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The first test of the communication network of the United Nations-backed tsunami early warning system for the North-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean was carried out successfully today, paving th
Thirty-one countries are set to take part next week in a United Nations-backed test of the tsunami early warning system in the North-Eastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean and connected seas, which have
Experts from the United Nations atomic energy agency said today that Japan had underestimated potential tsunami hazards to its nuclear power plants before the March earthquake and tsunami that damaged
Four Seasons Resort Hualālai at Historic Ka‘ūpūlehu in Hawaii will reopen on April 30 following a six-week closure caused by the earthquake-generated tsunami resulting from the earthquake in Japa
An updated analysis of airlift projections for the state of Hawaii for the second quarter of 2011 shows that despite an anticipated decrease in airlift from Japan, the overall number of air seats shou
(eTN) - A few weeks ago, it seems ages already, a massive earthquake of 9.0 on the open-ended Richter scale struck off the coast of Japan, causing major damage to the country’ infrastructure, only t
Following the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan, numbers of Japanese tourists visiting Indonesia are expected to decline this year, the government says.
Japan Airlines (JAL) extends it deepest condolences to the people affected by the Tohoku Pacific Earthquake and the tsunami that followed on March 11, 2011 which caused large scale destruction in many
The bond among the global tourism industry strengthens when immediate help is needed, and the Women in Tourism International Alliance (WITIA) is leading a vanguard effort to encourage worldwide touris
(eTN) - At the very moment Japan was experiencing the most powerful earthquake in its modern history and tsunamis were inundating large swathes of the NE coast of Honshu, I was the final speaker addre
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed deep sorrow today and offered the full support of the United Nations after a massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami struck Japan, killing dozens of people an
HONOLULU, Hawaii- Due to the threat of a tidal wave set off by Friday's earthquake in Japan, Hawaii ordered evacuations from coastal areas as a tsunami warning was extended to the whole of the Pacific
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TOKYO, Japan - An 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit Japan early Friday, triggering tsunami warnings and sending people fleeing out of buildings in the capital.
The Indonesian province of Aceh has made remarkable progress in rebuilding since the devastating tsunami six years ago but faces major challenges in cutting poverty and inequality and reducing the imp
A tsunami alert has been issued after an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 hit the Indonesian island of Sumatra.