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Open your eyes to the work of ORBIS

world routes Open your eyes to the work of ORBIS

There is still time to book your place on an exclusive tour of the ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital during World Routes in Abu Dhabi.

Nigeria's president tours Kano after deadly bombings

At least 157 die in Nigerian blasts Nigeria's president tours Kano after deadly bombings

LAGOS, Nigeria - - Nigeria's president toured his nation's second largest city Sunday after blasts there killed at least 157 people, and left the police headquarters and other government buildings ...

Dreamliner pays first visit to Beijing Boeing launches 787 Dream Tour in China

BEIJING, China - The Boeing 787 Dreamliner arrived today at the Beijing Capital International Airport, making its debut in mainland China, one of the world's fastest-growing aviation and travel ...

Tourism Australia welcomes 2013 British Lions Tour

LIONS TOUR 2013 Tourism Australia welcomes 2013 British Lions Tour

Tourism Australia has welcomed the announcement by the British & Irish Lions that they will tour Australia in 2013.

World Tourism Day quiz winners tour Nyungwe Forest

Rwanda Development Board Hosts Winners World Tourism Day quiz winners tour Nyungwe Forest

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) is hosting 24 winners of a radio quiz on Radio Rwanda and Contact FM, undertaken ahead of the World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations, to a guided, ...

Australia, first stop on world premiere tour of Indonesian National Orchestra under Franki Raden

Showcasing a repertoire of Indonesian music Australia, first stop on world premiere tour of Indonesian National Orchestra under Franki Raden

The Indonesian National Orchestra (INO), under leadership of composer and music director Franki Raden, will start its world premiere tour in Australia.

Shelling out $60,000 to see the real Titanic

Titanic Dive Expedition Shelling out $60,000 to see the real Titanic

NEW YORK - Everyone is familiar with the story, but very few are able to see the Titanic in real life -- unless they can shell out $60,000.

Japanese parliamentarian visits Seychelles President Michel

Opportunities For Cooperation Japanese parliamentarian visits Seychelles President Michel

Seychelles President James Michel has met with the Honorable Yasutoshi Nishimura of Japan, who is undertaking a tour of the region.

Destination news: Obama tours Florida

Visit means to kick off Florida's recovery Destination news: Obama tours Florida

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - President Obama toured waters off Panama City, Fla., in a visit meant to kick off recovery in a region hit hard by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, officials said.

Three cities highlighted in TourCrafters’ Italy package

Gelato, Bikes And Art Lovers Vacation Three cities highlighted in TourCrafters’ Italy package

LIBERTYVILLE, IL - TourCrafters, the specialists in travel to Italy, have put together a “Gelato, Bikes & Art Lovers” package to three top destinations: Rome, the Eternal City with its ...

Tanzanian tour and safari operators experience same old sentiments and same old fears

East African Community Tanzanian tour and safari operators experience same old sentiments and same old fears

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - The onset of the East African Community (EAC) Common Market has prompted old sentiments and fears to rear their ugly heads again among sections of Tanzanian tour and safari operators – ...

Electric bus tour for visitors launched in Hanoi

Hanoi Tourism Electric bus tour for visitors launched in Hanoi

HANOI - The People's Committee in Hanoi's Hoan Kiem district launched a pilot tram project on July 17, to serve tourists visiting the capital city's Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake, Vietnam news ...

Go behind the scenes at Disney World

Exclusive Backstage Tours Go behind the scenes at Disney World

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Disney guests interested in going behind the scenes at the Walt Disney World Resort now have new leisure tour options from the Disney Institute.

TourCrafters schedules fall photography tour of Sardinia

Traveling Photography Workshop TourCrafters schedules fall photography tour of Sardinia

eTN Staff Writer

LIBERTYVILLE, IL — Travel and photography are such an obvious combination that TourCrafters has designed a small 7-day/6-night guided photography tour of Sardinia that starts September 20 in ...

