Tag: Tourist

The tourist attractions which no longer exist due to fires, bombings and volcano eruptions

OVER the years, some of the most beautiful tourist attractions and locations once popular with holidaymakers have been lost, be it due to natural disasters or attacks.

We’ve rounded up some of the most stunning attractions – both man-made and natural – which are no longer around to visit.

Sutro Baths, San Francisco, US

The Sutro Baths sadly burnt down after being closed for demolition


The Sutro Baths sadly burnt down after being closed for demolitionCredit: Getty

First built in 1896 in San Francisco, the Sutro Baths was a large public swimming complex with saltwater pools.

However, it burned down in 1966 and its ruins remain – although was

From a tumultuous past, Palimbang is now an emerging tourist spot

PALIMBANG, Sultan Kudarat (MindaNews / 27 April) – This Moro-dominated town is starting to rise from notoriety and obscurity, luring visitors with the slogan “Manisan ka Palimbang.”

The newly constructed baywalk in Barangay Baranayan has become a popular evening promenade among locals. Just along the national highway, the baywalk is a vantage point for sunset viewing. MindaNews photo by BONG S. SARMIENTO

The Maguindanawon phrase is conspicuously engraved at the newly constructed 259-meter baywalk beside the highway in Barangay Baranayan, just across the site of the future municipal government complex.

It means “Palimbang is beautiful.”

But for decades, the beauty

Incredible American tourist attractions lost forever

America is packed with incredible tourist attractions, but some sadly haven’t been preserved for posterity. Over the centuries, both mankind and Mother Nature have wreaked havoc on the USA’s landmarks, from natural wonders to opulent theaters and monuments. Here we take a look at the greatest American attractions that have been lost forever.

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Arches National Park unfolds across eastern Utah, all rocky red terrain

Govt to reward travellers visiting 15 tourist spots a year | Travel News

Bhubaneswar: The Centre has decided to reward travellers who visit 15 domestic tourist spots in a year by sponsoring their travel expenses as an incentive, Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel has said.

The Union Tourism Minister said this on Friday at the concluding ceremony of the two-day National Tourism Conference, organised by Odisha government in association with FICCI at Konark.

“Tourism Ministry will fund the travel expenses of tourists who visit 15 destinations in the country in a year and submit the photos to our website,” Patel said.

However, the condition is that the person should travel out of his/her

Australian wildlife rangers capture 14-foot crocodile at tourist spot

The crocodile, estimated to weigh 771 pounds (350 kilograms), was captured by wildlife rangers last Friday at a trap in the Flora River Nature Park, a popular tourist destination southwest of the outback town of Katherine.

The crocodile is the largest caught in the area in years, according to a spokesperson at the Northern Territory Department of Tourism, Sport, and Culture.

The capture has been taken to a crocodile farm and will possibly be used for breeding, the spokesperson said.

In July 2018, an even larger saltwater crocodile measuring 15.4 feet (4.7 meters) was trapped and caught in the Katherine