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Al.com
New Battleship Park director: It's all about 'the life of the ship'Before you even start with the Army-Navy jokes, you should know that the USS Al
New Battleship Park director: It's all about 'the life of the ship'
Al.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Before you even start with the Army-Navy jokes, you should know that the USS Alabama is hardly the first ship to come under the direction of Maj. Gen. Janet Cobb. The new director of USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park will retire later this year... Read more
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The Hindu
Scant snowfall hits winter tourism in KashmirAn unusual drop in snowfall in Kashmir this year has spoiled the plans of honey
Scant snowfall hits winter tourism in Kashmir
The Hindu / Posted 20 hours ago
An unusual drop in snowfall in Kashmir this year has spoiled the plans of honeymooners and skiers, mainly foreigners, and hit the prospect of winter tourism in the State. Once abuzz, the skiing destination of Gulmarg, around 55 km from Srinagar, has... Read more
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New Kerala
UP to hold maiden Tourism Day on February 14Lucknow, Feb 10 : The Uttar Pradesh government will hold its first-ever 'UP Tou
UP to hold maiden Tourism Day on February 14
New Kerala / Posted 23 hours ago
Lucknow, Feb 10 : The Uttar Pradesh government will hold its first-ever 'UP Tourism Day' on February 14, an official said on Wednesday. The festivities, to continue for three days, will be marked by hot-air balloon rides in the state capital and a... Read more
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The Economic Times
With fresh identity, West Bengal tourism rolls out advertising campaignTargeting foreign tourists, the department has installed digital hoardings in D
With fresh identity, West Bengal tourism rolls out advertising campaign
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
Targeting foreign tourists, the department has installed digital hoardings in Delhi and Mumbai airports. "They were put up just few days ago. We have over 50 such hoardings in the conveyor belt and other parts of the two airports. Kolkata airport is... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Ducey Creates Office To Help Market Arizona Across USGov. Doug Ducey is creating a new office designed to help streamline economic d
Ducey Creates Office To Help Market Arizona Across US
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 2 days ago
Gov. Doug Ducey is creating a new office designed to help streamline economic development and marketing of Arizona across the nation and internationally. The new economic opportunity office is part of a multi-layered approach announced Monday... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gujarat start-up to display UAVs at Make in India eventSet up with an investment of over $1 million by Jugal Pandya, Pavan Bakeri and
Gujarat start-up to display UAVs at Make in India event
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Set up with an investment of over $1 million by Jugal Pandya, Pavan Bakeri and Pankaj Paneria, 'Z axis' looks to tap government agencies as well as armed and paramilitary forces for use of its UAVs or drones for varied purposes. At a capacity of 40... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The destruction of Sur: is this historic district a target for gentrification?Like ants toting food back to the colony, the families streaming out of Diyarba
The destruction of Sur: is this historic district a target for gentrification?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
Like ants toting food back to the colony, the families streaming out of Diyarbakir’s old city on a recent sunny afternoon tended to move in single file. They carried boxes, bags and beds on their heads and babies in their arms, hauled luggage and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Hidden gems in NanNorthern star Unspoiled Nan province shines brightly as an up-and-coming touris
Hidden gems in Nan
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Northern star Unspoiled Nan province shines brightly as an up-and-coming tourist draw, writes Chadamas Chinmaneevong The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is using its Discover Thainess campaign to attract foreign tourists to "Hidden Gems" -- 12... Read more
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Northern Star
Lismore hooks new fishing tournamentLismore will host some of the best anglers from Australia and also give amateur
Lismore hooks new fishing tournament
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
Lismore will host some of the best anglers from Australia and also give amateurs a chance to win a trip to America when it hosts a new fishing tournament in late April. "The sport of tournament bass fishing has never been so popular, and has evolved... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Pembroke celebrates winter with SnoSpreePembroke's annual winter festival extravaganza has come to a close, and by all
Pembroke celebrates winter with SnoSpree
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 2 days ago
Pembroke's annual winter festival extravaganza has come to a close, and by all accounts the city-wide carnival was a huge success. "SnoSpree was great," says Pembroke Recreation, Culture and Tourism Department programming assistant Jordan Durocher.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tourism Sector Exceeds TargetThe tourism sector, the country's top income earner with $317 million (about Rw
