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A Closer Look (Adventure Travel) #187482

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 29, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The flash flood in Switzerland that killed at least 19 people who were "canyoning" during an adventure travel noted.

(Los Angeles: Deborah Wang) The extreme adventure travel industry examined. [Alpine Ascents International Gordon JANOW, adventure junkie Donna SEVILIUS, Extreme Adventures David STAFFIERY - talk about the appeal of adventure vacations.] Examples of when things go wrong during high-risk activities reviewed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Yemen: Clay Scott) A trip back into time in Yemen where tourists almost expect to be kidnapped by tribesmen featured; scenes shown. [Tour agency DIRECTOR, Dutch TOURIST - joke about the tribal kidnappings.]

Jennings, Peter;
Scott, Clay;
Wang, Deborah

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