Tag: wonders

Agra Tourism: Facing the challenge of change

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- June 10, 2019 20:30

It is said that there are two kinds of people in the world - those who have seen the Taj Mahal in Agra, and those who want to. Clearly, everyone ... Read More

Tourism Authority of Thailand adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 08:17

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has adopted a simplified “A-B-C Strategy” to promote emerging tourist destinations by creating inter-linked, theme-related travel routes that better distribute visitor flows nationwide. TAT ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019 08:12

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating hurricane hit. Today at the IPW 2019 in Anaheim, Discover ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019 00:18

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press Conference held at the 51st edition held on Tuesday, June ... Read More

Places worth visiting to get inspired to study

editor editor- May 23, 2019 01:47

Sometimes, a student just needs to feel inspired. It happens when one is demotivated and not interested in studying anymore. A learner looks for free essays online in order not ... Read More

Safertourism.com: Good-bye for now to Saint Lucia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 20:31

Safertourism.com president Dr. Peter Tarlow just finished his first fact-finding assignment on the Island of Saint Lucia. He says: "Today we bring our Saint Lucia journey to an end.  It ... 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

Praia de Santa Maria: Cabo Verde new livery landed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019 03:58

The 'Praia de Santa Maria' arrived from Boston to the Nelson Mandela Airport in Capem Verde last Friday night carrying 134 passengers on board. “Praia de Santa Maria”, whose name ... Read More

Princess Cruises launches largest Australia & New Zealand deployment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 16:08

Princess Cruises has announced its largest Australia and New Zealand cruise season ever offered sailing towards some of the world’s most dramatic destinations during the cruise line’s October 2020 to ... Read More

Saint Lucia shares Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2019 cover with US soccer star Alex Morgan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 15:29

The Caribbean island of Saint Lucia -- the only country in the world named after a woman -- is proudly featured on the cover of the historic Sports Illustrated Swimsuit ... Read More

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

editor editor- May 7, 2019 21:56

Electric vehicles (EVs). They need recharging just like a fossil-fuel car needs to stop in at a gas pump. But how easy (or difficult) is it to stop in for ... Read More

Malta Tourism puts island on the map: Following dedicated trails

editor editor- May 2, 2019 02:10

In 2018 and 2019, the Malta Tourism Authority released a host of themed maps that lead travelers across the island in pursuit of gastronomy, diving, adventure, and films. The latest ... Read More

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

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

Travel is not just about seeing the wonders of the earth but understanding our impact upon it. With increasing frequency, people are looking to make the shift from "tourist" to ... Read More

Vietjet launches new service to Indonesia with Ho Chi Minh City-Bali route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 15:06

Vietjet today opens ticket sales for its new international route connecting the biggest city of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City with Bali (Indonesia). Vietjet is the first and only airline ... Read More

Malaysian airline Firefly signs agreement with Sabre

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019 22:05

Sabre Corporation today announced a new content distribution agreement with Firefly, a leading regional carrier in Southeast Asia, and a subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines. As average tourism growth in Southeast ... Read More

Travel Oregon’s “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign

editor editor- April 6, 2019 02:47

Inspired by the viral success of the "Only Slightly Exaggerated" campaign last spring, Travel Oregon is launching part two of the animated campaign that gives viewers a creative glimpse of ... Read More

WTTC Global Summit: Next stop San Juan

editor editor- April 5, 2019 20:48

Discover Puerto Rico, the Island’s first-ever and new Destination Marketing Organization, today announced that island will serve as the host for the World Travel & Tourism Council 2020 Global Summit, ... Read More

Cable Car to be introduced on Mount Kilimanjaro, amid protest

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- April 4, 2019 16:09

A cable car is to be rolled out on Mount Kilimanjaro by a foreign company to improve access and boost tourism, amid strong protest from key local industry players. Overlooking ... Read More

