The British newspaper The Independent has named eight places on earth where, for various reasons, are not happy campers. The rating is published on the newspaper's website. What criteria guided the compilation of the list, not specified.
Most unfriendly to travelers was considered The Independent American Arlington (Texas). According to the publication, in 2015, Charter carrier Stratos Jets, analyzing 37 thousand geotags, found that the attitude towards tourists in the city can be called the worst in the United States.
On second place was situated in the Italian national Park of the Cinque Terre, listed on the UNESCO world heritage site. In February 2016, local authorities have announced that a visit to a protected area will be paid. In the summer of 2015, the Park was visited by 2.5 million people, and last year, as soon as the number of travelers exceeded 1.5 million people visit the Cinque Terre just banned.
The third position of the rating was Santorini. Last year, island authorities announced that the number calling at the local port of cruise ships has reached a critical level. Every day here only by sea arrived 10 thousand travelers. Next summer the government will limit this figure of eight thousand.
Also the list included hot springs Onsen in Japan, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Bhutan and Thai island of Koh Khai.
In the middle of last year, exasperated by the influx of tourists, the inhabitants of the Spanish resort of Palma de Mallorca asked vacationers to stay away from their city.
Barcelona has become the most popular destination of flights from Ukraine after the introduction of a visa-free regime with the EU. According to momondo, the three leaders by the number of search queries for air tickets also hit Rome and Paris. On the first day after the introduction of "bezveze" the interest of Ukrainian tourists to the EU increased by 300 percent.
Domestic flight from Shanghai to Guangzhou (PRC) was delayed for an elderly passenger who threw some coins into a jet engine. Technicians had to open the motor, completely check it and clean. Later, the pensioner explained his action by the fact that he prayed for the safety of the flight.
The national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Airways introduced a new service for passengers to travel without neighbors. This service is available to customers of the carrier in economy class. When booking a ticket, the passenger may be asked to leave free up to three adjacent seats.
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the problem of corruption in Ukraine "comes from the Soviet system of corruption so deeply rooted in society and in the minds of everyone." However, he noted that even in such circumstances, the Ukrainian government managed to achieve "brilliant results" in the fight against corruption.
People's artist of the USSR Vladimir Etush was transferred from intensive care to a regular room, but as long as he remains in the hospital. "Vladimir Abramovich today was transferred from intensive care to a regular ward. But, as the doctors said, a few days it needs to ponablyudat", — said the representative of the press service of the Vakhtangov theatre.
The Merlin was first used built for them on the Yamal artificial nests for breeding, told in the regional Department for science and innovation. A special wooden platform for these predatory Arctic set for population growth, as the Gyrfalcons themselves don't build nests, preferring strangers.