Showing posts with label tourism. Show all posts
Showing posts with label tourism. Show all posts

Monday, February 26, 2018

China: Planned lawsuit targets tourists who posed in Japanese uniforms

behaviors that deny the Nanjing Massacre and profane the war martyrs and sites
A law league in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing plans to file a public interest lawsuit against two men for posing in front of war ruins in Japanese army uniforms.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Turkey Pushes for Normalizing Relations with Germany

Turkey Pushes for Normalizing Relations with Germany
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu announced the push for formal charges against Yucel as he said Germany and Turkey were ready to "normalize relations." He also encouraged German tourists to visit Turkey.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Chinese tourists mugged, attacked in Paris

The Chinese embassy in Paris on Saturday urged Chinese tourists to raise vigilance and take precautions following the mugging and attack on Chinese nationals.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Egypt Announces Discovery of 3,500-Year-Old Luxor Tomb

Egypt Announces Discovery of 3,500-Year-Old Luxor Tomb
Egypt announced the discovery of a pharaonic tomb in the southern city of Luxor belonging to a royal goldsmith who lived more than 3,500 years ago during the reign of the 18th dynasty.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Germany urges tourists, businesses to be cautious in Turkey

Germany warned its citizens
Germany warned its citizens to use caution when travelling to Turkey and threatened to end corporate investment guarantees in a sign of growing impatience with a NATO ally after the detention of rights activists.

Friday, June 16, 2017

North Korea ready to open up to international tourists: ambassador

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) presented its tourist attractions in Madrid on Thursday, at an event organized by the DPRK Embassy in the Spanish capital in collaboration with the World Tourism Organization (WTO).

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

27 arrested for robbing watches from tourists in Barcelona

Twenty-seven thieves were arrested by police on Monday for stealing and robbing luxury watches from tourists in the city of Barcelona, Spain.

Friday, January 13, 2017

China: Fake terracotta warriors destroyed by police

Authorities in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, on Wednesday evening raided a fake resort and destroyed over 40 copycat terracotta warriors.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Cuba sees 74 pct jump in US visitors in 2016

In 2016, 74 percent more US citizens took advantage of improved bilateral ties to visit Cuba, compared to the year before, the Cuban government announced on Wednesday.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Australia's controversial plan for "lifetime ban" on illegal asylum seekers may fail

The Australian government's controversial plan to hand down lifetime bans to all illegal asylum seekers seems set to fail, after crossbench Senators on Tuesday reaffirmed they would not support the bill in its current form.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Australia plans lifetime ban for illegal asylum seekers

Asylum seekers who use people smugglers to illegally come to Australia by boat will be given a lifetime ban from entering the country, under a government plan set to be put to Parliament next week.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Portugal makes considerable efforts to protect world heritage sites

Portugal has made considerable efforts in the past decade to protect its 15 UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Sintra which is located some 30 km northwest of the capital Lisbon.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Spain: Running of the bulls off to spirited start

The annual running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain started this year with four injuries but no one gored, yet always with the flavor of danger in the air as thousands dared to run alongside 1,400 lb. wild bulls.

Cuba looks to attract tourists to island's eastern region

The thawing of the Cuba-US relations is giving a boost to tourism of the Caribbean island known for its crystal clear sea, white sand, vintage cars, mojito cocktail and cigars.

Monday, May 2, 2016

A dozen Cuban-Americans travel on 1st U.S. cruise ship to Cuba in 50 years

Top officials with Carnival Cruise Line said Sunday that up to a dozen of the more than 700 passengers who will depart this afternoon on the Adonia, the first U.S. cruise vessel to sail to Cuba in 50 years, are Cubans or Cuban-Americans.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

US authorizes up to 110 daily flights to Cuba

The United States and Cuba will sign an agreement Tuesday authorizing up to 110 daily US commercial flights to Havana and nine other destinations in the communist island, restoring regular air travel for the first time in more than 50 years.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.