Category Archives: Eco Friendly/ Disaster

Ash threatens European airspace

By Jerry Limone Keflavik Airport, Iceland’s main international airport, remained closed Monday morning due to the volcanic ash from the Grimsvotn volcano, which began erupting on Saturday. The volcano is about 120 miles east of Reykjavik. Airspace over Iceland and … Continue reading

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The impact of ASPAC earthquakes and political Unrest in EMEA on travel

By travel daily Pegasus Solutions has issued a special edition of The Pegasus View addressing the impact of the Japan and New Zealand earthquakes, as well as political unrest in the Middle East and North Africa on the global travel … Continue reading

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Water Water Everywhere

It’s too late to pull the city back from the dangerous sea. But we can embrace it differently. By NY Magazine In the same week that Japan was coping with waterborne calamity, Mayor Bloomberg announced a ten-year plan to make … Continue reading

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I Love Waterfalls…Take a look at these pics

Venezuela’s Angel Falls is the tallest in the world at 3,211 feet high. Unlike most cascades, Angel Falls isn’t fed by snowmelt, a lake, or a river—but by rainfall from the tropical clouds. Its located in Canaima National Park, which … Continue reading

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U.S. State Dept. + Travel Agents = ‘A Darned Fine Team’

by Nick Verrastro  The U.S. Department of State is asking travel agents for help. Agents are crucial to the State Department’s efforts to repatriate U.S. citizens in times of crisis, as demonstrated during the recent civil unrest in Egypt. “We … Continue reading

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Relief From the Sky: What the Airlines are Doing to Help Japan (and How You Can Join In)

They may be standing strong in the wake of both horrible earthquakes and the tsunami, but Japan does need our help, and badly. Think about all the enjoyment you’ve gotten from Japan—good sushi, awesome video games, breakthrough technology, superior customer … Continue reading

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