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Farrokh Bulsara, known to his fans as Freddie Mercury- lead vocalist of the rock band Queen is regarded as one of the greatest musicians of all time. On 5th September 2020, what would have been his 74th birthday, we take a trip down memory lane to the rock-star’s life in Switzerland! more
Have an innovative idea to help re-start tourism? Check out the UNWTO challenges

Madrid: Are you a startup, an individual, or an entrepreneur, who believe that your disruptive ideas or projects are likely to help the pandemic afflicted tourism and hospitality sectors ...

Santa Claus’ Finnish homeland Rovaniemi decides to go sustainable to counter climate change

Do you know how Rovaniemi in Finland is adopting sustainable ways to mitigate the effects of climate change as the world gets ready to cater to the changing demands of tourism in the new ...

UNWTO reminds destinations to make tourism accessible to all

Madrid: As tourism restarts across the globe, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has come out with a timely reminder which urges destinations to recognize the needs of travellers with ...

Internet milestone reached, as more than 50 per cent go online: UN telecoms agency

New York: For the first time, more than half of the world’s population of nearly 8 billion will be using the internet by the end of 2018, the United Nations telecommunications agenc ...

World Tourism Day: harnessing new technologies to transform travel

New York,The United Nations is marking this year’s World Tourism Day by exploring how technological advances such as big data, artificial intelligence and digital platforms can cont ...

The Syrian refugee who melts Canadian hearts with peace chocolates

From riches-to-rags-to-riches is how one can encapsulate the journey of Syrian refugee Tareq Hadhad, the founder of Peace by Chocolate, a Canadian confectionery.

Let Olympic Flame ‘shine as a beacon to human solidarity,’ UN says ahead of Pyeongchang Games

New York, Feb 8 (JEN): This week the world will gather in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea, for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, unified in what United Nations Secretary-General Ant ...

Yoga reflects flow of cultures East and West

Yoga reflects a reality of globalization — the exchange of ideas that shapes cultures across our connected world, now more than ever. Jaime Dunaway and Emma Beyer from USA and Liza Gomes ...

Nigeria: Welcoming release of 82 Chibok girls, UN urges support for their rehabilitation

New York, May 9(Just Earth News): Welcoming Saturday’s release of 82 of the schoolgirls abducted from the Nigerian town of Chibok by the Boko Haram insurgent group three years ago, the Uni ...