WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) –– The two companies leading the pack in the pursuit of space tourism say they are just months away from their first out-of-this-world passenger flights — though neither has set a firm date.
After the deal was announced by the State Government in May there have been about 2000 bookings for the discounted flights, which will start in August.
The Ministry of Justice and Islamic Affairs has licensed 60 organisers to arrange pilgrimage and each will get 100 seats on an average,” said Ayman Al Sitri, one of the organisers. The cost will cover entire expenses including airline tickets and stay at Mecca and Medina, he added.
This luxury travel agency will plan a custom travel adventure at the press of a button — and you could be on flights the next day
Online travel agent Black Tomato recently launched a “Panic Button” on its website to help travelers escape on a moment’s notice.
Heathrow Express has announced that to celebrate its 20th birthday, it is offering free travel to 20-year-olds this weekend.
Both safety and hygiene remain low on the radar of tourism campaigners. A much higher awareness of these aspects is urgent among those involved in the industry, if we indeed care about our visitors, and not just their expected cash.
In their Lead the way programme – TUI pioneeri sustainable tourism across the world. TUI will invest 10 million Euros per year by 2020 to enhance the positive impacts of tourism, using the TUI Care Foundation to support this work.
The Central Bank of Iran issued a directive on Wednesday to outline the regulations and procedures governing the supply of foreign exchange to Iranians traveling visa-free overseas. Before processing the foreign currency purchase applications, the issuer bank at the departure airport needs to ensure the flight card of the applicant matches the declared destination, the directive reads on CBI’s website.
Aer Lingus has announced a brand new route from Cork to the Portuguese capital of Lisbon this winter. From October 26th, a twice-weekly year-round service will operate from the airport. The airline is increasing its winter operations out of Cork by almost 25,000 seats as a result of the new Cork Lisbon route and is adding an additional frequency to Tenerife, which will now operate two times per week, too. For more on the winter schedule, visit aerlingus.com.
Persian Gulf Arab states’ capital investments in tourism infrastructure are expected to reach $56 billion by 2022, with the UAE ranked the most competitive in the region, driven by the development of multiple projects such as Hyperloop, according to a new research.
Travelers with their sights on Machu Picchu, located high in the Andes Mountains in Peru, are in for plenty of challenging trails, gorgeous views, and fascinating historical sites.
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If your children think they’ve seen it all, they’re wrong. From rollercoasters to adventure trails, performances to experiments, there are plenty of exciting attractions out there. Here is our pick of the best attractions that your family must visit before the children grow up.
Bagh-e Eram (Eram Garden), one of the oldest and the most beautiful gardens of Shiraz, is located along the northern shore of Khoshk River.
Norouz est le meilleur terrain pour promouvoir la coexistence entre les groupes ethniques, a déclaré mardi le président iranien du Conseil international des musées (ICOM).
Iran will present its tourism potentials and capabilities in an international fair that will be held in Turkey’s capital, Ankara.
the national travel agency franchise, is offering one winner a $10,000 vacation. The winner can decide his or her destination and travel companion. To sign up, go to DreamVacations.com/contest to fill out a form. The deadline to enter is April 30.
I hope you enjoyed my top 10 road trip destinations for summer. Leave a comment below and let me know which of these destinations is your favorite road trip for summer, or what you would add to this list.
New York’s Penn Station is in need of some serious renovations.BravoKiloVideo/Shutterstock
Travel hubs like Penn Station and LaGuardia Airport in New York are in need of serious improvements.
Mount Rushmore is full of cracks and requires constant maintenance.
There are many other iconic landmarks in the US that are falling apart.
If you’re stepping into the new year with a yearning to get out of town, you’re not alone. In January, you’ll scout some great post-holiday deals on flights and accommodations. But in addition to prices, these five destinations happen to be especially enticing the first month of the year. Now go get your wanderlust on.