Wednesday, November 16, 2011

UK ex-border chief hits back in passport row

UK ex-border chief hits back in passport row
LONDON — The former head of Britain's border force accused the interior minister Tuesday of destroying his reputation and denied being a "rogue officer" who relaxed passport checks without ministerial say-so. Brodie Clark stood down as head of the ...
Couple Says 'I Do' as Wedding Resort Goes Up in Flames
ABC News (blog)
An hour before Nancy Rogers was supposed to say “I do” to her fiance Michael, theresort where the ceremony was set to take place went up in flames. The bride, 32, learned that the main lodge at the historic White Point Beach Resort in Liverpool, ...
The American Club Resort Earns Coveted 'Forbes Five-Star Award'
MarketWatch (press release)
KOHLER, Wis., Nov 15, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The American Club Resort in Kohler, Wisconsin, will usher in 2012 receiving a most distinguished gift -- five sparkling stars -- as Kohler Co. announces today that both The American Club hotel and Kohler ...
New Tourism Strategy Spells Bright Future for Bulgaria
The campaign forms part of a wider effort by Bulgaria to position itself as a desirable tourist destination in three of its major markets: the UK, Germany, and Russia. Addressing a media gathering at WTM, Bulgaria's Minister of Economy, ...
Uluru resort to get $20 million upgrade
Sydney Morning Herald
With Australian tourism in a slump, an indigenous training academy for Aborigines has been launched at the Ayers Rock Resort. The training academy, with Federal Government backing of $4.9 million, will focus on tourism and hospitality and seeks to...
Top skier swept to death after being sent cartwheeling over cliff
Sydney Morning Herald
A world record-holding professional skier who once famously jumped off a 255-foot (77-metre) cliff jump died in a weekend avalanche in Utah while on a steep slope at a closed resort. Jamie Pierre, 38, was swept over a cliff on Sunday at Snowbird Ski ...
Passport provisions: Eid Passport gets off to strong start
Minot Daily News
The amount of business generated in the first few months since Eid Passport opened its Minot office has been far above expectations, chief executive officer and Minot native Steve Larson told local leaders at an open house Monday. ...
Ohio Tourism Website Showcases TV Shows, Movies
by Tanya Irwin, 43 seconds ago The Ohio Tourism Division is launching a website to showcase Ohio attractions, restaurants and destinations that have been featured in movies and on television. The goal for the “Scene in Ohio” site is to capitalize on ...
Sanjiv Ramdanee, Executive Director, Maradiva Resort & Spa, Mauritius
Breaking Travel News
Maradiva Resort & Spa is the only all villa luxury resort in Mauritius. Sanjiv Ramdanee talks about the resort's new growth markets, including Russia, Switzerland, South America and China.
Food tourism sparks regional businesses
In some parts of the Great Lakes, food is becoming a main attraction for tourists and food-focused tourism is creating jobs for farmers, cooks and food purveyors. This summer Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was voted the most beautiful place in ...
Scots tourist bosses hope for...
The Drum
Tourist bosses in Scotland are hoping for a visitor bonanza after the new Pixar 3D film Brave, set in the Scottish Highlands, is released in the US in June. The film's spectacular trailer was launched in Los Angeles this week. ...
Erupting volcano DR Congo's hottest new tourist attraction
LuAnne Cadd said three Tanzanians, all tourism professionals, and a Rwandan took part in the first trek over the weekend. Six tourists have since gone on the three- to four-hour overnight expedition, for which the park provides transport from the ...
1000 Acre Mega Resort Opens West Bay Street Phase in the Bahamas
Hotel News Resource
Baha Mar, the largest single-phase resort development in the history of the Caribbean, celebrates the opening of West Bay Street, completing the first milestone in the mega-resort construction. The road was diverted from its original location to allow ...
Cruises lead strong revival of New Orleans tourism
Kelly Schulz, a spokeswoman for the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau Inc., said that the road to tourism recovery has been tough. After Katrina, the city's average annual tourist trade of almost 9 million visitors fell by about...
Cosmopolitan resort, Affinity Gaming and Riviera resort report 3rd quarter losses
By Steve Green (contact) The owner of the Cosmopolitan resort on the Las Vegas Strip reported a third quarter loss Monday as heavy promotional spending for the new property continued to affect its results. The Deutsche Bank-owned Cosmopolitan reported ...
Tourism Tofino surveys stakeholders
The Westerly
Tourism Tofino is asking stakeholders for feedback as part of strategic planning for 2012 and beyond. The survey consists of three questions and was circulated through the Tofino-Long Beach Chamber of Commerce distribution list. ...
Boost to economic, trade and tourism ties with S Africa
Oman Daily Observer
