Economic Development Spotlight

The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit international development organi-zation committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing Asia. Informed by six decades of experience and deep local expertise, our programs address critical issues affecting Asia in the 21st century-governance and law, economic development, women's empowerment, enviroment, and regional cooperation.
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Global Events Spotlight

The tournament will be jointly held across Australia and New Zealand in February and March 2015. The first matches will be played in Christchurch and Melbourne on 14 February, with the final at the
Melbourne Cricket Ground on
29 March.
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As a full service export specialist for the California Wine Industry, 'CGI' understands the complex series of challenges involved with not only finding buyers and making the wine export compliant but, the education, marketing and promoting of those wines once they arrive. Learn more »


  • February 20, 2015

    It's NYC Beer Week! Read more

  • February 11, 2015

    UK to overhaul visa regime to boost business Read more

  • 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


Vicente de Lima Neto


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


Employee-Centric Brand Image Video - Port Elizabeth International Airport airing smiles and a breath of fresh breeze. Click on video for more information.

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