Mexico: Resort town shoppers trapped by gunfight
The Associated Press
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of people cowered for about two hours inside a shopping mall in this resort town Saturday while security forces traded sporadic gunfire with armed men in the parking lot and then searched stores for suspects. ...
Belgian tourist arrivals grow by 114.5 pc
Ceylon Daily News
Around 400 professionals in the travel and tourism sector and Belgians planning to visit Asia attended this event. The ambassador attributed the increase in Belgian tourist arrivals mainly to the aggressive marketing strategies adopted throughout ...
Resort taps Jamaican culture
Oh, no, I thought to myself — not another generic tourism experience where local culture is replaced by vats of alcohol and mediocre American food. But at the sublime beach, there were signs that my thinking was wrong. A jerk-chicken hut prepared the ...
Tourist off-loadings still raging at airports
Reason: his visa was a paper issuance, legit but uncommon, instead of the usual stamp on thepassport, which can actually and easily be obtained on arrival at Doha. His mistake, if one could call it that, was to tell the immigration officer the truth ...
Cancelled Qantas flights affect resort
Otago Daily Times
By Eileen Goodwin on Mon, 31 Oct 2011 Two Qantas flights at Queenstown Airport were cancelled yesterday as the airline grounded planes, preventing plane-loads of passengers from flying. The Queenstown services were on a Qantas-operated B737-800. ...
Passport books ease travel hassles
What's the difference between a passport book and a passport card? The answer? The passportcard is cheaper, but you might have a tough time traveling if that's all you have. The passport card was created as a consequence of 9/11. ...
Nairobi's tourism circuit attracts six top hotel investors
Business Daily Africa
Kenya Tourist Board statistics show the number of visitors increased by 32 per cent to 549083 in the first-half of the year. Earnings grew by 32 per cent during this period to Sh40.5 billion. By WANGUI MAINA (email the author) Nairobi's status as a ...
Muziris tourism project getting reactivated
After being stalled for nearly eight months and the Central government aid allotted to it being diverted by the State government, the Muziris heritage tourism project is set to be reactivated. If everything goes well, the first phase of the project, ...
Asia Pacific tourism arrivals up by six per cent
KATHMANDU: South Asia was the second fastest growing sub-region in August, according to Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) data. With the exception of India, there were across-the-board double-digit increases in arrivals to the sub-region's ...
Phuket's Tourism Future Depends on Safety, Not Crashes, Strandings and Tragedies
TOURIST A: ''There were plenty of children on board who were scared and sick and lots of people that were very agitated. There weren't enough life jackets, no two way radios, no flares and a single fluorescent light which eventually died. ...
Tourism rebounds after floods
By AP | October 30, 2011 BISMARCK, ND (AP) — With flooding in Bismarck and Minot, a canceled North Dakota State Fair and continued high-water problems on Devils Lake, tourism numbers will most likely be down for the summer. ...
Tourism helpers needed
The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
Wiltshire Council pulled the plug on the town's tourist information centre at the end of September. But now volunteers from Kennet Passengers, the local transport lobby group, have stepped into the breach with an information desk at the town hall. ...
Tourism board move faces ire
The Asian Age
A large number of foresters were also unanimous in pointing out that tourism in forested areas would lead to unnecessary exposure of local tribal communities to outside people. The resultant liaison would have dangerous dimensions and could lead to ...
Villages get tourism boost with Travel Another India
Village tourism committees, or groups of 8-12 people involving local entrepreneurs and village council members, use the rest of the money to meet expenses. Gouthami, who has a degree from the Institute of Rural Management, Anand, has worked with ...
Speaking before the celebration of Bondoc Peninsula (Bon Pen) Festival 2011, Suarez said that the festival which was organized by Bondoc Peninsula Tourism Council is a window of opportunity for the district must see the tourism places of local and ...
Ground-breaking for Centara's latest Bali resort | Rus Tourism News
By Nadezda Basyrova
The ground-breaking ceremony for Centara Wuku Resort & Spa Bali took place on October 1, with the hotel opening date set by the end of 2012. This resort.
Rus Tourism News
Decline in tourism hurting Tobago | TnT Mirror – Get the real story
By Online Editor
Referring to a report done by the Division of Tourism and Transportation, he further stated that Stay-Over Arrivals in 2009 has estimated that the average expenditure of an international tourist is US$139 per day. “When translated to the total visitors for 2009 it is ... Dr. Wheeler expressed his support for the November 2011 reopening of the former Hilton Tobago Hotel under a new name, the Magdalena Grand Beach Resort. “My information is that if this hotel was not going to be ...
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WTO to help Tanzania improve tourism attractions – In2EastAfrica ...
Elaborating on tourism for the people concept, he said the limited capacity in proper management of depreciable resources which are the key tourist attractions such as wildlife (which is seriously affected by climate change, increased ...
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Ayada Maldives Resort
By César Couto
As most already said goodbye to Summer, in Maldives the temperature ranges between 24 °C (75 °F) and 33 °C (91 °F) throughout the year. This should be ideal to enjoy the 112 villa Ayada MaldivesResort, recently opened and located on ...
Kerkennah Island Tourism | Tunisia
The Kerkennah Islands are nestled in the Gulf of Gabes, off the eastern coast of Tunisia. Offering a step back in time to a simpler day, Kerkennah Islands are.
New Monkey Valley Resort Blog - Bianca Gubalke
By Bianca Gubalke
New Monkey Valley Resort Blog The new website development for Cape Town's hottest tip when it comes to nature resorts within a radius of about 30 km from the.
Mexico: Resort town shoppers trapped by gunfight - Yahoo! News
Read 'Mexico: Resort town shoppers trapped by gunfight' on Yahoo! News. Hundreds of ... At the present rate,there wont be a single tourist left in all of Mexico by the end of the year. ... I can't imagine what this is doig to mexican tourism ! ...
Overlooked No More: Ada Blackjack, Survivor of a Harrowing Arctic Expedition - She learned to fend for herself during a venture to Wrangel Island. By the time a rescue ship arrived, she was the last crew member standing.
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