Currently, Brazil's tourism industry is not featured in the global top ten with only ... why Brazil remains a relatively untapped tourist destination but perhaps one of ...
Passport chips 'will save time at border controls'
ABU DHABI // All Emiratis applying for a new passport from this week will find it includes something extra - a tiny biometric chip containing their personal details, fingerprints and picture. The documents - the first 117 of which were issued during a ...
Tourism chief warns the region against 'political stupidity'
GEORGE'S, Grenada, CMC – The Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) Richard Skerrit has warned the region not to allow local political partisan interests to undermine the region's main income earner. Skerrit, who is also Tourism Minister ...
Higher studies in tourism inaugurated
Ceylon Daily News
With increasing contributions by the tourism industry to economic development, Sri Lanka TouristBoard in collaboration with the University of Colombo introduced a Masters degree and Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism, Economics and Hotel Management for ...
Eco tourism centre in Haryana soon
Times of India
CHANDIGARH: A herbal park and eco tourism centre named after former prime minister late Rajiv Gandhi will soon come up in Haryana. "The Rs 2.07 crore herbal park-cum-eco tourism centre will come up at Masani Barrage in Rewari district's Dharuhera area ...
Canebrake resort offers relaxing retreat short drive from Tulsa
By NICOLE MARSHALL MIDDLETON World Scene Writer WAGONER - The Canebrake resort offers guests a place to regroup, rejuvenate and make the most out of life. As that's exactly what I look for in a vacation, it's nice to know that such a retreat is so ...
ODB provides finance for 41 tourism projects during H1
Oman Daily Observer
ODB finances tourism projects like hotels, rest houses, hotel apartments, tourist guides offices,tourism camps, marine tourism projects, parks, entertainment facilities and cinemas. The credit limit of loans reaches RO 1 million. ...
Foxborough residents protest a casino
... yesterday in Foxborough and neighboring communities, as organizers staged a protest on the town common, promoted two new websites to marshal their forces, and collected signatures to oppose a Las Vegas-style resort being considered for the town. ...
Ireland Wants ECB To Be "Lender of Last Resort" - Minister
Wall Street Journal
DUBLIN (Dow Jones)--The Irish government is pressing for the European Central Bank to become the "lender of last resort" and boost support for the euro area's troubled banks, a senior Irish government minister said Sunday. ...
New tourist boat for Southland
At 55 tonnes, 24 metres long and 7.5 metres wide, the new Real Journeys multimillion-dollar catamaran is going to be a headache to move, a general manager said yesterday. General manager of Engineering Brian Humprey said the road trip to get the MV ...
Holiday Inn Resort becomes The Saguaro in a metamorphosis of color
The Desert Sun
Bold splashes of color abound at The Saguaro in Scottsdale, a sister property to the former Holiday Inn Resort at the corner of Highway 111 and Sunrise Way that will be reborn with the same name as its brethren in Arizona with an opening date in ...
Trinidad tourism board dismissed
By Stabroek editor | 0 Comments | Breaking News | Sunday, December 4, 2011 (Trinidad Express) The board of directors of the Tourism Development Company (TDC) has been dismissed. Sources close to the TDC board and the Ministry of Tourism confirmed that ...
Canadian consular services ran $5.2M deficit in 2010-11
The 10-year passport would cost $160, also including the $25 consular fee. About 10400 Canadians were helped abroad in 37 crises or emergencies in 2010, including mudslides in Peru and a Nov. 14 blast at a resort near Cancun that killed five Canadian ...
Treat yourself at golf resort in Coolum.
AS GREG Chalmers celebrates victory at the Australian PGA Championship, Hyatt Regency Coolum Golf Resort and Spa has announced an opportunity for golf fans to enjoy membership on the same celebrated course. Sure to appeal to local golfers, ...
Marked growth in domestic tourism
By CZARINA NICOLE O. ONG MANILA, Philippines — There has been a marked improvement in domestic tourism, mainly due to the efforts of municipalities in promoting their tourist destinations. League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) National ...
Biri Island's tourism activities upgraded
Northern Samar Governor Paul Daza told reporters in an interview here that his office has already identified specific areas in the island for tourism activities other than rock viewing, that may attract tourists to the province's premiere tourist ...
Wildlife body moots ideas to promote tourism
Experience-based tourism emerges from the interaction between tourists and destinations. Lonely Planet, a reputable British tourist guide, recently ranked Uganda the number one tourism destination to visit in 2012. This is partly due to the country's ...
Palm Springs area development, tourism boards share talent
The Desert Sun
Around the time Tom Flavin was named CEO of the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership, the valley's largest tourism promotion organization was given a seat on the board. Recently, the tourism agency, the Palm Springs Desert Resort Communities ...
