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Expedia set to conquer China

Expedia set to conquer China

By Unal Basusta

Expedia Corporate Travel announced plans to launch service in China through a strategic partnership with eLong.com.

It's paradise lost as tourists flock to Shangri-La

It's paradise lost as tourists flock to Shangri-La It's paradise lost as tourists flock to Shangri-La

Shangri-La, China ­ - For decades, this town's name has evoked an earthly idyll, where wisdom, love, and peace reigned in a hidden mountain valley.

Talk about paradise lost; Shangri-La is ...

Maharaja Chhatrasal museum MP to develop Chhatrasal museum as tourist site

The Madhya Pradesh government has submitted a proposal before the Centre for developing the famous Maharaja Chhatrasal museum in Chhatrapur district as a "complete destination venue for tourists". ...

Tourists encounter frightened dolphins: Scientist

Tourists encounter frightened dolphins: Scientist Tourists encounter frightened dolphins: Scientist

Most visitors to Lovina beach in Buleleng, in the northern part of Bali, are there for the dolphins.

Tourists generally make the trip out to the beach in June, July or August, when the ...

Vietnam OKs 1st privately owned airline

Vietjet Vietnam OKs 1st privately owned airline

Vietnam's prime minister has agreed to license the nation's first privately owned airline, the government said in an announcement on its official Web site.

Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Co. ...

Japanese tourist shot dead in Cebu City

Japanese tourist shot dead in Cebu City Japanese tourist shot dead in Cebu City

A Japanese tourist was killed in an ambush in Cebu City Tuesday, police said.

Hiroshi Kosaka, 49, was on his way to the airport for an early morning flight to Manila when he was shot by two ...

Singapore PM urges ASEAN to liberalise aviation

Singapore PM urges ASEAN to liberalise aviation Singapore PM urges ASEAN to liberalise aviation

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations should take "bold steps" to achieve a single aviation market by 2015, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Thursday.

Singapore injects over Dh1.3 billion to boost tourism industry

Singapore injects over Dh1.3 billion to boost tourism industry Singapore injects over Dh1.3 billion to boost tourism industry

The Singaporean government has recently announced a major human capital investment worth Dh1.3 billion as part of a wider tourism strategy that has targets to achieve 17 million visitor arrivals ...

Using jetties to fish for tourists

Using jetties to fish for tourists Using jetties to fish for tourists

PENANG: The seven-clan jetties here will be transformed into a tourist enclave complete with boat rowing facilities, floating seafood restaurant and activities such as fishing excursions. ...

'Airline of the Year' flies to 'The Low Cost Airport of the Year' ... a perfect match for AirAsia & Gold Coast Airport

'Airline of the Year' flies to 'The Low Cost Airport of the Year' ... a perfect match for AirAsia & Gold Coast Airport 'Airline of the Year' flies to 'The Low Cost Airport of the Year' ... a perfect match for AirAsia & Gold Coast Airport

The Gold Coast welcomed AirAsia X on 03-Nov-07 on its first official service from Kuala Lumpur. AirAsia X will operate four times weekly service between Kuala Lumpur and the Gold Coast, using ...

N.Korea, Hyundai Agree on Mt. Baekdu Tourism

N.Korea, Hyundai Agree on Mt. Baekdu Tourism N.Korea, Hyundai Agree on Mt. Baekdu Tourism

The Hyundai Group has agreed with North Korea to start package tours to Mt. Baekdu in May on direct flights from Seoul. It will be the first opportunity to go directly from South Korea to Mt. ...

Indian tourists continue to shy away from Nepal

Indian tourists continue to shy away from Nepal Indian tourists continue to shy away from Nepal

Alarmed by tales of violence and lawlessness in Nepal carried by the Indian media and lured at the same time by holiday packages for Europe and Southeast Asian countries, Indian tourists are ...

Passengers refuse to let airline wing it

Passengers refuse to let airline wing it Passengers refuse to let airline wing it

It’s not clear what the big deal was. It was only part of the wing.

But SriLankan Airlines passengers said there was no way they were flying without it.

Britain’s Daily Mail ...

Singapore's Tiger to Set Up Budget Airline in Korea

Singapore's Tiger to Set Up Budget Airline in Korea Singapore's Tiger to Set Up Budget Airline in Korea

Tiger Airways Pte, the budget airline unit of Singapore Airlines Ltd., will set up an airline in South Korea in partnership with the Incheon city government to take advantage of growing passenger ...

China to raise airline fuel surcharge from Nov 5

China to raise airline fuel surcharge from Nov 5 China to raise airline fuel surcharge from Nov 5

BEIJING - China will allow domestic airlines to increase their fuel surcharges from November 5 to counter the pressure of crude oil price hikes on the local aviation industry, the official Xinhua ...

IIPT Debate at World Travel Market

Building Bridges of Understanding Between Civilizations, Cultures and Religions: Does Tourism Have a Role?

(Stowe, Vermont, 19 October 2007) The International Institute for ...

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