Flights - Transports > Tourism

Cave tourism remains a big business in spite of recent incident of entrapment

6 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

At Ohio Caverns, business hasn't dropped much ever since 12 boys and their soccer coach got ensnared in a flooded Thai cave and had to be saved. However, there has been a considerable growth in questions in terms of safety.
Manager Aaron Smith expects that visitors will not discontinue visiting the caves, which are about two hours northeast of Cincinnati.
“I think some people's perception of caves changes when they hear when when people get trapped in caves, or there's a problem,” he said.
For instance, the Buken family from West Chester wasn't discouraged by the Thailand incident in...
Read more ...

 

Watch Thai Navy SEALs' dramatic rescue mission through the caves where a boys soccer team was trapped

Watch Thai Navy SEALs' dramatic rescue mission through the caves where a boys soccer team was trapped

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Krit Promsakla Na Sakolnakorn/Thai News Pix via AP
The Thai Navy SEALs Facebook page shared video clips of the rescue operation of the Thai boys soccer team on Wednesday morning.
The video highlights the work performed by 90 local and international divers as they worked to rescue the boys.
During the rescue mission, two divers accompanied each boy out of the cave, guided by a rope.
Video released by the Thai Navy SEALs highlights the intense rescue mission that saved a Thai boys soccer team and their 25-year-old coach this week.
The Thai Navy SEALs shared clips showing divers working...
Read more ...

 

THE LUCKY 13: Photos, maps, and graphics break down the Thai cave rescue, a 17-day ordeal that gripped the world

THE LUCKY 13: Photos, maps, and graphics break down the Thai cave rescue, a 17-day ordeal that gripped the world

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Thailand Government Spokesman Bureau via AP
All 12 members of a Thai soccer team and their coach have been rescued from a cave where they were stranded by floodwater for 17 days.
It took three different rescue trips in three days to retrieve all 12 boys and their coach from the cave.
These graphics from Reuters show how the weeks-long ordeal unfolded.
NOW WATCH: North Korean defector: Kim Jong Un 'is a terrorist' See Also: This timeline shows exactly how the Thai cave rescue unfolded Some of the same divers who pulled the first 4 boys out of the Thai cave went back to rescue the 2nd group...
Read more ...

 

This timeline shows exactly how the Thai cave rescue unfolded

This timeline shows exactly how the Thai cave rescue unfolded

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Linh Pham/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider
After surviving 17 days inside a flooded cave in northern Thailand, the final members of a boys soccer team and their coach were rescued on Tuesday.
An international team of hundreds of rescuers from around the world pulled the final five stranded members of the team - four boys and their coach - on Tuesday evening local time, ending a three-day rescue operation.
Here is a timeline that shows exactly how the Thai soccer team rescue unfolded. Saturday, June 23: 12 members of a Thai boys soccer team and their coach get trapped in the Tham...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Tourism      Family      Business      Beauty      TRAVEL DESTINATION NEWS      Cave Tourism      Wellness      Guide      Thai soccer team      Thai cave rescue      Thailand      Map      Maps      Trip      Thai cave      Reuters      Graphic      Bike      Park      Discover      Features      BI Graphics  


Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

One Instant Pot Prime Day Deal Overcooked, but Three More Have Taken Its Place

One Instant Pot Prime Day Deal Overcooked, but Three More Have Taken Its Place

The $59 Instant Pot Duo is still sold out, but the Instant Pot Ultra is on sale in two different sizes for Prime Day. Unfortunately, neither of those sizes is the standard 6... Read more ...

IOttie's Prime Day Dash Mount Deals Include Several Qi Charging Options

IOttie's Prime Day Dash Mount Deals Include Several Qi Charging Options

IOttie makes some of best smartphone dash mounts around, and you can drive away with some of the best deals we've ever seen on their wares during Prime Day. Read more ...

Prime Day Brought Out One of the Best Dremel Deals Ever

Prime Day Brought Out One of the Best Dremel Deals Ever

If you don't already own a Dremel, I will be personally offended if you don't take advantage of this Prime Day deal. The Dremel 4000-2/30 includes 160 accessories and a flex... Read more ...

Reporters on Air Force One get Trump's tweets handed to them on paper...

Reporters on Air Force One get Trump's tweets handed to them on paper because there's no WiFi

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais On the flight home from Helsinki, Finland, President Donald Trump tweeted a message that backtracked on his comments questioning US... Read more ...

If You Buy Nothing Else This Prime Day, At Least Grab a Pair of Jeans

If You Buy Nothing Else This Prime Day, At Least Grab a Pair of Jeans

Jeans! Everyone needs jeans. If you're a Prime member, you can grab some denim on the cheap from this limited time Prime Day deal. Dozens of styles are included from the likes... Read more ...

Prime Day Is the Excuse You Need to Finally Get An Instant Pot

Prime Day Is the Excuse You Need to Finally Get An Instant Pot

If you keep telling yourself you should buy an Instant Pot, today's the day to pull the trigger, as the 6 qt. model is on sale for the best price yet for Prime Day. Read more ...

Take $5 Off Any $20 Book Order From Amazon For Prime Day

Take $5 Off Any $20 Book Order From Amazon For Prime Day

One of our favorite recurring Amazon sales is back for Prime Day: $5 off any $20 book order with promo code PRIMEBOOKS18. Read more ...

The Air Force says the struggling KC-46 tanker program has completed the...

The Air Force says the struggling KC-46 tanker program has completed the final tests needed for delivery

US Air Force Boeing's KC-46 Pegasus aerial-refueling tankers have completed their final flight tests ahead of the deliver of the first aircraft in late October, the US Air... Read more ...

Prince William and Prince Charles 'refused to meet Trump' during UK visit

Prince William and Prince Charles 'refused to meet Trump' during UK visit

Getty Images Prince Charles and Prince William reportedly "snubbed" Donald Trump during his UK visit. An insider told the Sunday Times that the royals refused to meet the US... Read more ...

Trump's Imported Car Tariff Could Ruin PSA Peugeot-Citroën's Plans to Return...

Trump's Imported Car Tariff Could Ruin PSA Peugeot-Citroën's Plans to Return to the U.S. 

President Trump's threatened 25 percent tariff on imported cars would not only dramatically impact automakers both foreign and domestic and cause car prices to increase, it... Read more ...