Brazil was confirmed as host of the 2014 men's World Cup on Tuesday, marking the first time since 1950 that the privilege has been bestowed on the country that calls itself the land of the football boot.
Tourism can play a key role in advancing understanding among cultures, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday.
Civilians traveling on the Brize Norton-Falkland Islands RAF airbridge will have access to premium economy seats for the price of 3.091 pound sterling return.
Battling her way through 800 miles of ferocious seas between the Falkland Islands and South Georgia, the Royal Navy Atlantic South patrol and an auxiliary vessel carried out this month a disaster relief exercise based around a typical South Atlantic cruise vessel visiting South Georgia and which supposedly had ran aground in deteriorating weather.
Brazil is the only country in the running to host the 2014 World Football Cup competition, which is set to be staged in South America due to Fifa's rotation system. Inspectors have sent a report to the Fifa executive committee indicating their approval, and a decision will be announced next Tuesday.
This month, Payard PÃÃ‚Â¢tisserie & Bistro celebrated their 10th Anniversary with a tasty party of New York's A List guests. It is not surprising that this wonderful French pÃÃ‚Â¢tisserie and bistro still is, after 10 years, unique and the preferred destination for all of those who have not only a sweet tooth, but also a discerning palate.
Argentina has the lowest domestic air rates in Latinamerica and the Caribbean according to the latest report from American Express Business Travel Monitor released this week. Argentina's air rates are also among the cheapest in the inter-regional and international flights to United States and Europe says the report which monitored rates during the first six months of this year.
LAN Chile officials disclosed this week that its plan to increase air traffic by 50 percent through the addition of new daily flights was too low an estimate. Halfway through the plan's implementation – which will run through the end of 2008 –LAN officials now believe that the actual figure will be 65 percent by the time the plan is fully applied.
The cruise industry is booming and two huge new generation vessels with capacity for 5.400 passengers each are scheduled to be delivered in 2009 and 2010, ordered by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, RCCL, reports Finland's Aker Yards.
Punta Arenas in the extreme south of Chile is experimenting with an on line booking system for hostels and home lodgings which should be fully operational by next mid January, reports the local press.