Tourism twinkles in the Irish murk
Dinner would have cost double back then,” says Susan Grech, a tourist from Austria, who holidays in Ireland regularly. Figures published by Ireland's national statistics office show the tourism industry is reviving after three dismal years. ...
London to suffer leisure tourism slump during Olympics: Survey
LONDON: London is set to suffer a 95 percent leisure tourism slump during the 2012 Olympic Games, a survey said on Sunday. In a survey conducted amongst its members, the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) discovered that a major slump in ...
Tourism deal signed in China
Greece signed a memorandum of tourism cooperation with the Chinese region of Guangdong on Saturday, as Athens is eager to bolster incoming tourism from the world's most populous country. Greece's ambassador to China and the chairman of the Guangdong ...
Altour acquires Walsh International Travel
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ALTOUR, one of the world's leading independent travel and services providers, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Walsh International Travel, effective 1st December 2011. WalshInternational Travel (established in 1984) has built a strong ...
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT, Philippines — Foreign travel agencies will be scanning the Luzon area of the archipelago to gain first hand experience of the finest tourism destinations in the area. Part of their itinerary are the Cordillera Autonomous Region (CA ...
Uganda tourism gets coveted ranking
The Observer (blog)
Uganda is one of the favourite tourist destinations, according to the website Lonely Planet, mainly known for publishing travel guides. The website based its findings on the increased security in the country. “It's taken nasty dictatorships and a ...
Authorities have to rectify birth date in passport
New Delhi: Passport authorities are legally obliged to have a citizen's date of birth corrected in his or her passport if the same has been inadvertently mentioned wrong, a Delhi court has ruled. Civil Judge Ashish Aggarwal gave the verdict while ...
Tourism sector sees Japan travel regain momentum
6 (CNA) People involved in the local tourism sector have said they had seen travel to Japan surge in recent months and the country regain its status as one of the most desired travel destinations for Taiwanese tourists. With the coming of Taiwan's ...
Malta eyes tourism and cruise visitor records
Times of Malta
Malta is eyeing new records in the number of tourist arrivals and the number of cruise visitors, Parliamentary Secretary Mario de Marco said this morning. Arrivals on cruise liners are not counted with tourist arrivals. Dr de Marco said that while ...
Ipswich wins three tourism awards
Ipswich Queensland Times
IPSWICH'S Workshops Rail Museum and Visitor Information Centre have won three of the state's toptourism awards. The Workshops was awarded the Heritage and Cultural Tourism and the TouristAttractions awards, while the Ipswich Visitor Information ...
London to suffer leisure tourism slump during Olympic Games ...
London will set to suffer 95 percent leisure tourism slump during the Olympic Games in 2012, a newly published survey said on Sunday.
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Tax Free Tourism Attracts Travelers to Latvia | World Footprints ...
By World Footprints Media
Medical tourism has also played a significant role in Riga's recent success, as has cheap partying. However, it seems to be the ... Tax-free shopping has provided a major boost to the tourism industry in the Baltic state. Tourists are able to claim ...
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Eco-luxe Caribbean Resort Selects Madigan Pratt and Associates ...
Eco-luxe Caribbean Resort Selects Madigan Pratt and Associates for Hotel Marketing and Public Relations Rosalie Bay Resort, Dominica, an eco-luxe and wellness resort Williamsburg, VA (PRWEB) November 04, 2011 Madigan Pratt ...
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Inaugural ASEAN Golf Tourism Forum Declared A Success! | Asia ...
By Asia Pacific Golf Group Team
The inaugural ASEAN Golf Tourism Forum concluded in the beach resort city of Pattaya with a unanimous call from all delegates to stage the event on an annual basis. More than 60 delegates representing national tourism organisations, ...
Asia Pacific Golf Group
Court ruling puts resort workers on the breadline | Antigua Observer ...
SIMPSON BAY, St Maarten, CMC – The appeals court has ruled that Simpson Bay Resort is no longer obligated to continue paying salaries to 182 workers it has been trying to dismiss. In its ruling on Friday, the court declared a February 8 ...
Antigua Observer Newspaper
Greece and China Sign Tourism Cooperation Memorandum | News ...
By Stella Tsolakidou
The Ambassador of Greece in China Mr. Theodore Georgakelos and the President of the GuangdongTourism Association, China signed a Tourism Cooperation Memorandum.
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Latest attack poses fresh threat to Kenya's tourism sector - Yahoo ...
Read 'Latest attack poses fresh threat to Kenya's tourism sector' on Yahoo! ... Judith and David Tebbutt, both in their fifties -- on holiday at a resort north of Lamu. ...
Auckland tourism blow for Adams
Although a $20000 taxpayer-funded feasibility study has been carried out and government and commercial money is secured, a decision by Auckland tourism leaders has left organisers with days to find alternative funding. Auckland Tourism, Events and ...
