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The Borneo Post
‘World’s largest’ pearl emerges in Philippines(75-pound) pearl inside a giant clam that was snagged by his anchor as he waite
‘World’s largest’ pearl emerges in Philippines
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 hours ago
(75-pound) pearl inside a giant clam that was snagged by his anchor as he waited out a storm at sea, according to local tourism department chief Cynthia Amurao, who is also his aunt. Not knowing it could be worth tens of millions of dollars, he... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
'World's largest' pearl emerges in Philippines(75-pound) pearl inside a giant clam that was snagged by his anchor as he waite
'World's largest' pearl emerges in Philippines
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 hours ago
(75-pound) pearl inside a giant clam that was snagged by his anchor as he waited out a storm at sea, according to local tourism department chief Cynthia Amurao, who is also his aunt. Not knowing it could be worth tens of millions of dollars, he... Read more
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The Manila Times
Poor fisherman snags world’s biggest pearl(75-pound) pearl inside a giant clam that was snagged by his anchor as he waite
Poor fisherman snags world’s biggest pearl
The Manila Times / Posted 4 hours ago
(75-pound) pearl inside a giant clam that was snagged by his anchor as he waited out a storm at sea, according to local tourism department chief Cynthia Amurao, who is also his aunt. Not knowing it could be worth tens of millions of dollars, he... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
County approves $364,575 Pahrump tourism budgetrelated to tourism. With the millennial generation making up a large part of t
County approves $364,575 Pahrump tourism budget
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 7 hours ago
related to tourism. With the millennial generation making up a large part of the tourists these days, Ledbetter said the tourism department is targeting their demographic more in its advertising efforts. “A lot of our ads have turned into... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Poor Filipino’s 10-yr-old lucky charm turns out to be as ‘world’s largest’ pearlfound the 34kg pearl inside a giant clam that was snagged by his anchor as he w
Poor Filipino’s 10-yr-old lucky charm turns out to be as ‘world’s largest’ pearl
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 hours ago
found the 34kg pearl inside a giant clam that was snagged by his anchor as he waited out a storm at sea, according to local tourism department chief Cynthia Amurao, who is also his aunt. Not knowing it could be worth tens of millions of dollars, he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Huíla Can Boost Country's Economic Developmentprocess of the national economy, through the hotel and tourism sector, said tod
Huíla Can Boost Country's Economic Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
process of the national economy, through the hotel and tourism sector, said today, Monday, the head of the Hospitality and Tourism department, João Silvestre Figueiredo. Speaking to Angop in Lubango, on the Huíla province's potential in the... Read more
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New Kerala
Light and sound show at Lucknow Residency to restart soon - newkerala.com #109276and sound show will recommence soon. The Rajkiya Nirman Nigam (RNN) has alread
Light and sound show at Lucknow Residency to restart soon - newkerala.com #109276
New Kerala / Posted 12 hours ago
and sound show will recommence soon. The Rajkiya Nirman Nigam (RNN) has already been allotted Rs 5 crore by the state tourism department for setting up the lighting and sound instruments and the script, and the setup plan is awaiting the final... Read more
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The Economic Times
Violence hits tourism in Jammu and Kashmiraround 200 to 250 per day from around 12,000 to 15,000 per day. Hotel occupancy
Violence hits tourism in Jammu and Kashmir
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
around 200 to 250 per day from around 12,000 to 15,000 per day. Hotel occupancy is at all-time low," a senior official in tourism department told ET. The official said that every hotel in the Valley was booked till September end and expected a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Call Made to Provide Extra Caution to Tourism ResourcesMendefera — The D. G. of Tourism Department in the Southern region, Ms. Asmaret
Call Made to Provide Extra Caution to Tourism Resources
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Mendefera — The D. G. of Tourism Department in the Southern region, Ms. Asmaret Abraha called for providing extra caution for tourism resources so that they become domestic and international tourism attractions. She made the call at a meeting she... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Topsail Island to be featured on HGTV programthe Internet-based “docutainment” series “Fireball Run Adventurally.” The Grea
Topsail Island to be featured on HGTV program
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
the Internet-based “docutainment” series “Fireball Run Adventurally.” The Greater Topsail Area Chamber of Commerce and its tourism department has made a “concerted effort … to get recognized through TV shows and media groups” in recent years,... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Sunday story: The dying valley, losing a pearl in our neighbourhoodthis tourist spot, is not impressive either with visitors often complaining abo
