Connecticut tourism

Coventry and Mansfield want to improve tourism

September 28—The cities of Coventry and Mansfield are among four cities seeking input from community members on how to improve their tourism brand. The cities of Bolton, Coventry, Mansfield and Tolland have engaged Dornenburg Kallenbach Advertising to create a tourism brand for the four-city region. This new collective branding of …

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CTVISIT ANNOUNCES A RECORD SUMMER FOR TOURISM; PARTNER OF THE SOUND ON SOUND CT FESTIVAL

100,000 people expected September 24-25Headliners: Stevie Nicks, David Matthews, Brandi CarlileLuminous HARTFORD, Conn., September 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — After a record summer for tourism in ConnecticutCTvisit is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the upcoming inaugural Sound on Sound (SoS) music festival in Bridgeport, Connecticut September 24-25. Connecticut was recently …

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Royal fans give London tourism a boost amid UK economic woes – NBC Connecticut

Royal fans traveled to the heart of London to experience flag-lined roads, pomp-filled processions and, above all, brave a mile-long queue for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II, deceased. after an unprecedented seven decades on the throne. And while they’re here, they’re stocking up on hotels, …

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California, tribal leaders announce new tourism initiative

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a state with the second-most federally recognized Indigenous tribes in the nation, California officials and tribal leaders announced an initiative Wednesday to boost tourism in Indigenous communities. The initiative, Visit Native California, and the accompanying website are funded by a $1 million grant from the …

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Maine Tourism Conference scheduled for Bangor Oct. 19-20

The inaugural Maine-Stay 2022 conference was announced earlier this month and will take place October 19-20 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The conference will provide tourism and hospitality business owners, managers and decision-makers with new insights and data, and teach emerging trends designed to grow their business, according …

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A bit of ‘liquid sunshine’ wraps up Maine’s summer tourist season

Karen and David Batten walk with their Miniature Australian Shepherd, Roam, through the Old Port on a rainy Labor Day. The Milwaukee, Wisconsin couple were visiting Maine while touring the East Coast. Derek Davis/Staff Photographer Tom Bowes and Daniel Lemieux came to Maine to spend Labor Day weekend soaking up …

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Small SC areas can apply for grants to develop tourism

CHARLESTON, SC (AP) — Small communities in South Carolina now have the opportunity to participate in a program designed to help bring visitors to undiscovered parts of the state. The Undiscover South Carolina grant program was created to grow tourism in smaller rural areas of the state, said Duane Parrish, …

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African Americans Fuel Jamaica’s Tourism Recovery | New

WEST OFFICE: Jamaica is ahead of all other English-speaking Caribbean countries and African Americans have contributed significantly to the rapid recovery trend, said Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett. “The African-American market took off with a bang. We’ve never seen the level of footfall we’re seeing now from this community and they’re …

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Claremont seeks to redevelop brownfields and boost tourism

CLAREMONT, NH (WCAX) – Redevelopment continues in Claremont, New Hampshire, a former mill town that is reinventing itself. The city now has its sights set on the downtown brownfields. Engineering students from the University of Connecticut are helping the city of Claremont develop a plan for the future development of …

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French tourism better than before COVID, despite climatic setbacks

PARIS (AP) — Tourism came back strong in France this summer, sending incomes above pre-pandemic levels, according to government estimates released this week. Crowds filled Paris landmarks and Riviera beaches, thanks in part to an influx of Americans benefiting from the weak euro, but also British and European visitors reveling …

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Korea Tourism Organization, a branch of LA, organizes “Korea Travel Restarts Travel Fair” as part of a large-scale Korean tourism promotion activity, “Discover Your Korea”, for the general society in the United States, to celebrate the 140th anniversary of Korea – American Diplomatic Relations

LA Subsidiary Korea Tourism Organization Holds “Travel to Korea Recommends Travel Fair” Korea Tourism Organization, a branch of LA, organizes “Korea Travel Restarts Travel Fair” as part of a large-scale Korean tourism promotion activity, “Discover Your Korea”, for the general society in the United States, to celebrate the 140th anniversary …

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Local tourism spending jumps 45%

