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Australian tourism: out of money, out of workers and out of...

The latest national study by the Tourism and Transport Forum says that the Australian tourism industry will have a tough time trying to compete with Asian rivals.

Air Berlin cancels summer series to Mombasa

(eTN) - Bad news for Kenya's coast tourism just keeps piling up, with Air Berlin announcing their plans to shelve Mombasa from their summer 2013 program.

Spanish carrier Spanair runs out of money, halts operations

Struggling Spanich carrier Spanair abruptly halted operations late Friday.

FAA funding row will cost at least $1.2 billion

Washington - The House adjourned for summer recess Monday night without resolving a Federal Aviation Administration funding impasse, almost guaranteeing that nearly 4,000 FAA employees will remain fur

Hoffa: GOP leaders must end FAA shutdown

WASHINGTON - Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today said congressional Republicans should act responsibly and end the impasse over Federal Aviation Administration spending.

New tourism college for Kenyan coast

(eTN) The recently-read annual budget appears to have also set aside as much as 300 million Kenya shillings to commence construction of a new campus of the Kenya

Tourism Uganda asks for 22 billion shilling budget

(eTN) - Ahead of the reading of the annual government budget in mid-June, the

How does Botswana succeed in tourism while Zambia does not?

While I was sitting at the beautiful Wilderness Safari Lodge, I couldn’t help but compare Botswana and

Seychelles tourism academy restaurant gets funding

The Seychelles hospitality industry held a culinary contest and gala dinner at the end of last year, showcasing the capabilities of Seychellois chefs and cooks, while at the same time fundraising for

New road to Addis gets ADB funding

The African Development Bank has formally consented to a loan of about US$165 million to support the construction, and where appropriate upgrade, of a road link from Mombasa to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia

Japanese government seeks more money for JAL

TOKYO - The Japanese government asked the state-backed Development Bank of Japan to extend more financial support to Japan Airlines Corp. in Tokyo's latest measure to assist the ailing carrier.

Pennsylvania budget proposes staggering 73 percent cut to tourism funding

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 73 percent would cripple one of

Castles targeted to boost tourism

Owners of castles and tower homes across Scotland have been encouraged to apply for refurbishment funding in a bid to boost tourism.

Air Transport Association applauds biofuel funding announcement

WASHINGTON, DC - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) today hailed the announcement made jointly by the US Departments of Energy (DOE) and Agriculture (USDA) to release up to US$25 million i

Air Transport Association applauds House of Representatives on decision to withhold...

WASHINGTON, DC (September 25, 2008) - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading US airlines, applauded the House Homeland Security Appropriations

New South Wales finally delivers on tourism

The New South Wales (NSW) Tourism Industry has warmly welcomed the NSW Government's $40 million in new funding over 3 years towards the NSW Tourism Industry.

Caribbean tourism in a crisis

A request for the funding of a $188 million marketing drive aimed at reviving the slumping Caribbean tourism sector, will be among several measures sought by key tourism stakeholders at the Caricom Heads of Government meeting in July.