New flights: Heathrow to Cornwall and the world

editor editor- April 2, 2019 19:05

Celebrations were held yesterday to mark the start of important new service at Heathrow airport. This weekend, the airport welcomed Flybe’s route from Cornwall Airport Newquay. The year-round service operates ... Read More

5 places to visit on your bucket list

editor editor- April 1, 2019 21:30

While everyone’s ultimate travel bucket list is different, there are certain destinations that really shouldn’t be missed, from American and Canadian destinations to places around the world, including these. Ireland ... Read More

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

editor editor- March 26, 2019 00:42

A report published today by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International describes how destinations must uncover and account for tourism’s hidden costs, referred ... Read More

Mongolian Tourism launches new interactive web platform at ITB Berlin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 20:10

Mongolia.travel, an interactive planning tool for travelers, was introduced for the first time at ITB Berlin, the largest tourism fair in the world. While Mongolia generates strong visions for most ... Read More

Disney Cruise Line returns to Greece

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 2, 2019 21:15

In summer 2020, Disney Cruise Line will embark on a variety of itineraries around the world, including a long-awaited return to Greece and the addition of five first-time ports of ... Read More

Quirkiest airport and hotel car parks around the world: Meet the Cheesegrater!

editor editor- February 26, 2019 23:04

For those who appreciate architectural wonders that transform the ordinary into something rather extraordinary, the award-winning airport parking operator and retailer Airport Parking & Hotels (APH) has collated a list ... Read More

Visit Malaysia campaign targets 30 million tourists by 2020

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 19:29

With a total of 25.8 million international tourists arriving in Malaysia in 2018, nation’s ambitious growth plans still call for boosting visitor numbers to this exotic, exciting and welcoming destination ... Read More

Mexico closes most of its tourist offices abroad

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 26, 2019 01:56

The Consejo de Promoción Turistica de México, the main public body for Mexican tourism, is closing all of its 21 international offices. Much of the available budget - about 290 ... Read More

Japan Tourism launches new website and video series

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 22:15

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has announced the launch of a new website and video series dedicated to the Tohoku region, the "hidden gem" of northern Japan. JNTO worked ... Read More

Greece Tourism presents Attica wine & food experience

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 1, 2019 02:17

A new itinerary in the land of gods and heroes deepens visitors’ knowledge of the land’s nectar. It was a trip proposed by the Tourist Organization of the Attica Region ... 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

Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 22:30

Israel had its best tourism year to date, with more than 4.12 million tourist entries recorded from January to December 2018, an increase of about 14% compared to 2017, and ... Read More

Historic Montana guest ranch welcomes new GM

editor editor- January 10, 2019 21:04

Montana guest ranch carries on Proud Traditions Of Western Hospitality, Pioneering Women with new GM. Read More

New Year Spa days and stays at Corinthia Hotels

editor editor- January 2, 2019 19:39

From London to Lisbon, tempting spa days and stays at Corinthia Hotels are the perfect antidote to winter and will work wonders for those wellness, health and fitness goals Read More

Honduras lures international visitors with new tourism campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 07:20

The Honduras Institute of Tourism (IHT) announced today its newest tourism campaign that showcases the broad diversity of the country and all it offers international tourists to discover. Featuring a ... Read More

Eleven new hotels bound to be immortal

editor editor- March 20, 2012 10:51

If the best architecture aims at eternity, to paraphrase famed English architect Christopher Wren, then these new hotels are bound to be immortal. Read More

Destination news: Wonders never cease

editor editor- September 17, 2010 05:34

LISBON, Portugal (eTN) - In tourism terms, drawing up a fresh list of the Seven Wonders of the World is a bit like reinventing the wheel. Read More

The Tourism Board rolls out its Seven Wonders of the Seychelles

editor editor- May 26, 2010 04:39

Following hard on the heels of its successful "From the Big Five to the Best Five" campaign, the Seychelles Tourism Board is moving to consolidate increasing public awareness of its ... Read More