Tourism

North Boston Area Receives Tourism Grant |

BOSTON Several North Boston communities and attractions are receiving a $4 million state grant to promote travel and tourism. the subsidies of the Travel and Tourism Recovery program will be distributed to 80 communities to help foot the bill for local marketing campaigns and tourism recovery programs aimed at attracting …

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Croatian luxury tourism is becoming increasingly popular

May 17, 2022 – Croatian luxury tourism is becoming more and more popular with visitors from all over the world due of course to the beautiful Croatian coastline, but also due to another important factor. Like Poslovny Dnevnik writes, agents in Eastern Europe now see the rich, untouched nature and …

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Awards show tourism in Devon is booming

Devon tourism businesses are enjoying a further celebration with the announcement of two special awards. The winners of the Devon Tourism Awards 2021/22 enjoyed an extra celebration at Quince Honey Farm on May 11 with the announcement of two special prizes. The event was a welcome opportunity for winners, leaders …

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Florida has seen record number of tourists so far this year | Florida News | Tampa

Click to enlarge Florida drew record tourist numbers in the first three months of 2022, surpassing totals from similar quarters before the COVID-19 pandemic rocked the hospitality and leisure industry. Visit Florida, the state’s tourism marketing agency, released information on Friday showing that 35.982 million people visited the state between …

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FG reiterates its commitment to ending medical tourism

The federal government has said it is setting up affordable, world-class healthcare facilities to end medical tourism and the brain drain in the country. Information and Culture Minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed said Nigeria would soon end the more than 500 billion naira spent annually on medical tourism. The Minister said …

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Informa Markets in India Set to Host South Asia Travel & Tourism Exchange 2022

India’s B2B expo organizer Informa Markets will host SATTE 2022, the South Asia travel trade show, from May 18-20 at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, Delhi-NCR. The 29th edition of SATTE aims to provide stakeholders with a business opportunity to do business with more than 36,000 professional buyers and visitors …

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Tourism in High Point experiences a strong rebound | Letters to the Editor

Every year in early May, our Visit High Point team asks our mayor to take notice of the mandatory proclamation calling for National Travel and Tourism Week this time. This year we want to officially thank our municipal leaders as this year’s theme is #Future of Travel. Your leadership and …

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As tourism increases, free city shuttles ease parking problems

Posted May 4, 2022, 6:46 a.m. Sarah Edwards Cronkite News Tourists seeking socially distanced outdoor activities have flocked to Sedona during the pandemic, adding to traffic congestion, noise and air pollution in the red rock country. In response, the city accelerated plans to sustainably move people from one Instagramable moment …

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Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser: Tourism in Louisiana is making a comeback

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser said tourism is back in Louisiana after the COVID-19 pandemic as he celebrates “record crowds” at the state’s latest festivals. “Tourism is making a strong comeback in Louisiana, and our travel industry is poised to make significant progress following the challenges …

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Is your city or destination ready for sustainable tourism? JLL and the WTTC have made a list

Is your city or destination ready for sustainable tourism? JLL and the WTTC have compiled a list – Source: hertelier.com Is your city or destination ready for sustainable tourism? JLL in the same way WTTC released a new report last week, ‘Destination 2030: preparing the world’s cities for the growth …

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Vernon’s Glohaven Community Hub partners with the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada – Vernon News

Picture: Contributed Aboriginal tourism is going to pick up a little steam after partnering with a group from Vernon. Glohaven Community Hub announced a partnership with the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC). Recognized as a software-as-a-service platform that empowers tourism communities with innovative and sustainable destination management solutions, Glohaven …

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Tourist boat with 26 people missing off the Hokkaido peninsula

A tourist boat with 26 crew members and passengers, including two children, disappeared in choppy waters on Saturday while visiting the scenic Shiretoko Peninsula on Japan’s northernmost main island, Hokkaido, officials said. Japanese Coast Guard. The “KAZU I” boat reported to the coast guard that it was taking on water …

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Singapore Tourism Board launches new campaign for India

