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

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

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.

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.

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