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Omaha Mayor Stothert addresses travel review before trip to Sicily |  Politics & Government

Omaha Mayor Stothert addresses travel review before trip to Sicily | Politics & Government

As she prepared for a three-week trip to Sicily, Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert defended her trip outside of the city, which has come under increased scrutiny in recent weeks amid media attention and a controversial proposal to change the city charter . The trip, postponed to 2021, is one of the final steps needed to …

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Short-term rentals signal a boon for the travel industry

Short-term rentals signal a boon for the travel industry

According to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), short-term rentals are a huge contributor to the recovery of the global travel sector. In addition, they not only support destinations but also local communities. As many as 35 percent of Airbnb hosts worldwide say that this activity is a significant financial livelihood. ADVERTISING hot right …

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Tourism New Zealand launches .1m ‘If You Seek’ campaign to attract quality visitors

Tourism New Zealand launches $5.1m ‘If You Seek’ campaign to attract quality visitors

businessupdated Aug 17, 2022 3:00 am4 minutes to read Tourism New Zealand has launched its first global campaign in two years. Video / Tourism New Zealand Tourism New Zealand is launching a multi-year, $5.1 million campaign to upsell the country to ‘high profile’ visitors and target Kiwis with global ads for the first time. The …

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Tourism New Zealand’s teaser advertisement is its first global campaign in two years

Tourism New Zealand’s teaser advertisement is its first global campaign in two years

businessupdated Aug 16, 2022 9:00 p.m4 minutes to read Tourism New Zealand has launched its first global campaign in two years. Video / Tourism New Zealand As part of the drive to attract more quality tourists, Tourism New Zealand has launched its first global campaign in two years. Tourism Secretary Stuart Nash reportedly said last …

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Kelowna, BC tourism sector recovers to ‘near pre-pandemic’ – Okanagan

Kelowna, BC tourism sector recovers to ‘near pre-pandemic’ – Okanagan

It’s no secret that Kelowna’s tourism industry is vital to the economy. According to Tourism Kelowna, around two million visitors flock here each year, pumping over $400 million in direct spend for local businesses. The organization’s President and CEO says the last two years have been difficult for the tourism sector due to COVID restrictions …

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Indian travelers more confident than Japanese, Aussies

Indian travelers more confident than Japanese, Aussies

Asia-Pacific residents are mostly able to travel again. But some dare to pack their bags more than others. According to a new survey commissioned by travel website Booking.com, travel confidence in the region is “diverse and nuanced”. About 11,000 people in the region were asked about their well-being and concerns, and their willingness to tolerate …

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IFTM Online Tourism Training Program for Portuguese Speaking Countries on “Capacity Building for Sustainable Cultural Heritage Management”

IFTM Online Tourism Training Program for Portuguese Speaking Countries on “Capacity Building for Sustainable Cultural Heritage Management”

MACAU, Aug. 11 – The Macau Institute for Tourism Studies (IFTM) Global Center of Tourism Education and Training successfully conducted a virtual training program on “Capacity Building for Sustainable Cultural Heritage Management” on June 14-15, 2022. Since Macau serves as a trade and trade cooperation service platform between China and Portuguese-speaking countries, this online training …

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IAC slips as Angi’s business slows and ad sales slack

IAC slips as Angi’s business slows and ad sales slack

IAC said its second-quarter financial results showed pressure on several key areas of its business. Leung photography/Dreamtime text size IAK Stocks were left out of the broader market rally on Wednesday after the internet and media holding company released second-quarter financial results that showed pressure on several key areas of its business. Particularly, IAK provided …

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Is Japan open to travelers?  It’s where Singaporeans want to travel

Is Japan open to travelers? It’s where Singaporeans want to travel

Around 49% of Singaporeans say they are considering Japan for their next vacation abroad, according to market research firm YouGov. Among young citizens, interest is likely to be even greater. About 68% of Singaporeans aged 16 to 24 said they are considering Japan for their “next vacation,” compared to 37% of those over 55, according …

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Christiansburg Officials Question City’s Involvement in Regional Tourism Initiative |  government and politics

Christiansburg Officials Question City’s Involvement in Regional Tourism Initiative | government and politics

Several City Council members are raising questions about whether Christiansburg must continue to contribute to a tourism program that it co-funds with the City of Blacksburg and Montgomery County. Christiansburg’s governing body last month approved by a vote of 4 to 2 the filing of a letter of intent to withdraw from the agreement they …

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