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|June 20, 2013
Japan Airlines Provides Foreign Tourists Booking Service for Bus Tours on its Website
Japan Airlines (JAL) collaborates with Hato Bus Co., Ltd. (Headquarter: Ota-ku, Tokyo) to provide foreign tourists English booking service for Hato Bus Sightseeing Tours on JAL's overseas website in order to realize Japan as a tourism nation. JAL, providing domestic hotel reservation on its overseas website, will expand its service and start sightseeing bus tours English booking service to bring customers more travel choices and exciting experiences during their stays in Japan. Hato Bus ...
|May 28, 2013
Tour Operators Win Scholarships To 2013 Adventure Travel World Summit In Namibia
Representing three different nations but sharing similar strategic goals, the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) and Rome McGuigan P.C. announced Uptuyu Adventures, Zbulo! -- Discover Albania and RED Sustainable Travel as winners of the 2013 Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS) Tour Operator Scholarships. Each winner receives financial backing to attend the ATWS, a trade-only professional and business development conference for adventure tourism leaders. Uptuyu Adventures - Australia ...
|February 15, 2013
Context Launches Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan Walking Tours
Context, the critically acclaimed walking tour company whose small-group, scholar-led "walking seminars" have revolutionized day tours in cities across Europe and North America, announces its continued expansion into Asia with the opening of tours in Tokyo and Kyoto. Working with local historians, Context has opened with five innovative tours in each city, designed to help curious visitors understand and appreciate Japanese history and culture. Offerings in Kyoto include a thematic walk on Ja...
|January 22, 2013
Wild Planet Adventures' 12-Day Borneo Exploration Showcases; Wildlife Sighting Opportunities
Wildlife viewing specialist Wild Planet Adventures (WPA) spent five years creating the best possible opportunities to see rare and exotic wildlife in a destination facing some of the fastest deforestation in the world. The result is the 12-day Borneo -- Weird and Wonderful Wildlife with eight departures beginning in March 2013. "This trip crystallizes our style of meaningful encounters with rare, exotic and often endangered animals.'' says Josh Cohen, company director. "The journey combine...
|December 20, 2012
Shanghai, China To Extend Visa-Free Stays To 72 Hours
From January 1, 2013, Shanghai extends visa-free stays to 72 hours for passengers from 45 countries. The 45 countries covered by the 72-hour visa-free policy are: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slov...
|December 13, 2012
Early Spring 2013 Ushers in Yoga Retreats To Maui, Bali and El Salvador
The Travel Yogi, specialist in international yoga retreats and yoga adventures, announces late winter/early spring yoga programs in Bali, Maui and El Salvador. "We are gearing up for a banner 2013 season," says Jennifer Hoodevik, founder and director. "We are riding the wave of an industry experiencing tremendous growth and we are responding." According to July 2012 research by NAMASTA, YIAS and Yoga Journal, it is estimated that 15 million Americans now regularly practice yoga of which 72....
|June 29, 2012
San Francisco Travel Association Announces New Marketing Representation In Japan
The San Francisco Travel Association, in partnership with San Francisco International Airport (SFO), has retained AVIAREPS Marketing Garden Ltd. (AMG) as their new marketing representation office in Japan. San Francisco Travel and SFO first retained representation services in Japan in 1987, making San Francisco one of the first cities in the U.S. to have an office in Tokyo. In 2000, a full-time office was opened and a Japanese website was developed to promote San Francisco to the Japanese ma...
|June 21, 2012
EarthCheck Members Featured On Discovery Network - Green and Sustainable Tourism
Green and sustainable tourism is a badge that most tourism operators wear with pride, but there is a big difference between those who say they do and those who actually do. Over upcoming months, the Discovery Channel is showcasing the sustainability achievements of a number of EarthCheck members around the world to an audience of more than a quarter of a billion people. EarthCheck is the world's leading certification and benchmarking program for sustainable tourism and has 1300 members in...
|April 09, 2012
Goway Launches World's Best Adventures Brochure
Goway Travel's exclusive adventure specialist division of ADVENTURESIncorporated, has announced the online launch of its 2012 World's Best Adventures brochure. The brochure contains over 50 of the world's best adventures and covers every style of adventure travel. Goway's most popular choices from Africa, Asia and Latin America are included. The adventures are as diverse as learning how to surf in Australia, journeying through Africa by expedition vehicle or travelling across China to Russia on ...
|March 02, 2012
Kuoni Receives National Tourism Awards From Indian Ministry of Tourism
The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, presents National Tourism Awards to various segments of the travel and tourism industry every year. Kuoni has received three of these prestigious awards, which recognise outstanding performance as inbound tour operator For the 21st time, Kuoni Destination Management India was awarded the National Tourism Award 2010/11 for 'Outstanding Performance" as an inbound tour operator. Kuoni reached first position for the third consecutive year and is the...
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