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World Tourism Day (WTD) 2014-

World Tourism Day (WTD) 2014-

World Tourism Day (WTD) 2014, celebrated under the theme Tourism and Community Development, highlights the ability of tourism to empower…

Scuba Diving - Popular tourism product

Scuba Diving - Popular tourism product

Scuba diving is one of the popular attraction of tourists visiting Pacific Ocean countries .

Khiri Travel Vietnam launches a discovery tour

Khiri Travel Vietnam launches a discovery tour

Khiri Travel Vietnam has launched a discovery tour that celebrates the unique hilltribe culture of Kontum and its nearby villages…

Tiger Dance in India

Tiger Dance in India

Artists, their bodies painted in the likeness of tigers, perform the annual 'Pulikali' or Tiger Dance in Thrissur, in the…

Amazing  Islands of Tahiti

Amazing Islands of Tahiti

 Just 8 hours from Los Angeles, scattered across the South Pacific, lie 118 stunning islands and atolls making up the…

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Edinburgh : Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after voters decisively rejected independence. With the results in from all 32 council areas, the "No" side won with 2,001,926 votes over 1,617,989 for "Yes". UK Prime Minister David Cameron said he was delighted the UK would remain together and said the commitments on extra powers would be honoured.
The final result is :
1,617,989 (45%) said Yes
2,001,926 (55%) said No
Turnout was 84.5%

New Delhi: India and China have signed 12 agreements , one of which will see China investing $20bn in India's infrastructure over five years.China and India will strengthen friendship and cooperation , visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping said . India is the last stop of Xi's four-nation tour in Central and South Asia, which has already taken him to Tajikistan, Maldives and Sri Lanka.- BBC/ Agencies

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XI JINPING  -------------------------- The combination of the world's factory and the world's back office will produce the most competitive production base, writes Xi Jinping, President…

AFRICA : 56 m tourists in 2013

Africa has been one of the fastest growing tourism regions of the last decade, totaling 56 million international tourist arrivals last year up from 26 million in 2000. UNWTO forecasts this number to reach 134 million by 2030. In 2013, tourism generated US$ 34 billion in exports in Africa (7% of all exports in the region) up from US$ 10 billion in 2000.

New World Heritage Sites in 2013

Hill Forts, Rajasthan, India               UNESCO/WHC

- Al Zubarah Archaeological Site
- Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora
- Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe
- Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
- Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration
- Golestan Palace
- Hill Forts of Rajasthan
- Historic Centre of Agadez
- Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong
- Levuka Historical Port Town
- Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany
- Red Bay Basque Whaling Station
- University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia
- Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine
- El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve
- Mount Etna
- Namib Sand Sea
- Tajik National Park (Mountains of the Pamirs)
- Xinjiang Tianshan
- Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
- Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest
- Maloti-Drakensberg Park Source: UNESCO/ WHC



 November 14 -16 ,2014 Shanghai, PRC

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