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Los Angeles planning to hire consultant for tourism boost

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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 ...

Spotlight on Ireland at travel fair in Rimini

Spotlight on Ireland at travel fair in Rimini

The island of Ireland was promoted by Tourism Ireland to thousands of Italian travel professionals attending the annual TTG Incontri travel fair in Rimini. Six Irish and... Read more ...

Japanese Cities Of Tokyo, Kyoto And Osaka Recognized With Conde Nast 2018...

Japanese Cities Of Tokyo, Kyoto And Osaka Recognized With Conde Nast 2018 Readers' Choice Award

Condé Nast Traveler magazine announced the results of its 31st annual Readers' Choice Awards, including “The Best Cities in the World: Best Big Cities” list, featuring the... Read more ...

Aeroflot flies off with first-ever Business Traveller Award

Aeroflot flies off with first-ever Business Traveller Award

Aeroflot has been named Best Airline in Eastern Europe at the Business Traveller Awards, the first time that the Russian flag carrier has scooped one of the annual awards voted... Read more ...

Course Conditioning Key Factor for Golfing Tourists

Course Conditioning Key Factor for Golfing Tourists

Underlining the increasingly key role played by golf course superintendents, course conditioning is the single most important factor in the decision-making process of golfing... Read more ...

Better Air Yesterday and More Quilts

Better Air Yesterday and More Quilts

Riverton, Utah High 89 Low 61 It has been a little cooler and yesterday the air was a lot clearer. Today is another story, as it is very smoky again. We can't see the mountains... Read more ...

Chiang Mai Named One Of Condé Nast Traveller's World Top 20 Small Cities 2018

Chiang Mai Named One Of Condé Nast Traveller's World Top 20 Small Cities 2018

After a record-breaking awards haul so far this year, Thailand has once again been recognised with yet another prestigious honour by Condé Nast Traveller's readers, who voted... Read more ...

Malaysia Airlines' Delights First-time Fliers to Langkawi

Malaysia Airlines' Delights First-time Fliers to Langkawi

Malaysia Airlines made the first-time experience of flying on an airplane more memorable for 40 teachers and students from SK LKTP Tenggaroh Selatan, Kota Tinggi, Johor with a... Read more ...

Singapore Airlines Launches World's Longest Flight

Singapore Airlines Launches World's Longest Flight

Singapore Airlines has launched the world's longest commercial flight, between Singapore and New York. Read more ...

Fabris joins Jumby Bay Island, Antigua

Fabris joins Jumby Bay Island, Antigua

Sandro Fabris will join Oetker Collection's Jumby Bay Island as its new managing director. He has earlier worked with prestigious hotel groups throughout the world and will... Read more ...

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Announces December Reopening

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Announces December Reopening

It was just days after the hotel revealed the most extensive renovation in its 115-year history that a fire broke out at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park. Since that day, work have... Read more ...