Tourism

HAVANA | Cuba lifting freeze on new private tourism businesses

HAVANA — A 16-month freeze on new private restaurants and bed-and-breakfasts will end in December when Cuba‘s communist government implements new regulations meant to prevent tax evasion and the accumulation of wealth, state media said Tuesday. Cuban officials who announced the change said that the private sector had become a necessary part of the island’s … Continue reading HAVANA | Cuba lifting freeze on new private tourism businesses

Government of Canada News: Tourism Season Extended at Memory Lane

Memory Lane Heritage Village to be first museum in Nova Scotia with universal and Tesla electric vehicle charging stations Lake Charlotte, NS – In 2017, Canadians welcomed a record 20.8 million international visitors to our shores.  The tourism industry is vibrant from coast to coast to coast, as one in 10 jobs in Canada is associated … Continue reading Government of Canada News: Tourism Season Extended at Memory Lane

America’s Best Small Cities Unveiled

NEW YORK/ June 11, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Resonance Consultancy, the leading advisors in tourism, real estate and economic development for countries, cities and communities, is pleased to reveal America’s Best Small Cities for 2018. America’s Best Small City in 2018 is Honolulu, whose domination of our six categories and 28 subcategories—from Parks and Outdoor Attractions … Continue reading America’s Best Small Cities Unveiled

MAYA BAY, Thailand  | Ailing Thai beach made famous by Hollywood closes to tourism

MAYA BAY, Thailand — Once a pristine Thai paradise, the secluded bay made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie “The Beach” has been exhausted by mass tourism. Now it’s getting a break. After Friday, the daily influx of dozens of boats and thousands of visitors unsuccessfully scrambling for an unspoiled view of Maya Bay’s emerald … Continue reading MAYA BAY, Thailand  | Ailing Thai beach made famous by Hollywood closes to tourism

Georgia News: Georgia’s 2017 tourism breaks records

ATLANTA, GA – Georgia Governor Nathan Deal today announced that the state’s tourism industry generated a record-breaking $63.1 billion in economic impact in 2017, for an increase of 3.8 percent over last year, according to the U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Economics. “The tourism industry contributes significantly to the growth and prosperity of Georgia’s economy,” … Continue reading Georgia News: Georgia’s 2017 tourism breaks records

South Dakota Department of Tourism Wins Three Top Travel Industry Awards

PIERRE, SD/December 9, 2017 (STL.News) – The South Dakota Department of Tourism has won three major awards in an international marketing competition. The HSMAI Adrian Awards recognize travel marketing organizations for innovative sales and marketing efforts in advertising, public relations and digital marketing. The department won three Adrian Awards for its efforts including a gold … Continue reading South Dakota Department of Tourism Wins Three Top Travel Industry Awards

Governor Scott – Florida Hits All-Time Record High for Tourism

88.2 million visitors came to Florida in the first nine months of 2017 MIAMI, FL/November 20, 2017 (STL.News) – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida (FL) set another tourism record by welcoming the highest number of visitors of any nine months in the state’s history with 88.2 million visitors, according to VISIT FLORIDA. This … Continue reading Governor Scott – Florida Hits All-Time Record High for Tourism

Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting

LAS VEGAS, NV/October 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Las Vegas’ tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival. Analysts who closely track the finances of the city’s casino companies say Las Vegas will see a short-term dip in visitors in response to the … Continue reading Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting