Tuesday, August 16, 2011

'Anne of Green Gables' boosts tourism on Prince Edward Island


'Anne of Green Gables' boosts tourism on Prince Edward Island; Kate Middleton ...
New York Daily News
After farming and fishing, tourism is the island's third-largest industry and Anne-related spending accounted for nearly one-third of the island's $370 million in tourism revenue in 2010 – up dramatically from years past. Montgomery is said to have ...
Britons worry riots will hurt London's tourist image
Vancouver Sun
Spreading violence has prompted new travel advisories and fears that London's tourist image could take a nosedive less than a year before the Summer Olympics and Queen's Diamond Jubilee. The US State Department, via its London embassy, ...
Riots not expected to dent international tourism
CatererSearch
Oliver Peyton, owner of niche contract caterer to iconic tourist galleries and venues, Peyton and Byrne agreed. "We didn't see much change in business," he said. "In central London, where most tourists were, it didn't feel like anything had happened. ...
Telecom Egypt's profit declines on poor tourism
gulfnews.com
Cairo: State-owned Telecom Egypt, the only provider of fixed-line services in the country, posted a 15 per cent drop in second-quarter profit on Monday, as a slowdown in tourism and business activity dragged on earnings. Telecom Egypt, in an emailed ...
Man held over missing Aruba tourist demands that he should be released ...
Daily Mail
By Daily Mail Reporter A US tourist detained in Aruba in the death of his travel companion has cooperated with investigators and should be immediately released because there is no evidence against him, his defence lawyer said today. ...
Mining ban in tourist hinterland unlikely
The Australian
He said mining and gas development would endanger the region's agriculture and tourism industry. "Life in the Scenic Rim is based around agriculture, tourism and a relaxed, rural lifestyle," he said. "Coal-seam gas puts the very make-up of our region ...
Air Asia leverages on affiliates to boost tourism
Malaya
By GENIVI FACTAO Air Asia Philippines will use its network and affiliate Air Asia companies in the ASEAN to make Clark its hub in Asia and spur growth in tourist arrivals. Marianne Hontiveros, chief executive officer of AirAsia Philippines, ...
Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism's Official Website Earns Rave Reviews
PR Newswire (press release)
Dominican Republic's first tourist was Christopher Columbus in 1492. Rich in history, Dominican Republic has developed into a diverse destination offering both Dominican and European flavors to more than one million US visitors each year. ...
Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort Welcomes International Group Planners
thebahamasweekly.com
Nassau, Bahamas - The Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort recently hosted numerous international group planners as part of a Nassau Paradise Island Promotion Board familiarization trip. Guests enjoyed a tour of the property, as well as a welcome reception ...
Perth last in poll of tourism strategies
The West Australian
WA tourism strategies were given the thumbs down in a new national industry survey that ranked Perth last among mainland capital cities. The survey by Roy Morgan Research asked industry players to name the city with tourism strategies and products ...
Academy of Dover's passport program a hit with families and students
Dover Post
Then, in the middle of the night he thought of the passport program, something he saw used in APLUS Learning. Parents receive passports for each child enrolled, complete with photos, Rodriguez said. The school has special stamps that are used to ...
Windmills of distress in Rajasthan's tourism industry
TwoCircles.net
"Camel safari in the dunes is the most popular tourist activity here and many safari routes have been closed down due to the windmills," Virendra Singh, owner of camping site Resort Rawla, told IANS. Many globally popular places and heritage sites in ...
Waikato airport project targets Asian tourism
Stuff.co.nz
Enticing thousands of Asian tourists to the Waikato is a step closer now Hamilton International Airport has the green light to extend its runway. Approval for the almost 800-metre northern extension at the airport, signed off by Waipa District Council, ...
Sunshine Village Ski Resort Selects Field ID to Manage Avalanche Explosives
SYS-CON Media (press release)
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 08/15/11 -- Sunshine Village Ski & Snowboard Resort has selected Field ID, the leading provider of cloud-based inspection and safety compliance management software, to track and manage explosives used in avalanche ...
Online Australian Tourist Visa to Expand to Chile
US Migration Expert
An e676 tourist visa can be granted for stays of up to 3, 6 or 12 months depending on the applicant's purpose of visit and personal circumstances. To apply online for an e676 tourist visa, applicants must hold a passport from an eligible country ...
ACAPULCO, MEXICO: Violence in resort city leaves 11 people dead
TheNewsTribune.com
Eleven people were slain in violent attacks over the weekend in the Pacific coast resort of Acapulco, police said Sunday. Eleven people were slain in violent attacks over the weekend in the Pacific coastresort of Acapulco, police said Sunday. ...
Get off the usual tourist path and rediscover Victoria ...
By Ann Britton Campbell, Special to The Oregonian
Delightful surprises await you in B.C.'s crown jewel, if you know where to look.
Oregon Travel News
Dutch Tourist Held By North Korea Was Forced To Sign Confession
By The Huffington Post News Editors
Willem van der Bijl, a Dutch tourist who went missing in Pyongyang in July, then had a pro-North Korean government op-ed published in his name last week, has returned to the Netherlands and told reporters communist authorities detained him. RTV Utrecht, van der Bijl's hometown news station, ...North Korea has been gradually opening to tourists: The government is discussing a controversialresort project with South Korea and even attempting to bring in American tourists. ...
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US tourist dies in fall in Italy | The Associated Press | News ...
By The Associated Press
Police say a young American tourist has fallen to her death from a window overlooking rock cliffs in the Italian Riviera. The tourist, identified as 20-year-old Kelly Rose Denman of Colorado, apparently fell out of the window of the ...
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VNAT to make master plans for six tourist regions soon | VietNam Today
HCMC – Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) will make plans for six of seven touristregions of the whole nation for submission to the Government for approval within the next two years.
Vietnam Today
Family-focused Dubai resort undergoes major ... - Rus Tourism News
By Nadezda Basyrova
Dubai's multi-award winning Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa is undergoing major refurbishment this summer which will see the transformation of its.
Rus Tourism News
Seychelles' Desroches Island Resort Opens its World Class Spa ...
By admin
When he addressed the Tourism Industry representatives present and the Management and Staff of the Desroches Island Resort, Mr Glenny Savy retraced the development of tourism on the Outer Islands of the Seychelles. ...
Travel Video News
Devota Kasanda Mdachi Appointed New Director of Marketing for ...
By Travel World News Editor
Dr. Aloyce Nzuki, Managing Director, Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB), has appointed Devota Kasanda Mdachi as TTB's new Marketing Director. She succeeds Amant Macha, who has recently retired, and will be the first woman to hold this position. ... In making the announcement, Nzuki noted, “Ms. Mdachi brings more than 17 years of outstanding experience and knowledge in tourism as part of the TTB staff, and has completed a diverse range of tourism courses and training outside the ...
Travel World News Online
Marriott Costa Rica Resort Sponsors Eco-Friendly Triathlon ...
By ABMN Staff
Marriott Costa Rica Resort Sponsors Eco-Friendly Triathlon The Los Sueños Marriott Ocean & GolfResort challenges athletes' endurance while helping...
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