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Medical Tourism in Turkey

  • November 4, 2020
Medical Tourism in Turkey

 

During Hestourex, I met Dr. Sevil Kaderli, the founder of Atalya Dental clinic in Antalya. We talked about the practice and the type of services that she offers to the customers. I was invited to visit the Atalya clinic in Antalya’s Kepez district. It was a seven-story building consisting of 17 clinics equipped with all the latest dental technology. One room was designed and decorated specifically for children. One floor was dedicated to a large laboratory for making teeth, dentures, crowns, and implants. There was also a floor with several apartments dedicated to accommodate foreign guests. Dr. Kaderli also owns and manages another branch in Dokuma district in the city of Antalya ….

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KOLKATA DIARY – The Effect of Cyclone in Sandarbans

  • October 8, 2020
KOLKATA DIARY – The Effect of Cyclone in Sandarbans

 

With a significant population, India has already been facing a great task in dealing with the damages caused by the impacts of the virus and maintaining social distancing. To make matters worse, another natural disaster hit West Bengal on 20th May as the coastal areas of the states of Odisha and West Bengal suffered the heavy impacts of one of the strongest cyclones in decades. The hurricane caused by super cyclone “Amphan” destroyed fishing villages, homes, and farms, brought down the power lines, and damaged roads and highways. The high-speed winds of up to 190 Km/h caused surges in storm and heavy rainfall, raising the sea level and flooding agricultural land, farms, and towns. The poor infrastructure of Kolkata could not cope with the consequence of overflowing water in the streets. Many neighbourhoods such as Kumotuli were devastated. Homes and workshops were swamped in the flooding water. People have become both jobless and homeless

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KOLKATA DIARY: Corona Cripples City of Light

  • October 8, 2020
KOLKATA DIARY: Corona Cripples City of Light

 

It was in October of 2019 when I was in Kolkata, India, to be a competition judge among 13 members of a jury. The International Jury Award took place during the Durga Puja festival to help review 300 hundred pandals created by local artists and artisans. The city was colourful and vibrant in the celebration of the festival, uplifted in a united spirit to bring joy and happiness to the city regardless of religion or political ideas.

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The Cruise Days in Hamburg – Part 2

  • July 26, 2020
The Cruise Days in Hamburg – Part 2

In the morning, we had a walking tour of the city of Hamburg, strolling in the beautiful courtyards and the luxury shopping streets, reaching the highlights of the city such as St Nicholas Cathedral, Hamburg Town Hall and the Kontorhaus district. We also visited Miniatur Wunderland and the International Maritime Museum.

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The Cruise Days in Hamburg – Part 1

  • June 1, 2020
The Cruise Days in Hamburg – Part 1

I arrived in the city of Hamburg in September 2019 during the Cruise Days event. It was a very long time since my last visit, nearly 25 years ago, but my memory of the old town, the harbour, the river, the inner lake and all city attractions and landmarks were still fresh in my head.

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Musings on Corona

  • May 5, 2020
Musings on Corona

We hear about the history of people dying because of the plague, ebola and influenza, killing millions of people. We thought it was a thing of the past, only happening to people in a distant time because of limited and underdeveloped health care. We never thought that it may happen in our lifetime…

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Zipline Magic in Ras Al Khaimah

  • March 13, 2020
Zipline Magic in Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah, one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is an oasis of adventure and sport. Ras Al Khaimah in Arabic means “head of camp”. This emirate is truly located at the top of the country, with its high mountains part of the Hajar mountain range, located at the most northern part of the UAE, extending in the east above Oman. Like Dubai and Abu Dubai, the emirate is also blessed with a long stretch of sandy beaches along the Persian Gulf…

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NICATUR 2019

  • December 1, 2019
NICATUR 2019

 

NICATUR, Nicaragua’s first International Tourism Fair (NICATUR) opened on 6th September 2019 in Managua. The event was held at the Olof Palme Convention Centre, in presence of 89 national exhibitors, 64 foreign tour operators, and buyers and 32 international media.

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The interview with Anasha Campbell – NICATUR 2019

  • November 30, 2019
The interview with Anasha Campbell – NICATUR 2019

The interview with Anasha Campbell, the Minister of Tourism, about Nicaragua’s first International Tourism Fair (NICATUR) opened on 6th September 2019 in Managua. The event was held at the Olof Palme Convention Centre, in presence of 89 national exhibitors, 64 foreign tour operators, and buyers and 32 international media.

NICATUR was a successful event to exhibit the best highlights of Nicaragua, the land of lakes and volcanoes under one roof. Anasha Campbell stated, “NICATUR is a platform to showcase the attractions that Nicaragua offers in terms of natural beauties and cultural heritage, but it is also a platform for exhibitors and private sectors to get in contact with international buyers and foreign press, promoting their product and services”.

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GOA International Travel Mart 2019

  • November 13, 2019
GOA International Travel Mart 2019

The Goa International Travel Mart (GITM) 2019, held at the Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium, was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Goa, Dr. Pramod Sawant on 23rd October 2019. Dr Sawat met the exhibitors, international and national media, hosted buyers and investors in the tourism sectors. He reassured the government’s support and intentions to boost Goa as a vibrant destination.

The visitors interacted at the B2B sessions, heard the latest news about Goa  Tourism in the press conference and attended the Medical Tourism seminar which was presented by the medical fraternity in Goa.

The event was a grand success providing a unique opportunity for networking with the tourism stake-holders, and to showcase some of the best hospitality products of Goa to travel agents and tour operators from around the world.

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