Tag: Venezuela

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living
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Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the ... Read More

Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips
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Trump’s regime rolls out new Cuba travel restrictions , bans educational, cultural trips

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019

US Government announced new extensive restrictions on travel to Cuba by United States citizens, effectively banning most of educational and ... Read More

Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country
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Failed project: South Africa’s economic & social decay worst for any non-war-torn country

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Recent research from think tank Eunomix Business & Economics suggests that a much more sober view of South Africa is ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow
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SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and ... Read More

FAA issues travel advisory for Venezuela
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FAA issues travel advisory for Venezuela

editor editor- May 1, 2019

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a travel advisory for the territory and airspace of Venezuela due ... Read More

New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking
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New US Cuban sanctions target tourism, remittances and banking

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

The US is targeting Cuba with additional sanctions, including restricting travel to the island nation, limiting remittances, and sanctioning additional ... Read More

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion
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Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon ... Read More

Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman
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Carlos Vogeler starts leading position at Ministry of Tourism in Oman

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

It appears the implementation of the National Tourism Strategy of Oman is in excellent hands. Last week Carlos Vogeler started ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

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

Art + Design. Wit, humor and WOW
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Art + Design. Wit, humor and WOW

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 5, 2019

In New York, thousands art connoisseurs, collectors, gallery owners (and their staff), interior designers converged on the Park Avenue Armory ... Read More

Five people wounded in Santiago bus stop terrorist bombing
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Five people wounded in Santiago bus stop terrorist bombing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019

An explosion at a bus stop in Santiago, the capital of Chile, wounded at least five people. The explosion took ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018

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

Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP
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Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP

editor editor- December 12, 2018

The appointment at SIGEP 2019 already has the participation of over 20 countries scheduled Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Newly-elected President of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela will attend Association of Caribbean States next week
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Newly-elected President of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela will attend Association of Caribbean States next week

editor editor- April 20, 2013

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago – Fifteen heads of state and government have confirmed their attendance at the 5th ... Read More

Venezuelan election officials: Maduro won presidential vote
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Venezuelan election officials: Maduro won presidential vote

editor editor- April 15, 2013

CARACAS, Venezuela - The man former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez handpicked to be his successor has won the country's presidential ... Read More

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies from cancer
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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies from cancer

editor editor- March 6, 2013

CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who cast himself as a "21st century socialist" and foe of the United ... Read More

GOL applies to operate regular flights to US
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GOL applies to operate regular flights to US

editor editor- March 14, 2012

SAO PAULO, Brazil - GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A., the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, has announced ... Read More

American Airlines increases service to Venezuela
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American Airlines increases service to Venezuela

editor editor- November 16, 2011

NEW YORK - American Airlines, a member of the oneworld alliance, today announced it is expanding its Venezuela service by ... Read More

UK tourist killed, his brother wounded in Venezuela
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UK tourist killed, his brother wounded in Venezuela

editor editor- July 20, 2011

Thomas Ossel, from Bedfordshire, was fatally shot in the jaw while his brother Jack was wounded but survived. Read More

Venezuelan flag carrier Conviasa suspends all flights
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Venezuelan flag carrier Conviasa suspends all flights

editor editor- September 20, 2010

Venezuela's flag carrier Conviasa announced that is is halting all its flights. The announcement came shortly after one of Conviasa ... Read More

Thunderstorm in vicinity of Venezuela plane crash
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Thunderstorm in vicinity of Venezuela plane crash

editor editor- September 14, 2010

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania - AccuWeather.com reports thunderstorms appeared to be in the area at the time of a plane crash ... Read More

Hugo Chavez inaugurates international tourism fair in Caracas
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Hugo Chavez inaugurates international tourism fair in Caracas

editor editor- September 10, 2010

CARACAS - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez inaugurated the Fifth International Fair of Tourism in Caracas which runs through Sept. 12. Read More

Venezuela severs diplomatic relations with Colombia
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Venezuela severs diplomatic relations with Colombia

editor editor- July 23, 2010

CARACAS, Venezuela – President Hugo Chavez severed Venezuela's diplomatic relations with Colombia on Thursday over claims he harbors guerrillas, and ... Read More

Venezuela nationalizes Hilton Hotel
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Venezuela nationalizes Hilton Hotel

editor editor- October 26, 2009

Mérida, Venezuela (Venezuelanalysis.com) - The Venezuelan government nationalized the Hilton Suites and its assets, located on Margarita Island, a popular ... Read More

Hilton on Margarita Island seized by Venezuelan government
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Hilton on Margarita Island seized by Venezuelan government

editor editor- October 16, 2009

The Hilton resort on the island of Margarita, located 40 miles off the coast of Venezuela, has been seized by ... Read More

South America tourism round up
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South America tourism round up

editor editor- October 7, 2009

ARGENTINA Grants protected cultural status to tango Read More

Kadhafi mingles with tourists, hotel staff in Porlamar
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Kadhafi mingles with tourists, hotel staff in Porlamar

editor editor- September 29, 2009

PORLAMAR, Venezuela — Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi posed for pictures with tourists and shopped for souvenirs on Venezuela's Margarita Island ... Read More

Chavez to UN:  Revolution sweeping Latin America and Caribbean
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Chavez to UN: Revolution sweeping Latin America and Caribbean

editor editor- September 28, 2009

The countries of Latin America and the Caribbean are undergoing a revolution that is “comprehensive and necessary” after years of ... Read More

Tourism this week in Latin America
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Tourism this week in Latin America

editor editor- April 16, 2009

ARGENTINA Aerolineas Agentinas and Sky Airline agreed to expand both of them in Chile and Peru Read More

UN voices concern over violence in Colombia
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UN voices concern over violence in Colombia

editor editor- January 29, 2009

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is calling on Colombian authorities to take necessary measure to protect indigenous ... Read More

Venezuelan “currency tourists” grab cheap dollars
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Venezuelan “currency tourists” grab cheap dollars

editor editor- December 17, 2008

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - Flights from Venezuela to nearby countries are packed with travelers clutching credit cards and looking to make ... Read More

Copa Airlines to begin service to Valencia, Venezuela
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Copa Airlines to begin service to Valencia, Venezuela

editor editor- December 2, 2008

PANAMA CITY, Panama – Copa Airlines will begin service today (Monday, December 1) from Panama and its connecting cities on ... Read More

American tourist slain on sailboat in Venezuela
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American tourist slain on sailboat in Venezuela

editor editor- November 11, 2008

CARACAS — An American tourist was shot and killed, and a friend wounded, in an apparent robbery attempt aboard a ... Read More

TSA issues advisory for travel to Venezuela
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TSA issues advisory for travel to Venezuela

editor editor- September 12, 2008

The US Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that the agency has been unable to assess ... Read More