Tag: budget

Tourists pitch tents in cemetery to save cash

Tourists pitch tents in cemetery to save cash

editor editor- November 30, 2009 05:06 0

Tight-fisted tourists have been using a cemetery as their campground in a desperate bid to save cash. Read More

$4 million budgeted for Jerusalem tourism

$4 million budgeted for Jerusalem tourism

editor editor- November 27, 2009 04:23 0

JERUSALEM - Israel's Tourism Ministry has budgeted nearly $4 million for next year to develop tourism in Jerusalem. Read More

Air France replicates low cost competition

Air France replicates low cost competition

editor editor- November 20, 2009 10:30 0

Over the last few weeks, rumors and false information on a possible conversion of Air France-KLM short/medium-haul network into a low cost operation abounded so ... Read More

New Zealand tourism gets $20 million boost

New Zealand tourism gets $20 million boost

editor editor- November 3, 2009 05:11 0

Tourism is getting an extra $20 million, bringing annual funding to $89m, Prime Minister John Key says. Read More

Public opinion of budget airlines takes a downturn

Public opinion of budget airlines takes a downturn

editor editor- October 30, 2009 04:47 0

The latest Kaizo Advocacy Index - a twice yearly assessment of online reputations - looks at 20 leading brands across four industry sectors. Read More

Spirit Airlines leaps into airfare war

Spirit Airlines leaps into airfare war

editor editor- August 13, 2009 06:14 0

Spirit Airlines jumped into South Florida's airline brawl Wednesday afternoon with a $9 each-way fare sale on its nonstop flights between Fort Lauderdale and Los ... Read More

Airbus gets a boost from budget, Asian airlines

Airbus gets a boost from budget, Asian airlines

editor editor- June 17, 2009 03:56 0

LE BOURGET, France — Asian and low-cost airlines defied worries about the global recession and placed dozens of orders with Airbus at the Paris Air ... Read More

New low-cost airline targets smaller markets

New low-cost airline targets smaller markets

editor editor- May 29, 2009 05:48 0

A new low-cost airline will begin serving mid-sized U.S. cities that it thinks larger carriers have left behind. Read More

Hawaii Tourism Authority facing budget cut

Hawaii Tourism Authority facing budget cut

editor editor- May 28, 2009 06:37 0

The Hawaii Tourism Authority is looking at a potential 5 percent cut in their marketing budget, as it deals with Hawaii’s wilting tourism. Read More

Pennsylvania budget proposes staggering 73 percent cut to tourism funding

Pennsylvania budget proposes staggering 73 percent cut to tourism funding

editor editor- May 27, 2009 06:46 0

As the busy summer travel season begins, Pennsylvania's leading tourism official today said the Senate Republican budget proposal to cut tourism funding by a staggering ... Read More

Airline of the week – Air Tahiti Nui

Airline of the week – Air Tahiti Nui

editor editor- May 27, 2009 04:16 0

This week we're giving a shout out to Air Tahiti Nui for providing an outstanding flying experience in the BACK of the plane. Read More

Discount airline touches down in Dubai – ‘new era’ in Middle East aviation?

Discount airline touches down in Dubai – ‘new era’ in Middle East aviation?

editor editor- May 26, 2009 06:11 0

Low-fare air just landed smack-dab in the middle of the Middle East - specifically in skies-the-limit Dubai. Read More

Arabia poised to welcome budget hotels

Arabia poised to welcome budget hotels

editor editor- April 22, 2009 05:59 0

Arabia continues to remain a favorite among investors and operators in the tourism and hospitality sector, in particular those in the budget segment, according to ... Read More

What crisis? Tourists still heading for the red centre

What crisis? Tourists still heading for the red centre

editor editor- April 21, 2009 04:51 0

The Australian tourism industry is facing an uncertain year with predictions the global economic crisis will see the number of overseas visitors to Australia drop ... Read More

Budget airlines thrive in Central Europe

Budget airlines thrive in Central Europe

editor editor- February 23, 2009 04:39 0

They're no Steve Eisman – the American hedge fund manager who made a fortune essentially by betting on mortgage-backed securities to drop in value – ... Read More

Governor restores $10m in tourism-advertising money

Governor restores $10m in tourism-advertising money

editor editor- January 28, 2009 04:47 0

After an intense lobbying campaign from the tourism industry, Florida Gov. Read More

Booking a cruise? Do some math first.

