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Containing raging fire in Hills

India, June 29 -- The ongoing violent agitation in parts of West Bengal is the result of political mismanagement for decades, of the issues raised by the Gorkha people there

Let us for a moment keep aside the issue of the creation of a separate Gorkhaland State demanded by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which has been spearheading a bandh in the Darjeeling Hills for long now. This is not to say that the demand must altogether be debunked. Nor... Read More


Cruise tourism gets CISF boost

New Delhi, June 29 -- The CISF has been tasked with providing security to ports and also ensure an airport-like facility for travellers of luxury ships, as part of the Government's grand plans to promote cruise tourism.

Initially, 4000 CISF personnel will be posted at 12 major ports and six shipyards for providing security in cruise marinas. CISF will be responsible for all entry and exit operations at the port, frisking of disembarking and boar... Read More


Arundika admits meeting Udayanga in Japan

Sri Lanka, June 28 -- Deputy Minister for Tourism and Christian Affairs Arundika Fernando was summoned by the Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) yesterday. He was to be quizzed about his recent meeting with the elusive diplomat Udayanga Weeratunga in Japan.

The Deputy Minister who arrived at the FCID office yesterday morning was permitted to leave after a statement was recorded for a couple of hours, police sources said.

Upon... Read More


Delhiwale: Tuesday with Hanuman

India, June 28 -- Every amateur anthropologist ought to visit the Hanuman Mandir in Connaught Place, or at least, the plaza outside the temple. The place is teeming with characters all day long. For instance, a bearded, long-haired man hangs out here every day. He does nothing but recite nonsense Hindi poems that are his own creations.

In the mornings, we often spot a stylish man dressed immaculately in a suit and hat. He sits quietly on a plast... Read More


Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai targets Chinese visitors

U.S., June 28 -- Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai's Assistant Director of Sales, Azel Casianan went on a special sales mission to China last month. Joining the 2017 Dubai China Roadshow organised by The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), Azel visited Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu and Guangzhou to explore the 4 cities and gather opportunities to extend the hotel business.

Elaborating on the success of the mission, Binu Varghese... Read More


G A Mir urges all like-minded people to contribute to peace, normalcy

Jammu, June 28 -- Srinagar, Jun 28 (KNS): Reiterating his appeal to people, especially mainstream politician cutting across party lines and others feeling concerned about the wellbeing of the people especially future of youth, the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G.A. Mir has said that how long our people will live in a fear. Mir also said that time has come when all like-minded people shall have come forward to help restore peace... Read More


Outgoing WTTC President: The trends shaping the future of Travel & Tourism

U.S., June 28 -- The world of 2017 is very different from that of 2010, when I first took the helm of WTTC. We have seen major geopolitical movements?-?from the Arab Spring to the rise in populism; the rising number and changing nature of terrorist attacks, particularly in Western countries; the growing economic power of China and India; the rise of the sharing economy; the move to mobile; and a wide awareness of and almost complete acceptance of... Read More


Cruise Tourism to boost India's economy, says Gadkari

India, June 28 -- The Minister of Shipping and Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has said that Cruise Tourism is one of the fastest growing components of the leisure industry worldwide, and can be a major growth driver for the Indian economy by generating huge employment opportunities.

Speaking at the National Workshop on "Action Plan for Development of Cruise Tourism in India", Nitin Gadkari said that on an average, employment generati... Read More


Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan sign memorandum on cooperation in the field of tourism

Tashkent, June 28 -- Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan "Atameken" Yu. Yakupbaeva met with the Chairman of the Association of Private Tourist Organizations of Uzbekistan N. Kasimov in Astana (Kazakhstan) on June 23. During the meeting opportunities for promotion of joint tours and attractions of the two countries were considered.

Moreover, issues of mutually beneficial partnership in the field of ... Read More


Heritage Healthcare - Cardiff secures contract for Social work services without accommodation

United Kingdom, June 28 -- Contract Id: 776502

Description: United Kingdom based Heritage Healthcare - Cardiff has secured contract from Isle of Wight Council for Social work services without accommodation.

The amount of contract is not disclosed.

Country: United Kingdom

Sector: Industry

Contract awarded to Heritage Healthcare — Cardiff 18 Cardiff Road CF15 7RE Taffs Well United Kingdom E-mail: jameela@cardiff.heritagehealthcare.co.uk Teleph... Read More