Monthly Archives: June 2022

Good May May Chart Reports for Nevada Casinos and Tourism

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A trio of economic reports show May was a strong month for tourism and gambling in Nevada, including passenger traffic characterized as the third-busiest on record at the international airport. Harry Reid from Las Vegas. The Nevada Gaming Control Board said Thursday that casinos across the …

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🌱Man Arrested After Pushing Boy Off Bike + Free CT Museum Tours

Hello everyone. Karena Garrity here with your new copy of the Essex-Chester-Deep River Daily, full of everything you need to know about what’s happening locally. Without delay… First, today’s weather forecast: Partially sunny. High: 86 Low: 64. Here are today’s top stories in Essex-Chester-Deep River: According to an article in …

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The Bristol Press – Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Business Expo 2022 is back

@brianjohnsonBP BRISTOL – The Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce is now accepting early bird registration for the “Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Business Expo 2022.” The event will take place on Wednesday, October 19, Chamber of Commerce Day, at the DoubleTree by Hilton, located at 42 Century Drive. This will …

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Lt. Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum Dedication Ceremony before opening

June 28, 2022, 11:50 a.m.Updated 36 months ago By: News 12 Staff The Lt. Michael P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum will soon open in West Sayville. After five years of construction, a groundbreaking ceremony took place this morning before the opening. News 12 Long Island learned that a Suffolk Certificate …

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New Britain Herald – Immigrant Heritage Hall of Fame induction ceremony returns after two-year hiatus

PLANTSVILLE — The Immigrant Heritage Hall of Fame induction ceremony returns after a two-year hiatus and will honor four iconic women on Thursday, July 14. “The premise for 2020 was supposed to be ‘the year of the woman,’ so that’s the theme for this event this year, because we planned …

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New Mexico Department of Tourism Distributes $3.87 Million for Tourism Advertising | Company

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Danish Queen opens new museum telling refugee story

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Queen Margrethe of Denmark opened a new museum on Saturday that tells the story of the generations of refugees who shaped Danish society, beginning with the Germans who fled the Soviet advance during World War II. world. Flugt – The Danish Refugee Museum was established on …

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How Falcons Improved Jersey Shore Tourism

At their best, birds can transform an outdoor space into something transcendent – nothing like the sound of birdsong to make a yard or park feel even more alive. Sometimes, however, bird behavior can make a big difference – there is, after all, a reason the phrase “pigeon mitigation” pops …

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The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry will present OUR MAGNIFICENT MONSTER CIRCUS in Betsy Paterson Square

As part of its 2022 Summer Saturday Puppet Show Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will once again present Our Magnificent Monster Circus by Massachusetts-based CactusHead Puppets on July 9 at 11 pm ET at Betsy Paterson Square. In the event of inclement …

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The world is slowly starting to travel again: United Nations Tourism Organization

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions: A Global Look at Tourism, United Nations Tourism Organization, the specialized agency of the United Nations examines the measures of 217 destinations around the world, as of May 18. The report reveals that 3% of all destinations have taken action to ease restrictions. Seven destinations have eased …

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The Bristol Press – Tickets for the 31st Annual Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament are now on sale

BRISTOL — Tickets are on sale now for the 31st Annual Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, which will also support the Craig Yarde Foundation. The tournament will take place on Monday August 1 at the Tunxis Country Club at 87 Town Farm Road, Farmington. Registration begins at 10:30 …

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Must-See Pieces from the St. Louis Art Museum Collection of Ted and Maryanne Simmons | Arts and theater

Last year, Hall of Fame baseball player Ted Simmons and fine art printer Maryanne Ellison Simmons handed over a collection they had spent decades building. It was a partial gift, a partial purchase by the couple from the St. Louis Art Museum, which paid just over $2.3 million, or about …

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Tourism efforts step up in Ararat

June 22, 2022 Surry Community College recently announced the 2022 Spring Semester President’s List. Students who qualify for the President’s List must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours of college-level coursework and maintain a 3.8 semester grade point average with no final grade below “C”. Students on …

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Newport, RI, tourism will not be affected by high gas prices

Inflation and its impact on tourism in Rhode Island this summer Tourism this summer and inflation are expected to collide. Gasoline prices are part of the inflation equation that will likely change travel habits. Wheeler Cowperthwaite, The Journal of Providence Discover Newport asks every tourist who enters its Welcome Center …

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History camp this week at the Warren Heritage Society – Royal Examiner

After a full morning of jury selection involving a large number of 75 to 80 or more jurors, many of whom are disqualified for personal, professional or even family ties to the defendant or potential witnesses, a 10-person jury including three yet-to-be-named substitutes heard opening argument in the tort case …

