Tourism

WARM WINTER: Snowmaking technology saves winter tourism on North Carolina ski slopes

(FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – When the snow is finally back, we can’t help but dance! Passionate skiers have counted the days, patiently waiting since November to hit the slopes. It’s the first layer of natural winter white… 8 inches of snow in Beech and Sugar Mountains fill the slopes with …

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Augusta’s tourism industry hopes to rebound in 2022

AUGUSTA, Georgia (WJBF) – After shutting down for several months due to the pandemic, Michael Weldon said business is picking up at Psychotronic Records. Psychotronic Records is just a local business rebounding during the pandemic. Tourism executives are hopeful that many more will follow along with new ventures. “One of …

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Sindh suffers without a viable tourism policy

KARACHI: Despite being a relatively untapped sector and with great potential to help Sindh’s economy, tourism has long been unable to gain momentum in the Southeast Province. Experts and stakeholders related to the scourge industry strongly believe that Sindh’s unique geography gives it great capacity for an exhaustive list of …

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Space tourism took off in 2021, here’s how it happened

Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket launches passenger carrying Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and … [+] space tourism company Blue Origin, his brother Mark Bezos, Oliver Daemen and Wally Funk, from their spaceport near Van Horn, Texas on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. (AP Photo / Tony Gutierrez) ASSOCIATED PRESS After …

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A year of space tourism, flights to Mars, the rise of China

From the Mars Ingenuity helicopter’s first powered flight over another world to the launch of the James Webb Telescope that will scan the first epoch of the Universe, 2021 has been a huge year for mankind’s space efforts. Beyond scientific milestones, billionaires fought to reach the Last Frontier first, an …

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Opinion: The Himalayas are not just for tourism, sustainable or not

Mountains are not just for tourism. In the mountainous town of Devprayag in Uttarakhand, natural springs have seen a flow decrease of more than 50% over the past three years. File photo by Ashish Jalan / Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0) He came and went without too much hooha. World …

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Laos is piloting a health and hygiene program in the tourism and hospitality sector

VIENTIANE, December 26 (Bern): To prepare for the reopening of tourism from January 1 next year, Laos is piloting a health and hygiene program called LaoSafe in the tourism and hospitality sector in the capital Vientiane, the Vietnamese News Agency (VNA) reported. This project is led by the country’s Ministry …

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Tourism takes a hit as omicron unleashes COVID wave in New York City

NEW YORK – Christmas is usually the season that boosts New York tourism, but it turns out that omicron is spreading to some of the more popular places. The city’s latest COVID data shows Manhattan’s highest positivity rate is in the West Village and the Meatpacking District, where the seven-day …

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To boost ecotourism, a documentary broadcast on the picturesque Parvati valley in Kullu: La Tribune India

Our correspondent Kullu, December 21 The Forestry Department released a six-minute documentary to provide glimpses of the most scenic places in the Parvati Forest Division to Kullu, which had been developed by the Forestry Department to promote eco-tourism, on the occasion of the International Mountain Day on December 11. IFS …

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Governor Lamont Announces Launch of “The State I Am In” Campaign Promoting Winter Tourism Season

Press Releases 12/20/2021 Governor Lamont Announces Launch of “The State I Am In” Campaign Promoting Winter Tourism Season (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Tourism Board launches a new winter marketing campaign reflecting Connecticut’s vibrant and diverse public places. The new “The State I’m In” …

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