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No more bikinis and Speedos at UAE beaches

UAE tourists face fines for showing too much skin No more bikinis and Speedos at UAE beaches

Tourists are being warned to cover up on certain public beaches in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) or face a fine for showing too much skin.

Goa bans drinking in public - where will the Russians and the Brits go now?

Goa Tourism Goa bans drinking in public - where will the Russians and the Brits go now?

PANAJI, Goa - Tourists drinking in public or littering on beaches and tourist spots will face trouble soon, as the government has decided to crack the whip against offenders.

Heard enough of the election? Consider a sunny getaway

If the elections don't go your way, hold onto this list Heard enough of the election? Consider a sunny getaway

Blaring ads, arguments with co-workers, family and (former) Facebook friends.

Safe coastal tourism a priority says World Committee on Tourism Ethics

safety precautions at beaches and marinas across the globe Safe coastal tourism a priority says World Committee on Tourism Ethics

The eleventh meeting of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics closed in Rome, Italy, on July 13, with calls to make “Safe Coastal Tourism” a priority in coastal destinations worldwide.

Top 10 US beaches for families announced

Best US Family Beaches Top 10 US beaches for families announced

PENNINGTON, N.J. - The annual list of the "Best U.S. Beaches for Families." has been announced by Family Vacation Critic site.

Oil spill continues to threaten New Zealand's tourist beaches

New Zealand Closes Beaches Over Oil Spill Oil spill continues to threaten New Zealand's tourist beaches

Popular tourist beaches in northern New Zealand have been closed after oil leaking from a stranded cargo ship began washing up on the shore.

21st annual vacation beach water quality report released

Natural Resources Defense Council's Report 21st annual vacation beach water quality report released

HONOLULU, HAWAII – Pollution from stormwater runoff and sewage overflows continue to plague America’s beaches, contributing to 4,215 closing and advisory days in Hawaii and the second-highest ...

Spain comes out top in Blue Flag Awards

Spain's best beaches awarded prestigious "Blue Flag" recognition Spain comes out top in Blue Flag Awards

NEWCASTLE, England - The Blue Flag Programme has awarded its prestigious "Blue Flag" recognition to 603 of Spain's best beaches - the Canary Islands alone have been awarded 38, an increase on ...

Goa tourism downplays tar ball effect

Tar Balls In Goa Goa tourism downplays tar ball effect

Trying to troubleshoot any possible damage to the industry vis-à-vis blackening of beaches due to tar balls, the state tourism industry has downplayed the incident terming it as an annual ...

World's most bizarre beaches

Most Unusual Beaches World's most bizarre beaches

By Matthew Link

While the words beach vacation usually call to mind a tropical white-sand beach studded with palm trees and lapped by turquoise waters, the truth is that the world's beaches come in all shapes and ...

Destination news: Top 10 US beaches to mix sun, surf and solitude

Best secluded beaches in the USA Destination news: Top 10 US beaches to mix sun, surf and solitude

Seeking out sun, surf, and sand is an easy enough task, but is it possible to stir seclusion into the mix, too? Our editors say “shore”!

China's oil spill empties Yellow Sea beaches

China scrambles to prevent spilled oil from entering international waters China's oil spill empties Yellow Sea beaches

By CARA ANNA

BEIJING – China's largest reported oil spill emptied beaches along the Yellow Sea as its size doubled Wednesday, while cleanup efforts included straw mats and frazzled workers with little more ...

Hundreds of dead penguins washing up on the beaches of Brazil

Brazil Hundreds of dead penguins washing up on the beaches of Brazil

By STAN LEHMAN

SAO PAULO – Hundreds of penguins that apparently starved to death are washing up on the beaches of Brazil, worrying scientists who are still investigating what's causing them to die.

Destination news: Florida faces tough task of luring tourists back

Panhandle coastline tourism Destination news: Florida faces tough task of luring tourists back

By MATT SEDENSKY

PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. — Efforts to cap the oil well are under way.

Florida braced for damage to tourism

Oil spill effect on Florida tourism Florida braced for damage to tourism

By KIM CHIPMAN AND MARY JANE CREDEUR

Floridians have found frisbee-sized oil clumps along Pensacola Beach, as the state braced itself for damage to its tourism and fishing industries from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Oil spill from damaged tanker prompts Singapore to close beaches

Singapore closes beaches Oil spill from damaged tanker prompts Singapore to close beaches

SINGAPORE – Singapore closed beaches along 7.2 kilometers (4.5 miles) of its east coast as an oil spill from a damaged tanker continued to spread Thursday.

Seychelles beaches again voted the best in the world

La Digue Beach At The Top Seychelles beaches again voted the best in the world

By eTN Staff Writer

Seychelles has again appeared top of the list of the world’s beaches, with the famous La Digue beach being voted top by

Ghana cleaning it's beaches to attract visitors

Defecating On Beaches A Common Practice Ghana cleaning it's beaches to attract visitors

By eTN Staff Writer

The decision by the management of Zoom Lion to set up a subsidiary company called Zoil Ghana Limited with the main objective of keeping Ghana's coastlines clean is a laudable plan that must be ...

Sharks are fear factor for Cape Cod tourism

Sharks And Tourism Sharks are fear factor for Cape Cod tourism

In the movie "Jaws," a solitary great white prowls the coastal waters of a beach town, terrorizing locals.

Goa's pristine beaches threatened by coastal erosion

Goa Beaches Slowly Erode Goa's pristine beaches threatened by coastal erosion

PANAJI, India — India's resort state of Goa has been hit by several setbacks in the last 18 months, including high-profile crime and the knock-on effects of Islamist extremist attacks up the ...

Hitting the beach in Sweden

Sweden Hitting the beach in Sweden

Swedes are well-known for migrating in their droves to winter sun destinations, but in the summer many of them choose to stay put, in the knowledge that their own beaches, weather and unexpectedly ...

Agoda gets back to beaches: top 10 shorelines in APAC

Asia Pacific Agoda gets back to beaches: top 10 shorelines in APAC

By eTN Staff Writer

Agoda returns to the serene and pristine beaches of the Asia Pacific with its top 10 beaches that you must experience.

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