NPR.org » In Mexico, Tourism Survives Bloody Drug War
Mexico's Ministry of Tourism has also launched advertising campaigns at home ... new hotels and most tourist destinations are miles away from the cartel violence. ... The Pacific coast resort of Acapulco has also seen a sharp drop in tourism as ...
Tourism industry tells Gillard it's time to step in on Qantas
THE tourism industry has stepped up calls for the government to intervene in the long-running row between Qantas and its unions. That is despite a move by engineers to call a three-week halt to industrial action. The Australian Licensed Aircraft ...
Discussion on LGBT tourism in Goa dropped from travel event
Goa International Travel Mart (GITM) was supposed to have a knowledge session on LGBTtourism, a trend which is emerging on the international tourism scene. However, Tourism Minister Nilkant Halarnkar told PTI that the session has been dropped ...
Rwanda: Country Recognised As Top Tourist Destination
Rwanda becomes the first country in East, Central and North Africa to become a member of the highly prestigious International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP), enhancing its reputation as one of the favourite tourist destinations in the world. ...
DOT organizes tourism, heritage info network
By Katlene O. Cacho TO BOOOST tourism arrivals in Central Visayas, the Department of Tourism(DOT) 7 is moving to maximize online publications and social media for tourism marketing. The DOT yesterday helped organize traditional and new media into the ...
Bangalore metro becomes tourism hotspot
It will no more be just the regular Lalbagh-Vidhana Soudha-Cubbon Park tourism circuit - Bangalore Metro will probably end up being the biggest tourist attraction for the next few months. Anusuya Kochar's cousin and her family are arriving from Haryana ...
Cream of Caribbean tourism celebrates at World Travel Awards
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Senior tourism leaders, captains of industry and international media travelled from over 30 nations to attend the annual Caribbean & the Americas Gala Ceremony at Sandals Royal Caribbean Resort & Private Island. Jamaica's position as a leader in the ...
Forest dept to install bio-digester technology in eco-tourism spots
Times of India
The bio-digester technology has also been popularised by the ministry of tourism as part of having eco-friendly and best quality wayside amenities at tourist attractions. The bio-digester is therefore not only low-cost but also maintenance-free as it ...
Tourism helping to revive mountainous central Greek group of Vlach villages ...
Avdella, at 1400 m on the northern edge of the National Park, is a popular summer mountain resort. In recent years, it has become better known thanks to Theo Angelopoulos's 1995 film “Ulysses' Gaze” as the birthplace of the Manakias brothers, ...
House passes $15 tourism fee, Senate OKs expungement bill
At yesterday's session, the House passed the Senate-amended HB 17-179, House Substitute 1, which is an amendment to a tourism incentive law. The amendment bill contains the new $15 fee to be collected by airlines, besides expanding the target market ...
Mauritius tourism receipts up 9.7 pct in 12 mths to end-Aug
PORT LOUIS Oct 20 (Reuters) - Tourism revenues in Mauritius rose 9.7 percent in the year ended Aug. 31 compared with the previous 12 months, as the number of visitors jumped, data showed on Thursday. "Tourist receipts for the period September 2010 to ...
Economist Sees Potential in Tourism and Beyond
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Thursday, 20 October 2011 Economist Sees Potential in Tourism and Beyond Im Sothearith, VOA Khmer | Washington, DC “Cambodia currently depends on three factors: textiles, tourism, and agriculture.” Chheang Vannarith is the executive director of the ...
Tourism industry needs stakeholders' help
As major tourism destinations in the 1980s and 1990s, the city has now trailed in terms of touristarrivals to emerging destinations such as CamSur and La Union. Freddie Alquiros, media and public relations consultant for tourism of the City Government ...
Greek Aug current account gap shrinks on tourism
ATHENS Oct 20 (Reuters) - Greece's current account deficit shrank 27 percent year-on-year in August, helped by a rise in tourism receipts, the country's central bank said on Thursday. The deficit narrowed to 0.145 billion euros ($0.20 billion) from ...
