RIJEKA, Croatia - Maria Giudita Coffen did not mind driving for three hours to get her teeth fixed at half price in Croatia.
TOKYO — Struggling Japan Airlines Corp., which is in the midst of major restructuring, is considering slashing 5,000 jobs in three years, a news report said Monday.
DAMASCUS - Despite the global financial crisis, Syria saw a 23 percent increase of Arab and European tourists in July compared to the same month last year, showed the latest official statistics ...
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.
Southwest Airlines is starting to look like the corporate version of Jerry Rubin. Once the revolutionary, it's now becoming part of the establishment.
The submarine cable connecting East Africa to the rest of the world is expected to revolutionise broadband speeds and substantially lower Internet costs, but analysts wonder whether the tourism ...
MIAMI — Fewer Americans took cruises in 2008 than 2007, according to new industry data, showing that cruising's core constituency may be weakening despite continued growth in the passtime ...
Somewhere in Washington, there's probably a bucket with some airlines' names on it.
Jakarta - A week after the bomb blasts at two of Jakarta`s five-star hotels, the country`s tourism industry is beginning to feel the impact of the terror attacks with cancellations of visits by ...
The modern cruise industry was born in the 1960s when the era of ocean liners ended with the advent of transoceanic air travel.
JAKARTA - Indonesia became the only country in the world that recorded growth in tourism industry during the first five months of this year, the deputy secretary general of the United Nations for ...
Tourism taxes have become an increasingly trendy pick for elected officials hoping to raise additional revenue to cover increases in government spending.
Sofia - Bulgarian hoteliers had become used to good earnings over the years of strong growth, but are facing grim prospects now as the economic crisis has forced worldwide belt-tightening.
The summer period, normally the busiest of the year, seems to be a quiet one for Moroccan tourism this year.
The first decade of this new century is one that airlines will be eager to forget.
URUMQI - The tourism authority of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is seeking a 5-million-yuan subsidy from the regional government to help travel agencies survive in the wake of the July 5 ...
The U.S. hotel industry is likely to report fresh cost cuts this earnings season as sluggish business demand and lower room rates eat into companies' revenues.
The cruise ship industry has agreed to new safety rules making it easier to find out who's knocking at a cabin door.
Johannesburg — THE Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) was launched at Indaba by South African Tourism (SAT) as part of an ongoing programme to accurately quantify the value of the tourism industry ...
David Johnson, deputy director general for the Ministry of Tourism, described the recent launch of the Club Grand Bahama initiative as a shining example that efforts are being made to revamp Grand ...
The next few months will be crucial for United Airlines as it and other U.S. airlines cope with a cash squeeze.
The UK is ill-prepared to exploit the emerging commercial spaceflight sector, says the president of Virgin Galactic.
Baggage and other fees frustrate us, and pricey tickets make us petulant.
Georgia was once famous for its tourist attractions, and tourism business became a priority for the country after the Rose Revolution and some steps in this direction were made.
SEOUL, South Korea — Slammed by the worst travel slump in decades, the world's largest airlines have been grounding flights, slashing cabin services and pulling out first-class seats.
Tour operators have won a major concession over reservations for next year’s season of the Oberammergau Passion Play.
Tourism Minister, Juliana Azumah Mensah says local entrepreneurs should invest in beauty therapy to benefit from its tourism potential.
Kampala — Uganda's wild animals, cultural heritage and its beautiful scenery are increasingly becoming a lucrative source of foreign exchange income for the country.
ATHENS - Greece, one of Europe's biggest tourist destinations, expects visitor numbers to fall by between 7 and 11 percent this year because of the global economic downturn, the country's tourism ...
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