Monthly Archives: November 2012

European travel is doing well despite economic woes, says study

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A report published this week shows that in 2013 Europeans will undertake even more trips abroad and can expect a rise in the number of … Continue

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India to issue 3,000 visas to Pakistan cricket fans

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“One thousand Pakistanis will be able to watch the Delhi match and 500 will be allowed to attend each of the other games,” said the … Continue

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US Wants More Immigrant Entrepreneur in High-Tech Jobs

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The Obama administration’s top immigration official says his agency is working to attract and keep more foreign-born high-tech entrepreneurs who are seeking to start companies … Continue

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Why Indian IT companies are betting big on Latin America

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Presenting an opportunity to counter the over dependence on the US and European IT markets, Latin America is emerging as a fast growing market estimated … Continue

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Eurozone finance ministers agree deal on Greece bailout

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Eurozone finance ministers and the IMF have reached a deal on an urgently needed bailout for debt-laden Greece. They have agreed to cut debts by … Continue

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Show return ticket, get visa for India-Pak series

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The Government may issue a multi-city visa to Pakistani cricket lovers planning to witness the forthcoming cricket series beginning December 25 if they provide tickets … Continue

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India and China quarrel over their maps on passport and visa stamps

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India and China fought a month-long war fifty years ago that did not resolve their mountainous border dispute. Since then, the two Asian rivals have … Continue

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Finland EU Blue Card for Highly Skilled Professionals

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Finland issues the EU’s ‘Blue Card’ starting from 1 January 2012 in accordance with the EU’s directive. EU Blue Card is designed for highly qualified … Continue

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EU looks to tourism to boost economy

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The European Commission today proposed a number of measures meant to facilitate the release of visas to citizens of emerging countries in a bid to … Continue

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Visa on Arrival for Indian Tourists

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Want to travel and visit other countries, but do not want to get tangled in visa process, here is a list of countries that have … Continue

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Number of tourists visiting South Korea expected to top 10 million

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The number of foreign tourists visiting South Korea this year is expected to top the landmark 10 million later this week for the first time … Continue

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France is tops for tourists, Germans spend the most...

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Some 705 million international tourist arrivals were recorded over the first eight months of 2012, leading to the prediction of hitting the one billion tourists … Continue

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Gangnam Style' Boosts S. Korean Tourism

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The South Korean pop song and music video “Gangnam Style” has gone viral worldwide. And now the South Korean tourism industry is hoping to cash … Continue

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India to ease visa rules to boost tourism: Chiranjeevi

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India is attempting to liberalise visa procedures by adding nine countries to the the list of 11 nations whose citizens are entitled to the document … Continue

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European Commission Proposes Visa-free Travel From 16 Nations To
Schengen Area

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Citizens from 16 Island Nations will soon be able to travel to the Schengen area without a visa, opening up opportunities and advantages to both … Continue

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Skill shortage will force US to live with offshoring: IT companies

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The Indian IT industry would have preferred not to have another four years of Barack Obama, having been at the receiving end of higher visa … Continue

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IT companies told to clean up internal visa processes

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Immigration experts say that if the visa rejection rates have to come down, staff at IT companies in India would have to be as stringent … Continue

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Tourism sector targets Europe market

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DESPITE challenges in getting a share of the European tourist market into the Philippines, local tourism stakeholders hope to entice them to visit Cebu and … Continue

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One Billion Tourists Seen Traveling Worldwide in 2012

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International tourism grew worldwide at a four percent clip in the first eight months of the year, the UN World Tourism Organization said Monday. Boosted … Continue

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CIS: Most New Jobs Going to Immigrants

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The addition of 171,000 jobs in October according to Friday’s employment report is moderately good news for President Obama in the final days before the … Continue

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