TOURISM ASPECTS DISCUSSED: Shaikh Abdulmalik bin Abdullah al Khalili, Minister of Tourism received at the General Diwan of the ministry in Muscat yesterday Marthinus Van Schalkwyk, Minister of Tourism in South Africa and his accompanying delegation, ...
Supporters of ski resort interconnect meet Tuesday
Salt Lake Tribune
By Mike Gorrell An organizational meeting is scheduled for 6 pm Tuesday at Canyons Resort to form a group in support of Talisker's proposal to build a ski-lift interconnect between the Park City-arearesort and Solitude Mountain Resort in Big ...
Establish a national airline to boost tourism in Uganda
Daily Monitor
So, Ugandans too must make money out of aviation industry and tourism. Since the unfortunate collapse of Uganda Airlines, our country has lost a lot of money to foreign carriers. Right now, there are 15 foreign airlines operating in and out of Entebbe. ...
Festivities, Food and Fun at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
MarketWatch (press release)
15, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- People of All Ages To Enjoy Special Thanksgiving Brunch and Holiday Activities Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort announces festivities, food and fun during the most wonderful time this year, and the opportunity to give ...
Foxwoods 'Reinvents' Itself to Compete in Proliferating Gaming Markets
MarketWatch (press release)
MASHANTUCKET, Conn., Nov 15, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino(R) CEO Scott C. Butera said today that the nation's largest casino complex looks at new competitive threats as an opportunity to reinvent the property now that casino gaming is ...
Authorisation letters may be required with Nepalese passport
Hindustan Times
Passengers holding Nepalese passport might now have to carry authorisation letter from the Nepalese embassy to prove that their passport is genuine, if they are travelling through Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA). ...
Anantara Adds Koh Pangan Resort to Portfolio
Anantara has expanded its portfolio of hotels in Thailand with the Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villa Resort & Spa, a luxury resort located on Phangan island, north of Koh Samui in southern Thailand. Tucked discreetly at the base of a lush mountain, ...
Another business group endorses resort casinos bill | Naked Politics
By Mary Ellen Klas
If you're keeping a tally sheet on which business group has aligned with which side of the casino resorts debate here's the latest hash mark: the Florida United Businesses Association, which represents small businesses, is joining with the ...
Naked Politics
George Strait Finishes Work on Texas Golf Resort
By Billy Dukes
A seven-month renovation process to return Tapatio Springs Golf Resort and Conference Center into a destination for golfers is complete, and George Strait.
Taste of Country
Oman: The world's hostage negotiator | FP Passport
By Uri Friedman
... the Arabs convince Russia not to block Syrian condemnation? FP Passport: Oman: The world's hostage negotiator · Daniel W. Drezner: The Herman Cain Mercy Rule is now in effect. ARAB SPRING. Who First Used the Term? CAPITOL HILL ...
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Knocked up abroad: international travel with a baby |
By Meg Nesterov
Here are my tips for international travel with a baby: ... While combination transit or tourist passes might be a good value, they won't be if your baby won't go in a museum without screaming or prefers an open-air stroll to a bus ride. ...
Gadling The Goat » Blog Archive » Volcano Tourism in ...
By Rocky Thompson
If you get a thrill from putting yourself in life-threatening situations, it harder to imagine a better vacation destination than the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It's a wonderful place to have the barrel of an AK-47 jammed into your mouth on an ... The Goat
Couple marries as resort burns in background
The building where a Nova Scotia couple had planned to marry was destroyed by fire on the weekend, but they still went ahead with the wedding.
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World Travel Awards names Vinpearl best resort | Travel news
VIETNAM-Vinpearl Resort Nha Trang recently was voted the Vietnam's Leading Resort by the World Travel Awards (WTA,) the comprehensive voter-determined awards in the global travel and tourismindustry. This is the fourth time Vinpearl ...
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Israeli Tourism Ministry lanches new youtube channel for Christian ...
Jérusalem et religions » World Tourism Rankings (Infographic)
By indi
World Tourism Rankings (Infographic). There were almost a billion tourists in 2010 (940 million). Where did they go? This infographic shows what it would look like if every tourist took the same plane, seated by destination. If you haven't ...
Resort : Ixtapa Pacific (Mexico), HOME - Family resort and all ...
A heavenly Mexican hacienda-style all-inclusive family resort nestled ... Family all inclusive resort and exclusive last minute vacation deals with Club Med.

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