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Brits worried about cost of Christmas, but merrier than last year

Christmas Season Brits worried about cost of Christmas, but merrier than last year

CHESTER, England - With Christmas just ten weeks away, a poll conducted by MoneySupermarket.com has found one in two consumers (53 per cent) are already worried about how they will fund the cost ...

UN requests over $4 billion in humanitarian aid

United Nations UN requests over $4 billion in humanitarian aid

Relief agencies require another $4.3 billion to assist millions of needy people around the world during the second half of this year, the United Nations humanitarian chief said today, adding that ...

White: We ought to take a machete to Texas tourism dollars

Candidate says Texas can not afford tourism ads White: We ought to take a machete to Texas tourism dollars

AUSTIN — Gubernatorial candidate Bill White has found at least one multimillion dollar program Texas can do without: commercials and advertisements promoting Texas.

Arizona finding that bad PR is even bigger problem than illegal immigration

Much damage to Arizona's image is self-inflicted Arizona finding that bad PR is even bigger problem than illegal immigration

By Michael Sheridan

Arizona is finding it's got another problem even bigger than illegal immigration.

Bad public relations.

Florida tourism to governor: BP or no BP, the money is needed now

Florida Tourism Requests Funds For Damage Control Florida tourism to governor: BP or no BP, the money is needed now

By Alex Tiegen

Florida tourism industry says it needs more than $34.7 million from the state right now to prove Florida beaches are unsullied by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Uganda minister of tourism to face prosecution

Suspected Of Diverting Funds Uganda minister of tourism to face prosecution

By Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

The Inspector General of the government of Uganda (IGG) has confirmed that they will begin to prepare indictments towards some individuals suspected of diverting funds in the run up to the ...

African Union summit coming to Kampala

Or Is It? African Union summit coming to Kampala

By Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

The scheduled summit of the African Union is due to take place in June this year in Kampala, but has now been cast in doubt over allegations that the country is not paid up, mainly due to sections ...

Zimbabwe Tourism Council secures personnel training funds

Zimbabwe Tourism Zimbabwe Tourism Council secures personnel training funds

Harare — THE Zimbabwe Council for Tourism will spend US$3 million on equipping critical service personnel with essential customer service skills ahead of the 2010 soccer World Cup in South ...

Report: JAL will need $3.3 billion

Japan Airlines Report: JAL will need $3.3 billion

A government task force working on a turnaround plan for Japan Airlines International Co. Ltd.

Brazil invests $86 billion in hosting 2014 World Cup

Brazil World Cup 2014 Brazil invests $86 billion in hosting 2014 World Cup

In order to improve tourism infrastructure in the next few year in preparation to receive soccer lovers from all over the world the Brazilian government and the private initiative are going to ...

Airlines' survival determined by liquidity

Airline Industry Airlines' survival determined by liquidity

Asked last month how long American Airlines Inc. and other carriers can keep losing money before they run out of time and cash, AMR Corp. chairman Gerard Arpey had a short, glum answer.

Brazil's tourism infrastructure being revamped ahead of 2014 World Cup

Brazil Brazil's tourism infrastructure being revamped ahead of 2014 World Cup

In preparation for the World Cup in 2014 and in an effort to strengthening the Brazilian Tourism Regionalization Program, Brazil in getting 280 million Brazilian reais (US$ 144 million) in ...

Wisconsin spent $250,000 on work affiliated with new tourism slogan

$251,306.00 "Live Like You Mean It” Wisconsin spent $250,000 on work affiliated with new tourism slogan

By wisbusiness.com

The state Department of Tourism spent $251,306 to create the “Live Like You Mean It” slogan and logo when costs like research and branding for the platform are figured in, about five times ...

California tourism commission aims to draw foreigners

California California tourism commission aims to draw foreigners

By sacbee.com

The California Travel & Tourism Commission is going to the ends of the Earth to lure visitors to the Golden State.

Miami-Dade hotel taxes could fund tourism police

Florida Miami-Dade hotel taxes could fund tourism police

By miamiherald.com

Hotel taxes would pay for new tourism police in Miami-Dade County under a proposal that has drawn the ire of hotel groups and could have law enforcement competing with baseball for the ...

Tourism players sound red alert

Malaysia Tourism players sound red alert

By nst.com.my

With everyone worldwide tightening their belts, the question arises whether enough is being done to keep the tourists coming to Malaysia.

Florida tourism execs get roasted by Senate again

Visit Florida Under Fire Florida tourism execs get roasted by Senate again

By tampabay.com

For a second day, officials of VisitFlorida, the state's tourism promotion agency, were roasted Wednesday by a Senate committee hunting for ways to save money.

Tourism 'at end of the line for help' and jobs at risk

Australia Tourism 'at end of the line for help' and jobs at risk

By theaustralian.news.com.au

The nation's tourism sector has slammed the Rudd Government for not coming to the aid of the struggling industry despite giving billions to the car industry, saying they were placed at the "back ...

$12 million shifted to tourism promotion

Hawaii $12 million shifted to tourism promotion

By signonsandiego.com

HONOLULU – Hawaii tourism officials plan to spend more money on marketing efforts at the expense of cultural programs aimed toward island visitors.

$7m tourism campaign pitches to UK visitors

New Zealand $7m tourism campaign pitches to UK visitors

By nzherald.co.nz

Tourism New Zealand will launch its biggest ever British marketing campaign next month in a bid to stem the fall in visitor numbers from our second largest tourism market.

Flight cuts trigger tourism handout

Queensland Bailout Flight cuts trigger tourism handout

The Queensland government has announced an immediate injection of $4 million for the state's tourism industry after Qantas and Jetstar scaled back domestic and international flight ...

Philanthropic travel connects tourists with world's poor

Philanthropic Travel: Did Bono, Bill Gates, Brangelina And The Likes Start A Trend? Philanthropic travel connects tourists with world's poor

When clients of the luxury travel agency Artisans of Leisure flock to Vietnam, they peruse the floating markets of the Mekong Delta or take in lotus flowers blooming around the ancient pagodas of ...

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