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UNESCO presses for better preservation of World Heritage sites

The head of the United Nations agency that manages the World Heritage List today called for better protection and preservation of the hundreds of sites around the globe that are currently inscribed on

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.

Mount St. Helens: Striking balance between preservation and use

It's no wonder people thought Mount St. Helens would be a money machine.

Babylon: Preserving invaluable historic site or making money off it?

BABYLON, Iraq – A U.S.-funded program to restore the ruins of Iraq's ancient city of Babylon is threatened by a dispute among Iraqi officials over whether the priority should be preserving the site

Karuma electric plant in Uganda will preserve views for tourists

A new hydro-electric plant, to be located at the

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

Getty Trust supports Tutankhammen project

Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) and the J.

Space tourist to highlight issue of Earth’s water supply

STAR CITY, Russia - The next paying traveler to the international space station wants to use his $35 million trip to highlight concerns about the world's water supply.

Oman seeks to tap its tourism potential

Oman is spending billions to boost tourism as part of a strategy to diversify its economy.

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia presents its experience in architectural preservation in...

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), participated in the "Responsibilities and Opportunities in Architectural Preservation: Theory, Educ

Saudi old palaces transformed to traditional hotels

SAUDI - A specialized team from the SCTA, in conjunction with King Abdul-Aziz Foundation, paid a visit to Baradors Hotels in Spain and Bosadas in Portugal to examine their experiments in preserving th