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European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe
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European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. Uganda ... Read More

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill
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Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill, the nation’s first, requiring most hotels to provide their employees with ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro
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World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on ... Read More

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed
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Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a takeover ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020
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Safertourism.com: Tourism Security will be an issue in 2020

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

The 26th Las Vegas International Tourism Safety and Security Conference in 27 years was concluded last week. Next year a ... 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 Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to ... Read More

India: Jet Airways’ demise leads to spike in airfares, massive hotel cancellations
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India: Jet Airways’ demise leads to spike in airfares, massive hotel cancellations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019

The abrupt shutdown of Jet Airways operations has left Indian tourism industry a worried lot as it has led to ... Read More

A Japanese castle, Sanjuro the cat, and a remarkable recovery in tourism
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A Japanese castle, Sanjuro the cat, and a remarkable recovery in tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019

Bitchū Matsuyama Castle, also known as Takahashi Castle, is a castle located in Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. It is not ... Read More

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest
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Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost ... Read More

Airbus Foundation and IFRC cyclone Idai relief flight
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Airbus Foundation and IFRC cyclone Idai relief flight

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019

The Airbus Foundation and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IRFC) have sent 26 tonnes of ... Read More

Living as a digital nomad: some unexpected issues you may face
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Living as a digital nomad: some unexpected issues you may face

editor editor- March 26, 2019

Digital nomad’s life is the one that most people want to have. It seems so easy and fun for a ... Read More

Is there a right way to take a Staycation?
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Is there a right way to take a Staycation?

editor editor- March 25, 2019

Can you really not go anywhere and call it a vacation? Even more importantly, can you take time off, stay ... Read More

Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019
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Five challenges confronting Meetings Industry in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019

Tight meeting budgets, time pressures, organizational issues, a lack of creativity from hotels, increasingly complex and costly mandates in catering, ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians
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Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in ... Read More

Puerto Princesa City in Philippines worried about Chinese Tourists and illegal gambling
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Puerto Princesa City in Philippines worried about Chinese Tourists and illegal gambling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019

Puerto Princesa is a popular tourist city with many beach resorts and seafood restaurants. It has been acclaimed several times ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

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

Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?
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Iran Tourism: What about hitchhiking as a woman?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

There is no war in Iran, the country is generally safe, and the living standards are comparable to those of ... Read More

Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?
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Boeing 737 Max not safe? 2 Crashes, 62 airlines in danger?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

How safe is the brand new Boeing 737 Max 8? This a legitimate question to ask while search and rescue operations are ... Read More

TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!
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TSA Union: Government shutdown threatens aviation security!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "As the representative of ... Read More

Montreal Convention: United Airlines must pay 250 freezing stranded passengers $5700 each?
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Montreal Convention: United Airlines must pay 250 freezing stranded passengers $5700 each?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2019

United Airlines is speechless. The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, also known as the ... Read More

Italy’s Matera inaugurated as European Capital of Culture 2019
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Italy’s Matera inaugurated as European Capital of Culture 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

“This is an important day for Matera, for Italy for Europe, which demonstrates its ability to recognize and enhance its ... Read More

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

editor editor- January 17, 2019

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

Americans now opting for travel before house, marriage, kids
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Americans now opting for travel before house, marriage, kids

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019

30 and 40-somethings are giving ‘early retirement’ a completely new meaning! With more disposable income, flexible hours and retirement looking ... Read More

Heathrow welcomes 80 millions passengers over twelve-month period
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Heathrow welcomes 80 millions passengers over twelve-month period

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018

As Heathrow today reaches an historic milestone, the airport has announced that it will pay to achieve ‘settled status’ for ... Read More

Guam tourism: Same threat different day and Guam’s beaches are busy today
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Guam tourism: Same threat different day and Guam’s beaches are busy today

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 9, 2017

North Korea wants to attack US military establishments in Guam, USA. Guam, home to about 6,000 US troops, is strategically ... Read More

Outrigger Guam Resort scene of a deadly drowning involving a 22-month-old girl
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Outrigger Guam Resort scene of a deadly drowning involving a 22-month-old girl

editor editor- February 2, 2015

The Outrigger Guam Resort was the scene of a tragic deadly incident involving a 22-month-old girl on Saturday. Read More

Why Chinese tourists travel to Hawaii, Guam or Saipan
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Why Chinese tourists travel to Hawaii, Guam or Saipan

editor editor- July 31, 2014

United States Pacific Islands are new hot destinations for the lucrative Chinese outbound travel market. Read More

Upswing in 1-day visits has tourism officials worried
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Upswing in 1-day visits has tourism officials worried

editor editor- July 25, 2008

The growth in the number of visitors arriving in Israel for less than 24 hours weakens the local tourism industry ... Read More

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