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Met Museum to offer combined same-week admission to The Cloisters

Beginning May 1, in celebration of the 75th-anniversary year of The Cloisters museum and gardens, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will offer same-week admission to The Cloisters for members of the publ

For twelve years tourists flocked to fake emperor’s tomb in China

The discovery of an old tomb in China has repercussions beyond the history books and academic debates of scholars -- it also means tourists to an existing tomb in the same area have been unintentional

Space Shuttle Atlantis, the new home of the historic spacecraft, launches...

3…2…1…lift off! Space Shuttle Atlantis, the new $100-million, 90,000-square-foot home of the historic spacecraft, launches June 29 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

Metropolitan Museum to open 7 days a week starting July 1

NEW YORK, N.Y. - As of July 1, 2013, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will open to the public 7 days a week, it was announced today by Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of the Museum.

Florida’s parks welcoming new and exciting attractions

LONDON, England - Florida's theme parks have been delighting holidaymakers for decades, and Disney World tickets continue to be a hugely popular choice for those in search of fun in the sun.

Iceland invites tourists to experience a traditional Christmas

REYKJAVIK, Iceland - Inspired by Iceland is showcasing a taste of the country's unique festive traditions at the heart of Reykjavik's Christmas village.

Kiwi performer perplexing Berlin tourists

A Kiwi performance artist is perplexing tourists by holding yoga poses in front of well known European monuments.

Centenarians drive up tourism in China’s Bama county

BEIJING, China - More than 180,000 tourists have visited a remote mountainous county in China famous for having the most centenarians in the country.

Qatar Airways to work with Seychelles to boost visitor numbers from...

The Seychelles delegation, on a working mission in Sao Paulo in Brazil, met with Pedro Rossini of Qatar Airways and discussed the way forward to increase visitor numbers for Seychelles from Brazil.

Seoul offers new prepaid sim card service for visitors’ smart phones

SEOUL, Korea - It is now easier than ever for business travelers in Seoul to keep connected with friends, family, and co-workers back home – all while using their own phone.

Weak rupee hinders Indian tourism to China

CHENGDU, China - The number of Indian tourists visiting mainland China, the world's third largest tourist destination with 135 million inbound travelers last year, is expected to rise only marginally

Marilyn Monroe returns to Palm Springs

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - One of the most iconic actresses of all time, Marilyn Monroe, has returned to the city where she was discovered!

Greek business owners concerned about tourism slump

Dimitris Thalassinos, 75, is tired. He is serving his last customer before packing up for the day. Most days he is at his shop in Athens' ancient Pandrossou street market for 12 hours.

April visitor numbers up in Seychelles

The Seychelles islands’ monthly visitor numbers remarkably peaked to new heights last April.

More tourists stay longer, spend more in Scotland

Scotland's tourism industry has been boosted by increased visits and spending over a year, according to new figures.

Fiji: It’s business as usual

Flood-ravaged Fiji insisted it was "business as usual" for the South Pacific nation's vital tourism industry Wednesday, as officials confirmed the death toll from recent downpours had risen to five.

Grand Egyptian Museum scheduled for inauguration in 2015

Egypt's Antiquities Minister announced the start of the final phase of construction at the Grand Egyptian Museum, scheduled for inauguration in 2015.

Tigers attack tour bus in Chinese wildlife park

A group of tourists visiting a wildlife park in eastern China had a narrow escape after Bengal tigers attacked their bus, puncturing its tyres and destroying the windscreen, state media said.

Korean tourism chief stresses high-quality tourism

While an ardent promoter of “long vacation culture,” President Lee Charm of the Korea Tourism Organization has yet to settle his winter holiday plans.

Minister: ASEAN wants more Indian visitors

Indonesia's Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Mari Elka Pangestu said on Wednesday that ASEAN targeted to boost the number of Indian tourists visiting the region.

New tourism advert celebrates Scotland’s culture and creativity

VisitScotland have launched a new TV advert advert to mark the start of a year-long celebration of Scotland’s culture and creativity.

Chinese contribution to Australia’s tourism could top $6 billion

Australians feeling guilty about their overseas jaunts at the expense of local tourism destinations take heart - the Chinese are coming.

Snow sculpture competition creates outdoor art gallery in Breckenridge

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. - Fifteen teams with artists from 11 countries will compete in the 22nd annual International Snow Sculpture Championships Jan. 24-28, 2012 in Breckenridge, Colo.

Indian visitors spend 41 percent more in Singapore

SINGAPORE - Even as the whole world is talking about economic slowdown, Indians traveling abroad seem to have thrown the worry to the wind, that is if one goes by the figures of the Singapore Tourism

Dubai lures Shopping Festival tourists with hot deals

Dubai: As the 17th Dubai Shopping Festival gets under way, hotels are enticing tourists with attractive promotions and discount rates.

Tourism chief: Visit from royal couple would boost tourism in Australia

Looking back on the year that was Tourism Australia chief Andrew McEvoy says the low points are burnt into our brains, but a smile creeps into his voice when he talks about the year ahead.

Over 1.5 million tourists flock to Bethlehem for Christmas

BETHLEHEM, West Bank - Around one and a half million tourists have visited the West Bank city of Bethlehem so far, with thousands more expected to arrive in the coming days for Christmas celebrations,

10.4 million tourists expected to visit Mexico in final two weeks...

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Approximately 10.4 million tourists are expected to visit Mexico during the last two weeks of 2011, according to estimates announced recently by Secretary of Tourism Gloria Gueva

Visitors staying longer in Macau

Visitors are spending more time in Macau as the average length of stay at local hotels has reached a new record high in October, official data shows.