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#Travel & Tourism

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector
Hilton Garden Inn Lusaka, Zambia - Photo Courtesy of bookings.com The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa will be happy. Report after report is confirming enormous growth ...
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Mother Russia: South Florida sees a boom in ‘birth tourism’
Some Russians fear that travel opportunities could diminish as tensions grow ... Yachmenev said he expects that birth tourism among Russians will only grow. Business declined in 2015 when the ruble lost about half its value, but “now we are coming ...
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Santa Monica Travel & Tourism Launches Complete Guide to Street Art Murals
Santa Monica is an arts and culture hub, home to more than 120 street art murals all within its 8.3 square miles and eight neighborhoods. The murals are brought to life by a combination of different entities from the City of Santa Monica, local business ...
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Noted travel bloggers from world over visit scenic Kerala
Kochi: Twenty-six renowned travel bloggers from 21 countries across the globe on ... a press release from Kerala Tourism said here. The KBE, as a unique initiative of Kerala's Tourism Department, seeks to earn global focus on the states brand assets ...
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Hawaii at a 'tipping point' of overtourism, travel experts claim
Paradise may soon have no vacancies, if some Hawaiian travel experts are to be believed. In a paper published by the University of Hawaii (UH), researchers claim that tourism in Hawaii has hit a so-called “tipping point” of overtourism as increasing ...
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Arrivalist and Tourism Economics Partner to Inform Travel Sector Marketing Analysis
NEW YORK, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Arrivalist, the first and only travel location data company of its kind to empower marketers with in-market visitor movement patterns, announced its partnership with Tourism Economics to strengthen the economic ...
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Changing perceptions - travel & tourism in Pakistan
Pakistan, March 16 -- As an ardent and devoted Pakistani living in the UK, I had always imagined a time when Pakistan would be back on the global scene of tourism, and its prospects of becoming one of the top tourist destinations in the world would seem to ...
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Sweetwater County Travel & Tourism Event Mentioned in New York Times
Jenissa Meredith, Executive Director of Sweetwater County Travel & Tourism (SWTT), presented the 2018 annual report to Rock Springs City Council this week. See the full report here. As background, the Lodging Tax, approved by Sweetwater County voters in ...
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Workforce Wednesday: Travel and tourism job fair
As the summer approaches, Alaskans prep for peak travel and tourism season. If you're looking for full-time employment or just want to make a few extra bucks, you may want to consider the variety of jobs that the travel and tourism industry have to offer.
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“An inspirational story”: Rwanda’s Travel & Tourism economy up 14% in 2018
The Travel & Tourism economy of Rwanda grew by 13.8% last year – one of the fastest rates in the world, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) annual review of the economic impact and social importance of the sector released today.
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