"Throw an eagle on a mobile phone", or how to help Siberian ornithologists
To study the migration of steppe birds, scientists use GPS devices that send text messages... Until recently, there were no difficulties with this, and this year one of the birds…

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Thomas Cook: the founder's good intentions have become an exorbitant burden of responsibility for his followers
On the eve of world tourism day, one of its pioneers, the British tour operator Thomas Cook, left the market... Among the reasons for its bankruptcy were not only debt…

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WHAT IS WORTH VISITING IN MONTENEGRO?
Montenegro is like a woman after a divorce-it exaggerates its advantages, quickly trying to find new fans, and also diligently pretends that it is moving forward, while in the evenings…

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Smelly algae destroyed beach tourism in Mexico

The legendary “Sargossa sea” is now lapping at the very shores of Mexican resorts…

More precisely, it splashed, and now on the beaches you just can’t go through the rubble of rotting piles of brown algae. The characteristic sulphurous smell and disgusting appearance of “grass soup” instead of pure water scared off tourists, making this season a failure in the regions of Tulum, Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Neither the millions of investments in beach cleaning nor the efforts of the Mexican army helped. Continue reading

RECREATION ON LAKE BAIKAL: TOP 10 THINGS TO DO
Rest on lake Baikal, as for me, should be prescribed to all Russians. A majestic place in Russia. You can get to it by any means: by car, by train,…

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Spain closes beaches due to deadly jellyfish
At the height of the swimming season, many tourists from the cold North of Europe are forced to look longingly at the beautiful water of Spanish beaches, not daring to…

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Guide to Sicily: uncharted routes on a yacht
Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean, is not far from the toe of the Italian boot. The island is washed by three seas: the Ionian, the Mediterranean, and the…

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Transportation of a patient from a foreign clinic under a tourist's medical insurance policy
Together with the experts of the insurance company ERV, we found out in what cases and in what ways the evacuation of sick tourists from abroad is carried out and…

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