Archive for November, 2004
OVER 70,000 Attendees The co-location of Travel Show Chicago 2005 and the Chicago Boat, RV and Outdoors Show will attract over 70,000affluent, highly qualified travelers, as well as 4,000 trade professionals.
Skiers wanting to test their might on some of North Americaâ€™s best slopes, need to look no farther than Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.Â This winter, Fairmont wants travelers to hit the hills as soon and as long as possible and has put together attractive packages for snow lovers who canâ€™t wait to get the ski [...]
A new security scanner at London Heathrow has caught the attention of more than the people operating it. The device, developed in the USA, has gone into service at Terminal 4 and has surprised security staff with clarity of its images. The low-intensity radiation penetrates a passengerâ€™s clothing and produces an anatomically detailed naked image [...]
Tourism Whistler and Visa extend a special invitation to “Dine & Unwind” at Whistler’s premier restaurants and hotels. From November 25 to December 15, participants will be among the first to usher in the winter season in true Whistler style. Dine & Unwind restaurants will entice visitors with with fixed price menus, while Whistler’s distinctive [...]
In a show of the growing interest among Chinese businesses, a Chinese transportation company announced it will invest around US$80 million in North Korea, a news report said.Â According to the Heilongjiang News, the Chinese company will set up a joint venture with a North Korean company to handle passenger, cargo and shipment transportation businesses.
In the aftermath of a rare series of hurricanes, the Florida sun shines brightly on Orlando timeshare resorts. The properties rebounded quickly and were “open for business” just days after the storms. One measure of the industry’s rapid recovery was the rate at which travelers returned to Orlando: resort occupancy has rebounded to above normal [...]
In the 1960s and 1970s, Afghanistan was part of the hippie trail, a magnet for stoned backpackers seeking nirvana. Well-heeled tourists also came to visit. Afghanistan’s rugged terrain was ideal for mountaineering expeditions and hunting trips, and rich collectors could stock up on antiques and fine carpets. Â
The results of a newly released convention hotel feasibility study overwhelmingly demonstrate the need for a new 1200-room hotel near the Minneapolis Convention Center. In addition, the study says, expansions of existing hotels should be considered. This, to secure convention business that competitive cities are luring away from Minneapolis.
Boeing (NYSE:BA) will use software from Delmia Corp. and Intercim, Inc., to digitally define how its all-new 7E7 Dreamliner commercial airplane will be built and maintained. The combination of their software products — DELMIA V5 DPM Shop and Intercim Velocity — will create a three-dimensional shop-floor information system. Those software tools will integrate with the [...]
Columbus is gaining momentum as one of the nationâ€™s most interesting and surprising visitor destinations, due largely in part to its many one-of-a-kind attractions, museums and visitor stops. Among them are the Bruce Lee Museum and the Early Television Museum. Operated by Dave Johnson, the TV museum includes a rare collection of more than 150 [...]