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Lebanon: Four Amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Dec 8, 2014
Lebanon is one of the oldest countries in the world and home to ancient civilizations that date back to 3,500 BC. Although occasionally touched by violent conflict, the country's number of pre-biblical sites remain majorly preserved as UNESCO World History Sites. Visitors don't need to be some archeologist to enjoy...
A Coffee with a View: The World’s Most Picturesque Coffee Shops
Sep 8, 2014
For many, the search for a quality cup of coffee is endless. Just when they think they have found the best, another brew piques their interest. However, after awhile a palatable cup of coffee just isn't enough, suddenly the atmosphere and decor of the coffee shop needs to enhance the...
Kuwait: Emirates Taxies into World’s Shortest A380 Ride
Aug 4, 2014
Emirates has launched a new A380 service to Kuwait - the world’s shortest scheduled A380 flight. The arrival of the upgraded EK857 service marks 25 years of Emirates’ flights to the country. “This is a proud moment for the airline,” said Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Emirates’ Divisional Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations,
Spas – The Stranger The Better
Jun 9, 2014
Forget a nice pedicure or a simple shoulder massage... Here are five of the most wonderfully weird spa treatments on the face of the planet. 1. The Spa That Slithers: Ada Barak’s Carnivorous Plant Farm, Talmei Elazar, Israel “Snakes. Why’d it have to be snakes?” If you fear our reptilian friends as...
The Big Bang Theory - Dubai Attempts To Break World Record
Dec 30, 2013
On December 31, the skyline of Dubai will be lit up with a host of impressive fireworks displays, as the city becomes one of the world's premier locations in which to mark the end of 2013...
Joy To The Whole World - 22 Tinsel-tastic Christmas Escapes
Dec 20, 2013
While Christmas is a time to spend with family, the allure of the many unique ways that different cultures celebrate the holiday is often too much to resist. Whether you crave dashing through the snow in a horse-drawn sleigh or making your friends jealous by getting a tan on the...
October 2013 - World Report Round-Up
Dec 3, 2013
Universal Orlando Resort is offering Canadians an exclusive 40-per cent hotel discount on a 4-night or longer stay at one of Universal Orlando’s three AAA Four Diamond on-site hotels...
Dubai - Heritage And The High Rise
Jul 24, 2013
Simultaneously a skyscraper-soaring urban Mecca for the jet-set and a cultural hothouse deeply rooted in the Islamic traditions of Arabia, Dubai is a city that embraces the dichotomy of the extravagant modern opulence and old world charm.
Keeping The Kids Happy - Family-Friendly Travel in Israel
Jul 18, 2013
From playing on the Mediterranean sand and floating on the Dead Sea, to educational museum visits and stargazing in Negev, Israel offers a plethora of activities to keep all kinds of kids happy on vacation.
No Bagels In Sight - Real Israeli Food Might Not Be What You Think
Mar 21, 2013
    Traditional Israeli meals are some of the most diversely flavorful and hearty foods you can ever hope to enjoy. Israeli cuisine focuses on a wide array of various combinations of flavors and textures including fish, eggs, artisan bread, cheeses, and more. Israeli cuisine is quite healthy, featuring many dishes that...
Rapid Relaxation - Ten Exciting River Vacations
Mar 8, 2013
What is it that drives people to conquer the world’s most dangerous environments? Mountain climbers and cave divers put themselves in harm’s way to see heights and depths most of us will never approach, but not ever every nature adventure has to be so dangerous. White water rafting is a...
World Report - January 2013
Feb 28, 2013
  New Fairmont In Dubai The newest addition to the Fairmont portfolio is on the world’s largest man-made island, Palm Jumeirah, and near to many other man-made record holders like Burj Khalifa, the largest free-standing building in the world. Fairmont The Palm is a spacious development with 381 guestrooms and suites, including two...
The Edifice Complex - 10 Structures For Architecture Fanatics
Feb 15, 2013
Much of the tourism industry focuses on displaying natural wonder, and any housing you encounter is purely in service to the panorama it supports. Sometimes, however, the structures themselves become the attraction, huge or detailed or in some way unique constructions of human imagination and skill. Below are ten must-see...
World Report - Texas, Kenya, Iceland, Japan, Dubai, Vancouver, UK, Florida
Jan 29, 2013
DALLAS NorthPark Center Makes February “Canada Appreciation Month” Canadians take note: NorthPark Center in Dallas, one of the city’s premier shopping destinations, is hosting “Canada Appreciation Month” in February 2013. “We wanted to show our appreciation for [Canadians’] support and make them feel special,” said Tourism director Anthony Wilkinson. The invitation for Canadians...
