Thursday, February 9, 2012

Picturesque Getaway on Mustique Private Island: Yemanja Resort

Picturesque Getaway on Mustique Private Island: Yemanja Resort ...
Ready for some holiday vibes? The soothing Yemanja resort is nestled high on a beautiful hill, overlooking the Macaroni Beach on Mustique island, in St.

Lawsuit escalates pitched battle over Jesus statue at mountaintop ski resort ...
Washington Post (blog)
The fevered battle over a 57-year-old Jesus statue at a northwest Montana ski resort escalated Wednesday with a new lawsuit arguing the Forest Service needs to boot the relic from its mountaintop perch. The legal challenge from a Wisconsin-based group ...

Dubai indoor ski resort features pet penguins (1:52)
Washington Post
Twenty penguins living in an indoor ski facility in Dubai has animal rights activists crying foul. (Feb. 8) (/CBS News) Correction: Clarification: SuperFan badge holders consistently post smart, timely comments about Washington area sports and teams.

Harper announces new tourism marketing campaign in China; urges Chinese ... (blog)
By Jason Fekete BEIJING — Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced a new Canadian tourismmarketing campaign in China on Wednesday during the first full day of his trade mission in the Middle Kingdom, urging Chinese travellers to spend their tourism ...

Country music helps boost tourism in Peach State
Fox News
The Peach State is looking to boost tourism, and it's hoping that music will lure people in. Country music trio, Lady Antebellum, is featured on the tourism board's latest travel guide. Print Email Share Comments Recommend Tweet Tourism in the Peach ...

Tourism sector grows in leaps and bounds
They include the manufacturing industry, trade, transport, financial services and a promising tourismsector, where the UAE has made great strides over the last two decades. The country is currently a first-class tourist destination attracting millions ...

Tourism hit as cruise ship skips Bahrain...
Gulf Daily News
By MANDEEP SINGH , Posted on » Wednesday, February 08, 2012 BAHRAIN'stourism sector is set to miss out on tens of thousands of dinars after one of the world's largest luxury cruise liners cancelled stops here today and next Wednesday.

Gulf Daily News

Tourism: slow improvement
The Register-Guard
The recession has been hard on the tourism industry, Kari Westlund is the first to acknowledge. Westlund, the CEO of Travel Lane County, saw some of the tourism bureau's members drop out or quietly close, as the recession dragged on.

Resort property investigated by President Sebastián Piñera's labor commission
I Love Chile News
Officials from President Piñera's labor commission arrived a few days ago to audit the Bahía Coique Resort, owned by President Piñera himself. The resort had been receiving complaints from its workers about low wages and unhealthy working conditions.

I Love Chile News

Tourism's Mixed Picture In '11
The Jewish Week
First, the good news: The Israel Hotel Association reported that foreign tourism in 2011 nearly paralleled 2010's record-breaking season, when close to 3.5 million visitors flocked to the Holy Land. Now, the bad news: The Arab Spring and the ongoing ...

Tourism Australia Going for gold: Tourism Australia welcomes Scoot"s second ...
Invest in Australia
The five times weekly service announced by the fledging low cost carrier represents a further new international long-haul air route for Australian tourism and commerce. > "For Australia to take out the first two spots in Scoot's rapidly expanding route ...

Tapping the region's tourism potential
Ceylon Daily News
Increasing tourist arrivals in this country are the clinching confirmation that Sri Lanka's gathering economic dynamism and undimmed natural beauty are continuing to be pull factors for people everywhere. It is our earnest hope that progressively the ...

Knoxville Tourism and Sports CEO Pay Raises Oversight Questions for Board and ...
The Nonprofit Quarterly
February 5, 2012; Source: Knoxville News Sentinel | Knoxville, Tenn. politicians and journalists are up in arms about serious questions concerning the Knoxville Tourism and Sports Corporation (KTSC), a largely publicly funded nonprofit.

Dept. of Tourism: More than 3100 items donated in Wisconsin tourism mitten ...
Over 3100 pairs of mittens and other warm winter items were donated in Wisconsin to more than 50 charities as part of the Great Lakes Mitten Campaign, a joint initiative from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism and Pure Michigan.

