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Canada and the U.S. remain the top two tourist markets for Cuba, although Cuban tourism officials recently launched a renewed campaign to boost traffic from Britain, France, Italy, Spain and Germany...
January 2019
Tourists pay up to $1,300 a night for steak and luxury suites in a national park full of wildlife that, merely a decade ago, seemed unsalvageable because of poachers. The turnaround by a nonprofit is...
January 2019
Figures show 85 percent of respondents to a City of Edinburgh Council survey backed the move, including more than half of accommodation providers.
January 2019
The British Virgin Islands is the latest destination to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbnb, joining a growing list of Caribbean countries involved in the home sharing movement.
January 2019
Steven Hummel, another senior research analyst at CTA, said augmented reality is a feature that could attract tourists to Las Vegas.
January 2019
As tourism has grown, so has the hospitalization and medical cost many countries have had to cover for vacationers who required healthcare services while visiting. As a result, an increasing number...
January 2019
Visit Florida has its newest president and CEO: Dana Young, a former state senator who narrowly lost her 2018 re-election bid.
January 2019
In 2018, the majority of reports about Chinese outbound travel focused on trends among younger tourists, and specifically millennials. However, the reports have overshadowed one important aspect of...
January 2019
As a marketing and PR campaign, the Palau Pledge was brilliant, winning over 70 international awards. But despite drawing over two billion media impressions, the huge limelight worldwide has not...
January 2019
The partial federal government shutdown could reach a cost of more than $100 million daily for the U.S. economy just through the impact on travel, according to a preliminary calculation by the U.S....
January 2019

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