Tourism Sector Exceeds Target
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The tourism sector, the country's top income earner with $317 million (about Rwf227 billion) since 2014 is bullish about achieving its target this year after exceeding last year's target by $5 million to generate $39 million in revenues and... Read more
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The Hindu
Tourism back on track in KashmirThe tourism sector in Kashmir, badly hit by the floods of September 2014, is co
Tourism back on track in Kashmir
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
The tourism sector in Kashmir, badly hit by the floods of September 2014, is coming back to life with more than 75,000 tourists visiting the Valley in January this year. The tourism sector in Kashmir, badly hit by the floods of September 2014, is... Read more
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dna
After 2014 calamity, Kashmir tourism getting back on trackAfter the devastation wreaked by the floods of September, 2014, the tourism sec
After 2014 calamity, Kashmir tourism getting back on track
dna / Posted 4 days ago
After the devastation wreaked by the floods of September, 2014, the tourism sector in Kashmir, badly hit by the calamity, is coming back to life with more than 75,000 tourists visiting the Valley in January this year. About 75,367 tourists,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Tourism getting back on track in KashmirSRINAGAR: After the devastation wreaked by the floods of September, 2014, the t
Tourism getting back on track in Kashmir
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
SRINAGAR: After the devastation wreaked by the floods of September, 2014, the tourism sector in Kashmir, badly hit by the calamity, is coming back to life with more than 75,000 tourists visiting the Valley in January this year. About 75,367... Read more
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The Economic Times
Maharashtra government seeks aerodrome licence for Shirdi airportMUMBAI: The Maharashtra government has sought approval from the Directorate Gen
Maharashtra government seeks aerodrome licence for Shirdi airport
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
MUMBAI: The Maharashtra government has sought approval from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to start flight operations from the under-construction airport at the pilgrimage town of Shirdi, a senior government official said. "Air... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Amend Travel RulesParents can breathe a sigh of relief after the Department of Home Affairs annou
Govt to Amend Travel Rules
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Parents can breathe a sigh of relief after the Department of Home Affairs announced on Thursday it is amending its controversial rule that makes it a requirement for parents to have their minor children's unabridged birth certificates available... Read more
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News 12 Augusta
Aiken County looking for ideas to increase tourismFriday, Feb. 5th, 2016 AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW) -- More people means more money for
Aiken County looking for ideas to increase tourism
News 12 Augusta / Posted 5 days ago
Friday, Feb. 5th, 2016 AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW) -- More people means more money for Aiken County and that's exactly what they are trying to promote. "It's for bricks and mortar projects to help build anything that anyone in the county has for tourists,... Read more
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Island Packet
Update: State to chip in for Garvin House rehabEfforts to restore one of Bluffton's historic landmarks are getting $200,000 bo
Update: State to chip in for Garvin House rehab
Island Packet / Posted 6 days ago
Efforts to restore one of Bluffton's historic landmarks are getting $200,000 boost from the state. The S.C. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism recently awarded the town a grant to rehabilitate Old Town's Garvin House. The project, which... Read more
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New Kerala
Northeast artisans display their creativity at 30th Suranjkund MelaBy Nalin Mahendru, New Delhi, Feb. 4 : The Surajkund Crafts Mela is one of the
Northeast artisans display their creativity at 30th Suranjkund Mela
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
By Nalin Mahendru, New Delhi, Feb. 4 : The Surajkund Crafts Mela is one of the most famous fairs, organized by Haryana Tourism Department to promote handicrafts items when crafts lovers from all over the country make their way to Surajkund on the... Read more
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New Kerala
Odisha eases curbs on foreign tourists to tribal areasBhubaneswar, Feb 4 : The Odisha government has relaxed its restrictions on visi
Odisha eases curbs on foreign tourists to tribal areas
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Bhubaneswar, Feb 4 : The Odisha government has relaxed its restrictions on visits by foreign tourists to tribal pockets in the state after over three years, officials said on Thursday. The relaxation in restrictions would enable foreign tourists to... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Moscow's TsUM Creating China-Friendly Store to Grow ProfitsMercury, the luxury brand distributor that manages Moscow's TsUM department sto
