Learning about new places is getting increasingly difficult these days as we we think we’ve heard it all before. At Travel PR, we scoured the earth to find a list of amazing places that aren’t in the public eye, a collection of the unusual, the amazing and the downright mysterious, we hope you like them!
Meeting in the week of the Copenhagen climate summit, the Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO) Council endorsed a number of sustainability measures, including a plan for the whole membership to sign up to their sustainable tourism criteria during 2010.
We asked Paul Bondsfield at our clients Explore, adventure specialists that run nearly 50 annual group tours to Kenya, about the alarming news that the Maasai Mara’s rapidly-decreasing lion population could disappear altogether inside 20 years: “The situation for the lion population in Kenya is very worrying, especially as the fall in numbers is so
It’s the morning of Wednesday 22nd July 2009 and a very relieved Explore tour leader has just reported in that her group in China was ferried to the right place at the right time to see the incredible solar eclipse – the longest for a century. Across the densely populated Asian path of this celestial
Reports from India this week have suggested that Panna National Park has ‘run out’ of tigers, a further blow to the country’s efforts to preserve the status of its fabled predator. We contacted two of our Indian-operating clients for their thoughts. Paul Bondsfield at adventure specialists Explore: “While none of our tours take in Panna National Park,
Les Borjs de la Kasbah, a Hotel de Charme in Marrakech, and one of our clients, has been rightly recognised for its high levels of customer satisfaction and selected as the No. 1 Hotel in Africa and No. 22 in the world in the latest Expedia Insiders’ Select Survey (http://www.lesborjsdelakasbah.com/news.php).
Easter Island soil is apparently the source of a compound used by scientists to create a “wonder pill” which will extend lifespans by up to 23 years! A microbe living in the ground of this remote, historic Pacific island is responsible; without drowning you in science, suffice to say said microbe prevents damaging proteins from
To London Zoo (or the Zoological Society of London, as they seem to prefer), for a talk by one of the world’s most famous primatologists, Dr Jane Goodall, DBE. 2010 will be the 50th anniversary of her ground-breaking research into chimpanzee behaviour – our closest cousins in terms of DNA. She now spends a lot