Tag: waves

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City: First year anniversary weekend

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 20:43

On June 28, 2019, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is excited to kick off their anniversary weekend celebrating their first year with a parade, spectacular shows and the ... Read More

Best beach in Hawaii: Naked Surfing and Nude Boogie Boarding make tourists take their clothes off

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019 20:45

Visiting Hawaii and wanted to take your clothes off?  Nude surfing and naked boogie boarding in Hawaii are popular on Little Beach. Little Beach on Maui has been voted the ... Read More

Goodbye travel trade show, hello AI travel festival

editor editor- May 31, 2019 02:11

The world’s first Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered luxury travel trade festival is in the works. It is a bold new event concept from Private Luxury Events (UK-based) that waves goodbye to ... Read More

Kaanapali Beach in Maui compared with other dangerous beaches after deadly shark attack

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019 21:43

"Aloha from the Maui Visitors Bureau. The office is now closed in observance of the holiday." This is the recording anyone hears today when calling the Maui Visitors Burea. The ... Read More

Kazakhstan PM goes all out inspecting ongoing tourism and infrastructure improvement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 25, 2019 07:47

Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin visited the East Kazakhstan, Almaty and Karaganda regions on a  working trip to check the implementation of the instructions of the Head of State Kassym-Jomart ... Read More

Latest IIPT Peace Park: Iconic Q Station Manly, Sydney Harbour National Park

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 08:21

The dedication of the second IIPT (International Institute for Peace through Tourism) Global Peace Park in Australia was celebrated on Wednesday at Q Station, Sydney, Australia, in collaboration with SKÅL. ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of SaferTourism.com  had a major part ... Read More

Puerto Princesa City in Philippines worried about Chinese Tourists and illegal gambling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 08:45

Puerto Princesa is a popular tourist city with many beach resorts and seafood restaurants. It has been acclaimed several times as the cleanest and greenest city in the Philippines.  The ... Read More

Indian billionaires fly to Phu Quoc for the ‘Wedding of the Century’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 18:25

One of Vietnam's most idyllic islands hosted a week-long wedding party for a billionaire couple from India who invited more than 700 guests to join them at the five-star JW ... Read More

Delta Air Lines climbs in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies rankings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 19:10

Delta is one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies Worldwide for the second consecutive year – the only airline on the who's who of tech disruptors including Apple, Microsoft, Google ... Read More

Indian Hotels Company continues to make waves in hospitality

editor editor- February 12, 2019 23:24

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), a South Asia hospitality company, reported its consolidated and standalone financials for the third quarter and 9 months of the year ending December 31, ... Read More

The IMEX Talking Point for 2019 is ‘Imagination’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 17:20

In a world of increasing technical capability, the power of imagination is regarded as a uniquely human attribute – and one that’s highly prized. The IMEX Group is championing the ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019 06:21

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways have been commanding for decades ... Read More

Thrill seekers with $105K to spare invited to visit Titanic

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 17:20

An American company, which had previously planned to dive to the Titanic wreck site in May 2018, announced that it will be conducting a so-called Titanic Survey Expedition this year. ... Read More

Koh Samui in Thailand ready for business again after Tropical Storm Pabuk

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 04:51

Tropical Storm Pabuk passed through the Gulf of Thailand on Friday.No casualties were reported on the popular tourist island of Koh Samui as the storm dissipated as it hit the ... Read More

Another tsunami heading to Indonesia? New cracks

editor editor- January 3, 2019 02:15

Indonesia's latest tsunami is raising questions about the growth of the country's tourism industry. Read More

71 years old French man to cross Atlantic in a barrel shaped capsule

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 08:33

Savin had worked on his vessel for months in the small shipyard of Ares on France's southwest coast. Savin is 71-year-old and from France. He set to sail across the ... Read More

Jamaica Global Resilience Centre offers assistance following devastating Indonesia tsunami

editor editor- December 24, 2018 20:21

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says the Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, stands ready to support Indonesia in their recovery program, following a tsunami. Read More

