Posts Tagged ‘tourists’

Peru: European tourists among dozens of riverboat passengers freed after pollution protest

Dozens of boat passengers were detained overnight by Amazon residents as a protest to demand government attention to complaints of oil pollution. Source

Iranian province ready to host Iraqi health tourists

TEHRAN—The western province of Kermanshah is prepared to host Iraqi tourists seeking medical care, the provincial tourism chief has said. In the field of medical tourism, Kermanshah has excellent capabilities, and the newly established Hakim and Mad Hospitals can serve Iraqi patients, Mohammadreza Soheili explained on Tuesday. He made the remarks during a visit to […]

Baltic nations enact EU visa ban for Russian tourists amid Ukraine war

Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Poland brought in a ban on Russian nationals with tourist visas from entering their countries amid Russia’s war in Ukraine. According to Lithuania’s border control, eleven Russian citizens were already denied entry to the country. “The state of Russia is unpredictable and aggressive. We see that three-quarters of the Russian citizens […]

Wild fight between Dutch tourists in Crete – One injured in hospital

They went to Crete to enjoy carefree days and relax but one Dutch tourist ended up one in the hospital and the other in police custody. The reason for two Dutchmen, who, according to Creta Post, started a wild fight yesterday early in the morning in Hersonissos, is still unknown. The 21-year-old Dutchman was furiously […]

Tourists camp in a Samothrace church: “This type of tourism doesn’t respect the local tradition of the inhabitants”

An incident that demonstrates a lack of respect was recorded in Samothrace as tourists camped in the church of Agios Ioannis Prodromos in Therma. Apparently not realising the importance of the place, they spread their things on the floor using the church as a shelter. In a statement, the Holy Metropolis of Alexandroupolis expresses its […]

Tourists camp in a Samothrace church: “This type of tourism doesn’t respect the local tradition of the inhabitants”

An incident that demonstrates a lack of respect was recorded in Samothrace as tourists camped in the church of Agios Ioannis Prodromos in Therma. Apparently not realising the importance of the place, they spread their things on the floor using the church as a shelter. In a statement, the Holy Metropolis of Alexandroupolis expresses its […]

Tourists camp in a Samothrace church: “This type of tourism doesn’t respect the local tradition of the inhabitants”

An incident that demonstrates a lack of respect was recorded in Samothrace as tourists camped in the church of Agios Ioannis Prodromos in Therma. Apparently not realising the importance of the place, they spread their things on the floor using the church as a shelter. In a statement, the Holy Metropolis of Alexandroupolis expresses its […]

Tourists camp in a Samothrace church: “This type of tourism doesn’t respect the local tradition of the inhabitants”

An incident that demonstrates a lack of respect was recorded in Samothrace as tourists camped in the church of Agios Ioannis Prodromos in Therma. Apparently not realising the importance of the place, they spread their things on the floor using the church as a shelter. In a statement, the Holy Metropolis of Alexandroupolis expresses its […]

Estonia bans all Russian from entering their country, including Tourists

According to Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, Russian tourists traveling to the EU present a security concern given the situation in Ukraine. Early this month, Estonia barred Russian visitors from entering the country. Since then, Estonia has pushed for restrictions on Russian tourists to be imposed across the whole EU as part of sanctions against […]

Dozens of Fully Jabbed Tourists ‘Suddenly Die ‘ in Italy

Dozens of Fully Jabbed Tourists ‘Suddenly’ Drop Dead in Italy Published on July 22, 2022 Written by newspunch.com Dozens of fully jabbed tourists in Italy died “suddenly and unexpectedly” at the beginning of July, according to authorities. Now that beach season is upon us, a new heartbreaking phenomenon is taking place, healthy tourists dropping dead from […]

Rhodes: Drunk tourists lie in overflowing rubbish bins – See photos

Images of shame were recorded on Monday on the island of Rhodes after excessive consumption of alcohol by tourists who, having lost all control, lay down even in overflowing bins on Orfanidou Street. The spectacle caused the indignation of the inhabitants of the area. Indicative are the images of RealVoice995, in which tourists can be… […]

Vietnam welcomes first tourists since borders were closed due to COVID-19

More than 200 foreign tourists arrived on Vietnam’s largest Phu Quoc island on Saturday, the first to visit the Southeast Asian country after nearly two years of border closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fully vaccinated travelers from South Korea will spend their holidays in hotel resorts without a mandatory 14-day quarantine. They were […]

Australia Won’t Welcome Foreign Tourists Until At Least 2022

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Foreign tourists won’t be welcomed back to Australia until at least next year, the prime minister said Tuesday as he outlined plans for lifting some of the toughest and longest COVID-19 travel restrictions imposed by any democracy. The country will instead prioritize the return of skilled migrants and students after it […]

SpaceX launches four space tourists into orbit

SpaceX launches four space tourists into orbit Posted on Thursday, 16 September, 2021 The launch was a success. Image Credit: SpaceX The ambitious manned mission represents the most significant advancement in space tourism to date.Earlier today, four ‘ordinary people’ blasted into space aboard a SpaceX Dragon capsule – marking the first time that a crew […]

European Union Recommends Restricting U.S. Tourists As Coronavirus Cases Rise

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union recommended Monday that its 27 nations reinstate restrictions on tourists from the U.S. because of rising coronavirus infections there. The decision by the European Council to remove the U.S. from a safe list of countries for nonessential travel reverses advice that it gave in June, when the bloc recommended […]

