| |Tourism in Egypt drops 28% as turmoil drives visitors away
By Deena Kamel Yousef, Staff Reporter Dubai: Tourism
in Egypt dropped by 28 per cent from January to July following the revolution that swept the country at the beginning of this year, according to the latest figures from the Egyptian Tourism
| |Think-tank to study tourism sector needs
Oman Daily Observer
Al Lawati said that his company is co-operating with foreign investors which has resulted in many joint projects such as Bander al Jissa Resort
which will be opened next year, Salalah Beach project and Jabal Sifah project besides a partnership with ...
| |North reveals its plans for Mount Kumgang resort
North Korea yesterday disclosed a plan to redevelop a resort
on Mount Kumgang into an international tourist
and business site after unilaterally putting on hold the South's stake in what started as a joint business project and a symbol of ...
| |Nadathur Group plans to launch resort, business hotel chain
Kick-starting the shift in momentum, the Nadathur Group's Silver Needle Hospitality arm is preparing to launch an international $100 million resort
and business hotel chain. The Singapore-headquartered firm, has already acquired properties in Bali in ...
| |Explosion sends panic through Turkish resort
At least 10 people have been injured in a bomb attack at a beach resort
in Turkey. Local media say the small bomb exploded at Kemer in Antalya, a resort
popular with German, Dutch and Russian tourists. The blast caused panic, but the injuries were all...
| |In transition: Egypt slow to recover, especially in tourism
San Jose Mercury News
Trains and subways (divided by gender) are usually a safe means of transportation in Egypt. The US embassy recommends against public minibuses. Travel documents: A passport
and visa are required. Tourists can obtain a renewable 30-day tourist
visa on ...
| |Lingering security void devastates tourism in Luxor
The absence of security poses a significant challenge to the tourism
industry in Luxor, a maintourist
center in Egypt. “Tourism
police don't provide adequate safety measures for the temples and the historic sites,” said a tour guide named Ahmed Saeed. ...
| |Regional turmoil hurts medical tourism
By Khetam Malkawi AMMAN - The medical tourism
sector is still witnessing a drop in revenues due to the loss of patients, particularly from two major traditional markets: Yemen and Libya. According to Awni Bashir, president of the Private Hospitals ...
| |Nixon to arrive in India after sorting out passport issue
PTI | 06:08 PM,Aug 28,2011 Edgbaston, Aug 28 (PTI) Leicestershire captain Paul Nixon needs to renew his passport
before he boards the flight to India to play in the Champions League Twenty20 qualifiers having bid adieu to county cricket after victory ...
| |Magdalena Grand Beach Resort Set to Open in Tobago in November
South Florida Caribbean News
SCARBOROUGH, Tobago – The Magdalena Grand Beach Resort
, poised to be Tobago's premier leisure and business resort
, will open its doors in November 2011. The 200-room oceanfront hotel will feature five fine and casual dining options, ...
| |At least 5 killed, 53 injured in Brazil tourist tram accident
The Nation, Pakistan
At least five people were killed and 53 were injured when a tourist
tram was derailed in Brazil's second largest city of Rio de Janeiro, health and rescue officials reported. The accident occurred in the Santa Teresa neighborhood popular with tourists ...
| |National Passport Day is Sept. 17
This is a day when you can go to a post office or other location and get your passport
without an appointment. And it's a good chance to stop procrastinating, too, because how can you take advantage of a last-minute international travel
deal if you ...
| |Malta and sustainable tourism
Malta Independent Online
We know Malta's carrying capacity is about 1.4 million tourists but the obsession with numbers of the tourist
business community and the Malta Tourism
Authority (MTA) surely means that, somewhere along the line, the carrying capacity will be exceeded. ...
| |Lifting Emergency good for tourism, investment
The consensus appears to be that there will be a positive impact on tourism
and investment as well as the image of the country. Tourist
Hotels Association of Sri Lanka President Anura Lokuhetti talking to the Mirror Business said that it's a great move ...
| |Tourism up for Eastbourne, says holiday study
Eastbourne Borough Council's head of tourism
was delighted with the survey. Councillor Neil Stanley told the Herald, “To hear the news that we are the second fastest growing seaside resort
is absolutely fantastic for Eastbourne and testament to the ...
| |Better tourism seen with new cultural treasure
It will be another tourist
destination aside from being a place for deepening the faith in God,” said Pineda. Meanwhile, Fr. Greg Vega, parish priest of Sta. Monica Church joined Minalin residents in parading the statue of Sta. Monica along the Minalin ...
| |Councillors wary of new south-west tourism board
COUNCILLORS have reacted warily to the prospect of Glenelg Shire joining a new regional tourism
Victoria is in the process of launching such boards across the state, a move included in a three-year action plan that it released in 2009. ...
| |Tourism NZ reveals cost of Letterman PR firm contract
New Zealand has revealed the cost of work undertaken by the PR firm that secured the David Letterman gig for John Key. Hill and Knowlton agency hit the headlines earlier this month after it emerged it helped secure the Prime Minister's ...
| |BOOST FOR LOCAL SPANISH TOURISM
The Leader Newspaper Online
Although the summer tourist
season may be starting to draw to a close, figures released by the Frontier Tourist
Movement Surveys (FRONTUR) and subsequently drafted by the Institute forTourism
Studies of the Ministry of Industry, Tourism
and Trade, ...
| |Tourist places in Madurai to sport cleaner look
Times of India
places in Madurai are poised to sport a cleaner look with the district administration enforcing a ban on non-recyclable and non-biodegradable plastic products in keytourist
destinations. Collector U Sagayam ordered strict enforcement ...
| |Wyndham expands with opening of Ramada Resort in Port Douglas
Breaking Travel News
Located in one of Australia's foremost tourist
destinations, Tropical North Queensland, the property will be managed by Wyndham Hotel Group under the leading international hotel brand, Ramada®, and renamed Ramada Resort
Port Douglas. ...
| |Ancien regime tourism in Tripoli - Blog - The Arabist
By Steve Negus
Ancien regime tourism
in Tripoli. By Author Steve Negus Date August 28, 2011 at 5:45 PM Share Article Share. In Tripoli, where the street fighting seems to be dying down, Tripolitanian families are out visiting sites associated with Qaddafi and ...
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| |Pattaya Worker Helps German Tourist And Later Steals His ...
A good person turns into a thief after assisting a tourist
being robbed. The German tourist
wanted to thank the man who helped him and invited for drinks. But when the tourist
got drunk the good helper turned into a thief and stole the German's ...
Pattaya Daily News - Pattaya...
| |Eco – Tourism in Tanga » Tanzania Tourist Board
The ANR is an ideal product for Eco-tourism
. The term “Eco tourism
” means ecological tourism
implying that a certain type of the natural resources being utilized for human pleasure (relaxation and enjoyment) without affecting the ecological ...
Tanzania Tourist Board
| |Canada's LGBT Tourism In Demand
Canada's LGBT Tourism
Industry Association has published a new study that reveals a significant increase in the demand of tourist
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| |How To Navigate Around A Passport Application For Children « US ...
It is important to know,however, that everyone who is going out of the country must have valid passports in order to be allowed to travel, including children and infants. Here are some helpful tips to assist you with the passport
application for ...
US Passport Now Blog
| |Guest Post: Off-the-Tourist Track Italy » A Dangerous Business
Guest Post: Off-the-Tourist
Track Italy. Add comments. Aug 282011. Today's guest post comes from Jessica Spiegel, a Portland-based travel writer who writes the WhyGo Italy travel guide for the BootsnAll Travel Network, the RTW travel ...
A Dangerous Business