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The Future Is Clean: New7Wonders supports Solar Impulse mission

Abu Dhabi / Zurich: Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg are piloting the first round-the-world flight without using any fossil fuel, just solar energy, and New7Wonders is supporting their historic adventure with an initiative that shares the mission’s goal of using clean technologies and renewable energy. The Solar Impulse plane took off from Abu Dhabi this [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders Completes Verification of China Great Wall

Zurich / Beijing: New7Wonders today announces the successful completion of the first of its N7W VII programmes (Verification, Information and Improvement), designed to evaluate the status of each of the voted New7Wonders. The programme includes an on-site visit, information gathering, reporting, analysis and a series of recommendations for improvement where necessary. China Great Wall underwent [...] Read More →

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Bernard Weber says: “Happy New Year!”

Zurich, Switzerland: Warmest greetings to all the friends of New7Wonders around the world! Our past year was crowned on 7 December with the declaration in Dubai of the New7Wonders Cities, and in 2015 we look forward to arranging Official Inauguration events in each of the elected 7: Beirut, Doha, Durban, Havana, Kuala Lumpur, La Paz [...] Read More →

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And the New7Wonders Cities are…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Announcing the names of the New7Wonders Cities, Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, said: “I would like to thank everyone who has helped promote the New7Wonders Cities campaign since its inception in 2011. We began with more than 1,200 nominees from 220 different countries and here we have 7 that represent the [...] Read More →

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Counting down the hours to counting the votes

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Voting in the New7Wonders Cities campaign ends at 7 am GMT tomorrow, 7 December, and the New7Wonders Cities will be announced from Dubai 12 hours later, at 7 pm GMT. Along with the votes cast using a range of devices on a variety of platforms, valid postal votes will be added [...] Read More →

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Postal voting for New7Wonders Cities goes global

Zurich, Switzerland: With less than a week to go before the declaration of the New7Wonders Cities, postal voting for the “canon of 7″ is gaining global momentum. “By giving people the chance to vote using postcards in these final days of the campaign, we are adding a traditional way of communicating to our range of [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders Cities: Now you can vote by post!

Zurich: Another exciting way to vote in the worldwide New7Wonders Cities campaign has just been announced. For the first time, postal voting using the New7Wonders Cities Voting Postcards has been enabled. All postal voting will be coordinated via the New7Wonders post voting centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The official supporting committees of the participating [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders Cities: 14 go forward to final round

Zurich / Munich: Revealing the 14 Official Finalists that have been voted through to the last round of the New7Wonders Cities campaign, Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, congratulated the chosen candidates. Speaking from the worldwide technology and data hub of New7Wonders in Munich, Germany, he said, “This is a memorable day for all involved in [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders Cities approaching the grand final stage

Zurich, Switzerland: With one week left to go in the current round of voting, the 21 cities competing in the Finalist stages of the worldwide New7Wonders Cities campaign are lining up for the next big qualification milestone. On 7 October, the Finalist cities will be reduced to 14, with one third leaving the campaign, and [...] Read More →

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Philippines President Proclaims Puerto Princesa Underground River Day

Zurich, Switzerland: The President of the Philippines, Benigno S. Aquino, III, has proclaimed that 11 November every year will be known as “Puerto Princesa Underground River Day.” The signing of the proclamation took place in the Malacañang Palace in Manila, the official residence of the President of the Philippines. Noting that the Puerto Princesa Underground [...] Read More →

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