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New Zealand tourism expects significant extra income from Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup 2011 New Zealand tourism expects significant extra income from Rugby World Cup

By Tracy Withers

New Zealand tourism companies should expect significant extra income from an estimated 85,000 visitors when the nation hosts the Rugby World Cup next year, according to the Ministry of ...

Amadeus IPO Amadeus IT Holdings IPO to test investors' appetite for Spanish-listed travel stocks

By CHRISTOPHER BJORK

MADRID — Amadeus IT Holdings SA is set to price its initial public offering on Tuesday, testing investors' appetite for Spanish-listed travel stocks at a time when both the Spanish economy and ...

PM Papandreou introduces action package to boost Greek tourism

Rescuing Greek Tourism PM Papandreou introduces action package to boost Greek tourism

Prime Minister George Papandreou on Wednesday announced an action package to boost Greek tourism, while addressing the 18th regular general assembly of the Federation of Greek Tourist Enterprises ...

Mugabe hopes for a big boost to Zim tourism from the World Cup 2010

Zimbabwe Tourism To Benefit From World Cup 2010 Mugabe hopes for a big boost to Zim tourism from the World Cup 2010

HARARE — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said Sunday he hopes his country's tourism industry will get a boost from the football World Cup in neighbouring South Africa.

Legislation to improve regional airline safety considered

Airline Safety Legislation to improve regional airline safety considered

By JOAN LOWY

The Senate is pushing to strengthen pilot training and hiring requirements in an effort to improve the safety of regional airlines, a problem exposed by an air crash last year that killed 50 ...

Airlines get boost from uptick in business travel

International Business Travel Airlines get boost from uptick in business travel

By Christopher Hinton

NEW YORK — Premium-airfare sales on international routes in December grew for the first time in nearly two years, reflecting an increase in business travel with global trade activity picking ...

Oxford tourism hopes for a boost from Alice in Wonderland

UK Oxford tourism hopes for a boost from Alice in Wonderland

Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland film could boost Oxford tourism. Oxford's tourism authorities think that the film will encourage tourists to visit the city's locations that inspired Lewis ...

Napolitano talks about boosting airline security

Airline Industry Napolitano talks about boosting airline security

By Lisa Stark

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano briefed reporters today on her trip last week to Europe to meet with foreign airline and European government officials to discuss ways to ...

World Cup and Obama effect give boost to  Africa's tourism

Africa The Only Continent Where Tourism Increased In 2009 World Cup and Obama effect give boost to Africa's tourism

The "Obama effect" of a US president with African heritage and the 2010 World Cup are boosting tourism in Africa, industry experts say.

Post-shuttle boost to Space Coast tourism

Takeoff for Liftoff Post-shuttle boost to Space Coast tourism

By Margaret Kavanagh

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER -- There’s a new campaign under way to bring more money to the Space Coast now that many fear the retirement of the shuttle program could seriously hurt the community.

Burj Dubai to boost tourism in the emirate

Burj Dubai Burj Dubai to boost tourism in the emirate

The worldwide attention being focused on the opening of the Burj Dubai is likely to provide a much needed boost for the tourism industry in the emirate.

Canoe man case gives unlikely boost to Panama's tourism

Panama Canoe man case gives unlikely boost to Panama's tourism

By John Bingham

He defrauded his insurers and betrayed his family, but John Darwin, the “canoe man” fraudster, has bequeathed the tourism industry in Panama a surprise boost.

Spain turns to Hollywood to attract more tourists

Spain Spain turns to Hollywood to attract more tourists

By Daniel Silva

MADRID — The film camera swept across the cobbled streets, taking in Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz on a motorcycle as they raced behind a pack of bulls and dozens of men dressed in white with red ...

Working holiday visa changes recommended to boost Australian tourism

Australian Tourism Working holiday visa changes recommended to boost Australian tourism

Research into strategies to boost working holiday tourism in Australia has made key recommendations to the Australian Government including the introduction of a new short-term working holiday for ...

A win at Miss World is a boost for Gibraltar tourism

Gibraltar Tourism Gets A Boost A win at Miss World is a boost for Gibraltar tourism

Gibraltar tourism got its biggest boost since the rock formed.

Laos tourism industry get major boost

25th Southeast Asian Games Laos tourism industry get major boost

VIENTIANE, LAOS - The Lao tourism industry and related businesses in Vientiane have gained a major financial boost as thousands of tourists flock to the capital Vientiane for the ongoing 25th ...

Uganda's tourism reaps from Sh2b government boost

Tourism Uganda Gets A Boost Uganda's tourism reaps from Sh2b government boost

Kampala — Six months after the additional budget boost to the tourism sector, there is evidence that the money is being well spent.

Fiji-Hong Kong air services agreement to boost tourism

Fiji Fiji-Hong Kong air services agreement to boost tourism

Fiji has signed an air services agreement with Hong Kong, which is expected to be a catalyst for boosting tourism and economic development.

Pandas to provide huge boost to South Australia's tourism

Giant Pandas Heading For Adelaide Pandas to provide huge boost to South Australia's tourism

CANBERRA - Giant pandas Wang Wang and Funi will provide a 600 million dollars (555 million U.S.

Sydney Airport traffic boosted by tourists

Australia Sydney Airport traffic boosted by tourists

The combination of a strong Australian dollar and an abundance of cheap flights between Australia and both the US and Europe has helped Sydney Airport’s passenger traffic figures rebound ...

World heritage listing boosts Iran tourism

Iran Tourism Gets Boost World heritage listing boosts Iran tourism

Iranian tourism officials say inscription of Soltanieh Dome, a 700-year-old site and that time's tallest building, has tripled the number of tourists visiting the site.

France to boost post-strike tourism in Martinique

Martinique France to boost post-strike tourism in Martinique

France's overseas minister is in Martinique to help the French Caribbean island revive its tourism industry, slammed by a monthlong labor strike earlier this year.

New Zealand tourism gets $20 million boost

New Zealand New Zealand tourism gets $20 million boost

Tourism is getting an extra $20 million, bringing annual funding to $89m, Prime Minister John Key says.

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