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UK Foreign Office issues travel warning for Bolivia

UK Foreign Office issues travel warning for Bolivia

The UK Foreign Office updated its Bolivia travel advice, after weeks of violent protests, to warn against all but ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience: What are the projects for GTRCMC?

Global Tourism Resilience: What are the projects for GTRCMC?

The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Center met with its Board of Governors last week on Sunday in ... Read More

Sex on the balcony of your hotel more deadly than a terror attack?

Sex on the balcony of your hotel more deadly than a terror attack?

You are more at risk of dying having sex on the balcony of your hotel than being killed in ... Read More

False hijacking alert triggers passenger evacuation at Amsterdam Schiphol airport

False hijacking alert triggers passenger evacuation at Amsterdam Schiphol airport

Dutch gendarmerie announced they were responding to a “suspicious situation” on board a parked aircraft at Amsterdam Schiphol airport ... Read More

Thirteen people wounded in Istanbul terror bus attack

Thirteen people wounded in Istanbul terror bus attack

A man who rammed a bus into a crowded bus stop in Istanbul and stabbed several people who tried ... Read More

“Powerful” was the verdict for a first day of the International Tourism Investment Conference in London

“Powerful” was the verdict for a first day of the International Tourism Investment Conference in London

The first day of the International Tourism Investment Conference  (ITIC) was a powerful day, and a proud day for ... Read More

Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui district in Kowloon: Tourism and protests this weekend

Hong Kong is currently in its fifth month of protests, which have plunged it into its biggest political crisis ... Read More

Mass Grave found in favorite Arizona Tourist Getaway Rocky Point in Sonora, Mexico

Mass Grave found in favorite Arizona Tourist Getaway Rocky Point in Sonora, Mexico

Puerto Peñasco, also known as Rocky Point, is a Mexican fishing and resort city on the Gulf of California. ... Read More

Keeping Philippine tourism safe: Tourism Police on Luzon Island

Keeping Philippine tourism safe: Tourism Police on Luzon Island

Baguio, on the Philippines’ Luzon island, is a mountain town of universities and resorts. Called the “City of Pines,” ... Read More

Terror in Oslo: Five injured as armed man in stolen ambulance rams bystanders

Terror in Oslo: Five injured as armed man in stolen ambulance rams bystanders

Oslo police shot and arrested an armed man who stole an ambulance and used it to ram innocent bystanders ... Read More

UK Travel Warnings on Spain, France, Turkey and USA

UK Travel Warnings on Spain, France, Turkey and USA

Governments have a responsibility to keep their citizens informed about possible challenges and dangers when abroad . The United ... Read More

Deadly trouble in Chile over subway fare hike

Deadly trouble in Chile over subway fare hike

There is trouble in Chile after two people died in violent protests over a subway fare hike.  A frustrated ... Read More

Chile declares state of emergency as Santiago erupts in riots

Chile declares state of emergency as Santiago erupts in riots

The President of Chile president has declared a state of emergency following violent protests sparked by a recent fare ... Read More

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