From the petrol and particulates that spew from jetskis to pesticides drenching the putting green, the holidaymaker’s every innocent pleasure seems like another blow to the poor old planet. Then there is the food left in the fridge and the chemicals used to launder the sheets after each single-night occupancy in one of Airbnb’s 7 million rental properties, and the carcinogenic fuel that is burned by cruise ships. And then there are the carbon emissions. “Tourism is significantly more carbon-intensive than other potential areas of economic development,” reported a recent study in the journal Nature Climate Change. Between 2009 and 2013, the industry’s global carbon footprint grew to about 8% of global greenhouse gas emissions, the majority generated by air travel. “The rapid increase in tourism demand,” the study went on, “is effectively outstripping the decarbonisation of tourism-related technology”. … [Read more...] about The end of tourism?
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Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Tourism on Greek islands starts again From Monday (May 25), Greece's islands will be accessible again by plane and ferry for domestic tourists. Taverns, bars and cafes are reopening nationwide. Ferries are to sell only 50% of their tickets, and taverns are only allowed to occupy half of their tables. The list of countries from which foreign tourists can enter Greece without a two-week quarantine will be announced at the end of May. … [Read more...] about Mandatory coronavirus testing at airports in Germany off to smooth start
Laura told how her friend's passing had been a "blur" but that she was ever supportive of her securing the plum TV role which she used to hold. … [Read more...] about Love Island host Laura Whitmore reveals the villa ‘reeks of farts and fake tan’
"I always think it takes a certain soul to be able to reach out to someone who they don’t really know that well and speak from the heart but you did that for me and from that moment a close friendship was founded." … [Read more...] about Louise Redknapp pays tribute to close friend Caroline Flack with moving throwback photo of late star
Been watching old videos of us all day today caz! 😥💔 5 months have past already and there is not a day that goes by I don’t think about ya! I found this old photoshoot we did, it was the funniest and the best one! I’ll Never forget it! Even found a video too 🤣😭 your laugh was the best, just wish I could call ya and hear it again! 😥💔 … [Read more...] about Olly Murs posts heartbreaking clip of Caroline Flack and says he ‘misses her laugh’ on 5 month anniversary of her death