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  Travel And Tourism in Belgium
Belgium is popular for reasons of convenience and price, while France and Spain are popular due to their sunny weather.
Since 2001 players in the travel and tourism industry have implemented consolidation and reorganisation of their operations in order to emerge from the crisis in relatively good condition.
In the short term the major threat to the development of tourism in Belgium, as in the rest of the world, is the looming increase in the price of oil.
www.euromonitor.com /Travel_and_Tourism_in_Belgium   (1863 words)

  Tourism in Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Belgium is especially famous to foreigners for its chocolate, beer and cycling heroes, like Eddy Merckx.
The second largest city of Belgium, Antwerp, is the second largest port of Europe, and has yearly naval festivities.
Belgium has 67 km of coastline along the North Sea, in the province of West Flanders.
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 Tourism in Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Belgium (especially Flanders) is undoubtedly the number one country in cyclo-cross.
Belgium is not very renowned for its nature.
The part of Wallonia south of the river Meuse and Samber is generally known as the Ardennes.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/T/Tourism-in-Belgium.htm   (774 words)

 Gaume - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gaume is a region in the extreme south of Belgium and its altitude is lower than the Ardennes.
It is a destination for tourism in Belgium.
The Lorrain language, a langue d'oïl different from the Walloon language, is spoken as a minority language in Gaume where it is known as Gaumais.
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 Belgium Travel Guide - Travel Information for Belgium
Belgium offers a number of interesting places to visit and is a great place for terrific food and relaxation.
Belgium is a patchwork comprised of Flanders, Wallonia, and the Capital region of Brussels.
Belgium is divided ethnically into the Dutch-speaking Flemings and French-speaking Walloons, the 70,000 residents of the eastern German cantons, and the bilingual capital of Brussels.
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 Belgium Tourist Attractions & Belgium Tourism | iExplore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The anachronistic images of ‘boring Belgium’ have been well and truly banished over the last decade as the country promotes its key destinations, along with a string of new attractions.
Belgium always had a lot more going for it than the faceless political and bureaucratic buildings that litter its capital, Brussels, with a string of engaging cities in Bruges, Ghent, Liège - and Brussels itself - that offer impressive architecture, lively nightlife, first-rate cuisine and numerous other attractions for visitors.
Then there is reinvented Antwerp, now a hotbed of fashion and modern design, and the more bucolic charms of the chocolate box beauty of the mountainous Ardennes region to the east, as well as the sweeping sand of the coastline resorts of the western seaboard.
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 Learn more about Tourism in Belgium in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Learn more about Tourism in Belgium in the online encyclopedia.
In Ghent, Brugge and other Flemish towns one can see famous old Flemish trading towns, known for their famous painters, such as Rubens.
Belgium has a coastline (North Sea, province West Flanders) and some mountainous areas like the Ardennes.
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Belgium is a member of the Euro zone.
The carrying of a warning triangle (to be used in the event of an accident or breakdown) is compulsory.
The standard of cuisine is very high in Belgium, and although restaurants can be expensive, they are generally good value for money.
www.britain.tv /travel_belgium.shtml   (559 words)

 Belgium map and information page by World Atlas
Ancient Belgium, once the Roman province of Gallia Belgica, is replete with a fascinating history of invading empires, kings, and a long list of ruling factions, both regal and righteous.
One of the Europe's great destinations, Belgium is known for its art, cathedrals, medieval cities and castles, fine chocolates, beers, gourmet foods and friendly, hospitable people.
The Belgium pages are currently being revised, but you can find additional information about the history of this interesting country here.
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 Directory - Regional: Europe: Belgium: Travel and Tourism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Flanders and Brussels Tourism  · Information necessary to prepare a trip to Flanders: historic cities, coast, battlefields and inland.
An invitation to visit Belgium  · A comprehensive guide to Belgium, its main cities, its history, its people, its touristic opportunities and its food.
Belgium Hospitality  · Hotels reservations and seminars in Belgium.
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 Belgium: Overview
Belgium is a small, highly developed and densely populated country (10 million of inhabitants) at the cross-roads of Western Europe.
Belgium is one of the founding members of the European Community, and its capital, Brussels, is also the capital of the European Union.
Belgium has possibly the highest "quality of life" in the world, as testified by its excellent food, housing, health care, education and infrastructure, its world records for high productivity and low poverty, and the appreciation of foreigners residing in Belgium.
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 Regional/Europe/Belgium/Travel and Tourism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
A comprehensive guide to Belgium, its main cities, its history, its people, its touristic opportunities and its food.
Clickable map of Belgium with direct links to hotels and other places to stay, museums, theme parks and other travel information.
Belgium vacation community providing an overview of the country, choice of vacation packages, travel planning advice and links to other resources.
www.cellular-news.com /cgi-bin/portal/index.cgi?db=odp&target=odpcat&base=Regional/Europe/Belgium/Travel_and_Tourism   (386 words)

