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Posted by on April 6, 2014 – 12:16 pm

Business in Tourism sector

By Jason Straziuso, TWO bombs exploded in a market in Kenya’s capital on Friday, killing 12 people and injuring 80 as hundreds of British tourists were evacuated from a coastal area where Islamic extremists have operated. Nairobi Police Chief Benson Kibue, who announced the casualty figures, said two improvised explosive devices detonated in a market area near downtown Nairobi with one bomb damaging a mini-van used for public transportation. TUI Travel, which owns the British tourism companies Thomson and First Choice, evacuated customers on flights…

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Business Tourism in the UK

Posted by on May 21, 2014 – 05:20 am

Business Tourism in the UK

Ken spoke in a debate in Parliament on Business Tourism on 21st November, recognising the importance of tourism to the Scottish economy and congratulating Glasgow City Council and others on the work they are doing to encourage more business tourism to their areas. You can read the speech below or watch a video of the speech here: Ken Macintosh (Eastwood) (Lab) : I thank the minister for his opening speech. Despite the disappearing coin trick, the shameless playing to the gallery and even the two caveats on Labour’s amendment, I welcome his comments…

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Business Tourism Thailand

Posted by on March 1, 2014 – 07:56 am

Business Tourism Thailand

The protestors used batons and metal bars to attack government supporters as they tried to block the delivery of ballot boxes in Bangkok and southern Thailand. Thailand’s Election Commission said that six million people were unable to vote as a result of the blockades but that 89 per cent of polling stations operated normally. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is expected to win the election but by-elections in the disrupted areas will now have to be held and the opposition leader is expected to make a legal challenge when the result is announced…

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Business Tourism degree jobs

Posted by on May 3, 2014 – 10:21 am

Business Tourism degree jobs

Students pursuing a Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) Diploma in Tourism (Accommodation Management) at the hospitality training centre, Ascott Centre for Excellence (ACE), can now enjoy a direct path to a recognised business degree programme from James Cook University (JCU). ACE has entered into an articulation agreement with JCU, becoming the first Continuing Education and Training (CET) Centre for the Hotel & Accommodation Services sector appointed by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) to offer such a pathway to…

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Business Tourism in Central America

Posted by on February 8, 2014 – 09:06 am

Business Tourism in Central America

Tourism niches and bio-fuel Photo courtesy of James Willamor Pop quiz: What makes Belize different from the rest of Central America? If you answered that it was a former British colony, you know your history. Belize’s colonial status makes it an ideal location for Anglo-related businesses looking to set up in Central America. Not only does it share the same language, it is a common law country with many of the same traditions and practices. These advantages make it an emerging Central American opportunity when combined with its growing specialist…

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