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According to the deputy director of Hainan tourism association Zhang Tiejun, as the only tropical tourism island in China, Hainan will invite 100 Russian travel agencies to explore the tourism market this year. In recent years, Hainan Island has been one of the most popular tourism destinations amongst Russian tourists for its warm winter, spectacular tropical seascapes all year round, ...
A century ago today, 26,000 Paterson silk workers under the banner of the Industrial Workers of the World were already four months into a citywide strike that captivated a nation. Whether that event can still captivate the imagination of Americans is a question that the Paterson Falls National Historic Park and area museums and colleges hope will be answered with a resounding "Yes!" ...
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Like the original, Christopher Nolan's remake of Erik Skjoldbjærg's 1997 Norwegian thriller Insomnia is less of a police procedural than it is a morality play. Pitting a seasoned police detective against an intelligent murderer, it moves along familiar lines for roughly half the film before everything becomes suddenly blurred when the detective and the killer join forces. All blacks ... ...
Asia’s golf tourism industry will be gathering on China’s tropical island of Hainan next spring as the region’s most important golf tourism convention moves to award-winning golf resort Mission Hills Haikou. The baton for the 3rd Asia Golf Tourism Convention was passed to China at a signing and hand-over ceremony on the final day of AGTC 2013, held at the Royal Cliff Hotel ...
The companies, which handle in-flight catering services, ground handling and cargo operations, are being incorporated, subject to regulatory approvals, into Etihad Airport Services, a unit of Etihad Airways. It comes as Abu Dhabi Airports Company (Adac) is predicting a 15 per cent increase in the number of flights over the peak summer period, between May to August, compared with last ...
Boeing has delivered a 777-300ER extended range plane to Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), marking the latest milestone in its longstanding relationship with the airline and the kingdom. The airplane, the first-of-its-type to be fitted with a three-class cabin configuration, was delivered to the airline at a ceremony in Washington. The airline currently has a backlog of 21 Boeing airplanes on ...
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(MENAFN) Iranian Civil Aviation Organization head Hamidreza Pahlavani declared that two new Iranian airlines should begin their services during this Iranian fiscal year, reported Tehran Times.With 19 planes added in the last fiscal year, Hamidreza said that a new number of planes will be added to the national fleet.He also said that the country has added two Airbus 340 planes, three Fokker 100 ...
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Threats from terror groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba and al-Qaeda, illicit financing and transnational crimes are high on their agenda.
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Shinde would be visiting The Ground Zero in Boston where recent bomb attack took place during a marathon race.
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