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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 ...

Comment of the Day: Tiny Wheels Edition

Comment of the Day: Tiny Wheels Edition

There is a lot of speculation floating around about the upcoming mid-engine Corvette. With a series of order guide documents leaked this afternoon, perhaps now we have more... Read more ...

Nicholas Northam appointed as new Executive Vice President - International

Nicholas Northam appointed as new Executive Vice President - International

Nicholas Northam, the current Managing Director for the UK at Interstate Hotels & Resorts, has been appointed as its new Executive Vice President - International. He now takes... Read more ...

Donegal Airport has been named as most scenic in the world

Donegal Airport has been named as most scenic in the world

PrivateFly, a private jet booking service has carried out a survey around the world revealed the most scenic airport. There, the Donegal Airport has been named as the most... Read more ...

Air Seychelles Intensifies its Presence in Madagascar

Air Seychelles Intensifies its Presence in Madagascar

Air Seychelles the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has today held a press conference in Madagascar to intensify its presence in the market ahead of the launch of... Read more ...

Turkey attracts around 1 million people for health tourism last year

Turkey attracts around 1 million people for health tourism last year

Last year, Turkey attracted around 1 million people for health tourism. “Thermal tourism contributes to Turkey's economy with healing waters, as well as seas, rivers and... Read more ...

Vietnam, India enhance tourism promotion

Vietnam, India enhance tourism promotion

A seminar was organised by the Consulate General of India in Ho Chi Minh City on March 20 to introduce exciting Indian cultural, tourism and food experiences, as well as its... Read more ...

Vietnam's tourism potential highlighted in Ukraine

Vietnam's tourism potential highlighted in Ukraine

Speaking at the opening ceremony on March 14, Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Anh Tuan briefed participants about Vietnam's country, people, multi-racial culture and... Read more ...

Vietnamese cuisine promoted in Czech Republic

Vietnamese cuisine promoted in Czech Republic

The event was part of a series of international cultural and cuisine festivals held every month to introduce cultures of foreign countries in the Czech Republic and attract... Read more ...

Celebrate Spring With a Boozy Afternoon Tea at TY Bar at Four Seasons Hotel...

Celebrate Spring With a Boozy Afternoon Tea at TY Bar at Four Seasons Hotel New York

New York City's most stylish bar, Ty Bar, will now serve Afternoon Tea at Four Seasons Hotel New York. Guests can enjoy a boozy twist to this classic tradition with... Read more ...

Hainan launched arbitration center for tourism

Hainan launched arbitration center for tourism

To build Southern China's island province of Hainan into an international popular travel destination an arbitration center for tourism has been launched which will deal with... Read more ...