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News 24 South Africa
Address by Zuma during the Presidency budget vote debatedelegates are expected to descend on South Africa in July for the International
Address by Zuma during the Presidency budget vote debate
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 minutes ago
delegates are expected to descend on South Africa in July for the International AIDS Conference in Durban. Besides the tourism opportunities presented by our hosting of this conference, South Africa will use this opportunity to mark the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
EU backs Turkey visa free travel, fines for refusing refugeesTurkish citizens would be allowed to make 90-day visits to Europe's 26-country
EU backs Turkey visa free travel, fines for refusing refugees
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 minutes ago
Turkish citizens would be allowed to make 90-day visits to Europe's 26-country Schengen passport-free area for business or tourism without needing a visa. Britain and Ireland are not part of Schengen. "The EU must stick to its promise," Cavusoglu... Read more
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The Hindu
Airbnb use surges in Indiacent increase in bookings in India (in-bound) from last year,” Mr Blecharczyk s
Airbnb use surges in India
The Hindu / Posted 23 minutes ago
cent increase in bookings in India (in-bound) from last year,” Mr Blecharczyk said. This comes close on the heels of the tourism ministry saying that it will be reviewing the current regulations on home sharing to make it easier for people to... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Department Of Tourist Development To Launch Live-Streamed, Made In Tennessee Concerts To Chicagoand has more musicians per capita than any other place in the world. The Soundt
Department Of Tourist Development To Launch Live-Streamed, Made In Tennessee Concerts To Chicago
The Chattanoogan / Posted 23 minutes ago
and has more musicians per capita than any other place in the world. The Soundtrack of America: Made in Tennessee tourism campaign aims to highlight and introduce music that is born and fostered within the state. The three stars on the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Those who copied us haven't been successful: Nathan Blecharczykthough we are still in the early days. We think we can play an important role i
Those who copied us haven't been successful: Nathan Blecharczyk
Business Standard India / Posted 39 minutes ago
though we are still in the early days. We think we can play an important role in the estimated $40-billion Indian tourism market by 2020. What market share is Airbnb likely to have in the country? We don’t have any fixed targets. In other... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss honour Indian filmmaker Yash Chopra with statuein his films such as the highly successful Veer-Zara - also attended the ceremo
Swiss honour Indian filmmaker Yash Chopra with statue
Swissinfo / Posted 55 minutes ago
in his films such as the highly successful Veer-Zara - also attended the ceremony. The event was organised by Interlaken Tourism and Jungfrau Railways. "He did some of the best work of his life here in Interlaken, " said Mrs. Chopra. "It feels... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Toilets to erosion broachedsmall amount of investment, including installing cold shower facilities, would
Toilets to erosion broached
Otago Daily Times / Posted 58 minutes ago
small amount of investment, including installing cold shower facilities, would benefit the whole city by encouraging tourism and providing facilities locals could also use. Saddle Hill Community Board chairman Scott Weatherall raised similar... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Air NZ profit not as robust from competition, currencyis squeezing yields down, with the ultimate extent difficult to quantify at thi
Air NZ profit not as robust from competition, currency
Otago Daily Times / Posted 58 minutes ago
is squeezing yields down, with the ultimate extent difficult to quantify at this stage,'' he said. There was a ‘‘strong tourism macro'' element underpinning the medium-term outlook, maintaining New Zealand as an attractive tourist... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
170 air navigation specialists convergeNew Zealand chief executive Ed Sims said in a statement the talks were vital to
170 air navigation specialists converge
Otago Daily Times / Posted 58 minutes ago
New Zealand chief executive Ed Sims said in a statement the talks were vital to ensure the sustainability of travel and tourism to this country and in the Asia Pacific region. ‘‘Our region is facing a period of unprecedented growth. The... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Seeing the lightat resort’s airportbusiness users and tourists. ‘‘That means doing business here or from here bec
Seeing the lightat resort’s airport
Otago Daily Times / Posted 58 minutes ago
business users and tourists. ‘‘That means doing business here or from here becomes much more attractive. In terms of tourism and trade, it becomes much easier, much more convenient.'' Airport acting chief executive Mark Edghill said the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Tourism boom means more capacity needed in airport terminalDunedin Airport is planning to extend the capacity of its terminal to cater for
Tourism boom means more capacity needed in airport terminal
Otago Daily Times / Posted 58 minutes ago
Dunedin Airport is planning to extend the capacity of its terminal to cater for increasing numbers from the tourism boom. Airport chief executive Richard Roberts appeared at the Dunedin City Council annual plan hearings yesterday trumpeting the... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Makransky named Central Bank lenderhas previously served or volunteered for the Bureau County Day Care Board, Prin
Makransky named Central Bank lender
Bureau County Republican / Posted an hour ago
has previously served or volunteered for the Bureau County Day Care Board, Princeton Chamber of Commerce Board, Princeton Ambassadors, Princeton Tourism, Princeton Main Street, Freedom House Foundation and the Princeton Theatre Group/Fest... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Could airborne cable car boost Chicago tourism?of the City Club of Chicago — whose members include business, civic and governm
Could airborne cable car boost Chicago tourism?
