Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Hawaii Tourism Rebounds in a Big Way

Hawaii Tourism Rebounds in a Big Way
Wall Street Journal
The number of visitors fell 15% in 2009 from 2008, prompting hoteliers to discount average daily room rates 13% to $178 from $203, according to a joint report by Hospitality Advisors LLC, an industry consulting firm in Honolulu, and Smith Travel ...

Wall Street Journal

New show goes behind the scenes at Miami airport
With thousands of employees running what can easily be compared to a small city, the show follows workers as they deal with terrorist threats, intercept drug smugglers, attend to medical emergencies, repair aircraft and secure an Air Force One landing, ...

Airlines' profit outlook recovering
''Chinese domestic demand is still growing at nearly 10 percent and the demand for regional and long-haul travel, including in the premium classes, has held up better than expected in the face of economic uncertainty,'' said Tyler. The greatest ...

Africa Travel Can Mean Giving Back
Huffington Post (blog)
Because of a civil war that ended in the early 1990s, the tourism industry in Mozambique is smaller than in some of its neighbors (it has only really picked up momentum in the past decade). The upside to this is that the government of Mozambique has ...

Integrated travel system trialled
The Press Association
A travel smartcard similar to London's Oyster card will be trialled in Scotland in the hope of making public transport cheaper and simpler, the Infrastructure Secretary has announced. The new Saltire Card could make public transport "more attractive ...

Time Travel, Anyone?
Electronic Design (blog)
From The Time Machine to the Back to the Future trilogy and other films, Hollywood has been showing us what it might be like to travel backward or forward in time. Its latest venture into timetravel is a film called Looper, directed by Rian Johnson ...

CNBC Announces the Nominees for the 2012 Travel Business Leader Award
CNBC.com (blog)
CNBC's TBLA recognizes the business leader who has demonstrated leadership excellence in thetravel and tourism industry – driving growth, success and profitability. Candidates for this award include leaders from the following sectors: airlines ...

Train Travel in Europe
About - News & Issues
Going places by European train used to be simple. You bought a rail pass, which came in a single flavor, or you stepped up to the ticket window and bought tickets to your next destination. If you were coming back the same day, there might be a small ...

China territory dispute hurting Japan tourism | CNNGo.com
China territory dispute hurting Japan tourism. Row over Senkaku/Diaoyu islands leads to canceled flights and slump in traveler numbers. 1 October, 2012. Tweet. Senkaku-Diaoyu dispute A territorial dispute has pushed Japan off the travel ...

Intrepid Travel Offers Epic Journey In Footsteps Of Ernest - Gadling
By Kraig Becker
The term 'once in a lifetime adventure' is tossed around a bit too lightly in the travel industry these days and seldom is it used.

Italy: Plan your own vs Travel Agent | Europe Forum | Fodor's Travel ...
By mhazli
This is my first time visiting Europe and I'm planning a trip to Italy end of this month (October) with my wife and 3 kids (aged 6,4,2). My draft itinerary as follows: 1st day (Thu): Arrive Rome afternoon (Free and easy) 2nd day (Fri): Colloseum ...

The Scan: Introducing the Travel Technology Association, and more ...
By Tnooz
Travel Tech, mmMule, Google Flight Search, HRG, WIHP, and ShoreTrips all appear in our roundup of the stories making news and driving opinion on 1 October.

8 Great Bites from the Travel & Leisure Global Bazaar | Serious Eats ...
This weekend, the Lexington Avenue Armory played host to the Travel & Leisure Global Bazaar. It was an event part culture expo, part international shopping ...

Despite travel warning, US rights group in Pak to protest drone - DNA
Former US Army colonel leading the delegation said she believed 'the US President is killing innocent people in Pakistan, and that is wrong'.

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