Tag: budget

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

The subprime summer vacation

The subprime summer vacation

editor editor- April 28, 2008 08:15 0

Sky-high gas prices. Airline misery. A weak dollar. Fears of a recession. For many Americans, it all adds up to downsized travel plans this season. Read More

No-frills airline flying high with £520m order for planes

No-frills airline flying high with £520m order for planes

editor editor- April 28, 2008 07:25 0

BUDGET airline flybe, formerly known as British European, today signed an order for £520 million worth of new planes, some of which will be based ... Read More

Hong Kong budget airline Oasis halts operations

Hong Kong budget airline Oasis halts operations

editor editor- April 10, 2008 02:36 0

The budget airline Oasis has shut down and applied for liquidation, one-and-a-half years after it started its long-haul budget flights. All of the airline's flights ... Read More

Airline, famed for its budget flights, cites success in Punta Gorda

Airline, famed for its budget flights, cites success in Punta Gorda

editor editor- March 21, 2008 02:38 0

PUNTA GORDA — Skybus Airlines is adding another nonstop route into the Charlotte County Airport. This time, it is from the Westover Metropolitan Airport in ... Read More

Airlines pushed into dejection zone

Airlines pushed into dejection zone

editor editor- March 2, 2008 06:18 0

Lack of sops in the 2008 Budget has pushed loss-laden airline industry into dejection zone, but civil aviation minister Praful Patel continues to be hopeful ... Read More

AirAsia reveals Virgin plan

AirAsia reveals Virgin plan

editor editor- February 22, 2008 03:41 0

ASIA'S largest budget airline, AirAsia, has signalled its interest in launching an "ultra low-cost" domestic carrier in partnership with Virgin Blue, fuelling expectations Australia could ... Read More

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