Showing posts with label tourism. Show all posts
Showing posts with label tourism. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Global tourism causes 10th of all greenhouse gas emissions

the United States was the single largest emitter of tourism-related carbon emissions
A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Sydney shows that global tourism, a trillion-dollar industry, contributes significantly to greenhouse gas emissions and its carbon footprint is expanding rapidly.

Friday, December 29, 2017

China to build Mars village in Qinghai Province

China to build Mars village
China is building a village simulating the environmental conditions on Mars, in northwest China's Qinghai Province.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Indonesia Orders Immediate Evacuation as Highest Alert Issued for Bali Volcano

Mount Agung
Indonesia closed the airport on the tourist island of Bali on Monday and ordered 100,000 residents living near a glowing volcano spewing columns of ash to evacuate immediately, warning that the first major eruption in 54 years could be “imminent”.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Cuba: au moins 10 morts après le passage de l'ouragan Irma

Le passage de l'ouragan Irma à Cuba
Le passage de l'ouragan Irma à Cuba, avec ses rafales atteignant parfois plus de 150 km/h, a fait au moins 10 morts dans plusieurs provinces de l'île, on annoncé les autorités lundi.

Friday, September 08, 2017

Cuba evacuates 700,000 as Hurricane Irma nears

Hurricane Irma
Some 700,000 people have been evacuated from Cuba's northeastern coast as Hurricane Irma barrels westward across the Caribbean, authorities said Thursday.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Death toll from China’s quake climbs to 19, while 343 people injured

7.0-magnitutde quake that struck China
At least 19 people have been killed and 343 injured as result of a 7.0-magnitutde quake that struck China’s southwestern Sichuan province on Tuesday, according to the preliminary count reported by the Chinese authorities on Wednesday.

Monday, July 31, 2017

August Solar Eclipse Could Bring Disaster Nightmare to US

Solar Eclipse
The total solar eclipse that will sweep across the entirety of the continental United States on August 21 has the country’s emergency services officials bracing for impact.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Wildfires under control in France, but danger persists

tourists on the Cote d'Azur
Huge fires that forced mass evacuations of residents and tourists in southern France are "under control", although firefighters have warned new blazes are still starting.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Cuba receives 3 million foreign tourists so far in 2017

Cuba receives 3 million foreign tourists
Cuba announced Tuesday that it had received 3 million foreign tourists so far in 2017, according to the Ministry of Tourism.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Firefighters quell wildfires raging across Europe

wildfires
Firefighters battled to douse wildfires in Croatia and Montenegro today, as blazes also raged in Italy, France and Portugal.

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Tibet bans crossing of nature reserve

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has banned visitors from passing through a state nature reserve to access other areas, as an environmental protection measure.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Le secteur touristique en Turquie continue à souffrir

Le secteur touristique en Turquie n'a pas fini de manger son pain noir. Les revenus issus de cette activité ont en effet reculé de 17,1% au premier trimestre par rapport à la même période de 2016, selon des statistiques officielles publiées vendredi.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Damage to Great Barrier Reef Could Cost Australia Billions in Lost Tourism

Ongoing coral bleaching on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef could cost the region more than a million international and domestic tourists a year -- and up to 1 billion Australian dollars ($760 million) in lost revenue.

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Egypt uncovers remains of ancient pyramid in Giza

Egyptian antiquities ministry announced Monday that it uncovered the remains of a 13th dynasty pyramid in Giza Governorate's Dahshur district.

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Malta's Azure Window collapses into the sea

The Azure Window has collapsed and it is not just the top part which has fallen off - even the stacks have gone.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Post-referendum boom time for overseas tourism to Britain

The number of overseas visitors heading to Britain increased in the three months immediately following the Brexit referendum, figures revealed Thursday.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Terrorism, refugee crisis and populism affect Europe's tourism: expert

The Syrian conflict, terrorism, refugees and the rise of populism are seriously affecting the tourism map in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, an expert with the European Tourism Futures Institute (ETFI) said in Utrecht Tuesday.

Friday, January 06, 2017

Terribles inondations en Thaïlande: huit morts

Aéroport fermé en pleine saison touristique, routes coupées, villages inondés: le sud de la Thaïlande connaît depuis plusieurs jours des pluies torrentielles qui ont provoqué la mort de huit personnes.

Sunday, January 01, 2017

Istanbul nightclub attack kills 39 in New Year carnage

Thirty-nine people, including many foreigners, were killed when a gunman reportedly dressed as Santa Claus stormed an Istanbul nightclub as revellers were celebrating the New Year, the latest carnage to rock Turkey after a bloody 2016.

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