Bloomberg BNA — Sea rise, storm surge and other climate change impacts could put billions of dollars worth of coastal properties and tourism activities in South Florida at risk, local officials said April 22 at a field hearing in Miami Beach organized by Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.).
At the Sea People restaurant in Shima, a hamlet on Japan’s eastern coast, sea-diver Machiyo Yamashita wants a piece of a tourism industry dominated by the cities that sapped her town’s vitality by luring away its youth.
Marriott International Inc., the world’s second-largest publicly traded hotel company, said it will continue expanding its chains in African markets following the acquisition of South Africa’s Protea Hospitality Holdings.
Mozambique expects a peaceful election in October to revive its image as a popular tourist destination after a series of kidnappings prompted many foreigners to shun the African country’s white sandy beaches.
A bus full of South Koreans was hit by a bomb yesterday near Egypt’s border with Israel, killing four people, in a sign militants may be expanding a deadly campaign against security forces to the tourism industry.
A bomb struck a bus packed with South Koreans near Egypt’s border with Israel, killing four people, signaling that militants may be expanding a deadly campaign against security forces to the vital tourism industry.