Sunday story: The dying valley, losing a pearl in our neighbourhood
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
this tourist spot, is not impressive either with visitors often complaining about its limited food and services. But ask tourism department officials and they claim all is well at Pearl Valley. “The department spent nearly Rs 1.5 crore for... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Sports tourism sees city in the gameimpact from sports tourism was pegged at more than $3 million 2015, according t
Sports tourism sees city in the game
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 5 days ago
impact from sports tourism was pegged at more than $3 million 2015, according to the city's economic development and tourism department. "When you've got healthy restaurants, healthy hotels, and keeping people employed, that's where that... Read more
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New Kerala
Theme park to be built near UP's Etawah lion safari - newkerala.com #107337Etawah lion safari, a government spokesman said on Friday. This follows direct
Theme park to be built near UP's Etawah lion safari - newkerala.com #107337
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Etawah lion safari, a government spokesman said on Friday. This follows directives of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to the Tourism Department to take necessary steps for this project. The park will be themed on acclaimed film director-producer K.... Read more
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Surfers Village
Great condition for day 2 of Hello Pacitan at the Pancer BeachHello Pacitan 2016 was officially opened this morning with speeches by governme
Great condition for day 2 of Hello Pacitan at the Pancer Beach
Surfers Village / Posted 5 days ago
Hello Pacitan 2016 was officially opened this morning with speeches by government officials including the head of Pacitan’s Tourism Department and the Regent of Pacitan, Asia’s best professional surfers were joined by Pacitan’s best surfers and took... Read more
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asianage
Abdul Kalam memorial in Dilli Haat draws huge crowdsaid. The memorial has notebooks, clothes and other personal belongings of the
Abdul Kalam memorial in Dilli Haat draws huge crowd
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
said. The memorial has notebooks, clothes and other personal belongings of the former President. According to the city tourism department, the memorial will soon have Dr Kalam’s bronze statue, audio-visual panels and recordings of his... Read more
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Business Standard India
Liquor to be made available online in Kerala from Onamof what he called a "flawed" liquor policy and dropped enough hints that it wil
Liquor to be made available online in Kerala from Onam
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
of what he called a "flawed" liquor policy and dropped enough hints that it will be tweaked. "To save the industry, the Tourism Department is doing its bit and other departments will also do their bit," said Ramakrishnan. But state Congress... Read more
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New Kerala
'Liquor to be made available online in Kerala from Onam' - newkerala.com #106724of what he called a "flawed" liquor policy and dropped enough hints that it wil
'Liquor to be made available online in Kerala from Onam' - newkerala.com #106724
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
of what he called a "flawed" liquor policy and dropped enough hints that it will be tweaked. "To save the industry, the Tourism Department is doing its bit and other departments will also do their bit," said Ramakrishnan. But state Congress... Read more
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Sun Star
Marco Polo Davao gets 5-star ratingMarco Polo Davao (MPD) as the leading five-star rated hotel in Mindanao. The p
Marco Polo Davao gets 5-star rating
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
Marco Polo Davao (MPD) as the leading five-star rated hotel in Mindanao. The premier hotel was awarded late July by the tourism department with a five-star plaque at the DOT head office in Makati. “In behalf of Halifax Davao Hotel, Inc., I wish... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Ministry enlists 'Pokemon Go' to restore confidenceministry will also work closely with related agencies to enhance safety measure
Ministry enlists 'Pokemon Go' to restore confidence
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
ministry will also work closely with related agencies to enhance safety measures for both local people and tourists. The Tourism Department and the Tourist Police will organise workshops on safety measures for tourism operators, tourist guides... Read more
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The Hindu
Crackdown on illegal shacks in Goa by coastal management bodysuch structures and submit a compliance report as soon as possible, a GCZMA off
Crackdown on illegal shacks in Goa by coastal management body
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
such structures and submit a compliance report as soon as possible, a GCZMA official said. The GCZMA had written to state tourism department last week to cancel its licences of such shacks, huts and cottages and also asked electricity and PWD... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ultra cabin ‘hardly the equivalent of erecting Eiffel Tower’be hit financially, he said. Helen Quinn, a senior executive in Clare County C
