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Economic Development Spotlight

Reflection on development is at the heart of UNCTAD's work. It produces often-innovative analyses that form the basis for the recommen-dations to economic policymakers.
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Global Events Spotlight

The eagerly-anticipated tourna-ment has already been billed the 'Ryder Cup of Rugby League' and sees the top three clubs from the First Utility Super League, face NRL club over three compelling days in February.
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LOCATIONS, PLACES OF ORIGIN spotlight

Founded in 1977 and headquearters in Brussels, FEVE is an international not-for-profit asso-ciation, which currently numbers over 60 company members and 22 coorporate groups across the European Union, Switzerland and Turkey.
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FEATURED NEWS

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    It's NYC Beer Week! Read more

  • February 11, 2015

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  • January 27, 2015

    Blizzard 2015: New England Buried, NYC Lifts Travel Ban Read more

  • January 17, 2015

    ICC opens inquiry into possible war crimes in Middle East conflict Read more

  • January 15, 2015

    Restaurant wish list: 15 global eateries we're dying to try in 2015 Read more

  • January 2, 2015

    The latest UK dining hotspot: Prison Read more

  • January 1, 2015

    Hello, 2015! A New Year Is Rung In Around the World Read more

EXPERT INSIGHTS

Vicente de Lima Neto

President

Brazilian Tourism Board

Vicente Neto, 48, is a tourism specialist, with a law degree and a graduate degree in business administration. Prior to being named President of Embratur, he worked as a special advisor. Born in Bahia, Neto was Secretary of Sports, Education, Leisure and Social Inclusion in the Ministry of Sports. He was also Secretary of Culture, Sport and Recreation of the City of Lauro de Freitas and Secretary... read more

FEATURED MEDIA

British Airways India – A Ticket to Visit Mum
You only get one family. One son learns the value of a British Airways ticket as he travels home to visit the one he loves.

2014 Global Destination Cities Index

Now in its fourth year, the MasterCard Index of Global Destination Cities ranks 132 cities in terms of the number of their total international visitor arrivals and the cross-border spending by these same visitors in the destination cities. It also gives visitor and passenger growth forecasts for 2014. The 13 African cities ranked in the Index are Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Cairo, Casablanca, Accra, Nairobi, Beira, Dakar, Kampala, Lagos, Maputo and Tunis.

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  1. London
  2. Bangkok
  3. Paris
  4. Singapore
  5. Dubai
  6. New York
  7. Istanbul
  8. Kuala Lumpur
  9. Hong Kong
  10. Seoul