Monday, August 22, 2011

Tourism industry still reeling from hostage tragedy


'Tourism industry still reeling from hostage tragedy'
Philippine Star
By Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) Updated August 22, 2011 12:00 AM Comments (3) MANILA, Philippines - The local tourism industry is still reeling a year after the Luneta hostage crisis that scared away Hong Kong tourists from visiting the ...
Malpe: Udupi to become beautiful tourist sanctuary - CM
Bellevision
Hence Udupi will be made into a world tourism center, he said. In the program District In charge Minister Dr. VS Acharya, Fisheries Minister Anand Asnotikar, MLAs K. Raghupathi Bhat, Kota Srinivasa Poojary, Lalaji Mendon, Laxminarayana, ...
Govt official: Israeli tourist flow into Sinai unaffected by border unrest
Al-Masry Al-Youm
Despite South Sinai's tourist destinations being far from the northern border with Israel, he expected incoming Sinai tourism to be negatively affected should the current conditions continue. Sherif Bahaa Eddin, a hotel marketing manager in Taba, ...
Kate Simon: How we respond to the riots could affect future tourism
The Independent
Tourism chiefs are keen to get the message out that London is welcoming visitors Assessing the dangers of one country over another has become a preoccupation of the modern-day traveller. There's no question that some places on the world map would turn ...
Egypt to host official celebrations for World Tourism Day
The Standard
BY Philip Mwakio The Egyptian City of Aswan will host the official 2011 World Tourism Day (WTD), which will be themed 'Tourism-Linking cultures' next month. "It is most fitting that Egypt, home to some of the world's most celebrated cultural heritage ...
Heli-tourism only by year-end
Times of India
MYSORE: The launch of the much-awaited heli-tourism project has been delayed due to inclement weather and may take off by Decemberend or early January. Talking to STOI, joint commissioner of state tourism department KC Sree Ramiah said, ...
Palace execs mum on next Tourism chief
Sun.Star
MALACA√ĎANG on Sunday remained tight-lipped on the replacement of Tourism Secretary Alberto Lim, whose resignation takes effect on August 31. However, Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. on Sunday gave a clue that the next Tourism executive is close ...
Increasing cancellations by Chinese travelers worry tourism sector
Focus Taiwan News Channel
21 (CNA) A number of hotels in Kaohsiung have received cancellations from Chinese tour groups, causing concern in the tourism sector in the southern part of the country. Lin Fu-nan, head of the Southern Taiwan Tourism Industry Alliance, ...
Create a tourist Mecca
Jamaica Gleaner
Spanish Town's rich and unique history makes it ripe for immense tourism potential. Bishop Rohan Edwards, pastor of the Lighthouse Assembly in the city, is proposing a joint plan of action to transform the area. The Jamaica Tourist Board should move ...
World Tourism Day photo contest deadline on Aug. 31
Saipan Tribune
In celebration of World Tourism Day 2011 on Sept. 27, the Marianas Visitors Authority and Hotel Association of the Northern Mariana Islands are inviting Northern Mariana Islands residents to participate in the celebration by joining the World Tourism ...
Medical tourism set to grow, says expert
Gulf Times
According to a study conducted by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham), the current market size of the Indian medical tourism is Rs45bn and this is expected to cross Rs108bn by 2015 when the inflow of medical tourists ...
Turks invest $2 bln in Caspian tourism
Hurriyet Daily News
Turkish companies have invested more than $2 billion in the Avaza Free Tourism Zone along the Caspian Sea in Turkmenistan, according to a report published recently. Special efforts are being made to boost Turkmen tourism by building first-class hotels...
Abu Dhabi Finance to offer mortgages for TDIC villas
gulfnews.com
The Residences at the St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort is a collection of 32 exclusive villas due for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2011. The four and five bedroom villas that overlook the Saadiyat Beach Golf Course and the Arabian Gulf, ...
Gas Stations in Mexican Resort City Protest Extortion
Latin American Herald Tribune
The owners of service stations located along the main avenues of this popular domestic tourist destination closed shop for six hours Friday to express their displeasure with rampant impunity and a wave of organized crime-related violence in the city. ...
Tourist Injured After Collision With Taxi
Bernews
On Friday [Aug.19] a 55-year-old female tourist was injured after she was struck by a taxi while walking on Front Street. She was taken to the hospital via ambulance with injuries not believed to be life threatening.” A police spokesperson said, ...
Afghanistan's bid to boost tourism
BBC News