NEW DELHI: It’s almost time for Indian families to embark on summer vacation travel, and the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Singapore Airlines, along with their destination partners, have announced a campaign to welcome back Indian families in the popular island destination. The ‘Enjoy your family time now in Singapore’ …

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Sports tourism returns to pre-pandemic levels in Kalamazoo

The City of Kalamazoo generated $15.4 million in economic impact through more than 40 different local, regional and national sporting events held in 2021, according to a new report. Discover Kalamazoo Sportsan organization that works to attract, facilitate and promote sporting events in Kalamazoo, released the report this week detailing …

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Helicopter company and gin maker team up to lure tourists

As New Zealand’s borders begin to reopen, Kiwi businesses must be innovative to attract the lucrative tourist dollar. The number of those who travel for pleasure is still very low. There are only 25% of flights entering the country from Australia this school holiday compared to April 2019. Tourism industry …

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The Italian tourism sector will register a 35% increase this year

Following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, Italy is expected to see an increase in arrivals and overnight stays. According to the latest publication from the tourism research institute Demoskopika, more than 92 million tourists are expected to vacation in Italy this year. This means that compared to last year, Italy …

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Lagos continues its efforts to become the preferred tourist destination in Africa

If Lagos were to be a human, he would probably suffocate under the heavy weight he carries, which is still increasing every day. From all over the country, from within neighboring West Africans, other Africans and around the world, people visit to have their own piece of the ‘city that …

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Second Round of Tourism Promotion Grants

April 8, 2021 Contact information for the town of Renton Jessie Kotarski, Economic Development Manager, 425-430-7271Maryjane Van Cleave, Director of Communications and Engagement 425-430-6713 The City of Renton is accepting applications for the second round of the 2022 Tourism Promotion Grants The deadline for applications is Friday, May 13, 2022 …

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The Ax-1 space tourism mission needs good weather to launch

NASA is about to send its first private astronauts – also called space tourists – to the International Space Station. Canadian investor and philanthropist Mark Pathy, American entrepreneur Larry Connor and former Israeli Air Force pilot Eytan Stibbe reportedly paid $55 million each for the 10-day experience. The trio will …

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“Tourism policies need to be overhauled” – Megan Epler Wood

Tourism is a major economic driver in many Southeast Asian countries: in 2019, it contributed US$393 billion to the region’s GDP. But the Covid-19 pandemic and border closures had dire consequences for the millions of people who made their living in the industry. These enforced respites, however, have highlighted the …

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The economy added 431,000 jobs in March. Will Florida see more tourists?

JACKSONVILLE, Florida. – The unemployment rate in the United States fell to 3.6% in March, and with more people working, Don Wiggins, CEO of Heritage Capitol Group, predicts this will boost tourism rates in the Sunshine State. “Tourism will definitely make a comeback – it’s already made a comeback,” Wiggins …

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Surrey pickleball and hockey tournaments get most sports tourism grants among early offers for 2022 – Peace Arch News

Pickleball and hockey events top the list Surrey Sport Tourism Grants for 2022in the first of two “admissions” this year. Three pickleball tournaments are among eight Surrey-area events that have received grants under a program that funds sporting events where participants and spectators travel more than 80 kilometers and stay …

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Burnet County is making the tourism news – big time!

Tourism reporters Jessica Fender (left) and Pamela McKuen, Burnet County Tourism Director Blair Manning and reporters Celestina Blok and Reginald Dominique take notes as Torr Na Lochs owner Blake DeBerry describes the one of six wines the group tasted as part of a media tour to promote Burnet County. Photo …

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Medical Tourism Begins for Treatment in Manipal Hospitals

Lagos, Nigeria, March 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The healthcare industry has experienced significant challenges as a result of the COVID pandemic. The virus hampered the treatment of patients who had to fly to India for better treatments and procedures. The situation is gradually starting to normalize and foreign travel restrictions …

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City leaders in Branson, Missouri hope for a busy summer tourist season

