| |5 severed heads found in Mexico resort of Acapulco
(AP) ACAPULCO, Mexico — Mexican police have found five severed heads in front of a primary school in the Pacific coast resort of Acapulco. It's unclear whether the gruesome discovery is related to extortion threats that led about 140 elementary ...
| |Tourism students chip in to help visitors
Times of India
Students of Mahajana Tourism Development Institute have been roped in to help the guests. They have been given brochures of tourist places in and around Mysore and Dasara events list. The students, including girls, have been given uniforms and will ...
| |Tourism linking cultures in Aswan
In its Aswan Recommendations, UNWTO stressed the organisation was increasing its efforts to maximise tourism's role in linking cultures. The Aswan Declaration highlights that, with 940 million international tourist arrivals today, the tourism industry ...
| |FP Passport: Syria's guerilla pollsters
Foreign Policy (blog)
Syria may be the most difficult country in the world to conduct a public opinion poll. But a "guerilla polling" team did just that, publishing a survey today that attempted to gauge national opinion in the country - and it's bad news for the regime of ...
| |Beyond Tourism: Navigating Contemporary Prague
Peter Greenberg.com Travel News
tenzin: Thank you so much for Mr President of Mexico and Mr Peter. you both are g Lovetheshow!: Great show. I really got interested in visiting Mexico. While Prague is quintessential “old world” charm, it's also a 21st century city awash in ...
| |World Tourism Day observed in City
The Nation, Pakistan
LAHORE – Like the other parts of the globe, World Tourism Day was observed in the provincial metropolis on Tuesday. This year the day was celebrated under the theme “Tourism – Linking Cultures.” In the provincial metropolis, many programs were ...
| |Tourist Spending in Greece Rises 14.2 Percent on More Visitors
28 (Bloomberg) -- Spending by visitors to Greece increased 14.2 percent in the first seven months from a year earlier as the number of tourist arrivals increased. Tourism receipts from January to July reached 5.5 billion euros ($7.5 billion) from 4.8 ...
| |Could tourism be the answer to Cuba's economic woes?
Years of isolation from the United States have left Cuba on the brink of economic ruin. Now President Raul Castro is bringing in some huge changes which allow Cubans to work for themselves in almost 200 approved activities, hire employees and rent out ...
| |Brazilian tourism boom boosting housing market
Airlines and hotels are also expected feel the effects of the boost in tourist arrivals as a result of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and then the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, with the event pulling in visitors from all over the globe, ...
| |The world's top 10 tourist attractions
USA Today (blog)
"Tourist attractions" were deemed to be "cultural and historical sites, natural landmarks, and officially designated spaces," the magazine says. So that's why Minnesota's Mall of America— which counted 40 million visitors a year — did not make No. 1. ...
| |Tourism hopes to thaw after a 'hard winter'
The New Age Online
“We want to bring tourism to the people,” said Mariette du Toit-Helmbold, the CEO of Cape Town Tourism, at the launch of World Tourism Day at the Cape Town station forecourt. “We want to tell people that they can be a tourist in their own city, ...
| |SET Boutique Promotes Fair Trade Travel Accessories and Ethical Tourism
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Before customers browse through the best selling fair trade luggage tags, and the newly added passport bags they will see a box highlighting The Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism. ...
| |Controversies in stem cell tourism
Stem cell therapy tourism is controversial as there are disputes over whether or not it works and how safe it is. American football superstar quarterback Peyton Manning has travelled to Europe for stem cell therapy for his neck injury. ...
| |Acapulco: Severed Heads Found In Mexican Resort (WARNING ...
By The Huffington Post News Editors
ACAPULCO, Mexico -- Mexican police have found five severed heads in front of a primary school in the Pacific coast resort of Acapulco. It's unclear whether the ... Tourism in Mexico: Can't keep them away | The Economist. Filed by Clare ...
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| |EarthCheck Names Tourism 'Star Performers' · Environmental ...
By Environmental Leader
Hotels under the Novotel, Radisson and InterContinental banners have been named as examples of best practice in an assessment of the travel and tourism
industry by green certification body EarthCheck. ... Grand Palladium Jamaica and Lady Hamilton Resort
& Spa. · Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney. · Rydges World Square. · Waterbom Bali. · Centara Karon Resort
Phuket. · Park Plaza Beijing Wangfujing. · La Cabana Beach & Racquet Club. · The Gateway Hotel, Vijayawada ...
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| |Church to promote culture through tourism| Cathnews India
It said that culture is one of Goa's most precious assets and tourism must seek to advance itineraries through which there can be an encounter of cultures in all tourism spaces - be it food, music, dance, places of religious pilgrimage, rural life, ...
| |UBUD HANGING GARDENS RESORT | BALI
By UBUD HANGING GARDENS RESORT | BALI
Ubud Hanging Gardens is a luxury boutique hotel in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. It is surrounded by beauty, located in steep terraces planted with rice, and surrounded by ancient forests and hanging gardens. A must see is the stunning infinity pool, ...
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| |Green Pattaya to replace sex tourism | Pattaya today newspaper
City Hall has announced an ambitious plan to turn Pattaya into a world class “greenovative tourism
city” within 10 years, whilst improving the sometimes sordid reputation of the resort
. Mayor Itthiphol Kunplume says the ambitious development is based on the plan by ... Mayor Itthiphol says the aim of the improvements is to double annual tourist
numbers, foreign and domestic, to around 15 million by the next decade. The city's yearly revenue would then grow to 300 billion baht from the ...
Pattaya today newspaper
| |Minister calls for promotion of tourism
Mr Asum-Ahensah called for deeper collaboration between his Ministry and Tourism
sites and revitalize the country's culture, tradition and heritage. Mr John Tia Akologo, the Minister of Information, said the country was ...
| |Vietnam's tourism promoted in Russia | Vietnam Business News
Head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism
, Nguyen Van Tuan made this statement at a recent working session with Aleksei Trichkanov, Chairman of the Committee for Investment and Strategic Projects of Saint Petersburg, on the ...
Vietnam Business News
| |New Organic Spa At Misool Eco Resort In Raja Ampat « Dive The ...
Enjoy a heavenly massage at Misool Eco Resort's
spa facility Misool Eco Resort
has recently announced the opening of its very own Spa! Treatments on offer include various types of massage, Aromatherapy massage, beauty treatments, body ...
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| |Morfium Couture Resort 2012: An Island of Hope
By Beautifully Invisible
It wasn't that long ago that I introduced Morfium Couture, a fashion house based out of Belgrade, Serbia, to you. A lot of you seemed really impressed by what you saw in their Fall/Winter 2011 line, and, personally, I am.
| |Fully booked: Puja high for Bengal tourism
The usual tourist
destinations in north Bengal are the hill towns of Darjeeling, often referred to as the Queen of the Hills, Kalimpong and Kurseong, apart from forests in Jaldapara, Dooars and Gorumara. Sunderbans, the world's largest mangrove forest, with its wild beauty, Royal ... Now the internationally famous hill resort
is hoping to return to its good old days after the inking of a peace accord in July. Parekh confessed that tour operators have been receiving hundreds of anxious calls...
Daily People & Society News
| |UNWTO and partners to promote accessible tourism Global Alliance ...
“The facilitation of tourist
travel for persons with disabilities is a central part of responsible and sustainable tourism
,” said UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai. “Over 600 million people worldwide suffer from some form of disability and it is ...
Global Alliance on Accessible...