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Minneapolis Gov announces million-dollar grant to revive tourism

1 month ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

In response to the severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on tourism in the state, Gov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday that over $1 million in grants would be made available for the industry.
The crisis grants will be available through Explore Minnesota, the state's tourism promotion office.
“COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on the Minnesota travel industry and communities that rely on that tourism,” said Walz. “These crisis grants will provide immediate relief for the travel organizations that contribute so much to the vitality of our state.”
The grants are designed to support...
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Compulsory Covid-negative certificates may impact Goa tourism

Compulsory Covid-negative certificates may impact Goa tourism

1 month ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Tourism stakeholders in Goa said the Maharashtra government decision to mandate Covid-negative certificates from those entering from Goa could have anegative impact on the state's tourist industry, especially as it's just about finding its foothold after a six-month sabbatical.
The Travel and Tourism Association of Goa has said that the Maharashtra government rule is a ploy to discourage tourists from visiting Goa, and to make them limit their travel plans.The trade body said Maharashtra should have exempted Goa, since the state has few cases.
“It is not easy to digest that the Maharashtra...
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