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Galveston Capital Tourism and Marketing on Bali's 2017 Tourist Village Awards Highlights

Gianyar. Bali's local government awarded 29 villages with silver and bronze stars at the 2017 Tourist Village Awards at Taman Nusa cultural park in Gianyar district on Friday (26/05).

 

The event's committee head, Made Mendra Astawa, said awards were given to villages who displayed concerted efforts to develop amenities and infrastructure to attract a growing number of tourists.

 

Seventeen villages were awarded silver stars, while 12 others received bronze stars. However, no villages were awarded with gold.

 

Mendra said the committee, comprised of 14 judges, conducted their assessments from April 20 to May 18 and applied regional standards to evaluate each village.

 

Bali Tourism Agency head A.A. Yuniartha said he hopes all tourist villages on the island, which total 104, can work to develop local amenities and attract a larger number of visitors.

 

 

"We hope that all of our villages will be transformed into tourist destinations, many visitors, especially from Europe, are

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Galveston Capital: 10 of the Best Tourist Attractions in Jakarta

Best Jakarta Tourist Attractions – The connotation of Jakarta as a stalled city and all the problems of the metropolitan city are undeniable. However, the city of Jakarta is not as bad as expected. Destinations of tourist attractions, culinary in Jakarta and souvenirs typical of Jakarta are some fun things you can meet in this largest metropolitan city in Indonesia.

 

Compiled from various sources, Capture Indonesia provides some of the most popular and the best tourist attractions in Jakarta are visited by travel lovers, both domestic and foreign.

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Galveston Capital Tourism and Marketing on How Jakarta Can Maximize One of Its Potentials to Attract

 

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - The Jakarta Great Sale Festival (FJGS) 2017 is expected to increase the number of tourists visiting the country's capital city, a Jakarta tourism official stated.

 

"The FJGS program has continued to improve every year, and it is expected that the number of tourists will also increase through this activity," Head of Jakarta Tourism and Culture Service Catur Laswanto noted at a press conference on the FJGS 2017 in Jakarta on Thursday.

 

Laswanto remarked that Jakarta has an advantage in the form of numerous shopping centers and malls that make the capital a tourist destination.

 

"Unlike other regions that have natural wealth that makes them a tourist destination, Jakarta has several shopping centers, and this is a tourist attraction," Laswanto emphasized.

 

The tourism official is optimistic that the FJGS 2017 will be able to compete with various shopping festivals in other Asian countries, as the products on offer are more complete and are availa

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Galveston Jakarta Reviews: Tourism Ministry to Build 100,000 Homestays in Tourist Villages

 

Jakarta. The Tourism Ministry will host a coordination meeting at Bidakara Hotel, Jakarta, on May 18-19 to sign agreements to develop a total of up to 100,000 homestays in tourist villages all over the country in the next few years.

 

This year alone, the ministry expects to build 20,000 new homestays.

 

Representatives from several ministries, developers, local administrations, non-governmental organizations and academic experts will attend the two-day meeting.

 

The key outcome for the meeting is to have the Ministry of Tourism and Ministry for Villages, Underdeveloped Regions and Transmigration — the key players in the development projects — to agree to kickstart the collaboration and set out the guidelines for it.

 

"The Tourism Minister and the Minister of Villages, Underdeveloped Regions and Transmigration will sign an agreement and set up guidelines for homestay development in tourist villages. We will also hold discussions with other stakeholders on the ideal locat

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Galveston Capital Tourism and Marketing Review: Family-Friendly Island Hotels and Condos

Known as the “Wall Street of the Southwest”, Galveston Island boasts an abundance of Gulf beaches, architectural jewels and grand mansions. People flock in this 32 miles long island for a lot of reasons, mostly for enjoyment, relaxation and adventure.

Where to Stay

Oftentimes, the location of the hotel you would want to stay is a big factor while on the island. Good thing, there are numerous hotels and lodges near the center of the island and top attractions. Whether you are planning to travel with your family, there are numerous family-friendly houses and condos that will fit your budget. Do some research to find the perfect place suited to your needs.

Historic Places

While visiting Galveston, make sure to explore the beautiful historic homes they are famous for, including the 1859 Ashton Villa, the Bishop’s Palace which is built in 1892 and the famous 1895 Moody Mansion which portrays early 20th-century family life among Galveston’s elite.

