Archive for June, 2006
The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) announced the release of its new Jordan Destination Specialist course. This course, written by noted industry author Sue Wilder, CTC, is designed to meet the educational needs of travel agents who want to expand their expertise to include selling travel to Jordan–now available on CD-ROM. For a limited [...]
By Travel@Latin America ARGENTINA Buenos Aires can become a five star hotel Mecca In a short term a dozen five star hotels could be added to the 10 already existent five star properties in the capital of Argentina. Hyatt, before the end of the month, will open the Palacio Duhau Park Hyatt Buenos Aires, and [...]
By Aftab H. KolaÃ‚Â l eTN Middle East Foreign residents of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states will now be issued on-arrival visas at the Kuwait International Airport to visit the country for tourism and business purposes. "The new rule applies to foreigners who hold resident permits in GCC states," said Maj. Gen. Thabet Al-Muhanna, [...]
By Satish G. | eTN AsiaÃ‚Â Some call it "slum tours." A section puts it as "poorism" for travel enthusiasts. Whatever term may be used for this new form of tourism, tourists roaming around streets of Delhi, experiencing the life of poor, especially underprivileged children, understanding their plight, how they earn their livelihood is all [...]
From Heritage Malta: The Cards of Destiny: Gambling, Luck and Magic AND a display of TORTURE INSTRUMENTS From the Middle Ages to the 19th century
Heritage Malta will be exploring tarot cards and their mystical explanations of life and destiny in an exhibition at the Inquisitor's Palace in Vittoriosa. The exhibition will open on June 17th and the agency is expecting its magical and religiously-tabooed theme to attract a large number of visitors.
Plaisance National Park- Cycle at your leisure through various habitats, without cars or traffic lights, and breathe in the sweet fragrances of the Outaouais thanks to the 26 km of trails in this park. Whether you choose the trails of the Petite Presqu’ÃƒÂ®le and the Grande Presqu’ÃƒÂ®le in Plaisance or the new sector of Thurso [...]
When Crown Princess set sail for the first time on June 14, she was dripping in more than one million dollars in diamonds specially commissioned to commemorate her inaugural. An exclusive collection of diamond jewelry is showcased on board, the highlight of which is a showpiece, 100-carat matching set of four pieces, appropriately dubbed the [...]
Spain was named “destination of the year” at last month’s annual convention for the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) by PlanetOut, the world’s leading media group serving the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. In announcing the 13th annual PlanetOut Inc.
Summer weather lasts through fall on the Amalfi Coast, but prices plummet after September 1, which means smart travelers should plan their Italian vacation then.
Travelers will find plenty to do on the Big Island during the month of June. Events ranging from Hawaiian music concerts to culinary extravaganzas and new restaurants, promise a relaxing getaway filled with fun, culture and adventure.