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Swimming With Manatees In FL Among Top World Adventures: Tripadvisor

The travel guide platform, Tripadvisor, announced the winners of its coveted Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Things to Do Awards, with the Explorida Manatee Swim Tour in Crystal River voted the No. 10, the only U.S.-based experience to make the top 10. Tripadvisor’s Best Things to Do Awards are based on an analysis of […]

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UK

Norway Tax Agency Publishes Guidance Clarifying VAT Compensation for Swimming Facilities

Daily Tax Report: International Aug. 16, 2022, 5:00 AM The Norwegian Tax Administration July 5 posted online guidance clarifying the MOF statement on the VAT compensation for the construction and operation of municipal swimming facilities. The guidance includes: 1) a conditional VAT exemption for a municipality’s remuneration from the public; 2) the non-application of VAT […]

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World

Brit teen, 14, drowns in resort swimming pool during family wedding in Turkey

The boy, 14, got into difficulty while swimming with his aunt at an all-inclusive beach resort in the popular Antalya region on Sunday afternoon. According to an onlooker, the hotel’s lifeguard was absent when the youngster, who was dragged unconscious from the pool by a barman, drowned. A representative from the five-star-rated Liberty Lara hotel, […]

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UK

Public pools under threat – swimming legends campaign to stop closures

They have been axed due to staffing problems, rising energy costs and shortages of key chemicals like chlorine. Greg Whyte, an ex-Olympian and board member at leisure trade body UKactive, called it a “health and welfare disaster”. The former British pentathlete claimed even more pools are at risk this year. Swim England has predicted 2,000 […]

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US

Woman drives into swimming pool at Florida country club

LAKELAND, Fla. – A woman crashed into a swimming pool Thursday at a Central Florida country club, but no one was injured. The splash-crash happened at Sandpipers Golf & Country Club in Lakeland. [TRENDING: Become a News 6 Insider (it’s free!)] Police said the woman accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake, sending […]

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Pets

For Pet’s Sake: Swimming with pets for exercise

For Pet’s Sake: Swimming with pets for exercise KUTV 2News Source link

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Travel

TUI customer stranded on holiday with just swimming trunks as suitcase lost

Paul Hesp, 41, from Liverpool, flew from Manchester Airport with four children and another five adults to Majorca with TUI on a £6k all-inclusive holiday.   According to the Liverpool Echo, the family got through security and passport control with no problems and their flight was only delayed by 55 minutes. However, when they got to baggage claim in […]

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Travel

Top ten beaches in the UK best for swimming – ‘Paradise’ coasts to ‘gorgeous bays’

LOOKING for an idyllic spot to get a few lengths in? Here are the best beaches to visit in the UK if you like to swim. Source link

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US

Beach at Jacob Riis Park in Queens closed to swimming due to bacteria in water

NEW YORK — A Queens beach is temporarily closed to swimming due to high levels of bacteria in the water. A red flag was posted on a lifeguard stand at Jacob Riis Park on Thursday, warning beachgoers to stay out of the water. The National Park Service says unsafe levels of bacteria were found in […]

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‘Get out of the water!’: Terrifying video shows sharks swimming feet away from Florida beachgoers

Two sharks were spotted off a Florida beach over the weekend, the most recent in a string of sightings around the east coast. A terrifying video captured the moment beachgoers were forced to make a hasty exit from the water. The terrifying incident, which happened Saturday, July 30, on picturesque Neptune Beach near Jacksonville, was […]