Archive for April, 2010
Seychelles has again appeared top of the list of the worldâ€™s beaches, with the famous La Digue beach being voted top by www.strandbewertung.de from Germany. â€œFar from being the first time that a Seychellesâ€™ beach makes it into top spot in world rankings, this recent award again highlights one of Seychelles â€˜Best Fiveâ€™ – unique [...]
Within the minimalist chic environs of a resort called Amanyara, guests will be treated to performances by nine world-class musicians, with musical styles ranging from jazz and Latin to classical and Broadway standards. Following the success of the inaugural Amanyara Music Festival, the series of concerts will showcase the works of Franz Schubert, Ludwig van [...]
The first quarter of 2010 heralded good news for Jordanâ€™s tourism sector in what could be another landmark year. Statistics by the ministry of tourism and antiquities and the by the Central Bank of Jordan have shown across-the-board increases in both visitor numbers, as well as tourism receipts.
Cape Town Tourism CEO MariÃ«tte du Toit-Helmbold said the latest international tourism statistics show that international tourism is steadily gaining momentum, following an extremely challenging 2009. She said according to information just released by the UNWTO (United Nations World Trade Organization) World Tourism Barometer, international arrivals have grown by 7 percent in the first two [...]
Zermatt is famous because of the Matterhorn. But did you know that there are another 38 peaks around Zermatt that exceed the magical height of 4,000 mmetres above sea level? It’s therefore no wonder that our village is firmly rooted in alpinism; this has shaped the development of tourism over the last 200 years and, [...]
Brades, Montserrat – With strong Irish roots that date back to the late 1700s, it comes as no surprise that Montserrat offers visitors an authentic experience spiked by a good ‘old fashion’ rum shop or bar. Brave souls are also encouraged to try bush rum, made from various local herbs steeped in strong white rum, [...]
Riviera Nayarit, Mexico (April 29, 2010) – Riviera Nayarit, Mexico’s newest destination, casts a bright spotlight and positive outlook for Mexican tourism. Riviera Nayarit is looking ahead at 2010 with growth in number of monthly visitors based on hotel occupancy, new hotel openings in 2010 and beyond, as well as impressive accolades as a top [...]
New York, New York – April 29, 2010 — Practical yet poetic, Wales View is not a typical travel brochure, but rather a magazine-style travelogue that engages the would-be first-time visitor and the obsessive returner to Wales alike.
HISAR/VELINGRAD, Bulgaria – The town of Hisar boasts one formidable collection â€” hundreds of kidney-, bladder- and gallstones which have been expelled after treatment with water from the 22 mineral springs in the region.
International tourism is steadily gaining momentum in the US following an extremely challenging 2009. International tourist arrivals grew by 7 percent in the first two months of 2010 worldwide, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Growth was particularly strong in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. UNWTO forecasts international tourist arrivals to grow [...]