Tag: foreign countries

Minister: Sri Lanka needs security audit to build confidence among tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 11, 2019 17:40

Sri Lanka's State Minister Harsha de Silva announced that the country is planning an independent security audit to build confidence among tourists. According to the Minister, the measure was necessary ... Read More

Lithuania tourism booming and German visitors love it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 24, 2019 17:50

Germans love to travel to Lithuania. It resulted n a record year in 2018 for Lithuania Tourism. 3,6 million people used accommodation services for at least one night while traveling in ... Read More

Southwest Airlines: We hide our compliance issues under the Warrior Spirit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 22:52

Just yesterday, eTurboNews reported about Boeing being speechless about the question of safety when flying on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 to Honolulu. Today, the Transport Workers of America union ... Read More

Japan introduces new tourist ‘departure tax’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 17:25

Japan introduced new 'departure tax' for both, its own citizens and foreign visitors. The levy of 1,000 yen will be tied to the cost of airline or ship tickets or ... Read More

Ukrainian President expands rights of Ukrainians abroad

editor editor- March 6, 2012 07:58

KYIV, Ukraine - The recently amended law (signed by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on March 3, 2012) on the legal status of Ukrainians abroad considerably broadens the scope of rights ... Read More

Car-hire charges to watch for on European vacation

editor editor- October 7, 2011 07:38

Car companies in Europe don't think you'll fight arcane charges in a different language - or time zone. Here's how to steer clear of the worst ones when Read More

Foreign countries contemplate travel advisories after church attacks in Malaysia

editor editor- January 13, 2010 06:52

KUALA LUMPUR - As the Catholic church grapples with the government over the use of the word “Allah”, the country may yet face more economic setbacks as foreign embassies contemplate ... Read More

“Abortion Tourism” sheds light on the need for health care access

editor editor- February 27, 2008 05:23

Anti-choicers panic over "abortion tourism," but only the most privileged women can escape local "pro-life" laws. The rest simply suffer. Read More