Category: Cultural Travel News

Celine Dion concludes her Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum At Caesars Palace

Celine Dion concludes her Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum At Caesars Palace

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 9, 2019 17:32 0

Last night, June 8, international superstar Celine Dion concluded her second groundbreaking residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Since Celine's first residency debuted in ... Read More

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism launches ‘Sovereign’s Road’ project

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism launches ‘Sovereign’s Road’ project

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 22:35 0

Russia's Federal Agency for Tourism (Rosturizm) and the governors of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novgorod, Tver regions announced the signing of an agreement to develop the ... Read More

Seychelles to celebrate 250th anniversary of the first settlement in 2020

Seychelles to celebrate 250th anniversary of the first settlement in 2020

editor editor- June 7, 2019 21:12 0

As announced by President Danny Faure in August 2018, the celebrations of the 250th anniversary of the first settlement of Seychelles is to be held ... Read More

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Dark Tourism: South Korea using massacre to lure tourists

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- June 7, 2019 02:11 0

What is often referred to as dark tourism is now a hopeful light in terms of tourism for South Korea. The Korean War took place ... Read More

Yichun:  Picturesque city reveals its rich tourism resources

Yichun: Picturesque city reveals its rich tourism resources

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 19:08 0

The annual event Jiangxi Tourism Industry Development Conference opened in Yichun City, Jiangxi province of China on June 5. It is an important platform for ... Read More

Templestay: a unique experience in Korea

Templestay: a unique experience in Korea

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 18:27 0

Have you ever dreamed of getting away from your busy lives? Do you want to know how to really love yourself, and listen to your ... Read More

Wi-Fi, facial recognition, and more: China introduces ‘smart toilets’

Wi-Fi, facial recognition, and more: China introduces ‘smart toilets’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 18:58 0

Wi-Fi, facial recognition and dynamic switching between male and female toilets. A number of "smart toilets" with these intelligent facilities are in service in east ... Read More

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

American travelers reduce budgets, still spend more than Europeans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 17:34 1

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 ... Read More

Research into child sexual exploitation urgently needed says NGO

Research into child sexual exploitation urgently needed says NGO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 16:35 0

A Country Overview Report released today by ECPAT International says that more research is urgently needed into the sexual exploitation and abuse of children in ... Read More

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

Chinese travelers ‘harassed’: Beijing issues US travel warning

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 16:26 0

China has issued a travel warning to its citizens traveling to the US, citing reports that trade war tensions have seen Washington using its powers ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019 confirmed as premier ‘one stop’ opportunity to meet region’s top decision making agents

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019 confirmed as premier ‘one stop’ opportunity to meet region’s top decision making agents

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 15:45 0

With Asia Pacific continuing to dominate the world’s high net worth population, the second edition of ILTM Asia Pacific - which took place place in ... Read More

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

China warns students planning to study in US to ‘strengthen risk assessment’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 23:45 0

The government of China warned its citizens on Monday of the risk in planning to study abroad at an American university, advising them to prepare ... Read More

First ever airport drag brunch hosted by United Airlines & OTG

First ever airport drag brunch hosted by United Airlines & OTG

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 3, 2019 21:07 0

In support of Pride Month and The Trevor Project, OTG and United Airlines are hosting the first-ever airport DJ Drag Brunch at Newark Liberty International ... Read More

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 14:19 0

A global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS shows a positive picture of local residents’ perceptions towards urban tourism. Looking at ... Read More

Biodynamic Bordeaux

Biodynamic Bordeaux

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- June 1, 2019 19:04 0

Elementary The Bordeaux wine region in southwestern France produces some of the most desired wines and vintages in the world.  Once considered a center for ... Read More

CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans

CTO: Authentic Caribbean experiences driving influences for travelers’ holiday plans

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019 15:50 0

Today’s traveler demands a more authentic cultural experience and is exploring destinations that highlight artistic, musical, culinary, literary, social, religious and political attributes. Countries in ... Read More

