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Ecotourism

'Coronavirus to cost world tourism at least $22b'

The deadly coronavirus epidemic will cost world tourism at least $22 billion owing to a drop in spending by Chinese tourists, the head of the World Travel and Tourism Council said Thursday.The ...

'Coronavirus to cost world tourism at least $22b'

PM Hasina for no high-rise buildings along sea

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked the authorities concerned not to build high-rise establishments along the sea in Cox’s Bazar.“We will not allow construction of high-rise ...

PM Hasina for no high-rise buildings along sea

Southeast Asia feels the burn as virus keeps Chinese tourists at home

Elephant parks unvisited, curios at markets unsold as tuk-tuks sit idle: Southeast Asia is facing billions of dollars in losses from a collapse in Chinese tourism since the outbreak of a deadly new ...

Southeast Asia feels the burn as virus keeps Chinese tourists at home

Eden far from a paradise as Australia bushfires hit economy

The peak summer holiday period should bring boatloads of cruise-ship passengers and other holiday makers to the Australian coastal town of Eden, with visitors thronging stores like Lynn Baxter's ...

Eden far from a paradise as Australia bushfires hit economy

Tourists swim among penguins at Antarctica

"It's like getting stabbed," a tourist exclaims, as he plunges into the three-degree Celsius (37-Fahrenheit) water, all under the intrigued gaze of a group of penguins.All around Half Moon Island, ...

Tourists swim among penguins at Antarctica

Tourism new attraction for Falklands sheep farmers

Late in life, Tony Heathman has sought out pastures new: the 70-year-old former sheep shearer now spends his days driving tourists around the Falklands Islands.If that sounds like an odd career ...

Tourism new attraction for Falklands sheep farmers

Disputed Western Sahara becomes kitesurfing hotspot

In the heart of disputed Western Sahara, a former garrison town has become an unlikely tourist magnet after kitesurfers discovered the windswept desert coast was perfect for their sport.In Dakhla, an ...

Disputed Western Sahara becomes kitesurfing hotspot

Sundarbans' ecosystem needs rest, says forest officer

The forest department is planning to give the Sundarbans, which minimised the intensity of cyclonic storm 'Bulbul' as well as the extent of damages acting as a shield, a breathing space to heal its ...

Sundarbans' ecosystem needs rest, says forest officer

Caribbean coral reef threatened by strange disease

The breathtaking reds, yellows and purples of the Mesoamerican Reef have been turning sickly white, leading researchers on a desperate hunt to understand and fight the mysterious disease killing the ...

Caribbean coral reef threatened by strange disease

Falklands banking on penguins to draw tourists

Waddling up the beach in single file, their heads held high with an almost self-important demeanor, king penguins are a major draw in the Falkland Islands' tourism industry.Their fluffy brown chicks ...

Falklands banking on penguins to draw tourists
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