Ultra cabin ‘hardly the equivalent of erecting Eiffel Tower’
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
be hit financially, he said. Helen Quinn, a senior executive in Clare County Council’s planning, economic development and tourism department, stated Liam O’Brien and his company, Baid Farantoireachta an Chosta Teoranta, like Mr Grant’s ferry... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Monthly fiddlers jam showcases area talentin the popularity of archery among TRSC members and the public was due in part
Monthly fiddlers jam showcases area talent
Payson Roundup / Posted 10 days ago
in the popularity of archery among TRSC members and the public was due in part to the Town of Payson Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department and school youth programs such as “Archery in Schools” in Pine-Strawberry. Also, the Mogollon Sporting... Read more
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New Kerala
Unfriendly liquor policy harming Kerala's tourism: newkerala.com #104689Kerala considered one of the best places to hold business meetings and conferen
Unfriendly liquor policy harming Kerala's tourism: newkerala.com #104689
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
Kerala considered one of the best places to hold business meetings and conferences, according to a study conducted by the tourism department, Moideen wrote to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Excise Minister T.P. Ramakrishnan. The decline in... Read more
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The Hindu
SRK’s detention at Los Angeles airport embarrassing: Mamataagain. Khan, who co-owns the IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders is also the brand
SRK’s detention at Los Angeles airport embarrassing: Mamata
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
again. Khan, who co-owns the IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders is also the brand ambassador of the state, and West Bengal Tourism Department will soon come up with a new marketing campaign featuring him. #ShahRukhKhan soon became a top... Read more
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The Economic Times
State government to set up development corporation for youth hostels in Bengalalso be following the same model of the West Bengal Tourism Development Corpora
State government to set up development corporation for youth hostels in Bengal
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
also be following the same model of the West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation. The initiative shall begin with the tourism department assisting the new body with upgradation of infrastructure and services at the existing hostel properties.... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Pickens County Cultural Commission seeks to expand reachHistorical Site as well as the museum, but the mill was taken from the commissi
Pickens County Cultural Commission seeks to expand reach
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Historical Site as well as the museum, but the mill was taken from the commission under a reorganization that created a tourism department. But it has had no appointee from District 4, the Liberty area, or an at-large appointee for a while,... Read more
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The Hindu
Civic body for completion of green park projectTo tap funds of Tourism Department for the same Green Park, one of the flagshi
Civic body for completion of green park project
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
To tap funds of Tourism Department for the same Green Park, one of the flagship projects of the Tiruchi City Corporation, is likely to delay further with the civic body decides to tap the fund of Tourism Department to complete the project. The... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Du30: IS disease spreading to PHMiss Universe,” referring to the beauty pageant to be held in Manila in January
Du30: IS disease spreading to PH
Manila Standard Today / Posted 14 days ago
Miss Universe,” referring to the beauty pageant to be held in Manila in January 2017. “We consider this as serious,” the Tourism Department said. The threat would be referred to an intelligence group assigned to the pageant, Philippine National... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Chinese travel agent to explore Sarawak tourism potentialwas indeed another breakthrough during his four-day official visit to China. O
Chinese travel agent to explore Sarawak tourism potential
The Borneo Post / Posted 14 days ago
was indeed another breakthrough during his four-day official visit to China. On Tuesday, Lee announced that the Hebei Tourism Department had agreed to work together and collaborate with the STB in the joint marketing of Sarawak and the... Read more
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Timmins Times
Milestone further fuels Kidd community involvementfamily picnic has been relocated to the Participark during the Great Canadian K
Milestone further fuels Kidd community involvement
Timmins Times / Posted 14 days ago
family picnic has been relocated to the Participark during the Great Canadian Kayak Challenge of 2017.” He said the tourism department always welcomes corporate partnerships of this nature as it is mutually beneficial for the company and the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Philippines says Miss Universe Islamic State threat is 'serious'on Monday, appeared to show how to make an explosive belt for suicide operation
