Top 20 most-visited tourist attractions in the UK

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According to the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) UK. The top 20 most-visited tourist attractions in the UK for 2018.

1. Tate Modern, 5.86 million visitors

2. British Museum, 5.82 million visitors

3. National Gallery, 5.74 million visitors

4. Natural History Museum, 5.22 million visitors

5. Southbank Centre, 4.45 million visitors

6. V&A South Kensington, 3.97 million visitors

7. Science Museum, 3.17 million visitors

8. Somerset House, 3.14 million visitors

9. Tower of London, 2.86 million visitors

10. Royal Museums Greenwich, 2.55 million visitors

11. National Museum of Scotland, 2.22 million visitors

12. Edinburgh Castle, 2.11 million visitors

13. Chester Zoo, 1.97 million visitors

14. Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, 1.86 million visitors

15. Royal Albert Hall, 1.75 million visitors

16. Scottish National Gallery, 1.74 million visitors

17. St Paul’s Cathedral, 1.66 million visitors

18. Royal Academy, 1.59 million visitors

19. National Portrait Gallery, 1.58 million visitors

20. Stonehenge, 1.55 million visitors

Visit Istanbul – Global Tourism Campaign

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Istanbul, one among the top 10 most traveled cities on the planet,the city hosted 13 .4 million tourists in 2018, a rise of 24%.To introduce the city more efficiently on a global scale , İstanbul city has started a brand new project called “Visit İstanbul”.The first ‘History’ themed introductory movie of Visit İstanbul project ‘Meet With History Of Your Dream City’ has been posted on project’s social media sites.Within the scope of ‘Visit İstanbul’ that is also known as Turkey’s first official city promotion project, world-famous travel stars, will meet in İstanbul over 5 days between 17-21 March.Middle East Countries, United Kingdom, Russia, USA, Germany, France, India, and China have been identified as target countries.

For more info https://visit.istanbul/

List of TripAdvisor’s top 10 best hotels in the UK for 2019 – based on travellers’ reviews

 

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1. Hotel 41, London
2. Bishop’s Gate Hotel, Derry, Northern Ireland
3. Hotel La Place, St Brelade, Jersey
4. Lawton & Lauriston Court Hotel, Llandudno, Wales
5. The Milestone Hotel and Residences, London
6. The Green Park Hotel, Pitlochry, Scotland
7. The Stafford London, London
8. The Montcalm London Marble Arch, London
9. Dakota Deluxe Glasgow
10. The Chesterfield Mayfair, London

Top Beaches in Costa Blanca

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Costa Blanca has an abundance of gorgeous beaches to suit all needs and wants, from secret coves to wide stretches of sandy beach. sunny and clear for most days of the year.There are more than 170 beautiful beaches to pick from; exotic or pebbly, discreet in tiny coves, protected by dunes, close to pine forests or under stony cliffs.Here is our pick for top beaches in Costa Blanca.

1. Levante and Poniente in Benidorm
2. Les Bovetes, Les Marines, Molins and Punta Raset in Denia
3. L’Ampolla beach in Calpe
4. Muchavista and San Juan Beach in Alicante
5. Cap Blanc and La Roda in Altea

Happy New Year 2019

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At villasreservation.com, we would like to wish everyone a very happy new year. Also we like to thank the travelers, villa owners, affiliate partner (booking.com) and travel agents for the business and co-operation in 2018. We recommend holiday makers to go new destinations, seek new adventures, meet new people and inspire others in the new year to explore our beautiful planet. Happy New Year !

More number of vacationers recorded in Italy

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Tourism in Italy is thriving, as the latest statistics show an additional record year for the country with more than 420 million visitors in 2017. The 4.4 percent increase in vacationist numbers since the last record was set
in 2016 is well above the European average. Tourists passes will especially rise from Switzerland, the Middle East area and also Australia and New Zealand, said the poll of 1,613 tourism providers. There was a 2.8 percent rise in the number of people residing in Italian hotels, with an average stay of 2.9 nights recorded per customer. 2017 was referred to as the Italian Year of the Village.

Muraka very first underwater villa

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The Muraka is the worlds very first Submerged villa. The 600-tonne construction was built in Singapore before being shifted in three parts to the Maldives by ship. It expense US$15 million and also took two years to develop. The Muraka is perfect for group travel with two floors; on the top, you’ll discover an incorporated living room with a kitchen area, bar and also dining room, master bedroom with a bathroom, powder room as well as ocean-facing bathtub, additionally a different bedroom with two twin-size beds. It’s completely air-conditioned with Wi-Fi as well as electricity, even underwater. All meals are included at The Muraka can feast similar to royalty by having their very own private chef. The Muraka has already been acquiring inquiries as well as bookings from all over the world.

Christmas season on record in Bathlehem

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The most fantastic season is preparing up to be the best bustling time for vacation tourism yet in Bethlehem, since the historic Middle Eastern city is going through the most frantic Christmas season on record to date. The
Palestinian Ministry of Tourism revealed that hotel rooms in  Jesus’ birthplace are virtually completely reserved for the holiday vacation. According to the outlet, resort occupancy prices are likely to outnumber 95 percent at the end of the month, since guests from across the world fill in throughout the one of the holiest occasions of the Christian calendar year.

Finalists in UN travel-tech contest are Israeli

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Israeli startups Refundit, Pruvo, SeeVoov and Howazit captured four of the 10 finalist slots in the inaugural United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) startup contest. This really is an important victory for companies in the field of tourism technological innovation in Israel, which position Israel as a worldwide leader in the domain. Run teamed with Spain’s biggest tourism company, Globalia, the competitors seeks to recognize startups that could lead the transformation of the tourism industry. All 10 finalists will get sponsored participation as well as networking possibilities at FITUR, the International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid on January.