Hurricane threatens Mexican resort
The Press Association
Hurricane Jova has strengthened to a major Category 3 hurricane as it marches toward Mexico's Pacific coast, threatening the idyllic beach resort of Barra de Navidad and one of the nation's biggest cargo ports. Jova's maximum sustained winds have ...
ONYX Awarded Solar Power Project for Upscale Caribbean Resort
MarketWatch (press release)
This 2nd project calls for constructing a solar power project that will power West Bay Lodge Resort - which is located at the famous West Bay Beach, the most popular tourist destination on Roatan. ONYX is also currently developing a very large 18.5 ...
Courtyard by Marriott's Winning Kids Club Debuts at Bali Resort
MarketWatch (press release)
The Kids Club debut at the 900th hotel in the Courtyard global portfolio completes the final piece in the puzzle for the resort in its ambition to become the accommodation of choice for families holidaying in Bali. Children between the ages of three ...
Resort tax collections reach record
The Anna Maria Islander
Sue Sinquefield of the resort tax collections division said better collection methods by investigators largely resulted in the increase in resort tax — often called the bed tax – collections. Additionally,tourism increased by about 5 percent to the ...
Japan looks for tourism boost with free-flights campaign
Hong Kong Standard
Japan is offering free flights to 10000 foreigners to visit the country next April to boost tourism badly hit by the March 11 nuclear disaster. Travelers can apply online for the free tickets, detailing specific areas of the country they would like to ...
At Turkish Resort, Arabs Fill Israeli Rooms
The Media Line
Whether Turkey can attract Israeli tourists to at least 2009 levels is the “million-dollar question,” Danny Zimet, spokesman for Turkey's tourism ministry office in Tel Aviv, told The Media Line. “Turkey as a tourist destination is disappearing because ...
India becomes chairman of UN tourism body
Published on Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 20:16 | Source : PTI India today took over as the chairman of UN South Asian Regional Commission for tourism. This was announced at the ongoing United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) conference at Gyeongju, ...
FP Passport: Vicar of Baghdad: WikiLeaks put Iraq Jews at risk
Foreign Policy (blog)
The Rev. Canon Andrew White said he first approached members of the Jewish community about what he felt was the danger they faced after a news story was published last month that made reference to the cables. "The US Embassy is desperately trying to ...
Tourism boosts economy
St. George Daily Spectrum
Such national exposure is possible, especially when considering that gift packages from Brian Head Ski Resort will be featured as a prize giveaway for a full week in November on the television game show "The Price is Right." Additionally, Budget Travel ...
Jodhpur – From Tourist Backdrop to Center Stage
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Margherita Stancati Rajasthan's folk music, for many who have traveled through the state's touristcorridor, may evoke memories of a particularly nice meal, perhaps set in the courtyard of one of many Maharaja palaces-turned-heritage hotels. ...
VietnamOnline.com Officially Introduces Tourism Video Project
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Vietnam Online videos come in two different formats: short clips that depict Vietnam's touristattractions, and reports that are more explanatory and profound in portraying Vietnam. And those who have an interest in Vietnam can find them all on either ...
Tourist unaware drugs were in bag: court told
He was travelling on a Malaysian passport, and was stopped by an immigration officer for a random check, prosecutor Mark Johnson said. A subsequent search of his suitcase uncovered four plastic bags containing of 1975.6 grams of methamphetamine that ...
NK to open mountain resort to foreigners
The Korea Herald
North Korea has launched a series of tourism programs for Chinese people in an apparent bid to earn much-needed hard currency. South Korea has asked foreign countries not to invest in or engage in tourism at the mountain resort to protect its property ...
Medical tourism big business in Asia
Forecast estimates for the global medical tourism industry say it could be worth $US100 billion a year. A new report called "Travelling for Health" says medical tourism is a booming industry for Asia. NICHOLLS: In Asia, it's been largely driven by ...
Japanese Tourism Bouncing Back After Devastating Earthquake ...
“Japan needs international tourists to return, not only for those who depend on tourism for their livelihoods, but even more importantly to help bring a sense of normality back to Japan,” says Kylie Clark, head of PR and marketing for the Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO). “The people of Japan want to thank the ... There has been criticism in the past that tourist authorities have done too little to court foreign visitors; now they can't do enough. This year and next is the ideal time ...
New opportunities from Chinese tourism
Given the onset of a new recession and a corresponding weakening of currencies in the US and Europe, traditional source markets for Thailand's inbound tourism industry, the local industry needs to find new sustainable growth markets and China is a logical candidate, especially considering its ...Each Chinese tourist spends an average of 3000 baht a day while in the country, and the TAT is planning to increase the amount to 4000 baht by targeting specific segments such as golfers. ...
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Getting a Passport is Fast and Easy, Thanks to Professional ...
Professional companies like Travel Visa Pro have made it possible to get a passport with ease. ...And for those who aren't in a hurry, the regular time scale to get a passport is just 2-3 days,” says the spokesperson for Travel Visa Pro. ...
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The Yeshiva World Traveled To Uman On Another's Passport ...
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He was also banned from leaving the country, prompting him to use someone else's passport, realizing he would be flagged and detained at Ben-Gurion International Airport if he tried using his. He used a disguise and succeeded in evading ...
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The Research of Tourism Higher Education in Xinjiang | Economics ...
Tourism of Xinjiang started in the early 1980s, Xinjiang province is one of the latest batch provinces to open to the outside world. Since reforming and opening, Xinjiang significantly improved tourisminfrastructure, tourism and service quality ...
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Harper Seven Beckham gets a passport while Big Brothers Brooklyn ...
David and Victoria Beckham's 3 month old daughter Harper Seven Beckham is already geared up for a high flying life as the star couple took their daughter to.
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Applying for a UK passport in the UK instead of Canada : UK Visas ...
Just a random question - If my purpose is to live ceremony), would I be able to enter the UK with my Canadian Passport apply ...
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Becoming a born-again tourist – Expat - My Telegraph
I'm a born-again tourist. I'm manically chronicling every part of Shanghai life that I ever took for granted, from abuse of zebra crossings and red lights to my route home on nights out, my favourite restaurants and all the colourful street life (not in ...
Talkin' Tourism: Tourism professional takes tourist role and shares ...
By Talkin' Tourism
Tourism professional takes tourist role and shares African adventure. It is not every day that you get to hear about what a trip to Kenya, Africa is like, especially from the perspective of a travel andtourism professional. Despite spending ten ...
Eurosport to sponsor Sports Tourism Program at WTM 2011 | Ethio ...
By Mamo Gebrehiwot
London, UK - Eurosport, Europe's leading sports entertainment group, is sponsoring the SportsTourism program at this year's World Travel Market (WTM). WTM.
Foreign tourist arrivals up in September
Foreign tourist arrivals up in September...In its latest figures released Monday, the ministr...Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEE) during the month o...FEE from tourism in rupee terms during January-Sep...
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Citizens of countries that are unpopular on the global stage often face great challenges in traveling abroad.
Witnessing Peru’s Enduring, if Altered, Snow Star Festival - Rising temperatures and melting glaciers have changed key aspects of the age-old Peruvian festival of Qoyllur Rit’i. Still, the celebrations persist.
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