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Young royals' visit to boost Singapore tourism

William and Kate continue their tour of the Far East and the Pacific Young royals' visit to boost Singapore tourism

Singapore will be hoping that a visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – and the ensuing publicity – will encourage a tourism boom in the South East Asian city-state.

Seven compelling reasons to visit Melbourne

Melbourne Tourism Seven compelling reasons to visit Melbourne

It may not be scenic and showy like Sydney, Australia's biggest city, but Melbourne is arguably the most rewarding of all Down Under urban destinations.

Cameroon’s First Couple visits Tianjin today

Cameroon's Presidential Couple Visiting China 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.

UNICEF Ambassador Shakira highlights power of education on visit to Jerusalem

United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF Ambassador Shakira highlights power of education on visit to Jerusalem

The international singing sensation and Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Shakira today highlighted the power of education as she met with Jewish and ...

California's tourism hopes for boost from William and Kate's visit

William and Kate's Royal Tour California's tourism hopes for boost from William and Kate's visit

California is hoping that an official visit by Prince William and his new bride Kate next month will give a boost to the cash-strapped US state's tourist industry.

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.

Somewhere there is an island just for you

10 islands to please every type of visitor Somewhere there is an island just for you

So many islands in the world (around 2 million at the last count), so little desire to leave the comfort of the computer screen.

Hundreds of tourists kicked out of Taj Mahal

Least developed countries' ministers ruin tourists' day Hundreds of tourists kicked out of Taj Mahal

Hundreds of tourists were forced to vacate Taj Mahal on Saturday as ministers from over 30 least developed countries (LDCs) of Africa and Asia Pacific region were coming to the monument for a ...

Top Chinese tourism administrator to visit Taiwan

Cross-Strait Tourism Top Chinese tourism administrator to visit Taiwan

Beijing, China - China's top tourism administrator is scheduled to arrive in Taipei Feb.

Seychelles promotional visit bolsters confidence in the Scandinavian market

Marketing Tourism Products Seychelles promotional visit bolsters confidence in the Scandinavian market

Seychelles' latest promotional visit in the Scandinavian countries has got the local tourism trade even more optimistic about this market, with it promising a growth in the number of bookings to ...

Educational visit a boost to Seychelles’ penetration in the Benelux

Tourism Operators Educational visit a boost to Seychelles’ penetration in the Benelux

A group of five tourism operators from the Benelux were recently in Seychelles, from September 10 to 14, on an educational visit of the destination.

Seychelles President on official visit to Spain

Strengthening Relations Seychelles President on official visit to Spain

President James Michel traveled to Spain today to undertake a 2-day official visit at the invitation of HE Mr. José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, President of the Government of the Kingdom of Spain. ...

First Chinese medical tourism group to visit Taiwan in September

China-Taiwan Medical Tourism First Chinese medical tourism group to visit Taiwan in September

Kuo Mei-lan and Y.L. Kao

Taipei, Taiwan - About 20 tourists from eastern China's Jiangsu Province will visit Taiwan Sept.

Costa Rica launches social media platforms and tweets up its game

Increasing Demand For The Costa Rica Experience Becomes A Social Affair Costa Rica launches social media platforms and tweets up its game

The Costa Rica Tourism Board has announced the launch of its official Visit Costa Rica Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube channels, aimed at catering to the increasing demand for information about ...

Tourists flock to see Corpse Flower blooming in UC Berkeley botanical garden

Blooming Corpse Flower Draws Tourists Tourists flock to see Corpse Flower blooming in UC Berkeley botanical garden

Remarkably rare, the rotting flesh scented bloom known as the Corpse Flower has been observed to bloom less than 30 times in the history of the country.

Royal Chundu Lodge on the Zambezi River

Zambia Ancient Island Forest Royal Chundu Lodge on the Zambezi River

Gill Staden, eTN

(eTN) I was staying at Royal Chundu near Livingstone. The evening was spent around a roaring fire listening to the sound of the water and the crackling of the logs.

Industry official: Pope's visit to Cyprus will boost tourism

Benedict XVI’s visit to Cyprus Industry official: Pope's visit to Cyprus will boost tourism

Nicosia - Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Cyprus will have a positive effect on the tourism, Cypriot news agency CAN reports.

