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Bison Gores Tourist in Yellowstone National Park

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These quirky Florida attractions recall golden age of tourist traps

The arrival of Walt Disney World in 1971 and the interstate road system pretty much put an end to the golden era of Florida roadside tourist attractions, when the state’s main north-sound roadways were lined with mom-and-pop gator wrestling stands, concrete dinosaurs and Wild West shootouts. But not all of them have been driven into the history […]

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Airbnb and holiday homes under review in UK tourist towns as controversy grows

David Weston, chairman of the Bed & Breakfast Association, said: “We are pleased that the Government is launching this call for evidence. “It is the right time to consider how we protect all consumers, regardless of an accommodation owner’s business model, and level the playing field between traditional business and those on newer platforms.” Airbnb […]

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Tourist claims he was victim of ‘racial triaging’ in airport security row

Professor Aali Sheen, 51, claims he was asked to queue for the body scanner while a string of white travellers were waved through an archway metal detector at Manchester Airport. The surgeon and two of his three children were preparing to leave the country for Grenoble, France, when he become involved in a confrontation with a […]

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Spain: Benidorm hotels rage against ‘reckless’ new £12 tourist tax – ‘No and never’

“If we take into account that only 44 percent of tourists and 23 percent of overnight stays in the Valencian community are made in accommodation that would pay this tax, it is manifestly clear that the proposed law does not want to ensure tourism as a phenomenon, but severely punish a certain business model, precisely […]

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Spain tourist rage: Crackdown on guided tours and new ban to stop nuisance

Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in the world. However, some residents are fed up with the number of tourists in the Spanish city. In a bid to clampdown on nuisance to residents, Barcelona is to introduce new controls on guided tours. No more than 30 people will be allowed to be part […]

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Tourist gored by bison in Yellowstone National Park after getting too close – Idaho Capital Sun

A 25-year-old female from Grove City, Ohio, was gored and treated for injuries Thursday morning after she approached a bison to within 10 feet, Yellowstone National Park said Tuesday in a news release. Park regulations require visitors to stay 25 yards away from bison. But the woman and two others got closer to the animal, […]

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Unlucky tourist has car submerged by sea amid urgent coastguard warning – ‘Don’t risk it!’

A driver had a lucky escape after their car got stuck on a beach in Port Stoth, Ness, Scotland during high tide. The motorist had to be rescued by a local crofter who removed the vehicle with a tractor. Luckily, no one was hurt in the incident. And now, HM Coastguard for the Western Isles, […]

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Tourist warning as wildfires break out across Spain with temperatures up to 42 degrees

Spain is an extremely popular destination among Britons due to its typically glorious heat. However, tourists are being warned of extreme weather conditions. Last week the heat in eastern Spain hit close to record highs. Consequently, Spain has battled some intense forest fires. On June 18, in Zaragoza, firefighters battled against the elements. Spaniards sought […]

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Yellowstone Park gateway towns fret about tourism future

RED LODGE, Mont. (AP) — A gnawing uncertainty hung over the Yellowstone National Park gateway town of Gardiner this week following unprecedented flooding that shut down one of America’s most beloved natural attractions and swept away roads, bridges and homes. Gardiner itself escaped the flooding but briefly became home to hundreds of park visitors stranded […]