Chicago Tribune / Posted an hour ago
of the City Club of Chicago — whose members include business, civic and government leaders — saying it could become a tourism centerpiece. Both men sit on the board of directors for Choose Chicago, the city's not-for-profit convention and... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Lewis County Officials See Progress - & Hope - At Lyons Falls Paper MillCountry stepped in to help. "It's a property that we believe has a number of r
Lewis County Officials See Progress - & Hope - At Lyons Falls Paper Mill
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted an hour ago
Country stepped in to help. "It's a property that we believe has a number of reuses, including active utilization for tourism and recreation purposes throughout the north country," DANC executive director Jim Wright said. While there's still... Read more
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The Manila Times
Names to include and avoid in my ballothe made an impact during his one term there. He is in the books as the author o
Names to include and avoid in my ballot
The Manila Times / Posted an hour ago
he made an impact during his one term there. He is in the books as the author of several landmark legislation, such as the Tourism Development Act and the Automated Election System Law. Martin Romualdez – I am making a special pitch for my fellow... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Wildlife Dept going after huntersour staff seize the bushmeat. Not only are the vendors present at the markets b
Wildlife Dept going after hunters
The Borneo Post / Posted an hour ago
our staff seize the bushmeat. Not only are the vendors present at the markets but also hundreds of people,” he explained. Tourism, Culture and Environment minister, Datuk Masidi Manjun, had said that the department’s personnel had been threatened... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Method Directingis about "the oxymoron of people being indigenous to the land and being homeles
Method Directing
The Austin Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
is about "the oxymoron of people being indigenous to the land and being homeless." However, he wasn't interested in misery tourism of life on the street. Whenever such stories are told, he said, "It's always focused on the fact that people are... Read more
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The Hindu
Going placesout on a fixed cycle will not make you a better biker.” Devender feels indebte
Going places
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
out on a fixed cycle will not make you a better biker.” Devender feels indebted to the Himalayan Adventure Sports & Tourism Promotion Association (HASTPA) for his success “When I first came to Shimla to start a career they helped me by... Read more
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EuroNews
Russia boosts western border defence with new divisionsof rammed car Google and Fiat to team up on self drive cars Bahrain’s king ho
Russia boosts western border defence with new divisions
EuroNews / Posted an hour ago
of rammed car Google and Fiat to team up on self drive cars Bahrain’s king holidays at Sharm el-Sheikh and tips Egypt for tourism Kenya: baby pulled alive from rubble of Nairobi building reunited with father France will not accept TTIP ‘without... Read more
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chroniclelive
See footage of Northumberland's stunning seasonal changes, as captured on filmusing the internet as their first port of call when planning a break. Scenes f
See footage of Northumberland's stunning seasonal changes, as captured on film
chroniclelive / Posted an hour ago
using the internet as their first port of call when planning a break. Scenes from films made by North Northumberland Tourism Association to celebrate the beauty of the area's wildlife and landscapes And the common response from those who... Read more
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BBC News
Canada wildfire: 1,600 Fort McMurray buildings damagedto evacuees. Canada Post has suspended all deliveries to Fort McMurray.Fort Mc
Canada wildfire: 1,600 Fort McMurray buildings damaged
BBC News / Posted an hour ago
to evacuees. Canada Post has suspended all deliveries to Fort McMurray.Fort McMurray: Canada's 'manliest' city On its tourism website, Fort McMurray describes itself as the "gateway to the north" - a region which is home to the third largest... Read more
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iol.co.za
