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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City: First year anniversary weekend
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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City: First year anniversary weekend

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

On June 28, 2019, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is excited to kick off their anniversary weekend celebrating ... Read More

World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro
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World unites to fight against cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro

Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania Adam Ihucha - eTN Tanzania- June 11, 2019

Thousands of people across the globe have come together protesting against the potential building of a controversial cable car on ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association’s IPW brings thousands together
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U.S. Travel Association’s IPW brings thousands together

editor editor- June 4, 2019

IPW gathers travel professionals—including U.S. destinations, hotels, attractions, sports teams and transportation companies, and international tour operators, buyers and wholesalers ... Read More

Arkansas tourism is open for business!
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Arkansas tourism is open for business!

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Summertime is fun time in Arkansas, and our state is open for business and waiting to welcome you to The ... Read More

Dallas Fort Worth Airport and American Airlines announce plans for new terminal F
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Dallas Fort Worth Airport and American Airlines announce plans for new terminal F

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport and American Airlines have announced plans to develop a sixth terminal, providing a long-term ... Read More

WestJet continues Dreamliner momentum with launch of Calgary-Paris flight
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WestJet continues Dreamliner momentum with launch of Calgary-Paris flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

With the departure of flight 10, WestJet today became the only airline to operate a nonstop route between Paris and ... Read More

Ottawa Tourism confirms 2019 European business development event
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Ottawa Tourism confirms 2019 European business development event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

Ottawa Tourism has confirmed a European buyer event at Gleneagles in Scotland following the success of its 2018 event, which ... Read More

$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018
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$140.6 billion in tourism spending driving California’s economy in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

For the ninth consecutive year, California's tourism economy flourished, contributing $140.6 billion in travel spending and supporting 1.16 million jobs ... Read More

Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver
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Brand USA propels tourism as economic driver

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019

This year’s National Travel and Tourism Week, May 5-11, again celebrates the role of one of the most significant and ... Read More

Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion
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Proud Emirates Revealed: The Emirates Pavilion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019

Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of ... Read More

No-show clients at Paris restaurants now must pay cancellation cash penalties
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No-show clients at Paris restaurants now must pay cancellation cash penalties

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Cafes and restaurants in the French capital have opted to follow the lead of hotels and guest-houses, and start charging ... Read More

Oxford Economics: Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending
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Oxford Economics: Brand USA’s marketing initiatives drove record international visitor spending

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

Today, Brand USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, announced that a study by Oxford Economics shows Brand ... Read More

U.S. Travel applauds introduction to rename Visa Waiver Program
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U.S. Travel applauds introduction to rename Visa Waiver Program

editor editor- March 28, 2019

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on the introduction ... Read More

U.S. Travel Targets ad campaigns at top policymakers
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U.S. Travel Targets ad campaigns at top policymakers

editor editor- March 28, 2019

The U.S. Travel Association continues to put a huge premium on creative engagement with political leaders to ensure key industry ... Read More

Ontario tourism sector set for Rural Tourism Symposium
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Ontario tourism sector set for Rural Tourism Symposium

editor editor- March 28, 2019

Tourism industry professionals from across Ontario will gather at Lang Pioneer Village in Keene this April for the second annual ... Read More

Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism
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Destinations need new resources to tackle the “invisible burden” of tourism

editor editor- March 26, 2019

A report published today by the Travel Foundation, Cornell University’s Centre for Sustainable Global Enterprise and EplerWood International describes how ... Read More

Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event yields over $630 million in contracts for local entrepreneurs
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Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event yields over $630 million in contracts for local entrepreneurs

editor editor- March 21, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett yesterday revealed that his Ministry’s Tourism Linkages Speed Networking event has resulted in local ... Read More

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector
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WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

editor editor- March 20, 2019

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa ... Read More

WTTC: South Africa Africa’s largest Travel & Tourism economy in 2018
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WTTC: South Africa Africa’s largest Travel & Tourism economy in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

Travel & Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it ... Read More

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven dollars in the economy
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Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven dollars in the economy

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

Botswana’s Travel & Tourism economy grew 3.4% to exceed $2.5 billion in 2018, and now contributes nearly one in every ... Read More

WTTC revealed why South Africa is the largest tourism economy on the continent
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WTTC revealed why South Africa is the largest tourism economy on the continent

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it the largest ... Read More

Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven of all dollars in the economy
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Botswana tourism now accounts for one in seven of all dollars in the economy

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019

Botswana’s Travel & Tourism economy grew 3.4% to exceed $2.5 billion in 2018, and now contributes nearly one in every ... Read More

Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world
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Ethiopia records biggest growth of Travel & Tourism in the world

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

Ethiopia’s Travel & Tourism economy grew by 48.6% in 2018, the largest of any country in the world, according to ... Read More

“An inspirational story”:  Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018
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“An inspirational story”: Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019

The Travel & Tourism economy of Rwanda grew by 13.8% last year – one of the fastest rates in the ... Read More

WTTC: African tourism sector booming
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WTTC: African tourism sector booming

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Africa is booming, growing 5.6% in 2018 compared to the global average of 3.9% and the ... Read More

Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018
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Kenya Travel & Tourism exceeding global and regional levels in 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 13, 2019

Travel & Tourism in Kenya grew faster than the regional average and significantly above other economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, according ... Read More

Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations
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Cape Town selected for prestigious study on global destinations

editor editor- March 12, 2019

Cape Town, South Africa, was selected as one of 15 top global destinations to be chosen as ideal subjects for ... Read More

RAI Amsterdam and IBC show sign deal until 2021
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RAI Amsterdam and IBC show sign deal until 2021

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

RAI Amsterdam and its partners have signed a new three-year contract with the world’s most influential media, entertainment and technology ... Read More

€1 in every €7 in Spain comes from tourism
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€1 in every €7 in Spain comes from tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

The Travel & Tourism sector contributed €1 in every €7, in the Spanish economy last year demonstrating the importance of ... Read More

Seattle Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Season with More Than 40 Million Visitors in 2018
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Seattle Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Season with More Than 40 Million Visitors in 2018

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019

Seattle and King Country saw record visitor volume, expenditures, tax contributions and travel-related employment for Seattle and King County in ... Read More

Travel & Tourism continues strong growth above global GDP
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Travel & Tourism continues strong growth above global GDP

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019

The global Travel & Tourism sector grew at 3.9% to contribute a record $8.8 trillion and 319 million jobs to ... Read More

Dubai welcomed almost 16 million international overnight visitors in 2018
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Dubai welcomed almost 16 million international overnight visitors in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019

According to the latest data released today by Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism), Dubai hosted 15.92 ... Read More

European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties
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European Travel Commission: European tourism prepares for 2019 uncertainties

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

According to the European Travel Commission's latest report "European Tourism -Trends & Prospects 2018", Europe remains the most visited region ... Read More

Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown
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Travel losses exceed $800 million due to US government shutdown

editor editor- February 15, 2019

The previous US government shutdown 35-day stalemate sidelined hundreds of thousands of federal workers without pay, created disarray in national ... Read More

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa
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First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

mm Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019

As recalled in the Joint Statement on Aviation and Tourism: Hand in Hand for Sustainability, signed on March 18, 2013, ... Read More

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