BRANSON, Mo. (KY3) — After a record-breaking spring break in Branson in 2021, city leaders hope to see the momentum continue this summer. So far, the spring break season in the tourist town has started well. City leaders say it will be tough to match 2021 numbers after welcoming nearly …

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Difficult for Ministry of Tourism to take action against errant international online travel agencies, says minister

KUALA LUMPUR: It is difficult for the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture to regulate international online travel agencies, says Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri. The Minister of Tourism said that several international online travel agencies are foreign companies based abroad. As such, she said, even though their business activity is …

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Local tourism group donates medical supplies to Ukraine

Unable to transport much-needed medical supplies using a network known as Not Just Tourists, two women from Renfrew worked with a former soldier to get the items to Ukraine. If Ukrainian civilians injured by a barrage of Russian artillery were able to find a first aid post and receive medical …

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Sports tourism continues to grow | News

Chris Gendek, Director of Destination Development and Sports Management for the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau, says, “Creating and adding new sporting events with existing and new partners closer and closer to recovering the title “No. 1 sports town in Kentucky.’ ” In 2004, Sports Illustrated named Owensboro “Kentucky’s …

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Riding the Wave of Recovery – The Economics of Tourism

Tourism and hospitality have been among the hardest hit sectors during the Covid-19 outbreak. Even as the market adapts to the new normal of work under the constant gaze of a pandemic that offers new variants after a few months, the tourism sector seems to be gradually opening up. The …

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Greece and Crete among the best tourist destinations for summer 2022

Greece and Spain are the two main destinations for summer holidays in Europe. Credit: Dimitra Damian/Greek Reporter Greece and Spain are the most popular tourist destinations for Europeans, according to the TUI Holiday Atlas Summer 2022, for which the most popular holiday destinations of European TUI customers are rated. TUI …

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Tourist board not worried about Ryanair cancellations

Ryanair announced last week the cancellation of 19 routes from Lisbon airport, but the president of Turismo de Portugal says the decision does not affect domestic tourism. According to a report by ECO, Luís Araújo says that Irish society continues to be more present than it was in 2019 and …

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Egypt Desert Challenge Rally held to boost sports tourism – Xinhua

Riders compete during the Egypt Desert Challenge Rally held in Fayoum desert, Egypt on March 11, 2022. The Egypt Desert Challenge Rally 2022 runs from March 11-12 in Fayoum. Riders from about 15 Egyptian teams showed off their desert racing skills on the first day of the rally, organized to …

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Tunisia: Domestic tourism contribution rate increased to around 50% of total arrivals – Minister

Tunis/Tunisia — The Ministry of Tourism is working on a strategy to increase the contribution rate of domestic tourism to around 50% of total arrivals, said Minister of Tourism and Handicrafts Mohamed Moez Belhassine. Speaking at the National Forum on Domestic Tourism organized on Wednesday under the slogan “Tounes Lik” …

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Low-Cost Airline Will Offer Service Via Nashville | Tourism

Breeze Airways will introduce service via Nashville International Airport in May. According to a statement, Utah-based Breeze will add service connecting BNA to the following cities: Akron/Canton, Ohio (Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays and Mondays starting May 26. One-way fares start at $39, with round-trip tickets at $89) Tulsa, Oklahoma (Thursdays and …

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Hasan Süzer’s Journey from Hospitality to Turkey’s Leading Medical Tourism Industry with SuzerMed

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Tourism officials recommend that tourists be allowed entry without registering for the Thailand Pass

Tourism officials are urging the government to allow tourists to enter the country without registering for a Thailand Pass. Officials have called for the requirement to be lifted in the next phase of easing restrictions, but no proposal for the government has been drafted. Travelers entering the country through the …

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Hawthorne Highlights Emporia-Greensville’s Tourism Potential | Community

Beverly Hawthorne, Emporia’s community and economic development manager, is a key figure in Virginia’s Crossroads tourism group. In 2018, Emporia-Greensville joined the consortium of communities intended to market tourism in the region. “In 2018, Emporia and Greensville County decided that since we are partners in the Virginia Growth Alliance, we …

