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The Maldivian opposition has hijacked the tourism slogan "sunny side of life" to highlight alleged rights abuses after failing to secure a boycott of the luxury destination, an official said on Sunday
After the controversy of dress code diktat from religious groups, it was moderate separatist Umar Farooq who took objection to some tourists visiting the valley.
NEW DELHI, India - India has strongly opposed the European Union's move to slap carbon emission charges on airlines using its airspace, joining a growing global chorus against the move led by China an
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for the release of journalists, opposition candidates and their supporters who continue to be detained in Belarus following recent presidential elections.
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – Opposition leaders declared they had seized power in Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday, taking control of security headquarters, a state TV channel and other government buildings after c
The building of the GIBE III dam and hydro-electric power plant is attracting yet more opposition from the international environmental watchdogs, relevant NGOs, local advocacy groups, and the affected
FlyersRights.org, a major airline passenger rights advocate, said it strongly opposes the Department of Transportation (DOT) granting any exemption for airlines seeking a change from DOT rules on tarm
CHICAGO - U.S. airline unions have intensified their calls for more oversight of industry alliances in a move that could spell trouble for existing and proposed tie-ups.
Burmese opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi has indicated that she is no longer opposed to tourism to her country.
WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department opposes Continental Airlines Inc.'s broad request for antitrust immunity to work more closely with United Airlines and other carriers on international service.
ORLANDO, FL - Despite vocal opposition from a bipartisan Florida Congressional delegation to the Federal Aviation Administration's plan to separate radar and tower functions at Orlando International A
CLEARWATER - Pinellas County tourism officials on Wednesday soundly renounced the politically charged "Drill, Baby, Drill" strategy that Republicans and some Democrats advocate to increase the nation'
VICTORIA, Seychelles (eTN) - The Seychelles main opposition party, The Seychelles National Party (SNP), announced that their elected National Assembly member, Jean-Francois Ferrari, had resigned as me
NEW YORK - The union that represents baggage handlers and ticket agents at Northwest and other airlines says it will oppose any merger.The International Association of Machinists says airline mergers hurt workers and passengers. The union also represents workers at United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and other carriers.
In a letter dated Friday, U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney is the latest to voice opposition to a proposal that could cut back the amount of time cruise ships spend stateside.Administrators with U.S. Customs and Border Protection have proposed requiring foreign-flagged cruise ships that depart from a U.S. port to spend at least 48 hours in a foreign port.
The Democratic chairman of a key House committee pledged a vigorous effort to slow or stop, if possible, a proposed merger between Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) and rival carriers Northwest Airlines Corp. (NWA) and United Airlines.
U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar said he “vigorously opposes” an airline merger between Northwest and Delta airlines.The Minnesota Democrat said he had summoned Northwest executives to discuss merger talks.