Tuesday, September 22, 2009
The association argues that the head tax by far exceeds the expenses of services and facilities provided to cruise ships, and in some cases the money is going to fund projects that do not directly benefit cruise-ship passengers.
Source: The Seattle Times; find article here>>.
Friday, September 18, 2009
Thursday, September 17, 2009
Source: USA Today; find article here>>.
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Source: SkyNews; find article here>>.
Source: IATA press release 37 of Sep. 15, 2009
Monday, September 14, 2009
The Airline Passengers Bill of Rights would require airlines during lengthy delays to provide food, drinking water, clean restrooms and comfortable cabin conditions; airports to develop federally approved contingency plans for long delays; and DOT to establish a consumer complaint hotline.
Source: Management Travel; find article here>>.
Hundreds of thousands of Shia Muslims, particularly from Iran, visit the city of Najaf, which hosts the tomb of Ali bin Abi Talib, cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad. Though religious tourism brings millions of dollars of revenue every year, local merchants have complained that Iranian companies have monopolised the industry.
Source: eTurboNews; find article here>>.
Source: EU press release IP/09/1306 of Sept. 11, 2009
Wednesday, September 09, 2009
Source: examiner.com; find article here>>.