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Trinidad and Tobago: An unusual mix of crime and tourism

The Caribbean destinations of Trinidad and Tobago (TT) are noted for white sandy beaches and blue green water as well as for 550 murders and 11 kidnappings in 2008 and 193 murders and 2 kidnappings in

Uganda prepares for swine flu

KAMPALA, Uganada (eTN) - A task force from the Ministry of Health has been formed to look at logistical challenges arising from the growing number of swine flu cases reported from several locations ar

Applying tourism’s lessons learned from SARS to swine flu

The global tourism industry is right to be concerned about swine flu and its potential impact on global tourism.

Swine flu prompts travel warning for Mexico and US

The growing number of swine-flu cases in the United States and Mexico has caused some governments to issue a travel warning against travel to affected areas in Mexico and the US, adding more uncertain

Air travel declines at alarming pace

The global aviation industry is facing its largest drop in passengers since the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has sai

Domestic tourism to rescue China’s tourism industry

As governments all over the world are pouring billions of dollars into their financial system to ride out a possible world economic meltdown, China is looking to its "relatively low-cost tourism" prod

Fly free, pay for fuel days ahead?

In the face of shrinking profit margins, ballooning cost of fuel in the foreseeable future, airlines may be forced to face the reality of flying passengers for free, paying only for fuel and airport c

Mainland tourist arrivals to Chinese SARs expected to rise in 2007

Beijing - The number of Chinese mainland tourists to Hong Kong and Macao, the country's two Special Administrative Regions (SAR), was expected to grow by 10 percent and 20 percent, respectively, in 2007, the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) said on Friday.