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birth tourism

Travel to another country for the specific purpose of giving birth to one's child there, so as to avail of that country's economic advantages, such as superior healthcare, or to gain citizenship for the child and/or parent(s). Due to its universal healthcare, even for foreign nationals, the country is a popular destination for birth tourism.
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Provincial tourists are playing their role in promoting domestic tourism in their areas of jurisdiction, but projection abroad under federal umbrella is a needed, through which tour operators and provincial tourists promote country's tourism at world level.
The Punjab Tourism Policy is being devised to ensure state-of-the-art tourist services across the province, focus on heritage tourism and fast track Punjab economic growth.
Through development and management of well-articulated policies, product projection, marketing strategies and public-private partnerships, the tourism sector in Punjab would contribute to the over-all socio-economic development of Pakistan.
He said that the new tourism policy would have four main aspects, including promotion, awareness, branding and marketing.
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Tourism industry is supposed to be a win-win industry to promote environmental protection and economy development; the tourism industry development in recent years, however, shows that the issue of ecological environment in tourism industry development has been increasingly highlighted.
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