Archive for May, 2004
Qatar Airways has announced a 47 per cent increase in passenger revenue during the 2003/2004 financial year, buoyed by a 35 per cent increase in the number of passengers the five-star airline carried in the last year. Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Mr Akbar Al Baker announced today at the airlineâ€™s 2004/2005 Commercial Conference that [...]
The tourism industry in Jamaica had a record-breaking year in 2003 particularly in the area of cruise ship passenger arrivals, according to Michael Muirhead, executive director of the Tourism Product Development Company Limited (TPDCo). He said that the figures showed a 30.9 percent increase in cruise passenger arrivals in 2003, over the previous year, with [...]
Austrian Travel Agencies Federation agreed to hold its 44th conference in Egypt on October 23-26, according to the International Tourism Information Unit of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism. The decision was made after considering several invitations received from a number of other European countries, federation sources told the tourism ministry. Tourism Minister Mamdouh el Beltagui [...]
As of last Friday, all travelers and visa applicants from Tanzania to the United States had to undergo electronic index finger printing exercise, affecting all US visa applicants between 14 and 79 years of age. The US Embassy in Tanzaniaâ€™s coastal capital of Dar es Salaam launched the Washington designed â€śUS-Visitâ€ť Program on May 21, [...]
Theres no argument about it – everyone agrees. The organizers of the Yarmouth Clam Festival come up with something every year in order to keep the annual event fresh, fun and enjoyable for the more than 150,000 people who attend each summer.
Carnival: Where Can You See Extraordinary Antiquities, Play Golf And Visit The Western Caribbean And Mexico All In The Same Week?
The answer is Mobile, Alabama! This easily accessible location is now another Carnival Cruise Lines home port, offering four and five day Western Caribbean Cruises from a brand new terminal in this bayfront city. Just across the street, the Dead Sea Scrolls, with five fragments of Bible text NEVER seen outside of Israel, will be [...]
Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) has won top honors in the OAG Airline of the Year Awards 2004. In addition to being named “Airline of the Year,” Continental was awarded with “Best Executive/Business Class” and “Best Airline Based in North America.” Continental is the first North American airline ever to win “Airline of the Year,” an [...]
Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporations two-night Philly – You Just Cant Do It In A Day Hotel Package: PACKAGE AVAILABILTY DATES: Check in Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday, from June 17 through September 12, 2004 HOTEL PACKAGE RATES AND ELEMENTS: Rates for the Philly – You Just Cant Do It In a Day Hotel Package [...]
THE LODGE AT SEDONA located in beautiful Sedona, Arizona has been included FOUR TIMES in a new cookbook featuring recipes gathered from Lodges around the United States. Owner Ron Wachal and Executive Chef Dale Swann submitted FOUR prized recipes for Spa Style Apple Salsa, Asian Slaw, Peaches & Cream Muffins and Pear, Walnut & Blue [...]
The 2004 Journey Magazine guide to traveling the Great Lakes Seaway Trail in New York and Pennsylvania is now available from Seaway Trail, Inc. The 80-page, full-color magazine has the new Toronto-to-Rochester fast ferry on the cover and a feature article by Patti Singer who writes about the ferry and boat tours from the Maid [...]