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Feb 20 - Massive Boost in Gibraltar Bookings for UK Tour Operator

superbreakAccording  UK Gibraltar Tourism Association (UKGTA) member, tour operator Superbreak,  there was a 263% rise in bookings for Gibraltar during the month of January, in comparison to the previous year. An additional 300 clients also booked within January 2013.

The Tour operator claims that the rise comes as a direct correlation between the launch of its new brochure and flight inclusive programme in which Gibraltar now features as a standalone short break destination.

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Feb 20 - RGP Vessel, Sir William Jackson, Blessed

rgp vessel namingYesterday afternoon new RGP vessel, the Sir William Jackson was officially named and blessed by Monsignor Paul Bear. Speaking at the launch, which was attended by a number of senior RGP Officers, as well as the Commander of British Forces, Commodore Clink and Governor Sir Adrian Johns, the Chief Minister noted that today’s extreme weather gave us a chance to experience a little bit of what RGP marine Officers deal with in the Strait son a regular basis.

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Feb 19 - Horse Meat Tests Come Back Negative

environmental agencyFollowing the testing of a number of samples of beef products currently on sale in Gibraltar, for the presence of horse DNA, the Environmental Agency has noted that the results have been found to be negative. The analysis was commissioned following the on going scandal in the UK, that has seen a number of products sold in Supermarkets contain horse meat. The test included samples from a number of wholesalers in Gibraltar.

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