September 15, 2022 Mitchell Whitley – a Greensboro native and Raleigh resident – ​​visited Mount Airy earlier this year, spending a few hours on a Sunday afternoon in town. He also visited Elkin in the spring and more recently returned to Surry County to spend a few hours at Pilot …

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Another positive month for tourism in Curaçao

It was another positive month in what has been a very strong summer for tourism in Curacao. July saw hotel occupancy of 73.7%, a jump of 9 percentage points from July 2019, before the pandemic, according to data from STR. Average daily rates were $195.38 last month, up 33.9% from …

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Florida tourism continues to rebound in pre-COVID times

Florida tourism in the first half of 2022 was up 20% from the same period last year and was higher than in the first six months of 2019, the last full year of travel before the coronavirus pandemic. coronavirus. Visit Florida, the state’s tourism marketing agency, released figures online late …

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Anniversary of Elvis’ death boosts tourism in his hometown

TUPELO, Mississippi (AP) — The birthplace and museum of Elvis Presley in Tupelo, Mississippi, has seen growing numbers of visitors as fans commemorate the 45th anniversary of Presley’s death and a new movie awakens the international interest in the singer. Roy Turner was named executive director of Birthplace last fall …

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Tourism in France largely benefits American travelers | Travel

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Is the green tourism industry really sustainable?

The travel frenzy over the past few months has been marked by all kinds of chaotic holidays, mainly due to staff shortages at airports and airlines and the domino effect of delayed flights. From a sustainability perspective, all that flying likely negated the climate benefits that accrued during planeless skies …

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Global Wellness Tourism Market (2022 to 2027)

company logo Wellness tourism market Wellness tourism market Dublin, Aug. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Wellness Tourism Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunities and Forecast 2022-2027” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global wellness tourism market reached a value of US$822.44 billion in 2021. …

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BNA lands in White Plains, Norfolk via low cost carrier | Tourism

Breeze Airways will introduce nonstop service via Nashville International Airport to White Plains, New York, and one-stop service to Norfolk, Virginia, with fares starting at $39 one-way. According to a statement, the flights will begin on November 2. For future flights, Breeze will connect BNA to Norfolk and White Plains …

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Federal tourism aid funds gas stations, trash cans and jazz

Located along a secluded stretch of Highway 395, the Fort Independence Travel Plaza offers a dozen gas pumps, clean restrooms, and cooked-to-order meals for travelers visiting California’s Eastern Sierra. The facility, which provides income to a Paiute Indian tribe, is set to quadruple thanks to an $8 million federal grant …

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Is shark activity becoming a tourist attraction in Cape Town?

It’s been a busy week for shark activity on Cape Town during ‘Shark Week’. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Sharktivity app was receiving numerous alerts for tagged sharks off the Outer Cape. The peak of the great white shark season is just beginning along the Cape. Coastal Cape Cod has …

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Is shark activity becoming a tourist attraction in Cape Town? – Boston News 25

Hyannis, Mass. – It’s been a busy week for shark activity on Cape Town during ‘Shark Week’. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Sharktivity app was receiving numerous alerts for tagged sharks off the Outer Cape. The peak of the great white shark season is just beginning along the Cape. Coastal …

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Sports tourism | A fast growing industry | At a CAGR of 16.1%, the sports tourism market is expected to reach $1,803,704.0 million

PORTLAND, OREGON, USA, July 27, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled “Sports Tourism Market by Product, Type, and Category: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast”, 2021 -2030”, the global sports tourism market size was valued at USD 323,420.0 million in 2020 and …

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One of the busiest tourist times from Green Bay to Oshkosh

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Northeastern Wisconsin and the Fox Valley are gearing up for what could be the region’s busiest weeks for tourism in years. More than 77,000 tickets have been sold for an international soccer match on Saturday at Lambeau Field featuring Bayern Munich of the Bundesliga and …

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Fears for Heathrow slots after ‘hit’ for Clare tourism

There are fresh concerns over the future of Shannon slots at Heathrow following the latest ‘hit’ to tourism and business following a reduction in some weekly flights to meet the cap at London Airport on the number of passengers. Aer Lingus has decided to cut one of its flights to …

