Tag: unrest

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

Anita Mendiratta recognized by IIPT on United Nations International Day of Living Together in Peace

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:13 4

Today, the 16th of May, is recognized globally as United Nations’ International Day of Living Together in Peace. It’s a day for “mobilizing those in ... Read More

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

Things to Look for While Buying the Best Travel Insurance

editor editor- May 3, 2019 19:50 0

Travel insurance comes in handy in the hour of need while travelling. It restrains you from paying the hefty medical bills during an eventuality and ... Read More

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:24 0

Consumer rights advocacy group released the results of a new study showing that United States airlines wrongfully reject more than 25% of compensation claims, indicating ... Read More

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019 23:41 0

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be reconsidered due to crime and civil ... Read More

Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries

Travel agents add search filter that allows tourists to block Boeing 737 MAX in their queries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 17:35 0

Tourist agencies and travel websites have started to adjust search options allowing their clientele to choose the jet type on which they fly amid safety ... Read More

Jerusalem’s tourist landmark Temple Mount shut down after firebombing

Jerusalem’s tourist landmark Temple Mount shut down after firebombing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 22:20 0

Unrest at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount (also known as Haram esh-Sharif and the Al Aqsa Compound) led Israeli police to shut off access on Tuesday after ... Read More

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

Travel to Zimbabwe: U.S. White House issues statement on national emergency

editor editor- March 6, 2019 01:14 0

It appears after Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe was removed by a coup, there are some who actually wish the old regime was back and the ... Read More

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 22:30 2

The United States Department of State has raised its Venezuela travel advisory warning for US citizens to “do not travel,” citing civil unrest. The department ... Read More

Why travel insurance? VisitorsCoverage on National Plan for Vacation Day

Why travel insurance? VisitorsCoverage on National Plan for Vacation Day

editor editor- January 28, 2019 16:04 0

Global travel insurance provider urges travelers to always secure travel insurance when planning for vacation and holidays Read More

Veteran US tour operator: Don’t let government shutdown stop your vacation plans

Veteran US tour operator: Don’t let government shutdown stop your vacation plans

editor editor- January 17, 2019 20:15 0

As America’s government shutdown continues to set a record for longevity, this tour operator has seen a rise in consumer anxiety. Read More

Iconic Paris tourist landmark damaged by police armored vehicle

Iconic Paris tourist landmark damaged by police armored vehicle

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 15:28 0

One of the French capital's most iconic tourist sites was damaged by the French riot police's armored vehicle over the weekend. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0qU9YcdCo8 A video that ... Read More

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019 19:59 0

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

Bangladesh Election Fear: Empty hotels in high tourist season

Bangladesh Election Fear: Empty hotels in high tourist season

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 07:19 0

The peak season for Bangladesh tourism is now, but Bangladesh tourists spots like Cox's Bazar are deserted. The Asian country's tourism sector has been hit ... Read More

Traffic chaos in Rome against new rules on tourist buses

Traffic chaos in Rome against new rules on tourist buses

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 24, 2018 19:47 0

Approximately 200 vehicles parked under the Campidoglio blocked the center of Rome to protest against the new bus plan restriction. Read More

Top countries most of world’s ultra-wealthy call home

Top countries most of world’s ultra-wealthy call home

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 19:40 0

Aggregate global wealth grew by $14 trillion, hitting an enormous figure of $317 trillion over the 12 months through the end of October, according to ... Read More

Tourism safety in Jamaica: Behind the current headlines of rape and cover up

Tourism safety in Jamaica: Behind the current headlines of rape and cover up

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018 07:47 0

Jamaica recently emerged as one of the most progressive destinations in the world when it comes to travel tourism safety and security. Read More

Terror shooting in Strasbourg: 2 dead near popular tourist Christmas Market

Terror shooting in Strasbourg: 2 dead near popular tourist Christmas Market

editor editor- December 11, 2018 11:40 0

A gunman is reportedly on the run in Strasbourg after shooting two people dead and injuring at least 11 others in a terrorist attack near ... Read More

The 10 commandments of air travel

The 10 commandments of air travel

editor editor- December 7, 2018 13:27 2

Delays, cancellations and destroyed travel plans: 2018 has been one of the worst years in terms of flight disruptions. Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018 07:58 3

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe This may not be a ... Read More

H.I.S. reports full year results

editor editor- December 9, 2016 21:20 0

H.I.S. Co., Ltd., a leading travel and airline ticket agency, has announced results for the full year ended October 31, 2016. Read More

Foreign tourists in Maldives warned to exercise caution

Foreign tourists in Maldives warned to exercise caution

editor editor- February 8, 2012 09:00 0

The Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed stepped down on Tuesday following weeks of unrest. He handed over power to Vice President Mohammed Waheed Hassan Manik. The ... Read More

Meseznikov: Israeli tourism hurt by Arab Spring chaos

Meseznikov: Israeli tourism hurt by Arab Spring chaos

editor editor- January 18, 2012 08:15 0

Upheaval in the Arab world has caused a significant drop in tourist visits to Israel, Tourism Minister Stas Meseznikov said on Sunday. Read More

“Revolution” costs Tunisian tourism dearly

“Revolution” costs Tunisian tourism dearly

editor editor- September 30, 2011 09:03 0

TUNIS - Tourism earnings in Tunisia fell almost 40 percent year-on-year in the first nine months of 2011, hit by unrest which led to the ... Read More

Egyptian tourism plunges 28 percent

Egyptian tourism plunges 28 percent

editor editor- August 29, 2011 03:02 0

DUBAI, UAE - Tourism in Egypt dropped by 28 per cent from January to July following the revolution that swept the country at the beginning ... Read More

Bahrain announces release of detainees, lifting of night curfew

Bahrain announces release of detainees, lifting of night curfew

editor editor- May 24, 2011 03:25 0

MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain has released 515 detainees since the State of National Safety was declared in March, according to Gulf Daily News. Read More

As tourism season nears, Kashmir prays for peace

editor editor- May 23, 2011 08:11 0

Srinagar - The shadows of violence still linger but the hills and meadows, lakes and valleys beckon, and tourists are once again flocking to Kashmir. Read More

Russian tourists return to Egypt as travel ban lifted

Russian tourists return to Egypt as travel ban lifted

editor editor- April 4, 2011 05:08 0

A group of about 300 Russian tourists arrived in the Egyptian resorts of Hurghada and Sharm el Sheikh on Saturday for the first time since ... Read More

Americans divided on US involvement in Egypt

Americans divided on US involvement in Egypt

editor editor- February 8, 2011 06:01 0

NEW YORK - As the political unrest in Egypt continues, there is a question of how involved the United States should be in helping to ... Read More

Global Express Guaranteed service to Egypt suspended

editor editor- February 5, 2011 03:50 0

WASHINGTON - On Feb. 3, the U.S. Postal Service temporarily suspended acceptance of Global Express Guaranteed (GXG) service to Egypt due to the lack of ... Read More

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