Home Tags Attraction

Tag: attraction

Edinburgh Dungeon becomes the home of Halloween

The Edinburgh Dungeon is seeking volunteers with a talent for the Dark Arts to help the last survivor of an infamous Scottish witch hunt to revive her coven.

New mall to draw more tourists to Palm Jumeirah

DUBAI, UAE - Nakheel is looking to draw more tourists and new residents to the Palm Jumeirah with the addition of a new shopping mall.

At least 78 tourists die at Puri beach in three years

BHUBANESWAR, India - The sea beach in holy town Puri attracts tourists from far and wide, but it has turned a killer too, accounting for death of at least 78 persons in the last three years.

Mud houses draw tourists to Najran

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - The mud house, which is part of the Kingdom’s heritage, is a tourist attraction in the Najran province in the south of Saudi Arabia.

James Bond’s superboat a star act at Scotland Boat Show

LONDON, England - A superboat custom built for the most recent James Bond blockbuster was the star act at the Scotland Boat Show, a three-day show at the weekend.

Major new artwork lights up the sky of Montreal entertainment district

MONTREAL - The Quartier des Spectacles (Montreal Entertainment District) proudly introduces Articulated Intersect-Relational Architecture 18, created by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer for La Triennale québéco

Giant croc to become Philippine eco-tourism park star

Villagers and veteran hunters have captured a giant crocodile which they plan to make the star of a planned eco-tourism park in a southern Philippine town.

Toronto’s most extreme attraction opens

TORONTO - EdgeWalk at the CN Tower, Toronto's most extreme attraction, is opening to the public today.

Empire State Building unveils new documentary-style exhibit on 80th floor

NEW YORK - In its 80th anniversary year, the Empire State Building today unveiled a new, permanent exhibit that captures the global icon's astonishing history, engineering and construction.

Korean demilitarized zone is major tourist attraction

THE DEMILITARIZED ZONE - With the Cold War largely in the past, it is in no small way reassuring that one of the most volatile legacies of that conflict is a major tourist attraction.

Masada most visited pay-to-enter tourist site in Israel

Masada, the rugged natural fortress overlooking the Dead Sea in the Judaean Desert, has climbed above the Biblical Zoo and the Ramat Gan Safari Park to become the most visited pay-to-enter tourist sit

All eyes on Titanic Museum Attractions as the 100th year approaches

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. and BRANSON, Mo. – In May 1911, the RMS Titanic slid down Slipway No.

Galaxy Macau celebrates successful grand opening

HONG KONG and MACAU - At 4:51pm on May 15 Galaxy Macau ™ officially opened its doors, welcoming over 20,000 guests within its first 90 minutes to the delight of over 3,000 VIP attendees.

Philippines turning nuclear power plant into tourist site

Philippine tourism officials are turning an unused nuclear power plant into a tourist attraction, the Philippine Star reports.

Hoards of tourists threaten Machu Picchu’s very survival

As Hiram Bingham hacked his way through remote Andean cloudforests in search of a lost Inca citadel in 1911, little could the American adventurer have known of the tourism juggernaut that his archaeol

Egypt capitalizes on the fame of Tahrir Square to attract tourists

The tourism industry in Egypt seeks to take advantage of the revolution to boost business in the long run after the popular uprising emptied the hotels, casinos and bars of a tourist trade that employ

The Las Vegas Mob Experience will open its doors March 30th

LAS VEGAS - The highly anticipated Las Vegas Mob Experience will officially open its doors on Wednesday March 30th at 10:00am.

Las Vegas Mob Experience fires “Mafia Princess”

LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Mob Experience is pleased to announce that Carl Manno, grandson of infamous Chicago crime boss, Sam Giancana, and son of the self proclaimed Mafia Princess, Antoinette Gianca

Putrajaya readies for hot air balloon festival

The third Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta will take place in Putrajaya, Malaysia from March 17 – 20, 2011.

Pompeii The Exhibit to open in New York

NEW YORK - Pompeii The Exhibit: Life and Death in the Shadow of Vesuvius, a new exhibit featuring the largest collection of the victims' body casts and skeletons ever displayed, as well as more than 2

Madame Tussauds announces US Presidents Gallery

WASHINGTON - The ultimate three-dimensional tribute to America and its commanders-in-chief is one step closer to being a reality for the Washington D.C. area, as Madame Tussauds Washington D.C.

Cancun Underwater Museum opens its doors

The Cancun Underwater Museum officially opened its doors, completing the exhibition titled “The Silent Evolution” by artist Jason deCaires Taylor.

Madame Tussauds goes Gaga

LONDON, UK - One of the world's most flamboyant and individual performers will be joining the A-list line up at Madame Tussauds this December as Lady Gaga takes to the stage in London - and seven othe

The Glory of Ukraine exhibition at Meridian International Center

WASHINGTON - Meridian International Center announced today that it will present, for the first time in the United States, The Glory of Ukraine: Golden Treasures and Lost Civilizations, from the Museum

Fifth Dynasty tomb unearthed

(eTN) - A Fifth Dynasty tomb (2465 - 2323 BC) of the priest, Rudj-Ka was recently uncovered in an area south of the pyramid builders’ necropolis.

USA Pavilion welcomes six millionth visitor

SHANGHAI - The USA Pavilion at Expo 2010 Shanghai welcomed its six millionth visitor today.

Universal Orlando: Twenty years of fear opens tonight

ORLANDO, Fla. - A new age of darkness begins as Halloween Horror Nights XX: Twenty Years of Fear opens tonight at Universal Orlando Resort.

Chiang Kai-shek’s lookalike stuns Chinese tourists in Taipei

A double of Taiwan's one-time military strongman and ruler Chiang Kai-shek is drawing enthusiastic tourists from China, the very land that he swore to conquer while ruling the island single-handedly f

Snake boat race a major tourist draw

The annual boat race conducted in Kerala's Punnamada Lake near Alappuzha town is a major draw among local residents and tourists from different parts of the world.