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2014-03-27 12:21:08

ST. MICHAEL, Barbados, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the world's most popular and appealing travel destinations are in jeopardy, vulnerable to issues like climate change and unsustainable development. Several leading organizations have joined forces to address these challenges head-on by helping tourism destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America to safeguard their natural and cultural assets, while enhancing communities and securing a vibrant regional economy. The...

2014-03-07 12:21:16

BERLIN, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this week at ITB in Berlin, Routes (part of UBM live) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reached an agreement to work together to advance the understanding of all matters that concern air connectivity and travel facilitation. Routes and UNWTO will collaborate on the development of programmes beginning with Routes Africa 2014, which will take place 22-24 June this year. This event will address the key factors of...

2014-02-13 12:22:43

SALEM, Ore., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Feb. 14 is Oregon's birthday. So, what does one get a state that has everything? Travel Oregon, in partnership with Sustainable Travel International (STI), will give more than $36,000 to projects throughout the state that improve the environment, support local culture and enrich the destination for future visitors through the Oregon Travel Philanthropy Fund (OTPF). Travel Oregon and STI also announced today a new group of recipients for funds...

2014-01-31 00:21:22

NEW DELHI, January 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation, hospitality and travel industry heads discuss issues of regulatory framework and policy VisitBritain announces Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UK and Indian Trade Associations The second day of SATTE 2014, (scheduled till January 31st at Pragati Maidan) reflected the primary focus of UBM India for SATTE - to establish India as one of the most sought after tourism destinations on the global tourism...

2013-06-24 23:00:05

The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has recently launched the innovative Doctor of Hotel and Tourism Management (D.HTM) Distinguished Lecture Series in which leading academics and industry executives from across the globe have been invited to share their perspectives and insights on a wide range of interesting topics for the benefit of education, research and industry advancement. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 The School of Hotel and...

2013-06-13 23:21:51

China International Exhibition for Outbound Private Investments (CIEPOI) is the only professional exhibition for private investments held in China, and the only one in overseas investment in the private sector approved by the Chinese government. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Leslie Hospitality Consulting which specializes in working with hotel and resort development projects internationally will be presenting various development projects at the 2013 China Outbound Investment...

2013-06-04 23:03:06

By unanimous vote of its Executive Council, The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), elected Phoenix based Leslie Hospitality Consulting, LLC as an affiliate member. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 By unanimous vote of its Executive Council, The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), elected Phoenix based Leslie Hospitality Consulting, LLC as an affiliate member. The UNWTO, a specialized Agency of the United Nations, held the vote on May 27, 2013 during its 95th...

2013-04-30 23:17:44

More and more cruise ships visit the fjords of Western Norway. But cruise tourists only spend a fraction of what other tourists spend. Over the past few years, the overall number of tourists to Western Norway has declined slightly. But one group of tourists is steadily rising: the cruise ship passenger. However, the cruise ship industry matters little to the tourism industry onshore. — The average camping tourist leaves behind twice as much as the average cruise ship tourist. And...

2013-04-22 23:01:08

PlanetWildlife Receives RIGHT-tourism Approval Just in Time for Earth Day. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 PlanetWildlife has been given a seal of approval from RIGHT-tourism, an international wildlife charity focused on the way animals are treated by tourists. Taking part in the global celebration of Earth Day, PlanetWidlife is pleased to announce this new partnership focused on responsible travel and the fair treatment of animals. “RIGHT-tourism is about helping people enjoy...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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