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Porto city of opportunities

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Country Brand Index 2012-13

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see full document http://www.futurebrand.com/wp-content/cbi/pdfs/CBI_2012-13.pdf
Interesting calling us PIIGS, at least puts Portugal as the 1st of the PIIGS

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We are top story in place branding

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Amsterdam and San Francisco named world’s best cities to visit

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Amsterdam and San Francisco named world’s best cities to visit Posted on Oct 22, 2012 in Featurestravel | 3 Comments and 108 Reactions 14
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CEPR Discussion Paper update week ending 21/10/12

The Brain Gain of Corporate Boards: A Natural Experiment from China Mariassunta Giannetti
Guanmin Liao
Xiaoyun Yu DE
FE DP9190 PDF www.cepr.org/DP9190 The Breakdown of Connectivity Breakdowns Steffen Hoernig IO DP9189 PDF www.cepr.org/DP9189 Germs, Social Networks and Growth Alessandra Fogli
Laura Veldkamp DE
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PP DP9188 PDF www.cepr.org/DP9188 Innovation, Competition, and Investment Timing Yrjö Koskinen
Jøril Mæland FE
IO DP9187 PDF www.cepr.org/DP9187

The world's most difficult countries to travel through

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DateJune 15, 2011Comments 217Read later The BackpackerBen Groundwater is Fairfax's globetrotter on a shoe-string.
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Planning Theory Online Table of Contents Alert

Planning Theory Online Table of Contents Alert A new issue of Planning Theory is available online:Special issue in honor of Sue Hendler:
November 2012; Vol. 11, No. 4 
The below Table of Contents is available online at: http://plt.sagepub.com/content/vol11/issue4/?etoc
EditorialEditorialHuw ThomasPlanning Theory 2012;11 333-335
http://plt.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/11/4/333
Special issue articles"Never eat anything with a face": Ontology and ethicsChristine OverallPlanning Theory 2012;11 336-342
http://plt.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/11/4/336
Planning for the needs of urban poor in the Global South: The value of a feminist approachSuzanne SpeakPlanning Theory 2012;11 343-360
http://plt.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/11/4/343
Planning and professionalism: Knowledge, judgement and expertise in English planningGeoff VigarPlanning Theory 2012;11 361-378
http://plt.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/11/4/361
‘Planning ethics’ and rediscovering the idea of planningHeather CampbellPlanning T…

GLOBAL SUMMIT on CITY TOURISM

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GLOBAL SUMMIT on CITY TOURISM:
Catalysing economic development and social progress
14 – 16 November 2012
Haliç Congress Centre, Istanbul, Turkey

Organized by UNWTO
On the occasion of UNWTO Affiliate Members Plenary Session

In collaboration with:
Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey /
The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB)

Background and Objectives Tourism has become an element that can make a significant contribution to the development and rejuvenation of cities given its cross-cutting impact on the society and its effects on the many facets of the economic, social, cultural and territorial city life.If correctly planned, developed and efficiently managed, tourism can be a catalyst for a vigorous economic development and social progress in cities by re-building infrastructure, generating jobs and a skilled labour force, stimulating local business entrepreneurship, developing strong public/private partnerships, attracting other economic activities, creating distincti…

Indonesian Words From Portuguese Language

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Porto entre os melhores destinos de gastronomia e vinhos da Europa | Publituris

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Porto entre os melhores destinos de gastronomia e vinhos da Europa | Publituris

Porto entre os melhores destinos de gastronomia e vinhos da Europa16 de Outubro de 2012 por Tiago da Cunha Esteves A cidade do Porto foi distinguida no âmbito dos ‘Travelers’ Choice Wine Destinations’ dedicados à Europa, tendo sido a única do País a figurar nessa lista, onde constam outros destinos como a Toscana, em Itália, Provença (França) e Umbria (Itália). As cidades eleitas nestes prémios, promovidos pelo TripAdvisor, foram votadas por milhões de pessoas que regularmente utilizam o referido site. Os vencedores foram avaliados com base naquilo que têm para oferecer em relação aos vinhos, tendo em conta a opinião dos internautas em questões como as adegas, restaurantes, atracções e alojamento.