The International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) recent reclassification of the Komodo dragon, a species endemic to Indonesia, as “endangered” should provide a stronger impetus for the protection of its habitat, activists and experts have said.
The mausoleum of the first Chinese emperor Qinshihuang reopened in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province on Friday after doors were shut in July because of a COVID-19 outbreak.
Hoi An has previously been honored by Travel + Leisure many times…
Derby could be next to lose its UNESCO heritage status amid plans to erect a 17-storey apartment block opposite an historic silk mill.
Bursa, the birthplace of the Ottoman Empire, was elected as the 2022 Cultural Capital of the Turkic World by the International Organization of Turkic Culture on 16 September 2021.
Today’s Crossword: The best spa centres in the world are now recognised by Unesco!; Sanya Nayeem; Gulf News
Sanya Nayeem discovers the allure of spa towns that were once the hub of good health and wellbeing…
A five-year plan beginning in 2023 to develop three world heritage sites in Sukhothai and Kamphaeng Phet provinces for sustainable tourism is expected to generate up to Bt30 billion in tourism income within 2027.
L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, open May-October, offers adventures with a Viking settlement, craft demonstrations, artifacts, and tours.
Members of UNESCO released their World Heritage Sites list and this year, the number of new places were far more than in previous years.
Several countries still restrict Americans from flying for leisure travel, and it can even be difficult for essential travel reasons.
By volume, Lake Turkana is the world’s fourth-largest salt lake after the Caspian Sea.
Source: Timeless Turkana now in flux
Bubble Trouble: Italy’s Prosecco Producers Outraged Over Protection For Croatian Prosek; Rebecca Ann Hughes; Forbes
Italy has expressed anger at a recent European Commission decision to consider an application by Croatia for protected status for their Prosek wine.
Kathmandu is a fascinating city in the heart of Nepal nestled below the jagged, snowy peaks of the majestic Himalayas.
Heritage Malta voices concern about effects of proposed solar farm on Ta’ Ħaġrat site; The Malta Independent
Heritage Malta is voicing its concern with regard to the effects of a proposed solar farm in Triq San Pietru, Mġarr, on rain catchment in the vicinity of the Ta’ Ħaġrat archaeological site.
Body expresses concerns over Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site; Nigel Slater; Derby Telegraph
Culture experts Unesco express concern about Derwent Mills policy…
Looking for the perfect ski vacation this winter? Look no further.
The great spa towns of Europe shaped politics, the arts and wellbeing in the 18th and 19th centuries. They are still a magical experience today.