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Organizers of the RESET 2022 sustainable tourism summit promise a bold program

WASHINGTON: After 18 months of arduous negotiations and a marathon night of debates, the US Senate on Sunday passed Joe Biden’s ambitious climate, tax and health care plan – a significant victory for the president ahead of a crucial midterm election.Voting as a unified bloc and with the deciding vote …

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Biggest Innovation in Adventure Tourism Market with Top Key Players -AAT Kings Tours Limited, Discovery Nomads Trafalgar

Adventure tourism Volatile tightness of borders and drastic drop in demand led to a 95% drop in passenger numbers POTLAND, 5933 NE WIN SIVERS DRIVE, #205, USA, July 20, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to a new report released by Allied Market Research, titled “Adventure Tourism Market by Type, Activity, Type …

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US bailout funding to help tourism recovery not reaching Shenandoah Valley

(© Sergei Ryzhov – stock.adobe.com) The Virginia Tourism Corporation has awarded $1.45 million to 83 events under the American Rescue Plan Act’s Sports Marketing Incentive Program and ARPA’s Meetings and Conventions Incentive Program, which must both to be used for event incentives specifically aimed at attracting new meetings and competitive …

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Securing a Future for Coastal and Marine Tourism • Stimson Center

Coastal and marine tourism, a key sector under threat The health of the marine environment and the services its ecosystems provide are at the heart of ocean and coastal tourism and underpin the blue economies of communities around the world. Every year, millions of tourists seek coral reefs, crystal clear …

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Bridgeport places renewed emphasis on culture and tourism as an economic driver

The Bridgeport Regional Business Council (BRBC) held its 2022 Annual Meeting and Luncheon on June 21 at the Knowlton Boathouse in Bridgeport, overlooking the Pequonnock River. The theme of the meeting was “Arts, Culture and Tourism as an Economic Driver”, and the adjacent Armstrong Gallery was the site of an …

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

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Quito Tourism has unrivaled attributes to drive interest in tourism in the United States

Quito Turismo, the Ecuadorian entity responsible for promoting the UNESCO World Heritage city located at 00’00’ latitude has completed its American tour For Quito Turismo, it is imperative that we play an active role in reactivating the tourism industry and bringing back the American traveler who is the most important …

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The programming of Olde Mistick Village is still as varied on the eve of the tourist season

A skeleton hangs from a ladder Thursday, May 26, 2022, as shoppers browse Alice’s Haunted Little Bookstore at Olde Mistick Village in Mystic. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day) Mystic – If the list of new tenants at Olde Mistick Village is any indication, Chris Regan is on a roll. After all, …

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Gas is so expensive, it’s part of the NJ tourism campaign

We have officially reached the “use this impacting everyone issue as part of our marketing campaign” phase of the gas crisis. With Memorial Day weekend just hours away, East Coast cities are bracing for a massive influx of visitors from all parts of the state, as well as New York, …

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Connecticut Launches Tourism Campaign | Addicted to CT news

CT Visit Website Credit: Contributed / Screenshot / CT.gov Governor Ned Lamont announced Thursday that Connecticut is launching a $3 million tourism campaign called “Find Your Vibe.” “Connecticut is an exciting place that offers all kinds of experiences and the ‘Find Your Vibe’ campaign captures that in a way we’ve …

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CT Launches $3M “Find Your Vibe” Summer Tourism Campaign

Governor Ned Lamont on Thursday announced a $3 million campaign to boost tourism in Connecticut after it declined during the pandemic. The “Find Your Vibe” campaign will run all summer. Lamont said the ad should reach a wide audience. The campaign will also include in-flight advertisements, digital billboards in New …

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Florida tourism booms ahead of Memorial Day weekend

MIAMI (AP) — Tourists have returned to Florida in numbers that exceed pre-pandemic levels. Miami International Airport officials are predicting the “busiest Memorial Day weekend ever,” according to a press release sent Monday. Passenger traffic at the airport has increased by 17% in the last 30 days, compared to the …

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Four outside agencies to promote tourism in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, SD (AP) — Four advertising agencies, all located outside of South Dakota, have been selected to work together to promote the state’s tourism industry. Karsh Hagan, Love Communications, Lou Hammond Group and Two by Four were chosen after a single South Dakota agency bid for the partnership. The …

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With the return of tourism, can we make it more responsible?

