Tourism

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Body of British backpacker Amelia Bambridge found at sea

Body of British backpacker Amelia Bambridge found at sea

The body of British backpacker Amelia Bambridge has been found at sea more than 30 miles from where she disappeared, Cambodian police said.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Can you guess what the UK's top attraction is?

UK's top tourist attraction revealed

UK's top tourist attraction revealed

The Tate Modern has been revealed as the UK’s most popular attraction, knocking the British Museum off the top spot for the first time in a decade.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Monday, January 7, 2019

Tourist board VisitScotland shares picture of Jimmy Savile's house on Instagram

Tourist board VisitScotland shares picture of Jimmy Savile's house on Instagram

Tourist board VisitScotland shares picture of Jimmy Savile's house on Instagram

VisitScotland removed an image featuring Jimmy Savile's highland cottage from Instagram, saying it had been posted in error

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Met police clothing line will ‘make a lot of money from tourists’, says PR expert

Met police clothing line will ‘make a lot of money from tourists’, says PR expert

Met police clothing line will ‘make a lot of money’, says PR expert

PR expert Mark Borkowski has said that people from the UK may laugh but “thousands of tourists” will buy the Metropolitan Police’s new merchandise range and “it is going to make them a lot of money”.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

'The more Donald Trump expresses himself, the more US tourism could decrease', says travel writer

Donald Trump is darkening the world's Disney-fied view of America, says travel expert

'Donald Trump is darkening the world's Disney-fied view of America'

Spain is to replace America as the world's second most popular tourism destination

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Chinese tourists attacked with tear gas in Paris raises safety fears

Safety fears raised after Chinese tourists attacked with tear gas in Paris

Safety fears raised after Chinese tourists attacked with tear gas in Paris

The four attackers stole eight bags of shopping as well as a bag which held luxury items

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

Thousands of people in Bali evacuated over volcanic eruption fears

Thousands of people in Bali evacuated over volcanic eruption fears

Thousands of people in Bali evacuated over volcanic eruption fears

The Red Cross has said nearly 42,000 residents surrounding Mount Agung have been evacuated following eruption warnings

Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

North Korea has a surprisingly wide tourism industry but America could ban citizens from visiting

Just how big is the North Korean tourist industry?

Just how big is the North Korean tourist industry?

With reports that the US is about to ban its citizens from visiting North Korea, will the hermit kingdom cope?

Tourist says earthquake in Greece and Turkey was like 'being seasick on swaying boat'

Tourist says earthquake in Greece and Turkey was like 'being seasick on swaying boat'

Tourist says earthquake in Greece and Turkey was like 'being on swaying boat'

A earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 hit Greece and Turkey in the early hours of the morning and at least two people have died

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Sri Lankan rail authorities crackdown on track selfies, after multiple deaths

Sri Lankan rail authorities crackdown on track selfies, after multiple deaths

Sri Lankan rail authorities crackdown on track selfies, after multiple deaths

A 12-year-old boy was decapitated as he was taking selfies on railway tracks with his brother, his head was lodged between two train carriages

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Tourists set to take part in dive to view Titanic wreckage

Fancy a tour of the Titanic? Well this firm will take you

Fancy a tour of the Titanic? Well this firm will take you

The dives will start in 2018 and each mission, conducted by OceanGate Expeditions, will take just nine people

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

Terrorism fears caused visitor numbers to drop in London last year

London tourism plunges on terrorism fears

London tourism plunges on terrorism fears

In 2016 one million fewer people visited the Natural History Museum, the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum than in 2015

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

'It's surprising that Tunisia didn't have top security plans in place to protect tourists', says former detective

Why didn't Tunisia have plans in place to stop Isis beach massacre, asks terror expert

Why didn't Tunisia have plans in place to stop Isis beach massacre, asks expert

An inquest into what happened when 30 British tourists were killed after a gunman opened fire at a hotel and beach in Tunisia is taking place

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Is this the most ill-advised advert ever? Syria tourist board releases promotional video

Is this the most ill-advised advert ever? Syria tourist board releases promotional video

The most ill-advised advert ever? Syria tourist board releases promotional clip

Would you go to Syria for a relaxing break?

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

At least four have died after a tourist boat and speedboat collided near Greece

At least four dead after tourist boat and speedboat collide near Greece

At least four dead after tourist boat and speedboat collide in Greece

The incident happened off the Greek Island Aegina, near Athens