10 Cities For Nightlife Fanatics
Jan 4, 2013
Travel is supposed to be relaxing, right? The golden rays of sunlight on a stretched (and impeccably toned) beach body, that’s what we all long for. But what happens after five hours of relaxation, after dinner and dessert? Here are 10 cities that have a tiring and inspiring answer to...
Trekking The Holy Land
Oct 31, 2012
  Faith-based travel is big business these days. With a growing catalogue of packages in the middle-east, and widespread loosening of...
Airborne Cuisine, Gulf Style
Oct 31, 2012
Qatar Airways is an up and comer. The small Gulf airline has been expanding rapidly over the last few years,
Dive In - Exploring The Wonders Of The Gulf Of Aqaba
Oct 9, 2012
When the waters of the Red Sea close over your head in the Gulf of Aqaba you’re in another world and it’s easy to forget you’re really visiting a desert country. Most visitors to Jordan hustle off to see the ancient ruins of Petra or Wadi Rum and miss spending...
World Report
Sep 21, 2012
  Fiji Adventure Ahoy! Fiji seems to have an endless choice of adventures, on land, at sea, and in the sky. Trek mountain trails culminating in a swim under a waterfall, and visit caves to hear stories of great chiefs and tribal wars. Fiji boasts one of the world’s top snorkeling and diving...
Sun, Sand & Sitges - Spain's Sizzling Coastal Town Is The Place For Hot Beach Action
Aug 29, 2012
For many travellers, the epitome of a vacation is hours upon hours soaking up the sun and sights at the beach. Over the past several years, Sitges has secured a spot on the list of many in-the-know LGBT travellers. It’s proximity to Barcelona makes it a great city/beach destination, as...
A Tale Of 2 Emirates - See the Remarkable In Dubai & Abu Dhabi
Aug 22, 2012
Rising out of the vast, red sands of Arabia and spread along the waters of the Persian Gulf, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a dramatic place, a land of great urbanization next to complete desert desolation, where very recent human ingenuity, innovation and invention stand alongside natural wonders that...
5 Monumental Attractions
Jun 4, 2012
Some of man's most significant architectural and engineering feats stand witness to our enduring ingenuity. And our love of grandeur.
6 Places To Explore - Culturally Speaking
May 25, 2012
We are not all alike. Never have been and never will be. Let’s celebrate our differences. Mardi Gras Leave the inhibitions and...
6 Places Savvy Travellers Have On The Radar
May 4, 2012
Once a destination gets too popular certain travellers move on to the next best thing. Here’s where they’re going.
Have Faith Will Travel - Tap Into One Of The Fastest Growing Travel Niches
Oct 26, 2011
It is no secret that religious tourism is a fast growing niche in the world of travel. We’re not just talking about the devoted going on pilgrimages but normal folks interested in the history of a destination, which co-incidentally, is also associated with a specific religion. Then, there are the...
A Divine Destination - Making The Most Of Christian Travel To Israel
May 24, 2011
Christian travel to Israel, the fastest growing tourist market over the past five years, is rapidly on the rise. The remains of ancient cities and places of worship bring biblical stories to life. Visit the birthplace of Jesus and the documented locations of his miracles, and tour the grounds of...
Lured By The Past - Hollywood Has Always Had A Fascination With Jordan
Apr 20, 2011
Hot on the trail of the Holy Grail in Steven Spielberg's 1989 film, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Harrison Ford rode on horseback through a crack in the cliffs and into the spectacular lost city of Petra, hidden in Southern Jordan’s sandstone mountains.
Keeping The Faith - 
Christians Travel To Israel In Record Numbers
Dec 13, 2010
Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulcher is a mass of activity as tourist and religious groups from around the world flow through the age-old site’s cavernous interiors.
Middle East Report December 2010
Dec 13, 2010
Ramada In Sharm El Sheikh. CHI Hotels & Resorts will operate its second hotel in the highly popular Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt – The Ramada Plaza Naama Bay.
Numbers are Up (Israel)
Nov 1, 2009
Recently released exit survey statistics indicate that the number of Canadian visitors to Israel is on the road to recovery with a record number of Canadian arrivals – upwards of 11,938 – in July and August of this year. In the first six months of 2009, Israel’s tourism industry experienced...