Tag: sea level

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro
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World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on ... Read More

120,000-year-old fossilized prehistoric whale bone found at Oceanside Beach Resorts in California
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120,000-year-old fossilized prehistoric whale bone found at Oceanside Beach Resorts in California

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 9, 2019

After the groundbreaking of Oceanside’s two beachfront resorts marked a milestone for this Southern California city’s tourism industry. The project ... 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

Tourism Ethiopia joins African Tourism Board
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Tourism Ethiopia joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

Today Tourism Ethiopia joined the African Tourism Board as an observer. Tourism Ethiopia (TE) is a national organization under the ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes Japan’s Kyushu, no tsunami warning issued
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Strong earthquake strikes Japan’s Kyushu, no tsunami warning issued

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has shaken part of southwestern Japan but appeared to cause no damage. The Japan Meteorological Agency ... Read More

Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines
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Spanish winery architect brings attention to Baigorri wines

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- April 27, 2019

There are wineries and then there is Baigorri (started in 2000), currently owned by Pedro Martinez Hernandez. This Rioja winery ... Read More

Plane spotted in California has the size of a football field
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Plane spotted in California has the size of a football field

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019

The world's largest airplane made its first test flight on Saturday in California. Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, founded by Paul G. Allen, today successfully ... Read More

Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism
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Islands & climate change: Storm surges & coral bleaching affecting tourism

editor editor- April 12, 2019

Since Greta Thunberg, a Swedish schoolgirl and climate activist, brought the topic of climate protection onto the political and social ... Read More

10 tourists trapped by avalanches rescued in China’s Xinjiang
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10 tourists trapped by avalanches rescued in China’s Xinjiang

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019

Ten people have been rescued Tuesday after being trapped by avalanches in a mountainous area in Changji, northwest China's Xinjiang ... Read More

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest
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Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost ... Read More

Reunion Island NRL viaduct: Now that’s a road trip!
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Reunion Island NRL viaduct: Now that’s a road trip!

mm Alain St.Ange- March 18, 2019

"The new NRL 974 - the Didier Robert Highway as it is referred to across the island - is a ... Read More

Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions
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Tourism industry needs strategic plan to protect climate, reduce CO2 emissions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019

Tourism accounts for ten percent of the global gross national product and is responsible for eight per cent of all ... Read More

Beating the winter blues in Puerto Vallarta
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Beating the winter blues in Puerto Vallarta

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019

There’s no shame in looking for a sun-and-beach getaway in Puerto Vallarta and, with a comfortable 70-75 degrees average temperature ... Read More

Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019
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Lombok Tourism is open and hungry for business in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

Around 90% of tourism operations in Lombok, Indonesia, are back in business following the devastating earthquakes of August 2018. In ... Read More

‘Bikini hiker’ freezes to death in Taiwan’s Yushan National Park
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‘Bikini hiker’ freezes to death in Taiwan’s Yushan National Park

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

Gigi Wu clearly had a passion for climbing. Dubbed the ‘Bikini hiker', she gained notoriety for scaling mountain while scantily ... Read More

Carnival to launch first cruise ship with roller coaster on board
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Carnival to launch first cruise ship with roller coaster on board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 15, 2018

Carnival Cruise Line announced plans to launch the first cruise ship with all-electric roller coaster. The cruise line said that ... Read More

Tsunami Warning issued for New Caledonia and Vanuatu
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Tsunami Warning issued for New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 19, 2017

A Pacific Tsunami warning in effect for New Caledonia and Vanutu after a 7.0 earthquake earlier. More information pasted below: ... Read More

Taste the adventure in Guam
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Taste the adventure in Guam

editor editor- August 10, 2012

Tired of filling your downtime doing the same old same old? A little taste of adventure is sure to spice ... Read More

Saving small island states from drowning
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Saving small island states from drowning

editor editor- May 7, 2012

The Chicago Tribune reported on the melting down of the poles. Read More

Evacuations from coastal areas ordered in Hawaii, Guam
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Evacuations from coastal areas ordered in Hawaii, Guam

editor editor- March 11, 2011

HONOLULU, Hawaii- Due to the threat of a tidal wave set off by Friday's earthquake in Japan, Hawaii ordered evacuations ... Read More

Disaster looms with rising sea levels: Islands
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Disaster looms with rising sea levels: Islands

editor editor- May 13, 2009

MANADO, Indonesia - Rising sea levels that could wipe whole nations off the map and displace scores of millions of ... Read More