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Extreme weather impacts tourism, city budgets | BusinessNorth Exclusives – BusinessNorth.com

Extreme weather impacts tourism, city budgets | BusinessNorth Exclusives  BusinessNorth.com

From tornados to blizzards and excessive rain to droughts and heat, extreme weather is nothing new to Minnesota and Wisconsin.

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Antarctica Tourism Is Heating Up. This Is Bad News for Ice – OZY


OZY

Antarctica Tourism Is Heating Up. This Is Bad News for Ice
OZY
Antarctica is suddenly hot. As the continent inspires new fascination, shipyards worldwide are racing to build ice-strengthened cruise vessels offering unprecedented luxuries for voyages to the planet's ultimate getaway. Landing on a pristine Antarctic

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Antarctica tourism regulation urgent for environment – summit – Rappler


Rappler

Antarctica tourism regulation urgent for environment – summit
Rappler
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Tourism regulation in Antarctica has become an urgent matter due to environmental threats, officials from the 53 member countries of the Antarctic Treaty warned at their annual meeting, held this week in Buenos Aires.

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Cold comfort: Tourism in Antarctica is on the rise – Roanoke Times

Cold comfort: Tourism in Antarctica is on the rise
Roanoke Times
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators, or IAATO, reported that 51,707 travelers visited the peninsula in the 2017-18 Antarctic season, an increase of 17 percent. The growth reflects an upward trend since the 2011-12 season. The

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AVM To Supply Afifi Group (Israeli Transit & Tourism Firm) With 58 Electric Buses

The US-based commercial electric bus supplier Advanced Vehicle Manufacturing (AVM) has secured a memorandum of understanding for the sale of 58 commercial electric vehicles with the Israel-based transportation and tourism firm Afifi Group

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Tourism to Antarctica is booming thanks to Millennials – NEWS.com.au


NEWS.com.au

Tourism to Antarctica is booming thanks to Millennials
NEWS.com.au
But that obsession with an authentic, off-the-beaten-path travel experience isn't leaving many countries left on their bucket-list — which is why a surprising destination is having its moment. Antarctica looks set to be one of the hottest travel

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Antarctica’s tourism industry is designed to prevent damage, but can it last? – The Guardian


The Guardian

Antarctica's tourism industry is designed to prevent damage, but can it last?
The Guardian
Right at that moment, the 40-odd companies who run cruises to the continent – ranging from tiny yachting firms to cruise lines – will log on to the website of the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) and try to book landing

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Brrr! Antarctica tourism keeps growing – Detroit Free Press


Detroit Free Press

Brrr! Antarctica tourism keeps growing
Detroit Free Press
The least-visited continent is getting more attention. Antarctica tourism was up 4.6% last year to 35,478 visitors, reports the International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators (IAATO.) Tourism to the frozen continent has been up every year since

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Offshore oil drilling in Atlantic threatens N.J. tourism industry, lawmakers say

They said offshore oil drilling threatens New Jersey’s shore towns and tourism industry. BP’s 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico proved that an entire coastline could be affected by a massive oil spill, Pallone said. “We know what happens …
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Antarctica tourism thrives but tourists must brace for wild and unexpected … – Waterloo Record


Waterloo Record

Antarctica tourism thrives but tourists must brace for wild and unexpected
Waterloo Record
KING GEORGE ISLAND, Antarctica — They trekked snow-covered mountains, gasped at seals flopping along the coastline and oohed at penguins waddling along on the ice, and even took in the spectacle of a humpback whale flapping its tail amid a sea of …
Seabourn Completes Second Antarctica SeasonTravel Agent

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