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Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival a Fabulous Success

Chief Assignment Editor- December 15, 2020 0

The 2020 Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival officially concluded yesterday. It was the first time the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) had adopted an ... Read More

Hong Kong Tourism Board Opens New 360° Hong Kong Moments

Chief Assignment Editor- November 5, 2020 0

Right next to the city in Hong Kong, nature is closer than one might think. Shining a light on this perhaps unknown wonder, the Hong ... Read More

What embracing the Australian culture means

Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2018 0

When you think of Australia, what comes to mind? Are you picturing a warm day spent on a beach? Perhaps you are taking a road ... Read More

Restrictions on movement at Thailand’s biggest Buddhist temple lifted

Global Editor- April 11, 2017 0

Thailand’s junta lifted restrictions on movement at the country’s biggest Buddhist temple on Tuesday, a month after police ended a siege of the complex whose ... Read More

Death goes digital: Slovenian firm puts a modern twist on ancient tombstone

Global Editor- April 8, 2017 0

A Slovenian company has created a virtual way to grieve, with digital interactive tombstones that play video and other digital content to mourners. A prototype ... Read More

Organization of Islamic Cooperation denounces Stockholm terror attack

Global Editor- April 8, 2017 0

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has censured a recent terrorist attack in Swedish capital of Stockholm in which several people lost their lives and ... Read More

Seychelles showcased at fishing fair in Italy

Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2017 0

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) recently took part in one of the most important fair in the Italian fishing field, in Riva del Garda - ... Read More

“Animated World” officially launches at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

Global Editor- April 7, 2017 0

The world's exclusive "Animated World" officially launches on 6th April, 2017, bringing famous animated characters and interactive gaming experience to visitors for all ages. Visitors ... Read More

Britney Spears concert disrupts Israeli election

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

A Britney Spears concert has reportedly forced Israel to reschedule an election because it falls on the same day as the pop star's Tel Aviv ... Read More

Old Port of Montreal: Ride the highest observation wheel in Canada

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

Starting this June, Montrealers and visitors to the city can soar to a unique vantage point between the city and the river on Montreal's Observation ... Read More

Heathrow identifies the languages children should learn for future success

Global Editor- April 6, 2017 0

With Heathrow expecting a record 868,000 passengers over Easter weekend and 200,000 extra families set to travel, the UK’s hub airport today announced its Little ... Read More

Commemorating the SMS Cormoran II: The Lecture Series

Chief Assignment Editor- April 5, 2017 0

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II on April 7, 1917. A series of ... Read More

Tenerife hosts a record number of TV, film and photo shoots in 2016

Global Editor- April 4, 2017 0

Tenerife hosted a record-breaking number of 116 national and international TV, film and photo shoots in 2016, 28 more than the previous year, according to ... Read More

International Jazz Day Brussels: Be Jazz Be Brussels!

Global Editor- April 3, 2017 0

On November 2011 UNESCO designated April 30 as the International Jazz Day, a tribute to jazz music and its fundamental role in uniting people across ... Read More

Kanamara Matsuri Festival: Japan celebrates giant penises

Global Editor- April 3, 2017 0

Spring in Japan means the blooming of cherry blossoms, and also... the annual penis festival. The latter takes place on the first Sunday of every ... Read More

Royals come out for Hawaiian holiday

Dr. Anton Anderssen - special to eTN- April 1, 2017 0

Prince Kūhiō Day is a state holiday in Hawaii, observed March 26 each year. He was the founder of the Hawaiian Civic Club movement and ... Read More

Rolls-Royce partners with British music legends for bespoke Wraith models

Global Editor- March 29, 2017 0

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce a series of nine remarkable Wraith 'Inspired by British Music' cars, created in collaboration with, and celebrating the ... Read More

Save the date: eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX starts September 7

Global Editor- March 29, 2017 0

Food lovers have an appointment this 7, 8, 9 and 10 September for the sixth edition of eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX, the festival that highlights ... Read More

Museum of Ice Cream announces its opening in Los Angeles

Global Editor- March 28, 2017 0

Museum of Ice Cream opens its doors to the West Coast this April claiming sunny Los Angeles as its highly anticipated second location. Stationed in ... Read More

Iris Festival coming to Brussels

Global Editor- March 28, 2017 0

A party atmosphere will once again take over the streets and neighbourhoods of Brussels during the Iris Festival this coming 6-7 May. Many free activities ... Read More

Best Ramadan in the Region: Ajman Palace Hotel wins prestigious award

Global Editor- March 28, 2017 0

The Ajman Palace Hotel, managed by HMH – Hospitality Management Holding, was declared the GCC winner of the ‘Best Ramadan’ award at the glittering 2017 ... Read More

We had an epic Nepal Tourism Summit in Europe

eturbonews- March 26, 2017 0

You love Nepalese food and did not attend the Nepal Europe Summit?  You missed out! The long anticipated Nepal Europe Summit after ITB Berlin finished ... Read More

10 ways to experience culture on Guam

Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2017 0

Guam may be best known for white sand beaches and luxury shopping, but that’s just the glossy exterior. Underneath, there is an exotic island culture ... Read More

Corinthia Hotel St. George’s Bay in Malta introduces “Villages Experience” program

Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2017 0

Corinthia Hotel St. George’s Bay in Malta is helping promote travel with a difference, the first of which is a Villages Experience. From this month, ... Read More

Valletta 2018 celebrating the very best of Maltese culture

Global Editor- March 22, 2017 0

Valletta has launched a preview of its 2018 European Capital of Culture program. A collection of artistic, cultural, and community projects as well as festivals ... Read More

Charles V Festival: Family day and fine cuisine at Coudenberg Palace

Global Editor- March 21, 2017 0

Young and old alike will journey back to Renaissance times through a number of activities held at Coudenberg, the Brussels palace of Charles V. On ... Read More

Qatar Airways celebrates Dana Al Fardan, the official composer for Qatar Airways Group

Global Editor- March 21, 2017 0

Qatar Airways today named artist Dana Al Fardan, globally renowned composer and artist, as the official composer for Qatar Airways Group. This recognition caps a ... Read More

Developing a world-class cruise infrastructure in the Philippines

eturbonews- March 21, 2017 0

The Philippines officially welcomed Star Cruises  on 19 March when SuperStar Virgo arrived in Manila to begin her inaugural homeport deployment in the country. The ... Read More

New US Muslim ban: Airlines banned from taking computers and I-Pads

eturbonews- March 21, 2017 0

Egypt Air, Emirates, Ethihad, Saudia, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Moroc, Turkish Airlines and other airlines flying non stop from the Middle East to the United ... Read More

United Nations, UNICEF and “Smurfs: The Lost Village” celebrate International Day of Happiness

Global Editor- March 18, 2017 0

Demi Lovato, Joe Manganiello and Mandy Patinkin today threw their talent behind a United Nations effort to end extreme poverty, address inequality and protect the ... Read More