How to be a good touristrestaurants, speak-easies and local joints that you would love. But he won't sh
How to be a good tourist
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
restaurants, speak-easies and local joints that you would love. But he won't share them if he thinks they might end up on a tourism-review website (TripAdvisor, Yelp, etc.) and subsequently become overrun. If you want a truly local experience, gain... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Aussie backpacker tax set to drive visitors to NZSmall tourism operators will benefit from the tax cuts slated for small busines
Aussie backpacker tax set to drive visitors to NZ
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
Small tourism operators will benefit from the tax cuts slated for small business, while Tourism Australia has also retained its $143m government funding. Photo / iStock Backpackers Downunder will travel to New Zealand to work instead of Australia... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
CEO Summit tackles tough questionsto places like Singapore, which has a longer term horizon, and they've benefite
CEO Summit tackles tough questions
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
to places like Singapore, which has a longer term horizon, and they've benefited as a result," Carter said. New Zealand's tourism boom was a challenge. "And it's going to continue to grow. The big worry I have is if that growth gets to the point... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Brazil's Olympic marketing campaign victim of government paralysisfrom office as soon as next week, has stripped her government of political supp
Brazil's Olympic marketing campaign victim of government paralysis
Reuters Sports News / Posted 2 hours ago
from office as soon as next week, has stripped her government of political support and left several ministries rudderless. Tourism, Health, Energy & Mining, and Sports are among the ministerial portfolios now held by civil servants with little... Read more
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International Business Times
Burundi: President Nkurunziza calls for return of $71.3m 'stolen' from government have left tens of thousands of Burundians displaced, and as many as 1,500 dead.
Burundi: President Nkurunziza calls for return of $71.3m 'stolen' from government
International Business Times / Posted 2 hours ago
have left tens of thousands of Burundians displaced, and as many as 1,500 dead. The crisis mostly damaged tax collection, tourism and industrial activity, and public finances were further hit when Western donors, such as its biggest donor the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Brazil's Olympic marketing campaign victim of government paralysisfrom office as soon as next week, has stripped her government of political supp
Brazil's Olympic marketing campaign victim of government paralysis
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
from office as soon as next week, has stripped her government of political support and left several ministries rudderless. Tourism, Health, Energy & Mining, and Sports are among the ministerial portfolios now held by civil servants with little... Read more
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The Star
Brazil's Olympic marketing campaign victim of government paralysisfrom office as soon as next week, has stripped her government of political supp
Brazil's Olympic marketing campaign victim of government paralysis
The Star / Posted 2 hours ago
from office as soon as next week, has stripped her government of political support and left several ministries rudderless. Tourism, Health, Energy & Mining, and Sports are among the ministerial portfolios now held by civil servants with little... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago Leaders Unveil New Vision to Increase TourismTwo Chicago business leaders are looking to the skies in an effort to boost tou
Chicago Leaders Unveil New Vision to Increase Tourism
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 hours ago
Two Chicago business leaders are looking to the skies in an effort to boost tourism. They've unveiled a plan to put aerial gondolas above the Chicago River, running from Chinatown to Navy Pier. They say it wouldn't cost the city a dime and would... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Universal Orlando Resort’s Bill Davis, Orange County Convention Center’s Kathie Canning to be Inducted into Central Florida Hospitality Hall of Fame®UCF has been an educational leader in hospitality management for over 30 years.
