Travel News Bites – Tourism Industry Fights Over collapse of Taj Mahal
Travel news is one of the most reliable sources of information available for people who take a lot of tours and travel to different places. One cannot keep track on every development that is taking place in the world; therefore, keeping yourself abreast with all the latest happenings in your destination country helps you in avoiding being bored. You need to be updated with what is taking place both on the macro and micro level. You can read about the latest breaking news from anywhere in the world by subscribing to any of the numerous travel news channels which are run by leading newspapers, magazines and websites. If you read through the travel news on regular basis, you will definitely come across some news or event which is of great importance to you.
A recent news story related to India’s largest city of Mumbai has made the rounds of the international news circles almost instantly. The story was first reported by the BBC, which quoted some residents of the city stating that they did not believe that the Indian government would cancel the upcoming mega world heritage site in the city because of the massive construction and development that is going on at the site. According to the BBC report, the negative rt-pcr reports released by the UNESCO office in India said that the Indian authorities had not presented a case to the UNESCO office that justified the need to cancel the project.
The news report further stated that the UNESCO office in India is monitoring the situation very closely and has offered to help the government present a solid case in support of their decision. The UNESCO office in India is also facing a lot of resistance from various sections of the travel industry, which do not want their tourism sites to be affected. Most of the major travel companies have already stopped operating in the country over the issue of the UNESCO World Heritage site. The travel news which was first reported by the BBC, has also raised a lot of questions in the minds of tourists and foreign visitors to India, who visit the country for sightseeing and vacation purposes.
The news report also went on to state that it is extremely unfortunate that the Indian authorities did not take adequate measures to prevent the UNESCO site from getting damaged. UNESCO is in India working on a biosphere reserve around the Ganga. This is very important to the nation as it is one of the water bodies that is most important for the flood prevention. It is also supposed to be the home of many endangered species of flora and fauna that are threatened with extinction. If the UNESCO site gets damaged, then it could seriously jeopardize the work of the biosphere reserve and it would severely affect the tourism industry of the nation.
The travel news further states that there are many possible threats to the safety of the Taj Mahal following its partial collapse. There were reports that the scaffolding that was keeping the structure up fell, forcing workers to pull the Taj Mahal down over a period of time. Reports suggest that the lack of experience in the handling of such large structures is to blame. The lack of experience also resulted in other buildings nearby being damaged by flying debris. It was a terrible building disaster and left the country scrambling to find ways to save the Taj Mahal, which was one of the largest and most popular tourist attractions in the country.
It was a devastating loss to the tourism industry of the country, and reverberated through the travel industry across the world. Travelers were affected too, with tourists canceling their vacations and others who made plans to travel getting turned away. There has been widespread criticism of the government in terms of its handling of the crisis, but it has also been praised for calling the shots in the face of such a catastrophe. There is no doubt that the crisis was a major embarrassment for the Indian government and meant that some mistakes had to be made, but that hardly means that the government should stand accused of negligence at any point. It seems more likely that the entire travel industry suffered as a result of the crisis, but it is difficult to say what the real damage is going to be until all is said and done.