Tag: flooding

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019 22:16 0

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary Iranians are doing what they ... Read More

Cyclone Idai:  What the African Tourism Board is doing?

Cyclone Idai: What the African Tourism Board is doing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019 23:55 0

“The situation is terrible,” Jamie LeSueur of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said Tuesday in a press statement. “The scale ... Read More

New cruise ship touches the sea for the first time in Turku

New cruise ship touches the sea for the first time in Turku

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 19, 2019 02:18 0

Costa Crociere celebrated the technical launch of the new flagship Costa Smeralda at the Meyer shipyard in Turku, Finland. During the ceremony, the ship officially ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 15:25 0

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

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

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

editor editor- December 28, 2018 01:05 0

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

Prepare for potential delays during post-Christmas travel

Prepare for potential delays during post-Christmas travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018 21:15 0

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 hit ... Read More

Mauritius braces for Tropical Cyclone Cilida

Mauritius braces for Tropical Cyclone Cilida

editor editor- December 21, 2018 18:58 0

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

Study shows 44% of leisure travelers plan and book vacations at the last minute

Study shows 44% of leisure travelers plan and book vacations at the last minute

editor editor- December 13, 2018 12:15 0

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

Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii

Late President Bush lived the Aloha Spirit: A Testimonial by a Democratic Party Activist from Hawaii

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 6, 2018 21:50 0

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 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- December 5, 2018 14:58 0

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

Flood threat prompts Calgary evacuation

Flood threat prompts Calgary evacuation

editor editor- June 22, 2013 08:15 0

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

Disastrous flooding wrecks tourism in southern Russia

Disastrous flooding wrecks tourism in southern Russia

editor editor- July 9, 2012 05:21 0

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

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

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

editor editor- May 6, 2012 09:21 0

(eTn) - The Tanzanian government will remain under the spotlight over their planned assaults on the environment even after the cabinet reshuffle last Friday, which, ... Read More

Tourists trapped in Kruger  National Park rescued

Tourists trapped in Kruger National Park rescued

editor editor- January 20, 2012 08:47 0

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 ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2011 02:00 0

HUA HIN, Thailand (eTN) - If Pattaya has not always had a very good image for travelers or even Thai locals, Hua Hin has, by ... Read More

Bangkok floodwaters clearing out

Bangkok floodwaters clearing out

editor editor- November 17, 2011 08:27 0

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

Thailand to promote domestic tourism after severe flooding

Thailand to promote domestic tourism after severe flooding

editor editor- November 14, 2011 05:57 0

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

Thai authorities lose the battle against public opinion

Thai authorities lose the battle against public opinion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 7, 2011 21:02 0

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

Hong Kong extends ban on group tours to Bangkok

Hong Kong extends ban on group tours to Bangkok

editor editor- November 1, 2011 07:04 0

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

Authorities declare Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport able to resist flooding

Authorities declare Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport able to resist flooding

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 29, 2011 07:50 0

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - Following the closure of Don Muang Airport, public is getting concerned about the capability of the Airports Authority of Thailand (AOT) ... Read More

Bangkok in a panicking mood

Bangkok in a panicking mood

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 27, 2011 10:48 0

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

Don Muang airport under water

Don Muang airport under water

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 25, 2011 12:04 0

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - With a breach in a floodwall located northwards in Pathum Thani, Don Muang district is now invaded by water, which could ... Read More

Bangkok tries to master floods

Bangkok tries to master floods

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 22, 2011 19:46 0

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - With official communication from the government being very partial, if not nonexistent or contradictory, it has been difficult over the last ... Read More

Despite receding waters, Bangkok’s fears are not over

Despite receding waters, Bangkok’s fears are not over

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 17, 2011 23:39 0

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) - Fearing the worst for Bangkok over the last ten days, Thai government has sped up measures to protect the capital city ... Read More

Disaster management experts say UN contribution to Pakistan is peanuts

Disaster management experts say UN contribution to Pakistan is peanuts

editor editor- September 20, 2011 09:12 0

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - The United Nations has launched its Rapid Response Plan in Pakistan on the appeal made by the President of Pakistan, Asif ... Read More

Pakistan Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority announces red alert due to flooding

Pakistan Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority announces red alert due to flooding

editor editor- September 17, 2011 06:30 0

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

Floods displace 5.3 million people in Pakistan

Floods displace 5.3 million people in Pakistan

editor editor- September 15, 2011 04:02 0

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (eTN) - In a second consecutive year, Pakistan has been hit by floods, and the latest government estimates put the number of people ... Read More

UN: Hurricane Irene killed two in Haiti, flooded farmland

UN: Hurricane Irene killed two in Haiti, flooded farmland

editor editor- August 26, 2011 03:59 0

Hurricane Irene killed two people in Haiti, flooded houses, cut roads, unleashed landslides and devastated farm fields during its passage off the coast of the ... Read More

Thai Airways steps up efforts to evacuate stranded tourists

Thai Airways steps up efforts to evacuate stranded tourists

editor editor- April 1, 2011 04:02 0

Bangkok, Thailand - Thai Airways stepped up its efforts to evacuate stranded tourists Thursday after deadly flash floods swept through eight provinces in southern Thailand. Read More

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