Tourism in Egypt drops 28% as turmoil drives visitors away
By Deena Kamel Yousef, Staff Reporter Dubai: Tourism in Egypt dropped by 28 per cent from January to July following the revolution that swept the country at the beginning of this year, according to the latest figures from the Egyptian Tourism Authority ...
Think-tank to study tourism sector needs
Oman Daily Observer
Al Lawati said that his company is co-operating with foreign investors which has resulted in many joint projects such as Bander al Jissa Resort which will be opened next year, Salalah Beach project and Jabal Sifah project besides a partnership with ...
North reveals its plans for Mount Kumgang resort
North Korea yesterday disclosed a plan to redevelop a resort on Mount Kumgang into an international tourist and business site after unilaterally putting on hold the South's stake in what started as a joint business project and a symbol of ...
Nadathur Group plans to launch resort, business hotel chain
Kick-starting the shift in momentum, the Nadathur Group's Silver Needle Hospitality arm is preparing to launch an international $100 million resort and business hotel chain. The Singapore-headquartered firm, has already acquired properties in Bali in ...
In transition: Egypt slow to recover, especially in tourism
San Jose Mercury News
Trains and subways (divided by gender) are usually a safe means of transportation in Egypt. The US embassy recommends against public minibuses. Travel documents: A passport and visa are required. Tourists can obtain a renewable 30-day tourist visa on ...
Be A Space Tourist For $1 Million: What We're Looking Forward To
But once the basics of Space Tourism are worked out, we're sure that they'll have minibars and jacuzzis in no time. Here are the top five things we want to do on our space vacation: Anyone can play like LeBron when there's no gravity. ...
Lingering security void devastates tourism in Luxor
The absence of security poses a significant challenge to the tourism industry in Luxor, a maintourist center in Egypt. “Tourism police don't provide adequate safety measures for the temples and the historic sites,” said a tour guide named Ahmed Saeed. ...
Regional turmoil hurts medical tourism
By Khetam Malkawi AMMAN - The medical tourism sector is still witnessing a drop in revenues due to the loss of patients, particularly from two major traditional markets: Yemen and Libya. According to Awni Bashir, president of the Private Hospitals ...
Nixon to arrive in India after sorting out passport issue
PTI | 06:08 PM,Aug 28,2011 Edgbaston, Aug 28 (PTI) Leicestershire captain Paul Nixon needs to renew his passport before he boards the flight to India to play in the Champions League Twenty20 qualifiers having bid adieu to county cricket after victory ...
Magdalena Grand Beach Resort Set to Open in Tobago in November
South Florida Caribbean News
SCARBOROUGH, Tobago – The Magdalena Grand Beach Resort, poised to be Tobago's premier leisure and business resort, will open its doors in November 2011. The 200-room oceanfront hotel will feature five fine and casual dining options, ...
National Passport Day is Sept. 17
This is a day when you can go to a post office or other location and get your passport without an appointment. And it's a good chance to stop procrastinating, too, because how can you take advantage of a last-minute international travel deal if you ...
Malta and sustainable tourism
Malta Independent Online
We know Malta's carrying capacity is about 1.4 million tourists but the obsession with numbers of the tourist business community and the Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) surely means that, somewhere along the line, the carrying capacity will be exceeded. ...
Lifting Emergency good for tourism, investment
The consensus appears to be that there will be a positive impact on tourism and investment as well as the image of the country. Tourist Hotels Association of Sri Lanka President Anura Lokuhetti talking to the Mirror Business said that it's a great move ...
Tourism up for Eastbourne, says holiday study
Eastbourne Borough Council's head of tourism was delighted with the survey. Councillor Neil Stanley told the Herald, “To hear the news that we are the second fastest growing seaside resort is absolutely fantastic for Eastbourne and testament to the ...
Better tourism seen with new cultural treasure
It will be another tourist destination aside from being a place for deepening the faith in God,” said Pineda. Meanwhile, Fr. Greg Vega, parish priest of Sta. Monica Church joined Minalin residents in parading the statue of Sta. Monica along the Minalin ...
Councillors wary of new south-west tourism board
COUNCILLORS have reacted warily to the prospect of Glenelg Shire joining a new regional tourismboard. Tourism Victoria is in the process of launching such boards across the state, a move included in a three-year action plan that it released in 2009. ...
Tourism NZ reveals cost of Letterman PR firm contract
Tourism New Zealand has revealed the cost of work undertaken by the PR firm that secured the David Letterman gig for John Key. Hill and Knowlton agency hit the headlines earlier this month after it emerged it helped secure the Prime Minister's ...
BOOST FOR LOCAL SPANISH TOURISM
The Leader Newspaper Online
Although the summer tourist season may be starting to draw to a close, figures released by the Frontier Tourist Movement Surveys (FRONTUR) and subsequently drafted by the Institute forTourism Studies of the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade, ...
Tourist places in Madurai to sport cleaner look
Times of India
MADURAI: Tourist places in Madurai are poised to sport a cleaner look with the district administration enforcing a ban on non-recyclable and non-biodegradable plastic products in keytourist destinations. Collector U Sagayam ordered strict enforcement ...
Wyndham expands with opening of Ramada Resort in Port Douglas
Breaking Travel News
Located in one of Australia's foremost tourist destinations, Tropical North Queensland, the property will be managed by Wyndham Hotel Group under the leading international hotel brand, Ramada®, and renamed Ramada Resort Port Douglas. ...
Ancien regime tourism in Tripoli - Blog - The Arabist
By Steve Negus
Ancien regime tourism in Tripoli. By Author Steve Negus Date August 28, 2011 at 5:45 PM Share Article Share. In Tripoli, where the street fighting seems to be dying down, Tripolitanian families are out visiting sites associated with Qaddafi and ...
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Costa Rica's Sportfishing and Tourism Commission adds TBF's ...
By TCRN STAFF
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica --- Costa Rica, one of the world's premier sportfishing destinations, has named Herbert Nanne, and Monica Gutierrez to the country's.
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Pattaya Worker Helps German Tourist And Later Steals His ...
A good person turns into a thief after assisting a tourist being robbed. The German tourist wanted to thank the man who helped him and invited for drinks. But when the tourist got drunk the good helper turned into a thief and stole the German's ...
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Eco – Tourism in Tanga » Tanzania Tourist Board
The ANR is an ideal product for Eco-tourism. The term “Eco tourism” means ecological tourismimplying that a certain type of the natural resources being utilized for human pleasure (relaxation and enjoyment) without affecting the ecological ...
Tanzania Tourist Board
Canada's LGBT Tourism In Demand
Canada's LGBT Tourism Industry Association has published a new study that reveals a significant increase in the demand of tourist ...
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How To Navigate Around A Passport Application For Children « US ...
It is important to know,however, that everyone who is going out of the country must have valid passports in order to be allowed to travel, including children and infants. Here are some helpful tips to assist you with the passport application for ...
US Passport Now Blog
Guest Post: Off-the-Tourist Track Italy » A Dangerous Business
Guest Post: Off-the-Tourist Track Italy. Add comments. Aug 282011. Today's guest post comes from Jessica Spiegel, a Portland-based travel writer who writes the WhyGo Italy travel guide for the BootsnAll Travel Network, the RTW travel ...
A Dangerous Business
When JetBlue lies about its new carry-on baggage policy, it’ll cost you - When Gail Murphy reserved a JetBlue flight from Burlington, Vt., to Orlando last March, she thought she could bring a carry-on bag with her at no extra cos...
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