Work began on Monday on the development of a man-made island in Dubai, 500 metres directly opposite the Jumeirah Beach Residence complex. To be known as Bluewaters Island, the new development will house five star hotels and resorts, al fresco dining and entertainment zones, and residential apartments and villas. The focal point of the island city, which will cost $1.6 billion, will be a 688 ...
THE secret Adelaide night life that rivals Sydney's; Chinatown's hidden treasures; chef Simon Bryant joining the new food-truck culture - these windows into Adelaide life are part of a South Australian Tourism Commission campaign using films made by independent film-makers. The SATC commissioned 10 filmmakers to shoot a short feature showing why they love the state - and the results went ...
Bay of Plenty tourism operators are praising a new campaign to promote national and international guests to the region next summer. Building the Bay of Plenty into one of the country's top-four destinations and increasing the amount of time visitors spend in the area is the aim of the new Tourism Bay of Plenty campaign. The campaign will target the Asian and Australian markets ...
New Delhi, May 22 : In a first in India, Tourism Australia has presented India-based members of LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network, with a fun opportunity of winning a refreshing week-long holiday in Australia, away from their daily ...
On May 3, the first turbine of the Bui Hydroelectric Power Station in the Republic of Ghana, financed and built by China, started generating electricity, adding 133 megawatts to Ghana's electricity grid. Funded with a concessional loan and buyer's credit by the China Export-Import Bank and constructed by the China Sinohydro Corporation, the Bui Hydroelectric Power Station, with a ...
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Exhibit A in the case of Why Disney Needs Pixar is Chicken Little, Disneys first solo computer-animated effort. Although a perfectly presentable animated comedy, it lacks any sense of magic or true innovation. Its cobbled-together story feels like Childrens Comedy 101 thrown ... ...
SOCHI, May 22 (Itar-Tass) - The 9th International congress on winter sports, tourism, and outdoor activities will begin here on Wednesday with a plenary session dedicated to mass sports in Russia. The congres is to be held at the Krasnya Polyana mountain skiing resort where ski competitions will take place during the 2014 Winter Olympic ...
Tourism New Zealand is hoping to double the number of international tourists who come here to play golf as part of a new strategy to attract higher spending visitors. About 50,000 overseas visitors play golf while they're here and the government agency says the enthusiasts among them spend more than double the average spend by leisure tourists of $2500. While the number of international ...
Orange 2800 The Central West Off Road Bike Club says a mountain biking facility that could attract thousands of visitors to the region a year, is achievable.The Orange City Council last night gave permission for the club to access the Lake Conobolas Sanctuary, subject to approval from the Cabonne Council.The council also voted to consider giving the project 10 thousand dollars in its next ...
NowIonian & Aegean is offering a week at the Villa Kalypso in Skiathos, which has two bedrooms and a pool, for 531pp, based on four sharing. It includes Monarch flights from Gatwick on 31 May and car hire. Ionianisland ...
Less than 200English Wine Week starts on Saturday. To celebrate, Three Choirs Vineyard in Gloucestershire has a two-for-one offer on the daily vineyard tour and tasting, priced at 9. It is valid until the end of June, but not on Thursdays or Fridays. Three-choirs- ...
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Young Australian medium-fast bowler and powerful lower-order hitter Nathan Coulter-Nile and fellow West Australian Mitchell Marsh are the two new names in the 15-man squad for this year's ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales, announced this morning.
According to Telegraph.com.au, Twenty20 skipper George Bailey has edged out keeper Matthew Wade for the post of vice captain for the eight-nation tournament, adding that he will be a vital middle-order batsman after a strong showing in the ODI series against Sri Lanka and West Indies.
News.com.au has said that Coulter-Nile's impressive Twenty20 and ODI form earned him a call-up in the squad, along with Adam Voges, who also got his chance to continue in the green and gold after a strong finish in the Australian summer.
According to the report, the young Marsh has got another shot at international cricket after overcoming a serious hamstring injury this summer and is expected to be a key all rounder, along with James Faulkner, Glenn Maxwell and Shane Watson.
The report further said that 'Reigning ODI Player of the Year' Clint McKay would carry the bulk of the fast bowling duties, along with specialist pacemen Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc and Coulter-Nile. ...
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