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Savor the flavors of Reunion Island with “Top Chef”

Savor the flavors of Reunion Island with “Top Chef”

The national television channel M6 will broadcast next Monday, April 21, "Top Chef Reunion." The episode, with shooting that took place in 2011, features celebrity Chef Cyril Lignac, who ...

Seychelles Carnival of Carnivals ready to open this coming Friday

Annual tourism event in Seychelles Seychelles Carnival of Carnivals ready to open this coming Friday

The 2014 edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria, baptized by the international press as the “Carnival of Carnivals” will be officially launched this coming Friday, April 25, in ...

Hezbollah planned to bomb Israeli tourists in Bangkok

Hezbollah planned to bomb Israeli tourists in Bangkok

BEIRUT, Lebanon - One of the two suspected Hezbollah members held in Thailand confessed to planning an attack against Israeli tourists on April 13 during the Jewish festival of Passover, the ...

Almost 30 percent of Chinese tourists cancel trips to Malaysia

Almost 30 percent of Chinese tourists cancel trips to Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia - Close to 30 percent of Chinese tourists have cancelled their bookings to visit Malaysia this year since the disappearance of Flight MH370, cutting down potential revenue for ...

Greek tourism revenues up 17.3 percent

Greek tourism revenues up 17.3 percent

ATHENS, Greece - Greek tourism has hit the ground running this year following 2013's major increase, as revenues have grown by 17.3% in the first two months from the same period last year to reach ...

Foreign tourism to Macedonia on the rise

Foreign tourism to Macedonia on the rise

SKOPJE, Macedonia - Foreign tourists visiting Macedonia want to see churches and monasteries, they prefer sleeping in village guest houses and eating authentic Macedonian food, say Macedonian ...

WTTC wants India to roll out Electronic Travel Authorisation without delay

WTTC wants India to roll out Electronic Travel Authorisation without delay

World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), while welcoming the Indian government’s decision to ease visa restrictions by implementing Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA), wants the government ...

Sandals CEO to motivate Caribbean tourism rising stars

Sandals CEO to motivate Caribbean tourism rising stars

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - The next generation of Caribbean tourism leaders are about to get some inspiration from the youthful and dynamic leader of one of the world’s leading resort companies ...

JAL announces passenger traffic forecast for 2014 Golden Week

JAL announces passenger traffic forecast for 2014 Golden Week

TOKYO, Japan - JAL Group (JAL) announced today, the passenger traffic forecast for the annual Japanese "Golden Week" vacation that spans 12 days this year from Friday, April 25 to Tuesday, May 6, ...

Dassault to present flagship Falcon 7X at Marrakech Air Show

Dassault to present flagship Falcon 7X at Marrakech Air Show

SAINT-CLOUD, France - Dassault Aviation will present its large cabin, long range Falcon 7X at the fourth Marrakech Air Show, to be held in Morocco April 23-26.

Las Vegas Monorail carries 60 millionth passenger

Las Vegas Monorail carries 60 millionth passenger

LAS VEGAS, NV - The Las Vegas Monorail Company transported its 60 millionth rider yesterday, with the lucky rider receiving a Las Vegas gift package including a weekend stay, souvenirs and tickets ...

Carnival introduces new marine-themed children's program

Carnival introduces new marine-themed children's program

MIAMI, FL - Carnival Cruise Lines, the leader in family cruising, today unveiled Camp Ocean – an exciting, new marine-themed children's program coming to its fleet of 24 "Fun Ships." Set to ...

Asia's biggest photo show kicked off!

Asia's biggest photo show kicked off!

SEOUL, South Korea - Asia's biggest 'Seoul Int'l Photo & Imaging Industry Show 2014' kicked off at Samsung COEX on 17th (Thur) that runs until 20th (Sun).

Oregon Wines Fly Free again on Alaska Airlines in 2014

Oregon Wines Fly Free again on Alaska Airlines in 2014

PORTLAND, OR - In honor of Oregon Wine Month, the Oregon Wine Board, Travel Oregon and Alaska Airlines have partnered to bring back the Oregon Wines Fly Free program.

