Articles tagged “libya”

Tourism

Eastern Libya Issues Retaliatory Travel Ban Against U.S. Travelers

While we generally dislike travel bans, it's better safe than sorry in this case. Tripoli and other cities have seen fighting between armed groups and government forces, catching hotels in the crossfire.

Eastern Libya Issues Retaliatory Travel Ban Against U.S. Travelers

Tourism

U.S. Appeals Court Will Not Reinstate Trump Travel Ban

This is good news for travel and tourism, but what travelers and business leaders are looking for here is some semblance of consistency by the U.S. on who can come into the U.S. and how.

U.S. Appeals Court Will Not Reinstate Trump Travel Ban

Tourism

Opinion: Open Your Travel Horizons With Banned Country Dinners

I can't think of a more delicious way to take a stand.

Opinion: Open Your Travel Horizons With Banned Country Dinners

Airlines

Turkish Airlines Is Final Foreign Carrier to Suspend Flights to Libya

After the hopes of Arab Spring, Libya is now nearly a failed state.

Turkish Airlines Is Final Foreign Carrier to Suspend Flights to Libya

Hotels

Libya’s newest hotels to be built from underground homes

Many of Libya’s national treasures were ruined or at risk during the civil war, but local culture remained intact and will now be the base from which a new tourism industry grows.

Libya’s newest hotels to be built from underground homes

Tourism

Libya battles reputation and security issues on road to tourism growth

Bourdain beat Reuters to laying out the state of Libyan tourism and showed viewers firsthand that below the stormy outlook are a people eager for change and hoping tourism will lead the way to economic growth.

Libya battles reputation and security issues on road to tourism growth

Tourism

The travelers who see State Department warnings as advertisements

At its best, travel provides a positive economic boost for countries coming out of conflict and increases holistic understanding of nations with controversial pasts.

The travelers who see State Department warnings as advertisements

Media and PR

Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown” episode 6 recap: Peace signs in Libya

Parts Unknown has officially arrived. Giving insights into a country as unkown to the average American as Libya is feat unto itself, but making viewers feel connected to Libyans is an obstacle that few other than Bourdain would be able to achieve.

Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown” episode 6 recap: Peace signs in Libya

Airlines

Lufthansa says it’s no longer flying to Libya due to safety concerns

The threat of insecurity surrounding the second anniversary of the uprisings has prompted Lufthansa to halt flights less than a year after most international airlines resumed services to Tripoli.

Lufthansa says it’s no longer flying to Libya due to safety concerns

Skift Originals

Present-day Libya as described by Anthony Bourdain on Twitter

Present-day Libya as described by Anthony Bourdain on Twitter