Volcano watching has become big business in Iceland. But the risks involved pose a challenge to local authorities, who are responsible for the safety of tourists.
Cruise ships have canceled stops on Hawaii's Big Island. Hotel rooms will sit vacant this summer despite price cuts. Guest house owners and tour guides are wondering how long their families will go without any income.
Molten lava from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano is pouring into ocean water, forming a potentially fatal toxic white cloud. Experts have warned that the eruption could be entering its most dangerous phase yet.
Nowhere are new thrills more abundant than in Orlando where the major theme park resorts have been in an arms race, opening new attractions every year recently, with even bigger blockbusters slated for next year.
The United States Geological Survey has issued a "red alert" for the Big Island of Hawaii which means a volcanic eruption is imminent. The alert also warns airlines of potential ash along air routes.
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