Sunday, 31 August 2014

CTICC Inaugural Mini Wedding Expo Great Success

CTICC Wedding expoOn Saturday the 16th of August 2014 the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) hosted its inaugural Mini Wedding Expo. This was the first time that the centre has hosted its own mini expo, which attracted in excess of 300 people. This event formed part of the centre’s three month promotional wedding campaign, which will culminate in the main prize draw; where over R 35 000 of prizes will be up for grabs.

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International visitors to Vietnam on the rise

KQTdenDNAugust alone saw approximately 618,600 international arrivals, up by 9.5 percent compared to the previous month.

The number of tourists from almost all Vietnam’s traditional markets was up in the first eight months of this year. Hong Kong market showed the highest surge with 97.5 percent, followed by Germany, 83.3 percent, and Russia, 27.1 percent.

New tour linking Vietnam, Thailand, Laos under discussion

cuakhauBoYLeaders of the two provinces have agreed that the new route going through eight provinces of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand will be launched next year. Their agreement also covers favourable conditions for easy transportation of passengers and goods in the three nations.

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Exhibition on ASEAN, Vietnam’s culture to start in Hanoi

ExhibitiononASEANEntitled “ASEAN cultural space” the exhibition will take place at the National Library of Vietnam, 31 Trang Thi Street, Hanoi.
The documents include photos, paintings, books and newspapers in different languages. The exhibits were selected from the 2.5 million documents stored in the library.

Telpher to be built at Tran Dynasty relic area

AnSinhtemple-21814JPGAccordingly, the project stretches over about 3km between the Chong stone area and the Thien river. It also includes two walking paths within a hectare of land and winding through approximated 2.6kms in total length. Other auxilary service areas include a platform and a car park.

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Opa-Locka Executive Airport Project Earns National Award For Outstanding Design And Construction

Lemartec President MannyOne of several new developments at Opa-locka Executive Airport (OPF) has earned national recognition for outstanding construction. Local construction management firm Lemartec was named to Varco Pruden Buildings’ 2014 Hall of Fame in the transportation category for designing and building the new aircraft hangar at OPF for Miami Executive Aviation. 

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Los Angeles Airport Police Offocers To Receive Highest Award In The State, The Governor’s Public Safety Medal Of Valor Award On September 15

LAXLos Angeles International Airport (LAX) Police Sergeant Steve Zouzounis and Officers David Lalicker, Brian Lopez, Robert Pedregon, Raymond Woods and Daniel Yu have been announced as recipients of the Governor’s Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Award for their heroic actions during the November 1st shooting at Terminal 3.

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September Construction Projects Will Cause Passeneger Impacts

LAXOngoing construction at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is expected to continue to impact travelers during the month of September with sidewalk closures, roadway lane closures, and in-terminal construction. The efforts, part of the multi-billion dollar, capital improvement modernization program underway throughout the airport, will ultimately result in a more modern airport that improves the overall customer experience.

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Saturday, 30 August 2014

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 23rd anniversary of Ukraine’s independence

PM Harper travels through the North WestPrime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of Ukraine’s independence.

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Fraport Executive Board member Peter Schmitz retires

20140829-1941_mAfter more than 13 years’ service, Fraport AG’s Executive Director Operations Peter Schmitz retired today. A reception was held to bid him farewell at Fraport AG’s headquarters. Schmitz, who joined the Frankfurt Airport company in 2001, initially served until 2009 as Senior Executive Vice President responsible for Ground Services, Fraport’s biggest strategic business unit, with more than 5,000 employees.

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Centara joins Fin Free Thailand campaign to abolish shark fin menus

Centara Hotels&ResortsCentara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, has joined the Fin Free Thailand campaign to stop the serving of shark fin dishes.Centara hotels in Pattaya have been the first to end the serving of shark fin, with others in the group following later this year.

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Int. Meeting planners: Meetovation is the wave of the future

Meeting planners‘Meetovation is the wave of the future!’ – such were the words of Michael Salberg, President of Flashcom Group, US who participated on the latest MINDFamtrip in Copenhagen which was based on the successful Danish meeting design concept called ‘Meetovation’.

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Canada Deplores Ongoing Violence in Libya

Government of Canada“Canada deplores in the strongest terms the ongoing violence and destruction in Libya and is appalled by the reported incidents of human rights abuses. We urge all parties to accept an immediate and unconditional cessation of hostilities.

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Canada Condemns Targeting of Worshippers in Iraq

canada flag“Canada condemns the targeted killings of Iraqi Shiite Muslim worshipers near Baghdad today and of Sunni Muslim worshipers in Iraq’s eastern province of Diyala on Friday. These vicious attacks, which claimed the lives of several dozen innocent civilians, only serve to inflame sectarian tensions among Iraqis.

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