Indonesia: Tsunami killed at least 373 people, injured over 1,400

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 17:05

The tsunami in Indonesia killed at least 373 people and injured more than 1,400 on the islands of Java and Sumatra, an official said on Monday. A spokesman for Indonesia’s ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Russia’s Komandorskiye Ostrova region

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 15:30

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Russia's Komandorskiye Ostrova (Commander Islands) region on December 24, 2018. Komadorskiye Ostrova (Commander Islands) are sparsely populated islands in the Bering Sea located about 175 kilometres ... Read More

Top countries most of world’s ultra-wealthy call home

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 19:40

Aggregate global wealth grew by $14 trillion, hitting an enormous figure of $317 trillion over the 12 months through the end of October, according to latest Global Wealth Report, revealed ... Read More

Massive 7.4 earthquake strikes Komandorskiye Ostrova, Russia

editor editor- December 20, 2018 18:59

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake hit the Russia region of Komandorskiye Ostrova today, December 20, 2018, at 17:01:54 UTC. The quake was located off Russia’s far east coast peninsula of Kamchatka. ... 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

Canceled: Widespread tsunami threat for Alaska, BC, Washington, Oregon, California and Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2018 10:42

UPDATE: The Tsunami Threat was canceled at 1.10 am local time. Earlier eTN Reported: If you are currently visiting a coastal area in Alaska, US Canadian West Coast, and Hawaii: You ... Read More

Tsunami Warning issued for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 19, 2017 23:57

A Pacific Tsunami warning in effect for New Caledonia and Vanutu after a 7.0 earthquake earlier. More information pasted below: (more…) Read More

100th commemoration of the SMS Cormoran at sea now online

editor editor- July 5, 2017 03:53

On April 7, 2017, Guam commemorated the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the German vessel SMS Cormoran II, the same day the United States entered World War I and ... Read More

Guam’s hidden gem

editor editor- February 15, 2017 05:31

Ague Cove on Guam is not for the faint of heart. The trail is a moderate hike down in dry weather, but can be slippery during and after rain. Read More

U.S. Territory Guam struck by major earthquake

editor editor- September 17, 2014 12:13

Guam was just hit by a 7.1 earthquake at 6:14 am UTC time Wednesday. Read More

Best hotel pools on Guam

editor editor- January 12, 2013 03:06

If a big part of your vacation is how wonderful the hotel pool is, you will find many delightful spots in Guam to play, explore, and lounge at the myriad ... Read More

Evacuations from coastal areas ordered in Hawaii, Guam

editor editor- March 11, 2011 15:46

HONOLULU, Hawaii- Due to the threat of a tidal wave set off by Friday's earthquake in Japan, Hawaii ordered evacuations from coastal areas as a tsunami warning was extended to ... Read More

Tsunami warning issued for Hawaii

editor editor- March 11, 2011 13:10

Massive earthquake that hit Japan earlier today triggered tsunami in the Pacific that was moving closer to shorelines in other countries. Read More

Giant waves bring visitors (and their money) to Oahu’s North Shore

editor editor- January 29, 2010 03:52

An unusual season of giant waves on the North Shore has resulted in a healthy — if not epic — boost for businesses from Sunset Beach to Haleiwa. Read More

Oahu readies for giant waves

editor editor- December 7, 2009 03:16

Surf was higher than usual on O'ahu's North Shore yesterday, but nobody was saying much about it. Read More

Tourists repeatedly told to leave before 7 were swept into ocean

editor editor- August 26, 2009 06:08

Acadia National Park rangers had repeatedly warned tourists to stay off a rocky shore Sunday before a hurricane-fueled wave swept several spectators into the sea near the popular attraction, killing ... Read More

Maine spectators swept out to sea by hurricane wave

editor editor- August 24, 2009 05:11

EDGARTOWN, Mass. – A large wave fueled by Hurricane Bill swept spectators out to sea at a Maine park Sunday as the storm-churned surf attracted onlookers and daredevils along the ... Read More