Travel News – Friday, 25 June 2004

Travel News 16/06/2004

Passport Delay Call http://www.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30000-13130079,00.html San Diego Hit by Earthquake http://www.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30200-1139565,00.html June is the ‘Sexiest Month’ http://www.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,31500-13119297,00.html Holiday Firms Slammed http://www.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30100-13130205,00.html Spotlight shines on ‘Masters of Florence’ http://www.cnn.com/2004/TRAVEL/DESTINATIONS/06/15/medici.exhibit.ap/ Tuvalu: Paradise under threat http://edition.cnn.com/2004/TRAVEL/06/15/tuvalu.noother.ap/index.html Tokyo is world’s priciest city http://edition.cnn.com/2004/BUSINESS/06/13/cities.expensive.ap/index.html Concealed fault caused Bam quake http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/3809375.stm

More ryanair news

Strange how one story can be reported different ways and how not making as much money becomes a loss when it’s really not as much profit. Read on… IHT: Ryanair slips to a net loss

… Ryanair slips to a net loss. Bloomberg News Tuesday, June 1, 2004. … It’s not really that Ryanair has changed anything,” said Xavier Debeugny at Oddo in Paris. …
Link: http://www.iht.com/articles/522784.htm
RTÉ Business – Ryanair profits better than expected
… Ryanair profits better than expected June 01, 2004 19:16 Ryanair … million. Ryanair said this growth was fuelled by ‘significantly lower fares’. …
Link: http://www.rte.ie/business/2004/0601/ryanair.html
Guardian Unlimited Travel | News | Ryanair tops punctuality league
… Ryanair tops punctuality league Saturday May 29, 2004 The Guardian Ryanair is Britain’s most punctual airline, according to statistics released by the Civil …
Link: http://www.guardian.co.uk/Travel/news/story/0,7445,1227093,00.html?=rss
Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | O’Leary thanks Ryanair …
… O’Leary thanks Ryanair staff with 3% pay rise Andrew Clark Friday May 7, 2004 The Guardian Ryanair has awarded an inflation-busting 3% pay rise to its 2,350 …
Link: http://www.guardian.co.uk/airlines/story/0,1371,1211318,00.html
Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Ryanair at Epinions.com
Epinions has the best comparison shopping information on Ryanair. … Ryanair. Overall rating: Reviewed by 41 Epinions users – Write a review. Compare Prices. …
Link: http://www.epinions.com/trvl-Airlines-Europe_Ryanair

Crazy

I recieved this today as part of an email

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I think the world is going mad, since when was a gif file a virus!!!

Happy Brithday Moon Handbooks

25th Anniversary of Moon Handbooks South Pacific

In June, 1979, Moon Publications of Rutland, Vermont, published the 1st edition of South Pacific Handbook. A quarter century later, Moon Handbooks South Pacific is still the leading travel guide to Polynesia and Melanesia, with an 8th edition due from Avalon Travel Publishing in late 2004.

Free Events in London

If you are in London in June/July you might want to check these events out, you can get free tickets from http://www.culturalco-operation.org

Cultural Co-operation is an independent arts charity that promotes cross-cultural contact, dialogue and understanding. Our main activity is the international summer Music Village, Europe’s longest running festival of world culture. The 18 Music Villages since 1983 have featured over 2,500 artists from 60 countries, creating lasting bonds of friendship and respect amongst audiences from all cultural and faith backgrounds and every walk of life. Our current and future programme, 2001-6, focuses on culture & migration, initially through the lens of Diaspora. Building upon the resounding success of 2002’s Diaspora Music Village.