Articles tagged “conflict”

Tour Operators

Tour Operators Commit to Cancelling Russia Trips for Rest of 2022

More and more tour operators view conducting business in Russia as toxic, and more importantly, prospective guests largely consider the country unsafe. So as long as Russia continues to wage war, there's no rush for tour operators to make immediate plans to return.

Tour Operators Commit to Cancelling Russia Trips for Rest of 2022

Tourism

TUI Shifts Tourism Focus to Asia Amidst Conflict Around the Mediterranean

If you're trying to avoid uncertainty, you don't want to invest too much in the Maldives: If the massive political corruption there won't get you, global climate change will.

TUI Shifts Tourism Focus to Asia Amidst Conflict Around the Mediterranean

Airlines

Direct Flights Between Russia and Ukraine End Today

"Common sense" goes out the window when it comes to situations like this.

Direct Flights Between Russia and Ukraine End Today

Tourism

Yemen Loses UNESCO Heritage Sites to Saudi Airstrikes

Perhaps Saudi Arabia could do a better job stamping out possible terrorists by carpet bombing Sanaa with cash. That tends to make friends faster than killing civilians and destroying cultural heritage.

Yemen Loses UNESCO Heritage Sites to Saudi Airstrikes

Media and PR

Travel Channel Bets on Substance With New Food and Politics Series

Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown proved there's an appetite for more substantial travel content that explores the political and social realities of destination -- with a complementary side of delicious cuisine.

Travel Channel Bets on Substance With New Food and Politics Series

Airlines

Mumbai Airport Wants to Remove Nearly 100,000 Residents in Slums Near Runway

Mumbai needs to find a way to match the promise of its growth with the on-the-ground reality for many of its residents.

Mumbai Airport Wants to Remove Nearly 100,000 Residents in Slums Near Runway

Tourism

New York City’s Ground Zero Site to Be Open on Evening of 9/11 for First Time

It's a difficult time for New Yorkers that has turned into a carnival of sorts for tourists with varying agendas.

New York City’s Ground Zero Site to Be Open on Evening of 9/11 for First Time

Tourism

Gaza Had Hopes of Beachside Tourism Before the War

We have hopes and dreams of wonderful, diverse, Mediterranean coastal resorts, too.

Gaza Had Hopes of Beachside Tourism Before the War

Tourism

Tourist Arrivals in Israel Plummet 19 Percent in July

A violent conflict or natural disaster are the two quickest ways to obliterate a nation's tourism economy.

Tourist Arrivals in Israel Plummet 19 Percent in July

Airlines

Flight Detours Around Ukraine to Result in Higher Airfares

Although no flyer would risk their safety for a relatively small cost, higher airfares could result in fewer bookings and lower profits for airlines whose routes have been impacted.

Flight Detours Around Ukraine to Result in Higher Airfares