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Ha Long Bay: the rewards and risks of success

On 11 November 2011, Ha Long Bay was declared one of the Official New7Wonders of Nature. Since then, it has become one of Asia’s most high-profile attractions. The seascape of the bay, dotted with jagged limestone spires, combines the scenic beauty of Vietnam with an evergreen biosystem and a human heritage that dates back to […] Read More →

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Bernard Weber donates New7Wonders legacy books to Havana public library

“It is my pleasure to donate the official New7Wonders brand book, which explains all about the New7Wonders campaigns, the movement it created and the philosophy behind it to the public library in La Habana,” said Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, at a donation and signing ceremony in La Biblioteca Pública Rubén Martínez Villena in Havana, […] Read More →

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The Official Inauguration of Havana as a New7Wonders City

(CCTV) — “Cuba’s capital Havana has become the place for celebrities and VIPs to be seen in. So far this year, the city has played host to US President Obama, the Rolling Stones, the Kardashians and a fashion show by top models for Chanel. And this week at an inauguration ceremony, Havana was officially named […] Read More →

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La Habana ya es oficialmente una Ciudad Maravilla Moderna

(CNNEspañol) — “La Habana, en Cuba, fue elegida como Ciudad Maravilla Moderna por la organización New 7 Wonders. Cientos de miles de personas votaron por esta ciudad en una lista de ciudades que “mejor representan el cumplimiento de las aspiraciones de nuestra civilización global urbana”, según describen los organizadores.” La Habana ya es oficialmente una […] Read More →

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Countdown to the Official Inauguration of La Habana

CHICHÉN ITZÁ, MEXICO: Just 14 days now until the Official Inauguration of La Habana, Cuba, as one of the New7Wonders Cities. The inauguration begins on Tuesday, 7 June, with the unveiling of the New7Wonders CityMark icon monument at the Esplanada de la Punta, and this will be followed by a celebration at the Plaza de […] Read More →

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New7Wonders preliminary report on Chichén Itzá

ZURICH: New7Wonders has completed the first part of the Official New7Wonders VII (Verification, Information and Improvement) process for Chichén Itzá, one of the New7Wonders of the World. A preliminary report has been sent to the relevant authorities and civil organisations, for them to consider and respond to. The New7Wonders VII is the ongoing audit programme […] Read More →

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New7Wonders visit to Chichén Itzá for Verification

ZURICH: New7Wonders has completed its visit to Chichén Itzá, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, as part of the Official New7Wonders VII (Verification, Information and Improvement) process. The N7W VII is the ongoing audit programme conducted by New7Wonders as the world authority for the voted Wonders, to ensure they are able to […] Read More →

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Zaha Hadid: A tribute

ZURICH: The Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, who died yesterday in Miami aged 65, was a distinguished member of the New7Wonders Panel of Experts on two occasions: The New7Wonders of the World and the New7Wonders Cities campaigns. Bernard Weber, the Founder-President of New7Wonders, remembers a remarkable woman, an inspirational designer and a friend of New7Wonders: “I […] Read More →

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“Have a Wonderful New Year!” says Bernard Weber

Zurich, Switzerland: Dear friends of New7Wonders, I send you my best wishes for New Year’s Day. As we enter 2016, we are full of hope for the future and we want to share this message of optimism with the world. The last 12 months have been marked by many noteworthy achievements and as we reflect […] Read More →

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A Monument for Vigan: New7Wonders City celebrates

The festivities marking the Official Inauguration of Vigan as one of the New7Wonders Cities culminated with the installation of a specially-commissioned bronze plaque that confirms its place in the “canon of 7”. During the ceremonies, a party atmosphere filled the streets of the capital of Ilocos Sur province in the Philippines. “Palace expects more tourism […] Read More →

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