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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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