• Home
  • Tag: 上海夜网PX

Everton to launch stunning £46million swoop for Napoli star

first_imgEverton are hoping to beat Arsenal and Chelsea to the signing of Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly with an offer of £46m.The Senegal international is proving to be one of the most in-demand players this summer and clubs from around Europe are keen to snap him up.Both Arsenal and Chelsea have held talks with Napoli, while French champions Paris Saint-Germain are keeping tabs on the situation too.However, according to Sportitalia, Everton are ready to blow the competition out of the water with a bid of of £46m.The Toffees have money to spend this summer following the backing of billionaire investor Farhad Moshiri.A new centre-back is high on manager Ronald Koeman’s list of targets and he could get his wish after Everton submitted their latest offer for Koulibaly. Kalidou Koulibaly in action for Napoli 1last_img read more

Business travel booming in WA

first_imgBusiness tourism lead inbound visitor numbers in Western Australia in the December quarter last year, achieving a 42 percent increase in MICE travellers to 33,000 compared to the same period in 2009. According to Minister for Tourism Martin Ferguson, business travel is an important part of Western Australia’s tourism industry, with their highest average spending of up to AU$1284 on food, drink and accommodation. Data from the International Visitor Survey found that in total WA welcomed up to 212,000 people in the December quarter last year, up four percent on the quarter the year before. Mr Ferguson said the state has seen exceptional growth from Asian countries such as China the market, which increased its visitation numbers into WA by 109 percent in 2010 compared to the year before. “The extra airline capacity announced this week allows both Australian and Chinese airlines to make even more flights into and out of Perth with an incentive to stopover at regional airports such as Broome,” Mr Ferguson added. “WA also maintains a strong national share of the Malaysian (23 per cent), Singapore (25 per cent) and UK (18 per cent) markets.” Minister Assisting on Tourism Senator Nick Sherry said tourism is the state’s largest services export industry and achieved up to AU$34 billion for Australia and WA. “These figures show WA’s impressive resources boom is also generating positive results for other sectors of the economy,” Senator Sherry said. “Promoting this industry is a priority for the Australia Government and that’s why we are investing in the National Long Term Tourism Strategy. “It focuses on growing skills and investment, side by side with the global marketing work being undertaken by Tourism Australia to encourage more visitors from around the world.” Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.Jlast_img read more