Tag: Everest

Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam
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Uganda tour operators warn of mass protests over proposed Murchison Falls dam

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- June 12, 2019

In an advertisement in “The New Vision” daily by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) on June 7, a notice of ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!
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When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2019

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response ... Read More

Boots on the Ground With Global Rescue:  Fail To Prepare, Prepare To Fail
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Boots on the Ground With Global Rescue: Fail To Prepare, Prepare To Fail

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 4, 2019

Founded in 2004, GlobalRescue is the world leader in travel risk mitigation, security, crisis management, medical evacuation and disaster rescue. Global ... 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

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

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

WTACH to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites from overtourism
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WTACH to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites from overtourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019

World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites that ... Read More

New global tourism organization launched to combat overtourism
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New global tourism organization launched to combat overtourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019

The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites ... 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

3rd Planet launches journey to Everest on December 10
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3rd Planet launches journey to Everest on December 10

editor editor- December 8, 2011

SINGAPORE - On December 10, 2011, Singaporean company 3rd Planet will be unveiled as the first interactive 3D online travel ... Read More

First Saudi climbing Everest
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First Saudi climbing Everest

editor editor- August 4, 2008

SAUDI ARABIA - Farouq Al-Zouman, the Saudi adventurer, succeeded last May in climbing Mount Everest to apply the ecotourism principles ... Read More

China plans major Everest cleanup next year, may reduce number of visitors to preserve glacier
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China plans major Everest cleanup next year, may reduce number of visitors to preserve glacier

editor editor- June 24, 2008

China is planning a major cleanup operation for Mount Everest next year and may limit the number of climbers and ... Read More

China limits tourists, climbers for Everest torch relay
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China limits tourists, climbers for Everest torch relay

editor editor- March 14, 2008

Beijing (dpa) - China is restricting trips by foreign tourists and climbers to Mount Everest before an Olympic torch relay ... Read More