Tag: climbing

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro
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World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on ... Read More

Treehouse Hotels: New brand from Starwood Capital Group
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Treehouse Hotels: New brand from Starwood Capital Group

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Hotel visionary Barry Sternlicht, and Chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, founder of W Hotels, has once again worked ... Read More

Seven tourists hiking Indian Himalayas missing after Avalanche
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Seven tourists hiking Indian Himalayas missing after Avalanche

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

The Indian Himalaya Mountains are in the spotlight of tourism safety after seven tourists mountain climbing went missing last week. ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 brought two of their best to Vienna last night
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Visit Nepal 2020 brought two of their best to Vienna last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019

Visit Nepal 2020 is the new Nepal Tourism Board Campaign that was introduced last night in the Austrian Capital Vienna. ... Read More

Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths
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Nepal Tourism Board official response to Mount Everest expedition deaths

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

Is Nepal a safe destination to travel after 11 people died climbing Mount Everest this season? The answer should be ... Read More

Korea’s Busan to boost Culture Capital status with new entertainment venues
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Korea’s Busan to boost Culture Capital status with new entertainment venues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Principal Korean port city Busan is set to further expand its arts and entertainment facilities over the next three years ... Read More

Eiffel Tower closed, tourists evacuated after man scales Paris landmark
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Eiffel Tower closed, tourists evacuated after man scales Paris landmark

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

The Eiffel Tower in Paris has been evacuated after a man was caught climbing up the 324 meters (1,063 ft) ... Read More

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort announces key new appointments
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InterContinental Hayman Island Resort announces key new appointments

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort has strengthened its commitment to talent development and innovation, announcing an ambitious team to guide the ... Read More

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018
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UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019

Finland welcomed almost 12,000 tourists from the UAE in 2018 revealed Visit Finland, the Finnish tourist authority, as it returned ... Read More

Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona
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Carnival’s first LNG-powered AIDAnova cruise ship makes history in Barcelona

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, its Germany-based AIDA Cruises brand and numerous representatives from politics, ... Read More

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth
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Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019

Cyclone Kenneth raged Mozambique and the Indian Ocean Island Country Comoros today. Tourists took shelter at Comores airport and Ibo Fort ... Read More

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest
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Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board
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The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019

The Kingdom of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland joined the African Tourism Board as its latest member. The Honorable Minister ... Read More

Why did Qatar Airways Flight 968 drop from radar and go on an erratic path?
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Why did Qatar Airways Flight 968 drop from radar and go on an erratic path?

editor editor- March 20, 2019

Qatar Airways flight #968 from Doha, Qatar, to Hanoi, Vietnam, declared an emergency when approaching Hanoi on today’s scheduled flight. ... Read More

Outdoor Expo 2019 at Bologna celebrates adventure and sports tourism
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Outdoor Expo 2019 at Bologna celebrates adventure and sports tourism

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 5, 2019

After the success of the first edition, with 30,000 visitors, the second edition of Outdoor Expo from March 1-3, 2019 ... Read More

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Upsurge in women travelers opting for adventure from India

editor editor- March 5, 2019

Pushing the limits by ascending further and diving deeper is now making Indian women travelers feel liberated. A recent report ... Read More

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves
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China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

An official from the Chinese Mountaineering Association (CMA) said that Mt Everest climbers “will now be required to carry all ... Read More

‘Bikini hiker’ freezes to death in Taiwan’s Yushan National Park
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‘Bikini hiker’ freezes to death in Taiwan’s Yushan National Park

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

Gigi Wu clearly had a passion for climbing. Dubbed the ‘Bikini hiker', she gained notoriety for scaling mountain while scantily ... Read More

China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain
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China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019

China has enacted a new law designed to protect and conserve the environment surrounding the Mount Qomolangma (Mount Everest) reserve. ... Read More

A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board
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A proud day for CEO Deepak Raj Joshi and the Nepal Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018

The CEO of the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Deepak Raj Joshi is a proud man, Shradha Shrestha, the woman responsible ... Read More

Spending Christmas in Kilimanjaro, down of the Roof of Africa
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Spending Christmas in Kilimanjaro, down of the Roof of Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 25, 2018

Spending Christmas and New Year holidays on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro is such a thrilling moment now pulling thousands ... Read More

Travel stylishly: Jewelry for the executive on the move
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Travel stylishly: Jewelry for the executive on the move

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 15, 2018

Recognizing and acknowledging a new reality, jewelry designers are incorporating the active lifestyle of travel into their jewelry. Read More

Carnival Corporation’s AIDA Cruises Welcomes History-Making AIDAnova to Fleet
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Carnival Corporation’s AIDA Cruises Welcomes History-Making AIDAnova to Fleet

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018

The world's largest leisure travel company's AIDA Cruises, Germany's leading cruise line, launches its newest ship, AIDAnova, which makes history ... Read More

Thai Tourism Minister outlines measures to balance, manage and distribute visitor numbers
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Thai Tourism Minister outlines measures to balance, manage and distribute visitor numbers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018

Embarking upon a quality over quantity approach to future development, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports has initiated a number ... Read More

Revealed: The highest road in every U.S. state
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Revealed: The highest road in every U.S. state

editor editor- December 6, 2018

Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, has launched a new study analyzing U.S. road data to identify ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

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

Man without legs to climb Mount Kilimanjaro
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Man without legs to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

editor editor- May 10, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - For many, summer ushers in opportunities for vacations and leisure activities. Read More

Apa Sherpa climbs Mt. Everest for the 21st time
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Apa Sherpa climbs Mt. Everest for the 21st time

editor editor- May 12, 2011

Apa Sherpa broke his own world record by scaling Mount Everest (8,848m) for the 21st time on Wednesday. Read More

251 climbers to attempt Mt. Everest this spring
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251 climbers to attempt Mt. Everest this spring

editor editor- May 2, 2011

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The spring 2011 mountaineering season has begun, and 26 expeditions consisting of 251 climbers have already headed ... Read More

Rescue worker: Tourists risk lives at Merapi Volcano
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Rescue worker: Tourists risk lives at Merapi Volcano

editor editor- March 7, 2011

Boyolali, Central Java - Dozens of Indonesians and foreign tourists are putting their lives at risk by climbing the Merapi ... Read More

Tourists to be banned from climbing Uluru
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Tourists to be banned from climbing Uluru

editor editor- July 9, 2009

SYDNEY — Australia on Wednesday announced plans to stop tourists climbing Uluru, the giant red rock sacred to Aborigines and ... Read More

Call to ban tourists from Uluru
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Call to ban tourists from Uluru

editor editor- June 23, 2008

Tourists would be banned from climbing Uluru in protest over the Northern Territory intervention, a protest rally in Sydney has ... Read More

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