Category: Tourism

New Harry Potter ThemePark Gains Publicity

Universal Orlando Resort gave the media and other travel industry insiders a preview of the upcoming The Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Diagon Alley on Wednesday night. Set for a full swing launch on July 8, the attraction will double the size of the Harry Potter footprint on Universal’s property. Fans of the premier book and

Australia Approves Great Barrier Reef Dredge Dumping Plan

Australian authorities gave the green light for a project to dump dredged sediment in a part of the Great Barrier Reef marine park. This move is a step towards creating one of the world’s biggest coal ports. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority made the decision. ‘Strict environmental conditions’ The disposal site is set

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Holidays on the Move: Letting the Good Times Roll

There’s something magical about a caravan park holiday that no other accommodation types seem to hold. From traditional camping grounds to contemporary resort villages, many caravan parks for sale have revolutionised to address the needs of mobile guests. Let’s look at a caravan park holiday tradition and see where the road ahead might lead. An

The Pleasures of Costa Rica: A Kind of Freedom in Fishing

Bring an ice box filled with cans or bottles of your favorite beverage and head off to fish – it has always been a way to relax and unwind. There is something about that whole atmosphere that allows people to forget all their worries at least for a time. Some people have learned this fact

Social Hook: The Lowdown on Social Gatherings

In many social gatherings, you can get to know different kinds of people. From the eccentric to the most reserved, characters differ from one person to the next. Often, social activities like parties and evening dinners serve as springboards for building networks of contacts and acquaintances. In this day and age, however, social gatherings have

Hawaiian Charity Walk Successfully Raises $1.67 Million

Last Saturday, the 35th annual Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association (HTLA) Visitor Industry Charity Walk successfully raised a record $1,671,436. Julie Arigo, this year’s Charity Walk chairman and general manager of Waikiki Parc Hotel said, “Our visitor industry works hard all year to put together this event that serves Hawaii’s non-profits and communities. I’m so proud

Amsterdam’s Rijks Museum Reopens After 10 Years

Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, the national museum of arts and history founded in 1800, reopened to the public after undergoing a 10-year refurbishment worth €375 million ($489 million). Spanish architect Cruz y Ortiz lead the renovation of the museum. He brought back the original design of architect Pierre Cuypers who completed the project in 1885. Rijksmuseum is