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Tourism Queensland launches “Million Dollar Memo”

LONDON, England - Tourism Queensland, the tourist board behind the multi award-winning Best Job in the World campaign, today launches its latest competition aimed at rewarding one company with an all

Stretch your vacation dollars in the Greek Islands

LIBERTYVILLE, IL - With both the euro and the Greek economy in the pits, this is the year for an affordable trip to the Greek Islands.

Chicago tourism promotion – recreating Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

The city of Chicago’s tourism office, Explore Chicago, has been avant garde in its approach to mastering Foursquare, especially with the On Location badge that challenges users to recreate the movie

Traveling and keeping your health and sanity intact

Common annoyances like bad food and cramped quarters are simply a fact of travel, whether you’re going by air or land.

Floating down the Mekong

Things have certainly changed in Ho Chi Minh City.

Hawaii still considered the best vacation in the west

TravelAge West magazine recently presented the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau with three WAVE Awards (Western Agents’ Vote of Excellence) in the following categories:

Book a trip on El Al and receive a free cell...

El Al Israel Airlines has started a promotion whereby passengers who buy a roundtrip ticket from a major US city to Israel via their airline, will be given a free cell phone to use when they are in Is

A trip to the Duba Plains

It was March 2010, and we were on the move from Dumatau, our wilderness camp on the Savute Channel. Our next stop was Duba Plains in the Okavango.

Where elephants rule

Elephant Sands is 54 km north of Nata, Botswana. Set in the wilderness not far from the road, the elephants have come to call this place home.

An affordable Valentine trip to Italy

What could be better than a Valentine's Day trip to Italy, the most romantic country in the world? The answer: an affordable trip.

TAM and TRIP expand codeshare

TAM and TRIP Linhas Aereas will expand the codeshare agreement signed between the two companies starting January 11.

Israelis cancel UK trip for fears of war crimes prosecution

JERUSALEM – An Israeli military delegation has canceled an official visit to Britain, officials said Tuesday, the latest in a string of politicians and army officials to put off travel to the U.K.

Palestine 2010 – keeping the faith

TravelTalkRADIO and TV host, Sandy Dhuyvetter, and her producer, Patrick Peartree, returned back to the USA this week, still glowing from one of the most memorable trips of a lifetime.

Top 10 extreme events for the New Year

The top 10 extreme New Year's celebrations in the US and Europe were announced today by TripAdvisor, according to its editors.

Tourists pay $29,000 for Swiss “beauty trip”

NANNING - Ten Chinese women of a certain age have each paid 200,000 yuan (29,000 U.S dollars) for a trip to extend their youth in Switzerland in October.

Getting the new visa entry stamp

Chiang Mai, Thailand (eTN) - Most of the foreign tourists who visit the border town of Mae Sai in northern Thailand come for a visa run.

Taiwan Tourism Bureau looking for team to win Best Trip in...

TAIPEI – Taiwan is about to launch the search for a team of explorers to win NT$1 million (US$30,000) to travel around the country, following the example of Queensland’s Best Job in the World, the

Dollar goes a long way on winter trip to Iceland

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — We figured the driver taking us to a New York airport didn't know much about our destination when we said we were going to Iceland and he asked us to spell it.

Russia trip to attract tourists

Leading members of the Scottish tourism industry will showcase their country's charms on a visit to Russia this week in a bid to attract high-spending visitors.

SkyWest buying stake in Brazil airline

NEW YORK - US-based SkyWest Airlines will buy a 20 percent stake in Brazilian regional carrier Trip, seeking a foothold in the South American nation's rapidly expanding passenger air travel market, th

Alaska Airlines offers FlightStats trip alert system

SEATTLE, Washington - Passengers on Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air can now receive up-to-the-minute flight information via e-mail or text message for their entire flight itinerary including segments

Around the world on a Hummer

MUSCAT – Four young men — David Foran and Fintan Gillespie (both from Ireland) and Chuck and Rhys (both from Australia) — who had set out from the steps of the Opera House in Sydney in a black Hummer H2 to travel over 45,000km for roughly six months through 44 countries and across four continents, were in Oman on their way to the final destination — Dublin, Ireland.

Red Sox offer travel-games package to Japan in March

Red Sox fans can now travel with the team to its season-opening series in Tokyo, the latest addition to the "Red Sox Destinations" travel program run by Fenway Sports Group, the sales and marketing arm of the company that owns the Sox and Fenway Park.