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How a Singapore tourist destination became a test bed for 5G and automation

Sentosa Island lures visitors with its sparkling beaches, thrilling roller coasters, and majestic underwater world at its aquarium. Now it has a new appeal for vacationers: technology. The tourist pole is now the test bed for 5G inventions in construction and hygiene services. It has also found a permanent place …

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Integrating acupuncture and tourism | Macau Business

A study involving IFTM-linked academics examines the potential of acupuncture as a cultural tourism offering in the Greater Bay Area Research Corner | A partnership between Macau Business and the Macau Institute of Tourism Studies (IFTM) Positioning acupuncture as a new cultural tourism offering to attract foreign visitors to the …

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Travel trends in 2022 and beyond will focus on sustainability and wellness tourism

The National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) reports that tourism in India will not return to pre-pandemic levels until 2026. By Vinay K Mayer, India’s tourism sector is expected to grow by 6.9% annually to reach $460 billion by 2028, or 9.9% of GDP, according to the World Travel …

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Sightseeing Sightseeing Tour Stopping Here Friday – Ste. Genevieve Herald

By ERIC X. VICCARO [email protected] Have you ever wondered about the machinations of tourism and their impact on a community? Well, you’re in luck. This Friday, February 25, the Missouri Tourism Road Show will stop in Ste. Geneviève as part of an eight-stop Show-Me State tour. Ste. Genevieve — with …

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A once-thriving tourism business is down to just 1%

With his tourist business booming all year round, David Gatward-Ferguson felt “bulletproof”. Tens of thousands of visitors from around the world flock to its Queenstown-based operation each year. A Nomad Safari excursion overlooking Wakatipu. (Source: David Gatward-Ferguson) But a threat few saw coming – Covid-19 – is having a grip …

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Thailand’s tourism industry demands lifting of Covid restrictions, PM urges caution

Thailand’s Prayut Chan-o-cha calls on all 77 provincial governments to do all they can to reduce the spread of Thailand’s latest Covid surge. There have been over 18,000 new infections in the past 2 days. Today Thailand recorded 18,953 new official cases with many more unofficial cases that were recorded …

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Omicron slowed down tourism just when visitors were starting to return

Hello. It’s Friday. We’ll see how the Omicron variant affected tourism in New York late last year and early this year. And we’ll see why Thursday was a momentous day for Letitia James, the state’s attorney general. Also, just so you know: I’m taking a staycation next week. Corey Kilgannon …

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SAUDI TOURISM AUTHORITY PARTNERS WITH COMMERCIAL OFFICE DISCOVER THE WORLD FOR JAPAN | News

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., February 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Saudi Tourism Authority (STA) has opened a trade office in Japan as part of its strategy to engage tourism trade in key source markets and raise awareness of Saudi Arabia, the homeland authentic Arabia, travelers around the world dream of exploring exotic …

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Boracay offers COVID-19 reminders to tourists

THE ISLAND WAIT FOR YOU | Some beaches on Boracay Island are still empty in this photo taken February 10. Just two days later, 20 foreign tourists have returned to the resort island in nearly two years after travel restrictions were eased for fully vaccinated travelers from other countries. . …

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Maharashtra to promote ‘independent’ tourism

Maharashtra to promote local tourism linked to independence movement What do Mani Bhavan in Mumbai, the Aga Khan Palace in Pune and the Sevagram Ashram in Wardha near Nagpur have in common? The fact that they are all linked to Mahatma Gandhi and India’s freedom struggle. Read more: Those behind …

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State of the State 2022: Tourism industry will return as a ‘bright spot’ for Arkansas’ economy

COVID-19 was anything but hospitable for Arkansas’ recreation and hospitality industry. Jobs in the sector hit a record high of 122,900 in December 2019. Just four months later, employment in the sector would drop nearly 39% to around 75,100 jobs in April. In the decade before the pandemic, the sector …

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Petrol tourism flourishes in Central Europe – EURACTIV.com

