Around 50 Shikara boats in Jammu and Kashmir lined up in the renowned Dal Lake on Sunday to participate in a race, which was organised to showcase the culture of the state and promote tourism in the valley. The participants in the race, comprising of owners and operators of Shikaras, said boat racing was a prominent attraction in the region 20 years ago, but had faded over time. "This ...
Asia’s golf tourism industry will be gathering on China’s tropical island of Hainan next spring as the region’s most important golf tourism convention moves to award-winning golf resort Mission Hills Haikou. The baton for the 3rd Asia Golf Tourism Convention was passed to China at a signing and hand-over ceremony on the final day of AGTC 2013, held at the Royal Cliff Hotel ...
The companies, which handle in-flight catering services, ground handling and cargo operations, are being incorporated, subject to regulatory approvals, into Etihad Airport Services, a unit of Etihad Airways. It comes as Abu Dhabi Airports Company (Adac) is predicting a 15 per cent increase in the number of flights over the peak summer period, between May to August, compared with last ...
Boeing has delivered a 777-300ER extended range plane to Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), marking the latest milestone in its longstanding relationship with the airline and the kingdom. The airplane, the first-of-its-type to be fitted with a three-class cabin configuration, was delivered to the airline at a ceremony in Washington. The airline currently has a backlog of 21 Boeing airplanes on ...
Many airlines companies are offering great deals on domestic flights to Hainan to boost the air travel business during the off season. Flight tickets from Beijing to Haikou and Sanya can be purchased at discounts of more than 85%, while flights from Chongqing, Hangzhou and Guangzhou can be purchased with 80% off. Besides, the discounts of 70% will be also applied for flights departing from ...
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One of the most important rules of the modern movie marketplace is that, to be truly successful, a movie must be able to continue life in sequels and spin-offs. Stephen Sommers' The Mummy (1999), a very loose action-adventure remake of the 1932 Boris Karloff classic, has proved to be exactly that, having spun off a sequel, 2001's The Mummy Returns, which grossed more than its predec ... ...
(MENAFN) Iranian Civil Aviation Organization head Hamidreza Pahlavani declared that two new Iranian airlines should begin their services during this Iranian fiscal year, reported Tehran Times.With 19 planes added in the last fiscal year, Hamidreza said that a new number of planes will be added to the national fleet.He also said that the country has added two Airbus 340 planes, three Fokker 100 ...
(MENAFN) Airlines for America, the industry's lobbying group, stated that the US airlines decreased the dept by charging more fees and enhancing their performance during the first quarter, reported Gulf News.In the period, the dept value is USD552 million, compared to USD1.7 billion last year.The total operating revenue went up by 2.5 percent on yearly basis, according to John Heimlich, ...
The 2013 Bula Fiji Tourism Exchange, hosted by InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa and with e-Travel Blackboard as exclusive trade media, ended Friday, with sellers and buyers declaring the event the best ever, not only for business, but also because of the venue, the amazing InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa. There was also general consensus among senior and influential ...
Raising money to raise the dead is the aim of a trio of Australians intent on building a New Zealand-based zombie tourism company. Apocalypse Events Ltd was founded in February, and is gearing up to stage its first zombie apocalypse somewhere in Auckland in the coming months, with paying customers taking up roles as either the last remnants of humanity fighting for their survival, or one of the ...
United States The San Antonio Spurs blew away Memphis 105-83 on Monday morning to open the Western Conference finals with a convincing victory.Tony Parker scored 20 points and had nine assists, Kawhi Leonard added 18 and the Spurs wasted little time sending a message to the visiting Grizzlies who are experiencing their first conference finals.San Antonio, meanwhile, is trying to get back to ...
Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang on Thursday advocated polite tourist behavior and stressed that a good image of Chinese tourists should be projected.Wang made the remarks during a teleconference held by the State Council, China's cabinet, on implementing the new Tourism Law.Wang also urged relevant authorities to develop the tourist industry into a strategic pillar industry of the national ...
