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One killed, one missing as Tropical Storm Pabuk batters Thailand’s southern...

One person was killed as the first tropical storm to hit Thailand in three decades pounded its southern coast on Friday, flooding the roads,...

Marriott manager takes on Hawaii Tourism: What is his vision?

The new President and CEO of the HTA, Chris Tatum, has his roots in Hawaii’s tourism.

Prepare for potential delays during post-Christmas travel

People living in or traveling through the south-central Rockies, northern Plains and Upper Midwest should prepare for potential delays during post-Christmas travel. As people...

Mauritius braces for Tropical Cyclone Cilida

Tropical Cycolone Cilida has intensified and the country’s local Meteorological Office has issued a class 2 cyclone warning as of 1610 hours today.

Study shows 44% of leisure travelers plan and book vacations at...

A new study from advertising agency Hoffman York (HY) reveals that nearly half of travelers are booking travel at the last minute.

Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a...

Marsha Rose Joyner is the host for ThinkTeck Hawaii and a Hawaiian political activist for many years.  She remembers when electors met in their respective state capitols on December 19, 1988 to cast their votes for President and Vice President when George Herbert Walker Bush was elected president of the United States in 1988. Marsha was one of the four Democratic electors in Hawaii.

US travelers brace for major storm due to slam the south-central...

Heavy snow, ice, rain and thunderstorms will hit travel hard across the south-central United States from Friday to Saturday.

Flood threat prompts Calgary evacuation

CALGARY, Canada - Authorities have ordered the evacuation of central Calgary as flooding has left swathes of the city underwater.

Disastrous flooding wrecks tourism in southern Russia

The flooding in Russia's south has brought not only devastation, but disrupted vacations for thousands of tourists.

Last-minute go-ahead for Stieglers Gorge hydro project in Tanzania

(eTn) - The Tanzanian government will remain under the spotlight over their planned assaults on the environment even after the cabinet reshuffle last Friday, which, among others, also saw Energy and M

Tourists trapped in Kruger National Park rescued

As many as 32 tourists who were trapped in South Africa's Kruger National Park after torrential rains and flooding have been rescued, park officials said Thursday.

Thailand’s recent floods helped enhance Hua Hin’s profile

HUA HIN, Thailand (eTN) - If Pattaya has not always had a very good image for travelers or even Thai locals, Hua Hin has, by contrast, always been considered as Thailand’s chic resort station near B

Bangkok floodwaters clearing out

LOS ANGELES, California – After several weeks of flooding throughout parts of the central region of Thailand, many areas are now clear of floodwaters.

Thailand to promote domestic tourism after severe flooding

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has designed a five-pronged strategy to rebuild domestic tourism after the severe flooding.

Thai authorities lose the battle against public opinion

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport looks quieter these days.

Hong Kong extends ban on group tours to Bangkok

Hong Kong has extended a ban on tour groups travelling to Bangkok as serious flooding continued to threaten the Thai capital.

Authorities declare Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport able to resist flooding

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - Following the closure of Don Muang Airport, public is getting concerned about the capability of the Airports Authority of Thailand (AOT) to keep Thailand's major air gateway,

Bangkok in a panicking mood

BANGKOK/HUA HIN (eTN)- In just 24 hours Bangkok's mood has changed from anxiety to panic.

Don Muang airport under water

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - With a breach in a floodwall located northwards in Pathum Thani, Don Muang district is now invaded by water, which could reach between 1 to 1.5 meters.

Bangkok tries to master floods

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - With official communication from the government being very partial, if not nonexistent or contradictory, it has been difficult over the last three days to really know what wa

Despite receding waters, Bangkok’s fears are not over

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - Fearing the worst for Bangkok over the last ten days, Thai government has sped up measures to protect the capital city from heavy flooding, which would have probably brought

Disaster management experts say UN contribution to Pakistan is peanuts

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - The United Nations has launched its Rapid Response Plan in Pakistan on the appeal made by the President of Pakistan, Asif Ali Zardari, but disaster management circles and e

Pakistan Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority announces red alert...

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of Pakistan Dr.

Floods displace 5.3 million people in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - In a second consecutive year, Pakistan has been hit by floods, and the latest government estimates put the number of people affected by the floods in Sindh Pakistan at 5.3
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