Islamist vision of 'sin-free' tourism raises alarm in Egypt
Los Angeles Times
“A five-star hotel with no alcohol, a beach for women separated from men in a bay where the two sides can enjoy a vacation for a week without sins," he said. "The tourist doesn't have to swim in a bikini and harm our youth."
Egypt 2011 tourism revenues seen down by a third
By Shaimaa Fayed CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt expects to earn about $9 billion from tourism in 2011, down by about a third on a year earlier after many visitors were deterred by an uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak in February and unrest that followed, ...
Indian Wells Resort Celebrates 12 Days of Christmas
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Starting December 15, the Renaissance Esmeralda Indian Wells Resort & Spa gets into the holiday spirit with 12 days of exciting holiday events. The days before Christmas overflow with merriment and holiday cheer, and nowhere is that truer than at the ...
Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa Offers the Drive-to Holiday Getaway
By Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa YOUNG HARRIS, Ga., Dec. 13, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Forget the airport, crowds and expensive holiday getaways, spend your holiday vacation relaxing at Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa. Only a two hour scenic drive from ...
Florida tourism industry saw modest growth in 2011
A flood of new visitors from Brazil and a stunning post-oil-spill rebound by Panhandle beaches were bright spots in 2011 for a Florida tourism industry that has weathered some hard times the past couple of years. The $60 billion industry experienced ...
Jamica's Tourism Minister Welcomes Inaugural Copa Airlines Flight From Panama ...
South Florida Caribbean News
The Tourism Minister added that “Copa Airlines has now guaranteed Jamaica some 10000 new airlines seats for the upcoming Winter Tourist Season and beyond, which will contribute tremendously to the projected 4.7 percent growth in arrivals for the ...
Dana Point gives tourism campaign another year
The Laguna Cliffs Resort & Spa at 25135 Park Lantern in Dana Point is a AAA Four Diamond resortoffering 378 rooms, including 15 suites. The district's planned marketing campaign is financed through a $3-per-night hotel occupancy fee that has generated ...
Bali tourism association urges to address traffic congestion
13 (Xinhua) -- Tourism officials in Bali has urged the authorities to address the chronic traffic congestion in the tourist island to prevent the weakening of the tourism industry in the beautiful island, local press reported Tuesday. ...
Tourist numbers hit record high
By Shelley Shan / Staff Reporter More than 600000 international tourists visited Taiwan last month, setting the record for the highest number of entries in a single month, the Tourism Bureau said yesterday. Statistics from the bureau showed the number ...
Sex tourism draws middle, upper-class men
Nadia Shapkina, assistant professor of sociology at Kansas State University, said about 95 percent of sex tourists are men from wealthy countries who travel to tourist destinations -- such as Greece, Thailand or Australia -- for both entertainment and ...
Barren River Lake State Resort Park Offers Sandhill Crane Weekends
Join Barren River Lake State Resort Park during its Nature Watch Weekends to get up close to these beautiful cranes as they migrate through the area. The weekends, Jan. 20-21 and Feb. 17-18, 2012, will consist of educational sessions conducted by Wayne ...
Our View: Tourism jump helps Va. Shore
In promoting the Eastern Shore of Virginia as a tourist destination, the Eastern Shore TourismCommission in the past few years has delivered great returns and outstanding results. Recently released figures show that Northampton County, ...
Angel Fire Resort to Open with Best Early Season Conditions in Years
MarketWatch (press release)
ANGEL FIRE, NM, Dec 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Angel Fire Resort's holiday reservations are up this year compared to the same period a year ago. Reservations at Angel Fire's ski and snowboard school, rental shop, ticket office, and hotel bookings at ...
Police recover Harbhajan's stolen bag with passport
Police officials said that Harbhajan Singh's passport and other documents, including ATM and credit cards, were found inside the recovered bag. However, nearly Rs.9500 in cash were missing. Some unidentified thieves broke into Harbhajan's Ford ...
Seven Springs ski resort in SW Pa. sets opening
Lebanon Daily News
Seven Springs Mountain Resort in southwestern Pennsylvania says it will open for ski season on Friday. The resort about 60 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, also offers snow tubing and snowboarding. The resort has been making snow since Dec. ...
Tourism industry "needs rate rise"
BY DAMON CRONSHAW, LAKE MACQUARIE REPORTER LAKE Macquarie's $362million tourism industry will be under threat if the city council does not increase rates considerably, Tourism Hunter executive manager Sheridan Ferrier says. The council will disband its ...
Hotel review: New resort
About four and a half hours out of Athens is Costa Navarino, a new resort built across Navarino Dunes by the Navarino Bay (yes, hence the name), a one-stop destination for lovers of golf and all things indulgent. We left Athens reluctantly. ...