Maldives crisis triggers tourist cancellations
Herald Sun
The islands, long popular with Europeans as an idyllic holiday resort, now attract many visitors from Asia, especially India and China. Tourism is Maldives' largest industry, accounting for a third of gross domestic product and more than 60 percent of ...

ONYX Completes Solar Power Project for Upscale Caribbean Resort
MarketWatch (press release)
The West Bay Lodge Caribbean resort project is the first project to be fully completed by ONYX on the Island of Roatan, which is a renowned tourist destination and is a substantial source of revenues for Honduras. Roatan has a significant American ...

Medical tourism operators push for integrated approach
Taipei Times
Medical tourism providers are pushing for a more integrated strategy to lure potential customers from China as the effect of a policy that allows independent Chinese travelers to visit the country has so far been limited. Sammy Yen, general manager of ...

Management of Mason County Tourism Awarded
The management of general tourism dollars from Lodging Tax Funds stays with the Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce. Every year, Mason County accepts applications for use of these funds generated by Lodging Taxes that will help attract tourists to ...

Traffic freezes up at Wintergreen ski resort
Roanoke Times
By Laurence Hammack A mild winter better suited for golf than skiing is taking its toll on Wintergreen Resort. The Nelson County ski resort announced this week that it has informed its members of "financial challenges" that have come with a lack of ...

Roanoke Times

Maldives mutiny sparks tourism warnings |
By Zoe Li, Hong Kong Editor
The president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, resigned Tuesday following weeks of protests and a revolt by police officers. The tourism industry, however, has remained mostly stable in the face of the political tumult, with only a small ...
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The Yeshiva World Knesset Discusses Importance of Tourism ...
By Spira
The Knesset Tourism Lobby will discuss the importance of the tourism industry in Israel during a special meeting to be held under the slogan: “Recognizing the tourism and the hotel industry as industries of national priority.” During ... Among the major issues discussed was the focus on lowering prices on vacation package costs and promoting renovation, and upgrading of Israeli publictourist infrastructure as well as encouraging the construction of new hotels across the country. In the...
Yeshiva World News

Earl of Sandwich Soon to Grace Disneyland Resort | The Disney Blog
By John Frost
Disneyland Resort today announced that Earl of Sandwich will open a new location at Downtown Disney in early summer 2012. The restaurant will offer guests a unique, casual-quick dining option while visiting Downtown Disney. It looks like ...
The Disney Blog

Colorado Springs Business Journal » Blog Archive » Ski resort ...
By Associated Press
Ski resort imposes limits on tipplers ... Tags: alcohol, limits, ski resorts, Tourism ... A Colorado skiresort is imposing limits on alcoholic beverages at its mountain bistro because resort officials are tired of carting tipsy skiers down the mountain.
Colorado Springs Business Journal

South African Government Promotes Township Tourism | OTAL
By admin
Durban — Deputy Minister of Tourism, Tokozile Xasa, has kicked off government's plans to raise the profile of township tourism by taking a tour of Umlazi in the eThekwini Municipality.

Fukushima spa resort fully reopens after March disaster | Kyodo News
The resort complex, comprising a spa and pool theme park, restaurants and hotels, briefly offered shelter to people from nearby Hirono town who were obliged to evacuate their homes due to the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi power ...
News - Kyodo News

US Boosts Passport Fees - Carry On | Travel + Leisure
It's also getting more expensive if you want to keep your U.S. citizenship and need a passport to prove it. The application fee for a passport is jumping by 27 ...

How to Be a Hometown Tourist | The New Home Ec
Think like a tourist to find inexpensive family fun in your hometown!

Harper opens Canadian tourism office in Beijing - World - CBC News
Prime Minister Stephen Harper opened a Canadian tourism office in Beijing highlighting the centennial of the Calgary Stampede as a reason for more Chinese ...

Medical tourism hits visa wall
New Delhi, Feb. 6: If Bangalore seems tough to reach, Bangkok will beep on the hospital radar.

UK tax threatens Caribbean tourism - Business - JamaicaObserver ...
The Caribbean is the most tourism-dependent region in the world - but a big drop in ... Josef Forstmayr, president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourist Association ...

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