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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
ITALY (eTN) - Bestowing responsible tourism awards is an initiative of the leading Italian travel trade daily, L’Agenzia di Viaggi, the professional journal for tourism under the patronage of Enit,
SANTIAGO, Chile — Outside Santiago's Fine Arts Museum is a fallen cornice broken into chunks and strewn across marble steps.
They may no longer be used for repelling enemy hordes or otherwise defending the kingdom, but these castles still have their rugged good looks. Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh, England
Travelers yearning to explore prehistoric Stonehenge or Machu Picchu's Inca ruins better start packing, as both are on a list of endangered destinations, according to a British travel magazine.
1. Stonehenge, UK : Famous for its astonishingly huge stones. The summer solstice ceremony held by druids and New Agers confirm it as a cathedral to mystical paganism.
Doing virtual reality one better, a consortium of technology companies and European Union countries have created a "visual time machine" that allows tourists equipped with a smart phone to take a pict
KOLKATA - Lord Buddha may have been born in Nepal and attained Nirvana in India, but it is China which has the largest number of World Heritage Sites of Buddhism, says Mao Siwei, Consul-General of Chi
Shortly after Election Day, I had a terrific idea: I would take my son out of school and travel to Washington to witness the historic inauguration of Barack Obama as the first African-American preside
Online travel booking has become an international trend.
English Heritage has released a list of the most embarrassing questions asked by visitors to the country's historic sites and the worst is an unwitting insult to one of Britain's most sombre monarchs.
NEW DELHI: The $2-billion online travel industry is getting crowded. After various travel portals trying to woo holiday makers to book on their website, it’s user review websites such as HolidayIQ and Trippundit that are mushrooming. These sites don’t sell holiday packages or tickets but tell you more about holiday destinations—what to see, what to do, where to stay et al.
Six to eight billion — according to Yen Lee, a former Yahoo! manager and now president of Internet start-up Kango.com, that’s approximately how many travel-related searches are conducted in North America each year on the Web’s major search engines.