Thursday, December 22, 2011

Mexico - end of the world tourism

Mexico counts down to the end of the world and a tourism boom
Daily Mail
Officials are building a state-run tourist hotel at the natural reserve of Calakmul in the state of Campeche. And the National Institute of Anthropology and History is opening three additional ruins to tourists. Mexico's tourism has been going from ...

Daily Mail

Nude Tourism: Florida County Undresses For European Tourists
Huffington Post
So heck if we just garner a hundredths of one percent, that's a lot of tourism coming in," Paul Brenot, president of nudist lifestyle group Panda-Bare, told ABC Action News. The marketing campaign will include placing advertisements in publications ...

Good Tourism Times in the USA
Toronto Star
It was thought at one time it might take until 2015 to crack the 50 million mark, but things have been pretty much gangbusters this year, with officials projecting tourist spending of $32 billion - enough to support some 320000 jobs. ...

Holyhead tourist village plan prompts online petitions
BBC News
Land and Lakes says its "eco-tourism destination" at Penrhos near Holyhead will create up to 600 jobs. Some residents support the plans, but others oppose the loss of a popular open space used by tens of thousands. The land is owned by Anglesey ...

BBC News

Ex-W.Va. mental hospital does booming, nearly year-round tourism business as ...
Washington Post
Normally, Rebecca Jordan will take all the free TV exposure she can get for the psychiatric hospital that she's turned into a tourist attraction known as the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. SyFy's “Ghost Hunters.” Travel Channel's “Ghost Adventures” ...

Sierra snow drought could be one for record books
USA TODAY
By Jeff DeLong, USA TODAY By Tim Dunn, Reno Gazette-Journal This view from Squaw Valley's cable car shows where the resort's runs with manmade snow are. There currently is no skiing at the top of the mountains as California resorts wait for mother ...

USA TODAY

Utah Resort Reservations Look Strong Despite Meager Early Snowfall
Utah Ski And Snowboard
Currently, on-the books occupancy for the remainder of the season and into the start of summer is just as cheerful for mountain resort communities with year-over-year occupancy currently up 10.4 percent for the next six months (December – May) with ...

WaterColor Inn & Resort Takes the Gold
PR Newswire (press release)
21, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WaterColor Inn & Resort is once again recognized as one of the best by readers of Conde Nast Traveler, making the magazine's elite "Gold List" of 511 hotels, resorts and cruise lines. The designation is determined by ...

Record growth in Australian tourism
ABC Online
LIZ HOBDAY: Nicoleta Giurgiu works at the tourist drawcard, the Penguin Parade at Phillip Island outside Melbourne. She says it's been by far their best year ever. NICOLETA GIURGIU: The increase this year was about 8 per cent but considering the fact ...

Fitness tourism could be new niche in market, says minister
Bermuda Sun
21: Fitness tourism could be a new niche market for Bermuda, Tourism Minister Wayne Furbert said yesterday. Mr Furbert added: “There are a lot of things we are talking about — we have had a meeting with people who want to bring fitness tourism here ...

Free golf from Treetops Resort in Gaylord for West Michigan Golf Show visitors
MLive.com
6 on the Robert Trent Jones Course at Treetops Resort in Gaylord. GRAND RAPIDS -- Every golfer who attends the West Michigan Golf Show Feb. 10-12 can receive a free round of golf from Treetops Resort in Gaylord. In addition to sponsoring the popular ...

MLive.com

Negros Occidental to develop culinary tourism
BusinessWorld Online Edition
Alfredo Marañon, Jr. said he will push for the development of culinary tourism to further showcase the province's distinction for good food. "Because of our expertise in food, we will call our advocacy 'culinary tourism,'" he said at the opening of the ...

Spend the Holidays on Stone Mountain at Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort
PR Newswire (press release)
21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Deck the halls in the mountains this holiday season when you stay at Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort. Now through the end of the year, the Georgia resort is offering special holidays rates for families looking to get away ...

2 girls injured in tubing accident at Deer Valley Resort
Deseret News
By Peter Samore, Deseret News PARK CITY — Two teenage girls were critically injured when they hit a tree while tubing down a ski slope at Deer Valley Resort Monday night. The girls, who were staying at a condo in Deer Valley, were tubing down the ...

Boy, 7, dies after plummeting 60 feet from a chair lift during ski team practice
Daily Mail
By Hannah Roberts A seven-year-old boy has died after plunging sixty feet from a ski lift in a Lake Tahoe resort. The boy died from horrific injuries yesterday, two days after he fell the equivalent of a five storey building, at Sugar Bowl resort, ...

