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Germany considering boycott of tourism forum in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe - Germany may boycott world's largest UN tourism forum in Zimbabwe to protest illegal confiscations of German investments in the country's tourism and wildlife conservancies.

Hyatt hotels targeted by global boycott

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Hyatt hotel workers and their allies will hold demonstrations today to mark the launch of a Global Boycott of Hyatt Hotels.

Hyatt workers end strike while Hyatt boycott intensifies

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Hyatt workers will return to work on Thursday, September 15, but their campaign against Hyatt’s abuse will escalate as workers continue to fight for the right to solidari

Iran threatens boycott of London Olympics over “Zion” logo

TEHRAN, Iran — The 2012 London Olympics logo is racist because it resembles the word “Zion”, says Iran, while warning of a possible boycott of the games.

Boycott of tourism conference in occupied Jerusalem urged

Palestinian Tourism Minister Hulud Deibas sent a letter to all countries invited to take part in the International Tourism Conference in Jerusalem scheduled to take place later this month and urged th

China, Russia, 17 others to boycott Nobel Peace Prize event

The representatives of 19 countries, including China and Russia, will boycott the Nobel Peace Prize presentation ceremony, which will take place in Oslo on December 10, 2010.

Arab League calls on the world to boycott Jerusalem tourism conference

The League of Arab States on Sunday called on the world to boycott an international tourism conference to be hosted by Israel from 20 to 22 October in the city of Jerusalem.

Spain and UK to boycott Jerusalem tourism conference

Britain and Spain will not send delegates to the OECD's biannual tourism conference on October 20-22, because it will be held in Jerusalem, Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov said yesterday.

Tourism news: “Rethink Alberta” campaign urges tourists to boycott the province

EDMONTON — The oilsands public relations war heated up Wednesday, as billboards were unveiled in four major U.S.

UK cruise line threatens boycott due to Canadian clean-air rules

New emission controls planned for Canada's coasts may threaten the country's multi-million-dollar cruise ship industry.

Tourism news: boycott of the Aloha state will be far reaching

HONOLULU, HI (eTN) - In an article about the potential boycott on Hawaii due to Governor Linda Lingle’s veto of the civil union bill, Jo-Ann Adams, chairwoman of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Tran

Hawaii Governor veto of civil union bill may cause tourism boycott

HONOLULU, HI — Gay-rights activists began discussing retaliatory actions within hours of Hawaii Governor Lingle's decision to veto legislation that would grant civil unions to same-sex couples.

Arizona: A blast of shiny, happy, sunshine-colored PR could help

Everyone in Arizona can agree on this: Right now, the state could use a blast of shiny, happy, sunshine-colored PR.

Los Angeles City Council overwhelmingly approves Arizona business boycott

The Los Angeles City Council overwhelmingly approved a boycott of Arizona-based businesses and governments Wednesday unless the state repeals a new law giving police the power to question a detainee's

Travel boycott on Arizona must come to an end says US...

In the first week since the controversial immigration legislation Senate Bill 1070 was signed into law in Arizona and opponents called for a

World Travel and Tourism Fair participants rattled by boycott

International buyers who came for the Sanganai/Hlanganani World Travel and Tourism fair gave Zimbabwe a thumbs up as a destination, but they were rattled by news of the MDC-T disengagement from Zanu P

Some in US call for boycott of Scotland

The release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi has sparked calls for a boycott of Scotland by some Americans angry that he was allowed to go home to Libya to a hero's welcome.

Anti-illegal immigrant groups launch Mexico tourism boycott

A coalition of anti-illegal immigrant advocates with a goal of halting American tourism to Mexico are distributing fliers along the San Ysidro border that accuse the country of being aggressive and ho

Israel’s boycott of Turkey short lived

ISTANBUL - The Israeli travel companies’ boycott of Turkey after harsh criticism of Turkish officials to Israel’s military operation in Gaza has seemed to end, according to an Israeli daily.

Cyprus boycotts Israeli tourism fair

The Cyprus government informed Israel that, for the first time in 15 years it would not attend the International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) which opened in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, after organi

Mormons’ influence on California’s Prop 8 sparks call for Utah tourism...

Activists are calling for a tourism boycott of Utah after the Mormon Church exerted tremendous influence in the passing of California’s Proposition 8 to overturn gay marriage.

Utah gay rights advocates oppose boycott of the state

Some prominent Utah gay rights leaders oppose a boycott of the state's ski and tourism industry, being proposed by gay-rights groups angry with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' support

Leading Jewish rabbis call on Jews to boycott Beijing

Leading Jewish rabbis and lay leaders called on Jewish tourists not to attend the Olympic Games.

Boycott Jamaica

Gay bashing in Jamaica is so prevalent that in 2006 Time Magazine wrote an article about the island headlined, "The Most Homophobic Place On Earth?" The New York Times this week showed that the anti-gay climate has only worsened, with the island caught in a downward spiral of outright psychosis.

Expat Tamil community calls for airline boycott

Tamils around the world have called for a global boycott of Sri Lankan Airlines in protest at the Colombo government's decision to end its six-year ceasefire with rebels. The Sri Lankan government officially annulled the cessation of hostilities with the rebel Tamil Tigers two weeks ago.