US Hikers Are Free but Lawyer Prevented From Leaving Iran
"This [Sunday] morning at around six o'clock [local time], after getting his passport stamped and as he was boarding the plane, his passport was confiscated by order of the judiciary," the source said on condition of anonymity. ...
Bushfire forces evacuations at island resort
A tourist resort off the south-east Queensland coast has been partially evacuated because of a large bushfire. Fire crews are working to contain the blaze on Fraser Island which is burning about 800 metres from the Kingfisher Bay resort. ...
Kiwi drugged, robbed at Thai resort
A New Zealand man has allegedly been drugged and robbed at the same Thai resort where the Kiwi world croquet boss was murdered. Geoffrey Robert King, 55, was drugged then robbed of hispassport, money and an airline ticket by a Thai woman after the ...
Tourist flood picked for last weeks of Rugby World Cup
New Zealand Herald
By Owen Hembry Tourist firms report rugby crowds in Auckland are steady, but they hope the cup's final fortnight will bring a flood of visitors spending millions. Photo / Dean Purcell Tourism operators expect the steady flow of Rugby World Cup visitors ...
Council to lift tourism funding $3m
Gold Coast Bulletin News
COUNCIL funding of Gold Coast Tourism will increase by more than $3 million this financial year as the struggling industry works to get back on its feet. Figures obtained by goldcoast.com.au reveal a total of $14761783 will be raised by Gold Coast City ...
Tourist arrivals via air continues to rise
“There has been a robust growth of 66.6 per cent in tourist arrivals from China in September,” NepalTourism Board (NTB) said, adding that the arrivals from Japan, Singapore and Thailand have also increased by 21.5 per cent, 30.3 per cent and 10.1 per ...
'Insistence on maiden name hits divorcees'
Times of India
MUMBAI: Additional solicitor-general Darius Khambata has said the passport office can issue thepassport in the wife's married name, given that her reasons "appear genuine" and her husband had no objection. The regional passport office had insisted on ...
Campaign aims at placing Korea high on tourism map
Korea with a fantastic tourism infrastructure, easy visa procedures for tourism purpose, a 24-hour helpline for foreign tourists, 2 of the top 10 theme parks, 24–hour shopping markets, ski resorts,resort island, exotic beaches, with a clean and safe ...
Sharjah tourism board discusses 2012 budget
The Board of Directors of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism and Development Authority has lauded the remarkable success achieved by the Authority in promoting Sharjah's tourism industry regionally and internationally and the crucial role the industry has ...
Seychelles officially launches its Sustainable Tourism Label
Breaking Travel News
The launching ceremony took place at Le Meridien Fisherman's Cove Hotel, in the presence of ministers, senior government officials, the Chairman and members of the Seychelles Hospitality andTourism Association, members of the GOS-UNDP-GEF Program ...
Egypt- Tourism investments reached a million this year
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Tourism investments are expected to reach US $1.1 billion and the private sector is also expected to invest and capture 90 percent of total investments. The tourism sector aims to attract 14 million tourists and earn US $12 million. The tourist sector ...
Tourism to achieve US $ 1 b target
Ceylon Daily News
It is predicted that tourist arrivals will hit 850000 mark this year. Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators, (SLAITO) President Nilmin Nanayakkara speaking to Daily News Business after a SLAITO organized workshop for Minneriya National Park ...
Singapore medical tourism booming
Channel News Asia
By Vimita Mohandas | Posted: 02 October 2011 2018 hrs SINGAPORE: Tourism receipts from medical travellers last year hit an estimated S$940 million, a jump of about S$200 million compared to the year before. In 2009, S$732 million in tourism receipts ...
Goa Tourism working on developing West Coast circuit
PTI | 12:10 PM,Oct 02,2011 Mumbai, Oct 2 (PTI) Goa Tourism is working with the neighbouring states to offer a wholesome tourist circuit on the West coast at the upcoming Goa International Travel Mart (GITM), a top official said. ...
Tourism industry players want answers from airlines to flight schedule changes
By YU JI KUCHING: Tourism industry players in Sarawak are not going to sit by idly and watch the state's air accessibility issue unresolved. Sarawak Tourism Federation (STF) is expected to forward a memorandum to Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and AirAsia on ...
Passport police deploy in force to prevent pilgrim smuggling
By ARAB NEWS JEDDAH: A senior passport official has warned the public against smuggling overstayers and pilgrims without permits to the holy sites. Brig. Ayedh Al-Harbi, commander ofpassport police for Haj, said on Sunday that people who transport ...
Police find 7 bodies dumped in Pacific resort | The Associated Press ...
By The Associated Press
Police in Mexico say the bullet-riddled bodies of seven men have been found at a downtown bus stop in the Pacific coast resort of Zihuatanejo.
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Tourism industry: Govt to seek Chinese help for 'all-weather' airports ...
The tourism industry in G-B has suffered immensely over the years due to frequent flights cancellation to the region, famous among foreign and national tourists for its breathtaking beauty and majestic mountains. Tourism is also a major source ...
The Express Tribune
The Globalization of Musics in Transit: Musical Migration and Tourism
By IASPM webmaster
We are soliciting chapter proposals for an edited collection entitled The Globalization of Musics in Transit: Musical Migration and Tourism to be published by Routledge in 2013 in its Research in Ethnomusicology Series. ... that promote music tourism; festivals and performances for tourists; ethnographies of touristic encounters with music; the place of music in the representation of tourismdestinations; the role of music in the construction of tourist discourses; narratives and memories. ...
Rimini: a holiday resort with a surprising amount of history | Suite101 ...
Rimini is usually thought of as beach resort, but it also has a historic old town, Roman remains and fine dining.
Kid with US Passport and PIO travelling to India - Immigration Voice
My son's US passport expires in December and he has a PIO valid for few more years. we have a trip planned to India in 2 weeks and suddenly started.
ASEAN Culture and Tourism Fair 2011 - ASEAN-Korea Centre
2011 ASEAN Culture & Tourism Fair is held at D-Cube Park in D-Cube City(Sindorim Station Exit 1) from October 1-3. More than 70 member cultural troupes invited from 10 ASEAN countries will showcase diverse performances, such as ...
16 killed as tourist bus plunges into ravine in China | APN News
In China, at least 16 people were killed and 19 others severely injured when a tourist bus plunged into a ravine in a mountainous county in central Hubei.
Japan's post-tsunami tourism industry haunted by nuclear fears ...
“I don't think tourism will be booming again here like before unless the nuclear ... visit,” said Keiji Fukui, executive director of the Matsushima Tourist Association. ...
Jamaica looks toward South America for tourism growth | News ...
For the tourism minister, JAPEX is an indicator of how the island nation's travel and tourism industry... Lyall Hotel & Spa voted Australia's Leading Spa Resort ...
Somali gunman kidnap French woman on Kenya resort island ...
Read 'Somali gunman kidnap French woman on Kenya resort island' on Yahoo ... Kenya's most prized tourist venues despite its proximity to war-torn Somalia. ... Tourism is a key foreign currency earner for Kenya, East Africa's largest economy ...
Glimpses of a Deserted Soviet Mining Town, Preserved in the High Arctic - On the remote archipelago of Svalbard, a slowly decaying settlement offers visitors an intimate look at the not-so-distant past.
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