Faasai Resort and Spa wins Best Small Hotel - Thailand Green Awards 2011
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
The awards are arranged by The Tourism Authority of Thailand (UK) and responsibletravel.com, in recognition of the growing environmental awareness of British travelers and interest in green travel. They were presented by HRH Princess of Thailand, ...
Schweitzer Mountain Resort opens Saturday
Northwest Cable News
by KREM.com Sandpoint, Idaho-- Schweitzer Mountain Resort will open Saturday, Nov. 19, which marks the earliest opening date since the 1984/85 season. Schweitzer says favorable early season conditions are a product of their snowmaking system combined ...
Tourism chief sees online Pinoys as 'game changers'
Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez, a former top advertising executive, may have begun to form the framework of the country's new tourism strategy and a core element of it is the cyberspace influence of Filipinos. Jimenez said on Thursday that the ...
The optimism flies in the face of historic efforts of Hagedorn and Puerto Princesa officials to regulate tourism lest it degrade the Underground River and Palawan's great biodiversity. Be that as it may, the expected tourist influx would be a “welcome ...
India Travel and Tourism Industry Reviewed in New BRICdata Report Published at ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
The Indian tourism industry is substantial and vibrant, and the country is fast becoming a major global destination. Tourist volumes in India are expected to grow 11% yearly through 2015, with health and wellness tourism recording particularly strong ...
Florida's tourism industry is on a roll
ABC Action News
Tourism was up five percent in the third quarter. The state's marketing agency, Visit Florida, reports more than 20 million travelers visited the Sunshine State. That translated into more jobs. The leisure-and-hospitality sector added more than 50000 ...
Virgin Airways' Ridgway Says Flight Tax Reducing Tourism
Nov. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Stephen Ridgway, chief executive officer of Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd., talks about UK air passenger duty. He speaks in London with Bloomberg's Joanna Starritt. (/Bloomberg) Correction: Clarification: SuperFan badge holders ...
Tourism campaign garners award attention
Daily Miner and News
Tourism development officer Heather Paterson holds a finalist certificate from the Ontario Tourism Summit. The regional “Escape To Ontario” campaign launched in June 2010 and February 2011 was recognized alongside Toronto and Ottawa as finalists for ...
Indian Resort Fashion week begins Dec 7
Times of India
Resort wear is all set to make its presence felt on home grounds. INK Infrastructure presents the India Resort Fashion Week 2011 (IRFW) powered by Provogue and in association with YUVA. The first ever initiative to promote Indian resort fashion world ...
Developments in Tibet's Tourism
And there were 2947 Designated Reception Vehicles for tourism. The number of tourist sites in Tibet open to the public has amounted to 297, including 28 A-Level scenic spots, 17 national and autonomous-level scenic spots, six national nature reserves, ...
Tourism department ready for revamp with new projects
As the wind of change is sweeping through Bengal, the state's tourism department is gearing up to change the face of Bengal with a host of projects to woo tourist to boost the tourism sector. West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation has already ...
Fab five no more: Ritz-Carlton, Naples, drops to 4-star resort in Forbes rating
Naples Daily News
By LAURA LAYDEN The beach-front resort dropped from five stars to four on the Forbes Travel Guide's list this year of top-rated hotels worldwide. "Out of our 26 year history now, we have been five-star for 23 of those years. We are AAA five-diamond," ...
Messi, Neymar included in FIFA anti-doping trials
The Associated Press
ZURICH (AP) — Lionel Messi and Neymar will take part in a new anti-doping program to try a biological passport in soccer. All players set to be involved in the seven-team Club World Cup next month will give samples beforehand to help laboratories ...
Wolgan Valley resort gains further eco-award
Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa, the world's first internationally accredited carbon-neutral resort, has been honoured at the prestigious 2011 World Savers Award for its pioneering work and commitment to wildlife conservation. The Conde Nast Traveler's ...
Vast Floods Affect Thailand's Domestic Tourism
According to the Bangkok-based research firm, the number of Thai people visiting tourist attractions in the flood-stricken provinces has considerably dropped over the past couple of months, pulling down as well tourism-related revenues in the areas. ...
Explosions and Tourism
By Miss Cellania
From the eruption in the background and the weapon of choice, you can see that being a park ranger at Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is not like the job your local park ranger holds. These rangers must ...
Germany's oddest tourist attractions - The Local
Had your fill of Oktoberfest? Unimpressed by the Reeperbahn? The Local List counts down Germany's oddest tourist attractions.
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Bangkok hotels hit by rising tourist fears over outbreak of disease ...
While some hotels in flood-affected areas have resumed operations, most tourist hotels in Bangkok are still suffering from poor business as potential... ... Pornthip Hirunkate, vice president of theTourism Council of Thailand (TCT), said the council would join with the Tourism Authority of Thailand in organising a mega-familiarisation (fam) trip in mid-December, bringing travel agents from key markets in Asia to the Kingdom in a bid to rebuild tourist confidence. "Many travel advisories will ...
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Mystery Disease Diagnosed At Clinic Of Last Resort
By The Huffington Post News Editors
Thanks to the medical detectives at the nation's first mystery disease clinic, Louise Benge now knows why her legs feel like they've turned to stone.
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Facebook Workshop Added to Online Revealed Tourism Marketing ...
Online Revealed, Canada?s premier tourism online marketing conference being held March 8-9, 2011 in Toronto, has introduced a new workshop to the agenda titled ?Friends Influencing Friends?. Presented by Alfredo Tan, the Senior ...
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Veteran, Retired Teacher Denied Passport - KCOY Santa Maria ...
A veteran and retired teacher on the Central Coast applied for a passport and was declined.
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Liberia Attains UN 155th World Tourism Membership
By The Liberian Times (TheLiberianTimes.com)
The Liberian Government, through the Information Ministry, says it has attained full membership status with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The government has described the achievement at the 19th session of the ...
Combining goodwill with tourism.. visiting the plf in Siem Reap | Asia ...
I am so excited to be nearing the countdown to our January trip to Bangkok and Siem Reap and other parts of Cambodia. Thanks to posts here I have learned a lot about the area, and most of all, I have been directed to take a look at the ...
Annals of Tourism Research - Elsevier
Annals of Tourism Research is a social sciences journal focusing upon the academic perspectives of tourism. While striving for a balance of theory...
Does Global Entry work? Here’s what the government doesn’t want you to know - When the federal government proposed a trusted traveler system years ago, I got into an argument with a well-known travel writer. He claimed a program like...
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