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UK’s rich heritage remains strong draw for visitors

A survey of Hosted Buyers attending this year’s March Marketplace (MAMA) shows that the UK’s rich heritage remains a strong draw for visitors to these shores.

Annual heritage award to launch in Seychelles

ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) Seychelles is launching an annual heritage award scheme that seeks to encourage best practices in the conservation and promotion of the islands’

Malaysia’s government wants to tear down heritage attraction, Petaling Street

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (eTN) - No one would generally disagree with a government looking at improving public transport for the sake of commuters.

Heritage and Green Globe: only 2 environmental certification members of UNWTO

LOS ANGELES, California - The Heritage Environmental Management Company (Heritage) has become one of only two environmental certification standards worldwide to be affiliated to the UN World Tourism O

Prince Charles concerned about the future of UK heritage

The Prince of Wales landed in the Royal helicopter at the Anglesey Abbey this morning to mark the start of British Tourism Week, which runs until March 20.

Raising awareness about Phnom Penh heritage

With Phnom Penh playing host to the ASEAN Travel Forum, Southeast Asia's largest international tourism event, eTurboNews Asia Senior Editor Luc Citrinot takes a look at the latest changes in the Cambo

Heritage and Green Globe Certified members win big at South Africa...

LOS ANGELES, CA - At the 2010 Imvelo Responsible Tourism Awards held on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa, dual-certified Heritage and Green Globe members swept the awards win

In Seychelles Praslin tourism partners primed for Heritage Route

A group of thirty-five participants from Seychelles tourism on the island of Praslin attended a two-day training workshop, on September 1-2, in preparation for the island Heritage Route project that w

Ha, Breath of Life best of 2010

(eTN) - Ha, Breath of Life at the Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii may very well be 2010’s best new heritage show on the planet.

Mediterranean diet recommended by European Union to UNESCO

(eTN) - The European Union (EU) supported the proposal of the Spanish government to recognize the Mediterranean diet among the World Heritage list of UNESCO.

Tourism news: New attraction for Barbados heritage tourism market

BARBADOS - The Barbados Ministry of Tourism has created its latest venture – the Barbados Slave Route Heritage Trail and Tour, “Freedom Footprints: The Barbados Story.” This is ample evidence of

King Abdullah to patronize the opening of the First International Conference...

Under the auspices of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, the First International Conference of Urban Heritage in the Islamic Countries (UHIC) will be launched on Sund

Khasab Castle in Oman bags international award

MUSCAT - The Khasab Castle in the spectacularly-mountainous

Saudi Kingdom celebrates its urban heritage during 1st Urban Heritage Conference...

Several Saudi provinces will celebrate the Kingdom's urban heritage by holding various tourism and cultural events in conjunction with the first International Conference of Urban Heritage in the Islam

Sheikh Maktoom opens the Kingdom’s section at the Arabian Travel Market

Sheikh Maktoum Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, opened KSA's (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) wing at Dubai's Arabian Travel Market 2010 (ATM).

Seychelles National Heritage Week in progress

The 100th anniversary of the official completion and opening in 1910 of the Carnegie Building in Victoria, which now houses the Natural History Museum was also the chosen date to launch the annual "Na

Sustainable Tourism Conference to focus on strategic heritage tourism planning

Strategic heritage tourism planning will be the focus of the opening general session of this year’s leading Caribbean gathering on sustainable tourism.

Rijal Alma: a national heritage village

HRH Prince Sultan Bin Salman, the president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities, launched the project for developing Rijal Alma as a heritage village.

Heritage tourism suppliers invited to exhibit at Travel Professionals of Color...

Travel Professionals who sell heritage tourism products and have the ear of millions of African American and other Minority travelers, will convene in Nassau, Bahamas, on April 22-25, 2010 for their e

Travel Professionals of Color meet in the Bahamas

The Travel Professionals of Color (TPOC) National Association is moving forward with exciting plans for its 8th annual conference and trade show to be held in Nassau, Bahamas, April 22–25, 2010.

New tourist site of Songea in southern Tanzania set out

Songea town in the southern highlands of Tanzania has been declared a new tourist site by its historical heritage attractions.

Heritage status of Lamu under threat

Shrinking fresh water levels in the wells and boreholes that serve the wider community in Lamu and which are also used to provide fresh water to the hotels and resorts, are causing concern for residen

Kampung Ayer is part of the fascinating heritage of Brunei

Brunei might be the country of oil wealth, pristine rainforests, and 1001-nights style mosques with their golden domes, but in the middle of Bandar Sri Begawan, lives a unique legacy of old Borneo cul

Culture and heritage to be part of Seychelles tourism product development

Following the recent appointment of a new national arts council, and in line with the declaration of the Seychelles Tourist Board to add heritage, art, culture, crafts, music, and fashion to their lis

Travel Professionals of Color meet in the Bahamas

The Travel Professionals of Color (TPOC) National Association is moving forward with exciting plans for its 8th annual Conference and trade show to be held in Nassau, Bahamas, April 22 – 25, 2010.

SCTA compensates owners of archaeological sites

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has allocated more than US$5 million to compensate the owners of archaeological sites. Dr.

New Vallee de Mai visitor center launched

Seychelles President James Michel opened a dedicated new visitor center last weekend at the entrance of the Vallee de Mai, one of the archipelago’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Madaba City: a must-visit treasure of Jordan

Madaba City is one of Jordan's treasures; a must-visit location when traveling in Jordan.