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Indonesia promotes tourism in five Gulf countries

Indonesia promotes tourism in five Gulf countries

Manama (ANTARA News)- The Indonesian Tourism Ministry is intensifying promotion of Indonesian tourist destinations in five Gulf countries, namely Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, and Oman. The five countries were potential to send tourists to Indonesia, Rita Sofia Abdul Haris, head of the tourism travel and introduction ...

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Paris may soon ban the use of wild animals in circuses

Paris may soon ban the use of wild animals in circuses

The Paris council unanimously voted to work towards “a city without wild animals in its circuses”, due to concerns over the animals’ welfare and their conditions, according to the mayor Anne Hidalgo, writing on her official Twitter account. #Paris s’est engagée mercredi à devenir une ville sans animaux sauvages dans ...

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RT: 3 million Russian tourists expected in Egypt

RT: 3 million Russian tourists expected in Egypt

CAIRO – 17 December 2017: More Russian tourists will return to Egypt after Moscow signed a protocol on December 15 lifting the ban on direct flights to Egypt. Russia Today (RT) channel displayed an infographic showing that around 3.16 million Russian tourists will visit Egypt, especially Hurghada and Sharm El-Sheikh, ...

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This exhibit’s just the tip of the fatberg

This exhibit's just the tip of the fatberg

Remember the “monster” fatberg? The foul, congealed mass of oil, grease, human waste, nappies, wet wipes and yet more wet wipes was discovered in a sewer in Whitechapel, east London, in September. It was repellent, enormous (130 tons) and oddly compelling. You couldn’t help but stare. Well, that’s what the ...

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Eye on London

Eye on London

Who: Warren Foster-Brown, 47, managing director and founder of interior design consultancy FBEYE International. Favourite destination: London, England. I studied there and, of the many places I’ve been to, London holds a soft spot for me. Each time I visit, I find new things to do and places to explore and I ...

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