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American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 17:34

The results of GGA 19th annual Holiday Barometer were released today. This year’s barometer found that the number of Americans who indicated that they would be taking vacation this summer ... Read More

Sierra Foothills: Wine roads of California

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 00:10

California has many wine regions, including some of the world's most famous destinations. But hidden among even the high-profile appellations are the wine roads less traveled featuring stunning rural scenery, ... Read More

Fly-in Lodge set to take helicopter skiing to a new level In Canada

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 09:04

Northern Escape, Canada's leading heli-skiing operator is launching a new, luxurious remote lodge for the upcoming 2019/2020 season. The new Northern Escape Lodge is strategically situated on a pristine 50-acre ... 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

African Tourism Board appoints UNWTO leader Cuthbert Ncube: Repackaging Tourism in Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 21:11

Cuthbert Ncube, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) regional vice-president was appointed today as the Vice President of the African Tourism Board Mr. Ncube is based in Pretoria, South Africa. In ... Read More

The Kingdom of Eswatini Tourism Authority Teams up with African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 31, 2019 06:13

The Kingdom of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland joined the African Tourism Board as its latest member. The Honorable Minister of Minister of Tourism and Environmental Affairs Moses Vilakati will ... Read More

Search underway for missing plane heading from Tennessee to South Carolina

editor editor- March 15, 2019 20:18

Macon County Emergency Management agency reported that crews are searching for a plane that took off from Knoxville, Tennessee, but never reached its destination in Aiken, South Carolina. Macon County ... Read More

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

editor editor- March 14, 2019 23:42

  With the weather slowly… very slowly… warming up around most of the USA, spring is finally just around the corner. It is the perfect time of year to break ... Read More

Botswana hunting proposal could put its tourism industry at risk

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:17

Botswana’s proposals to lift its hunting ban and to introduce elephant culling has fuelled political posturing, denials, misinformation, and lobbying from pro hunting and culling groups. But what does the ... Read More

Seychelles’ North Island to join internationally-renowned hospitality company’s luxury collection brand

editor editor- March 1, 2019 00:44

North Island management made a recent announcement, declaring the resort would be adding its name to the Marriott International’s properties in Seychelles after Le Meridien Fisherman's Cove. The operations would ... Read More

Badass women dominating adventure travel

editor editor- February 22, 2019 02:59

In honor of International Women’s Day (IWD), Friday, March 8, 2019, these inspiring travel professionals are working to make outdoor travel a more balanced place for women around the world. ... Read More

World-class luxury travel experiences to showcase at AIME 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 02:05

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) has announced a series of premier global luxury travel exhibitors who will showcase their unique venues and destinations at the 2019 event. Exhibitors ... Read More

Charismatic local guides front South African Tourism’s new campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 19:30

South African Tourism is putting 12 of South Africa’s most passionate guides at the heart of its latest campaign, ‘Meet Your South Africa’, which showcases the wealth of unmissable travel ... Read More

Atlantic Canada: What’s hot and happening in the provinces

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 19:20

2019 is just around the corner, and visitors to Atlantic Canada next year can expect to be greeted with incredible adventure experiences, mouth watering gastronomy and classic Canadian wilderness. There ... Read More

Shalom from the city of peace: Jerusalem

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 9, 2018 22:50

There is an ancient Jewish belief that each soul is a special “pearl of life”’, a necklace of jewelry that shines through the darkness of history and adds beauty to ... Read More

InnerSea Discoveries offers the Un-Cruise in Alaska for 2011

editor editor- October 14, 2010 04:02

SEATTLE - Small-ship line InnerSea Discoveries, sister company to American Safari Cruises, offers exhilarating cruises in Alaska in 2011 that go beyond the norm. Read More

Livingstone to wilderness

editor editor- March 29, 2010 09:31

Wilderness Safaris owns or markets many lodges in Africa. The company has grown from small beginnings in Botswana to a large organization, which operates in many countries. Read More

Bentwood Inn – iconic Jackson Hole log lodge deepens its environmental commitments

editor editor- February 1, 2010 02:31

The Bentwood Inn, located in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is deepening their commitment to the environmental well-being of the region by implementing comprehensive environmental initiatives and teaming with Read More

Getting off the beaten path in the Falkland Islands

editor editor- September 30, 2009 06:56

With autumn fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to start planning your adventure to the Falkland Islands, located 400 miles off the southeastern tip of South America. Read More

Island of the week – Kangaroo Island, South Australia

editor editor- July 19, 2009 05:51

Off the coast of south Australia, an easy 90-minute drive through world-class wine country to the Fleurieu Peninsula on the south coast, board a ferry for a short ride to ... Read More

Malikha Lodge in Burma’s Northern Kachin State offers luxury wilderness experience

editor editor- July 11, 2008 02:38

The folks who staff the guest experience at a remote luxury lodge in northern Burma come from nearby hill tribe villages. These villages provide guides for half-day and longer treks. Read More