Disney Wants Visitors to Stop Spreading Relatives’ Ashes at Park

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This Tuscan Island Only Admits 1,000 Visitors Per Year

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‘Time of whores’?! Rabid article shaming Russian girls for romancing World Cup visitors sparks fury

A provocative article in a popular Russian tabloid, shaming women as ‘whores’ for their hospitality and romance with foreign fans during the World Cup, has triggered an avalanche of criticism and heated debate on women’s rights. The controversial piece, entitled “The time of whores: Russian women disgrace their country and themselves during the Mundial,” has […]

Chrome and Firefox leaks let sites steal visitors’ Facebook names, profile pics

Enlarge (credit: Ruslan Habalov) For more than a year, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome may have leaked users’ Facebook usernames, profile pictures, and likes if the users’ browsers visited malicious websites that employed a cutting-edge hack, researchers said Thursday. The data could be extracted through what’s known as a side-channel vulnerability in the browsers’ implementation […]

Royal wedding driving visitors to London – and THESE other unlikely British towns

Prince Harry, 33, and Meghan Markle, 36 are due to tie the knot on Saturday 19 May, at Windsor Castle.  With the wedding of the year expected to boost the UK economy by £500 million, research shows that the UK tourism is already reaping the benefits of these royal nuptials – including some unlikely British […]

Visitors can now only spend three hours at the Taj Mahal due to overcrowding

One of the seven wonders of the modern world, the majestic Taj Mahal in Agra, India, is visited by seven million people every year. Keen to see the Taj Mahal, with its sprawling gardens and stunning reflecting pool, thousands across India and the world visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site every year. Built between 1631 […]

Google Maps: A spooky house with 500 years of secret history captured – visitors beware

Capturing everything from the ordinary to the extraordinary, Google Maps street view has grown in popularity. Google has strapped cameras to a whole host of people and things in the hope of mapping the world. Alongside popular tourist destinations, visitors can now explore some of the world’s lesser known attractions, some of which have a […]

Trump admin wants to track 14 million US visitors’ social media history

Enlarge / Roughly 14 million people per year may have to hand over their social-media “identifiers” before entering the United States, should the Trump administration get its way. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) Want to visit the United States in a non-immigrant capacity? Should the State Department get its way, your application to enter the […]

Popular tourist beach in Thailand issues bans for visitors this summer

Tourist beaches in Thailand have seen a number of travellers visit the islands, with estimated figures of 37.5 million tourists in 2018, according to The Ministry of Tourism and Sports. The increase in numbers, up from 35.3 million in 2017, has caused a large amount of damage to the islands as tourism increases. In a […]

London tourism sees attractions DROP in visitors – as cost and rail disruption blamed

UK tourism hit a record high in 2018 and is looking to continue into 2018. Over 39.9 million visits were made to the UK, and this number is expected to exceed 40 million this year. Yet the capital city is seeing fewer visitors, as London tourism reports a decline in tourists visiting the major attractions. […]