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CT Tourism Board Plans to Launch Tourism Websites

Two years after the COVID-19 virus cratered tourism nationwide, Connecticut is trying to attract a new kind of visitor — workers with the flexibility and financial means to work remotely for extended periods. , who might consider a long-term rental in a Connecticut town within reach of family-friendly activities. The …

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For the third consecutive year, the Audrain Automobile Museum welcomes Bentley Boston, the … | New

Newport, Rhode Island, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — For the third consecutive year, the Audrain Automobile Museum welcomes Bentley Boston, New England’s first factory-authorized Bentley dealership, as a proud supporter of the Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week. “We have a unique mix of the most luxurious, desirable and …

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Homer Glen Ability Awareness Group purchases specialty swing set for Heritage Park

Volunteers from the Homer Glen Abilities Awareness Committee are raising money during this year’s Homer Fest to purchase a specialized swing for children with special needs. Committee members and friends and family will work in the Homer Fest beer tent beginning at 4:30 p.m. Friday, hoping festival-goers will enjoy the …

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Chance the Rapper hosts Juneteenth 2022 at DuSable Museum, festivities ensue at St Sabina, Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church

CHICAGO (WLS) — It was a day of celebration through song and dance. A resounding noise echoed through the Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Fuller Park as the singers spoke for their voiceless ancestors. “Thousands of enslaved African Americans had no idea that emancipation was over, lived through a long …

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Free ‘Juneteenth’ celebration at the Florence Griswold Museum this afternoon with a jazz quartet and poets

Poet Marilyn Nelson speaks at a Witness Stones event in 2021. OLD LYME – The Witness Stones Poets will join the Nat Reeves Quartet in a June 19 jazz and poetry festival on the lawn of the Florence Griswold Museum on Saturday afternoon June 18 at 2 p.m. Acclaimed Connecticut …

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Historic sailboat promotes STEM education for girls at HR Maritime Museum

The crew members of the Young lady. (Photos by Dion Ogust) Now 59 and licensed to use the letters MBE after her name, Tracy Edwards is an international sports legend, the first woman to receive the Yachting Journalists’ Association’s Yachtsman of the Year trophy. She put together the first-ever all-female …

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The Cleveland Museum of Art says the Italian government has not contacted about a possibly stolen sculpture: The Wake Up for Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Subscribe to Alarm Clock, cleveland.comThe free morning newsletter from , delivered to your inbox weekdays at 5:30 a.m. Northeastern Ohio is under a heat advisory today, with temperatures expected to reach 96 degrees with sunny skies. The humidity will make it as hot as 106 degrees. It will stay clear …

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Who runs travel and tourism? | City & County

Should a former volunteer board member be eligible for a lucrative contract the year after leaving? This question was at the center of a heated meeting of the Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Board on Thursday, when elected officials and prominent business people debated the ethics, optics and process of …

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Flag Day 2022: Stars and Stripes Flying in North Central Connecticut

NORTH CENTRAL CONNECTICUT – Stars and Stripes were on display throughout North Central Connecticut on Tuesday as the nation observed Flag Day. According to the United States military, Flag Day is observed on June 14 to commemorate the adoption of the American flag on June 14, 1777 by the Second …

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Scientists Create First-Ever Guidelines to Help Caribbean Tourism

“Our growing alliance with the tourism industry is key to our mission in the Caribbean,” said Dr. Rob Brumbaugh, Executive Director of TNC’s Caribbean Division. “Because tourism in the region depends on a thriving natural world, there is a strong economic incentive to support conservation. But, beyond that, one thing …

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Higher fares could put a damper on Florida tourism

Hotel room rates, driven by demand over the past year, could now hamper tourism amid rising inflation, state tourism officials said. As tourism marketing agency Visit Florida celebrated record first-quarter tourist numbers at its meeting last week in Orlando, staff and board members also expressed concern that the increase in …

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The 2022 Plains 4th of July Heritage Celebration in Sterling, CO

REGION SELECTION RectangleCreated with Sketch. New Plains heritage returns to Pioneer Park. Monday, June 13, 2022, 4:40 p.m. MDT Updated: Monday, June 13, 2022, 5:17 p.m. MDT STERLING, Colo. – Heritage on the Plains will be a four-day celebration at various locations around Sterling. Heritage on the Plains at an …

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Darien unveils the latest additions to the Heritage Trail

DARIEN, CT — History is often said to be one of life’s greatest teachers. Now those who visit the Darien Heritage Trail will be enriched and educated for years to come. Last Friday, the city unveiled four new markers on the trail with groundbreaking ceremonies. Then, the most recent markers …

