Tag: hurt

Is Sri Lanka on a Tourism Suicide path?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:41

The good news, there has never been a better time to visit Sri Lanka. It's true when it comes to travel specials available. Sri Lanka is safe, but to relate ... Read More

No iPhone, no KFC, no Disneyland: Chinese firm bans workers from buying US goods, travel to USA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 17:30

As the US-China trade dispute gets uglier by the day some Chinese corporations seem intent to respond to Washington pressure by fair means or foul. The Jinggang Motor Vehicle Inspection ... Read More

16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 19, 2019 16:26

An explosion targeting a tourist bus near a museum in the Giza pyramid complex has left at least 16 people injured, according to local authorities. There are no reports of ... Read More

Is Zimbabwe planning to kidnap former Tourism Minister Mzembi in South Africa?

George Taylor George Taylor- May 17, 2019 08:26

Travel and Tourism in Zimbabwe are on a path of urgently needed recovery, and the country is considered by most travelers as desirable and safe. However, there is a dark ... Read More

Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 00:14

UNITE HERE Local 5 condemns Diamond Resorts, a timeshare company headquartered in Las Vegas, after its decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu — nearly 30% of ... Read More

9 out of 10 travelers find idea of ‘unplugged’ family vacation appealing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 19:20

With National Travel & Tourism Week quickly approaching (May 5 – May 11) and summer right around the corner, vacations are definitely top of mind. New research from new Family ... Read More

Airbnb v. Hotels: Competing and benefiting in the sharing economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 15:13

Researchers from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University published new research which sheds new light on the impact Airbnb and similar “sharing economy” companies are having on ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019 22:12

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri Lanka Tourism discusses measures taken to ensure the safety and ... Read More

US Travel: Pulling CBP staff to US-Mexico border can hurt legitimate international travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 13:46

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on Customs and Border Protection's announcement that it will reassign agents from airports ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board CEO: Tourists not affected in deadly storm in remote southern plains

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 01:40

Tourists in Nepal are not affected in today's deadly storm. The Nepal Prime minister KP Sharma Oli expressed his condolences in a tweet and said that as well as the 25 ... Read More

Air China Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Russian Chukotka

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 22:25

The crew of Air China Boeing 777 reported that plane's fire alarm had been triggered during the flight, prompting the captain to make an emergency landing in Anadyr, the capital ... Read More

How to Squeeze in a Dissertation Between Being Busy and Traveling

editor editor- February 13, 2019 21:05

Writing a dissertation is a very time-consuming process. So, how to combine dissertation writing with other important things such as travelling? Here are some tips on it. We say go ... Read More

African Tourism Board: Kenya tourism resilience is an example to the world

editor editor- January 16, 2019 04:37

The African Tourism Board strongly condemned the terror attack that occurred today at the luxury Dusit Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Read More

Seven killed at a Playa del Carmen bar in a low income neighborhood

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 20:18

Mexican tourism officials had been working hard to make Mexican tourist destinations safe. The message remains tourists are safe in Mexico and not the target of drug cartel-related attacks. Playa del ... Read More

Act of terror in Tokyo Shinjuku tourist area during New Years celebration

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 1, 2019 08:38

New Years in Tokyo turned violent when a car slammed into crowds who were celebrating  New Year early on Jan. 1. leaving 9 injured. The attack took place in a ... Read More

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveaway service

editor editor- January 1, 2019 00:35

Ever thought of the idea of visiting a destination, be it for holiday or work, and getting to drive your own car upon reaching the destination or airport via a ... Read More

American Beverage Institute: Come to Utah for vacation, leave on probation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 21:10

The American Beverage Institute, a national restaurant group feels the tourism industry is getting hurt in not allowing visitors to drink more than 2 beers and driving a car. The ... Read More

Human Rights Violation in New Zealand against Foreign Tourists?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018 02:27

In Hawaii, they call it Kamaaina Rates, in Indonesia hotel rates for locals, are highly discounted, but in New Zealand, such advantages are human rights violations under United Nations treaties. ... Read More

