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China International Travel Mart 2014

China International Travel Mart 2014

A view of China International Travel Mart - 2014 in Shanghai - 2014

Miss International 2014

Miss International 2014

Miss Puerto Rico Valerie Hernandez Matias is crowned Miss International 2014 in the pageant held in Japan on November 11…

Ilam : A hill station popular for natural landscape in Nepal

Ilam : A hill station popular for natural landscape in Nepal

Ilam is one of the richest districts in Nepal in terms of its cultural diversity, natural landscape and flourishing cash…

Unique and beautiful place : Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas in Vietnam

Unique and beautiful place : Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas in Vietnam

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas are discovered in some of the world's most unique and beautiful places. Whether it be…

Portugal :One of the best value destinations for 2015

Portugal :One of the best value destinations for 2015

Lonely Planet has selected Portugal as one of the best value destinations for 2015. Lonely Planet writes- That Portugal's Algarve region…

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WORLD NEWS

NADI, Fijii - China and eight Pacific island countries agreed here to establish a strategic partnership featuring mutual respect and common development.The agreement was announced at a meeting between visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and the leaders of the eight countries- Fiji , Micronesia , Samoa , Papua New Guinea , Vanuatu , The Cook Islands , Tonga and Niue .All the eight island countries have established diplomatic ties with China since the 1970s.

WASHINGTON- US President Barack Obama has said he will press for further immigration reform, after Republicans condemned his use of executive powers on the issue. The current move means that more than four million illegal immigrants will be allowed to apply for work permits.

NAIROBI-Somali Al-Shabaab militants claimed responsibility for the killing of 28 bus passengers in the Kenyan border town of Mandera. Al-Shabab has carried out a series of attacks in Kenya since 2011.

BAGHDAD- Iraqi security forces launched a major offensive against the Islamic State (IS) militant group in the country's western province of Anbar. - Agencies

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NATO AGM : Stress on Investment in tourism infrastructure
TBN Report ----------Kathmandu: Tourism entrepreneurs and experts have stressed on more investment in tourism infrastructure for overall development of tourism industry in the country. Addressing…
UNWTO and ATTA release global report on adventure tourism
Madrid : UNWTO and the Adventure Travel Trade Association release global report on adventure tourism The UNWTO Global Report on Adventure Tourism, published jointly with…
Storm on Annapurna prompts blizzard of promises
 Ed Douglas ----------------------- The death toll from mid October's snowstorm in the Annapurna region now stands at 43, after rescue teams recovered the bodies of…
World Responsible Tourism Awards 2014
London : A South African animal sanctuary and a Brazilian adventure resort specialising in accessible tourism were announced Joint Overall Winners this morning at the…

AFRICA : 56 m tourists in 2013

Africa has been one of the fastest growing tourism regions of the last decade, totaling 56 million international tourist arrivals last year up from 26 million in 2000. UNWTO forecasts this number to reach 134 million by 2030. In 2013, tourism generated US$ 34 billion in exports in Africa (7% of all exports in the region) up from US$ 10 billion in 2000.

New World Heritage Sites in 2013

Hill Forts, Rajasthan, India               UNESCO/WHC

- Al Zubarah Archaeological Site
- Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora
- Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe
- Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
- Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration
- Golestan Palace
- Hill Forts of Rajasthan
- Historic Centre of Agadez
- Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong
- Levuka Historical Port Town
- Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany
- Red Bay Basque Whaling Station
- University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia
- Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine
- El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve
- Mount Etna
- Namib Sand Sea
- Tajik National Park (Mountains of the Pamirs)
- Xinjiang Tianshan
- Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines
- Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest
- Maloti-Drakensberg Park Source: UNESCO/ WHC

 

CHINA INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL MART 

 November 14 -16 ,2014 Shanghai, PRC

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