Tag: tourist sites

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

Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health
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Official update on Ebola by the Uganda Minister of Health

editor editor- June 13, 2019

Ebola is gaining attention in Uganda while tourism remains safe. This is a tough message to sell, but authorities are ... Read More

Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players
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Ambassador Mangu creates synergies between Rwandan and Tanzanian tourism players

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- May 28, 2019

Tanzanian ambassador to Rwanda, Ernest Mangu, is engaging tour operators from both countries to create synergies, in his latest efforts ... Read More

Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status
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Tanzania’s oldest beach hotel to undergo major facelift before upgrading to 5-star status

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- May 20, 2019

Indian Ocean’s Kunduchi Beach Hotel in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam will undergo a major facelift to upgrade it into ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism puts together special tourist offers following terror attacks

editor editor- May 17, 2019

A host of offers were shared and discussed, and a final decision on a collective effort will be made next ... Read More

Paris ranked as world’s top destination for international meetings
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Paris ranked as world’s top destination for international meetings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

In its latest report, the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) ranked Paris the world's number one destination for meetings, ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray
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Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is ... Read More

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC
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How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping out ... Read More

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?
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Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

editor editor- March 9, 2019

The First Lady of Iceland, Mrs. Eliza Jean Reid, was honored by the Institute of South Asian Woman (ISAW) during ... Read More

Tanzania and Rwanda tour operators join forces to promote tourism in both countries
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Tanzania and Rwanda tour operators join forces to promote tourism in both countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

Tour operators in Tanzania and Rwanda have agreed to jointly market the two countries as complementary destinations in their latest ... Read More

Tourism reps from 16 countries attend Israeli Tourism Ministry’s “Israel conference”
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Tourism reps from 16 countries attend Israeli Tourism Ministry’s “Israel conference”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019

80 representatives from among the largest travel agencies and tourism wholesalers in the world, are visiting Israel this week, hosted ... Read More

Minsk Tourism introduces ‘spatial orientation’ concept for Chinese visitors
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Minsk Tourism introduces ‘spatial orientation’ concept for Chinese visitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

55 destination street signs in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, have been translated into Chinese language, according to Elena Plis, ... Read More

East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack
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East African tourism remains calm after Nairobi terror attack

editor editor- January 17, 2019

Tourism operators in Kenya and the rest of East Africa have expressed their feelings over the recent Nairobi terror attack. Read More

Iconic Paris tourist landmark damaged by police armored vehicle
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Iconic Paris tourist landmark damaged by police armored vehicle

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019

One of the French capital's most iconic tourist sites was damaged by the French riot police's armored vehicle over the ... Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year
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Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. Read More

Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia
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Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

US Department of State issued Level 2 Travel Advisory (Exercise Increased Caution) for Tunisia. The warning was issued due to ... Read More

Angkor in Cambodia booming with 2.6 million international visitors in 2018
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Angkor in Cambodia booming with 2.6 million international visitors in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019

Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia located in Cambodia's northern province of Siem Reap. ... Read More

Ghanaian Tourism Ambassador: Sex is a tourism booster
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Ghanaian Tourism Ambassador: Sex is a tourism booster

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018

Ghanaian radio and TV presenter, Abeiku Aggrey Santana, who in 2016 was announced as a Tourism Ambassador for Ghana, has ... Read More

Some London attractions see their worst year ever
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Some London attractions see their worst year ever

editor editor- October 10, 2012

LONDON, England - The wet summer put a damper on visitor numbers to top London tourist attractions with some sites ... Read More

Suddenly Denmark feels like most happening place on the planet
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Suddenly Denmark feels like most happening place on the planet

editor editor- September 19, 2012

It's a tiny country of 5½ million people, but suddenly Denmark feels like the most happening place on the planet. Read More

Eight hotels worth seeing
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Eight hotels worth seeing

editor editor- August 8, 2012

Check in to any nice hotel, and the concierge will be more than happy to recommend or reserve a tour ... Read More

New architectural marvels worth a trip
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New architectural marvels worth a trip

editor editor- May 30, 2012

The Pyramids. The Eiffel Tower. The Taj Mahal. The Colosseum. Massive architectural marvels from times past, they are often stopping ... Read More

Touring most majestic homes and gardens in US
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Touring most majestic homes and gardens in US

editor editor- March 29, 2012

From a Revolution-era plantation in Charleston, South Carolina, to Frank Lloyd Wright's sleek Arizona compound, here's a guide to the ... Read More

Suspect in terror attacks on Bangkok tourist sites detained
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Suspect in terror attacks on Bangkok tourist sites detained

editor editor- January 16, 2012

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thai authorities detained a Swedish-Lebanese man suspected of attempting to attack tourist sites in Bangkok and said ... Read More

35 tourist sites to be developed during India’s 12th Plan
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35 tourist sites to be developed during India’s 12th Plan

editor editor- December 19, 2011

MANGALORE, India - India's Ministry of Tourism plans to develop 35 destinations in the country during the 12th Plan. Read More

Dominican Republic’s luxuries sparkle in 2011 rankings
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Dominican Republic’s luxuries sparkle in 2011 rankings

editor editor- October 12, 2011

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Dominican Republic is a favorite getaway for those seeking exciting culture, delicious gastronomy, pulse-pounding merengue, effervescent nightlife ... Read More

15 free things to do in Tokyo
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15 free things to do in Tokyo

editor editor- July 21, 2011

Tokyo has a reputation as an expensive city, but it offers a wide range of options for even the most ... Read More

Music tourism adds £1.4 billion to UK economy
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Music tourism adds £1.4 billion to UK economy

editor editor- May 17, 2011

Summer festivals and concerts may mostly be about sex, drugs and rock'n'roll, but they also inject millions of pounds into ... Read More

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities executes 8 tourism projects in Tabuk
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Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities executes 8 tourism projects in Tabuk

editor editor- September 1, 2010

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) started the implementation of eight projects to develop tourist sites in Tabuk, ... Read More

Greece to spend 520 million euros on tourism upgrades
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Greece to spend 520 million euros on tourism upgrades

editor editor- June 1, 2010

Greece’s government plans to spend as much as 520 million euros ($640 million) to upgrade tourist sites and hotels as ... Read More

Police told to stop questioning people for taking pictures of tourist landmarks
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Police told to stop questioning people for taking pictures of tourist landmarks

editor editor- December 7, 2009

Police are under strict orders to stop using anti-terror legislation to question and search innocent photographers, after senior officers admitted ... Read More

Top DC tourist sites ruined by Dan Brown
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Top DC tourist sites ruined by Dan Brown

editor editor- September 18, 2009

First he came for Rome, and no one was particularly worried. Then he came for Paris, and only the French ... Read More

Israel ‘using tourist sites to assert control over East Jerusalem’
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Israel ‘using tourist sites to assert control over East Jerusalem’

editor editor- May 11, 2009

Israel is quietly extending its control over East Jerusalem in alliance with rightwing Jewish settler groups, by developing parks and ... Read More