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Philippine government: Holy Week tourists safe in Boracay

BORACAY, Philippines - The government said today that security measures are in place to ensure the safety of tourists who will be spending the Holy Week here.

Tourism officials: Las Vegas is safe, despite all recent shootings and...

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Three people were killed and at least six more injured after an unidentified individual in a black Range Rover opened fire on the occupants of a Maserati.

Tourism lobby: Bangkok governor must ensure safety, convenience, comfort for tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand - The next Bangkok governor should ensure cleanliness and safety, convenience and comfort for visitors, private tourism operators say.

IATA and EU partners launch action plan for preventing runway excursions

BRUSSELS, Belgium – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) joined with 16 other aviation stakeholder organizations in developing a European Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Excur

China questioning safety and quality of Taiwan tours

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Chinese media are questioning the safety and quality of tours Chinese nationals take in Taiwan, but a local tourism industry official said Sunday that the arguments are either off bas

Tanzanian tourism industry shocked by surge of violence against visitors

(eTN) - Foreign visitors staying in some of the posh hotels in Dar es Salaam have become victims of the recent wave of attacks carried out in what previously thought to be safe areas of the capital.

US airline industry: Unprecedented era of safer skies

These days, stories about airline crew-member meltdowns and traffic controllers asleep on the job are enough to make even the bravest fliers clutch their armrests a little tighter.

Texas issues spring break travel advisory for Mexico

Texas on Tuesday warned its residents for the third consecutive year not to travel to Mexico during the upcoming university spring break season, saying drug cartel violence and other criminal activity

New Maldivian president assures complete tourist safety and protection

MALE, Maldives - Ending a week of political turmoil, the Maldives Saturday invited tourists to its world's top luxury resort destinations assuring complete safety and protection, according to a senior

New safety policy announced by cruise industry

Cruise lines are now required to conduct passenger safety drills before leaving port, under a rule announced by three cruise industry associations.

Travel experts offer five cruise safety tips

AURORA, Ill. - Cruise experts say cruising remains a popular choice for North American vacationers.

Ukrainian peacekeepers to keep watch over Liberian presidential inauguration

KYIV, Ukraine - Ukrainian peacekeepers will ensure the safety during the inauguration of the recently elected President of Liberia - Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.

Minister bungee-jumps from Victoria Falls to prove it is safe

Zambia's tourism minister bungee-jumped from Victoria Falls to reassure tourists the activity is safe after an Aussie backpacker's rope snapped last week.

Chinese visitors coming to Boracay asked to be careful

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and the Philippine National Police ( PNP) expressed concern over the safety of Chinese tourists coming to the resort island of Boracay, asking th

Tanzanian tourism wants tough laws to ensure safety of tourists

The government has been advised to enact tough laws and regulations to ensure safety of tourists which is on the decline, improves.

World leaders to discuss nuclear safety and security at UN events

Amid the heightened attention given to the issue of nuclear safety and security in recent months, world leaders will convene at United Nations Headquarters this week to discuss how to advance this goa

Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority trains more in emergency response

(eTN) - Airport personnel at Kanombe International Airport and also staff from several airlines, including RwandAir and Akagera Aviation among others, were trained during the past two weeks in emergen

Mexican Tourism Secretary reassures US travelers about safety in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - In a recent interview, Secretary of Tourism Gloria Guevara Manzo vouched for the safety of tourist destinations in Mexico, and encouraged visitors from the United States to enjoy

Tiger roars back to life

Tiger's first domestic flight has taken off since the aviation safety authority grounded the airline six weeks ago.

India launches campaign to promote clean and safe tourism

PANAJI - With an aim to promote clean and safe tourism, the union ministry of tourism has set out on increasing awareness of its code of conduct, for safe and honourable tourism.

Police chief: Tourists are safe in Oslo

Norway`s capital Oslo is again safe for its citizens and tourists, police chief of staff Johan Fredriksen said during a press-conference.

Canadian government invests in airport safety

The Government of Canada is making efforts to improve airport safety by investing in safety projects at airports across the country through its Airports Capital Assistance Program (ACAP).

Survey: Safety worries among British travelers grow

LONDON, England - With the holiday season just weeks away, a new survey of over 1,000 travelers for car hire comparison site Carrentals.co.uk has found growing concern over safety issues, with one thi

Common sense safety tips for summer travel

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - School is out, graduations are over and the official start of summer is less than a week away.

Lonely Planet editor vouches for Mexican safety

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - In a recent CNN.com special report by Lonely Planet Travel Editor Robert Reid, the news website highlighted the safety and security of Mexico as a tourist destination.

IATA welcomes UN confirmation of safety of Japan operations

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed confirmation from six United Nations (UN) agencies monitoring Japan’s damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant that there is no health or t

Union calls for immediate radiation monitoring at TSA

WASHINGTON - The American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers nationwide, today called on TSA to immediately begin a nationwide radiation monitoring prog

Flight attendant union adds “level of comfort” to radiation paranoia

Washington - A flight attendants' group is distributing radiation dosimeters to a sampling of its members as assurance that they are not being exposed to harmful radiation levels on trips to and from