33 years ago storms washed away the beach at the village of Dooagh in Ireland, leaving behind rocks and pebbles. It was not a pretty sight. Tourists stayed away. Hotels and restaurants closed down. Now, suddenly, the beach of golden sand is back.
While inland towns that depend on tourism are struggling mightily, things are getting better in San Juan as cruise ships are once again docking. Tourists are invited to help the island get back on its feet.
A beach that was swept away more than 30 years ago from a remote island off the
west coast of Ireland has reappeared after thousands of tons of sand were deposited on top of the rocky coastline.
Hurricane Irma's path of destruction up Florida's Gulf Coast on Sunday threatens to disrupt a thriving state tourism industry worth more than $100 billion annually just months ahead of the busy winter travel season.
Russia's summer vacationers are setting their sights on a tiny Bulgarian town along the Black Sea. Many local residents welcome the visitors and the rubles they bring. Others are more skeptical.
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