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British airports could lift ban on liquids

11 September 2008 Press Release Airline News

The ban on liquids being carried in hand luggage through British airports could be lifted as early as next year should government tests into scanners that detect harmful liquids prove successful.

Istanbul taps into European market

9 June 2006 Press Release Hotel News

Terrorist attacks and fears of bird flu may have put Turkey in the tourism picture for the wrong reasons, but it is not deterring a growing legion of European tourists from heading east and to the country’s lively city of Istanbul.

Bali hotel update after October attacks

23 November 2005 Press Release Travel Technology News

On 1 October 2005, just days before the start of Ramadan, the tourist-dependent resort island of Bali suffered a terrible blow. Exactly three years on from the October 2002 terrorist attacks, this unique island in the heart of Indonesia was a target for terrorism once more, killing 25 people and injuring more than a hundred. The long-term future of the island’s tourism industry remains uncertain as preliminary October 2005 results from the HotelBenchmark? Survey by Deloitte show that revenue per available room (revPAR) has dropped 30% to US$34 compared to October 2004.