VENICE THREATENED BY TOURISM AND GLOBAL WARMING

Dan Rang -
On July 31st, UNESCO suggested adding Venice to the List of World Heritage in Danger because of a lack of efficient measures to prevent the site's deterioration. This is mainly due to the impact of ma ...

LIVERPOOL: NO MORE A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE

Joe McClain -
The northern English port city of Liverpool played a decisive role in the development of Great Britain. In the 18th and 19th century, the city was one of the most important trading centers in the worl ...

THE WORLD'S OLDEST CITY AIMS TO ATTRACT MORE TOURISTS

Tomas Haupt -
Tourism professionals in Jericho, a Palestinian city located in the central West Bank, are optimistic about the future after the inscription of an archaeological site as the UNESCO World Heritage Site ...

ANGKOR SITE RELOCATION PROGRAM CRITICIZED BY AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

Nik Fes -
Amnesty International, a non-governmental organization, has published a report criticizing the displacement of 10,000 families living near the UNESCO World Heritage site in Cambodia. While Phnom Penh ...

IRREVERSIBLE DAMAGE FEARED AS VENICE GROANS UNDER MASS TOURISM

Ashley Nault -
Every year, enormous crowds of tourists visit Venice. At peak times, 100,000 tourists stay overnight, plus tens of thousands of day visitors. In short, the historic lagoon city is one of Italy's desti ...