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Chinese travelers are the world’s top tourism spenders, shelling out almost $260 billion in 2017 alone. A growing part of that spend is now happening in Africa, encouraged by relaxed visa rules,...
May 2018
U.S. drivers might be feeling flush after getting tax cuts amid a growing economy as they embark on the summer driving season, but road trips will cost more this year.
May 2018
Is there a substantial contingent of travelers who would choose to take a trip if they could pay it off over a specific period of time at a consistent rate? More, are there people who would spend...
May 2018
President Trump may have driven down overseas visits to the U.S., but Canadians are visiting south-of-the-border destinations in record numbers, Brand USA officials said.
May 2018
The organization describes the plan as moving from being a destination marketing organization to being a destination marketing and management organization.
May 2018
Back in March, Facebook unveiled its new Trip Consideration feature — and it seems like the world’s largest social network had destination marketers top of mind when designing it. The new feature...
May 2018
North Dakota Tourism is joining an effort to rebrand a five-state region, including Idaho, Montana, South Dakota and Wyoming, as The Great American West as part of an international marketing strategy.
May 2018
The American road trip is about to change dramatically, at least for some people.
May 2018

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