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Good news for The Bahamas

Good news for The Bahamas

The Islands Of The Bahamas continue to be a leading destination for travelers around the world. While the Caribbean, ... Read More

Martinique takes center stage at African Diaspora International Film Festival

Martinique takes center stage at African Diaspora International Film Festival

The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) will celebrate its 27th anniversary from Nov. 29 to Dec. 15 with ... Read More

Louvre Abu Dhabi celebrates its second-year anniversary with 2,000,000 visitors

Louvre Abu Dhabi celebrates its second-year anniversary with 2,000,000 visitors

Louvre Abu Dhabi celebrates its second-year anniversary this month on the heels of several major achievements for the institution ... Read More

Japan cancels next year’s government-funded cherry blossom party

Japan cancels next year’s government-funded cherry blossom party

Japan's famous annual cherry blossom party, that has taken place in a Tokyo park every year since 1952 to ... Read More

What’s new in the Islands of the Bahamas for November

What’s new in the Islands of the Bahamas for November

Grand Bahama Island has already rebounded from Hurricane Dorian with a handful of reopenings this month.  Many of its ... Read More

Which US cities have the fastest and the slowest internet?

Which US cities have the fastest and the slowest internet?

US domestic travelers know that many internet providers are boasting superfast internet speeds with the rollout of 5G at ... Read More

Cyprus will strip ‘golden passports’ from 26 foreigners

Cyprus will strip ‘golden passports’ from 26 foreigners

The Cypriot authorities have announced the launch of a program of the revocation of state passports that were issued ... Read More

When archaeology and history meets tourism

When archaeology and history meets tourism

The round table "Göbeklitepe: Understanding the past with a look towards the future" was held at the Yunus Emre ... Read More

Oracle of the spirits of the Nile resting place: New tourism destination

Oracle of the spirits of the Nile resting place: New tourism destination

Dhaadha Budhagali Nabamba aka Donozio Namunkanga Mukembo Zirabamuzale, the famous traditional healer who looked after the spirits and ancestors ... Read More

Indian Railways enlists horned Hindu god of death to keep trespassers away

Indian Railways enlists horned Hindu god of death to keep trespassers away

India’s Western Railway, which serves Mumbai and several other large cities, enlisted the help of the Hindu god of ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau: Over 200 offers available in eighth year of Shop Guam e-Festival

Guam Visitors Bureau: Over 200 offers available in eighth year of Shop Guam e-Festival

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is proud to announce that 142 local businesses are taking part in the eighth ... Read More

Hawaii named #1 Top Glamping Destination this winter

Hawaii named #1 Top Glamping Destination this winter

Contrary to what most might think, camping is NOT just a summer activity, and Hawaii residents are proving that ... Read More

UNWTO: Tourism leading other global sectors in advancing gender equality

UNWTO: Tourism leading other global sectors in advancing gender equality

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with UN Women, The German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), World Bank ... Read More

WTM: ‘No easy answers’ when it comes to promoting controversial countries

WTM: ‘No easy answers’ when it comes to promoting controversial countries

Bloggers have urged writers and travelers at World Travel Market (WTM) London to do their own research about countries ... Read More

Old farms and agritourism: One step away from Rome

Old farms and agritourism: One step away from Rome

As part of the program, "Experiential Tourism in the Roman countryside farm for new atart-ups," the Rome Chamber of ... Read More

Why? Netherlands’ first ‘transgender crosswalk’ leaves people scratching their heads

Why? Netherlands’ first ‘transgender crosswalk’ leaves people scratching their heads

Netherlands' city of Almere has claimed the unique (though quite dubious) 'distinction' of presenting the world with the first-ever ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Tourism Malaysia partner to attract visitors to Malaysia

Etihad Airways and Tourism Malaysia partner to attract visitors to Malaysia

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced a partnership with Tourism Malaysia to attract ... Read More

“Powerful” was the verdict for a first day of the International Tourism Investment Conference in London

“Powerful” was the verdict for a first day of the International Tourism Investment Conference in London

