New attractions in the US Southeast help achieve visitor spend targets
The US Southeast is a place of American origins, home to mythic characters like Atticus Finch, Tom Sawyer and even Forest Gump, to old world manners and new world encounters. It’s all still there to be experienced, and now further enhanced with a slate of new attractions to help reach visitor... more ›
Tourism Fiji's Ruth Daly says visiting her destination can truly be a family affair.
Daly, regional director at the tourism board's Los Angeles office, told a Baxter Media webcast that her South Pacific destination is a particularly welcoming place, adding there's a "spirit on Fiji that... more ›
In a statement issued yesterday (Jan. 11), ACTA has reiterated its position that travel agency commissions must be protected.
The association’s statement comes as it said it has received “overwhelming feedback from travel agencies and independent travel agents across Canada who have been... more ›
Niall Gibbons has announced that he is stepping down as the Chief Executive of Tourism Ireland in April 2023.
Gibbons has been with Tourism Ireland for 21 years, 14 of those years as its Chief Executive and during those years he has played a part in every aspect of the promotion of the... more ›
Homegrown Brand Draws on the Emotion of Travel
Travel Manitoba is reminding people that travelling in the province is about more than just a place. Whether it's viewing the northern lights dancing in the sky, participating in an authentic Indigenous experience or visiting a world-class museum, Manitoba's refreshed tourism brand conjures up... more ›
WTTC Reacts To Travel Restrictions On Travellers Arriving From China
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has reacted to new travel restrictions that a number of countries have placed on travellers arriving from China.
Julia Simpson, WTTC President & CEO, said: “After nearly three years, it is great news that China is finally opening up.... more ›
While challenges remain, ACTA president, Wendy Paradis points out that it’s an excellent time to be a travel agent … “the pandemic absolutely showed that the value of planning and booking travel with a knowledgeable and professional travel agent has never been stronger.”
In a recent... more ›
St. Kitts Looks Ahead To 2023
2022 was a good year for St. Kitts’ tourism and on the strength of its performance over the past 12 months, the St. Kitts Tourism Authority is confident that 2023 will bring ongoing growth in arrivals, as strategic programming, product development and positioning aligned with the new Venture... more ›
The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (MBACC) and Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is forecasting continued momentum for travel to the Grand Strand in 2023.
Tourism Economics’ Geoff Lacher -- during a recent online presentation hosted by MBACC and CVB – said: “We see good... more ›
The Aruba Tourism Authority (A.T.A.) has promoted Sjeidy Dijkhoff-Feliciano to Area Director of North America, overseeing the tourism board’s regional sales and marketing teams.
Dijkhoff-Feliciano has been at the A.T.A. since 2002, with her most recent role as Communications Manager,... more ›