After earlier trips to Hungary, Slovaks have been heading to Polish gas stations since February, filling up several hundred thousand liters of fuel in canisters because of the cheaper gas. In response, Poland decided to implement border controls. Petrol and diesel in Poland cost around 25 to 35 euro cents …

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Greece sees banner tourism arrive in third year of pandemic

ATHENS – The COVID-19 pandemic still has a deadly grip on the country as it will enter a third year in March, but Greece still expects a big comeback from tourists allowed to travel more internationally, in the hope that restrictions will ease further and the Coronavirus will decline. Early …

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More investment in BC’s tourism infrastructure

More than 50 new tourism projects across British Columbia are receiving a total of $21.3 million for shovel-ready infrastructure projects. These projects are part of the second cycle of the Destination Development Stream of the Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program (CERIP) 2021. In February 2021, in response to the pandemic …

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Evers uses pandemic funds to invest in Northwoods tourism

HAYWARD, WI – Governor Tony Evers visited Hayward on Wednesday as part of his tourism capital grant program. The program provides grants for infrastructure projects within the state’s tourism industry. “Tourism in the State of Wisconsin is very important. Millions and millions of dollars are brought into our state every …

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UK launches campaign to avoid excess tourism in the Balearic Islands

Tour operators, airlines and the Foreign Office have launched an awareness campaign in the UK, aiming to reduce the marketing of package holidays to Mallorca and Ibiza from the so-called excessive tourism. Tourist groups, including EasyJet Holidays, use their websites to explain all the conditions on the consumption of alcohol …

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Iran is a safe destination for tourism: minister

Tehran – Iran is quite a safe and beautiful destination for international travelers, Iranian Tourism Minister Ezzatollah Zarghami said on Saturday. “Foreign tourists should be aware that Iran has the most beautiful and safest places for tourism, but the negative propaganda from Western media has tainted their minds, as those …

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Omicron update: Prime Minister Scott Morrison offers timetable showing when international tourists are set to return to Australia

International tourists could be allowed to return to Australia before Easter, according to the Prime Minister. As Omicron cases continue to rise across the country, Scott Morrison said tourists and other international travelers may be allowed to return once case numbers drop. Since the reopening of international borders at the …

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Some tourism businesses worry as visitor arrivals continue to fall

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Beautiful sunsets, waves and sand still draw visitors to Hawaii, but new statistics show that numbers are dwindling at a faster rate than usual for this time of year. It’s a big concern for players in the tourism industry, like Carey Johnson, who runs Custom Island Tours. …

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PA Tourism Board releases 2022 Happy Traveler guide as unused vacation days rise

Guide encourages travelers to pursue national bliss for holiday day Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – Today, the Pennsylvania Office of Tourism released Happy Traveler 2022, a dedicated guide to unique attractions and events throughout the Commonwealth and a resource for travelers to plan future getaways. The guide’s release is timed for the …

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Montreal hotels say more government action is needed to keep the tourism industry alive

Montreal hotels say that even though they never closed during the pandemic, they are still losing a lot of money – and many could close if the government does not help. “We run our business on credit cards,” said Marc Saunier, who runs Hotel Monville in downtown Montreal. He says …

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Rwanda launches first hot air balloon to boost tourism

PIC FILE: Hot air balloon. /Xinhua PIC FILE: Hot air balloon. /Xinhua Rwanda has launched the first hot air balloon, an event that comes to boost the tourism sector which has been largely affected by COVID-19. Since Wednesday, the Royal Balloon Rwanda company has been operating two hot air balloons …

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BC hotel, tour operators offered property tax, hydro assistance – Cranbrook Daily Townsman

As B.C. tourism operators wait to see if they can avoid losing a third summer of business due to COVID-19 restrictions, the B.C. government is offering another assistance to help cover fixed costs such as provincial property tax and park permits. Tourism Minister Melanie Mark said the $15 million program …

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Tourism fee plan gets mixed reviews