The UAE has topped the Middle East region for international tourism receipts in 2012, according to data released by the UN's World Tourism Organisation. The UAE was ranked 31st in global list with receipts of about $10bn, just ahead of Saudi Arabia which was placed 35th, with revenues of $7.4bn. Middle East tourism receipts totalled $46.7bn last year, the Arabian Business quoting UNWTO ...
The Ministry of Tourism in India is participating at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival to promote India as a filming destination, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported. In the past, several Indian destinations have gained tourist influx by being the location of popular domestic and international movies. The Oscar-winning film, Life of Pi, was shot in Puducherry and Munnar (Kerala), and the ...
Source: ONE News Travellers may face higher airfares after a decision by Airways New Zealand to increase the levies it charges airlines to fly to and around New Zealand. The state-owned enterprise in charge of air traffic control will raise its fees for air navigation services by more than 15%, or $70 million, over the next three years. The move has drawn criticism from an airline lobby ...
She was considered an extremely efficient and dynamic Minister of Tourism, and she can be credited with many initiatives such as boosting home stays and promoting new tourism activities such as art tourism. But unfortunately, she was also highly unpopular among the tourism trade as well as voters. Most people found her to be totally disconnected from the real world and looked down on others. ...
Manama-May-19(BNA)Culture Minister Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al-Khalifa has chaired the 12th meeting of the Executive Office of the Arab Tourism Ministerial Council , which started today in Manama, in the presence of the Arab League Assistant Secretary-General for economic affairs Dr. Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al-Tuwaijari and the President of the Arab Tourism Organisation Dr. Bandar bin Faheed ...
Mumbai : A team of Delhi police Special Cell on Sunday conducted searches at various hotels in Mumbai in which the arrested IPL players stayed to collect evidence and to find out if there was a link between the spot-fixing case and the bookies who were arrested by the Mumbai police.The Special Cell of Delhi police had arrested Sreesanth and his Rajasthan Royals teammates - Ajit Chandila and ...
Since the end of 2010, Reunion Island Tourism has been inviting travel netizens to Facebook, the world's largest social network. Today, in May 2013, 100,000 fans are onboard to explore and discover "island travel." According to the barometer of the performance of tourist destinations by the "We like Travel" social media agency, in April 2013, the Francophone Facebook ...
Travellers are likely to be hit with an increase in air fares following a hike in air traffic control levies, a group representing major airlines says. State-owned enterprise Airways New Zealand, which operates air traffic control at airports are increasing fees by an extra $70 million over the next three years, Radio New Zealand reported. Airline lobby group, Board of Airline Representatives, ...
China's airlines will not submit their carbon emissions data or pay any fines even if the EU chooses to punish them for not complying with its carbon taxation scheme, China's air transport trade body said Sunday. "We will not participate in the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), submit emission monitoring data to EU member states, nor enter into talks with the EU for ...
WAM ABU DHABI, 19th May, 2013 (WAM) -- The UAE has topped the Middle East region for international tourism receipts in 2012, according to data released by the UN's World Tourism Organisation. The UAE was ranked 31st in global list with receipts of about $10bn, just ahead of Saudi Arabia which was placed 35th, with revenues of $7.4bn. Middle East tourism receipts totalled $46.7bn last ...
Military Attack and Zac Purton are led in after the Singapore Airlines International Cup by George Moore, son of trainer John Moore. Photograph: Neville ...
Estimates suggest that there are thousands of educational courses on offer in the UAE - but until now there was no single database to list them all. The Dubai-based website Laimoon.com has taken up the challenge. Bobbi Hartshorne, the head of education partnerships with the company, reveals how it all came ...
The airline currently has a backlog of 21 Boeing airplanes on order Boeing has delivered a 777-300ER extended range plane to Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), marking the latest milestone in its longstanding relationship with the airline and the kingdom.The airplane, the first-of-its-type to be fitted with a three-class cabin configuration, was delivered to the airline at a ceremony in ...
