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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
Brand USA’s first IMAX and giant screen promotional film, “National Parks Adventure” is on track to increase traveler spending in this country by $700 million, according to a newly released return on...
August 2018
Tourism has taken a hit in all the regions where residents have fled and tourists have abandoned vacation plans. Yosemite, which is a hub of tourism in the state of California, has taken one of the...
August 2018
Now that Chinese travelers can get most of their favorite high-end brands in China, they’re saving more of their time and money for more atypical global adventures.
August 2018
Middle-class Chinese parents are splashing out to give their children unique educational experiences in Australia, by taking them to the regions where they can see blue skies and open spaces.
August 2018
Overall travel volume grew at a faster rate in June 2018 than in May 2018, due in part to solid gains in both domestic business and leisure travel.
August 2018

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