Foreigners in Thailand have expressed mixed reactions to the government’s plan to collect a 300 baht tourist tax from April. On Wednesday, government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana said a proposal to collect the fee from tourists under the Ministry of Tourism and Sports’ tourism promotion plan was under consideration. Foreigners coming …

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East of England Tourism Awards finalists announced

The finalists for the East of England Tourism Awards 2021-2022 were announced – and what a tough job it was for our judges! As organizer of the awards, Archant is delighted to recognize outstanding effort and achievement within the tourism and hospitality industry – see the full list of finalists …

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Thailand continues to push for tourism revenue despite Covid-19

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha urged all government agencies to support the “Amazing Thailand New Chapter” tourism campaign, which is ready to be launched by the end of January. According to a government spokesperson, the administration is pushing forward tourism plans that the struggling economy desperately needs, despite the growing spread …

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Dubai Expo 2020 Boosts Tourism Growth As Omicron Spreads Globally | To travel

Dubai’s business conditions accelerated last month, before the omicron variant began to spread, as the easing of travel restrictions and the Expo 2020 exhibit helped boost the city’s key tourism industry. Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz Dubai’s business conditions accelerated last month as the easing of travel restrictions …

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Tourism industry awaits decision to allow visitors to Pilbara with low vaccination rates as WA borders reopen

Pilbara’s tourism industry says it needs concrete responses from the Western Australian government on whether the region will be cut off from the rest of the state, as vaccination rates in the region remain low. Key points: The WA government previously reported that tourists could be stranded in areas with …

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Marson elected president of the national tourism association | Lifestyles

RUSSELL CO., Ky – Janette Marson, Executive Director of the Cumberland Lake Tourism Commission, has been elected 2022 President of the Kentucky Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (KACVB). KACVB is a state association focused on policy advocacy, public awareness and education for convention and visitor bureaus (tourist boards) across …

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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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Tourism Department participates in 3-Day India Travel Mart in Jaipur

Jaipur, December 18: The Ministry of Tourism is participating in the India Travel Mart which started on Friday. The three-day B2B tourism event is also attended by states like Goa, Tamil Nad, Madhya Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Gujarat in addition to some famous travel brands across the country. …

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Fort Pierre seeks to expand its tourism efforts, to reach

FORT PIERRE, SD – The town of Fort Pierre was founded in 1867, its motto is “The Door to the West”. Over the years, city leaders and business officials have worked to capitalize on the city’s reputation as one of the state’s oldest cowboy towns, trying to attract more tourists …

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Namibia: Travel bans – Tourism companies each bleed N $ 2.1 million in a week

Travel bans: tourism companies each bleed N $ 2.1 million in a week News – National | 2021-12-14 by Shelleygan Petersen TOURISM companies have received cancellations through 2022, signaling one of Namibia’s most serious tourism crises in the past two years. The tourism and hospitality sectors in Botswana, Namibia, Zambia …

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AAT Kings Tours, Contiki, G Adventures and Intro Travel among the key players

DUBLIN, December 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The “Australia Adventure Tourism Market By Type, By Business By Type Of Traveler By Age Group, By Sales Channel: Industry Opportunity Analysis And Forecast, 2021-2027. “ the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Australian adventure tourism market is in a growth …

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CEO says obstacles remain to tourism industry recovery

MIAMI – When the coronavirus pandemic disrupted daily life last year, forcing businesses to shut down and keep people at home, tourism practically came to a halt. In casino-rich Las Vegas, the local economy has been devastated by the epidemic as more than 30% of the workforce was unemployed at …

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Global Medical Tourism Market Report 2021: Top 10

Dublin, December 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Global Medical Tourism Activity Report 2021” the report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. 2020 and 2021 have been dramatic times for medical tourism, which is why it is vital for those who wish to stay or enter the market to understand the …

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Cancun tourists scramble as gunmen open fire on Oasis Palm Resort

Tourists at a four-star resort in Cancun were forced to flee for their lives as gunmen on jet skis stormed the beach and opened fire. Tuesday’s shooting at the Oasis Palm hotel is just the latest in a wave of gunfire in the area that prompted Mexican authorities to deploy …

