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US State Department issues global travel alert

US State Department issues global travel alert

3rd Aug 2013 Tourism News

A global travel alert has been issued by The US State Department after it intercepted communications between senior al-Qaeda figures indicating a threat. Dozens of embassies and consulates in the Middle East and North Africa will close on Sunday, where the potential for an attack is thought to be particularly strong, according to reports.

Middle East and North African tourism to return stronger than before

Middle East and North African tourism to return stronger than before

16th Nov 2011 Press Release Tourism News

Participants at the UNWTO/Arabian Travel Market (ATM) event on the Future of Tourism in the Middle East and North Africa held at the World Travel Market were unanimous in agreeing that tourism in the region, which has for long lived with uncertainty and a number of external shocks, will return from current challenges stronger than before.