Saturday, December 3, 2011

Katla Volcano Eruption Fears Played Down

Katla Volcano Eruption Fears Played Down by Icelandic Scientists and Tourism ...
Fox Business
Some of these eruptions have been called tourist eruptions because of their attraction of tourists. None of these eruptions have caused much trouble for the travel industry." What is causing trouble for the travel industry is the recent reports of an ...
Tourism blast on inaction
Tasmania Mercury
TASMANIAN tourism boss Luke Martin says the State Government lacks leadership when it comes to attracting more airlines and flights to the state at a time when Tasmania is becoming a populartourism destination. Tasmania has just been named by travel ...
Scoot Airlines Flights a Boost to the Tourism Industry
Invest in Australia
The Minister for Tourism, Martin Ferguson AM MP, has welcomed a new low-cost carrier into the Australian air-travel market. Scoot Airlines today announced that Sydney will be its first global destination, with services between Singapore and Sydney ...
Winter Park Resort hosts demo days, Chef's Cup
Sky Hi Daily News
3 at Winter Park Resort. Starting with 8:30 am registration, the Ski and Snowboard Demo Fest will feature the latest and greatest in the industry for guests to experience firsthand on the mountain. Then at 7 pm, Winter Park Resort Competition Center ...
UAE tourism industry embraces 40th National Day
Breaking Travel News
The UAE, which owns 8% of the world's oil reserves, has been diversifying it's offering in recent years with a large focus on travel and tourism. With its distinctive Arabian hospitality, mystique and world-class infrastructure, the emirates combine to ...
Tourist boards join forces to issue APD warning
TravelBite.co.uk
In an unprecedented move, the organisation was joined by like-minded agencies such as the Bahamas Tourist Office, which stressed that tourism provides 70 per cent of the country's GDP, meaning any rise in the cost of holidays could have serious ...
Bermuda Tourism is Looking for New Agency
Adweek
The Bermuda Department of Tourism is looking for a new ad agency to handle its North American marketing. A request for proposal has been issued, covering advertising and media buying services, for the period of April 1, 2012 through March 31, 2013. ...
Decatur hires tourism manager
Atlanta Journal Constitution
By April Hunt The Decatur Tourism Bureau has hired a city resident with two decades of tourism experience as the manager of a new Visitors Center set to open early next year. Sherry Jackman will earn $30000 a year in the part-time role. ...
Grantham's former mayor calls for more Thatcher tourism
BBC News
A former mayor of Grantham has called for more to be done to promote the town's links with Margaret Thatcher. Baroness Thatcher was born Margaret Hilda Roberts in Grantham on 13 October 1925 and is the subject of The Iron Lady, a new film starring ...
Sandy Springs tourism board ready to ramp up
NeighborNewspapers.com
By Noreen Lewis Cochran Visitors to the Sandy Springs Hospitality and Tourism home page, www.visitsandysprings.org, may have little time to be greeted by the city's official avatar, Sandy. Due to the expense of animating the virtual hostess, ...
What does healthcare reform mean to the US medical tourism market?
IMTJ
Irving Stackpole, President of Stackpole & Associates, Inc., a market research, customer service and sales training, and marketing services firm looks at the likely implications of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) reforms on the US medical tourism market. ...
Thai govt to re-issue Thai passport for Thaksin : FM - The Nation
Thai govt to re-issue Thai passport for Thaksin : FM. New passport will be New Year gift for Thaksin : Surapong.
NationMultimedia.com - Politics
Parental passport: foreign criminals have kids to stay in UK — RT
By RT
In the UK, which is often called a haven for foreign criminals, ministers are under growing pressure to take measures to close a loophole in the law that allows to offenders to stay in the country even after committing serious crimes.
News RSS : Today
Green-Roofed Serpentine Swiss Lake Resort has a See-Through ...
By Andrew Michler
The serpentine Bathing Beach Seeburg resort on the shore of Lake Lucerne in K├╝ssnacht am Rigi, Switzerland is airy and unconventional in it low impact design.
INHABITAT
Daily Snow Report 12.02.11 | Heavenly Mountain Resort Blog
By Russ
Good Morning Skiers and Riders! We're looking at a gorgeous day to ski or ride, so bundle up and get ready to rip some corduroy on Lake Tahoe's most open.
Heavenly Mountain Resort Blog
Legal Theory Blog: Cohen on Medical Tourism & Circumvention of ...
By Lawrence Solum
I. Glenn Cohen (Harvard Law School) has posted Circumvention Tourism (Cornell Law Review, Vol. 97, 2012) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Under what circumstances should a citizen be able to avoid the penalties set by his or her home...
Legal Theory Blog
Broward Politics | Sun Sentinel Blogs | Broward tourism office pulls ...
By Brittany Wallman
Broward tourism czar Nicki Grossman urged county commissioners recently not to give tourist tax money away to two projects with hands out, saying the county can't afford to part with the money. That prompted one activist to ask for her salary, ...
Broward Politics | Sun Sentinel Blogs
1.2-millionth tourist visiting Riga in 2011 was a Swedish couple ...
By The Baltic Course | Baltic States news & analytics
A record number of tourists has visited Riga in 2011, and a special ceremony was held at the Town Hall Square today to honor a Swedish couple that helped Riga set the new record.
The Baltics Today
Tourism: Portuguese sector must focus on emerging markets ...
By Lusa News
Relvas, addressing the congress of the Association of Portuguese Travel Agencies and Tourism(APAVT) in Viseu, said the outlook for the sector this year promised to be “very encouraging, as we all know”. He underlined that tourism had ...
Portugal Daily View
Curacao Trip Report Part 3: Baoase Resort Review | Online Travel ...
Part 1: Barely Making Our Flight Because Daughter #2 Didn't Go to the Bathroom When We Told Her To Part 2: The Joys of Leaving a Rental Car in the Middle of.
Online Travel Review
Travel Leaders' Symposium Assesses Myanmar's ... - Mekong Tourism
By MTCO Communications
... Website of the Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office. Thailand Flood Update for Tourist ... Dragon Trail President Mr. Jens Thraenhart (far right) leads a panel discussion on "The Future of SustainableTourism in Myanmar"; from right to left ( seated), Dr. Aung Myat Kyaw, Chairman of SandowayResort / Orchestra Travel & Ayravat Cruises, Mr. Luzi Matzig, Chief Executive Officer of Asian Trails, Mr. Min Din, Managing Director of Columbus Travels & Tours, Prof. Dr. Chira Hongladarom ...
MekongTourism.org

