Tourism News

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“New Big 5”, a new ethical approach to wildlife tourism 1600 900 admin

“New Big 5”, a new ethical approach to wildlife tourism

The original concept of the “Big Five”, based on the top five animals to shoot and kill in the African…

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Amsterdam restricts Airbnb in three neighborhoods 1600 900 admin

Amsterdam restricts Airbnb in three neighborhoods

The decision has been made: Amsterdam is to ban Airbnb rentals and other platforms from three districts in the city.…

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A 4* Hotel to be built in natural park of Cabo de Gata-Níjar in Andalusia 1920 1080 admin

A 4* Hotel to be built in natural park of Cabo de Gata-Níjar in Andalusia

A building project in one of the most iconic protected natural parks in Southern Spain, Cabo de Gata, has recently…

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Maslina Resort in Hvar, Croatia joins Green Pearls, GmbH 2000 1125 admin

Maslina Resort in Hvar, Croatia joins Green Pearls, GmbH

This August is the inauguration of a state-of-the-art Relais & Chateaux property in the Croatian island of Hvar. The five-star…

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Crystal Cruises won the 2019 Blue Circle Award 1500 844 admin

Crystal Cruises won the 2019 Blue Circle Award

As part of the EcoAction Program that encourages the reduction of carbon footprint and emissions beyond their requirements, the Port…

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Bournemouth beaches left in a sorry state after being flooded by UK tourists 1920 1080 admin

Bournemouth beaches left in a sorry state after being flooded by UK tourists

As international travel is still largely on hold, many tourists rushed to their domestic destinations as soon as the Sun…

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Mount Taranaki, NZ will be given the same legal rights as a person 1920 1080 admin

Mount Taranaki, NZ will be given the same legal rights as a person

The ancient giant of New Zealand will soon become the third geographic feature in the country to be granted “legal…

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Will “Safe Travel” be the new “Sustainable Tourism”? 1920 1080 admin

Will “Safe Travel” be the new “Sustainable Tourism”?

For months now, the travel industry has appeared to be sinking in quicksand, with its’ metaphorical arms losing the strength…

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Great Barrier Reef launches a new Museum of Underwater Art 1920 1080 admin

Great Barrier Reef launches a new Museum of Underwater Art

Besides striving to be a key job generator, tourism attraction, and marine science and research hub, the new Townsville museum…

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WTTC issues a recognition stamp for traveler safety & hygiene 1920 1080 admin

WTTC issues a recognition stamp for traveler safety & hygiene

The World Travel & Tourism Council has been hard at work during our current pandemic. They have outlined safety precautions…

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Taj Mahal fights air pollution and smog 1920 1080 admin

Taj Mahal fights air pollution and smog

One of the Seven Wonders of the World is suffering from enormous levels of air pollution, as it is India’s…

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Kenya offers virtual safari tours 1920 1080 admin

Kenya offers virtual safari tours

As a response to a worldwide COVID-19 tourism trend, Kenya has launched a virtual live stream campaign to display safaris…

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