After Canada’s national-parks administration initially rejected a request to hold a major international triathlon in Alberta’s Banff National Park, a revised application to host the Subaru International Triathlon event in the famous National Park has won approval.

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In a must-see event for railway buffs and enthusiasts of the histories of royal families, the Dutch Railway Museum is hosting a major international exhibition in 2010 on royal trains. The exhibition is to be called ‘Royal Class, regal journeys’.

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The impact of the Olympic Games to a host city is detrimental, according to data obtained by the European Tour Operators Association.

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More than 200,000 visitors are expected to attend a festival in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai being held to celebrate and honor Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej (or Rama IX), who is the world’s longest reigning monarch and will be celebrating his 82nd birthday on December 5.

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cotland’s famous blend of landscapes, rivers and lochs has helped the country win the bidding to host the Adventure Travel Trade Association’s 2010 Adventure Travel World Summit.

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The Administration Department of Huating Lake National Park in China is linking with Huway.com, a domestic organization specializing in the planning of professional outdoor activities and events, to hold the 2009 Huating Lake International Outdoor Travel outdoor event on October 28 and October 29.

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Like several other hotel companies and privately owned accommodations, Omni Hotels is promoting some of its hotels as exciting places at which to celebrate Hallowe’en because of their reputedly haunted nature.

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Offering one of the largest holiday displays in the Southeast United States, Biltmore House and the surrounding 8,000 acres of the estate will celebrate its annual Christmas at Biltmore event from November 6 until January 2, 2010.

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The inaugural International Tourism Fair of the Americas will take place in Mexico City from September 23 to September 26, 2010.

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The 2009 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, given the name “Mass Happiness”, is being held from October 3 to October 11 and is bringing thousands of hot air balloonists and tourists from around the globe to Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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The Chateau de Versailles is paying homage to its famous builder, Louis XIV, with the exhibition “Louis XIV, the Man and the King”, from October 20 to February 7, 2010.

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Hundreds of islanders will participate in the the Micronesian island of Kosrae’s second island-wide Outrigger Canoe Competition on October 24, one of the largest events of its kind in Micronesia.

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The most complete and comprehensive traveling exhibition ever created on Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci, ‘Da Vinci – The Genius,’ makes its U.S. East Coast debut at the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore on October 2 and will be on display until January 31, 2010.

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Fine, decorative and applied arts from Historic New England’s 36 historically and architecturally significant properties will be displayed in the featured loan exhibition at the next Winter Antiques Show from January 22 to January 31, 2010 at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City.

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The inaugural Cocoa Beach Air Show takes place on October 3 and October 4, with many military and civilian acts performing over the Atlantic Ocean.

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The Grand Cayman community of Camana Bay is hosting Grand Cayman’s second annual Children’s Book Festival on the weekend of November 28 and November 29.

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Together with the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has opened an exhibition of photography exploring the Emergency Farm Labor Program.

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The Vermont Department of Tourism is predicting its upcoming fall foliage season could be the best in recent years after a cool, rainy summer.

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The only annual event in the United States dedicated to the Southern dish of shrimp & grits returns on the weekend of September 18, on Jekyll Island, Georgia.

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