Archive for September, 2006
New York- September 29, 2006:- While Americans are still wrestling to update their voting process, Austria has taken elections soaring into the 21st century. For the first time, Austrian citizens will be able to cast their vote in the upcoming parliamentary elections in mid-air – that is if they are flying the national carrier, Austrian [...]
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica–NatureAir, Central America's premier airline, announces the first flight between San Jose and Limon, Costa Rica in 15 years, and the first ever flight from Bocas del Toro, Panama to Limon all beginning December 1, 2006.
Ontario Leaf Peepers travel North to see “Outrageous Oranges”, “Yummy Yellows”, and “Passionate Purples”
The best of Ontario’s fall colour routes start at Barrie’s Highway 400 and Highway 11 interchange 45 minutes north of Toronto, the gateway to Cottage Country. A series of 16 suggested fall colour routes providing visitors with options when travelling into cottage country for the annual display of fall colours.
All roads lead to Rome, or so the saying goes. Next March 22-24, 2007 – the travel industry will be beating a path to the Eternal City for Globe, the biggest travel fair to specialize in the Mediterranean region. It is the first tourism fair in Italy to be modeled on the major international events [...]
TheÃ‚Â Virginia Historical Society(VHS) has opened Virginians at Work, a permanent exhibition in the Charles F. Bryan, Jr. Wing, which opened this year in celebration of the 175th anniversary of the VHS.Ã‚Â The exhibition focuses on oral histories and artifacts of ordinary people who have made a living in Virginia as well as how and why [...]
George Town, Exuma, 29 Sep 2006 – eTN/ With the sun shining brightly on The Bahamas, its tourism industry is expected to make hay this year end. Travel + Leisure's RED-HOT island is ranked one of the top visitor export earners in 2006, raking in as much as 71.5% of total world travel and tourism [...]
Strong brand building is to be the primary strategy of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) as it seeks to achieve a target of 13.8 million international arrivals in 2006 and 15 million in 2007.
By Yusof Sulaiman l eTN Asia The Chinese government has reiterated its promise and commitment to consider the needs of the media and to follow norms of past Games during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Beijing Organizing Committee for the XXIX Games (BOCOG ) president Liu Qi said detailed new regulations of the operation of [...]
By Satish Gupta l etN asia In a major development pertaining to the South Asian tourism industry, the visa hurdles for Indians planning to visit neighboring country Pakistan are going to reduce considerably. Indians will soon be able to go to Pakistan without waiting for a visa. They will be issued a visa at the [...]
The United States Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA) on Wednesday revealed that US outbound market grew by three percent in 2005 when compared to annual 2004 figures to post a new record for total US outbound travel.