Greek Bias Against Gays Compounds Debt Crisis Hitting Tourism
San Francisco Chronicle
"Allowing same-sex civil partnership in Greece would set the country way above other countries in the Balkans and eastern Mediterranean and would certainly boost gay tourist numbers," Vallianatos said from his Athens office. In drafting a new law, ...
Resort lures job hopefuls
Fraser Coast Chronicle
LADY Elliot Island Eco Resort has received more than 100 applications from people hoping for one of five chances to live, work and play on the island. The island, nestled at the bottom end of the Great Barrier Reef, has a maximum of about 40 staff each ...
HC dismisses Dawood''s sister''s plea against denial of passport
PTI | 04:08 PM,Aug 23,2011 New Delhi, Au 23 (PTI) A petition by fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Ibrahim Parker challenging Government's refusal to issue her a freshpassport was today dismissed by the Delhi High Court. ...
Egypt, Israel border incident affecting South Sinai tourism
Daily News Egypt
Five Egyptian security personnel were killed when Israeli troops repelled gunmen following an attack near Israel's Red Sea resort of Eilat on Thursday. Israel expressed its regret for the Egyptian deaths and said it was investigating the incident, ...
Greek Tourism Workers Stage Strike, Protest Over Cutbacks
Wall Street Journal
Both the strike and the protest, coming at the peak of Greece's all-important summer tourist season, are seen as further tarnishing Greece's image with visitors abroad. That image has already been severely dented when two days of violent protests ...
Pristine Bay Resort in Roatán Will Open in 2012
Pristine Bay Resort in Roatán, Honduras today announced that its five-star hotel, beach club, vacation villas and luxury real estate offerings are nearing the completion of Phase I construction. Scheduled for a "soft opening" to start 2012, ...
London 2012: what will the impact be on UK tourism?
They do not come to sightsee or visit the theatre; they come for the sport, thus not spending money on 'normal' tourist activities. Not only that, Olympic tourists will scare other tourists away. Most of the people who would usually visit the capital ...
Czech Republic extends Trüb passport contract
In April 2009, the Czech Republic started issuing a new passport with biometric data, based on extended access control. The chip on this second-generation passport stores the personal data, a facial image and two fingerprints of the document holder. ...
Azerbaijan: Tourism – from potential to realization · Global Voices
By Pervin Muradli
... as the quality of customer service as well as the infrastructure in place. While the blog notes that the country has much potential for tourism, it concludes that Azerbaijan has a long way to go before turning it into realization. ...
Malaysian charged with killing French tourist - Home » Other ...
Malaysian prosecutors have charged a man with murder in connection with the death of a French woman whose remains were found in a cave on a tourist island.
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Exopa to unveil Summer Tourism | Ghanaian Chronicle
Exopa Modeling Agency would be adding a new innovation to its numerous fashion shows, dubbed 'Exopa Fashion Café', which would help to project summer tourism in the country. It is based on this, that the leading modeling house would ...
Eligible for British Passport? : UK Visas and Immigration
Hi, I'm wondering if anyone can help answer this question. My Dad was born in Trinidad in the 1930s while it was still part of ...
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Ecuador's Minister of Tourism has a global perspective on the ...
By Nadezda Basyrova
Ecuador's Minister of Tourism has a global perspective on the industry, for he has traveled most of the world in his position as television producer and.
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NKorea expels SKoreans from joint mountain resort | The Associated ...
By The Associated Press
North Korea has expelled all remaining South Korean workers from a stalled joint tourism resort in the North. The resort's South Korean tour operator says that 14 South Korean and two Korean-Chinese workers at the Diamond Mountain ... Pyongyang is angry that South Korea refuses to resume the joint tour venture that has been stalled since the 2008 shooting death of a southerntourist there. North Korea also announced it would scrap all South Korean assets at the resort. ...
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Tax-free tourism spend up 13% in Lebanon | Tourism and Hospitality ...
Tax-free tourism spend up 13% in Lebanon. Lebanon: 1 hour, 22 minutes ago. A new report issued by the international tax refund company Global Blue has shown that Lebanon's tax-free spending increased by 13% in the first seven months of ...
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Initiatives to promote adventure tourism | PRAVASI TODAY : NRI ...
As per the policy for the diversification of tourism product of India, special attention is being given for the development of Adventure Tourism in the country. The Ministry of Tourism has issued Guidelines for Approval of Adventure ...
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Pyongyang expels South Koreans from "peace" resort - Yahoo! News
Read 'Pyongyang expels South Koreans from "peace" resort' on Yahoo! ... gave South Koreans working at a jointly run tourism resort 72 hours to leave, ... since a North Korean soldier shot and killed a South Korean tourist there in 2008, ...
Thailand To Shed 'Sex Tourism' Tag Soon - Thailand Forum
Arguably called the sex tourism capital of the world, Thailand is now ..... 'fun ' Thailand and everybody wins and tourist dollars don't go into dumpster. ...
Overlooked No More: Ada Blackjack, Survivor of a Harrowing Arctic Expedition - She learned to fend for herself during a venture to Wrangel Island. By the time a rescue ship arrived, she was the last crew member standing.
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