Tag: tourist attraction

Qatar Airways lights up Empire State Building in burgundy
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Qatar Airways lights up Empire State Building in burgundy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 18, 2019

Qatar Airways will add a splash of burgundy to the New York City skyline in honor of Qatar National Day. ... Read More

World’s largest eco-skating rink opens in Mexico City
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World’s largest eco-skating rink opens in Mexico City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2019

The Government of Mexico City has opened the world's largest eco-skating rink on the city's central square known as Zócalo. ... Read More

Japan cancels next year’s government-funded cherry blossom party
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Japan cancels next year’s government-funded cherry blossom party

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 14, 2019

Japan's famous annual cherry blossom party, that has taken place in a Tokyo park every year since 1952 to honor ... Read More

Western Hemisphere’s highest outdoor observation deck to open in New York City
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Western Hemisphere’s highest outdoor observation deck to open in New York City

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019

Hudson Yards today announced that Edge, the Western Hemisphere’s highest outdoor observation deck, will open to the public on March ... Read More

UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition
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UNWTO and Barça Innovation Hub launch global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in collaboration with Barça Innovation Hub (BIHUB) and with the support of the Qatar National ... Read More

Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty
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Tanzania’s wildlife parks turn sixty

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- June 13, 2019

Famous German conservationist Professor Bernhard Grzimek and his son Michael made a milestone development in the conservation of wildlife in ... Read More

When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!
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When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 5, 2019

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean
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World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

mm Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of ... Read More

Opening of the Emerald Bay Hotel upgrades the archeology themed Cambrian Town Happy World Resort
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Opening of the Emerald Bay Hotel upgrades the archeology themed Cambrian Town Happy World Resort

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019

The Emerald Bay Hotel opens to the public today, offering tourists a premium hospitality service while visiting the newly opened ... Read More

Ibiza Nightlife Association demands Night Mayor
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Ibiza Nightlife Association demands Night Mayor

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 28, 2019

Ibiza's Nightlife Association (Ocio de Ibiza) demands the imposition of the “Night Mayor” figure on the Island. Said figure currently ... Read More

Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa
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Tanzanian tour operators plan to turn Dar Es Salaam into Paris of East Africa

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 14, 2019

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into ... Read More

East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month
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East Africa’s KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Fair opens next month

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

KARIBU and KILIFAIR Tourism Exhibition is set for grand opening next month with full expectations to attract over 350 exhibitors ... Read More

Middle East’s finest travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards in Abu Dhabi
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Middle East’s finest travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards in Abu Dhabi

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 27, 2019

The Middle East’s finest travel brands have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The elite ... Read More

Myth-Mania: Stories of men, heroes and indigenous world at MarTa
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Myth-Mania: Stories of men, heroes and indigenous world at MarTa

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019

The National Archaeological Museum of Taranto (MarTa) celebrated the return of important finds back home. Myth-Mania, rediscovered stories of men ... Read More

Notre Dame cathedral inferno: Paris iconic tourist attraction on fire
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Notre Dame cathedral inferno: Paris iconic tourist attraction on fire

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019

Smoke and fire is seen leaping from the top of Notre Dame, the iconic Paris cathedral. Videos shot by people ... Read More

African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress
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African Game Rangers: Key conservation tourism partners in stress

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- April 6, 2019

Wildlife is the leading tourist attraction and source of tourist revenue in Africa other than rich historical and cultural heritage ... Read More

Game of Thrones final season is here! See where it all began in Malta
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Game of Thrones final season is here! See where it all began in Malta

editor editor- April 4, 2019

As Game of Thrones approaches its final season, set to premiere on April 14, 2019, it’s a good time for die-hard ... Read More

Major tourism attraction to be developed around birthplace of Jimmy Cliff
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Major tourism attraction to be developed around birthplace of Jimmy Cliff

editor editor- March 29, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has indicated plans to fully develop the community of Somerton in St. James, where ... Read More

African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott
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African Tourism Board: The Human Right to Explore the Cape in the Eyes of Marriott

