Over 1,000 Chinese return after Nepal airport re-opening

March 10, 2015 4:19 am· Comments Off on Over 1,000 Chinese return after Nepal airport re-opening 

BEIJING, March 9 — More than 1,000 Chinese tourists have returned home taking flights on China's three major airlines after a crash-landed Turkish plane caused four-day suspension of a Nepalese airport.

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Sympathy labor action strands passengers in Finland

March 10, 2015 4:19 am· Comments Off on Sympathy labor action strands passengers in Finland 

HELSINKI, March 9 — Hundreds of passengers were stranded at the Helsinki-Vantaa airport on Sunday after labor action forced low-cost carrier Norwegian to cancel flights, Finnish national radio Yle quoted the Finnish airport authority Finavia as saying.

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Fiji's tourism earnings up in Q4

March 10, 2015 4:19 am· Comments Off on Fiji's tourism earnings up in Q4 

SUVA, March 9 — Fiji's tourism earnings for the last quarter of 2014 is estimated to reach about 178 million U.S. dollars, an increase of about 14 million U.S. dollars over the same quarter of 2013, the government-owned Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) reported Monday.

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Tree-hopping adventure near falls below Mt. Samat gains popularity

March 10, 2015 4:19 am· Comments Off on Tree-hopping adventure near falls below Mt. Samat gains popularity 

PILAR, Bataan, March 9 — The tree-hopping adventure in this town is gaining popularity not only to locals but also to visitors from nearby cities and provinces.

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2014 global jet accident rate lowest in history, says IATA

March 10, 2015 4:19 am· Comments Off on 2014 global jet accident rate lowest in history, says IATA 

KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — Last year was the safest year for global commercial aviation with jet accident rate declining to its lowest of one accident every 4.4 million flights, despite the two tragic incidents of MH370 and MH17.

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Malaysia establishes world's first ASEAN-focused travel channel

March 10, 2015 4:19 am· Comments Off on Malaysia establishes world's first ASEAN-focused travel channel 

KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — Malaysia has established the world's first Asean-focused travel channel, GOASEAN.

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More China-Milan flights ahead of World Expo 2015

March 10, 2015 4:19 am· Comments Off on More China-Milan flights ahead of World Expo 2015 

BEIJING, March 9 — Chinese and Italian Airlines will increase flights between China and Milan ahead of the World Expo 2015, slated to be held in the Italian city from May 1 to October 31.

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Lake Danao attracting more tourists despite problems

March 10, 2015 4:19 am· Comments Off on Lake Danao attracting more tourists despite problems 

ORMOC CITY, March 9 — Lake Danao attracted 3,408 local and foreign visitors last year, said Park Supt. Nicolas Daffon Jr. during recent the meeting of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Protected Areas Management Board (DENR-PAMB).

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Central Luzon tourist arrivals hit 3.1M in 2014

March 10, 2015 4:19 am· Comments Off on Central Luzon tourist arrivals hit 3.1M in 2014 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, March 9 — Central Luzon is becoming one of the leading regional destinations in the country as domestic visitor arrivals hit the next level at 3.1 million arrivals from January to December 2014 or an increase of 21 percent as against 2.7 million in 2013.

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Tree Top Adventure Theme Park eyes Tagaytay for South Luzon expansion

March 10, 2015 4:19 am· Comments Off on Tree Top Adventure Theme Park eyes Tagaytay for South Luzon expansion 

By Robert Maico

ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal, March 9 (PNA) — The Tree Top Adventure Theme Park now operating in Subic and Baguio has plans to expand in the South Luzon area, eyeing Tagaytay City in Cavite as the ideal place.

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