Paris Tutankhamun show sets new record with 1.42 mn visitors By AFP | Last Updated: 23rd September, 2019, 09:56

The Egyptian Ministry for Antiquities said this was the largest number of Tutankhamun artefacts ever to have left Cairo

Paris Tutankhamun show sets new record with 1.42 mn visitors

Paris tests new bubble-shaped water taxi Paris tests new bubble-shaped water taxi

Paris is testing out a new form of travel: an eco-friendly bubble-shaped taxi that zips along the water up and down the Seine River


Greek island ferry crews to launch 24-hour strike Sept. 24 Greek island ferry crews to launch 24-hour strike Sept. 24

Ferry services to Greek popular island destinations face severe disruptions next week due to a strike called by the country’s powerful seamen’s union


New Zealand bans dolphin swimming New Zealand bans dolphin swimming

New Zealand has banned tourists from swimming with dolphins at its iconic Bay of Islands next to the North Island


Terrified tourists brave glass-bottomed bridge and its platform over cliff edge
Terrified tourists brave glass-bottomed bridge and its platform over cliff edge

Tourists with nerves of steel have been taking on a terrifying bridge in China, which crosses over one of south China's prettiest valleys


Disneyland Paris gives first look at new immersive Frozen-themed land Disneyland Paris gives first look at new immersive Frozen-themed land

For the First Time in Forever, Anna and Elsa fans will be able to immerse themselves in the kingdom of Arendelle


World's best water ride announced in UK World's best water ride announced in UK

Orlando, Dubai and Las Vegas may be renowned for their thrilling rides, but it turns out that Brits after an adrenaline-inducing water ride won't need to go too far


2 arrested in Hawaii near giant telescope protest site 2 arrested in Hawaii near giant telescope protest site

Two men were arrested and a Hawaii state flag was torn Friday when crews and police arrived to a lava field on a Big Island mountain


‘London literary pub’ tour brings writers and writing home ‘London literary pub’ tour brings writers and writing home

″The London Literary Pub Crawl ,” a popular tour that takes tourists to the favorite hangouts of legendary writers, allows literature fans to stand at the site


Prince Harry announces massive travel sustainability project Prince Harry announces massive travel sustainability project

The long-term initiative is focused on tackling the travel industry's impact on climate change, improving wildlife conservation, and protecting the environment in top tourist spots around the world


Disney shares more details about new Walt Disney World hotel Disney shares more details about new Walt Disney World hotel

Disney has delighted fans by revealing more details about the brand new hotel coming to Walt Disney World


Orlando International Airport getting therapy dogs Orlando International Airport getting therapy dogs

Therapy dogs will soon be available to soothe nervous passengers at Orlando International Airport


New 'Moana' attraction, 'Star Wars' hotel at Disney World
New 'Moana' attraction, 'Star Wars' hotel at Disney World

 Disney officials say they plan to open an attraction based on the animated film "Moana" at Walt Disney World


Tourism hotspot Barcelona alarmed by crime surge Tourism hotspot Barcelona alarmed by crime surge

The Barcelona city's hotel association has warned that Barcelona's reputation could be "seriously harmed"


Luxurious Maldives resort is looking for a bookworm to run its beach bookshop Luxurious Maldives resort is looking for a bookworm

Does your ideal holiday involve sitting on a beautiful beach while reading heaps of books? 


India introduces five-year e-tourist visa India introduces five-year e-tourist visa

A new five-year e-tourist visa will be introduced with $80 fee and a one year e-tourist visa with $40 fee


James Bond fans can stay in Ian Fleming's villa where he wrote all of the books James Bond fans can stay in Ian Fleming's villa

James Bond fans could go on the ultimate spy-inspired break, in the very villa where Ian Fleming created the beloved spy series


Mount Everest: Climbers set to face new rules after deadly season Mount Everest: Climbers set to face new rules after deadly season

Climbers who want to attempt Mount Everest should first have to demonstrate that they are experienced mountaineer


Indonesia hopes to develop more tourism sites Indonesia hopes to develop more tourism sites

Local museums, including two royal palaces and a former Dutch fort, pose a challenge for foreign visitors eager to learn more about local history and culture because they mostly lack easily accessible explanations in English


