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After leaving the Custom Officer’s house, I made my way to meet Sailaubai at the Khorog bazaar. I had organized extra people to join us on the way back to Murghab, including Will from Holland and Changiz from Iran, but unfortunately there was a miscommunication about the number of passengers needed, so Will, Changiz and a group from Japan went with a different driver, while Sailaubai and I waited for more people but ultimately ended up driving back with just the two of us and a 20 year old soldier from Murghab who had been in the Tajik army for two years in Dushanbe and had not seen his family for that entire period. 379 more words
As I type this, it is an ungodly 5.25am and I’m on my way to Sado Island! Whoo! Let me do a little explaining. To be able to get to my host family’s place at Iwayaguchi in Sado (please feel free to google map it), I have to take the 3.15pm final bus to Masaragawa bus stop and reach there at 5pm. 692 more words
The owner of a restaurant chain is leading calls for a Vat cut for tourism after an alarming slump in visitors from the South.
After only months of running a new restaurant in Dublin, Bob McCoubrey said the difference in his Vat return – based on the Republic’s 9% rate for hospitality firms compared to the UK’s 20% rate – was “amazing” compared to his established eateries in Belfast and Dundrum, Co Down. 125 more words
India emerges as one of the top 5 lucrative medical tourism market in the global tourism industry. India hosted nearly 166,000 medical tourists from across the world in 2012, according to the Chamber’s Medical and Wellness Tourism report. 15 more words
NEWQUAY has the second biggest coastal tourist economy in the UK, according to a new report.
The Sheffield Hallam University study reveals that almost 6,000 of the resort’s 23,500 population are employed by the tourism industry despite an economic downturn in recent years. 92 more words