Archive | October, 2013

Rising Emirate Dubai to host WIEF

31 Oct

download-410Dubai will play host to the next global gathering of Muslim political and economic leaders, the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF), it was announced in London.The forum, which attracted 2,500 participants and members of the media on its opening day in the British capital Tuesday, will be held in the Emirate in November next year.

 

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Bali Hindus irked over govt. tourism plan

31 Oct

download-55As a Hindu-majority island in the most populous Muslim nation, Bali is an anomaly. In the world’s biggest Muslim-majority nation of around 250 million people it is well known for its hedonistic party scene and comparatively relaxed social attitudes.

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A Falling Song for a Children’s Choir

31 Oct

jersey-logoJersey Opera House is searching for a local children’s choir to perform in one of its forthcoming dance shows.Dance theatre company junk ensemble, which will be bring its production The Falling Song to the island on Thursday 20th March, recruits a children’s choir at each theatre it tours to.

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Mexico, New York sign first ever city-to-city partnership

31 Oct

images-125NYC & Company on  Tuesday joined Mexico City Mayor Dr. Miguel Angel Mancera Espinosa, and representatives from Mexico City’s promotional company Fondo Mixto de Promocion Turistica del Distrito Federal (FMPT) and Aeromexico to announce the first-ever city-to-city partnership to boost tourism between Mexico City and New York City.

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Ad campaign promoting Nevada a thumping success

31 Oct

download51It has been found that the Nevada Commission on Tourism’s (NCOT) spring/summer 2013 advertising campaign successfully strengthened the interest in travel to Nevada among key audiences with results showing significant year-on-year increases.

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Al Maktoum aiming to become world’s largest airport

31 Oct

download-231In most cases it is very difficult to correlate the past with the present or vice versa in Dubai Projects which began in the most modest way have, with passage of time, assumed such grandiose proportions that it is impossible to connect the present to the past.Whether it is the launch of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) or the Global Village, the concept of freehold property or embracing smart technology, Dubai has a knack for grandiosity.

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Vegas convention body’s budget up by $6.4m

31 Oct

download-320The audit committee of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority met Tuesday to review the findings of an internal audit of the organization and recommended the full board approve an increase in its 2013-14 fiscal budget.

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Gujarat strives to make tourism mark

31 Oct

gujarat-tourism-300x202Gujarat has decided to follow in the footsteps of Goa. While Goa has intensified its promotional campaigns to attract domestic tourists from across the country through its road shows, so also has Gujarat tourism.

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Budapest Airport performing better

30 Oct

Budapest-AirportBudapest Airport has further improved its position in the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey, an international review of airport services performed at most large European airports every quarter. 

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Travelport Appoints Bret Kidd as Vice President & General Manager, Airline IT Solutions

30 Oct

Travelport2-300x200Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, announced the appointment of Bret Kidd as vice president & general manager, Airline IT Solutions, Travelport.

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