“A wonderful spectacle”: Spain’s Tourism Minister suggests using catastrophic volcanic eruption to attract visitors
The country’s Tourism Minister is in hot water after she appeared to propose using a volcanic eruption that has destroyed hundreds of homes to lure tourists to the Canary Islands.
Families to sue Royal Caribbean over White Island volcano tragedy
The cruise giant will face a class action from the families of tourists killed in the White Island volcano eruption for alleged negligence.
Warning of “further explosive eruption” after volcano spews lava in Philippines, shuts down airport
by Huntley Mitchell
Residents and tourists in the Philippines are on high alert after a volcano which began spewing lava and plumes of ash on Sunday threatens to wreak more havoc.
Rescuers recover six bodies after White Island eruption
New Zealand authorities have begun the process of retrieving the bodies of the remaining victims of the tragic volcanic eruption on New Zealand’s White Island.
White Island update: Seven Australians dead, critically injured return home
As devastating news continues to emerge, questions are being asked around why tourists were allowed to venture onto “one of the world’s most active volcanos”.
White Island update: death toll rises, Ovation of the seas leaves port
More people have now been confirmed dead and eight are missing in the aftermath of a devastating volcanic eruption on New Zealand’s White Island.
“No survivors”: Royal Caribbean passengers feared dead after New Zealand volcanic eruption
by Ali Coulton
Multiple Australian travellers are feared dead after one of the world’s most active volcanos erupted in New Zealand during a cruise ship shore excursion.
Tourists forced to run into the sea and hiker killed as Italian volcano erupts
Witnesses said an ash cloud has completely enveloped the Sicilian island, forcing tourists to take refuge by plunging themselves into the sea.
Curious travellers warned as Bali’s Mount Agung erupts again
There’s certainly a lot of major travel news coming off the back of the Easter long weekend, and here’s some more.
Ash clouds from volcano prompts red alert on Hawaiian island
The island of Hawai’i visitors bureau said there is absolutely no reason at this time for travellers to change or alter their leisure or business plans.
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