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Travel Companies Prepare For Yield Drop

Senior Executives say Middle Eastern travel management companies are searching for ways to survive the economic crisis as all travel segments slow and yields decrease. Under consideration are streamlining processes, new revenue streams, and resource management. Executives say three challenges presented by the economic crisis are collection and credit terms yield drops, and resource management. General Manager for Dubai Travel and Tour Agents Group explains the biggest problem is customers are not flying as often and corporations are down-scaling their business travel as well as the class of travel from first to business to economy.

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St Joseph's Cathedral

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Mexico City, Mexico

Address: Calle Diego Rivera 2 Phone: 5550-1189 Timings: Open Tuesdays to Sundays. Closed Mondays. Admission: 10 pesos. Studio and residence of Diego Rivera, aesthetically appealing, consisting of two building blocks connected by an aerial walkway. Painted with Mexico’s primary colors of blue, pink and yellow.   ...

The Central Market

The Central Market

Hong Kong, China

The Central Market is in the corner of Queen Victoria Street. It has a central courtyard and six floors. One of the first markets of Hong Kong, one can find all kinds of traditional handmade Chinese goods here. For all meat shopping this is the place to go to. In fact it is the biggest supplier of meat products in South Asia. This is also a place to collect rare Chinese herbs and roots and ...

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Botanical Garden

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