Archive for June, 2007
Tennessee’s Pigeon Forge Tourism Department Laughs At Gas Prices, Tickles Guests With ‘Great Gas Giveaway, The Sequel’
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (June 2007) -As North America’s gas prices continue to aggravate leisure travelers, Pigeon Forge, Tenn., at the edge of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is having fun with the situation for the second summer in a row.
(MIO, Mich) – Michigan campers have the choice of two weekends in which to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday this year and private campgrounds around the state are reporting a fair amount of availability to accommodate those looking for a fun, affordable, family-focused vacation.
Sedona, Tucson, Tubac and Phoenix have been ranked among the top 25 U.S. arts destinations in their respective categories, according to a readers poll by American Style magazine. Among cities with populations under 100,000, Tubac was ranked 20th. Sedona climbed three spots to take second place in that category, with Santa Fe, N.M., taking the [...]
Belize Eco-Lodge Offers Ten Tips To Nurture Birds Through Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainability
Petaluma, CA, June 2007 — Jodi and Vance BentÃƒÂ©, proprietors of the recently opened Casa del Caballo Blanco Eco-Lodge in Belize, offer 10 tips to create environments that attract and nurture birds. They are also the founders and custodians of the not-for-profit Casa Avian Support Alliance (CASA) whose purpose is to address the needs of [...]
Oman's southern Dhofar region, some 1,000kms from Muscat is home to the country's second largest city, Salalah. Each year from the middle of July to the end of August, more than 300,000 visitors come here to celebrate the Khareef Festival. This is the time of the year when visitors can experience the cooler, cloudy, summer [...]
By balidiscovery.com/etn The president of Indonesia launches the new Bali branding campaign titled "Shanti Shanti Shanti" or "Peace Peace Peace."
By Nirupama Subramanian l The Hindu/etn India and Pakistan are in talks about strengthening their tourism ties. ISLAMABAD – A proposal to permit group tourism between India and Pakistan, and increasing the number of religious shrines that pilgrims from either country can visit on the other side, are on the agenda for the two-day talks [...]
By Nelson Alcantara l Special to eTN With the Galapagos Islands officially making the United Nations’ list of World Heritage Sites in danger, should tourism to the fragile ecosystem end?
A tourism body in Australia is saying Australia should look into eco and indigenous tourism if it wants to increase its foreign visitor traffic. The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) has said developing indigenous and eco tourism product and experiences are the major keys for the Australian tourism industry to increasing international visitor growth over [...]
SUMMER IN FULL SWING IN LOWER MANHATTAN-Cobblestone Streets, Historic Pier, Fireworks, Live Music All Part of Summer at South Street Seaport
With New York harbor and the Brooklyn Bridge as the backdrop, the South Street Seaport is home to a wide variety of summer activities, many of which are free.