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Chinese official: Tourism needs to serve more people

China's Tourism Industry Chinese official: Tourism needs to serve more people

BEIJING, China - China's tourism businesses should extend their services to serve more people as domestic travel remains a major contributor to the country's tourism industry over the next five ...

Brits keeping their vacations in UK

Brits not traveling out of the country Brits keeping their vacations in UK

By Isabel Taylor

Right now it appears that consumers are being just a little too cautious.

Expert: Domestic fares 16 - 20% higher this fall

Air Travel Expert: Domestic fares 16 - 20% higher this fall

By Kyle Peterson

Travelers on U.S. airlines can look forward to higher fares and higher fees this fall as demand recovers from the 2009 economic recession, a top fare expert said on Monday.

Pacific Blue airline quits New Zealand

Airline pulls out of New Zealand domestic market Pacific Blue airline quits New Zealand

WELLINGTON — Budget airline Pacific Blue, part of the Richard Branson stable, announced Monday it was pulling out of the New Zealand domestic market, citing a lack of profitability.

Domestic tourists outnumber foreigners at Indian heritage hotels

Indian Heritage Hotels Domestic tourists outnumber foreigners at Indian heritage hotels

PANAJI - Now, domestic tourists are outnumbering foreign travelers with regard to their stay in heritage hotels across India, a heritage hotel body has said.

Thailand pushes local tourism as foreigners stay away

Thailand Promotes Domestic Tourism Thailand pushes local tourism as foreigners stay away

BANGKOK - Thais will do just about anything these days to revive a once-golden tourism industry battered by bloody political protests.

Kenya domestic airlines prepping for high season

New Flights Kenya domestic airlines prepping for high season

By Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) Following hot on the heels of Fly540 airline expanding their safari network in Kenya, Safarilink airline has reacted and also posted new routes and added flights to the tourism trade.

Nigerian domestic airline operators threaten strike over navigation charge

Operators Claim Charges Are Illegal Nigerian domestic airline operators threaten strike over navigation charge

By Moses Sawacha, eTN

Domestic airline operators in Nigeria have threatened to go on strike if the

Domestic tourism exhibition in Nairobi

Promoting Kenya Staycations Domestic tourism exhibition in Nairobi

By Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

The "Holiday 2010" exhibition, aimed at the Kenyan domestic but also the regional tourism market, is on this week again between March 17-21, held as usual at Nairobi’s Sarit Centre.

2010 to be domestic tourism year in Kenya

Domestic Tourism Council Introduced 2010 to be domestic tourism year in Kenya

By Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

The Ministry of Tourism in Nairobi has declared 2010 to be the year when domestic tourism is to be supported and brought to the forefront, hoping to achieve by 2012 a 50 percent margin of business ...

SA Express to launch domestic airline in Congo

Congo Express Airline SA Express to launch domestic airline in Congo

By Vernon Wessels

SA Express, the state-owned South African domestic and regional carrier, will start an airline to operate domestic flights in the Democratic Republic of Congo to meet increased demand in ...

MP: Domestic tourism is the answer to industry's woes

Kenya's Tourism MP: Domestic tourism is the answer to industry's woes

By DANIEL NYASSY

Domestic tourism is the answer to the ailing sector in the country, a member of Parliament has suggested.

‘Silver Week’ to boost Japan's domestic, foreign travel

Japanese "Silver Week" Tourism ‘Silver Week’ to boost Japan's domestic, foreign travel

Yukio Hatoyama’s Democratic Party of Japan swept to power last month with the promise to revive the nation’s moribund economy. One way to do so may be to stop people from working so hard.

Tourism Minister urges South Africans to travel domestically

South Africa Tourism Minister urges South Africans to travel domestically

Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk is encouraging South Africans to travel more domestically and contribute to the local tourism industry.

Foreigners being replaced by Spanish tourists in Spain

Spain Foreigners being replaced by Spanish tourists in Spain

MADRID — The economic crisis means that Spanish hotels will have more domestic than foreign tourists this summer for the first time in decades, an industry official predicted Friday.

