Monday, November 28, 2011

UK Army on standby to deal with passport queues during strikes

Army on standby to deal with passport queues during public sector strike
The Guardian
The army are on standby to keep Britain's borders secure and handle passport queues during Wednesday's strikes over public service pensions, Francis Maude has confirmed. The Cabinet Office minister also told unions that they have until the end of the ...
Chinese developer livid at Iceland's rejection of resort
Reuters
"I'm not buying land, I'm investing in tourism infrastructure," Huang said in an interview with Sina Finance, an online news service. "The difficulties that Chinese enterprises encounter are numerous, like the view that state-owned enterprises ...
Tourism group welcomes new tax structure
Fiji Times
Picture: FILE THE Fiji Islands Hotel and Tourism Association (FIHTA) has hailed government's move to change the hotel turnover tax (HTT) to a service turnover tax (STT). The STT will now cover all services and businesses that benefit from tourism. ...
Tourism Australia gets real to calm Indian concerns
The Australian
Aditya Hitkari and Divya Palat have been recruited to help drive Tourism Australia's new campaign to lift the number of Indian visitors. Source: The Australian ADITYA Hitkari fell in love with Australia as a young actor on his first overseas film shoot ...
Tourist project good for village
Fiji Times
At the end of every year, the tourism committee, made up of a group of villagers, divide the total funds into different areas of developments. Mr Kaiverata said 10 per cent of total funding goes to the church, 20 per cent to education, 50 per cent to ...
Tourism bid a bit rich
Sunshine Coast Daily
A KEY player in the Sunshine Coast accommodation industry has attacked Tourism Australia for backing the wrong horse in its new marketing campaign. Garry McKenzie heads Dreamtime Resorts, the company that manages Osprey Apartments, Nautilus Resort and ...
Filipinos as 'Agents of Tourism'
Manila Bulletin
Tourism revenue is one of the top five contributors to the national coffers, along with taxes, remittances of Filipinos working abroad, exports and foreign direct investments. Tourist arrivals for the first nine months of 2011 reached 2887715. ...
Medical tourism promotion not at the cost of Filipinos in need of medical ...
gulfnews.com
"Growth and development of medical tourism should never leave out the millions of Filipinos who, despite and perhaps because of their economic status, are the ones most in need of medical attention and care," Belmonte stressed. ...
Bali Police Cite Criminal Negligence In Electrocution of Aussie Tourist
Jakarta Globe
Jake Mitchell Flannery died at about 3 am on Saturday from an electrical shock he received while walking with a group of friends down Jalan Legian in the tourist hub of Kuta. First Insp. Muhammad Wahyudin Latif, the Kuta Police's chief of detectives, ...
Passport officers' meet to kick off Tuesday
TwoCircles.net
By IANS, New Delhi : External Affairs Minister SM Krishna will Tuesday open a two-day conference of passport officers from all over the country that aims at streamlining the process to enable faster processing of travel documents. ...
Thai Tourism Losses Up To 32 Billion Baht Due To Floods
Bernama
By Jamaluddin Muhammad BANGKOK, Nov 27 (Bernama) - Thailand's worst flood disaster in five decades has taken a heavy toll on its tourism industry with estimated losses up to 32 billion Baht (about RM3.2 billion). Spokesman of the Ministry of Tourism ...
Tourism trends in Durango are up and down
The Durango Herald
By Emery Cowan Herald Staff Writer Durango's tourism industry is heading into the holidays with a bumpy record this year. The year started with five months of continuous growth in city lodgers tax collections, then a leveling off during the normally ...
Philippine tourism 'fantastic,' but seen to need boost
Inquirer.net
He said the Philippines was still “underdeveloped” in terms of international travel, citing the low volume of carriers flying in from overseas. “But there's enormous opportunity on a regional and global, especially on regional, basis. ...
How to get an Irish passport
Irish Central
An Irish passport is one of the most sought-after travel documents in the world. I have both Irish and English citizenship and have always used the Irish passport in preference. It's kitschy but true; being Irish is seen as being more, well, ...
Pune hosts India International Travel Mart
India Infoline.com
With organizations and tourism boards from over 15 Indian states, 'India International Travel Mart' will showcase a variety of destinations from different spheres such as pilgrimages, adventures, culture & heritage, beaches, hills and many more. ...
Myanmar tourism enters a new era
eTurboNews
It is then the right time for the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office – which groups the six countries from the Greater Mekong Subregion- to organize in partnership with the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism the first international travel trade event in ...
Balkrishna passport: CBI to send judicial request to Nepal
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: The CBI will soon send a judicial request to Nepal seeking details of yoga guru Ramdev's aide Acharya Balkrishna in connection with a case of furnishing fake documents to get an Indian passport. CBI sources said they are in the process of ...
Cebu remains on top of PAL's int'l tourism promotion efforts
Manila Bulletin
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Airlines (PAL) said that Cebu remains on top of its list of local destinations that the flag carrier is prioritizing in its international roadshows to boost tourist arrivals in the country. In a press briefing, ...
What if... the Department of Tourism quit marketing Cayman?
Caymanian Compass
Tourism is one of the key pillars of Cayman's economy. Alongside the burgeoning financial industry, Cayman's tourists, and the dollars they spend, create jobs and help drive our economy. The tourism sector helps support many of Cayman's flourishing ...
FG challenges states, local governments on tourism development
NEXT
