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Articles tagged “unrest”

Tourism

Thailand Puts Tourism as Top Priority, Gives Over $30 Million for Efforts

Good PR and a lifted curfew will make most visitors forget they're visiting a military dictatorship that's constantly on the brink of revolt.

Thailand Puts Tourism as Top Priority, Gives Over $30 Million for Efforts

Tourism

Tourists Are Returning to Lebanon Despite Syrian Conflict

Nothing but good news here. We'd love to see these numbers even higher.

Tourists Are Returning to Lebanon Despite Syrian Conflict

Tourism

Thailand Coup Leaders Tell Tourists to Abide by Curfew

Thailand's tourism board is doing a relatively good job communicating to visitors despite the fact that this year is pretty much ruined by political unrest and violence in Bangkok.

Thailand Coup Leaders Tell Tourists to Abide by Curfew

Tourism

Thailand’s Hopes for Improved Tourism Dim as Political Unrest Grows

Thailand will have challenges luring people back, but disappointment in this year's numbers are that they aren't growing, not that they're dismal. Egypt, for instance, would love these numbers.

Thailand’s Hopes for Improved Tourism Dim as Political Unrest Grows

Tourism

Tourism Numbers to Egypt Fall Again as Political Turmoil Continues

Egypt didn't have many more tourists to lose, but it still managed to lose more.

Tourism Numbers to Egypt Fall Again as Political Turmoil Continues

Tourism

Egypt Has Many Wishes to Revive Flagging Tourism, But No Firm Plans

Egypt is kidding itself if it thinks tourism will pick back up while its country's leadership is still making so many bad decisions.

Egypt Has Many Wishes to Revive Flagging Tourism, But No Firm Plans

Tourism

Egypt Selling Off Its White Sand Beaches To Lure Tourism Investment

Good luck. Mass executions by a corrupt government have a way of turning off visitors.

Tourism

Lebanon Is Optimistic About Tourism in 2014, Despite Regional Unrest

Lebanon knows enough about civil war that it's been able to steer clear of much of the violence related to Syria, Israel, and Iran (not to mention Hezbollah). We have our fingers crossed that it will remain this way.

Lebanon Is Optimistic About Tourism in 2014, Despite Regional Unrest

Tourism

Egypt Is Lobbying Germany to Ease Up on Travel Warnings

The uncertainty that awaits a small fraction of visitors is enough to keep a large number of them away.

Egypt Is Lobbying Germany to Ease Up on Travel Warnings

Airlines

Ukraine’s Latest Challenge: All Eastern Airspace Closed

We know that the U.S. State Department doesn't want its citizens to travel to Ukraine. The shutdown in the east only encourages this wise restraint.

Ukraine’s Latest Challenge: All Eastern Airspace Closed