An estimated 120 million jobs have been lost in the tourism sector during the pandemic, according to the UN, and earlier this month General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid called for rebuilding the sector tourism world – but in a more sustainable way than the pre-pandemic reality. Because while tourism can …

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Sunshine State sets tourism record in first quarter

Florida drew record numbers of tourists in the first three months of 2022, surpassing totals from similar quarters before the COVID-19 pandemic rocked the hospitality and leisure industry. Visit Florida, the state’s tourism marketing agency, released information on Friday showing that 35.98 million people visited the state between early January …

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Hello Kashmir: The Valley is experiencing a tourism boom : The Tribune India

Rohit Bhan and Samaan Lateef LONG queues of tourists at Srinagar airport, crowded restaurants, families waiting their turn at Dal Lake shikara boarding points, couples posing in traditional dress at Nishat Bagh, bustling markets, fully occupied hotels – Kashmir is back in the big league of tourism, with a bang. …

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Growing farms through agrotourism; grant to strengthen

PRESTON, Conn. (WTNH) – Half a million dollars is being distributed to 33 farms across the state. The grants are intended to strengthen the economic viability of Connecticut farmers and agricultural cooperatives. Although not a grant recipient, a Connecticut farm is thriving thanks to agritourism. Gorgeous yellow, pink, purple and …

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Valley Forge Tourism and Philadelphia Premium Outlets team up for new art installation

Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board’s Arts Montco brand has announced a new installation that celebrates diverse Montgomery County visual artists at the region’s premier shopping destination, Philadelphia Premium Outlets, located in Limerick, Pennsylvania. The large-scale exhibit, which is located near Columbia Factory Store, Aeropostale, Francesca Collections and Polo Ralph …

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Tourism rebound boosts Italian Nexi’s revenue and profits – Metro US

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Italian payments group Nexi is pictured inside its headquarters in Milan MILAN (Reuters) – Italian payments group Nexi on Thursday remained on its outlook for 2022 after reporting a 7.1% rise in first-quarter revenue as the resumption of tourist flows led to “higher impact” transactions. …

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Turning tourism and travelogues into murder mysteries

By WAYNE D. KING, NH Secrets, Legends and Lore In 42 years, Mark Okrant has gone from academic to guru of tourist research to author of detective novels. Mark Okrant has spent the past 42 years in New Hampshire teaching tourism management and establishing and then maintaining the role of …

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Tourism and economic agencies join forces to market Orlando

It’s an idea that seems almost as compatible as Mickey and Minnie. Take the tens of millions of tourists who plan to visit Central Florida’s theme parks every year and sell them on the virtues of moving their businesses or businesses to the area. In the half-century that Orlando has …

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Jamaican Minister of Tourism, Ed Bartlett, inducted into the Global Travel Hall of Fame – English version

The Honorable Edmund Bartlett, Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, has become the first Caribbean tourism leader to be inducted into the prestigious Global Travel Hall of Fame. It was presented with honor by The Travel Corporation, CEO, Brett Tollman at the Chesterfield Hotel in London. Minister Bartlett is the first Caribbean …

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Could New Jersey see an increase in cannabis tourism? Industry leaders say it has the potential to be a billion dollar industry

May 07, 2022, 02:29Updated 6 hours ago By: News 12 Staff With recreational marijuana now legal in the state, could New Jersey see an increase in cannabis-related tourism? While the Garden State may not see activities like cannabis yoga classes anytime soon, it could see consumer lounges. Cannabis insiders say …

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Cannabis tourism: 5 things you need to know before planning a trip

eldadcarin/Getty Images/iStockphoto Every time an industry starts making a lot of money, you can bet it will spawn other mini-industries. Such is the case with legal cannabis, which has now grown enough to spawn its own cannabis tourism industry. Discover: How to become rich with a normal jobMore: 6 Bad …

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Culinary Tourism Market to Hit US$4,530.9 Billion by 2032 – Comprehensive IMF Research Report

