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International Visits to the United States Increased in January 2017

washington capitol domeThe U.S. Department of Commerce announces that the United States welcomed 5.6 million international visitors in January 2017, a two percent increase in arrivals when compared to January 2016. It marked the first month of growth in total U.S. visits since June 2016.

North Korean threat helps to boost tourism in Guam

guam beach touristsA total of 132,952 visited Guam in July broke a 20-year record for arrivals in the month. The total number of arrivals also was an 8.1-percent increase over last July. Visitors from Korea were up 25 percent, while U.S. mainland visitor arrivals were up 14.9 percent over last year. However, the recent escalation in threats from North Korea appears to be having a positive effect on tourism to Guam.

Anti-tourist protests continue in Spain

Last month a tourist bus was stopped by people in balaclavas outside the Nou Camp stadium and its tyres were slashed. And last weekend, more than 100 anti-tourist protesters and local residents have descended on a Barcelona beach used mostly by UK tourists to oppose mass tourism in the Spanish city.

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Watch Humpback Whale migration in the Seychelles

With the South-East monsoon in full swing in the Seychelles, activities such as boating, charter fishing, diving and snorkeling are not quite favorable for the tourists wanting to experience the best that Seychelles has to offer. On the other hand, the windy season also brings with it humpback whales.

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Experience the brand new Hong Kong Pulse Light Show

HongKong Pulse 3D Light Show

The Hong Kong Pulse Light Show, organized by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), is back. After attracting over 2.3 million spectators over the years, the new version will go beyond just a light show, with playful elements added that touch every sensory point from every angle in the Open Piazza at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui.  

Watch the Best British Fireworks in Plymouth

Britain’s Ocean City kicked off its Summer Holiday calendar with the 47th Rolex Fastnet Race on Sunday, 6 August, as 340 boats began the 603-nautical mile race from the Isle of Wight to Plymouth, via the Fastnet Rock off the coast of Ireland. After the race, eyes will turn skyward for professional firework shows.

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WOW air offers rental bikes to travel around Reykjavik

Low-cost airline WOW air has launched its very own bicycle sharing scheme, WOW citybike. the new initiative offers an affordable and convenient means of travel around Reykjavik and will allow residents and travelers alike to be environmentally considerate while travelling through the city. At the same time, cyclists can see the capital from a different viewpoint and adopt a healthy mode of transport.

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Londoners are heading to Thailand

thailand tuktukA new study reveals Brits holiday trends by analyzing hundreds of thousands of travel insurance sales between April and June 2017.

Top 10 Sunny Countries to live - 2017

Looking for sunny places to live with lots to do? The weather seems to play a crucial role in choice of destination: almost seven out of ten (67%) say the climate in their new home was a factor to consider before moving abroad.


Caves of the Ice Age become 42nd UNESCO World Heritage Site in Germany

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee has included a new site to its list: the caves of the Ice Age in the Swabian Jura in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. More than 50 artifacts mostly made of bone and ivory, were discovered in six caves in the Ach- and Lonetal. These archaeological sites and prehistoric works of art from the Ice Age allow researchers to draw conclusions about the earliest traces of human settlement.

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Universal’s Mardi Gras 2018 Celebration Dates

This year, Florida’s biggest party at Universal Orlando Resort will take place every night from Feb. 3 through April 7 in 2018. In addition to the longest celebration, there will be an abundance of concerts on select nights.

Universals Mardi Gras Parade Performer

Indian government announce new facilities for tourists

India Goa beachIndian Ministry of Tourism has undertaken various measures/initiatives to provide facilitation and make tourist places accessible to the differently abled and to provide safety and security to tourists as per following details:

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