Saturday, 31 August 2013

Hurtigruten expedition ship explores the north-west of Greenland

 In summer 2014 the Hurtigruten expedition ship MS
Fram is setting off on a great voyage of discovery: on a new, longer route it will explore the north-west of Greenland. 


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Aviation Director Strengthens Ties With Federal Partners During Week of Meetings

 Miami-Dade Aviation Director Emilio T. Gonz√°lez met with a cross-section of high-level federal officials this week to discuss issues impacting Miami International Airport and strengthen ties with partner agencies critical to the success of the County’s aviation system.

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New Convention Center in Resistance

 Tourism Minister’s Office and President of the National Institute of Tourism, Enrique Meyer, inauguar√≥ by the Governor of the Province of Chaco, Jorge Capitanich, a new convention center in the city of Resistencia.

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Volaris Announces a New Service Station in The City Of Veracruz

 Volaris , the airline with the most attractive rates and promotions in the country, announces the upcoming opening of a new station in the city of Veracruz , Veracruz , same which will have two direct flights to Tijuana and Guadalajara , which will start operations starting next 19 and October 20 respectively. 

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Unusually cold weather and snow in South American countries affect localsand tourists

 Unusually cold weather and snow in parts of South America have affected thousands of people and tourists in several countries. 

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Micro Nav will deliver ADT to Brussels Airport

 Micro Nav the UK-based aviation simulation and training firm has received a contract to deliver Airside Driver Training (ADT) simulator to Brussels Airport.
 


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Return to profitability on positive international network performance

 Revenue for the first half of 2013 reached €278.6m, 22% higher compared to the same period last year. Net earnings after tax reached €16.5m compared to losses of €38.5m in 2012.

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RCI's Fiona Downing Appointed Senior Vice President of Business Development & Operations for the U.S., Canada & Caribbean

 RCI®, the global leader in vacation exchange and part of the Wyndham Worldwide family of brands, announced the recent appointment of long-time RCI employee and timeshare industry veteran, Fiona Downing, to senior vice president of business development & operations for the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean.

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Mileage Promotion: Secure up to 10,000 Topbonus Status Miles

 Last year airberlin carried more than 33 million flight guests – and so also gave its heart away, more than 33 million times. 

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All Aboard Foodies For The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival

 Wine tastings, craft beers, artisanal cheeses and more goodies await at the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds September 7 & 8.

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New LIRR Timetables Go into Effect Tuesday, September 3

 New MTA Long Island Rail Road timetables going into effect on Tuesday, September 3 include enhanced weekend service on the Ronkonkoma Branch and revised schedules for trains taking customers to sports and entertainment events at Barclays Center, Belmont Park and Mets-Willets Point, the station that serves Citi Field and U.S. Tennis Center.

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RIU organises a campaign to fight against the 'smile thief'

 On International Human Solidarity Day on 31 August, RIU hotels will be running a campaign to collect money for the Campaner Foundation. 

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Thursday, 29 August 2013

Consulted an Official Government Travel Advisory Before Booking a Trip

 Wars (Syria), political protests (Brazil, Egypt, Turkey), floods (Germany, Manila) and disease outbreaks (China) are all enough to make us click headlines.

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Anantara Desert Resort proves green credentials

 The Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, which is located in the Liwa desert, in Abu Dhabi, has been awarded international Green Globe Certification (GGC), following a comprehensive sustainability audit conducted by Farnek Consulting, GGC’s preferred partner in the Middle East.

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Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Paul Gauguin Cruises Offers Holiday Voyages In Paradise

 Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 90-guest m/v Tere Moana, offers two 7-night Tahiti & the Society Islands voyages on The Gauguin and a 7-night Caribbean voyage on the m/v Tere Moana, offering the perfect way to celebrate December holidays in paradise.

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A series of triple calls has started today in Le Havre with the simultaneous call of AIDAcara Celebrity Infinity

A series of triple calls has started today in Le Havre with the simultaneous call of AIDAcara Celebrity Infinity and Caribbean Princess at dock today. 

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Qantas Launches Next Generation Frequent Flyer Card

 Qantas and MasterCard have today released the new Qantas Frequent Flyer membership card, expanding its uses to include storing foreign currency, accessing cash worldwide via ATM withdrawals, and earning points on spending in Australia and overseas.

AirAsia X to commence daily flights to Osaka

AirAsia X Berhad, Malaysia’s leading low-cost, long-haul carrier, an affiliate of the AirAsia Group, announced today the increase of its flight frequency from Kuala Lumpur to Osaka from four weekly flights currently to daily effective 25 November, 2013.

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SuperStar Aquarius' 3D2N cruise departing from Keelung to Ishigaki on 28 August

 Due to Typhoon Kong-Rey, SuperStar Aquarius’ 3D2N cruise departing from Keelung to Ishigaki on 28 August, 2013 (Wednesday) will be revised to a 3D2N Yonaguni cruise.

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National Railway Museum to exhibit best of landscape photography competition entries

For the first time, all winners and commended entries from the Landscape Photographer of the Year Award’s special railway category will be displayed in a new exhibition at the National Railway Museum (NRM) in York, this November.

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Royal Caribbean Announces Winner 2014-15 Brazil Cruises

 Royal Caribbean International today announced the winter 2014-15 Brazil and South America season of Splendour of the Seas. 

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Travelocity and Expedia signed agreement

 North American Travelocity websites will be powered by Expedia’s technology, customer services and supply, according to an agreement between Expedia, Inc. and Travelocity.

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Argo Film Festival to be celebrated from August 28-31, 2013

 he beautiful seaside town of Volos will be hosting, this year yet again, the Argo Film Festival on August 28 – 31, 2013.

