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Category: Human Rights

United Airlines CEO: We are sorry but we stand by staff when doctor was dragged off overbooked flight

Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2017 0

The CEO of United Airlines, Oscar Munoz, cannot seem to make up his mind over an incident where a passenger was dragged off a flight in ... Read More

Liability of a hotel’s reservations service when guest’s privacy is invaded

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- April 5, 2017 0

In this week’s article, we examine the case of Andrews v. Marriott International, Inc., 2016 IL App (1st) 122731 (2016) wherein the Court noted that ... Read More

French consulate issues warning after French visitor “violently assaulted” in Shanghai

Global Editor- March 31, 2017 0

A French national was “violently” assaulted by a knife-wielding attacker in Shanghai, France's consulate has said. The attack comes days after a Chinese man was ... Read More

UN Human Development Report 2016

Rita Payne, Journalist and Media Adviser, President Emeritus of the Commonwealth Journalists Association- March 30, 2017 0

The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, said the theme of the UN Human Development report, “Human Development for Everyone,” chimed perfectly with the organization's vision which ... Read More

How will Generation Y and Z affect the global tourism and hospitality industry?

eturbonews- March 23, 2017 0

HotelsPro, a global technology and hotel reservation solutions provider for travel industry professionals  investigated  the possible effects of Generation Y and Z to the tourism ... Read More

Canadian school trips to the USA: No more

eturbonews- March 23, 2017 0

As first reported by CNN, Canada's largest school system announced it will no longer allow student or staff trips to the US, citing uncertainty over ... Read More

First Minister Sturgeon: Scotland’s future ‘should not be imposed’

Global Editor- March 21, 2017 0

Scotland’s parliament is debating First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s call for a second independence referendum. Speaking on the first day of debate on Tuesday, Sturgeon said ... Read More

US Travel reacts to electronic devices ban on certain international flights

Global Editor- March 21, 2017 0

US Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs Jonathan Grella issued the following statement on the ban announced Tuesday by the Department of Homeland ... Read More

Response on President Trump’s Plan To Defund The National Endowment for the Arts And National Endowment for the Humanities

eturbonews- March 15, 2017 0

"The decision to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities is a new low point for the current ... Read More

Dutch travelers warned to ‘stay alert’ in Turkey

Global Editor- March 13, 2017 0

The Netherlands has issued a travel warning for Turkey amid a growing row between the two countries. Meanwhile, Ankara has summoned the Dutch envoy, claiming ... Read More

Paralyzed Veterans of America: Grave concerns for disabled air travelers

Global Editor- March 11, 2017 0

This week, Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) members have been on Capitol Hill to discuss with Congressional members the organization's 2017 legislative priorities. This ... Read More

Federal judge, six state attorneys general: Trump’s second executive order is still a Muslim ban

Global Editor- March 11, 2017 0

President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban is already the subject of many legal actions, including from six state attorneys general. A federal judge has also ... Read More

“A threat to public order”: Netherlands bars Turkish foreign minister’s plane from landing

Global Editor- March 11, 2017 0

The Netherlands has barred a plane carrying the Turkish foreign minister from landing to drum up support for an April referendum in Turkey, saying the ... Read More

Dark side of Thailand Tourism: Swiss, French and German pedophile abuse of Thai boys

eturbonews- March 10, 2017 0

The dark side of Tourism was well organized by Swiss, German and French precision. A Swiss man has been accused of abusing more than 80 ... Read More

UNWTO: Governments need to lead the protection of children in tourism

Global Editor- March 10, 2017 0

The 32nd meeting of the UNWTO World Tourism Network on Child Protection focused on the role of governments in advancing the fight against the exploitation ... Read More

World Tourism Network on Child Protection Executive Committee meets in Berlin

Global Editor- March 8, 2017 0

Today in Berlin at Villa Kastaia hotel the Executive Committee (ExCom) of the World Tourism Network on Child Protection by UNWTO had it’s yearly meeting ... Read More

Iran: Ban on American visitors is still in place

Global Editor- March 7, 2017 0

Iran said on Tuesday that it would continue its retaliatory measure of barring US visitors in response to President Donald Trump’s updated travel ban on ... Read More

US Travel reacts to revised executive order on visas

Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2017 0

US Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s revised travel ban: "The American travel community supports ... Read More

‘Muslim Travel Ban 2.0’: Trump signs new executive order

Global Editor- March 6, 2017 0

US President Donald Trump has signed a revised travel ban that will temporarily halt entry to the United States for people from six Muslim-majority nations. ... Read More

Must leave in “next 48 hours”: Malaysia declares North Korea’s ambassador persona non grata

Global Editor- March 4, 2017 0

Malaysia has expelled North Korea’s ambassador to Kuala Lumpur for criticizing an investigation into the assassination of the North Korean leader’s exiled half brother, saying ... Read More

ETOA: No imminent threat to visa-free travel from US to Europe

Global Editor- March 3, 2017 0

The European Parliament voted on 2nd March 2017 to require the European Commission to suspend visa exemption status for US citizens. In ETOA's view this ... Read More

LAX and All Nippon Airways host autism flight experience day

eturbonews- February 25, 2017 0

A safe and supportive environment – that’s the experience that Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and All Nippon Airways (ANA) provided today during the fourth ... Read More

US Commission on Civil Rights: Trump’s Executive Orders promote religious and national origin discrimination

Global Editor- February 25, 2017 0

Today, by majority vote, the US Commission on Civil Rights expressed deep concern that recent Executive Orders – in particular, 13768 and 13769 - promote ... Read More

Ihre papiere, bitte: Border agents check IDs of passengers arriving in New York on domestic flight

Global Editor- February 25, 2017 0

Travelers entering New York City after a cross-country flight were met by border agents who insisted everyone show them official identification. On Wednesday, Immigration and ... Read More

“Are you Muslim?”: Mohammad Ali’s son detained at Florida airport

Global Editor- February 25, 2017 0

A son of boxing legend Muhammad Ali and his mother were detained at a Florida airport upon returning from Jamaica because of their Arabic-sounding names, ... Read More

The dark side of tourism during ITB

Juergen Steinmetz- February 24, 2017 0

The upcoming ITB trade show in Berlin, Germany is not only the largest travel and tourism event in the world, but also the place to ... Read More

What is the V4 in Tourism for the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia?

eturbonews- February 23, 2017 0

Promoting travel and tourism and sharing benefits between the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia is very much part of the Visegrad Group (also known as ... Read More

British MPs discuss downgrading Trump’s visit because of his “well-documented misogyny and vulgarity”

Global Editor- February 20, 2017 0

British Members of Parliament are debating US President Donald Trump's planned state visit later to the UK as protests are set to take place across ... Read More

Mineta San José International becomes first airport partner with immigrant integration program

Global Editor- February 15, 2017 0

A new partnership between the City of San José, Mineta San José International Airport and New American Workforce will make citizenship services available onsite for ... Read More

Zimbabwe Tourism and its role in the International Coalition of Tourism Partners

eturbonews- February 13, 2017 0

With close to 1000 key tourism stakeholders and destinations in 153 countries, the International Coalition of Tourism Partners has been a force for Green Growth ... Read More