Culinary tourism market NEWARK, NEWARK, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, May 4, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — According to Future Market Insights (IMF), the culinary tourism market is expected to grow at a CAGR of approximately 16.6% during the forecast period of 2022 and 2032. Travelers are rethinking the consequences of their consumption, …

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Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association Celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week

MONTICELLO – 21stst The annual Tailgate Pamphlet Swap Event hosted by the Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association is being held from 3.30pm to 6.30pm today (Wednesday May 4) at the Forestburgh Playhouse in Forestburgh. Local business representatives gather outside the performance hall to exchange brochures, literature and information about their organization. …

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JPM downgrades Thailand due to waning tourism recovery and deteriorating macro conditions – Metro US

(Reuters) – JP Morgan analysts downgraded Thailand’s stock rating on Monday, citing a slow recovery in the tourism industry due to rising inflation and a rise in COVID cases -19 in China. JPM said the tourism industry in Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy is facing several headwinds, including soaring global inflation …

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House Committee to Investigate Tourism Department’s Dealings with Swadley’s Bar-BQ

A House Select Committee will investigate the potential misuse of taxpayer dollars by the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation. The now-cancelled contract between the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation and Swadley’s Bar-BQ is the subject of an investigation to be conducted by a House Special Investigative Committee that …

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Global Tourism Awards Announce Global Winners for 2022

World Tourism Awards Logo The Global Tourism Awards announce the global winners for the year 2022. Entrants come from over 50 countries and nominees and winners come from all regions DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, April 29, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Global Tourism Awards announce the global winners for the year …

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Climate change, a threat to local tourism

Climate change, with its rising and warm seas, more frequent and more violent storms, poses a growing threat to coastal tourist communities, such as Newport and the south coast of Rhode Island, according to a top Rhode Island tourism official. “People are drawn to the water,” says Evan Smith, managing …

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CMA receives Visit Canton/ArtsinStark grant for cultural tourism

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) is pleased to announce that the Museum has received Visit Canton / ArtsInStark cultural tourism grants to support its Spring and Fall exhibitions for 2022. CMA is part of the marketing efforts of the cultural tourism from Visit Canton since the program’s inception in …

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UN tourism body suspends Russia’s membership, Moscow says it is quitting – Reuters

MADRID (Reuters) – The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) voted to suspend Russia’s membership following its invasion of Ukraine with immediate effect on Wednesday in a largely symbolic move, shortly after that Moscow announced to the agency that it had decided to resign. “The message is clear: actions will …

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Bartlett will lead a global tourism marketing blitz

Buoyed by the rapid recovery of Jamaica’s tourism industry from the devastating fallout from COVID-19, Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and a team were due to depart the island on Friday for a global marketing tour to boost visitor arrivals . Based on current arrival figures, the Minister of Tourism predicts …

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Local tourism leaders lobby lawmakers for more funding

ST. CLOUD — As state lawmakers return to Capitol Hill after the Easter recess, members of the tourism industry are lobbying legislative leaders to help rebuild the industry. Rachel Thompson is the executive director of Visit Greater St. Cloud and the public policy chair of the Association of Convention and …

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New Law Allows Northern MS Counties to Improve Tourism Along the Tallahatchie River | state government

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Cyprus, dependent on tourism, abolishes virus tests for most travelers

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cypriot authorities on Monday eased travel to the eastern Mediterranean island nation as the summer tourist season kicks off by waiving the need to take any COVID-19 tests before boarding a flight or leaving. the arrival. Under the new regulations, only unvaccinated people who have not …

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The engine of sports tourism in Las Vegas is revving up with new teams, facilities and events attracting visitors from around the world.

ap images In less than six years, Las Vegas has spawned three major league teams and three minor league teams, as well as two stadiums and two arenas, which collectively added 104,000 seats to the city’s inventory of entertainment venues and 1.5 million additional annual ticket sales. Those with skin …

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Maine’s tourism industry rebounds from pandemic, but challenges remain

Tourists fill a sidewalk at Old Orchard Beach last July. Brianna Soukup/staff photographer Maine’s tourism industry rebounded from the pandemic slump last year, with huge numbers of summer visitors and $1 billion more in spending than two years ago. Even with near-record visits and massive spending, Maine’s critical summer tourism …

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Mexican Navy to manage tourism in converted island prison

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A small archipelago off the Pacific coast of Mexico that was home to an island penal colony is finalizing preparations to receive tourists. Getting to Islas Marias, however, is currently a challenge for even the heaviest tourist: a 4-hour boat ride through often choppy waters. But …

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What is bioluminescent tourism?

