Florida Tourism Industry Grows Modestly In 2011
At the 2400-acre Sandestin Gulf and Beach Resort in Destin, occupancy was up more than 26 percent through October over the same period in 2010. President John Russell attributes it to aggressive marketing, use of social media and making more rooms ...
Egypt Islamists offer vision for sin-free tourism
San Jose Mercury News
8, 2010 file photo, a tourist couple walks in the shallow waters at a closed beach in the Red Searesort of Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010. Some newly empowered Islamists have a message for foreign tourists: welcome to Egypt, ...
Tarsiers Threatened By Tourism And Hunting (PHOTOS)
The tarsier is a major tourist attraction for Bohol, but the Philippine Tarsier Foundation reports there are just a few hundred animals left in the wild on the island. The foundation writes on their site that tarsiers should not be caged, ...
Lindsay Lohan's stolen purse found after 'wholesome' Hawaii party
Los Angeles Times
Lindsay Lohan has her purse, passport and probation papers back after the bag was stolen from a car parked outside a house party she was attending Saturday in Laie, Hawaii. The $10000 cash the actress had allegedly stashed in the $5000 Chanel purse, ...
Rajaratnam Wins Return of Passport, Apartment, $2.
12 (Bloomberg) -- Raj Rajaratnam, the former hedge- fund manager serving an 11-year prison sentence for insider trading, can have his passport back, along with the title to his $17.5 million Manhattan apartment and $2.5 million in cash. ...
Tourism cashes in on Carter wedding
The organisation had been sending information through to Tourism New Zealand to create a link. "We need to capitalise on the fact that there was just an All Black wedding in Marlborough," she said. Mrs Johnston was making sure the information was being ...
Breckenridge Ski Resort Celebrates 50th Birthday Dec. 16, 2011: A Look Back
16, 2011, the resort will be celebrating its 50th birthday, just in time for the start of the Winter Dew Tour Nike Open. Anniversary events are also planned throughout the entire season. In honor of theresort's birthday, let's take a look back at ...
Arizona tourism, bowl officials not worried about OU fan interest
Tourism industry representatives in Arizona believe OU fans will have a solid turnout at the Insight Bowl in Tempe, even though the Sooners have played in Arizona bowls three times the last five seasons. MIKE SIMONS/Tulsa World file By JOHN E. HOOVER ...
VacationMyrtleBeach.com, a Local Resort Group, is Supporting Toys for Tots ...
In addition to the thirteen resorts serving as drop-off locations for unopened toys, resort guests and local residents are also being given the chance to donate $1 or more to Toys for Tots when they book a room or check-in between Thanksgiving and ...
Bhajji loses passport, cards in car break-in
Mumbai: India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh lost his credit cards, passport, driver's licence and other important documents after thieves broke into his car on a highway to Delhi on Monday. The thieves struck after Harbhajan and a friend — who were on ...
How tourism is taking the turtles from Kenya's blue waters
Of the turtles admitted to the centre, 62% are there because of human-related causes – many associated with tourism. While people come to Kenya hoping to see turtles, increasing touristnumbers are putting pressure on the population. ...
Report shows Napa tourism investment paying off
North Bay Business Journal
By Dan Verel, Business Journal Staff Reporter NAPA – Tourism in the Napa Valley has seen a significant uptick recently, the result an aggressive push to bring visitors to the region during the off season with a series of new events and a increased ...
Woodlands resort earns magazine's Hall of Fame for 12th Gold Key Award
Your Houston News
The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center has earned Gold Award Hall of Fame status from Meetings & Conventions Magazine for winning the publication's prestigious Gold Key Award for the twelfth consecutive year. The conference center received its first ...
Woman struck by two cars near Park City ski resort dies
Salt Lake Tribune
By Sheena McFarland A woman who was hit by two cars near the Canyons Ski Resort on Saturday died Sunday afternoon. Gabriela Caballero-Lopez, 25, of Paraguay, was crossing State Road 224 from west to east at Canyons Resort Drive at 5:25 pm Saturday when ...
Golf Tourism Scotland announces three new appointees to board
One of Scotland's leading tourism trade bodies has unveiled three new board members who will help promote the country's golf offering around the world. Golf Tourism Scotland, which represents members from almost every sector of the golf tourism ...
Tourism chiefs hope Scotland can cash in on Highlands-based Pixar film Brave
Scottish Daily Record
SCOTS tourism chiefs are in talks with Disney about how to cash in on a new Pixar blockbuster, which is set in the Highlands. With overseas visitors to Scotland down 78000 in the first half of this year, they hope Brave could be the answer to their ...
Students present their perspectives on tourism in Bisbee
Arizona State University
The student's enthusiasm and insights are beneficial in confirming our current marketing strategy and for providing a blueprint in moving forward with the promotion of Bisbee as both a tourist destination and a community to call home,” says John ...
Tourism Opportunity, Awareness and Training Seminar on Tap for Grand Bahama
According to GBPA President, Mr. Ian Rolle, with the expected increase in cruise ship calls for 2012, Grand Bahama has some work to do in order to boost its tourism product ratings. "Earlier this year, Grand Bahama received very low ratings as a cruise ...
Croatian October Tourist Arrivals Rise 10.5% From Year Earlier
A total of 501834 visitors arrived in the period as fair weather extended the tourist season, the office said. Tourism accounts for about 20 percent of gross domestic product in the Adriatic Sea nation and brings in revenue that is vital for the ...