EC challenged on 'benefit tourism'
The Press Association
The Government is preparing to take legal action against the European Commission in an effort to halt the rise of "benefit tourism", employment minister Chris Grayling said. Plans are being drawn up in response to moves by Brussels that could allow ...
Provide concessionary loans for tourism practitioners – Expert
Ghana Business News
According to Ms Dansua, the recently promulgated Tourism Law, Act 817 of 2011, among others, is aimed at transforming the Ghana Tourist Board into the Ghana Tourism Authority and also establish a tourism development fund that will make funds available ...
Fighting for Jerusalem, passport by passport
The question in the case: Can a US citizen born in Jerusalem cite his or her birthplace as "Jerusalem, Israel" in his or her passport? Or only (as now) "Jerusalem," without any further mention of any country? The issue might seem trivial. ...
Patrio-tourism: 'Only in the Philippines'
It is colloquial “tourist expression” that can be adapted in foreign languages for marketing. Importantly, it is campaignable even for domestic tourism because the normal course of tourism development is for locals to explore domestic travel ...
Activity tourism has 'huge potential'
Dedicated angling tourism accounted for 73000 visitors last year and these tourists spent €58 million while cycling tourism accounted for 58000 visitors and this group spent €57 million. Despite Ireland's growing reputation as one of the world's best ...
Budget Boost For Tourism
Though India from a country perspective is the source of the highest number of tourist arrivals to the island, from a spending and from a “stay” perspective, the tourist from the West easily surpasses his Indian counterpart. The Indians who come here ...
Meghalaya will lead NE tourism: Mukul
Times of India
Former minister Robert G Lyngdoh, who is the chairman of Meghalaya Tourism Development Forum (MTDF), in collaboration with the state tourism department, The Times of India Group and several others, has been organizing this mega festival. ...
Provincial tourism campaign offers 'goosebumps
"We have to create a message which differentiates us from the rest of the tourism marketplace. We want to suggest to visitors what is special here, not tell them," he said Friday as his group rolled out the new campaign to the local industry. ...
Cruise tourism to be developed across major port
KOCHI: The Union Ministries of Shipping and Tourism are set to join hands to give shape to the cruise-tourism industry in the country, said Union Minister for Shipping GK Vasan here on Friday. Speaking at a meeting of the Parliament Consultative ...
Albay bags tourism, governance awards
MANILA, Philippines - Albay recently received national awards in tourism, governance and disaster preparedness, attesting to its position as one of the country's best-governed provinces. It won two Best Tourism Practices Awards at the national ...
Brand that will sell U.S. tourism to be unveiled
More than 47000 people, including several Las Vegas tourism and resort industry executives, will be at the EXCEL London convention center for the World Travel Market from Monday through Thursday. Cloobeck said the US brand would be “culturally ...
Wanted: American couple for South Africa Tourism commercial ...
By Kraig Becker
South Africa Tourism (SAT) has launched their 20 Experiences in 10 Days campaign, and now they're looking for fresh faces to help spread the word. ... Wanted: American couple for South AfricaTourism commercial. by Kraig Becker (RSS ...
Kenyan dead, Swiss tourist injured in Kenya attack | RBC Radio
NAIROBI — A Kenyan driver was shot dead and a Swiss tourist was seriously injured Friday in an attack on their vehicle near a game park in eastern Kenya, sources said. “It was an armed attack on a tourist vehicle,” said foreign ministry ...
Successful tourist season gave fillip to economy Altaf Lastupdate ...
“Huge flow of the tourists this year resulted in a substantial earning by the people directly and indirectly associated with tourism sector. Efforts are on to explore the other hidden tourist places, which are not yet on the tourist map. Government ...
Australian Research Partner to explore “Cultural Tourism in ...
Can the existing cultural tourism industry in Australia rise to the challenges that currently assail all developed destinations in terms of changing markets and demand? What changes in policy are needed to aid its adaptation to new markets, ...
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Rijeka - winner of prestige Swiss Tourism Awards 2011 - Northern ...
During the Tourist Fair of Swiss International Holiday Exhibition (the most famous Swiss fair dedicated to traveling and tourism held between...
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World Responsible Tourism Day tipped to be the biggest ever ...
World Responsible Tourism Day has now expanded to include events well beyond its original plan of the Wednesday of World Travel Market, with now having a full three day programme. This year's programme include discussions on ...
Kenya Pitches Camp At London Tourism Fair « African Spotlight
More than 50 key players in the tourism sector head to London for a four-day annual World Travel Exhibition, which starts Sunday. The international event expects to drum up support for the industry in the face of threats by recent kidnappings ...
Samuel Amadon: “Tourism” : The New Yorker
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