Universal Orlando Resort’s Bill Davis, Orange County Convention Center’s Kathie Canning to be Inducted into Central Florida Hospitality Hall of Fame®
Hospitality Net / Posted 2 hours ago
UCF has been an educational leader in hospitality management for over 30 years. Uniquely positioned in America's top tourism destination, we educate the next generation of industry leaders through internationally-renowned faculty, innovative... Read more
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Island Packet
Carter named sales manager at Sonesta Resort Hilton Headand front office intern for the resort. Carter received his bachelor of science
Carter named sales manager at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head
Island Packet / Posted 2 hours ago
and front office intern for the resort. Carter received his bachelor of science degree in hospitality and tourism from the University of South Carolina. Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is at 130 Shipyard Drive in Hilton Head... Read more
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Providence Business News
Former chief marketing officer Wall paid $68K in severancethe R.I. Commerce Corp. on Wednesday. Wall resigned April 1, four days after a
Former chief marketing officer Wall paid $68K in severance
Providence Business News / Posted 2 hours ago
the R.I. Commerce Corp. on Wednesday. Wall resigned April 1, four days after an error-filled rollout of the new statewide tourism campaign that featured the widely panned and since abandoned Rhode Island: Cooler & Warmer slogan. She was hired for... Read more
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New Kerala
Goa lifeguards threaten to go on strike from May 15 - newkerala.com #59023Suhas Naik, secretary of the All India Trade Union Congress, told reporters tha
Goa lifeguards threaten to go on strike from May 15 - newkerala.com #59023
New Kerala / Posted 2 hours ago
Suhas Naik, secretary of the All India Trade Union Congress, told reporters that a notice has been served to the state tourism ministry, which oversees deployment of lifeguards on Goa's beaches. "We did not want to go on strike, especially... Read more
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Washington City Paper
D.C. Council Passes Resolution Honoring Jazzlocal jazz community. "What we're asking for is the city government to support
D.C. Council Passes Resolution Honoring Jazz
Washington City Paper / Posted 2 hours ago
local jazz community. "What we're asking for is the city government to support live music because that's a major part of tourism in D.C." he said. Yesterday's resolution, which you can read below, isn't a solution to the problems Myers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Finance Boss Appears Before Senatemarket system and an export-driven industrial policy focused on value addition;
New Finance Boss Appears Before Senate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
market system and an export-driven industrial policy focused on value addition; and to attract private investments into the tourism industry which has great untapped potential," he said. According to him, if confirmed, he will work hard to secure... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'No Threat Printing New Bank Notes' - Finance Minister Designatemarket system and an export driven industrial policy focus on value addition; a
'No Threat Printing New Bank Notes' - Finance Minister Designate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
market system and an export driven industrial policy focus on value addition; and attract private investment into the tourism industry which has great untapped potential. He promised that if confirmed, he will work hard with the legislature... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Kentucky bourbon trail offers a lesson for reviving racing's fansthe lives of stallions, mares, yearlings and foals, he said. "There's a certai
Kentucky bourbon trail offers a lesson for reviving racing's fans
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
the lives of stallions, mares, yearlings and foals, he said. "There's a certain amount of romance to it," he said. The tourism initiative gained a foothold after a sobering 2011 study commissioned by The Jockey Club that said horse racing was... Read more
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Orange County Register
Competing ballot measures dueling for Dana Point's Lantern DistrictLantern District plan, approved in 2008, seeks to transform Dana Point from a s
Competing ballot measures dueling for Dana Point's Lantern District
Orange County Register / Posted 3 hours ago
Lantern District plan, approved in 2008, seeks to transform Dana Point from a sleepy, beachside town into a contender for tourism dollars with neighboring Laguna Beach and San Clemente. New sidewalks, street signs and medians were constructed... Read more
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Sun Star
Know your leaders: Baguio’s mayoralty candidatesmust be done to identify our culture," Claravall said. Since Baguio is the Sum
Know your leaders: Baguio’s mayoralty candidates
Sun Star / Posted 3 hours ago
must be done to identify our culture," Claravall said. Since Baguio is the Summer Capital of the country, a refocus on eco-tourism is needed: "There must be an effective city tour, so the tourist should be able to know the story behind these spots... Read more
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examiner.com
Zika Virus: Major League Baseball Teams set to nix Puerto Rico Seriescancellation would certainly put Puerto Rico’s Zika issue into the headlines an
Zika Virus: Major League Baseball Teams set to nix Puerto Rico Series
examiner.com / Posted 3 hours ago
