Posts Tagged ‘tourists’

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 […]

Israel targets 100,000 UAE tourists, eyes further potential

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Greece opens to Israeli tourists, lifts restrictions on numbers and destinations

Greece will no longer cap the number of Israeli tourists allowed in the country or limit their movements to a handful of cities, the Foreign Ministry announced on Monday. Israeli tourists will still require a negative coronavirus test 72 hours before traveling to Greece and will be required to take an additional test upon landing. […]

A Dubai vacation for Israeli tourists? Don’t pack your bags yet

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Few tourists show up to watch migration of Kenyan wildebeests amid COVID-19 pandemic

It’s one of the seven wonders of the world — the annual migration of thousands of wildebeest from the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. It’s a breathtaking sight that draws tourists from across the world. But this year, few are witnessing the spectacle, as the coronavirus outbreak […]

Tourists Urged To Avoid ‘Filthy’ San Fransisco Due To Disease Epidemic

Tourists have been warned not to travel to San Fransisco in California, due to extreme unsanitary conditions that have left most parts of the city disease-ridden.  As one of America’s most expensive cities to live in, it is also quickly becoming the filthiest in the world, according to an NBC investigation. From Daily Mail: NBC Bay Area journalists […]

Heaviest snow in decades: Evacuations underway as 13,000 tourists trapped in Alps (PHOTOS)

The snow blocked road and rail links on Sunday, AFP reported. Local authorities are working under “high pressure” to resolve the situation, according to Zermatt’s official website. However, stranded tourists will be unable to hit the slopes due to a high risk of avalanche. “It is not possible to do downhill or cross country [skiing], […]

1 dead, 12 injured after hot air balloon carrying tourists crashes near Egypt’s Luxor

Egypt’s health ministry reported that the tourist killed in the accident was a 26-year-old woman. Twelve people were also reportedly injured in the accident and were transported to Luxor International Hospital for treatment. Two of the injured tourists are said to be in a serious condition, according to state-run news agency MENA. Poor weather conditions were blamed […]

Tourists to participate in rally between Iran’s Mashhad, Iraq’s Karbala

IFP- A tourist rally is slated to be held in late February, 2018, along a 2,000-km route between two holy cities in Iran and Iraq. Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) has announced that the tourist rally will be held on a route from the northeastern holy Iranian city of Mashhad to the […]

‘Travelling butts’ tourists arrested in Thailand for stripping in front of religious temple

     Two US tourists were detained at an airport in Thailand on November 28 for having taken a photo exposing their buttocks in front of one of Bangkok’s most famous Buddhist temples. The pair, who were on their way out of the country, were identified as Joseph and Travis Dasilva, both 38 years old. The […]

Western tourists see Iran as new ‘bright star’

Press TV – Iran saw the number of Westerners visiting the ancient country with a treasure trove of historic artifacts grow more than five percent last year, data provided by leading travel intelligence analyst ForwardKeys show. Iran’s official figures were not immediately available but according to ForwardKeys CEO Olivier Jager, the political opening following the 2015 […]

Dolphins & tourists evacuated as Cuba braces for hurricanes Irma & Jose (PHOTOS)

READ MORE: Hurricane Irma on track for direct hit on Miami (LIVE UPDATES) Hurricane Irma barrelled into the island’s northern coast early Saturday, fresh from claiming 21 lives as it roared across the eastern Caribbean and leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. The Category 4 storm hit Cuba’s Ciego de Avila province shortly […]

Panicking tourists are locked inside the Eiffel Tower as police arrest man nearby while Eurostar is also evacuated in Paris terror alert

Tourists were locked inside the Eiffel Tower and the Eurostar evacuated amid a Paris terror alert which saw one man arrested this evening. People took to social media to share images of the 324-metre-high tourist attraction shut off and surrounded by police. One person has been arrested. Initial reports said the person […]

VIDEO: STUNNED TOURISTS WATCH MIGRANTS INVADE BEACH IN SPAIN

A shocking video shows stunned tourists looking on in fear as a boat load of migrants invade a beach before running away to evade police in Cadiz, Spain. The clip shows a large group of migrants approaching the beach on a black inflatable dinghy before they make a dash across the […]

Chinese Tourists Arrested In Berlin For Nazi Salute At Reichstag

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Two local tourists killed, 17 rescued in southwestern Iran

Tasnim – Two people out of 19 local tourists lost their lives after an incident while swimming in a river in remote area near the city of Dezful, in Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan. Speaking to Tasnim, Dezful Governor’s Deputy for Political and Security Affairs Amir Isazadeh said, a group of 19 tourists encountered an […]

US to urge all nationals in North Korea to ‘depart immediately’, bans tourists from visiting

     Dennis Rodman will be disappointed to learn that the US is set to ban all citizens from traveling to North Korea, according to two agencies that operate tours there. Koryo Tours and Young Pioneer Tours said the ban would be announced on 27 July to come into effect 30 days later, the BBC reported. […]

Resorts In Mexico Suspected Of Drugging Tourists

The scene at the swim-up bar at the Mexican resort where Abbey Conner was pulled listless from the pool in January was full of young tourists last month when an attorney hired by Conner’s family showed up. It wasn’t surprising. It was a typical scene at an all-inclusive five-star resort where foreigners from both sides […]

Tourists Stabbed To Death At Egyptian Red Sea Resort

Two foreign tourists have been killed and four others injured in a savage knife attack at the Red Sea resort of Hurghada, 250 miles south of Cairo, Egypt. The attacker was arrested and carried away for police interrogation to determine his motive, Egypt’s interior ministry said Friday. Middle East Eye reports: The motive for the […]

Investigation Reveals 70,000 Dogs in Bali Murdered & Served To Tourists Every Year

Dogs are commonly referred to as “man’s best friend,” with 62% of U.S. households having a pet. They’re as smart as a two-year-old child, dream the same way as humans, have a sixth sense, and, according to science, release oxytocin when interacting with their humans, who also release the love hormone, suggesting that they love their […]

First Chernobyl hostel opens doors to tourists daring to explore Exclusion Zone (VIDEO)

More than 30 years after the 1986 disaster at Chernobyl nuclear power plant, hundreds of tourists are flocking to the site to get a firsthand impression of the scale of the incident, despite the remaining risk of radiation exposure. “The idea was very good – when it’s a [tourist] season and tourists arrive, there is […]

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