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The benefits of museum philanthropy that builds staff diversity rather than new wings and galleries

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) Lisa M. Strong, Georgetown University (THE CONVERSATION) Retired financier Oscar Tang and his wife, Agnes Hsu-Tang, donate $125 million to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Their donation, announced in November 2021, will help pay for …

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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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COVID stifles Danbury Museum’s plans for an in-person Hat City Ball

DANBURY — Although the Danbury Museum & Historical Society was planning an in-person Hat City Ball next month, this year’s fundraiser will once again be an at-home event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Hat City Ball is an annual event that raises funds for the museum and historical society …

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Mother sues Meta and Snap over daughter’s suicide – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Washington, Jan. 22: A woman has filed a lawsuit against Instagram’s parent company Meta and Snap Inc, claiming an addiction to their social media platforms caused the suicide of her 11-year-old daughter.Selena Rodriguez, an 11-year-old resident of Enfield, Connecticut, last July.In the lawsuit, which was filed Friday in federal court …

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He owned the Olde Heritage Tavern in Lenox. Now he’s ready to buy Patrick’s Pub in Pittsfield | Business

McNinch Restaurant Group, which operates 101 Restaurant & Bar at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Pittsfield, has reached an agreement to buy Patrick’s Pub, one of the city’s oldest restaurants. EAGLE FILE PHOTO PITTSFIELD – The former owner of the Olde Heritage Tavern in Lenox is set to become …

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Vegas Chamber’s Preview Las Vegas featured talks on tourism, water

Allegiant Stadium turned out to be the perfect location to host the Vegas Chamber’s Preview Las Vegas event. Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority President and CEO Steve Hill and R&R Partners Director Billy Vassiliadis told more than 1,000 Preview attendees on Tuesday that the $2 billion stadium exemplifies the …

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New Year brings tourism back to Sri Lanka despite omicron fears

COLOMBO: At a makeshift kiosk just off the Kadawatha Interchange in Sri Lanka’s Western Province, royal orange coconuts, bright green and yellow mangoes and small round wild oranges are stacked in neat heaps . A fruit vendor expertly slices a coconut with a knife and hands it to a customer, …

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In a mural celebrating Asian student heritage, past and present come to life

Yale sophomore Sanya Nair marveled as she watched the unveiling of a new mural on an exterior wall of the Asian American Cultural Center (AACC) last month to celebrate the center’s 40th anniversary. Spanning multiple stories on one side of the red brick building at 295 Crown Street, the new …

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Watuppa Rowing Center Regatta Sparks Tourism on the Fall River’s Waterfront

Rowing: women’s coxless four makes a comeback at the Tokyo Olympics In a move towards gender equality at the Olympic Games, the women’s coxless rowing four will return to Tokyo after several decades. Brian Munoz, USA TODAY FALL RIVER – Waterfront development at Fall River is in full swing now, …

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Marijuana advocates say New Jersey legalization laws could increase tourism

02 Dec. 2021, 04:06Updated 19h ago Through: News 12 Staff Legalizing recreational marijuana for adults in New Jersey could boost tourism in the Garden State. Cannabis tourism is a topic of discussion among players in the marijuana industry. This topic was brought directly to the New Jersey Tourism Conference on …

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Marijuana advocates say New Jersey legalization laws could boost tourism

December 02, 2021, 04:06Updated on December 02, 2021 Through: News 12 Staff The legalization of recreational marijuana for adults in New Jersey could boost tourism in the Garden State. Cannabis tourism is a topic of discussion among players in the marijuana industry. This topic was brought directly to the New …

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South Korea to build largest resort in Northeast Asia

The image of the Incheon free zone of the future resort complex A project to create the largest tourist resort in Northeast Asia took a step forward after its developers secured $ 1.5 billion in funding. The Inspire Integrated Resort will be built in the Incheon Free Economic Zone, near …

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Farmington Canal Heritage Trail in Cheshire included in a new regional alliance

CHESHIRE – The Farmington Canal Heritage Trail is to be added to a much larger network of trails that will eventually connect it to Northampton, Massachusetts, and potentially beyond. In an effort to keep track of all facets of the trail, a member of a non-profit group approached City Council …

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Governor Lamont Announces Launch of “Full Color Connecticut” Campaign Promoting Fall Travel Season

Press Releases 09/10/2021 Governor Lamont Announces Launch of “Full Color Connecticut” Campaign Promoting Fall Travel Season Download the image in high quality (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Tourism Board is launching a new fall marketing campaign to promote safe travel and fuel the continued …

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