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Celebrating 500th anniversary of Florida’s discovery by European explorers

From plastic flamingos to freshly squeezed orange juice to consistent balmy temps, Florida has a lot going for it. If you are looking for an excuse to visit, 2013 is the year to do it.

EIBTM dedicated to driving meetings industry forward

EIBTM [www.eibtm.com ], the global hub for the meeting and events industry, which is dedicated to driving the industry forward, has kicked off 2013 through supporting a number of key events in the me

Hot air balloon events that will take your breath away

Ever since the Montgolfier brothers launched the first manned hot air balloon flight in France in 1783, enterprising balloonists have capitalized on our fascination with open-air flight by offering ri

In Japan summer means fireworks

For many Japanese, summer means fireworks. During the summer, almost every weekend throughout Tokyo and Japan there are large fireworks displays.

Glasgow welcomes London 2012 Olympic Games

EDINBURGH, Scotland - Scotland's largest city, Glasgow, will play host to eight Olympic football matches this summer.

Seychelles to host Zikanzil Music Festval in May, “Mind, Spirit and...

The Seychelles will host their first ever international music festival Zikanzil next week.

Governor Perry designates May 5-13 as Texas Travel and Tourism Week

AUSTIN, Texas - To recognize Texas' robust travel industry and its important contributions to the state economy, Gov. Rick Perry has designated May 5-13 as Texas Travel and Tourism Week.

Vivid Sydney lights up Australia’s Harbour City

SYDNEY, Australia - International artists and creatives are set to descend on Sydney with the announcement of the fourth annual Vivid Sydney program that will transform the city into a canvas of light

The economics of event planning

Each year, nations around the world compete for major events. These events can range from sporting events to political events, from major conventions to religious festivals.

Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL Tour European dates announced

MONTREAL, Canada - The Estate of Michael Jackson and Cirque du Soleil announced today that the European tour of Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour™ will begin in October 2012 following its high

Top film festivals around the world

With the beloved Sundance Film Festival starting Jan. 19 and the Oscars not too far off, the film buffs have ranked their favorite film festivals across the globe.

10 quirkiest New Year’s Eve celebrations in America

NEWTON, Mass. - 10 of the top quirkiest New Year's Eve celebrations in the United States have been announced today.

Gazing into next year’s global meetings and events crystal ball

The IMEX Group today released predictions for the 2012 meetings, incentive travel, and events market based on the US and global industry buzz from the inaugural IMEX America trade show in October plus

Qatar National Convention Center targets knowledge-based conferences

DOHA, Qatar – The Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) will tonight host a major awards dinner recognizing major achievements in the fields of biomedical, energy, computing, environmental, arts,

Northern Ireland’s tourism launches global advertising offensive

These are just some of the spectacular images which will be beamed around the world to showcase Northern Ireland to a growing international audience.

Cameroon’s First Couple visits Tianjin today

After two days of a crowded schedule in Beijing, President Paul Biya and First Lady Chantal Biya will spend the last day of their State visit in the seaport city of Tianjin.

Singapore showcases future tourist events, attractions

The Universal Studios Theme Park (Opened)

HotelTravel.com slashes rates for summer events in England

PHUKET, Thailand - HotelTravel.com is slashing its already low rates for an eclectic series of fantastic events in England this summer, spotlighting each with original travel articles backed up by hot