Tourism

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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