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|SYDNEY Nike Air Max Plus TN Ultra UK , May 27 (Xinhua) -- Tourism Australia chairman and former Qantas chief Geoff Dixon says Australia's tourism industry faces increased competition for the growing Chinese visitor market, Fairfax Media reported.
Dixon sighted the 2010 launch of Brand USA that resulted in a 2. 3 percent increase in foreign inbound travel to the United States.
"Competition like this, and from other countries, only puts pressure on Australia's industry," Dixon said.
Australia's biggest source of visitors are from New Zealand, however China has become the most valuable market for inbound tourists in terms of spending.
Spending by Chinese tourists in Australia increased by 16 percent to 5.4 billion Australian dollars (4.185 billion U.S. dollars) in 2014. Tourism Australia predicts spending will rise to 13 billion Australian dollars (10.07 billion U.S. dollars) by 2020.
Australia gained China's approved-destination status in 1999 Nike Air Max Plus TN UK , however 130 countries worldwide now have similar approval.
"It is important that we recognize that we face real challenges, " Dixon said.
BUENOS AIRES, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Violent outbursts following Argentina's 1-0 loss to Germany in Sunday's 2014 Brazil World Cup final were "planned", a top security official said Monday.
In the violent outbursts, 120 people were detained in clashes with police that dragged on for some three hours in the capital Buenos Aires, according to National Security Secretary Sergio Berni.
After the game Nike Air Presto Ultra Flyknit UK , football fans gathered at the city's well-known Obelisk monument in support for their team's strong showing to take second place at the World Cup, but as the night wore on, the celebrations turned violent, with masked vandals throwing rocks and destroying public property.
"That was not a chance happening, that was planned," Berni told Argentine media.
"We were able to work very patiently Nike Air Presto UK , and we were able to separate them and detain them," Berni said of the vandals, adding "they were very inebriated."
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Berni said, "when a car passed by, (the vandals) attacked it and robbed the passengers," and described the detained as "delinquents who went looking for chaos."
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BOSTON — After facing scrutiny from state officials in Massachusetts, a chain of colleges based in India has canceled its plans to buy two U.S. for-profit colleges.
The Amity University chain filed paperwork in July proposing to buy the New England Institute of Art, located near Boston, and the Art Institute of New York City, which are now owned by the Pittsburgh-based Education Management Corp. The deal would have helped Amity gain a foothold in the U.S. amid the chain's global expansion.
But Education Management Corp. officials said Tuesday that Amity has withdrawn from the proposed sale. Anne Dean Nike Air Max 97 Red UK , a spokeswoman for the corporation, would not say why the deal fell through. Officials from Amity, which is based in New Delhi, did not immediately respond to requests seeking comment.
The sale would have required approval from state officials in Massachusetts, but some had said they were skeptical of the chain, saying it had no track record in the U.S.
In September Nike Air Max 97 Green UK , the state's Department of Higher Education sent a letter to the New England Institute of Art asking what steps had been taken to ensure that Amity would provide a quality education and whether the chain had the finances to support it. Department officials said they didn't receive a formal response and hadn't been notified that the sale was canceled.
The school proposed the sale after it had made plans to close following years of steep enrollment and revenue declines. In 2014, it enrolled 500 students, down from 1,600 in 2009.
Maura Healey, the state's attorney general, said Tuesday that the sale was a "bad idea from the beginning Nike Air Max 97 Blue UK ," describing Amity as a "foreign entity with no experience in American higher education."
"These students deserve the education and careers that they were promised," Healey said in a statement. "They don't deserve to be treated like a source of income and shunted aside when they are no longer profitable."
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