Chiang Mai canopy adventure tour

Unveiling The Beautiful Fragile World Of The Rainforest Treetop Ecosystem Chiang Mai canopy adventure tour

eTN Staff Writer

Flight of the Gibbon™ is a unique zip-line canopy tour through a pristine, 1500-year-old rainforest outside of Chiang Mai.

Touring around Jao Camp in Botswana

Exploring Okavango Touring around Jao Camp in Botswana

Gill Staden, eTN

We were at the last camp of our safari -

World Travel Awards unveils 2010 Grand Tour destinations

Staging Regional Ceremonies World Travel Awards unveils 2010 Grand Tour destinations

eTN Staff Writer

The World Travel Awards has unveiled the host destinations for its 2010 Grand Tour.

Tanzania tour operator offers belated response to elephant controversy

Camp Manager Missing Tanzania tour operator offers belated response to elephant controversy

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

Late last year this correspondent featured an item of a camp manager in Tanzania’s Serengeti national park gone who had gone AWOL when an elephant carcass was found near the camp with its tusks ...

New Tanzanian payment system needs changes

Tour And Safari Operators Request Changes New Tanzanian payment system needs changes

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

Some of the Tanzanian tour and safari operators have requested changes to the present system of paying for park entrance fees, which – to counter fraudulent practices at the various gates – ...

Inside Spaceport America

Spaceport America Inside Spaceport America

Alan Boyle

Is Spaceport America ready to become New Mexico's newest tourist attraction? Mmm, not quite yet.

 Hawaii sharks are sacred - unless you kill them

Maui Council OKs Shark-Tour Ban Hawaii sharks are sacred - unless you kill them

Quote of the month from a politician on Maui:

"Councilwoman Jo Anne Johnson says the bill is a sign of respect for native Hawaiians who consider sharks to be sacred."

Great balls of fire! Two southern belles on new Civil War tour

Roswell And Marietta, Georgia Great balls of fire! Two southern belles on new Civil War tour

Kathy Witt

Two of the south’s most famous belles — each of whom are connected to one of the world’s most beloved writers — are being feted this year in a special program.

Texas tourism heads to New York

Texas On Tour Texas tourism heads to New York

eTN Staff Writer

If you see a Texas cowboy in Manhattan... no, not the famous Naked Cowboy... it's because Texas On Tour has hit the Big Apple.

Four Britons to join first tourist trip to Baghdad

Iraq Tour Four Britons to join first tourist trip to Baghdad

telegraph.co.uk

Four Britons will be among the first tour group of westerners to risk a holiday in the Arab areas of Iraq for six years when they fly to Baghdad in March.

"Spirit of Aloha Tour" bus launched today

Hawaii Is A Favorite Vacation Destination "Spirit of Aloha Tour" bus launched today

eTN Staff Writer

HONOLULU, HI - Marriott's Spirit of Aloha Tour launched today in San Diego, California with a Hawaiian blessing that included traditional chants, conch shell blowers, hula dancers, and ...

As a tourist site, Federal Reserve is worth its weight in gold

Want To See The Big Vault? As a tourist site, Federal Reserve is worth its weight in gold

latimes.com

The stock market was in the middle of another spectacular gyration -- up more than 500 points one day after dropping more than 400 -- and President Bush had come to try to calm Wall Street, urging ...

Versace's Miami mansion opens to the public

Miami Versace's Miami mansion opens to the public

Matt Sedensky, AP

MIAMI BEACH — For years, the iconic South Beach mansion best known as the place Gianni Versace lived and died was open only to the privileged few.

Explore Guatemala's ancient Maya metropolis before the crowds come

Guatemala Explore Guatemala's ancient Maya metropolis before the crowds come

mercurynews.com

Buried beneath deep jungle growth in Guatemala's northern reaches, the ancient Maya metropolis of El Mirador is worth the walking. And walking, and walking some more.

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