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Abu Dhabi Names Louvre Outpost Director, Plans 2017 Launch
A much-anticipated Mideast outpost of the Louvre now has its first director, but visitors will have to wait until next year to visit the new art museum
World's Top Museums Revealed
Ask a travel er what they plan to do on their next city jaunt and no doubt museum-hopping will be near the top of the list. TripAdvisor has just announced its Travelers' Choice Awards for museums, naming the top 10 in the world. Turns out the world's greatest museum is pretty close to home, so if
Instant Index: Stolen Masterpieces Worth $50M Found in Auto Worker's Home
From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the ...
Philippine Tourism Industry Fears Typhoon Will Harm Season
After Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines on Friday, devasting the provinces of Leyte and Eastern Samar, and areas in the Southern Tagalog Region, other, unaffected parts of the country may soon feel residual impact should the natural disaster deter travelers from visiting resorts during peak
Rotterdam Art Heist: Stolen Masterpieces Likely Incinerated
The Whereabouts of Valuable Paintings Stolen Last Year Have Long Been Uncertain
Tammam Azzam - 'The Syrian Museum'
Tammam Azzam is a Syrian-born artist who created stirring digital composites using images of the Syrian War and classic masterpieces. In his words, “the Syrian Museum series incorporates iconic subjects from the greatest European masters, paralleling the greatest achievements of humanity with the
Video Released of Daring Rotterdam Art Heist
Dutch police have released security footage from a daring art heist in which thieves broke into Rotterdam’s Kunsthal museum and stole seven paintings by famous modern artists including Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and Claude Monet. In the video, the two black-hooded thieves can be seen...
Art Heist: Picasso, Monet, Matisse Taken From Dutch Museum
It was a major heists like something out of a Hollywood film several priceless paintings stolen from this museum in Rotterdam early Tuesday morning. The as one of the largest in years in the Netherlands. Dutch police say the thieves used the museum's back entrance and walked out with seven
Daring Art Heist Nets Picasso, Matisse
It sounds just like a scene straight out of a Hollywood movie blockbuster. Just after 3 a.m. on Tuesday morning, thieves broke into Rotterdam’s Kunsthal museum and stole seven paintings by famous modern artists including Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet. In what is being...
Tips for Finding Peace and Quiet on a Cruise
While there are no hard and fast rules guaranteeing a quiet getaway on a crowded cruise ship , we've compiled some basic tips to help you tune out distractions -- and fellow passengers -- while you cruise. But first, here's what to avoid as you aim for a serene sailing: Inside cabins . Don't book a