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Hospitality and tourism sector expected to rebound more slowly than others

Colorado man who sent anonymous letters and photos to school board members not facing chargesThe Jefferson County district attorney has no plans to lay criminal charges against an Arvada man who wrote anonymous letters to members of the Jefferson County school board. 9 minutes ago The hospitality and tourism sector …

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Greece # 1 Tourist Destination in Global Traveler’s Tested Reader Survey Awards

NEW YORK – Once again, Greece has been selected from the United States for another honor in 2021, demonstrating the strength of Greek tourism in the demanding American market. Greece was named the best tourist destination at the 18th edition of Global Traveler’s GT Tested Reader Survey Awards, which were …

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Amritsar: Tourism jobs increased in Punjab, says Special Chief Secretary, Cultural Affairs

Special Chief Secretary Sanjay was speaking at a seminar hosted by PHDCCI on the second day of the 15th Punjab International Trade Expo (Pitex), Amritsar; he says there are a lot of jobs in the tourism sector Sanjay Kumar, special chief secretary of the department of cultural affairs, archives, archeology …

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Las Vegas tourism raises Raiders’ $ 2 billion stadium bonds

The bond-backed Allegiant Stadium – worth nearly $ 2 billion and home to the NFL’s Las Vegas Raiders – is on its way to financial success as tourists flock to Sin City. Clark County in Las Vegas sold out $ 645 million in debt in 2018 for the stadium, backed …

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Iranian travel insiders and Iraqi colleagues sign deals to boost tourism

TEHRAN – Around 20 contracts have been signed between Iranian and Iraqi tour operators and tourism activists in Mashhad, the capital of Khorasan Razavi province, Mehr reported on Sunday. The deals were finalized on the sidelines of a three-day conference last week, which was held to introduce the province’s potential …

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Could tourism operators be more profitable by better serving the disability sector?

People with disabilities represent a good proportion of national tourism spending, but how well are we serving this sector of the market? Key points: People with disabilities represent 11% of national tourism spending More travelers would travel if there were better access and products to meet their needs Economic operators …

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British Columbia continues to support Indigenous tourism

By Haley Grinder Journalist Local Journalism Initiative Province of British Columbia renews support for Indigenous tourism businesses with second financial boost. The decision was announced on Tuesday, November 16 by the British Columbia Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport. Indigenous Tourism BC (ITBC) received $ 5 million in February …

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Railways Announce “Bharat Gaurav” Program to Harness Huge Potential of Tourism

Thematic circuit trains can be operated by private or public operators, Minister said To exploit the enormous potential of tourism, the railways announced on Tuesday the “Bharat Gaurav” program, under which trains of thematic tourist circuits, on the lines of the Ramayana Express, can be operated by private or public …

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UW Trustees Approve Reorganization Plan and Establish IT, Tourism and Entrepreneurship Schools

University of Wyoming classroom building on UW Laramie campus (File; Brendan LaChance, Oil City) CASPER, Wyo – University of Wyoming administrators approved a major restructuring of university programs at their meeting on Thursday, November 18 UW announced on Friday. After stakeholder feedback, including urging the Faculty Senate to delay and …

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Alpine country stranded again, suspending tourism at the start of the holiday season

(CNN) – Austria has introduced unprecedented new Covid measures, Ireland is under curfew at midnight, but India has reopened its doors to vaccinated tourists. Here are some of the biggest developments in travel this week: It’s starting to look a lot like … confinement Austria will impose national containment on …

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Tourism could suffer from the placement of wind turbines | Readers Forum

printed 19/11/2021 Editor, I am writing to you in response to Arlo Hemphill’s letter of November 4 regarding the controversial wind turbines planned off our coasts of Maryland and Delaware. Currently, Orsted is proposing to build 82 wind turbines 845 feet high that will be visible from the shore day …

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Eric Adams speaks at ‘Chicago’ 25th anniversary show to boost tourism

