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Fifteen year high for hotel occupancy in the city centre

New hotel occupancy data – supplied by STR Global, Ltd and released this week by Marketing Manchester – demonstrates that Manchester city centre hotels have achieved their best half year results on record with an average occupancy rate of 78% from January to June 2015. 484 more words

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Practice Papers and Revision Guides for 2015

Hi all!

After a long, long, long (you get the idea) long time I’ve made a few updates to the site. I have now added a collection of practice papers for the 2015 spec for you to complete. 57 more words


Behavioral Conceptualization of Tourism and Leisure

Review of article “Behavioral Conceptualization of Tourism and Leisure” by Kevin Moore, Grant Cushman and David Simmons (Annals of Tourism Research, Vol. 22, No. I, pp. 662 more words

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Yerette: Home of the Hummingbird

A hummingbird sanctuary of sorts in Maracas Valley, gives credence to the Amerindian saying that Trinidad and Tobago is the Land of the Hummingbird.
Located in Trinidad’s lush Maracas Valley is Yerette – the home of Theo and Gloria Ferguson – a residence which has attracted thousands of majestic flying jewels. 677 more words

Avatar's Bioluminescence In Trinidad

It’s like a scene from Avatar but it’s happening in our very own country: river water emitting an electric neon blue light.
The rare sight has attracted the interest of hundreds of citizens who are heading to Ortoire River in Mayaro to observe the mystical radiance. 406 more words

Revision Audio Files

Morning all!

After a bit of a break, I have some new revision content for you all! The wonderful Mrs Oliver has put together a couple of revision audio files, where you can listen to her dulcet tones go through the Crime and Punishment unit and the Sport, Leisure and Tourism unit. 54 more words


Growing Up in Cuba, An Interview with Tania Vazquez Paldi, Part 6

To read previous parts of this interview, click below:
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

In our last post, Tania was telling us about her work as a tour guide in Cuba in the 1990s. 815 more words