Tag: political unrest

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:24

Consumer rights advocacy group released the results of a new study showing that United States airlines wrongfully reject more than 25% of compensation claims, indicating that more than one in ... Read More

The 10 commandments of air travel

editor editor- December 7, 2018 13:27

Delays, cancellations and destroyed travel plans: 2018 has been one of the worst years in terms of flight disruptions. Read More

H.I.S. reports full year results

editor editor- December 9, 2016 21:20

H.I.S. Co., Ltd., a leading travel and airline ticket agency, has announced results for the full year ended October 31, 2016. Read More

Morsy grants himself new powers allowing him to run Egypt unchecked

editor editor- November 23, 2012 05:27

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has issued an order preventing any court from overturning his decisions, essentially allowing him to run the country unchecked until a new constitution is drafted, his Read More

Bahrain hopes for quick tourism sector recovery

editor editor- March 30, 2012 11:10

After seeing tourist arrivals fall dramatically last year in the wake of the political unrest in the country, Bahrain is hoping that the return of the Formula One race will ... Read More

Egypt tourism expected to recover fast

editor editor- February 7, 2011 05:57

Dubai - Tourism industry insiders say that the political unrest in Egypt may have only a short-term impact on hotels, cruises, hospitality development and travel cancellations as the Egyptian tourism Read More

Egypt unrest sends tourist industry workers on unpaid leave

editor editor- February 7, 2011 02:20

Tourist resorts, hotels and tourism companies in Red Sea area granted 90% of workers open-ended periods of leave without pay after tourism sharply declined amid ongoing nationwide unrest. Read More

UN to send human rights team to assess situation in Tunisia

editor editor- January 20, 2011 01:43

The UN’s human rights chief will send a team to Tunisia next week to assess the country’s human rights situation amidst recent political unrest, which her office says has so ... Read More

Thai airline industry: Traffic, passenger numbers are down

editor editor- April 28, 2010 03:36

BANGKOK — Political clashes in Thailand are leaving their mark on the nation's travel industry, with Thai Airways International PCL and state-owned Airports of Thailand PCL saying Tuesday that passe Read More

The tourism security threat on our desk

editor editor- September 25, 2009 03:27

I recently accepted an invitation to be a keynote speaker at an upcoming International Tourism Security and Safety Summit conference, which will take place in Cairo 17-21 October, and the ... Read More

Thai tourism improves though operators still wary of political unrest

editor editor- September 1, 2009 06:19

It appears that Thailand's tourist sector has improved this summer due to an increase in foreign arrivals, but operators remain wary of any political unrest that could drag the sector ... Read More

48% of all Phuket hotel projects delayed, consulting firm claims

editor editor- August 6, 2009 08:56

Up to 48 percent of all new hotel developments in Phuket are experiencing major construction delays triggered by the global economic downturn and concerns over Thailand's political stability, a report Read More