Sunday, August 28, 2011

Jamaica's government plans to spend $21 million on Ocho Rios resort

Jamaica's government plans to spend $21 million on revitalizing Ocho Rios resort
Washington Post
By AP, KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica's government says it will spend $21 million to renovate the popular resort town of Ocho Rios on the Caribbean island's northern coast. Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says $11.7 million will be used to build an ...
Argentine investigators stage tourist slay scene
Sacramento Bee
AP SALTA, Argentina -- Investigators in Argentina have recreated the crime scene where two French tourists were raped and shot to death. Officials say Friday's effort has shown contradictions between the suspects' accounts about how the women were ...
Bengal Govt to hold talks to tap rural tourism
Hindu Business Line
The Union Tourism Minister will soon meet the West Bengal Chief Minister, Ms Mamata Banerjee, to discuss about the potential of rural tourism and its development in the eastern region. The possibility of development of a tourism park and tourism ...
UAE top tourism destination in Middle East
Khaleej Times
The UAE has been ranked 30 th among 139 countries covered by the “Travel & TourismCompetitiveness Report 2011”, issued by the World Economic Forum under the theme “Moving beyond the Downturn”. The UAE ranked first in the Middle East among countries ...
F1 may turbo-charge tourism
Business Standard
India received 486000 foreign tourists in October 2010, six per cent more than a year ago. With thetourist season starting from October, the travel industry is hoping for further buzz around the Grand Prix so that tourist numbers go up significantly.
We prepare leaders for TRAVEL, TOURISM & HOSPITALITY industry
In the current Sri Lankan context the government is moving away from the notion that the state should play the leading role in tourism development and instead is seeking a greater involvement of the private sector in the development of this specific ...
Need a passport?
Greensboro News & Record (blog)
Lucky for you, you can apply for your US passport at a Regional Passport Agency without an appointment on Saturday, Sept. 17. There's a passport application place at the post office on Yanceyville Street in Greensboro, if you want to take advantage of ...
Sri Lanka Tourism Booms After End of War
The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka
With the end of bloodshed, however, this once shattered island has now begun making its mark on the tourism map and is all set to become a mega tourist destination within a few years and live up to its name as the "Pearl in the Indian Ocean."
Shettar too joins resort politics
Deccan Chronicle
A fresh bout of trouble could soon erupt for Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda as the Reddy brothers and rural development minister Jagadish Shettar are set to meet and chalk out a joint strategy in Malaysia. Speculation is rife that Mr Shettar will ...
Musa made tourism ambassador
Bangladesh News 24 hours
Dhaka, Aug 27 (—Musa Ibrahim, the first Bangladeshi to summit Mount Everest, has been made tourism ambassador of Bangladesh for the next two years. Tourism minister Ghulam Muhammed Quader made the announcement from a programme on Saturday ...
Queenly celebration of travel and tourism
Cebu City councilor Margot OsmeƱa, who heads the Tourism Commission, was present, as were the consul general of China and Mme. He Shijing, honorary consul of Canada Robert Lee with his wife Anna, and honorary consul of Romania Grand Benedicto with his ...
Sharks caught in hunt for Lancashire tourist's killer
Lancashire Evening Post
Honeymooner Ian Redmond, 30, who worked as an IT consultant in Leyland, was snorkelling 20 yards offshore in the Anse Lazio area of the Seychelles island of Praslin when he was attacked and killed by a shark earlier this month. ...
Shankar Rao in protocol row with Passport Chief
HYDERABAD: Textiles and handlooms minister P Shankar Rao fumed at Hyderabad regionalpassport officer (RPO) K Srikar Reddy for the latter's 'failure' to follow protocol when the former visited the office Friday morning. “I will talk to the External ...
Unwelcome change
BBC News
My passport with the Israeli stamps shows that for almost six years until last December, I was in Jerusalem about once a month. Then nothing - until a quick visit last week. This year, the Arab-Israeli conflict has been side-lined. ...
Kenya tourism enthusiastic about latest arrival figures
No current half-year figures are available as yet from Uganda, while Tanzania is said to be slightly ahead of last year's arrivals. Burundi is trailing and no figures, as usual one sadly has to add, are available on tourist arrivals for the EAC's ...
Argentine investigators stage tourist slay scene | The Associated ...
By The Associated Press
Investigators in Argentina have recreated the crime scene where two French tourists were raped and shot to death. Officials say Friday's effort has shown contradictions between the suspects' accounts about how the women were attacked on a scenic hiking trail.
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Halal Sex Tourism: Just “marry” the prostitute for a day or two › 2.0 ...
By 1389AD
“France 24 TV goes undercover in Indonesia to explore a bizarre trend in the country's sex tourism industry. A growing number of Saudi Arabian men are temporarily marrying according to Quran Chapter 4 Verse 24 “… agree Mutually (to vary ...
2.0: The Blogmocracy
Airline ticket name doesn't match passport name! - Bogleheads
probably OK. this summer I had a passport with middle and last name only and a ticket with first and last name only and was OK throughout. I also brought along my DL with first, middle, and last names. not sure what those people with 6-8 ... Bogleheads
tourism loop -
By Philippine News Agency
The Southern Leyte Chamber of Commerce and Industry is pushing for the establishment of a tourism loop to raise the number of visitors to Southern Leyte.
South Korean employees leave resort after North Korean threat - CNN
The last South Korean employees left Mount Kumgang resort in North Korea ... of a South Koreantourist by a North Korean soldier when the woman allegedly ...
Bangkok Post : Ban Raya Resort & Spa
Ban Raya Resort & Spa is situated on 60 acres24 hectares of coconut palms and ... Internationaltourist arrivals are expected to surpass the previous 16.5 million ...
Stricter Requirements For Tourist Visa Applicants - Thailand Forum
This doesn't have anything to do with a regular 30 day tourist visa, does it? I ask because in the past you got the visa when you went through passport control ...
Biographer: Strauss-Kahn relieved to have passport - Yahoo! News
Read 'Biographer: Strauss-Kahn relieved to have passport' on Yahoo! News. The return of hispassport had great symbolic importance for Dominique ...

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