James Packer's Macau casino bet backed by Crown shareholder Goldman Sachs

James Packer's Macau casino bet backed by Crown shareholder Goldman Sachs
"We tend to be long term investors and if you look at long term trends in China, what is pretty clear is outbound tourism is at a very early stage of development and you can make a credible case that it will continue to grow. Resorts and casinos in …
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Miss Tourism-Philippines bets join Santacruzan at Solaire
Miss Tourism-Philippines candidates participate in the Santacruzan at Solaire Casino and Resorts on Sunday, May 31. They are from L-R: Christine Picardal (Baguio), Helga Cerbo (Bocaue, Bulacan), Leidda Babasanta (Sta. Rosa, Laguna), Mariel …
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PATA New Tourism Frontiers Forum 2015 to be held in Legazpi, Philippines

PATA New Tourism Frontiers Forum 2015 to be held in Legazpi, Philippines
The three-day event, under the theme “Ecotourism – Transcending Climate Change”, is being generously hosted by the Provincial Government of Albay in partnership with The Department of Tourism, Philippines. The choice of venue is due to the outstanding …
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Why more Filipino tourists are visiting Japan
MANILA – The number of Filipinos going to Japan as tourists has been increasing over the last few years, data from the Japan National Tourism Organization shows, and the trend is expected to continue in the coming years because of the country's relaxed …
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Growing agri-tourism in Philippines requires government aid: trade

Growing agri-tourism in Philippines requires government aid: trade
TTG Asia e-Daily understands that the Department of Tourism is not currently marketing agri-tourism. Former tourism secretary Alberto Lim attended an agri-tourism fair in Italy in 2010, but his short one-year tenure was the last mention of this niche …
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More tourists and excellent dimsum from Taiwan to Manila
Lin is enthusiastic about tourism between Taiwan and the Philippines. He said, “The first step to encourage tourism between our two countries is to increase more flights to and from Taiwan and the Philippines. To achieve this goal, our two countries …
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'Phl committed to friendship with China'
MANILA, Philippines – Despite its vigorous opposition to China's reclamation activities in disputed waters, the Philippines is firmly committed to sustaining its friendship with the Asian giant, which has been hosting hundreds of thousands of Filipino …
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Philippines targets luxury tourists

Philippines targets luxury tourists
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines needs to step up efforts to attract more luxury tourists into the country to be at par with neighboring nations, industry officials said. There is little awareness that the Philippines could be a luxury tourist …
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