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MS Europa 2 unplugged : Heather Nova performs live on board

  • Exclusive concerts with an intimate atmosphere
  • EUROPA 2 cruise from Hamburg to Dublin

When Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ EUROPA 2 sails from Hamburg to Dublin in September, guests will enjoy exclusive concerts performed by Heather Nova, the internationally-acclaimed singer and songwriter. As part of the UNPLUGGED music format, she will thrill audiences with her unique musical style in captivating stage shows on board the luxury ship.

Heather Nova made her international breakthrough in the 1990s with her studio album Oyster. Songs such as “Walk This World” led her to her first world tour. Heather’s second album Siren was also a great success and established her on the international music scene. With singles, which have charted around the world, she has also been invited to appear at the biggest festivals in Europe and the USA.

MCE South Europe 2018, Greeces Co-Capital Thessaloniki has the honor!

MCE South Europe 2018, Greeces Co-Capital Thessaloniki has the honor!

For its 4th edition, the annual MICE B2B forum MCE South Europe will take place in Thessaloniki, Greece, from the 21st till 23rd October 2018. This high-end workshop will once more be the start of new business cooperation for up to 200 event industry professionals from the MICE & Tourism industry.

Europe Congress dedicates itself to create synergy among its participants, hence its complex screening activities. The convention bureaus and tourism boards as the MICE suppliers as hotels, DMCs and congress centres come majorly from South Europe/As MICE suppliers convention bureaus, tourism boards, hotels, DMCs and congress centres come majorly from South Europe. Their selected counterparts, the international event planners, are brought to the event destination based on their upcoming business needs in exactly that area. The suppliers get an impressive 35 pre-scheduled and match-made meetings with event planners, all with upcoming leads towards their specific destination.

2017 International Tourism Results: the highest in seven years

International tourist arrivals grew by a remarkable 7% in 2017 to reach a total of 1,322 million, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. This strong momentum is expected to continue in 2018 at a rate of 4%-5%.

Based on data reported by destinations around the world, it is estimated that international tourist arrivals (overnight visitors) worldwide increased 7% in 2017. This is well above the sustained and consistent trend of 4% or higher growth since 2010 and represents the strongest results in seven years.

Number of US Tourists Visiting Russia Grows 25% in 2017 – Russian Trade Envoy

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The number of American tourists visiting Russia has grown significantly this year, while Russian exports have also performed well, the Russian Trade Representative in the United States, Aleksander Stadnik, told Sputnik.

“Today, American tourists visiting our country rank third after Chinese and German tourists. Since the beginning of the year, the total flow of tourists from the United States to Russia has grown by a quarter,” Stadnik said on Thursday.

La République de Chine à Taiwan honore Freesun News

From right to left : Mr. David Lin Yung-lo, Representative of “Taipei Representative Office in the European Union and Belgium”, Mr Jacques Schoonjans, Publisher & Editor in Chief Freesun News and his wife Mrs Marie Libert.

Le Bureau du Tourisme de la République de Chine (Taiwan) a tenu à honorer notre magazine en remettant son “Certificate of Award” à Jacques Schoonjans Editeur et Rédacteur en Chef de Freesun News “In recognition of his invaluable contributions in the field of tourism”.

Cette prestigieuse récompense a été remise à l’occasion de la célébration de la Fête Nationale du Double X par Mr. David Lin Yung-lo, Representative of “Taipei Representative Office in the European Union and Belgium. Mr. David Lin Yung-lo occupa par la suite la fonction de Ministre des Affaires Etrangères de la République de Chine un poste qu’il assuma jusqu’aux élections qui portèrent  Madame Tsai Ing-wen à la Présidence du pays.