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Thailand Tourism President calls for curfew to be lifted in Phuket - Phuket Gazette

Thailand Tourism President calls for curfew to be lifted in Phuket - Phuket Gazette | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
Phuket Gazette Thailand Tourism President calls for curfew to be lifted in Phuket Phuket Gazette PHUKET: The president of the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT), Piyaman Tejapaibul, has petitioned the ruling junta to lift the nightly curfew in...
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UNWTO launches global report on Shopping Tourism

UNWTO launches global report on Shopping Tourism | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it

"Shopping tourism has emerged as a growing component of the travel experience, either as a prime motivation or as one of the major activities undertaken by tourists at their destinations. UNWTO’s recently released  Global Report on Shopping Tourism  analyzes the latest trends in shopping tourism, providing insight into key success factors for destinations aiming to develop this segment"


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Thailand's tourism industry a victim of military coup - Irish Times

Thailand's tourism industry a victim of military coup - Irish Times | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
eTurboNews Thailand's tourism industry a victim of military coup Irish Times Tourism chiefs in Thailand wept into their Singha beers last week as army chief General Prayuth Chan-Ocha took control of the country and suspended the constitution, two...
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INDABA 2014: A Celebration of Tourism, Freedom & Culture - Bella Naija

INDABA 2014: A Celebration of Tourism, Freedom & Culture - Bella Naija | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
Bella Naija INDABA 2014: A Celebration of Tourism, Freedom & Culture Bella Naija However, the history of its pre-democratic era and seeing how far the country has grown since then, is part of what makes South Africa alluring not only as a country,...
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Video: Snowboarding In Scotland

Video: Snowboarding In Scotland | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
Back in March this year we spent a weekend snowboarding in Scotland, for me as a beginner it was fabulous. I had a chance to practise my skills without feeling like I was getting in everybody's way...
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10 Things About Basilicata: It’s Not Just a Bunch of Rocks!

10 Things About Basilicata: It’s Not Just a Bunch of Rocks! | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
“Basilicata may not be as popular as other Italian regions such as Tuscany, Umbria or Lombardy but it's actually a lovely place with a lot to offer.”Rocks. That’s the first thing that comes to people’s minds when the Italian region of Basilicata is mentioned. Yes, rocks. Basilicata may not be as popular as other Italian regions such as Tuscany, Umbria or Lombardy but it’s actually a lovely place with a lot to offer, and what rocks they do have, are really remarkably pretty. If you ever find yourself planning an off-the-beaten-path holiday in Italy, then here are the ten things you need to know about Basilicata!Sassi di Matera and its prehistoric cavesMelfi’s castlePollino National ParkBasilicata has GREAT wineCarmine Crocco, the folk heroSummer fun in Metaponto and PolicoroLagonegro and the Mona LisaCraco, the Ghost TownChiaromonte’s ancient historyGrotta dell’Angelo’s cave adventures
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Today’s travellers seek to interact with the communities they visit

Today’s travellers seek to interact with the communities they visit | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
As our world shrinks into a “global village” thanks to a surge in technology and travel options, a rising middle class with higher disposable incomes and a deep-rooted quest for something bigger, better, more interesting and authentic, travel operators around the world are scrambling to redefine luxury travel.
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Is Barcelona suffering from an overdose of tourism? - EL PAÍS in English (blog)

Is Barcelona suffering from an overdose of tourism? - EL PAÍS in English (blog) | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
“Is Barcelona suffering from an overdose of tourism? EL PAÍS in English (blog) According to a new documentary, Catalonia's capital has become “a theme park”.”
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The Dog Lover's Guide to Travel – Intelligent Travel

The Dog Lover's Guide to Travel – Intelligent Travel | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
“I recently had the distinct pleasure of chatting with Kelly E. Carter, the mastermind behind The Jet Set Pets travel website and author of the new book The Dog Lover's Guide to Travel, when she stopped by Nat Geo ...”
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A Travel Junkie's Guide to Responsible Tourism - Triple Pundit

A Travel Junkie's Guide to Responsible Tourism - Triple Pundit | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
“A Travel Junkie's Guide to Responsible Tourism Triple Pundit At 9 percent of global GDP, the tourism industry is one of the largest in the world, contributing $6.6 trillion to the world economy and generating more than 260 million jobs.”
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London Drugs Offers Travel & Immunization Clinics to Help Protect Travelers ... - MarketWatch