Boracay Photo by Don Lejano/INQUIRER.net ILOILO CITY, Philippines -- Hotels and resorts on Boracay Island have been reeling from the cancellation of bookings of Taiwanese tourists amid the diplomatic row following the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by Filipino coast guards, according to travel operators. Henry Chusuey, chair of the Boracay Foundation Inc. (BFI), said several resorts catering ...
Hey, want to go to Europe? How does about $400 to Dublin sound? That's the round-trip price including all taxes and fees and yes, it is on an airline you've actually heard of (Delta). Just one problem: The fare was only available back in 2009. I know because I just reviewed our historical archives plus the front pages of the airline's website as they existed back in 2009. ...
NASCAR has held races in almost all of the lower 48 states throughout its history. Some were flops or faded from memory, but others have withstood the test of time and through the decades only the occasional repaving job has been done to these monolithic structures. Here's 10Best's top 10 list of the greatest American racetracks worth traveling to see. Las Vegas Motor SpeedwayOne of ...
Dancers perform for the opening of the China Tourism Day and the 3rd Western China Tourism Industry Expo, in Chongqing, Southwest China, May 19, 2013. Chongqing is the main venue for the 2013 China Tourism Day. (Xinhua/Li ...
PARKERSBURG - Local tourism officials are anticipating a strong showing for the approaching summer travel season.. With attractions like Blennerhassett Island and the West Virginia Motor Speedway to a number of special events, fairs and festivals throughout the summer to the opening of the Boy Scout's Summit Bechtel Reserve in southern West Virginia, the area is poised to see a number of ...
Air NZ ranks amongst world's safest airlines Airways New Zealand will up its charges from July, a move airlines say is uncalled for and could impact on tourism. The state owned enterprise announced the 10.6% increase in air navigation service charges yesterday, saying the changes reflected its pricing framework. But the Board of Airline Representatives says the price hike follows ...
CHINA Southern Airlines or Hainan Airlines will receive China's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft within weeks, a senior official of Boeing China said ...
No, we don't all eat at buffets. No, we don't eat French molecular gastronomy or prime rib all the time. No, we'd rather not go to the Strip if we don't have to. Although the Strip does have a lock on our high-end and gourmet restaurants, the rest of Las Vegas is hardly a desert when it comes to serious culinary experiences. With a car and a trusty GPS, you'll be able to ...
Penguins acclimate to their new habitat at the "Antarctica: Empire of the Penguins" attraction, during an exclusive preview, Wednesday, May 15, 2013. The attraction is scheduled to open Friday, May ...
Russian President Vladimir Putin's motorcade will no longer disrupt Moscow traffic now that a helipad has been installed to fly him to work. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown ...
According to the Sanya tourism association, Sanya has been titled Hainan’s most popular wedding tourism destination by the tourism association and local wedding organization union of Hainan province. This year, the Hainan government set up a united organization system to regulate wedding market operations and speed up the construction of supporting facilities and services to help ...
Gaza . The action left hundreds of Gaza residents stuck at the border, the Palestinian Ma'an news agency reported. Police refused to open the crossing even after Egyptian Interior Minister Mohammad Ibrahim sent an assistant to Rafah to intercede. Police said they would only open the crossing when their colleagues are released. The seven police officers and soldiers, including four who ...
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Two cabinet ministers in Andhra Pradesh charged in the Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's disproportionate assets case have submitted their resignations to Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, sources said Monday.
They put in their papers late Sunday night following directions from the Congress central leadership, party sources said.
However, an official confirmation of the resignations is expected later Monday. The chief minister is likely to forward the resignations of both the ministers to governor E.S.L. Narasimhan for acceptance.
Home Minister P. Sabita Indra Reddy and Roads and Buildings Minister Dharmana Prasada Rao met Kiran Kumar Reddy at the latter's residence here around midnight.
Both the ministers later switched off their mobiles but left for their respective homes in their private vehicles after surrendering their official vehicles, giving credence to the buzz about their resignations.
The ministers submitted their resignations hours before Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu is scheduled to meet President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi to demand sacking of the tainted ministers.
The Congress leadership had made it clear on Saturday that the ministers should voluntarily resign. ...
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