Articles tagged “natural disasters”

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

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Coronavirus Threat Hangs Over Tourism-Reliant Pacific Islands as Powerful Cyclone Batters Region

The coronavirus storm, if it makes landfall on these vulnerable Pacific island nations, could trigger a second wave of hardship for these tourism-oriented economies.

Coronavirus Threat Hangs Over Tourism-Reliant Pacific Islands as Powerful Cyclone Batters Region

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Nashville Tourism Fights Back From Tornadoes and Coronavirus Fears

Nashville is trying to solve a problem with no real blueprint: How do you encourage visitation after a natural disaster when people are afraid to travel due to coronavirus?

Nashville Tourism Fights Back From Tornadoes and Coronavirus Fears

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Months of Unprecedented Fires Ravage Australia’s Tourism Industry

The tragic state of the wildfires raging across Australia bodes well for nothing — including the country's tourism industry.

Months of Unprecedented Fires Ravage Australia’s Tourism Industry

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Tourists Flee Australia’s Worst Wildfire Season on Record

Australian officials have called the current wildfire season its worst on record, a fact that does not bode well for tourism in the future of extreme weather events.

Tourists Flee Australia’s Worst Wildfire Season on Record

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Japan’s Torrid Tourism Growth Loses Steam Due to Natural Disasters

Some tragic natural disasters in recent months have led to the slowest growth in Japanese tourism in more than 5 years. But let's keep perspective. Japan is still likely to enjoy record tourism this year and next.

Japan’s Torrid Tourism Growth Loses Steam Due to Natural Disasters

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Puerto Rico Crowds Jam Dock Hoping to Board Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

Tourists and many Puerto Ricans alike are desperate to get off of the island as U.S. relief efforts have been abysmal and shameful.

Puerto Rico Crowds Jam Dock Hoping to Board Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship

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Ecuador Appeals to Tourists to Return, Post-Earthquake

The question of when to return to a destination following a a natural disaster or violent incident is always a difficult one. But when a cautious leader says "come on back" it's a good time to go.

Ecuador Appeals to Tourists to Return, Post-Earthquake

Tourism

Japanese Villages Wonder if Tourists Will Return After Latest Earthquakes

Major earthquakes have damaged some of Japan's tourist infrastructure during the past five years and the latest quakes will hurt tourism in areas where it's needed most, such as small villages in the southwestern part of the country.

Japanese Villages Wonder if Tourists Will Return After Latest Earthquakes

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Earthquake-Hit Kyushu Will Loose Out on Its Tourism High Season

Tourism has been a financial boon in the years since the 2011 quake, and Japan will have to build that back up again — hopefully not entirely from scratch.

Earthquake-Hit Kyushu Will Loose Out on Its Tourism High Season