Gas stations shut for 3 hours in Mexican resort city to protest drug violence
By AP, ACAPULCO, Mexico — Nearly two dozen gas stations in the Pacific resort city of Acapulco have shut down simultaneously for three hours to protest growing drug cartel violence in the area. Gas station owners say several of their security guards ...
Tourist cops in hot spots
A beefed up and more courteous tourism police, it appears. The Department of Tourism (DoT), Philippine National Police (PNP), local government authorities and volunteers are considering beefing up and retraining the country's tourist police to make it ...
'Death squad' man jailed over false passport
A man from Peru allegedly linked to paramilitary death squads in south America has been jailed for 12 months for having a false passport. Rodrigo Grande Vargas, 47, was arrested by counter-terrorism police who raided his home in Tiverton, Devon, ...
The Tourism Act has politicized the industry!
I suggest to President P-Noy to repeal the Tourism Act of 2009 and instead, allow only the private sector to create their own tourism associations similar to the Hong Kong Tourist Association, a private sector-led body that is subsidized by as much as ...
Tourism expert blames downturn for fall in ferry use
Victoria Times Colonist
Thank God we have that domestic tourist market or we'd be in real trouble." The lack of US travellers is due to many issues, he said - the exchange rate, the "thickening" of the border with new passport requirements, flagging confidence about American ...
Resort Maps Unveils new iPhone/iPad App
By Raju Shanbhag Resort Maps has announced the launch of a new iPhone (News - Alert) app that will help residents and tourists discover and get to local attractions like the back of their hands. Featuring its advertisers, restaurants, accommodations, ...
Aid for passport tamper case students
Tampering with or falsifying a passport is a criminal offence in Ireland but a federal offence in the US and can result in culprits being fined, imprisoned or refused future access to the country. According to the US state department, individuals found ...
Kid-friendly activities abound as resort offers Family Adventure
St. George Daily Spectrum
Brian Head Resort has opened their new Family Adventure: cool, close, fun, active, scenic, reasonably priced, and (don't tell the kids) educational. “Brian Head has had a Frisbee golf course and nationally touted mountain biking for years,” said Ken ...
St. Kitts Cruise Tourism Continues To Grow
The Labour Spokesman
This was announced by Senator Ricky Skerritt, Minister of Tourism and International Transport, while addressing a local cruise stakeholders' launch of the upcoming St. Kitts Cruise Ship Schedule on Tuesday at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort. ...
Sandy Lane Resort » Dropdon Article Directory
By kerry matherson
A luxurious beach resort in Barbados, the Sandy Lane resort is a paradise for honeymooners. Offering a combination of privacy, numerous activities, and first class service, the resort is located on the ...
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The best passport for world travel :: Vagablogging :: Rolf Potts ...
By Marcus Sortijas
Man holds up a passport. Photo: motograf / Flickr. Have you ever wished you had another country'spassport? For some nationals, they have the right to get working holiday visas all over the world. They can pick up and move to a country, ...
Vagablogging :: Rolf Potts Vagabondin...
Investment in tourism and number of foreign tourists in Mozambique ...
Maputo, Mozambique, 19 Aug – Increased investment in tourism in Mozambique as well as a rise in the number of foreign visitors are the result of a combination of activities promoted by the TourismMinistry, the national Tourism director, Martinho Muatxiwa said. ... Until December of last year, Mozambique had 4736 tourist establishments of which 1269 were for accommodation, 3340 were restaurants and bars and there were a total of 127 travel agencies. ...
Antigua Observer Newspaper | OECS tourism policy now a reality ...
The Common Tourism Policy, which has been recommended for review after 2015, was finalised at a two-day workshop at the Jolly Beach Resort & Spa. The priority areas agreed to include harmonisation of border control, which involves ...
Antigua Observer Newspaper
Shark bites US tourist in Puerto Rico bay | Updated News
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A shark estimated at 6 feet (1.8 meters) long bit a U.S. tourist earlier this week while she swam in a popular bioluminescent bay at night, doctors said Thursday. The woman, identified as 27-year-old Lydia Strunk ...
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Mystery deepens over tourist deaths in Thailand - Travel - News ...
Mystery deepens over spate of tourist deaths in Thailand. Investigators eye toxic chemicals, pesticides or gas; 33-year-old US woman among the victims ...
Skipper Thom Burns: A Life Well-Sailed - By Brian E. Clark Thom Burns grew up in Dewitt, Iowa, a small town far from any ocean. In fact, the Pacific was about 2,000 miles to the west and the Atlan...
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