Archive for April, 2013

JetBlue Adds its Southernmost Destination: Lima, Peru

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – JetBlue Airways today announced new daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM) in Lima, subject to receipt of government operating authority. Lima will be JetBlue’s 81st BlueCity and its fourth destination in South America.  

April 26, 2013 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Airlines & Railways

Space Shuttle Atlantis Emerges from Protective Shrink Wrap

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex today began the two-day process of unwrapping the Atlantis orbiter from the protective shrink wrap that has encased the priceless artifact during construction of the $100 million Space Shuttle AtlantisSM attraction, set to open June 29. Atlantis has been enclosed in 16,000 [...]

April 26, 2013 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: United States SouthEast

No More Bikinis and Speedos at UAE beaches

Tourists are being warned to cover up on certain public beaches in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) or face a fine for showing too much skin. Authorities in Ras al-Khaimah, the northernmost emirate in the UAE, have posted signs on public beaches warning of possible fines for revealing swimwear such as two-piece bikinis for women and [...]

April 26, 2013 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: United Arab Emirates

Cebu Pacific of the Philippines Announces Direct Daily Flights to Dubai

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines’ largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific recently announced it will operate direct daily flights between Manila and Dubai beginning October 7, 2013. Chinese travelers will soon be able to take advantage of CEB’s trademark seat sales and promos, especially with multiple services from China to Manila. CEB flies thrice weekly to [...]

April 24, 2013 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Airlines & Railways

Ukraine Streamlines Eurointegration Laws

KYIV, Ukraine – Ukrainian parliament has adopted two laws bearing changes that are required by the action plan on visa liberalization with the EU. New legislation is intended to streamline the country’s conformity with European standards, reported tyzhden.ua. Both laws have been voted in by 362 deputies out of 421 MPs registered at the session [...]

April 24, 2013 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Ukraine

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival Set to Highlight Agriculture, Culinary Evolution of Hawaiian Islands, September 1-9, 2013

HONOLULU – Culinary travelers seeking an inspiring adventure that offers a distinct sense of place, unforgettable food and wine experiences, and features more than 70 of the world’s best-known chefs all using the freshest island ingredients will find the Hawaiian Islands their destination of choice this fall.

April 24, 2013 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Hawaii

Same Sex Marriage Approved in France

Gay tourism has always been an important part for France to include in their travel and tourism promotions. Now there are more reasons for the French travel and tourism Industry to celebrate, After impassioned national debate, French lawmakers announced Tuesday that the country will become the 14th in the world to pass a law allowing same-sex [...]

April 24, 2013 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: France

Gay and Lesbian Travellers a Driving Force in the International Tourism Industry

US Gay and lesbian hotel guests spend an average 57 per cent more on their travels than their heterosexual counterparts. That is the result of the latest survey by Community Marketing Inc., a partner of ITB Berlin. Rika Jean-Francois, ITB Berlin’s CSR officer and member of the board of the International Gay & Travel Association [...]

April 24, 2013 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Uncategorized

Hillary Rodham Clinton to Speak at ASTA’s Global Convention in Florida, September 2013

The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former Secretary of State and Former U.S. Senator from New York will address attendees in the closing session at ASTA’s Global Convention in Miami, FL Sept 17 to 19, 2013. This year marks a new vision for the convention with a format that will deliver education for agents in technology, [...]

April 24, 2013 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: United States East

Marriott Vacation Club Resorts in Orlando, Florida, and Palm Desert, California, Become Home to New Golf School

ORLANDO, Fla. – April 24, 2013…Marriott Vacation Club today introduced the new Marriott Golf Academy℠, with locations at Marriott’s Grande Vista resort in Orlando, Fla., and Marriott’s Shadow Ridge resort in Palm Desert, Calif. Formerly the Faldo Golf Institute, the new Marriott Golf Academy℠ debuts on May 1, with special introductory pricing and packages for [...]

April 24, 2013 · admin · Comments Closed
Posted in: Golf