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  1. Travellers' checks

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... occurred a couple of weeks earlier in Samburu National Park, north of Nairobi, when five French nationals were targeted. A spokeswoman for the Kenya Tourism Board was keen to 'assure tourists that this does not happen every day and in every park'. Safety concerns about what remains of Zimbabwe's withering wildlife tourism industry were also raised last month when a 50-year-old ...

  2. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jan 15th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Peter Walbrook Friends in deed Tourists, it would seem, have never comprised the most politically aware cross-section of society. Tourism in Germany saw a marked upswing in the 1930s after ... their foreign exchange and in certain cases- the tourism-reliant Maldives for instance- this is certainly true. A new selective boycott of that country's tourism industry, however, is aiming ...

  3. Travellers' checks

    Posted Aug 20th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... at www.gramercyparkhotel.com. Tourism brought to book 'In our age, tourism has made the planet into a uniform spectacle and it has made us perpetual strangers wandering through an imitation of an imitation ... expansion of the modern tourism machine, this should be a worthwhile travel companion. The Naked Tourist is available from Paddyfield.com, priced HK$187. To read an excerpt, go ...

  4. Travellers' checks

    Posted Oct 15th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... for early bookings made through its website, www.airasia.com. More information on Sandakan, where eco-tourism is the main tourist draw, can be found at www. sabahtourism.com. The best hotel ... this month, The Rough Guide to Climate Change looks at air travel and tourism, focusing comprehensively on global warming. It is available at Paddyfield.com, priced HK$133. Last of the Royals ...

  5. Travellers' checks

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... The Singapore Tourism Board, which deserves points for ingenuity, hopes to persuade two million households to send an estimated 7.5 million electronic 'invitation' cards. Bill Ang, ...

  6. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jun 12th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Peter Walbrook Vacation variations Experimental Tourism was a concept thought up about 15 years ago by Frenchman Joel Henry. Apparently under the mistaken impression that modern travel isn't already filled with enough variables, he compiled a long list of alternative holidays. His Laboratory of Experimental Tourism, or Latourex (www.latourex.org), suggests trips varying from ...

  7. travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 04th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... official tourism agency, has unveiled the England Rocks Map for the benefit of visitors in search of something a bit more rock 'n' roll than Windsor Castle and the Lake District. The map ...

  8. Wales

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... and his horse prime minister. Rather than send a small army to quell the insurgency, Queen Elizabeth II awarded Booth an MBE for his services to tourism in 2004. 3 Medieval castles The Castles ... (55 metres by 95 metres). The emphasis, besides tourism, is on education, conservation and biodiversity. The garden also boasts a low-intensity organic farm, flocks of sheep and herds of Black ...

  9. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jul 31st 2005, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... this month. Both books are available from www.paddyfield.com. Travelling right 'When is a holiday not a holiday?' asks Tourism Concern, a British organisation that promotes ethical and politically correct tourism. 'When it's a guilt trip!' comes the strident reply. Reading through the organisation's latest campaign literature, you might feel like you're ...

  10. Travellers' checks

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... of Zimbabwe's 'Look East' policy, which is designed to attract business and tourism from Asian countries less demonstrative about human rights abuses than countries in Europe and North ... to Zimbabwe reportedly increased from 4,960 in 2003 to 24,437 last year, although the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority website's statistics mysteriously stop at 2001. Visitors planning to visit ...




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