On Tuesday 4th December 2007 the Falkland Islands experienced its biggest ever cruise ship day, welcoming 3,779 passengers from three different vessels in to the heart of Stanley.
The third highest waterfall in the world is in the Peruvian Amazon rain forest and measures 895.4 meters according to the country's Nacional Geographic Military Institute, IGN. The announcement was made by Foreign Trade and Tourism minister Mercedes Araoz.
An estimated 1.8 million tourists will have visited Uruguay in 2007, a figure similar to that of last year, with income in the range of 750 million US dollars. However prospects for 2008 are more encouraging given the increased connectivity of Uruguay in the region, said on Tuesday Deputy Tourism minister Liliam Kechichian.
British Airways will operate one daily flight to Gibraltar using a 737 300 which is likely to feature up to 30 club seats and 89 economy. And, as the EasyJet takeover of GB Airways remains to be completed, flights on the current GB Airways schedule are still being sold into the spring in addition to the BA flights. But it is not clear that these will be sustained.
A cruise ship takes on water in the Antarctic and three more come quickly to the rescue: A blessing for the survivors, to be sure. But also an indication of a tourism boom that critics say threatens Antarctica's environment and puts passengers at risk.
One of the most highly anticipated new-builds of 2007 has inched closer to entering the ranks of British royalty. On Saturday, November 24, the 90,000-ton, 2,014-passenger Queen Victoria officially became part of the Cunard family in a handover ceremony at Venice's Fincantieri Marghera shipyard.
The last of the passengers and crew rescued from the Antarctic waters stranded and later sank cruise vessel Explorer arrived on Sunday just after midday in Punta Arenas in the extreme south of Chile.
Some of the British tourists rescued from the Antarctic cruise ship which sank after hitting an iceberg were airlifted from a remote island in the Southern Ocean last night.
Passengers and crew members are being rescued from a sinking cruise liner off South Shetland Islands coast, 25 miles from King George Island.
New Year by-election; Forces reach £25,000 goal for Combat Stress; Man jailed for assaulting child.