Each year, tour operators gear up for “bioluminescence season” in a handful of destinations around the world. It’s a phenomenon almost as old as time itself, but – according to a recent study by travel agency and online research system Next Vacay, which sought to determine the most popular bioluminescent …

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MetroWest Visitors Bureau Receives $99,000 Tourism Recovery Grant

Bellingham – The MetroWest Visitors Bureau (MWVB) announced today, April 5, that it has received $99,000 from the Massachusetts Bureau of Travel and Tourism (MOTT) under the Travel and Tourism Recovery Grant Program . This grant will help fund the Bureau’s new “We Are MetroWest” campaign, designed to showcase the …

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Bill Hensley obituary: North Carolina tourism sports official dies at 96

Bill Hensley pictured with his beloved typewriter. It was “his greatest tool”, said his son Bruce Hensley. Provided by Bruce Hensley When Bill Hensley died, he left his family a list of people to call with the news. “I called several of them,” his son Bruce told the Observer, “and …

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Hawaii sees tourism return as pandemic concerns ease

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s tourism industry is starting to see a rebound as people return to travel and coronavirus concerns ease. Data from the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism shows domestic arrivals in March were comparable to 2019 levels, Hawaii News Now reported Friday. A record 10 …

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Visit Florida Tourism Marketing Partnership Costs to Rise

Visit Florida is raising rates for its tourism marketing partners for the first time in 15 years, with the changes expected to stay in place for at least a few years, officials said this week. Visit Florida, the state’s public-private tourism marketing agency, will pursue the changes over the coming …

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Seattle tourism is slowly recovering – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — Weeks before the start of the Seattle-based cruise season, tourism executives said their business is slowly rebounding. Visit Seattle reports that the number of overnight stays increased by 38% in 2021 compared to the previous year. Hotel occupancy remains well below pre-pandemic highs, and the travel company said …

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Vegas tourism rebound fuels robust Nevada economy numbers

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s tourism economy is putting the coronavirus pandemic behind it, with regulators reporting the best casino earnings ever for a February and the airport serving Las Vegas announcing plans to resume international flights non-stop in April. The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Wednesday reported a 12th …

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New York City on the brink of a tourism boom could see a 70% increase in tourists in 2022, new research suggests

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — After more than two years, New York City is on the verge of a tourism boom — and the city needs it. The Times Square saxophonist was playing blues on Wednesday night, but he’s making way more money than he’s made in a long time. …

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The latest in wine tourism: meditate and get your hands dirty

Dr. Thomas Plante, a psychologist who also teaches at Santa Clara University and Stanford University, warns that life in a vineyard can be easily romanticized. “Sometimes people forget that it’s hard work, there are stressors and you can get dirty.” Still, Plante notes that the cyclical nature of work in …

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Tourism Board Records Increase in Las Vegas Visitor Diversity

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority released its annual visitor profile after a year-long hiatus. The report is an in-depth look at the habits of the millions of people who visit Southern Nevada each year. In 2019, around 42 million people visited the Las Vegas …

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Countries brace for tourism hit by Russian-Ukrainian war

BELEK, Turkey (AP) — After losing two years to the COVID-19 pandemic, traders in the heart of the Turkish Riviera had hoped for a strong tourist season this year to help keep their businesses afloat. But Russia’s war in Ukraine is rapidly chilling their spirits. “We are trying to earn …

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Funding available for road markers to commemorate folklore and promote cultural tourism | Oswego County

SYRACUSE — The William G. Pomeroy Foundation is accepting applications for its Legends & Lore® Marker Grant Program, which helps communities commemorate their local folklore and legends and promote cultural tourism with roadside markers. Since the program launched in 2015, the Pomeroy Foundation has funded over 140 Legends & Lore …