Tourism: Key to Laishui's Development
Sacramento Bee
2, 2011 -- /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Laishui County, on the southwestern boarder of Beijing, is one of the most popular tourism destinations favored by Beijing residents. An original report from City Channel of CRI Online follows: Dating back more than 2200 ...
Tourism on Molokai: Finding a Balance
Honolulu Civil Beat
Bicoy said the typical Molokai visitor has already done island hopping, and has chosen to come to Molokai after first going to the larger tourist stops. "They come because they like what Molokai has to offer – they're looking for something other than ...
India Resort Fashion Week begins Dec 7
Times of India
Think resort and it conjures up images of sun, sand and sensuousness, and the one place that is synonymous with all three is Goa. This month, the sunshine state of India celebrates fashion at an unprecedented event that is sure to put Goa on the ...
Hilton HHonors announces 'Resort Escapes' promotion
Arab News
By ARAB NEWS Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide's 10 distinct hotel brands, has announced its “Resort Escapes” promotion. HHonors members will earn a free night certificate after registering for the promotion and staying five ...
Top NV marketer: Tourism, business need to agree
BusinessWeek
By OSKAR GARCIA A top Las Vegas marketer who produced the city's famed "What happens here, stays here" campaign told state and tourism industry leaders on Wednesday that casinos need to work better with other businesses to boost Nevada's economic ...
Whitefish resort staff prepare while waiting for snow
KAJ18 Kalispell Montana News
WHITEFISH- Skiers and snowboarders are bummed to know that Whitefish Mountain Resort will not open this Saturday. The decision made Thursday to not open because of the lack of snow dampened the hopes of staff and winter sports enthusiasts alike. ...
New details in resort casino deal
My Fox Boston
FOXBOROUGH (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) - There are new details about a billion dollar plan for a resort style casino in Foxborough. According to the Boston Globe, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is in negotiations with Las Vegas mogul Steve Wynn ...
Tourism stakeholders unite to promote Davao
Sun.Star
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey KEY players of the tourism industry from the government and private sectors have banded together to come up with a more united and effective approach in selling the Davao Region to domestic and international tourists. ...

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