Archive | April, 2012

Comedian Carlos Oscar Chosen as Princess Cruises’ First-Ever Entertainer of the Year

30 Apr

Passengers aboard Ruby Princess have voted, and have picked comedian Carlos Oscar as the first-ever Princess Cruises Entertainer of the Year.


UNWTO – Tourism and the media join forces to support the sector in challenging times

30 Apr

Leading media representatives met with tourism players in Egypt to explore how to develop more effective relations, particularly in times of crisis (Marsa Alam, Egypt, 26-27 April 2012).

CEB continues to support govt plans to decrease Manila air traffic

30 Apr

The Philippines’ largest national flag carrier, Cebu Pacific acknowledges the recent delays to its flights mostly caused by air traffic congestion, and pledges continuous support to relevant government authorities to decongest the Ninoy Aquino International Airport runway.

TTF – Cruise shipping remains the fastest growing sector of the Australian tourism industry

30 Apr

Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF) Chief Executive, John Lee said that the International Cruise Council report found that in just one year the number of Australians taking a cruise jumped 34% to 632,294.

“At a time when the tourism sector is facing a number of challenges, cruise shipping is one very bright star,” Mr Lee said.  “The report adds to growing evidence of the importance of cruise shipping to the Australian economy.  Earlier this year a report by Deloitte found that the sector added almost $830 million to Australia’s gross domestic product.