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Southaven at risk of losing city tax, mayor says – FOX13 News Memphis

SOUTHAVEN, Mississippi — Southaven Mayor Darren Musselwhite said the city’s tourist tax is under threat, and the threat comes from DeSoto County itself. Darren Musselwhite told FOX13 he believes the city’s tourist tax is in jeopardy due to the voting results of three DeSoto County House representatives in the Mississippi …

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The Day – Job growth, tourism and affordable housing dominate discussions in Old Lyme

Old Lyme – In this historic coastal town, job growth, tourism and affordable housing are inextricably linked facets of life that must be addressed by working together rather than in silos, officials say. A forum organized by the Economic Development Commission was held for five hours on Saturday morning, bringing …

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Queens Tourism Slowly Rising as Visitors Return to ‘World’s Borough’ – QNS.com

When Queens became the “epicenter of the epicenter” of the global health crisis in March 2020, tourism in the “World’s Borough” came to a halt. Restaurants, transportation, recreation and sporting events have been canceled as COVID-19 closed establishments and devastated the local economy. Two years later, as Queens emerges from …

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COVID-19: two years later | New York tourism continues to rebound in years following shutdowns

New York’s bustling tourism industry continues to rebuild from the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. In March 2020, tourism in the city virtually stopped overnight. Attractions closed, Broadway shuttered, and many local businesses in popular tourist districts also closed. Nobody was really prepared for what was going to happen …

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New Zealand to ‘welcome the world back’ as tourism restarts

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Wednesday that her country is “ready to welcome the world back” and that most tourists are allowed to return by May as the country continues to ease its coronavirus restrictions. The announcement brought forward the date that tourists …

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Covid-hit tourism cuts 2.15cr of jobs: The Tribune India

Tribune press service New Delhi, March 14 The government admitted in the Lok Sabha on Monday that a whopping 2.15 crore jobs had been lost in the tourism sector due to Covid-19. Nirmala Sitharaman Responding to further questions on the impact of the pandemic on tourism in the …

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Netflix cancels ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ series – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Los Angeles, March 12:Netflix has ended the family comedy-drama series “The Baby-Sitters Club” after just two seasons.Created by Rachel Shukert, the show was based on the bestselling novels by Ann M. Martin and followed the friendship and adventures of seven friends – Kristy, Claudia, Stacey, Mary Anne, Dawn, Jessi and …

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New York’s recovery plan includes tourism, clean streets and pot sales

March 10, 2022, 10:56 p.m.Updated 6 hours ago By: Associated press After two years of a pandemic in New York City, Mayor Eric Adams hopes to steer his city toward economic renewal by attracting tourists, sprucing up streets and embracing New York’s legal pot industry. Adams, a Democrat who was …

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The Cape May County Tourist Board hopes Canadian tourists will return this summer now that the border is open

March 09, 2022, 11:26 p.m.Updated March 10, 2022 By: News 12 Staff Officials in southern New Jersey hope Canadian tourists will return now that the US-Canada border has reopened after two years. But some obstacles remain. “Every dollar they put in their tank today is probably going to impact what …

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🌱 Center Moriches-Eastport Daily: ‘Birth Tourism’ program + Armor

Come up, Moriches-Eastport Center! It’s Wednesday, so let me, Diane Witek, fill you in on everything you need to know about what’s happening at the Moriches-Eastport Center today. First, today’s weather forecast: Intermittent snow and rain. High: 39, low: 30. Here are the best stories from the Moriches-Eastport Center today: …

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Low-Cost Airline Will Offer Service Via Nashville | Tourism

Breeze Airways will introduce service via Nashville International Airport in May. According to a statement, Utah-based Breeze will add service connecting BNA to the following cities: Akron/Canton, Ohio (Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays and Mondays starting May 26. One-way fares start at $39, with round-trip tickets at $89) Tulsa, Oklahoma (Thursdays and …

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Maine seeks to balance tourism industry with residents’ needs – NECN

