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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

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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 ...

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UAE tourism leaders discussed on stagnant market

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Top executives of the United Arab Emirates tourism industry gathered on Sunday in Dubai to discuss the challenges and growth opportunities in local and regional travel and... Read more ...

IBTM Arabia reveals details of its upcoming event

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One More Day In Paradise

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Mandarin Oriental, Singapore unveils new bar

Mandarin Oriental, Singapore unveils new bar

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