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Chinese “red tourism” on the rise

Wearing matching baseball hats for easy identification, Chinese tour groups are an increasingly common sight.

Wikipedia in residence in the Chateau de Versailles

VERSAILLES, France - The public establishment of the Chateau, Museum and National Estate of Versailles and Wikimedia France, an association for the free sharing of knowledge, have today signed a partn

Ancient mystics, sunken galleon stories and hotel revenue

Every hotel searches for a hook, for a way to capture customer interest and “wow” them. Some may have ghosts that can attract the curious.

SCTA continues preparations for Roads of Arabia

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities is finalizing the preparations for "Roads of Arabia – The Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" exhibition, which will be held in t

Argentina, Cuba and Bolivia working on three-country tourist “Che Trail”

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – In life, Ernesto "Che" Guevara fought to overthrow a corrupt, capitalist elite.

Prague – the city of history and love in the heart...

Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic. It has an area of 496 km2 and is home to 1,200,000 people.

Bit celebrates its 30th anniversary: anticipating the future has made our...

In thirty years of history the International Tourism Exchange (BIT) has shown constant growth and always anticipated trends.

Smart phone tourists can now use a “visual time machine”

Doing virtual reality one better, a consortium of technology companies and European Union countries have created a "visual time machine" that allows tourists equipped with a smart phone to take a pict

Barbados and budget travel go together

Sadly, there aren't many places in the world where the dollar remains strong, but in Barbados—a Mount Gay rum-saturated oasis from the storm—$1 converts to about $2 Barbados dollars, and the luxe

Uproar over Egypt brochure claiming Jewish work on pyramids

In Egypt, a tourism brochure has urged Israelis to visit the Egyptian Pyramids to witness the master oeuvre and giant "handcraft" made by their Jewish ancestors, the Al Masri Al Youm said.

Drowning villages threaten Ghana’s history and tourist trade

Agbakla Amartey trudges through the sand near the village of Totope, Ghana, and points out the submerged concrete walls of a house. ``This used to be my room,'' Amartey says above the crash of Atlantic Ocean waves pounding the coastline. ``Yes, this would have been the roof.''
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