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Los Angeles planning to hire consultant for tourism boost

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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 ...

Ultimate Cobbles: Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix Pt III

Ultimate Cobbles: Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix Pt III

Today we have a chance to explore a bit of the countryside around Kortrijk. No one is really interested in pushing themselves any more than they have to. Tomorrow is the big... Read more ...

Where to Go in 2019: USTOA Reveals Top Destinations, Travel Trends and More

Where to Go in 2019: USTOA Reveals Top Destinations, Travel Trends and More

In a recent survey conducted by PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP , the tour operator members of the United States Tour Operators Association named Italy the most popular or “hot”... Read more ...

A group of young entrepreneurs in Bulawayo introduces tourism company

A group of young entrepreneurs in Bulawayo introduces tourism company

A group of young entrepreneurs in Bulawayo have collaborated to develop a tourism and safari company, which they believe will be a major game changer in the profitable yet... Read more ...

Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris Unveils Christmas Pop-Up

Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris Unveils Christmas Pop-Up

For this year's festive season, Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris unveils a Christmas Pop-Up with signature creations and unique gourmet delights by Pastry Chef Maxime... Read more ...

Spirit AeroSystems Charity Golf Classic Awards $465,000 in Grants to...

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Spirit AeroSystems announced today that 28 grants from the Spirit AeroSystems Charity Golf Classic will contribute $465,000 to nonprofit organizations in Kansas, Oklahoma and... Read more ...

Celebrate the Festive Season in the Heart of Dubai with Four Seasons hotel Dubai

Celebrate the Festive Season in the Heart of Dubai with Four Seasons hotel Dubai

Christmas begins early at Four Seasons Hotel Dubai International Centre, with a host of festive delights and sparkling events to capture the spirit of the season and ring in... Read more ...

Pilgrims and Asian tourists boost tourism to Israel

Pilgrims and Asian tourists boost tourism to Israel

Israel expects over 4 million visitors in 2018 - a 14 per cent rise from last year. The unexpected levels is due to visitors from China, South Korea and India. Read more ...

Savannah expects to welcome 14 million visitors generating billions of...

Savannah expects to welcome 14 million visitors generating billions of dollars for local tourism

The tourism in Savannah sees record surge and the tourism organization is expecting another 14 million visitors by year-end - generating billions of dollars for local businesses. Read more ...

Myrtle Beach, SC's Top Airline Expands with More Nonstop Routes

Myrtle Beach, SC's Top Airline Expands with More Nonstop Routes

Myrtle Beach's most traveled airline is growing again as Spirit Airlines adds three new nonstop routes! Beginning May 2, 2019, Spirit will add nonstop flights connecting Myrtle... Read more ...

UAE tourism gets a major push from the Indian tourists, perking up its hotel...

UAE tourism gets a major push from the Indian tourists, perking up its hotel industry

Indian is encouraged by its pace-setting 7% GDP growth. Currently, it's one of the highest growing outbound travel market in the world, second to China, said the Colliers... Read more ...