Month: September 2018

GO WEST to Salt Lake City

GO WEST Summit is a premier travel trade convention that connects the tourism organisations and tour suppliers from the western states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming to international and U.S. based receptive tour operators, promoting in bound tourism in the USA by Jenny Tan Go West Summit is organised by International Tourism Marketing Inc , the Go West Summit was held in Salt Lake City, Utah as the host city this year with an average of more than 800 attendees and 11,000 scheduled meetings. Dynamic Delta...

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Uzbek Dancers Charm NATAS Visitors

Singapore’s premier holiday exhibition for consumers, NATAS Holidays 2018 Tourism Fair, had a treat in store for visitors – a showcase of traditional Uzbekistan dancing performances. The performances raised enormous interest and curiosity amongst the throngs of potential tourists who visited the Uzbekistan National Booth where the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Singapore, jointly with representatives of the State Tourism Committee and Tashkent City Municipality, provided information and presentations on the country’s tourism potential. The country is famous for its historical cities of Samarqand, Bukhara and Khiva – the Pearls of the Great Silk Road as well...

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3rd Singapore-Sub-Saharan Africa High-Level Ministerial Exchange Visit

The Visiting Dignitaries (By country name) * Djibouti: Minister of the Budget Bodeh Ahmed Robleh * Ethiopia: State Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Akilu Hailemichael * Gabon: Minister of Foreign Affairs Regis Tatangani * Ghana: Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Charles Owiredu * Kenya: Chief Administrative Secretary for Foreign Affairs Ababu Namwamba * Mozambique: Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation José Pacheco * Namibia: Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Christine Hoebes * Nigeria: Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment Hajiya Aisha Abubakar * Rwanda: Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and...

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ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting

Round up of highlights of the meeting in August held in Singapore by Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan SINGAPORE’S Foreign Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan in his round-up speech to journalists at the end of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Minister’s Meeting was happy to report, “This is my third ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and I can honestly say this has been the smoothest, the least contentious, and the most constructive and positive meeting so far. So it has been on a good trajectory.” Delving into the details of this year’s gathering he first highlighted how it marked a handing over...

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New DEAN: What to Expect…

The Ambassador of Chile to the Republic of Singapore HE James Sinclair is the new Dean of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps (DCC) here and intends to carry on the good work started by his predecessors and one might also expect some new initiatives in the area of education GOOD morning your Excellency. Congratulations on becoming the new Dean in Singapore. Please share with us your views on becoming Dean and your plans for this new role. It’s a great honour which gives me a great opportunity to work with the diplomats of the DCC and also with the...

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