7.2 dangerous earthquake hit Western Mexico on Good Friday morning

7.2 dangerous earthquake hit Western Mexico on Good Friday morning

At 9.27 am on Easter Friday the Mexican West Coast was struck by a powerful 7.2 earthquake. The area is also a tourist destination in Mexico.

Badgerys Creek - Sydney’s second airport

PATA Welcomes Decision on second airport in Sydney, Australia Badgerys Creek - Sydney’s second airport

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) wholeheartedly applauds the Australian Cabinet’s announcement on April 15, 2014 of Badgerys Creek as the selected site for a second new airport to the ...

Flyme welcomes the ‘Flying Whale Shark’ in the Maldives

Flyme welcomes the ‘Flying Whale Shark’ in the Maldives

Flyme, a domestic airline based in the Maldives and operated by Villa Air, is launching its first seaplane operation in May.

Krabi-Enlive Sea Kayak Thailand Championship 2014

The 3rd Sea Kayak Asian Cup Krabi-Enlive Sea Kayak Thailand Championship 2014

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in collaboration with Krabi Provincial Authorities, Enlive Foundation, the Rowing and Canoeing Association of Thailand and the Royal Thai Navy are ...

Etihad regional starts direct Geneva - Toulouse air service

Etihad regional starts direct Geneva - Toulouse air service

Etihad Regional marked the start of a twice-weekly service linking Geneva in Switzerland, and Toulouse in southwestern France.

5 climbers buried by Mount Everest avalanche

5 climbers buried by Mount Everest avalanche

An avalanche hit the Mount Everest area in Nepal just below Camp 2 around 6:30 a.m. local time Friday, said Madhu Sudan Burlakoti, a Nepal Tourism Ministry official.

World War 2 tourism focus on Yalta, Crimea

World War 2 tourism focus on Yalta, Crimea

Recently taken over by Russia from Ukraine. Yalta becomes a center for tourists interested in WorldWar 2.

Bus killed 14

Bus killed 14

In Pakistan a bus ran over 24 people standing by Indus Highway at Notak Adda on Thursday. Of them 14 died at the crash scene while 10 sustained injuries, Kot Chhutta police said.

Japan Tourism Agency will analyze tweets to gauge tourists' needs

Japan Tourism Agency will analyze tweets to gauge tourists' needs

TOKYO, Japan - The Japan Tourism Agency will analyze tweets by foreign tourists during their visits to Japan, in an effort to make the country a more attractive destination for visitors from ...

Russian tourist paralized after needlefish attack in Vietnam

Russian tourist paralized after needlefish attack in Vietnam

NHA TRANG, Vietnam - Doctors have saved the life of a Russian woman who was left paralyzed after being attacked by a needlefish while she was swimming in Vietnam's resort beach town of Nha ...

South Korea's international airline traffic up 5 percent

South Korea's international airline traffic up 5 percent

SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's international airline traffic grew 5 percent from a year earlier in the first quarter, a government tally showed Friday.

Chinese tourist killed in Tasmania crash

Chinese tourist killed in Tasmania crash

A Chinese tourist has become the first reported fatality on Australia's roads for the Easter holiday period following a head-on collision on a Tasmanian highway.

Historic agreement forever preserves land on Hawaii’s famous North Shore

Saving the country will benefit tourism Historic agreement forever preserves land on Hawaii’s famous North Shore

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Portions of land on Hawaii’s famous North Shore that had previously been planned for development will now be protected from future development forever. Today, Hawaii ...

Ukraine to restrict entry for Russian men of "active age"

Ukraine to restrict entry for Russian men of "active age"

KIEV, Ukraine - Ukraine said on Thursday it will impose stricter border controls on Russian men trying to enter the country, where separatist rebellions have broken out, prompting Moscow to ...

Dubai airport repairs to cost Emirates Dh1 billion in lost revenue

Dubai airport repairs to cost Emirates Dh1 billion in lost revenue

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Emirates Airline said it would take a Dh1 billion hit to revenue for the duration of runway repairs at Dubai International Airport.

Oman Tourism hits the road with first film festival & souk roadshow

Oman Tourism hits the road with first film festival & souk roadshow

MUSCAT, Oman - The Oman Ministry of Tourism will be on the road for a four day roadshow starting on Monday 28 April in Southampton at the Grand Harbour Hotel Southampton.

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