Iraq’s marshes now part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Dec09

Iraq’s marshes now part
of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Written by Anda Robescu | 2016-07-22 04:39:50 A wetland in southern Iraq, considered to be the biblical Garden of Eden and that was almost completely drained during the presidency of Saddam Hussein, was included in UNESCO world heritage, Iraqi authorities declared according to Reuters. The area “is made up of seven sites: three archaeological sites and four wetland marsh areas in southern Iraq,” Unesco representatives said. “The...

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Glass Walkway For a Shanghai Tower
Nov04

Glass Walkway
For a Shanghai Tower

Jin Mao Tower in Shanghai is one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world at 1260 feet tall. A glass walkway was added that allows visitors to walk around and admire the exterior of the top floor of the building. Tourists will be able to walk around the building, at more than 1020 feet on a transparent walkway that has no railings. With a width of only 48 inches, the bridge is not recommended for those with fear of heights. Tourists...

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Paris launches operation against “love locks”
Sep23

Paris launches operation against “love locks”

Paris is the capital of romance and love and wants to remain that way, but without locks decorating its bridges – so an operation has been launched to ask tourists not to put “locks of love” on bridges of the City of Lights, the AFP reports. First on the Pont des Arts, a pedestrian bridge, then from the Pont Neuf, the oldest stone bridge in the French capital, nearly one million padlocks will be removed. “Love...

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Spaceport America Signiture Event
Sep02

Spaceport America Signiture Event

SPACEPORT AMERICA, N.M., Aug. 15, 2016 — Spaceport America, the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport located in southern New Mexico in the USA announced today the introduction of five annual Spaceport America branded signature events. The FAA-licensed launch complex, situated on 18,000 acres adjacent to the U.S. Army White Sands Missile Range in southern New Mexico, boasts 6,000 square miles of restricted...

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UNESCO adds destinations to World Heritage list
Aug26

UNESCO adds destinations to World Heritage list

Every year, the UNESCO World Heritage Centre investigates places all over the world in order to find out new sights to add to its list of cultural and natural wonders. Its list consists of 1,052 locations worldwide – historical and cultural created by nature or by man. These places fulfill certain criteria and can be considered to add “outstanding value to humanity.” This week, following the annual meeting of the...

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LE BOAT ANNOUNCES 15% OFF EARLY BOOKINGS
Aug16

LE BOAT ANNOUNCES 15% OFF EARLY BOOKINGS

July 29th, 2016 – Le Boat, Europe’s number one self-drive boating vacation company, announced that it is offering 15% off all 2017 bookings on a wide selection of 1-4 star cruisers and 5% off its larger cruisers that include Vision, Mystique and Royal Mystique. Boats must be booked by August 31st to qualify. “Booking your 2017 holiday early can ensure you secure the perfect boat for your needs, especially in our more popular...

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Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach
Aug03

Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach

WAIKIKI, Hawaii, April 28, 2016 — The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach is now accepting reservations, offering guests a new horizon of luxury in world-renowned Waikiki. This new residential resort is the latest addition to the Waikiki skyline, featuring the ultimate in resort-style living with expansive ocean views from every residence, global culinary experiences, exceptional amenities and legendary service. Perfectly...

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Twilight Tours of Neolithic village available until 31 August 2016
Jul30

Twilight Tours of Neolithic village available until 31 August 2016

EDINBURGH, 2016-Jul-18 — Uncovered by a storm in 1850, Skara Brae is world famous for being the best-preserved Neolithic settlement in Western Europe. During the summer months staff at Skara Brae welcome hundreds of visitors, who can view the nine surviving Neolithic houses from the path that winds through the settlement – but lack of space means they haven’t been able to get up close to the delicate ancient monument. Now special...

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Dali Exhibit in Beverly Hills
Jul27

Dali Exhibit in Beverly Hills

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 17, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Two Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills has unveiled Dali Exhibit at Two Rodeo Drive, which marks the first and largest outdoor showcase of Dali’s sculptures in the United States. This world class exhibition of 12 iconic Salvador Dali sculptures is presented by Two Rodeo Drive and Galerie Michael, with a sponsorship from Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau....

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Mt. Rainier’s World Famous Wildflowers
Jul20

Mt. Rainier’s World Famous Wildflowers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mt. Rainier, WA.- Mid-July means Mt. Rainier’s world-famous wildflowers are making their colorful debut, a vibrant display, welcoming park visitors during the Centennial of the National Park Service. “Wildflower season is a busy and breathtaking time at Mt. Rainier,” said Mary Kay Nelson, Executive Director of Visit Rainier. “Part of what makes wildflower season so exciting is different flowers bloom at different...

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