Archive for the ‘Travel Advisory’ Category
I have been in Mexico (with my convention co-chair Elliot Gillies) for several days now – the first few days to dot “i’s” and cross “t’s” for the SATW convention (of which I am President) in October.
By eTN /LONDON – The Foreign and Commonwealth Office today changed its travel advice for the Republic of Guinea. Following the death of President Conte, they are monitoring the situation in the Republic of Guinea closely and are concerned by reports of a military coup. They have, therefore, raised the level of their travel advice. [...]
By David Beirman | etn/ Dec 01, 2008 Terrorists in Mumbai and political activists in Thailand have both made it clear that if there is a sure way to publicize a cause–target tourists or tourism. The murderous attack in Mumbai which simultaneously targeted Indian civilians, Western tourists and Jews, traditional enemies of Islamonazis was guaranteed [...]
Beginning January 12, 2009, all nationals and citizens of Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries will be required by law to obtain a travel authorization prior to initiating travel to the United States under the VWP.
Jul 23, 2008 Tropical Storm Dolly has grown into a category one hurricane as it heads towards the US-Mexican border, forcing the evacuation of thousands in Mexico while the US Navy sheltered aircraft.
Jun 02, 2008 British tourists are being warned by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) not to fall for holiday-club scams.
(NC)-As travellers prepare for winter getaways, the last thing they may think about is losing their luggage. According to SITA, the global provider of airport IT and communication services to the air transport industry, over two billion passengers move through airports every year, losing 30 million bags annually. This could mean you arrive for your [...]
(NC)-An RBC Insurance/Ipsos Reid survey found that only 51 per cent of Canadians have an emergency supply kit in their car that includes first aid supplies, blankets or extra clothing and other essential items. Winter months can bring severe weather and greatly jeopardize road conditions. Between black ice, freezing rain or snow storms, unpredictable winter [...]
COZUMEL, Mexico (Aug. 20, 2007) – As forecasted by the National Weather Service, Hurricane Dean is expected to move through Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula early Tuesday morning (Aug. 21). While no longer projected to be in the direct path of Hurricane Dean, Cozumel expects tropical storm conditions and has instituted several hurricane preparedness initiatives in compliance [...]
TOURISM SECTOR STRENGTHENS DEFENCES AGAINST AVIAN FLU – SUCCESSFUL UNWTO SIMULATION EXERCISE IN INDONESIA
Jakarta/Madrid, 31 July 2007 – The second UNWTO regional Avian and Human Influenza Simulation (AHI) was actively supported by the government of Indonesia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). It attracted 70 participants from more than 15 countries and several UN Agencies.