Moscow's TsUM Creating China-Friendly Store to Grow Profits
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
Mercury, the luxury brand distributor that manages Moscow's TsUM department store, is developing a tourist shopping tour to increase the number of Chinese customers, the RBC news website reported Thursday. TsUM is conducting negotiations with... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
City awards committee struckA committee has been struck to develop a new awards program to recognize notewo
City awards committee struck
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 7 days ago
A committee has been struck to develop a new awards program to recognize noteworthy Pembroke citizens. During Tuesday's city council session, the striking committee recommended the following people be appointed to the new City of Pembroke Civic... Read more
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WALB Albany
Prisoner sues Munford Powerball winners for half of jackpotAccomplishments of shuttle program remembered on Challenger anniversaryAccompli
Prisoner sues Munford Powerball winners for half of jackpot
WALB Albany / Posted 7 days ago
Accomplishments of shuttle program remembered on Challenger anniversaryAccomplishments of shuttle program remembered on Challenger anniversary Over three decades the Space Shuttle Program flew 135 missions, deployed 180 payloads and built the... Read more
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WALB Albany
Feds approve Georgia gas pipelineAccomplishments of shuttle program remembered on Challenger anniversaryAccompli
Feds approve Georgia gas pipeline
WALB Albany / Posted 7 days ago
Accomplishments of shuttle program remembered on Challenger anniversaryAccomplishments of shuttle program remembered on Challenger anniversary Over three decades the Space Shuttle Program flew 135 missions, deployed 180 payloads and built the... Read more
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WALB Albany
Americus may separate Main Street and TourismAmericus city leaders are poised to make a decision on the future of their down
Americus may separate Main Street and Tourism
WALB Albany / Posted 7 days ago
Americus city leaders are poised to make a decision on the future of their downtown development. The council and mayor will decide whether to split the Main Street department and the Tourism Department. Businesses like The Maze in downtown Americus... Read more
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New Kerala
Goa heli-tourism project put on hold after protestsPanaji, Feb 3 : The Goa government on Wednesday put its much touted heli-touris
Goa heli-tourism project put on hold after protests
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Panaji, Feb 3 : The Goa government on Wednesday put its much touted heli-tourism project on hold, following a series of protests by legislators from both the opposition and the ruling alliance. Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar told reporters that... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Land Auction Disposal Policy-2008 for land allotted to Tourism Deptt. to be amendedBhopal : A meeting of the state cabinet has decided to amend Land Auction Dispo
Land Auction Disposal Policy-2008 for land allotted to Tourism Deptt. to be amended
Central Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Bhopal : A meeting of the state cabinet has decided to amend Land Auction Disposal Policy-2008 (As Amended-2014) for government land allotted to Tourism Department, to promote tourism in the state. Accordingly, collector guidelines prescribed for per... Read more
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Business Standard India
UP to promote health tourismThe government would prepare a database of all traditional and ancient systems
UP to promote health tourism
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
The government would prepare a database of all traditional and ancient systems of medicine, apart from yoga and ayurveda procedures having roots in the state to boost health tourism. Besides, such centres would be facilitated with loans by the state... Read more
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New Kerala
Watch SRK's tryst with trams in Bengal tourism adKolkata, Feb 1 : An ad film featuring superstar Shah Rukh Khan's tryst with Kol
Watch SRK's tryst with trams in Bengal tourism ad
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Kolkata, Feb 1 : An ad film featuring superstar Shah Rukh Khan's tryst with Kolkata's iconic trams will go on air in March as part of West Bengal's tourism campaign, according to an official. Shah Rukh, who is also Bengal's brand ambassador, shot... Read more
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New Kerala
Momos, Chinese dishes hot favourites at Assam festGuwahati, Feb 1 : The hot, steamed meat or vegetable dumplings momos, which are
Momos, Chinese dishes hot favourites at Assam fest
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Guwahati, Feb 1 : The hot, steamed meat or vegetable dumplings momos, which are said to have originated in Nepal, were the star dish at the Rongali - Destination, Culture, Harmony, a festival of Assam which aims to highlight, among other things,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Dubai tourism allure undiminished by hotel fire: tourism chiefDUBAI: Bookings in Dubai's tourism industry are looking strong for the first qu