The Federal Government on Saturday challenged states, local governments and stakeholder groups to key into the development of the nation's tourism sector to create employment. President Goodluck Jonathan gave the challenge while declaring open the 7th ...
Call to turn Mayong into tourist hub
Assam Tribune
Das who was at the three-day Mayong-Pobitora Festival organised by the Morigaon district administration and Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC) that concluded today, attributes the disappearance of magic to modern times and the fact that the ...
Ultimate tourist attraction: The breasts of a princess
East African
By Edgar Batte (email the author) Hidden away in the heart of the Toro kingdom in western Uganda are the Amabeere Ga Nyina Mwiru caves. Directly translated, Amabeere Ga Nyina Mwiru means the “breasts of Nyina Mwiru.” Toro folklore has it that the caves ...
Assault on Presi group in Dooars, 13 arrested
Times of India
The group - 28 students, including girls, two professors and the catering manager - was staying at a private resort in Murti, on the outskirts of the Gorumara National Park, since November 22. On Friday evening, they were busy enjoying themselves when ...
Demo Fest and Chef's Cup next weekend at Winter Park Resort
Examiner.com
3, Winter Park Resort will host the Ski & Snowboard Demo Fest and the 29th Annual Chef's Cup: A Taste of Grand County. The Chef's Cup will include a silent auction that evening, with proceeds going to the Winter Park Ski and Snowboard Education ...
Hard to hide bad tourism numbers
TheChronicleHerald.ca
That didn't stop Tourism and Culture Minister Robert Henderson and his staff from trying with a glowing news release entitled: September tourism numbers strong. The release detailed the results of the monthly and year-to-date "tourism indicators" ...
Tourism groups labels an attempt to charge concert-goers a road levy as a 'tax ...
The Daily Telegraph
Picture: Liam Driver Source: The Daily Telegraph AN audacious attempt to charge thousands of concert-goers a road levy in the Hunter Valley has been labelled a "tax on fun" by a tourism group. With two Elton John concerts this weekend at the Hope ...
NZ beats Rugby World Cup tourism target
Travel Daily UK
Tourism New Zealand's chief executive, Kevin Bowler said; “We promoted the New Zealand message hard around the tournament and so expected to see this sort of growth from traditional rugby-loving nations like Australia (up 17200 people, 21.2%), ...
Resort Towns Sill Have Silver Lining Depite Lack Of Snow « CBS ...
By matthewbuettner
While many ski resorts opened early this year, there hasn't been a ton of snow. Only a few runs are open at most places, but there has been a silver lining for the resorts.
CBS Denver
Just another tourist sunbathing? | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
By nobody@flickr.com (Wishard of Oz)
Today we spent some time kayaking up and down the Wekiva River, lots of wildlife to see and even more tourists to watch. The most common wildlife was the turtles sunbathing on every log it seemed.
Cargas de Wishard of Oz
Where is the Barbados tourism master plan? | Barbados Free Press
By BFP
In May this year an announcement was made that plans were underway by the Barbados TourismAuthority to commence a planning process to analyse and define the Barbados destination brand. According to a media release, the Chairman ...
Barbados Free Press
Passport officers' meet to kick off Tuesday
External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will Tuesday open a two-day conference of passport officers from all over the country that aims at streamlining the process to enable faster processing of travel documents. Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai ...
Daily News Headlines | Today's...
Mali kidnappers kill German tourist | London Glossy Magazine
By admin
Gunmen murdered a German man in Mali's most famous city and seized three men from the Netherlands, South Africa and Sweden, as officials ordered a plane to evacuate foreigners from thetourist destination. The Dutch and Swedish ...
London Glossy Magazine
Disney cancels National Harbor resort - World - Economy - Dalje.com
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- The Walt Disney Co. said it is backing away from plans for a 500-room National Harbor hotel it expected to build...
Dalje.com (English) (English)
Ghana's Tourism Minister Akua Dansua gets UN position : Ghana ...
By ekow
Ghana's Minister of Tourism, Ms Akua Sena Dansua has been appointed a member of the Board of Directors of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Sustainable Tourism Eliminating Poverty (ST-EP) Foundation. ...
Ghana Business News
Filipinos as 'Agents of Tourism' | Tempo - News in a Flash
By Online
Tourism revenue is one of the top five contributors to the national coffers, along with taxes, remittances of Filipinos working abroad, exports and foreign direct investments. Tourist arrivals for the first nine months of 2011 reached 2887715. ...
Passport Strike: British Army on standby to run UK immigration ...
The army are on standby to keep Britain's borders secure and handle passport queues during Wednesday's strikes over public service pensions, Francis Maude ...
www.infowars.com/passport-strike-british-army-on-standby-to...
Chic Laid-Back Campaigns - The Nili Lotan Resort 2012 Ads ...
Nili Lotan Resort 2012 - On days off, take a cue from these Nili Lotan Resort 2012 ads and kick back while looking effortlessly chic. This ad campaign features ...
www.trendhunter.com/trends/nili-lotan-resort-2012
Witness: 1 tourist killed, 3 kidnapped in Mali - Yahoo! News
A group of tourists was evacuated from the ancient tourist city of Timbuktu in … ... don't go sightseeing in Morocco, don't go to the beach resort in Kenya, do I ...
news.yahoo.com/witness-1-tourist-killed-3-kidnapped-mali-17...
Şanlıurfa's Germuş Church turned into tourism center - Hurriyet Daily ...
The Germuş Church, a partially destroyed place of worship in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa, has been turned into a tourism development center.
www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php?n=sanliurfa8217s...

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