Archive for July, 2005
Visiting a beach is among the top activities of summer travelers, according to the Travel Industry Association of America. This is one reason why Carolina Beach, a coastal North Carolina town that welcomes visitors year-round, is especially pleased to announce that it has once again received designation as a Clean Beaches Council (CBC) Blue Wave [...]
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will introduce new interactive features to PATA Travel Mart 2005, September 27-30 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia. Delegates to Asia Pacific’s best travel contracting and networking show can look forward to the following enhancements:
The Kenya and international coalition against the export of wildlife to Thailand, thousands of concerned Kenyans and NGOs around the world strongly oppose the Kenya governmentâ€™s intention to export 300 of Kenyaâ€™s free-ranging wild animals to Chiang Mai Night Safari zoo in Thailand. We believe Kenyaâ€™s wildlife should remain in the wild in Kenya for [...]
Continental Airlines Orders Two New Boeing 777-200ER Widebody Jets to Support International Expansion
Continental Airlines (NYSE:CAL) today announced that it has ordered two additional Boeing 777- 200ER (extended range) widebody airplanes from The Boeing Company, as the airline continues its international route expansion.
State of the Art Visitor Center Makes City Hall Park Gateway to NYC History Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, The History Channel USA President Dan Davids, New York City Chief Marketing Officer Joseph Perello, The History Channel Marketing Senior Vice President Michael Mohamad and NYC & Company President and CEO Cristyne L. Nicholas today officially opened [...]
Transporting passengers to a bygone era of luxury and worry-free travel, Maine Eastern Railroad is the summer’s newest attraction on Maine’s celebrated scenic coastline.
Featuring executives and luminaries from World Bank, Yahoo!, Microsoft, NBC Today Show, Orbitz, Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), National Geographic Adventures Magazine, The Travel Institute, and dozens of respected and influential adventure travel industry experts, the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) today unveiled an unprecedented program schedule to inaugurate its Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS).
Omni Hotels ranked highest among 14 upscale national hotel brands, according to J.D. Power and Associates 2005 North American Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study(SM) just released. The study measured overall guest satisfaction in six areas: check-in/check-out; guest room; food and beverage; hotel services; hotel facilities; and cost and fees.
Chinese airlines breathed a collective sigh of relief after China allowed its currency to appreciate by 2.1% last week. But whether they can return their businesses to the black by the year’s end still depends on other factors, especially jet fuel prices, airlines and analysts said.
By Anil Mathur NEW DELHI, India (eTurboNews) — Indian travel industry leaders are to discuss in Kochi the problems and issues faced by the tourism promoters from August 26 – 29.