Tag: fires

North Korea fires another missile today

North Korea fires another missile today

editor editor- May 4, 2019 02:00 0

The South Korean military reported that North Korea has fired another missile today, Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 9:06 am, from a location near Wonsan, ... Read More

North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon

North Korea abandoning tourism? Test fires weapon

editor editor- April 17, 2019 22:43 1

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un today witnessed the test-firing of a new type of tactical guided weapon. The Korean Central News Agency said Chairman ... Read More

FAA urged to immediately ground all Boeing 737 Max in the United States

FAA urged to immediately ground all Boeing 737 Max in the United States

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 11, 2019 18:41 0

After the second deadly airline crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8, the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States (FAA) was urged today to ... Read More

A Plan For Our Kids: Climate Friendly Travel

A Plan For Our Kids: Climate Friendly Travel

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 3, 2019 23:45 0

Deep down, most people know, Travel & Tourism must respond to the eXistential challenge of Climate Change, must fully align with the Paris Agreement targets, ... Read More

Japanese hotel run by robots fires half of its ‘workforce’

Japanese hotel run by robots fires half of its ‘workforce’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 20:25 0

Henn na Hotel, located in the Japanese city of Sasebo, hit the Guinness Book of Records immediately after its opening, because all hotel staff are ... Read More

15 killed as Boeing 707 jet crashes into residential neighborhood in Iran

15 killed as Boeing 707 jet crashes into residential neighborhood in Iran

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 16:09 0

Iranian Boeing 707 cargo aircraft which crashed on Monday into a residential area, while trying to land west Tehran. According to the Iranian authorities, 15 ... Read More

Up in flames: Maldives private island luxury resort burns, tourists evacuated

Up in flames: Maldives private island luxury resort burns, tourists evacuated

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 03:31 0

A top-notch ultra-luxury secluded private island resort in the Maldives was devastated by giant inferno that engulfed the property on Wednesday around 11 pm local ... Read More

Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50 unnecessary fatalities?

Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50 unnecessary fatalities?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 14, 2018 13:56 0

The U.S. President Donald Trump should be advised promptly that despite an alarming report about  U.S. helicopter safety issues, the industry is proposing another delay ... Read More

Happy Chanukah from the land where miracles are a daily occurrence!

Happy Chanukah from the land where miracles are a daily occurrence!

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 5, 2018 19:50 0

Tourism in Israel is booming and Chanukah is a great time to visit the Jewish State. A record 3.6 million tourist arrived in Israel 2017, a 25 ... Read More

Will lithium batteries be next thing banned from commercial flights?

Will lithium batteries be next thing banned from commercial flights?

editor editor- August 24, 2010 04:54 0

Worried about a possible terrorist strike, American Airlines flight attendants confiscated 58 cell phones, lithium-ion batteries and charging devices from a passenger on a June ... Read More

Fires cause evacuations in Athens

Fires cause evacuations in Athens

editor editor- July 19, 2010 03:30 0

Tourists and citizens in the vicinity of Athens have been evacuated due to 7 burning fires. Dense smoke and fire is currently hanging over the ... Read More

Tourists evacuating “La Isla Bonita”

Tourists evacuating “La Isla Bonita”

editor editor- August 4, 2009 09:10 0

La Palma is called “La Isla Bonita,” but these days, a raging wild fire is anything but beautiful. Read More

Tourism Australia urging tourists to continue to visit Victoria

Tourism Australia urging tourists to continue to visit Victoria

editor editor- February 12, 2009 03:31 0

After reports that the global financial slowdown is causing worry in Australia's tourism industry, Tourism Australia is doing everything it can to keep Victorian tourism ... Read More

Police warn ‘fire tourists’ to stay away

Police warn ‘fire tourists’ to stay away

editor editor- February 9, 2009 04:58 0

Police in Gippsland in eastern Victoria have issued pleas for people not to drive through fire-affected areas today. Read More

Turkey battles fire near tourist hubs

Turkey battles fire near tourist hubs

editor editor- August 4, 2008 03:24 0

ANKARA — Strong winds on Sunday hampered around 1,300 firefighters battling to control a major fire sweeping through woodlands on Turkey's Mediterranean coast, officials said. Read More

Kangaroo Island tourism suffering

Kangaroo Island tourism suffering

editor editor- January 5, 2008 14:40 0

The state MP representing Kangaroo Island says he is concerned tourists are avoiding the island because they think the recent bushfires have damaged key attractions. ... Read More

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