Tag: Alps

American Airlines launches daily Munich-Dallas/Fort Worth service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 15:45

American Airlines is expanding its long-haul services to and from Munich: Effective immediately, the carrier is offering daily flights with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner to the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area ... Read More

Window or aisle? Where most people prefer to sit on a plane

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 18:35

When it comes to where you sit on a plane, location matters. So, which is it? Window seat, aisle seat or even the middle seat? Thomas Cook Airlines decided to ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

editor editor- April 10, 2019 01:30

Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage, observed April 6, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath (Scottish Declaration of Independence) was submitted to Pope John ... Read More

​World’s first hybrid cruise ship completes sea trial

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 21:06

Hurtigruten’s MS Roald Amundsen is nearing completion at Kleven Yard. This weekend the world’s first hybrid powered cruise ship completed her first sea trials in the fjords along the western ... Read More

Overtourism at New Zealand National Parks: There is a plan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 4, 2019 00:29

How would Aroaki, Mt Cook and Westland Tai Poutini National Parks in New Zealand be managed while considering the impacts of climate change and tourism? Westland Tai Poutini National Park ... Read More

Berchtesgadener welcomes UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 16:25

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has selected Berchtesgaden, Germany as the venue for the 4th UNWTO Euro-Asian Mountain Tourism Conference on 2-5 March 2019. The event is being organized jointly ... Read More

268 skiers and hikers died in Austrian Alps in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 18:25

In 2018, a total of 268 people died on Austria's mountains, 22 fewer than the deaths registered in the previous year, the Austrian Authority for Alpine Safety has revealed. This ... Read More

Hôtel Martinez wins Jury Prize at CSR Awards of the Maritime Alps region

editor editor- January 16, 2019 19:41

Hôtel Martinez, certified by Green Globe for over five years, has been recognized as a leader in sustainable practices in the French Riviera. Read More

Tourists Evacuated, stranded, cancellations: Chaos in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 06:05

Thousands of tourists ended the last Christmas holiday in the Alps on Sunday being evacuated. This included visitors to the famous glacier Matterhorn in Switzerland. Airports and trains experienced mass ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More