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Hot air balloon events that will take your breath away

Ever since the Montgolfier brothers launched the first manned hot air balloon flight in France in 1783, enterprising balloonists have capitalized on our fascination with open-air flight by offering ri

In Japan summer means fireworks

For many Japanese, summer means fireworks. During the summer, almost every weekend throughout Tokyo and Japan there are large fireworks displays.

Edinburgh’s festivals set to win gold in 2012

EDINBURGH, Scotland - In summer 2012, as the world's elite athletes gather in London, the best of the world's cultural talent will gather in Edinburgh as they do every year in what is the world's lead

Winter sports kick off in Slovenia

Slovenia enters each new year especially actively, since numerous World Cup and international competitions and championships, primarily connected to winter sports, take place here.

Snowfall revives hopes for vibrant Kashmir tourism

The season's first major snowfall in Kashmir on new year's eve has revived hopes for a vibrant tourist season after the summer unrest marred inflow of vacationers into the Valley.

Agoda celebrates English summer festivals

SINGAPORE - Agoda, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Pricelince.com, today announces some great summer rates for hotels in London, just in time to catch some of the season

18 tourism festivals brighten the Saudi summer

Eighteen tourism festivals are set for the Saudi summer 2010 throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Summer 2010 to launch next week

His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), will launch next week the "Saudi Summer 2010" activities.

New Cape Town Stadium gets its first test

The first referee’s whistle will soon announce the opening of Cape Town’s R4,5 billion stadium when it hosts its inaugural soccer game, a face-off between Ajax and Santos, Cape Town’s leading PS

Revenues of Saudi summer festivals: SR 1 billion

A recent statistical report executed by MAS center showed that tourism revenues for KSA's summer festivals reached SR 1.2 billion. Mr.

Loi Krathong – Festival of Lights

As the full moon of the twelfth lunar month (usually in mid-November) lights up the night sky, throughout the Thai kingdom, hundreds of thousands of ornately-decorated krathong or traditional banana l

Saudi Arabia participates in World Tourism Day

In celebration of World Tourism Day, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), will be participating in the event initiated by the United Nations

Festivals and events in Thailand from July to December 2009

JULY 2009AMAZING THAILAND GRAND SALE 2009 Date: June 1 – August 31, 2009 Venue: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Pattaya, Phuket, and Hat Yai

Saudi Summer Festivals show uniqueness

SAUDI ARABIA - HRH Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz the Secretary General of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities praised the uniqueness and quality of this year's Summer Festivals a

Dealing with festival security: Part 1 (the planning stage)

The summer and fall months are often filled with festivals and out-of-doors events. These can be wonderful opportunities to showcase a community and to produce added revenue.