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Country to Add Cave Tourism to Her Menu

Rwanda Country to Add Cave Tourism to Her Menu

(eTN) - Following the successful launch of Bird watching earlier in September this year, Rwanda is adding cave tourism to its menu of offerings.

According to Ms. Rosette Rugamba, the ...

US - China Tourism Agreement opens US door for Chinese tourists

(TVLW) - China and the United States signed Tuesday an agreement making it much easier for Chinese tourists to visit the US on tourist visas, sources said.

Tuesday afternoon, the Chinese ...

NY Philharmonic to perform in N. Korea

NEW YORK (eTN) - The New York Philharmonic has decided to perform in North Korea, a cultural breakthrough as tense relations between the United States and the reclusive Communist nation ease, the ...

Dutch debate building Tulip Island in North Sea

AMSTERDAM (eTN) - The Netherlands wants to redraw the map of Europe - literally.

Dubai has built Palm Island. Now the world leaders in land reclamation are considering an island in the ...

Indonesia Minister denies tourism had significant impact on climate change

Denpasar, Bali (eTN) - Culture and Tourism Minister Jero Wacik has categorically refuted allegations that the tourism industry has had a significant impact on climate change.

"People ...

Minister of Tourism of St. Lucia Integration of Caribbean Tourism is still a Dream: Chastanet

Castries, St. Lucia(TVLW) - Allen Chastanet, Minister of Tourism of St. Lucia affirmed integration in this sector is still a dream, during the last journey of the 16th Caribbean Media Exchange ...

Hawaii Hawaii Reserves plans 220-room Laie hotel

(TVLW) - Officials from Marriott International Inc. say the company is close to signing an agreement to operate a new 220-room hotel planned for La'ie.

The new hotel, which is expected to ...

Tampa Brandon Hotel Offers Luxuries of Home White Lodging Opens its First Embassy Suites in Florida Market

BRANDON, Fla. (TVLW) - White Lodging is proud to announce the opening of the first Embassy Suites added to its management portfolio with the opening of the Embassy Suites Tampa Brandon. The hotel ...

Iran Gunman kills French tourist at bus terminal in central Iranian city

TEHRAN, Iran (eTN) - A French tourist was fatally shot at a bus terminal in a central Iranian city by a gunman suspected of armed robbery, state media said Monday.

The official IRNA news ...

Fire or heart attack killed tourist Did mountain fire kill tourist?

(eTN) - The elderly British tourist found dead after a fire on Table Mountain could have died of a heart attack, the doctor who did the post mortem examination conceded on Monday.

However, ...

Cruise Royal Caribbean Continues Global Expansion; Launches Tui Cruises

(TVLW) - Royal Caribbean Continues Global Expansion, Launches TUI Cruises Royal Caribbean, which has already embarked on efforts to expand its business to Spain and France, announced today that it ...

Airline American Eagle Airlines to Begin Service Between Dallas/Fort Worth and Grand Junction, Colo.

FORT WORTH, Texas (TVLW) - American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will add two daily nonstop flights between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Grand Junction ...

Airports DHS Begins Collecting 10 Fingerprints From International Visitors at Washington Dulles International Airport

WASHINGTON (eTN) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is now collecting additional fingerprints from international visitors arriving at Washington Dulles International Airport ...

Airline Alaska Airlines Inaugurates Anchorage-Honolulu Service

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (TVLW) - Alaska Airlines today inaugurated nonstop, year-round service between Anchorage, Alaska, and Honolulu. The airline launched nonstop Seattle-Honolulu service Oct. 12 and ...

Cities of the Dead off the tourist route Egypt's Interior Ministry is threatening to strip travel agents of their licences if they arrange tours to the cemeteries.

(eTN) - Sunlight falls through a hole in the crown of the beehive-shaped tomb that Saad Mahmoud and his family call home, illuminating an oblong gravestone that serves as a kitchen ...

First tourists to the South Pole UK tour operator is to become the first to offer trips to the geographic South Pole

(eTN) - South Pole, anyone? The British travel company Discover the World is to become the first tour operator to offer trips to the geographic South Pole, as part of an eight-day trip to the ...

Indonesia Government launches tourism website

JAKARTA (TVLW) - The Culture and Tourism Ministry has launched a website to provide comprehensive information about the country's tourism sector.

The website contains information on tourism ...

Cruises Dubai expects over 200,000 cruise tourists for 2007-2008 season

(TVLW) - Dubai welcomed six cruise ships at its state-of-the-art cruise terminal since the start of cruise season in October.

North Korea North Korean Leader Kim Jong-il Boosts Mount Baekdu Inter-Korean Tourism Project

(eTN) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has given warm encouragement to local workers developing Mount Baekdu, the highest point on the peninsula that will be opened to South Korean tourists next ...

Sweden Door-to-Door New venture makes Sweden more accessible

(TVLW) - Business organisation, RTS, the Swedish Travel and Tourist Industry Federation, and public players are cooperating on a new venture. The parties have agreed to develop Sweden Door-to-Door ...

Argentina Buenos Aires invaded by over 5.000 cruise visitors

(eTN) - Early Sunday, over 5.000 tourists from three large cruise vessels will be landing in Buenos Aires, one of the peak days of the 2007/08 cruise season.

Infinity, Symphony and ...

Airline Delta stopping airline service to Tupelo

(TVLW) - Delta spokeswoman Susan Elliott said the airline�s Atlantic Southeast Airlines regional carrier, will fly out of Tupelo for the last time on Jan. 7 at 7:50 a.m.

�Obviously, we ...

Thailand Thailand's alms-bowl makers live off tourists, not just monks

BANGKOK, Thailand (eTN) — Above the din of children playing, tourists chatting and dogs barking, a muffled clang echoes through the alleyways. It's 70-year-old Pranee Sutdis who, as she has for ...

Locals fear flood of more tourists Italian airport expansion opposed

SIENA, Italy (eTN) - Plans to bring this city into the jet age with the expansion of its small airport are being contested by an embattled group of citizens who say that Siena is doing fine, just ...

Airline VRG Launches Flights to Santiago, Chile

SAO PAULO, Brazil (TVLW) - GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A., the parent company of Brazil's low-cost airlines GOL Transportes Aereos S.A. and VRG Linhas Aereas S.A., announces that today VRG ...

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