Secrecy around a shabby Malysian resort now in limbo
"The Port Dickson accommodation was a kind of former resort which had been refurbished as a temporary stay for refugees," she said. "A lot of money has apparently been spent in doing it up." She thought the hostels were not very big, that not many ...
Zardari's dream: Chinese visiting Pak without passport
Times of India
"I have a great dream that Chinese can travel to Pakistan without a passport and Pakistanis can travel to china without passports," he said in an interview with the local television on Friday. Pakistan also aspires to be the connecting route for flow ...
Boost to Alappuzha backwater tourism
This will further spread the benefits of tourism in more areas of Kuttanad,'' the Minister said. The development of the tourist spots from Aroor to Kayamkulam will benefit 58 panchayats and three municipalities. The master plan also suggests South and ...
'Space Junk' to Threaten Space Tourism?
Death and Taxes
By Carmel Lobello Friday, September 02, 2011 As space tourism slowly takes off, one of the main challenges for the purveyors of these elite vacations may wind up being “space junk”—bits of old boosters and satellites and clouds of minuscule fragments ...
Stakeholders welcome tourism policy
Times of India
The Union Tourism Ministry has sanctioned Rs 50 crore for this phase of the project, said tourismminister AP Anil Kumar. The first phase of the project includes developing tourist itineraries that link more places in the region, he added.
Winners of Europe's travel Oscars revealed at Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort
Breaking Travel News
Home-grown winners included Istanbul (“Europe's Leading City Break Destination”); Turkish Ministry of Culture & Tourism (“Europe's Leading Tourist Board”). Antalya hotels winning top awards included Cornelia Hotels Golf & Spa, Mardan Palace and Adam ...
Israelis seek EU passports amid existential angst
The Associated Press
On the surface, the attraction is practical: An EU passport enables free travel and work in the entire union of 27 nations, giving access to high quality and subsidized higher education. But just beneath lurks some fear for the future. ...
Space tourist publishes book of photos from trip - latimes.com
By W.J. Hennigan
Guy Laliberté, founder of Cirque du Soleil and one of the world's first space tourists, produced a book of photographs taken of the Earth during his eleven-day trip at the International Space Station in 2009.
L.A. Times Tech Blog
Turkey expels Israeli ambassador | FP Passport
By Joshua Keating
Top news: Turkey expelled Israel's ambassador and other diplomats following the release of a U.N. report accusing the Israeli military of using excessive force in the raid on the Gaza flotilla last year. Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu made the ...
The Wild Hunt » Spiritual and Archaeological Tourism Threatened in ...
By Jason Pitzl-Waters
International travel agencies have so far rejected the idea of any restrictions on tourism, and low-price tours are being planned to encourage tourists back to Egypt, hoping to reverse a dramatic downturn caused by the revolution and its aftermath . Even if tourism is allowed, and the statues remain uncovered, will there be ... It is very likely that the permissive tourist industry many are used to could be coming to an end. It shouldn't be forgotten that in 2006 Egypt's Grand Mufti, Ali Gomaa, ...
The Wild Hunt
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Masters Scholarship for International student in the field of Tourism Management at University of Westminster in UK Study Subject(s):Tourism.
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Japan tourist spending crashes - Tokyo Times
Japan tourist spending crashes. Spending by foreign visitors in Japan plummeted by 46.9 percent from a year earlier for the period April to June as figures of tourists to the country declined sharply in the wake of the nuclear disaster that ...
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Chinese investor defends plan for Iceland resort - World news
"Perhaps we are going to experience something much more positive as Iceland becomes a tourist destination," she said. The Icelandic public initially favored the plan. But opposition arose as critics questioned whether it really was a tourism ...
Chinese investor defends plan for Iceland resort | The Associated ...
By The Associated Press
Devastated by a banking collapse, the North Atlantic nation welcomed a Chinese real estate tycoon's plan to buy a remote, treeless tract of wilderness for a resort. Then critics raised ... "Perhaps we are going to experience something much more positive as Iceland becomes a tourist destination," she said. ... But opposition arose as critics questioned whether it really was a tourism project and, even if it is, whether such a huge land sale is right for a country with just 320000 people. ...
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Tourist Caught Carving Initials into Spain's Alhambra
By Melanie Chamberlain
A tourist in Granada, Spain spent the night in prison after being caught carving his initials on a wall in the Alhambra palace. The Alhambra is considered one of the greatest examples of Moorish architecture. Luckily, according to officials, the ...
Tourist carves initials on Spain's Alhambra - Yahoo! News
Read 'Tourist carves initials on Spain's Alhambra' on Yahoo! News. An official at Spain's Alhambra palace says a Jordanian tourist was caught carving his initials ...
Marketing seen as key to push Phl tourism - The Philippine Star ...
Tourism Secretary Alberto Lim (third from right) and Globe Telecom international retail sales head Vincent Ong (third from left) are joined by other officials and ...
Tourist Attractions in Brazil- Must see Places
Home » Travel to Brazil » Tourist Attractions in Brazil ... Those in search of rest and relaxation will want to spend some time in the posh resort town of Buzios. ...
North Korea launches tourism industry with cruise to the resort of ...
North Korea launches tourism industry with cruise to the resort of Mount Kumgang. ... in 2008 after a North Korean guard shot and killed a South Korean tourist ...
A Giant Violin Floats Down Venice’s Grand Canal - This 39-foot-long instrument, built by local artisans and carrying musicians performing a live concert, sets a course for the future.
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