Minister Meriton and tourism delegation return to Seychelles satisfied with working visit in La Reunion

Future Cooperation Minister Meriton and tourism delegation return to Seychelles satisfied with working visit in La Reunion

eTN Staff Writer

A tourism delegation from the Seychelles islands traveled to La Reunion last weekend to help consolidate the work started last August when the Seychelles Tourism Board worked alongside Air Austral ...

Greek tourism minister visits 2010 New York Times Travel Show

2010 New York Times Travel Show Greek tourism minister visits 2010 New York Times Travel Show

NEW YORK - Greece's Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos had a series of meeting during his visit to the United States, where he was visiting the 2010 New York Times Travel Show ...

Bit 2010: when visiting a city is like reading an open book

Cultural Tourism And The City Break Phenomenon Bit 2010: when visiting a city is like reading an open book

eTN Staff Writer

An increasing number of travelers choose to visit a city because they have read about it in a book, or vice versa, discovering the literature of a country after having a city they found ...

A visit to Praslin is so different and yet so Seychellois

The Real Thing A visit to Praslin is so different and yet so Seychellois

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

I am tempted to say that Praslin is "the real thing" based on what I saw during my visit to the Seychelles, although that would not do full justice to the many good experiences I also had on Mahe, ...

A visit to the Seychelles full of eye openers and surprises

Hopping From The African Continent To A Tropical Island A visit to the Seychelles full of eye openers and surprises

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

My journey to Seychelles began on a flight with Kenya Airways, which got us into Mahe about 1 ½ hours later (more about this explained elsewhere), the service delivery on board was well above ...

New Zealand will give Taiwanese visa-free privileges

Passport Holders Traveling For Less Than 3 Months New Zealand will give Taiwanese visa-free privileges

Rachel Chan

Joining the ranks of Britain and Ireland, New Zealand will become the third country this year to grant visa-free privileges to visitors from Taiwan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) ...

South Africa denies it is limiting Nigerian visas

Tension Between SA And Nigeria South Africa denies it is limiting Nigerian visas

Hopewell Radebe

The South African (SA) government expressed its concern yesterday about the growing perception that it is limiting the number of Nigerian nationals wanting to visit SA for business and tourism ...

'Visit Korea' campaign to be the main focus of Tourism Board

"Visit Korea Year" 'Visit Korea' campaign to be the main focus of Tourism Board

An ambitious state campaign to attract more than 10 million tourists to Korea will be the main focus of the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) next year, KTO chief Lee Charm said, ahead of the ...

Honduras' Tourism Minister: "Don't visit my country!"

Honduras Honduras' Tourism Minister: "Don't visit my country!"

Tim Rogers

A vacation in Honduras can conjure up visions of spectacular destinations: the Mayan ruins of Copán, cloud forest after cloud forest filled with exotic flora and fauna, the gorgeous beaches and ...

American tourists detained in Iran visited by Swiss diplomats

US Tourists In Iran American tourists detained in Iran visited by Swiss diplomats

Swiss diplomats were allowed on Tuesday to visit three American tourists detained in Iran on charges of illegal entry, according to the Swiss Foreign Ministry.

Dalai Lama's visit costs Taiwan's tourism industry billions

Dalai Lama's Visit Strains Cross-Straits Relations Dalai Lama's visit costs Taiwan's tourism industry billions

On the morning of September 4, the Dalai Lama flew from Taiwan, ending his six-day tour there.

Janice Lai to visit China to discuss upgrading cross-Taiwan Strait travel quality

Cross-Taiwan Strait Travel Janice Lai to visit China to discuss upgrading cross-Taiwan Strait travel quality

Taipei - Tourism Bureau Director-General Janice Lai will head for Beijing Friday to meet with Chinese officials on measures to address problems arising from the opening of Taiwan to Chinese ...

Agoda.com says hotel bargains make this a prime summer to visit Asian countries

Asia Travel Deals Agoda.com says hotel bargains make this a prime summer to visit Asian countries

eTN Staff Writer

Have you been waiting for the right time to take an Asian vacation? Well, wait no longer.

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