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Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health
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Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are ... Read More

US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel
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US Travel: Deployment of TSA agents on southern border could result in turmoil for business and leisure travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that ... Read More

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion
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Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

London Heathrow has announced that its statutory 12 and a half-week consultation on its expansion plans will launch on the 18th ... Read More

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?
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What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, the Trump administration announced that it would be issuing new rules about non-family travel to Cuba. ... Read More

African Tourism Board President St.Ange: African Tourism is together here
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African Tourism Board President St.Ange: African Tourism is together here

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 23, 2019

The new president of the African Tourism Board is not a newcomer in the African travel and tourism industry. Alain St. ... Read More

US Travel: Pulling CBP staff to US-Mexico border can hurt legitimate international travel
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US Travel: Pulling CBP staff to US-Mexico border can hurt legitimate international travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on Customs and ... Read More

American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow
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American Tourist Kidnapped in Uganda: African Tourism Board in action with expert Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

Not only leopards were roaming Queen Elizabeth National Park today, but criminals who kidnapped an elderly American tourist in the ... Read More

IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand
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IATA: 2019 starts on a positive note for passenger demand

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2019 showing traffic (revenue passenger kilometers or ... Read More

Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston
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Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 25, 2019

Miami to Houston was a deadly flight for the crew on Atlas Air Worldwide. The Boeing 767-300 crashed out of ... Read More

Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?
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Transcript for NACTA Red Alert: How safe is flying during U.S. government shut down?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 24, 2019

The FAA is looking for experienced air traffic controllers. This is already true in normal times. Today the NACTA website ... Read More

EU: ‘Golden visas’ bring corruption and money laundering in their wake
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EU: ‘Golden visas’ bring corruption and money laundering in their wake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019

The European Union is set to urge member states on Wednesday to crack down on schemes to grant “golden visas” ... Read More

US Tourism industry presses for shutdown to government shutdown
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US Tourism industry presses for shutdown to government shutdown

editor editor- January 17, 2019

Group tour and travel associations from the US Tourism industry came together to urge Congress and the Administration to end ... Read More

Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation
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Myanmar-India Business Summit indicates tourism cooperation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 15, 2019

There are growing links between India and Myanmar in tourism. Visiting Consul General of India Mr Nandan Singh Bhaisora ppointed ... Read More

Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father
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Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019

His daughter Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard is currently attending the Farm Bureau convention ... Read More

Italian Air Traffic Control strike will affect thousands of passengers
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Italian Air Traffic Control strike will affect thousands of passengers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019

2019 is already off to a bad start for travelers with The first national ATC strike taking place in Italy ... Read More

Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation
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Suicide Tourism: A popular tourist destination in Japan with a dark reputation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

Suicide Tourism is a very dark side of tourism one better not mention. Therefore the  Japan National Tourism Organization will ... Read More

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?
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Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

A conflict between FIFA, Australia, and Bahrain on a human rights and an asylum case for involving a pro football ... Read More

Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50 unnecessary fatalities?
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Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50 unnecessary fatalities?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 14, 2018

The U.S. President Donald Trump should be advised promptly that despite an alarming report about  U.S. helicopter safety issues, the ... Read More

Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy
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Uganda needs comprehensive tourism visibility strategy

mm Alain St.Ange- December 10, 2018

Google about Uganda and only the bad things will appear, every bad thing about Uganda appears on the net and ... Read More

Air Transport Association calls for action on national airline policy
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Air Transport Association calls for action on national airline policy

editor editor- April 29, 2011

WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade association for the leading U.S. Read More

UN political chief urges revival of  Middle East peace talks
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UN political chief urges revival of Middle East peace talks

editor editor- April 22, 2011

The United Nations political affairs chief today voiced concern over the continuing deadlock in peace talks aimed at resolving the ... Read More

UN climate change chief urges nations to act on Cancun agreements
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UN climate change chief urges nations to act on Cancun agreements

editor editor- December 21, 2010

The United Nations climate change chief today on countries to follow up on the recent conference in Cancún with higher ... Read More

Iron Range Tourism Bureau urges Bob Dylan to come home
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Iron Range Tourism Bureau urges Bob Dylan to come home

editor editor- March 17, 2010

HIBBING - Bob Dylan has made no secret of the fact that he didn't feel accepted as he grew up ... Read More

Tourists urged not to abandon Madeira
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Tourists urged not to abandon Madeira

editor editor- February 25, 2010

Tourism chiefs have urged holidaymakers not to abandon Madeira as a tourist destination following flash floods and mudslides at the ... Read More

New fatigue rules called for by carriers, pilots unions
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New fatigue rules called for by carriers, pilots unions

editor editor- September 11, 2009

Representatives of the airline industry and pilots unions agreed to an overhaul of rules aimed at combating cockpit fatigue, according ... Read More

Clinton urges Iranians to locate US tourists
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Clinton urges Iranians to locate US tourists

editor editor- August 4, 2009

The US secretary of state has appealed to Iran for information on three Americans arrested after apparently straying across the ... Read More

Emirates wants more scrutiny of transatlantic airline alliances
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Emirates wants more scrutiny of transatlantic airline alliances

editor editor- July 29, 2009

BRUSSELS - The European Union should scrutinise more closely the competitive advantage enjoyed by transatlantic airline alliances to ensure they ... Read More

Chicago Mayor Daley urging President Obama to bail out airlines
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Chicago Mayor Daley urging President Obama to bail out airlines

editor editor- April 23, 2009

Mayor Daley is urging President Obama to bail out an airline industry that has “weathered one extraordinary challenge after another” ... Read More

Ground turboprop aircraft, expert says
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Ground turboprop aircraft, expert says

editor editor- February 18, 2009

The former head of the National Transportation Safety Board – the U.S. agency that's investigating last Thursday's crash of a ... Read More

Tourism Australia urging tourists to continue to visit Victoria
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Tourism Australia urging tourists to continue to visit Victoria

editor editor- February 12, 2009

After reports that the global financial slowdown is causing worry in Australia's tourism industry, Tourism Australia is doing everything it ... Read More

Australians told to take a break for the economy
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Australians told to take a break for the economy

editor editor- December 5, 2008

CANBERRA - As Australia fights to head off recession, the national government on Thursday urged workers to take a holiday ... Read More

Prince of Wales urges travel industry to “redouble efforts” to reduce damage on environment
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Prince of Wales urges travel industry to “redouble efforts” to reduce damage on environment

editor editor- October 9, 2008

In a video address to delegates at the ABTA Travel Convention in Gran Canaria, His Royal Highness said the industry ... Read More

Asian nations urge citizens against Thailand travel
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Asian nations urge citizens against Thailand travel

editor editor- September 3, 2008

SINGAPORE - Thailand's lucrative tourism industry faced a rash of cancellations after several Asian countries urged their citizens on Tuesday ... Read More

Giovanni Bisignani: “The United States is in an urgent state”
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Giovanni Bisignani: “The United States is in an urgent state”

editor editor- April 21, 2008

GENEVA - The global airline industry is fragmented and suffers from over-capacity, the head of the industry association IATA said ... 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