Dubai tourism allure undiminished by hotel fire: tourism chief
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
DUBAI: Bookings in Dubai's tourism industry are looking strong for the first quarter of this year despite the fire which swept through a downtown hotel on New Year's Eve, the head of the emirate's tourism department told Reuters on Sunday. Fire... Read more
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New Kerala
Guwahati falls under Parikrama's spellGuwahati, Jan 31 : Delhi-based rock band Parikrama gave a high-octane performan
Guwahati falls under Parikrama's spell
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
Guwahati, Jan 31 : Delhi-based rock band Parikrama gave a high-octane performance at the ongoing Rongali -- Destination, Culture, Harmony -- a festival of Assam, for their loyal fans of the northeastern state. The performance by the band, consisting... Read more
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The Telegraph
Assam's history, front to backThe statue of Ahom general Lachit Borphukan (front view from the city and rear
Assam's history, front to back
The Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
The statue of Ahom general Lachit Borphukan (front view from the city and rear view from the river) with soldiers and cannons, built over a concrete pedestal in the Brahmaputra near Machkhowa in Guwahati. Telegraph pictures Guwahati, Jan. 30: Assam... Read more
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New Kerala
Zubeen Garg enthralls music, theatre connoisseurs in GuwahatiGuwahati, Jan 30 : Zubeen Garg, who has acquired cult status in Assam, got undi
Zubeen Garg enthralls music, theatre connoisseurs in Guwahati
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
Guwahati, Jan 30 : Zubeen Garg, who has acquired cult status in Assam, got undivided attention of theatre and music lovers at the Rongali -- Destination, Culture, Harmony -- a festival of Assam, when he hit the stage as an actor and later as a... Read more
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New Kerala
Rongali fest to showcase composite culture of Assam (Curtain raiser)Guwahati, Jan 27 : The second edition of Rongali - Destination, Culture, Harmon
Rongali fest to showcase composite culture of Assam (Curtain raiser)
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
Guwahati, Jan 27 : The second edition of Rongali - Destination, Culture, Harmony - a festival of Assam, is set to entertain people here starting Friday. Sports activities have been planned near the mighty Brahmaputra river, along with Assamese mask... Read more
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Business Standard India
Goa govt mulls banning liquor consumption at public placesState tourism department has already amended the Goa Tourist Places (Protection
Goa govt mulls banning liquor consumption at public places
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
State tourism department has already amended the Goa Tourist Places (Protection and Maintenance) Act to check the nuisance of drunken people at tourist placesState tourism department has... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Destination gunshopA few years ago, Frank's Gun & Tackle Shop decided to focus on the growing popu
Destination gunshop
The Leader-Herald / Posted 18 days ago
A few years ago, Frank's Gun & Tackle Shop decided to focus on the growing popularity among some hunters for reloading ammunition. The store, which is owned by John Havlick, with Frank Havlick acting as one of the store's key sales personnel, decided... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
2015 tourist arrivals just short of 30m goalRelated search Thailand managed to attract just under 30 million international
2015 tourist arrivals just short of 30m goal
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 19 days ago
Related search Thailand managed to attract just under 30 million international visitors last year, according to final figures released by the Tourism Department. The total of 29,881,091 foreign arrivals represented an increase of 20.4% from the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Russian tourism to bounce back from economic troubleStudents play near a tourist as they wear headbands to raise awareness on World
Russian tourism to bounce back from economic trouble
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 19 days ago
Students play near a tourist as they wear headbands to raise awareness on World Aids Day in Pattaya on Dec 1. The resort city is a main stop for visitors from Russia. (Reuters photo) Related search Thailand remains a top destination for Russian... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
ASEAN tourism goes greenTHE SINGLE most important tourism event in Southeast Asia is now happening in M
ASEAN tourism goes green
The Daily Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
THE SINGLE most important tourism event in Southeast Asia is now happening in Manila. The 35th ASEAN Tourism Forum kicked off Wednesday with more than 2,600 delegates, tourism leaders and ministers from 74 countries who will attend various... Read more
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KFOX 14 El Paso
