New7Wonders News Room

New7Wonders Cities: Counting down to a day of sevens

Zurich, Switzerland: The clock is ticking. On Monday, the 21 cities that have made it to the next Finalist phase of the New7Wonders Cities will be revealed, and it will be a day full of sevens. At 7:07am GMT on Monday, 7 July (the 7th month), voting will temporarily pause as the data is collected [...] Read More →

Top

New7Wonders celebrates the World Cup

Billions of people will be watching football for the next four weeks as 32 teams battle each other in Brazil for the World Cup trophy. New7Wonders is celebrating this global festival, too, and we’ll be using our social media channels to highlight the participating teams that are connected to our campaigns: the New7Wonders of the [...] Read More →

Top

One month to go in New7Wonders Cities countdown: It’s all moving!

With only one month left to the end of the first finalist phase of the global vote to choose the New7Wonders Cities — when the 28 participating cities will become 21 — the latest snapshot from the New7Wonders analytics department shows a lot of movement in the positions of the participants: Landmark cities such as [...] Read More →

Top

New7Wonders Cities candidates on the Guardian Cities brand list

Eight of the 28 cities in the current phase of the New7Wonders Cities campaign are included in the new Guardian Cities brand list, which ranks global cities using a range of metrics, from weather to transport to crime and social ‘buzz’. In alphabetical order, the eight are: Bangkok, Barcelona, Chicago, Istanbul, London, Mexico City, Mumbai [...] Read More →

Top

New7Wonders official visit to the Great Wall of China

New7Wonders Founder-President Bernard Weber and New7Wonders Director Jean-Paul de la Fuente conducted an official visit to the Great Wall of China earlier this week. The visit included a site tour at the Badaling point, meetings with local and national representatives and in-depth consultations with the Official Support Committee of the Great Wall of China in [...] Read More →

Top

7 Amazing Things About 7

British writer and broadcaster Alex Bellos set up a website and asked people to vote for their favorite numbers. More than 44,000 did. The winner? The number 7. Throughout history, our strongest emotional reaction is to the number 7, says Bellos. But why? He thinks that we like 7 because it’s the only number between [...] Read More →

Top

The Pennell family share the world of New7Wonders

The Pennell family from Winnipeg in Canada are on their way to the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru, and then they’re off to Brazil, via Easter Island, to see the statue of Christ Redeemer. After that, the next stop is the pyramid at Chichén Itzá in Mexico, after which they return to [...] Read More →

Top
1 2 3 4 37 Page 2 of 37