fiord in the south west of New Zealand's South Island
One of the 28 Finalists
Milford Sound / Piopiotahi is a fiord in the south west of New Zealand’s South Island, within Fiordland National Park, Piopiotahi (Milford Sound) Marine Reserve, and the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site. It has been judged the world’s top travel destination in an international survey (the 2008 Travelers’ Choice Destinations Awards by TripAdvisor) and is acclaimed as New Zealand’s most famous tourist destination. Rudyard Kipling had previously called it the eighth Wonder of the World.
The New 7 Wonders of the World celebrate their 15th anniversary on 7 July 2022, as this is the date when the Wonders were announced at the official declaration ceremony that took place in Lisbon, Portugal in 2007. On a historic night on an equally historic date, 7/7/7 – the 7th of July 2007 – … Continued
New7Wonders President and Founder, Bernard Weber, and Director, Jean-Paul de la Fuente, visited the N7W virtual reality laboratory in Düsseldorf, Germany, to see and experience the latest developments for The Global Memory project. Along with partners from Digital Architektur and MIREVI University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf, in-depth testing and briefings took place as the virtual … Continued
During the courtesy visit of New7Wonders Director, Jean-Paul de la Fuente, to ASEAN headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, New7Wonders and ASEAN met to explore areas of common interest. The visit included a tour of the historic records and cultural artefacts in the official exhibition representing all the 10 member nations of ASEAN. The visit was graciously … Continued
Indonesia and New7Wonders have a historic relationship over more than 12 years. This was reactivated during a series of meetings in Jakarta with leading representatives of the Indonesian travel industry. The New7Wonders Director Jean-Paul de la Fuente met with the Indonesian chapter of the Pacific Asian Tourism Association (PATA), specifically its President CEO Bapak Purnomo … Continued
When political or religious ideologies drive people to direct their aggression towards heritage sites, structures of global importance can be wiped off the face of the earth. By using computer reconstruction to record the details that make these places unique, blueprints can be created to facilitate the potential rebuilding of these sites, should they ever … Continued
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