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Philippines Department of Tourism fires McCann after plagiarism row

Philippines Department of Tourism fires McCann after plagiarism row

The Philippines Department of Tourism has terminated its contact with McCann Worldgroup following allegations of plagiarism regarding a new ad campaign. The agency was accused of copying its ad ‘Sights’, the first work in a new campaign ‘Experience the Philippines’, from ‘Rediscover South Africa’, a 2014 tourism ad by Ireland/Davenport of ...

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Goa launches monsoon tourism to attract visitors

Goa launches monsoon tourism to attract visitors

Panaji, Jun 9 (PTI) With the onset of the monsoon making it dangerous to venture into the sea, the Goa tourism department has launched activities which provide much more fun than being on the beaches for the travellers. The department is all set to provide alternative activities to the visitors ...

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Nepal lets Everest permit dodger off without $30419 fine

Nepal lets Everest permit dodger off without $30419 fine

KATHMANDU (AFP) – Nepal said on Friday (May 26) a South African who tried to climb Mount Everest without a permit can go home without paying a US$22,000 (S$30,419) fine, but banned him from mountaineering there for 10 years. Ryan Sean Davy, 43, was found hiding in a cave near ...

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CEMEX USA Recognized by Texas Parks & Wildlife for Land …

CEMEX USA Recognized by Texas Parks & Wildlife for Land ...

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CEMEX USA was recognized Thursday by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for its ongoing commitment to sustainability and land stewardship with the prestigious 2017 Lone Star Land Steward Award for the Trans Pecos Ecoregion. The award recognizes CEMEX, the El Carmen Land Conservation Co., LLC (ECLCC), and part ...

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CEMEX USA Recognized by Texas Parks & Wildlife for Land Stewardship

CEMEX USA Recognized by Texas Parks & Wildlife for Land Stewardship

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CEMEX USA was recognized Thursday by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for its ongoing commitment to sustainability and land stewardship with the prestigious 2017 Lone Star Land Steward Award for the Trans Pecos Ecoregion. The award recognizes CEMEX, the El Carmen Land Conservation Co., LLC (ECLCC), and part ...

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NYC Scolds SoHo Shops That ‘Should Not Be There At All’

NYC Scolds SoHo Shops That 'Should Not Be There At All'

SOHO, NY — New York City is starting to penalize large retailers in SoHo, which have been improperly operating in the neighborhood’s shopping corridor for years, according to complaints from local residents and officials. Retailers in SoHo must be smaller than 10,000 square feet, or else they have to acquire ...

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Kerala Tourism Receives HolidayIQ Better Holiday Award

Kerala Tourism Receives HolidayIQ Better Holiday Award

Thiruvananthapuram, May 12 () Kerala Tourism was voted as ‘India‘s favorite Waterfront Destination‘ for Alleppey by the HolidayIQ Better Holiday Awards. Union Minister Jitendra Singh presented this prestigious award to Venu V, Principal Secretary, Kerala Tourism, at a function held in New Delhi yesterday, a tourism press release said here ...

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