Asia's travel and tourism industry 'to face talent crisis'

Asia's travel and tourism sector is booming but will faces a severe shortage of skilled workers in the next 10 years, a top industry executive said Wednesday. Investments in human capital have lagged behind spending on infrastructure such as airports and hotels, said David Scowsill, president and chief executive of the London-based World Travel and Tourism Council. "We are indeed facing a talent …
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US politicians call for travel ban on Ebola-affected countries

NEW YORK, Oct 30 (Bernama) — Following the recent example of Australia, which has imposed a ban on visitors from three Ebola-affected West African countries ? Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia ? and with Ebola's proliferation in these countries, US President Barack Obama faces mounting pressure from Congressmen urging him to impose a travel ban on visitors from the three West African countries.
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London: South Kensington Will Get Its Exhibitionist Earlier (And Cheaper) Than Expected

Well this isn’t very true to character. The Exhibitionist Hotel in South Kensington, which we told you about last month, is opening earlier than its scheduled 1 December date – rooms are available to book from 10 November.

An early opening is weird in itself, but what’s weirder is that the hotel’s own website, which was imminent last time we checked in, is still not up and running – there’s just a placeholder page with email addresses to contact. Less than two weeks to go and no website? That’s brave.

You can, of course, still book through the Preferred Hotel Group, which is showing rooms from ?368 on opening night. But if you’re planning to

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