Posts Tagged ‘ Oil spillage ’

BP: a major tourism player?

Dec 21st, 2013 | By

Probably no single company has promoted tourism as much as BP. Billions have been poured into those US states surrounding the Gulf of Mexico as a penance for the catastrophic effect their oil spillage in 2010.



Going for a Holiday on the Gulf Coast?

Aug 16th, 2010 | By

If you believe the media why would you want to go on holiday to Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama or Florida? All the beaches are covered with oil, wildlife is dying and you can’t go swimming. You would be right in thinking that the sentence above is bunkum but what is the truth? We saw on TV with our own eyes the catastrophe as it evolved. The newspapers had page after page of appalling stories of how fishermen were losing their livelihoods and that it would take years before the coastline and the environment got back to normal.
What is the state of play?



This Isn’t The First Time New Orleans Has Survived The British

Jun 22nd, 2010 | By

There has been an apology.
Not from the English, French or Italian world cup teams. Not from bankers or hoteliers that raised prices during the volcanic ash problems. Not from BA’s Heathrow based cabin crew who caused passengers so much disruption with their strikes and probably not from the tube strikers in London who are about to go on strike.
No this has come from the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau who admit that they may have offended the UK with their recent advertising campaign