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The Manila Times
BI offers ‘visa upon arrival’ to Chinesesaid the program is open to Chinese who are members of tour groups organized by
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
said the program is open to Chinese who are members of tour groups organized by tour operators accredited by the tourism department; businessmen endorsed by local and foreign chambers of commerce and other government agencies; and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Visa on arrival to lure more Chinese touristsof Chinese tourists into the country since the inception of the Duterte adminis
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
of Chinese tourists into the country since the inception of the Duterte administration in July of 2016​,” Teo said. The tourism department said the approval of the VUA program might catapult China as the top source market of visitors for the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
DOT eyes more Chinese tourists with new visa rulesThe Tourism Department said Friday the implementation of the Visa Upon Arrival
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
The Tourism Department said Friday the implementation of the Visa Upon Arrival program is expected to make China as the top source of foreign visitors in the Philippines. Tourism Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo said the favorable action by the Justice... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Macomb bypass project continuesorganizations to come up with creative ways to keep people coming through town.
WGEM Quincy / Posted 2 days ago
organizations to come up with creative ways to keep people coming through town. "We've had a wonderful convention and tourism department that has brought in all kinds of wonderful events with the idea of more ways to invite people in, not just... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Immigration to issue visas on arrival to Chinese nationalssaid the program is open to Chinese nationals who are members of tour groups or
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
said the program is open to Chinese nationals who are members of tour groups organized by tour operators accredited by the tourism department; businessmen endorsed by local and foreign chambers of commerce and other government agencies; and... Read more
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The Hindu
A house that hosted the Mahatma is fading[of West Bengal]. After his tenure, all activities came to a halt. A few years
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
[of West Bengal]. After his tenure, all activities came to a halt. A few years ago we were discussing with the State tourism department on placing it on the list of prominent tourist sites, but nothing happened,” Ms. Sen said. Amidst the... Read more
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Northeast Arkansas Town Crier
Tourism is important to Arkansas economythrough new forms of media, not only younger consumers but people of all ages.
Northeast Arkansas Town Crier / Posted 5 days ago
through new forms of media, not only younger consumers but people of all ages. Research commissioned by the state Parks and Tourism Department indicates that 65 percent of all Americans use social media. When the survey was limited to people over... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
City, tourism board dispute settled; few details revealedside divulged what exact portions of the agreement had been altered during the
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 5 days ago
side divulged what exact portions of the agreement had been altered during the course of Monday’s meeting, both parties appeared pleased. Both Grennell and Harris said coming to terms would allow the city and tourism department to mov... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Malcolm Turnbull's former chief of staff joins NBN Co boardproject and developed an in-depth understanding of the telecommunications marke
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 days ago
project and developed an in-depth understanding of the telecommunications market. He was previously Resources, Energy and Tourism Department secretary from 2010 to 2013. "Mr Clarke is uniquely placed to assist the nbn Board as the rollout... Read more
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Manning River Times
Malcolm Turnbull's former chief of staff joins NBN Co boardproject and developed an in-depth understanding of the telecommunications marke
Manning River Times / Posted 5 days ago
project and developed an in-depth understanding of the telecommunications market. He was previously Resources, Energy and Tourism Department secretary from 2010 to 2013. "Mr Clarke is uniquely placed to assist the nbn Board as the rollout... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Malcolm Turnbull's former chief of staff joins NBN Co boardproject and developed an in-depth understanding of the telecommunications marke
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 5 days ago
project and developed an in-depth understanding of the telecommunications market. He was previously Resources, Energy and Tourism Department secretary from 2010 to 2013. "Mr Clarke is uniquely placed to assist the nbn Board as the rollout... Read more
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The North West Star
Malcolm Turnbull's former chief of staff joins NBN Co boardproject and developed an in-depth understanding of the telecommunications marke
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
project and developed an in-depth understanding of the telecommunications market. He was previously Resources, Energy and Tourism Department secretary from 2010 to 2013. "Mr Clarke is uniquely placed to assist the nbn Board as the rollout... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Malcolm Turnbull's former chief of staff Drew Clarke named to NBN Co boardproject and developed an in-depth understanding of the telecommunications marke
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
project and developed an in-depth understanding of the telecommunications market. He was previously Resources, Energy and Tourism Department secretary from 2010 to 2013. Get the latest news and updates emailed straight to your inbox. "Mr Clarke... Read more
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The Age
Malcolm Turnbull's former chief of staff Drew Clarke named to NBN Co boardproject and developed an in-depth understanding of the telecommunications marke
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
project and developed an in-depth understanding of the telecommunications market. He was previously Resources, Energy and Tourism Department secretary from 2010 to 2013. Get the latest news and updates emailed straight to your inbox. "Mr Clarke... Read more
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WA Today
Malcolm Turnbull's former chief of staff joins NBN Co boardproject and developed an in-depth understanding of the telecommunications marke
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
project and developed an in-depth understanding of the telecommunications market. He was previously Resources, Energy and Tourism Department secretary from 2010 to 2013. Get the latest news and updates emailed straight to your inbox. "Mr Clarke... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Cebu Pacific’s plane purchase gets perksto date with 686,630 arrivals in the first five months of the year and a market
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
to date with 686,630 arrivals in the first five months of the year and a market share of 24 percent, figures from the Tourism Department show. Korea registered 128,691 arrivals in May, up 36 percent a year ago, while Thailand had over 20,000... Read more
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The Troy Messenger
WELCOME TO TROY: Troy Tourism hosts new international studentshe said. “Now it is real. Here you feel free. You are accepted for who you are.
