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Starstruck In Utah

Great Outdoors Beckons Visitors

Starstruck In Utah Becki Lewis says those who visit her southwestern Utah destination may end up feeling a little star-struck. Lewis, with Visit Cedar City told a Monday Toronto gathering promoting Utah that those who visit her area can easily enjoy outdoor pursuits, such as mountain biking, and dramatic natural... more ›
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Tianguis Turns Spotlight On Mexico’s Obrador

Some Praise, Some Criticism For Country's New Government

Tianguis Turns Spotlight On Mexico’s Obrador Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador may have dodged a visit to the Lion's Den when he visited Mexican tourism show Tianguis. Lopez Obrador's administration drew widespread criticism over its decision to close Mexico Tourism Board offices – including the three in this country – at... more ›
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New Hampshire: Definitely Something Special

New Hampshire: Definitely Something Special Travel trade types gathered in Toronto late last week to discover the wonders of New Hampshire, including the state's iconic general stores that have become so popular with visitors. Taylor Caswell, commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Business and Economic Affairs, welcomed... more ›
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Cruise Industry Keeps Sailing Along

Cruise Industry Keeps Sailing Along CLIA has released its latest global cruise passenger statistics which reinforce the fact that cruising continues to play a significant role in international tourism. Around the world cruising grew by almost 7% from 2017 to 2018 – for a total of 28.5 million – and research also shows... more ›
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Germany Gears Up For 100 Years of Bauhaus

Germany Gears Up For 100 Years of Bauhaus While the roots of the Bauhaus movement stem from Weimar, Germany, its influence has shaped many cities around the world — even in Canada. In Toronto yesterday (April 11) to highlight the Centenary of the Bauhaus along with the German National Tourist Office, Judith König of the Investment... more ›
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TLN Launches International Expansion Initiative

TLN Launches International Expansion Initiative Travel Leaders Network has embarked upon a large-scale international expansion program to expand opportunities and provide enhanced service to corporate customers. To date, 40 major travel agencies from Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia have become new members of Travel Leaders... more ›
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Puerto Rico To Host 2020 WTTC Global Summit

Puerto Rico To Host 2020 WTTC Global Summit The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has announced that Puerto Rico will host its 2020 Global Summit, from April 21-23. The location of the 2020 Global Summit, which officials say regarded is regarded as the most important event in the travel and tourism sector worldwide, was... more ›
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“I’m Ready To Go”

JTB's Bennett Set To Grow Canadian Business

“I’m Ready To Go” If you ask Angella Bennett whether she's had time to settle in as she takes on her new post as the Jamaica Tourist Board's regional director – Canada, she'll smile and tell you that she was appointed on April 1, arrived in Canada on April 7 and was hard at work on April 8, observing: “I'm... more ›
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ACTA Board Apologizes For Confusion

Addresses 3 Key Member Concerns About Consortia Partner Program

ACTA Board Apologizes For Confusion With questions from members continuing, the Executive of ACTA's Board of Directors has issued a statement to “resolve any further misunderstandings” surrounding its Consortia Partner Program. In the statement, ACTA Board Chair, Mary Jane Hiebert (seen in the photo) writes: “Over the... more ›
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A Lifetime Of Achievement

Arlene Keis Recognized For Her Contributions At BC Tourism Conference

A Lifetime Of Achievement During the recent BC Tourism Industry Conference, a special Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Arlene Keis, CEO of go2 HR, by the Tourism Industry Association of BC (TIABC). This special Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual for their long-serving tenure in BC’s... more ›
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