CBC to revisit tourism masterplan
He cited as an example the number of whale sharks in the town of Oslob as another reason thetourist should come and visit Cebu but Aldeguer emphasized that these “features” should be properly orchestrated. He said creating a masterplan is a different ...
Urbana exploring making tourism promotion an internal function
12) will explore making tourism promotion an internal city function rather than contracting out to the Champaign County Convention and Visitors Bureau after months of debate between the two agencies. Council members are scheduled to meet as the ...
Prettyman: 5th Grade Ski Passport is the best deal around
Salt Lake Tribune
... but they can only use the Passport once at each of the state's resorts. An adult version of thepassport, the Yeti Pass, was offered for the first time for the 2011-12 season. The pass, which allows skiers to hit each resort once for $499, sold out.
Tourist winched from 140m-high cliff
A search-and-rescue team winched a German tourist off a cliff face at Cape Kidnappers after he became trapped while apparently trying to clamber down to the beach. The man, in his 20s, sparked a rescue call from police yesterday when he was seen, ...
Thoughts on Tourism, Terrorism, and the American Economy
The National Interest Online (blog)
In congressional testimony last week, David Heyman, assistant secretary for policy at DHS, explained that international travel and tourism accounted for approximately 24 percent of US service exports, and six percent of all US exports. ...
Michael Totten » “Sin-Free” Egyptian Tourism?
By Michael J. Totten
Some Muslim Brotherhood leaders say they want to leave tourism alone, so we'll see how all this shakes out, but the Salafists, of course, want to go further and even impose gender segregation at holiday resorts that cater to foreigners. ...
Egypt Islamists offer vision for sin-free tourism | The Associated ...
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8, 2010 file photo, a tourist couple walks in the shallow waters at a closed beach in the Red Searesort of Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010. Some newly empowered Islamists have a message for foreign tourists: welcome to ...
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What is the value of a Thai passport? - The Nation
What is the value of a Thai passport?. Foreign Minister Surapong Towichukchaikul's most important accomplishment, if he does proceed with his plan, would be the issuing of a passport... ... The Thai government has given unilateral visa exemptions to 48 countries to boost tourism. The Amazing Thailand campaign, which began in earnest in the 1990s, when the annual number of tourists was still under 10 million, has attracted more and more visitors to the country in the past two ...
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OK the resort's green, but is it good? | CNNGo.com
By Justin Calderon
As I have found, this is a type of tourism that not only offers all the leisure facilities of similar non-eco properties, but also educates. pulau macan. Solar panels greet you at the pier at Pulau Macan. Eco educated. Palau Macan, a 90-minute boat ride north of Jakarta, is a one-hectare eco resort island near the tip of the Thousand Islands archipelago, so small that it employs a self-imposed population cap of 40 people. It is at odds ... It's the latter that are the remit of the eco tourist trade. ...
Egypt tourist numbers drastically down in 2011 | Tourism and ...
Egypt's tourism minister, Mounir Abdel-Nour has said the country will see a total of 10.5 milliontourist visits by the end of 2011, bringing in $9.5bn in revenue, Ahram has reported. Egypt's once...
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Can smartphones dominate the whole tourism industry? | SmartPlanet
By Bryan Pirolli
PARIS — Imagine using your iPhone as your hotel key, credit card, and personal concierge while traveling. TOTEC shows that we're almost th.
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Beacon Council Hosts Panel Discussions On Destination Resort ...
The impact of legislation which would allow a mega destination resort casino to be built-in Miami is the subject of a Town Hall meeting hosted by the Beacon Council.
Bharat Book Bureau » Blog Archive » Egypt Tourism Sector Analysis ...
Egypt tourism industry is one of the major sectors of the Egypt economy. Egypt is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Middle-East region. It received 14.7 Million international tourists in 2010, an increase of around 17.6% over the ...
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The China Beat · Passport to the World: Chinese Students at the ...
By The China Beat
Passport to the World: Chinese Students at the University of Kentucky. December 12, 2011 in missives from academia by The China Beat. By Denise Ho. My Thursday afternoon flight from Shanghai to Chicago exhibited a curious phenomenon ...
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Wequassett Resort and Golf Club Wedding by Eric Laurtis | Style Me ...
By A. Blaire
My What I love About This Wedding list for this breathtaking Cape Cod soiree at the WequassettResort and Golf Club by Eric Laurtis would be a mile long.
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Behind the “tourist” label lie very different kinds of wanderers ...
By Rolf Potts
They forget that behind the tourist label there are very different kinds of explorers. Some are out to discover exotic worlds or meet new people, for others a vacation is a chance to explore the body, their senses, or sexuality or just develop the ...
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Elephant kills tourist in Malaysia - Nature - Environment - The ...
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allAfrica.com: Kenya: Country's Tourism Revenue Increases By 11 ...
Earnings from tourism have increased by 11 per cent during the first 10 months of the year compared to a similar period last year. The number for tourist arrivals ...
Chinese tourists drive Japan's winter resort recovery ‹ Japan Today ...
Chinese tourists drive Japan's winter resort recovery ... the Chinese tourist flow had returned to 2010 parity by October, emphasizing the importance to ... “I don't see why people are so optimistic about inbound tourism,” said Michio Kitamura of ...
PrawfsBlawg: Circumvention Tourism: Traveling for Abortion ...
This is often a sub-type of what I call "circumvention medical tourism" -- medical tourism for services that are illegal in the patient's home country but legal in the ...
Overlooked No More: Ada Blackjack, Survivor of a Harrowing Arctic Expedition - She learned to fend for herself during a venture to Wrangel Island. By the time a rescue ship arrived, she was the last crew member standing.
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