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May The Fourth Be With You

May The Fourth Be With You Take note all you Star Wars fans, Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way is preparing for a new, three-day festival – May the Fourth Be With You. Beginning May 4 – which happens to be the day when fans across the globe commemorate the Star Wars universe – the festival will bring fans together to... more ›
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Make Tourism A Priority

Make Tourism A Priority The UNWTO is calling on the leaders of the G20 to consider including tourism in their agenda for its capacity to create more and better jobs. In his meeting with the President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, and current G20 Chair, UNWTO Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili, stressed the... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Record Results For Chicago

Record Results For Chicago It was quite a celebration as Chicago mayor, Rahm Emanuel and Choose Chicago president & CEO, David Whitaker announced that the city reached record tourism levels in the first quarter of 2018. The results build on Chicago's record performance of 55.2 million visitors in 2017 and reflect... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

USVI Is Open For Business

USVI Is Open For Business U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty continues to spread the word that the Territory is open for business. Addressing a broad range of consumers and industry stakeholders last week in Atlanta, Chicago and New York, Commissioner Nicholson-Doty thanked partners... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, News, Tourism Organizations

It’s An Instagrammable World

Leveraging Instagram In The Travel Business

It’s An Instagrammable World They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and with 800 million monthly active users, there’s no denying people are drawn to the imagery of Instagram, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press. Seeking more insights into its users,... more ›
Posted in News, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

A Reminder From TICO

A Reminder From TICO TICO is reminding all registrants that it will be holding an election for one position on its Board of Directors. The position is open to a retail, wholesale or marketing group registrant for a three-year term. All registrants have been sent a nominations package. Nominations must be... more ›
Posted in Appointments, News, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Cuba On A Roll In 2018

Island Gearing Up For Annual FITCuba Show In May

Cuba On A Roll In 2018 Cuba's Ministry of Tourism reports that it has recorded over 500,000 visitors to the island in the first quarter of 2018. The ministry notes that with the half-million milestone surpassed so early in the season, all signs point to another strong year of tourism growth for the popular island... more ›
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CHTA Taking Care Of Business

CHTA Taking Care Of Business Officials are gearing up for the fourth annual Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum that's slated for June 22 to June 24, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency in Miami. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) announced that plans are set for the top regional gathering where unity... more ›
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Discover Mexico’s Caribbean Coast

Experiencing Cancun And Cozumel With Presidente InterContinental

Discover Mexico’s Caribbean Coast A short drive from the brochure-worthy, palm tree lined beaches Cancun is known for, travellers can find themselves in virtually another world – and in another time, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week's digital edition of Travel Courier. A small but well-preserved example... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Hotels, News, Resorts, Tourism Organizations

Making History With Virtuoso

Making History With Virtuoso Virtuoso hosted its 2018 Symposium in the Netherlands recently, welcoming 591 of the industry'’s top executives for discussions on trends, challenges, opportunities and the future of travel, as well as a host of networking opportunities. Virtuoso Symposium is a high-level business meeting... more ›
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