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Free travel for elderly on Gozo ferries

By: mandy | Date: October 31, 2007 | Categories: Business Travel News

The elderly can travel on the Gozo ferry free of charge as from tomorrow, Gozo Channel Co. Ltd said yesterday as it projected record profits this year. Read More at Times of Malta…

HONOLULU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ? With the future of go! uncertain following a court ruling, many of the airline’s passengers yesterday said they would be disappointed if it goes out of business. Read More at Honolulu Advertiser…

New figures from the Central Statistics Office reveal a 21% increase in expenditure on international trips in the second quarter of this year, while expenditure on domestic trips rose by 18%. Read More at RT

Globally well-spoken

By: mandy | Date: | Categories: Business Travel News

Two women have launched a language instruction business to help world travelers and multi-national businesspeople communicate better in the increasing globalization of everything from business to pleasure. Erika Wright and Stephanie Sirota, partners of Fluent Inspirations Inc., offer lessons in languages including English, Spanish, Chinese, French, Polish, Russian and Arabic and sign language. Read More […]

Orbitz , keeping travelers “A Step Ahead,” knows when it comes to travel enthusiasts, few are as passionate as those who plan vacations around quality time on the golf course. Read More at PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance…

This story appeared in the Antelope Valley Press on Tuesday, October 30, 2007. Eight years ago this month, two enterprising seniors pooled their resources and put together a social and travel club for people 40 years old and older. Read More at Antelope Valley Press…

In May 2008, WSSU and IUPUI will team up to offer “From Indy to the Carolinas,” a two-week summer session course built around the strengths of the motorsports curricula of the two universities: the operations and management of motorsports at WSSU; and the engineering and technology of motorsports at IUPUI. Read More at Newswise…

The U.S. travel industry is expected to post moderate gains in nearly all sectors again in 2008, according to the annual Travel Industry Association (TIA) forecast. Travel spending by domestic and international visitors in 2008 is forecast to increase 5.2 percent, to $778.2 billion, up from projected full-year 2007 travel spending of $740 billion, which […]

When you take a trip next year, be ready to pay more. The number of trips that Americans will take in 2008 is expected to increase by 1… Read More at Seattle Times…

Leisure trips and travel spending are expected to continue modest growth through 2008, but travel preferences are changing, according to the Travel Industry Association’s annual forecast. Read More at AP via Yahoo! News…