TCA Abu Dhabi to Develop City of Al Ain as Cultural Tourist Destination

During a two-day fact finding mission organized by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), 15 destination management companies and cruise excursion operators operating within the United Arab Emirates singled out opportunities to develop tours and experiences which...Read more

Experience Jamaica’s Diverse Culture With These Upcoming Events in 2014

For those planning a vacation this fall or winter, the island of Jamaica is an exciting escape filled with diverse events and festivals. Pulsating with reggae music and live entertainment, Jamaica’s festivals offer travelers insight into the island’s culture, music,...Read more

Turkey: Bursa & Pergamon Added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Bursa and Cumalikizik as ‘The Birthplace of the Ottoman Empire’, and Izmir’s Pergamon and its ‘multi-layered cultural landscape’ have been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List at the recent 38th World Heritage Committee meeting held at Qatar’s National Congress Centre...Read more

Trinidad & Tobago Gearing Up for Festival-Filled Summer

Home to the largest Carnival in the Caribbean, Trinidad & Tobago is welcoming revelers from around the world to experience the island’s rich heritage. With multiple festivals celebrating the nation’s music, literature, culture and religion, travelers are in for an...Read more

San Miguel De Allende Celebrates ‘Day of the Dead’ with La Calaca Festival

The city of San Miguel de Allende, known as the Heart of Mexico, will hold the third annual La Calaca festival along with the Day of the Dead celebration, a popular tradition steaming back to the colonial era, combining pre-Hispanic...Read more

Italy: Village of Bibione Launches Social Media Promotion to Highlight Family Friendly Activities

Consorzio Bibione Live has announced “#Bibione4love”, an initiative aimed to promote Bibione as travel destination for family and kids. Bibione will host journalists, bloggers and Instagrammers with their families to discover and experience Bibione. “Bibione undertakes a process of communication...Read more

The British Virgin Islands’ Emancipation Festival Celebrates 60th Anniversary This Summer

The BVI Emancipation Festival is a celebration of both rich cultural history and the local ancestors’ freedom from colonialism. It is a time when BVIslanders return home from around the globe to be greeted with a multifaceted celebration. The August...Read more

Experience Authentic Africa with Epic Private Journeys

Deeply rooted in Africa, Epic Private Journeys is a bespoke travel company that uses only seasoned local guides to offer an authentic experience of the continent. From creating a custom trip to witness the Serengeti migration, walking among gorillas in...Read more

Experience Midsummer Like a Local in Five Baltic Sea Cities

Connected by the Baltic Sea, shared history and cultural traditions, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Riga, Warsaw and Hamburg have, above all, one thing in common: Locals worship their summer with warm winds and short nights when the sun barely sets. Sun-starved...Read more

Malta’s Popular Folk Music Festival ‘Ghanafest’ Returns to Floriana May 30

What makes Ghanafest one of Malta’s fastest-growing festivals is the atmosphere: friendly and relaxed, families, young and not-so-young will feel equally at home here. Local artisans work at their crafts before your eyes, and will often chattily explain how they...Read more