... waters and its mountains hosted an international ski championships last year. However, security concerns can be a deterrent for visitors and authorities are making efforts to transform the area around the country's number one tourist destination.
Ski boss accused of rorting Baw Baw
Sydney Morning Herald
THE chief executive of Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort is being investigated over allegations of serious impropriety and financial mismanagement, sparking fresh concerns about the management of Victoria's ski fields, which receive millions of dollars in ...
Part one - Malta and sustainable tourism
Malta Independent Online
Before the move from secondary industry (manufacturing) to tertiary industry (services such as banking and tourism) began, there already were attempts to develop the secondary sector more sustainably. The attempts didn't really work for the simple ...
CEO of Seychelles Tourism presents Kingsley Holgate with country's new map
Breaking Travel News
Mr. Holgate is in Seychelles with his traveling companions, wife Gill and son Ross, on the last leg of a mammoth tour of Africa that has taken over 30 years to complete and which has led them to every country on the continent and into more than a few ...
Entry tax exemption for tourist vehicles sought
IBNLive.com
PUDUCHERRY: Puducherry Tourism Minister P Rajavelu has sought formulation of separate guidelines to exempt interstate permit fee and entry taxes for tourist vehicles. Speaking at the Second South Regional Conference of Tourism Ministers in Kollam, ...
Consultant: Open skies policy gives bright prospect to tourism industry
Sun.Star
Tesoro said the next thing the local tourism stakeholders should do is to come up with a good tourism promotions and packages that would entice tourist, both foreign and domestic, in coming to this city. Tesoro said the foreign tourists have several ...
Part one – Malta and sustainable tourism | worldwide hippies
By Joe McEvoy
independent.com.mt – The concept of sustainability is not new anymore. Its roots lie deep in the Green Movement and its inception in the stormy years of the late sixties and early seventies. It was a time of change where scientific ...
worldwide hippies
Egypt to host official celebrations for World Tourism Day ...
By In2EastAfrica
The Egyptian City of Aswan will host the official 2011 World Tourism Day (WTD), which will be themed 'Tourism-Linking cultures' next month. “It is most fitting that Egypt, home to some of the world's most celebrated cultural heritage ...
In2EastAfrica - All East African...
Tourism in Bhutan can be second largest industry by IPA Journal
By I P Adhikari
If well planned, given best quality services and promoted well in market, tourism is Bhutan will definitely form second biggest industry in Bhutan after hydropower. The government needs appropriate policies and programmes to tap [. ... The only connection that Bhutanese touristcompanies have is with Indian and Nepalese companies. Bhutan can also see for regional tourists. Along with absence of connection with Bhutanese tourism agents overseas, costly service levy hinders ...
IPA Journal
HOLIDAY RESORT FOR WAR HEROES | Independent Television Network News
By admin
Eastern Commander, Major General Boniface Perera declared open the Holiday Resort established in Thoppigala in Batticaloa. The 23rd Army Headquarters made the financial and labour contribution for the construction of the Resort which ...
Independent Television Network News
Picture of the Day: The Igloo Village Resort in Finland
By Sifter
THE IGLOO VILLAGE RESORT IN FINLAND Photographs courtesy of HOTEL KAKSLAUTTANEN Located in the Arctic Circle of.
TwistedSifter
Creative Tourism, A Global Conversation (Excerpts) INTRODUCTION ...
As you read the contributions to this section, you'll notice a number of common themes: the deeper meaning and spirit of place; an emphasis on co-creating tourist experiences; the need for engagement between all members of the tourism ...
DIY Santa Fe - Santa Fe Creative Tourism
Balancing nature, tourism in the Galapagos - msnbc.com
Tourism, development, overfishing and poachers have taken a toll ... at the Hotel Silberstein, near the main drag in the tourist hub of Puerto Ayora. ...
www.msnbc.msn.com/id/.../balancing-nature-tourism-galapag...
Whitstable fastest growing beach resort - News & Advice, Travel ...
Ranked by a growth in tourism-related businesses, number of employees and a growth in visitor numbers to tourist attractions, Whitstable, in Kent, ...
www.independent.co.uk/.../whitstable-fastest-growing-beach-r...
Jamaica leads Caribbean tourism rebound | News | Breaking Travel News
The ceremony, which takes place at Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island ... John Lynch, Chairman of the Jamaica Tourist Board, in commenting on ...
www.breakingtravelnews.com/.../jamaica-leads-caribbean-tour...

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