Articles tagged “afghanistan”

Business Travel

Hotels Are Deciding Whether Selling Co-Working Space Instead of Beds Is Worth It

Hoteliers will need to crack new metrics like desk occupancy, pricing plans and even social media credibility to help any co-working venture succeed.

Hotels Are Deciding Whether Selling Co-Working Space Instead of Beds Is Worth It

Airlines

Aviation Insurers Hold Back on Afghanistan Flights After U.S. Troops Leave

Airline insurers want more security and proper air traffic control at Kabul's airport before restarting their coverage of commercial flights there. The concerns are understandable.

Aviation Insurers Hold Back on Afghanistan Flights After U.S. Troops Leave

Hotels

Airbnb Set to Provide Temporary Housing for 20,000 Afghan Refugees

While it's uncertain where the Afghan refugees will eventually be resettled, Airbnb's decision to house them temporarily will undoubtedly give them a new lease on life after being evacuated — and the homesharing giant PR bonafides.

Airbnb Set to Provide Temporary Housing for 20,000 Afghan Refugees

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Ordered by Pentagon to Help in Afghanistan Evacuations

In a rare call to duty, U.S. airlines are being asked to do their patriotic part to help extract civilians in need.

U.S. Airlines Ordered by Pentagon to Help in Afghanistan Evacuations

Airlines

Airlines Reroute Flights Over Afghanistan as Kabul Airport Evacuations Continue

Missile attacks on commercial planes in recent years will be front of mind for many airlines. No risks will be taken in light of the escalation of militant activity across the country.

Airlines Reroute Flights Over Afghanistan as Kabul Airport Evacuations Continue

Tourism

Afghanistan’s Advice to Adventurous Tourists: ‘Check in With Us First’

Afghanistan has a long, rich history of attracting the world's most creative and adventurous travelers. We can't wait until it's safe enough for them to return, and Afghans to have normal lives again.

Afghanistan’s Advice to Adventurous Tourists: ‘Check in With Us First’

Tourism

Afghan art museum pulls itself back together after civil war tore it apart

The Afghan museum has huge potential to draw art fans as the country looks to a day when it can more actively attract visitors and grow its tourism sector.

Afghan art museum pulls itself back together after civil war tore it apart

Tourism

Afghanistan lures adventure travelers with ski races and tourist-free slopes

Afghanistan’s lack of tourism is exactly what it has going for it right now as adventurers and seasoned travelers seek out niche destinations that are yet to be overrun with tourists.

Afghanistan lures adventure travelers with ski races and tourist-free slopes

Tourism

State Department renews travel warning for Afghanistan as U.S. troops prepare to pull out

The travel warning issued Tuesday supersedes an earlier alert released in June 2012 in anticipation of extra-adventurous tourists looking to be the first inside the country without America’s overwhelming presence.

State Department renews travel warning for Afghanistan as U.S. troops prepare to pull out

Airlines

Airlines start looking at Afghanistan, 5 more interested in starting operations

As the country hopes to move towards stabilization, it is worried about the right mix of locally-owned and foreign carriers, though fast growth aviation in such a difficult-to-navigate country may be the only way to spur the economy of Afghanistan.