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Australia, Britain and France issue travel advisories due to Kenyan riots

The Kenyan tourism sector is at crossroads yet again following insecurity incidents at the Kenyan coast long regarded as the country's bastion of tourism activities.

Travel advisories: relevance in today’s times

(eTN) - The recent announcement made by the USA, the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand advising tourists to take caution when traveling to crowded places in India during the festival season, drew

Phuket Tourist Association wants “flood advisories” lifted

PHUKET, Thailand - The Phuket Tourist Association (PTA) has asked for the cooperation of foreign governments to reduce and/or lift travel advisories and warnings issued for Thailand.

Jimenez: Philippines remains attractive and safe destination

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Tourism (DOT) is not worried about marketing the Philippines as a tourist destination despite the adverse travel advisories on the country.

Kenya urges US to avoid travel bans

NAIROBI, Kenya - House Speaker Kenneth Marende has asked the outgoing American ambassador to Kenya Michael Ranneberger to advise his government against issuing travel bans to Kenya.

Foreign countries contemplate travel advisories after church attacks in Malaysia

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 updating their

‘Specific’ travel notices urged

The tourism department is scrambling to manage the incredible damage done to the Philippines by the Maguindanao massacre that included the murder of 14 journalists, and has appealed to foreign governm

Travel advisories to Mexico lifted, MPI confirms meeting

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lifted its advisory against non-essential travel to Mexico on May 15.

Travel advisories warn to avoid Bangkok

Australia, Russia and Hong Kong have joined governments around the world in warning their citizens to avoid or reconsider travelling to protest-hit Bangkok.

Countries tone down travel advisories, India hopes for tourism revival

New Delhi - Even as India continues to remain on a high alert, a number of countries, which had issued grim travel advisories to their citizens in the immediate aftermath of the terror attacks in Mumb

Travel warning to Solomon Islands downgraded

HONIARA, Solomon Islands (eTN) – The current political stability in the country has caused Australia to downgrade its travel advisory, and its immediate impact on the tourism industry has been positive, a Solomon Islands official has said.

Tourists urged to ignore travel advisories

Foreign missions' assessment of Kenya's crisis may not be accurate, tour operators have said. Through their umbrealla body, the Kenya Association of Tour Operators (KATO), they are blaming the current image crisis on the missions, who they claim have exaggerated the concerns on insecurity.

Flights halted as Kenya violence continues

(eTN) - All air operations depending on AVGAS and JetA1 aviation fuel have been halted across Uganda due to the lack of available fuel, after the reserves in Entebbe and Kajjansi have run low.