Juarez official: Mexico travel warning should not affect papal visitEL PASO, Texas -- The U.S. State Department issued a travel warning to American
Juarez official: Mexico travel warning should not affect papal visit
KFOX 14 El Paso / Posted 20 days ago
EL PASO, Texas -- The U.S. State Department issued a travel warning to Americans who are thinking about traveling to Mexico. The State Department’s warning comes less than a month before the pope’s historic stop in Ciudad Juarez. “Ciudad Juarez... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Tourism revenues reached $5b in 2015Tourism revenues reached $5 billion in 2015, over 5 million foreign tourists vi
Tourism revenues reached $5b in 2015
Manila Standard Today / Posted 22 days ago
Tourism revenues reached $5 billion in 2015, over 5 million foreign tourists visited the Philippines last year, the Tourism Department said Wednesday. Tourism assistant secretary Arturo Boncato Jr. said annual revenues from tourism and related... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Carter County Commission reinstates tourism dollarsA marathon session at the Carter County courthouse for the commissions first me
Carter County Commission reinstates tourism dollars
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 22 days ago
A marathon session at the Carter County courthouse for the commissions first meeting of 2016. Commissioners passed a motion to unfreeze $90,000 to the tourism department. News 5's Kristi O'Connor was in the meeting today. After several hours of... Read more
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New Kerala
Manipur organises women polo tournament to commemorate Statehood DayImphal, Manipur, Jan. 18 : Manipur commemorated Statehood Day by organising an
Manipur organises women polo tournament to commemorate Statehood Day
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
Imphal, Manipur, Jan. 18 : Manipur commemorated Statehood Day by organising an International Women Polo Tournament here on Sunday. Manipur attained statehood on January 21, 1972. The tournament is being organised by the All Manipur Polo Association... Read more
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New Kerala
Three-day Lord Buddha's festival begins in BiharGaya, Jan. 18 : An international festival that promotes religious tourism and c
Three-day Lord Buddha's festival begins in Bihar
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
Gaya, Jan. 18 : An international festival that promotes religious tourism and commemorates the enlightenment of Lord Buddha began in Bihar on Sunday. The annual 'Bodh Mahotsava' or the Lord Buddha's festival at religious site of Bodh Gaya in Gaya... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Collection of Alabama sites tells story of people, places where battle for freedom was waged If You Go Alabama Civil Right Trail This tourism trail in centeral Alabama i
Collection of Alabama sites tells story of people, places where battle for freedom was waged
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
If You Go Alabama Civil Right Trail This tourism trail in centeral Alabama includes many museums and some of the sites most important to the history of the... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
IN LIGHT OF POLLS, EL NIÑO: NEDA ‘cautiously confident’ on WV’s economy in 2016A NATIONAL Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-6) official said they are “
IN LIGHT OF POLLS, EL NIÑO: NEDA ‘cautiously confident’ on WV’s economy in 2016
The Daily Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
A NATIONAL Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-6) official said they are “cautiously confident” on Western Visayas’ economy in 2016 because of the May 9 elections and the onslaught of El Niño phenomenon. In an interview with The Daily Guardian... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Victory lap for Payson’s Fiesta floatDespite the chill in the air, Rim Country residents came out to view the massiv
Victory lap for Payson’s Fiesta float
Payson Roundup / Posted 26 days ago
Despite the chill in the air, Rim Country residents came out to view the massive 2016 Payson Fiesta Bowl Parade float at the Payson High School football parking lot on Monday, Jan. 11. And they loved the elk, bear and other aluminum animals... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala Tourism to create pilgrimage, ecotourism circuits Bengaluru, Jan 15 : Aiming to propel its tourism industry, Kerala is planning
Kerala Tourism to create pilgrimage, ecotourism circuits
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
Bengaluru, Jan 15 : Aiming to propel its tourism industry, Kerala is planning to introduce pilgrimage tourism and ecotourism, said a state government official on Friday. "Central government... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
NM Tourism Dept. hot after Catholic Charities uses 'NM Truth' campaign to expose child hungerA tourism campaign to put the beauty of our state in the spotlight is now being
NM Tourism Dept. hot after Catholic Charities uses 'NM Truth' campaign to expose child hunger
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 27 days ago
A tourism campaign to put the beauty of our state in the spotlight is now being used to spotlight child hunger. The New Mexico True commercials feature beautiful shots of our state showing its flowing rivers, rolling mountains and brilliant... Read more
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