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West Kimberley heritage listing criticized from all sides

Proposed developments as insignificant as a toilet block may end up being dragged through expensive litigation while a $30 billion gas processing hub has escaped the additional red-tape attached to th

Saint Lucia poised for a strong 2011

Saint Lucia – With 2011 arrivals for April showing a 12.4% increase over April 2010, the Saint Lucia Tourist Board announces major on-island developments including multi-million dollar hotel opening

United Arab Emirates to invest $234B into tourism projects

Tourism-related projects will drive the construction industry in the coming decade with approximately Dh858 billion ($234 billion) to be pumped into the sector during the next eight years.

New projects for OpenTravel

“As the travel industry comes out of the downturn, companies are refining business models to reflect economic changes and new service needs,” said Valyn Perini, executive director of OpenTravel.

Mozambique tourism investment projects total US$900 million in 2009

Maputo, Mozambique, 30 March – The Mozambican government in 2009 approved investment projects worth US$900 million in the tourism sector, the revenues of which totalled US$195 million, the Minister

Thai Airways announces 50th anniversary projects

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited announced special projects that will be held to commemorate its 50th anniversary of establishment.

SCTA and partners launch training program for small tourism projects

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) announced holding a program on "How to start your own tourism business." The training program is organized by the SCTA in cooperation with the N

Singapore tourism to get boost from integrated resorts

SINGAPORE — Singapore has been missing that "certain something" as a tourist destination.

New senior vice president of projects and product development at Amari

Amari, the hotel and resort group celebrating the colors and rhythms of modern Asia, recently announced the appointment of Nigel Harris as senior vice president of projects and product development.

Sustainable tourism initiative gets support from Olympic champion sprinter

Nairobi - Olympic champion sprinter Usain Bolt took a break from the track on Friday to launch the Zeitz Foundation's Long Run Initiative, which aims to create and support ecotourism projects around t

Billions of US dollars flowing to low-priority airport projects

The federal government has funded more than 3,100 airport construction and rehabilitation projects costing nearly US$2 billion from 2005-2009, despite the fact they received priority ratings well belo

Northern Ireland focuses on enhancing tourism experience

Tourism Minister Arlene Foster has urged the Northern Ireland tourism industry to further focus on enhancing the visitor experience here.

Boeing CEO sees steady outlook for major airplane programs

Boeing's first-quarter profits are down by half due to the worldwide slump gripping its airline customers, the company said this morning.

Hotel project boom in Dubai

HAMBURG, Germany (September 16, 2008) - The opening of the Atlantis resort in Dubai (1,529 rooms) at the end of September will mark the completion of one hotel project of nearly 100 in the United Arab

Top 10 hotel projects in Germany

HAMBURG, Germany (August 14, 2008) - The German hotel market growth continues. 410 new hotel construction and renovation projects are currently in progress.

Labor to overhaul Howard’s ‘pork-barrelling’ tourism scheme

A national scheme giving grants of up to $500,000 to local tourism projects will be overhauled amid Rudd government claims it was used for pork-barrelling by the Howard government.