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Etihad hosts exclusive event to mark Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Milan service

Etihad hosts exclusive event to mark Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Milan service

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, hosted an exclusive reception at the Palazzo Clerici, the spectacular ... Read More

Church House Westminster hosts seventh annual LGBT+ PinkNews Awards

Church House Westminster hosts seventh annual LGBT+ PinkNews Awards

The seventh annual PinkNews Awards, which celebrates LGBT+ role models, took place at Church House Westminster. Nancy Pelosi, RuPaul's ... Read More

Dior joins Coach, Versace and Givenchy in ‘offending’ China over Taiwan

Dior joins Coach, Versace and Givenchy in ‘offending’ China over Taiwan

French fashion powerhouse Dior has become the latest luxury brand after Versace, Givenchy and Coach, Versace to get caught ... Read More

A Safer Jamaica Travel Destination: Where it stands?

A Safer Jamaica Travel Destination: Where it stands?

A safer Jamaica holiday destination is the key to a better tourism export and a more engaged and happy ... Read More

Foreign tourists flock to Dalian International Beach Culture Festival

Foreign tourists flock to Dalian International Beach Culture Festival

Since 2004, Dalian, a coastal city in northern China, has held a beach festival every summer. The festival is ... Read More

Athens to host UNICEO 2020 European Congress

Athens to host UNICEO 2020 European Congress

UNICEO today announced that its 2020 European Congress will take place in Athens on 4 to 6 November. Members ... Read More

Notre Dame: 350,000 people give €104 million to rebuild medieval cathedral

Notre Dame: 350,000 people give €104 million to rebuild medieval cathedral

France's Minister of Culture, Franck Riester, announced today that a total of €104 million have been raised from 350,000 ... Read More

Asheville winter travel news: Season adventures in the Blue Ridge

Asheville winter travel news: Season adventures in the Blue Ridge

WHY WINTER?Stunning panoramic views, the best rates of the year and last-minute travel deals from an array of mountaintop ... Read More

‘Ladies and gentlemen’ do not fly Air Canada any more

‘Ladies and gentlemen’ do not fly Air Canada any more

Addressing passengers as ‘ladies and gentlemen’ is discriminatory against those who don’t identify as either, Air Canada has decided. ... Read More

What are the most boring cities to visit in Europe?

What are the most boring cities to visit in Europe?

Where are the most boring travel and tourism city destinations? According to Russian visitors, Helsinki is the most boring ... Read More

Chelsea Film Festival returns to New York

Chelsea Film Festival returns to New York

The four-day international Chelsea Film Festival is back for a 7th edition in New York, from October 17th to ... Read More

15,000 travel industry experts attended OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2019

15,000 travel industry experts attended OTDYKH Leisure Fair 2019

From 10-12 September 2019 the Expocentre in Moscow hosted the prestigious 25th anniversary of the OTDYKH Leisure expo. Over ... Read More

Most popular destinations for transplant tourism: China, India, Pakistan

Most popular destinations for transplant tourism: China, India, Pakistan

Follow the money. This is true and this is the danger of transplant tourism. Concerns the Chinese Government still ... Read More

Where to get a Tattoo without Needles, Pain and an Infection?

Where to get a Tattoo without Needles, Pain and an Infection?

Not all tattoos are carried out with needles and pain. A henna tattoo is one of the exceptions to ... Read More

Do Not Travel! Without your makeup

Do Not Travel! Without your makeup

Many women will not appear in public with a nude face and there are a growing number of men ... Read More

Russian love Acupuncture and Massage in Chinese Eastern Hawaii Hainan

Russian love Acupuncture and Massage in Chinese Eastern Hawaii Hainan

Hawaii is known for acupuncture and spas, and so is Eastern Hawaii.  Russian love it and flock to Hainan, ... Read More

Uganda plans to kill gays again: Tourism alarmed and Joe Biden has a message

Uganda plans to kill gays again: Tourism alarmed and Joe Biden has a message

Uganda has deadly threats for the LGBT Community again. As consequence tourism may face a new call for a ... Read More

