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Australia’s tourism investing heavily in becoming China friendly

By 2020, there will be 100 million Chinese tourists traveling the world and Tourism Australia wants to ensure many of them will be coming Down Under.

Kenyan hotel and tourism industry players demanding changes in alcohol law

NAIROBI, Kenya – Hotel and the tourism industry players are now calling for a review of the Alcoholic Drinks Control Act 2010, which they say continues to have adverse effects on the sector.

Times have changed for airports – ACI Europe

Olivier Jankovec, director general of ACI Europe, told World Routes delegates that “times have changed” with airports increasingly competing with one another to “lure airlines”.

Egypt’s tourism showing concern about its future under Morsi

An Islamist's ascension to Egypt's peak of executive power has sparked the hopes of many, but the country's battered tourism industry is showing concern about its future under Mohamed Morsi's stewards

Tourist industry not happy with Sri Lanka’s visa changes

A stream of visitors arrives from London or Dubai, Frankfurt or Hong Kong. They meet their tour guides or drivers and are whisked out in air-conditioned vehicles into the tropical greenery.

World events lead to dramatic swings in hotel prices

LONDON, England - Hotel prices have experienced pronounced volatility as a result of political turmoil and natural disasters in the first half of 2011, according to the latest Hotel Price Index.

UN: Human rights being cast aside amid Middle East politics

International human rights and humanitarian law is constantly being cast aside amid Middle East politics, the United Nations human rights chief said today, speaking out on issues such as illegal settl

Changes at airport security checkpoints

WASHINGTON - There are three things that are all but certain during the winter high-travel season: family gatherings, plenty of food, and strict security at the nation's airports.

Carriers predict delays, waive change fees due to Hurricane Earl

U.S. airlines are warning passengers flying along the East Coast from Maine to Asheville, N.C., over the next few days that they may face weather delays related to hurricane Earl.

Rwanda Development Board changes may go further than initially expected

"We will concentrate on policy and advocacy" is the tenor of insider news now slowly emerging from the Rwanda Development Board, following intense efforts to get details about their planned restructur

Black Sea resort to host 2014 Winter Olympics

Even in winter the Russian town of Sochi welcomes visitors with its blossoming gardens and tropical palms.

Changes in licensing laws worry tourist shops

Changes to licensing laws could force many tourism shops to stop selling whisky, according to shop owners.

In Carradine death Thailand’s sex caricature endures

When Kung Fu star David Carradine died last Thursday, I wasn't surprised. He was 72.

Cruise passport rules changing June 1st

MIAMI - New passport rules taking effect June 1 won't affect Americans cruising round-trip from a U.S. port and staying in the Western Hemisphere, travel experts say.

Boeing Announces Leadership Changes

CHICAGO, IL - Boeing announced today a series of personnel moves within its corporate and business unit Finance organizations that will leverage the capabilities and expand the experience of leaders i

New regulations on sewage pollution from ships

The regulations will help the UK control a shipping industry, which the Government believes could be responsible for 5% of all coastal sewage pollution incidents.

Five big changes coming to air travel in 2009

Big changes in the world of air travel are coming in 2009. From merger mania to airport security adjustments, here's what's on our shortlist of important changes in the year ahead.Merger Mania

Alaska Air Group shakes up and stirs the executive pot

SEATTLE, WA - The Alaska Air Group board of directors and Bill Ayer, chairman and chief executive officer, announced today a realignment to strengthen the company's senior leadership.

Frontier Airlines implements flat fee for same-day schedule changes

DENVER, CO - Frontier Airlines today announced a new customer-friendly change to its policy regarding same-day confirmed flights.

Carlson Hotels Worldwide announces executive leadership appointments and structural changes

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Carlson Hotels Worldwide announced today several executive appointments and structural changes in its senior leadership team.

Frontier Airlines announces EarlyReturns changes

DENVER, CO (August 21, 2008) - Frontier Airlines today announced changes to its EarlyReturns mileage program, including new mileage redemption levels and fee structures.

United Airlines: In shambles, but remain optimistic on fuel and on...

HONOLULU (eTN) – As expected, United Airlines is following American Airlines’ lead and will soon begin to implement two changes to its domestic checked bag policy.

Mesa Air Group Announces Changes to Senior Management Team

PHOENIX (TVLW) - Mesa Air Group, Inc. today announced changes to its senior management team.