Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Blue Mountain Ski Resort

Blue Mountain Ski Resort: A Huffington Post Travel Ski Resort Guide
Huffington Post
Blue Mountain Ski Resort in Ontario is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel offers our guide to Blue Mountain Ski Resort, featuring all the key information snow lovers need to ...

Mexican charged in vicious beating of Calgary tourist Sheila Nabb denied bail
National Post (blog)
CALGARY — A Mexican man charged with attempted murder in the beating of Calgary woman in a five-star Mazatlan resort has been denied bail. Jose Ramon Acosta Quintero told Mexico reporters this weekend he was drunk and high on cocaine when Sheila Nabb ...

National Post (blog)

19-year-old woman dies in fall from Canyons Ski Resort chairlift in Park City ...
Washington Post
PARK CITY, Utah — A 19-year-old University of Utah student has died after falling about 30 feet from a Park City ski resort's chairlift. Canyons Ski Resort spokesman Steve Pastorino says the woman may have been suffering a medical episode when she ...

Resort province bashed for overcharging tourists
Xinhua
30 (Xinhua) -- Over 1 million tourists swarmed to south China's Hainan province for the Chinese New Year holiday, pouring millions of dollars into the tropical resort island. But many of them say they spent too much. According to Hainan's tourism ...

Interval International Adds the Resort Group Vacation Club in the Cape Verde ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The first resort to be included in the multi-site club is the Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa on Sal, one of the islands in the Cape Verde archipelago. Two other resorts are currently under construction, both on Sal Island. The Resort Group Vacation Club ...

Cashing in on the 'end of the world' tourism
Fox News
In the most prominent countries of the Mundo Maya – Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and parts of Honduras and El Salvador – the tourism industry is gearing up for a record year, with dozens of Maya-themed offerings designed to lure visitors.

Fox News

Operators claim UK tourism affected by reserved Olympic rooms
TravelMole
VisitBritain rejects predictions of decline saying it expects inbound tourism to be the same as last year, with 30.7 million overseas visitors. The organistion has asked MPs across the country to nominate an attraction in their constituency that ...

Frenchman killed in armed robbery in Red Sea resort
Reuters
| CAIRO (Reuters) - A Frenchman was killed when armed men raided a currency exchange office on Saturday in the Egyptian tourist resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on the Red Sea, security officials and the French embassy said. South Sinai Governor General ...

Hop-on Ships Thousands of World Tourism Phones into Cancun, Mexico and ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Building on solid tourism numbers in 2011, the Mexico Tourism Board predicts 52 million tourists will visit Mexico in 2012. TEMECULA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Hop-on, Inc. (pinksheets:HPNN) today announced through Hop-on's ...

Report: Twitter Joke Gets Irish Tourist Barred From US
PC Magazine
But a recent incident in which an Irish tourist was barred access to the US due to an alleged Twitter joke has put the service in a new light. According to a report in the UK Daily Mail, Leigh Van Bryan, a 26-year-old Irish citizen, had one of his ...

Apply For A Passport? IRS Will Know
Forbes
If you apply for a passport, the IRS will know. It's not clear how the IRS uses this data, although my guess is for data verification plus perhaps information gathering for later collection efforts. The IRS has released proposed regulations to ramp up ...

Forbes

Tourism institute, more coop in farm sector proposed
Financial Express Bangladesh
Bangladesh at the Fifth SAARC Finance Ministers meeting has put forward proposals for setting up atourism institute and enhancing cooperation in agriculture sector among South Asian countries. "We (Bangladesh) have proposed to set up a SAARC Tourism ...

Farmers resort to lost sheep posters
ABC Online
Some farmers are putting up lost sheep posters as they suffer heavy stock losses across South Australia. Authorities say hundreds of sheep are being reported stolen. Bill Nosworthy, a farmer at Sheringa, south-east of Elliston, says he has lost more ...

Promoting tourism in KP
DAWN.com
PESHAWAR: The recently launched 'tourism growth strategy' has asked for replacing army checkposts with that of police and withdrawal of security forces from civil installations for developing tourism in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The 'vision document for...

