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Lifestyle Press Release : 11 Mar 2008


Figures released by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) showed that visitor arrivals in January 2008 reached 2,518,566, 16.2% more than in the same month in 2007. The achievement is especially notable as it represents all-round performance of markets w

Cathay Pacific’s 2007 net profit up 71.8% Lifestyle—11 Mar 08

Cathay Pacific Airways announced a profit attributable to shareholders of HK$7,023 million in its 2007 annual results, compared to HK$4,088 million the previous year. The 2007 result, the first to include a full year’s contribution from wholly owned

Coveted Phuket 2008 Gekko Awards Announced At Glittering Ceremony Lifestyle—11 Mar 08

Phuket - Leading Phuket hotel consultancy C9 Hotelworks has announced its annual "Gekko Awards" for excellence in the Greater Phuket property and hospitality industries at a gala ceremony on the island. In line with Phuket's idyllic lifestyle, the Gekkos


After months of development and heavy investment, Conrad Hotels & Resorts has lifted the curtain on its brand new website. The slick and stylish boasts a smart design, improved functionality and greater accessibility. The site, which

Traditional Thai New Year Celebration Songkran Splash & Dash Package at The Conrad Hotel, Lifestyle—11 Mar 08

On of the most fun festivals in Thailand is “Songkran” which is the Thai New Year. Choose The Conrad Hotel, Bangkok to join in the fun in the heart of the city, with “Songkarn Splash & Dash Package” from 10-21 April 2008.

Serbia faces months of instability and stark choice Lifestyle—11 Mar 08

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbia faces renewed uncertainty on Monday under a caretaker government which will lead the country into its most important election since voters ended the era of the late autocrat Slobodan Milosevic A deep division over the importan

Venezuela resumes ties with Colombia Lifestyle—11 Mar 08

Venezuela has announced it is restoring diplomatic ties with Colombia, a week after it cut relations over Bogota's cross-border raid into Ecuador. The presidents of Venezuela, Ecuador and Colombia agreed Friday to peacefully end the dispute at a meeting

Nigerian aviation workers protest government plan to concession airports Lifestyle—11 Mar 08

Arusha, Nigeria (eTN) Nigerian aviation workers under the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSAN) have raised their objection against the Nigerian governments plan to concession the four international airports in the country.

Tourism or voyeurism? Lifestyle—11 Mar 08

Michael Cronins job as a college admissions officer took him to India two or three times a year, so he had already seen the usual sites temples, monuments, markets when one day he happened across a flier advertising slum tours. It just resonated with me

And the winners are Lifestyle—11 Mar 08

BERLIN (eTN) This years edition of the eTurboNews-sponsored Das Godene Stadttor (The Golden Gate) has been the biggest so far and the awards ceremony was a rousing success, with Egypt bagging the coveted Best in Online Advertising award. Awarded last Fri