Tag: explosion

SpaceX Starship explosion puts brakes on space tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019 02:26

The Mark I prototype of SpaceX’s Starship launch vehicle exploded during a test on Wednesday. The explosion blew off part of the bulkhead which went flying as video from the ... Read More

Huge explosion and fire near San Francisco trigger ‘HAZMAT emergency’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019 23:25

Local authorities issued a hazardous materials emergency declaration urging the locals to shelter in place after massive explosion at NuStar fuel refinery in Rodeo, California, just 25 miles northeast of ... Read More

Chernobyl: The nuclear disaster, the TV show, the disrespect

editor editor- June 13, 2019 03:10

Instagrammers are flocking to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant ever since the HBO mini-series "Chernobyl" aired, and the creator of the series is not happy. Craig Mazin, the show creator ... Read More

Opening of the Emerald Bay Hotel upgrades the archeology themed Cambrian Town Happy World Resort

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 07:49

The Emerald Bay Hotel opens to the public today, offering tourists a premium hospitality service while visiting the newly opened Yunnan Cambrian Town Happy World. Celebrated as one of the ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 18:15

Travel brands must significantly upgrade their health & wellness proposition to better connect with the new mindstyle of luxury travelers in Asia Pacific (APAC). Plant-based dining, MediSpa and digital detoxing ... Read More

Gourmet tourists love Lyon: Today a bomb went off at Brioche Bakery

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 20:19

Lyon  is known by gourmet lovers and travelers from all over the world.  The Brioche Dorée Bakery is a favorite spot for an urban bakery café built on the simple ... Read More

South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 19:26

South African tourists visiting Cairo on an Egyptian tour were attacked and injured when a roadside exploded next to a bus of tourists, close to the Giza pyramids in Cairo. ... Read More

16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 19, 2019 16:26

An explosion targeting a tourist bus near a museum in the Giza pyramid complex has left at least 16 people injured, according to local authorities. There are no reports of ... Read More

Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 20:11

An explosion took place in Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo’s Table One Restaurant on Easter Sunday during Easter Brunch at 9.05 am. As reported on eTurboNews on Sunday the veteran chef was ... Read More

Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress, Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 10:12

The European Union High Representative Vice-President Federica Mogherini issued a statement after the deadly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka this morning At the end of Sunday, the attacks counted for ... Read More

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 06:19

The Shangri La Hotel Colombo, the Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Kochchikade and Negombo were targeted by terrorists today in Sri Lanka. This is another attack on the travel ... Read More

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 27, 2019 10:54

A majr fire at a train station killed more than 28 people and more than 50 injured in a Cairo train fire, according to a source in Egypt's Health Ministry. The state TV reported ... Read More

Thomas Cook India: Japan bookings surge 35%

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 17:15

Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. has witnessed a significant surge of 35% in bookings for its Cherry Blossom tours to Japan, ahead of the highly awaited Sakura Season. With India’s new ... Read More

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 05:49

Maldives investigators found $1 million in former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom bank account allegedly linked to a deal to lease public islands for tourism development in the Maldives. Abdulla Yameen Abdul ... Read More

Consumer trends that will shape hospitality industry in 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 20:25

A new study, that reveals the top consumer trends that will shape the hospitality industry in 2019 and beyond, was released today. The hospitality industry is always reinventing itself, constantly ... Read More

New terror group blows up car in Northern Ireland

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019 18:34

A new terror group by the name "New IRA" is starting with their deadly task. Two men have been arrested today over last nights car bombing in Northern Ireland's Londonderry in ... Read More

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 03:59

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the immediate and effective response of authorities.  Thanks to steel doors ... Read More

Paris is a tourism destination to avoid this weekend after powerful blast

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019 09:10

Businesses have boarded up their windows ahead of another planned demonstration in Paris. Multiple people have been injured following the blast which ripped through the bakery in central Paris early ... Read More

Five people wounded in Santiago bus stop terrorist bombing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019 00:25

An explosion at a bus stop in Santiago, the capital of Chile, wounded at least five people. The explosion took place shortly before noon local time on Friday, at the ... Read More

2 Vietnamese tourists killed, 12 wounded in Giza tour bus bombing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 19:03

At least two people were killed and 12 injured as a bus carrying Vietnamese tourists on their trip to the ancient Giza pyramids was rocked by an improvised explosive device ... Read More

Dozens injured in Sapporo restaurant explosion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2018 17:15

More than 40 people have been injured in an explosion at a restaurant in northern Japan, police have confirmed. The blast occurred at the Izakaya Cherry Blossom restaurant in the ... Read More

Mexican volcano eruption sends ash two kilometers into the air

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2018 03:47

The active volcano Popocatepetl, located in Central Mexico, has exploded Saturday evening, sending ash two kilometers into the air with the cloud of smoke moving in a northeast direction. Videos ... Read More

Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50 unnecessary fatalities?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 14, 2018 13:56

The U.S. President Donald Trump should be advised promptly that despite an alarming report about  U.S. helicopter safety issues, the industry is proposing another delay in helicopter safety standards for ... Read More

Hotel industry: Saying goodbye to 2018, ready for strong 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2018 07:30

With the year coming to an end, Hotelbeds has prepared some testimonials about 2018, with insights about how the year has been for the hotel industry and forecast for 2019. ... 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

Anaheim police: Disneyland explosion suspect arrested

editor editor- May 30, 2013 08:25

Disneyland employees are paid to serve up magic and memories -- but not like this. Read More

19 tourists killed as hot air balloon explodes, crashes in Egypt

editor editor- February 26, 2013 13:08

LUXOR, Egypt - 19 foreign tourists were killed when a hot air balloon exploded and plummeted from the sky in southern Egypt, state-run Nile TV reported. Read More

Hotel explosion in Philippines kills 3

editor editor- November 29, 2011 04:23

An explosion yesterday at the Atilano Pension House hotel in the southern Philippines killed 3 people and wounded 27. Read More

Norwegian cruise ship explosion, fire kill two

editor editor- September 16, 2011 05:36

The three couples, in their 50s, were among more than 200 passengers evacuated, many on lifeboats, after the blaze in the engine room sent smoke billowing through the ship. Read More

Explosion in Nairobi confirmed accidental

editor editor- June 6, 2011 05:49

(eTN) - It was confirmed overnight that the explosion at a Nairobi fuel station was indeed an accident, putting any other speculations remaining to a firm rest. Read More

Explosion injures 12 passengers on Royal Caribbean cruise ship

editor editor- June 1, 2011 04:27

A fuel tank exploded on a pier in Gibraltar injuring 12 passengers on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked nearby, according to the cruise line. Read More

Plane crashes into RV park, explodes

editor editor- January 19, 2011 07:40

Two people died Tuesday when a single-engine plane crashed into a recreational vehicle park near North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, a local official said. Read More

Russia grounds all Tu-154B jets after explosion

editor editor- January 3, 2011 03:23

MOSCOW – Russia on Sunday ordered all country's carriers to ground Tu-154B aircraft until the cause of a passenger plane explosion on Saturday is determined. Read More

WestJet responds to Grand Riviera Princess tragedy

editor editor- November 17, 2010 03:09

WestJet and WestJet Vacations have confirmed that three of their guests are among those killed as a result of an apparent gas explosion at the explosion at the Grand Riviera ... Read More

5 Canadians, 2 Mexicans die in Cancun resort blast

editor editor- November 15, 2010 09:29

PLAYA DE CARMEN, Mexico – Seven people, including five Canadian tourists, died in a powerful explosion on Sunday, at a large resort hotel in Mexico, authorities said. Read More