 Belgium Tourism
With few natural resources, Belgium must import substantial quantities of raw materials and export a large volume of manufactures, making its economy unusually dependent on the state of world markets.
Belgium, together with 11 of its EU partners, began circulating the euro currency in January 2002.
on the north and west, Germany on the east, and Belgium on the south.
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 Ozaukee County Wisconsin - Tourism - Village of Belgium
While the first immigrants came from Luxembourg, neighboring settlers referred to this as "the Belgium area." The western part of Luxembourg was detached and given to the new country of Belgium as part of a treaty.
Belgium is pleased to have Fireworks Popcorn as one of the businesses within the Village.
Travelers from Europe find the Belgium area a definite stopping point for history, genealogy, and the quiet beauty of the area.
www.ozaukeetourism.com /Muni/VillageBelgium.htm   (337 words)

 Regional Europe Belgium Travel and Tourism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Belgium Hospitality - Hotels reservations and seminars in Belgium.
Flanders and Brussels Tourism - Information necessary to prepare a trip to Flanders: historic cities, coast, battlefields and inland.
An invitation to visit Belgium - A comprehensive guide to Belgium, its main cities, its history, its people, its touristic opportunities and its food.
www.iper1.com /iper1-odp/scat/id/Regional/Europe/Belgium/Travel_and_Tourism   (449 words)

 Travel and Tourism - Belgium
The position of Brussels as a centre of both political and corporate power in Europe, assures Belgium of a regular influx of international business travellers, but it is leisure travel that will benefit the country as a whole.
Dismissed in some quarters for being 'too historic', Belgium is perceptibly pitching itself as a 'modern' destination, in terms of its art, cuisine and fashion.
It would be easy to rely upon a guaranteed influx of cultural tourists from Europe's ageing population, but the younger fast-track market is certainly being courted, on the back of the country's emergence as both a European rail and low-cost air hub.
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 Tourism In Belgium - Brussels Direct   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Belgium (VisitBelgium) is the only official site of the Belgian Tourist offices in the Americas.
A free of charge travel and tourism weekly magazine edited in Belgium...
Tourisme virtuel en Belgique Virtual Tourism Belgium Le premier site de tourisme en Belgique Vous cherchez...
www.canadorealumni.ca /tourism-in-belgium.html   (327 words)

 HotelHop.info - Hopping To Your Next Hotel - belgium tourism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
After all, I put up this page for belgium tourism intending for no one to read it but if you're actually reading this page, then there is something really mysterious going on.
Belgium is a small country (11,730 square Miles, the...
Belgium also is famous for its rich cultural...
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 Tourist and travel information about Gent (Ghent) in Belgium.
However, for some people Ghent is the real diamond of Flanders and Belgium.
The city center alone is a showcase of medieval Flemish wealth and commercial success.
Modern Ghent certainly cannot be overlooked in Belgium.
www.trabel.com /gent.htm   (298 words)

 Destination Belgium Travel Belgium Tourism Belgium  Hotels Belgium Visit Belgium Accommodation Belgium
Belgium is a small country (11,730 square Miles, the size of Maryland) with a population of slightly less than 10 million.
While much of the rest of Europe remained in the so-called Dark Ages, Flemish towns experienced remarkable social and economic development from the 12th through the first half of the 15th century.
Present-day Belgium boasts an extraordinary array of art and architectural treasures and other attractions in a compact area.
www.hotels-europe.com /info-countries/belgium/country.htm   (437 words)

