Space Tourism a Reality by 2016 with Orbital Technologies' Space Hotel
Seven tourist guests can luxuriate in one of the four hotel cabins, in a vacation offering views like no other, via large viewing portholes. Guests sleep in zippered vertical or horizontal sleeping bags, which keep them safe from floating about the ...
Medical tourism complications rise
The survey polled 2000 members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) about their experience with medical tourism patients. More than 80 percent of the 368 respondents said they had treated patients who had traveled abroad for cosmetic ...
Travel and Tourism in the United Kingdom
Euromonitor International's Travel And Tourism in United Kingdom report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest market size data 2006-2010, allowing you to identify the sectors ...
Zimbabwe: Country Opens Trade, Tourism Office in Sao Paulo
The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority also successfully unveiled the new tourism brand "Zimbabwe, A World of Wonders", which is anchored by the countries seven tourist attractions. These include the majestic Victoria Falls, Great Zimbabwe, wildlife and nature ...
P-Noy as tourism czar
One of our country's premier tourist destinations, the Puerto Princesa Underground River is among the World Heritage Sites recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The Underground River, otherwise ...
Tourist Visits, Spending in Greece Rise in First Half of Year
The improvement in the tourism industry helped narrow the country's current account deficit, which decreased 258 million euros ($371 million) to 1.58 billion euros in the first half, according to the statement. Tourism accounts for about 16 percent of ...
One priest's crusade against sex tourism in the Philippines
Christian Science Monitor
Shay Cullen's campaign against sex tourism epitomizes faltering efforts to combat the problem in the Philippines and throughout Southeast Asia. By Donald Kirk, Correspondent / August 18, 2011 From his sprawling establishment overlooking Subic Bay, ...
Argentina: DNA links suspect to tourist slayings
By ALMUDENA CALATRAVA Argentine investigators have DNA and ballistics evidence that implicates some of the eight suspects under arrest in last month's slayings of two French tourists, a court spokesman said Tuesday. Investigators believe Cassandre ...
Whitefish resort's six zip lines sing as riders fly
Great Falls Tribune
A symphony of zings filters from the forest at Whitefish Mountain Resort. Six zip lines sing with different frequencies, ranging from a low hum to a high whine as speeds pick up. The zig-zagging maze of zip lines sail over trees, creeks, ski runs, ...
Flawless Lawrie plays 'lovely golf' to early lead at Czech Open
Competing at the Prosper Golf Resort in Celadna, Lawrie did not drop a shot en route carding a six-under-par round of 66 to ensure he will head the field going into today's second round of the event. Starting at the 10th hole, Lawrie conjured up ...
The tourism challenge
Undoubtedly, Lim has spearheaded a reliable campaign to raise the profile of the Philippines as atourist destination. The challenge of replicating these improvements in the agency—if not achieving more—concerns not only the next appointed tourism ...
Mauritius Gross Tourism Revenue Increases 7.6% on Arrivals
18 (Bloomberg) -- Mauritius's gross tourism revenue increased an annual 7.6 percent in the first six months of the year, according to the Indian Ocean island nation's Central Statistics Office. Receipts increased to 21.3 billion rupees ($760 million) ...
Romania plans communism-theme tourism project
"We also have the place where he was shot... the place where the Ceausescu couple died, also the homes where they stayed," Udrea said, adding: "The central tourist site could be the place where the Ceausescus were executed. ...
Shark Attack: Tourist Likely Bitten In Vieques, Doctors Say
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- A U.S. tourist who was swimming at night in a bioluminescent bay is recovering from a suspected shark bite that occurred in a tiny island near Puerto Rico, a doctor said Wednesday. ... have seen smaller sharks in the bay, including blacktips and hammerheads, but no attacks or bites have been reported. "Some people here are in a state of disbelief," he said. "Nobody's panicking, but obviously there is concern because it is a tourism-based island." ...
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Beams Cordura Passport Case | Hypebeast
By Eugene Kan
Japan's premiere lifestyle retailer Beams releases a handy travel accompaniment with a CorduraPassport Case. Available in a black or orange colorway, the case.
Doctor: Shark likely bit Idaho tourist in Puerto Rico | Local ...
A U.S. tourist in Puerto Rico who was swimming at night in a bioluminescent bay is recovering from what a doctor says could be a shark bite.
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ATLAS HOODS: THE UNDERWATER TOURIST TOWN - Viceland Today
The place was born in the 1920s as a tourist town on the banks of a salt lake a few hundred miles south of Buenos Aires. After several decades spent entertaining vacationers from the Argentine capital, a dam bust in 1985 buried Villa ...
Medical Tourism Insurance - GLG News
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Medical Tourism is a growing industry across the globe, around 50 destinations are considered today as valid places to be treated for cosmetic, dental or other types of surgery. The most popular o. ...Risks are including delays, cancellation, curtailment, loss of luggage/passport/personals, medical expenses, death, disability, repatriation, personal liability, legal expenses, etc… Usually these risks are well covered by traditional travel insurance policies. ...
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U.S. Passport Applications Now Being Accepted on Campus - UPDATE
By Kathleen Tuck
Boise State's International Learning Opportunities Office now accepts U.S. passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. U.S. citizens planning international travel may apply for their passports from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. ...
Doctors say US tourist attacked by shark | The Associated Press ...
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Doctors in Puerto Rico say a shark estimated at 6 feet long bit a U.S. tourist earlier this week who was swimming in a popular bioluminescent bay at night.
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Vietnam to further promote tourism in China | VietNam Today
HCMC – The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) will carry out two promotion programs on destination marketing and meetings with partners in China, the biggest visitor-generating market for Vietnam's tourism, in September and October. ... VNAT will participate in the International Travel Expo in Guilin Province, China from September 16-18. The event will be attended by some 800 units from 16 provinces of China and 50 other nations and territories. ...
Jordan Tourism Revenues Decline in 2011 | Yalla Finance
By Rana Khalifa
According to data published by the Ministry of Tourism, revenues in July declined by 26.5% to JOD239 million, down from JOD325 million in July 2010. The statistics reveal a significant decline in incoming tourist numbers for July by 31% ...
The Falls Resort Celebrates Decade of Tourism in Livingstone ...
By Travel World News Editor
This August, Sun International's The Falls Resort in Zambia celebrated its tenth anniversary. The Falls Resort was created in 2000 when Sun International purchased the complex on the precipice of Victoria Falls. ...
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Tanzania: Tourism day to focus on culture – In2EastAfrica – All ...
The Third Tanzania World Tourism Day will this year focus on promoting cultural tourism. The President of East Africa Speakers' Bureau, Mr Paul Mashauri, told a news conference in Dar es Salaam that the goal was to fuse flora and fauna with cultural ... The Executive Director of the Dar es Salaam Tourist Board Mr Charles Lupilya told reporters that it was high time Tanzanians visited their own tourist attractions. ”In Tanzania people think that a tourist is a white man. ...
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