IATA welcomes freeze on UK’s APD

A decision not to increase Britain’s Air Passenger Duty (APD), announced by the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne yesterday, has been welcomed by the International Air Transport Associati...

UK govt urged to drop air taxes

Up to 70 travel buyers worldwide have submitted a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer this week, urging the British government to reduce its Air Passenger Duty (APD) in order to maintain the co...

Tourism increase boosts Obama’s initiative

Despite UK visitation to the US showing a decline of 1%, statistics issued by The U.S. Department of Commerce show that 60 million international visitors traveled to the United States in 2010, a nine...

UK govt urged to drop air taxes

Up to 70 travel buyers worldwide have urged the British government to reduce its Air Passenger Duty (APD) in order to maintain the country’s MICE appeal.

UK govt urged to drop air taxes

Up to 70 travel buyers worldwide have submitted a letter to a UK minister this week, urging the British government to reduce its Air Passenger Duty (APD) in order to maintain the country’s MICE appea...

Australians flocking to Switzerland

Australian visitor numbers to Switzerland in January 2011 were up 13.4 per cent on the year before, as more and more Aussie travellers discover the delights of the central European nation.

UAE, Montenegro agree to open air

UAE airlines will be increasing their presence in Europe, following the signing of an open air service Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and an Air Services Agreement (ASA) with the Government of Mon...

The many shades of Monaco

Known by many as the playground of Europe's rich and famous, Monaco is positioning itself as a unique destination for Australian travellers offering a diverse range of experiences including a Royal w...

New push for Incredible India

Tourism representatives from India have emphasised the country’s pull as a tourist destination during Wednesday’s opening of ITB Berlin, the world’s largest travel trade exhibition.

BAA miscalculated snow at Heathrow

British Airports Authority (BAA) has admitted it was surprised at the amount of snow in December that forced hundreds of flights to be cancelled at London’s Heathrow Airport.

We mishandled snowstorm: BAA

British Airports Authority (BAA) admits it failed to manage London’s Heathrow Airport during December’s snowstorm that forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights.

Interest in Turkey grows

The Turkish tourism industry is experiencing a relative boom in interest as tourists look to travel to a destination away from the recent upheavals in North Africa and the Middle East.

P&O Cruises celebrates 175 years

For the first time in P&O Cruises World Cruising history, its entire fleet of seven ships will meet in Southampton to commence year long celebrations for their 175th anniversary.

P&O Cruises celebrates 175 years

For the first time in P&O Cruises World Cruising history, its entire fleet of seven ships will meet in Southampton to commence year long celebrations for their 175th anniversary.