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China begins construction on its first large luxury cruise liner

XIAMEN, Fujian, China - China on Wednesday began construction on its first large luxury cruise liner, which is included in a package of projects aimed at boosting the tourism and shipping industries o

Oman aims to attract 12 million visitors before 2020

MUSCAT, Oman — Two tenders worth RO 24 million were awarded this month by the Tender Board for the construction of Khasab Hotel in the Governorate of Musandam and a hotel in Jabal al Akhdar.

Hotel construction to begin shortly on former Kingdom site

(eTN) Sources from the local construction sector in Uganda have given the clearest indication yet that work on the Shimoni site – allocated several years ago to Kingdom Hotels and then abandoned –

Residential projects linked to resorts approved by Cuban tourism ministry

HAVANA – Cuba has approved construction of residential projects linked to resorts, the tourism minister said Tuesday, possibly opening the door for villas that could one day ring oceanfront golf cou

Hotel construction booming in anticipation of World Expo in Shanghai

The hotel market of the southern Chinese metropole has grown by 20 new upscale projects with a total room number of more than 6,200.

Work on Dar es Salaam airport progressing

Information was received last week that the current work program for the Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam is on course, now that the demolition of houses and buildings within the

Bulago Island Lodge work on course

After the contractors moved their staff and materials to Bulago Island, work is now on course to turn the Bulago Island Lodge into a fine island resort to match the quality of the other four propertie

New lodge for Ndere Island in Kenya

Following the report of last week that Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) was preparing to spend big bucks in revamping some of the parks and reserves in western Kenya, which included the Ndere Island, news

Kigali Convention Centre construction on course

Information was received late last week that the construction of the new Kigali Convention Centre is well on course, after all prerequisite equipment has been moved into the country by the contractors

Entebbe officials claim it was not them as allegations pile on...

Officials presently being grilled by parliament’s public accounts committee have been pushed into a corner over payments made to a half-baked hotel development on Entebbe road ahead of the Commonwe

Spectacular new Cape Town Stadium completed on schedule

In a special ceremony for more than 200 invited guests and media, the contractors handed “the key of the door” to Cape Town’s Executive Mayor, Alderman Dan Plato.

Campaign against second international airport in Megiddo

The campaigners against the construction of a second international airport in Megiddo argue that according to the estimation of many experts in the fields of transportation, aviation, and the environm

Kahului Airport receives Hawaii’s first stimulus-funded construction project

Hawaii's first construction project using federal stimulus money is now under way at Kahului Airport.

Germany Trade & Investment brings road show to US investors

The construction of the Berlin Brandenburg International (BBI) airport and the growth of freight traffic at Leipzig/Halle provide a unique investment opportunity for American businesses in both region

American Eagle to temporarily suspend Dallas Love Field Service

During the upcoming period when the terminal at Love Field is undergoing extensive reconstruction, American Eagle Airlines will suspend its service from Love Field.

Disney Cruise Line begins new ship construction

Disney Cruise Line began construction on two new ships today with a steel cutting ceremony at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany.

Construction chaos and drug addicts greet tourists

No matter which way they enter Norway's capital, visitors these days are running right into construction projects and other challenges as they make their way into the city.