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The Day – Connecticut Blue Heritage Trail launches with signs in Groton, New London, Waterford

Eight new signs in Groton, New London and Waterford mark sites important to Connecticut’s marine environment, maritime economy and culture. The signs, which mark the first phase of the Blue Heritage Trail, are located at Bluff Point State Park and Coastal Reserve, Fort Trumbull State Park, Fort Griswold Battlefield State …

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Mónica Ramírez-Montagut appointed director of the Parrish Art Museum

It’s official. The Parrish Art Museum has a new chef at the helm. On June 8, Parrish Board Co-Chairs Alexandra Stanton and Frederic M. Seegal and Co-Chairs Sean Cohan and Timothy G. Davis announced that Mónica Ramírez-Montagut had been named the next director of the Parrish Art Museum. A former …

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Amy Smith-Stewart appointed chief curator of the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art

Amy Smith-Stewart has been named the new chief curator of the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Connecticut, becoming the first woman to lead the non-collecting institution since its founding in 1964. Smith-Stewart, curator at the Aldrich since 2013, has an established track record of showcasing the work of emerging …

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Hispanic Society Museum & Library, NY, hosts exhibition of watercolors by American painters

Orville Houghton Peets’ artwork titled Jacaranda Tree. Mohammad Yusuf, Feature Writer The Hispanic Society Museum & Library (HSM&L) in New York presents a new exhibition, American Travellers: A Watercolor Journey Through Spain, Portugal, and Mexico (June 17 – October 16). It focuses on major watercolors by American artists painted in …

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The Mattatuck Museum offers walk-in tours

WATERBURY – The Mattatuck Museum offers 30-minute walk-in tours on Saturdays. Staff guide patrons through the museum’s special exhibits, collection gallery, or historical exhibit. After the visit, visitors can continue to explore the museum on their own. Saturday, July 2: Visit to the history collection of the Mattatuck Museum Saturday …

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Modern U.S. coins showcased in June Heritage auction showcase

Auctions are now open in Inheritance Showcase auction of modern collectible American coins and bullionwith the final live session scheduled for 6:00 p.m. CT on Monday, June 13. This auction mainly focuses on US bullion currencyas well as a small but important selection of modern commemorative coins. From 2006 to …

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Japan eases foreign tourism ban, allows guided package tours

TOKYO (AP) — Japan eased its borders for foreign tourists on Friday and began accepting visa applications, but only for those on guided tour packages who are willing to follow the wearing of masks and other anti-virus measures as the country cautiously tries to balance business and infection worries. Friday …

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Heritage Insurance (NYSE: HRTG) Price target reduced to $6.00

Wealth Insurance (NYSE: HRTG – Get an Appraisal) had its target price reduced by Piper Sandler stock analysts to $6.00 in a research note released Thursday, Stock Target Advisor reports. Piper Sandler’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 52.28% from the company’s previous close. Other research analysts have …

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The Trolley Museum kicks off the season with the “Museum In Motion” festival on June 25

EAST HAVEN, CT – All aboard for awesomeness. On June 25, the Shore Line Trolley Museum kicks off its 2022 summer season with “Museum In Motion,” a day of parades, photo ops, trolley rides and bluegrass. This annual event features meticulously restored antique trams, work equipment, subway cars and electric …

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Sports tourism market size [USD 2936.4 million] | Assessment, key drivers and challenges by 2031

Sports tourism market The global sports tourism market size is expected to grow from USD 1413.7 Million in 2018 to USD 2936.4 Million by 2028, at a CAGR of 7.60%. NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, USA, June 9, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Growth will come from North America for “Sports Tourism …

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Rising fuel prices impact local tourism

MYSTIC, CT- (WFSB) — Southeast Connecticut is the mecca of state tourism, and mystic is a must-stop for many out-of-state residents. But as fuel prices rise above $5 and $6, people are rethinking their travel plans. “It’s an advantage for us here at Mystic. I think we’ll continue to see …

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African Heritage, Inc. kicks off June 16 with annual “Freedom Day” celebration in Appleton, Wisconsin

African Heritage, Inc. Celebrates Graduates at Juneteenth Festival 2021 in Appleton “This year marks our organization’s 12th annual celebration in Appleton, and we’re excited to extend the Juneteenth experience through July 4 with a series of virtual seminars.” APPLETON, Wis. (PRWEB) June 08, 2022 AfricanHeritage, Inc., a non-profit organization …

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Overview of ‘The 52 Artists of the Aldrich Museum: A Feminist Stage’

