Tag: flood

Venice tourist sites are drowning

editor editor- November 15, 2019 02:31

It has been over 50 years since Venice has seen flooding so severe. In 1966 a flood cause the canals to rise in height to nearly 6 1/2 feet. Thousands ... Read More

Panda Xiang Xiang unite Japanese capital and Chinese city to promote tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019 19:03

Dujiangyan city, Sichuan, China and Tokyo, Japan,  are closely linked thanks to Xiang Xiang, who was born at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo in 2017, as well as her parents from the Dujiangyan base of the China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Pandas. ... Read More

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 18:45

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, without ANY legal ID papers, for months, according to a ... Read More

Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools

editor editor- June 1, 2019 01:15

An unidentified person died Thursday evening in the Pools of Oheo on the island of Maui in Hawaii. These famous pools are more commonly referred to as the Seven Sacred ... Read More

Indian graduates to obtain EASA Cabin Crew Attestation for the first time

editor editor- April 26, 2019 19:28

Cabin Crew Europe in association with GMR Aviation Academy, is all set to deliver EASA approved Cabin Crew Initial Training Courses in India. This is a first for India, with ... Read More

Pakistan regrets India’s decision to postpone Kartarpur meeting

editor editor- March 30, 2019 00:55

Pakistan was set to welcome a meeting between the India and Pakistan on the Kartarpur Corridor, which will be one of the top religious tourism destinations in South Asia. The ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019 22:16

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary Iranians are doing what they can to help the affected ... Read More

Cyclone Idai: What the African Tourism Board is doing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 23:55

“The situation is terrible,” Jamie LeSueur of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said Tuesday in a press statement. “The scale of devastation is enormous. It ... Read More

Quirkiest airport and hotel car parks around the world: Meet the Cheesegrater!

editor editor- February 26, 2019 23:04

For those who appreciate architectural wonders that transform the ordinary into something rather extraordinary, the award-winning airport parking operator and retailer Airport Parking & Hotels (APH) has collated a list ... Read More

Typhoon Wutip: What tourists should expect in Guam and Northern Mariana Islands?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 22, 2019 17:39

Typhoon Wutip is headings towards the Pacific U.S. territory Guam as a category 2 typhoon. As of Saturday 2 am local time the storm was about 230 miles south of ... Read More

Historic Bingham Riverhouse reborn

Rita Payne - special to eTN Rita Payne - special to eTN- February 14, 2019 03:04

A gem of a hotel by the Thames in west London has been relaunched. Now officially transformed into the Bingham Riverhouse after a month long overhaul each of the 15 ... Read More

Flood of millionaire migrants triggers luxury property crisis in Monaco

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 18:30

Small principality of Monaco has become so attractive to the ultra-wealthy willing to shelter their funds from taxes that Monaco's reigning monarch Prince Albert II has given the green light ... Read More

Critical Thinking Reform in Saudi Arabia’s schools includes tourism

The Media Line The Media Line- January 1, 2019 21:28

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s 2030 has a vision that includes a reform to decrease Saudi Arabia's dependence on oil revenues through upgrades to its economy and public service ... Read More

Mauritius braces for Tropical Cyclone Cilida

editor editor- December 21, 2018 18:58

Tropical Cycolone Cilida has intensified and the country’s local Meteorological Office has issued a class 2 cyclone warning as of 1610 hours today. Read More

Tall ships return to Duluth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 17:05

Back for the fifth installment, Festival of Sail Duluth is slated for August 11-13, 2019. Once again, the popular festival will flood Duluth's Waterfront and Harbor Drive with a regatta ... Read More

Typhoon Koppu bringing life-threatening flooding, winds to Philippines

editor editor- October 17, 2015 04:00

Typhoon Koppu will put lives and property across Luzon Island of the Philippines in danger through early next week. Read More

Checking up on Guam’s Tourism 2020 Vision

editor editor- May 29, 2015 07:14

On February 4, 2014, Governor Eddie Calvo, along with officials from the Guam Visitors Bureau, Guam Economic Development Authority and Guam International Airport Authority, launched the Tourism 2020 p Read More

Anger after 37 die in devastating Beijing floods

editor editor- July 24, 2012 05:03

HONG KONG - What has been described as the "heaviest rain in six decades" left at least 37 people dead and raised criticism about Beijing's infrastructure and the government's response ... Read More

Phuket Tourist Association wants “flood advisories” lifted

editor editor- November 21, 2011 05:57

PHUKET, Thailand - The Phuket Tourist Association (PTA) has asked for the cooperation of foreign governments to reduce and/or lift travel advisories and warnings issued for Thailand. Read More

Torrential rains flood Jinggangshan – center of Chinese “red tourism”

editor editor- July 27, 2010 05:21

NANCHANG - Torrential rains have lashed the mountainous city of Jinggangshan, known as the cradle of the Chinese Communist revolution, in east China's Jiangxi Province, flooding the streets with knee- Read More

Rains continue to pound eastern Africa

editor editor- March 11, 2010 04:11

Only two months after a long and devastating drought broke, which had parts of East Africa in an iron grip for several years, torrential rains are once again causing yet ... Read More

Tropical Storm Ondoy leaves Luzon, Philippines, flooded

editor editor- September 29, 2009 05:31

In an interview on dwIZ radio, Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) forecaster Connie Dadivas said two weather disturbances are likely to enter Philippi Read More

Flood in the Philippines takes lives of 3 French tourists

editor editor- August 8, 2009 07:00

At least three French tourists and two local guides were killed in the northern Philippines after being swept away in a flash flood caused by torrential monsoon rains, officials said. Read More

Le Passage to India extends a helping hand to flood victims in Bihar

editor editor- October 24, 2008 05:04

Le Passage to India (LPTI), India's leading destination management company, joined hands with TI Info Tech, TUI India, Indian Routes, and Select Hotels to help flood victims in Bihar. Read More