cancellation would certainly put Puerto Rico’s Zika issue into the headlines and present a challenge to the Island's tourism industry. However the secretary-general of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, Hugh Riley, that for the moment large... Read more
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examiner.com
Batabano Cayman Islands Festival astonishes with spectacle and pageantrynecessary. We are hoping that the government will come on board in a big way af
Batabano Cayman Islands Festival astonishes with spectacle and pageantry
examiner.com / Posted 3 hours ago
necessary. We are hoping that the government will come on board in a big way after they see the benefits of promoting this tourism product, and get the proper funding to us so it can really take off and head into the direction it should go. The sky... Read more
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express
Turkey engulfed by bad loans and BANKRUPTCIES: Economic fears as it tries to join eurozonethis year, the World Bank said last week - well below peaks of near double digi
Turkey engulfed by bad loans and BANKRUPTCIES: Economic fears as it tries to join eurozone
express / Posted 3 hours ago
this year, the World Bank said last week - well below peaks of near double digits of recent years. And a sharp drop in tourism after a spate of bombings and unrest in the largely Kurdish southeast are also taking their toll. Foreign investors... Read more
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EuroNews
Services and construction jobs reduce Spanish unemployment total for Aprilback to pre-2008 crisis level, unemployment falls, inflation down US economic
Services and construction jobs reduce Spanish unemployment total for April
EuroNews / Posted 3 hours ago
back to pre-2008 crisis level, unemployment falls, inflation down US economic growth brakes sharply in Q1 Tough times for tourism in the Middle East VW warns of big challenges ahead Bank of Japan says no more stimulus for now, markets and yen... Read more
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EuroNews
EU court backs tougher rules for tobacco packagingof rammed car Google and Fiat to team up on self drive cars Bahrain’s king ho
EU court backs tougher rules for tobacco packaging
EuroNews / Posted 3 hours ago
of rammed car Google and Fiat to team up on self drive cars Bahrain’s king holidays at Sharm el-Sheikh and tips Egypt for tourism Kenya: baby pulled alive from rubble of Nairobi building reunited with father France will not accept TTIP ‘without... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
| GoUpstate.comCardiovascular Imaging Leadership Award, and Malory Sanders of Blacksburg, a se
| GoUpstate.com
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 3 hours ago
Cardiovascular Imaging Leadership Award, and Malory Sanders of Blacksburg, a senior majoring in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, who received the Greg Schoper Leadership Award. The ceremony recognized outstanding students in the... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
City Notesof $124,350. The $28,000 from the DIA program will be a forgivable loan, if ap
City Notes
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 3 hours ago
of $124,350. The $28,000 from the DIA program will be a forgivable loan, if approved. Curry and Visit Jacksonville launch tourism efforts Mayor Lenny Curry and Visit Jacksonville on Monday announced a series of events this week coinciding with... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Glow stones for trail unveiled$35,000 from the Legacy Oil and Gas Community Association, $35,000 from the Dar
Glow stones for trail unveiled
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 3 hours ago
$35,000 from the Legacy Oil and Gas Community Association, $35,000 from the Daryl K. Seaman Canadian Hockey Fund Grant Program, $1,550 in community fundraisers and $83,446 from the Alberta Culture and Tourism Community Facility Enhancement Pr... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Has there ever been a better time to be a Game of Thrones fan in Northern Ireland?fans flocking there to get their picture taken at the backdrop of the Kingsroad
Has there ever been a better time to be a Game of Thrones fan in Northern Ireland?
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
fans flocking there to get their picture taken at the backdrop of the Kingsroad. Most recently, in the latest part of the tourism campaign, trees which were blown down in Storm Gertrude at the Dark Hedges in Co Antrim have been carved into doors... Read more
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The Mining Journal
KBIC: Gov. Snyder nixes planned casino projectand state are willing (to) re-establish dialogue toward reaching a common agree
KBIC: Gov. Snyder nixes planned casino project
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
and state are willing (to) re-establish dialogue toward reaching a common agreement." KBIC is looking to develop a tourism destination resort, featuring a hotel lodge and proposed waterpark resort; chef-inspired restaurants; a spa, fitness... Read more
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Slate
Explore the Real-Life Game of Thrones Filming Locations in Northern IrelandGame of Thrones in Real LifeThe tourism rush in the show's Northern Ireland loc
Explore the Real-Life Game of Thrones Filming Locations in Northern Ireland
Slate / Posted 4 hours ago
Game of Thrones in Real LifeThe tourism rush in the show's Northern Ireland locales. Game of Thrones is full of breathtaking locales that together make up the show’s unique fantasy world. But in a way, you can also experience Westeros in real life... Read more
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