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Los Angeles planning to hire consultant for tourism boost

8 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

In an ambitious move Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has set a goal of welcoming 50 million tourists a year by 2020. The city is searching for a consultant who can help address problems that may stop the city from reaching that goal, such as traffic gridlock, a shortage of hotel rooms and rampant homelessness near tourism sites.
The request for proposals comes as tourism officials worry that President Trump's travel ban and the harsh rhetoric from the White House about immigrants may give international travellers the message that they aren't welcome in the City of Angels.
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Tibet: New Border Crossing Opens up to Tourism

Tibet: New Border Crossing Opens up to Tourism

8 monthes ago   |   By Adventure Travel News

Adventure travel specialist World Expeditions has announced that, following more than three years of disruption, all trips to Tibet will be completed once again in their true form and spirit For an enhanced experience, most itineraries in Tibet are typically combined with neighboring Nepal, setting the scene for an iconic overland journey. The closure of...
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World Tourism Day Places Focus on Innovation & Digital Transformation

World Tourism Day Places Focus on Innovation & Digital Transformation

8 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

World Tourism Day, celebrated every 27 September around the world, is a unique opportunity to raise awareness on tourism's actual and potential contribution to sustainable development.
This year's World Tourism Day will help to put the opportunities provided to tourism, by technological advances including big data, artificial intelligence and digital platforms, on the map of sustainable development. The World Tourism Organization sees digital advances and innovation as part of the solution to the challenge of marrying continued growth with a more sustainable and responsible tourism...
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Despite travel restrictions, New York witnesses record number of tourists last year

Despite travel restrictions, New York witnesses record number of tourists last year

8 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

In an expected turn of events in New York's tourism sector amid concerns of travel restrictions, a record 62.8 million tourists visited the city last year. This was according to the reports published by the official tourism marketing organization of the city, NYC & Company.
2017 was the eighth successive year of success for New York City, especially with regard to tourism. The number of tourists surpassed that of the preceding year by over 2.3 million people. Domestic visitors accounted for 49.7 million with the rest coming from overseas.
Although there was an uncertainty about traveling...
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Increase in tourism due to Belarus-China Year of Tourism

Increase in tourism due to Belarus-China Year of Tourism

8 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tour World

According to the chairman of the Minsk Oblast Executive Committee Anatoly Isachenko the Belarus-China Year of Tourism will help increase mutual tourist flows during the Days of Chongqing Culture and Tourism in Minsk.
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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

British travellers in Jordan increased by 21 per cent

British travellers in Jordan increased by 21 per cent

In 2018 , around 50,449 Brits visited Jordan showing an increase of 21 per cent as compared to the same period last year. The Middle Eastern destination attracted many due to... Read more ...

For students, Dubai College of tourism will soon be launching spring tourism...

For students, Dubai College of tourism will soon be launching spring tourism camp 2019!

As per the officials, the camp will “combine learning with entertainment to introduce Dubai as a world-class tourism and cultural destination, giving students an opportunity to... Read more ...

Nusret Gökce buys five-star Istanbul hotel for $80 million

Nusret Gökce buys five-star Istanbul hotel for $80 million

Nusret Gökce, know to his fans simply as ‘Salt Bae', has officially bought Istanbul's luxurious five-star Park Hyatt Hotel for an eye-watering $80 million , announcing the news... Read more ...

Coachella Valley earns $36.7 million revenue as tourism booms

Coachella Valley earns $36.7 million revenue as tourism booms

Cities have reimbursed hotels nearly $13 million in transient occupancy tax revenue since 2008 as part of incentive programs intended to attract developers and encourage... Read more ...

Arsenal Enroute to Dubai on Emirates Special Livery for Friendly Match with...

Arsenal Enroute to Dubai on Emirates Special Livery for Friendly Match with Al Nasr Sports Club

Arsenal Football Club today boarded a newly branded Emirates A380 with a livery featuring a montage of Arsenal first team players. The club is making their way to Dubai for a... Read more ...

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum will host from May 2019

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum will host from May 2019

The biennial Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum has established itself as one of the most influential events for the international cruise industry, thanks to the strategic role of the... Read more ...

26 killed and 28 injured in Central China tour bus fire

26 killed and 28 injured in Central China tour bus fire

A blaze on a tour bus travelling along a highway in central China has left 26 people dead and as many as 30 injured, local authorities reported on Saturday, 23 March. Read more ...

Mongolia promotes tourism through folk art festival

Mongolia promotes tourism through folk art festival

Between August 9-11 a major folk art festival will be held in Mongolia's southern province of Dundgovi to bring in more tourist. Read more ...

Royal Princess Cruise arrives at the Port Of Los Angeles World Cruise Center

Royal Princess Cruise arrives at the Port Of Los Angeles World Cruise Center

At the Port of Los Angeles today a Royal Princess arrived - that is, the 3,560-guest Princess Cruises ship - now here to take travellers to sought-after destinations including... Read more ...

Las Vegas Celebrates 25 Years as Top Trade Show Destination

Las Vegas Celebrates 25 Years as Top Trade Show Destination

Once again, Las Vegas maintains its long-standing reputation as the leading destination for business travel. For the 25th consecutive year, Las Vegas was named the country's... Read more ...