Articles tagged “travel warnings”

Tourism

Why Is the U.S. Never Deemed ‘Unsafe’ as a Travel Destination?

In the wake of a tragedy, destinations are hugely beholden to the public perception of how safe it is to travel there, regardless of the reality on the ground. But the United States — which has experienced more mass shootings than there are days in 2019 — is unfairly exempt from that struggle.

Why Is the U.S. Never Deemed ‘Unsafe’ as a Travel Destination?

Business Travel

Travel Advisors Book Sri Lanka Again Thanks to Downgraded Warnings

Tourism to Sri Lanka was riding high until the Easter massacre all but shut it down. Now that foreign governments are scaling back their travel warnings, some travel advisors are again pushing the destination, hoping that tourism will help get the country back on its feet.

Travel Advisors Book Sri Lanka Again Thanks to Downgraded Warnings

Tourism

U.S. State Department Overhauls Travel Warning System

It's a complicated world and the State Department is trying to make it a little less complicated for U.S. travelers wondering if it's safe to travel somewhere. There will likely be a learning curve to understand the new system and how other countries respond to them.

U.S. State Department Overhauls Travel Warning System

Airlines

NAACP Warns African Americans Against Flying on American Airlines

First the travel advisory for Missouri, now American Airlines. The NAACP is paying closer attention to discrimination in the travel industry and we wonder what other warnings might be in the works.

NAACP Warns African Americans Against Flying on American Airlines

Tourism

All-Encompassing Cuba Travel Warning Issued by Trump Administration

The U.S. travel warning might have been limited to visiting hotels in Cuba, where U.S. embassy employees have allegedly been targeted. But instead the Trump administration would prefer to close the door on all U.S. citizen travel to Cuba. As Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson said at the Skift Global Forum, U.S. policy toward Cuba has accomplished nothing over the last few decades.

All-Encompassing Cuba Travel Warning Issued by Trump Administration

Tourism

U.S. Warns Americans Not to Travel to Cuba and Guts Embassy Staff

The Trump administration is looking for any excuse to reverse President Obama's travel policies loosening travel to Cuba. The travel warning is another step, pending an already-announced rollback.

U.S. Warns Americans Not to Travel to Cuba and Guts Embassy Staff

Tourism

Turkey Issues Travel Warning for Germany as Campaign Rhetoric Gets Racist

Discrimination against and hatred of Turks working and living in Germany is a decades-long problem. Right-wing campaigns, along with Turkey's own repressive moves after the attempted coup, have exacerbated tensions.

Turkey Issues Travel Warning for Germany as Campaign Rhetoric Gets Racist

Tourism

U.S. Widens Mexico Travel Advisory to Cancun and Playa Del Carmen

TV news shows often overstate the dangers of violent crime in resort areas. But it's true that emboldened narcos are threatening to burst the bubble that has protected beachgoers.

U.S. Widens Mexico Travel Advisory to Cancun and Playa Del Carmen

Tourism

U.S. Issues Warning About Travel To Europe

This travel warning replaces one that expired in February. Is it based on new intelligence or specific threats? That wasn't clear.

U.S. Issues Warning About Travel To Europe

Tourism

U.S. State Department Strengthens El Salvador Travel Warning

Does the language of this warning represent a new angle on the Trump administration's State Department travel warnings? We'll have to wait and see.

U.S. State Department Strengthens El Salvador Travel Warning