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Duesseldorf voted 2nd most tourist-friendly city in Germany

Düsseldorf, Germany -- In an independent study by the German Institute of Service Quality published this month, Düsseldorf emerged as second most tourist-friendly city among ten Germany cities.

Hoteliers reject claims that Nairobi is 8th most expensive city

(eTN) - Kenyan hoteliers have taken exception to a recent report published by Hotels.com in the UK, which claims that the Kenyan capital city has become the 8th most expensive city for hotel accommoda

Uganda Tourist Board offices move to Kololo

UGANDA (eTN) - The new offices of the Uganda Tourist Board (UTB), aka Tourism Uganda, have finally moved to their new location in the upscale Kololo suburb on Acacia Avenue, not far from the Protea Ka

Beirut hotels are opening at the right time

(eTN) - At a time when many other Middle Eastern hotel markets still are struggling, Beirut is blossoming as it benefits from newfound political stability following the signing of the Doha Agreement i

Seoul named City of Design

SEOUL, South Korea - Seoul was appointed a UNESCO City of Design as of July 20, 2010. The designation is

Vienna: the best city in the world again

Congratulations to Vienna, Austria, for having won the crown again as the city with the best quality of living in the entire world, according to Mercer's 2010 Quality of Living Survey, released May 26

Branding a city for international tourism

On May 15, International Tourism City Forum 2010 was held in Sofitel Hangzhou, China.

Light aircraft crashes into Kenya city estate

On Monday in the late afternoon, reportedly during a heavy rain storm, another light aircraft destined for Wilson Airport crashed into a residential building in

Brussels – the capital of Europe

A recent trip overseas brought me once again face to face with the European capital city Brussels, oftentimes only touched when transiting at the airport to a final destination.

Ir Amin: Israel using tourism to tighten control of Jerusalem

The Israeli government has been accused of secretly developing parks and tourist attractions in East Jerusalem in an attempt to extend its control of the city.

City regulations damaging tourism

Costly and unreasonable fees for coaches bringing visitors to historic cities are damaging tourism and could ultimately hit the local economies of key heritage sites, according to speakers at the ETOA

50 reasons why Bangkok is the world’s greatest city

This sinking city is buoyed by a populace and a culture that are as diverse as its full name is interminably long.1. Most accomplished monarch

Riots rock Kampala

Riots broke out and gunshots rang across the city center on Thursday, before clouds of teargas fired by police engulfed the unruly protesters in Kampala yesterday, as political incitement once again t

Tourists: Love the city, hate the accent

BOSTON - It's that time of year again, and Bostonians can bust out their city pride over TripAdvisor's American city survey.

Seoul – ancient roots in a modern city

Seoul is a modern, lively city that cherishes its heritage.

Al Baha – a future learning hub

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) is preparing a project to transfer Al Baha into a city for learning. The project is based on the vision of HH Prince Dr.

The guide that not only sings the virtues of a great...

HOUSTON, TX - New Orleans is a city like no other. Even after Hurricane Katrina devastated it in August 2005, it gradually built itself back up, although many still believe it had been washed away.

Japan’s hottest new tourist destination: Obama

Obama, Japan - Obama, the Japanese town, welcomed US presidential candidate Barack Obama’s victory Wednesday with a show of elation.

North Korean border city draws 100,000 tourists

SEOUL, South Korea - About 100,000 tourists have visited historic sites in the North Korean city of Kaesong since a new tour program to the communist country opened in December last year, a South Kore

Want to know the strangest questions asked by Edinburgh tourists?

If you have ever wondered when the Regimental Ratatouille is or what time the One O'Clock Gun goes off then rest assured you're not alone.

Big Brother is riding around in Milan’s taxis

MILAN – Big Brother is riding around in Milan’s taxis.

New Yorkers urged to be tourists in the city

Mayor Bloomberg announced a program to increase Staten Island tourism yesterday, an initiative that will kick off a larger, citywide project encouraging New Yorkers to take vacations within the city.

Sugar city loses appeal

LOCATED on the western side of Viti Levu, Lautoka is ideally known for its reliance on the sugar industry.

Master plan for a spectacular new city unveiled in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, and vice president and prime minister of the UAE, has unveiled ambitious plans for an entire city to b