An American Tourist in North Korea
By Jakob Schiller When Sam Gellman booked a trip to North Korea, he knew people would be interested in seeing the photos he brought back. But he had no idea the work would go semi-viral. Over the past month, Gellman's North Korea set on Flickr has ...
Paradise Trans-Carpathian Resort | English Russia
This is a Tereble-Ritskaya hydropower plant, 27 megawatts. It is located on the Rika River. However, it uses the water from the Tereblya River, which is connected with the plant by means of a 3.7 kilometer-long pipe going through a mountain ...
New medical tourism association to target high-spending markets ...
New medical tourism association to target high-spending markets. Medical service providers, hotels and travel agents are establishing their own association to develop and promote Thailand as a medical tourism...
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Al Gassar Resort to open in Doha - AME Info
An exciting new landmark will soon be available in Qatar, with the Al Gassar Resort opening imminently, providing a range of offerings, from 5-star deluxe hotel services of the St. Regis Hotel to...
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More opposition to Goa LGBT tourism, complaint filed (Lead)
Retired captain Dattaram Sawant, a member of the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS), Thursday filed the complaint against the organizers of the Goa International Travel Mart (GITM), which includes the Goa government and tourism and travel ... Tourism experts have said LGBT tourism might constitute the biggest slice of India's tourist pie in the near future, with differently-oriented couples finding tourism in India, a cheaper alternative to other European countries and a safe haven, ...
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Promoting tourism in the Volta Region | Ghanaian Chronicle
He also pointed out that tourism should not be limited only to visiting attraction sites, but also include other areas that contributed to the safety and comfort of the tourist, whether foreign or domestic. The Regional Manager said his outfit was ...
Pasazieru vilciens renews Karlis Ulmanis' national tourism tradition ...
By The Baltic Course | Baltic States news & analytics
Joint-stock company Pasazieru vilciens (“Passenger Train”) is renewing the tradition Tautas ekskursija (National Excursion), established by former President Karlis Ulmanis, inviting residents to visit north-east towns of Latvia – Sigulda, Ligatne ...
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LGBT tourism: Ramdev's outfit, church question Goa's move
Tourism experts have said LGBT tourism might constitute the biggest slice of India's tourist pie in the near future, with differently-oriented couples finding tourism in India, a cheaper alternative to other European countries and a safe haven, ...
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Caribbean News Now!: Letter: Tourism Matters
Surprisingly then, even after owning and operating a hotel for nearly twenty-four years, I can count on two hands with fingers to spare, the number of senior Barbados Tourism Authority officials, both locally and overseas, Ministers of Tourism, ...
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Travel | Egypt awaits tourism recovery | Stuff.co.nz
By Dina Zayed
Egypt awaits tourism recovery. DINA ZAYED. Last updated 12:12 20/10/2011. Share. Print. Text Size. Egypt. SLOW ROAD: Tourist numbers to Egypt have plummeted, dealing a blow to the millions of Egyptians whose livelihoods depend on ...
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Wine Tourism is a Financially Stable & Viable Business ...
In June 2011 the Great Wines Capital Global Network conducted a market research project titled the Financial Stability and Viability of wine tourism. ... The most effective promotion tools are Touristoffices and Tour operators and travel agents. Only in the New World is great use made of social media channels. Europe still investing in printed material though this is in decline. All interviewees consider wine tourism as financially viable except those in Florence and Mendoza. On the other ...
What Is Medical Tourism | Vacation Guides
What Is Medical Tourism. (also called , or global healthcare) is a term initially coined by travel agencies and the mass media to describe the rapidly-growing practice of traveling across international borders to obtain health care. It also refers pejoratively ... Factors that have led to the increasing popularity of medical travel include the high cost of health care, long wait times for certain procedures, the ease and affordability of international travel, and improvements in both technology and ...