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New findings from Think with Google, the marketing data and research arm of Google, suggest that travel loyalty programs are less important than customer service in decision-making during the booking...
August 2018
In addition to the emergency marketing campaign, Visit Florida also has posted some important red tide information for visitors, citing the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission.
August 2018
Luxury travelers will head to traditionally popular destinations for their fall and holiday vacations this year, but the Middle East and North Africa are seeing a strong uptick in bookings compared...
August 2018
Sixty-five percent of young professionals in the U.S. consider business travel a status symbol, according to a recent survey commissioned by Hilton Hotels & Resorts.
August 2018
Tackling the perception of devastation that remains 11 months after Hurricane Maria, Discover Puerto Rico announced a new initiative, #CoverTheProgess, which aims to show the progress made since the...
August 2018
The scenic birthplace of the original Muscle Beach might seem like an unusual choice for Chinese tourists, but the beach town’s luxury shopping and renowned sights have proven to be a growing draw,...
August 2018
Air bookings from China to the United States are down 8.4 percent since the end of March, when the U.S. began imposing tariffs on China, reports flight data analyzer ForwardKeys.
August 2018
Around the country, state and local convention and visitors bureaus and destination marketing organizations are racing to get up to speed on what the booming Chinese tourism market wants. But Travel...
August 2018
A new report from the U.S. Travel Association recently highlighted the importance of tourism in states’ economics as well as the importance of its marketing.
August 2018
Tours, tastings and events that focus on gin, whiskey, bourbon and other spirits have multiplied, as have the distilleries themselves.
August 2018

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