Tourism

Tourism
Thursday, July 17th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Uruguay, 2007 Latam tourism receipts growth champ

Cruises calling Montevideo port

Panama continues to be the fastest-growing tourism market in Latin America, but Uruguay is the winner when it comes to growth in receipts. Meanwhile, the Dominican Republic is the country with the region's highest receipts as a percentage of GDP, according to a Latin Business Chronicle analysis of new data from the World Tourism Organization.

Wednesday, July 16th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Tighter restrictions for site access in South Georgia

South Georgia Grytviken view  <br>Picture J. Fowler

Under the revised Tourism Management Policy document from the government of South Georgia, in the South Atlantic, tighter restrictions have been placed on site access for private vessels with more than 10 persons on board (including paid crew).

Monday, July 14th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Madonna December tour to Brazil, Argentina and Chile

Although there's no official confirmation from world pop star Madonna's office about the dates of her South American tour next December, local representatives activities give a clear idea of what her schedule could be.

Tuesday, July 1st 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Five Lan Argentina flights to Comodoro Rivadavia

Lan Argentina announced that beginning July 8th and in response to the growing demand, the airline will increase the number of flights to Comodoro Rivadavia in Patagonia, by three totaling five in the week.

Wednesday, June 25th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Heathrow plans 'vital for economy' said CEO operator BAA

Heathrow is vital to the well-being of Britain, an air chief will tell a conference in London.

Tuesday, June 17th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

US judge cuts 10 m off 12 m US dollars dog legacy

A judge in New York has agreed to slash 10 million off the 12 million US dollars inheritance given by real estate billionaire Leona Helmsley to her pet dog, Trouble.

Saturday, June 14th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Falklands: Economic impact of tourism to be measured

IN and around the Falklands for the last few weeks has been tourism consultant, Kevin Millington, of Acorn Tourism, who have been engaged by the Falkland Islands Tourist Board to measure the economic impact of what has been described as our fastest growing industry.

Thursday, June 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Sudan aircraft had “technical problems” says Aerolineas

Argentina's flag air carrier Aerolíneas Argentinas last year had the opportunity to charter the Airbus 310 which caught fire in Sudan, killing at least 100 people, but the operation did not advance because of “technical problems” in the aircraft revealed the company in Buenos Aires.

Thursday, June 12th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Ezeiza airport readies for 13 million pax and Airbus 380

Argentina's main international air terminal Ezeiza is to undergo a remodeling program involving 400 million US dollars announced this week the concessionary company which also manages most of the country's main airports

Wednesday, June 11th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

Explorer's successor, M/S Expedition in Falklands next January

Canada's GAP Adventures is set to re-launch its polar expedition programme following the purchase of a replacement for the sunken Explorer ship, according to a company release.

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