The Troy Messenger / Posted 8 days ago
he said. “Now it is real. Here you feel free. You are accepted for who you are. I am proud to be here.” The City of Troy Tourism Department hosted a reception for the Troy University international students who are attending the university for the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Hotels, guesthouses in Himachal sold out ahead of Independence Day weekendnegative publicity by the media regarding frequent landslides on the national h
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
negative publicity by the media regarding frequent landslides on the national highway linking it,” he added. According to tourism department estimates, over 75,000 tourists are likely to visit the state during these four days starting with... Read more
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dna
Raje pitches for conservation of state's small forts, palaces,Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today directed the state tourism depar
dna / Posted 9 days ago
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today directed the state tourism department officials to draft a policy for the conservation of small forts, palaces and havelies which are turning into ruins. The state is famous for its forts, palaces and... Read more
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The Manila Times
Tourist arrivals 12.7% higher in H1foreigners rose by 12.7 percent to 3.3 million in the first six months of 2017
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
foreigners rose by 12.7 percent to 3.3 million in the first six months of 2017 compared to the same period last year, the Tourism department said on Friday. “For the period of January to June 2017 foreign tourist arrivals rose … to 3.3 million... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Tourism receives budget increaseThe Tourism Department plans to go all out on promotional activities after the
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
The Tourism Department plans to go all out on promotional activities after the House committee on appropriations agreed to increase marketing funds to P1 billion. “Amid setbacks and mounting challenges, tourist arrivals are way up. Beefing up the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Quezon City ready to become major medical and wellness tourism hubas a major global metropolis by envisioning itself as a center for medical and
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
as a major global metropolis by envisioning itself as a center for medical and wellness tourism. Thus, the Quezon City Tourism Department (QCTD) led by its OIC Divine P. Pascua held the first Quezon City Medical Tourism Stakeholders Summit... Read more
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Inquirier.net
No more ban on field trips after CHEd tightens rules on off-campus activitiesoff-campus activities,” De Vera added. ADVERTISEMENT He said the new rules we
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
off-campus activities,” De Vera added. ADVERTISEMENT He said the new rules were the result of consultations held with the Department of Tourism, Department of the Interior and Local Government, Land Transportation Office, Land Transportation... Read more
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Sun Star
P100-million resort to rise in Mati Cityrooms. But excluded in the count are those lodges, inn, and other resorts which
Sun Star / Posted 10 days ago
rooms. But excluded in the count are those lodges, inn, and other resorts which has yet to secure accreditation from the tourism department,” Mati City administrative officer Dashiel Indelible said in a previous report. The city has nearly 20... Read more
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iafrica.com
Qatar offers visa-free entry to 80 countriesto stimulate air transport and tourism. "The visa exemption scheme will make Q
iafrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
to stimulate air transport and tourism. "The visa exemption scheme will make Qatar the most open country in the region," tourism department official Hassan al-Ibrahim told a news conference in Doha. Interior ministry official Mohamed Rashed... Read more
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Rappler
CHED lifts moratorium on field trips, off-campus activitiesSitio Bayucan in Barangay Sampaloc, Tanay, leading to 15 deaths. According to
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
Sitio Bayucan in Barangay Sampaloc, Tanay, leading to 15 deaths. According to De Vera, CHED had closely worked with the Department of Tourism, Department of Interior and Local Government, Land Transportation Office, Land Transportation and... Read more
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New Kerala
National Geographic's New Documentary Megastructures: Astana, City Of The Future Premieres at Expo 2017 - newkerala news #261604the world - Nur-Alem, which is a symbol of Astana EXPO-2017," outlined Allen Ch
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
the world - Nur-Alem, which is a symbol of Astana EXPO-2017," outlined Allen Chaizhunussov, Director of the Promotion and Tourism Department of the JSC "NC "Astana EXPO-2017." "National Geographic is known for being leaders in visual... Read more
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Rappler
Qatar offers visa-free entry to 80 nationalitiesto stimulate air transport and tourism. "The visa exemption scheme will make Q
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
