Friday, October 14, 2011

International tourist numbers to hit 1.8 billion by 2030, UN report projects

International tourist numbers to hit 1.8 billion by 2030, UN report projects
UN News Centre
The number of tourists travelling outside their countries is projected to reach 1.8 billion within two decades, with emerging economies responsible for the highest growth rates, according to a new report released by the United Nations World Tourism ...
Australian tourism targets India
ABC Online
A conference at Parliament House has looked at selling Australia as a five-star tourism destination to overcome difficulties caused by the high Australian dollar. TICKY FULLERTON, PRESENTER: Australia is to get a new upmarket image overseas, ...
Safety audit for tourist 'risk' providers
Southland Times
Regulations aimed at keeping tourists safe meant 500 adventure tourism operators throughout New Zealand will have to be registered and have a safety audit done, Minister of Labour Kate Wilkinson said yesterday. Outcry over the death of English tourist ...
Two Major Tourism Projects in Gaspesie Receive Support From Government of Canada
Marketwire (press release)
Hôtel des Commandants, for one, will use the funding received to modernize its establishment, whilst the Grande Traversée de la Gaspésie cross-country ski event will use the funds to implement a commercialization strategy to boost winter tourism in the ...
Research and Markets: Vietnam Tourism Report Q4 2011 Positive Momentum ...
SunHerald.com
Figures released by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) in August showed that Vietnam's tourism industry has continued to boom in 2011, after very positive Q1 figures. In the first seven months of the year, tourist arrivals totalled ...
Antarctic tourism: the pros and cons
Radio Netherlands
The new tourist season is getting underway. Nowadays, about 50000 tourists each year make the journey to the South Pole. What until a few years ago was an expensive adventure, is becoming increasingly affordable. Can the vulnerable continent deal with ...
Bali: Tourist Island Rocked By Quake
By The Huffington Post News Editors
BALI, Indonesia — A powerful earthquake struck off Indonesia's popular resort island of Bali on Thursday, sending people fleeing from their homes and hotels in panic. No tsunami alert was issued, and there were no immediate reports of ...
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Starwood's newest private island resort 'Naka Island' to open in Phuket
By Megha Chaturvedi
Destination Starwood Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of a private luxury resort, Naka Island, which is located at the coast of Phuket. This beautiful Island resort will be opened to public in November this year. Situated at ...
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Kerala Tourism in Awards
By tourtravel
Awards Received from the Government of India 1999 – Award for Excellence in Tourism 2000 – Best Performing State in the Field of Tourism 2001 – Award. ... Most Eco-friendly Destination 2002 – MostTourist-friendly International Airport 2003 – Most Innovative Use of Information Technology 2003 – Best Wildlife Sanctuary 2003 – Best Eco-tourism product 2003 – Best Practices by a State Government 2003 – Award for Excellence in Tourism 2004 – Best Publishing for Ad Campaign ...
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Bureau presents tourism award | Sonora / Tuolumne News, Sports ...
The Calaveras Visitors Bureau presented its Innovations in Tourism Award to Suki Tutthill, owner of Calaveras Concierge, at its annual dinner Oct. 5 at Irish Family Vineyards in Vallecito. The award recognizes a. ... Past recipients of the award include Anna Gutierrez and her GoCalaveras Rack Brochure Distribution Program, Ironstone Vineyards, Cave and Mine Adventures, Outdoor Adventure River Specialists and Bear Valley Mountain Resort. In addition to the Innovations in Tourism ...
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Tourism Websites Which Could Be Designed Better
By Sunalini Rana
Tourist websites are made to attract prospective visitors to the place and thus earn maximum name and fame. But will you really go to an destination who has an ugly tourism website? Most probably no. An Ugly tourism website can be a big ...
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What is a lion worth? Valuing Africa's tourism potential
By Sven Richter
But, in tourism-terms the lion, crocodile and hippo are tremendously valuable as part of the US$2 trillion world tourism industry. According to Sven Richter, the value of Africa's tourist trade should have the potential to. According to Sven Richter ...
How We Made It In Africa
Tourism figures even better than forecast for 2011
By thinkSPAIN.com
Tourism figures even better than forecast for 2011 - Spanish news, news from Spain by thinkSPAIN.com. ... In a presentation today, the association's vice-president José Luis Zoreda, explained that the "sharp increase" was due to the fact that tourist activity had increased by 3.1% over the summer months "exclusively" through foreign demand, whilst domestic demand had remained very slow. Zoreda pointed out that this increase is thanks mainly to "borrowed" tourists who came to ...
thinkSPAIN.com - Spanish News in English
Kenoa Resort | Brazil | materialicious
By miguelfds
Kenoa is a eco-resort member of Design Hotels. The exclusive Beach & Spa Resort offers an unforgettable experience of class, it´s a private sanctuary, with tranquility and balance.
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Sustainable Tourism and Shark Diving in Pacific Harbour, Fiji ...
Is it environmentally responsible tourism... In both cases, the dive operators work similarly with local communities, which own the reefs and license the right for the diver operators to use their reefs for a commercial tourism operation. ...
Environmentally Responsible Travel
The rise of accessories tourism | Material World | Vanessa Friedman ...
By Vanessa Friedman
Vanessa Friedman\'s blog for the Financial Times deals with the fashion/luxury industry from both a corporate and consumer point of view, as well as the subject of dress, broadly defined: David Cameron's, Lloyd Blankfein's, and anyone else ...
Material World