Laos capital welcomes China Tourism and Culture Week

Laos capital welcomes China Tourism and Culture Week

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 1, 2019 00:52 0

The China Tourism and Culture Week, one of the important activities of the Visit Laos-China Year 2019, was inaugurated in Lao capital Vientiane on Friday. ... Read More

Great Wall Hero 2019: Global Marketing Campaign Introduction

Great Wall Hero 2019: Global Marketing Campaign Introduction

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 18:44 0

Beijing Municipal Culture and Tourism Bureau  organized the Global Promotional Event of "Great Wall Hero 2019"at Guirui Theater of Beijing Horticultural Expo. Guests included the ... Read More

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

Brussels by bike: European capital celebrates cycling and honors its cultural heritage

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 17:15 0

2019 is a year like no other for Brussels. This year Brussels is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first Tour de France victory of ... Read More

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal

Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Leaders are in Nepal

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2019 05:42 0

The Nepal Tourism Board under the leadership of their CEO Deepak Joshi is positioning the country as a global center for tourism resilience in Asia. ... Read More

Moscow mayor: New city-wide facial recognition system “would be only rivaled by China”

Moscow mayor: New city-wide facial recognition system “would be only rivaled by China”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 23:45 0

The Mayor of Moscow said on Thursday that Russian capital’s authorities plan to create a large-scale facial recognition system comprising more than 200,000 CCTV cameras ... Read More

Disneyland unveils Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Disneyland unveils Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 20:05 0

A ceremony was held in Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California to unveil Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, the largest and most technologically advanced single-themed land expansion ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness

ILTM Asia Pacific 2019: Luxury travel ‘mindstyle’ shifts from indulgence and status to health and wellness

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 18:15 0

Travel brands must significantly upgrade their health & wellness proposition to better connect with the new mindstyle of luxury travelers in Asia Pacific (APAC). Plant-based ... Read More

750,000 EU nationals apply for UK residence ahead of Brexit

750,000 EU nationals apply for UK residence ahead of Brexit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 17:15 1

Britain has received 750,000 applications from EU citizens seeking to settle in the UK in the first four months of 2019, with Poles leading the ... Read More

Tivoli exhibition open to tourists this summer: Eva vs. Eva

Tivoli exhibition open to tourists this summer: Eva vs. Eva

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 30, 2019 02:37 0

At Villa d'Este in Tivoli, an exhibition was inaugurated and dedicated to the dual value of the feminine in the Western imagination, entitled Eva vs. ... Read More

Arena di Verona Opera Foundation in New York for Festival

Arena di Verona Opera Foundation in New York for Festival

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 30, 2019 01:56 0

A few days after the success of Shanghai, the targeted marketing action of the Arena Foundation for the promotion of the Opera Festival Arena continued ... Read More

Egyptian President orders tourist attractions’ upgrades to “reflect history and civilization of Egypt”

Egyptian President orders tourist attractions’ upgrades to “reflect history and civilization of Egypt”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 00:36 0

Egypt's President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi ordered upgrading tourist attractions nationwide, in a way that reflects the history and civilization of the country. This happened during ... Read More

Maui Visitors Bureau’s hidden statement on hiking on Maui

Maui Visitors Bureau’s hidden statement on hiking on Maui

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019 21:19 3

Tourism is the biggest business in Hawaii.  Ocean activities and hiking are the most popular activities on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Both are fun, ... Read More

Pride Month continues in the heart of the Mediterranean with Malta Pride Week

Pride Month continues in the heart of the Mediterranean with Malta Pride Week

editor editor- May 29, 2019 21:07 0

What better place to celebrate Pride than in Malta, the No.1 European LGBTQ+ travel destination? Malta has been awarded an outstanding 90% in recognition of ... Read More

Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival

Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival

editor editor- May 29, 2019 19:05 0

BEYOND EXTRAORDINARY TROUPE *Grand Parade of Troupes Takes Place Friday, August 9*  Anguilla enjoyed an impressive 2019 winter season with record breaking numbers of tourist ... Read More