Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Balancing nature and tourism in the Galapagos

Balancing nature and tourism in the Galapagos
Carolina Pedersen, 31, from Sweden, chose the hotel-day trip combination, staying, as I did, at the Hotel Silberstein, near the main drag in the tourist hub of Puerto Ayora. "I wanted to go out, having a meal in a nice, cozy restaurant, feel free to do ...
From Libya via Lampedusa, migrants languish in an Italian ski resort
The Guardian
Montecampione, altitude 1800 meters, is a ski resort at the end of the road winding up the Camonica Valley in Lombardy. The most striking thing on arrival here is being greeted with the faces and voices from another continent. Since the end of June, ...
Mystery deepens over tourist deaths in Thailand as report blames 'probable ...
Daily Mail
Right, fears over the use of unsafe chemicals in Thai hotels emerged two years ago after the death of American Jill St Onge in a different resort The four were 'most likely to have the same cause of illness, probably exposure to some toxic chemical, ...
FP Passport: Lights, camera, Georgia
Foreign Policy (blog)
(I give Harlin credit for attempting to make Georgia appear to be both a victim of unspeakable atrocities and an excellent tourist destination. This culminates in a country wedding where an authentic folk dance is interrupted by a Russian bombing run ...
Tourism Australia backs Qantas plan
Australia's tourism sector will benefit from a cost competitive and sustainable Flying Kangaroo,Tourism Australia says. Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce on Tuesday unveiled a plan to increase profits at the national flag carrier. ...
Tourist charged with assault as young doctor fights for his life
Irish Independent
A Canadian tourist, meanwhile, appeared in court yesterday charged in connection with the assault. Guillaume Osterstock remained in a critical condition in Beaumont Hospital in the city last night. The 26-year-old suffered multiple fractures to his ...
Tribe buys into Rotorua tourism venture
Ngai Tahu Tourism has taken a majority stake in a 40-year-old Rotorua farm tourism venture as it seeks to grow its business into the regions of New Zealand that form the main tourism trail for international visitors. John Thorburn, chief executive of ...
Research and Markets: Medical Tourism Market in India 2011
The Indian medical tourism market is growing at an excellent rate and currently witnessing a high inflow of international patients who come to India for medical treatments due to the country's lower healthcare costs and various other advantages. ...
Grand Hyatt Goa opens in one of India's top resort destinations
The first Hyatt hotel to be located in vibrant North Goa, Grand Hyatt Goa is a contemporary resortand spa built in the architectural style of a 17th century Indo-Portuguese palace. Located on the calm and inviting waters of Bambolim Bay, ...
American tourist dies while viewing Italian cliffs
A young American tourist, identified as 20-year-old Kelly Rose Denman, has fallen to her death from a window overlooking rock cliffs in the Italian Riviera, police said Monday. Police commander Francesco Villa in the town of Vernazz said the tourist ...
Tsunami wreckage becomes tourist draw |
By MarkHira
Tourism chiefs say the current obon vacation period in Japan has prompted residents of Kanto and elsewhere outside the tsunami zone to travel to places such as Kamaishi in Iwate Prefecture. More on CNNGo: Will a monster tsunami hit ...
Marriott Costa Rica Resort Sponsors Eco-Friendly Triathlon
By News
To support the race's eco-friendly mission, all athletes will have an opportunity to plant a tree on the Marriott resort property. » Triathlon Training,...
Jamaica leads Caribbean tourism recovery | Rus Tourism News
By Nadezda Basyrova
Jamaica's role in spearheading the recovery of the Caribbean's travel and tourism economy is to be acknowledged by World Travel Awards at a VIP ceremony. ... The ceremony, which takes place at Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island on 7 October 2011, is set to attract the top decision-makers and thought leaders from across the Americas and Caribbean as they compete for the most influential accolades in travel. After months of intense voting featuring more than ...
Rus Tourism News
Villa Chi in Cape Sienna Resort, Phuket | materialicious
By ReCraft
Villa Chi is one of an elite collection of nine private villas managed by Cape Sienna Resort, perched just above the sea on the west-coast headland in Kamala known as.
OECS Officials gather in Antigua and Barbuda to finalize Common ...
By guest
Senior Tourism Officials are scheduled to meet in Antigua & Barbuda on August 16th and 17th 2011 at a workshop designed to finalize the first ever Common. ... At least twenty tourism professionals from the region's private and public sectors are confirmed to attend the second workshop booked for the Jolly Beach Resort & Spa in Antigua. The primary aim of the workshop will be to review the draft document and secure agreement among OECS Member States on priorities and ...
The Future of Tourism: Space Tourism | Blog
Dennis Tito, an Italian-America multimillionaire and engineer, is a person that have all the bragging rights, for he is the very first space tourist or “independent researcher,” as he prefers to be called. Aboard the Russian Soyuz ... Blog
Top U.S. Tourist Attractions on a Budget
Forbes Traveler has ranked the most popular U.S. tourist attractions. These 10 destinations are important places to visit. Find budget advice for each ...

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