8 killed, 22 injured: Hijacked bus plows into crowd in Longyan, China

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 25, 2018 17:21

A man has hijacked a bus and drove it into a crowd of people in China’s city of Longyan, killing 8 people and injuring 22 others. The attacker is believed ... Read More

Snowbird travel stress decreased with driveway service

editor editor- December 13, 2018 16:44

Introduction: Your destination is set, be it for holiday, leisure or work. Hotels - check, itinerary- check, must visit spots – check, can’t-miss diners and dives – check. You are ... Read More

National Safety Council: American children dying while parents get away with it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2018 09:30

These parents are not terrorists, nor are they criminals, but they get away with killing their children. In the United States, nine children have died in 2018 so far because ... Read More

15 dead, 12 hurt in Philippines hotel blaze

editor editor- December 20, 2010 08:27

Manila, Phillipines - A fire ravaged a hotel in northern Philippines on Sunday, killing 15 people, most burned beyond recognition, authorities said. Read More

Minister: Egypt tourism unlikely to be hurt by European debt crisis

editor editor- June 29, 2010 03:48

Egypt’s tourism industry is unlikely to be hurt this year by Europe’s debt crisis, Tourism Minister Zoheir Garranah said. Read More

As cancellations soar, Greek tourism goes into nosedive

editor editor- May 26, 2010 02:37

The Greek tourism industry, which was hoped to contribute to the country's recovery, is in crisis. Hundreds of hotels are for sale, and visitor numbers are in sharp decline. Read More

Philippine tourism hurt by EU airline ban

editor editor- April 15, 2010 07:20

Manila - The European Union's decision to ban Philippine carriers from flying into the 27-nation bloc's airspace has adversely impacted the country's tourism industry, a senior official said. Read More

VAT revival will hurt Korea’s tourism

editor editor- December 28, 2009 01:02

A 45-year-old businessman who operates a mid-size travel agency said he has become extremely stressed whenever he thinks about what he should do next year about the price of tour ... Read More

Tourism drop to shrink Cyprus’s economy 0.5% this year

editor editor- September 14, 2009 05:39

Cyprus’s economy will shrink this year after at least five years of growth as the global slowdown dents the Mediterranean island’s tourism, construction and real estate industries. Read More

26 passengers injured by turbulence on Rio-Houston flight

editor editor- August 4, 2009 06:38

Severe turbulence shook a Continental Airlines flight Monday, injuring dozens of passengers and forcing the aircraft to divert to Miami, Florida, according to the airline and a fire official. Read More

Tourism, air transport hurt by Xinjiang riots

editor editor- July 12, 2009 07:45

URUMQI - Authorities in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region said Saturday both tourism and air transport have been hurt by the July 5 riot that left 184 dead in ... Read More

Korean Air hurt by tourism slowdown

editor editor- May 8, 2009 05:31

SEOUL -- Korean Air Co. posted a wider net loss in the first quarter compared with a year earlier due to hefty foreign-exchange losses and low demand. Read More

Atlanta tourist hit by part of billboard

editor editor- February 9, 2009 04:11

A tourist is recovering at Grady Hospital after being hit by a part of a billboard near the Hard Rock Cafe in Atlanta. Read More

Elderly tourist badly hurt in paragliding accident

editor editor- February 3, 2009 03:36

A man is in a critical condition after being dragged 20m down a slope by a paraglider in Queenstown yesterday. Read More

Thai-Cambodian conflict hits border villagers in the pocket

editor editor- October 20, 2008 06:45

KANTHARALAK, Thailand — Up until late June, thousands of tourists each month would flock to the 11th century Preah Vihear temple to admire its elegant carvings and crumbling stone staircases. Read More

32 hurt on turbulent Hong Kong-Bangkok flight

editor editor- October 3, 2008 04:11

Bangkok — Thirty-two people were hospitalized Thursday after a China Airlines Boeing 747-400 hit severe turbulence en route from Hong Kong to Bangkok, a Thai aviation official said. Read More

Post-9/11 travel rules could be hurting foreign tourism

editor editor- March 24, 2008 04:57

WASHINGTON - The Travel Industry Association said the U.S. has lost $130 billion in tourist spending since the Sept. 11 attacks. With the dollar weakening against many foreign currencies, many ... Read More