Posts Tagged ‘tourists’

Canary Islands resort with 1,000 tourists on LOCKDOWN after guest tests positive for coronavirus (VIDEOS)

The Italian man is believed to be a resident of the Lombardy region, which has witnessed the majority of Italy’s coronavirus cases. His is the third case of coronavirus in Spain and has been admitted to hospital, where he’s been placed in isolation.  Eyewitness video footage from the scene shows a police cordon set up […]

Yellowstone volcano: Dire plea issued to tourists as experts say ‘earthquake’ guaranteed

“The area in and around Yellowstone would be buried in hot ash from pyroclastic density currents killing the biota across the region. “Volcanic ash would fallout further across Central and Eastern and USA and into the NW Atlantic Ocean, burying crops, towns, preventing ground and air travel, hazardous to inhale, and choking-up drainage systems causing […]

Iran to open Marble Palace to tourists after 40 years

Press TV – A century-old palace known for its pure Iranian architecture is set to open to the public after more than 40 years of closure. A group of journalists were allowed to The Marble Palace in downtown Tehran on Sunday with a reinstated owner of the facility saying it will become a museum to […]

Car rams German tourists in Italian Alps, killing 6 & injuring 11 others

The incident happened early in the morning in the village of Luttach near Italy’s border with Austria. German tourists in their early 20s were hit as they were returning from a night club. Three of those injured are in serious condition. A woman was airlifted to Innsbruck, Austria for emergency treatment. According to Italian media, […]

British teenager details to court her rape by Israeli tourists

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UAE said readying to open doors to Israeli tourists, starting with 2020 Expo

The United Arab Emirates intends to allow Israeli tourists to freely visit the country and is engaged in high-level talks with Israeli authorities to put the policy into practice, the Yedioth Ahronoth daily newspaper reported Wednesday. Israelis will initially be allowed to enter the UAE so that they can attend the Expo 2020 world fair […]

Olympic fever? Tourists may be unaware Japan IMPORTED Ebola in preparation for 2020 games

The Japanese health ministry’s National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID) has begun tests on live samples of Ebola, Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever, South American haemorrhagic fever, Marburg disease, and Lassa fever to validate existing and developing tests used to help contain any potential outbreaks and mitigate the risks of a major public health emergency. All five […]

UN warns Britain over child voodoo rituals, pedophile sex tourists

  Reuters © Reuters Hundreds of children are being kidnapped in Africa and bought to the UK for voodoo rituals, a UN watchdog said, also voicing alarm about the number of British pedophiles who prey on children abroad. The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) urged Britain to do […]

Moovit launches Eurovision version to help tourists navigate Tel Aviv events

Israel’s Moovit, a startup that provides real-time information about public transportation schedules, has launched a new version of its app to help Eurovision song festival tourists visiting Israel navigate their way to and from events in Tel Aviv, as well as sites around the country. Tel Aviv is hosting the Eurovision song competition from Tuesday […]

Fraser Island tourists still only learning about white history

Fraser Island’s brutal frontier history still remains widely unknown to almost 1 million tourists who visit each year. Although the area has been populated by the local Butchulla People for thousands of years, little information of their history can be found. This is a strange but not uncommon situation in Australia. Recently there have been […]

Poo patrol: China demands Mt Everest tourists carry ALL their waste & shuts peak down for cleanup

Everest porters have been struggling to carry the 28,000 pounds of human waste – the equivalent of two fully grown elephants – from base camp down to the nearby dumping ground each season. Also on Nepal to measure Everest again after devastating 2015 earthquake Now, an official from the Chinese Mountaineering Association (CMA) told the South […]

Former US ambassador perpetuates myth that it’s ‘not safe’ for American tourists to go to Russia

This, of course, is total nonsense. Yet, in a sensational Twitter post on Wednesday, McFaul used the arrest of Paul Whelan — an American arrested for suspected espionage in Moscow — to suggest that traveling to Russia poses a safety risk to American tourists in general. I often get asked if it’s safe to travel […]

Indian Army rescues over 2,500 tourists trapped by heavy snowfall (PHOTOS)

The unfortunate sightseers were traveling in up to 400 vehicles that got stuck in the Nathula Pass in the northeastern state of Sikkim, close to the border with China’s Tibet region. The army has provided the stranded tourists with food, shelter and warm clothes a Defence Ministry official said, according to local news agency ANI. […]

Russian ‘Agents’ Accused of Salisbury Poisonings: Just Tourists, or Framed?

Russian ‘Agents’ Accused of Salisbury Poisonings: Just Tourists, or Framed? Niall Bradley England vs Russia on Russian soil in the football World Cup this summer would have been more entertaining than the dreary, farcical charade the two countries have been playing out since March. The Skripal Saga – The Salisbury Poisonings – Putin’s personal […]

Framed tourists? Suspects in Skripal poisoning say they were sightseeing in Salisbury

Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov told RT Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan that they were in Salisbury as tourists, but cut their visit short due to “muddy slush everywhere.” “We arrived in Salisbury on March 3 and tried to walk through the town, but we lasted for only half an hour because it was covered in snow,” Petrov […]

Bike-riding French tourists once again in Iran after 46 years

Back in 1972, a group of French tourists travelled all the way from Paris to Isfahan on motorbikes, leaving behind a pleasant memory of their trip. Now 46 years on, history is repeating itself. Over 30 seasoned French globetrotters have left Paris on 20 motorcycles to visit Isfahan to revive the memory of the previous […]

Tourists brawl over selfie hotspot at Rome’s Trevi Fountain (PHOTOS)

The violent altercation broke out between a 19-year-old Dutch woman and a 44-year-old Italian-American woman vying for the selfie hotspot at the same time. Images of the brawl were shared on social media by Rome city police, who had to intervene in the altercation. Police described the incident as a “violent quarrel” which started over […]

World Cup bump for Russia: Foreign tourists shelled out $1.6 billion attending tournament

     The Russian economy got a significant boost in June and July from increased tourist revenue during the FIFA World Cup, according to the CEO of the FIFA Organizing Committee Alexey Sorokin. “In total, Russia got around 100 billion rubles ($1.6 billion),” he said. Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin said earlier that the Russian capital received […]

China Warns Tourists to US of Gun Violence, Extreme Weather, Rampant Crime

WASHINGTON — The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Washington issued a starkly-worded travel advisory this week for summer tourists traveling to the United States, explaining in so many words that traveling to the country could be hazardous to one’s health unless one takes proper precautions. The advisory reads in large part like […]

Tourists Warned To ‘Protect’ Themselves From Norwegians

If you are planning a trip to Norway an advertisement by 7-Eleven warns that you will need to protect yourself from the locals. In a bizarre attempt to sell more condoms, 7-Eleven has released a campaign warning tourists against sleeping with Norwegians. Their condom ad has upset the nation’s tourism office after it pronounced Norway […]

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