Overtourism in Komodo – Indonesia

Concern for Overtourism in Komodo The regional authorities of Indonesia want to return the island of Komodo to the dragons. For this they seek to eliminate mass tourism and evict the inhabitants who have lived side by side with dragons for generations. Komodo dragons have captivated the world for decades. These giant lizards – the largest in the world, with sharp fangs and venomous bite – are endemic to only a small corner of the Earth, in eastern Indonesia. Komodo, the …

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Overtourism in New Zealand – New eTA Tax

Overtourism in New Zealand – New eTA Tax (IVL) The Government of New Zealand announced that from July 1, 2019 a tourist tax is charged between 25 to 35 local dollars (from 17.4 to 24.4 dollars or 15 to 21 euros). This is due to the over-tourism that affects New Zealand. The International Tax on Conservation and Tourism (IVL – International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy) has a cost of 35 New Zealand dollars.   According to the Minister of …

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The Best Pink Sand Beach for Enjoy

The Best Pink Beach in The World Pink Sand: These are the Best Pink Beach found in the World: Spain, Greece, Italy, Indonesia, Bahamas & Barbuda. The sand has that color due to the remains of molluscs and marine algae that were deposited during thousands of years on those beaches. Pantai Merah Beach – Komodo, Indonesia In Indonesia, a country that receives more and more tourists, we find this pink sand beach that is on the island of Komodo. This island …

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How Many People will Travel the World?

How many People Travel the World?: 2020    2019    2018   2021   2021: United States Government Approves Cruise Trips In March 2021, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represents 95% of companies with ocean cruises, issued a statement. According to CLIA, between March and September 2020 these companies had global losses of 77,000 million, 23,000 million dollars in salaries and 518,000 jobs. In Miami-Dade County alone, cruise activity produces about $ 7 billion a year and directly and …

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New Zealand Volcano Eruption: 19 confirmed dead

New Zealand Volcano Eruption 12-23-2019 – death toll rises to 19  – Police said on Monday that another person died at an Auckland hospital overnight 9-12-2019 : Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says police doing ‘everything they can’: 5 confirmed dead, 20 missing The eruption of the Whakaari volcano left at least five dead and several missing in New Zealand. The country’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, reported that it is estimated that about a hundred people were near the area when the …

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