Broadway is back – and all that jazz. Mayor-elect Eric Adams made a surprise appearance at the Ambassador Theater on Tuesday night for the 25th anniversary of the hit musical Chicago – as part of an effort to boost Big Apple tourism amid COVID-19 restrictions begin to weaken. “It feels …

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Northern Territory Tourist Checks offered to fully vaccinated people only

The next set of Northern Territory tourism vouchers due to be issued to residents on the waiting list starting next week states that they are only available to fully vaccinated Territorials. Territorial Tourism Vouchers are valued at $ 200 and can be used for multiple experiences in the Top End, …

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Snowmass Village (finally) set to host national tourism conference in 2022

Snowmass Village was supposed to host the Colorado Governor’s Conference on Tourism in 2020; the state had selected the town in 2019 for the opportunity. Then the pandemic struck and the conference went virtual. The city’s hospitality functions have been pushed back to 2021 for the annual conference of hundreds …

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Arkansas to receive $ 3 million from federal government to support tourism rebound

through Talk Business & Politics Staff ([email protected]) 5 minutes since 5 views Arkansas will receive more than $ 3 million in federal grants to support travel, tourism and outdoor recreation. The announcement was made Monday, November 8 by US Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo. The state grant funding is …

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Competing visions collide for Duluth’s tourism tax spending

In a meeting on Thursday night’s agenda, councilors engaged in a heated discussion, laying out competing ideas on how the city should split what is expected to be a $ 13.3 million pie in 2022. But about half of that pie will be eaten up by past commitments, to pay …

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Rock City Wins Tourism and Other Business News Award

Rock City attraction wins tourism award Rock City’s Enchanted Garden of Lights won a Shining Example Award in the South East Tourism Society’s Event of the Year category. STS recognizes tourist destinations in 13 southern states and has selected the Enchanted Garden of Lights from among the 20 nominees for …

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Tourism industry in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto shows recovery after COVID-19 closures

Local tourism and the travel industry are recovering from the setbacks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a trend reflected in soaring tax revenues for cities in the region. In Round Rock and Pflugerville, business and tourism strategies are driving increases in hotel tax revenues and local economic growth, albeit from …

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Column: We must pay attention to the tourism we want

Mahalo for his support of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! What are we to make of the fact that the large-scale ‘intrusive’ tourism we had in 2019 – and feared to see return in the summer of 2021 – was in many ways what we wanted 20 years …

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Bangkok welcomes first tourists for holiday without quarantine

BANGKOK, Nov. 1 (Reuters) – Hundreds of vaccinated foreign tourists are expected to arrive in Bangkok on Monday, the first wave of visitors to Thailand in 18 months who will not have to undergo quarantine for the coronavirus. Seeking to resuscitate its pandemic-ravaged tourism economy, the Thai government has given …

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Tourists marvel at the festive city of ancient Rome, now buried by the sea | Italy

Fish flit around Enrico Gallochio as he gently sweeps a layer of sand to reveal an ornate mosaic floor on which Roman nobility is said to have held non-stop parties in Baiae, a former seaside resort on the Gulf of Pozzuoli, near from Naples. Four meters below the water’s surface, …

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Japan maintains tourism freeze despite drop in virus cases

TOKYO (AP) – Filled with pink and fuzzy things and teddy bears, 6% DOKIDOKI, a small store in the heart of Tokyo’s Harajuku district, is full of “kawaii”, the Japanese word for “cute.” What he does not have enough, as in Zero, are foreign tourists. And he could certainly use …

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Students could support the tourism industry

International students in Australia can play an important role as Australian skilled workers. Tourism and Transport Forum CEO Margy Osmond told Sky News Australia needs to bring international students back “as soon as possible” to not only help Australian universities but also provide skilled workers for the travel industry. tourism. …

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Tourism booming in Asotin County

October 26 – ASOTIN – The tourism industry in Asotin County has recovered from the pandemic. At Monday’s Asotin County committee meeting, Visit CEO Lewis Clark Valley said lodging tax revenue increased 63% from last year and 30% since 2019. “I have a lot of good news to share,” said …

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