Booking a cruise? Do some math first.

editor editor- January 21, 2009 02:39 0

The cruise industry bills cruising as a great value. For one upfront price, your accommodations, meals and trip are paid for. Read More

Welcome centers, Florida tourism ads may be axed

Welcome centers, Florida tourism ads may be axed

editor editor- January 7, 2009 06:34 0

Florida may shut down its welcome centers that serve free orange juice and could also sharply curtail television ads that beckon snow-weary Northerners to the ... Read More

San Francisco OKs $27M tourism district

San Francisco OKs $27M tourism district

editor editor- December 18, 2008 02:15 0

San Francisco’s Tourism Improvement District is official, having received unanimous approval from the city Board of Supervisors. Read More

Senate leaders call on Hawaii Tourism Authority to restore cuts

Senate leaders call on Hawaii Tourism Authority to restore cuts

editor editor- November 10, 2008 05:34 0

The leaders of the state Senate Tourism Committee called on the Hawaii Tourism Authority to reverse its decision to slash funding for several visitor programs. Read More

Airline spreading wings

Airline spreading wings

editor editor- November 5, 2008 04:16 0

MANAMA: India's low-cost domestic airline IndiGo yesterday announced Bahrain's World Travel Service (WTS) as its general sales agent in the country. Read More

AirAsia is best Asian low-cost airline

AirAsia is best Asian low-cost airline

editor editor- October 14, 2008 03:45 0

AirAsia has bagged the Best Asian Low-Cost Carrier award from Asia Pacific’s travel news publisher, TTG, for the second time. Read More

Ryanair boss sets sights on no-frills transatlantic flights with new airline

Ryanair boss sets sights on no-frills transatlantic flights with new airline

editor editor- October 10, 2008 04:04 0

Passengers could be taking budget flights between the US and Europe on a Ryanair-backed airline in less than three years, the low-cost carrier's chief executive ... Read More

Anger at pre-2012 tourism budget

Anger at pre-2012 tourism budget

editor editor- August 19, 2008 04:25 0

The British government has been criticised for slashing investment in promoting Britain abroad in the run-up to the 2012 London Olympics. Read More

Should JetBlue Sell Itself?

Should JetBlue Sell Itself?

editor editor- August 6, 2008 03:54 0

Which will be the better business decision for JetBlue Airways: selling pillows and blankets for $7, or selling itself to a competitor like Southwest Airlines? Read More

Budget airline AirAsia can stay profitable even if oil hits $200 a barrel, CEO says

Budget airline AirAsia can stay profitable even if oil hits $200 a barrel, CEO says

editor editor- June 17, 2008 04:07 0

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: AirAsia, the region's biggest budget airline, can remain profitable even if world oil prices hit US$200 a barrel, Chief Executive Tony Fernandes ... Read More

Avis and Budget’s where2(R) GPS systems exceed two million transactions

Avis and Budget’s where2(R) GPS systems exceed two million transactions

editor editor- May 30, 2008 04:10 0

Avis Budget Group, parent company of Avis Rent A Car and Budget Rent A Car, today announced that its Global Position System (GPS) navigation system, ... Read More

On the road in the big RV

On the road in the big RV

editor editor- May 19, 2008 04:27 0

For most first-time RV renters, the conversation often goes like this: ``I can't afford to rent an RV.'' ``They're too large to maneuver.'' Or maybe ... Read More

Sri Lanka’s budget airline grounded by… lack of planes

Sri Lanka’s budget airline grounded by… lack of planes

editor editor- May 5, 2008 04:18 0

COLOMBO — Sri Lanka's state-run budget carrier has suspended operations indefinitely because of a lack of planes, an aviation official said Sunday. The budget airline, ... Read More

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