(TVLW) - The next WTTC summit in Dubai will examine issues of infrastructure, social responsibility and human resources, WTTC president Jean-Claude Baumgarten tells SHALU CHANDRAN in an exclusive interview. What made you pick Dubai to host the next Global Travel and Tourism Summit?
SURIN, Thailand (eTN) - Trudging the city streets with a hungry four-tonne elephant at your heels is not a job for everyone. But add a cute baby, and tourists flock to pet and feed the grey-brown giants, making the plodding pachyderms more of an investment than a curse for modern mahouts working in Thailand, one of Asia's top holiday destination.
French tourist died after she was struck by lightning in a car park in Terrigal on the NSW Central Coast. The lightning bolt struck the 27-year-old woman in the lagoon car park at 8.30pm (AEDT) yesterday. She was walking between her boyfriend and a friend, who were holding fishing rods, when she was struck.
(TVLW) - The Federal Government has urged the United States government to reciprocate its acceptance of its airlines to operate into Nigeria.
(eTN) - Twenty-Eight Miss Tourism Zimbabwe contestants who won provincial finals went into camp in Harare on Monday to prepare for the national finals to be held on December 15 at the Harare International Conference Centre.
(eTN) - After years of trying to attract foreign tourists, hotel owners were now turning to Bulgarians as potential clients, Dnevnik daily said.
(eTN) - Police armed with riot shields and batons were called in to subdue angry tourists from mainland China who clashed with tour guides in the tiny gambling enclave of Macau, police said Wednesday.
(TVLW) - The thought of flying during the holidays normally conjures up images of screaming kids with colds, cancelled flights and less-than-enthused flight attendants who keep bumping into your elbow with the drink cart. But holiday travel isn't all bad news.
CIUDAD DE PANAMÁ (TVLW) - Copa Airlines, subsidiaria de Copa Holdings, anunció hoy que ha obtenido un compromiso de financiamiento por parte de la Corporación Privada de Financiamiento de Exportaciones (PEFCO) para financiar la compra de dos aviones Boeing 737-800 para los cuales compromisos preliminares Se han obtenido garantías a plazo del Export-Import Bank de los Estados Unidos (Ex-Im Bank).
(TVLW) - American Airlines announced today that it is offering complimentary Wi-Fi service powered by T-Mobile to Admirals Club(R) members visiting club locations in the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as to individuals visiting the lounges with a one-day Admirals Club pass.