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New grant to promote downtown tourism

A new grant from the state tourism department is expected to boost up the statewide communities.   The grant will help projects that will attract people to the downtowns, highlighting exclusive ideas or those that fill a niche and will …

  • South Africa lured over 10 million foreign tourists in 2016

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    In the year 2016, over 10 million foreign tourists had arrived in South Africa that represents a 13% increase than the same figures in 2015, as per the ministry of tourism of this country, in its statement on Monday.   …

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  • China boasts of top attractions for visitors

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Most people know China because of its historical structures like the Great Wall of China or the Terracotta Army. However, there is more to China than its incredible historical and cultural heritage. There is now the glass-bottom bridge – the …

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  • San Diego tourism hopes for a prospective 2017

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Last year was great for San Diego’s tourism industry. San Diego had 34.9 million visitors, spending the day or staying overnight in the region. Number of hotel visitors increased 2.7% to over 9.8 million. Visitors spent a record $10.4 billion …

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  • Trinidad & Tobago is the Caribbean ecotourism destination

    Published on : Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    The Bahamas banned longliner fishing vessels, which were a major cause of unintentional by-catch of sharks, twenty-five years ago and took stewardship over its fisheries. In 2011, a shark sanctuary came into existence with prohibition of commercial shark fishing and …

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  • Arxan tourism tries best to avert poverty

    Published on : Monday, February 20, 2017

    A small city of Hinggan League in north China has taken steps for developing sustainable tourism industry with the help of ‘Tourism Plus’, a program proposed by China National Tourism Administration in 2015.   To quote President Xi Jinping during …

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  • Siberia to have the first ‘ice library’ in the world

    Published on : Monday, February 20, 2017

    World’s only ‘ice library’ has opened in Russia. To visit this library, one just needs a jacket, not a library card. Unlike other libraries, one won’t find any books and DVD releases here. Instead, giant blocks of ice with quotes …

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  • Bolton’s tourism economy hikes upto £420 million

    Published on : Monday, February 20, 2017

    As per recent statistics, the booming tourism industry of Bolton has produced £420 million local economy. Bolton Food and Drink Festival and Ironman UK Triathlon enhanced the tourism industry of Bolton to £420.4 million in 2015. This is an increase …

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  • Britain set to be hotter than the Middle East in 160 years

    Published on : Monday, February 20, 2017

    February 20th is set to be the hottest in 160 years for Britain, with the advent of spring.   Temperatures are expected to reach 16°C which will be hotter than Greece, Dubai and Saudi Arabia at this time and the …

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  • Superstar Tony Hawk carves it up on Stockton Sand Dunes

    Published on : Monday, February 20, 2017

    During Tony’s time at Stockton Sand Dunes he had the opportunity to sand board down some of the largest sand dunes in the Southern Hemisphere with local tourism operator, Sand Dune Adventures. Sand Dune Adventures is a not-for-profit enterprise owned …

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  • Tourists are back at Manaslu post trek-route revival

    Published on : Monday, February 20, 2017

    The influx of foreign tourists to the Manaslu Conservation Area that had witnessed a slump in arrivals immediately after the 2015 earthquakes has been restored following the restoration of the local trekking route.   The quakes that shook this region …

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  • Queensland’s theme park tourism to welcome Wi-Fi boost

    Published on : Monday, February 20, 2017

    Tim Nicholls, the opposition leader of Queensland has asked councils to start acting on the proposed plan of the party to introduce an impressive Wi-Fi hotspot plan with an aim to boost the struggling theme parks located on the Gold …

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  • Fresh storm threats loom over North Carolina, two killed already

    Published on : Sunday, February 19, 2017

    Northern California geared up for a major deluge of rain beginning late Saturday as the southern part of the state dries out and assesses damage from downpours that killed at least two people.   The rain headed towards Northern California …

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  • Historic Dodgertown’s Presidents’ Day Tournament Opens the 2017 Sports Season – Vero Beach

    Published on : Saturday, February 18, 2017

    More than 1,300 athletes ages 9 to 18 representing 87 teams, plus coaches, families and friends from 12 states and Canada, will meet in Vero Beach this weekend for Historic Dodgertown’s annual Treasure Coast Presidents’ Day Challenge tournament. The Treasure …

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  • Andaman’s Barren Island volcano is active again after 150 years

    Published on : Saturday, February 18, 2017

    The one and only volcano in India that is located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands that had started showing certain signs of activity in the year 1991. This was following its dormant stage for more than 150 years. Researchers …

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  • San Diego lured in record number of tourists in 2016

    Published on : Saturday, February 18, 2017

    Last year, the region of San Diego had lured in a large number of tourists thanks to major events including the Major League Basketball All-Star Game, according to the Tourism Authority that had announced this news on Thursday.   The …

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  • Pound slump drives record tourism growth in UK in 2016

    Published on : Saturday, February 18, 2017

    Ever since the referendum of European Union, the slump of the sterling has motivated a greater number of tourists to the UK with overseas travellers hitting a record high in the year 2016.   As per the official statistics, UK …

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  • Massive storm in California leads to cancellation of hundreds of flights

    Published on : Saturday, February 18, 2017

    Hundreds of flights have been cancelled or delayed at airports across California due to one of the strongest to have hit the state. The storm has forced evacuation of hundreds of people from their homes, causing power outages and prompting …

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  • Tourism leaders assemble at Istanbul Congress Center

    Published on : Saturday, February 18, 2017

    Leaders from world tourism assembled at the Istanbul Congress Center in February as part of the World Tourism Forum Global Meeting. The third World Tourism Forum Global Meeting brought together crucial subjects and dignitaries from the world tourism sector.   …

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  • Zimbabwe tourism prospects see a downward curve

    Published on : Saturday, February 18, 2017

    Trade analysts have warned that the tourism sector of Zimbabwe is unlikely to grow this year and there are lots of factors hindering its growth. Tourism is one of the industries projected to support the recovery of the country’s struggling …

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  • Out of the state votes impair NH election

    Published on : Friday, February 17, 2017

    Tourists across the globe are welcomed to witness New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary that takes place every four years. People in New Hampshire on Election Day should not be voting there. Students should live up to the commitments of New Hampshire …

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