After two consecutive years of breaking visitor records at Maine state parks, and in recent years of breaking attendance records at Acadia National Park, officials believe the state must have a plan to ensure a balance between the “visit” and the “resident way of life”. .” To do this, the …

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Governor McKee: $8 Million in Grants Available for Hospitality, Tourism and Events Industry

Today, Governor Dan McKee and Rhode Island Commerce announced an $8 million grant program to help businesses and organizations in the hospitality, tourism, and event sectors that have suffered financial loss. significant due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant program, part of Governor McKee’s Rhode Island Rebounds initiative, will provide …

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Atlantic City survives the pandemic and recovers its tourism industry thanks to an ingenious online business idea

Published on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 8:26 p.m. Join the 100,000 AFP subscribers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Pandora News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising inquiries: [email protected] (© Karen Roach – stock.adobe.com) New Jersey is getting …

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Sunnyside Expeditions is redefining tourism through adventure, healing and experiences with Indigenous cultures

Sunnyside Expeditions NETHERLANDS, Feb. 22, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Sunnyside Expeditions has embarked on a new mission within the tourism industry – CEO Blake Dyer announced today. The boutique operator has introduced exclusive tours to the American Southwest, Northern Sweden, Costa Rica and Mongolia. Mr. Dyer said Sunnyside Expeditions was particularly …

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Nashville International Airport Welcomes New Airline | Tourism

Houston-based Avelo Airlines said Wednesday it will begin serving Nashville — its first destination in Tennessee — with nonstop service to southern Connecticut starting in May. According to a statement, the ultra-low-cost Avelo will be the only airline to offer nonstop flights between Music City and New Haven. Introductory one-way …

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Ron DeSantis touts record Florida tourism amid pandemic closures elsewhere

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced on Tuesday that the state set new tourism records in 2021, and he lashed out at Democrats in the locked-down state who vacationed without a mask in the state. The governor’s office released statistics showing the Sunshine State welcomed 117.7 million visitors …

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The Day – Eastern Regional Tourism District Awards Marketing Grants to Six Recipients

Mystic — The Eastern Regional Tourism District will distribute $50,000 in grants to six entities that have submitted plans for tourism marketing initiatives in the region. Mystic River Heritage Foundation, The Last Green Valley, City of New London, Thames River Heritage Foundation, Putnam Business Association and the Think Mystic Partnership …

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Spike in tourism fees surprises small businesses in Belmar

February 08, 2022, 12:49 p.m.Updated 33 months ago Through: News 12 Staff Small business owners in Belmar said they were caught off guard after receiving notice from Belmar officials that the town’s tourism fee had been increased from $100 to $1,000. “A tourist fee in a small community that doesn’t …

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Lorine Charles-St. Jules named new CEO of Saint Lucia Tourism Authority

Lorine Charles-St. jules [CASTRIES, Saint Lucia] – The Board of Directors of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has appointed Ms. Lorine Charles-St. Jules as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), from February 1, 2022. With over two decades of tourism and leadership experience, Ms. Charles-St. Jules has achieved significant success in the …

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Bartlett to target Jamaican diaspora for local tourism investment

Jamaican Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett Jamaican Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said his ministry would start looking seriously at “diasporic tourism” as a way to accelerate tourism investment in the country. Addressing the online ‘Let’s Connect with Ambassador Marks’ public meeting on Thursday evening, the Minister of Tourism said: “Jamaica’s large …

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Alabama tourism group backs CEO after fraud plea in Iowa

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A taxpayer-funded tourism agency in Alabama is backing its chief executive after pleading guilty to criminal fraud in Iowa, where a music festival he oversaw lost millions. Visit Dothan, which promotes tourism in the southeastern Alabama town of 71,000, released a statement Thursday after Aaron McCreight …

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What weed tourism looks like in 2022 and beyond

This article originally appeared on The Fresh Toast and appears here with permission. Whether it’s a new market or an old one that continues to push its limits with recreational marijuana, weed tourism isn’t expected to slow down anytime soon. As leisure travel continues to recover and countries lift their …

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Secretary Ruby: West Virginia Tourism Growth in ‘All Areas’ | State Newspaper News

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