A volcanic eruption in Hawaii will likely dent bookings and revenue in the second quarter, Hawaiian Airlines said.
A powerful eruption at Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano started early last month, forcing evacuations of nearby residents. Hundreds of homes have been destroyed.
Hawaiian said it expects second-quarter revenue for each seat it flies a mile, a key industry metric, will come in 0.5 percent lower to 1.5 percent higher than it did a year ago. The airline previously estimated revenue would be flat to up as much as 3 percent.
Azamara Club Cruises is furthering its partnership with the World Wildlife Fund by offering “World Wildlife at Sea,” a passenger-focused education offering, on select cruises.
The programming will include a series of speakers featuring experts from the non-profit WWF, a leading international conservation organization. For example, WWF’s manager of ranching and conservation will travel with cruisers to a dairy farm in Italy’s Campania region and speak about different ways that farms meet the global food demand with less land and water.
Officials from the State of Quintana Roo in Mexico announced Monday it had launched a new tourism board.
The Quintana Roo Tourism Board will represent some of the most popular destinations in Mexico, including Cancun, Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, Isla Mujeres, Holbox and Tulum.
Every summer the holidaymakers hitting the beaches of the Mediterranean bring with them a massive wave of marine litter.
A new report released by WWF has revealed tourists cause a 40 per cent surge in waste entering the Mediterranean Sea, 95 per cent of which is plastic.
Among the worst offenders for plastic pollution were Turkey, Spain, Italy, Egypt and France – countries more than 34 million British people are set to visit this year.