Tourism in trouble: Hong Kong demos hit economy Tourism in trouble: Hong Kong demos hit economy

Experts say the crisis is compounding the economic downturn Hong Kong was already experiencing as a result of being caught up in the US-China trade war


World largest lake to be replaced by Nepal's newly-discovered lake World largest lake to be replaced by Nepal's newly-discovered lake

The Kajin Sara lake in Manang district was discovered about a few months ago by a team of mountaineers, the Himalayan Times reported


Cambodian rescued after 4 days wedged in mountain rocks Cambodian rescued after 4 days wedged in mountain rocks

Police said Sum Bora slipped Sunday while trying to retrieve his flashlight, which had fallen in the small rocky hollow


US ends visa-free entry for visitors to North Korea US ends visa-free entry for visitors to North Korea

The US allows citizens of 38 countries -- including South Korea, Japan and France -- to enter for up to 90 days without a visa under a waiver programme


UK, Germany, Australia issue travel advisory to citizens in Kashmir UK, Germany, Australia issue travel advisory to citizens in Kashmir

The UK's foreign office advises against all travel to Jammu and Kashmir with the exceptions of travel by air to Jammu and within the city, and within the region of Ladakh


Panam City no longer a thrill for visitors; blame goes to battered roads Panam City no longer a thrill for visitors; blame goes to battered roads

Panam City, an attractive tourist spot in Sonargaon, and Bangladesh Folk Art & Craft Foundation…


Your rights to compensation for flights delayed or cancelled Your rights to compensation for flights delayed or cancelled

A delayed or cancelled flight can ruin a holiday, as it creates unnecessary stress and frustration on…


Disneyland Paris breaks launch with free Character Breakfasts Disneyland Paris breaks launch with free Character Breakfasts

Disneyland Paris is filled with magical experiences, but one that never fails to be a hit with families? The Character Breakfasts


China to stop issuing individual travel permits to Taiwan China to stop individual travel to Taiwan

Travel measures were relaxed under the former government of Ma Ying-jeou, whose Kuomintang party enjoyed warmer relations with mainland China


Sri Lanka gives free visa to boost tourism after bomb blasts

Sri Lanka gives free visa to boost tourism

Sri Lanka charges $35 for a one-month tourist visa, or $20 for nationals from South Asia


Dubai's Museum of the Future: A new world icon Dubai's Museum of the Future: A new world icon

Drivers on Sheikh Zayed Road, the largest highway in Dubai, will have noticed what looks like a giant eye rising alongside the iconic Emirates Towers


Historic 124-year-old Central Texas church burns to ground Historic 124-year-old Central Texas church burns to ground

No injuries were reported. A statement from the diocese says the cause of the fire has yet to be determined


'Pack children's medicines in your hand luggage' 'Pack children's medicines in your hand luggage'

Medications for children should be placed in hand luggage on a flight in case they become ill during the journey, a new study suggests


Space travel is a business now Space travel is a business now

As space becomes commercialized, the profit motive will push humanity out of its cradle and into the stars


What to do when your luggage lost What to do when your luggage lost

There's nothing like lost luggage to ruin a journey. What to do when your luggage is lost or missing including your compensation rights


British Airways resumes flights to Cairo after week’s halt British Airways resumes flights to Cairo after week’s halt

British Airways is resuming flights to Cairo after security concerns prompted a weeklong halt to services.…


Great Barrier Reef to get an underwater museum Great Barrier Reef to get an underwater museum

The Great Barrier Reef is set to become home to a brand new museum with a twist; it will be completely submerged underwater


Tourists shocked to discover iconic Bali temple lake doesn't exist Tourists shocked to discover iconic Bali temple lake doesn't exist

Tourists have long been flocking to the Pura Luhur Lempuyang temple in Bali to take pictures between its impressive gates


Himalayan Airlines to begin Kathmandu-Dhaka flight from Monday Himalayan Airlines to begin Kathmandu-Dhaka flight from Monday

The airline will operate three weekly flights by its A320-214 narrow bodied aircraft, configured with 150 economy class and eight premium economy class seats


Dubai's rules on alcohol set to change for tourists Dubai's rules on alcohol set to change for tourists

Dubai is renowned for its strict laws around the purchase of alcohol, but it seems that the rules could be set to relax for tourists

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