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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 ...

You don't have to beg, steal or borrow to pay for vacation

Tips for saving and budgeting for vacations You don't have to beg, steal or borrow to pay for vacation

You don't have to beg, borrow, or steal to indulge your wanderlust. Armed with these practical suggestions, your dream vacation may be more affordable than you think.

7 in 10 Brits make trade-offs to get better value

Getting maximum value from everyday decisions in UK 7 in 10 Brits make trade-offs to get better value

LEEDS, England - As personal finances are squeezed across the country, new research reveals the financial balancing act smart Brits are performing as they look to get maximum value from their ...

Kingfisher cannot afford maintenance, grounds 15 planes

Kingfisher Airlines Kingfisher cannot afford maintenance, grounds 15 planes

MUMBAI, India - Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines has grounded 15 aircraft after being unable to meet maintenance and overhaul expenses, a move that could curtail its domestic and international ...

Centara Hotels giving guests free hotel money

Baht Bonanza Centara Hotels giving guests free hotel money

Centara Hotels & Resorts is offering a program at 15 of its properties throughout Thailand in which guests deposit money with the hotel and the hotel adds a further amount of between 50 and ...

Tourists chase £35,000 flying along Blackpool's Golden Mile

Chasing Money In Blackpool Tourists chase £35,000 flying along Blackpool's Golden Mile

Blackpool's Golden Mile earned its title this weekend as tourists chased after thousands of pounds in bank notes fluttering in the wind along the seafront.

Airline demands £20k from passengers to fuel the plane

Comtel Air Hits Passengers For Cash To Buy Fuel Airline demands £20k from passengers to fuel the plane

An airline has denied asking passengers to pay £20,000 towards the cost of fuel to complete their journey to the UK.

Spirit Airlines plans $300M IPO to pay debt

Spirit Airlines Spirit Airlines plans $300M IPO to pay debt

Budget carrier Spirit Airlines Inc. has filed plans to hold an initial public offering. With IPO of up to $300 million the carrier is expected to retain about 50% of the net proceeds.

Is travel insurance worth the cost or a waste of money?

Travel Risks Is travel insurance worth the cost or a waste of money?

Scott Mayerowitz

Vacations plans are disrupted for all sorts of reasons. Is it worth the extra cost of

Tourism news: Russian tourism budget gets huge boost

Russian Tourism Tourism news: Russian tourism budget gets huge boost

MOSCOW - Russia has set its sights on increasing the number of foreign tourists from about 2 million a year to 15 million with a budget allocation of $10.1 billion.

Business travelers committed to saving money for their companies

Corporate Travelers Booking Smarter Business travelers committed to saving money for their companies

Corporate travel is expected to rebound this year, but cost-saving continues to drive travel plans being made by business travelers.

15 tips on how to save a buck on your next vacation

Saving Money On Your Trip 15 tips on how to save a buck on your next vacation

Paul Eisenberg

If you’re on a trip there are perhaps times when you’ll intentionally fork over too much money for a mind-blowing performance or meal or single bottle of something special. You deserve it.

Executives: Gulf tourism needs as much as $500 million for marketing campaigns

Gulf Tourism needs marketing money Executives: Gulf tourism needs as much as $500 million for marketing campaigns

ILEANA MORALES

WASHINGTON — States bordering the gushing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico need as much as $500 million to boost tourism with marketing campaigns aimed at cleaning up their image, tourism ...

New York, Paris, London and Moscow are not on this list. Luanda is.

World's Most Expensive Cities 2010 New York, Paris, London and Moscow are not on this list. Luanda is.

If you think $43 is too much to pay for lunch, you shouldn't live in Oslo.

CCRA Travel Solutions announces new Commission/Express™ program to help travel agents makes more money faster

Enhancements And New Program CCRA Travel Solutions announces new Commission/Express™ program to help travel agents makes more money faster

eTN Staff Writer

CCRA Travel Solutions – a leading provider of business-related solutions for the travel professional – is pleased to announce a series of enhancements made to offerings available through ...

Author speaks gospel truth about money management

Latest Book By The Bargainomics Lady Shows How To Stretch Your Dollars And Still Travel In Style Author speaks gospel truth about money management

eTN Staff Writer

What is the least crowded week to visit Disney World? Which websites help you find the cheapest airplane tickets? Where can you find true travel bargains?

Uganda Wildlife Authority to spend money on Rwenzori infrastructure

Attracting More Visitors Uganda Wildlife Authority to spend money on Rwenzori infrastructure

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

The Uganda Wildlife Authority is planning to spend about US$1 million in the Rwenzori Mountain National Park in the coming years for the construction of new tracks, board walks, and new bridges to ...

NYC cabbie drives 200 miles to return $21,000 to Italian tourist

New York City NYC cabbie drives 200 miles to return $21,000 to Italian tourist

A New York City cab driver drove 200 miles to return more than $21,000 in cash left behind in his taxi by an elderly Italian tourist.

Emirates Airlines raises $413.7M to finance new planes

Emirates Airlines Emirates Airlines raises $413.7M to finance new planes

DUBAI - Emirates Airlines, the Middle East's largest carrier, said Thursday it raised $413.7 million in an Export Import Bank of the United States, Ex-Im Bank, guaranteed bond to finance new ...

American tourists make tourist guide's dream a reality

Ethiopia American tourists make tourist guide's dream a reality

LALIBELA, Ethiopia - Guide Getachew Tekeba used to bring tourists to his favorite mountainside spot just minutes from his house in Lalibela to watch the sunset and talk of his fantasy to build a ...

Transportation secretary hints at aid for airlines

US Airline Industry Transportation secretary hints at aid for airlines

AP

WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Thursday he thinks the Obama administration will seek financial aid for airlines to pay for equipment onboard planes that will be needed to ...

Was your hotel room worth the price you paid?

Value For Money Index Reveals Surprises Was your hotel room worth the price you paid?

eTN Staff Writer

NUREMBERG, Germany - Six hundred thousand hotel ratings are being analyzed by www.hotel.info from booking customers from around the world ...

China's top airline gets $440 mln government windfall

China Southern Airlines China's top airline gets $440 mln government windfall

reuters.com

HONG KONG - China Southern Airlines, the country's largest carrier by fleet size, will get a $440 million windfall from the state in what may be the first in a series of payments to an ailing ...

Key asked to help prop up tourism

New Zealand Key asked to help prop up tourism

stuff.co.nz

Air New Zealand chief executive Rob Fyfe has called on incoming prime minister John Key to pump more money into tourism to stave off a potential sharp decline in visitor numbers.

Latest space tourist gets his money's worth

Space Tourism Latest space tourist gets his money's worth

AP

CAPE CANAVERAL — The world's latest space tourist, a computer game wizard and astronaut's son who paid $30 million to fly to the space station, said Monday from orbit that he's gotten his ...

Tourists to tip less as they feel the squeeze

To Tip Or Not To Tip? Tourists to tip less as they feel the squeeze

prweb.com

London, UK - Against the backdrop of rising inflation and living costs, UK tourists are now tightening their belts with 36 per cent (more than one in three) admitting they will not put their hands ...

Armed guards held airline victim

Egypt Armed guards held airline victim

bbc.co.uk

A Barnsley man was ordered to pay a hotel bill of £1,000 in Egypt as armed guards surrounded his hotel to recoup money owed by collapsed airline XL.

Stretch your travel dollar

Travel Advice Stretch your travel dollar

msnbc.msn.com

By gauging where the rapidly changing airline industry is headed, business travelers can map out their flight plans and find the best deals.

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