Tag: flooding

Republic of Congo: State of natural disaster declared as floods displace 50K
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Republic of Congo: State of natural disaster declared as floods displace 50K

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 23, 2019

The government of the Republic of Congo has declared a state of natural disaster after at least 50,000 people in ... Read More

Tourists flee as ‘apocalyptic’ flood leaves 85% of Venice under water
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Tourists flee as ‘apocalyptic’ flood leaves 85% of Venice under water

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019

Venice Mayor has declared a state of emergency as the second-highest tide recorded in Venice's history flooded the historic city. ... Read More

Panda Xiang Xiang unite Japanese capital and Chinese city to promote tourism
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Panda Xiang Xiang unite Japanese capital and Chinese city to promote tourism

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 14, 2019

Dujiangyan city, Sichuan, China and Tokyo, Japan,  are closely linked thanks to Xiang Xiang, who was born at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo in 2017, as well as her ... Read More

Arkansas tourism is open for business!
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Arkansas tourism is open for business!

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Summertime is fun time in Arkansas, and our state is open for business and waiting to welcome you to The ... Read More

MS Opera Cruise cruise ship slams into wharf in Venice while tourists flee
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MS Opera Cruise cruise ship slams into wharf in Venice while tourists flee

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

What more has to happen before cruise liners are finally banned from docking in or around Venice? These are messages ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods
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 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019

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

Cyclone Idai:  What the African Tourism Board is doing?
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Cyclone Idai: What the African Tourism Board is doing?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2019

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

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

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 19, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

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

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

editor editor- December 28, 2018

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
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Prepare for potential delays during post-Christmas travel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2018

People living in or traveling through the south-central Rockies, northern Plains and Upper Midwest should prepare for potential delays during ... Read More

Mauritius braces for Tropical Cyclone Cilida
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Mauritius braces for Tropical Cyclone Cilida

editor editor- December 21, 2018

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

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

editor editor- December 13, 2018

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

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

Marsha Rose Joyner is the host for ThinkTeck Hawaii and a Hawaiian political activist for many years.  She remembers when electors ... Read More

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

editor editor- December 5, 2018

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

Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore
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Asia winter forecast: Drought to continue from India to Singapore

editor editor- October 24, 2015

As the record-challenging tropical season winds down following December, drought will continue in parts of Southeast Asia, while snow is ... Read More

Typhoon Koppu bringing life-threatening flooding, winds to Philippines
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Typhoon Koppu bringing life-threatening flooding, winds to Philippines

editor editor- October 17, 2015

Typhoon Koppu will put lives and property across Luzon Island of the Philippines in danger through early next week. Read More

Twin typhoons churn toward Taiwan, Japan, Korean peninsula
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Twin typhoons churn toward Taiwan, Japan, Korean peninsula

editor editor- August 18, 2015

Goni and Atsani both became typhoons over the weekend and will strengthen further in the coming days, as one or ... Read More

Typhoon Dolphin to slam Guam with destructive winds, flooding Friday
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Typhoon Dolphin to slam Guam with destructive winds, flooding Friday

editor editor- May 15, 2015

Residents of Guam should be making final preparations as strengthening Typhoon Dolphin will pass near the island on Friday. Read More

Tourists be aware: Typhoon warnings for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands
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Tourists be aware: Typhoon warnings for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands

editor editor- October 5, 2014

Tourists and residents in Guam and the Mariana Islands should rush preparations to completion immediately and heed any instructions from ... Read More

Flood threat prompts Calgary evacuation
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Flood threat prompts Calgary evacuation

editor editor- June 22, 2013

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
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Disastrous flooding wrecks tourism in southern Russia

editor editor- July 9, 2012

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

editor editor- May 6, 2012

(eTn) - The Tanzanian government will remain under the spotlight over their planned assaults on the environment even after the ... Read More

Tourists trapped in Kruger  National Park rescued
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Tourists trapped in Kruger National Park rescued

editor editor- January 20, 2012

As many as 32 tourists who were trapped in South Africa's Kruger National Park after torrential rains and flooding have ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2011

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

Bangkok floodwaters clearing out
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Bangkok floodwaters clearing out

editor editor- November 17, 2011

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

Thailand to promote domestic tourism after severe flooding
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Thailand to promote domestic tourism after severe flooding

editor editor- November 14, 2011

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
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Thai authorities lose the battle against public opinion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 7, 2011

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

Hong Kong extends ban on group tours to Bangkok
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Hong Kong extends ban on group tours to Bangkok

editor editor- November 1, 2011

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

Authorities declare Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport able to resist flooding
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Authorities declare Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport able to resist flooding

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 29, 2011

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

Bangkok in a panicking mood
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Bangkok in a panicking mood

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 27, 2011

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

Don Muang airport under water
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Don Muang airport under water

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 25, 2011

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

Bangkok tries to master floods
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Bangkok tries to master floods

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 22, 2011

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

Despite receding waters, Bangkok’s fears are not over
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Despite receding waters, Bangkok’s fears are not over

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 17, 2011

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

Disaster management experts say UN contribution to Pakistan is peanuts
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Disaster management experts say UN contribution to Pakistan is peanuts

editor editor- September 20, 2011

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