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Barcelona tourism closed with half a million angry rioters on the street

Barcelona tourism closed with half a million angry rioters on the street

Barcelona turned violent and was no fun for tourists on Friday threatened by more than 1/2 million protesters in ... Read More

Travel warning for Lebanon: UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA among other countries

Travel warning for Lebanon: UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA among other countries

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates were among countries that are now warning their citizens from traveling to ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre reaches out to Japan

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre reaches out to Japan

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre issued a statement on the passage of super-Typhoon Hagibis. The recent ... Read More

A Safer Jamaica Travel Destination: Where it stands?

A Safer Jamaica Travel Destination: Where it stands?

A safer Jamaica holiday destination is the key to a better tourism export and a more engaged and happy ... Read More

US Senator: TSA must address Known Crew Member program concerns

US Senator: TSA must address Known Crew Member program concerns

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Security, today sent a letter to ... Read More

Barcelona Airport mass flight cancelations after brutal riots

Barcelona Airport mass flight cancelations after brutal riots

More than 8,000 demonstrators managed to storm Barcelona’s El Prat Airport  Dozens of flights have been canceled, leading to ... Read More

Violent Protests in Ecuador just changed into a Street Party

Violent Protests in Ecuador just changed into a Street Party

Tourists in Ecuador received emergency messages from their embassies last week. Sunday night violent protests in Ecuador were turning ... Read More

Safe for tourism? 8 people wounded in grenade attack in tourist Kashmir

Safe for tourism? 8 people wounded in grenade attack in tourist Kashmir

At least eight people including a woman were wounded in a grenade attack by suspected militants in a market ... Read More

Aeroflot flight makes emergency landing after passenger brings gun on board

Aeroflot flight makes emergency landing after passenger brings gun on board

Russian national flag carrier's flight attendant must have been very surprised when one of the passengers on Aeroflot flights ... Read More

Goodbye ‘borderless’ Europe? Denmark sets border checks at Swedish border

Goodbye ‘borderless’ Europe? Denmark sets border checks at Swedish border

Denmark's Justice Minister Nick Haekkerup announced today in Copenhagen that the country will set up temporary internal border checks ... Read More

Uganda plans to kill gays again: Tourism alarmed and Joe Biden has a message

Uganda plans to kill gays again: Tourism alarmed and Joe Biden has a message

Uganda has deadly threats for the LGBT Community again. As consequence tourism may face a new call for a ... Read More

Climate change protestor grounds Aer Lingus flight at London City Airport

Climate change protestor grounds Aer Lingus flight at London City Airport

A climate change protestor caused a grounding of Aer Lingus Dublin-bound flight plane at London City Airport on Thursday ... Read More

A German American view on Yom Kippur and the Synagogue Attack in Halle

A German American view on Yom Kippur and the Synagogue Attack in Halle

"G'mar Hatima Tova" (May you be sealed in the Book of Life) to all Jewish readers around the globe. ... Read More

At least 2 killed in German synagogue attack

At least 2 killed in German synagogue attack

German police have confirmed that one suspect has been arrested after at least two people were killed and number ... Read More

Taiwan deports Chinese tourist for vandalism at National Taiwan University

Taiwan deports Chinese tourist for vandalism at National Taiwan University

Chinese visitor, who was filmed tearing down a display, known as Lennon Wall, set up at National Taiwan University ... Read More

Accident or attack? 17 people injured as truck plows into traffic stop in Germany

Accident or attack? 17 people injured as truck plows into traffic stop in Germany

A stolen truck plowed into the cars as they were stopped at a traffic light in the city of ... Read More

Rwanda Tourism under attack: 14 dead

Rwanda Tourism under attack: 14 dead

Seeing Gorillas in Rwanda could mean to be under attack by terrorists. A popular tourist district in Rwanda was ... Read More

Explosion rocks Oktoberfest celebration in Huntington Beach, multiple injuries reported

Explosion rocks Oktoberfest celebration in Huntington Beach, multiple injuries reported

Multiple people are believed to have been injured in explosion at Old World Village’s Oktoberfest complex in Huntington Beach, ... Read More

American tourists damage Leaning Tower of Pisa for a selfie

American tourists damage Leaning Tower of Pisa for a selfie

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was damaged by two US tourists, local media reports. ... Read More

Kashmir terror attack leaves 10 wounded

Kashmir terror attack leaves 10 wounded

A suspected terrorist attack, which took place in Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag, is said to have wounded 10 ... Read More

Protest Tourism to Hong Kong?