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Emirates to launch non-stop passenger services to Taipei

 Emirates is going to announce the launch of non-stop passenger services to Taipei which would be 16th destination aimed by the airways in Far East.

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Monday, 26 August 2013

Falling rupee sets cash register ringing for Indian tourism

 The market may be reeling under the depreciating rupee, but a weak rupee has set the cash registers ringing for the tourism and hotel industry in the country.

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Myceb Brings Malaysia Twin Deal ++ To China!

 It is all-systems-go for the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) as it geared up to visit China for its third roadshow from the 23-30 August 2013. This comes shortly after the appointment of Travel Link Marketing (TLM) as their representative office in China. 

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Qantas Announces Soya Flim And Video Category Winner

 Qantas today announced Gracie Otto as the winner of the Film and Video category in the 2013 Spirit of Youth Awards (SOYA 365), which recognises outstanding young Australian artists.

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Falling rupee sets cash register ringing for Indian tourism

 The market may be reeling under the depreciating rupee, but a weak rupee has set the cash registers ringing for the tourism and hotel industry in the country.

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Opal Rollout Now Seeting Cracking Pace

 The expansion of the Opal card across all Sydney ferry wharves and train services from the CBD north to Chatswood is exciting news for Sydney commuters and visitors, according to peak national industry body Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF).

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Friday, 23 August 2013

British holidaymakers admit to struggling with languages and culture

Despite millions of people from the UK heading overseas for sun, sea and sand this summer, a lack of language and cultural skills is landing many in hot water, according to a poll by the British Council.

SpiceJet to start Pune-Sharjah flight

SpiceJet, India’s most preferred low cost airline, today announced the launch of direct flights between Pune and Sharjah. The booking for this sector is now open.Commercial flights on Pune-Sharjah route will start from 21st Sep 2013. 

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Dequincy, Louisiana, Awarded Membership in Union Pacific's Train Town USA Registry

 Dequincy, Louisiana, has been awarded membership in Union Pacific's Train Town USA Registry as part of ongoing efforts to highlight cities with a historical connection to the railroad.

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Timpson, Texas, Awarded Membership in Union Pacific's Train Town USA Registry

 Timpson, Texas, has been awarded membership in Union Pacific's Train Town USA Registry as part of Union Pacific's ongoing efforts to highlight cities with a historical connection to the railroad. 

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Cvent Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

 Cvent, Inc., a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,600,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $21.00 per share. 

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The Tour Operators Inprotur Spanish trains

 The Ministry of Tourism of the Nation through the National Institute of Tourism Promotion (INPROTUR) held a training of high-end tourism in the international polo tournament Sotogrande in Spain.

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American Airlines And US Airways File Motion To Set Trial For Nov. 12, 2013

 AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., and US Airways Group, Inc.  today announced that they filed a motion to set a trial date and a supporting brief in the United States District Court for the District Of Columbia in connection with the lawsuit filed by the U.S.

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Thursday, 22 August 2013

Hartsfield-Jackson Airport and TSA Officials Remind Passengers Not to Bring Firearms through Security Checkpoints

 Hartsfield-Jackson Airport and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials reminded passengers today about federal laws pertaining to guns at security checkpoints and proper procedures for traveling with guns through the world’s busiest passenger airport.

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Hartsfield-Jackson Airport Welcomes Chinese Delegation to Share Best Practices

 On Friday, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport officials hosted a roundtable with seven Chinese visitors to share best practices at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport.

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One in eight Americans has jobs associated with travel and tourism

 About one in eight Americans has jobs associated with travel and tourism which is an $860 billion per-year industry. 

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4.5 Million Brits To Take A Holiday At Home Over August Bank Holiday weekend

 4.5 million Brits (9% of the adult population) will make the most of the forthcoming August Bank Holiday weekend by taking an overnight holiday trip in the UK, with 3.5 million people (7%) taking that trip in England, according to VisitEngland’s Bank Holiday Trip Tracker.

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Uong Bi intensifies tourism routes to Yen Tu

 Uong Bi city in Quang Ninh Province has registered four tourism routes associated with Yen Tu Relic to further develop the city’s tourism strength and contribute to the province’s common tourism development planning.
 

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Sofitel Saigon hosts French Wine Week next month

 The three-part Sofitel French Wine Week will be rolled out in the hotel via a number of different events.
 

Leeds Bradford Airport Breaks Three Million Passenger Barrier

 Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) has recorded a major traffic milestone with the announcement that it has broken its 3 million rolling year passenger figure, according to latest figures from the Civil Aviation Authority*.

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Hartsfield-Jackson Airport and Delaware North Partner to Help Fund High School Art Programs

 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services will launch an online art auction featuring 14 pieces by local high school students. 

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The most famous streets for sidewalk cafes in Hanoi

 VietNamNet Bridge – The image of small, crowded sidewalks where many people concentrate on reading the newspaper, smoking or chatting with friends besides cups of coffee has become very familiar in Hanoi.

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Saigon,s ancient markets

 In the 300 years since its establishment, Ho Chi Minh City has become a center of business, science, technology, culture, arts and entertainment, but still retains its quintessential traditional features.

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Hartsfield-Jackson Airport and Delaware North Launch Online Student Art Auction

 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport officials and executives from Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services launched today an online auction featuring the artwork of metro Atlanta high school students. 

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Atlanta Airport and TSA Officials to Discuss Guns at Security Checkpoints

 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Transportation Security Administration officials will hold a press conference on Thursday to discuss firearms confiscated at the world’s busiest airport.

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Food Festival comes to Vung Tau

 Vung Tau City in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province will host a hugely-anticipated food festival from Thursday until Sunday.

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Wednesday, 21 August 2013

30 aircrafts make Emergency landing — security of thousands compromised

 
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