Australia Tuesday reaffirmed its commitment to protecting the Great Barrier Reef after the United Nations cultural agency recommended that the world’s biggest coral reef system be listed as a heritage site “in danger.” The reef, which spans over 2,300 km (1430 miles) along the northeastern coast of Australia, and was recognized as a World Heritage Site in 1981, has become vulnerable to mass bleaching due to the climate crisis.
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Any visitor wanting a unique Italian getaway in 2023, Emilia-Romagna offers a ‘slow travel experience’ and an abundance of incredible landscapes and cultural activities, ready to be explored.
In this first in a series of articles, Angelina Villa-Clarke talks to travel experts about how we will travel next year and beyond. Today, Angelina looks at the rising trend of looking for a feeling of familiarity when travelling, and the quest to follow a path less travelled.
How South Korea uses technology to bring together local residents and World Heritage sites; Jihon Kim; The Conversation
To boost their attractiveness to tourists and residents alike, in 2020 the towns of Gongju and Buyeo – once Imperial capitals – launched the “Smart Town Challenge” to link online and offline services.
A UN-backed mission to the Great Barrier Reef has said that the world’s biggest coral reef system should be placed on a list of world heritage sites in danger. The long-awaited report on the 10-day mission that took place in March said climate change was presenting a “serious challenge” to the values that saw the reef inscribed as a global wonder in 1981, reports Guardian.
Heritage sites across the country continue to elevate tourism and as a result, require even more protection and promotion…
The World Travel & Tourism Council will this week convene in Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia, for the annual Global Summit. Ahead of the event, Breaking Travel News is publishing a series of features on the leading attractions in the destination – beginning with AlUla…
On the Ponniyin Trail: Here are the five places that tread the path of the Cholas in Sri Lanka; Meenakshi J; New Indian Express
Filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan I or PS1 brings to life Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka’s stupas, lush forests and lotus-filled ponds.
Mumbai: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya and Byculla railway station get UNESCO awards; Free Press Journal
Spain’s capital city is evolving by the day with fresh touristic attractions from its first UNESCO World Heritage site to a wealth of new hotels and restaurants.
It’s the Italian city home to palaces so spectacular that they’re UNESCO World Heritage sites. A city that was once home to so much wealth that the local aristocracy lived in environments literally fit for a king, and the place where Rubens began his great artistic career.
German lawmakers have agreed a welfare reform to raise unemployment benefits and help train people who are out of work, with a view to addressing a skills shortage in Europe’s largest economy.
Dinosaur Provincial Park, known for as the world’s most diverse local for fossils, has been listed as one of UNESCO’s First 100 IUGS (International Union of Geological Sciences) Geological Sites’ in the world.
With searches, Ukraine focuses suspicions on Orthodox clergy; Hanna Arhirova & Peter Smith; Associated Press
Centered around Oshima (“Big Island”), this subtropical archipelago is often referred to as a living fossil, with its unique biodiversity earning it UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Here’s how to make the most of a visit to Amami Oshima.
Experience The Splendor Of India And Bangladesh On The World’s Longest River Cruise; Jared Ranahan; Forbes
This once-in-a-lifetime experience showcases the finest culture, landmarks, and wildlife found across South Asia.
On the occasion of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day, the Ho Dynasty citadel will offer free admission for visitors on November 23. According to Nguyen Van Long, deputy director of the Ho Dynasty Citadel Heritage Conservation Center, the decision to exempt tickets is also to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the implementation of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection of World Cultural and Natural Heritage.