Rainbow Travel Blog 10thJune10

 Maui resort offers 50% savings


Maui’s Honua Kai Resort & Spa has introduced a fall special offering travellers 50% savings on rates. Special fall rates start at US$263 per night for the Ohana Resort View category and 50% off published rack rates in Ohana one- and two-bedroom suite categories, based on availability. Rates are valid Aug. 29 through Dec. 18 and will be extended Jan. 4 through Feb. 4, 2011, based upon double occupancy. A special 35% off is available for three-bedroom and specialty suites.

The Fall Special is valid between August 29, 2010 and December 18, 2010 for a discount of 50% off the 2010 published rates in the Ohana, One-Bedroom and Two- Bedroom suite categories. Black-out dates may apply. Not combinable with other offers. Taxes and Daily Resort Service Fee are not included.

China Eastern Announces Daily Vancouver to Shanghai Flights.


CHINA Eastern Airlines has announced that they will run a scheduled daily non-stop service between Vancouver and Shanghai.

This will take affect this summer and will become permanent on November 1. The introduction of this increased service will open doors for more Chinese tour groups to travel to Canada as China was recently granted Canada Approved Destination Status.

Chinese Eastern Airlines is also the exclusive air carrier for World Expo which is currently underway in Shanghai until October.

Warning: Exercise high degree of caution

2010 FIFA World Cup.


The 2010 FIFA World Cup will take place in South Africa from June 11-July 11, 2010.

Special security arrangements will be in place at the game venues, airports, border crossings, and other sensitive areas, as well as in major public areas of the region.

Travellers to the games are reminded to take sensible precautions, and are advised to maintain a high level of personal security awareness at all times, particularly in commercial establishments, public places, and other areas where large numbers of foreigners may congregate. Ensure personal belongings, including passports and other travel documents, are secure at all times.

Host cities are likely to be subject to significant disruption for the duration of the World Cup. Heightened security measures, traffic congestion and temporary and permanent road closures can be expected.

Shortages of accommodation and pressure on public transport and facilities are possible. Visitors should pre-arrange accommodation and travel arrangements and confirm them well in advance.

During the 2010 FIFA World Cup, you can obtain emergency consular assistance during regular office hours at the following telephone numbers:

Cape Town: (0)79-3042487

Rest of South Africa: (0)72-6723544

For more information visit http://www.voyage.gc.ca/features_manchettes/fifa2010-eng.asp.

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