DAWN.com

Tourism revenue grew by one-tenth to $23 billion last year
Today's Zaman
According to the Turkish Statistics Institute (TurkStat), the country's tourism revenue was at $23 billion in 2011, up from $20.8 billion two years ago. It also said more than 36 million foreign nationals visited Turkey last year.

Eco-Tourism Growing on Kodiak Island
KMXT Public Radio News
Around the world eco-tourism is an increasingly popular niche market in the travel industry. A well-heeled traveler can limit their carbon footprint while seeking out unique experiences in some of the world's most exotic and remote locations.

No tourism tax-for now
The Democrat
Senatobia will not be adopting a tourism tax as an effort to increase revenue, but that doesn't mean that one will not be adopted in the future. At the Senatobia Board of Aldermen's meeting last week, Mayor Alan Callicott presented the idea of a ...

Toronto tourism up 2.8% in 2011 as city breaks hotel booking record
CityNews
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Boris Spremo Toronto reached an important tourism milestone in 2011 — hotel room bookings surpassed the nine million mark for the first time. Tourism Toronto released the encouraging figures this week and outlined where the visitor ...

Tourism panel begins work
The Register-Guard
“We're so excited,” said Kari Westlund, CEO of the tourism agency. The new commission — Eugene, Cascades & Coast Sports — hopes to bring together dozens of businesses, organizations and individuals interested in sports, recreation and tourism, ...

S. Africa Tourism flags off TV, outdoor ad campaign in India
Hindu Business Line
On the back of a spurt in the outbound tourist figures from India, South Africa Tourism has started a television and outdoor campaign to woo more Indian tourists to the country. The 20- and 30-second advertisements feature an Indian couple who share ...

Chinese tourist numbers set Lunar New Year record
Focus Taiwan News Channel
30 (CNA) A record 45000 Chinese tourists visited Taiwan during the Lunar New Year vacation thanks to a longer-than-usual holiday period that allowed more flexible travel arrangements, the Tourism Bureau said Monday. An average of 5600 Chinese nationals ...

Focus Taiwan News Channel

Walt Disney World Resort Update
USA TODAY (blog)
Just hours after we published last week that the Disney Cruise Line announcement of its 2013 destinations for the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder had been postponed with no word on when the information would be released, DCL announced that, as expected, ...

Four-year govt-private tourism plan eyed
The Nation
The government will work with the private sector on forging a four-year tourism strategy to restore confidence in Thailand and prepare the country for the Asean Economic Community in 2015. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said yesterday that although...

The Nation

Tourism promotion drive in full swing
IPPmedia
Natural Resources and Tourism minister Ezekiel Maige revealed to editors from various media outlets that “internal talks” were going on to transform the TanzaniaTourist Board into an autonomous and therefore self-financing agency similar to the ...

IPPmedia

Tourism Investment in Yemen Islands
Yemen Observer
Sheba Center for Strategic Studies issued in 2011 a study on “Tourism Investment In Yemeni Islands”. The author of this study is Lubna Al-Mussaibili. The study confirmed that Yemen has a strategic location in the southwestern corner of the Arabic ...

Oceanfront Resort Offers Four Easy Tips for Nature-Inspired Weddings
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
The Cliff House Resort & Spa is poised to help brides experience one of 2012's top wedding trends: stunning nature-inspired d├ęcor. The historic oceanfront property has been helping brides plan romantic events for 140 years – using Maine's picturesque ...

Foreign language can be your passport
Times of India
Sixteen-year-old Kriti can fluently converse in French and has already visited France twice, in student exchange programmes organized by her school. "Knowledge of an additional language comes in handy for studying abroad. It's very scoring too.

Global Travel and Leisure Industry Drive Home Substantial Revenues, as Tourism ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
The worldwide travel and tourism industry is growing steadily with increasing number of international visitors along with a steady rise in domestic travel trips. The global travel sector pulverized by the recent economic recession rebounded quickly, ...

