Articles tagged “beaches”

Tourism

How Tunisia Is Using U.S. Funds to Broaden Its Tourism Branding

The sustainable planning phase of Tunisia’s destination marketing rebirth — the easy part — is done. Plan implementation is where the real work will begin.

How Tunisia Is Using U.S. Funds to Broaden Its Tourism Branding

Tourism

A Brazil Proposal to Privatize Beaches for Hotels and Developers Roils Locals

Brazil is utilizing privatization to grow its tourism infrastructure. On privatizing sections of beachfront, it runs the risk of building a tourism industry that can’t sustain itself if it doesn’t take into account the input of local communities.

A Brazil Proposal to Privatize Beaches for Hotels and Developers Roils Locals

Tourism

South Africa’s Beaches See Tourism Halted Over Massive Floods

The damage caused by the floods represents an enormous setback for South African beach resorts that still haven't fully rebounded from Covid. And as scientists predict storms will worsen along the Indian Ocean in coming decades, those destinations will continue to face weather-related hurdles in their recovery.

South Africa’s Beaches See Tourism Halted Over Massive Floods

Tourism

Hong Kong Sets April 21 for Finally Easing Covid Restrictions

Reticent Hong Kong is finally taking baby steps to ease its Covid restrictions, but have these relaxations come a little too late?

Hong Kong Sets April 21 for Finally Easing Covid Restrictions

Tourism

Europe Will Reopen With a Mishmash of Travel Restrictions

Destinations will have to be boisterous in advertising the particulars of their travel restrictions — or lack thereof. And travelers will need scorecards to sort it all out.

Europe Will Reopen With a Mishmash of Travel Restrictions

Coronavirus

Italy’s Beaches to Reopen With Booking Apps and Electronic Tagging

Beach reopening will be key to Italy's tourism revival. This summer on the sands will look like none other.

Italy’s Beaches to Reopen With Booking Apps and Electronic Tagging

Coronavirus

It Was Beach Day for Many in U.S. Despite Coronavirus Death Toll Rising

The problem with the reopenings is that they make backfire and lead to spikes in coronavirus inspections even in states that adhered to lockdowns.

It Was Beach Day for Many in U.S. Despite Coronavirus Death Toll Rising

Hotels

Hurricanes Aren’t Deterring Investors in Beach Hotels

Despite storm risks, hotel owners continue to justify investing in beach properties. High room rates and discounted asset prices are part of the pull. A key question is how well insurers will adapt to the likelihood that climate change may cause more intense hurricanes.

Hurricanes Aren’t Deterring Investors in Beach Hotels

Tourism

New Jersey Bans Smoking at All Its Public Beaches

Say good-bye to cigarette butts in the sand! Well, for the most part. The law, which bans smoking and vaping of any kind on the state’s beaches and in its parks, allows towns to designate up to 15 percent of the area as smoking zones. Perhaps this will inspire other statewide bans.

New Jersey Bans Smoking at All Its Public Beaches

Online Travel

Tech Billionaire’s New App Helps Visitors Access California Beaches

It's remarkable that what started as a rule violation turned into a useful app for beachgoers, instead of just a drawn-out fight.

Tech Billionaire’s New App Helps Visitors Access California Beaches