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  WOW Philippines Homepage
According to the results of 2005 Household Survey on Domestic Visitors (HSDV) conducted by the National Statistics Office and Department of Tourism, 43.5 percent (23.7 million) of 54.6 million Filipinos 15 years old and over traveled within the country during.
The Department of Tourism together with Patio Pacific Resort management recently forged a partnership that will benefit the small hotel and resort operators.
In consonance with its continuing program to professionalize the tour guide sector of the tourism industry the Office of the Tourism Standards of the...
www.tourism.gov.ph   (468 words)

 Tourism Cares -> Home
Tourism Cares brings the tourism industry together to 'give back'.
Make a tax deductible donation and help Tourism Cares achieve its goal of preserving the unique experiences travel offers us for future generations.
Each donation enables Tourism Cares to award a grant to a worthy travel related non-profit in need of assistance or a scholarship to a student studying travel, tourism or hospitality.
www.tourismcares.org   (196 words)

 Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory
The Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory is your guide to official tourist information sources: government tourism offices, convention and visitors bureaus, chambers of commerce, and similar organizations that provide free, accurate, and unbiased travel information to the public.
The United States of America have no central tourism office; each state is responsible for its own tourist information.
It asks eight basic demographic questions -- there is nothing at all to personally identify you -- and the averages and totals are used in connection with travel and tourism marketing online.
www.towd.com   (381 words)

  Orlando Sentinel : Tourism : Orlando Florida Tourism- News
Orlando Sentinel : Tourism : Orlando Florida Tourism- News
Military device is stolen near OIA -- briefly
Tourism insiders see Universal's Harry Potter announcement as bonanza
www.orlandosentinel.com /business/custom/tourism   (144 words)

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Tourism is one of the world's fastest growing industries as well as the major source of foreign exchange earning and employment for many developing countries, and it is increasingly focusing on natural environments.
In considering the role of tourism in the sustainable use of biological resources and their diversity, it is important that the potential adverse impacts of tourism are fully considered.
Pressures from tourism activities on biological resources and their diversity are enormous and includes: erosion and pollution from the construction of hiking trails, bridges in high mountains, camp sites, chalet and hotels.
www.biodiv.org /programmes/socio-eco/tourism   (1014 words)

  Tourism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One of the earliest definitions of Tourism was given by the Austrian economist Hermann Von Schullard in 1910.
In 1976 Tourism Society of England defined it as "Tourism is the temporary, short-term movement of people to destination outside the places where they normally live and work and their activities during the stay at each destination.
For a century, domestic tourism was the norm, with foreign travel being reserved for the rich or the culturally curious.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tourism   (3913 words)

 EUROPA - European Commission - Enterprise and Industry - Tourism Homepage
Tourism is a cross-cutting sector, involving a big diversity of services and professions, linked to many other economic activities and policy areas.
Infrastructure created for tourism purposes contributes to local development, and jobs are created or maintained even in areas in industrial or rural decline, or undergoing urban regeneration.
Sustainable tourism plays a major role in the preservation and enhancement of the cultural and natural heritage in an ever expanding number of areas, ranging from arts to local gastronomy, crafts or the preservation of biodiversity.
ec.europa.eu /enterprise/services/tourism/index_en.htm   (464 words)

 Choike - Tourism
Sustainable tourism in its purest sense, is an industry which attempts to make a low impact on the environment and local culture, while helping to generate income, employment, and the conservation of local ecosystems.
Tourism is of great economic importance to countries with significant areas of coral reef, such as the Caribbean states and territories.
The most prominent case of a tourism boycott for political reasons is Burma, where the military rulers ignored the results of a democratic election in 1990 and continue to suppress the population.
www.choike.org /nuevo_eng/informes/1811.html   (5116 words)

According to Engineer Hernan Lombardi, secretary of Tourism for Argentina and former secretary of Tourism for the City of Buenos Aires, new hotels are being built throughout the country and, just in the last year alone, the number of airline seats has grown 18.3 percent.
According to statistics, travel and tourism in 1999 accounted for 7.2 percent of Argentina’s gross domestic product, and this is expected to grow to 7.6 percent in the next 10 years.
Narciso J Muniz, tourism secretary for the city of Buenos Aires, a medical doctor who has long been involved in the tourism industry, noted that the city government is trying to attract business visitors to participate in more city activities while on their trips.
www.internationalspecialreports.com /theamericas/00/argentina/tourism   (1993 words)

 Enterprise - List of Publications by theme: Tourism
This is a reference source for European Commission tourism publications, grouped by type: Guides, studies, conference proceedings, Statistics and Projects.
Its purpose is to stimulate tourism companies in view of finalising a practical guide to facilitate corporate preparation for the euro.
This special issue on Tourism in the Mediterranean area contains a summary chapter on tourism in this region (EU 15 plus the 12 Mediterranean partner countries) and a chapter for each of the partner countries, with a detailed analysis of the evolution of tourism over the past decade.
ec.europa.eu /enterprise/library/lib-tourism/index.htm   (1279 words)

 Scoop Archives: Tourism
Tourism New Zealand should be applauded for their strong commitment to the promotion of Maori language said Race Relations Commissioner Joris de Bres, today.
Tourism Minister Damien O'Connor and Associate Tourism Minister Dover Samuels are to visit Rotorua on Friday to highlight the growing importance of Maori tourism to New Zealand.
Tourism Minister Damien O'Connor said he was saddened to hear of the horrific weekend crash effecting a group of Korean visitors to New Zealand Several seriously injured passengers are being treated in hospital after a bus overturned near Tokoroa on Saturday.
www.scoop.co.nz /archive/scoop/index.html?k=195   (7250 words)

