Articles tagged “accidents”

Cruises

Cruise Ship Crashes Into Dock and Tourist Boat in Crowded Venice Canal

The high summer season for travel is underway, and the warning signs of overtourism are coming fast and furious. Just days after a river cruise ship collided with another in Hungary's capital, causing fatalities, a cruise ship rammed into a dock and a riverboat in Venice. The need for popular destinations to devise better ways to manage adverse effects of tourism grows ever urgent.

Cruise Ship Crashes Into Dock and Tourist Boat in Crowded Venice Canal

Airlines

Russian Minister Provides Updates on Fatal Airliner Crash

Russian Minister Provides Updates on Fatal Airliner Crash

Rail

Amtrak Train Crashes Near Seattle, Multiple Fatalities Reported

Amtrak Train Crashes Near Seattle, Multiple Fatalities Reported

Airlines

Emirates Plane Crash Closes Dubai Airport, All Passengers and Crew Safe

Given how bad the pictures look, it's amazing everyone survived the incident. It's also surprising that this was Emirates worst accident in its 30-year history.

Emirates Plane Crash Closes Dubai Airport, All Passengers and Crew Safe

Tourism

Egypt’s Tourism Minister Says EgyptAir Crash Shouldn’t Impact Tourism

Unfortunately, he's kidding himself.

Egypt’s Tourism Minister Says EgyptAir Crash Shouldn’t Impact Tourism

Airlines

Air Travel Is Getting Safer, Despite High-Profile Disasters

Aircraft makers and airlines may have made their product safer than ever, but humans on the ground are screwing things up with a regularity that's disturbing.

Air Travel Is Getting Safer, Despite High-Profile Disasters

Airlines

EgyptAir Passenger Plane Disappears From Radar in Egypt

EgyptAir Passenger Plane Disappears From Radar in Egypt

Airlines

FlyDubai Crash in Russia Tied to Pilot Error

Extreme weather certainly contributed to the crash of the FlyDubai plane in southern Russia in March but the initial findings say pilot error was a contributing factor.

FlyDubai Crash in Russia Tied to Pilot Error

Airlines

FlyDubai Crash in Russia: What’s Known So Far About the Fatal Accident

FlyDubai Crash in Russia: What’s Known So Far About the Fatal Accident

Tourism

13 People Killed in Nicaraguan Tourist Boat Accident

13 People Killed in Nicaraguan Tourist Boat Accident