January 8, 2015 1:48 am· Comments Off on Tibet receives record number of air passengers in 2014
LHASA, Jan. 7 — Tibet Autonomous Region in southwest china saw a record 3.15 million air passengers in 2014, up 14 percent from the previous year, according to regional civil aviation authorities on Wednesday.
January 8, 2015 1:48 am· Comments Off on AirAsia denies flight suspension to Brunei
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Jan. 7 — AirAsia has denied rumors that it has canceled flight service to Brunei, saying the message is not true and services are still running as scheduled, Brunei's News website BruDirect.com reported on Wednesday.
January 8, 2015 1:48 am· Comments Off on Australian flag carrier Qantas named world's safest airline
CANBERRA, Jan. 7 — Australian flag carrier Qantas has been named the world's safest airline in a report published by AirlineRatings.com on Wednesday.
January 8, 2015 1:48 am· Comments Off on (Feature)Minus Donsol, tourism not good in Sorsogon?
By Danny O. Calleja
SORSOGON CITY, Jan. 7 (PNA) On the surface, Sorsogon is a tourism sensation but take away the town of Donsol and the industry has never been good in the province.
January 8, 2015 1:48 am· Comments Off on Roundup: Vancouver welcomes record number of visitors
By Evan Daggan
VANCOUVER, Jan.7 (PNA/Xinhua) — The Vancouver tourism industry enjoyed a banner year in 2014 as the West Coast Canadian city welcomed more than 8.9 million overnight visitors last year – the best year ever recorded.
January 8, 2015 1:48 am· Comments Off on Lower barriers, strengthened links could boost Mekong tourism: official
VIENTIANE, Jan. 7 — Better coordination between neighboring countries to promote package tourism across the fast- growing Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) could spread benefits, state-run media Vientiane Times reported Wednesday.
January 8, 2015 1:48 am· Comments Off on Iloilo registers around 112T tourist arrivals for 2014
By Annabel J. Petinglay
ILOILO CITY, Jan. 7 - The province of Iloilo although still in the process of consolidating reports from the different towns has now registered around 112,000 tourist arrivals for 2014.
January 8, 2015 1:45 am· Comments Off on British Ebola patient remains in critical condition
LONDON, Jan. 7 — British Ebola patient Pauline Cafferkey remains in critical condition, officials in Britain confirmed Tuesday.
January 8, 2015 1:45 am· Comments Off on Ebola virus death toll in West Africa reaches 8,220
GENEVA, Jan. 7 — The death toll from the current Ebola outbreak has reached 8,220 and 20,712 are infected, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement on Tuesday.
January 8, 2015 1:45 am· Comments Off on Flies swarm 7 villages in Albay town
By Eduardo M. Casulla
LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 7 (PNA) — Residents of seven villages in Guinobatan, Albay, have complained of flies coming from a poultry farm in Barangay Binogsacan of the same town that are swarming their localities, to the detriment of their health.