Tag: dangers

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 16:26

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have seen Washington using its powers to “harass” Chinese travelers. The ... Read More

Ralph Nader, aviation stakeholders to discuss dangers of aircraft maintenance outsourcing at Washington, DC event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 23:15

The Business Travel Coalition (BTC) today confirmed the agenda for a June 4 Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Summit at the National Press Club in Washington, DC from 8:30 am to 1:00 ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 18:33

Is Nepal a safe destination to travel after 11 people died climbing Mount Everest this season? The answer should be a certain yes. Nepal is so much more than climbing ... Read More

International cooperation between Seychelles and a Baltic Island: Minister Dogley visits German beach clean-up project

editor editor- May 23, 2019 22:39

The Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine; Didier Dogley, in the company of the Honorary Consul General for the Seychelles in Germany, Mr. Max Hunzinger, visited the ... Read More

UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 13:20

British legal group Detained in Dubai has urged the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to update its UAE travel warnings to UK tourists in an open letter penned by ... Read More

The best way to stop laser strikes on aircraft

editor editor- April 12, 2019 02:07

Pointing a laser at an aircraft can temporarily blind a pilot, and it is a federal crime carrying fines up to US$250,000 or up to 5 years in jail. Heightened ... Read More

South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns to Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 15:16

The South East Asia Hotel Investors’ Summit returns for its third edition in May and will again feature top executives from both hotel owning groups and management companies and a ... Read More

WTTC Global Summit: President Obama was a disappointment for many

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 20:29

U.S. President Barak Obama was the most expected speaker at the ongoing World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) summit in Seville today. More than 1500 CEOs, association presidents, ministers of ... Read More

AKARYN Hotel Group to become single-use plastic-free by June 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019 18:10

AKARYN Hotel Group, Thailand’s home-grown luxury boutique hotel specialist, is on a mission to become a single-use plastic-free hotel company by June 2019. The group’s newest hotel, akyra TAS Sukhumvit ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019 01:29

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on the tsunami. Read More

Plastic Pollution Maldives: All-Female ‘Stand Up For Our Seas’ Expedition raises awareness

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 05:04

Maldives, Coco Collection, is sponsoring an unprecedented stand-up paddle boarding campaign in the Maldives that aims to raise awareness about the environment, and in particular, ocean health. ‘Stand up For ... Read More

Airline passengers have mixed views about pets on planes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 17:30

When polled about allowing animals, including service, emotional support and other pets on planes, results were mixed. However, one thing 58 percent agreed on: Airlines should make it safer if ... Read More

Mauritius braces for Tropical Cyclone Cilida

editor editor- December 21, 2018 18:58

Tropical Cycolone Cilida has intensified and the country’s local Meteorological Office has issued a class 2 cyclone warning as of 1610 hours today. Read More

Experts: “Stem cell tourists” risking their lives and life savings

editor editor- September 2, 2010 03:55

LONDON - Thousands of people are putting their health and life savings at risk to travel to private clinics around the world for unproven and potentially dangerous stem cell treatments, ... Read More

Security worries still a major concern for Niger tourism

editor editor- March 15, 2010 05:08

LAMANTIN ISLAND, Niger - Joel Sauze was just readying his new eco-lodge in southern Niger for its first visitors as soldiers in the capital blasted their way into the presidential ... Read More

Despite all dangers Arabia Felix draws thrill-seeking tourists

editor editor- September 3, 2009 03:00

Don't judge a book by its cover, particularly if its title includes words like "war," "terrorism," "separatists," "poverty," "illiteracy," and "kidnappings." Read More

Tourists getting used to bombings?

editor editor- July 30, 2008 03:05

Tourists are less and less bothered about bombings in busy holiday destinations. Social psychologist and tourism expert Ton van Egmond thinks that they may be getting used to such atrocities. Read More

Tourists ‘ignorant’ of NZ dangers

editor editor- April 1, 2008 04:14

Visitors to New Zealand need to learn more about the dangers of the great outdoors, a major rescue organisation says. Land Search and Rescue (LandSAR) said tourists accounted for more ... Read More