Tofino's Long Beach Lodge Resort and Wickaninnish Inn Ranked Among Top Four ...
MarketWatch (press release)
TOFINO, BC, Oct 13, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Tourism Tofino www.tourismtofino.comtoday announced that Long Beach Lodge Resort and the Wickaninnish Inn have placed third and fourth respectively among Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards ...
Tourism minister warns he'll halt Qantas strike
Morning Star Online
by Ben Chacko Australian Tourism Minister Martin Ferguson threatened today to force an end to industrial action at Qantas Airways after the firm admitted it had grounded five aircraft for a month and cancelled 100 flights a week as a result of strikes. ...
Japan Looks to Free Flights to Lift Tourism
TheStreet.com
By Seth Fiegerman 10/13/11 - 12:54 PM EDT NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- Japan may give away 10000 free round-trip flights early next year in an effort to reignite tourism to the country after a year plagued by natural and nuclear disaster, according to one ...
Bali: Tourist Island Rocked By Quake
Huffington Post
BALI, Indonesia — A powerful earthquake struck off Indonesia's popular resort island of Bali on Thursday, sending people fleeing from their homes and hotels in panic. No tsunami alert was issued, and there were no immediate reports of injuries. ...
Tourism-sector unions slam wage hike decision
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Tourism sector unions slammed the government's recent decision to adjust worker's salaries Thursday and voiced their support for business representatives that urged private firms not to comply with the Cabinet's decision. ...
Mongolian tourism's goats and gers
Stuff.co.nz
Borokhin's tourist ger is spartan but the walls are decorated with colorful cotton cloth from China. The family moves their only stove into the ger for guests and end up cooking all their hot meals with their visitors. Mongolian Nomads.
Taiwan tourism to Thailand largely unaffected by flooding: agencies
eTaiwan News
But local travel agencies said the itineraries of their tour groups to Thailand will largely remain the same since there have been no signs of danger in the major tourist areas such as Bangkok, or even in Chiang Mai. "We have been keeping close watch ...
Tourism-intensive economies vulnerable
BVI Beacon
But growth remains low in the “highly indebted and tourism-dependent Caribbean,” according to the report. “The recovery in much of the Caribbean remains weak, with downside risks to growth. Greater resolve is required in bringing down high public debt ...
FP Passport: North Korea's megahotel to finally open for business
Foreign Policy (blog)
Next April, North Korea plans to partially open the Ryugyong Hotel, a quarter century after ground was first broken for its construction. The new opening date coincides with the 100th birthday of North Korea's founding father, the late Kim Il-sung. ...

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