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Focus: Know how Christian summer camp can be beneficial for development of your child

Summer is all set to come which means that it is time for your kids to attend summer camp so that they can explore more about this world and learn basics of surviving. But, choosing a right summer camp can be daunting task especially if you are looking one which along with providing adventure and fun can even provide foundations of Christian faith. Well, for this purpose Christian summer camp is best and is quite important for your kids if you want them to attain crucial social skills, deepen Christian…

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News: Levi to head up tourism portfolio at Empire State Development

Empire State Development has announced that Ross Levi has been promoted to executive director of tourism. He will lead the iconic I Love New York tourism program and help coordinate marketing efforts to increase awareness and promote state-wide tourism visitation. In 2016, New York State welcomed a record 239 million visitors, who between them spent nearly $ 65 billion, generating a total economic impact of more than $ 100 billion for the third straight year. Additionally, tourism remains the state’s fourth largest employer, supporting more than 914,000 jobs annually.  Empire…

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International Development Committee to quiz Oxfam bosses

Senior Oxfam executives are to appear before MPs amid criticism over the way it handled claims of sexual misconduct by its staff in Haiti. The International Development Committee will question the charity’s chief Mark Goldring and chair of trustees Caroline Thomson, about safeguarding policies. Representatives from Save the Children and the Department for International Development will also be quizzed. Oxfam has apologised to Haiti at a meeting with its minister of planning. Earlier this month, the Times newspaper published allegations that Oxfam aid workers in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake…

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Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Tourism as a catalyst for development in Jamaica

Following a run of negative publicity, minister of tourism Edmund Bartlett here writes on how the tourism sector continues to be the leading catalyst of economic development in Jamaica and how is planning to address the problem of tourism leakage The resilient tourism sector continues to be the leading catalyst of economic development in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean basin, bringing valuable investments to our shores, generating one in every four jobs and forging many critical sectorial linkages that produce positive spill over effects for the wider local and Caribbean…

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News: Hyatt selected for Taipei Sky Tower development

Riant Capital has unveiled its selection of hotel operator, architect, and designers for the highly anticipated Taipei Sky Tower. Catered to high-end travellers looking for different types of experiences, TST has announced its collaboration with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts for Asia’s first large scale lifestyle-driven development. The tower will house two Hyatt-branded luxury hotels – Park Hyatt Taipei and Andaz Taipei. This will be the first dual-branded luxury hotel development for Hyatt in Asia. Situated in Taipei’s most prime location, Xinyi District, the architecture of TST is designed by renowned…

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News: Thomas appointed vice president business development at Centara

Centara Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Allen Thomas as vice president business development. Thomas has 28 years of experience developing hotel and resort businesses, a career that includes positions with HPL and Como Hotels and most recently Resorts Holdings International. His appointment marks another significant Centara move in their five-year plan to double the company’s size and become a major regional hospitality brand. Thomas will report to Centara deputy chief executive Markland Blaiklock. He will be responsible for executing the company’s plan to grow from 58 to…

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News: New river connections for Battersea Power Station development

Deputy mayor of London for transport, Val Shawcross, and councillor Govindia, leader of Wandsworth Council, have welcomed 26 Chelsea Pensioners aboard for a trip to City Hall at the official celebration of the new Battersea Power Station River Bus. Following the ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of the pier, a party of Chelsea Pensioners joined Shawcross, and members of the Battersea Power Station team aboard an MBNA Thames Clippers vessel travelling to London Bridge City, the nearest pier to City Hall. The River Bus service, operated by MBNA…

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