Daily Mail

Tourist numbers expected to slump 30
The Nation
This has made a lot of tourists decide not to come to Thailand so it would have much impact ontourism and the hotel business here this peak season," said Prakit. Last month, Thailand received 1.2 million visitors, lower than the 1.6 million to 1.7 ...

Sri Lanka tourism surges
Stuff.co.nz
Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals hit a record high in November and for the year, with visitor totals climbing every month on a year-on-year basis since a 25-year civil war ended in May 2009. Tourist arrivals in November hit a monthly record of 90889, ...

Tourism sector cheers Kiwis' holiday season plans
New Zealand Herald
By Owen Hembry A rise in the number of people planning to head away during the festive season is great news for Kiwi firms, says the Tourism Industry Association. The Fly Buys/Colmar Brunton Mood of the New Zealand Traveller survey found 52 per cent of ...

SHOW US YOUR MEXICO: Mexico Tourism Board Showcases Tourists' Most Memorable ...
Sacramento Bee
By Mexico Tourism Board MEXICO CITY, Dec. 21, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Is it the sun setting over Riviera Nayarit? Is it a colorful market in Guanajuato? Or is it a majestic Mayan Pyramid? These are just some of the images that came to minds when the ...

Volunteers sought for tourism
Pontiac Daily Leader
By Cynthia Grau A call for volunteers has gone out following a recent meeting at City Hall that gave local businesses an idea on what to expect for tourism in 2012. Ellie Alexander, director of PontiacTourism, said with more and more news coverage ...

Clearwater Beach resort plan moves ahead despite neighbors' objections
Tampabay.com
By Drew Harwell, Times Staff Writer CLEARWATER — A five-floor resort planned for Clearwater Beach edged one step closer to reality Tuesday, dodging neighbors who had rallied against its timeshares, traffic and construction. The Brightwater Blue Resort ...

Eco-lux Cacheuta Thermal Hotel & Resort is a Tranquil Health ...
By Ana Lisa Alperovich
Cacheuta Thermal Hotel & Resort in Mendoza, Argentina, stands where an old hotel used to be and uses local materials like stone and recycled railway sleepers from a train track that used to cross The Andes to Chile.
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Terme Di Saturnia spa & golf resort in Tuscany offers 23 carat gold ...
By Megha Chaturvedi
A spa vacation features on almost everyone's holiday list. So, if you too are planning to enjoy your holiday break at a spa resort, then Tuscany, Italy is one of the place to be at. The Terme Di Saturnia spa & golf resort in Tuscany is offering a ...
Bornrich

Former W.Va. asylum now a booming tourism business ...
By The Associated Press
Normally, Rebecca Jordan will take all the free TV exposure she can get for the psychiatric hospital that she's turned into a tourist attraction known as the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.
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Elder of Ziyon: Egyptian tourism drops 24%
By noreply@blogger.com (Elder of Ziyon)
Not surprisingly, unrest that has been ongoing since January harmed tourism during this period, the report said. Tourist arrivals from Western Europe decreased the most, followed by those from the Middle East, dropping 33.1 percent and 21.6 ...
Elder of Ziyon

Bayview man admits role in killing Louisiana tourist | Ari Burack ...
By Ari Burack
Some homicide witnesses come forward out of conscience. Others are compelled. The latter was on display in court Tuesday when a Bayview man admitted to participating in the 2009 robbery of a Louisiana man who was then fatally shot, and ...
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Day by Day Tourist Costs in Prague? | eraoftheclipperships.com
By admin
Prague is the capital of Czechoslovakia and one of the hottest tourist destinations around the world. The city has much to offer to all tourists in terms of.
eraoftheclipperships.com

Nebraska eco-tourism workshop begins Jan. 31 | Washington ...
By The Associated Press
The Department of Economic Development has scheduled a workshop designed to help Nebraskans develop new visitor attractions using their land and talents.
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Conrad Punta del Este Resort and Casino - Hilton
South Atlantic beaches, Las Vegas-style gaming and Uruguayan barbecue entice guests to the Conrad Punta del Este Resort & Casino, located in the heart of ...
conradhotels3.hilton.com/en/hotels/uruguay/.../index.html

Community tourism thrust for Jamaica - Business - JamaicaObserver ...
The official launch of the Countrystyle Community Tourism Network . ... will see tourism in Jamaica as no longer the exclusive purvey of the coastal resort towns. ...
www.jamaicaobserver.com/.../Community-tourism-thrust-for-J...

Luxury Caribbean Resorts & Beach Vacations | Caneel Bay | Luxury ...
Caneel Bay is one of the most beautifully-designed luxury beach resorts in the Virgin Islands. This Caribbean resort offers high levels of comfort & service, ...
www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/caneelbay/

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