News tagged with tourism industry

World Bank: Arab World hit hard by climate change

(AP)—The Middle East and North Africa will be especially hard hit by climate change in the coming decades, the World Bank said in a report Wednesday, saying the region will see less rainfall, more recording-breaking temperatures ...

dateDec 05, 2012 in Environment
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Sea of the living dead

(Phys.org)—The world's coral reefs have become a zombie ecosystem, neither dead nor truly alive, and are on a trajectory to collapse within a human generation according to an academic from The Australian National University.

dateSep 26, 2012 in Environment
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More traffic deaths in wake of 9/11

In the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, many Americans started driving more due to a fear of flying – and lost their lives in traffic accidents. But why did this happen more frequently in some states ...

dateSep 11, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Amadeus posts 2011 profit of 453.7 bn euros

The Spanish group Amadeus, a world leading technology provider for the travel and tourism industries, posted on Friday a jump of 657 percent in 2011 net profit, owing to one-off effects.

dateFeb 24, 2012 in Business
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