Philippines says Miss Universe Islamic State threat is 'serious'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
on Monday, appeared to show how to make an explosive belt for suicide operations. "We consider this as serious," said the tourism department, which last month announced it won the contest to host the 2017 pageant. It cited the country's... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Philippines says Miss Universe IS threat is 'serious'on Monday, appeared to show how to make an explosive belt for suicide operation
Philippines says Miss Universe IS threat is 'serious'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
on Monday, appeared to show how to make an explosive belt for suicide operations. "We consider this as serious," said the tourism department, which last month announced it won the contest to host the 2017 pageant. It cited the country's... Read more
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Rappler
Philippines says Miss Universe ISIS threat is 'serious'on Monday, appeared to show how to make an explosive belt for suicide operation
Philippines says Miss Universe ISIS threat is 'serious'
Rappler / Posted 15 days ago
on Monday, appeared to show how to make an explosive belt for suicide operations. "We consider this as serious," said the tourism department, which last month announced it won the contest to host the 2017 pageant. It cited the country's... Read more
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The North West Star
What a croc! Kupang's crocodile catching competition has conservationists snappingone member of each team would be expected to have professional animal handling
What a croc! Kupang's crocodile catching competition has conservationists snapping
The North West Star / Posted 16 days ago
one member of each team would be expected to have professional animal handling skills. The head of the East Nusa Tenggara tourism department, Jelamu Ardu Marius, said the beaches of Kupang had become dangerous since 2011, when crocodiles suddenly... Read more
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Manning River Times
What a croc! Kupang's crocodile catching competition has conservationists snappingone member of each team would be expected to have professional animal handling
What a croc! Kupang's crocodile catching competition has conservationists snapping
Manning River Times / Posted 16 days ago
one member of each team would be expected to have professional animal handling skills. The head of the East Nusa Tenggara tourism department, Jelamu Ardu Marius, said the beaches of Kupang had become dangerous since 2011, when crocodiles suddenly... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
What a croc! Kupang's crocodile catching competition has conservationists snappingone member of each team would be expected to have professional animal handling
What a croc! Kupang's crocodile catching competition has conservationists snapping
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 16 days ago
one member of each team would be expected to have professional animal handling skills. The head of the East Nusa Tenggara tourism department, Jelamu Ardu Marius, said the beaches of Kupang had become dangerous since 2011, when crocodiles suddenly... Read more
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Sun Star
Durian takes centerstage anewyear, Durian Festival is organized by SM Lanang Premiere in partnership with th
Durian takes centerstage anew
Sun Star / Posted 17 days ago
year, Durian Festival is organized by SM Lanang Premiere in partnership with the Durian Industry Council of Davao City, Department of Agriculture, Department Of Tourism, Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Science and Technology,... Read more
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Canberra Times
A community competition with a reward to catch crocodiles: what could possibly go wrong?one member of each team would be expected to have professional animal handling
A community competition with a reward to catch crocodiles: what could possibly go wrong?
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
one member of each team would be expected to have professional animal handling skills. The head of the East Nusa Tenggara tourism department, Jelamu Ardu Marius, said the beaches of Kupang had become dangerous since 2011, when crocodiles suddenly... Read more
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Brisbane Times
A community competition with a reward to catch crocodiles: what could possibly go wrong?one member of each team would be expected to have professional animal handling
A community competition with a reward to catch crocodiles: what could possibly go wrong?
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 days ago
one member of each team would be expected to have professional animal handling skills. The head of the East Nusa Tenggara tourism department, Jelamu Ardu Marius, said the beaches of Kupang had become dangerous since 2011, when crocodiles suddenly... Read more
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The Age
A community competition with a reward to catch crocodiles: what could possibly go wrong?one member of each team would be expected to have professional animal handling
A community competition with a reward to catch crocodiles: what could possibly go wrong?