 UNEP Tourism Programme Main Page
Tourism and Mountains: A Practical Guide to Managing the Environmental and Social Impacts of Mountain Tours.
Tourism and Deserts : A Practical Guide to Maning the Social and Environmental Impacts in the Desert Recreation Sector.Available in French, English and Spanish.
"Tourism and the Deserts: A challenge for sustainability".
www.uneptie.org /pc/tourism/home.htm   (101 words)

 Tourism:Department   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tourism, an important economic activity, is an area of public policy in most OECD countries.
The Tourism Committee acts as a forum of exchange for monitoring policies and structural changes affecting the development of international tourism and promotes a sustainable economic growth of tourism.
The report includes a discussion of the conceptual issues regarding innovation in tourism, it illustrates national and industry practices enhancing innovation in tourism, and provides insights into the potential role of tourism policy in innovation.
www.oecd.org /department/0,2688,en_2649_34389_1_1_1_1_1,00.html   (317 words)

 Tourism Grading Council of South Africa - Homepage
Our aim is to provide domestic and international tourists with comprehensive and up to date information on where to stay, where to meet, where to eat, and what to do when visiting and exploring South Africa.
Our website features graded business tourism facilities such as meetings, exhibitions and special events venues (MESE) as well as restaurants and other food and beverage (FandB) establishments that have been star graded under our innovative and stringent food and beverage grading scheme.
So whether you are an international tourist looking to spend your next holiday in South Africa, a soccer lover already looking to book accommodation for FIFA World Cup in 2010, or simply a domestic tourist considering taking a shot’ left to somewhere in Mzansi, this is the website for you.
www.tourismgrading.co.za   (226 words)

 Sustainable Tourism: Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With more than 800 million people traveling each year, tourism is a growing source of revenue for people living in areas that are especially rich in plants and animals -- and threatened with destruction.
While tourism can lead to problems such as waste, habitat destruction and the displacement of local people and wildlife, it also has the potential to provide incentives for conservation.
Whether heading to the heart of the Amazon rainforest or to the cobbled streets of Paris, discover all the ways you can make a difference on your next vacation.
www.rainforest-alliance.org /tourism.cfm?id=main   (132 words)

 TravelOK.com:  Official Oklahoma Tourism Info. Site
Oklahoma’s official tourism website is your source for planning the perfect trip or
Contact Us Copyright © 2007 Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department.
Every effort is made by the Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department to ensure correct information is presented.
www.travelok.com   (135 words)

 North Dakota Tourism - Official Site of North Dakota Department of Commerce - Tourism Division
Welcome to the official site of the North Dakota Tourism Division.
National Tourism Week is a collective effort to promote the power of travel through customized events in communities nationwide.
The goal is to enhance the country's economy, security and perception, and recognize the cultural and social benefits created by travel and tourism.
www.ndtourism.com   (216 words)

 Nevada Commission On Tourism - Home
Nevada is celebrating National Tourism Week, May 10-18, which this year brings a new dimension with a special first-time promotion on AOL Travel.
The Travel Industry Association, our nation’s largest tourism industry organization, and AOL Travel selected the theme “Discover Great American Traditions” for the week-long tourism celebration.
The combination of the strong Euro against the weaker U.S. Dollar and new flight regulations between the U.S. and Europe can be a great tool for our friends in the Old World to use in their Nevada travel plans.
www.travelnevada.com   (221 words)

 Tourism New Zealand's Corporate Website
About Us We are New Zealand's international tourism marketing organisation.
The 6 million members of tripadvisor.com have voted New Zealand among their favourite places in the world.
An enormous Asian opportunity is waiting for New Zealand tourism.
www.tourismnewzealand.com   (82 words)

 Kansas Travel and Tourism Division, Kansas Department of Commerce
Use the Trip Planner to find things to see and do, places to stay, eat, and shop.
If you’re looking for new and exciting vacation adventures, then Kansas is the place you want to be.
From old west history to a relaxing, restful getaway, enjoy a vacation in America's heartland - Kansas, as big as you think.
www.travelks.com   (336 words)

 Arkansas Tourism Official Site - Fun Affordable Family Vacations - State of Arkansas
Parks and Tourism Contact Information / Survey / Governor / Employment / Links / Linking Policy / Economic Reports
©Copyright 2008 Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism.
The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism is in compliance with the Freedom of Information, Ar.
www.arkansas.com   (148 words)

 South Dakota Tourism -- Travel Information for the Mount Rushmore State
South Dakota Tourism -- Travel Information for the Mount Rushmore State
Take a moment to view what other South Dakota vacationers have experienced or share your own videos, photos and write about your experiences in the Travel Community.
Copyright © 2008 South Dakota Office of Tourism
www.travelsd.com   (210 words)

 Home - Kentucky Department of Tourism
Kentuckytourism.com - The Official Site of the Kentucky Department of Tourism
Use the map to start planning your visit today by region or interest.
Capital Plaza Tower 22nd Floor, 500 Mero Street, Frankfort, KY 40601 1-800-225-8747
www.kentuckytourism.com   (45 words)

 The Original Website of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India for hotels, tours and travel
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The Original Website of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India for hotels, tours and travel
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www.tourisminindia.com   (57 words)

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