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Visit7Wonders: a new global tourism platform for the New7Wonders of Nature

Visit7Wonders launched in Dubai on 7 May 2013: A new global tourism platform bringing together the New7Wonders of Nature from across the world was announced today at one the leading international travel fairs, the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai. The New7Wonders of Nature, elected following a global four-year campaign with hundreds of millions of votes,…

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K-Pop stars JYJ to become honorary citizens of Jeju

The three members of the South Korean pop group, JYJ, will be made honorary citizens of Jeju Island for their contribution to its successful New7Wonders of Nature campaign. The trio, Junsu, Yoochun and Jaejoong, had acted as ambassadors for the island and helped raise the profile of Jeju internationally. According to allkpop, the band members…

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Korea’s Jeju Island officially inaugurated as one of the New7Wonders of Nature

In front of a crowd of 20,000 people on Iho Beach adjoining Jeju City, the Official Inauguration of Jeju Island as one of the New7Wonders of Nature took place today. Among those taking part in the ceremony were Professor Chung Un-chan, former Prime Minister of South Korea, Jeju Governor Woo Keun-min, Bernard Weber, Founder-President of…

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Launch of New7Wonders Global Network announced

Speaking today in Jeju City, South Korea, Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, announced the launch of the New7Wonders Global Network. It will be, he said, “a platform to exchange information, create stimulus for shared programs, and a chance to network for common goals like tourism, branding, promotion, the environment and education.” Specifically, the main objectives…

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Jeju Island officially confirmed a Wonder of Nature

Zurich/Switzerland: “Jeju Island is now confirmed as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. Congratulations!” So wrote Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, in a letter to Professor Chung Un-chan, chairman of the national committee to vote for Jeju Island. Thanking Professor Chung and the other members of the committee, including Governor Woo Keun-min and Dr. Yang…

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Announcing the provisional New7Wonders of Nature

The provisional New7Wonders of Nature are, in alphabetical order: Amazon, Halong Bay, Iguazu Falls, Jeju Island, Komodo, Puerto Princesa Underground River, Table Mountain. Here, Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, announces the names of the provisional New7Wonders of Nature at the New7Wonders headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. The announcement of the provisional New7Wonders of Nature

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The New7Wonders of Nature are…

The first count of the global vote to elect the New7Wonders of Nature has been announced. In alphabetical order, they are: Amazon, Halong Bay, Iguazu Falls, Jeju Island, Komodo, Puerto Princesa Underground River, Table Mountain. The announcement of the provisional New7Wonders of Nature Announcing the results at the headquarters of the New7Wonders Foundation in Zurich,…

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Diplomats unite for the New7Wonders of Nature

Goodwill and friendship between the 28 Finalists in the New7Wonders of Nature was the theme of an event hosted on Jeju Island at the weekend by the Jeju National Committee Chairman Professor Chung Un Chan and Jeju Governor Woo Keun Min. Representatives from a number of countries at Ambassador, Consul General and Counsellor level in…

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President Lee’s touch screen vote for Jeju

South Korean President Lee Myungbak voted for New7Wonders of Nature Finalist Jeju Island while visiting the city of Kwangju for the 2011 Regional Development Week convention. The president cast his vote using a newly-developed touch screen interface that has been developed with an eye on the marketing and advertising sectors. Representatives of the Jeju Government…

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Guys Make Wonder for Jeju Island

Filming of the Korean survival TV show “Guys Make Wonder” took place at the famous Sungsan Ilchul-bong volcanic peak on 29 August. The show is being produced for the XTM cable channel and is sponsored by Hyundai Motors, sponsor of New7Wonders of Nature Finalist Jeju Island. Host of the show is Moon Hee-Jun, the former…

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