Articles tagged “public safety”

Uganda Deals With Bad Publicity After U.S. Tourist Abduction

Uganda Deals With Bad Publicity After U.S. Tourist Abduction

Fred Ojambo, Bloomberg

President Donald Trump’s effort to score domestic political points with Twitter-based diplomacy makes addressing the problem of traveler security and kidnappers demanding ransoms more difficult by antagonizing foreign leaders, rather than wooing them.

7 months ago

Some Airlines Drop Venezuela Layovers to Avoid Turmoil for Crews

Some Airlines Drop Venezuela Layovers to Avoid Turmoil for Crews

Irene García, Bloomberg

European carriers Iberia and TAP have added stops in the Caribbean. They will let their workers stay overnight elsewhere than in Caracas, the capital of Venezuela, which is plagued with political violence. Smart.

10 months ago

Tourist Towns Look to Tech for Shark Attack Solutions

Tourist Towns Look to Tech for Shark Attack Solutions

Olivia Carville, Bloomberg

We welcome new technologies that promise to make it safer to swim in the ocean. But destinations need to clamp down on activity organizers that bait sharks, too.

1 year ago

8 Questions About Hotel Safety and Security Raised by the Las Vegas Shooting

8 Questions About Hotel Safety and Security Raised by the Las Vegas Shooting

Deanna Ting, Skift

Short story: Hotels are just as fine as other businesses. It’s guns in the U.S. that are the problem.

2 years ago

Las Vegas Massacre Raises Concerns About Safety at Live Events

Las Vegas Massacre Raises Concerns About Safety at Live Events

Christopher Palmeri and Jessica Brice, Bloomberg

2 years ago