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Hotel deals from Agoda.com just in time for Sri Lanka New...

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is offering new deals on the striking island of Sri Lanka to celebrate the Sinhale

Agoda.com offers big savings for Vietnamese Tet Festival

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), has selected a list of hotels offering big savings in the leadup for the colorful

Seychelles and South Africa create strategic partnership

On the eve of the New Year, the Seychelles President, Mr. James Michel, has met with the Minister for International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, Mrs.

New Year’s eats from around the world

Americans who celebrate on New Year's Eve with a bottle of champagne, party hats and a kiss at midnight have an important lesson to learn from the rest of the world (and certain regions of this countr

Hotels in San Francisco rise strongly for New Year’s Eve

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Last-minute New Year's Eve revelers will be happy to learn that there are still plenty of hotel rooms available in San Francisco on December 31.

Novroz signals the start of spring

(eTN) - Novroz is celebrated in Central Asia, South Asia, and Eastern Europe – Novroz is a Persian word meaning "New Day" and was celebrated all over Central Asia yesterday, and in some parts of eas

Two in five Americans feel less secure financially in 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y. - As the New Year dawns, it is a time when many look to the upcoming months full of optimism and hope.

Vision for a new Seychelles

“At the start of this new year, I wish that you continue to serve Seychelles with passion, devotion, enthusiasm, and pride – the sentiments which I, as the Commander in Chief, share with you.

Boat tragedy hits Lamu

(eTN) - 2011 was a year tourism stakeholders in Lamu will be swift to forget, considering the two abductions from nearby Kiwayu and Manda island of foreign visitors and the subsequent near total drop

Magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes eastern Japan, Tokyo

Strong earthquake rocked eastern Japan on Sunday, according to US Geological Survey report.

Dubai welcomes 2012 with dazzling fireworks display

DUBAI, UAE - Brilliantly draping Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, in the colours of the UAE National flag, Dubai ushered in the New Year with a breathtaking display of fireworks that captiv

Ring in the New Year in glorious Grenada

Do you have any family or friends who are longing to visit the Caribbean? Perhaps you would like to take a trip yourself.

New York joins San Francisco in bleeding New Year tourists white

NEW YORK, NY - Ringing in the New Year in New York City this December 31 will be an expensive proposition for travelers who waited until the last minute to secure a reservation.

Centara renames hotels in the New year

Three of Thailand’s best-known hotels will change their names as the bells ring in the New Year 2012.

San Francisco jacking up hotel rates 450 percent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Last-minute travelers who plan on ringing in the New Year in San Francisco can still secure a hotel room in the City by the Bay ... but their procrastination will cost them.

Forecast: Multiple storms between Christmas and New Year

State College, Pa. - The week between Christmas and New Year's Day will feature multiple storms across the nation, some with snow, some with rain and many with both.

It’s not too late to be among the first to ring...

BELLEVUE, Wash. - While the rest of the world, save Antarctica, waits for the stroke of midnight to celebrate the passing of another year, Australia will already be in the throes of welcoming 2012.

LA Chinatown welcomes the Year of the Dragon with Golden Dragon...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The Year of the Dragon is a significant year in Asian tradition: the dragon is sacred and symbolizes strength, luck and new beginnings.

New Year’s Eve itineraries that require deep pockets

Hey, big spender. New Year's Eve is coming up fast, but there's still time to think about an unforgettable getaway to usher in 2012.

Travel restrictions during Tet period in Vietnam

The next Lunar New Year in Vietnam, as known as Tet, will take place on January 23, 2012.

Travel industry optimistic for 2011

The travel and tourism industry is extremely optimistic 2011 will see it leave the global financial downturn behind, revealed a survey of World Travel Market’s Meridian Club – the industry’s mos

Rome is glittering in the new year

(eTN) - The Forum Roman is dressing up in new ecologic light and illuminating one of the most precious and beautiful places in the "Eternal City" until the early hours of dawn (2:00 am).

Uganda borders on high alert

UGANDA (eTN) - At least three Somalis, considered suspicious according to an existing terror warning list, were arrested on New Year’s Eve as they tried to enter into Uganda from Kenya.

Over 500 injured in Italy during New Year celebrations

(eTN) - In the late sixties and yearly seventies, fireworks were prohibited in Italy due to a big explosion at a fireworks manufacturer, which killed 60 people.

Scotland receives £45M present from Hogmanay revellers

Hogmanay revellers have handed Scotland a £45million New Year present.Street parties in Edinburgh and Glasgow attracted 85,000 people from home and abroad.

Top 2011 resolutions in UK revealed

DUBLIN - An online poll of over 2000 British men and women released today from PopCap Games revealed Britain's top new year's resolutions for 2011.

Tourists flock to Buenos Aires for New Year celebration

According to the supervision of hotel-reservations that has been required by Buenos Aires Tourism Office a large number of tourists will be coming to the city, especially those from Brazil who have bo