 Outbound Tourism of Belgium - Market Profile
For tourism product development and the promotion of destinations in nowadays-competitive age it is necessary to achieve a clear profile of the travel behavior and preferences of actual and potential clients.
This is the aim of this report which provides a sound basis of information on outbound tourism from Belgium.
The series of outbound tourism reports has become an essential and valuable tool for both the public and private sector in destinations interested in or receiving tourists from these markets as well as for the travel industry in these generating countries.
www.world-tourism.org /publications/pr_1176-1.html   (147 words)

 ipedia.com: Tourism in Belgium Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Tourism > Tourism in Belgium Belgium is famous for chocolate and beer.
Belgium also is famous for its rich cultural heritage including its capital Brussels with its famous architecture, palaces, it...
And in the evening sit down in a little pub and enjoy a beer from Leffe abbey.
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 Belgium Travel & Tourism News - Media Monitoring Service by EIN News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Belgium was expected to grind to a halt...
And Russia, Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, Ireland and Italy summoned Iranian ambassadors in their respective capitals and...
Belgium's new Muslim body to focus on education and issue of mosques
www.einnews.com /belgium/newsfeed-BelgiumTourism   (1071 words)

 Belgium Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Belgium's sluggish surface hides cultural schism and a passion for pleasure.
If Belgium's spotlight on the European stage is a little dim, it's only because its people are rarely boastful.
A rich and bubbling vat of beer, chocolate, oil paint and bureaucrats, Belgium gives off the heady pong of the bourgeoisie.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/belgium   (197 words)

 Belgium | belgium tourism
Belgium Presents New Plan to Help Antwerp Compete Nearly everyone in...
Nearly everyone in Antwerp's diamond sector was interested in hearing how they would be working with the Belgium government to improve competitiveness vis-a-vis other global diamond centers, such as Dubai and...
Belgium will appoint 13 investigative judges to preside over cases involving terrorism in an attempt to deal with a perceived increasing threat of the crime,Belgian newspaper 'De Tijd' reported on Tuesday.
belgium.wwnews.org   (335 words)

 TourismThailand.Org - The Official Website for Tourism in Thailand. - Home
Just look for this sign at participating outlets to get a 10-70% discount and get a chance to win 10 tour packages during June 1 - August 31, 2007.
Three of Thailand’s primary travel and tourism showcase events are to be merged into one large function targetted at both the trade and consumer during 7-10 June 2007 at Challenger Hall, Impact Muang Thong Thani Exhibition Center.
Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports and TAT Jointly Initiate New Thailand Tourism Awards for Community-Based Tourism and ‘Green’ Hotels/Resorts (529)
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 Travel and Tourism in Belgium
Belgium's history has always been linked to both commercial and cultural exchange, and its economy is currently one of the world's most open, which means that external shocks such as the terrorist.
Euromonitor's travel and tourism series of individual country reports investigate the challenges the industry is facing in the wake of the Iraq war, fears of terrorism and general economic downturn.
Analysis of positive and negative growth trends; demand factors; the operating environment and tourism parameters help provide a comprehensive picture of current trends in Belgium.
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 Tourist information on Belgium. Travel Belgium. Visit Belgium. Brussels.
Belgium is a small country (11,730 square Miles, the size of Maryland) with a population of 10 million.
Belgium has retained its old-world charm in the preservation of its ancient buildings and historical traditions.
The main international operators (ATandT, Sprint, etc.) have free call-in numbers in Belgium.In most of the Belgian street phone boots, international calling is possible.
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 A Virtual Travel to Belgium - Belgique - Belgie - Belgien - Belgium Tourism
You will have access to newspapers from Belgium and you will find extensive travel and tourism information for Belgium.
Belgium became independent from the Netherlands in 1830 and was occupied by Germany during World Wars I and II.
It has prospered in the past half century as a modern, technologically advanced European state and member of NATO and the EU.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/belgium.htm   (752 words)

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