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Canada and US issue Dominica travel advisories over ‘civil unrest’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019

The Government of Canada and the United States Department of State have issued Dominica travel advisories. Travel warnings were issued ... Read More

Deadly Terror Attack at Pearl Harbor Hawaii? Arizona Memorial lock-down just cleared

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 5, 2019

Visitors are safe and all Pearl Harbor gates are now open again. Tourists and other visitors are now able to ... Read More

Con artist sets up phony Russia-Finland border, charges illegals to ‘cross’ it

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2019

A resourceful grifter has set up his own private 'Russia-Finland border' and charged four illegal migrants a thousands of euros, ... Read More

Pilot charged in deadly Moscow Superjet crash that killed 41 people

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2019

Russian civil aviation authorities announced that they have finished the investigation of a passenger jet crash at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport ... Read More

‘Deliberate collision’: One child killed, five injured in Essex car attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 2, 2019

A 12-year-old boy was killed, two 15-year-old boys, one 13-year-old boy, one 16-year-old girl and a 53-year-old woman were injured ... Read More

Robbers loot Berlin’s Stasi museum just days after Dresden jewelry heist

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 2, 2019

German museums apparently are going through a rough patch, when even the infamy of the once-omnipresent and menacing East German ... Read More

Cameroon Airlines plane attacked during landing at Bamenda airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 2, 2019

A Cameroon Airlines (Camair-Co) passenger aircraft came under fire while approaching an airport in Cameroon’s volatile English-speaking region. The plane ... Read More

Black Friday Shopping knife attack injures shoppers in The Hague

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 29, 2019

Black Friday shopping brought a record number of bargain shoppers, both visitors, and locals,  to the city center in The ... Read More

Five people stabbed, attacker shot by police in London Bridge terror attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 29, 2019

At least six people have were wounded and one person has been taken into custody, as London police deal with ... Read More

Minister Bartlett proposes tourism crisis communication strategy for the Caribbean… Global Resilience Centre to formulate

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre has been tasked with ... Read More

Swedish Foreign Minister: Sweden is safe to visit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 25, 2019

Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde said that foreign citizens do not want to come to Sweden, since this country has ... Read More

Russia calls off resumption of Egypt tourist flights due to poor security

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 19, 2019

Russian aviation authorities announced that Russian Federation has postponed the planned resumption of charter flights to Egypt, as the North ... Read More

An American tourist in Paris tonight: Spooky

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 16, 2019

Trying to get from his downtown Paris Airbnb to Champs-Élysées turned out to be an impossible task for American tourist ... Read More

Russian citizen shot while trying to cross illegally from Mexico to USA

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 16, 2019

The press service of the US Customs and Border Protection said that a US Border Patrol agent has discharged his ... Read More

Los Angeles issues ‘juice jacking’ alert for travelers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 16, 2019

Travelers who need to charge their electronic devices, such as smartphones, tablets and laptops, are advised to avoid using public ... Read More

UK Foreign Office issues travel warning for Bolivia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019

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

Global Tourism Resilience: What are the projects for GTRCMC?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 10, 2019

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

False hijacking alert triggers passenger evacuation at Amsterdam Schiphol airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019

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

Thirteen people wounded in Istanbul terror bus attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 4, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 2, 2019

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

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

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 27, 2019

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

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

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 27, 2019

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

Keeping Philippine tourism safe: Tourism Police on Luzon Island

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 27, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 22, 2019

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

UK Travel Warnings on Spain, France, Turkey and USA

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 20, 2019

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

Deadly trouble in Chile over subway fare hike

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 20, 2019

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

Chile declares state of emergency as Santiago erupts in riots

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 19, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 18, 2019

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

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre reaches out to Japan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 17, 2019

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

A Safer Jamaica Travel Destination: Where it stands?

mm Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- October 17, 2019

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

US Senator: TSA must address Known Crew Member program concerns

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 16, 2019

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

Barcelona Airport mass flight cancelations after brutal riots

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019

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

Violent Protests in Ecuador just changed into a Street Party

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 14, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 12, 2019

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