Tag: climbing

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 17:50 0

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

Eiffel Tower closed, tourists evacuated after man scales Paris landmark

Eiffel Tower closed, tourists evacuated after man scales Paris landmark

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 15:18 0

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

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort announces key new appointments

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort announces key new appointments

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 23:05 0

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

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

UAE visitor numbers to Finland increased by 20.6% in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:20 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019 18:40 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019 08:01 0

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

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019 16:09 0

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost tourism, amid strong protest from ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019 06:13 3

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

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

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

editor editor- March 20, 2019 02:48 0

Qatar Airways flight #968 from Doha, Qatar, to Hanoi, Vietnam, declared an emergency when approaching Hanoi on today’s scheduled flight. After this, the  Boeing 787 ... Read More

Outdoor Expo 2019 at Bologna celebrates adventure and sports tourism

Outdoor Expo 2019 at Bologna celebrates adventure and sports tourism

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 5, 2019 01:30 0

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

Upsurge in women travelers opting for adventure from India

editor editor- March 5, 2019 00:25 0

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

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

China tells Mt Everest tourists to clean up after themselves

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 00:47 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 16:25 0

Gigi Wu clearly had a passion for climbing. Dubbed the ‘Bikini hiker', she gained notoriety for scaling mountain while scantily clad. The 36-year-old ascended many ... Read More

China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain

China enacts new law to protect world’s highest mountain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 01:15 0

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 07:16 0

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

Spending Christmas in Kilimanjaro, down of the Roof of Africa

Spending Christmas in Kilimanjaro, down of the Roof of Africa

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 25, 2018 21:07 0

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

Travel stylishly: Jewelry for the executive on the move

Travel stylishly: Jewelry for the executive on the move

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 15, 2018 20:04 0

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 10:23 0

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

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

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

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018 22:17 0

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

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

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

editor editor- December 6, 2018 14:23 0

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

Man without legs to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Man without legs to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

editor editor- May 10, 2012 04:57 0

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

Apa Sherpa climbs Mt. Everest for the 21st time

editor editor- May 12, 2011 05:21 0

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

251 climbers to attempt Mt. Everest this spring

editor editor- May 2, 2011 06:26 0

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

Rescue worker: Tourists risk lives at Merapi Volcano

Rescue worker: Tourists risk lives at Merapi Volcano

editor editor- March 7, 2011 02:58 0

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

Tourists to be banned from climbing Uluru

Tourists to be banned from climbing Uluru

editor editor- July 9, 2009 06:10 0

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

Call to ban tourists from Uluru

Call to ban tourists from Uluru

editor editor- June 23, 2008 07:09 0

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

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