Tourism boom brings big rewards for Emaar
"It's definitely an indicator of a pickup in tourist activity," said Majed Azzam, an analyst with AlembicHC. "Tourists are coming back and the hotels are benefiting from that." Emaar owns and manages a portfolio of assets such as the Address hotel ...
Lack of infrastructure cited in limited tourism, air travel growth
MANILA, Philippines—The poor quality of infrastructure in the country is threatening to hold back the growth of the country's tourism and air travel sector, driven by rapidly expanding low-cost carriers. Budget airlines have announced aggressive ...
Tourism — the driver of growth!
A wide array of interests —entertainment, sports, religion, culture, adventure, education, health and business — are drivers of tourism. Tourist expenditure generates multiple effects with extensive outreach along its value chain. ...
Heat, high tourist season don't stop Eilat protest
By MELANIE LIDMAN 400 take to the streets for second weekly protest; organizer says turnout is meaningful during heavy tourism months. At the height of Eilat's busy season, five hours drive from the hundreds of tents on Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv ...
Mauritius tourism officials quit over political upheavals
By Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN | Aug 14, 2011 (eTN) - Two senior officials in the Mauritius Ministry ofTourism and Leisure, the Director General of the Tourism Authority and the Director of the Economic Intelligence Unit, resigned earlier in the week ...
Noy ally willing to serve as tourism chief; Zubiri endorsed
By Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) Updated August 15, 2011 12:00 AM Comments (14) MANILA, Philippines - An ally of President Aquino who lost in the May 2010 senatorial race has offered herself as possible replacement for outgoing Tourism Secretary ...
Ocean Properties withdraws from deal to buy Balsams Resort
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By JEFF FEINGOLD DIXVILLE NOTCH — Portsmouth-based Ocean Properties, the hotel management company that was expected to purchase the Balsams Grand Resort Hotel in Dixville Notch, has pulled out of an agreement to buy the North Country landmark. ...
Illness at resort leads to vacation blues
For the last four days of our trip, we were barely able to eat or drink and wouldn't dare take the chance of leaving the resort for any excursions. Judging by the large number of complaints posted online, many other guests were also affected. ...
Bulgaria Set to Curb Alcohol Tourism
Alcohol tourism has a negative impact on Bulgaria's image as a tourist destination and efficient steps should be taken for mending this status quo, insist Varna Tourism Chamber. Certain actions have already been launched in this direction by no other ...
Nueva Vizcaya town dad proposes 6 villages as eco-tourism zones
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The proposed ordinance which seeks to declare barangay Commonal and the Singian mountains within barangays Aggub, Bangar, Bascaran, Concepcion and Tucal as an eco-tourism zones, is set for final reading, he added. Once approved, Carub explained that ...
Angling for tourist dollars
But, from a city-building point of view, its main purpose can be summed up in two words: tourist bait. Toronto hasn't had a new landmark tourist attraction since the current Hockey Hall of Fame opened almost two decades ago. ..
Senate body seeks report on import of vehicle on forged passport, ID card
The News International
ISLAMABAD: Senate Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges on Saturday directed the Ministry of Interior to report on import of vehicle on the copy of forged passport and ID card of Senator Muhammad Azam Khan Swati within seven days. ...
Beijing-KL tourism pact inked
By QISHIN TARIQ KUALA LUMPUR: Tourism between China and Malaysia is expected to increase with the newly-cemented partnership between MATTA and the China Muslim Travel Association (CMTA). Tourism Malaysia acting director-general Datuk Azizan Noordin ...
Read the fine print before taking an all inclusive travel package
Convenience is, in fact, the USP of an all-inclusive travel package offered by a resort or your tour operator. You pay a lump sum at the time of booking and don't have to worry about stashing cash as you try to enact a picture postcard moment at your ...
Birthdate on passport | Asia Forum | Fodor's Travel Talk Forums
I'm just curious ~ would an Asian national use lunar birthday on passport as opposed to Gregorian date? If so, is there an indication that the date is lunar, not solar? Posted in the Asia forum.
Villa Chi in Cape Sienna Resort, Phuket | HomeDSGN, a daily source ...
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 Millionaires' Mile on Phuket island in Thailand. ...
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Tanzanians urged to support domestic tourism – In2EastAfrica – All ...
“At the moment, we're improving facilities at FunCity to meet sweeping changes in tourism and entertainment industry,” said Rizvi. He added that his company would continue to create new touristsports and recreational facilities, ...
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Spin Doctors to Perform at Lahaina Resort | Maui Now
By Kristin Hashimoto
The Spin Doctors will hit you with their Billboard chart toppers on August 20, at the Royal LahainaResort, Kaanapali at 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m..
City Fair 2012: 25th June 2012, London | Rus Tourism News
By Nadezda Basyrova
This year's full-day workshop saw over 80 city tourist boards from 23 European countries, along with their partners, meeting with operators following ETOA's long-established system of pre-arranged appointments. ...
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Mega churches stir tourism in Nigeria « JAF Virtual Office
LAGOS, Nigeria (eTN) – The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has released its executive summary of tourism events during the Christmas period. To the surprise of some, big evangelical churches attracted over 15 million ...
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Kerala Tourism/ Kerala Holidays : Royal Pacific
Kerala Tourism/ Kerala Holidays. Famously called as ', Kerala is blessed with unique geographical features and position. Thousands of tourists come to this beautiful land year after year to experience the matchless charm of its tranquil beaches, palm-fringed backwaters, swift-flowing ... With its enigmatic mythology, vibrant cultural life, breathtakingly beautiful landscape and hospitable people, Kerala unfolds in front of you the multiple pleasures of tourist exploration ...
Mexico promotes tourism - Toledo Blade
Gloria Guevara, the Mexico's tourism secretary, is spreading the message that Mexico is ...Tourism makes up 9 percent of Mexico's gross domestic product, ... The global economic slowdown also dragged down the nation's tourist income. ...
Heat, high tourist season don't stop Eil... JPost - National News
Heat, high tourist season don't stop Eilat protest. By MELANIE LIDMAN ... Due to its isolation and focus on the tourism industry, Eilat has unique ...
The heroes of Philippine tourism | The Manila Bulletin Newspaper ...
Private sector support for tourism promotions is crucial for creating awareness about the Philippines and our prime tourist attractions. ...
Resort to feature underwater rooms, Qatar General News - Maktoob News
Visitors to the Amphibious 1000 resort, which is not built yet, ... It's the latest barmy tourist project to get the go-ahead in (where else? ...
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