Articles tagged “ebola”

Coronavirus

Durban Pushing Hard for Quick Tourism Recovery to Help South Africa’s Economy

Durban was a rare source of growth for South Africa's tourism economy in 2019, but leaders have to be vigilant against an early reopening of international borders sparking a case surge and becoming a drag on the region's reputation.

Durban Pushing Hard for Quick Tourism Recovery to Help South Africa’s Economy

Tourism

No Travel Restrictions Yet After Congo Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola outbreak in the Congo in Central Africa doesn't appear to be widespread at this point, but health authorities will need to provide aid quickly, and travel companies will have to monitor the situation.

No Travel Restrictions Yet After Congo Ebola Outbreak

Tourism

Ebola Travel Bans Still Aren’t Over for Liberians

The remaining restrictions seem to be more about various countries' border officials being a bit lazy with the paperwork rather than protecting their countries from disease.

Ebola Travel Bans Still Aren’t Over for Liberians

Airlines

The One Airline That Really Wants You to Know That ‘Africa is Not Ebola’

It'll take more than a hashtag to get small-minded travelers comfortable with taking a trip to the African continent. Still, hats off to Brussels Airlines for trying to raise awareness of an issue that isn't being widely discussed.

The One Airline That Really Wants You to Know That ‘Africa is Not Ebola’

Tourism

North Korea Drops Its Ebola Travel Restrictions

A newly open North Korea isn't going to hurt tourism anywhere else in the region.

North Korea Drops Its Ebola Travel Restrictions

Tourism

Morocco Hopes Its Protective Ebola Moves Will Bolster Tourism

It's a sad reality, but in a world where tourism to east Africa has dropped because of tourism concerns, playing hardball in an effort to make tourist-feeding nations happy isn't the worst idea.

Morocco Hopes Its Protective Ebola Moves Will Bolster Tourism

SkiftX

New Yorkers Still Wary of Banning Travelers From West Africa

New York state residents are less panicky about Ebola at their doorsteps than rest of the country. Though that may change if more cases and more bungling by authorities comes to light.

New Yorkers Still Wary of Banning Travelers From West Africa

Airlines

Newark Airport’s Ebola Response Called ‘A Frenzy of Disorganization’

In attempting to score points from dim-witted voters, New York's and New Jersey's governors are playing politics with health, and missing real solutions to a real public health scare.

Newark Airport’s Ebola Response Called ‘A Frenzy of Disorganization’

Tourism

U.S. Will Monitor All Visitors From West African Ebola Sites for 21 Days

Having contact information seems like a rather weak link to passengers if you really want to track them.

U.S. Will Monitor All Visitors From West African Ebola Sites for 21 Days

Airlines

Homeland Security Limits Flyers From Ebola Region to 5 U.S. Airports

The U.S. is shoring up its Ebola screening procedures for arriving passengers whose itineraries began in Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone. This might be viewed as a compromise as it is short of an outright travel ban, but it isn't likely to appease proponents of a ban.

Homeland Security Limits Flyers From Ebola Region to 5 U.S. Airports