Tag: poll

Louisville flying high during colorful Pride Week

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 20:53

Louisville's Mayor, Metro Council representatives, Louisville Tourism, Civitas, the newly-formed Louisville chapter of the National LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce, the Human Relations Commission and the Fairness Campaign all came together ... Read More

Window or aisle? Where most people prefer to sit on a plane

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 18:35

When it comes to where you sit on a plane, location matters. So, which is it? Window seat, aisle seat or even the middle seat? Thomas Cook Airlines decided to ... Read More

Praia de Santa Maria: Cabo Verde new livery landed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 12, 2019 03:58

The 'Praia de Santa Maria' arrived from Boston to the Nelson Mandela Airport in Capem Verde last Friday night carrying 134 passengers on board. “Praia de Santa Maria”, whose name ... Read More

Is there a gender difference in the travel habits of Americans?

editor editor- May 8, 2019 23:45

Is there a difference in how American men and women travel? Does one gender travel more than the other? Does it affect where they travel? What about their age? Or ... Read More

Older travelers still want adventure

editor editor- March 18, 2019 21:47

While much adventure travel information is aimed at young backpackers, recent research revealed travel is not just the domain of the young with middle-aged Brits still working their way through ... Read More

St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana Airport vying for “Most Scenic Airport Landings” crown

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 00:15

Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) has been shortlisted for 2019 “Most Scenic Airport Landings” poll. An independent panel of travel industry experts and influencers curated this year’s shortlist of 32 ... Read More

The Love Field Legend dies: Herb Kelleher started Southwest Airlines on a cocktail napkin

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 4, 2019 04:30

Southwest Airlines tweeted: We already miss you, Herbie. We now have to imagine ourselves without Herb. The hashtag #HonoringHerb was established. Today Herb Kelleher, co-founder of Southwest Airlines passed away. He was 87 ... Read More

Antigua & Barbuda in bad economic shape despite tourism increase

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 26, 2018 02:10

The President of the Antigua & Barbuda Business Alliance said an increase in tourism, more than local consumption, is what is needed to energize the economy after a recent poll ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018 07:58

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe This may not be a constant situation. "Zimbabwe is open for ... Read More

Happy 4th of July but not so happy in Guam, where America starts the day

editor editor- July 4, 2013 11:20

There are 180,000 proud Americans currently celebrating US Independence Day in Guam, USA. Read More

Poll names Australia amongst world’s most popular getaways

editor editor- July 27, 2012 04:49

LONDON, England - Australia is one of the most sought-after destinations in the world, according to the results of a recent poll. Read More

Poll: Builder’s bum, not cleavage, is biggest annoyance to air passengers

editor editor- July 14, 2012 09:07

An American woman was asked not to board a Southwest Airlines flight from Las Vegas to New York last month because she was revealing too much cleavage. Read More

Brit poll: Italian cuisine the best in Europe

editor editor- May 10, 2012 07:45

British people think Italian food is the best in Europe, which reflects the popularity of pizza and pasta as well as famous Italian gourmet products, according to latest Holiday Hypermarket's ... Read More

French and Russians still the rudest, Chinese placed fifth

editor editor- April 2, 2012 05:40

SINGAPORE - A poll conducted by international travel search site reveals the French have taken the title as the rudest nation in the world. Read More

One in five US adults now has a tattoo

editor editor- February 24, 2012 04:41

NEW YORK, N.Y. - There is a lot of culture and lore associated with tattoos from ancient art to modern expressionism and there are many reasons people choose to get, ... Read More

Stonehenge voted as the World’s Must-See Destination

editor editor- September 17, 2011 04:56

LONDON, England - From the ancient and mysterious to the grandiose and awe inspiring, voters in Intel's Visual Wonders of the World poll[1] have chosen the world's most visually stunning ... Read More

Poll: Americans want cameras aimed at African lions, not rifles

editor editor- August 17, 2011 02:28

WASHINGTON - A new poll found that 70.4 percent of Americans would pay to go on an African safari to view lions, whereas only 6.6 percent of Americans would pay ... Read More