to stimulate air transport and tourism. "The visa exemption scheme will make Qatar the most open country in the region," tourism department official Hassan al-Ibrahim told a news conference in Doha. Interior ministry official Mohamed Rashed... Read more
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asianage
Qatar offers visa-free entry to 80 nationalities amid Gulf crisisto stimulate air transport and tourism. "The visa exemption scheme will make Q
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
to stimulate air transport and tourism. "The visa exemption scheme will make Qatar the most open country in the region," tourism department official Hassan al-Ibrahim told a press conference in Doha. Interior ministry official Mohamed Rashed... Read more
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DW
Indian police couple fired for faking Everest climb |ban on Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod after concluding that they had doctored p
DW / Posted 12 days ago
ban on Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod after concluding that they had doctored photos to support their claim. The country's tourism department initially certified the claims made by the Rathods. But it launched an investigation soon after fellow... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Police officers who shared faked photos of Mount Everest 'climb' sackedclimb.The police officers were previously slapped with a 10-year mountaineering
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
climb.The police officers were previously slapped with a 10-year mountaineering ban (Image: Facebook)Read More Nepal’s tourism department subsequently carried out an investigation and the Rathods were slapped with a 10-year mountaineering... Read more
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Gulf News
Indian police fire couple for faking Everest climband morphed photos to show that they had reached the top of Mount Everest — whi
Gulf News / Posted 12 days ago
and morphed photos to show that they had reached the top of Mount Everest — which, in fact, they had not.”Nepal’s tourism department initially awarded the Rathods a certificate after they said they had reached the top of the world’s... Read more
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PRWeek UK
In brief: Freshwater boards with train firm, Merck appoints WA, new wins for Perowne and Azaleathe UK. The golf, sports and tourism specialist also works for Golf Ireland, Sp
PRWeek UK / Posted 12 days ago
the UK. The golf, sports and tourism specialist also works for Golf Ireland, Spain's La Manga Club and Sicily's sports and tourism department. Tenerife has nine golf courses including Buenavista (below).Merck appoints WA Global pharma giant Merck... Read more
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International Business Times
Police officers sacked for making false claim of becoming first Indian couple to climb Mount Everest facing a 10-year mountaineering ban by the Nepalese authorities, who concluded
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
facing a 10-year mountaineering ban by the Nepalese authorities, who concluded that their claim was fake. The country's tourism department had initially issued them a certificate for their climb but annulled that decision after conducting an... Read more
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BBC News
India police pair sacked over faked Everest climbimposed a 10-year mountaineering ban last year on the couple after concluding t
BBC News / Posted 12 days ago
imposed a 10-year mountaineering ban last year on the couple after concluding that their claim was fake. The country's tourism department had initially certified their ascent but rescinded that decision after conducting an investigation.Image... Read more
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Aljazeera
Chandigarh stalking: Haryana police accused of cover-upthey represent — Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) August 6, 2017 Kundu's father, Vir
Aljazeera / Posted 12 days ago
they represent — Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) August 6, 2017 Kundu's father, Virender Kundu, who works at the Haryana tourism department, said obtaining justice for his daughter was not going to be easy. "Influential families can sometimes... Read more
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dna
Mehbooba orders quick completion of conservation works inwith the members of a deputation of Jammu Heritage Society, an official spokesm
dna / Posted 13 days ago
with the members of a deputation of Jammu Heritage Society, an official spokesman said. "The chief minister directed the Tourism department to pace up conservation works at the Mubarak Mandi heritage complex," he said. "She also directed proper... Read more
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Business Standard India
Like Akhilesh, Yogi govt too looks at Bollywood for socioeconomic brandingcongregation of millions of pilgrims and tourists from all over the world and h
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
congregation of millions of pilgrims and tourists from all over the world and has always been a big sell for the state tourism department, which the state wants to leverage. The minister noted UP was home to a rich repertoire of cultural,... Read more
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Greenville Advocate
RTJ celebrates 25 yearsshowed the sizable economic impact that Cambrian Ridge has had on the Camellia
Greenville Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
