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Poland’s Masurian Lake District receives New7Wonders of Nature Recognition Award

Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, presented the first New7Wonders of Nature Finalists Recognition Award to Poland’s Masurian Lake District today in Warsaw, the capital of Poland. The Masurian Lake District, one of the top 14 Finalists in the global voting campaign, received the New7Wonders of Nature Finalists Recognition Award “For the most visible local, national [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders of Nature Recognition Award for Poland’s Masurian Lake District

Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, will present the first New7Wonders of Nature Finalists Recognition Award to Poland’s Masurian Lake District at government buildings in Warsaw, the capital of Poland, on Thursday, 27 September. The Masurian Lake District, one of the top 14 Finalists in the global voting campaign, receives the New7Wonders of Nature Finalists Recognition [...] Read More →

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Voting at the world’s most remote polling booth

Australians are swimming and snorkelling to vote for the New7Wonders of Nature at the world’s most remote polling boot on the Great Barrier Reef. The booth was set up on the tiny sandbank island of Upolu Cay, 30 kilometres northeast of Cairns, by Tourism Australia to promote voting for the Great Barrier Reef and Uluru [...] Read More →

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Facebook app for Australian New7Wonders of Nature Finalists

The Australian government agency responsible for marketing the country as a travel destination, Tourism Australia, has launched a Facebook application to generate support for Uluru and the Great Barrier Reef Finalists in the New7Wonder of Nature campaign. The app invites fans of the SeeAustralia Facebook page to upload images and stories about Uluru and the [...] Read More →

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The Bay of Fundy celebrates World Ocean’s Day

Today, June 8, is World Oceans Day, a global initiative to celebrate and build awareness about the importance and need to conserve the world’s oceans. This year, Canada’s most significant ocean bay, the Bay of Fundy, is a finalist in an international quest to determine the New7Wonders of Nature. The Bay of Fundy is the [...] Read More →

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Humpback whales approaching the Great Barrier Reef

Humpback whales have been sighted near Australia’s Great Barrier Reef weeks earlier than the huge mammals typically arrive there. The whales make an annual trip to the Great Barrier Reef, which is one of the 28 Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature, to breed and recover from the harshness of the frozen Antarctic waters, where [...] Read More →

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Canto-pop stars to sing the praises of the Great Barrier Reef in China

Gillian Chung and Charlene Choi have been picked by Tourism Tropical North Queensland to promote the region’s beauty to Australia’s fastest-growing tourist market: China. The two megastars, known in Asia as the “Twins”, of Canto-pop will appear in social media and TV campaigns promoting the Great Barrier Reef, one of the 28 Official Finalists in [...] Read More →

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Canada and Australia Partner in New7Wonders Campaign

It’s Australia Day today and to mark the occasion, Tourism Australia and Bay of Fundy Tourism have come together in a marvellous example of trans-national cooperation. Terri McCulloch, Executive Director, Bay of Fundy Tourism, waves the flags of both countries.

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The romance of the Great Barrier Reef

Looking for that special honeymoon place? How about a luxury hotel that comes with its own view of the Great Barrier Reef? According to boutique hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith, there’s a place on Hamilton Island that’s just perfect for lovers young and old. And, best of all, this pocket of paradise is within [...] Read More →

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