Tag: El Salvador

Strong earthquake rocks El Salvador

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 14:59

A powerful earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6, has hit off the coast of El Salvador. The quake sent frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of SaferTourism.com  had a major part ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, the organization will be announcing ... Read More

Volaris: Passenger demand continues to be strong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:03

Volaris, a low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reported their preliminary year to date traffic results. In March 2019, capacity measured by ASMs (Available Seat Miles) increased by 13.5% vs last year, with demand measured by RPMs (Revenue ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's commitment to keep Africa safe ... Read More

Shocking statement by Southwest Airlines Pilots Association: A to B safely or not at all

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:45

Today, Captain Jon Weaks, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, issued a communication to the nearly 10,000 pilots represented by the association. In his communication, he provided additional context and ... Read More

Tourism safety in Jamaica: Behind the current headlines of rape and cover up

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018 07:47

Jamaica recently emerged as one of the most progressive destinations in the world when it comes to travel tourism safety and security. Read More

Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP

editor editor- December 12, 2018 11:34

The appointment at SIGEP 2019 already has the participation of over 20 countries scheduled Read More

Routes Americas names El Salvador to host 2014 annual event

editor editor- February 15, 2013 03:21

CARTAGENA DE INDIAS, Colombia - After a record-breaking event in Cartagena, which saw over 400 delegates in attendance Sociedad Aeroportuaria de la Costa S.A (SACSA) have handed the event over ... Read More

Ministry of Tourism El Salvador named as host of 7th Routes Americas event

editor editor- February 2, 2013 03:43

El Salvador was today named as the destination for the 7th Routes Americas event, which will take place in early 2014. The Honorable Minister of Tourism, Mr. Read More

Winners of IMEX Frankfurt Wild Card competition announced

editor editor- March 23, 2012 01:44

Sendai in Japan and El Salvador in Central America have both been selected as winners of the IMEX in Frankfurt Wild Card competition for 2012 - the show’s 10th anniversary ... Read More

Chinese tourists killed in El Salvador plane crash

editor editor- May 16, 2011 05:44

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - The pilot and two Chinese nationals were killed on Sunday in El Salvador when the plane they were traveling in crashed in the region of ... Read More

El Salvador emerges as eco-adventure destination

editor editor- February 15, 2011 03:21

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - For the first time online, El Salvador is "speaking the language" of international travel companies with a new site for eco and adventure travel: www.ecoexperienciaselsalv Read More

El Salvador highlights importance of tourism in fighting poverty

editor editor- February 14, 2011 02:32

The Permanent Executive Committee of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development ( CEPCIDI ) of the Organization of American States ( OAS ) today welcomed the Minister of Tourism of ... Read More

El Salvador’s guerrilla tourism

editor editor- November 20, 2009 04:46

As a teenager, Leonor Marquez led a fleet-footed unit of the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) guerrilla fighters through the steep mountain passes of Perkin, El Salvador. Read More

Flights to El Salvador criticized by Southwest workers

editor editor- June 25, 2009 05:54

DALLAS - Dispatchers at Southwest Airlines Co. on Tuesday raised safety concerns about flights to El Salvador, where the airline plans to send jets for major maintenance work. Read More

El Salvador to be seen the world over once again during E! Entertainment television’s second special program

editor editor- December 1, 2008 05:47

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - For the second consecutive year, El Salvador will make known its tourist options through Sony Pictures, in a simultaneous world-level broadcast of the E! Read More

Bankruptcy judge rules Frontier Airlines can reject contract with Teamsters

editor editor- November 4, 2008 06:16

WASHINGTON, DC - US Bankruptcy Court Judge Robert Drain on Friday granted Frontier Airlines' motion to reject its contracts with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters covering mechanics and mater Read More

El Salvador accelerates with .travel

editor editor- October 9, 2008 01:11

With beautiful beaches and many adventure and eco-tourism options, El Salvador is a gem to discover in Central America. Read More

MITUR to hold forum on extending scope of National Tourism Plan from 2014 to 2020

editor editor- September 17, 2008 07:08

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (September 16, 2008) - The El Salvador Ministry of Tourism (MITUR) will hold a "Forum of Reflection" this coming September 17 and 18 to extend the ... Read More

Tourist industry in El Salvador maintains positive growth trend

editor editor- August 12, 2008 01:51

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (August 11, 2008) - According to a report made public by the Ministry of Tourism through the Salvadorean Tourism Corporation (CORSATUR), El Salvador has received a ... Read More

8th Ibero-American Ministers of Tourism Conference, held July 17-18 in El Salvador

editor editor- July 20, 2008 01:22

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - The President of the Republic of El Salvador, Elias Antonio Saca, opened the 8th Ibero-American Ministers of Tourism Conference on Thursday. Read More

Central America receives technical equipment for its tourism activities

editor editor- July 16, 2008 06:01

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - The Ministry of Tourism of El Salvador (MITUR), through the Salvadoran Tourism Corporation (CORSATUR), this morning signed the donation certificate for technical equipment Read More

National discussion on tourism regarding El Salvador’s Federal Plan for 2020

editor editor- July 11, 2008 03:38

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - A national discussion was held July 1, 2008 that mapped out the way for adjusting the Federal Tourism Plan for 2014 and extending it into ... Read More

Tourism brings more foreign revenue to El Salvador

editor editor- July 1, 2008 04:33

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Tourism earned El Salvador a total of US$399,565,060 between the months of January and May 2008, according to a report made public today by the ... Read More

El Salvador seeks revival in tourism

editor editor- June 17, 2008 03:57

Misael Garcia's dark brown eyes look out with a steady gaze at the black and white photos of some of the 75,000 people who were killed in El Salvador's civil ... Read More

Swift growth in international tourism for El Salvador

editor editor- June 10, 2008 02:16

Tourism Minister Ruben Rochi submitted the "Achievements, Challenges, and Opportunities" report, which indicates the main actions and projects carried out at the Ministry, while highlighting the Government's strong support when ... Read More

Saying goodbye to El Salvador

editor editor- March 4, 2008 04:17

When I told people we were going to El Salvador their response was almost always “Why in the world would you go there?” People have the impression it’s unsafe and ... Read More

El Salvador’s Tourism Ministry Kicks Off 2008 with Attendance at Florida’s Surf Expo

editor editor- January 11, 2008 10:21

-Video of surfing championship in El Salvador and an ESPN special to be shown -Following its first attendance at the show, PROESA reports two investments in surfing tourism Read More