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The Empire State Building to celebrate 80th anniversary on May 1, 2011

New York City Landmark Turns 80 The Empire State Building to celebrate 80th anniversary on May 1, 2011

NEW YORK - The Empire State Building (ESB), the world's most famous office building, will celebrate its 80th anniversary on Sunday, May 1, 2011.

Site and IMEX America planning ahead for October 2011 in Las Vegas

Exhibition Site and IMEX America planning ahead for October 2011 in Las Vegas

During this year's Site International Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, hundreds of delegates heard more details about the co-location of the 2011 Site Conference with IMEX America in Las ...

Officials: Qasr al-Yahud baptismal site safe for bathing

baptism site pollution-free Officials: Qasr al-Yahud baptismal site safe for bathing

Despite recent claims of pollution, test results show waters of Qasr al-Yahud baptismal site - where Jesus is believed to have been baptized – safe for bathing.

Destination news: Site of Jesus' baptism could be off-limits to visitors

Qasar al-Yahud Destination news: Site of Jesus' baptism could be off-limits to visitors

ARIEH O’SULLIVAN

The site where tradition holds Jesus was baptized is in danger of being declared off-limits to pilgrims because of pollution in the Jordan River.

Babylon: Preserving invaluable historic site or making money off it?

Preservation Vs Profit In Ancient Babylon Babylon: Preserving invaluable historic site or making money off it?

PAUL SCHEMM

BABYLON, Iraq – A U.S.-funded program to restore the ruins of Iraq's ancient city of Babylon is threatened by a dispute among Iraqi officials over whether the priority should be preserving the ...

UNESCO World Heritage site burns down in Kampala

Onlookers Become Riotous UNESCO World Heritage site burns down in Kampala

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

The Kasubi Tombs, where several of the late Kings of Buganda are laid to rest and which was a focal point for tourists and the kingdom’s subjects for visits, burned down last night.

EMBRATUR launches world's first location-based map and video site

Brazilian Tourist Board Introduces New Online Experience EMBRATUR launches world's first location-based map and video site

SAO PAULO - The Brazilian Tourist Board, EMBRATUR, announced today along with Google Brazil, the world's first Google/YouTube brand channel uniquely combining videos and Google maps to provide an ...

Tourists flocking to erupting Mayon Volcano

Philippines Tourists flocking to erupting Mayon Volcano

Leo Reyes

Thousands of local and international tourists and scientists have been flocking to Albay province in the Philippines to view the ongoing eruption of the Mayon Volcano, which forced the evacuation ...

Movie map helps UK visitors plan Sherlock Holmes-themed adventures

UK Movie map helps UK visitors plan Sherlock Holmes-themed adventures

Tourists are being encouraged to embark on their own mystery adventure ahead of the launch of the new Sherlock Holmes film.

Tourists flock to the site of Amadou Diallo's death

NYC Tourists flock to the site of Amadou Diallo's death

The Bronx street where police fired 41 shots at an unarmed black man in 1999 has become an unlikely tourist attraction, according to the Daily News.

Tourists flock to site where Islamic militant made last stand

Indonesia Tourists flock to site where Islamic militant made last stand

Anne Barrowclough

Until his death in a police shoot-out last month he was South-East Asia’s most wanted man; an Islamic militant responsible for countless atrocities and hundreds of deaths.

Bruce Lee Hong Kong home to be saved as tourist site

Hong Kong Bruce Lee Hong Kong home to be saved as tourist site

uk.reuters.com

HONG KONG - A philanthropic bid by a Hong Kong tycoon to preserve the one-time residence of kung fu legend Bruce Lee and transform it into a major tourist attraction honouring the film icon was ...

Wreck of Titanic sister ship finds new destiny as tourist attraction

Britannic Wreck Wreck of Titanic sister ship finds new destiny as tourist attraction

guardian.co.uk

Nearly 92 years have elapsed since Captain Charles Bartlett, standing in his pyjamas on the bridge of the biggest vessel in the world, the HMHS Britannic, gave the call to abandon ship.

Protests as tourists flood site of Solzhenitsyn's novel

Russia Protests as tourists flood site of Solzhenitsyn's novel

Monsters and Critics.com

Solovetsky Islands, Russia - It may be an awesome photo: the soaring cupolas of the monastery rise from Russia's White Sea just as Alexander Solzhenitsyn described them, but snap-happy tourists at ...

Abu Dhabi sponsors run for tourism young leaders

Event Held By Society Of Incentive Travel Executives Abu Dhabi sponsors run for tourism young leaders

eTN

ABUDHABI (August 6, 2008) - The UAE capital’s name was in the spotlight in the unusual venue of New York’s Central Park when Abu Dhabi sponsored a breakfast and fun run of over 60 Incentive ...

Public Chamber wants to curtail Solovki tourism

Russia Public Chamber wants to curtail Solovki tourism

mnweekly.ru

A group of scholars and public figures is petitioning for a special status for the Solovetsky Islands - revered in Russia as the home of a monastery and the site of the Soviet Union's first prison ...

US launches holiday snaps website

DiscoverAmerica.com US launches holiday snaps website

The five million British and Irish people who visit the US every year can now upload their holiday snaps onto a new official tourism website.

'Armenia's Stonehenge' opens as tourist site

Armenia 'Armenia's Stonehenge' opens as tourist site

YEREVAN - Authorities in southern Armenia have opened a 5,000-year-old prehistoric monument dubbed "the Armenian Stonehenge," but known locally as Carahunge, as a tourist site.

The ...

New York Cruise Site Unravels Cruise Travel

Cruising From NY New York Cruise Site Unravels Cruise Travel

NEW YORK, N.Y. — A new web site, Cruising From New York (www.CruisingFromNewYork.com), providing all the ...

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