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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. 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.

Sat, Jul 22nd, 2017 3:32 pm

Strong tourism results in the first part of 2017

International tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 6% in January-April of 2017 compared to the same period last year, with business confidence reaching its highest levels in a decade. Sustained growth in most major destinations and a steady rebound in others drove results. Prospects for May-August 2017 remain high.

Fri, Jul 14th, 2017 10:26 am

Germany is among the 10 best countries to live in

According to Condé Nast Traveler, Germany is among the top 5 particularly viable countries.

Thu, Jul 13th, 2017 2:22 pm

Tourism key to foster trade in Least Developed Countries 

Tourism can make a strong contribution to the economies of Least Developed Countries where the sector is a major exporter concludes the report ‘Tourism for Sustainable Development in Least Developed Countries’ launched on the occasion of the Aid for Trade Review held in Geneva. The report was produced by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF). 

Thu, Jul 13th, 2017 2:21 pm


Orlando, FL – Small-group, European walking tour specialist The Blue Walk announced that it is now offering guaranteed departures and no minimum guest requirements for all of its classic tours. Guests can register for their trips with the assurance that they will always be “a go,” said co-owner Jeannette Candau. The company offers a diverse program of experience-focused walking tours that include a mixture of classic and unique “art tours” led by renowned, English-speaking artists in Italy, France, Greece, and the U.K.

Thu, Jul 13th, 2017 2:19 pm

Visitors can explore Ontario cottage country on self-guided mobile tours

Explorers’ Edge launches art, craft beer and cycling tours aimed at digital travellers

Wed, Jun 28th, 2017 9:53 am

Celebrating Tom Thomson

The McMichael delivers ‘love letter’ to Tom Thomson and Canada with July 1 opening of Passion Over Reason: Tom Thomson and Joyce Wieland

Tue, Jun 27th, 2017 11:07 am

Tourism and future energy: committed to curb emissions 

Under the title ‘Tourism and Future Energy: Unlocking low-carbon growth opportunities’, industry leaders and policy makers have convened in the Kazakh capital city of Astana to discuss the contribution of the tourism sector to reducing carbon emissions. The Conference is a joint initiative of Astana EXPO 2017 and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan. 

Tue, Jun 27th, 2017 11:05 am

Canada’s Prime Ministers are Coming to Castle Kilbride

Art installation commemorates all 22 of Canada’s leaders since Confederation.

Tue, Jun 27th, 2017 11:03 am

Disney Cruise Line Introduces First-Ever Marvel Day at Sea on Select Disney Magic Sailings from New York in Fall 2017

In fall 2017, Disney Cruise Line guests assemble on the Disney Magic to celebrate the epic adventures of the Marvel Universe's mightiest Super Heroes and Super Villains in a brand-new, day-long event during seven special sailings departing from New York City: Marvel Day at Sea. The celebration combines the thrills of renowned Marvel comics, films and animated series, with the excitement of Disney Cruise Line entertainment to summon everyone's inner Super Hero for the adventures that lie ahead during this unforgettable day at sea.

Mon, Oct 24th, 2016 3:10 pm

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