showed the sizable economic impact that Cambrian Ridge has had on the Camellia City. Fagan tracked data from the Alabama Tourism Department concerning tourism-related spending—including money spent on eating, drinking, transportation, lodging and... Read more
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News.com.au
Bushranger brings you the latest Territory gossipand Darwin International Airport chief executive Ian Kew. Departing tourists
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
and Darwin International Airport chief executive Ian Kew. Departing tourists WHAT’S happening in the Government’s tourism department? The Government has been advertising for a general manager of marketing, replacing Jo Smallacombe, and... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Bushranger brings you the latest Territory gossipand Darwin International Airport chief executive Ian Kew. Departing tourists
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 14 days ago
and Darwin International Airport chief executive Ian Kew. Departing tourists WHAT’S happening in the Government’s tourism department? The Government has been advertising for a general manager of marketing, replacing Jo Smallacombe, and... Read more
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Daily Mail
British holidaymakers face fresh anarchist attacksand inflated prices. Over the past month, anti-tourism banners had been posted
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
and inflated prices. Over the past month, anti-tourism banners had been posted in other parts of the island, including the tourism department and hotels. Those who support the actions of Arran say they are right to protest and they agree that the... Read more
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The Manila Times
EVisayas to welcome 4 cruise ships in 2018making the year the busiest for the region’s rising cruise tourism, the Departm
The Manila Times / Posted 16 days ago
making the year the busiest for the region’s rising cruise tourism, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said on Thursday. The Tourism department said this is the first the region will be visited by high-end expedition cruise ships four times in a... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Outdoor recreation having larger economic impact in Kentucky$3.6 billion in wages and salaries from 120,000 jobs and provides $756 million
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 16 days ago
$3.6 billion in wages and salaries from 120,000 jobs and provides $756 million in state and local tax revenue. The Tourism Department said in a statement that the numbers show Kentucky is starting to position itself as a top-tier... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Outdoor recreation having larger economic impact in Kentucky$3.6 billion in wages and salaries from 120,000 jobs and provides $756 million
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 16 days ago
$3.6 billion in wages and salaries from 120,000 jobs and provides $756 million in state and local tax revenue. The Tourism Department said in a statement that the numbers show Kentucky is starting to position itself as a top-tier... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kashmir tourism going through worst crisis in last two decadesunder the Prime Ministers Development Package, has sanctioned Rs 2,000 crore fo
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
under the Prime Ministers Development Package, has sanctioned Rs 2,000 crore for the tourism sector in J&K. On Monday, a central team headed by home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi held meetings with officials of the state tourism department.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DA waiting for responses from 4 depts about links with Bell PottingerPottinger Twitter page. Picture: Twitter The opposition party submitted a rang
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
Pottinger Twitter page. Picture: Twitter The opposition party submitted a range of Parliamentary questions to which the Tourism Department was the only one to admit it has worked with the United Kingdom public relations firm. Bell Pottinger has... Read more
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The Examiner
Mayor Weir's Play Ball Challenge set for Saturdayto win two Royals tickets. You can learn more about the USCM Play Ball Summer
The Examiner / Posted 18 days ago
to win two Royals tickets. You can learn more about the USCM Play Ball Summer initiative at www.usmayors.org/play-ball/. To learn more about the Independence Parks, Recreation and Tourism department and programs visit indep.us/parksr... Read more
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The Hindu
Caution before clickper camera would have been a more sportive deal. ASI should have consulted prof
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
per camera would have been a more sportive deal. ASI should have consulted professional photographers, art institutions, tourism department and historians for a democratic framing of guidelines. Hobby photographer K.S. Rajaram though feels, the... Read more
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Minda News
AirAsia eyes separate facilities in Davao CityPhilippines that have no international flights yet. “You’re not losing much by
Minda News / Posted 19 days ago
Philippines that have no international flights yet. “You’re not losing much by removing travel tax, for instance in Davao. Tourism department is not losing a lot. And so we could grow quicker,” he said. This new route will bring to four the total... Read more
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