egyptian tour were attacked and injured when a roadside exploded next to a ... 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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019

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

Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed
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Tunisia reaches out to UNWTO to get travel advisories removed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 22, 2019

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

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

editor editor- January 16, 2019

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019

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

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient
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UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018

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

Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors
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Zacatecas Tourism: A “Happy Place” charms European visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 1, 2018

It was a first for Top Resa to welcome Zacatecas as a destination showcasing their tourism product. The Hon. Gabriella ... 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

Travel advisories: relevance in today’s times
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Travel advisories: relevance in today’s times

editor editor- November 23, 2011

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

Phuket Tourist Association wants “flood advisories” lifted
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Phuket Tourist Association wants “flood advisories” lifted

editor editor- November 21, 2011

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

Jimenez: Philippines remains attractive and safe destination
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Jimenez: Philippines remains attractive and safe destination

editor editor- September 13, 2011

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

Kenya urges US to avoid travel bans
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Kenya urges US to avoid travel bans

editor editor- April 30, 2011

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

Foreign countries contemplate travel advisories after church attacks in Malaysia
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Foreign countries contemplate travel advisories after church attacks in Malaysia

editor editor- January 13, 2010

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

‘Specific’ travel notices urged
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‘Specific’ travel notices urged

editor editor- November 27, 2009

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

Travel advisories to Mexico lifted, MPI confirms meeting
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Travel advisories to Mexico lifted, MPI confirms meeting

editor editor- May 21, 2009

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
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Travel advisories warn to avoid Bangkok

editor editor- April 14, 2009

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

Countries tone down travel advisories, India hopes for tourism revival
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Countries tone down travel advisories, India hopes for tourism revival

editor editor- December 10, 2008

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

Travel warning to Solomon Islands downgraded
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Travel warning to Solomon Islands downgraded

editor editor- March 3, 2008

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

Tourists urged to ignore travel advisories
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Tourists urged to ignore travel advisories

editor editor- February 26, 2008

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

Flights halted as Kenya violence continues
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Flights halted as Kenya violence continues

editor editor- January 4, 2008

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

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