The first day of the International Tourism Investment Conference  (ITIC) was a powerful day, and a proud day for ... Read More

What Happens To Your Body After Quitting Drinking

What Happens To Your Body After Quitting Drinking

There are many reasons to stop drinking alcohol. For some people, life has changed and they can’t be partying ... Read More

Treatment nearby: How to Find the Right Rehab in Your Area

Treatment nearby: How to Find the Right Rehab in Your Area

On realizing that you or a loved one is addicted to drugs, the next step is to seek treatment. ... Read More

What You Probably Don’t Know About Motorcycles

What You Probably Don’t Know About Motorcycles

Since 1885, when Wilhelm Maybach and Gottlieb Daimler built the first motorcycle in Germany, these two-wheeled vehicles have come ... Read More

Is Learning How to Play a Musical Instrument Good for You?

Is Learning How to Play a Musical Instrument Good for You?

Recent research has found that people who study a musical instrument can benefit from an excellent way to train ... Read More

21 Best Music Stands in 2019 – Reviews & Analysis

21 Best Music Stands in 2019 – Reviews & Analysis

Top Music Stands – Guide & Comparison Being a musician is not an easy task, especially since you will ... Read More

World’s first Thai Carnival Theme Park opens in Phuket

World’s first Thai Carnival Theme Park opens in Phuket

Phuket FantaSea celebrated the grand opening of the world's first Thai Carnival Theme Park in Thailand. Built with a ... Read More

Hawaii Tourism sponsors campaign to combat sex trafficking

Hawaii Tourism sponsors campaign to combat sex trafficking

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) and the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association (HLTA) are sponsoring workshops in the “Campaign ... Read More

Tourists beware: Spitting is a crime in Kyrgyzstan

Tourists beware: Spitting is a crime in Kyrgyzstan

In the first 9 months of 2019, visitors and residents of Kyrgyzstan paid 5.8 million soms ($83,000) in fines ... Read More

Trump is not alone: 30% of Americans have no clue how Internet works

Trump is not alone: 30% of Americans have no clue how Internet works

Do you know how the internet works? Could you actually explain it? Turns out, Americans may not know as ... Read More

Ayers Rock case won: No climbing Uluru for tourists

Ayers Rock case won: No climbing Uluru for tourists

"If I travel to another country and there is a sacred site, an area of restricted access, I don't ... Read More

Kosher vending machine at Frankfurt Airport’s Departures Hall C offers food conform to Jewish dietary laws

Kosher vending machine at Frankfurt Airport’s Departures Hall C offers food conform to Jewish dietary laws

Kosher treats to go are now available from a new convenient food vending machine in Departures Hall C at ... Read More

Another fun reason to visit Trinidad and Tobago: Hashing !

Another fun reason to visit Trinidad and Tobago: Hashing !

The World Inter Hash 2020 has been added to another fun reason to travel Trinidad and Tobago. The islands ... Read More

China’s Hainan resorts lure Russian tourists with ‘all-inclusive’ offers

China’s Hainan resorts lure Russian tourists with ‘all-inclusive’ offers

The resort city of Sanya on the southern end of China’s Hainan Island, plans to compete with Turkey in ... Read More

Tanzania Relay: Peace for tourism is a corporate social responsibility

Tanzania Relay: Peace for tourism is a corporate social responsibility

Peace is a cornerstone for tourism to flourish, the participants of the just-ended Global Peace Run in Tanzania’s safari ... Read More

Over-crowded tourist destinations are changing the way we travel

Over-crowded tourist destinations are changing the way we travel

Certain places on our planet are getting loved to death. Why? Not long ago, international travel was the purview ... Read More

Mediterranean archipelago of Malta will host 8th annual Valletta Baroque Festival January 10-25, 2020

Mediterranean archipelago of Malta will host 8th annual Valletta Baroque Festival January 10-25, 2020

The Mediterranean archipelago of Malta will host the 8th annual Valletta Baroque Festival  January 10-25, 2020. This 15-day festival ... Read More

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