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
one member of each team would be expected to have professional animal handling skills. The head of the East Nusa Tenggara tourism department, Jelamu Ardu Marius, said the beaches of Kupang had become dangerous since 2011, when crocodiles suddenly... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
A community competition with a reward to catch crocodiles: what could possibly go wrong?one member of each team would be expected to have professional animal handling
A community competition with a reward to catch crocodiles: what could possibly go wrong?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
one member of each team would be expected to have professional animal handling skills. The head of the East Nusa Tenggara tourism department, Jelamu Ardu Marius, said the beaches of Kupang had become dangerous since 2011, when crocodiles suddenly... Read more
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WA Today
A community competition with a reward to catch crocodiles: what could possibly go wrong?one member of each team would be expected to have professional animal handling
A community competition with a reward to catch crocodiles: what could possibly go wrong?
WA Today / Posted 17 days ago
one member of each team would be expected to have professional animal handling skills. The head of the East Nusa Tenggara tourism department, Jelamu Ardu Marius, said the beaches of Kupang had become dangerous since 2011, when crocodiles suddenly... Read more
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dna
Haryana government to organise five day 'Gita Samaroh' at Kurukshetraapplication and web portal. A food plaza would, serving only vegetarian dishes
Haryana government to organise five day 'Gita Samaroh' at Kurukshetra
dna / Posted 18 days ago
application and web portal. A food plaza would, serving only vegetarian dishes from different states will be set up by the Tourism Department. To attract the foreign visitors, vegetarian continental dishes would be served, the spokesper... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Festival council members concerned about lack of autonomyas stating, “The Council, working on behalf of the community, in cooperation wi
Festival council members concerned about lack of autonomy
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 21 days ago
as stating, “The Council, working on behalf of the community, in cooperation with the Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department, shall sponsor and oversee the Daffodil Festival, a Gloucester County event.” He said that in the initial... Read more
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Sun Star
Durian Fest eyes P800,000 in salesyear, Durian Festival is organized by SM Lanang Premiere in partnership with th
Durian Fest eyes P800,000 in sales
Sun Star / Posted 21 days ago
year, Durian Festival is organized by SM Lanang Premiere in partnership with the Durian Industry Council of Davao City, Department of Agriculture, Department Of Tourism, Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Science and Technology,... Read more
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Sun Star
Durian Fest eyes P800,000 worth of salesyear, Durian Festival is organized by SM Lanang Premiere in partnership with th
Durian Fest eyes P800,000 worth of sales
Sun Star / Posted 21 days ago
year, Durian Festival is organized by SM Lanang Premiere in partnership with the Durian Industry Council of Davao City, Department of Agriculture, Department Of Tourism, Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Science and Technology,... Read more
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Daily Press
Campers to take on Gloucester deputies in soccer tournamentin a special tournament during the children's summer soccer camp hosted by the
Campers to take on Gloucester deputies in soccer tournament
Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
in a special tournament during the children's summer soccer camp hosted by the Gloucester Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department. "We wanted to do this to reinforce the great relationship that our sheriff's office has with our... Read more
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The Telegraph
Temple bears lightning bruntalso take note of fire prevention measures in some temples," said a senior offi
Temple bears lightning brunt
The Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
also take note of fire prevention measures in some temples," said a senior official from the state archaeology. The state tourism department has also decided to tie-up with the ASI to develop major tourist locations. "It is high time that a proper... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Priests to be Uttar Pradesh tourism brand ambassadorsLucknow: The UP Tourism department in Uttar Pradesh has decided to move away fr
Priests to be Uttar Pradesh tourism brand ambassadors
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
Lucknow: The UP Tourism department in Uttar Pradesh has decided to move away from the practice of appointing celebrities as ambassadors of the tourism sectors. The department will now appoint priests, known as ‘pandas’ in the local parlance, for... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Grab Your Umbrella; It's Going to be Wetyear, but forget about seeing any New Mexico True labels on the medication’s pa
Grab Your Umbrella; It's Going to be Wet
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 23 days ago
year, but forget about seeing any New Mexico True labels on the medication’s packaging. ABQ Free Press reports the state Tourism Department blocked Ultra Health’s application to be certified in the program even though the cannabis is all grown in... Read more
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