Protest Tourism to Hong Kong?

Anybody doing 'Protest tourism to Hong Kong? I'm bored and I've got a stockpile of gas masks and umbrellas. ... Read More

Four killed in knife attack at Paris police headquarters, suspect shot dead

Four killed in knife attack at Paris police headquarters, suspect shot dead

At least four officers were killed and several were wounded in a brazen knife attack at Paris police headquarters, ... Read More

Mediation: 2500 MGM terror attack shooting victims settle for compensation

Mediation: 2500 MGM terror attack shooting victims settle for compensation

The Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Resort was the scene of the largest domestic terror attack in the United States. ... Read More

Russia’s Aeroflot Deputy CEO arrested in $3.8 million fraud case

Russia’s Aeroflot Deputy CEO arrested in $3.8 million fraud case

Moscow's Basmanny Court ordered arrest of Vladimir Alexandrov, the Deputy CEO of Russian flag carrier Aeroflot, on charges of ... Read More

Tourist at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado attacked by an Elk

Tourist at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado attacked by an Elk

An elk went on a rampage attacking tourists in Colorado. At least two people were injured. Estes Park is ... Read More

Hong Kong Protests: A day of grief coming on Tuesday?

Hong Kong Protests: A day of grief coming on Tuesday?

While the Hong Kong Tourism Board continues to assure visitors in Hong Kong are staying clear away from now ... Read More

How to recover from a tourism crisis?

How to recover from a tourism crisis?

Terror, tsunami, hurricanes had attacked the travel and tourism industry in many visitors -destinations around the world. The recent ... Read More

UK, Australia and Canada warn citizens about possible terror attacks in Myanmar

UK, Australia and Canada warn citizens about possible terror attacks in Myanmar

Great Britain, Australia and Canada joined the United States in advising their citizens about possible violent attacks in Myanmar. ... Read More

Schengen or no Schengen: Germany extends Austria border controls due to illegal migrant flood

Schengen or no Schengen: Germany extends Austria border controls due to illegal migrant flood

Federal Republic of Germany is extending border controls along its border with Austria by six months due to a ... Read More

Aviation industry debates airport IT and security in London

Aviation industry debates airport IT and security in London

Smart security screening, cyber-attacks, drone incursions, applications of artificial intelligence and robotics are some of the biggest focus areas ... Read More

Kuwait raises security alert level at all ports after Saudi attack

Kuwait raises security alert level at all ports after Saudi attack

Kuwait has raised the security alert level at all of its ports, including the oil terminals, the state-run KUNA ... Read More

Flopped! Area 51 ‘raid’ ends with a whimper instead of a bang

Flopped! Area 51 ‘raid’ ends with a whimper instead of a bang

A viral prank that promised to see two million alien hunters breach the gates of Area 51 has ended ... Read More

Man shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ stabs soldier in throat at Milan Central Station

Man shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ stabs soldier in throat at Milan Central Station

An assailant who reportedly shouted “Allahu Akbar” stabbed an Italian soldier in the throat outside the Central Station in Milan, ... Read More

Mass Shooting in Hawaii? Star Advertiser fake FBI Warning?

Mass Shooting in Hawaii? Star Advertiser fake FBI Warning?

Mass shooting in the Hawaii State Capitol this weekend is a warning after Hawaii Governor Ige admitted getting death ... Read More

Dirty crime: £1 million solid 18K gold toilet stolen from English palace

Dirty crime: £1 million solid 18K gold toilet stolen from English palace

A solid 18K gold toilet named ‘America’ and worth approximately £1 million ($1.25 million) has been stolen from the ... Read More

‘Gunshots and the explosions’: Major Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone attack

‘Gunshots and the explosions’: Major Saudi Arabia oil facilities ablaze after drone attack

Yemeni Houthi militants say they launched 10 armed drones that hit two large Saudi Aramco oil facilities on Saturday ... Read More