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Now VR would add a twist to the roller coasters in theme parks

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - At various theme and amusement parks worldwide, roller coasters have been quite popular attraction, for more than a century. Whether it’s at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida, in the US or the now-defunct Ratanga Junction in Cape Town, South Africa, these enormous creations have a unique way of attracting the crowds.
   
 
 

In 2019, Philippines Government is all set to put in P31 billion behind tourism access roads

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - This was unveiled by Bernadette Fatima Romulo Puyat, the Tourism Secretary of Philippines in a recent presentation in front of the members of the World Trade Center Metro Manila (WTCMM) and tourism industry stakeholders.
   
 
 

Rating agency report says Kerala's tourism to get hurt badly

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - Analysts at CARE Ratings said in a report, the devastation in Kerala would have sharp and significant economic consequences and adversely impact tourism, which was one of the state’s core industries.
   
 
 

Cyclone pairs devastate hurricane destruction

Monday, November 09, 2015 -

Cyclone pairs devastate hurricaneAccording to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration historical hurricane tracks database, only once before on record have a pair of cyclones tracked within 200 nautical miles of Socotra Island within the same season, the Weather Channel reports. Cyclone 12 passed over the island on Oct. 24, 1972. Less than one month later, Cyclone 13 fizzled southeast of Socotra on Nov. 21.




“Jilaa, a village of around 1,150 persons in Shabwah governorate was completely washed away,” Andreas Needham, a United National High Commissioner for Refugees spokesman, said Friday.
   
 
 

Chile hit by 6.8-magnitude quake

Sunday, November 08, 2015 -
JAPANQUAKE_26_10_2013According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a major earthquake of 6.8-magnitude struck in Chile.



 
However, no immediate damage has been reported, according to media reports.
   
 
 

Under water quake strikes North Sumatra province

Sunday, November 08, 2015 -

earthquakeThe undersea tremor struck at a depth of 75 kilometres (47 miles), 111 kilometres south of the city of Sibolga, in North Sumatra province, the US Geological Survey said .





A powerful 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia’s Sumatra on Sunday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no reports of damage or casualties.
 
   
 
 

Building collapses as 6.3 magnitude earthquake shakes eastern Indonesia

Wednesday, November 04, 2015 -
earthquakeA 6.3 magnitude earthquake shook eastern Indonesia. There were reports of minor property damage but no causalities have been recorded so far.
 



 
According to the US Geological Survey, the impact of the quake was not felt to that extent as its epicentre was at a depth of 14km kilometres (8.5 miles) under the Alor Sea which is roughly 77km from the East Timorese capital of Dili.
 
   
 
 

NYC unlocks its winter attractions in WTM London 2015

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 -

wtm london 2015NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization, today announced a new year-round seasonal promotion, Unlock NYCTM, with the first iteration to expand visitation to the five boroughs during the winter, utilizing the new tagline, “Find a Winter Less Ordinary.





” The new marketing and communications initiative was unveiled during World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry.
   
 
 

Lax Modernization Update: November Construction Activities Expected To Cause Passenger Impacts

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 -

LAXMajor construction projects at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will continue to impact travelers in November with sidewalk and vehicle lane closures and in-terminal work. 





This construction, part of a multi-billion-dollar capital-improvement program underway throughout LAX, will result in a modern airport that significantly improves the overall guest experience.  Up-to-date construction alerts showing Central Terminal Area (CTA) roadway lane restrictions and sidewalk closures, as well as a pedestrian walking map and new helpful Terminal finder.
   
 
 

St. Kitts Is The Inspiration For New Tommy Bahama Fragrance

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 -
download (4)Tommy Bahama, the iconic island lifestyle brand, has recently announced the launch of an exclusive new fragrance collection, Tommy Bahama St. Kitts. Inspired by the serene beaches of St. Kitts, this new scent collection introduces two new fragrances, one each for men and women, which capture the exotic essence of this island oasis.
 




“It is extremely gratifying to see that St. Kitts has inspired this new fragrance collection by Tommy Bahama,” said the Hon. Lindsay F.P. Grant, Minister of Tourism, International Trade, Industry and Commerce.
   
 
 
 
   
     
   
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