| |Walt Disney World Resort Update
USA Today (blog)
The Walt Disney Company has canceled plans to build a mixed resort development at National Harbor in Prince George's County, Maryland, according to a report in the Washington Post. The 500-room resort—expected to be a combination of Disney Vacation ...
| |Fake passport cases go up
Fake passport cases have seen a sudden spurt in the last few years with the maximum cases being detected at Cochin International Airport. While just 12 cases were registered at the airport in 2008, the figures over the next two years stood at 98 and ...
| |Indonesian resort island of Bali bans smoking in all public places
Channel 6 News Online
The provincial legislature passed the new bylaw on 'Anti-Smoking Areas' on Monday, forbidding smoking in tourism centers, hotels, healthcare centers, schools, government offices, markets, entertainment centers, airports and on public transportation. ...
| |Brazil prepares for major tourism boost
"The investments into the country's infrastructure and tourism are a legacy that we cannot begin to measure, as it will establish Brazil as an even greater touristdestination in the years to follow," he says. The statue of Christ the Redeemer standing...
| |Congo's erupting volcano boosts tourism
(CNN) -- Spewing red hot lava 300 meters in the air, an erupting volcano in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is turning the war-torn African country into an unlikely tourist destination. Tourists have been visiting the Virunga ...
| |Iceland Rejects Chinese Businessman's $200M Resort Bid
The government of Iceland has refused a bid by wealthy Chinese developer Huang Nubo to buy 120 square miles of land for a resort, because his plans deviated too far from foreign ownership laws. Huang, who's chairman of the Zhongkun Investment Group, ...
| |Lego tourist photographed around the world
A two-inch tall "tourist" made of Lego is gathering a legion of fans after being snapped on a round-the-world trip. The tiny yellow figure has travelled thousands of miles and visited a host of famous landmarks. Lego Tourist, who has even grown a ...
| |A "tourist zone" might simplify Metro fares for casual riders
Greater Greater Washington
Hypothetical "tourist zone." All trips inside the zone could cost $3 with a paper farecard. As WMATA staff explained in their presentation on fare proposals, there's a tradeoff between simplicity and fairness in all fare proposals, and generally the ...
| |Tourist operators safe: Namotu
"Nanoko village is about 50 kilometers up into Naitasiri so there is no potential threat to the tourism industry," said Mr Namotu. He said all patients at the village had been treated and an inspection team from the Ministry of Health had been sent to ...
| |Disneyland Resort Update
USA Today (blog)
It's thus surprising that DCA is the place to go if you want some of the best holiday desserts in theresort. A trio of new holiday desserts from Disney California Adventure. Photo by Adrienne Vincent-Phoenix. Cocina Cucamonga serves up holiday ...
| |Strike Action: UK Tourism Could Grind to a Halt
The UK's tourism industry could be significantly affected on 30 November if Wednesday's strike action is as powerful as the unions forecast. Whilst some internal transport disruption is to be expected, hoteliers and others that work in the tourist ...
| |Tourism, Retail Boost Savannah Economy
By Orlando Montoya Tourism continued its resurgence in Savannah. Numbers for the third quarter saw more growth. Tourism numbers also are expected to increase when fourth quarter numbers come in. But tourism and consumer spending are the only bright ...
| |Nevada Tourism Campaign Targets Sacramento
Capital Public Radio News
Nevada is kicking-off a winter tourism campaign. The target audience includes people who live in the Sacramento region. By Steve Milne The ads show people skiing, sledding, dining out and gambling all to a mid-tempo song with lyrics about searching for ...
| |Foes fighting planned resort
San Antonio Express
CABO PULMO, Mexico — Another showdown in the decades-long struggle for the soul of this nation's tourist-magnet coastlines is flaring in this tiny seaside village near the tip of the Baja Peninsula. Villagers and an international coalition of ...
| |Resort unveils 'Sugarloaf Replay' app
Bangor Daily News
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine — Sugarloaf unveiled a new mobile app this week that allows skiers and riders to track their experiences on the mountain, compile their stats online, and share them with friends, all with the push of a single button. ...
| |Speed Week a tourism boost
THE gathering of 45 racing cars worth millions of dollars at Bahamas Speed Week Revival will assist the Bahamas in building its tourism brand and achieving long-term economic development goals, Minister of Tourism and Aviation Vincent ...
| |Thailand's tourism industry set to lose billions | CNNGo.com
Travel advisories, rumours of contagious disease keeping tourists away, says the Tourism Authority of Thailand. ... Travel advisories, rumors of contagious disease scare visitors away, say tourismofficials. 28 November, 2011. Tweet. Thailand ...
| |Tourism ramps up for holiday season (AUDIO)
By Allison Blood
Tourism Director Katie Steele Danner says holiday events in Branson, such as its music showcases, have been recognized across the nation as “must-see” during the holiday. Danner says it's not only religious events that draw people to the ...
| |Erupting volcano helps double tourism in eastern DRC
By Jonathan Kalan
With the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) elections scheduled for today, a massive volcanic eruption in the eastern part of the country continues to attract foreign tourists, boosting park revenues and testing the safety and security of a ...
How We Made It In Africa
| |Commentary: Taprooms and Temples: Beer, Buddhism and Tourism ...
By James Carter
Taprooms and Temples: Beer, Buddhism and Tourism in China. | More · Printer-friendly ... According to hotel-rack brochures, the obvious tourist destination was the city's brewery, which retains the old Tsingtao spelling. Founded by German ...
The National Interest
| |Brainfood: OSP adoption, Milk quality, Passport data quality ...
A large-scale intervention to introduce orange sweet potato in rural Mozambique increases vitamin A intakes among children and women. Just 1 year of training worked just as well as a higher intensity intervention (3 years) in increasing OSP ...
Agricultural Biodiversity Weblog
| |Evolution of a London tourist (and photographer) | write meg!
Evolution of a London tourist (and photographer). Freshly graduated from college and traveling abroad for the first time in my life, my first trip to London — in May 2007 — found me wandering around with my family and a tiny point-and-shoot ...
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