Mexican president promotes tourism while drug cartel killings continue
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Tourism, Mexico's third biggest source of foreign income, has been devastated by drug war violence. Calderon acknowledged the controversy over the tourist campaign when he said, “It could have been a mistake. But we did it, because I feel so proud of ...
Tourism in Israel, PA thrives on eve of UN vote
“Israel is a tourism challenge for every Israeli tourist and, of course, for foreign tourists,” said Minister of Tourism Stas Misezhnikov. "The upcoming holiday season is a wonderful time of year to travel, and I call upon everyone to get out, ...
North Korea taps into tourism to attract foreign investment
Testimony to this is the Mount Kumgang region, widely regarded as one of the peninsula's most beautiful spots, which was once the scene of a thriving tourist industry. Located just over the North Korean border, it was developed for tourism jointly with ...
Mexico City Hosts Second Annual International Tourism Fair of the Americas
MarketWatch (press release)
22, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Mexico City Ministry of Tourism today opened the second annual Tourism Fair of the Americas (FITA by its Spanish acronym), the premier travel trade show in the Western hemisphere. Through exhibitions featuring ...
Interval International Welcomes Velence Resort in Hungary to Its Quality ...
MarketWatch (press release)
"Velence Resort is a one-of-a-kind property midway between Budapest and the popular resort town of Lake Balaton," said Darren Ettridge, Interval's senior vice president of resort sales and business development for Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. ...
DAVAO CITY, Philippines (PNA) — Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio unveiled the city's latest and official tourism brand during a launching ceremony on Wednesday here in a bid to boost the city's tourismand investment sectors. Duterte-Carpio said the brand ...
Passport blues in Goa
Times of India
PANAJI: The lone passport office in Goa grapples with an acute manpower shortage, even as the state awaits the Tata Consultancy Services-operated Passport Seva Project to start functioning. While the passport office at Patto Plaza, Panaji, ...
Shannon body eyes new tourism project
The Bunratty site is one of the country's biggest tourist centres, attracting around 400000 visitors every year and generating income of €20m for the region. Shannon Development has access to a land bank of 120 acres beside the Castle, ...
Sikkim tourism will come back stronger from earthquake
In March this year Sikkim, along with Madhya Pradesh, was adjudged the best state in terms oftourist-related infrastructure and for running successful tourism campaigns. Sikkim got the NationalTourism Awards for this unique distinction and became the ...
Cancun Resort Protects Environment with New Green Initiatives
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
Understanding that this natural beauty is extremely fragile, the JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa has started important green initiatives to ensure tourists can enjoy Cancun for years to come. Thisresort in Cancun, Mexico, has introduced a number of ...
'Intwasa Festival promotes tourism'
Arts festivals such as Intwasa are important events that go a long way in promoting tourism, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority chief operations officer Givemore Chidzidzi said. Chidzidzi was speaking at the official opening of Intwasa Arts Festival in ...
With eye on tourism, Spain woos Bollywood with tax-cuts, sops
Hindu Business Line
As part of the strategy to promote Spain as a tourist destination, a deduction of 18 per cent of the cost of the film and taxes and subsidies from both the Spanish Ministry of Culture and from the autonomous communities will be extended, ...
Because she's got a passport, he can get a visa | Butterflies and ...
By Ophelia Benson
Because she's got a passport, he can get a visa. September 22, 2011 at 11:04 am Ophelia Benson. The familiar pretty story: Seventeen-year-old Jessie faced being forced into marriage to her 40-year-old cousin in Bangladesh. She begged ...
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Govt reconsiders Thaksin's passport | Pattaya today newspaper
NEW YORK : Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul wants to return ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra's ordinary Thai passport, revoked two years ago after he made inciting remarks during the red shirt rallies. Mr Surapong said ...
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Egypt tourist numbers drop 28.2% in July | Tourism and Hospitality ...
Egypt tourist numbers drop 28.2% in July. Egypt: 2 hours, 1 ... Egyptian Ministry of Tourismlaunches Fawanees... » Zabeel Saray ... Dubai tourism is too 'one dimensional' says... Monte-Carlo... Seychelles Tourism Board meets Etihad Airways. ...
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Ethical tourism vital to protect planet, UN officials underline
United Nations officials today stressed that the tourism industry must ensure it does business in an ethical manner, saying that irresponsible travel could harm ...
Toronto Waterfront Vision Focuses on Tourist Dollars | News ...
Toronto Waterfront Vision Focuses on Tourist Dollars ... world's largest Ferris wheel, a 1.6-million-square-foot megamall, and a boat-in resort hotel were probably ...
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