Work began on Monday on the development of a man-made island in Dubai, 500 metres directly opposite the Jumeirah Beach Residence complex. To be known as Bluewaters Island, the new development will house five star hotels and resorts, al fresco dining and entertainment zones, and residential apartments and villas. The focal point of the island city, which will cost $1.6 billion, will be a 688 ...
Asserting that India is a complete film making destination Union Tourism Minister K. Chiranjeevi has offered wide opportunities to foreign film producers in the country. Speaking at the Cannes International Film Festival at Cannes, France, yesterday, the Minister said " We try constantly for creating new opportunities for the international filmmakers, to access diverse Indian locations, and ...
Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has taken a decision to award minor penalty of censure to four officers of DGCA namely James George, Assistant Director (Airworthiness), V.P. Massey, Director (Airworthiness), R.K. Yadav, Assistant Director (Airworthiness) and Rajiv Gaur, Assistant Director (AE) for non-intimation of employment of their dependents in the private airlines or any sector under ...
Economic activity associated with tourism grew 4 percent in 2012 compared with the year before, Mexico's INEGI statistics service said. Spending by foreign and domestic tourists increased by 4.7 percent last year. In the fourth quarter of 2012, tourism activity topped the same period in 2011 by 4 percent, INEGI said Monday. By segments, spending by domestic tourists rose 4.8 percent, while ...
THE secret Adelaide night life that rivals Sydney's; Chinatown's hidden treasures; chef Simon Bryant joining the new food-truck culture - these windows into Adelaide life are part of a South Australian Tourism Commission campaign using films made by independent film-makers. The SATC commissioned 10 filmmakers to shoot a short feature showing why they love the state - and the results went ...
With Shooter, Antoine Fuqua has officially become the master of politically confused action movies. You got a sense of it in one of his better films, Training Day (2001), which started out as a taut depiction of police corruption, but devolved by the end into an overwrought horrors ... ...
Orange 2800 The Central West Off Road Bike Club says a mountain biking facility that could attract thousands of visitors to the region a year, is achievable.The Orange City Council last night gave permission for the club to access the Lake Conobolas Sanctuary, subject to approval from the Cabonne Council.The council also voted to consider giving the project 10 thousand dollars in its next ...
NowIonian & Aegean is offering a week at the Villa Kalypso in Skiathos, which has two bedrooms and a pool, for 531pp, based on four sharing. It includes Monarch flights from Gatwick on 31 May and car hire. Ionianisland ...
Less than 200English Wine Week starts on Saturday. To celebrate, Three Choirs Vineyard in Gloucestershire has a two-for-one offer on the daily vineyard tour and tasting, priced at 9. It is valid until the end of June, but not on Thursdays or Fridays. Three-choirs- ...
Q. It's my daughter's 21st birthday in late August. I'd like to take her on a city break to somewhere not too expensive to get to, but which will give her great memories. By the way, we've been to Paris. Sarah Gee, ...
A study of global and local factors that drive changes in hotels' revenue per available room (RevPAR) in eight major Asian cities found that the revenues for the hotels in these cities are strongly subject to global forces. "When we initially interviewed the hotel managers, they listed many local events and factors as potential drivers of their revenue, and they were not focused on ...
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