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'Deploy ex-servicemen as tourist police'

India 'Deploy ex-servicemen as tourist police'

NEW DELHI: Continued incidents of violence against tourists have forced the Centre to advise states to recruit ex-servicemen for stepping up the security of tourists, particularly foreigners, and ...

Virgin Galactic unveils Suborbital Spaceliner design

Space Tourism Virgin Galactic unveils Suborbital Spaceliner design

Future thrill-seekers will ride a sleek spacecraft berthed under a massive, twin-boom mothership to the fringe of space in a design unveiled Wednesday by Virgin Galactic.

The SpaceShipTwo ...

Tourism this week in Latin America

Latin America Tourism this week in Latin America

travelatlatinamerica.com

ARGENTINA
Tourist arrival grew by 15 percent in 2007
The arrival of foreign tourists grew by 15 percent last year, reaching the amount of 2.2 million visitors. Most tourists to visit ...

Travel to America? No, thanks

US Visa Travel to America? No, thanks

travel.timesonline.co.uk

London, UK - We would like to apologise for a terrible omission in last Sunday’s feature 10 Steps to a Stress-Free Summer. We forgot to include “Don’t go to the USA”.

New water bus to offer tourists breathtaking views of Dubai Creek

Dubai New water bus to offer tourists breathtaking views of Dubai Creek

Dubai - Residents and tourists in Dubai can now take a breathtaking view of the Dubai Creek by riding a new tourist water bus.

The Marine Agency of the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority ...

Coastal Chinese city offers respite for Olympic tourists

China Coastal Chinese city offers respite for Olympic tourists

guardian.co.uk

XIAMEN, China - Dirty, polluted, and congested -- China's large cities have an unenviably poor reputation.

But Xiamen, located on the southeast coast two-and-a-half hours by plane from ...

WHO warns of health 'disaster' as Indians feast on infected chickens

BIrd Flu WHO warns of health 'disaster' as Indians feast on infected chickens

Yusof Sulaiman

(eTN) - As Indians in the eastern state of West Bengal feast on chickens suspected to be infected with the bird flu virus, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned the country is facing its ...

Aer Lingus threatens to withhold pay from cabin crew

Aer Lingus vs. Cabin Crew Aer Lingus threatens to withhold pay from cabin crew

Aer Lingus is reportedly threatening to permanently withhold pay increases worth millions of euros to cabin crew unless they sign up to the company's cost-cutting plan.

Reports this ...

GOL announces interline agreement with KLM

GOL - KLM Deal GOL announces interline agreement with KLM

SAO PAULO, Brazil - GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A., the parent company of Brazilian airlines GOL Transportes Aereos S.A. ("GTA", Brazil's low-cost, low- fare airline) and VRG Linhas Aereas ...

Cruise visitor arrivals plummet in Cayman

Cayman Islands Cruise visitor arrivals plummet in Cayman

Cayman Net News

According to official figures, and allowing for disruption by Hurricane Ivan in September 2004, total cruise ship arrivals in 2007 fell to pre-2003 levels.

Norwegian Airline Declares Bankruptcy

Norway Norwegian Airline Declares Bankruptcy

OSLO, Norway — The small Norwegian airline Coast Air declared bankruptcy and immediately canceled all flights on Wednesday, saying it had been stunned by unexpected and unsustainable ...

Free tram service for tourists in Miri

Borneo Free tram service for tourists in Miri

MIRI - A free tourist tram service will be introduced in this resort city in March.

Miri City Incorporated (MCI) working committee chairman Lee Kim Shin said yesterday the concept of the ...

Vandals set fire to tourist bus

Belfast Vandals set fire to tourist bus

Tourists have been left stranded after a tour bus was attacked in Belfast.
Part of the Paddywagon bus was burnt after a window was smashed during the attack on Tuesday night.

A trip ...

Sharjah Travel Industry Advisory Committee meet

Sharjah Sharjah Travel Industry Advisory Committee meet

Sharjah Travel Industry Advisory Committee held its first meeting for 2008, to discuss the latest developments in the tourism and marketing sector and the planned foreign appearances for the ...

Seoul to tout cosmetic surgery tourism

South Korea Seoul to tout cosmetic surgery tourism

The reputation of South Korea as a world leader in cosmetic surgery has inspired the Seoul Metropolitan Government to launch a project to attract more foreign tourists looking for surface ...

Southwest and American Airlines say broader testing of satellite and ground antenna services could mean a summer-wide rollout.

Wi-Fi For Airline Passengers Moves Closer To Reality Southwest and American Airlines say broader testing of satellite and ground antenna services could mean a summer-wide rollout.

How would you like Wi-Fi on your flight: via ground antennae or satellite?

That's the choice air passengers are likely to have later this year as progress in both systems was announced ...

Kazakhstan airline seeks more Thais

Kazakhstan Kazakhstan airline seeks more Thais

Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, is embarking on an ambitious plan to strike a better balance of passenger traffic on its Bangkok-Almaty route now heavily biased toward Kazakhs. The ...

Ancient cat relic returns to Egypt

Egyptian Antiquities Ancient cat relic returns to Egypt

Hazel Heyer

(eTN) - The University Museum at Southern Illinois University in the United States handed over a Ptolemaic bronze cat reliquary to the Egyptian embassy in New York earlier this week.

Minister sends tourism corporation boss on compulsory leave

Nigerian Aviation Minister sends tourism corporation boss on compulsory leave

Moses Sawacha

Lagos, Nigeria (eTN) - The Nigerian minister for Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, Mr. Adetokunboh Kayode, last weekend directed the director general of the Nigerian Tourism Development ...

Women Travel Women-only bus to detour sex harassment

MEXICO CITY (AFP) - “Traveling among women is so much more pleasant,” says Alejandra Lugo as she takes a seat on the women’s only bus that began circulating earlier this month in Mexico ...

St. Ange’s Indian Ocean report

Indian Ocean Tourism St. Ange’s Indian Ocean report

Alain St. Ange l eTN Ambassador

SEYCHELLES
‘ACCESS TO BEACHES’ WILL BE RESPECTED BY INVESTORS

EnCirca Offers Incentive to Consolidate Domain Names

Tourism and Online Marketing EnCirca Offers Incentive to Consolidate Domain Names

ForImmediateRelease.net

-Tourism organizations utilize multiple domain names for marketing

Ala Moana Center Debuts New Annual “Shop a Le`a” Event

Hawaii Ala Moana Center Debuts New Annual “Shop a Le`a” Event

ForImmediateRelease.net

Honolulu’s first-of-its-kind Spring Fashion and Shopping Festival happens March 3 - 9, 2008

Venice opens a Water Bus for residents, minus tourists

Venice Water Bus Venice opens a Water Bus for residents, minus tourists

Venice — City officials on Monday opened a new water-bus line here with one special feature: no day-trip tourists allowed.

The new line — reserved for holders of the Carta Venezia pass ...

Boeing wins $363 mln order from S.Korea airline

Boeing Boeing wins $363 mln order from S.Korea airline

SEOUL - Boeing Co has won a $363 million order for five B737-800 planes from Jeju Air Co Ltd, the South Korean budget airline said on Tuesday.

The airline also said it will lease an ...

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