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Airline calls for flight delay records

New Zealand Airline calls for flight delay records

Pacific Blue is calling on the Government to force airlines to make their on-time performance records public, despite lengthy delays on its new domestic network.

It has written to Transport ...

Central America to Promote Tourism Resources Jointly in the United States

El Salvador will assume Presidency Pro Tempore of the Central American Tourism Council Central America to Promote Tourism Resources Jointly in the United States

San Salvador, El Salvador - At the close Friday, January 11, of the 71st Meeting of the Central American Council of Tourism (CCT), held in Suchitoto, Cuscatlan, Central American tourism agencies ...

Spain attracts near 60 mln tourists in 2007 - group

Spain Spain attracts near 60 mln tourists in 2007 - group

Madrid - The growth of city breaks and low-cost airlines helped Spain attract 59.7 million tourists last year, 2.2 percent more than visited the world's second most popular destination in 2006, ...

Navy says rebels kidnapped 6 Colombian tourists from Pacific island

Colombia Navy says rebels kidnapped 6 Colombian tourists from Pacific island

Bogota, Colombia - Leftist rebel gunmen kidnapped six tourists from a Pacific island, Colombia's navy said Monday, adding to the more than 700 hostages it still holds for ransom or political ...

Grenada’s prime minister expresses his concern over LIAT

Caribbean Aviation Grenada’s prime minister expresses his concern over LIAT

Linda Straker

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada (eTN) - Prime Minister Keith Mitchell told LIAT’s CEO on Thursday that he is committed to the success and survival of the airline but had serious concerns about the way ...

Australia-Antarctica air link opens, complete with ice runway

Antarctica Australia-Antarctica air link opens, complete with ice runway

WILKINS RUNWAY, Antarctica (AFP) — A historic passenger jet flight from Australia to Antarctica touched down smoothly on a blue ice runway Friday, launching the only regular airlink between the ...

Drunken passenger locked in plane toilet after fight

Oddly Enough Drunken passenger locked in plane toilet after fight

eTN Staff writer and wires

An aircraft toilet became a temporary jail for a drunken Russian air passenger last Thursday. According to published reports, a man on an Aeroflot flight from Kaliningrad to Moscow picked a fight ...

Don’t leave culture to foreign tourists, Britons are urged

UK Don’t leave culture to foreign tourists, Britons are urged

Tourist chiefs have begun a campaign to encourage Britons to include cultural experiences in their holidays in England.

German tourist arrested with child porn

Child Porn Tourist German tourist arrested with child porn

A German tourist is expected to appear in Melbourne Magistrates Court on Monday after child pornography was allegedly found on his portable hard drive.

Customs officers searched the ...

Fears of terrorism keeping tourists at home

Looking Back: Visit Pakistan Year 2007 Fears of terrorism keeping tourists at home

Daily Times

LAHORE, Pakistan - Despite the last year being declared as Visit Pakistan Year 2007, the country attracted a slightly lower number of tourists as compared to 2006. Terrorism is largely blamed for ...

Airline personnel strike leads to riot

Riot At Buenos Aires Airport Airline personnel strike leads to riot

Angry customers broke into a riot at an airport in Buenos Aires, after learning that their international flights were cancelled for the second day in a row, due to a strike by airline ...

A Million Miles vs. a Few More Smiles

Airline Loyalty Or Just A "Hostage" Situation? A Million Miles vs. a Few More Smiles

James T. Kane, a corporate consultant on customer loyalty, has a news flash for his airline.

Tourist pamphlet spoilt by nose picking girl

UK Tourist pamphlet spoilt by nose picking girl

A council's attempt to promote a tourist attraction has been undermined by an unfortunate picture, say critics.

A leaflet extolling the elysian beauties of Thornham Walks - a 12-mile ...

Airline With Worst Record Departs Daily From Bradley

Airline With Worst Record Airline With Worst Record Departs Daily From Bradley

Here’s one top designation Bradley International Airport officials wish they didn’t have: the airline with the worst on-time record in the nation departs daily from Windsor Locks.

Be sure to pack more ID for Canada trip

US-Canada Travel Be sure to pack more ID for Canada trip

Are you planning to drive or take a train, bus, ferry or boat between Washington and British Columbia? Remember that beginning Jan. 31, all U.S. and Canadian citizens must have more identification ...

Goa is safe for tourists: Government

Goa Is Safe. Again... Goa is safe for tourists: Government

PANAJI - The Goa government on Sunday said that the state is safe for the tourists and two cases related to abuse of foreign tourists "were isolated instances."

"We will act against the ...

Eco-tourism for whom?

Indonesia: Eco-tourism vs. Locals Eco-tourism for whom?

Bunaken National Marine Park is promoted as an ideal mix of tourism and conservation, but not all local people agree.

Gulf Air in talks to buy eight Airbus A320s

Gulf Air Gulf Air in talks to buy eight Airbus A320s

MANAMA — Struggling Bahrain-based carrier Gulf Air said Sunday it was holding talks with European manufacturer Airbus to buy eight A320 aircraft, a day after placing a four-billion-dollar order ...

Come visit, U.S. localities urge foreigners

USA Come visit, U.S. localities urge foreigners

LONDON - The weak dollar has made shopping sprees in America a bargain for many international visitors. Still, besides favored destinations like New York, many places in the United States are ...

UAE's Air Arabia to start budget airline in Nepal

UAE UAE's Air Arabia to start budget airline in Nepal

DUBAI - Air Arabia, the Middle East's largest low-cost carrier, said on Sunday it would start a budget airline in Nepal with local carrier Yeti Airlines as part of expansion plans.

Are hotel tariffs scaring away inbound tourists?

India pricing itself out of business? Are hotel tariffs scaring away inbound tourists?

Mumbai - Travel and tourism industry is worried that the high hotel tariffs in India may see inbound travellers opt for Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and other South East Asian destinations. But key ...

Competition has driven innovation in South Africa’s low-cost airlines

New heights for cheap seats Competition has driven innovation in South Africa’s low-cost airlines

Next to e-mail and online banking, the biggest convenience of the Internet age is low-fare airlines.

This is a nice market in South Africa with kulula.com, 1Time, Nationwide and Mango ...

Gulf Air orders 16 Boeing 787s for $4B

Gulf Air Gulf Air orders 16 Boeing 787s for $4B

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Bahrain-based airline Gulf Air has ordered 16 of Boeing Co.'s new 787 Dreamliners valued at around $4 billion dollars, with an option for eight more, an airline ...

21-year-old to be first Indian space tourist

Space Tourism 21-year-old to be first Indian space tourist

“To experience how to pee in zero gravity,” was Hardik Gajjar’s reply to ‘why do you want to go to space?’ And the 21-year-old BSc student may well be doing that next year when he flies ...

Voyages for tots: Guide to best family cruises for young children

Cruising with kids Voyages for tots: Guide to best family cruises for young children

In 1998, I took my first cruise with an 18-month old in tow, and discovered that cruising was not as family-friendly as I thought, at least not when traveling with a toddler.

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