In 1970, protesters descended on the Whitney Museum of American Art to demand that its annual exhibition (overwhelmingly male) contain at least 50% of works by women, and that half of these women be black. The Women’s Art Ad Hoc Committee – which included artists Faith Ringgold, Poppy Johnson and …

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Reports Show Cannabis Tourism Industry Valued at $17 Billion

The cannabis-related tourism industry is valued at $17 billion and could begin to grow rapidly post-COVID. A report presented in Forbes claims that 50% of millennials think access to adult cannabis is important when planning a trip, and that 43% of millennials specifically choose a destination because of legalization. According …

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The Bristol Press – Lock Museum of America, Plymouth Historical Society will hold an open house

PLYMOUTH — The Lock Museum of America and the Plymouth Historical Society will host open houses on June 11 to celebrate Connecticut Open House. Open houses will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 11 at the Plymouth Historical Society at 572 Main St. and the Lock …

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Westchester County Tourism & Film Wins Coveted ‘Best Use of Social Media’ Award

The Instagram campaign also won gold in the Adrian Awards from the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) In a competitive category spanning all industries, Westchester County Tourism & Film’s Instagram’s organic work – designed to position the county as a destination “beyond the everyday” and support the recovery …

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2022 Preservation Award winners announced by Heritage Foundation

heritage foundation photo The 2022 Preservation Award winners were announced last month at the Williamson County Heritage Foundation’s Fifth Annual Preservation Symposium at the Williamson County Enrichment Center. For 46 years, as part of its nonprofit mission, the Heritage Foundation has recognized preservation projects and individuals who have made significant …

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Marijuana Tourism

Connecticut is investing $3 million in a new advertising campaign to promote tourism in our state. But here’s a theme you won’t hear mentioned…yet. “Whether you’re just taking a stroll or splashing in the surf, cannabis can add fun to your beach visit. That was the promise of a private …

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Labor shortage hits tourism in North Platte

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) – In May 2022, U.S. employers added 390,000 jobs. According to the United States Chamber of Commerce, if every unemployed person in the country found a job, there would still be 5.3 million vacancies. The labor shortage is causing major setbacks for employers nationwide. Locally, companies …

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Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) Presents The Covers of Norman Rockwell’s Saturday Evening Post: Tell Me a Story | New

Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) is pleased to present by Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post Covers: Tell Me a Story, organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA. Highlight of the Year of Narrative Art MMoA, the exhibition will take place from From June 18 to September 18. MYSTIC, …

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Submit your fan art to be featured at the Broadway Museum!

Attention Broadway fans! This is your chance to unleash your artistic spirit. BroadwayWorld and the Museum of Broadway invite you to submit your original Broadway-inspired works. Winners will receive two (2) VIP tickets to the Broadway Museum, a bag of branded merchandise, and your work will be commemorated on the …

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Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRTG) Short interest up 24.8% in May

Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) enjoyed significant growth in short-term interest in May. As of May 15, there was short interest totaling 1,110,000 shares, up 24.8% from the total of 889,200 shares as of April 30. Approximately 4.8% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based …

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Bronx artist channels Hispanic and American family heritage through art

June 01, 2022, 12:26 p.m.Updated 3 days ago By: News 12 Staff News 12 spotlights a Bronx artist who uses his talent to channel his family history. Reflecting personal family experiences, showcasing Bronx culture, and paying homage to their ancestors are just a few of the things that fuel artist …

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Zacks: Brokerages expect Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG) to report quarterly sales of $154.69 million

Stock analysts expect Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRTG – Get Rating) to post sales of $154.69 million for the current quarter, reports Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have made earnings estimates for Heritage Insurance, with the highest estimate of sales at $161.89 million and the lowest estimate at $147.48 …

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Weed tourism officially takes off at $17 billion

The United States has a robust tourism economy worth around $1.2 trillion, but which sites or cities make up the biggest pieces of that pie? Who attracts the most national and international travelers? For reference, the National Park Service boasted that its 423 sites contributed $28.6 billion to the economy …

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Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month: Feeling Stranger Where We Belong (Podcast) – Employee Rights/Labour Relations

June 01, 2022 Little Mendelson To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. In honor and celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Littler’s attorney Judy Iriye (LA – Century City) speaks with fellow Littler attorney Kevin …

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New Britain Herald – Central Connecticut hospital gets high marks

@Hooks_Ciara NEW BRITAIN – The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) has announced that it has received high marks on all levels for patient safety from an independent organization. According to part of the Spring 2022 National Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades that have been released, HOCC hospitals have achieved four “A” …

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