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The mining boom in Western Australia is proving to be a double-edged sword for tourism, with leisure visitors competing against the fly-in, fly-out workforce for limited accommodation and flights, acc
Sandy lives vicariously through her guest, Greg Baxter's work at the all-inclusive resorts called SuperClub.
Leisure guests will become increasingly important for hotels in the post-recession years, according to a high-level think tank in London this week.
DUBAI, UAE - Qatar's largest multipurpose complex will located on the northern highway linking Doha International Airport with the proposed Bahrain Causeway and will include a full retail center, an e
DUSSELDORF, Germany - German state North Rhine Westphalia and its capital Düsseldorf are becoming stronger magnets for leisure travel, according to a study released by the State Office of Statistics.
Canada has welcomed its first official leisure tourists from China this week, after Asia's economic powerhouse granted approved destination status to Canada earlier this summer.
Otdykh LEISURE in Crocus Expo is now again the only tourism exhibition held in the autumn in Moscow. A copy event in Expo Center was cancelled by its organizer ITE Group.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Despite a recent deluge of bad economic news, American travelers are surprisingly optimistic about their future leisure travel and spending, according to the findings of a special
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Tralliance Corporation and .travel have been invited as featured participants at the Travel Leisure Conference on November 15-17, 2008.
The management of Golden Beach Hotels, parent company of La Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra, Elmina Beach Resort in Elmina near Cape Coast and Busua Beach Resort as part of its policy of promoting lei
Hong Kong - With its highest score in five years, Crystal Cruises has been voted the “World’s Best Large-Ship Cruise Line” by the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine for a 13th consecutive year
(eTN) - ``Christmas Star'' can't let grueling hours wipe away her smile as she escorts a group of about 45 tourists through the Lapland forest. ``Sometimes I work from 8 in the morning to 10 at night,'' says the 21-year-old ``elf,'' whose real name is Riikka Niukkala. She's an employee of Arctic Safaris Oy, a tour company in Rovaniemi, a town on the Arctic Circle.
HONG KONG (eTN) - Hong Kong's new tourism landmark, the Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car system, has won the go-ahead from the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department here Tuesday and will be reopened to the public on Dec. 31 after a series of accidents.
(eTN) - Most weekends Lan Visnar can be found pottering around the steep hills of the Soca Valley in western Slovenia, carefully surveying the ground and giving the occasional prod. Master Visnar – he has just turned 13 – is a budding archaeologist who seeks out, not classical artefacts, but the remnants of war.
NEW YORK (eTN) - With a thriving arts community, diverse ethnic enclaves and some of the City's most distinct shopping and dining experiences, Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood has in recent years become one of New York City's hippest areas.
ROTHENBURG OB DER TAUBER, Germany (eTN) - Cloaked in black and brandishing a deadly medieval weapon, Hans-Georg Baumgartner strides purposefully into Market Square at dusk. The crowd parts - not out of fear, but fascination. Cameras flash.
DENVER (TVLW) - Southwestern travelers needing a tropical getaway at a premier resort destination will have a quick, comfortable and affordable way to get there beginning today as Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ:FRNT) begins service between Albuquerque's Sunport International Airport (ABQ) and Puerto Vallarta's Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR).
NEW YORK (eTN) - Americans' love affair with Italy continued unabated through 2007 despite the record-high Euro, according to the U.S. Tour Operators Association, whose members send 11 million people yearly on vacation.
LISBON (eTN) - They both boast renowned wine regions, sandy beaches and year-round mild and dry weather, but can old Europe re-brand itself with a new world image? Former colonial power Portugal has decided to try and it's counting on luring the tourists with a "West Coast" campaign.
SINGAPORE (eTN) - Using the Singapore Tourist Pass, tourists can now have an unlimited number of rides on buses and trains here. Some 30,000 of these cards have been printed and are on sale at TransitLink Ticket Offices, and the following MRT stations: Changi Airport, Orchard, Chinatown, City Hall, Raffles Place, Ang Mo Kio, Harbour Front and Bugis.
(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 director general of ORTPN, Rwanda's national tourism body, cave tourism will be launched by year end to tap more revenue from tourists. Tourism is the third biggest foreign exchange earner in Rwanda.
(eTN) - Imagine reclining in a softly cushioned rattan chair on a private balcony, sipping a cocktail and breathing in the fresh tropical air while looking out over swaying palm trees and fields of sugar cane to the turquoise waters of the Caribbean… Such scene from a page of a romance novel is now just one flight away to the lovely island of St. Kitts.
NEW YORK (eTN) — In some ways, Andy Abramson's morning routine is typical: He shaves, brushes his teeth and combs his hair before slipping on some nice slacks and a shirt for a meeting with a client.
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