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Over the next 18 months, co-founder and CEO Varun Khona says the startup wants to expand from 20 cities to 100 cities in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific.
July 2018
With the installation of a ‘Pledge Button,’ upon arrival in the country visitors can now hit the button and commit to acting in a responsible manner during their stay in the country.
July 2018
Luxury hospitality companies can make hundreds or thousands of dollars off their culturally immersive experiences but how much of that is going back to the communities and cultures they are honoring...
July 2018
According to a fresh study by Allianz Global Assistance, 36% of millennial travelers post misleading pictures of their vacation to make things appear to be better than they really are.
July 2018
The city is looking for a consultant who can help address problems that might block the city from reaching its tourism goal, such as traffic gridlock, a shortage of hotel rooms and stubborn...
July 2018
The United States Department of State issued an update for its travel advisory to Mexico by deeming all major tourism destinations safe.
July 2018
Fifty-one percent of the population — or about 129 million people — said they had gone a full year without taking a vacation, according to Allianz Travel Insurance’s 10th annual Vacation Confidence...
July 2018
Protests across Europe have spurred talk of “responsible tourism” and forcing the sector to factor in sustainability, but the problem is already at such a scale that doing anything about it seems...
July 2018

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