Florida Keys Tourism Reviews PR
By nospam@example.com (Greg Hazley)
The tourism entity for the Florida Keys is reviewing its PR account via RFP through early March. Read the full story (sub req'd) | Subscribe to O'Dwyer's. Posted by Greg Hazley in RFP at 09:31 | Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0). Trackbacks ...
O'Dwyer's Blog: Covering PR,...

MoMA | This Week at Print Studio: IRWIN, NSK Passport Office, New ...
By Janelle Grace
MoMA | This Week at Print Studio: IRWIN, NSK Passport Office, New York.
Inside/Out

Despite economy, Spanish tourism prospers | SmartPlanet
By Jennifer Riggins
MADRID — Spanish tourism grew 10-percent in 2011, due to consumer confidence, innovation and the Arab Spring, and the future looks bright. ... It also sees increasing competition from even less expensive, new tourist destinations around the eastern Mediterranean, as well as the growing tourismindustries of developing nations. Tourism, which accounts for about 10-percent of the Spanish GDP, is one of the only bright spots in the dim economy. As it appears Spain is heading into ...
Global Observer | SmartPlanet

New series: Our past in peril, Greek tourism faces the economic ...
By Sean McLachlan
Greek tourism, Greek This is a sculpture of a fallen Greek warrior from the temple of Aphaia on the Greek island of Aigina. Made in the 5th century BC, it's an important example of Early Classical Greek art. This was a time when Greek artists ...
Gadling

86 Liberation Procedure Completed by Surgical Tourism Canada in ...
By admin
The majority of the patients have undergone successful Liberation procedure at these world class facilities and are making considerable progress, said Yasmeen Sayeed, president and CEO of Surgical Tourism Canada, based in Vancouver, ...
StrawBurries Blog

President Ramotar pledges support for tourism sector : Kaieteur News
By KNews
The event was held at the Princess International Hotel and attracted hoteliers, resort operators and other key players in the tourism sector. Mr. Yesu Persaud receives Recognition of Patrons of THAG award from President of THAG Paul Stephenson. He asserted that persons with established touristoperations and those now entering the market are at an advantageous position to enhance their entities at this early stage in the industry's growth. Ramotar expressed confidence that there ...
Kaieteur News

Dedicated Clerk at Peoria Passport Office | immigration-news
By Bettina
Extended hours at a Peoria passport office will make it easier for students to fill out The topic of immigration is often highly contentious and polarizing, as demonstrated by the recent Republican primary debates and the partisan responses to ...
immigration-news

Where at the Disneyland Resort Are We? - Magical Mystery ...
By Days In The Park
Mondays are typically seen as the little brat of the week, which means that we enjoy starting out on a fun note and challenging you, our readers, to once again guess where at the Disneyland Resort we took this week's photo. We took this ...
Days in the Park - A Disneyland...

Water fun theme of Va tourism's new sweepstakes | Washington ...
By The Associated Press
Fun on the water is the theme of the Virginia Tourism Corporation's new travel sweepstakes. The LOVE Aquatic sweepstakes announced Monday offers four grand prize packages for a family of four. They include tall ships in Norfolk, pontoon ...
Examiner AP RSS

The Juvet Hotel on Norway's National Tourist Routes | NewNowNext
By Katherine Spiers
Eighteen stretches of road across the country have been designated National Tourist Routes, roads that go through the very prettiest parts of the country, with lots of interesting architecture along the way. But because these people are so ...
NewNowNext

Lizard Island – A Magnificent Tropical Island Holiday Resort on ...
By admin
Lizard Island situated on the Great Barrier Reef and it's the most northern island found on the Reef, and it would probably always be a great alternative for a seaside escape or maybe a sultry honeymoon travel vacation resort. Lizard is located ...
IAFIS

Word Spy - black-hole resort
A resort that blocks all incoming and outgoing Internet signals. ... The deal is this: You check into this resort to get away from the Internet, television and the ...
wordspy.com/words/black-holeresort.asp

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