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

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.

Friday, December 23, 2016

France to deploy over 91,000 police and soldiers during X-mas & New Year celebrations

France will deploy tens of thousands of soldiers and police officers during Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, its interior minister said, adding that the terrorist threat “is high” in the wake of recent attacks.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Japanese tourist dies at Australia's Great Barrier Reef

An elderly Japanese woman has died while snorkelling at the Great Barrier Reef, in the fourth tourist death at the Australian attraction in a month.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Two deaths, tourist town cut off after severe New Zealand quake

Emergency services were trying to reopen communications and transport to the tourist town of Kaikoura after a deadly earthquake rocked much of New Zealand early Monday.

Sunday, October 02, 2016

13 tourists not yet returned after volcano eruption in central Indonesia

A total of 13 holiday makers, including foreigners, who were visiting Mount Barujari in central Indonesia when the volcano erupted earlier this week, have not returned from the area, a senior official of local disaster agency said on Saturday.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Indonesia evacuates tourists after volcano eruption

Indonesian authorities have evacuated some 1,100 tourists after a volcano erupted at one of the country's most popular hiking destinations.

Typhoon Megi leaves 4 dead, 268 injured in Taiwan

Four people were killed and 268 others were injured in Taiwan as Typhoon Megi traveled across the island on Tuesday, according to local authorities.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

China prepares for Typhoon Megi

Authorities in southeast China have ordered all fishing boats to return to port and fish farm employees to go ashore ahead of Typhoon Megi.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Friday, September 02, 2016

First mosquitoes carrying Zika detected in US

Tests have found the Zika virus in mosquitoes from Miami, the first detected on continental United States, confirming local transmission of the disease, the Florida authorities said.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Egypt reopens pharaonic sites to win back tourists

The tombs of Queen Nefertari and King Seti I in the ancient Upper Egyptian city of Luxor, dating back to the New Kingdom era, will reopen to tourists after being closed for several years, Egyptian antiquities officials said last week.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Save remaining elephants in Tanzania's largest game reserve: WWF

The World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF), the leading global conservation organization, on Monday appealed to the government of Tanzania and international community to take urgent measures to protect the remaining elephants in Tanzania's Selous Game Reserve from poaching.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Death toll of Indonesia's flash floods rises to 14, 7 missing

Fourteen bodies have been recovered and seven people are still missing after flash floods struck a tourist resort in Deli Serdang district of North Sumatra province, top official of local disaster agency said on Monday.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Exploring Chernobyl's forbidden zone

Chernobyl, a place replete with horrific memories in northern Ukraine, close to Belarus, is now open to tourists, almost 30 years to the date after a nuclear power plant there exploded. It was the worst nuclear accident in human history.

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Turkey, Egypt will not be reopened for Russian tourists in 2016

Turkey and Egypt will not be reopened for Russian tourists this year, according to deputy head of Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism Roman Skory.

Monday, April 04, 2016

Gülhane Park: Two killed as wall collapses in Istanbul

Two people were killed on April 4 after they became trapped under rubble when a wall collapsed in a park in central Istanbul.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Bulgaria, Greece in action to lure Russian tourists

Both Greece and Bulgaria, two of Turkey’s neighbors, have stepped forward to lure Russian tourists, who have abstained from their most popular destination as part of Moscow sanctions on Ankara due to the downing of Russian military plane last November.

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Bulgaria bans camping and parking 100m from beach shoreline

Bulgaria’s National Assembly has approved the second reading of amendments to the Black Sea Coast Act that ban camping and parking 100 metres from beach shoreline, although sleeping on the beach for a night will be allowed.

EL News