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One of the most important branches of the Egyptian economy is tourism. No bikinis, no tourism. So they have to decide what to do.
We will have a border that is open for business, open for tourism, open for legitimate travelers; but that is closed to terrorists and drug pushers and smugglers and others who seek to break the law.
In case anyone needs reminding, it was the relentless drive of the tourism industry and kowtowing State Department bureaucrats that led to the Bush-era Visa Express Program, which relaxed visa policies, eliminated in-person consulate interviews and opened the door to the 9/11 hijackers.
Go to Mozambique! As long as you don't expect to find flawless infrastructure, just go. Because this is a country where people have not quite grown accustomed to tourists. You still feel a genuineness that no longer exists in countries where tourism has been industrially developed.
Every user of the river down here understands that a healthy river is absolutely vital for a healthy economy and a healthy tourism industry.
The most powerful argument of all for saving open space is economics; in most states, tourism is the number two industry.
Cultural tourism surveys consistently rate San Francisco's art industry as a core reason for visiting.
I'm not a good tourist, I don't like tourism.
The travel and tourism industry is the lifeblood of many states around the country - including Florida, California, New York and Nevada, to name a few.
Tourism is our second biggest industry in terms of the people it employs.
And the beautiful open spaces, the forests of Pennsylvania, the recreational uses that come from having these green open spaces and forests, they contribute dramatically to the level of our tourism, dramatically.
The situation in Egypt is stable. We are ready for tourism and investment.
The South is a great driving destination for tourism - heritage, cultural and many other types of tourism.
The travel and tourism industry, it's just a huge part of our economy.
Tourism, human circulation considered as consumption is fundamentally nothing more than the leisure of going to see what has become banal.
Nevada once again has shown double digit increases in tax revenue... Nevada continues to show economic stability with its desirable business climate and booming tourism sector.
In the past, it was only in science fiction novels that you could read about ordinary people being able to go to space... But you laid the foundation for space tourism.
What I am saying every day to Malawians is that time has come for us to move from aid to trade. We have picked several sectors that we think we can focus on immediately in order for us to grow our economy. So we have decided to diversify agriculture, we decided to develop our tourism sector, we have decided to develop our mining sector.
The global phenomenon of poverty tourism - or 'poorism' - has become increasingly popular during the past few years. Tourists pay to be guided through the favelas of Brazil and the shantytowns of South Africa. The recently opened Los Angeles Gang Tour carries visitors through battle-scarred territories of urban violence and deprivation.
Armchair poverty tourism has been around as long as authors have written about class. As an author, I have struggled myself with the nuances of writing about poverty without reducing any community to a catalog of its difficulties.
The idea that we are not going to look after the Great Barrier Reef, which is just a wonderful tourism resource that it can be just for one example - we are not going to look after it, we won't have tight environment regulation, is frankly just not true.
In 12 or 15 years, there will be routine, affordable space tourism not just in the U.S. but in a lot of countries.
In the middle ages people were tourists because of their religion, whereas now they are tourists because tourism is their religion.
Tourism is a crucial industry that could employ millions of Filipinos, skilled and unskilled alike, cross those 7,107 islands of the Philippines. From the current projection of 3.3 million tourist arrivals in 2010, our aim is to eventually attract 6 million tourists. In the process, we expect to create 3 million jobs in the next six years.
Benigno Aquino III
Tourism is a top priority activity for federal government, which is why it invests an average of over 2,500 million dollars a year in infrastructure works and integral projects that promote Mexico's culture and natural attractions.
We in Illinois are very fortunate to have a number of historic structures that have added immeasurably to the cultural life of the state, to the tourism industry of the state which by the way is our number one industry.
James R. Thompson
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