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African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?
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African Tradition responsible for Ebola killing Uganda Boy after Spreading Virus to Relatives?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Local cultural requirements may be the reason for three isolated cases of Ebola in Uganda. Even though the border region ... Read More

Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana
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Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

National Security Operatives  in Ghana completed an operation which successfully rescued the two Canadian women recently abducted in the Ashanti ... Read More

Horror at fun fair: 28 people injured in merry-go-round collapse in Spain
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Horror at fun fair: 28 people injured in merry-go-round collapse in Spain

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

Emergency services rushed to the scene at the San José de la Rinconada fair in the town of La Rinconada, ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists
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Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 7, 2019

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. ... Read More

Four people killed, two wounded in Australia hotel shooting
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Four people killed, two wounded in Australia hotel shooting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

At least four people were killed and one injured in the hotel attack in the city of Darwin in northern ... Read More

Research into child sexual exploitation urgently needed says NGO
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Research into child sexual exploitation urgently needed says NGO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

A Country Overview Report released today by ECPAT International says that more research is urgently needed into the sexual exploitation ... Read More

Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools
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Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools

editor editor- June 1, 2019

An unidentified person died Thursday evening in the Pools of Oheo on the island of Maui in Hawaii. These famous ... Read More

At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting
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At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

First responders and police have responded to reports of an active shooter at a municipal building in Virginia Beach - ... Read More

Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack
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Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

"Aloha from the Maui Visitors Bureau. The office is now closed in observance of the holiday." This is the recording ... Read More

Boat sinks, many dead at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo
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Boat sinks, many dead at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Tourists are not expected to be among the 30 dead in Western Congo, where 200 more are missing after a ... Read More

Gourmet tourists love Lyon: Today a bomb went off at Brioche Bakery
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Gourmet tourists love Lyon: Today a bomb went off at Brioche Bakery

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Lyon  is known by gourmet lovers and travelers from all over the world.  The Brioche Dorée Bakery is a favorite ... Read More

New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash
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New lawsuits filed against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed ... Read More

Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar
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Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

Parts of Brazil are dangerous to visit, among them Belem the capital city of the State of Para. Despite other ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air
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African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2019

African Tourism Board CEO Doris Worfel from Pretoria experienced a first-hand account on today's terror attack targeting a tour bus ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?
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Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most ... Read More

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX
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Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, reacted to today's U.S. House Committee on ... Read More

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing
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Two federal wrongful death lawsuits filed against Boeing

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2019

Two federal wrongful death lawsuits were filed on May 2 in Chicago, IL by the law firm Kreindler & Kreindler ... Read More

ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry
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ECPAT-USA report: State human trafficking laws for the lodging industry

editor editor- May 1, 2019

To help lodging companies facing different laws about human trafficking in different states, ECPAT-USA, with the financial support of the ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray
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Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is ... Read More

Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress,  Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement
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Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress, Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The European Union High Representative Vice-President Federica Mogherini issued a statement after the deadly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka this ... Read More

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka
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Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The Shangri La Hotel Colombo, the Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Kochchikade and Negombo were targeted by terrorists today ... Read More

Melbourne Gay Night Club shooting kills one, injures three
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Melbourne Gay Night Club shooting kills one, injures three

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019

Melbourne and locals alike find Love Machine nightclub in Prahran to be a popular part of  Melbourne R&B and house ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too
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Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

editor editor- April 10, 2019

Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage, observed April 6, the date on which the Declaration of ... Read More

Uganda Tourism  Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed
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Uganda Tourism Chief: Kidnapped American tourist is safe – rescue completed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

An excited Lily Ajarova, CEO of the Uganda Tourism Board told eTurboNews late afternoon she had very good news. " ... Read More

WTTC launches global taskforce on human trafficking
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WTTC launches global taskforce on human trafficking

editor editor- April 4, 2019

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has today announced the formation of a global taskforce to help prevent and ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report
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Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines had a tragic year so far, but it appears without fault to the carrier. The preliminary report about ... Read More

Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable
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Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable

editor editor- April 2, 2019

  Two women recently filed lawsuits against several owners and operators of hotels in Philadelphia, alleging that the hotels had ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board CEO: Tourists not affected in deadly storm in remote southern plains
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Nepal Tourism Board CEO: Tourists not affected in deadly storm in remote southern plains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019

Tourists in Nepal are not affected in today's deadly storm. The Nepal Prime minister KP Sharma Oli expressed his condolences in ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods
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 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary ... Read More

Uganda travel and trafficking
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Uganda travel and trafficking

editor editor- March 23, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa has enormous tourism potential: leopards lounging in acacia trees, elephant herds drifting across vast savannah plains, gorillas and ... Read More

Canada’s government officials announce support for victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302
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Canada’s government officials announce support for victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

Today, the Honorable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and the Honorable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign ... Read More

‘Sadness and solidarity’: UN honors staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines flight
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‘Sadness and solidarity’: UN honors staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019

Ceremonies were held at UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva to remember and honor the staff who died on ... Read More

Boeing needs to show much more concern for safety and travelers
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Boeing needs to show much more concern for safety and travelers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

Boeing's response to the recent tragedies is a case study of what not to do in crisis communications. A cardinal ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?
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Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that are ... Read More

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