Iranian artist says teahouse paintings appeal to foreign tourists  

Iranian artist says teahouse paintings appeal to foreign tourists   – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian artist Narges Eshqi has said that foreign tourists find Iranian teahouse paintings more appealing than do her compatriots. As one of the few Iranian artists who have adopted this style, she showcased her latest paintings at Tehran’s Phi Café in […]

Tourists and locals on the hunt for water in Rome heatwave

Italy is being hit this week by a heatwave causing wildfires in the south of the country, particularly in Sicily and Calabria, where a UNESCO-listed natural park is under threat. Meanwhile in Rome, tourists and locals hunt for fountains to refresh themselves and cope with the high temperatures. Source

Tourists told to leave Martinique ‘immediately’ amid new COVID lockdown

Martinique will enter a strict lockdown for three weeks as COVID-19 infections surge in the French overseas territory. The island’s prefect, Stanislas Cazelles, advised tourists to “leave the territory” as soon as possible, as Martinique has one of the highest COVID incident rates in France with almost 1,200 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. All shops except […]

Unvaccinated tourists won’t be allowed into Canada ‘for quite a while,’ Trudeau says

Restrictions on fully vaccinated tourists are expected to be relaxed in the coming weeks CBC News Posted: July 08, 2021Last Updated: July 08, 2021 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that while the country is ‘eager to move forward’ with its border reopening, it can do so only if the safety of Canadians is not jeopardized. […]

Henry III’s Rediscovered Westminster Abbey Sacristy Opens to Tourists

The long-lost Great Sacristy of Henry III, built nearly eight centuries ago and rediscovered in 2020, will be open to the public for the first time this summer. The 13th century king ordered this sacred building be constructed for use by Benedictine monks, who would be assigned to his then under-construction Westminster Abbey church in […]

An erupting volcano in Iceland is drawing tourists from around the world

A volcanic eruption that has been underway in Iceland for more than 50 days is offering an impressive new spectacle. Periods of calm followed by giant geysers of lava, hundreds of metres high, can be seen from the capital Reykjavik about 40 kilometres away. Security fencing has been put in place to stop curious observers […]

EU aims to open up to more foreign tourists this summer despite COVID-19

The European Union’s executive has recommended easing COVID-19 travel restrictions next month to let foreign travelers from more countries enter the bloc, hoping to boost the stricken tourism industry this summer.Under current restrictions, people from only seven countries, including Australia and Singapore, can enter the EU on holiday, regardless of whether they have been vaccinated […]

EU Finalizing Plans To Allow Vaccinated American Tourists Back

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is finalizing plans to allow tourists from the United States to travel to the 27-nation bloc this summer, officials said Monday. More than a year after the EU restricted travel to the region to a bare minimum in a bid to contain the pandemic, the European Commission said it […]

‘Risk of transmission negligible’: Iceland opens borders to tourists vaccinated against Covid-19

Iceland has become one of the first countries in the world to let in foreign visitors without mandatory quarantine or Covid-19 testing upon arrival since the pandemic hit. However, only vaccinated tourists are welcome. The North Atlantic nation, whose economy relies heavily on its tourism industry, has fully opened its borders to those vaccinated against […]

Israel and Greece sign deal to allow vaccinated tourists to travel

Israel and Greece agreed on Monday to pave the way for vaccinated tourists to travel between their two countries in an effort to boost their economies amid the coronavirus pandemic. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced the agreement in Jerusalem on Monday. The deal is designed to allow tourists […]

Chew on this: European Tourists FORCED to take Covid Tests but Immigrants Not

    While dispatching soldiers to assist the police in monitoring the national border and upholding the government’s entry ban due to a mutated COVID-19 strain, Sweden exempted asylum seekers from the new restrictions for humanitarian reasons. Starting 6 February, all foreign citizens must produce a fresh negative COVID-19 test when entering Sweden, Prime Minister […]

Bali Police Force Tourists Caught Not Wearing Masks to Do Push-Ups

Academics from Duke, Harvard, and Johns Hopkins have concluded that there could be around a million excess deaths over the next two decades as a result of lockdowns. A NBER working paper titled The Long-Term Impact Of The Covid-19 Unemployment Shock On life Expectancy And Mortality Rates suggests that “For the overall population, the increase […]

Seychelles Reopens To All Tourists That Have Had Their Covid Vaccines

New covid measures from the Seychelles indicates that so called ‘vaccine passports’ could become a standard method for opening up the tourism industries. The Seychelles is re-open to tourists worldwide, but only those who have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. According to The London Telegraph: “Visitors must provide an authentic certificate from their national […]

Out of puff: Amsterdam mayor pushes for ban on marijuana-loving tourists visiting coffee shops

Tourists could soon be barred from Amsterdam’s famous cannabis-dealing coffee shops as Mayor Femke Halsema, continues her battle to rid the city of its image as a drug and prostitution haven. The patronage of coffee shops would be limited to Dutch residents only, according to the plan submitted by Halsema to Amsterdam’s city council on […]

First Plane with Israeli Tourists Lands in UAE After Peace Deal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The first flight carrying Israeli tourists to the United Arab Emirates landed Sunday in the city-state of Dubai, the latest sign of the normalization deal reached between the two nations. FlyDubai flight No. FZ8194 landed at Dubai International Airport just after 5:40 p.m., bringing the tourists to the skyscraper-studded […]

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