Stopping ski resort expansions
Salt Lake Tribune
Perhaps the most direct move is for each of us to call our ski resort and tell them we disapprove. Then take our ticket dollars elsewhere. Jeffrey M. McCarthy is chair of Environmental Studies at Westminster College. He lives in Salt Lake City.
Wynn Directly Addresses Foxborough Re: Resort
Wynn writes of the non-gaming elements of his facilities including hotel rooms, unique entertainment, and restaurants, noting "a gaming room, representing a small portion of the resort's overall square footage, makes it possible to build these ...
Greenbrier Resort bellman writes Christmas book
Daily Mail - Charleston
Jay Gordon, a longtime bellman at The Greenbrier resort, wrote, illustrated and published a Christmas book that now is being sold in the shops there. by Monica Orosz WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - Ask an employee at The Greenbrier to tick off a list of ...
Choctaw Resort board announces two management changes
Philadelphia Neshoba Democrat
The Choctaw Resort Development Enterprise Board announced today the appointment of Tonya Tarrant as chief financial officer and the resignation of Bryce Warren as president/CEO of Pearl RiverResort. "With regret, I have accepted the resignation of ...
BIG unveils a Ski Resort in Lapland | ArchDaily
By Sebastian J
BIG wins an invited competition for a 47000 sqm ski resort and recreational area in Levi, Finland. The future Ski Village will transform the existing Levi.
Asian symposium recognizes LGBT tourism advantages
Gay and lesbian tourism is a niche market that tourism organizations in western nations have recognized as a viable target market and source of revenue. Now the east is looking to capture a piece of this lucrative travel segment as well.
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A record November for tourism to Israel! But can 2011 smash last ...
These numbers mean that to date, 2011 has seen some 3.1 million visitors to Israel, which is actually a small decrease on the same period last year (2010 was a record year for tourism to Israel). Of those, some 2.6 million stayed for more than ...
Ski Resort in Finland by Bjarke Ingels' BIG | David Report
By David Carlson
Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, founder of BIG, has been announced winner of the competition for a 47.000 m2 ski resort and recreational area in Levi, Finland.
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Koutalaki Ski Village by BIG Architects Will Be a Luxurious Winter ...
By Lori Zimmer
A short drive from Kittilä airport, the Lapland area is already an accessible tourist attraction. The new Koutalaki Resort will be situated around a gathering common square. The new undulating buildings will radiate out from the central area, ...
Sustainable Tourism and Holiday Rental Property Marketing
Throughout November 2011 Campaya Holiday Rentals have published a number of articles looking at the Changing Face of Tourism.
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Harbhajan Singh robbed, lost passport and license | Onion Live
Harbhajan Singh robbed, lost passport and license. New Delhi: Indian spinner and controversial cricketer Harbhajan Singh was robbed on Monday on road where he parked his car and went for a coffee. He lost his passport, credit cards and ...
XE.com - UPDATE 2-Egypt 2011 tourism revenues seen down by a ...
Egypt expects to earn about $9 billion from tourism in 2011, down by about a third on a year earlier after many visitors were deterred by an uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak in February and unrest that followed, a senior official said on ...
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Ski resort openings | Davis Enterprise
By The Associated Press
Ski resort openings. As of Tuesday, Dec. 13, here are the projected opening times and conditions of Sierra ski resorts: Alpine Meadows — Packed powder, machine-groomed 5-9” base; 3 of 100 trails open, 2 of 14 lifts. Badger Pass — Plans to ...
Dine Out Vancouver 2012 - Tourism Vancouver
Visit Vancouver, and you can enjoy fantastic hotel rates. Book your Vancouver hotel with confidence through Vancouver's Official Tourism Bureau. Search Hotels ...
Getting Your Expedited U S Passport Can Be An Adventure
As a valid government document proving your identity, getting a passport can be a long process. There are a host of specific documents required and then the ...
Egypt's Islamists and tourism - Blog - The Arabist
The crowd chanted, "Tourism will be at its best under Freedom and Justice," the ... "The touristdoesn't have to swim with a bikini and harm our youth." A leading ...
The Daily Herald -Simpson Bay Resort says it will not sit with WIFOL
PHILIPSBURG--The Simpson Bay Resort Management Company (SBRMC) says it will not sit with the Workers Institute for Organised Labour (WIFOL), which ...
Rare Pink Dolphins Return to the Waters Around Hong Kong - [image: Rare Pink Dolphins Return to the Waters Around Hong Kong | Frommer's]Hong Kong's population of pink dolphins has apparently spiked due to suspended...
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