Tourism > Traveling

"Roads are money, and without the roads open, we die": California wildfire closures lead to massive tourism losses for businesses near Yosemite

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Carrie Anderson via AP
Wildfires burning in the U.S. West have scorched 5.6 million acres this year, including parts of Yosemite and other national forests.
The Ferguson Fire in Yosemite has been particularly damaging to local tourism and businesses are facing significant losses.
The area around Yosemite has the seventh largest tourism economy connected to a U.S. national park.
The park has 4.3 million visitors spending an estimated $452 million in 2017, according to the National Park Service.
For the past two weeks, a wildfire has forced much of Yosemite National Park in California to...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Traveling      Tourism      Money      California      Travel      Road      Park      Business      National Park      Roads      Reuters      Wildfires      Yosemite National Park  


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 ...

Autograph Collection Hotels Welcomes Hotel Elephant Weimar

Autograph Collection Hotels Welcomes Hotel Elephant Weimar

Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International's distinctive collection of passionately independent hotels, has revealed the latest addition to its portfolio with the... Read more ...

Finnair Announces First Phase Partners For Its Biofuel and CO2 Offset Service

Finnair Announces First Phase Partners For Its Biofuel and CO2 Offset Service

Air travellers are increasingly interested in reducing the CO2 emissions of their flights. Finnair announced last summer that as of early 2019 it will start offering its... Read more ...

3rd International Film Festival & Awards‧Macao Aspires To Foster Film...

3rd International Film Festival & Awards‧Macao Aspires To Foster Film Industry Development

The 3rd International Film Festival & Awards‧Macao (referred to as “IFFAM” or the “Film Festival”) Industry Hub culminated in success with the IFFAM Project Market Awards... Read more ...

Spirit AeroSystems Names Jose Ignacio Garcia as Chief Financial Officer

Spirit AeroSystems Names Jose Ignacio Garcia as Chief Financial Officer

Spirit AeroSystems announced today that Jose Ignacio Garcia will join the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective Jan. 9, 2019. Garcia will... Read more ...

UK's Blackpool revealed its new £300 million tourist attraction plan on...

UK's Blackpool revealed its new £300 million tourist attraction plan on Golden Mile

Blackpool has revealed its plan for new tourist attraction complete with rollercoaster's, a 5D theatre experience, food markets and adventure trails that can boost its tourism... Read more ...

Sarajevo International Airport registers new annual record

Sarajevo International Airport registers new annual record

Registering a new annual record in its history, Sarajevo International Airport , welcomed on Wednesday, its one millionth passenger in 2018. Aida Birno, the one millionth... Read more ...

Peru's Machu Picchu bags World's Leading Tourist Attraction award

Peru's Machu Picchu bags World's Leading Tourist Attraction award

For the second time in a row, Peru's Machu Picchu has won the World's Leading Tourist Attraction award this year at World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony, Exports and... Read more ...

Air India Express launches its new route to Kannur from Abu Dhabi...

Air India Express launches its new route to Kannur from Abu Dhabi International Airport

Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomed yesterday Air India Express inaugural flight from Kannur, India, commencing 3 weekly flights that connect the UAE Capital's airport... Read more ...

Camp Responsibly New Zealand tourism new campaign

Camp Responsibly New Zealand tourism new campaign

Tourism New Zealand has launched a new campaign which makes the tourists aware of their responsibilities in the New Zealand outdoors through iSITE information, free Wi-Fi... Read more ...

Reopening of Nevada City's National Hotel delayed

Reopening of Nevada City's National Hotel delayed

Nevada City's iconic National Hotel will not reopen this year. The new owner Jordan Fife purchased the 170-year-old structure in February and had hoped the multi-million-dollar... Read more ...