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Cape Town competes to be named World Design Capital

In just under two weeks, Cape Town will know whether it will be the World Design Capital 2014. Cape Town is competing with Dublin and Bilbao.

The Grand Mauritian Resort & Spa, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa not accepting reservations

On October 9 at 12:00 noon local time, a wild fire originating from the surrounding area spread to the The Grand Mauritian Resort & Spa in Turtle Bay, Mauritius.

Tourist industry not happy with Sri Lanka’s visa changes

A stream of visitors arrives from London or Dubai, Frankfurt or Hong Kong. They meet their tour guides or drivers and are whisked out in air-conditioned vehicles into the tropical greenery.

Icelandic President leading the nation to open homes to tourist

REYKJAVIK, Iceland – In an unprecedented and historic move, the President of Iceland Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, will make a momentous speech this afternoon in which he will invite tourists

Japan offering 10000 free flights to boost tourism

Japan is offering free flights to 10,000 foreigners to visit the country next April to boost tourism badly hit by the March 11 nuclear disaster.

Top 10 emerging destinations for green and sustainable travel

Vienna, VA – List of top 10 emerging eco destinations as the next “best bets” to take folks off the sometimes beaten green path