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Articles tagged “unrest”

Tourism

Thomas Cook Suspends Tours to Egyptian Monastery After Deadly Attacks

Tourists to Egypt are already on edge, so Thomas Cook's caution ahead of an official warning helps soothe concerns about safety in other parts of Egypt where it's continuing operations.

Thomas Cook Suspends Tours to Egyptian Monastery After Deadly Attacks

Tourism

Thailand’s Tourism Authority Is Trying to Rescue Its Hong Kong Business

Thailand is the top destination for outbound Chinese travelers. Unrest in Bangkok and elsewhere, combined with crackdowns in China over corrupt travel threaten to make this a very bad tourism year for Thailand.

Thailand’s Tourism Authority Is Trying to Rescue Its Hong Kong Business

Tourism

4 Korean Tourists to Egypt Killed in Sinai Explosion

Egypt would love to welcome tourists back en masse, but national political efforts are not laying the groundwork for a safe future.

4 Korean Tourists to Egypt Killed in Sinai Explosion

Tourism

Tourists Are Still Coming to Thailand, But Not to Bangkok

We're still not sure what to think of the relatively rosy news out of Thailand. We're sure people are still coming, but we know they're not coming like they used to, and they're going to avoid it for a time even once the situation returns to normal.

Tourists Are Still Coming to Thailand, But Not to Bangkok

Tourism

Thailand Tourism Industry Planning Ahead for Bangkok Shutdown

Few people are happy about the impact this is having on the Thai tourism industry. Except, perhaps, for the select few who thing deifying your king is preferable to the flaws of democratically elected leaders.

Tourism

Thailand Expects to Lose at Least 400,000 Tourists This Month

The effect Thailand's political situation has on its tourism remains to be slightly odd, which makes difficult gauging the long-term effects of this.

Hotels

Mogadishu’s Most Secure Hotel Hit By Fatal Bombings

The immediate assumption is that the bombing can be linked to the same group that was responsible for the attack on the Nairobi mall this fall.

Tourism

Second Suicide Bomber Attack in Two Days Raises Concern Over Sochi Games

It's hard to know wether this is a real series of attacks, or yet another deadly plan that Putin's put into place.

Second Suicide Bomber Attack in Two Days Raises Concern Over Sochi Games

Tourism

Thailand Tourism Officials Optimistic About 2014 Arrivals, Despite Unrest

Being a "glass is half full" tourism official is fine, just so long as you are able to set the expectations of you visitors. People don't mind things not being perfect, they just resent being misled.

Thailand Tourism Officials Optimistic About 2014 Arrivals, Despite Unrest

Tourism

U.S. State Department Renews Global Terrorism Alert, Post-Nairobi

The warning is general and vague, as it was last time, which makes the value of them difficult for travelers to judge and act on.

U.S. State Department Renews Global Terrorism Alert, Post-Nairobi