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Record 57.6 million tourist visit Chicago in 2018

6 monthes 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

6 monthes 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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Marriott Bonvoy Brings Once-In-A-Lifetime Manchester United Experiences to...

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Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants to debut two design-led hotels in Mexico City

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1 Hotels opens West Coast flagship hotel in Los Angeles

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Completed Level Crossing Upgrade Work on the Felixstowe Branch Line Improves...

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Marriott International and Emirates partnerships for loyalty programs

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Apple's latest AirPods are on sale for Prime Day 2019 - and they never go on...

Apple's latest AirPods are on sale for Prime Day 2019 - and they never go on sale

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Apple's AirPods almost never go on sale, but for Prime Day 2019 , the latest version of the AirPods is discounted by $14 to $20. If you opt for... Read more ...

40 Emirati women to gain tourism skills organized by the Sharjah Commerce...

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Tourism London appoints Cheryl Finn as new manager

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South Africa looks at creating air transport link to India

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