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019

The official launch of the African Tourism Board is only about two weeks away. On April 11 at 15.30 the ... Read More

Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians
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Aloha is not “Aloooooha”: Stop visitors from offending Hawaiians

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019

Do not say ALOHA or better ALOOOOOHA when visiting Hawaii. "Those of you particularly in the tourist industry and in ... Read More

“Rise! Rise!”: Crazed man tries to “wake up” Lenin’s corpse at Moscow’s Red Square
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“Rise! Rise!”: Crazed man tries to “wake up” Lenin’s corpse at Moscow’s Red Square

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

Deranged man, shouting “Rise! Rise!” came to Lenin’s Mausoleum - a popular tourist attraction in Moscow's Red Square near Kremlin, ... Read More

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to host WTA Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019
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Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to host WTA Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

editor editor- February 26, 2019

World Travel Awards (WTA) has revealed that its Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019 is set to take place on 25 ... Read More

Amsterdam’s mayor: Sex workers are not ‘tourist attraction’
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Amsterdam’s mayor: Sex workers are not ‘tourist attraction’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

The mayor of Amsterdam has intensified her crusade to change the city's seedy image, criticizing visitors who flock to its ... Read More

Find Out Where Game of Thrones all Began and Explore their First Film Locations in Malta!
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Find Out Where Game of Thrones all Began and Explore their First Film Locations in Malta!

editor editor- February 8, 2019

As Game of Thrones approaches its final season in April 2019, it’s a good time for die-hard fans to take ... Read More

Guyana  Visitor Arrival : 16% increase
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Guyana Visitor Arrival : 16% increase

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 30, 2019

Guyana continues to grow as a destination of choice for travellers. As of December 31st, 2018, Guyana recorded a total ... Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet
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FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with ... Read More

Into the Glacier: Unique Iceland tourist attraction
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Into the Glacier: Unique Iceland tourist attraction

editor editor- January 9, 2019

The Ice Cave is situated on Langjökull in Iceland and is the second largest glacier and a unique tourist product. Read More

Why travel to Alaska in the Winter?
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Why travel to Alaska in the Winter?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2018

The U.S. State of Alaska is known to be a popular summer destination. It's widely known Alaska is very cold ... Read More

Micronesia accepting proposals for 5-star eco-lodge resort in Pohnpei
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Micronesia accepting proposals for 5-star eco-lodge resort in Pohnpei

editor editor- August 12, 2016

The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) have been trying for a long time to become a bigger player in the ... Read More

No ocean? No problem. Surfers ride inner-city rivers
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No ocean? No problem. Surfers ride inner-city rivers

editor editor- June 10, 2013

It's 10pm when the young men dressed in wetsuits rock up at Munich's hippest hangout. Read More

New Wet ‘n’ Wild water park opens in Las Vegas
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New Wet ‘n’ Wild water park opens in Las Vegas

editor editor- June 1, 2013

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Wet 'n' Wild Las Vegas brings back one of the most iconic and beloved brands to ... Read More

Anaheim police: Disneyland explosion suspect arrested
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Anaheim police: Disneyland explosion suspect arrested

editor editor- May 30, 2013

Disneyland employees are paid to serve up magic and memories -- but not like this. Read More

Tourists flock to Vietnam’s ancient town of Hoi An
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Tourists flock to Vietnam’s ancient town of Hoi An

editor editor- May 15, 2013

HOI AN, Vietnam - Over the past few years, the ancient town of Hoi An, located some 650 km south ... Read More

Dubai tourists beating summer heat by keeping cool at ice cafe
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Dubai tourists beating summer heat by keeping cool at ice cafe

editor editor- May 14, 2013

DUBAI, UAE - It’s well-known for its high summer temperatures and iconic landmarks. But visitors to Dubai can take in ... Read More

For twelve years tourists flocked to fake emperor’s tomb in China
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For twelve years tourists flocked to fake emperor’s tomb in China

editor editor- April 22, 2013

The discovery of an old tomb in China has repercussions beyond the history books and academic debates of scholars -- ... Read More

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