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Kenya put tourism on their currency bank notes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 22:01

The Kenya Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife congratulated President Kenyatta for the launch of new generation currency notes yesterday particularly the 500 shilling note dedicated to the promotion of the ... Read More

In the footsteps of Leonardo in France: The enigma of the Last Supper tapestry

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 21, 2019 21:45

This is the title of the study day that was held at the Vatican Museums at the end of the restoration of the famous tapestry preserved today in the Pinacoteca ... Read More

Her Art Here: United Airlines unveils aircraft paint job designs by female artists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 15:16

Today United Airlines revealed the two winning designs, selected through a combination of official judging and public voting, for Her Art Here, a first-of-its-kind contest designed to find and uplift ... Read More

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 20:15

Tanzania Tanzanian tour operators are mulling over the idea of turning the country’s commercial center of Dar Es Salaam into a ‘tourism paradise’, a copycat of Paris, in their bid ... Read More

Tartan pride celebrated nationwide and in Hawaii, too

editor editor- April 10, 2019 01:30

Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage, observed April 6, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath (Scottish Declaration of Independence) was submitted to Pope John ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 12:14

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ATB Launch on April 11, the organization will be announcing ... Read More

A Japanese castle, Sanjuro the cat, and a remarkable recovery in tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019 07:02

Bitchū Matsuyama Castle, also known as Takahashi Castle, is a castle located in Takahashi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. It is not to be confused with Matsuyama Castle in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture. ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019 20:46

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen T. Steinmetz explained the organization's commitment to keep Africa safe ... Read More

Buddhist World Peace Center Opens in USA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 17, 2019 21:05

The Fernwood Hotel and Conference Center in Pennsylvania, USA has been transformed into a Buddhist ‘World Peace Center’. The new owners want this to be a place the community can enjoy again. The ... Read More

New adults-only all-inclusive resort opens in Florida Keys

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 17:28

All-inclusive, adults-only luxury resort, Bungalows Key Largo, opened on the Northernmost island of the Florida Keys. Opening as the first-ever all-inclusive in the Keys and located just 63 miles south ... Read More

FBI arrests Islamic terrorist planning attack on the White House

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 03:51

A Georgia man, Hasher Jallal Taheb, accused of planning to use an anti-tank rocket and explosives to commit terrorist attacks on the White House and federal buildings in the Washington ... Read More

Segovia residents don’t want tourists taking selfies with “jovial” Satan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2019 16:33

Thousands of residents in the Spanish city of Segovia are protesting against a planned 1.7-meter sculpture of a selfie-taking Satan, because they say it makes the devil appear too friendly. ... Read More

Bombs exploded at popular tourist beach in Thailand: No casualties

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 08:21

Samila Beach in Thailand is a popular tourist beach. Last night two bombs rocked the popular Samila Beach, causing damage to the famous Golden Mermaid Statue and the Cat and ... Read More

Sicily earthquake jolts people out of bed: Don’t let low magnitude fool you

editor editor- December 26, 2018 20:15

The latest Sicily quake created an ash cloud that led to the temporary closure of Sicilian airspace on Christmas Eve. Read More

Great News for Palestine Tourism: Bethlehem hotels booked for Christmas

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 04:12

Palestinian Tourism Minister Rula Maaya said all Bethlehem hotels were fully booked, and the city hosts an "astounding" 10,000 tourists overnight on Monday night. Read More

Nepal tourism expects boost from late Sri Chinmoy

editor editor- January 10, 2011 05:29

Kathmandu - Four years after he died, controversial Indian-origin godman Chinmoy Kumar Ghose - called Sri Chinmoy by disciples - will have his memory resurrected with followers unveiling his statue ... Read More

Amenhotep statue found in Egypt

editor editor- October 6, 2010 08:22

(eTN) - The upper part of a double limestone statue of King Amenhotep III (1410-1372 BC) was unearthed at Kom El-Hittan in the west bank of Luxor. Read More

Copenhagen sends Little Mermaid to Shanghai

editor editor- March 13, 2009 04:26

Copenhagen's statue of The Little Mermaid, known from H.C. Andersen's fairytale, will travel around the world to be part of the 2010 Expo in Shanghai. Read More

Finnish tourist gets punishment after vandalizing Easter Island statue

editor editor- April 8, 2008 01:09

HELSINKI - A Finnish tourist who vandalized a Moai statue on Easter Island was fined about 10,000 euros (15,700 U.S. dollars) and banned from entering the island for three years ... Read More

Latvian Interior Minister described the principle culprits as “those English pigs”.

editor editor- February 21, 2008 04:31

A British tourist who urinated on one of Latvia's most revered monuments was made an example of by the Baltic state yesterday and sentenced to five days in custody. Read More