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2010-01-03 22:36:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Tourism International Chamber of Commerce (HTICC) join the International Community for the purpose of "Save the planet," knowing that tourism is an important way to reach this goal; HTICC launches the New York International Tourism Film Festival "Hippocrates Award" to celebrate on December 15-19, 2010 in New York City. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100103/DC31544LOGO ) HIPPOCRATES Festival will present the best films...

2009-06-15 10:47:02

The economic importance of rural and cultural tourism in countries such as Spain, France, the United Kingdom and Portugal stems from their particular sites, which have maintained their architectural style and rich heritage. This spurred interest in carrying out a research study, published in the latest issue of Tourism Management, which focuses on tourism in Spanish villages with no more than 2,000 inhabitants and great architectural, cultural or historical value."The first phase of the study...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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