China Zoo glues basket on tortoise’s back to catch money from tourists

China Zoo glues basket on tortoise’s back to catch money from tourists

In China, people believe that tossing coins at a target might just bring them good luck or ward off ... Read More

Best Hawaiian Cultural Programs

Best Hawaiian Cultural Programs

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is awarding funding to 43  cultural programs  in the Hawaiian Islands through its Kukulu ... Read More

Russia cancels first Kuril Islands tour by Japanese tourist group

Russia cancels first Kuril Islands tour by Japanese tourist group

Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced today that the first tour of Southern Kuril Islands for Japanese tourist group has ... Read More

Alsace bring French Christmas magic to New York City

Alsace bring French Christmas magic to New York City

New Yorkers and visitors alike love Christmastime in New York City. The lights, decorations and holiday music accompany a ... Read More

24,000 foreign tourists visited Saudi Arabia since country opened to tourism

24,000 foreign tourists visited Saudi Arabia since country opened to tourism

Saudi Arabia announced that 24,000 visitors traveled to the Kingdom in the first ten days since the country opened ... Read More

The weird, the wonderful & the bizarre: 2019 travel bucket list for adventurous millennials

The weird, the wonderful & the bizarre: 2019 travel bucket list for adventurous millennials

Unlike the elder generations, millennials are spending and traveling more in order to experience the world. But with typical ... Read More

Jammu and Kashmir are again tourist destinations

Jammu and Kashmir are again tourist destinations

Tourists warned by the Indian government to leave Jammu and Kashmir just days before the state was stripped of ... Read More

Iran’s cultural tourism comes to Turkey with Ankara exhibition

Iran’s cultural tourism comes to Turkey with Ankara exhibition

Iranian handicrafts, cultural and artistic products including engravings and miniatures, as well as pictures of cultural, historical, and tourist ... Read More

First ever National Medal of Honor Museum will open in Arlington, Texas

First ever National Medal of Honor Museum will open in Arlington, Texas

The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation announced today that, following a national search launched in October 2018, Arlington, ... Read More

Medical Tourism in Jamaica a potential but not yet

Medical Tourism in Jamaica a potential but not yet

The Government of Jamaica has identified medical tourism as one of its potential economic development sectors. People want access ... Read More

American tourists damage Leaning Tower of Pisa for a selfie

American tourists damage Leaning Tower of Pisa for a selfie

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was damaged by two US tourists, local media reports. ... Read More

The Netherlands wants to stop being ‘Holland’

The Netherlands wants to stop being ‘Holland’

The Dutch authorities will phase out marketing the country abroad as 'Holland' and will begin to use the name ... Read More

International music festival in Ho Chi Minh City

International music festival in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.will host Hò dô 2019 (HOZO), an international music festival. The ... Read More

Brussels rolls out unmissable LGBTI+ events this autumn

Brussels rolls out unmissable LGBTI+ events this autumn

Every year, Brussels' nightlife mode in September. Event organizers and nightclubs offer attractive lineups to the delight of revellers. ... Read More

Turtle protection program calls visitors to the Mexican Caribbean

Turtle protection program calls visitors to the Mexican Caribbean

With thousands of sea turtles saved every season since the program’s inception nearly 40 years ago, the turtle protection ... Read More

Russian ‘Spidermen’ invade Moscow and St. Petersburg subways

Russian ‘Spidermen’ invade Moscow and St. Petersburg subways

Spiderman-clad acrobats have been showing off their 'superpowers' to subway riders in Russia’s Moscow and St. Petersburg, but their ... Read More

Miami LGBT Festival champions art & fashion for Hispanic Heritage Month

Miami LGBT Festival champions art & fashion for Hispanic Heritage Month

For many proud Latin Americans across the nation, Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to reflect on the centuries ... Read More

Experience local culture: Travelers 50 and older go off the beaten track

Experience local culture: Travelers 50 and older go off the beaten track

A study by TUI found those entering their sixth decade are more likely to socialize with the locals, communicate ... Read More

First-ever Pride of the Americas coming to Greater Fort Lauderdale

First-ever Pride of the Americas coming to Greater Fort Lauderdale

Greater Fort Lauderdale is proud to be the host destination for the first-ever Pride of the Americas on April ... Read More