Tourism

Tourism and environment among issues in controversial Queensbury itinerant supervisor race | Politics

QUEENSBURY – Protecting the environment, attracting more visitors to the area and helping businesses recover from the pandemic are among the challenges facing five candidates seeking four Queensbury general supervisor seats. The four incumbent Republicans – Doug Beaty, Brad Magowan, Rachel Seeber and Mike Wild – are running for re-election …

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‘Stakeholders’ Meet for Tourism Summit – Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

NATCHEZ – Devin Heath, Director of Visit Natchez, and his team this morning presented the annual Natchez Tourism Summit to around 70 ‘stakeholders’ in the community. Stakeholders include restaurant owners, historic home and bed and breakfast owners, hotel and business owners, and city and county officials here. Heath’s post was …

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Mackinac Island tourism sets revenue record in 2021

Chris Shepler, a third-generation Shepler’s Ferry operator that transports visitors to Mackinac Island every season, struggled to describe the 2021 tourist season. “This summer has been out of control, completely crazy,” he told Free Press. “Absolutely crazy. We set records for our busiest summer in company history.” While William Henry …

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Mount Olympus presented as an alternative tourist destination to the German market

The number Alternative tourism activities that can take place on Mount olympus were presented to German travel professionals by representatives from the Central Macedonia region at a recent event in Dusseldorf. The presentation was part of the Region’s new campaign launched to promote its thematic tourism products on the international …

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Thai tourism jobs are less attractive to some locals, but reopening could boost recovery, SE Asia News & Top Stories

BANGKOK – Thailand’s tourism sector is on the mend, with plans to allow non-quarantine travel for more vaccinated tourists from November. But while many see the news as a light at the end of the tunnel for the battered sector, analysts expect a long road to reviving tourism. And for …

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Mayor’s rule on Mardi Gras COVID vaccine is “extremely disruptive,” tourism officials say

As plans for a potential Mardi Gras 2022 return intensify, Mayor LaToya Cantrell has said she wants to impose a proof of vaccination requirement for passengers arriving at Louis Armstrong International Airport for the final two weeks of carnival season – an idea some state tourism officials hope will not …

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Global Cultural Tourism Market 2021-2025: Coverage of Cultural Ecotourism, Indigenous Cultural Tourism, and Sociocultural Tourism – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The “World Cultural Tourism Market 2021-2025” report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The publisher is monitoring the cultural tourism market and it is poised to grow by $ 3.77 billion during 2021-2025, growing at a CAGR of 16.41% during the forecast period. The Culture Tourism Market report …

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Vaccinated tourists can cross U.S. land borders in early November

Starting next month, the United States will allow fully vaccinated foreign nationals to cross their land borders for non-essential purposes such as tourism or visiting friends and family. The change would allow foreign tourists to enter the United States through land ports or ferries for the first time since March …

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Lagos partners with a travel agency to boost tourism

Posted 12 October 2021 The Lagos state government has announced that it will partner with a travel agency, Ajala.ng, to boost tourism in the state. The initiative was set up by Lagos Ferry Services, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and Ajala.ng to promote water transport to increase patronage of …

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Outer Banks tourism numbers reflect Dare County’s resilience during pandemic

Frisco beach in October. [Joy Crist/Island Free Press photo] The tourism impact of COVID-10 was felt dramatically statewide in 2020, as evidenced by a recent study measuring tourism in each of North Carolina’s 100 counties. In a year that saw a 31.7% drop in statewide tourism spending, the ingenuity and …

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