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13 spas worth traveling to for the view alone

Spas with views 13 spas worth traveling to for the view alone

Usually relaxing involves sitting back with your eyes closed.

Hong Kong's glittering sprawl captivates visitors

Exploring Hong Kong Hong Kong's glittering sprawl captivates visitors

With its intense urban center and outlying natural beauty, Hong Kong's intriguing, paradoxical nature beckons you to come for a visit.

Chinese Tourism To Taiwan Taiwan mulling opening Legislative Yuan to Chinese visitors

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng said Friday he will study the idea of opening the Legislative Yuan to visits by Chinese tourists.

What to do in Costa Rica

Tourism To Costa Rica What to do in Costa Rica

Costa Rica, with its beautiful beaches, vibrant culture and stunning wildlife, has long been a peaceful haven in Latin America for US tourists - but now, it seems that the rest of the world is ...

10 reasons to visit Japan this summer

Japan National Tourism Organization 10 reasons to visit Japan this summer

Most of Japan is back to normal following the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami on 11 March.

Polynesian Cultural Center investing $38 million in its visitor experience

Polynesian Cultural Center Polynesian Cultural Center investing $38 million in its visitor experience

LAIE,HI – When the Polynesian Cultural Center (PCC) embarks on a new course, it sets out to succeed.

Largest Canadian theme waterpark is growing

Calypso Theme Waterpark Largest Canadian theme waterpark is growing

Limoges - Calypso Theme Waterpark announced today that its guests will get to enjoy a brand new aquatic complex featuring 10 new waterslides for the 2011 summer season.

Free holiday fun in Philly

Holiday Season In Philadelphia Free holiday fun in Philly

PHILADELPHIA - In Philadelphia and The Countryside®, families partake in festive and free traditions to make happy holiday memories.

Hong Kong tourist traps - good, bad and other

Hong Kong Tourism Hong Kong tourist traps - good, bad and other

By Christopher DeWolf

We’ve all been there, squeezing through crowds to see something every guidebook says we're supposed to see.

We arrive to find an expensive and underwhelming downer.

It’s a ...

Top ten European cemeteries according to traveler popularity

Cemetery Attractions In Europe Top ten European cemeteries according to traveler popularity

LONDON - Top 10 cemetery attractions in Europe, according to traveler popularity:

1) American cemetery, Colleville-sur-mere, France

Top 10 brewery tours in America

Frothy Fun for Thirsty Travelers Top 10 brewery tours in America

Lager-lovers with a thirst for knowledge and an appetite for ale will be in their element at these entertaining establishments, which offer travelers the opportunity to sample tasty brews, while ...

Sri Lanka developing spice parks to attract visitors

Sri Lankan Tourism Sri Lanka developing spice parks to attract visitors

Colombo - Sri Lanka Department of Agriculture has decided to develop two spice gardens in the island in view of the resurgence in tourist industry following the end of war.

Carnival Magic will have several firsts for the industry

Carnival Magic Carnival Magic will have several firsts for the industry

Carnival Cruises has released details of the attractions that will feature on board its latest cruise liner, the Carnival Magic, when it debuts next May.

Vandalism becomes serious problem for Eternal City

Vandals rampant in Rome Vandalism becomes serious problem for Eternal City

By ALESSANDRA RIZZO

ROME – They knock the noses off statues in a park that was a favorite haunt of poet John Keats and throw dye into the iconic Trevi Fountain.

Destination news: Kenya adds golf to list of tourism attractions

Safari Golf Destination news: Kenya adds golf to list of tourism attractions

By Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) A number of championship golf courses across Kenya, several of them within or just outside the country’s capital city of Nairobi, have prompted added promotional activities to attract ...

Top 10 geek destinations to visit this summer

Tech tourism Top 10 geek destinations to visit this summer

By Amy-Mae Elliott

As summer approaches, our thoughts turn to taking a break. Rather than bring you boring beaches or tacky theme parks, we're planning pilgrimages for our inner-geek.

Five tourist gems accessible by boat only

World Travel Five tourist gems accessible by boat only

London, England - It's a long way to travel for a glass of beer.

German car museums become major tourist attractions

German Car Museums German car museums become major tourist attractions

By J.S. MARCUS

The hush shatters as a mechanic revs up the engine of a champion 1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 4x4. It's earsplitting business as usual at Porsche's lavish new car museum.

Tamil Tiger tourist trail becomes Sri Lankan new tourist attraction

Sri Lankan Tourism Tamil Tiger tourist trail becomes Sri Lankan new tourist attraction

KILINOCHCHI - The wreckage left by a brutal war has created a new tourist trail in Sri Lanka just a year after the Tamil Tiger rebels were crushed by government forces.

New architectural wonders to see in 2010

Sites To See In 2010 New architectural wonders to see in 2010

By Eimear Lynch

Form plus function is Architecture 101. But a building that not only is a bright spark on the landscape but also has a surface as idiosyncratic as its structure, well, that's Architecture ...

Foreign investors turning Saddam Hussein's playground into a tourist mecca

Iraq Foreign investors turning Saddam Hussein's playground into a tourist mecca

By Kelly Heffernan-Tabor

Tikrit, Iraq - Saddam Hussein made his palaces a faux Babylonian paradise, but now his home town of Tikrit is seeking foreign investors to turn the late dictator's playground into a tourist ...

France 2010 - new and improved

France France 2010 - new and improved

By Rick Steves

France is spiffing up its sights and museums from the Rhine to the Pyrenees. Of course, the biggest news is in Paris, where 2010 brings important changes.

Malaysia's Pahang aims to attract 10 million tourist in 2010

Malaysian Tourism Malaysia's Pahang aims to attract 10 million tourist in 2010

KUANTAN - Pahang has set a target of attracting 10 million tourist arrivals this year by offering 10 packages of its best tourism icons.

Top attractions, hotels unite to promote Hollywood to out-of-town tourists

Visit Hollywood 2010 Campaign Top attractions, hotels unite to promote Hollywood to out-of-town tourists

By Hugo Martín

A coalition of Hollywood tourism boosters plans to kick off a promotional campaign Tuesday to draw visitors to celebrate several milestones and attraction openings taking place in 2010.

When in Vancouver: Top 5 tourist attractions, and more

Winter Olympics 2010 When in Vancouver: Top 5 tourist attractions, and more

By Chris Erskine

Vancouver is one of the few major North American cities without a downtown freeway. As such, it lends itself to strolling, shopping and exploring.

Rich history and rugged good looks - world's most beautiful castles

World's Famous Castles Rich history and rugged good looks - world's most beautiful castles

By Stephen Whitlock

They may no longer be used for repelling enemy hordes or otherwise defending the kingdom, but these castles still have their rugged good looks.

Bamburgh Castle
Bamburgh, England

Too many tourists put many attractions on endangered sites list

Endangered Tourist Sites Too many tourists put many attractions on endangered sites list

Travelers yearning to explore prehistoric Stonehenge or Machu Picchu's Inca ruins better start packing, as both are on a list of endangered destinations, according to a British travel ...

Wintertime London offers tourist-horde relief

UK Wintertime London offers tourist-horde relief

By Rick Steves

London dazzles year-round, but for a true “back door” experience, consider visiting in winter, when airfares and hotel rates are generally cheaper and there are fewer tourists.

Warm to scenic Chile and Santiago's attractions

Chile Warm to scenic Chile and Santiago's attractions

By John Bordsen

Q. Flights from the States go to Santiago, which is in the middle of the long, thin country. What's there to do when you get off the plane?

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