Archive for February, 2007
India’s Buoyant Economy will Drive 10 Per Cent Growth in Outbound Travel to 2009, Says PATA and VISA International Report
THAILAND, 28 February 2007/eTN – A strong, consumption-driven economy, a large and increasingly affluent middle class, and the on-going liberalisation of air transport will contribute to a 10 per cent annual growth in Indian outbound travellers to Asia Pacific over the next three years, according to a new report released last week.
By travelatlatinamerica.com ARGENTINA Buenos Aires consolidates as main tourist city Recently, the specialized magazine Travel Leisure chose Buenos Aires as the best Latin American city and the seventh city in the world to spend vacations, while the publication Destinos y Convenciones chose Buenos Aires as the best foreign destination.
Thousands of scientists from over 60 countries began preparing this week for what is being touted as the largest polar research program in 50 years. With a major focus on global warming, the fourth International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-2008, a program of the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) [...]
By James Arean l eTN Asia After a long-drawn, it's on-it's off saga, Malaysia's southern Johor state finally showed that it's serious about developing a tourism hub, pulling in the likes of Aman Resorts and AirAsia's Tune Hotels.
By Nelson Alcantara l Special to eTN Days after the US Department of Homeland Security proposed to exempt US and Canadian children as part of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) requirements for US land and sea border entry in 2008, Kentucky-based National Tour Association (NTA) has come out with its suggestion for revision to [...]
MARCH 29-APRIL 1 AT DUNE PRESERVE BANKIE BANX TO HOST ANNUAL FOOD, FUN AND TUNE FEST FEATURING BUNNY WAILER, CAT COORE, BENJI MYAZ, CORY STOOT, ALANA DAVIS, JOANNA WILLIAMS AND TONY RUPTION
Toronto – The latest statistics indicate that Arizona continues to hold its place as a hotspot for Canadians looking to getaway.Ã‚Â A record 342,300 Canadians visited Arizona in the first six months of 2006, a 20% increase from the first half of 2005. Making the number even more incredible is the fact that it is [...]
Travel is booming and every year Canadians haveÃ‚Â many more options when it comes to planning a vacation, whether it’s a cruise or an all-inclusive resort. WhichÃ‚Â is wonderful -Ã‚Â but can be a little overwhelming when it comes to making a decision.
ALHAMBRA, CA (Feb. 26, 2007) – Ritz Tours has combined the lands of the dragon and rising sun with the Pearl of the Orient into an exciting and well-priced 11-day summer special to Tokyo, Hong Kong and either Beijing or Shanghai starting at $1,899 plus taxes, per person, based on double occupancy including airfare, hotel [...]
Trinidad & Tobago is located in the southeastern region of the Caribbean. With their careful approach to tourism, Trinidad & Tobago offers one of the last absolutely unspoiled Caribbean destinations. Trinidad is home to the world famous Carnival, the birth of the steel pan drum, and Nobel Prize winning author, V.S. Naipaul.