Read more about the article Fury Over Historian Who Says Nazis Boosted Tourism
Image shows the municipality of Goldegg, in St. Johann im Pongau District, in the state of Salzburg, Austria, undated photo. Historian Johannes Hofinger from the Salzburg City Archives reportedly wrote a brochure in which he glorified the technical achievements of the Nazi regime in the municipality. (Newsflash)

Fury Over Historian Who Says Nazis Boosted Tourism

A historian has been accused of glorifying the Nazi regime in a new history of their brutal hold on power in Austria during World War II. Writer Johannes Hofinger apparently…

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Read more about the article Billionaire To Build World’s Biggest Buddha Statue
Picture shows a rendition of the planed Buddha statue in Cambodia, undated. It was President of Sokha Hotel, Sok Kong, and is going to be 100 metres tall, 3 times higher than the worlds current biggest statue of the on Bokor Mountain in Kampot, Cambodia. (Newsflash)

Billionaire To Build World’s Biggest Buddha Statue

A billionaire is to build the world's biggest statue of Buddha on a remote Cambodian mountain. The 330ft high (100m) statue -to be built by wealthy tourism tycoon Sok Kong…

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Read more about the article GBP 3.5 Million Looted Ancient Egyptian Artefacts Seized From Dealers
Photo shows one of the 16 Egyptian artifacts recovered from the United States of America, undated photo. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

GBP 3.5 Million Looted Ancient Egyptian Artefacts Seized From Dealers

Looted Egyptian artefacts worth GBP 3.5 million have been returned after an international police probe into stolen treasures. Officials say 16 rare artefacts have been returned to their homeland after…

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Read more about the article Record Number Of Bee Colonies Despite Virus Deaths
Picture shows the beekeeper Heinz Hoffmann, 90, undated. He lets himself be stung by bees in Frankfurt, Germany. (Newsflash)

Record Number Of Bee Colonies Despite Virus Deaths

More people than ever have taken up beekeeping in Austria - despite fears of virus deaths and the effects climate change. Statistics provided by the Austrian Ministry for Agriculture, Regional…

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Read more about the article Egypt Finds Temple Dedicated To King Of The Gods
Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on 25th April 2022 that the Egyptian archaeologists unearthed the ruins of a temple for the ancient Greek god Zeus in the Tell el-Farma archaeological site in northwestern Sinai. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

Egypt Finds Temple Dedicated To King Of The Gods

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of an ancient temple to Zeus - the god of the sky in ancient Greek mythology - in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. The ruins were unearthed…

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Read more about the article Holiday Hell As Austria To Ban UK Flights With Britain To Be Categorised As Omicron COVID 19 Hotspot
Plane of British Airways. (Newsflash)

Holiday Hell As Austria To Ban UK Flights With Britain To Be Categorised As Omicron COVID 19 Hotspot

Flights from the UK to Austria could be cancelled as early as Friday, upsetting the winter tourism season, as the Austrian government apparently attempts to reclassify the United Kingdom as…

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Read more about the article Ancient Egyptian Golden Tongues Used By The Dead To Talk To Osiris Found In Mouths Of Mummies In 2,500 Year Old Tombs
Three golden tongue-shaped amulets found in a human remains from Roman period. (Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities/Newsflash)

Ancient Egyptian Golden Tongues Used By The Dead To Talk To Osiris Found In Mouths Of Mummies In 2,500 Year Old Tombs

Three ancient Egyptian golden tongues used by the dead to talk to Osiris on their way to the afterlife have been found in tombs believed to be 2,500 years old.…

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