London Drugs Offers Travel & Immunization Clinics to Help Protect Travelers ... - MarketWatch | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
London Drugs Offers Travel & Immunization Clinics to Help Protect Travelers ...
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CALGARY, ALBERTA, May 01, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- According to the Adventure Travel Trade Association adventure travel is on the rise.
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Texas Travel and Tourism Week begins May 3 - MyFox Houston

Texas Travel and Tourism Week begins May 3 - MyFox Houston | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
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Texas Travel and Tourism Week begins May 3
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Rick Perry has designated the nine-day period between Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 11 as Texas Travel and Tourism Week, in conjunction with National Travel and Tourism Week.
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Prince Edward Island Tourism - The BIG Summer Celebration!

Prince Edward Island Tourism - The BIG Summer Celebration! | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
Prince Edward Island Tourism - Come for the fun. Come for the sand. Come to unwind. But in 2014, make a point to stay for the party!
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World's Most Unusual Hotels - Articles | Travel + Leisure

World's Most Unusual Hotels - Articles | Travel + Leisure | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
For a truly memorable stay, break free from hotel chains and check into one of these unusual hotels. Hamster wheel included.
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There is a list of 20. You can pick 3 to summarize and reflect on.

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Aussies flock to Bali as Thai turmoil hits tourism - Sydney Morning Herald

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Aussies flock to Bali as Thai turmoil hits tourism
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Thailand's political crisis has helped boost Bali tourism, with Australians leading a surge in visitors to the holiday island in 2014.
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Thai coup threatens tourism

CNN's Saima Mohsin takes to the streets of Bangkok to gauge the effect of the coup on Thailand's tourism industry. ("I couldn't go out anywhere." Is #Thailand safe for tourists?
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Modena, UNESCO World Heritage Site Where Beauty is Set in stone

Modena, UNESCO World Heritage Site Where Beauty is Set in stone | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
Known for balsamic vinegar, Maserati headquarter and world famous opera singer Luciano Pavarotti Modena is one of the most charming cities of Emilia-Romagna (RT @1step2theleft: NEW Modena, Amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site
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Hainan Province: One of the Fastest Growing Travel and Tourism ...

Hainan Province: One of the Fastest Growing Travel and Tourism ... | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
“ Caroline Bremner, Head of Travel and Tourism Research at Euromonitor International, just came back from WTTC's 14th annual Global Summit in Hainan. Hainan Province aims to become "an international island resort ...”
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Medical tourism ppt

PowerPoint presentation on medical tourism or health tourism.
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Dubai medical tourism packages to come with visa, hotel, leisure...

Dubai medical tourism packages to come with visa, hotel, leisure... | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
“ Providers of medical tourism packages will be required to acquire membership of Medical Tourism Club (Dubai’s medical tourism packages to come with visa, hotel and leisure arrangements http://t.co/IIgFzj2NsA)...”
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Avoiding a Mismatched Travel Companion. - ChicagoNow (blog)

Avoiding a Mismatched Travel Companion. - ChicagoNow (blog) | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
“ChicagoNow (blog) Avoiding a Mismatched Travel Companion. ChicagoNow (blog) So although I'd planned to write considerably more about the trip, today we're just going to talk about wisely choosing a travel companion.”
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New Brazilian tourism campaign offers a warm welcome to the world - International Business - MiamiHerald.com

New Brazilian tourism campaign offers a warm welcome to the world - International Business - MiamiHerald.com | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
“Brazil launches its World Cup tourism campaign amid questions about public security and readiness for the world’s biggest soccer event.”
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Switzerland Travel Skills

Subscribe at http://goo.gl/l6qjuS for more new travel lectures! Switzerland is one of Europe's richest, best organized, most diverse and expensive countries. We'll help you understand more...
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Travel Girl Tips: Travel Tech - WGNO

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Travel Girl Tips: Travel Tech
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Stretching your vacation dollars as far as possible can be tricky.
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Tweet from @GlobalMarchLion

Tweet from @GlobalMarchLion | Travel & Tourism | Scoop.it
If you're in #travel #tourism or #volunteer please consider displaying/sharing this poster.
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