• North Korea lifts Ebola travel restrictions after four months

    Published on : Tuesday, March 3, 2015

    North Korea has lifted the ban on foreign tourism which was imposed over concerns of the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, according to the tour agencies. This already isolated country virtually closed all its borders for all non-essential visas. …

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  • Princess Cruises Statement on Ebola

    Published on : Saturday, October 18, 2014

    At Princess Cruises the safety and health of our guests and crew is our top priority. We understand that media coverage of the Ebola virus and related cases may raise questions among those with upcoming travel plans.   Princess Cruises …

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  • South Africa tourism under no threat from Ebola

    Published on : Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Government reiterates that South Africa remains the destination of choice for tourism, despite a report in the media which stated that the industry had become the first victim of Ebola.   No cases of the Ebola virus have been reported …

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  • Cape Town declared ebola-free before it starts its visitor season

    Published on : Friday, August 22, 2014

    Panic is overshadowing reality as fears of the Ebola virus have reportedly led to the cancellation of bookings in Africa. Says Cape Town Tourism Marketing Executive Velma Corcoran; “Cape Town Tourism would like to remind would-be visitors that there have …

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  • No threat from Ebola says South Africa tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    The South African communication minister stated there is no threat from Ebola in South Africa which still remains the destination of choice for tourists. No cases have been reported of Ebola contamination in South Africa said Communications Minister Faith Muthambi. …

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  • World Health Organization moves to cut effect of Ebola on travel, tourism

    Published on : Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    To support the global efforts to hold the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), and provide a coordinated international response for the travel and tourism sector, the World Health Organization (WHO) has collaborated with other agencies to activate a …

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  • Kenya Flights Continue as Airlines Asked to Follow WHO on Ebola

    Published on : Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said airlines should maintain services to Ebola-hit regions that need connections with the outside world. Citing World Health Organization advice that aviation constitutes a “low risk” for Ebola transmission IATA said yesterday that the …

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  • India takes precautions to Ebola owing to the large number of Indians in West Africa

    Published on : Thursday, August 7, 2014

    After The US and Saudi Arabia, India has taken a  firm stand to control Ebola . The government has asked all citizens to defer any non-essential travel plans to West Africa. Also all travellers will be tracked arriving from the …

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  • Ebola outbreak forces Emirates to suspend all flights to West Africa

    Published on : Monday, August 4, 2014

    As the deadly Ebola virus continues to spread in the Western Africa region, the Emirates becomes the first international airline to suspend all flights to Guinea in West Africa to prevent further spread of the deadly virus. The Dubai-based airline …

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  • Ebola virus may spread faster and wider with air travel

    Published on : Friday, August 1, 2014

    There are great concerns that the deadly virus Ebola may have risks of spreading across the world through air travel. Ebola has taken a lethal turn since its outbreak in Guinea in March. The virus rapidly reached Liberia, Sierra Leone …

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