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Ghana Remains Safe: African Tourism Board Rapid Response Team offers assistance

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019 22:16

Ghana remains sage, security remains vigilant according to a statement issued by Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information for the Republic of Ghana. This was in response to a ... Read More

Tourism Marketing for the summer months

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- June 3, 2019 22:20

With June’s arrival, tourism professionals should have begun to think about the summer months. In much of the world, these coming months are high season. These can also be months ... Read More

Tourists traveling to Tanzania: No plastic bags or face fines or imprisonment

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 31, 2019 21:34

Tourists and foreign visitors traveling to Tanzania are advised not to carry with them plastic bags on arrival at the major airports effective Saturday this week to avoid incursion by ... Read More

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

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019 05:01

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place in Tel Aviv from May 12 to 18. It draws ... Read More

What do new Cuba travel restrictions mean to US travelers?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 15:45

On Wednesday, April 17, the Trump administration announced that it would be issuing new rules about non-family travel to Cuba. For those who have already planned such a trip - ... Read More

UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 13:20

British legal group Detained in Dubai has urged the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to update its UAE travel warnings to UK tourists in an open letter penned by ... Read More

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019 04:12

Brunei is becoming a deadly place to visit starting April 3, specially if you are member of the LGBT Community. Next week the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) will ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019 22:16

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary Iranians are doing what they can to help the affected ... Read More

DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki Beach hotel workers call for respect from management

editor editor- March 5, 2019 01:34

DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki Beach hotel workers organized a public action in their hotel lobby this morning, demanding respect from management, safe workloads, and a fair process to decide ... Read More

China uses tourism to pressure New Zealand to make spying easier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 15, 2019 06:32

Is China keen to export telecommunication equipment to spy on countries. New Zealand thinks so, and tourism has to suffer as a China retaliates. China outbound tourism becomes more and ... Read More

Syria welcomes visitors with open arms: Is Syria Safe tor tourism?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 10, 2019 07:56

Syrians escape an inhuman regime by the million. European countries are in a state of crisis trying to welcome Syrian refugees, but at the FITUR trade show in Madrid last month ... Read More

Florida’s Key West bans sunscreen products to protect coral

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 16:27

Key West city officials have approved a ban on sunscreen products containing two chemicals that studies have found to negatively impact coral and marine organisms. The Key West City Commission ... Read More

No tsunami threat after new Vanuatu earthquake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 15:53

An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude struck of the coast of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There were no immediate reports of casualties ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019 01:29

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on the tsunami. Read More

Koh Samui in Thailand ready for business again after Tropical Storm Pabuk

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 04:51

Tropical Storm Pabuk passed through the Gulf of Thailand on Friday.No casualties were reported on the popular tourist island of Koh Samui as the storm dissipated as it hit the ... Read More

FAA: Do not aim holiday laser-light displays at the sky!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 12, 2018 15:20

With the holiday season upon us, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants to make sure your laser-light displays are aimed at your house and not into the sky. Each year ... Read More

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake strikes close to South Sandwich Islands

editor editor- December 10, 2018 17:30

A 7.1-magnitude earthquake that was initially reported as a 7.5, struck near the South Sandwich Islands near Antarctica today, December 11, 2015, at 02:26:33 UTC, The quake occurred in a remote ... Read More

Active shooter incidents: How to Identify a Defensible Area?

Jay Hart Jay Hart- December 9, 2018 10:44

Active shooter incidents used to be rare events. People are now realizing there is a higher potential for being involved in one as the frequency of these events increases. According ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018 07:58

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe This may not be a constant situation. "Zimbabwe is open for ... Read More

Guam’s beach bucket list

editor editor- March 25, 2017 07:52

When visiting a tropical paradise, it just makes logical sense that a beach, or many of them, will be on a tourist’s to do list. Read More

Tourists be aware: Typhoon warnings for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands

editor editor- October 5, 2014 09:20

Tourists and residents in Guam and the Mariana Islands should rush preparations to completion immediately and heed any instructions from local authorities. Read More

Foreigners in New Zealand warned about risk of theft

editor editor- March 16, 2012 08:03

Incoming tourists are being warned about the risk of theft from cars and campervans in New Zealand, but Police Minister Anne Tolley says there has been no spike in incidents. Read More

Orgasms and tears for some airplane movie watchers

editor editor- August 20, 2011 04:04

Such is the evolution of in-flight entertainment that travelers can now fulfill their own needs on flights. One-flick-suits-all journeys are relics of the past. Read More

How US issues travel alerts and warnings

editor editor- August 12, 2011 06:54

As riots sweep several British cities, the U.S. State Department is cautioning Americans in the U.K. Read More

Terror attacks warnings do not deter foreign visitors in Delhi

editor editor- May 4, 2010 05:57

New Delhi - Markets in national capital continue to witness normal inflow of foreign tourists despite western countries warning of terror attacks. Read More

India tries to woo tourists amid terror warnings

editor editor- January 4, 2010 02:28

India is facing an uphill battle to restore confidence in its tourism industry after a number of countries – including the UK – issued warnings to their citizens that they ... Read More

Winter weather in the US may affect flights once again

editor editor- January 7, 2009 06:58

Flight plans may be affected by severe winter weather conditions forecast for the northeast, midwest, and east coast of the US through Friday. Read More

British tourists take five million trips to unsafe countries

editor editor- August 20, 2008 03:18

The Government currently warns against visiting areas in over 30 countries including Chad and Somalia plus parts of Kenya, India and certain areas in countries like Thailand, where it considers ... Read More

Warnings target island tourists

editor editor- August 8, 2008 03:33

Multilingual warnings may be used in an effort to prevent foreign tourists becoming stranded on a notorious tidal causeway in Northumberland. Read More