Times Square is a major commercial intersection and neighborhood in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue, and stretching from West 42nd to West 47th Streets. Brightly adorned with billboards and advertisements, Times Square is sometimes referred to as The Crossroads of the World, The Center of the Universe, the heart of The Great White Way, and the “heart of the world”.
One of the world’s busiest pedestrian intersections, it is also the hub of the Broadway Theater District and a major center of the world’s entertainment industry. Times Square is one of the world’s most visited tourist attractions, drawing an estimated 50 million visitors annually. Approximately 330,000 people pass through Times Square daily, many of them tourists, while over 460,000 pedestrians walk through Times Square on its busiest days.
Heraklion is one of the largest city of Crete Island, which also makes it one of the largest city of Greece. Heraklion is not much populated by the residents, but the tourists are always on the move in this great city of Heraklion.
Greece and its cities are known for treasuring the historical temples and artifacts of our ancestors. Greece is also famous for the Greek mythology which has Zeus, Hercules and Apollo characters. These characters are known by most the the kids these days and it also very popular among the historians or the people who have interest in ancient mythologies and history.
Heraklion is one of the most stunning city in the island of crete. It location is of strategic importance, so many conquerors came to rule this island in the past and they left their historical buildings and artifacts. Which are now great value to the tourists.
Heraklion Crete Greece has hotels with categories of A, B and C. These categorization is based upon the overall facilities and ambience of the hotel. it also represents the standard of service and food. There is a lot to do and see in Heraklion Crete Greece. I will be covering few of them below.
Heraklion Crete Greece: What to Visit and Where to Stay?
There are number of travel planners for Heraklion Crete Greece, who can help you to take out the most of this city in your tour. You can always discover and explore on your own as well. Tourism Industry plays vital cost in the development, it is directly associated to travel industry. There are number of customers who use this facility directly on their smartphone or PC.
Heraklion is located in the middle of Crete island so the weather is humid yet very comfortable. Heraklion Crete Greece does not have extremes weather. The weather is mostly pleasant.
Palace of Knossos
It is one of the most famous tourist attraction in crete. People from different ethnicities and cultures all show up to see this archeological site and artifacts.
Natural History Museum of Crete
This museum in one of the largest in the city of Heraklion. It has largest collection of history articles and artifacts that gets attention of each and every tourist. Few years back there were few exhibitions in the Natural Hostiry Museum of Crete.
Another notable event of Heraklion is the Summer, Arts Festival. If you are visiting Heraklion or planning to visit, add the following things in your to do list.
- Rock Climbing
- Water Parks.
- Matala beach festival.
There are number of ways you can get to Heraklion Crete Greece, including car boat bus plane.
If you have any issue or query regarding tourist attractions or best places of Heraklion Crete Greece, let me know in the comments. We will try our best to get back to you as soon as possible. Also give us feedback regarding tourist locations and best places.
Mastercard is offering free travel around London using Apple pay on mondays, this offer is valid for next 3 mondays including today, If your iPhone is capable of NFC payment through Apple pay then you can avail this offer, you can wander around London all day using Tube, Trains, Buses and the DLR all without any charge, you just have to have an iPhone or Apple Watch on which you can use Apple Pay with Mastercard and that’s it.
Monday being hard for everyone, its a bounty for everyone as you get to save money doing your normal day chores, This offer is valid for next 4 mondays including today.
Now if you have an iPhone or Apple Watch along with Mastercard, Following is the guide on how you can travel around London for free
How Apple Pay works on London Public Transport:
Moving on to How you can travel around london for free. First of all, you need to have an iPhone which supports NFC payment, iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S and 6S plus with iOS 9 or above supports NFC payment. You can also use Apple watch to make use of this offer.
- When you are about to board a tube, or you are at ticket gate, double press the Home button of your iPhone, even if its locked, it will bring your default card in Apple Pay.
- After that you need to authorise your payment by placing your finger on Touch ID, now you will see a message on the screen “Hold near Reader to Pay”.
- Touch the top of your iPhone on the yellow card reader.
- You will see done on the display with a vibration.
- A green light can also be seen on the card reader as result of transaction.
If you have Apple Watch follow the steps below:
- Double-press button on the side of Apple Watch.
- Picture of your card will appear on the Apple Watch.
- Touch front side of Apple Watch to the reader.
- You will feel a slight vibration when the payment is made.
That’s all, You can use this service today and for 3 upcoming mondays, If you have any issue you can comment below, we would love to help you guys out.
Malaysia has been declared as the leading Travel Destination of Asia at 22nd Annual World Travel Awards ceremony which was conducted in Hong Kong. The competition was among other 9 countries which are Singapore, Korea, Macau, Sri lanka and Thailand.
Also, tourism board of Malaysia was awarded with the Leading tourist board award. The board memebers were praised for structuring high standard of tourism around the country.
World Travel Awards President Graham Cooke said:
“It is an honour to recognise the leaders in Asian and Australasian hospitality here in Hong Kong this evening.
“InterContinental Grand Stanford has been a wonderful host for our Gala Ceremony this year, while it has been a privilege to be welcomed here with such warmth to Hong Kong.
“Congratulations to all our winners tonight and I look forward to greeting many of them in December when we will celebrate our Grand Final 2015 in Morocco.”
World Travel Awards was constituted back in 1993 to acknowledge tourism around the world, the judges who chose the winners consists of a team of top notch tourism consumers and proficient travelers.
Other winners include: AirAsia, which received the glorification of being Asia’s Leading Cabin Crew. One World Hotel, Located at Selangor, Malaysia, won the award of Asia’s Best Leading Meeting and Conference Hotel.
In the category of Leading Wedding Venue, Pangkor Laut Resort was declared winners. Resort World Genting was titled as Asia’s Leading Themed resort.
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