Friday, October 7, 2011

An Apparent Tourist - Havana

An Apparent Tourist - Havana
By Jorge Milanes
Jorge Milanes: My name is Jorge Milanes Despaigne, and I'm a tourism promoter and public relations specialist. Forty-five years ago I was born in Cojimar, a small coastal town to the east of Havana. I very much enjoy trips and adventure; and ...
Kenya: Poor Roads Threat to Tourism Sector |
By admin
Leckie also condemned the recent killing of a tourist and abduction of two others at Lamu that has raised security concerns among tourism players in the Kenyan coast. He called on the government to come up with a hands on approach on the ...
Appeal and lawsuit coming in 'passport fraud' matter | Antigua ...
By efrancis
Attorney General Justin Simon and Member of Parliament for St John's City South Steadroy Benjamin will cross legal swords again over a 2008 passport matter in which the latter triumphed in September.
Antigua Observer Newspaper
Tourism and Cleanliness | Gaza Resist
By blogadmin
You have got to admit it. When the sun is shining bight and you are at your favorite spot when it comes to tourism or your favorite campsite or cottage by the.
Gaza Resist
Vietnam Tourism Awards granted to top companies | Vietnam ...
The ceremony, to be held at the Hanoi Opera House, will honour 50 leading tourism companies, including Vietnam's top 10 five-star hotels, domestic travel firms, and international travel companies. The event is expected to provide an opportunity ... Initially, the awards only targeted travel companies and hotels, but they have now expanded to other tourism-related services such as shopping establishments and tourist transport companies. The awards are designed to constantly boost ...
Vietnam Business News
Dream is over for Virgin Galactic space tourist - Yahoo! News
Read 'Dream is over for Virgin Galactic space tourist' on Yahoo! ... Instead of flying all the way to orbit, current space tourism efforts are focused on suborbital ...

Federal Tourism Strategy Officially Launched
MarketWatch (press release)
The strategy identifies four priorities: increasing awareness of Canada as a premier touristdestination; facilitating ease of access and movement for travellers while ensuring the safety and integrity of Canada's borders; encouraging product ...
Syrian unrest choking tourism to Lebanon: minister
Overland arrivals through Syrian border crossings account for about a quarter of tourist arrivals to Lebanon, which has long promoted itself as a diverse country boasting Roman ruins, limestone caves, ski resorts, beaches and a vibrant night life. ...
Chavez eyes Venezuela tourist islands for takeover
By Andrew Cawthorne CARACAS, Oct 6 (Reuters) - President Hugo Chavez said his government would seize private homes on the idyllic Los Roques archipelago in the Caribbean and use them for state-run tourism in the latest move to implant socialism across ...
Falls Golf Resort sale plan approved
By Robert Freeman - Chilliwack Progress The BC Supreme Court has approved a plan to sell the financially troubled Falls Golf Resort and all its assets to Vancouver-based Pinnacle International Lands Inc. The plan approved last Friday sets out a ...
Tourist could have been 'misled by book'
An Australian tourist who plunged 130m to his death while tramping in the Darran Mountains area of Fiordland National Park might have been misled by a tramping guide book, a coroner suggested yesterday. The inquest for 48-year-old Tasmanian James Peter ...
Stem Cell Tourism: Seeking Treatment On The Internet And Paying For It With ...
Singularity Hub
by Peter Murray October 6th, 2011 | Comments (0) "Stem cell tourism" – seeking out unproven and expensive treatments in countries without safety regulations – claims two more victims in China. Stem cell research has the potential to revolutionize ...
Sex tourism: Diplomatic ouch
Our senators in shining armor most likely don't deny that the huge problem of sex tourism exists. They just didn't like Thomas, a foreigner, saying it in the way that he said it. He's supposed to be “diplomatic.” Filipinos realize that dire poverty ...
UK passport production and distribution returns to UK
Printing and distribution is now handled by De La Rue, on behalf of the Identity and Passport Service (IPS), a move away from the process previously handled by a raft of global processing centres of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO). ...
Japan tourism industry recovering
BBC News
Japan's tourism industry is showing signs of recovery following the devastating tsunami and earthquake last March, according to a report. The World Travel & Tourism Council said that foreign visitor numbers in June and July were 36% lower than for the ...
Balala assures tourism investors of security
The Standard
It will also strengthen Kenya Tourism Development Corporation, which is a financial body that advances credit to industry players. The law will also see the phasing out of tourist vans and in their place the industry adopt four-wheel drive vehicles. ...
Tourism for a sustainable Jamaican economy, environment and society
Jamaica Gleaner
None of this is meant as a dampener on tourism development - merely prudent long-run development. No end of adverts promoting 'look after the tourist' like we used to 'look after the banana' will pay as lucrative dividends as the affected population's ...
Costa Rica Tourism Board Launches Innovative North American Advertising Campaign
PR Newswire (press release)
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Costa Rica Tourism Board announced today the launch of its new advertising campaign in the United States and Canada, set to inspire visitors to explore the wide variety of offerings that have long ...
Kenyan hotel where British couple attacked by pirates closed as tourism is ravaged
Daily Mail
High tourist season traditionally begins on the south coast in November. 'Tens of thousands of people depend on the tourism - their livelihoods are at stake,' said Dario Urbani, the marketing director of the Romantic Hotels Ltd, which owns Lamu Palace ...
Schumer, Gillibrand introduce tourism bill
Albany Times Union (blog)
“New York is chock full of first-rate tourist destinations that attract visitors, and theirtourism dollars, each and every year,” Schumer said. “This sector of our economy is a proven job creator, and the TRIP Act would help us build on that success. ...
Ottawa launches new tourism strategy at Capilano canyon
North Shore News
The politicians called the event to announce a new national tourism strategy, which they say will not cost anything beyond funds already earmarked in the 2011 federal budget. Federal politicians announced a new national tourism strategy at a press ...
Transterrestrial Musings - Space Tourism
By Rand Simberg
The not-so-frightening truth. Modern rocket engines are much safer than the historical examples he cites (e.g., XCOR has never had a hard start, let alone an explosion), and it makes no sense that a single accident would end the industry, any ...
Transterrestrial Musings
Tourism stakeholders to meet on PAL, PALEA dispute » Nation ...
By By Jun Pasaylo
Tourism Congress (TC) will convene in Sarangani Province this weekend to come up with an immediate resolution to the ongoing rift between the management of the Philippine Airlines (PAL) and the disgruntled members of the PAL ... - Breaking News | Tourism kept increasing in September
By Stathis Kousounis. Corfu, as well as most other holiday destinations in Greece, continued to show an increase in arrivals in September, vindicating forecasts of an increase in tourism that will exceed 10 percent for the whole of the year. ... : Latest News
GBI Portal | Blog | ICT4D meets sustainable tourism
By Fabrice Musoni
Guests can swipe their wristbands across a sensor at designated kiosk, checking in to various places in the resort, updating their status and tagging themselves in as many pictures as they like to post online. ... In particular, CDS built DMO's ability to use technology to promote and sell tourism in the destination by creating a web-portal that provides information about Cross River State touristspots, training in content development and collection to enable tourism operators to market their ...
GBI Portal

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