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Record 57.6 million tourist visit Chicago in 2018

11 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Chicago welcomed record-breaking 57.6 million visitors in 2018, including both business and pleasure, as per the city's new tourism numbers. Mayor Rahm Emanuel attributes attractions like Art on the Mart for the record growth in tourism. It shows a 4.3 per cent jump over 2017's record of 55.2 million arrivals.
The rate of growth among domestic travellers, rose by 4.4 per cent from 2017. Chicago welcomed overseas visitors too whose numbers swelled by 2.9 per cent. The growth happened despite gun violence and strained police-community relations.
The mayor said: “Travel and tourism is a...
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Dubai - the 6th most visited city globally

Dubai - the 6th most visited city globally

11 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

With nearly 16 million visitors last year, Dubai is the 6th most visited city in the world. The record-breaking number has encouraged the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing to aim for greater things; hence, Dubai now aims to welcome 25 million visitors by 2025, rivaling cities like Hong Kong, Bangkok and London.
The campaign is named “Only in Dubai”, and the goal is to increase the number of local experiences tourists get to witness in the Jewel City of the Gulf, thus increasing the number of repeated visits.
Besides the must-visit Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall, there are lots of...
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BCD Travel and AstraZeneca take top honors at Business Travel Awards

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In its constant efforts to endorse Uganda as one of the premier tourist destination in Africa, in the next few days, the Uganda Tourism Board will take part in the New York... Read more ...

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The 7th Annual MICE Arabia and Luxury Travel Congress 2019 is calling for nominations to the regions' first ever, one of a kind, most coveted MALT Excellence Awardsthat... Read more ...

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Department of Tourism of Ho Chi Minh City organised the “Roadshow Ho Chi Minh City Tourism” at the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 and TRAVEX Exhibition at Halong City, Quang Ninh... Read more ...

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HSMAI Announces 2019 Americas Board and Executive Committee

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The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International proudly announces its 2019 Americas Board of Directors and Executive Committee. The board is composed of a diverse... Read more ...

Large group of travel buyers from China to attend 37th annual Caribbean...

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