Archive for the ‘Yemen’ Category
By eTN | Nov 28, 2008 Yemen's delegation to London's World Travel Market was busy this year. Including the six tour operators already offering trips to Yemen, there are now twenty British companies planning programs for 2009 and Yemeni operators will be hosting a series of study tours in January and February next year.
By Nelson Alcantara, Special to eTN | Aug 21, 2008 Yemen is once again safe for "responsible travelers," according to the British Foreign Office in a statement released yesterday. The United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is now advising against visiting just five of Yemen's 21 Governorates, having previously advised "against all but essential [...]
By Khaled Alduais l eTN Middle East Staff Writer Yemen’s Ministry of Tourism is raising the profile of its Socotra Island by competing for a spot in a new world wonders competition. Yemen's Ministry of Tourism is making strides to raise the profile of Socotra Island.
By NewsYemen/etn Spanish tourists are once again traveling to Yemen after last month’s deadly terrorist attack. The correspondent of the Al-Ayyan daily could meet seven Spanish tourists, a man and six women, and one Swedish in Shibam of Hadhramout, according to the independent daily.
By Khaled Alduais Yemen’s tourism authority has launched the first of its planned series of tourism festivals. SANA'A, Yemen (eTN) – In its plan to stimulate tourism and festivals associated with attracting more tourists, the Yemeni Ministry of Tourism on Monday launched the Sana’a Summer Tourism Festival 2007, within the framework of another six great [...]
Madrid, 3 July 2007 – UNWTO Secretary-General Francesco Frangialli strongly condemned the attacks against innocent tourists in Yemen, while visiting the Temple of Sheba on Monday 2 July. Earlier, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared that "no cause can justify such acts of indiscriminate violence against civilians."
By Nelson Alcantara and Khaled Alduais l Etn The Yemeni government issues official statement on yesterday’s bombing attack (in Yemen’s northeast province of Marib) that killed nine.