Cruise tourism takes a beating from terror threat
http://www.ntv.co.ke Kenya's cruise tourism is the most affected form of tourism by acts of terror by the Somali militia group Al Shabbab according to the tourism minister, Najib Balala. He says ever since the start of hostilities in the Indian ocean ...
Turkey Taps Arab World For Tourist Dollars
Voice of America
"So it looks like its going to be a bumper year for tourism. And there is circumstantial evidence that the Arab tourists are relatively good spenders as well. So they are supporting the economy it appears." Turkey is cashing in on its growing prestige, ...
Sunland in Versace resort swap
Sunland Group has pulled out of the Dh2.3 billion (US$626.1 million) Palazzo Versace resort in Dubai five years after it announced the project. The Australian developer yesterday said it had agreed to exchange its stakes in the Palazzo Versace hotel ...
Tourist bus overturns in southern China, leaving 10 dead, 33 injured
By AP, BEIJING — Chinese state media say that a tourist bus carrying many elderly passengers has overturned on a winding highway in southern China, leaving 10 people dead and 33 injured. The reports say the bus carrying 49 people may have blown a tire ...
UN TOURISM BODY RAISES BAR FOR TRANSPARENCY
This warts-and-all white paper is a readymade blueprint for other international travel industry organisations facing a similar exercise. By reading it they could save millions of dollars in consultancy fees as they go down a similar path. ...
India tourist visa application online only
The Indian missions in the UAE would start online visa application for tourist and visit visas from tomorrow (October 18, 2011) and will stop accepting physical application forms from January 1, 2012, said a senior official. With effect from January 1, ...
Tourist facility operators told to work within regulations
Ghana News Agency
Kumasi, Oct. 16, GNA – Mr Ekow Sampson, Ashanti Regional Manager of the Ghana TouristAuthority (GTA), has implored operators of tourist facilities to strive to abide by tourism regulations to consolidate optimum customer care for the growth of the ...
Namibia: Von Bach Resort Opened, Lifestyle Village Planned
Tungeni now holds leases on Mile 72, Mile 108, Jakkalsputz and the Von Bach Dam, all state ownedtourism resorts. The PPP deal that gave Tungeni 100-year leasehold rights of the tourism facilities was met by widespread public criticism. ...
Elyctis ID BOX, the Electronic Passport Reader that Protects Citizen Rights is ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Thanks to its unique features, Elyctis ID BOX makes electronic passport verification accessible to everyone. To support the rollout of biometric passports, Elyctis proposes ID BOX, a compact and easy-to-use device that reads all electronic data while ...
Experience an eco-holiday at an organic rice farm in Thailand
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Faasai Resort and Spa, an eco resort in the Southeast of Thailand, is inviting guests to experience the rice harvest at its nearby organic farm. On Saturday October 22nd guests will help build scarecrows to chase away the birds and a month later they ...
Nigeria: Government Investment As Driver of Tourism
A tourist destination however, is a city, town, or other area that is dependent to a significant extent on the revenues accruing from tourism. Cross River State, surely, is the only state in Nigeria that can be described as a tourist destination. ...
Island tourism firm finalist for award
Experience PEI, owned and operated by Mary and Bill Kendrick of Fernwood, has been named a finalist in the Tourism Industry Association of Canada 2011 Canadian Tourism Awards. The tourism company is one of three businesses in the running for The Hilton ...
Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort waste management system to become case study - Dr Ng
Sin Chew Jit Poh
SEMPORNA, Oct 17 (Bernama) -- The Sipadan Kapalai Dive Resort's waste management practice will be made a case study by the Ministry of Tourism as part of efforts to preserve and conserve the beauty and natural environment of islands marked as tourist ...
Tourism awards given out
Channel News Asia
By Olivia Siong | Posted: 17 October 2011 2246 hrs SINGAPORE: The best of Singapore's tourism sector has been recognised at this year's Singapore Experience Awards. Dr Jannie Chan, the executive vice-chairman of The Hour Glass Limited, received the ...
Costa Rica Tourism Board Launches Innovative Advertising Campaign
By Hispanic PR Blog
The Costa Rica Tourism Board has launched its new advertising campaign in the United States and Canada, set to inspire visitors to explore the wide variety of offerings that have long made Costa Rica one of the most popular travel, study ...
Hispanic PR Blog
Fears Grow That Missing German Tourist May Have Been Eaten By ...
By Nick Jardine
A missing German tourist may have been eaten by a group of cannibals on a tiny French Polynesian island.
Israel tourism: Safety measures to consider
However, amidst all these marvelous wonders of Israel, there is still the wonder of war that is really making people to think twice before visiting this perfect tourist destination. Questions have come up regarding the safety of tourism in Israel. ...
Police Searching For John Stapleton, Missing Tourist From Ottawa ...
Related tags. John Stapleton, missing tourist, World Financial Center. NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The search is on for a missing tourist. Police said John Stapleton was last seen Sunday morning around 11 a.m. in Lower Manhattan near the ...
CBS New York
Country Report: Latin American Tourism Champion | Latin Trade
By Joachim Bamrud
The azure waters of the Caribbean attract millions of visitors each year to the Dominican Republic, which is upgrading highways to open new areas for tourism development. The Casa de Campo resort, with its own marina (opposite page), ...
International Studies and Programs offers passport services | UMSL ...
By Jennifer Hatton
Bob Ell, coordinator of programs and special events for International Studies and Programs at UMSL, recommends using the university's passport services office to acquire your passport. “Due to the current processing times, if you're planning ...
Tourism as Colonial Policy? « HARN Weblog
Tourism as Colonial Policy? The History of Heritage Tourism in British Mandate Palestine and Transjordan. 9 November 2011; 10 am – 6 pm 114 Foster Court, UCL A reception will follow at the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL ...
“Original” Tourist Photos (10 pics) - Izismile.com
Another collection of photos where all the tourists make the same type of photos. Similar post:The Most Predictable Tourist Photos (15 pics) Another collection of photos where all the touris.
Huge Search For Brit Tourist In Italian Lakes - Yahoo!
Read 'Huge Search For Brit Tourist In Italian Lakes' on Yahoo! ... not been used and that her passport and money were also untouched, as well as her clothes. ...
Flag Day at the Inauguration - Text & photos by Paul Clemence The National Mall in Washington DC during the Presidential Inauguration is usually a major visitor draw, with locals and vis...
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