Travel industry urged to focus on domestic market

Philippines Travel industry urged to focus on domestic market

ILOILO CITY, Philippines — The Department of Tourism (DoT) is urging travel operators and tourism industry players to focus on boosting domestic tourism to offset losses from an expected decline ...

Survey: Domestic carriers have the worst food, least comfortable seats and rudest flight attendants

US Airlines Survey: Domestic carriers have the worst food, least comfortable seats and rudest flight attendants

The annual survey of frequent fliers by Seatguru.com, the popular online guide to airline seating, doesn't have a lot of highlights for U.S.-based airlines.

Cashless cabins begin Monday onboard American Airlines US domestic and Canada flights

Starting June 1, 2009 Cashless cabins begin Monday onboard American Airlines US domestic and Canada flights

By eTN Staff Writer

On June 1, American Airlines will go cashless onboard flights within the continental United States, as well as flights to and from Hawaii, Alaska, and Canada.

Stay-at-home Britons help stem slide in London visitors

UK Stay-at-home Britons help stem slide in London visitors

By guardian.co.uk

Big falls in international business visitors to London as well as huge drops in US and Japanese tourist numbers were recorded last year as the global economic crisis began to take hold.

LAN Ecuador begins servicing domestic destinations

Developing Tourism Industry LAN Ecuador begins servicing domestic destinations

By eTN Staff Writer

Today, LAN Ecuador began domestic operations uniting Guayaquil and Quito, the country's largest cities.

Ethiopian captain establishes domestic airline

Ethiopia Ethiopian captain establishes domestic airline

By nazret.com

An Ethiopian pilot, Captain Abera Lemi, has established a domestic airline, called Air Ethiopia, which will provide passenger and cargo, ambulance, charter, scheduled and non-scheduled flight ...

American Airlines named best airline for domestic first class for third consecutive year

American Airlines American Airlines named best airline for domestic first class for third consecutive year

By eTN

For the third consecutive year, the readers of Global Traveler magazine have bestowed the honor of "Best Airline for Domestic First Class" upon American Airlines, a founding member of the ...

Canadians make up for drop in foreign tourism

Canada Canadians make up for drop in foreign tourism

By canada.com

OTTAWA - Tourism generated nearly $20 billion in revenue for federal, provincial and local governments in Canada last year, up 4.3 per cent from a year earlier despite a drop in visits and ...

Economic headwinds will slow 2008 US domestic travel

International Arrivals To Advance Economic headwinds will slow 2008 US domestic travel

By eTN Staff Writer

WALTHAM, MA - Global Insight, the world's leading company for economic and financial analysis and forecasting, recently acquired by IHS, today released the third quarter 2008 update of US Travel ...

TAM has record international market share of 82.1% in September

Domestic Market Share Was 52.8% TAM has record international market share of 82.1% in September

By eTN

SAO PAULO, Brazil - TAM announced operating data for September 2008, as disclosed by the Brazilian National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) today.

Goa's monsoon tourism a huge hit among domestic tourists

Goa Goa's monsoon tourism a huge hit among domestic tourists

By economictimes.indiatimes.com

Panaji - Monsoon tourism has become a huge hit with the domestic travellers as they refuse to get away from beaches even in the heavy rains.

It may not have a name yet, but Australia will have a new domestic airline from as early as November

New Airline To Launch Within Months It may not have a name yet, but Australia will have a new domestic airline from as early as November

Melbourne businessman Cenap Kahyaoglu confirmed his plans to the Herald Sun yesterday and pledged to launch his carrier with 88 weekly return flights between Sydney and Melbourne.

While ...

Kenya turns to China, domestic market to rebuild tourism

Kenya Tourism Kenya turns to China, domestic market to rebuild tourism

NAIROBI — Kenya's tourism will turn to China and seek to develop its domestic market to inject new life in a sector battered by recent post-election violence, tourism officials said ...

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.

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