IFC, Other DFIs Leveraged Blended Finance to Unlock Nearly $9 Billion for Developing Countries

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and other development finance institutions (DFIs) last year used about $1.2 billion in concessional funds to support nearly $9 billion in private investment projects in emerging markets, according to a new DFI report that highlights how blended concessional finance can be key to mobilizing private investment in challenging environments.

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Tourism New Zealand set to bring ‘kōrero’ and ‘kai’ to Barcelona for IBTM World

IBTM today announced that Tourism New Zealand is returning to IBTM World after an eight-year hiatus. The organisation is bringing four partners to Barcelona; including New Zealand International Conference Centre opening in Auckland in 2019; Te Pae convention centre, opening in 2020 in Christchurch; Te Puia, the centre for Maori culture and geothermal wonders in Rotorua and the New Zealand Maori Arts & Crafts Institute.

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TAT IN COLLABORATION WITH AIRASIA AND BANGKOK AIRWAYS LAUNCH A NEW CAMPAIGN ‘MEGA DEAL TO THAILAND’ TO BOOST ASEAN TOURISTS TO THAILAND IN Q4

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in conjunction with AirAsia, Bangkok Airways and VietJet Air launch a new  campaign “Mega Deal to Thailand…Travel Is a Big Deal” to encourage tourists from ASEAN countries, especially Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and

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A 6.3 earthquake struck 61 km northeast of Situbondo, East Java

A 6.3 earthquake struck 61 km northeast of Situbondo, East Java (158 km northwest of Nusa Dua, Bali) at 2:44 am Bali time. Following the earthquake early this morning, there was no significant impact on infrastructure reported, and no tsunami potential. Three deaths were reported in the immediate vicinity of Situbondo. The World Bank Group and IMF extend their deepest condolences to the families and communities affected. Many of you felt tremors. All Staff and Participants are safe and our joint Security teams are closely monitoring the situation with the Indonesian authorities. We will keep you informed of any updates. Your safety is our highest priority. We, along with the

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Sport i zabawa w Dolinie Stubai

Austriacka Dolina Stubai może pochwalić się czterema ośrodkami narciarskim, które wspólnie oferują wiele możliwości aktywnego spędzenia urlopu. Pozytywne wrażenia wzmacniają wydarzenia: FIS Freeski World Cup Stubai, efektowne widowiska narciarskie, festiwal saneczkarski, nocne wędrówki oraz muzyczne imprezy plenerowe.

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Joon – nowa linia lotnicza stworzona przez Air France zapowiada nowe kierunki

Joon – nowa marka stworzona przez Air France przejmuje od „linii matki” kolejne destynacje. Od przyszłego lata JOON będzie latać na 6 kolejnych trasach z wylotem z lotniska w Paryżu (CDG). Będą to: Madryt, Sztokholm, Praga, Manchester (Wielka Brytania), Saint-Martin (Antyle Holenderskie) oraz

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