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India focuses on northeast for tourism

1 Mar

northeastindia-268x300With the gradual return of peace and normalcy, the Indian government is now taking steps to promote tourism in the northeastern area of the country.

Targeting the Diaspora at Genealogy Event in London

26 Feb

Targeting-the-Diaspora-300x203Irish tourism companies and genealogy experts joined Tourism Ireland for this year’s Who Do you Think You Are? Live show, last week in London. Who Do you Think You Are? Live is the largest family history and genealogy event in Britain, attracting about 12,000 visitors during the three-day show. With one in six British people claiming an Irish grandparent, the show was an excellent platform to encourage people in Britain to come and visit the island of Ireland in 2014 and find out more about their Irish ancestry.

Nation honours King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong

11 Dec

TuongPhathoangTranNT3A ceremony to commemorate the 705th anniversary of the attainment of Nirvana of King-Monk Tran Nhan Tong, the founder of Vietnam Zen Buddhism, was held at Yen Tu Mountain in northeastern Quang Ninh on December 3.

Australian company recognises Christine St. Ange, a Marketing specialist for the 2013 reach team member of the year award

29 Nov

Seychelles-199x300The Ashdown-Ingram 2013 National Conference that was recently held in Melbourne brought together the Senior Directors of this Australia wide Company and all Senior Managers for all the States of Australia.

Sudan, Eritrea jointly inaugurate tourism fest

26 Nov

tourism-festIn a landmark development Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and his Eritrean counterpart Isaias Afwerki on Sunday officially inaugurated the seventh Tourism and Shopping Festival in Port-Sudan, the capital city of the Red Sea state in eastern Sudan.

Big spending Chinese feel visa regulation pinch

17 Nov

Chinese-tourism-sectorGuangzhou resident Fiona Feng cannot forget her first visit to southern France in 2007 — but it’s not the beautiful beaches that linger in her memory but the arduous process she had to go through to get tourist visas for herself, her husband and their two-year-old child for the two-week holiday.

Record tourist footfalls to Florida

17 Nov

visitflorida1-300x225TAMPA — According to data available, record numbers of tourists are visiting Florida this year, boosting their spending and creating jobs, state and local officials said at a press conference Friday.