Majority of Americans plan on taking a vacation

editor editor- August 9, 2011 05:34

For the first time in three years, a majority of Americans plan on taking a vacation. Read More

Most Americans think devastating natural disasters are increasing

editor editor- July 8, 2011 04:55

NEW YORK - Reading or watching the news, one might be struck by the seemingly constant barrage of reports of disasters, both natural in origin and not. Read More

Americans voted “Funniest Nation”, Germans “Least Funny”

editor editor- June 10, 2011 04:09

The Americans have been voted the world's "funniest nationality" - the one "best at making people laugh" - in a global poll, which also names the Germans the "least funny" ... Read More

Kate Middleton beats Princess Diana in Most Beautiful Royal poll

editor editor- April 19, 2011 02:28

NEW YORK - When she marries Prince William, Kate Middleton will join the ranks of Princess Grace of Monaco and Queen Rania of Jordan as one of the most beautiful ... Read More

Poll: Majority of Americans not very excited about their romantic lives

editor editor- February 15, 2011 04:50

WASHINGTON - As Americans pick out cards, buy flowers and candy for Valentine's Day, a new national Clarus Poll finds that a majority of adults are not very excited about ... Read More

Majority of Americans and Europeans concerned about food prices

editor editor- October 15, 2010 03:49

NEW YORK - A new poll in the United States and the five largest European countries looks at public reactions to food prices and the possible future impact of rising ... Read More

Poll reveals what factors make a dream holiday – Seychelles tops the list

editor editor- August 9, 2010 08:10

One of the UK’s leading online independent travel agents has conducted research of 1,826 people to uncover what factors would make up a dream holiday for the majority of British ... Read More

Poll: Americans are world’s worst-dressed tourists

editor editor- August 4, 2010 05:24

SUFFERN, NY - More than 47% of 1,000+ people from 70 countries who responded to an online survey said that Americans are the world's worst-dressed tourists. Read More

Airline customer service close to nil, eTN poll reveals

editor editor- June 28, 2010 05:38

LAS VEGAS (eTN) – A whopping 93 percent of the total 3197 respondents to an eTurboNews poll claim that airlines are under-performing in terms of customer service. Read More

San Francisco voted the best American city to visit

editor editor- October 19, 2009 04:43

A travel magazine announced that San Francisco was voted the top city to visit in the U.S. in the publication's annual survey of its readers, the 17th year in a ... Read More

Cape Town voted world’s number 2 city by Travel+Leisure readers

editor editor- July 14, 2009 04:13

Travel+Leisure Magazine this week announced the much-anticipated results of their 14th annual World’s Best poll, where readers of their magazine rate the world’s best cities, islands, hotels, crui Read More

Virgin America wins top honors in Conde Nast Traveler 2008 Business Travel Poll

editor editor- September 25, 2008 02:54

SAN FRANCISCO, Sep 24, 2008 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Virgin America, the California-based airline on a mission to make flying good again, today took the top honors for "best Business/First ... Read More

Government plans to poll foreign tourists in Kyoto

editor editor- July 23, 2008 02:56

OSAKA - The Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry in September likely will begin polling foreign tourists in Kyoto to get their opinions on sightseeing locations and find out common questions ... Read More

Going on holiday soon? It would help if you became more like the Japanese.

editor editor- June 25, 2008 04:15

Japanese, who were voted by hoteliers as the world's best tourists in a global travel survey released this month. Read More

Only South African hotel in world top 100

editor editor- June 10, 2008 02:29

Winchester Mansions, Cape Town's beachfront boutique hotel, is the only South African property to make the 2008 Top 100 Best Value listing of the popular American travel publication - Budget ... Read More

Poll highlights tourism hotspots

editor editor- March 2, 2008 06:23

The East Rift Valley was determined to be vacationers' favorite spot, but Beitou Cape and Turtle Island were the most visited because of their proximity to cities. When Robert Chen ... Read More