Some of the must-see sites in the isl

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Galveston Capital Tourism and Marketing Review - World Class Museums and More!

Leave the stiff and boring life behind for some excitement and enjoyment in one the of the top travel destination in Texas – Galveston Island. This 32-mile long island offers a wide variety of attractions from sandy beaches, museums, art galleries, theatrical productions to historic homes and mansions.

Spend some “island time” and enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as fishing, golfing, boat riding, kayaking and surfing. With the help of Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau, you can successfully start planning your dream vacation on the island of Galveston.

Historic Island

Galveston is known for their historic past and rich culture and one of the best ways to spend your vacation in the island is by visiting world class museums. Galveston has a wealth of amazing museums that can give you a fun day filled with facts and unique adventures. Some of the best museums in Galveston are the Galveston Children’s Museum, Lone Star Flight Museum and The Bryan Museum.

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Galveston Capital Tourism and Marketing Review: Island Getaway in Galveston

Planning a trip to Texas? Galveston may be a bit of a drive but it is worth a trip. Various people are making their way to this island all year round for a lot of reasons and enjoyments – beautiful Gulf beaches, wildlife displays, a cruise to the Caribbean, specialty cuisines, thrill rides, museums and many other attractions.

 

There is so much to do in Galveston, good thing the island offers a wide variety of hotel options for tourists who want to visit and explore their charming big city. Some of these hotels are just steps away from the beach and within walking distance of fishing piers, fine restaurants and family entertainment.

 

Romantic Getaways in Galveston

 

If you are seeking for an ultimate thrill-seeking romantic getaway with your partner then Galveston Island is a perfect choice! The bizarre charm of this island will definitely give a brand new energy into your relationship. From a charming bed and breakfast to romantic evenings, spending “island time” here can reki

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Galveston's Beaches: So Many to Choose From!

Summer fun on the island is just around the corner. So when the temperatures soar in the weeks and months ahead, what’s the best Galveston beach to hit the waves? That depends on what you’re looking for – whether it be family fun, volleyball and games, pristine sand or gentle surf, Galveston has it all.

 

Stewart Beach. Located on the island’s eastern side where Broadway ends at the Seawall, this beach is the most popular with families. In fact it’s regarded as Galveston’s most family-friendly beach. Amenities include a pavilion, children's playground, showers, concessions, chair and umbrella rentals, and a gift shop. Lifeguards are on duty. Leave the beer and other alcoholic beverages at home.

 

 

East Beach. Drive right up to the water in your car at Galveston’s premier party beach, with sponsored activities including festivals, live bands and an annual sandcastle competition. Located along the island’s easternmost shores, East Beach is also a good spot for bird watching to see

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Galveston Capital Tourism and Marketing Texas - Cruise destinations that depart from the Port

Not too surprisingly, the cruise industry has been a boon to the Port of Galveston.

 

Between Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean Cruises, Galveston offers people from all over the region numerous opportunities to explore a slate of tropical ports on three to 14-day tours.

 

In its first quarter of 2017, Carnival is showing strong growth.

 

WHAT NYT GOT RIGHT AND WRONG: The New York Times highlights some of Galveston's best restaurants and attractions

 

"We are off to a good start delivering another quarter of operational improvement on top of a very strong first quarter last year," Carnival Corporation & plc President and Chief Executive Officer Arnold Donald said in a statement. "Our performance was driven by increased demand, particularly for our core Caribbean itineraries, leading to higher year-over-year ticket prices which enabled us to overcome the significant negative impact of both fuel and currency to exceed the high end of our guidance range." 

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Wine Connoisseurs Rejoice! The Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival is back

Red or white? And what food choice might you prefer with your favorite wines?

These are the questions – no doubt fun decisions to make – facing those who attend the 2017 Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival. This year’s festival, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, will have no shortage of food and wine choices making the above questions very easy to answer.

There will be wines from nearly two dozen vineyards, each with their own varieties and blends. And restaurants from across Galveston and the Greater Houston Area will be serving up hors d’oeuvres for some of the festival’s wine-tasting events that include the following, according to the festival’s website:

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