Lake George boosts tourism efforts with NYC ad campaign
Glens Falls Post-Star
LAKE GEORGE -- New Year's Eve revelers in New York City's Times Square could wake up on Jan. 1 with more than a hangover. They might also have a compulsion to vacation in Lake George. The Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce is ramping up its ...
Sunday River ski resort holds 12th annual Santa Sunday
Bangor Daily News
Pat Wellenbach | AP Numerous snowboarding and skiing Santas hit the slopes during the 10th annual Santa Sunday at Sunday River ski resort in Newry on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009. The Associated Press Pat Wellenbach | AP Santas ride the chairlift during the ...
Lead's Terry Peak Ski Resort opens | The Republic
AP LEAD, SD — The Terry Peak Ski Resort in Lead opened Saturday despite a warm late fall that has slowed the pace of snowmaking. General Manager Tom Marsing tells KNBN television (http://bit.ly/vFvizg) that the resort usually makes about 50 million ...
Submit your Gibberlish to the Korea Tourism Organization, win prizes.
Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) is offering to reward photographers who submit snaps of muddled signs at tourist spots. The prize? A gift card of ₩50000 (approximately US$45) that can be used at any vendor that accepts credit cards ...
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Choosing a beach resort for Christmas Week in Baja California ...
We like to leave the resort on foot to take a walk for meals and a drink after dinner. Cheesy touristshops aren't ideal, but they aren't a deal breaker. "Secluded" is NOT a word we want to hear, but we don't want to be over a nightclub, either! ...
Eco-tourism gets edible with the Ritz Carlton, Charlotte's, giant ...
By Jessica Festa
Eco-tourism gets edible with the Ritz Carlton, Charlotte's, giant green gingerbread house. by Jessica Festa (RSS feed) on Dec 4th 2011 at 9:00AM. giant gingerbread house The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte, in North Carolina, is taking their ...
Tourism to create 230000 jobs in 5 yrs for Saudis: SCTA chief ...
The company will launch huge tourism projects and also strive to find local financing sources for projects particularly in the four areas that need to be developed for the promotion of future tourism:tourist accommodation, exhibition, ...
Zawya.com - Saudi Arabia News
Hilton HHonors Resort Escapes Free Night after 5 night stay Dec 1 ...
By Ric Garrido
Hilton HHonors Resort Escapes promotion offers a free night certificate after five consecutive nights at a participating Hilton resort from December 1, 2011 through April 30, 2012. Promotion registration is required and Hilton resort bookings ...
Rule of law takes a back seat in Thaksin passport drive - The Nation
Rule of law takes a back seat in Thaksin passport drive. Surapong's concern for boss' 'dignity' makes impeachment bid inevitable.
NationMultimedia.com - Opinion
can i use my thai passport to enter thailand and avoid obtaining a ...
can i use my thai passport to participate thailand and circumvent obtaining a visa if i am a duple citizen(american/thai)?the last time i was at the airport in.
Arab Spring a boon to Oman tourism – Kippreport.com
A record number of visitors flocked to Oman during the first two months of the holiday season as political tumult in the wider region sent tourists to the usually quiet Gulf Arab sultanate, tourism op.... It is an unprecedented tourist visitation this season which I can only link to the Arab Spring phenomenon,” said Talal Al Araimi, sales assistant manager at the Muscat Intercontinental Hotel. Popular uprisings across the Middle East and North Africa this year have toppled veteran rulers in ...
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10 Best Ski Resort in North America | Freeskier Magazine
By Miles Clark
Freeskier Magazine just released an online version of their resort guide. Go to their website and check out the reasoning behind their rankings as well as descriptions about why each place is where it is. As with all things “top 10” this list is ...
Jilted Chinese investor to be granted Iceland luxury resort ...
The Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism was in favour of Huang buying the huge plot of land to build a luxury resort and she now plans to contact Huang Nubo about the land lease idea over the coming days, Vísir.is reports. Furthermore ...
IceNews - Daily News
'Superbug scare meant to hit Indian medical tourism'
The scare abroad over the superbug or NDM-1 (New Delhi Metallo beta lactamase) last year was deliberately created to tarnish India's image as a medical tourism destination, says V.M. Katoch, director general of the Indian Council of Medical ...
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How Long Does it Take to Get a Passport And How To Get A Passport
How To Get A Passport. International travel is exciting – no bones about that! But in order to get out of the country, you first need to get your hands on a passport. ...
Thailand to issue passport for Thaksin soon - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: Thailand will issue a passport for its fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra "very soon," his sister's government said Friday, ...